House In Venezia Stra, Italy
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- 6 bedrooms
Property descriptionhistoric 16TH CENTURY VILLA
A beautiful historic villa dating from the early 16th century, pure in style and classic in form, one of several important villas and palaces owned by the famous Venetian Benzi dynasty, recently restored to a very high level. The property is composed by the main villa (with annexes) of around 600 square meters, park of around 15,000 square meters with the ice house, a small wooden house, a gazebo, a little lake, a swimming pool (a rarity in historic Veneto villas), and a large vegetable garden with orchard. There is also an outbuilding of 250 square meters with a separate access, and 500 square meters of private garden.GROUND FLOORThe main living areas are spacious and beautifully restored, with a series of fluid and comfortable rooms moving from the monumental salon to the library, a formal dining room, a very warm and inviting kitchen, the wine cantina, TV room and a guest suite. There is also a gym with a sauna, laundry room, service room, winter garden, and a beautiful small square with a well and an area for summer lunches.FIRST FLOOROn the 1st floor (which follows the same style as the ground floor) there are four beautifully planned main bedrooms, all with dressing rooms and private bathrooms. On this floor there is also a large open area with sofas that makes the impression of another elegant living area. Each bedroom, dressing room and bathrooms has been meticulously furnished with bespoke furniture, fabrics, and antique pieces to create a very special private ambience unique to the villa."GARDEN ROOMS"Directly adjacent to the villa there are leisure spaces such as a barbecue and pizza oven room, a small "piazzetta" with a well and huge dining table for 24 persons below a wisteria and ivy-covered pergola perfect for summer lunches and dining...gym, sauna....In addition, there are more functional spaces such as the laundry area, office and winter garden for lunching on cooler days, lemon trees in decorative terracotta pots which adorn the facade to the south in front of the fountain.ROOMS SUMMARYKitchen with office and cantina, dining room, TV room, library and the monumental frescoed hall, guest suite, four bedrooms, all with dressing rooms, three anterooms with fitted cupboards, nine bathrooms of which five en-suite and four in the general areas, mansard salon, gym, laundry, office.
Venezia Stra, Veneto, Italy
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