Florence Neighbourhoods and Real Estate

Of all Florence neighborhoods, Rifredi is the largest one in the city – a lively mix of residential growth and commercial activities. The properties you will find in this area are worth investing in. You can buy an apartment with an area of 75 sq. m., comprising of a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, utility lounge, and two balconies for about €230,000. In fact, Florence itself is a great place for buyers who are looking for Florence condos because this is what the property market mainly offers. Those who want to buy a mansion usually settle in the outskirts of the city.

Santa Croce is another residential area to look into if you are shopping around for Florence real estate. It is situated southeast of the city’s historical centre and being a centre of leatherworking ever since the Middle Ages, this residential area is still packed with leather shops and leatherworkers. If you want to buy an apartment in this neighborhood, you can opt for a completely refurbished loft apartment on two levels, with an area of 180 sq. meters. An apartment consisting of a master bedroom, a studio, a fully equipped kitchen, and a living-dining area will cost you around €840,000. Those who are looking for something smaller can buy an apartment of 150 sq. meters for around €600,000. What you get is a walk through room, a kitchen and storage space, a living-dining room, two bedrooms, and a bathroom. Apartments like this are featured with wooden beam ceilings, cotto floors, and a heating system.

Situated between two churches, Santa Croce and Santa Maria Novella, Duomo is as central as you can get. The streets to the north are traffic-ridden and long, but to the south, they make a beautiful tangle of tiny squares and allays. If you are looking for an apartment in this area, Florence realtors have plenty to offer. An apartment of approximately 95 sq. meters will cost you just €400,000. You get a dining room, a double bedroom, a second single bedroom, and a fully equipped kitchen area, as well as a bathroom with a shower and a bathtub. Apartments like this are offered with parquet floors, cabled in wiring, and a heating system. Those who prefer to have a larger place can opt for a newly renovated apartment of approximately 120 sq. meters, consisting of a living-dining room with access to a terrace, 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms, and a kitchen. For the price of about €720,000, you also get marble counter tops, hardwood floors, and air conditioning. If you are still concerned with space, you can opt for an apartment of 170 sq. meters, plus about 30 sq. m. of terraces. For about €1,550,000, you will get a dining room, a living room with a fireplace, two bedrooms sharing one bathroom, and a good size kitchen. This is not all. Going up twelve steps, there is a loft level with a large storage room, a second living area, and a double bedroom. The third level consists of a study (a fourth bedroom) with an access to outdoor good size terraces.

The Santo Spirito residential area is among the prestigious Florence neighborhoods to look into. Here, you can find an apartment of approximately 150 sq. m. for around €910,000. For this price, you can get an apartment with a double living room, a dining area, a good size kitchen, two double bedrooms, and an additional bedroom with en suite bathroom. Such apartments are featured with good light, high ceilings, and parquet floor, as well as air conditioning and a heating system.