LEONARDOVia Maggio, Florence (italy)
LEONARDOVia Maggio, Florence
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VELLUTOVia dei Velluti
LA FONTANAPiazza Santo Spirito
CHIESAVia della Chiesa
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SERVI TERRACEVia De' Servi
Vacation rental in Florence in the Oltrarno area just few steps away from the Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens. Ideal for a couple or a small family. It can accommodates up to 4 people, has 1 bedroom and 1 full bathroom.
Located on the second floor, with elevator, of a building on via di Maggio. Thanks to the presence of other apartments in the same building, "Palazzo Maggio", it is the perfect rental for a group of friends or a large family can sleep up to 29 people .
Classic apartment ( 73 sq. mt./ 785 sq. ft.) with 1 bedroom that can sleep up to 4 people and has 1 bathroom . The apartment is very large and welcoming thanks to its warm tones of brown and beige. From the entrance the guests can reach the spacious living room and the dining area complete with pull out couch. From here the guests can reach the kitchen that has windows that over look Palazzo Pitti and from where one can reach the small but efficient terrace. On the left there is a bathroom made entirely of marble and the master bedroom with two single beds (that can be joined together).
Our Personal Opinion:
Ideal for a family and friends looking for a short term rental. We recommend it to a family who wishes to spend a lovely stay in a classic and welcoming apartment close to all of the Florentine wonders.
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Included in the price: utility bills for rentals up to 60 days, final cleaning, condo expenses, agency fee and taxes
Excluded from the price: utility bills for rentals over 60 days (charges based on meter readings); contract registration fee for rentals over 30 days. The contract is in the Italian language and the fee is equal to 1% of the total rental price (with the minimum fee being 33,50€) plus 30,00€ for revenue stamps.
All clients staying up to 14 days will have to grant 300,00€ as deposit with a valid credit card, while for stays between 14 days and 60 days the guests will have to grant 1000,00€ as deposit with a valid credit card (prepaid cards are not accepted). For rentals over 60 days special conditions apply. Please see our F.A.Q. for more information.
The apartment is located in the Oltrarno district in Florence’s historic city. The name “Oltrarno” literally means “beyond the Arno” and this district which stretches along the south bank of the river represents a different facet of Florence to that which is found near the Duomo. The Oltrarno perhaps displays the true character of Florence and in general is slightly quieter, greener and more relaxed than the other districts of Florence. Indeed many tourists tend to choose the Oltrarno for this reason. Traditionally an artisans’ quarter, the Oltrarno still boasts today many lovely antique shops and artisans’ studios (particularly furniture and leather-workers) and Via Maggio remains the focus of Florence’s thriving antiques trade.
Over time the Oltrarno became a rather chic area and many aristocrats chose this neighbourhood to build their villas and palaces, the largest of these being the Pitti Palace, which became the home of the various Grand Dukes. Today this sumptuous palace houses several important museums which rank amongst the best in Florence. Other major sights the Oltrarno has to offer are the Cappella Brancacci with the fabulous frescoes of Masaccio, Piazzale Michelangelo with its breath-taking views over Florence, the magnificent church of San Miniato, (one of the highest points in the city of Florence and also one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture within Tuscany) together with the most famous and oldest bridge in Florence, Ponte Vecchio, home to a glittering array of jewellery shops and goldsmiths.
Extending up the hill from the Pitti Palace are the formal Boboli Gardens, an outdoor museum of garden sculpture that includes Roman antiquities as well as 16th and 17th century works. The Oltrarno is famous for its wine bars such as Olio & Convivium, authentic trattorias serving typical Tuscan cuisine, including Il Santo Bevitore, I 4 Leoni and Il Magazzino, not to mention the wonderful fresh produce market held every morning in Piazza Santo Spirito. For those choosing an apartment in this area the Oltrarno quarter also offers a choice of grocery stores, patisserie, bakeries, gift shops and much more.
- Air Conditioning
- Baby cot
- Coffee machine
- Maid service upon request
- Ironing Set
- House linens (sheets & towels)
- Safe deposit box
- Maintenance services
- Satellite TV
- Washing machine
Link for the public bus service in Florence:www.ataf.net
Link for the national train network in Italy: www.trenitalia.itLink for the national train network in Italy: www.trenitalia.it
Florence city centre is a ZTL zone which means a “limited traffic zone” and therefore special rules apply to when you can enter this area. This particular apartment is in fact located within the ZTL zone so this means that if you are thinking of coming to Florence by car and wish to drive around and park, then you will need to pay special attention to the road signs, CCTV cameras and access cameras (they will show either a red/green light) in order to avoid receiving fines. Guests who need to travel within the ZTL zone by car to reach their apartment are advised to contact one of the private garages in the centre (the one nearest the apartment you are staying in) and obtain a temporary access permit. Upon arrival at the garage, guests must specify they need access for the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.
- Fully equipped kitchen with 4 burners
- Small fridge
- Traditional oven
- Italian Coffee Pot
- Satellite TV
- LCD Flat screen TV
- Wi-Fi Internet connection
- Individual Heating System
- Emergency Maintenance Service
- Fax / Postal service
- Drop-off luggage service
- Maid service and change of linens
- Laundry service
- Extra bed
- High chair and cot for small children
- Flower Delivery
- Personal shopper
- Private transfers with driver
- Excursions and guided tours
- Wine tours and tasting
- Italian language lessons
- Italian cooking lessons