Elegant Renaissance Piano Nobile in Dorsoduro
Second piano nobile available for sale in Renaissance palazzo in Dorsoduro, near the Carmini Church.It measures about 410 square metres and has a wide entrance on the ground floor. The property comprises the typical portegolounge overlooking a canal, as well as two other reception rooms with the same view, one of which boasts an elegant bronze fireplace with a coat of arms on top. These could easily become two bedrooms.The hall also gives access to two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. One of them overlooks the canal, the other a very pleasant communal courtyard, and has a mezzanine that could host the double bed, leaving plenty of room on the main level.A spacious passageway leads to the kitchen, which is divided into two parts and boasts a fireplace at its centre, as well as stuccoed ceilings.A further room of approximately 34 square metres overlooks a beautiful garden.The ceilings are very high throughout the property, some with perfectly kept wooden beams, others with stuccoes.There is lots of natural light from all sides, let in through exquisite leaded windows.The hall boasts prestigious neoclassical pilasters and the floors are in the typical terrazzo alla veneziana style.The façade has just recovered its original purity and elegance thanks to a complete restoration which includes the roof and the sides facades, in the full respect not only of Renaissance architecture but also of the most recent statics and anti-seismic standards.
Built in the 16th century, Palazzo Balbi Mocenigo is located in one of the most sought-after parts of Venice, Dorsoduro, close to the Zattere, on the San Sebastiano canal and fondamenta (named after the church of San Sebastiano, decorated by Veronese).