It’s a Venetian palazzetto, used as Bed and Breakfast, with an apartment for the owner, built about 1500, situated in the heart of Venice’s most sought after residential area, San Marco. Its location, just 200 m from the grand canal, provides easy access to the whole of Venice.
There are several interesting historical features including a Sansovino ceiling and fireplace.
Sansovino was a major name in architecture in Italy at the time the palazzetto was built. He designed part of the colonnade in Piazza San Marco opposite the Doge’s Palace. He was also responsible for the Loggia bellow Tower in Piazza San Marco.
The property has been owned by the present family since 1938 and was completely renovated in 2001. The work, undertaken by local Venetian specialists, included a new roof, 32 new wooden framed double glazed windows, 2 new bathrooms, 2 new shower rooms, 2 new kitchens, 3 independent central heating boilers, new drains and electrics throughout. A new marble floor as laid on the ground floor. Other accommodation was renovated as necessary including the Sansovino ceiling in the dining room.
The plalazzetto comprises 4 floors with a total area of 500 m².
This is presently divided into three independent units as follows:
The Bed and Breakfast is composed by:
- 8 bedrooms 7 doubles and 1 twin (18 beds)
- 4 bathrooms or shower rooms
- 2 fitted kitchens (with space for a third)
- 4 reception rooms
- Common entrance
- Inner hall to apartment
- 2 double bedrooms
- Wet room/shower room
- Sitting room/dining room
- Dining room
- Sitting room
- 2 double bedrooms
- Fitted kitchen
- 1 twin bedroom
- Walk in wardrobe
- Shower room
Located in the district of San Marco it commands an excellent position in the centre of the city, yet light and airy and close to waterbus stops for all of Venice’s major transport facilities(airport, station and parking). It is presented in excellent renovated condition.
Price: from €2,600,000 for €2,300,000!