Flat Venice Laguna View
Flat Laguna ViewLaguna View is a lovely two-story flat (80 sq. M) with a breath taking view of Venice’s Lagoon, San Michele and Murano island.
You will enjoy that view not only from the lounge but also from its Venetian Altana (roof terrace).
The flat is situated on the second and third floors (without a lift, 30 steps) of a Venetian house, whose facade directly faces the Fondamente Nove of Venice’s Lagoon.
One of the flat’s charms: You have a front row view of the boats’ water ballet from your window.
Rest assured there is no noise to worry about, all the windows in this flat are double-glazed and the bedrooms are on the quiet sides of the house, where you will have a peaceful quiet sleep.
The Venetian Altana (Roof Terrace)The highlight of this flat is its beautiful Venetian Altana roof terrace (4.8 x 1.9 metres) with a superb view on Venice’s Lagoon and Murano and San Michele islands.
It has a thick wooden floor laid over the home’s roof pillars.
The Altana roof terrace is part of Venice’s history and architecture and you will see many of them on Venice’s roofs.
Centuries ago Venetian women would sit in the sun and bleach their hair on the Altane to give them the famous Venetian Blond (light auburn).
Today, there are much easier ways to get that colour! But you will find so many other reasons to enjoy that Altana and its view, relaxing in chairs that overlook the Lagoon.
Lounge – Kitchen – Dining RoomThe dining area is spacious and bright with a high ceiling and exposed wooden beams.
From the dinner table, you will enjoy the view through the window, such as the seagulls’ graceful flight over the Lagoon or the passing boats.
The lounge area is also welcoming with its large sofa and its coffee table, facing a large wide-screen television.
The open-plan kitchen is well equipped, with a large worktop.
But a Gentleman will need to roll up his sleeves and help his Lady during your holiday because there is no dishwasher.
This duplex is particularly quiet (there are no neighbours above you) and all the windows are double-glazed. That room, as well are the two bedrooms, is air-conditioned.
A complete list of the kitchen and flat amenities is here
First BedroomTwo large windows (double-gazed) overlook the Calle de la Vida, and brighten that cheerful sunny double room, as there are no buildings directly opposite. It is also a quiet and pleasant room.
A comfortable king-size bed (1.95 x 1.85 metres - slatted base) awaits you.
A nice wardrobe, a leather armchair and a coffee table complete the furnishings.
This double bedroom is air-conditioned.
First BathroomAn all-beige colour bathroom sits between the lounge and the first bedroom, illuminated by a large window (no buildings directly opposite).
A large shower unit (0.75 x 0.95 metres) with glass panes stands to the right of the window.
A sink basin, topped by a mirror, faces the shower.
A water-closet and a bidet stand also in this room, as well as a washing machine.
Finally, a large chrome heated towel rail completes the bathroom amenities.
Second BedroomThe second bedroom is a romantic and pretty love nest in the attic under the house’s roof.
To get to the second bedroom room via an internal staircase accessible through the second bathroom
The attic has recently been tastefully renovated.
A comfortable king-sized bed (2.0 x 1.6 metres) stands between an antique table with its pretty padded chair, and a little lounge area with two wicker armchairs.
It is a bright room with two windows and a skylight, as well as the French window that gives access to the roof Altana terrace.
Second BathroomA small bathroom that is decorated with blue and green ceramic tiles is also home to the home’s staircase, near the second bedroom.
A special note concerning your privacy: you can close the access door to this staircase and be able to go use the bathroom from the attic bedroom without being seen by the occupants of the other bedroom.
The bathroom windows offer a view of the roof tops of Venice.
It is equipped with a washbasin topped by a mirror, a water-closet and a chrome heated towel rail.
A nice shower stall with a glass pane door (1.0 x 0.65 metres) completes the amenities for this bathroom.
The Location in Venice – MapLaguna View flat, in the district of Cannaregio, stands in front of the Fondamente Nove, along the bank that faces the islands of Murano, San Michele and Burano in the Venice lagoon.
You are located in a lively and authentic area of Venice.
ShoppingSome Minimarket stands are in the area, as well as a co-op supermarket at the end of the bank of the Fondamente Nove (5 minutes on foot). Otherwise, you can walk to San Canzian (5 minutes on foot) which is a lovely shopping area: for both food shopping as well as gifts.
See and DoChurch, Campanile and Campo (Square) of the Gesuiti: 2 minutes on foot
Church, Campanile and Campo (Square) of Santi Apostoli: 5 minutes
Church of Santa Maria of the Miracoli: 6 minutes
Basilica of San Giovanni e Paolo: 6 minutes
Equestrian Statue of the Coleonni: 6 minutes
Rialto Bridge and fish market: 10 minutes
Church, Campanile and Campo (Square) of Santa Maria Formosa: 10 minutes
Saint-Mark’s Square: 14 minutes
Saint-Mark’s Basilica: 7 minutes
Saint-Mark’s Campanile: 7 minutes
Doge's Palace: 15 minutes
Piazzetta Saint-Mark’s columns: 15 minutes
Bridge of Sighs: 15 minutes
Useful – Water bus LinesFondamente Nove Pier Station (1 minute on foot): Lines 5.1, 5.2, 4.1, 4.2, 13 , Alilaguna
From the train station or Piazzale Roma: 21 to 24 minutes in water bus (4.1-4.2-5.1-5.2).
Murano Island: 9 minutes (4.1-4.2).
Airport: 38 minutes with Alilaguna Blu line boats.
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