Palazzo Pecori – Presidential
Newly decorated, the spirit of this Art Nouveau building has been beautifully reimagined for the 21st-century via the decor of the stylish 120 square-metre apartment. Every detail has been carefully considered, from the heat-treated parquette to the refined crystal chandeliers.
Perfectly designed for two, a burnished-brass office area separates the spacious living area from the master bedroom and its en-suite bathroom. The living room is chic yet cozy thanks to the water bio-fireplace. If you’d like to curl up to a movie or your favorite series, a screen descends from the ceiling on demand. Although it's wonderfully discreet, the Boffi e De Padova designed kitchen has everything you need to prepare your own meals or aperitivos when you’re not having gourmet cuisine delivered or eating out.
The alluring bedroom has an Art Nouveau inspired backdrop to its super king-sized bed, draped in luxurious linens. Behind this is the sumptuous en-suite bathroom with its vast sunken bath with a pressurized shower for a relaxing bath after your day of exploring Florence.
If you are traveling with a friends or family, next to this apartment is the two-bedroom Family apartment. See our Florence property listing for more information.
• Unrivaled views of the Duomo, its dome, bell tower and baptistery
• Walking distance to all major sites in Florence
• Harmonious color palette of cream, beige and light grey
• Rooms decorated in design items, crystal chandeliers and decorative wall sections
• Spacious living room with large sofas, water bio-fireplace and drop-down TV screen
• Boffi e De Padova designed kitchen
• Luxurious Master bedroom with super king-sized bed
• En suite bathroom with extra large basin, giant sunken bath with pressurized shower
• Smart TV with Satellite channels and Netflix
• Automated technology system and IOT devices
• Premium Sonos sound system
• Heat-treated parquet
• Water bio-fireplace
• Well-equipped kitchen with top appliances & Nespresso
• Luxury toiletries by Jo Malone or Perricone
• Dr. Vranjes superior ambience fragrances
• English-made mattresses with soft pillow-toppers and premium linens
• Direct phone line to the partner restaurant
• In-house safe
Staff | Service included
• Welcome champagne, fruits, sweets and flowers
• Italian breakfast
• Water, soft drinks and snacks
• Daily maid service
• room dining service from bar&restaurant in same
Staff | Service on request
• In-room dining
• Premium wine cellar
• Access to spa, gym and outdoor pool
• laundry service
• Private chauffeur
• in-house beauty and spa treatments
• Personal trainer and pilates
• San Lorenzo Church and the main food market 400 meters - 5 minutes on foot
• Ponte Vecchio 550 meters - 7 minutes on foot
• Piazza della Signoria 600 meters - 8 minutes on foot
• Basilica of Santa Croce 950 meters - 11 minutes on foot
• Palazzo Pitti 1 km - 12 minutes on foot
• Train station 950 km - 12 minutes on foot
• Fiesole 10 km - 30 minutes drive
• Greve in Chianti 30 km - 45 minutes drive
• San Gimignano 50 km - 1 hour drive
• Siena 70 km - 1 hour drive
• Arezzo 80 km - 1 hour drive
• Venice 265 km - 3 hours drive or 2 hours by train
• Rome 300 km - 3 hours drive or 1 hour by train
Things to do
• Castellina in Chianti: This medieval hilltop town is a Tuscany treasure. Its main street, Via Ferrucci, is a pedestrian zone home to many shops as well as restaurants, some with outdoor seating. Castellina is dominated by its early 15th century castle. The parish church San Salvatore contains an important fresco of the enthroned Madonna attributed to Bicci di Lorenzo.
• The Chianti area: Famous for its wines - the Chianti Classico - this area of Tuscany has more than just world-class oenological pleasures to offer. You will come across many delightful villages, each of them with a history of its own. Let us simply mention gems such as the romanesque church of Sant'Appiano, the Basilica of Impruneta, the fortified Castle of Montefioralle in Greve in Chianti, the Church of San Leolino and the Oratory of Sant`Eufrosino in Panzano in Chianti , the Castello di Brolio in Gaiole in Chianti, the roofless romanesque abbey of San Galgano which are all close. And don’t miss the Saturday market in the small town of Greve in Chianti on the famous Piazza del Mercato.
• Badia a Passignano: The splendid monastery of Badia a Passignano takes the form of a quadrangular fortified monastic complex with corner towers. Towards the middle of the 15 C the convent was augmented by the addition of cloisters and a wall. Information regarding the actual year of the Badia's foundation is unclear. In 1049 Badia passed into the Vallombrosano order, a reformed branch of the Benedictines. In 1545, the abbey became an important theological, literary and scientific study center; the monastery chronicles report that Galileo Galilei taught mathematics here from 1587-1588. The monastery is still today occupied by the Valombrosiani monk community.
• The Strada Chiantigiana (SR 222): This ancient road leading from Florence to Siena is full of spectacular scenery, historic sites and the romance of the Tuscany region of Italy. It dissects rolling hills, vineyards and Chianti's small cities and towns such as Greve, Radda, and Gaiole.
• San Gimignano: This is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena. It is famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several kilometers outside the town. The town also is known for the white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, grown in the area.
• Hot Springs: In Tuscany there are several natural hot springs fed by volcanic water from 30 to 55 degrees celsius. Some of them have been known from Etruscan and Roman times like Calidario and Saturnia. You can add to your holiday in Tuscany a day in a thermal hot spring.
• Siena: The Sienese have no doubt that their town is the most beautiful in all of Tuscany, if not all of Italy. Siena has remained a Gothic city. Renaissance, one of the major influences in Florence, hardly affected the urban development of Siena. The city unfolds around the main shell-shaped square called "Il Campo." Twice a year the famous horse race known as the "Palio" takes place here. The narrow streets are lined with old shops and small cafes, while churches and museums are real treasures of the fourteenth century.
• Lucca: This is one of the most enchanting towns in Tuscany. Whether you stroll along the wide avenues cresting the top of the ancient city walls or wander through the narrow streets punctuated by its ninety nine churches, visit one of the richly endowed museums or browse among the old-fashioned little boutiques, sip a cappuccino at one of the many traditional coffee houses and sample some of the best ice cream in Tuscany, this is a sheer delight.
• Ballooning In Tuscany: This is a unique experience to see the real, old Tuscany, as yet almost untouched by tourism. Robert Etherington, who lives in the village of Montisi, organizes morning flights (starting at about 6 am) which last more than an hour. Afterwards you will enjoy a champagne breakfast laid out in the fields where you land. The whole flight, from inflation to return to base, takes about three and half hours. The ballooning season is approximately late spring to early autumn.
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