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Private Villa near Venice in large grounds w/Pool

Piombino Dese, Provincia di Padova, Veneto, Italy
  • Villa3875 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps9
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

Apartment, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

The Barchessa Apartment (8-9 sleeps) is located inside the arcaded wing of a 16th century palladian style villa. The property is surrounded by an historical park and it is located in the country side, approximately 35 minutes from Venice by direct train.

The apartment is 400 square metres large (4300 square feet); it is built on two levels and has a view of the garden. Furniture and objects belonging to the owner family since 16th century, which have been conserved over the times, period paintings, objets d’arts and new matching furnishing, create a warm and welcoming ambience.

There is an ample private parking by the apartment entrance.

The Private Garden with Swimming Pool

Close to the main building, in a garden separated from the main park and reserved for the guests, there is a swimming pool (9 x 6 m, 1.60 m deep, open May 1st through October 1st) surrounded by oleanders, roses and hydrangeas.

The garden is complimented by a patio, a wooden table, ten chairs, six deck-chairs and a barbeque/grill. A dressing room with pool towels, extra chairs and a small refrigerator is accessible from the private garden.

Other amenities are a soccer field (inside the park) and three mountain bikes.

Included facilities

Air conditioning: all 4 bedrooms have own climate control system with unlimited use of electricity.

Deep housekeeping, linen and bath towel change are provided twice a week.

Wireless internet access is available free of charge. No time limits.

Kitchen garden: more than 15 different kinds of vegetables and herbs can be picked daily!

Amenities on request

Private dining, extra maid service, laundry and ironing service, extra beds, baby bed, laptop hiring, heating, telephone and fax machine are available for an additional cost.

Own wine selection is on sale by the property.

Keywords: self catering villa, italy villa rental, private swimming pool, vacation rental near Venice, countryside holiday home, kids friendly


Jacopo Marcello

Member Since 2011
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within one hour
english, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 12, 2018
About Jacopo Marcello

I was born and grew up in this villa. First of all through my family’s care and teaching, and then in a conscious and individual way, I was charmed by these incredible surroundings permeated by tradition and a warm welcoming feeling. After having spent 10 years away studying and working, in 2002 I decided to come back here, to my home, and put all my efforts in keeping its splendour alive and making it visible to our guests, hoping that they will feel the emotions that I felt and continue to do so.

Jacopo Marcello purchased this Villa in 1550

What makes this Villa unique

The Venetian villas are more than 4.000 houses, built between 1450 and 1700, and Ca’ Marcello is one of the few which is still lived by the original aristocratic family. The private park is 90.000 sq. meters and is rich in old-century trees, statues, flower beds. Going for a sunset stroll or for jogging in the early morning is like walking in heaven. During your stay, I'll be glad to accompany you through a private visit of the main building to appreciate the real Italian lifestyle and share our love for this beautiful place. Our family deeply believes in the great difference between being guests and being clients, and the first one is the way we like people to feel while having their holiday here. Regarding the concept: The Barchessa apartment is the only guesthouse in the whole villa, independent and perfectly positioned (in one of the arcaded wings, called ‘Barchessa’). All the bedroom windows overlook the main Italian style garden and the villa’s façade. Amenities: Several vegetables and spices can be freely picked up daily from our private kitchen garden. Dinners can be self-arranged by the guests, but can also be cooked by a private chef and served in the garden, everywhere the guests want. Surroundings and activities: the property lays in the middle of the southern Veneto region. This means being a few minutes away from all major interesting destinations in the area: Venice (35 minutes by direct train), Padua (40 mins by car), Bassano and Asolo (30 mins), Verona and Lake Garda (90 mins), Cortina d' Ampezzo (120 mins) and all charming villages and Palladian villas. Scenery lovers can visit the natural park of the River Sile, where also boating and kayaking facilities are available. Private visits to local cellars and wine producers are possible to taste the famous 'Prosecco'(50 mins from the villa). Daily boat trips on the Brenta River are easy to arrange to enjoy the stunning landscape and Palladian villas from Padua to Venice.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
      • Lemon room
        1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon
      • Hydrangea room
        1 queen
      • Rose room
        2 twin/ single
      • Rhododendron room
        1 queen, 1 baby crib
      • Rose room and Rhododendron room share one bathroom. Other rooms have ensuite bathroom.


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet
      • 3

      Location Type

        • Monument View
          All east-side windows face the main house faòade and the Italian style gardens


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Sports & Activities


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                      Deep housekeeping, linen and bath towel change are provided twice a week.
                    • Air Conditioning
                      All 4 bedrooms have own climate control system with unlimited use of electricity.
                    • Computer Available
                      Laptop available at € 60 per week
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      The dryer is available free of charge
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                    • Parking Off Street
                      There is an ample parking reserved for the guests by the apartment entrance.
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      The washer is available free of charge
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Private wireless internet access is available free of charge. No time limits.


                        • Catering Available
                          Personal chef available any time during guests' stay for private lunches or dinners upon request.
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Espresso machine
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 9 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Music Library
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • Toys
                                  Pool toys
                                • Video Library
                                  More than 40 DVD titles available


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Gazebo
                                    • Outdoor Grill

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Private Pool
                                          (9 x 6 m, 1.60 m deep, open May 1st through October 1st)
                                        • jetted tub

                                          Onsite Services

                                            • Concierge
                                            • Private Chef


                                                • botanical garden
                                                • cinemas
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • theme parks
                                                • water parks
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis


                                                                • Kitchen garden: more than 15 different kinds of vegetables and herbs can be freely picked daily! Bicycles are available to rent on site, equipped both for adults and for kids. A cycling route (60 km) which leads to several attractions and points of interest between Treviso and Padua can be reached right in front of the villa's gate.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  21 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Amazing Italian Villa

                                                                  Dina P.West Vancouver BC Canada

                                                                  We spent 5 days at the Ca' Marcelo apartments in March 2017.

                                                                  It was a really pleasant stay as we could combine our tight business schedule of visiting our suppliers in the Veneto region of Italy with relaxing experience at the splendid historical Italian villa. The villa's owner made our stay very comfortable. He provided a great service in regards to the meal arrangements at villa and outside and he was really helpful on any of our requests.

                                                                  We would recommend this villa both for the business travelers to this part of Italy as well as leisure tourists, who would like to get a genuine experience of Italian Dolce Vita.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you Viorel and colleagues! It has been a pleasure to host you and I'm glad everything was fine during your stay. I hope all the best for you.


                                                                  Wonderful stay. Gracious and helpful host.

                                                                  Edward S.

                                                                  Highly recommend. Beautiful estate. Great for family.

                                                                  Wonderful Italian stay in charming villa

                                                                  Marta U.

                                                                  We had a great time at Ca’ Marcello. Spectacular grounds, lovely and welcoming hosts and refined indoor spaces made our holiday unforgettable. The villa is very well appointed and we had everything we needed at hand. The location is perfect, in the middle of a lovely contryside landscape and at a short drive/train ride to all major attractions we were in the Veneto for: Venice, Padova, Treviso, Verona and the Prosecco hills. The accommodation is very charming and perfectly clean with lots of space for the kids to run. We loved cooking our meals in the fully equipped and brand renewed kitchen, as well as over the bbq grill out at the pool. Lots of seating for meals between the dining area, kitchen large table and patio. Jacopo is a lovely host, always caring and helping us to enjoy our stay. Absolutely recommended! Marta&Family

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you Marta! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that your kids where happy, too. Have a beautiful Christmas. We hope to see you next year!



                                                                  Joaquin D.

                                                                  We really enjoyed our stay at the villa. Mr. Jacopo was a beautiful host and always made sure we had what we needed. The grounds were impeccable.

                                                                  We would definitely recommend it to all.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Dear Joaquin,

                                                                  thank you very much for your kind words. Knowing you and your family was lovely. I'm glad you spent a good time in our region and I hope we'll be able to meet again in the future.

                                                                  Good luck for all your plans!


                                                                  I need six stars!

                                                                  Lynn C.

                                                                  Nine of us, three generations, made a lifetime of memories. The accommodations were first-rate and the kitchen was generously outfitted. Our gracious host Jacapo was most helpful with restaurant reservations and local information. The landscaped grounds and the private pool provided hours of entertainment for the children, like having a city park at their disposal. Venice is an easy train ride away and the nearby towns made for great day trips; having a car is a must but the peace and quiet were definitely worth it.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Dear Lynn, I'm so glad to see you had a good time and that you enjoyed the villa and the surrounding area! It was a honour to have you here for your birthday celebration and I hope to meet you all again in the future!

                                                                  Wonderful place in Veneto

                                                                  Bianca F.

                                                                  We were 6 adults and 2 kids, 8 and 10 years old.

                                                                  We stayed at Ca'Marcello for 2 weeks and it was a wonderful experience. The location is great and close enough to do daily trips and still have time to enjoy the property that is amazing. Beautiful setting with breathtaking gardens. We all had a blast. Great place for kids, we rented bikes and they had a blast between the pool and all the spece to play. Marcello family were a great hosts helping us planning several trips. I would highly recommend this place to stay and would love to go back.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you Bianca! I remember your kids and you all. Have a great summer and I also hope to see you again soon!



                                                                  Piombino Dese, Provincia di Padova, Veneto, Italy

                                                                  - Cooking classes, yoga seminars, painting and decoration courses are available upon request - kayaking in the Sile River (10 min. drive) - Go-karting (40 min. drive) - Private visits to local cellars and wine producers (30 min. drive) - Daily boat trips on the Brenta River (to enjoy the outstanding landscape and Palladian villas from Padua to Venice) - Mountaing biking in Montello. Across the hills you will discover the official World Cup Mountain Bike track as well as a large number of easy to hard trails in the forest. - Kayaking in the natural reserve Kayaks with 1 or 2 seats can be rented to enjoy an excursion in the Regional Park of the Sile River, which resurgent springs are 1 mile away from Ca’ Marcello. The natural oasis through which the river flows keeps unchanged the original nature and wildlife and offers fascinating and different scenarios along the way. - Vintage convertible car tour. Choose your preferred vintage convertible car and hit the road along the Garda lake and Verona’s hills, in search of the most fascinating Venetian landscapes. Hearing the roar of the engine, feeling each vibration through the steering wheel and pedals, knowing that no curve is always the same…

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