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Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1)

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
ABSTRACT The owners, Eleonora and her husband, have lived here for many years; this wide and prestigious true ancient florentine house still contains authentic furniture and paintings from the family, so offering to the guests a real life experience in Florence as if they were authentic florentine citizens for a while. It is suited with all modern functionalities, located in the inner core of Florence at very few steps from the Dome, close to any other attraction. Eleonora personally keeps in touch with the guests and welcomes them at the arrival. - PRICE. The price is all inclusive except for the City Tourist Tax. EXTERNAL DESCRIPTION The Apartment is located in Via dei Servi, one of the most characteristic and evocative streets of Florence, between Piazza Duomo and Piazza S.S. Annunz...ABSTRACT The owners, Eleonora and her husband, have lived here for many years; this wide and prestigious true ancient florentine house still contains authentic furniture and paintings from the family, so offering to the guests a real life experience in Florence as if they were authentic florentine citizens for a while. It is suited with all modern functionalities, located in the inner core of Florence at very few steps from the Dome, close to any other attraction. Eleonora personally keeps in touch with the guests and welcomes them at the arrival. - PRICE. The price is all inclusive except for the City Tourist Tax. EXTERNAL DESCRIPTION The Apartment is located in Via dei Servi, one of the most characteristic and evocative streets of Florence, between Piazza Duomo and Piazza S.S. Annunziata, two of the most beautiful squares of Florence. It is placed at the beginning of the street at very few steps from the Cathedral, in the pedestrian area surrounding the Duomo and the inner historical core of the city. The main artistic sites are very close to Via dei Servi and reachable on foot in few minutes. also is the railway station. There are four large windows looking onto Via dei Servi, offering a striking and enchanting point of view on the Dome designed and realized by Filippo Brunelleschi. The Apartment is located at the second floor (the third one in american designation) in an ancient building provided with an elevator very useful for people and suitcases. The building dated back the Renaissance period, it has been renovated in last years, preserving the original elements of the ancient florentine houses of the Renaissance. The Bargellini-Guarnieri Catalogue describes the building as simple but provided with 'delicate cornici' on the facade. It has been built over more ancient houses owned by the Tedaldi family and in the middle of XVI Century it was owned by the florentine Biffi family, from which its name 'Casa dè Biffi'. Later, the building was owned by the Pagani family. At the level of the second floor the facade is decorated with a coat of arms, maybe coming from the Pagani family. INTERNAL DESCRIPTION The Apartment contains 2 wide double Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. It is 84 mq wide (904 sqft) and the ceiling 4 meters height (13.1 ft) is built with the original wooded beam. Furniture is a comfortable classic/modern stylish set coming from the family owners; they are authentic pieces from italian and international design. The Living Room (24 mq / 258 sqft) houses both a living area (bookshelf, TV/DVD, 1 sofa 2 single beds convertible), both a dining area with a modern cristal table with 6 sitting places. Two classical design carpets by modern hypoallergenic production enhance the environment, and many horse subjects english engravings dress up the walls. Two big windows overlook onto Via dei Servi and the Dome.The kitchen is fully equipped and stocked with quality appliances: gas stove, extractor fan, traditional oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, and many optionals (plates, pots, cutlery, glasses, cups, kettle, drip coffee maker, toaster and others). It contains a four places dinner table. In front of the kitchen there is a small laundry corner with a washing/dryer machine.Both Bedrooms are double rooms with queen-size beds. One is placed on Via dei Servi side overlooking onto the Cathedral and the Dome; the other is placed on the internal side, with a small terrace which overlooks onto a bright internal court. In the internal Bedroom there is a small ensuite bathroom provided with shower. The Bedroom is decorated with two big oil on canvas reproducing landscapes of San Miniato, a small historical tuscan town close to Florence, from which the family of the apartment ownership originates: that is the reason for the name of the apartment. It is equipped with a queen-size bed (160x200 cm / 63x78 in). The furniture is a modern interpretation of classical tuscan style by the famous italian Architect Giovanni Michelucci. The street side Bedroom has comfortable bamboo furniture, oriental paintings, and silk engravings. It is equipped with a queen-size bed (170x200 cm / 67x78 in).The master Bathroom is located between the two rooms and is Jacuzzi equipped. The Apartment is provided with internet connection and WiFi facilities. NOTES - CHECKIN/CHECKOUT DAYS. It is possible to Check in or Check out in any day of the year, with the following exception: 25th, 26th and 31th of December; 1st of January; each Easter Sunday. It is possible to arrive before and to leave after these dates. - CITY TAX: at the moment, €3/person/night for the first 7 nights; it will be paid Euro cash at Check in. - DAMAGE DEPOSIT. A refundable security Deposit of € 200 is managed and refunded by the site. - RENTAL AGREEMENT. A rental agreement, valid by italian laws and fiscal rules, will be signed in double copy by the owner and one of the guests at Check in. More
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Immobiliare Geni S.r.l. E
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
Eleonora personally meets the guests at their arrival, explaining the apartment feautures and their use. Moreover, giving them directions about living the city during the stay. Suggesting authentic local restaurants, and markets and a few authentic florentine shops. Available during the stay for any additional information and any need.
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Reviewed 6 May 2019

Eleonora is such a friendly and helpful host and her apartment exceeded our expectations. It is spacious, warmly decorated and very comfortable. It is in a wonderful location, right next to Duomo and very close to the river, the bridges and many historical buildings and...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank PHILIP F
Footprints519126, VR Owner at Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1), responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2019

Many Thanks for your appreciation and Review. I'll be happy to have you again as my guest, if and when you'll wish to come back to Florence. Eleonora.

Reviewed 2 May 2019

Our apartment was on a street steps from the Duomo. Elenora was a perfect host and told us everything we needed to know about the apartment. I highly recommend it and would stay there again.

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank menkme
Footprints519126, VR Owner at Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for your Review and appreciation. Happy to host you again when you'll wish to come back to Florence. Eleonora.

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Reviewed 10 March 2019

If you want to be in the center of all the excitement that is Florence, you cannot do better than this apt. It is open, spacious, with every amenity you could possible need. Eleonora makes everything easy, and is quickly responsive when you contact her....More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Wanderer46851
Footprints519126, VR Owner at Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1), responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2019

Thanks so much for this complete and detailed Review, and for all your appreciation! I'll be glad to host you again in Florence, if ppossible in the future. Eleonora.

Reviewed 29 January 2019

The location is amazing - minutes walk from Duomo! This is a great family-friendly apartment with stunning views and a wonderful host. We'll visit again!

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Suraj P
Footprints519126, VR Owner at Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1), responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2019

Thanks a lot for your Review and appreciations. Hoping to host you and your family again in the future. Eleonora.

Reviewed 1 November 2018

This is a lovely apartment so close to the Duomo. There is another apartment next door also owned by Eleanora. We had 2 of our group next door and 3 of us in this apartment. Both are wonderful places to stay. We had a well-stocked...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Traveler-GailAnna
Footprints519126, VR Owner at Real Home Luxury Apartments 20 steps from Duomo; WiFi, Elevator equipped (N. 1), responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thanks a lot for your Review and appreciation. I'll be very glad to host you again in the future, if returning to Florence. Eleonora.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
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About the neighbourhood
The Apartment is in the inner core of the monumental area of Florence, at few steps from the Duomo and the top Museums and Galleries. It is also close to the Railway Station (ten minutes on foot) and many restaurants and supermarkets are available in the neighborhood.
Getting around
The apartment is at walking distance from the central railway station (Santa Maria Novella), at half an hour about from Peretola Airport. Moreover, it is at few minutes walking from every relevant monument or attraction in the centre of the city.
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