In the historic center of Florence, in the Santa Croce neighborhood, this 137-sqm penthouse (4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms) is located on the fourth and fifth floor of a historic building and offers a beautiful view over the cathedral on one side and the hills of Fiesole on the other.
From Florence it’s then easy to reach several other centers of Tuscany (San Casciano Val di Pesa, Monteriggioni, Siena, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Pienza) and the airport of Florence is just 8 km from the property (20’).
WHAT TO SEE IN FLORENCE
The penthouse, thanks to its central position in the heart of Florence, allows reaching many of the most interesting landmarks in the city on foot. Ranked by distance these are Piazza della Signoria (300 m; 5’), the Uffizi Gallery (300 m; 5’), Piazza del Duomo with its incredible cathedral (700 m; 5’), the church of Santa Croce with the tombs of many Italian artists (800 m; 10’), the impressive Palazzo Pitti (900 m; 10’), the beautiful and unique Ponte Vecchio (950 m; 10’), Palazzo Medici (900 m; 10’) and the adjacent Basilica di San Lorenzo decorated by Michelangelo and Brunelleschi (1,1 km; 15’), the church of Santo Spirito in Oltrarno (1,1 km; 15’), the church of Santa Maria Novella (1,2 km; 15’) next to the central station, the unique and wonderful panoramic terrace of Piazzale Michelangelo (1,3 km; 20’) and finally the imposing Medicean Fortezza da Basso (1,7 km; 20’). What’s more, the many shops and boutiques in the historic center of Florence can be easily reached in a few minutes’ walk.
DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING
The penthouse (135 sqm – 1,453 sqft, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms) is located on the uppermost floors of a historic building:
- Fourth floor: entrance room, living room with cooking corner and dining area, two double bedrooms, single bedroom, two bathroom and laundry/closet. From the living room one can exit onto an outdoor terrace;
- Fifth floor: master bedroom with bathroom.
STATE AND FINISHES
The property was fully restored in 2009 and boasts a mix of new and old finishes such as gres and terracotta flooring, wooden beams and terracotta tiles on the ceilings.
The penthouse is free on three sides and overlooks the cathedral towards the west and the hills of Fiesole to the north-east. From the living room one can exit onto the panoramic terrace.