Prestigious Historic Building with a Terrace in the Heart of Florence
Prestigious Renaissance palace for sale located in a strategic position in the heart of Florence, with a panoramic loggia and a breathtaking view of the city’s most beautiful monuments and hills. The imposing sixteenth-century building has a total area of 2500 square meters and is spread over 4 levels which can be reached via a comfortable lift.
Over the centuries, this historic building has hosted personalities who belonged to the oldest and most well-known Florentine families, who have contributed to beautifying and keeping the palace in impeccable condition, commissioning the most renowned artists of the time. The imposing statue of Diana the huntress located in the entrance hall is one of the most important works of the building and is a typical element of the Renaissance architectural style. Refined frescoes in the late Baroque style decorate the rooms located on the ground floor and the apartments on the noble floor.
The property boasts bright and well-divided rooms. The building currently consists of commercial premises on the ground floor with a splendid internal courtyard, a boutique hotel on the first floor and a residential section on the upper floors.
The ground floor is accessed via a majestic entrance hall with loggia, which unites the various commercial units located on the floor for a total area of approximately 360sqm. The noble floor of about 550sqm, reachable by lift, is entirely frescoed and has high ceilings, used as an accommodation facility.
The second and third floors are currently used as both a residential and accommodation facility for a total area of approximately 600m2. One of the apartments on the second floor develops via stairs also on the third floor with direct access to a panoramic loggia. The fourth floor is used for residential use with a splendid penthouse of over 200m2 and a panoramic terrace with a unique view of Florence.
The innumerable decorations in pietra serena, the original fireplaces and floors, the cross vaults, as well as the loggias are other elements of inestimable historical and artistic value, which make the property unique and timeless. Registered since 1901 in the list drawn up by the General Directorate of Antiquities and Fine Arts, the building is to be considered a national artistic heritage.
The commercial premises are in excellent condition and the residential parts need renovation works. Interesting development opportunity in a luxury hotel with a restaurant, an exclusive luxury concept with prestigious apartments in the center of Florence. The property is equipped with light, gas, electricity, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning systems.