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Venice, Italy · Villa - Torcello Island · 6 Bedrooms · 12 people

This fabulous and unique rent property, dating from the late 17th Century, is the only villa on the island of Torcello. The real precursor of Venice, Torcello was originally settled between the 5th and 7th Centuries, becoming the most prosperous of the early lagoon communities with its own palaces, churches, shipyards and docks, its own nobility and laws. The growth of Venice brought about its demise and its current population is only about 100 people. It is probably most famous now for the Locanda Cipriani, one of the gastronomic institutions of the Veneto.

San Giovanni takes its name from the Romanesque church of San Giovanni, some of whose ruins have been restored by the International Save Venice Fund, and which can still be admired in the enormous garden surrounding the villa. The interior of the rent villa was also restored a few years ago and the rooms are beautifully furnished with antiques. Amenities include central heating and a barbeque.

There is a swimming pool (14 x 7m) within the grounds, on a small hill overlooking the garden. From villa Torcello it is possible to visit, either by vaporetto or by water taxi, the islands of the Venetian lagoon, including Burano, famous for its lace, and Murano, famous for its glass. The centre of Venice can also be reached easily by vaporetto. The vaporetto stop is only a five minute walk from the villa. A boat is also available to transfer guests up to 5 p.m.

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Season Date Weekly Rate
High Season 02/07/2016 - 02/09/2016 10360
Low Season (Other dates) 01/01/2016 - 31/12/2016 8260
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Ground Floor - Entrance hall. Kitchen. Dining room. Large verandah. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom, opening to garden.

First Floor - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Large living room. Library/study. Sitting room.

Second Floor - Three twin bedrooms. Two bathrooms. Roof terrace with marvellous views.

Amenities Maid service included, Balcony and/or terrace and Swimming pool and/or jacuzzi

Maid service 4 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Cook on request.


Burano (shops and P.O.) 5 minutes by vaporetto

Murano 10 minutes by vaporetto

Venice (10 kms) 40 minutes by vaporetto

Important Information

Most properties require a refundable security deposit against damages. The security deposit for this apartment is €1500. Arrival at the apartments is normally from mid-afternoon, and departure must be by 10 a.m. This is to allow for cleaning between rentals if there are other guests departing/arriving on your arrival/departure day. If you are arriving/departing outside these times, please check with us if it is possible to arrive/leave the apartment earlier/later. If you require an airport or rail station transfer to your apartment, please ask us to quote for this. We are also happy to quote for any extra services you require during your stay, including maid service, cook, local tours etc. Most apartments have a no smoking and no pets policy, so please check this with us.

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