Design attic with amazing view of Florence

Design attic with amazing view of Florence

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 3
3 baths

About our home

My apartment is situated on the 4th floor of a building of the beginning in the 1900, a typical building with an amazing view of downtown and hills. (NO ELEVATOR)
Situated 60 mt from Piazza di Porta Romana, very safe and green area and close to the center of the city, you won´t need any car or public transport to move around, please also note the parking possibilities are very expensive, there are parking slots but with exaggerated fees days and nights.
The apartment is on the 4th floor of a typical Florentine building, no elevator, 96 steps a nice workout but an amazing views from the very top of the city. The first floor of the attic has been remodeled and only for personal use.
The ground floor is the apartment that we have for holiday’s rental and exchange, it has been recently remodeled by a great interior designer.
The apartment can accommodate up to 3 people, but it would be ideal for 2.
The two floors are so structured: on the down floor there are one bedroom with queen size bed and a small balcony, with own private bathroom including shower, and also guest room with private bathroom, possibility of a single bed.
Both bedrooms are very sunny and silent, with warm wooden floor and nice view of the Bellosguardo hill, but situated on the rear side of the building therefore very quiet.
Comfortable bed with mosquitos net, but please note that there is no air-conditioned, considering that is an attic and no AC I would suggest to avoid the summer time to visit Florence, fan available on request.
A living room and a kitchen and a third bathroom are also situated on the down floor.
There is also a very bright living room with large and comfortable couches, TV (Italian and English), and HIFI, Fresco on the high ceiling and a terrific view of Florence.
The new bright and inviting eat-in kitchen has all amenities, wooden floor in the nice and comfortable room.
Please note that this is a nonsmoking apartment.
The top floor, which is actually our private own apartment includes a bedroom, a bath, kitchen and a relaxing/office room.
The flat is my second home almost empty for the all year, we are rarely in Florence, because we currently live in Germany.
It is situated in the central area of Florence (Toscana, 5 km from the airport of Florence or 45 minutes by bus or train from Pisa airport) city bus stop and taxi area just in front of the building.
Supermarket very close to the building, you just walk the Via Romana, almost 200 mt from the main door
Being a second home it will be available for non-simultaneous exchanges, cleaning maid with application final cleaning fees, eventually first grocery necessary for breakfast can be organized on request, thanks for providing the list for your first breakfast that will be available on request with application of costs.
Nonsmoking guest, no pets, it is not ideal for kids due to the steps.
The area of Porta Romana is one of the most green and charming at the border of the walls, walkable distance to restaurants and touristic points.
The building is situated just in front of one entrance of Giardino di Boboli.
Easily to reach and in the neighborhood there are restaurants, cafes, internet point, supermarkets.
The Oltrarno area is just 5 minutes’ walk, with the nice and funny area of Santo Spirito very close to the apartment.
Daily market at Santo Spirito Square, about 10 minutes walking from the apartment.
Something more about us...
I am mid.40 and I live in Berlin since more than 10 years, my partner is German, my apartment is situated in Florence, (my own city) and empty most of the year, for that reason we have decided to swap it.
I am used to do exchange for me and my partner, we both loves to enjoy our holidays swapping the flat, experienced home exchangers, very respectful and clean.
We are both no smoking and not drinking and we would like to exchange with no smoking people.


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More about us

  1. We are a couple, no babies, not smoking, not drinking, we love travelling and we have started our swap adventure in 2008, we respect and take care of the host place as it was our own one!Our apt is available also for non simultaneus exchange, we are currently living in Germany, therefore my home is available for any period you could prefere, please mail to
  2. Markus, German, working in a Bank
  3. Ari,Italian, working for an Editor as credit controller

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Oltrarno area is very close and full of restaurants
Cool bars
Oltrarno and San Niccolo areas are both very close and both full of trendy bars and enoteche
Cozy cafés
Oltrarno is really full of cafes,difficult to give any suggestion, almost every month something new open and it is very nice to have a walk around and just try them
Bit of culture
Giardino di Boboli, Piazza Pitti, Ponte Vecchio are the closest ones
Walks in the park
Parco delle Cascine, Piazzale Michelangelo
Day tripping
Siena and Chianti, the bus stop is in Porta Romana, 20 mt from my door,

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