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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
If your searching for the real Venice, close to all attractions but away from the tourist masses this home offers the perfect base to explore the lagoon. Just 10 minutes walk from St Mark's square, situated just 3 minutes walk to the ferry stop you are within touching distance of all the bountiful joys that Venice beholds yet you will be living among the Venetians, in the heart of the artists quarter.
The ferry stop ensures you can reach all parts of Venice such as Doge's palace (10 min ferry ride) and the Rialto bridge with ease.
The property offers tasteful, comfortable accommodation for 4 with 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a secluded private garden!
Here in the village of Castello, you can dine with the locals and feast on local Venetian specialities such as cod with whipped cream and polenta. The artists garden is close offering peace and tranquility as are the wine stores, cafe bars, restaurants, minimarkets and fruit & veg stores to help you cook up an authentic italian storm in the kitchen!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Venice lido 15 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Venice Marco Polo 25 km, Nearest railway: Venice 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment has been tastefully decorated by the artist owner.
2 double bedrooms with wardrobe space, 2 bathrooms with shower, w/c and bidet, a comfortable living room, kitchen corner and private, secluded garden. The first bedroom is located next to the living room along with the bathroom. The 2nd bedroom is located next to the garden area along with the 2nd bathroom accessed via steps (approx 15 steps down) outside of the living room (private entrance to 2nd bedroom and bathroom seperate from the living area)
The home features tv, dvd and dining for 4 inside of alfresco.
|Further details outdoors|
A lovely sheltered garden perfect for alfresco dining-the perfect place for a romantic meal or family occassion.
About this location
The Veneto region
What can be said about Venice that hasn't already been written? Many places have tried and failed to imitate it but nothing in truth compares. Words only cannot adequately justify the magic of Venice -seeing is beliving.
Venice is actually a series of islands separated by the lagoons where a hoard of bountiful history await you. From the rialto bridge, to the gondaliers, St Mark's Square, Doge's palace to Harry's bar Venice will excite and inspire in equal measure.
Whether you visit in the winter's mist or summer sun Venice enjoys its position as a kind of "floating city" ane a revels in its reputation as arguably the most romantic place on earth. Add to that the architecture, the famous Venetian glass, the regional cuisine and buzz the locals and tourists create and you have the perfect city break or romantic get away.
St Mark's Square-10 mins walk
Waterstop/vaparetto 3 minutes walk from the apartment!
Santa Maria salute della grazie...10 min ferry ride
The famous bellini from Harrry's Bar
The artist's garden close to the apartment here in Castello
The bi-annual Venice artist exhibition
The annual mask ball in winter
Venice Lido and beach
About the owner
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13 Dec 2012
"Great stay in Venice"
Such a convenient location and a wonderful, helpful hostess! We had no problem getting to the apartment and got some wonderful advice on seeing the sights of Venice as well as excellent advice on goo… More
13 Dec 2012
"What a find!"
We were met off the vapareto by the owner, who took the time to get us settled in the apartment and then showed us the local area, best shops, restaurants etc. The acommodation was perfectly located i… More
2 Nov 2012
"Fabulous location,loved the garden."
The apartment is in a great location, close enough to all main attraction,but also enough distance to get away from the hustle and the bustle of the day tourists!We loved the street it was on, some l… More
15 Oct 2012
"Stay with real Venetians"
This is an excellent place to stay if you want to be away from the main tourist areas, yet be close enough to walk to them. It's also good for vaporetto routes, local shops and restaurants. The garden is great for eating and drinking in, and the whole property is well equipped.
14 Oct 2012
The apartment is in a great location and the main part of it is well equipped with a full kitchen, washing machine, master bedroom and bath, lovely living and dining area, garden sitting area. We were two couples traveling and expected a two bedroom apartment. The second bedroom is on the ground level, apart from the main flat, which is okay. However it has no windows or vents either in the bedroom or bathroom and has a musty smell. The owner told us not to keep the door open as there were neighborhood cats. It meant sleeping in the room with no air or ventilation, apart from a fan. We tried to sleep in it but could not because the musty smell got into our lungs. We had to sleep on the floor of the living room for 2 nights before we found another apartment to rent.
We would recommend this property only for 2 people, sharing one double bed.
15 Aug 2011
"Small but perfectly formed"
Apartment has everything you need. It is small but that is venice.Great location as near grocers and restaurant and within walk to supermarket, bakers etc. We had our 3 year old with us so even made… More
12 May 2011
Deborah and alberto were so amazing, they really took us in and made us feel at home, even though we were half way around the world. Catching the vapertto to our accommodation took us down the Grand … More
4 Nov 2010
"Lovely apartment, lovely owner"
We were met off the Water Bus by the owner and it seemed nothing was too much for her. She popped by whenever we had any questions and is a very friendly and charming person.She's lived in Venice… More
31 Oct 2010
"Perfect in every way"
This is a lovely appartment, well kept and in a perfect spot -close to everything and in a wide well lit street that's got life without being too noisy and busy. If you've not been to Venic… More
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