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stylish apartment with stunning private courtyard in Dorsoduro

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 110 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

On a quiet calle close to Campo Santa Margherita. Aircon and Central Heating

The house is on two levels with an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area on the ground floor. This opens onto a private courtyard which can be used for al fresco dining, maybe a glass of Prosecco before dinner or just enjoying Venice outdoors. There are two matching sofas in the lounge area, one of which converts into a double sofa bed. There is a separate bathroom with wash basin and WC.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one with double bed, the other with twin beds. There is a bathroom with shower, bidet and WC. The house has been renovated recently with attractive cherry wood flooring. All of the beds, sofas, garden furniture and kitchen equipment are brand new.

The house is located in picturesque Dorsoduro, just off the Campo Santa Margherita. It is an easy 5 minute walk to Piazzale Roma and the railway station. Despite experiencing more of the 'real Venice', access to the main tourist attractions, such as San Marco, is easy and fast, giving the best of both worlds

There is a flat screen TV and DVD player with a selection of DVDs available. Please feel free to bring your own DVDs if you want to watch these at the house. Similarly, there is a CD player and radio for your use. The house has it's own WiFi connection.

More Details

Owner
Josh Herlihy
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 30, 2017

About Josh Herlihy

We love Italy and as we move towards retirement, we wanted to spend as much time as we can in one of our favourite countries. Venice has always captivated and intrigued. Each time we visit, there is something new to see and experience. The place itelf is simply amazing1

Josh Herlihy purchased this house in 2006

Why Josh Herlihy chose Venice

Easy! Starting with Venice, then Dorsoduro which in our view is the best of the 6 'sestiers' of Venice in terms of being 'Real Venice', the bars and restaurants, the architecture and the convenient links to transport, particularly Piazzale Roma buses, taxis and the magical St Lucia railway station.

What makes this house unique

The private courtyard was the clincher for us. We spent 18 months finding the right property. My friend and Estate Agent, Andrea, called me one day to say, he knew he had found the special place that we had been looking for. He was right!

Amenities

Dorsoduro East House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • On the first floor there is a bathroom with shower, bidet and WC. On the ground floor there is a separate WC with wash basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , cot available
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , double sofa bed
  • The house is on two levels, with two bedrooms upstairs, one large double and one twin. Downstairs there is a double sofa bed in the lounge area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

stylish apartment with stunning private courtyard in Dorsoduro
average rating of 4.62 based on 50 reviews
5

Terrific Apartment in an Amazing Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 (Mom & Dad and our 4 kids, ages 21, 14, 13, 10) spent a wonderful month traveling throughout Italy in July 2016. We used VRBO to rent apartments in Milan, Venice, Florence, Tuscany, Sorrento, and Rome. We spent 5 nights at this amazing apartment and everything about it exceed our expectations!

This apartment provided an amazing home base from which to explore all of Venice. It's location was PERFECT for our family! It is located in the quiet, residential Dorsoduro area of Venice. It was a short walk to the water taxi stop, a terrific grocery store, and many wonderful local restaurants.

What was most fun was walking down the quiet streets and canals as we made our way to the more "touristy" parts of Venice each day. We enjoyed seeing the schools, the neighbors' wash hung out to dry on window clotheslines, the neighborhood pets, and all the little things that make up every day life in Venice. We loved all the things we stumbled upon during our explorations-be it fun stores & food vendors or beautiful churches tucked into quiet neighborhoods. We loved visiting all the amazing sites in Venice but treasured coming home each day to the quiet charm of the Dorsoduro streets/canals and the comfort of this lovely/modern apartment.

The owner was attentive and patient with our many emails/questions. Check-in was a breeze and the apartment was a comfortable retreat after a long day of enjoying Venice. We particularly liked the courtyard, where we ate many of our meals.

If we are blessed to visit Venice again, we would definitely want to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property was very clean and looked like it does on the web site. Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

Our overall experience was very good from first booking the property to receiving info along the way.

Meeting our associate to receiving our key and going to the property and reviewing items of interest was very good.

The property was conveniently located within walking distance to many attractions, restaurants and boats for sight seeing and airport transfer.

If going to Venice, we recommend this property for your stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent. well equiped. excellent communication with owner. very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Accomodation was excellent, very well equipped with frige freezer and washing machine. Air con was very welcome, dont think could have coped without it in the hot weather of August. Great to have a very comfortable bed and the fact it was King size made it more comfortable given the hot conditions. Also the sofas were v comfortable and the bed sofa great too. It was lovely to have the cool, shady patio to sit in after strolling aroun venice in the heat. Josh the owver was very prompt and efficient with communication and the Irene who arranged to meet on arrival was also very reliable, efficient and helpful. Very convenient, in a lovely quieter area, by a small canal. A great stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Comfortable, quiet apartment in great area with fabulous private terrace

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed staying in this Dorseduro apartment. It was my first time to Venice so it was lovely to escape the crowds when I went home after a day of sightseeing. There were some great wine bars and restaurants in the local area where you could sit right next to the canal. The vaporetto stop was only a five minute walk away.

The apartment had all mod cons and the extra toilet was handy. I must also comment on how wonderfully comfortable the beds were. We loved sitting on our spacious terrace of an evening having gin and tonics!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect space, location and service! !

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 4 friends and this was ideal! It was a fantastic location, quiet but close to everything. The house and furnishings were terrific - 1/2 way through a 2 week Italy trip it was a nice break from hotels and B&Bs, nice to be able to do laundry. The owner and Venice manager were so easy to communicate with and responsive and offered helpful tips and directions. We will absolutely return next time we are in Venice!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location with lovely outdoor space

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. The apartment had everything we needed for a family of four and was in a great location to visit the delights of Venice at the quieter times of the day. Plenty of places to eat nearby and a lovely courtyard for nights in.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Venice Marco Polo
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Kilometres
Stazione Maritima
Nearest Train
0.3 Kilometres
Ferrovia
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Milan Veice Autostrada
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Lido
Car: not necessary

The Veneto has all year round attractions from the winter skiing in the Dolomites to the hot and balmy days of summer. Venice is the ideal base from which to explore the region, served by excellent road, rail and maritime links. Nearby are the attractions of the Eugenean Hills, The Veneto wine country, historic cities of Padua, Vicenza, Verona and Trieste. In the middle of all this is the jewel that is Venice, La Serenissima.

Twelve million visitors a year, can't be all wrong, Venice is the most magical city on earth. Whether you want to visit the major tourist attractions or just wander the streets and canals getting lost along the way, there are so many ways of visiting the city. If you’ve already been to St. Marks and fed the pigeons, maybe you are looking to experience a more authentic, less touristy side of Venice?

Dorsoduro is known as the hipper “sestier”, less crowded, but still packed with history and culture, with beautiful churches as well as great bars and restaurants

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Rates & Availability

Dorsoduro East House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
spring/summer
Mar 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$162
$1,055
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$993
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

housekeeping $106

Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
Discounts may be available for longer periods, please ask the owners.
An additional charge of £10 per person per night may be made for parties greater than 4
Prices exclude linen/towel hire, cleaning on departure and meet/greet services. These are payable locally at 85 Euros per stay

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