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Charming, Comfortable, Canal View, Ac, Wifi, Quiet Yet Very Central Ca'D'Oro

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Direct view of canal San Andrea from the 4 windows which open on the canal

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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The house: Remodeled part of 16th century monastery with central heating and AC, in the heart of Cannaregio, near Ca'D'oro and Santi Apostoli, between Strada Nuova and Fondamenta Nuove. Central Location: on foot 5 min. to the Rialto Bridge and 12min. to San Marco. Very quiet and safe!
And from the windows you can enjoy the beautiful and peaceful view without any obstacle. ADSL and WIFI work very well and you will appreciate the flexible design lamps to read in bed, a new mattress and a brand new TV set with a large LCD screen with satellite decoder and plenty of international channels. (see full list of amenities)
The apartment is on the 2nd floor (in Europe 1st floor) with very easy flight of stairs. Each room is independent and you access them all through 5 doors in the entrance: the main bedroom has a kingsize bed and 3 windows, the living room has 2 sofas and 3 windows on canal, sit-in kitchen with window on canal, bathroom with window, washing machine, air conditioning and central heating. You do not need to pass through any room to access the kitchen and the bathroom.
We rent our lovely, bright (total of 9 windows), quiet, and comfortable flat for weekly stays all year round, usually from Saturday to Saturday to 2 people, max 3 only.
You can experience Venice like a real Venetian and have a unique, charming approach to this wonderful city which is still very lively and human. The perfect central location just off the tourist track, the view from the many windows overlooking the Canal San Andrea (see photos from the different three living room windows), the wooden beam ceilings in the living room and in the kitchen, the charming main bedroom, the functional bathroom with cabin shower and washing machine, and the elegant furniture make it a special place. What used to be a small second bedroom is only for private use when we are there.
In 2008 we added air conditioning to offer refreshment during hot summers. For those who don't like it we have very good fans and if you keep the shutters closed when you are away the apartment keeps cool anyway.

Local shopping is great. We suggest you take the gondola ferry 'Traghetto Santa Sofia' 2 min. to the Rialto Fish and Vegetable Market where you can buy the best fresh food in town, also recomended a grocery supermarket at San Felice, 3 min. away, open all day seven days a week and the best typical restaurants happen to be nearby just off Strada Nuova and then along the Canale Misericordia, a few minutes from our a little more central area.
The neighborhood is very lively, safe and central. In two minutes you can reach the nearest boat station Ca' D'Oro (9 min. boat ride to the train station and 12min. to Piazzale Roma-link to the mainland and airport) and just one minute from the flat you can find the best and most typical venetian 'cicchetti' at local Baccari and restaurants nearby. From the near Fondamenta Nuove you take the boats to the Airport, to the wonderful Islands of Torcello, Murano e Burano and to the famous Lido with the glamorous hotels and beaches (Visconti's Death in Venice, Film Festival, etc.).
Usually no pets. The flat is on the second floor (Europe first floor) therefore even if there is no lift you just have to walk up only 16 comfortable steps . Smoking is NOT allowed inside! Please take a walk if you cannot resist.

Note: We rent it WEEKLY in the frame Saturday to Saturday. It is our second home, we and our friends and family are also often there on holiday, and this helps keeping the apartment always in its best efficiency as we keep improving it and doing repairs during our several stays all year round. But do not worry, there are no personal things around and the wardrobe and the shelves in the bedroom are at your full disposal. As I wrote we are also on hoiday when we are there and come with our suitcases as you do. Rates during Carnival, Easter, New Year's Eve, Biennale and peak weeks are higher. Discounts are offered for longer stays (two weeks or longer) especially in the low season. Special last-minute offers may be available to fill in open dates.

For those who fear ACQUA ALTA: do not worry, it is a tide, not a flood, and as it comes in our street for a few centimeters it also goes away. San Marco is one of the lowest area, Strada Nuova is pretty free of 'acqua alta'. We monitor the tides and keep you informed when it is higher than usual. We provide a choice of brand new rubber boots so that you can explore and have fun and experience something unique. It is not a danger for tourists. It is hard and sad for the people and shops on the ground floor.
The city of Venice is doing major works in all canals to improve the ecology and the solidity.

We kindly ask our guests when back home to write a comment in the vrbo/homeaway guest book. Most tell us on the phone or by email how charming and comfortable it is but we would like also other potential guests to read it. Thank you!

We can talk on the phone about details, but please first write an email with your landline and we are happy to call you back. If we publish our phone we are flooded by calls from other websites offering us their service.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 65 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Exceptionally only in the kitchen with open windows and closed door to the rest of the apt....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    unfortunately too many guests are allergic to cat's or dog's hair and we cannot run the risk....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Other (See Description)

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Child Beds (1) up to 4 yrs old, see crib or cot, Baby Cribs (1) Foldable with matress, but please advice in advance if you need it. Most babies come with their own!, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) extra bed to be used only exceptionally...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Glass Cabin Shower, bidet, basin, washing machine

Other Amenities

  • NEW: Satellite TV with large flat screen (Feb. 2012), great WIFI, ADSL full kitchen with new stove with security gas flames and electric oven, toaster, coffee machine filter n. 4, blender, washer with spinner (no dryer), new foldable Baby bed (1-4yrs)...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Plenty of books in many langauges and many Venice guides and maps....moreless

  • CD Player
  • Music Library:

    a small selection (please feel free to add, but do not remove!)...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    800 international channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    In the sitting room and we make available a small collection of CDs, please feel free to add BUT do not take any away......moreless

  • Television:

    LCD Flat screen...moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Venice is built on water but not all houses see it…we do from all windows!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    4 windows open up on a beautiful and peaceful canal...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    comfortable table in the kitchen but also in the sitting room and ask two trays if you wish to have a snack comfortably set in the two sofas with a set of 3 small tables...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    brand new, silent and efficient, BUT not to be left on when away from the apt.!...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    ADSL ethernet connection with plug in cable...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    see garage...moreless

  • Garage:

    No Garage in Central Venice, the city is built on water! Only at the car park of Piazzale Roma, or at the Tronchetto or (cheaper) at Mestre, opposite the Train Station...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    autonomous, you can choose your favorite temperature...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    we just changed many sets of sheets and towels...moreless

  • Living Room:

    with 2 sofas, 1 armchair, 2 chairs , one writing desk, books and above all 3 windows on the charming Canal SanAndrea. You can enjoy the reflections of water on the ceiling while resting on the sofas!...moreless

  • Parking:

    At Piazzale Roma, Tronchetto or Mestre, as you DO NOT need a car in Venice, or better it is impossible to drive in the canals! see Garage...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Only for small quantity of guests clothes, NO house laundry washing, we do it!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    password on arrival...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Filter 4...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    plenty, all you can think of! Electric oven. Coffee machine with filter n.4, toaster, blender, corkscrew, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty!...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    with a table and 4 chairs and its own door for best cooking....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic spices and condiments, basic products for the kitchen, water from tab is drinkable...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    with freezer section...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Biennale Special Opening
May 6 - May 9, 2015
3 night min stay
€140

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Film and Art Biennale
Aug 26 - Nov 7, 2015
5 night min stay
€130 €150
Sat
€900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Low season 2015
Nov 25 - Dec 23, 2015
3 night min stay
€100 €120
Fri, Sat
€700

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

New Year 2016
Dec 24 - Jan 9, 2016
5 night min stay
€130 €150
Thu, Fri, Sat
€900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

High season 2016
Mar 26 - Jun 18, 2016
5 night min stay
€130 €150
Sat
€900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Peak season 2016
Aug 27 - Nov 6, 2016
5 night min stay
€130 €150
Sat
€900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
€120 €130
Fri, Sat
€800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tourist tax Each 5nights €15
  • Cleaning, linens, towels €60
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Low season: Mid November until Christmas and then Mid Jan.-Feb.700 € weekly or 100€ daily.

Special holidays (Christmas, New Year, Carnival, Biennale, Regatta) and Venice events: 900€ week. Extra fees for peak dates Expo and Biennale2015

Shorter stays possible in low season. Longer periods:discount from the 3rd week on t.b.a.

The Venice tourist tax (1.50 each) is due for the first 5 nights only.

A first payment due when booking usually with Paypal or direct bank transfer. Balance to be agreed. Very friendly cancellation policy, if we manage to rent your dates we reimburse you!


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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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Location

200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
plenty!
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
plenty

Car: Not Necessary

All water and sport activities find place at the Lido which is easily reachable with a 25 min. ride with waterbus.

NEW Available: a light to carry beach ombrella and two folding straw beach mat, to be used with beach towels .

Also a trolley for your supermarket shopping (in the kitchen cupboard next to the window) as well as shopping bags. Available: , INTERNET , WIFI, hairdryer, iron with iron board, foldable liner, rubber boots for 'acqua alta', and more...

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1979

About the owner: We are a couple involved in the arts and culture and love Venice and its Lagoon and we are happy that our guests can share the experience when we are not there.

Why the Owner Chose Venice:
We chose this area (Ca' d' Oro - Santi Apostoli) as it is one of the most TRUE part of central historical Venice. It is very close to all tourist destinations and transport facilities, but at the same time safe, quiet and most human.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Staying in our apartment in the very heart of the old center allows you to experience this unique city like a real Venetian with all comforts for a memorable holiday.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian

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Photos

  • Direct view of canal San Andrea from the 4 windows which open on the canal

    Direct view of canal San Andrea from the 4 windows which open on the canal

  • Sitting room with 3 windows overlooking canal San Andrea

    Sitting room with 3 windows overlooking canal San Andrea

  • Living room with two facing sofas for comfortable relaxing and conversation

    Living room with two facing sofas for comfortable relaxing and conversation

  • Bed room with kingsize bed and flexible lamps for comfortable reading

    Bed room with kingsize bed and flexible lamps for comfortable reading

  • Bathroom with basin, WC, bidet, glass cabin shower and brand new washing machine

    Bathroom with basin, WC, bidet, glass cabin shower and brand new washing machine

  • Fully equipped sit in kitchen with window on canal facing Palazzo Albrizzi

    Fully equipped sit in kitchen with window on canal facing Palazzo Albrizzi

  • Entrance with doors to all rooms, antique desk with ADSL-WiFi router and phone

    Entrance with doors to all rooms, antique desk with ADSL-WiFi router and phone

  • View on the left side from one of the 3 windows on canal in the sitting room

    View on the left side from one of the 3 windows on canal in the sitting room

  • The name of our street at the corner with canal San Andrea from one window

    The name of our street at the corner with canal San Andrea from one window

  • Ca'D'Oro waterbus n.1 stop, a few minutes on foot to our place, one bridge only

    Ca'D'Oro waterbus n.1 stop, a few minutes on foot to our place, one bridge only

  • Boat n.1 stop Ca'D'Oro

    Boat n.1 stop Ca'D'Oro

  • Sitting room corner with nest of 3 tea tables

    Sitting room corner with nest of 3 tea tables

  • Detail of corner with second sofa

    Detail of corner with second sofa

  • Sitting room (detail with writing desk)

    Sitting room (detail with writing desk)

  • Bed room with flat TV screen and a wide choice of international channels

    Bed room with flat TV screen and a wide choice of international channels

  • New Cabin shower

    New Cabin shower

  • Kitchen with all gadgets: coffee filter machine, toaster, kettle, microwave etc.

    Kitchen with all gadgets: coffee filter machine, toaster, kettle, microwave etc.

  • Wood entrance door of the apartment,  1st floor for Europe ( for US 2nd floor)

    Wood entrance door of the apartment, 1st floor for Europe ( for US 2nd floor)

  • View of Canal San Andrea looking rigth

    View of Canal San Andrea looking rigth

  • Window 'with a view' of canal and Palazzo Albrizzi

    Window 'with a view' of canal and Palazzo Albrizzi

  • Gondola Ferry  Santa Sofia (2€) to Rialto Fish and Fruits market

    Gondola Ferry Santa Sofia (2€) to Rialto Fish and Fruits market

  • Nearest Boat n.1 station Ca'd'oro opposite the Old Fish Market at Rialto

    Nearest Boat n.1 station Ca'd'oro opposite the Old Fish Market at Rialto

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