Spectacular Piano Nobile boasting stuccoes and frescoes in the historic Palazzo Gradenigo. The palace got its name from one of the most important family of the Venetian patriciate.
Built on a project by Domenico Margutti, a pupil of Baldassare Longhena at the end of 1600, it became grand residence of the Gradenigo family.
The magnificent building features two noble floors facing the canal, Rio Marin, and the garden, once luxury festivals and riding school venue.
Gabriele D'Annunzio was inspired by this well known garden for his novel Il Fuoco.
The entrance of the Palazzo has two impressive marble arches with statues, and the sumptuous hall boasts solid columns and is decorated by family crest and includes a majestic marble staircase designed by Baldassarre Longhena, which leads to the main floor.
Inside there are seventeenth century marvelous stuccoes and eighteen century frescoes by Guarana.
This stunning Piano Nobile is divided into two parts by a corridor, which gives access to two marvelous halls: the first one facing the canal, Rio Marin, recently renovated, boasts eighteenth-century stuccoes and frescoes of the late eighteenth century, while the second one features a frescoed ceiling by Guarana.
There are two bedrooms; a master bedroom with frescoed ceiling, a marble ensuite bathroom, a private study, and a walk-in closet, and a guest bedroom.
The property is completed by a kitchen with stucco, a second bathroom, and a laundry room.
The garden of the Palazzo is approx. 400sqm.
The apartment is situated in the central area of Santa Croce, in Rio Marin, only few minutes walk from the Venice's famous fish, fruit and vegetable market at Rialto and close to the Church of Frari and the wide and open Campo San Polo.
The apartment is conveniently situated for easy access to the vaporetto boat stops of Riva de Biasio, San Tomà and Piazzle Roma, and is only few minutes walking from Piazzale Roma and the Railway station.