Florence city centre property comprising a lovely restored townhouse with 3 beds and 4 baths, elevator, garden, garage and panoramic views. Superb property in a sought-after location.

Magnificent Florence Tuscany Townhouse

Located in the Oltrarno district of Florence is this beautifully renovated townhouse with a private garden for sale.
The building has three floors (247 sqm in total, connected by an elevator) and includes beautifully decorated living rooms, three bedrooms and a convenient private garage with direct access from the street. At the rear, the exclusive 80 sqm garden offers breathtaking views of the historic centre of Florence.

The location of the property is very convenient to reach local services and amenities and the main landmarks of Florence. Leaving the city you can then reach most of the famous towns and cities of Tuscany in less than two hours (Greve in Chianti, San Gimignano, Siena, Pisa, Montepulciano, Pienza…).

The property has a surface area of 230 sqm – 2,475 sqft with 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and consists of a three-story historic building, which has been entirely renovated and features well-preserved period finishes.
The main door opens into a small entrance hall with a cloakroom and elevator. From here one then proceeds to a small sitting room with an exit to the rear garden and the first bedroom with a bathroom and private walk-in closet. From the entrance hall, a staircase rises to the second floor where there is a large living area with a private office nook, a dining room with an adjoining kitchen and a service bathroom.
The staircase then continues to the top floor where there is the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and private walk-in closet and a third guest bedroom with an independent bathroom.

The door next to the entrance, opens to a convenient garage (17 sqm – 183 sqft), totally independent.

From the ground-floor sitting room, you exit to the elegant private rear garden (about 80 sqm) set on a sheltered terrace with an incredible view of the historic centre of Florence, right beyond the Arno River.

The townhouse, thanks to its convenient position in Oltrarno, allows one to reach many of the most interesting landmarks in the city on foot. Ranked by distance these are the beautiful and unique Ponte Vecchio (400 m; 5’), the Uffizi Gallery (700 m; 10’), the impressive Palazzo Pitti (700 m; 10’), Piazza della Signoria (800 m; 10’), the church of Santo Spirito in Oltrarno (800 m; 10’), the church of Santa Croce with the tombs of many Italian artists (900 m; 12’), Piazza del Duomo with its incredible cathedral (1,1 km; 15’), the unique and wonderful panoramic terrace of Piazzale Michelangelo (1.2 km; 15’), the church of Santa Maria Novella (1,3 km; 20’) next to the central station, Palazzo Medici (1,4 km; 20’) and the adjacent Basilica di San Lorenzo decorated by Michelangelo and Brunelleschi (1,3 km; 15’), and finally the imposing Medicean Fortezza da Basso (2.1 km; 30’).

What’s more, the many shops and boutiques in the historic centre of Florence can be easily reached in just a few minutes walk.

The Oltrarno district, located on the southern bank of the Arno River in Florence, Italy, is known for its charming and authentic atmosphere. “Oltrarno” literally means “beyond the Arno,” emphasizing its location on the opposite side of the river from the city’s historic centre. This area is renowned for its rich history, artistic heritage, and vibrant local life.

Key features of the Oltrarno district include:

1. **Artisans and Workshops:** Oltrarno is famous for its traditional craftsmanship and artisan workshops. Visitors can explore small boutiques and ateliers where skilled artisans produce handmade goods, including leather products, jewellery, and ceramics.

2. **Piazzas and Squares:** The district is dotted with charming squares and piazzas that provide a more relaxed and local atmosphere compared to the bustling ones in the city centre. Piazza Santo Spirito is one such square, known for its lively market, outdoor cafes, and the Basilica di Santo Spirito.

3. **Palaces and Churches:** Oltrarno boasts several notable palaces and churches, including the Pitti Palace, which houses several museums and the beautiful Boboli Gardens. The Basilica di Santo Spirito, designed by Brunelleschi, is another architectural gem worth exploring.

4. **Artistic Heritage:** The district is home to various art studios and galleries, showcasing both contemporary and traditional works. Art enthusiasts can find hidden gems and lesser-known masterpieces in the Oltrarno’s quieter corners.

5. **Local Restaurants and Eateries:** Oltrarno is celebrated for its authentic Tuscan cuisine. The area is filled with trattorias and osterias serving local specialities, providing visitors with a chance to experience traditional Florentine flavours away from the tourist crowds.

6. **Less Touristy:** While Florence’s historic centre can get crowded, especially around major attractions, Oltrarno offers a more tranquil and local experience. It provides a welcome escape for those looking to explore the city at a more leisurely pace.

7. **Historic Bridges:** The district is connected to the city centre by the Ponte Vecchio, a famous medieval bridge lined with shops. This bridge is an iconic symbol of Florence and offers stunning views of the Arno River.

Overall, the Oltrarno district is a delightful blend of history, art, and local life, making it ideal for those who want to experience the authentic and charming side of Florence.

  • TYPE: Luxury Florence townhouse
  • CONDITIONS: Restored
  • LOCATION: Historic city centre, panoramic views
  • ACCESS: Excellent
  • MUNICIPALITY: Florence
  • PROVINCE: Florence
  • REGION: Tuscany
  • INTERIORS: 230 square metres (2,475 square feet)
  • MAIN FEATURES: Stone and brick walls, panoramic view of the historical centre of Florence, terraced garden, private garden, wooden beams, original terracotta and parquet floors, mouldings, decorated bands, large windows, elevator
  • GARAGE:17 square metres (183 square feet)
  • GARDEN: 80 square metres (861 square feet)
  • ELECTRICITY: Already connected
  • WATER SUPPLY: Mains water
  • TELEPHONE: To be connected
  • ADSL: Yes
  • GAS: Natural gas
  • HEATING SYSTEM: Radiators + fan coils
  • CLOSEST CITIES AND TOWNS Closest services (50m; 1’), San Casciano in Val di Pesa (28km; 40’), Greve in Chianti (37km; 50’), Colle di Val d’Elsa (54km; 55’), San Gimignano (60km; 1h 5’), Monteriggioni (62km; 1h), Siena (78km; 1h 10’), Lucca (80km; 1h 15’), Volterra (81km; 1h 25’), Pisa (99km; 1h 40’), Montepulciano (109km; 1h 30’), Pienza (116km; 1h 45’)
  • CLOSEST AIRPORTS Firenze Vespucci (10km; 20’), Bologna Marconi (105km; 1h 45’), Pisa Galilei (107km; 1h 35’), Perugia San Francesco (160km; 2h), Roma Ciampino (287km; 3h 10’), Milano Linate (301km; 3h 30’), Roma Fiumicino (302km; 3h 15’), Milano Malpensa (355km; 4h)

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