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Palazzetto Sansovino in San Marco, Venice


Sansovino, 3481 San Marco, it’s a Venetian palazzetto, used as B&B, with an apartment for the owner, built about 1500, situated in the heart of Venice’s most sought after residential area, San Marco. Its location, just 200 m from the grand canal, provides easy access to the whole of Venice. There are several interesting historical features including a Sansovino ceiling and fireplace.

Located in the district of San Marco it commands an excellent position in the centre of the city, yet light and airy and close to waterbus stops for all of Venice’s major transport facilities(airport, station and parking). It is presented in excellent renovated condition. Sansovino was a major name in architecture in Italy at the time the palazzetto was built. He designed part of the colonnade in Piazza San Marco opposite the Doge’s Palace. He was also responsible for the Loggia bellow Tower in Piazza San Marco.


The property has been owned by the present family since 1938 and was completely renovated in 2001. The work, undertaken by local Venetian specialists, included a new roof, 32 new wooden framed double glazed windows, 2 new bathrooms, 2 new shower rooms, 2 new kitchens, 3 independent central heating boilers, new drains and electrics throughout. A new marble floor as laid on the ground floor. Other accommodation was renovated as necessary including the Sansovino ceiling in the dining room.

The plalazzetto comprises 4 floors with a total area of 500 covered sq. m. This is presently divided into three independent units as follows:

The B&B is composed by:

8 bedrooms 7 doubles and 1 twin (18 beds)

4 bathrooms or shower rooms

2 fitted kitchens (with space for a third)

4 reception rooms

Ground floor: Common entrance

Inner hall to apartment

2 double bedrooms

Wet room/shower room

Sitting room/dining room


First floor: Dining room

Sitting room

2 double bedrooms


Fitted kitchen

Third floor: 1 twin bedroom

Walk in wardrobe

Shower room

Location: Although very conveniently located in a prestigious part of the city, the B&B is peaceful and offers a relaxing atmosphere. It is situated 200 meters from the main waterbus services providing services to the airport, railway station and parking in Piazzale Roma as well as the rest of the City and its lagoon. The property is in Calle del Pestrin, which is a wide street by Venetian standards allowing for a light and airy atmosphere inside the property adjacent Campo Santo Stefano


Town Venice
Region Veneto
Province Venezia
Tenure freehold
Floor area 500 sqm (5381 sq ft)

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