Exquisite piano nobile with stylish terrace, canal views, palazzo water gate

Cannaregio, Venice

Palazzo Lena – a truly stunning and highly decorative piano nobile apartment, recently restored at the highest level to its original state, while reprising the colours of the early 1600’s, by its design oriented owners. This apartment has everything – an historic palazzo with amazing canal and lagoon views, large canalside terrace, incredible historic features, and with state of the art kitchen and bathrooms, palazzo water gate. Fully air conditioned throughout
The furniture is a combination of classic and contemporary furniture, with antique chandeliers and mirrors from Murano, France and Italy, and drapes by Rubelli. The whole effect is of classic relaxed luxury, juxtaposed with amazing art works
Living Room
The living room comprises fabulous Liaigre sofas, juxtaposed with contemporary artwork by French contemporary artists Nicolas Pol and Araso
Dining room
The elegant dining room has an original large dining table and cabinet from the historic Rubelli Grand Canal showroom. Artwork by French artist Pierre Skira
Media/ Library room
A super relaxing and cosy room to chill out in, with convertible sofas by French designer Sarah Lavoine, and bookshelves designed by Porte Italia
Master bedroom
A beautifully light and airy bedroom with original fully restored pastoral frescoes. The bespoke king size bed from Porta Italia reflects this very special decor
Master bathroom
with tub and shower, finished in beautiful dark striated marble and antique mosaics to complement the historic antique tiles by the famous Napoleone Martinuzzi who lived at the palazzo at one time
Alcove bedroom (Nietzsche’s room)
In many ways the heart of this apartment –  the original bedroom occupied for several years by the German writer Friedrich Nietzsche and where he wrote several books, no doubt inspired by the wonderful atmosphere here. The original wood panelling has been fully restored to its original splendour, with fabric upholstery from Bevilacqua
Alcove Suite Bathroom 
shower room – design by Boffi, with marble finishes.
Green bedroom
With an antique bureau from the Rubelli showroom, and divine antique mirror wall panels from France, and a beautiful free standing bathtub, this bedroom is pure hedonism. Bed designed by Porte Italia
Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, two refrigerators, freezer, two ovens,
Design by Boffi marble and finished in brass
Washer and dryer
From the library, and accessed through a spectacular glass door by Murano artist Napoleone Martinuzzi, a superb large and very sunny terrace with open canal views and an ancient stone fountain. Beautifully furnished by Kettal.  Very special for Venice.
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Ann-Marie’s Comment: This is a completely wonderful palazzo apartment in a quiet location only 15 minutes from San Marco, beautifully restored to the highest level and furnished in a highly personal eclectic style by its stylish owners. A palazzo water gate and stunning terrace completes the picture here. Amazing


Apartment Info

  • Apartment: Palazzo Lena piano nobile up to 6 persons
    Location: Venice
    Sestiere: Cannaregio
    Sleeps: 6
    Floor: 1
    Bookings: Variable dates
    Reference: v364

    Rental balance to be paid 2 months prior departure.

  • Facilities: Air Conditioning, Central heating, Intercom entry , Internet (wireless/wifi)
    Late arrival charge after 8.00 pm at the property: EUR 65. Please check in advance that this will be possible.

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