Torcello is the real precursor of Venice. Settled between the fifth and seventh centuries, it became the most prosperous of the early lagoon communities with its own palaces and churches, shipyards and docks, its own nobility and laws. The growth of Venice brought its demise and its current population is now about 100 people. It is probably most famous today for the Locanda Cipriani, one of the gastronomic institutions of the Veneto. San Giovanni, built towards the end of the seventeenth century, is the only villa on Torcello and is surrounded by an enormous garden. The property takes its name from the Romanesque church of San Giovanni some of whose ruins have been restored by the International Save Venice Fund and which can still be admired in the garden. The villa is beautifully furnished with antiques and equipped with modern comforts such as internet connection (wi-fi) and Sky TV. The swimming pool is on a small hill overlooking the garden. From Torcello it is possible to visit either by vaporetto or by water taxi the islands of the Venetian lagoon, including Burano, which is famous for its lace, and Murano, which is famous for its glass. The centre of Venice can also be reached easily by vaporetto. The vaporetto stop is only a five-minute walk from the villa.
Ground Floor: Kitchen; entrance hall; dining room; large outside veranda; twin bedroom and double bedroom (opening on to the garden); bathroom .
First Floor: Double bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room; twin bedroom with en suite bathroom; large living room; library/study; sitting room.
Second Floor: Three twin bedrooms; 2 bathrooms (one with shower only); roof terrace with marvellous views.
Cleaning service is included 4 hours a day, 5 days a week. A boat is available to guests till 5 p.m.
- Baby Bed
- Price Match Guarantee
- Internet Wifi
- Managed Directly
- Well-equipped Kitchen
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Rental prices include linen (changed weekly), final cleaning, electricity and hot water.
Heating is charged extra according to usage or fix fee.
Tourist tax is not included in the rental rate.
Arrival time is on Saturday between 4 pm and 7 pm (after 8 pm a fee of € 50 is required and after 10 pm the fee is € 100. Any late arrival has to be agreed in advance).
Swimming-pool is generally open from 26 May to 1 Oct. Different dates have to be arranged with the owner.
Arrival between 16:00 and 19:00
Departure within 10:00
Pool open from 26 May to 29 September
Not included in the rental price and to be paid on the spot:
Refundable Security Deposit in cash (mandatory): 1500.00€
Heating (on request): according to consumption
Included in the rental price:
Bed linen and towels (weekly changed)
High chair (on request)
Babycot (on request)
- On Request
- Not Available