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€5,180 / week

Sixth Sense,Milan,Lombardy,Italy

3 beds Refreshed on Nov 18, 2021
Five Star
Five Star
Tel: 091 511 111
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(Reference number: 78516) In Italian construction, the 'piano nobile' refers to the storey of a building — typically the first — on which the nobility would reside, therefore being designed to get the most favourable living conditions. This apartment in a fifteenth-century building is a prime example of how this looks in practice. High ceilings and large windows (through some of which the Duomo can be spotted) make the interior feel bright and inviting, while being positioned above street level means that it's a little more peaceful than elsewhere in the building. While there are some period features — the fresco ceilings and the imposing oak front door — the apartment has been modernised in the ensuing six hundred years or so. The parquet flooring, marble bathrooms and mid-century style furniture in deep blues and greens are today's emblems of fine taste. When you're ready to go exploring, you don't have far to go — Basilica di San Lorenzo and Riccardi Medici Palace are just across the street, while the Duomo is only five minutes' walk away. Home truths: *There's an elevator in the building to reach this home, although there are steps inside to reach the loft level *Cots and extra beds for children can be provided by the host, although they cost an additional €50 per stay each *This property has no car parking space