PANTHEON "RAPHAEL", A TWO BEDROOMS TWO BATHROOMS APARTMENT

This elegant apartment is in a quiet side street between the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps and Piazza Navona. It was obtained from a part of an 18th century building (Collegio Capranica). It is an impeccable and charming two bedroom apartment 75 sq. meters large (780 sq. ft.). It was recently restored and refurbished with utmost care, good taste and love for quality by the very attentive and friendly proprietors.  It is quiet and normally bright. Via Collegio Capranica

Via del Collegio Capranica. Palace view.

In the photo above you can see the quiet side street. The palace is the one at the right. The windows of the apartment are at the first high floor (two on one side and three on the other side of the corner).

The apt. has a completely independent entrance, a find in the historical centre: no neighbors to share with the front door or the stairs. Entrance and sitting room

Entrance and sitting room

A little stairway introduces to the living quarters of the apartment. The ceiling vaults are high, and have built-in large, silent ventilators that generate a nice breeze. The floors of the apartment are all made of fine marble.

The sitting room area has a large double sofa bed and two armchairs. The large sitting/dining room (top) borders with the open plan kitchen. Sitting room / dining room

Sitting room / dining room

The dining table is for four, but there is also another foldable wooden table for six (it is at the side of the first table and by the wall in the photo, folded and covered with a cloth).

This opposite photo shows the dining area, the windows, and a part of the open plan kitchen.  which is fully equipped, and finely furnished too. Sitting room / dining room, opposite view

Sitting room / dining room, opposite view

It includes a fridge (behind the separating wall, look also the top photo), fires, a washing machine and dish washer (behind the green curtains), pots, pans, cutlery, cupboard and shelves (look also the top photo). The large cupboard in the background contains a complete elegant set of dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, table cloths etc. All the equipment is chosen meticulously by the fine proprietors.

The sleeping quarters

There are two double bedrooms each with own bathroom (with shower).
The master double bedroom has a king size bed (made of two comfortable beds which can be separated), and bedside tables with fine lamps.
Master double bedroom

Master double bedroom

There are also a large antique set of drawers, and an ample built-in wardrobe (in white colour, like the walls) which has also a safe (to store your valuable belongings).

Fine paintings and chairs complete the furnitures.
In both bedrooms there also built-in shelves (you can single them out as their borders are adorned).

Right: Master double bedroom - opposite view

Master double bedroom - opposite view

The second double bedroom (photos below) has two twins beds which can be adjoined to make a double bed.

Second double bedroom.

Second double bedroom.

Opposite view

Opposite view

The room includes also a wardrobe, a set of drawers, a built-in shelf, paintings, fine lamps. As mentioned, also this room has its own bathroom (its door can be partly seen in the opposite photo).

The electrical appliances are new, whereas the furniture, the fittings are antique and very elegant.
The apartment has telephone, colour tv, washing machine, dish washer, HI-Fi stereo with tuner, cassette/CD player, AIR CONDITIONING IN SUMMER, large ventilators mounted in the ceilings for fresh air. In winter there is autonomous, computerised heating (all the hot water you want all year round). There is an iron with iron board. The apartment is ideal for four persons, but it can accommodate up to six.

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