The atmosphere that reigns in this house is the one desired by the artist who in the early 50s renovated an attic on the roofs of the city to make it his fashion atelier. The house is equipped with every comfort while retaining details of the era, such as the parquet floors, the wooden staircase and the antique fireplace that blend harmoniously with modern and functional furnishing solutions. Lights, colors and changing shapes chase each other, enchanting and surprising the guest at every hour of the day and in every season. The location is ideal for shopping and to live intensely the cultural, artistic and gastronomic events of Bologna. From the entrance go up the wooden staircase that leads to the living area with access to the balconies and from these, with an external staircase, to the rooftop terrace. The living area consists of a dining room, a living room, a veranda and a very bright and fully equipped separate kitchen. In the living area you can accommodate two single beds leaving ample space for lunch and the living room. To access the sleeping area from the entrance, go down a few steps that lead into a first bedroom with a large wardrobe and mirror, which was originally the living room of the test.Fashion atelier. This room leads to both the master bedroom with a large corner double bed and the bathroom with a comfortable shower cubicle and two sinks. Each room offers unexpected and beautiful views of the roofs and internal gardens. Silence and intimacy guarantee relaxation and rest, after an intense day of life and attractions in the heart of the medieval city, a few steps from the Towers, from the main squares, historic buildings, museums, from the elegant shopping streets and from the crowded alleys of the markets. From the large terrace in the summer evenings you will enjoy the fresh breeze and chimes of the bell towers of the ancient churches, let time flow and admire the starry sky, the lights that light up on the facades of the houses and those that illuminate the Basilica on the hill of San Luca, San Michele in Bosco, Villa Aldini.
This house has an authentic and romantic taste that makes it unique and offers the rare opportunity to experience the medieval city 'from the roofs'.
During his stay, the guest will have exclusive use of every space in the house, the balconies and the large terrace on the roofs, furnished with tables and chairs to relax, chat and eat meals outside.
The guest will have bed, bath and kitchen linen available; washing machine, dishwasher, fridge with freezer, electric kettle, toaster; iron and ironing board, hairdryer; drying racks and containers for separate collection in external balconies. Heating, air conditioning. WIFI.
The spaces are large (over 100 square meters) and adapt to the needs of both couples and families for up to four people.
The apartment is located on the third and last floor of a typical building of ancient Bologna without a lift.
The owner Maria Cristina was born and lived in Bologna and since her childhood she loved this space, in which her maternal aunt made hats for women. Maria Cristina makes the house available to guests who wish to stay there for short periods during the year, likes to welcome her guests personally and greet them when they leave. It will always be available by phone during their stay.
The house is located in the central Via Farini, a stone's throw from the Basilica of Santo Stefano, the two Asinelli and Garisenda towers, symbols of the medieval city, the Archiginnasio portico, home to the oldest University and the Piazza Maggiore. The shopping streets, the Galleria Cavour, museums and art galleries, theaters: everything 'under the house'. Most of the attractions of the city is within walking distance, but if you are lazy or want to get away to the fair or the numerous shopping centers, the bus will have a short walk home and with few stops you reach the main destinations.
If you want to spend a day in Florence, or in Venice or in other cities of Emilia Romagna, reach the station on foot or by bus and get on the train, enjoy the trip and return to "home".
If you are traveling with the car, consider that the house is located in the ZTL (limited traffic zone) where you can enter only with cash on delivery from 7 am to 8 pm. You can however enter and park in a parking space (for a fee) in the guarded garage which also provides you with the authorization to enter the ZTL and which is 50 meters away. from the apartment. Alternatively, just outside the walls of the medieval city you can park in outdoor parking spaces and free.Get the full listing »