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YOUR HOME IN THE VENICE FEW TOURISTS SEE - AUTHENTIC CANNAREGIO

Anthony P. Swallow

Advertiser since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Anthony P. Swallow

Advertiser since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
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Within 12 hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 22, 2014
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YOUR HOME IN THE VENICE FEW TOURISTS SEE - AUTHENTIC CANNAREGIO

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Cannaregio Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, sleeps 4 people

Completely renovated and redesigned, only the outside walls have remained unchanged : we have created a modern, tasteful, spacious interior and exposed the old beams in the living area. We have installed two completely new bath and shower rooms. The fitted kitchen is fully equipped (including dishwasher & washing machine). The windows of this 4th floor apartment look out over the most romantic views possible to San Marco in one direction and to the Lagoon, which can be clearly seen behind the church of Madonna dell'Orto in the other. The sleeping accommodation comprises a double room and another room with two single beds for maximum flexibility; these areas are finished in striking blue and red against the white walls. The sitting room (in one large space with the kitchen) has a dining area, and is finished in yellow and grey, with white walls and black beams. When you are in the apartment, it is a wrench to leave; to return after a day out in the city is a pleasure to look forward to!

Why not Malta ? : Our family also has a property in Malta (Gozo). Why not look at this too? Our Malta property is number 9705 ON THIS WEBSITE.

We hope you will like it!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anthony P. Swallow (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 22, 2014

About Anthony P. Swallow

We are lovers of languages, history and geography. Venice comprises more than a lifetime of cultural riches and so we kept finding ourselves coming back again and again. Eventually we gave in and bought our own property! Now we would now like to share it with you.....

Why Anthony P. Swallow chose Cannaregio

Our home is in Cannaregio, which means not in a touristy area, so we feel like proper Venetian residents when we are there. The apartment is bright and airy with a magnificent view; and it is situated on a fondamenta which has amenities for everyone (restaurants, bars, shops.....)

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet with fantastic view onto Tintoretto's house, the famous Moors on Campo dei Mori, the local canals and over the rooftops as far as San Marco (and also way, way over the lagoon onto the snow-capped mountains when weather conditions permit).

Guestbook comments from the owner

'The apartment was beautiful, nice and bright and airy, spacious, lovely and clean and very comfortable. It had everything we could possibly need, which made our stay very pleasant. It was nice too, doing our own thing, rather than staying in a hotel, we felt like 'locals' especially when in true Italian style we hung the washing out through the window!!' (from an English guest, July 2004) ' Had a wonderful stay in Venice - thank you so much - all instructions and directions worked perfectly! and the apartment so spacious. We so enjoyed staying in that area - quiet and yet shops and restaurants so convenient.' (from a Welsh visitor, May 2006) 'I wanted to thank you for the use of your Canareggio apartment. The location was excellent and the apartment itself wonderful. The views and the light were amazing.' (from a British guest, April 2007)
Nov 2007
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.9
based on 22 traveler reviews

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Your home in the Venice few tourists see - authentic Cannaregio
average rating of 4.909091 based on 23 reviews
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Your home in the Venice few tourists see - authentic Cannaregio
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p9359
Cannaregio Venice city center
4

Good value and well located

  • 4 of 5
Stayed here 4 nights with husband and two older children. The apartment is well located close to vibrant shopping streets, but quiet at night. Very close to some lovely bars and restaurants. Nicely furnished, although parents with screen-addicted children be aware - No TV. Was fine by us - we read books, listened to music and - oh yeah - visited the bars and lovely restaurants. Note - the four flights of stairs with no lift can be a bit of a pain with groceries when you're pushing 50 and have (apparently) spent far to much time visiting bars and restaurants. Overall, very good value.
  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vibrant shopping streets and great restaurants as well as the very quiet location all seemed to us to constitute an excellent reason for buying the apartment! Yes, it's on the fourth floor - but that also was a conscious choice as we wanted the light airy feel, the superlative views and no-one walking above our heads! By the way, we are in our 60s and leap up the stairs like gazelles - you soon get used to it :)
Finally, no TV is also a conscious choice : but there is free wifi so bring your own tablet and watch whatever you want to your heart's content.
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Your home in the Venice few tourists see - authentic Cannaregio
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p9359
Cannaregio Venice city center
5

A wonderful place to stay in Venice

  • 5 of 5
This apartment locates in a quiet neighborhood but it is only 10-min walk to Rialto bridge. Anthony is a very responsive owner. He replies the email promptly. Just right before we departed to Europe, Anthony noticed us that a wireless internet access was installed. This let us stay communicated with friends.
The instruction given by Anthony is perfect. The direction to the apartment is the most accurate route direction I've ever seen. We use the direction to the apartment without making any wrong turns.
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We are delighted that it all worked out for you. All guests can rest assured that we will do everything we possibly can to make sure everyone feels at home and their stay is free of problems.
As you see, we have wifi access now (FREE OF CHARGE) - all part of our policy of continual improvement.
Please come and sample our hospitality for yourselves!
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Your home in the Venice few tourists see - authentic Cannaregio
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p9359
Cannaregio Venice city center
5

The perfect Venetian retreat

  • 5 of 5
This clean, simply furnished and well equipped apartment was the perfect base for our week in Venice. In this quiet part of Venice, where the local shops were used by locals and reasonably priced, our self catering was easy and enjoyable. Peter and Michel ensured that we enjoyed every moment of our week with quick and informative responses that allayed any worries!

So long as you are ready to hideaway or explore Venice with its neighbouring islands, this apartment is excellent. Walking is a must whilst the stairs to the top floor add to the charm!
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Again, thank you to our reviewers who have given us five stars for our personal attention to their questions, and liked our apartment for the same reasons as we do ourselves : it's in the perfect situation to experience the Real Venice, living life much as Venetians themselves do. The stairs to the top floor of our 'palazzo' ensure that the apartment is ideally quiet and has great views over Cannaregio. Please come and discover it all for yourselves :)
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Your home in the Venice few tourists see - authentic Cannaregio
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p9359
Cannaregio Venice city center
maldon, essex
5

a perfect place to stay in Venice

  • 5 of 5
Anthony was a great owner, always responded to any queries quickly. This is a large apartment and was just as described, if not better, the views from the all windows were great. Anthony keeps the flat spotless, plenty of restaurants close by. We travelled through Europe for 3 weeks and this was the best apartment we stay in.
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We are so glad that our policy of immediate replies has pleased our guests - and we are sure it will please all future ones too. No-one wants to wait around to make their holiday plans, and we do always try to reply to all queries straightaway, and in any case within 24 hours.
The cleanliness of the apartment is also for us a fixed "given" : we would not rent out our apartment unless it was spotless, and we have a lovely friend who cleans for us : you will probably meet her when you stay with us :)
That we were these reviewers' best European accommodation is very nice to hear : we want to keep up our excellence and wish to share it with new guests too. So please come and try us out : we'll be delighted to hear from you :)
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Your home in the Venice few tourists see - authentic Cannaregio
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p9359
Cannaregio Venice city center
5

Lovely apartment, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5
Everything about our stay in this lovely apartment was perfect.

At the enquiry stage and throughout the booking process the owners could not have been more helpful. Most questions we had were answered by the very detailed information sheets they sent us, but they patiently answered our remaining queries cheerfully and with humour.

When we arrived at the apartment, everything was as we had been given to expect. All we could possibly want was provided, and the absence of a TV set was a positive bonus for us. Our 11 and 13-year-old children would not have been able to resist the TV if one were there, but since there wasn't one they had the opportunity to rediscover the simple pleasure of a game of cards, and spent time reading and drawing.

The location, for us, was unbeatable. A lovely, quiet neighbourhood, only 5 or 10 minutes’ walk from the hustle and bustle of the more frequented areas, but right off the beaten tourist track so that we really felt a part of the local Cannaregio community for our 8-night stay. And the views from the apartment are simply delightful - you look down on the neighbouring canals, and across the red-tiled rooftops to the various campanile, including St Mark's, that are visible from the apartment.

We would certainly recommend this apartment as an ideal base from which to explore the city - we're missing it already!
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Your home in the Venice few tourists see - authentic Cannaregio
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p9359
Cannaregio Venice city center
5

Lovely apartment, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5
Everything about our stay in this lovely apartment was perfect.

At the enquiry stage and throughout the booking process the owners could not have been more helpful. Most questions we had were answered by the very detailed information sheets they sent us, but they patiently answered our remaining queries cheerfully and with humour.

When we arrived at the apartment, everything was as we had been given to expect. All we could possibly want was provided, and the absence of a TV set was a positive bonus for us. Our 11 and 13-year-old children would not have been able to resist the TV if one were there, but since there wasn't one they had the opportunity to rediscover the simple pleasure of a game of cards, and spent time reading and drawing.

The location, for us, was unbeatable. A lovely, quiet neighbourhood, only 5 or 10 minutes' walk from the hustle and bustle of the more frequented areas, but right off the beaten tourist track so that we really felt a part of the local Cannaregio community for our 8-night stay. And the views from the apartment are simply delightful - you look down on the neighbouring canals, and across the red-tiled rooftops to the various campanile, including St Mark's, that are visible from the apartment.

We would certainly recommend this apartment as an ideal base from which to explore the city - we're missing it already!
  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really glad to hear that our efforts and our apartment were appreciated by our guests! We do really try to make each person feel at home, by answering their questions and giving tips and hints about what we have ourselves discovered over the years.
It is true we are a TV-free zone - it is sometimes nice to have a holiday from that too!
Yes, the location really is unbeatable and, as we have said before, we specifically wanted to become owners of a home in Cannaregio where real Venetians live ... and eat :) There are excellent restaurants with clients who return time and again in our immediate neighbourhood, and menu lists without those dreadful pictures of pre-cooked dishes of the tourist trap eateries.
We look forward to welcoming anyone at our home who would like to feel like an authentic Italian Venetian during their stay.

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Venezia Marco Polo
Nearest Barpub
virtually on doorstep
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Kilometres
vaporetto
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Venezia Santa Lucia
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A4 (Mestre)
Nearest Restaurant
virtually on doorstep
Nearest Beach
5.5 Kilometres
Venice Lido
Car: not necessary

Cannaregio is the city's most northerly 'sestiere' stretching from the train station in the west to the 'Arsenale' in the east. The northern quays look out towards the islands in the lagoon. To the south the Canal Grande bounds the 'sestiere'. It is a quiet area, one of the most unspoilt by tourists, criss-crossed by canals, characterised by small shops, simple bars and artisans' workshops. The apartment is situated on a small canal near the Campo dei Mori, one of the prettiest quarters. There are excellent restaurants frequented by Venetians on the Fondamenta della Misericordia, a step away from our quiet alleyway. While not being at all 'touristy', the apartment is situated so that Rialto is about 10 minutes walk away, and San Marco about 20 minutes. San Zaccaria (for a convenient direct boat to the Lido Beach) is about 25 minutes away on foot - the walk is fantastic, and, like us, you will probably take much longer because of all the marvellous sights en route!

Other Activities: The Lido beach is a 40-min-boat ride away.

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Rates & Availability

From €110 Per night

Cannaregio Apartment Rental Rates

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1 week = 7 nights

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Amenities

Cannaregio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , next to double room.
    Second bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet , next to twin-bedded room
  • so each bedroom has its own bathroom or shower room.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • = 1 double bedroom and 1 twin-bedded room.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
Notes:
Venice is a very special place, and its beauty is all its own. The most suitable visitors will be those who appreciate quiet, serene holidays and will not be looking for the high life, but will enjoy the apartment and the city for qualities other than those offered by most other destinations. We are ready to consider long lets, and are also not against (well-behaved!) pets. In addition, we will put a cot at the disposal of parents with small children, if this is asked well in advance. The access to the apartment is on foot only, and there are 5 flights of stairs up to the flat's front door. A pushchair could be left in the downstairs hall. Wi-Fi now fully installed and ready for you to use, free of charge of course. Stereo system with CD player, radio and iPod dock. Bring your iPod and play your own music as you relax, have a drink or eat. There are STAND FANS to cool you in summer time.

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