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Updated: 06-Dec-2016
Hearth of Venice, view over canals, terrace, 3 rooms, 2 bathroms

The apartment is located in the heart of Venice, between Rialto bridge and San Marco. There are two supermarkets just two minutes from the apartment (in Venice are rare).

The apartment is on the second floor and consists of a lobby, drawing room with two comfortable sofas and TV( the two windows of this room overlook the canal ), kitchen - dining room with a view over the bridges and the canal also when you sit at the table, one bedroom with a mullioned lancet window on the canal, a second bedroom with two single bed overlooking the Paradise arch, two bathrooms with shower and mansard room with terrace on the third floor (duplex flat).

The area is quiet and there are plenty of shops nearby in the 'calle' (street): supermarket, baker, pharmacy, antique bookshop, news-stand, restaurants, confectionery, the best ice- cream shop etc.

F.A.Q. : terrace, 2nd floor, luminous, air conditioning, internet access free, washing machine, dishwasher, microwaves, Satellite TV, a full kitchen and equipped, all linen for the kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms, complete supply of table linen, bed linen and towels.

'This romantic corner of Venice with the Arch of Paradise was the source of inspiration for many poets, writers and photographers as Carl Spitzweg in 1832, John Ruskin, Frank Brangwyin in 1910, James Fergusson, the Alinari brothers (important Italian photographers ), The children-book writer Pinin Carpi wrote a book entitled 'Il ponte del Paradiso' ,

Why should you choose this apartment?: I am aware that it is not easy to rent a house in Venice where the market offers a great choice of apartments for rental.

I can say that my decision to buy this apartment in spite of its higher price in respect to other flats of the same size was due to the fact that I found it had some very special and unique features:

1) the fantastic view from all the windows over the canal . You see a canal crossing where the gondolas seem to slip under the building and you feel like living on a bridge in a romantic atmosphere.

2.)f the central location a a at five minute-walk from Sa Marco square and Rialto bridge

3) the terrace

4) the apartment is on the second floor and has a magnificent view.

5) the charming history of the calle and the Paradiso arch.

6) the 'calle del Paradiso' is very quiet and it is close to ' salizzada San Lio 'where you find all kind of shops

I would also like to say that the renovation was completed in 2015 and that the apartment was completely equipped with new furniture.

A deposit is not requested: we don't ask you to pay for a deposit at your arrival since we have never had any problems with our guests.

I am an architect and I put a great deal of passion in carrying out the restoration works. I saved all the original characteristics and I tried to recuperate as much as possible from the old decoration. For example the 'seminato ' floor - a kind of Venetian mosaic - was recreated according to the original pattern (but now it is perfectly even, a very rare thing in Venice!), the ceiling rafts are the old ones and have been perfectly restored, the bedrooms parquet floors are made of elm- wood.,

It was a great pleasure for me to restore this apartment and I would like to rent it out to people who will appreciate it and think of it as their home in Venice.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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26 Reviews

based on 26 holidaymaker reviews


Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Atmospheric location and very conveniently situated for exploring Venice. Supermarket very handy. Great local restaurant immediately below property. We have had a truly amazing week. Communication with owner and housekeepers was great. Luca met us at the apartment and also spoke to the water taxi driver from the airport so that we arrived in the correct location. We are a family of 5 so it was great having 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Would highly recommend this property to anyone visiting Venice.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location and everything we needed

  • 4 of 5

Firstly I have to say thank you to the owners for the helpful and efficient comma. Score we even arrived at the apartment. They let us know how to get there from the airport and someone met us straight from the water taxi to take us to the apartment. The location was perfect - in between Rialto and St Marks and with lots of restaurants and shops nearby (much cheaper than other areas) We walked to the supermarket and bakery each morning to pick up some breakfast. The apartment had everything we needed- towels, bedding, hair drier included and the heating worked really well. We didn't get to use the terrace as the weather wasn't the best. The kitchen is small but we eventually found all we needed and it's great to have a dishwasher. Bedrooms were ok - nothing luxurious but again, clean and comfortable. We weren't able to have a late check out as other guests were arriving but we were able to leave our bags in the apartment until early afternoon until we left for the airport which was much appreciated. Overall we had a great time and would recommend the apartment for its location and value for money. Thank you :)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gondole Galore!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Paradiso apartment. It is a nice, quiet location --- but Piazza San Marco and Rialto Bridge are easily accessible and equidistant. The apartment is well laid out for two couples, and well provisioned. It is just as nice as pictured. It was very relaxing to hear the gondoliers, shouting "Hoy" as they approached the blind corner canal intersection just below the apartment. Very picturesque and charming.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great, Central Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

The property is ideally located with a view of the canals from the kitchen table where we ate breakfast each morning. The place is clean and stylish. I would return here in an instant.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you want and more

  • 5 of 5

Venice is a fantastic warren of streets and canals which you just must explore. Our accommodation was in an excellent place, only minutes from San Marco and The Rialto Bridge and once you have worked out the routes it is easy. It is also just round the corner from a supermarket which believe me are few and far between. It was humid and hot when we visited and the air conditioning was very good. Our flight was late but Luca was very helpful and it will be a holiday we won't be in a hurry to forget

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We are a family of of five and finding places to that will accommodate us is not always easy. The apartment was much larger than we expected. The teens loved the upstairs room and contrary to the other reviews, we loved the little outdoor space... It was a great way to still be outside but out of the bustle of Venice. The location was absolutely perfect. We were able to take the water taxi directly to the front of the apartment, so no lugging your bags through the alleyways to get there. Restaurants and shops are right out the door, you are close to everything. We found the decor lovely and comfortable, the bathrooms were modern and the whole apartment was very clean. The views out of each window was beyond amazing. It was so fun to watch the canal traffic when we were having down time inside. I really can't say enough, book this apartment! You'll be glad you did!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

The flat is strategically located near the museums and the theaters, at less than a 5 minute-walk from both San Marco square and Rialto bridge, close to Campo Santa Maria Formosa.

The area is one of the oldest in Venice and is full of history.

'This romantic corner of Venice with the Arch of Paradise inspired many artists, writers and photographers..

The view over the canal crossing is breathtaking from all the five windows of the apartment in all seasons and also in rainy weather,

For centuries gondolas and boats carrying all kind of goods have been passing quietly on the canals steered by the skilful boatsmen of Venice. It is the same life of old Venice going on.

The watertaxi from the airport can stop close to the apartment door, while line 1 or 2 of water bus from Roma square or Railway station stops at Rialto bridge from where you can easily wallk to the flat.

The 'calle del Paradiso' is very quiet and is close to 'salizzada San Lio' where all kind of shops and two supermarkets can be found,


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
high Season
27 Oct 2016 - 6 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
low season
7 Dec 2016 - 12 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High season
19 Dec 2016 - 25 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
low season
26 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
high season
11 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
middle season
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
high season
1 Apr 2017 - 15 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

All charges-included :bed and bath linen provided, air conditioned / heating, electricity, gas, taxes .
The costs of final cleaning is 70 euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 06-Dec-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • city centre
  • waterfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 85 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed


  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

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