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Houses for sale Venice San Marco that will make you dream

From the elegenat residences overlooking the Grand Canal to the lovely pied-à-terre between calli and campielli: treat yourself to a true Venetian experience in the most famous and fascinating of the sestieri

With its square, the iconic Basilica and the Rialto Bridge, San Marco is the perfect synthesis of everything that the world admires when it thinks of Venice. A real dream for the thousands of tourists, university students, art and culture lovers who choose the city as a destination or as a place to live. A dream that can come true for the lucky ones who can and want to invest in  Venice San Marco homes for sale.

Engel & Völkers is at your side to fulfill this desire, inviting you to discover all the excellent reasons to move to the Serenissima or choose it for a real estate investment.


Choosing houses for sale in Venice San Marco will allow you to experience this incredible city in the most intense and authentic way. First stop, a walk to the Rialto Market, the oldest and most traditional in Venice, where you can discover typical flavors and local specialties. Followed by an aperitif with a shot and a shade of wine in one of the bacari in the center. And for dinner, be sure to reserve a table at Quadri, the prestigious  restaurant of the Alajmo family, overlooking Piazza San Marco.

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Venice is the city of cinema, and not only for the famous Festival. If you like the idea of ​​strolling through places that have been the setting for the most famous international films, you are spoiled for choice: a visit to the famous Marciana Library, used for a scene from "The Tourist", with Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie. Or a stroll in the courtyard of the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory of Music, which together with the Grand Canal and the Sotoportego dell’Erbaria, served as the set for "Casino Royale".

And if you want to take away with you a memory of cinematic Venice, a few steps from the Rialto Bridge is the shop that made the mask worn by Tom Cruise in Stanley Kubrik's "Eyes Wide Shut".

Wouldn't you like to feel like you're in a movie even when you're home? Nothing could be easier if you choose this enchanting apartment with magnificent finishes among our houses for sale in Venice San Marco, on the noble floor of an elegant historic building. Impossible to remain indifferent in front of the suggestive view of the Canal.


It is no coincidence that St. Mark's Square is called the "Living Room of Europe". Here art and culture, architecture and history are concentrated, but also the best that Venice can offer in terms of luxury and exclusivity. From here the Calle Larga XXII Marzo unfolds, a destination for tourists from all over the world for its high fashion boutiques. Here, under the Procuratie Nuove, is the Caffè Florian, the oldest coffee in Italy and in the whole world.

It is not surprising that the most prestigious and sought-after houses for sale in Venice are concentrated right here: this is the case of this elegant independent building with roof terrace, ideal for carving out a moment of peace and privacy and admiring the Living Room of Europe in total relaxation.


If we consider the real estate market in Venice historic center, you should know that the San Marco district represents about 8% of all real estate transactions in the city, but also includes the most exclusive properties with the highest valuations, which means excellent opportunities. also for those who intend to sell.

In 2020, the average price per square meter in the district stood at around € 5,200 in the case of apartments, while for penthouses it exceeds € 5,800 and for homes in prestigious properties, peaks of up to € 6,100 / m2 can be reached. .

The houses for sale in Venice San Marco, in fact, represent an asset that knows no devaluation. Here the market is also resisting the crisis, thanks to the continuous international demand and to investors looking for opportunities for an economic rent. But for your investment to be truly safe and durable, rely on a trusted partner, because when it comes to properties of the highest level like these it is essential to be able to count on accurate valuations and personalized advice that only a deep knowledge of the territory and a real passion for the real estate world can guarantee.

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