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F10 - Vista di Santa Croce

Santa Croce, Florence

Sleeps: 2 + 1
1,129 square feet / 105 Sq Meters

Reference Number: F10
Type of Home: Apartment, 2nd Floor
Location: City

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"In no other place of residence in Florence have we lived in such intimate touch with the city's historical past, and in so many of its expressions." So said Pulitzer Prize winner R.W.B. Lewis, author of 'THE CITY OF FLORENCE, HISTORICAL VISTAS AND PERSONAL SIGHTINGS', in his description of the palazzo during his stay there.

Imagine waking up in the heart of one of the world's most beautiful cities, in a luxurious apartment still owned and managed by an important Florentine family. Plan your day with an espresso and pastry from one of the many nearby cafés or watch the city come to life from your apartment that overlooks Piazza Santa Croce, home of the breathtaking Franciscan Basilica whose sacred walls house the final resting places of Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli among many others important Florentines.

Centrally located, you are steps to The Uffizi Gallery and Piazza Signoria, This apartment is in a magnificent palace that offers you a slice of Florence life. From this large piazza you have views of many of Florence's monuments, including the Duomo, Giotto's Campanile, Saan Mniato al Monte even the hill town of Fiesole in the distance.

The apartment is tastefully decorated and equipped to delight with period details, comfortable and beautiful furnishing and fabrics, well-equipped kitchens and state of the art comforts including heating, air conditioning, laundry facilities and dishwashers.

The location is ideal for sightseeing, right on the Piazza Santa Croce and the magnificent Gothic church of the same name. The tombs of Michelangelo and Galileo and other famous Florentines are housed there. A short walk will take you to some very small but very interesting museums, such as the Horne Museum, the museum of the story of science, dedicated to Galileo, and two ancient herbal shops, Erboristeria and Erboristeria della Antica Farmacia del Cinghiale (Herbalist at the Old Boar Pharmacy). You can purchase herbal soaps, potpourri and fragrances made from ancient recipes by monks and nuns throughout Tuscany. A few more steps and you are at the Piazza della Signoria and the world famous Uffizi. And that's just in one direction!

This apartment is one of several in a majestic palace right on the famous Piazza Santa Croce. Each apartment is accessible by elevator or a short flight of stairs and is kept in premiere condition by the noble family who live on site. With an on-site gym, many apartments offer balconies or courtyard terraces and are easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, green grocers, butchers, bakers, wine stores, the Sant'Ambrogio market and supermarkets.


This second floor apartment is reached by 25 steps. The owners have installed a chair lift for those with walking difficulties or just wanting to carry your shopping bags.
Enter into a spacious living room with large windows overlooking the piazza and the Santa Croce Basilica. This apartment features Trompe l'oeil decorations in the master bedroom and a large and spacious living room with three beautifully 17th century frescoes walls and a day bed for guests. The fully equipped eat in kitchen also has washing machine, dryer and dishwasher.

Sleeps 2 + 1

1 Bedrooms

1 Full Baths


Living Room, Eat In Kitchen, Access to Palace's Gym

King Bedroom

1 Bathroom with tub and separate shower


Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer and Dryer, Wi-Fi, Satellite TV with English Speaking Channels, Radio, Hairdryer, Toaster, American Coffeemaker


Air Conditioning, Central Heat, Chair Lift to master the 25 step staircase


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NEAREST AIRPORT: Florence , 15 minute taxi ride 22 minute walk
NEAREST TRAIN STATION: Santa Maria Novella , 5 minute taxi ride
NEAREST BUS STOP: 20 meters, Taxi Stand 20 meters
CITIES AND TOWNS: Fiesole 35 minutes by bus or taxi
Settignano 30 minutes by city bus or taxi
Greve in Chianti 1 hour by car or bus
Lucca and Pisa 1 hour 20 minutes by car or train
SERVICES: Centrally located on the Piazza Santa Croce in the center of Florence, you are steps from restaurants, grocery stores, shops and many sights
Duomo 10 minute walk
Ponte Vecchi and Via dè Tornabuoni, ( Florence's 5th Avenue) 12 minute walk
Oltrano ( other side of the Arno ) 17 minute walk
Basiclia San Lorenzo 14 minute walk
Piazzella Michenlangelo for views over the city 20 minute walk, or by bus or taxi