Via Aretina, Florence. The building, a detached villa that goes back to the first decades of the twentieth century, makes part of residential construction that was developed at the beginning of the last century along the est penetration axis of Florence. With an annexed dependence, the cottage is positioned backward from the street frontage and has a pleasant garden that gives privacy to the spaces.
A wide gate bounds the courtyard with both pedestrian and vehicular access on Via Aretina. The main facade, facing south, displays the typical elements of a late nineteenth-century villa with two floors and an attic mezzanine. The facade composition is symmetrical on three axes, a balcony surmounts the entrance door with a balustrade, and the side windows on the main floor are surmounted by triangular gables, while the central window on top of the main door has a curvilinear gable. The restructuring measure involves the building and annex full modernization, which will provide six residential units. Three units will be on the ground floor; one of those will be totally independent, and it will be obtained inside the side annex into the courtyard. Finally, the other three units of Via Aretina will be on the first floor and attic, the access to the first floor will be through the condominium entrance hall dated back to the beginning of the twentieth century, with a pietra serena (sandstone) staircase and a vintage wrought-iron parapet.
Listing agent: Piero Lorenzo