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The Hayloft at “ La Federiga”

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The Hayloft at “ La Federiga”

3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

The space

Florence – Area: Legnaia – km 4,5 from the historical centre.

Two- storied building, 60 m2, bright, completely restored and elegantly furnished, located within a private garden.

How to get to the historical centre:
By TRAMWAY: at 100 m, stop LA FEDERIGA-FOGGINI. 10 minutes to reach Train Station Santa Maria Novella. From there few steps to Piazza Duomo (Cathedral), or by electric ecological bus C2 bound to Piazza Duomo, Signoria and Uffizi.
By BUS – N° 6 :, stop at mt 100, in Piazza PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA. Bound to Train Station Santa Maria Novella, passing through the historical area of Oltrarno.
By CAR : at 200mt from the Hayloft, through Via Foggini, is the freeway Firenze-Pisa-Livorno, link with the motorways A1 andA11.

-For 3 people
-Free WI-FI and Color TV
-Parking facilities
-No air conditioning but equipped with fan in summertime
-No dish washer
-No washing machine, a launderette is situated in the shopping centre, two tram stops from the hayloft.

Description: all the windows overlook the garden.
Downstairs:
ENTRANCE: French-door, clothes-hook
LIVING/DINING ROOM: a chair-bed, a sofa, two book cases, two windows, two French doors, a table with chairs, a carpet, color tv and wi-fi.
KITCHEN: sink, fridge, microwave oven, gas cooker, a small table with chairs for your breakfast, well-fitted kitchen and table ware, a nice window.
BATHROOM. Sink, wc, bidet, shower and a nice window.
Upstairs:
BEDROOM: two single beds, two night tables with lamps, a writing table, a chest of drawers and a clothes stand. Two large and bright windows.

The Hayloft at “ La Federiga” is a legacy of the agricultural world that remained unchanged from 1800 up to 1960, close to the historical heart of Florence (km 4,5 from the centre of the city)
“La Federiga” is a small group of houses situated in the area of Legnaia. Like the small villages San Quirico and Legnaia and their ancient churches, the hamlet of La Federiga rose up along one of the principle roads called Via Pisana. Our grandparents respectfully called it “strada maestra” (the main road) and it led off from Porta San Frediano, one of the gates of the fourteenth-century walls of Florence. Since Roman times, Via Pisana linked Florence to Pisa across the plains of the river Arno.
For the owner Isabella, an architect, the hayloft is a memento from her grandparents and it is situated within a garden, along with the owner’s house and the stalls, which she restored for use as her office.
Within this “green oasis”, the hayloft is sheltered from the summer heat and the noise of the street by an ivy-clad wall. A rare old strawberry vine creeps all around the door of the entrance. Fig-trees, diospyroskaki, carob trees and rosemary and sage bushes trim the path paved with the original stones.
Isabella has completely restored the two-storied hayloft and furnished it elegantly. A truly authentic experience of living in Florence not only as a tourist but like a true Florentine.

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Hangers
Hair dryer
Shampoo
TV

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

16 Reviews

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Kathryn
July 2017
Isabella's profession as an architect is obvious in the creation of this beautiful environment. Quiet, private, yet accessible to the city center in ten minutes. The kitchen was stocked for breakfast and the garden was refreshing after a day in the city. Isabella is gracious, kno…
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Marinos
June 2017
Isabella was very polite and she accepted our request in a short notice. She was very helpful at the check-in process. Many pros:The house was very clean and tidy. Isabella had for us a nice breakfast during our stay there with fruits, biscuits, coffee to prepare etc. The locatio…
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Vivian
August 2016
I stayed for a whole month at Isabella’s home with my partner. It has been a very nice stay. Isabella is a kind, welcoming person and she’s very helpful if you need anything. The house’s description corresponds exactly to the one on airbnb. It is very cosy, nicely decorated a…
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Paul
April 2016
The host canceled this reservation 4 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
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Michel
June 2015
Very good option to stay in Florence. Cosy little apartment with 2 floors. 1 mn walk to tram station to Sta Maria Novella & center. Isabella, a kind person, had prepared fresh fruits & breakfast stuff for our arrival. We will come again.
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Julien
June 2014
Thank you Isabella. The place is located 1 minute from the tramway stop, which makes the city center about 10 mn away ! The house is very clean, and has everything one might need. We also received a warm welcome from Isabella. Perfect.
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Vivian
April 2014
Isabella’s Hayloft provided a wonderful accommodation in Florence. The location was very close to the museums and the Duomo in Florence via a direct and fast tramway just under five minutes. From the tramway station, it was just about one minute of walking to the Hayloft. The…

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Florence, ItalyJoined in February 2012
Isabella User Profile
16 Reviews
My name is Isabella, I am an architect and I was born in the house facing the hayloft. When I was a child I spent most of my time on playing in the surrounding garden. I wrote a small story of “La Federiga”, with old family photos to let you know the place in which lies the hayl…
Languages: English, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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