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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


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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 July, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 839 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • All rubbish must be removed from apartment and condominium area. There is a 50 euro fine for left rubbish. Neighbours take photos of left rubbish.
  • For stays less than 5 days, there is a 60 euro final cleaning charge. This is charged because of high expenses on short lets.
  • Please wear soft shoes inside the apartment and removing shoes when upstairs is very much appreciated. Please avoid damaging the stairs with bags.
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
  • Wireless Internet
  • 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. 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 48 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 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: 18-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 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 gem of a place for peace and calm

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this apartment. It didn’t disappointment. It is private, well equipped, beautifully designed and easy to relax in. After the crowds of central Venice it is a peaceful retreat to return to. There is lovely outside space too to catch the sun. Giudecca itself has a vibrant water front only minutes away and the vaporetta service is convenient and a great way to get about the various islands. Cheap enough too with a weekly pass. Lillian is helpful, friendly and efficient. Can’t fault a single thing.

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect 50th Celebrations

  • 5 of 5

Super apartment in a lovely quiet setting away from the tourists of St Mark's Square. We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay to celebrate a 50th birthday. Lillian's recommendations were perfect and the accommodation suited our needs down to the ground. If we return to Venice it will be to here! Many thanks, J&N

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, modern pied-à-terre on a beautiful island

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about our stay, starting with the very helpful correspondence with the delightful owner.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous property in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is exactly as advertised -- a beautiful, comfortable respite in a very special part of Venice. Lillian's apartment is sleek and contemporary and has every amenity you will need for your stay. My husband and I were there for a week and were ever so glad we chose Giudecca in preference to a more crowded part of Venice. We became pros on the use of the vaporettos (Venice's mass transit system) after one day and enjoyed them immensely. We had easy connections to Burano, Murano and the other Venetian islands.

The Giudecca apartment is in a closed, secure compound. It is surrounded by lovely, traditional neighborhoods and we loved the ambiance.

We highly recommend this property and look forward to our next stay there.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming, well appointed apartment on Guidecca that allows you to access all the best Venice offers.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent five days in Venice, and found the apartment to be a perfect haven. You are a short vaporetto ride to all the sestiere and tourist attractions, yet are able to experience life like a local. We appreciated the ability to leave the tourist packed areas during peak midday crowds, and enjoy a relaxing lunch on Guidecca. The apartment itself is clean and tastefully decorated. It is well stocked with everything you need. There are restaurants, grocery stores, cafe/ pasticcerias all within walking distance of the apartment.

Lillian was extremely helpful and informative. She had resources in the apartment, and made recommendations of events/ attractions. Her organization and attention to detail made it easy to feel at home in the apartment. She was easy to reach when we had questions, and was a joy to communicate with.

We enjoyed our experience tremendously, and would not hesitate to recommend Lillian's lovely apartment to friends and family. We hope to return ourselves in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from 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

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.11

Partial security deposit of £50 or 60 euros deposit for unreturned keys and/or rubbish removal.
The rental rate is for 2 people.
The price includes all linens, towels, heating and air conditioning.
Cleaning will be provided once/week free of charge for stays of 10 days or longer.
For stays less than 5 days, there is an additional cleaning fee of 60 euros as overheads are higher.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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