About the Neighborhoods
City Center East
Malaparte is located on Via Santo Spirito, a pedestrian street one block south of the Arno River, which runs from Ponte Santa Trinita to Ponte alla Carraia, within walking distance of all museums, shops and restaurants in the historic center.
You enter Malaparte into a spacious living/dining/kitchen area with high beamed ceilings and wood floors. The custom-designed kitchen is built in under the loft at the far end of the room. The bedroom has a double bed, and the master bath has a jacuzzi tub ensuite. There is also a second bath with a marble shower (no bathtub). The loft area can be made into a second bedroom with twin beds, closed off by a curtain which can be closed for privacy at night, or used as a studio area. Malaparte has a dishwasher, television, and a washer and dryer.
Restored by the owners for their own use, the apartment has been turned into a modern ambiance in an antique building. Malaparte is very attractive, modern in conception, young in feeling, and designed by a local architect. The property is at the top of about 45 rather steep steps.
US $2,400/month + utilities
Borgo Tegolaio is located on a small street off of Piazza Santo Spirito on the second floor. This is a very central location, just a short walk to all museums, monuments and boutiques. The piazza has an open air market and several coffee bars and restaurants. This is the home of a family who have decided to live in their country house, so it is very comfortable, attractive, cozy and tastefully furnished.
You enter Borgo Tegolaio into a dining room off of which is a comfortable well-equipped kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher. There is a spacious living room, and a bedroom with a double bed and ample closet space. The modern bathroom has a bathtub and shower. Up some stairs is an office/sitting area overlooking the living room. There is also a TV room with a single sofa bed, plus a second bedroom, with two single beds. The property is at the top of about 40 rather steep steps.
US $2,400/month + utilities
Borgo San Jacopo
Borgo San Jacopo is centrally located in the historic center of Florence, a stone's throw from the Arno River, Ponte Santa Trinita monuments, museums and famous boutiques. This fourth floor apartment belongs to a designer who restored it for his own use.
The entrance hall leads to a living room which opens onto a dining area and a custom-built kitchen with a marble sink and a view of Palazzo Pitti. The bedroom has a large bed, and the white marble bathroom has a shower (no bathtub). From the living room and kitchen, you have lovely views of Palazzo Pitti.
The loft bedroom above the master bedroom is reached from the back hall by a circular iron staircase. Because the loft has low, sloping ceilings, the double bed is a futon on the carpeted floor. Behind a screen is a W.C. and a sink. The accommodation features a dishwasher, washing machine, old TV, and a tape deck with sound system. The property is at the top of about 70 rather steep steps.
US $1,610/month + utilities
Borgo Allegri II
Borgo Allegri II is a second floor apartment accessed through a private terrace. The entrance room has bookcases and a table. The double living room has a fireplace, which faces both the living room and the dining room. The kitchen is modern and well-equipped, and a small hall has an upright piano. The bedroom has a queen sized bed, and adjoins an attractive, modern bathroom. The good-sized terrace has a table and four chairs, plus several plants. Borgo Allegri II has wonderful views of the hills, monuments and rooftops. The property has a dishwasher, washing machine, and television.
The property is at the top of about 50 steps.
US $2,300/month + utilities
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