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Houses for sale in Venice historic center: here are the best views of the city

Are you looking for houses in venice italy to admire the splendor of the Lagoon at any time of day? Here are 5 properties with postcard views

Which panorama would you pick to start the day? Stop for a second and try to ask yourself what is the first thing you would like to see as soon as you wake up.

​We opened the windows of our houses for sale in the historic center of Venice, looked at Punta della Dogana in the Dorsoduro district and observed the Rialto bridge in San Polo, we got lost in the dawn in San Marco or looked for the most suggestive corners in Cannaregio. We fell in love with a sunset from Giudecca.

Even knowing that the city is a constant surprise, we have chosen five panoramas that can be discovered in these five luxury homes for sale in Venice, dedicated to those who already feel like a future citizen of the Lagoon.


Those who are used to spending their lives among skyscrapers and dream of a good retreat among buildings surrounded by water, will love the majestic beauty of the Residenza Palazzo Cendon.

This bright 140 sqm apartment overlooks the Cannaregio Canal a stone's throw from the Ponte delle Guglie and, in the large living room, has a mezzanine that can be adapted as a study.

To feel like the merchants who sent letters to ancient Cathay from here.

Find out all the info on this property overlooking the Cannaregio Canal.

- Vista sul Canale di Cannaregio


The couples of young people like houses for sale in the historic center of Venice, looking for a future together, but also to more mature people who never stop dreaming. This apartment offers the view you would like to see every morning.

It is a real "Paradise on the water on Giudecca", located on the second floor, which offers a spectacular and unique 180 ° view of the lagoon and is equipped with every comfort such as a bedroom with en suite bathroom. You will have two terraces where you can have diner, surrounded by the water.

Discover the apartment overlooking the waters of the Giudecca.

- Vista della Giudecca di notte


There are those who love to sit with a glass in hand and watch the city fall asleep, but those who are thinking of buying a house in central Venice want to admire a different city, that of the University and of poets.

From the panoramic roof terrace of this 105 sqm apartment in Cannaregio, the view will literally leave you breathless. It was renovated in 2020, focusing on a successful mix of classic and modern, with exposed beams, floor heating and air conditioning in every room.

- Vista su Cannaregio


If your dream is to wake up every morning inside a Canaletto painting, this noble floor overlooking the San Marco basin will be the best choice.

The apartment can be renovated and adapted in many ways to make the most of the canal views. Then just go out and take a walk to immerse yourself in the works of art kept by the nearby Peggy Guggenheim and the Punta della Dogana-Francois Pinault exhibition.

And, if for some reason, this is not the house to suit your needs, all our houses for sale in Venice San Marco boast great views. We advise you to take a look.

- Vista su San Marco


Those who love to venture into the world and at the same time search a quiet place, will immediately fall in love with the large terrace of 120 square meters that allows you to enjoy the view over the whole city and then go as far as the Euganean Hills and the Dolomites.

It is the most exclusive terrace in the city, located on the top floor of the historic former Mulino Stucky, on the Giudecca island in a context that has made the history of the lagoon. And, very importantly, it is among the most visited houses for sale in Venice historic center in recent weeks. We are sure it will be the first to sell out!

Here are all the photos and info of our property on Giudecca.

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