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4 houses for sale in Venice on the Grand Canal as told by our real estate agents

Better a large apartment to be used as a reception room or a simple two-room apartment full of history? Here are our best houses overlooking the Grand Canal

Do you want to know why 9 out of 10 buyers prefer to buy houses for sale in Venice on the Grand Canal? We reveal this great secret to you.
We all love to walk through the alleys and alleys, cross bridges, fields, looking everywhere so as not to lose even one of the many faces of this wonderful city. But it is only by admiring its splendor from above that you can grasp its many facets.

Can you imagine the thrill of admiring the Grand Canal from the balcony of your home at sunset? To grasp the colors, the wooden terraces on top of the buildings, the silhouetted profile of the bell tower of San Marco?

This is the reason why houses in Venice overlooking the canals (and the Grand Canal in particular) are selling like hot cakes. We asked our real estate agents what properties are most in demand during this period and made some interesting discoveries.


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“In 1908 Claude Monet painted a painting depicting this very apartment, which became famous all over the world and is now exhibited at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. When I accompany a potential buyer to visit the property it is the first anecdote I like to tell, because it enhances all the originality that distinguishes it. "

Among the many apartment for sale in Venice on the Grand Canal, this is the one to which Giacomo Argenio, Engel & Völkers real estate agent, always loves to return. Among these rooms it is like returning to the Venice of the past, where Annina Morosini had welcomed nobles, artists and politicians of the period.

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The apartment in Dorsoduro, straddling the two Gothic palaces Palazzo Da Mula Morosini and Centani Morosini directly overlooks the Grand Canal. But this is not its only peculiarity.

280 square meters of space available

Marble floors + ceiling decorated with bas-reliefs

Convenient private warehouse on the ground floor 


Price: € 2,300,000

"The thrill of seeing gondolas pass before your eyes at sunset or boasting a panoramic view of the Rialto Market and the Campanile of San Marco is granted to few. Living in this apartment allows you to re-enter this small circle ". Stefania Franceschini, E&V real estate agent commented.

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Find all the information about this luxury property in the dedicated tab.

Among the houses for sale in Venice Cannaregio, this is the best for XY because it is very comfortable and spacious, suitable for a large family and full of interests.

Apartment in the Cannaregio area

+100 square meters of space available

South-facing terrace of about 20 square meters

Lift + Fitness Room 


Price: € 2,200,000

Apartment in the Cannaregio area

250 square meters of space available

Double independent annex with bathroom on the ground floor

Ideal as a high-quality or representative residence 

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Further details on this apartment in Venice Cannaregio.

It is one of the houses for sale in Venice on the Grand Canal with the most suggestive view because, in addition to offering an unparalleled view of the most famous canal of all time, it is really a handful of steps from Campo San Leonardo and the Ponte delle Guglie. Its strong point, excluding the location, is given by the originality and elegance of the furnishings, as well as by the ample brightness throughout the apartment.

Giacomo Argenio, Engel & Völkers Venezia real estate agent says this: “Not a simple apartment, but a museum dominated by the indescribable charm of the Grand Canal. It almost seems to be able to touch the cool waters beyond the windows or daydream, admiring the Ponte delle Guglie. Really exciting! ".


​Price: € 1,100,000

A terrace overlooking the Grand Canal has its own charm, but even the reserved glimpse admired from a window can be very romantic. You will notice it from this imposing four-room apartment in Cannaregio that counts:

125 square meters of space available

Panoramic terrace of about 60 square meters

State-of-the-art home automation systems + alarm system and video surveillance

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“It is among the houses for sale in Venice on the Grand Canal, most famous for having hosted illustrious personalities such as Galileo Galilei, Tiziano and Tintoretto. Those walls exude excellence, art and history "said agent Giacomo Argenio.


Price: € 900,000

“It is said that the rooms of this building have seen the joys and sorrows of two important historical personalities. From the philosopher Giordano Bruno, arrested right within these walls at the end of the 1500s, to Prince Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia who loved to bask in the sight of the Grand Canal here. " It is one of the favorite stories that Carlo Cermel loves to tell his customers when he accompanies them to discover this property in Venice San Marco.

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3 the characteristics on which to focus attention:

Very high ceilings, characterized by the typical Venetian wooden beams.

The water access leading to the building has a private dock, allowing you to arrive comfortably by taxi, gondola or private boat.

Marble floors.
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