In the historic center of Florence, not far from the most notable monuments of the city, we find this 205-sqm apartment located on the second floor of a period palazzo. The property, in excellent condition, offers an ample living area with kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and an ample gallery which could be repurposed into a third bedroom.
Services are all available in the historic center of Florence, while other towns and cities of Tuscany are easily reached in less than two hours by car (San Casciano, Greve, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Siena, Pisa, Pienza, Montepulciano…).
The closest airport is the one in Florence (8km; 20’) but the terminals of Bologna, Pisa, Rome and Milan are equally convenient.
DESCRIPTION OF THE APARTMENT
The apartment (205 sqm – 2,206 sqft, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms) is located on the second floor of a period palazzo in the historic center of Florence. From the condominium staircase one enter directly in the living are where there are two communicating sitting rooms and the dining area. Via a staircase, one can reach the ample gallery which could easily be repurposed into a further bedroom.
Back on the main floor, we find the kitchen (right next to the dining area) and a hallway leading into the night area where one can find the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet, a second double bedroom, an independent bathroom and a small walk-in closet.
The house is in good shape, with parquet flooring covering all the surfaces. The rooms are ample and the many windows grant excellent brightness. The roofs feature painted wooden beams, well visible in the lofts on the upper floor.
WHAT TO SEE IN FLORENCE
The apartment, 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 the imposing Medicean Fortezza da Basso (400 m; 5’), the church of Santa Maria Novella (600 m; 7’) next to the central station, Palazzo Medici (650 m; 8’) and the adjacent Basilica di San Lorenzo decorated by Michelangelo and Brunelleschi (550 m; 7’), Piazza del Duomo with its incredible cathedral (850 m; 10’), Piazza della Signoria (1.2 km; 15’), the beautiful and unique Ponte Vecchio (1.4 km; 15’), the Uffizi Gallery (1.5 km; 15’), the church of Santo Spirito in Oltrarno (1,6 km; 20’), the church of Santa Croce with the tombs of many Italian artists (1.7 km; 20’), the impressive Palazzo Pitti (1.7 km; 20’) and finally the unique and wonderful panoramic terrace of Piazzale Michelangelo (2.8 km; 35’).
What’s more, the many shops and boutiques in the historic center of Florence can be easily reached in a few minutes’ walk.