|Minimum Stay||3 - 5 nights|
Recently restored using the highest quality materials into a masterpiece of cool sophistication, Ca' Delle Vele ('House of the Sails') is a loft-style apartment featuring highly contemporary design in neutral linen tones, anthracite greys, polished woods and shades of seasoned leather.
Also found on this floor is a well-planned and fully equipped kitchen, , a cloakroom with wc and wash basin (off which is a handy laundry with a washing machine and a separate tumble dryer) and an elegant double bedroom plus an en suite bathroom with shower and contemporary fittings.
Sleeping six, air-conditioned and covering two floors, the apartment has a beautifully bright ground floor open-plan living/dining room (measuring a whopping 50 square metres approx.), dominated by two enormous picture windows with the most stunning canal views over towards Palladio's Church of the Redentore on the island of Giudecca. This main room is furnished with super-comfortable, oversized sofas set against warm wooden flooring, attractively weathered beams and whitewashed walls which emphasise the ambient light and on which sophisticated paint techniques have been employed to recreate the ever-changing watery horizons right outside your windows.
A spiral staircase from the main room leads up to a wooden beamed 'library' (with a 'secret' swivelling door!) on the landing of the first floor - a super little haven affording further privacy, if so required, to those staying in the two further double bedrooms also found on this level (each with two single beds and an en-suite bathroom - - one with a bath and separate shower and the other with shower). And from here, access the 'jewel in the crown' of the apartment - a fabulous terrace with retractable awning for sunny days and the perfect spot for budding (or established!) artists wishing to capture the ever-changing panorama as a moment of their stay.
Check-in and Check-out procedures
Upon your arrival, one of our representatives will meet you at the vaporetto stop (or water taxi disembarkation point) closest to the apartment (as agreed during our prior correspondence with you) and accompany you to the property. All the information relating to your apartment such as heating, use of the kitchen and, where available, air-conditioning and internet etc. will be provided together with a welcome information file and a 24 hour emergency contact no. It is at this point that payment for the Security Deposit is taken by our representative - for further details of methods of payment etc. please see the ‘Property Rates’ section above. Standard check-in time is between 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm daily. (It may be possible to arrange different check-in times upon request at the time of booking. Please note that arrivals between 7:30 pm and midnight incur a late arrival fee, payable in cash upon arrival.) We kindly ask you to check out by 11:00 am in order that we may prepare the apartment for its next guests.
Upon arrival we were so caught up in the view that we almost forgot to appreciate the luxurious apartment. Which included a glass viewing window in the kitchen and a secret door, which you need to see to believe.
On the practical side, our welcoming guide, Valentina, was efficient and friendly, kitchen well stocked and showers were the best in Italy and France.
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An uber-chic urban retreat offering plentiful space and an amazing south-facing terrace, positioned directly on the Zattere promenade and offering uninterrupted views across the boat-filled waters of the Giudecca Canal. Within a short stroll of the Church of Santa Maria Della Salute, Francois Pinault's Punta Della Dogana Centre of Contemporary Art and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
*Plus compulsory or optional charges based on actual occupancy or consumption. The payment has to be made in the currency offered by the property manager, before use of conversion tool. Payments in other currencies have to be negotiated beforehand with the property manager. The currency conversion tool is provided for your convenience only and is non-binding.