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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Venice apartment description

Ca’ Badoer dei barbacani is a private 'palazzetto' located at the very heart of Venice. It offers a few self-catering apartments for rent on a weekly basis. The apartments are on the second 'piano nobile' and floors above, and enjoy open views - some over Church and canal. The interiors preserve a typically Venetian period feel, but combine this with modern comfort, first of all the use of a LIFT (elevator): 'no stairs to climb’. Some apartments have air conditioning, some satellite TVs, all have full equipment, linen, and weekly cleaning. The location, well known for the splendid Church of the Frari, is quiet and yet within walking distance of the Rialto and St. Mark’s. There are many local shops and restaurants, and close by at San Toma’ is the stop for public water-transport on the Grand Canal. The accommodation can also be rented as whole to suit a party of up to 14 people. For further details on the Whole Accommodation please click on 'full sized photographs' here below.

Special features and view: A long history! The palazzetto still preserves some original features belonging to a 10th/11th century house, then home to a branch of the Badoer, one of the most distinguished Venetian families. Re-designed by the Badoers towards the end of the 15th century, the medieval projecting pinions, or 'barbacani', have since become its identifying characteristic. In 1500 the house appeared in the “Bird’s eye view map of Venice” by Jacopo De Barbari. Overall, it stayed in the ownership of the Badoers for almost a millennium, till the end of the 19th Century.
Being a taller building than the surrounding houses, it enjoys plenty of light as well as far reaching views, going as far as the domes of the Salute and the Alps on a clear day. The view of the canal dei Frari and canal San Stin joining together under the bridge and also that of the Frari bell-tower in the moonlight are truly romantic sights.

Shopping and transport: The location is near the Church of the Frari, a well-known landmark to the “conoscenti”. The area is quiet, yet central; within easy reach of the Rialto, the Accademia and Saint Mark’s on foot, and quicker still by “vaporetto” from S. Toma’. Locally, cafes, restaurants, shops and markets are all close at hand, and so are two Universities, the State Archives of the “Serenissima” , patronised by international scholars, concert halls (concerts held in the Frari Church, as well as the two “Scuole” of S. Rocco and of St John the Evangelist), ... and paintings galore: the Frari Titians, the Tintorettos at San Rocco are just round the corner. Understandably, the local population are mostly professionals or academic-related. On the other hand, our visitors enjoy sight seeing - whether on foot, by gondola or by water-bus - shopping for designer fashion & antiques, visiting museums, attending concerts, gondola regattas, bathing at the Lido, painting or just writing books on Venice.

Sports: In Venice local rowing clubs and sailing clubs, such as the 'Compagnia della Vela', have a distinguished history. More water-sports, as well as golf, tennis and riding are available at the island of the Lido, where also bicycles can be hired. The beach at the Lido can be reached by direct water-bus service from San Toma’ in 3/4 hour. To secure a good beach cabin for the day, or half-day, an early morning start by water-bus is advisable. Early morning travel is not so crowded and the journey along the Grand Canal, then across the Lagoon to the Lido is an event in itself. The return journey in the evening, facing the sun setting behind the domes of Venice and the waters of the Lagoon come ablaze with colours is also something not to be missed.

The 'Attic' apartment: Venice Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 137ha

The lift takes you to the 4th floor, to the front door of the apartment; a short staircase leads to the beautiful and characteristic Attic apartment on the 5th floor, with angledbeamed ceilings and filled with original old style furniture. The living room has a dining table and chairs and has two sleeping areas off it, one with a double/twin bed and one with a single bed, a complete kitchen, bathroom with shower and whb, self contained heating system, air conditioning for the summer months, satellite TV, WiFi and telephone. From this apartment you can enjoy wonderful views in three directions over the rooftops of Venice, including an impressive view of the Church of the Frari.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 5

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

              • Bedroom


              • 1 double, 1 twin, 1 room with 3 beds

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


              • Books
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable


              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Beachcombing
              • Gambling Casinos

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Sailing
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Internet
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Elevator
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Safe
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Air Conditioning

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Kitchen
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven


                              • Balcony


                              Write a review 4.8
                              from 9 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              High Season
                              Apr 19 - Oct 31, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              Low Season
                              Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              High Season
                              Dec 20 - Jan 6, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              Low Season
                              Jan 7 - Feb 6, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              High Season Carnival
                              Feb 7 - Feb 17, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              Low Season
                              Feb 18 - Apr 2, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              High Season
                              Apr 3 - Oct 31, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • No additional mandatory fees
                              • Taxes Not included
                              • Stay Tax *

                              * This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 10 years.


                              Rental prices include final/weekly cleaning and household linen (sheets, towels, tablecloths etc).

                              Rental payments are in Euros. In the case of weekly rentals, the BOOKING DEPOSIT is equal to one third of the total rental cost; in the case of “short breaks” it is equal to the cost of one night.

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                              Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                              10 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Venice 'Marco Polo' Airport at Tessera
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Venezia - Zattere
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              Venezia - Santa Lucia
                              3 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Venezia - Mestre - cavalcavia
                              2 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Lido di Venezia

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              The old city of Venice lies peacefully in the middle of a Lagoon. It is made of hundreds of small islands connected together by arched bridges with steps, where cars can't go. A 3 Km long causeway connects the city to the mainland. At the Venice end of the causeway are several multistorey garages. At this point, both motoring and rail travel end and only pedestrians or boats can enter the city.

                              Other Activities: Sight-seeing (architectural beauty, romantic landscapes), shopping (fashion - antiques), visiting art galleries, concerts, gondola regattas, cuisine.


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                              • The 'Attic' main beds area

                                The 'Attic' main beds area

                              • The 'South Studio' - Living room

                                The 'South Studio' - Living room

                              • The 'De Barbari' living room

                                The 'De Barbari' living room

                              • The 'Family' living room and library

                                The 'Family' living room and library

                              • 'West Studio', the kitchen corner

                                'West Studio', the kitchen corner

                              • South view - the 'Frari' church

                                South view - the 'Frari' church

                              • North-East view

                                North-East view

                              • 'Family', the second bedroom

                                'Family', the second bedroom

                              • 'Family', the main bedroom

                                'Family', the main bedroom

                              • 'Attic, the dining area

                                'Attic, the dining area

                              • 'South Studio', living room

                                'South Studio', living room

                              • 'South Studio', living room

                                'South Studio', living room

                              • Ca' Badoer dei barbacani

                                Ca' Badoer dei barbacani

                              • The 'Family' living room

                                The 'Family' living room

                              • The 'West Studio' living room

                                The 'West Studio' living room

                              • The 'West Studio' beds corner

                                The 'West Studio' beds corner

                              • 'West Studio', the bathroom

                                'West Studio', the bathroom

                              • East view

                                East view

                              • South-East view

                                South-East view

                              • 'Family', the living kitchen

                                'Family', the living kitchen

                              • 'De Barbari', the main bedroom

                                'De Barbari', the main bedroom

                              • 'Attic', the 'alcove' bed

                                'Attic', the 'alcove' bed

                              • 'South Studio', the kitchen corner

                                'South Studio', the kitchen corner

                              €65 - €90 per night (EUR)

                              0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 3

                              View calendar: Updated 09/16/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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