It is a large luxury apartment for sale in Florence, in a magnificent Renaissance building dating back to 1400 and listed by the Fine Arts Office.
The palace displays all the majesty typical of the Florentine Renaissance, with original architectural elements, such as the colossal entrance door, the internal courtyard with spectacular colonnades and very high vaulted ceilings, the stone stairs.
The apartment is about 170 square meters, kept in perfect condition. It is on the first floor, which is considered the most valuable floor in a historic building and is equipped with a lift.
It consists of:
- a large and bright entrance that leads to a pleasant balcony/veranda overlooking the tranquil internal courtyard of the building,
- a large living room,
- a dining room,
- a kitchen,
- a huge double bedroom with a large built-in wardrobe and a bathroom,
- a laundry room.
The apartment is in tune with the grandeur of the building, with very high frescoed ceilings and decorated coffered ceilings, all in an excellent state of maintenance, with refined parquet floors in all rooms. The enormous windows guarantee an exceptional interior brightness.
The large spaces potentially allow redistribution of the interior, creating a second bedroom and another bathroom.
Autonomous heating system.
The property includes a cellar in the basement.
Location in the City.
The apartment is in Santa Croce, one of the central districts, southeast of the old center of Florence. It is very popular with tourists and locals alike for its welcoming and familiar atmosphere. The heart of the neighborhood is the majestic Basilica that gave the district its name: Santa Croce in Florence. With its extraordinary museums and adjacent chapels, this church is commonly referred to as the “Temple of the Italian Glories” due to the great names buried within it, including Michelangelo, Machiavelli, and Galileo. In front of the Basilica, the vast square hosts the famous “Calcio in Costume” (historical version of the 14th-century football matches) and cultural events of all kinds.
In addition to all this, there is an entire neighborhood to discover. Piazza dei Ciompi and the lively S.Ambrogio market are behind the corner. There are the Synagogue and the University Area in the same area, reachable through streets scattered with laboratories, theaters, art galleries, and surprising historical finds that you can find at every corner. The Duomo and Piazza Della Signoria are just a few hundred meters away. In this neighborhood, there is a lot to discover for shopping in the heart of the center of Florence. You will find small antique shops, original Vintage boutiques, workshops of artisans, photographers, and framers, all in a typically Florentine style.
Why buying a house in the old town of Florence.
The choice of the old center of Florence for a living can be a unique and fascinating experience. This apartment is perfect for those who love to live immersed in the history of this millenary city. The apartment maintains the styles, dimensions, and volumes of the glorious past.
All around, there will be not only art treasures but also the most modern services. Schools, universities, medical centers, shops, and post offices nestle into ancient functional buildings with discretion and most attention to aesthetic and cultural coherence.
If you look for a private purpose investment or profitable income, this apartment for sale in the heart of the city is in the right place.
The Logistics. Getting around the neighborhood is easy, especially if you do it on foot, enjoying surprises at every corner. There is an excellent taxi and minibus service to get around anywhere, in and out of the center.
The Santa Maria Novella Railway Station is just 10 minutes away on foot. It is an important hub to go all over Italy. Trains frequently leave for Rome, Milan, Bologna, Pisa, and all the main airports.
The Florence airport to the city is just 20 km: the new comfortable Tram goes directly from the center to the flight departure area in just over 20 minutes.