Oltrarno is an elegant and bright apartment (5+2 beds) located in a typical Florentine building with wonderful view on the alleys of this neighbourhood called by the Florentines “Oltrarno”. This area in the heart of Florence is situated on the left side of the river Arno where it is still possible to find local craftsmen working along the road, squares with outdoor markets of all kinds and places where you can take a rest and drink a cappuccino or have a meal sitting outside. This was formerly considered a popular district of Florence and has more recently become a residential area with nice antique and craftwork shops and small typical restaurants (`Trattorie`).
The apartment (about 100 sq.m.) has a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a single
room for a total of 5 sleeping accommodations. The living room has a double sofa bed for additional guests. ( 7 sleeping
accommodations can easily be obtained thanks to a sliding door which turns the living room into a completely independent double bedroom with private bathroom).
The apartment has 2 bathrooms, a dining room and a kitchen, it is also equipped with air-conditioning, TV, radio CD system, microwave,toaster, american coffee maker, washing machine, dishwasher, iron facilities and hair-dryer.
The fully equipped kitchen has all utensils necessary for cooking and eating . It is equipped also with a microwave, a toaster, an american coffee maker, a washing machine, a dishwasher iron facilities.
Not far from the apartment there are some grocer’s shops, restaurants and typical local outdoor markets. ( In Piazza Santo
Spirito, 150 mt from the apartment, you can find every day a local outdoor market with antique stalls).
Nearby the apartment (10/15 mts ver) there is a private garage where you can park your car for about € 90/100 a week. 400/500 mts. away from the apartment there is a free parking area.
The apartment is located in the heart of Florence ( Italy ), in the neighborhood of Santo Spirito called by Florentines Oltrarno.
This area is considered ‘the capital of Florentine craftsmen’ one of the city’s most picturesque and fascinating areas. In the alleys and squares you can find several antique and craftwork shops, small typical restaurants and local outdoor markets which give you a glimpse into the past.
The apartment is situated in front of the Museum della Specola, not far from the Boboli Garden, 100 mt. from Palazzo Pitti and just 2-3 minutes walk from the famous Ponte Vecchio.
The most important churches and musea as well as the Central Station Santa Maria Novella are within walking distance.
Your Florence stay will lack anything!