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Stylish, architect-designed, luxury apartment with roof terrace

Bedrooms 1
Space 839 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

Extremely comfortable, highest quality accommodation and furnishings

Top notch, brand new duplex apartment of character on former gondola boatyard for 2 people only. Beautifully appointed with fabulous water views from all rooms, small patio and roof terrace, right on the water. It is like a small house with no one above or below you. Main living area on ground floor and large balcony bedroom upstairs. 2 bathrooms. Travertine marble flooring or natural oak throughout. Fully equipped Smeg kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, hob and oven. Very modern, stylish design with top quality, comfortable, Italian designer furniture. Underfloor heating, HD TV, DVD, CD player, stereo system, WIFI. Air conditioning. Excellent local fish market and restaurants. Convenient location, one vaporetto stop to San Marco. 3 minutes to local food shops, 5 minutes to vaporetto. Local contact. Quiet, tranquil escape from the crowds. Minimum 3 nights. Not suitable for small children. Sorry, no pets. Strictly no smoking. Everyone loves the quality and location of this apartment.

US dollars,Canadian dollars, British pounds and euros accepted.

There is a hair dryer in the apartment.

More Details

Lillian Chapman
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Giudecca in Venezia-Murano-Burano

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 839 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom is upstairs and very beautiful. Heated marble floor, marble tiles, heated towel rail, extractor fan, large mirror and a skylight with blind. There is a bath and shower. The bathroom downstairs has a toilet, handbasin and shower enclosure. Heated marble floor and heated towel rail, large mirror.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Large balcony bedroom with king size bed. Wardrobe hanging space, large dresser, 2 bedside tables with lamps, radio/CD player, clock radio/alarm with weather station. Armchair, ironing board and iron in cupboard. Lovely oak flooring, underfloor heating, water views when the blinds are open. Next to the main bathroom.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • swimming
The stairs up to the altana roof terrace are quite steep. There is ample seating and room for sunbathing on the private roof terrace which has sun all day long and into the evening. The terrace is quiet and has panoramic views over the water. Seating and canopy for shade if desired, small table. It is the perfect place to enjoy a drink after a day of sightseeing. It is possible to use the fabulous, Olympic sized swimming pool at the Cipriani Hotel nearby for a daily fee or the pool and spa at the new Hilton Stucky Hotel. There are several bars and very good local restaurants nearby and the neighbourhood is very Venetian with not many tourists. Local shops only 2 minutes away, 3 supermarkets and an excellent local fish market a 10 minute walk. The apartment has a lovely atmosphere, very relaxing and safe with lots of open space, away from the crowds but only 5 minutes from San Marco.


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Stylish, architect-designed, luxury apartment with roof terrace
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was fabulous...even better than the photographs, especially the roof terrace which we were lucky enough to use every day.

Guidecca is an amazing place to stay...you feel as if you are experiencing the "real" Venice with friendly shopkeepers,cute little Italian children playing in the streets and amazing views wherever you look.

Try a cocktail at the Cipriani hotel...well worth the hefty price! Also the Hilton Sky bar is great to take in the amazing views of Venice main island.

Lillian the owner is super helpful in every way, the next door neighbors are really lovely and even the cleaner is friendly.

One of the best places we have ever stayed in and we have stayed in a lot of lovely places!!

Thank you Lillian for making my 50th birthday extra special.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have never written a response to my reviews as I like them to speak for themselves... However, in this case, I was especially touched that my guests took the time to write that they had such a special time and that is very important to me. We all need wonderful memories to draw on in life, especially for momentous birthdays and anniversaries and Venice is such an uplifting place if guests take the time to do something special. A cocktail at the Cipriani or the view from the Hilton Sky bar is the perfect example or some time on the roof terrace just to watch the activity on the lagoon - the traditional rowing, working boat traffic, fishing off the sand bars, sleek taxis going to the luxury hotels, etc. or the grebes diving into the canal. Take time to soak it all in and thank you, Andrea, for writing. Now you are part of the 'family' I hope you will be back soon and I would be most happy to be in touch again. Your are right - our small little development is quite unique in Venice. Heartfelt thanks and Happy Memories Lillian
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A perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This modern, colourful and tastefully furnished home is a perfect place to return to after a busy day in Venice. From its well appointed kitchen, its elegant sitting room, well designed bathrooms and a very comfortable bed from which there are breathtaking views.....its perfect in every way. Always peaceful and quiet its in easy reach of excellent places to eat or shop for food.

We look forward to a second visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful experience. Location and luxury amenities were awesome.

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding stay in luxury in a wonderful setting. Great communication and instructions for easy check in and all of the amenities were as advertised. Awe some experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful apartment in quiet, untouristy location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. The photos are accurate, it really is that nice. San Marco is an easy few stops on the vaporetto (buy a multi day pass, it's worth it) but we also enjoyed grocery shopping and having coffee locally. We made good use of the kitchen and washer dryer. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate apartment with great links into anywhere in Venice

  • 5 of 5

This is a very stylish modern apartment with everything you could want and great views out onto open sea and a roof terrace (which unfortunately we did not use because it is December) which would be a great place to relax after a day's sightseeing or indeed for breakfast..

The restaurants on Guidecca are good (one excellent with modern cuisine and decent vegetables) and there are local food shops and two supermarkets. . You need to take the vaporetto to get to the sites but San Marco is only two stops away with access to everywhere.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet, charming and very practical

  • 5 of 5

This is a stunning apartment in a quiet location but so easy to get to all the places you might want to visit. Lillian is very helpful and her directions and instructions clear and detailed. The photos don't do this lovely home justice and although the steps to the Altana are steep as described, the view and the fact that you can use this lovely outdoor space is worth the effort. It's rather like climbing into a loft or up the companionway of a boat (come down backwards!). Even if this puts you off - it shouldn't. The space outside the front of the apartment is equally charming and the whole place very easy to live in. There are several nearby restaurants used by locals and tourists - choose according to your pocket. We met with only good food and friendly service. And a good supermarket and local shops are within a quick and easy walk. The vaporetto stop is within a few minutes walk and a pass is a must. We had a seven day pass and used it a lot. I can't think of a single criticism - even the weather was kind!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Marco Polo Airport
Car: not necessary

Located in the centre of Venice, on Giudecca, one vaporetto stop across the water from San Marco. Vaporetto every 10 minutes. 20 minutes from Piazzale Roma for the Airport bus to Marco Polo Airport and Treviso Airport. 20 minutes to the main train station. Very near the famous Cipriani Hotel and the Bauer Palazzo. Very near to some of the very best restaurants in Venice. Private water taxi stop in front of apartment. Lido, glass factories on Murano, lace making on Burano and atmospheric Torcello within easy reach. Excellent transport links by rail or plane from Venice. Many ferries to Croatia and Greece.

Other Activities: Many special Festivals, Excursions, Museums, Concerts, Art, Language School


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Giudecca, Venice area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Refundable £50 or 80 euros deposit for keys and rubbish removal.
The rental rate is for 2 people.
The price includes all linens, towels, heating and air conditioning but final cleaning is extra.
Cleaning will be provided once/week free of charge for stays of 10 days or longer. Rentals of more than 14 days will receive a small discount.
Payment accepted in euros, British pounds, US dollars or Canadian dollars.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.