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Elegant 2 Bedroom Penthouse, with balconies, stunning views, & Venice nearby.

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Updated: 19-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment at Via Montello/ Viale Cairoli, Treviso , only 29km, or 40 mins by train, from Venice. - Located Close To All Amenities, Has Convenient Access To Old Town But Enjoys Considerable Privacy

Elegant 5th floor, 2 bedroom penthouse, served by lift, with extensive balconies overlooking the old town walls, the old town roofscape and the unbroken and serrated line of Dolomite peaks to the north. A mere 29 km from Venice, and extremely well served by bus and train services, the apartment makes for a great inexpensive base from which to explore Venice and the Lagoon and a tranquil sanctuary to return to after all the crowds.Centrally heated in winter and air conditioned in summer, the apartment is comfortable, and though central, is actually very private and feels like being tucked away in the roof and treetops! There is off street parking downstairs, with apartment block keys opening the barrier. The apartment, being adjacent to the town walls, is very convenient to all the attractions of Treviso, and is well served by a punctual bus service, the number 61, which stops outside the apartment and accesses the railway station and town centre in 10 minutes. Access to the town centre is best done on foot however, with all sorts of shopping and eating out possible within ten minutes walk.

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About the Owner

Brian Evans
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2017

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6 Reviews

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(6 traveller reviews)


Super apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 6 days in this lovely, well appointed apartment in Treviso. Situated just outside the city walls everything was within walking distance but there were also bus stops a very short walk away. The lift to the top floor apartment meant that luggage was easy to get in and out. There was plenty hot water, air conditioner cooled the whole apartment and the views from the balcony were splendid. This apartment is well positioned to visit Venice, Verona and the mountains. Definitely recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A very comfy apartment, with fabulous views from every room, and a great location in Treviso

  • 5 of 5

This is a great base for exploring the region, we didn't bother with a car - doing it all by train, making the most of the fantastically cheap fares, and ultra reliable services - heading off into the hills, south to Venice, and west to Verona and Vincenza. Returning to Treviso each evening to eat in one of its many restaurants, Da Fausta served fantastic Pizza, at such good value that we went four times, as well as sampling the many wonderful gelatos, or sipping Aperol Spritz in the main square watching the world go by. Treviso itself is a gem of a place - much underrated, with many streams (and working water wheels!) dotted throughout. The apartment is in a great location just outside the city walls, in a very quiet spot with fabulous views towards the Dolomites. It has a fantastic wrap around balcony, north facing and some of it east facing, which means the apartment stays relatively cool in summer, we were very glad of the shade. The beds are very comfy and lots of towels and sheets available and Brian the owner gave us lots of helpful information in advance.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well! You certainly left no stone unturned exploring the town and the region, Lucy! Well done! I am delighted you had such a full and varied holiday and I look forward to checking out Da Fausta myself soon.Thanks again!
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  • 5 of 5

I visited Treviso and stayed in this wonderful apartment, and I could not have asked for a better place to stay. The town is charming and very close to Venice. The owner, Brian, was very congenial and even mailed me my lost Kindle. I give it the highest recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5

A lovely apartment with everything you need. Just outside the walled town on Treviso. Excellent location with bars, restaurants and shops. Ideal for visiting the area.

We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, Sarah, and that the apartment worked well for your Treviso plans. Thank you for coming, and we look forward to hearing from you in the future.
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The Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5

We could'nt have stayed in a better place. The apartment was absolutely fabulous. Everything and much more than we could have wished for. The location was perfect . We actually flew to Treviso and was at the apartment 10 mins after arriving in the beautiful city. The owner Brian gave us all the information we needed was very prompt with his reply's from day one of booking with him. Kept in touch with us whilst there to suggest places to try which i thought was fantastic he was so friendly, and we welcomed all his suggestions.The best customer service we have received by far. The city itself is absolutely the best place we have been. Having stayed at Venice last year for a week we do now prefer Treviso. Have recommended it to all we know. Cannot wait to visit again. We walked around the whole city. Delightful. We ate at Osteria Del Torre and Tony Del Spin both fabulous. Had coffee at tons of places too many to mention all fab.The market is absolutely unbelievable hundreds of stalls. All in all best holiday ever. Only regret did'nt stay long enough. Well done Brian you are exceptional and hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Lindsay! Seems Treviso and our apartment pressed all the right buttons, so glad you had such a fulfilling stay. Your own mails along the way were both amusing and revealing, in that your excitement about the trip almost oozed out of the computer to me! We would be delighted to have you back, any old time. Thanks for coming in the first place! Till the next time....
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Charming apartment in a delightful city

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very easy to find thanks to the detailed instructions from the owner. We arrived at Venice Airport where there was the number 3 bus waiting to take us to Treviso. The journey took only an hour. We then got the number 61 bus which stopped right outside the apartment and took under 10 mins. The apartment is charming and very much a family home with photographs and paintings done by the talented owner. The views from the balconies are stunning. Looking out over the rooftops and over to the Dolomites which is particularly special at sunset with your glass of Prosecco in hand! We dealt with the owner, Brian by email and phone and it was so straightforward. He was very happy to answer any of our queries and went the extra mile suggesting places to visit. The apartment is in a residential area just outside the walls and in the neighbourhood there are fruit and veg shops and a Spar not far away. It takes around 5 mins to walk across the road to the lovely old town of Treviso. So much to see and especially how the river is managed and flows through the city. Not to mention the wonderful market which takes place on Tuesday and Saturday. Walking in Treviso is a delight, always finding something new. Local transport is very cheap and we took train trips to Padua, Vicenza and Venice. You will not find many foreign tourists in Treviso mostly Italians who come to visit at the weekend. We would highly recommend this apartment for its charm and great locality and look forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gill and John, for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed Treviso and our apartment so much, and we would be glad to hear from you again. Your point about the scarcity of tourists is important, and sets the stage for a stay in a normal , workaday,albeit wealthy, Italian town, and not a ghastly tourist money spinner. The market too, is a joy and worth getting up early for, as is the Pescharia, or fish market, where our kids feast their eyes on the strange and exotic creatures waiting their turn for the cooking pot...Gulp! Till the next time, Arrivaderci John and Gill!
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Treviso Canova at 8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Innumerable at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Mestre, Venice at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Treviso station at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A27 north to mountains at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Innumerable at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Lido de Jesolo, Lido De Venezia at 30 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:European club rugby matches are regularly played at Treviso and the Treviso side has been instrumental in fostering and growing the sport in Italy, with the recent Italian successes in the six nations cup being a direct result of this, though recent results have been less than encouraging for the home side...


Lido de Jesolo is about an hours drive away, and is the closest and most famous beach in the area.


Treviso Canova airport is 10 minutes drive away,

Venice Marco Polo is about 45 minutes drive away.

Car hire for travel around and in Treviso is not by any means essential, indeed we have used the excellent, reliable and inexpensive buses and trains on many occasions and most of the surrounding towns are easily accessible by both. However, for flexibility, cars are unbeatable, especially for the elderly or infirm though Italian driving habits should be researched before driving!


Venice 30km

Cortina D'Ampezzo, ski resort km

Castelfranco Del Veneto, medieval town 32km



Vittorio Veneto




Further Details:

Ther is a very handy Despar grocery 5 minutes away up Via Montello, also there is an outstanding and award winning butcher shop, or Macellaria, selling local delicacies.beside this there is a greengrocers, and a very good wholesale wine seller, run by the affable Dario,who sells very drinkable prosecco for under €2 a bottle!!

For more thorough groceries etc there is a large Spar supermarket inside the walls, a 5 minutes walk away, and an Ins discount store directy opposite.

The nearest ATM is just inside the walls opposite the apartment.

There is a very large market also just inside the walls across from the property every tuesday and saturday morning where you can find almost anything.

There is a wealth of good shopping in Treviso, for items such as house ware, clothes, shoes, high end design goods but such quality does not come cheap, be prepared!

The region has its own specific cuisine, and proudly uses produce according to the season so you will delight in treats here that you will find nowhere else in Italy, let alone elsewhere.There is an abundance of very good restaurants, Arman and Odeon to name but two,

You will be struck at how few tourists there are out and about, you will see the Italians in normal mode, as opposed to the caricatures you will be burdened with in Venice!

Treviso is a working Italian town, pretty but not twee, busy but not frantic.

There is a very good swimming pool complex at Santa Bona, served by bus 55 from viale Cairoli, great for families, and we have spent many happy days there.

For those interested in Art and culture, Treviso abounds in treasures. From the austere and imposing C.XIV Cattedrale San Niccolo, with its exquisite frescoes by Tomasso Di Modena and its 3 story high John the Baptist ( surely a record!),to the tiny but breath taking Chiesa di Santa Lucia, with its beautiful, intricate and subtly llit frescoes, in Piazza San Vito, to the many frescoed houses dotting the town, to the Civic Museum, the many lesser little churches, the Benneton Foundation,and the Exhibition Centre, there is much to see and enjoy.

In summer, there are wonderful outdoor concerts of classical, jazz and rock music to be enjoyed, some located in the piazze and others located on the town walls themselves.

The Facebook page, Around And About Treviso,

is also a very useful reference point for attractions in both Treviso itself and the surrounding hinterland, often yielding hidden gems not found elsewhere.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
24 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 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
Refundable Damage Deposit £174

Booking Notes:
Once contact is made with the owner, Brian, you can pay in two ways.

You can pay easily using credit or debit card on the Ownersdirect website, 100% of rental plus €200 security deposit.
Deposit is automatically repaid seven days after your departure as long as all is found to be in order in the apartment and keys are returned to owner or his agent.
Keys and all relevant location and apartment info is sent to guests a month before your visit.

Alternatively, if you prefer, you can pay €200, to the owner Brian by bank transfer, this secures the booking on the calendar.
One month before your visit, you then pay the full rental amount.
At this point, Owner sends you all the location and other relevant information by email and sends the keys by post or arranges a key pick up on site. After your visit, your deposit is refunded by Brian via bank transfer, as soon as keys are returned by post and all is found in order in the apartment.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible on changeover days, not a problem. Arrival and departure should be at reasonable times, arrival not too late , ie, not after 9pm and departure should be done by midday or so.

Notes on prices:
Low season €550
High season €700
Summer season €620
€80 per night low season (minimum 3 nights)
€90 per night summer season (minimum 3 nights)
€110 per night high season (minimum 3 nights)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 19-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • river
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom consists of one Bath/Shower over, WC, bidet and wash handbasin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 5 people Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with one double bed and plenty of wardrobe space. Bedroom two with one single bed, drawers and wardrobe. Living room with one double sofa bed.


  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Notes on accommodation: There is ample and secure off street parking, reached through a remote controlled barrier. Outside: There is a very long and extensive balcony, which hugs 2 sides of the apartment and affords stunning views all year round with the Dolomites sparkling to the north and the medieval town roofscape with its myriad campaniles and spires delighting both the eyes and the ears, to the east. To sit outside , enjoying your breakfast in the sunshine, taking in the snowcapped and unbroken line of alpine peaks to the north, as the many and varied church bells ring out the hour, is a pleasure not to be forgotten. Savour too, the sheer sense of well being, as you sip prosecco at dusk on the balcony, the swifts wheeling and screeching in the sky overhead,as the day fades. Please be aware of the care needed when using the balcony, and especially when it involves children. I never let my kids use it unattended, as they may drop something over or try to climb the railings.We can accept no responsibility for any mishaps arising from the use or misuse of the balcony. Utility Room: Ironing board, vacuum cleaner, etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: There is ample linen and towels in the apartment, and cleaning takes place immediately after rentals take place. Other: Entrance hall is spacious and clean with easy passage to all rooms of the flat and has walk in store for bags ,brollies, bottles etc.

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