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Via dell’Ardiglione - Oltrarno - Florence

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External Description:
Located on the ground floor, no elevator - one step to reach the apartment door, of a very quiet street with little traffic called via dell'Ardiglione, which is just a few steps from Piazza Santo Spirito and Piazza del Carmine, Palazzo Pitti and Ponte Vecchio.

Internal Description:
The apartment is on one level and is decorated in a contemporary style (40 sq.mt / 430 sq.ft). It can accommodate up to 2 people with a bedroom and a bathroom with shower.
The apartment opens onto a corridor leading to the well-equipped kitchen that overlooks the apartment's terrace. From the kitchen you can reach the other room through an open archway (without a door) which leads to the sleeping and living area. On the left there is the double bed (160 cm wide, can't be divided) and a closet. In the same room, on the right, there is a flat screen TV and a comfortable sofa for two people. From here you can access the bathroom with shower. Returning to the living area you'll find the French doors which open onto the private terrace. It's furnished with a table and chairs and is perfect for having breakfast or for relaxing. The house is very quiet and is perfect for a couple or a single guest.

Independent heating.
Air conditioning: in the living area.

Pricing Information:
Included in the price: Utilities included (for stays up to 30 days), final cleaning, towels and sheets provided, condominium fees, and agency fees.
Not included in the price: Tourist tax of 3,00€ per person (over the age of 12) per night, for the first 7 nights (for information regarding exemptions and reductions, see our F.A.Q. Page); utilities of water, electricity, and gas (for rentals over 30 days) if exceeding € 70.00.

Security deposit: For stays equal to or lesser than 15 days, all clients will have to grant € 300.00 with a valid credit card 7 days before check-in for a pre-authorization. For stays between 16 and 30 days, guests will have to pay €1000.00 7 days before check-in. Prepaid and/or debit cards are not accepted. For rentals over 30 days, special conditions apply.

Area
The studio 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.

Public transport
Link for the public bus service in Florence: www.ataf.net
Link for the national train network in Italy: www.trenitalia.it

Parking
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.

This property for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.

APE energy certification level: 270,90 kWh/m2 per year



Booking conditions

  • Inclusions Initial cleaning
    Final cleaning
    Internet
  • Available methods of payment: Credit Card
    Wire transfer
    PayPal
  • Check-in time: 15:00 - 19:00
  • Check-out time: 09:00 - 11:00
  • Cancellation Policy The full rental amount paid will be retained.

Reviews

  • 5.0/5
  • 4.6/5 molto bene! Grazie!
    Risposta dello staff:
    Gentile Margriet, La ringraziamo di averci dedicato del tempo e per aver condiviso con noi la sua esperienza a Firenze. Siamo lieti che tutto sia andato per il meglio e che la suo soggiorno sia stato positivo. Nella speranza di poterla ospitare nuovamente presso le nostre strutture porgiamo i nostri più cordiali saluti, Il team di Windows on Italy

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