2BR Apartment Vacation Rental in Scandicci, Toscana

Vacation Rentals

Updated on Dec 17, 2017

Apartment in Scandicci with Internet, Air conditioning, Washing machine (675834)

Located in: Scandicci
External Description:
Located between the first and second floor (without elevator), 10 steps to climb, of a lovely house located on Via San Niccolò in the historic district of Oltrarno, one of the most beautiful areas of the city, few steps from Ponte Vecchio (600mt) and Piazzale Michelangelo (600 mt).


Internal Description:
66sqm / 710 sq. ft. apartment on two levels. You are welcomed by the living area which includes the lounge, that overlooks Via San Niccolò, with TV and dining table and kitchen. There is a full bathroom with shower on the right of the entrance. You can access the sleeping area climbing 8 steps of a staircase to get to the double bedroom (160cm width mattress). In this bedroom there is also a sink. This bedroom overlooks an inner courtyard. On this level there is also the second bedroom with a single bed (90cm width) that overlooks the street, Via San Niccolò.


Independant heating.
Air Conditioning: living room and in the double bedroom


Our Opinion
Ideal apartment for a family or friends for short or long-term rentals. Being in a more residential area guarantees greater privacy and tranquility while still being in the Florentine historic center.


Pricing information:
Included in the price: Utilities included up to € 70.00 (for stays up to 30 days), final cleaning, towels and sheets provided, condominium fees, and agency fees.
Not included in the price: Tourist tax of €2.50 per person (over the age of 12) per night, for the first 7 nights (for information regarding exemptions and reductions, see our F.A.Q. Page); utilities of water, electricity, and gas (for rentals over 30 days) if exceeding € 70.00; fee for registering the contract (which in accordance to Italian law must be written in Italian), for rentals over 30 days, equal to 1% of the total rental price (with a minimum fee of € 33.50) plus tax stamps.


Security Deposit:
All clients staying up to 14 days will have to grant 300.00€ as deposit with a valid credit card, while for stays between 14 days and 60 days the guests will have to grant 1000.00€ as deposit with a valid credit card (prepaid cards are not accepted). For rentals over 60 days special conditions apply.


Area:
The apartment is located on Via San Niccolò in the Oltrarno district in Florence’s historic city. The name “Oltrarno” literally means “beyond the Arno” and this district which stretches along the south bank of the river represents a different facet of Florence to that which is found near the Duomo. The Oltrarno perhaps displays the true character of Florence and in general is slightly quieter, greener and more relaxed than the other districts of Florence. Indeed many tourists tend to choose the Oltrarno for this reason. Traditionally an artisans’ quarter, the Oltrarno still boasts today many lovely antique shops and artisans’ studios (particularly furniture and leather-workers) and Via Maggio remains the focus of Florence’s thriving antiques trade.
Over time the Oltrarno originally a rural site, became a rather chic area and many aristocrats chose this neighbourhood to build their villas and palaces, the largest of these being the Pitti Palace, which became the home of the various Grand Dukes. Today this sumptuous palace houses several important museums which rank amongst the best in Florence. Other major sights the Oltrarno has to offer are the Cappella Brancacci with the fabulous frescoes of Masaccio, Piazzale Michelangelo with its breath-taking views over Florence, the magnificent church of San Miniato, (one of the highest points in the city of Florence and also one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture within Tuscany) together with the most famous and oldest bridge in Florence, Ponte Vecchio, home to a glittering array of jewellery shops and goldsmiths.
Extending up the hill from the Pitti Palace are the formal Boboli Gardens, an outdoor museum of garden sculpture that includes Roman antiquities as well as 16th and 17th century works. The Oltrarno is famous for its wine bars such as Olio & Convivium, authentic trattorias serving typical Tuscan cuisine, including Il Santo Bevitore, I 4 Leoni and Il Magazzino, not to mention the wonderful fresh produce market held every morning in Piazza Santo Spirito. For those choosing an apartment in this area the Oltrarno quarter also offers a choice of grocery stores, patisserie, bakeries, gift shops and much more.


Public transport
Link for the public bus service in Florence: www.ataf.net
Link for the national train network in Italy: www.trenitalia.it


Parking
Florence city centre is a ZTL zone which means a “limited traffic zone” and therefore special rules apply to when you can enter this area. This particular apartment is in fact located within the ZTL zone so this means that if you are thinking of coming to Florence by car and wish to drive around and park, then you will need to pay special attention to the road signs, CCTV cameras and access cameras (they will show either a red/green light) in order to avoid receiving fines. Guests who need to travel within the ZTL zone by car to reach their apartment are advised to contact one of the private garages in the centre (the one nearest the apartment you are staying in) and obtain a temporary access permit. Upon arrival at the garage, guests must specify they need access for the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.


This property for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.


APE energy certification level: 280,51 kWh/m2 per year

* Neighborhood information:


Actividades cercanas: Museums, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing


* Check in: after 15:00h

* Check out: before 12:00h

* Security deposit: € 300.00-On arrival you will be required to leave a fully refundable security deposit - cash
* Refund: Deposit refund at departure

* Extra cost already included:
Towels included in the price
Bed linen included in the price
Internet included in the price
Cleaning included in the price
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