Entered directly from the Piazza which houses the Spada Palace, the square and building are fine preserved examples of the elegant Renaissance period. The building has been impeccably restored to its former beauty and is a Historic Listed building dating back to the early 15th century. This was Rome’s most elegant neighborhood, where Cardinals, foreign and Italian Nobles choose to build their family homes, along the famed Via Giulia, Via Monserrato and Piazza Farnese. The building, restored to its original Renaissance splendor, is entered through 12 foot antique doors opening onto the inner court with hand laid marble floor’s leading to a common courtyard with an antique fountain and a stone marker engraved with the year of its first restoration, A.D. 1623.
This apartment has a great deal of character and it is quite rare to find a true 5 bedroom, 4 baths in this coveted area. A two level duplex that can accommodate comfortable 10 people and is approximately 260mq. (2800sq. feet) located on the 2nd & 3rd floor without an elevator; however, the stairs are few and very easy to manage. The apartment was fully renovated and furnished by its present owners, an important Napolitan Family and is a pleasant mix of characteristic wooden ceilings, antique terracotta floors, handmade tiles in the bathrooms and kitchen and decorated with many beautiful things from the owners private collection.
YOUR FIRST LEVEL: Encompassing 130mq. (1400sq. feet), of living space, this level has a living-reception room , dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 baths.
Reception-Living: Spacious living room with high original wooden ceilings, antique terra cotta floors, red velvet sofa, two queen Ann armchairs, antique writing desk and views over the Renaissance Piazza. Bright, silent and air conditioned.
Dining Room: Adjoining the living area is a separate dining room with an antique table for 6, (expandable for 8), and antique side board. An oversized windows let’s in lots of natural light and has views of the Piazza and Fountain
Kitchen: Fully equipped, recently renovated kitchen with lots of cabinets, dishwasher, oven, stove, full size fridge, microwave, espresso machine and fully stocked with dish’s, cooking and flat ware.
Laundry Closet: In a common hallway next to the kitchen is a little closet where you will find the washing machine and a separate dryer. Dryers are quiet rare in Rome, yet can be very convenient for traveling families.
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms on this level, both with double beds, (1.90x1.60), and two windows letting in lots of natural light and with views of the Piazza. The bedrooms have air conditioning, original wooden ceilings and antique terracotta floors. Each bedroom has a just been newly decorated (2016) has closet and one of the rooms has an on suite bath with a shower.
Bathrooms: One bathroom on suite with W\C, bidet and shower. A second bathroom is located in the common hallway between the two bedrooms and adjacent to the living room. This bath has a shower and separate full bath, is decorated in hand maid glazed terracotta tiles and with wooden ceilings.Get the full listing »