This magnificent 5 bedroom 5 bathroom home is the whole second piano nobile floor (320 square metres plus terrace) of a huge 14th century palazzo, only seven minutes from San Marco, with high ceilings, marble terrazzo flooring, and beautiful original windows – the perfect large residence for anyone seeking a Venetian experience with a contemporary edge, masses of space and a clever mixture of modern and classic style. The large terrace is divine, affording panoramic views over the lagoon, the domes of San Marco and the whole city …. truly spectacular.
The main entrance opens into a large entrance/dining hall, a main room in itself, which has a huge stylish dining table to seat up to fourteen guests. Leading off from this central area area whole series of reception rooms and bedrooms. Double doors open onto the main drawing room with exquisite original casement windows on to the canal below, a bright and sunny room with fabulous contemporary B&B Italia sofas and sleek furniture.
From this room you move onto an informal yet stylish dining room, which adjoins a state of the art cinema/music room equipped with iPod docking and art house DVDs. The apartment has recently been refurbished by its architect owner who has skilfully and successfully married together antique pieces, mirrors and chandeliers with modern pieces throughout. The apartment is well thought out for today’s traveller without compromising on style or comfort. Actually it’s totally divine!
The apartment has four double bedrooms, (two are double/twin rooms) and one double bedroom for single occupancy, all furnished in a similar highly comfortable style, with en suite marble bathrooms each with White Company towels. The kitchen is smallish but very well equipped and works well at any level of cooking or entertaining. There is a small breakfast table and chairs in the kitchen also. Air conditioning is in four bedrooms and one reception room.
Please note that this property may not be used for parties or events at any time
Our comment: a witty concoction of minimalist and traditional style, this is the ultimate place for n extended family group or friends wanting to be together but with a lot of space to lose oneself in. The owners have really thought of everything….