Ca' Venexiana in Dorsoduro
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Where else can you sit on your own private courtyard and enjoy watching the romantic gondola drift by? Renovated to a high standard and filled with personal touches both inside and out, we believe you will find everything you could want for a comfortable stay at Ca' Venexiana. Outside, our private garden courtyard opens onto the crossing of two peaceful canals, a perfect haven for enjoying your morning cappuccino, or afternoon prosecco. Inside, you will find a splendid retreat—sumptuously decorated—where you can truly live la vita di Venezia, an experience no hotel can offer.
Our two airy bedrooms are finely-appointed with superior quality bedding, memory foam, and plush linens, ensuring a peaceful night's rest. Among our many amenities, you'll find flatscreen television with digital programming (Italian and English features), hi-fi stereo with iPod connection, as well as a selection of DVDs, video games, and music CDs. Enjoy unlimited broadband/wi-fi internet access using our computer (or yours), and an extensive library of interesting books, music, and movies about Venice and Italy.
At Ca' Venexiana you will find the "little things" most easily overlooked when traveling—electrical adapters, unlimited use of a computer. umbrellas, guidebooks, maps, and even rainboots! We keep a selection of excellent cookbooks on hand, as well as seasonal herbs growing on our canalside courtyard. We strongly suggest visiting the local markets (daily fish, fruit and vegetable markets are located within two minutes of our door!) Our fully-equipped kitchen has every modern convenience, ready for you to try your hand at some authentic Italian dishes.
We look forward to sharing our home, our neighborhood, and our beautiful city...with you.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lido 2 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Marco Polo 8 km, Nearest railway: Stazione Santa Lucia 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Ca' Venexiana is comprised of a living room with fireplace, a full kitchen with dining area, full bathroom, two luxurious bedrooms, and a quiet private courtyard that opens directly onto the crossing of two canals. It is set on the ground floor with no worry of acqua alta (high water) as entry is accessed by way of a small set of stairs, keeping our flat more than 1+ metre above ground level. Our position provides for washes of natural light and views that are simply charming.
We invite you to visit our web site for full details.
|Further details outdoors|
Ca' Venexiana is located in sestriere Dorsoduro, long preferred by artists and writers alike for its peace, beauty, and inspiration. We are easily accessible and well placed for seeing all that Venice has to offer. Within moments of our doorstep, you will find the popular and enjoyable Campo San Margherita, Campo San Barnaba, and the Zattere, all perfect and unique spots for basking in the Venetian atmosphere.
Amenities are also very close by. Steps away, you will meet with a fine selection of open-air markets and groceries, while numerous restaurants, bars, and cafes (as well as the best gelaterias in Venice) are ready to welcome you. Galleries and artists' studios abound; you can watch artisans at work preparing for Carnevale in the mascherie. Gaze from our windows onto the local squero, where gondolas are still made by hand as they have been for centuries. Dorsoduro is home to some of Venice's oldest and most beautiful churches...among them San Sebastiano, I Carmini, and the stunning Santa Maria della Salute, a true jewel on the Grand Canal.
A short stroll across the Grand Canal by way of nearby Accademia Bridge leads you to the magnificent Piazza San Marco with its incredible basilica and campanile. While there, don't miss the regal Palazzo Ducale and the ever wistful Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs). Follow along winding passageways, past noble palazzi, to the famous Ponte de Rialto (Rialto Bridge). This bustling marketplace simply overflows with the sights and sounds and scents that are so unique to this remarkable city. One thing is certain...wherever you turn...around any corner...hidden treasure awaits.
This is Venezia...this is heaven.
Walking distances from Ca' Venexiana... Piazza San Marco
15-20 minute walk
7 minute walk
Nearest vaporetto stops
3-5 minute walk
(Alilaguna stop from Marco Polo airport)
5-7 minutes walk
Piazzale Roma (the road traffic terminus)
Stazione Santa Lucia/Ferrovia (train terminal)
within a 15-20 minute walk
10-15 minutes by vaporetto
Stazione Marittima (ferry/cruise ship terminal)
"San Basilio pier"
3-5 minute walk
Upon your arrival in Venice, our English-speaking representative will meet you and direct you personally to our flat. They will show you in and answer any questions you might have about Ca' Venexiana and the city of Venice.
The North East Italy region
Venice, the queen of the Adriatic, has been attracting visitors for centuries for good reason. Museums, artwork, history, churches, hospitality...Piazza San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs, Rialto, palazzos on the Grand Canal...she is a treasure box waiting to be explored. From Venice, you can easily venture outward to her neighboring islands (Murano, Burano, Torchello...) and the northeastern mainland of Italy which offers such jewels as Padova and Verona. Florence and Bologna are popular daytrips. Ferry service is available for neighbouring Croatia and the Istrian coast.
Venice through the seasons...
The city of Venice offers a year-round season of events that are sure to intrigue and please you. These are some (but certainly not all!) of the events going on in Venice during the year...
January / New Year's
February / Carnevale
March / Venice International Boat Show
May / Festa della Sensa
May / Vogalonga
July / Festa del Redentore
August-September 2009 / Venice Film Festival
September / Regata Storica
October / Venice Marathon
November / Festa della Madonna della Salute
December / Christmas
Availability Your dates are available
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21 Mar 2014
Very hesitant about writing a review of this place because we want it to be our secret.Booking was a breeze, the owner Jackie (Giachi) was really helpful. When we arrived we called the local contact w… More
8 Jan 2014
"Living life as a local"
We have rented many apartments in Europe and this one has every need met. The owner put a great deal of thought into providing for every contingency including boots in different sizes for dealing wit… More
Thank you for your kind words! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you discovered the delights of Venice which await outside our door. Best wishes to you for the new year :-)
10 Dec 2013
Wir haben diese Ferienwohnung bereits das dritte Jahr in Folge gemietet. Das sagt doch schon eigentlich alles aus, oder? Die Wohnung ist liebevoll ausgestattet, die Besitzer haben an jedes Detail geda… More
Vielen Dank! Wann immer Sie in Venedig sind, ich würde mich sehr freuen Sie wieder bei uns willkommen zu heißen! :-)
19 Oct 2013
This apartment was our European highlight for a family of 4.Communication with owner and "meet and greet " man was excellent.The apartment was exceptional in an unique community place.This w… More
Grazie mille...so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and that Ca' Venexiana was all that you could have hoped for! Best wishes...
25 Jun 2013
"Location...beauty....comfort! Perfect base for Venice"
You can't beat this property for location, beauty and comfort. Staying here you'll experience all of Venice's charm without the crowds! Early and late are the best time for photos and… More
Grazie mille! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us!
8 Apr 2013
From the moment I contacted Jackie to book this apartment, I can't fault anything. She is extremely professional and helpful with the booking and gives a huge amount of info on the area and the a… More
grazie mille! We would love to welcome you back any time :-)
8 Jul 2012
Stayed here with another couple and we really couldn't have found a better place. The apartment had everything we needed for dining in, or going out. The local agent who met us was very friendly and helpful - the owner, Jackie, was always available to answer our many questions. Gave us excellent recommendations for local restaurants and things to do. Inside the apartment is charming and light, richly decorated and beautifully appointed.
The location is absolute perfection because you are away from the horrible crowds of San Marco and Rialto, but can walk to either or anywhere else in Venice for that matter within 10-15 minutes. Quiet neighborhood and the private courtyard is FANTASTIC. The passing gondoliers are all friendly and lend to an unbeatable atmosphere. I would recommend this apartment to anyone looking for an extraordinary place to stay. Thank you, Jackie!
grazie mille...we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us!
1 Jul 2012
"Highly recommended for a stay in this wonderful city"
After a little bit of confusion about the 'meet and greet', once we arrived at the apartment we settled in very quickly and had a great stay for four days. The local area is excellent, much… More
17 Jun 2012
"Can I Live Here? PLEASE"
This is my second stay in this, clean, well stocked, best located, apartment. Jackie makes sure your stay is as perfect as it can be. And, the outdoor space, right on the canal is priceless. Sit wi… More
Grazie mille mille! You are always welcome to return for a third stay :-)
2 Jan 2012
"No more thought could possibly have gone into making the apartment welcoming"
Although the location was a bit remote for touring the rest of the city, the apartment was so completely and attractively equipped that that slight inconvenience didn't matter. The owner's l… More
Thank you for your kind words...we are so happy you enjoyed your stay; Dorsoduro is indeed a true haven in Venice, loved over the centuries for its serene, artistic atmosphere which has inspired poets (Browning and Ezra Pound both lived here) and artists for many generations. And still does today...very often you can watch painters at work on the Zattere or along Fondamenta Gherardini. Best wishes to you in 2012! Ciao!
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