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Classy & big penthouse + cooking

SuperhostFlorence, Tuscany, Italy
Entire apartment hosted by Michele
10 guests5 bedrooms6 beds3 baths
Entire home
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Hot tub
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Our splendid and modern penthouse sits in the very heart of Florence next to Santa Croce square: ideal location for touring the city & attending weddings. It's one of the biggest Airbnb apartments in Florence (300sqm) and can accommodate 10 people.

The space
WELCOME
Our splendid and modern penthouse sits in the very heart of Florence next to Santa Croce square: ideal location for groups of people touring the city or to attend events such as weddings and fairs.


It's one of the biggest Airbnb apartments in Florence city centre ( 300 square meters / 3250square feet) and can comfortably accommodate up to 10 people

LIVE AND AND ENJOY FLORENCE!
Our big penthouse is the ideal base to visit world famous museums, do shopping in the prestigious middle age city centre of Florence, attends weddings and recreational event in the city and also doing business during important international fashion, food and cultural fairs.

DESCRIPTION
The apartment can accommodate up to 10 people. It has
- 4 bedrooms with king size beds.
- 1 bedroom with a single bed and
- 1 couch bed (single ) in one of the living rooms

Being a penthouse the apartment is on the 4th floor of an ancient characteristic stone building in the city centre. There is no elevator but stairs are wide and super easy to climb (we had guests from 3 to 80years)

The apartment has a spacious living room, decorated with antique pieces of furniture, includes two comfortable couches positioned in front of a 42” LCD TV and a dining table for 10 people. The separate eat-in kitchen is fully equipped and complete with dishwasher and microwave oven.
On the same floor is located a bright and spacious double bedroom with double bed, a study with a period desk, a bathroom with shower and another double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room.
A staircase leads to the upper floor, including double bedroom, furnished with two single beds.
Another staircase leads to the third level, comprising the third bathroom, a walk-through room with a single bed and a double bedroom.
The corridor on the lower floor leads to a furnished external patio -foyer as well.

Guest access
The whole apartment but a small store room we use f

Other things to note
- AC is online starting from June given that during spring the temperature is mild.
- Heating is online from November till May

Extra:
I also have the luck to manage another property. It's a villa in the countryside half an hour from Florence. The house is immersed in a green paradise, in an open and dominant position, on the crest of a hill (406m) above the Arno valley, guaranteeing coolness also during the long Florentine summers.
You can find it under my listing profile.
For both this and the countryside villa listing we apply a special discount if you are booking them during winter.
Our splendid and modern penthouse sits in the very heart of Florence next to Santa Croce square: ideal location for touring the city & attending weddings. It's one of the biggest Airbnb apartments in Florence (300sqm) and can accommodate 10 people.

The space
WELCOME
Our splendid and modern penthouse sits in the very heart of Florence next to Santa Croce square: ideal location for groups of…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed
Bedroom 4
1 king bed
Bedroom 5
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

Amenities

Hot tub
Kitchen
Cable TV
Wifi
Hangers
Washer
Iron
Laptop-friendly workspace
Hair dryer
Air conditioning

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Florence, Tuscany, Italy

NEARBY THE APARTMENT
The Penthouse/apartment is located on the 3rd floor of block from the 14th century. In the centre of Firenze, in the heart of the town, in a pedestrian precinct. Communal covered parking (extra) at 200 m. Shop, grocers 50 m, supermarket 300 m, restaurant 50 m, railway station "Firenze Santa Maria Novella" 1.5 km, sandy beach "Viareggio / Forte dei Marmi" 100 km. Golf course (18 hole) 8 km. Nearby attractions: Piazza della Signoria a 290 mt. Ponte Vecchio a 650 mt. Piazza del Duomo a 700 mt. Galleria dell'Accademia 1 km, Piazzale Michelangelo a 1,5 km. The apartment is located 100 m away from the Piazza Santa Croce square with the basilica and the national library.


LOCATION
The apartment is located a few steps from Piazza della Signoria, next to Piazza del Duomo, in the historical neighbourhood of Santa Croce.
The area is very well served, with shops, nightspots and restaurants, easily reachable from the main railway station S.M.N. with the bus lines 14-32-33.
Available on request a private parking service at 3min walk from the apartment.
In the vicinity, beyond the famous Piazza della Signoria, there are the Galleria degli Uffizi and the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, where it is possible to see the "Chantoria" by Luca Della Robbia, the Museum of the Bargello, the majestic Basilica in Piazza S. Croce, positioned next to the building which hosts the Central National Library and the Science Museum in Piazza de’ Giudici.
NEARBY THE APARTMENT
The Penthouse/apartment is located on the 3rd floor of block from the 14th century. In the centre of Firenze, in the heart of the town, in a pedestrian precinct. Communal covered parki…

Hosted by Michele

Joined in February 2011
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I love to travel and do sports (Climbing above all) in general I enjoy very much outdoor life! I'm also mad about good food (I love cooking) and restaurants. I also love games (any kind) and movies! So if needed I can help you out with all the information you needs on those topics! I'm an entrepreneur and I'm currently running with my team my IT company with offices in Amsterdam and Trento so I often travel to these areas. My family owns a little farm in a small village in Florence countryside where they produce organic olive oil, wine and vegetables like dwarf-beans and black cabbage typical from this area. With my mom we manage on Airbnb: 1) a beautiful apartment one in the heart of Florence 2) a villa in the countryside 30m away from Florence
I love to travel and do sports (Climbing above all) in general I enjoy very much outdoor life! I'm also mad about good food (I love cooking) and restaurants. I also love games (any…
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During your stay
COOKING CLASSES
Cooking classes represent a unique way to blend into one of the most important cultural treasure and heritage we have in Italy: food.
Your host is very fond of food and has been featured in the Italian Airbnb community to describe how local food is important in our culture.
During our classes, you will be guided by our chef to discover, learn and taste the most famous food and dishes from our region.

Time and price vary according to type of cooking class you would like to do:

It can be
- A simple dinner on demand: price starting from 35 euros per person for a standard menu (if more than 8 people, 45€ if less than 8)
- An interactive food experience consisting of
Market tour + errands with the chef
Learn how to cook your Tuscan dinner
Wine-tasting:
price starting from 55 € per person

Or anything in between the two option. If you have additional questions I can put you in touch with our chef so that he can provide you with all details you want to know.
Just send me an email once the reservation is completed and I'll cc him in the conversation.
COOKING CLASSES
Cooking classes represent a unique way to blend into one of the most important cultural treasure and heritage we have in Italy: food.
Your host is very fo…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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