"White House" or magnificent penthouse in the center of Florence; there are many ways to call this fantastic Shabby Chic style apartment in the center of Florence, where elegance, attention to details, tranquility and an idea of totally relax combine in a sinuous way in every inch of this house.
Via Tornabuoni, the most beautiful and fascinating street in Florence with its renowned boutiques of international stylists, is the location of this apartment, located in one of the historic buildings, close to the Lungarno and with the famous Ponte Vecchio just a few steps away. The limited traffic zone, where life seems never stops.
A wonderful top floor apartment in a historic building with lift. By opening the door, you enter a magical world, absolutely unexpected for the historic center of Florence, where chaos and noise are the must; while the "White House" has a truly unique atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility. White, very light, bright and enveloping color, is the dominant color of the whole house made in the Shabby Chic style, also a rare and unexpected choice for this Renaissance city.
The living area is represented by an elegant entrance with a sitting area and a large open living room with an old fireplace and furnished with high-end furniture, designed by the famous Florentine company Riccardo Barthel, while large French windows lead to a romantic terrace with a classic view over the rooftops of Florence. Wonderful province-style kitchen where in the portal of the former fireplace hosts nowadays gas stove and work space and sink made of stone as in the old days.
While the sleeping area includes two double bedrooms with classy wooden furniture and always in light shades, while the first bathroom strictly made in contrast between black and white with shower cabin, the second has clear colors and the Devon & Devon free-standing bathtub and silver-colored accessories.
State and finishes
Apartment is in excellent condition, with attention to the smallest details, where light is the primary source of well-being and is enhanced by the warm and reassuring tones, with the white painted floors, the gray of the lime washed paint on the walls, the highlighted furniture with shades of ivory and taupe and with touches of lavender of beautiful fabrics. The elegant interiors and furnishings provided by local artisans add a touch of chic to the countryside feel, while exposed beams and boiseries combine different styles in this apartment full of charm and tranquility.
A beautiful terrace where you can enjoy the panorama of the roofs of Florence and where it is pleasant to spend time alone with a book in hand or with friends enjoying a nice glass of wine and admiring the sun setting over Florence.
A unique property that can become the main home for a family or a home to spend relaxing days during the holidays throughout the year