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The elements that distinguish luxury apartments for sale Venice

Elegant ancient residences overlooking the lagoon or refined frescoed historic houses? Here are the luxury apartments for sale Venice that will make you lose your head

Living a few steps from the Rialto Bridge or enjoying the view over the Tower Bell of San Marco is a privilege that is priceless. The luxury apartments for sale Venice offer a series of priceless advantages, with features and peculiarities that are unmatched in any other city in the world. With some time to search for apartments in Venice, you will realize that the Serenissima has a lot to offer: from the sumptuous noble Gothic Palazzos to the luxurious period residences overlooking the Grand Canal - the elegance and refinement of the proposals will leave you breathless.

How to recognize and find them? Here are the elements that distinguish the apartments for sale in the historic center of Venice: for those who need plenty of space and love to live in the heart of the city or for those who are content with small dwellings but without giving up the charm of classicism.

LUXURY INSURED IN EVERY SIZE

​Let's start with elegance and refinement. If you are looking for mini apartments or an entire mansion, it does not matter. The lagoon city offers a long list of solutions for all needs : for those who need plenty of space and love to live in the heart of the city or for those who are content with small residences but without giving up the charm of classicism.


What do these two solutions have in common? Practicality, but also elegance, style, for real jewels of Venetian architecture, which develop around attractions and landscapes of rare beauty.

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FRESCOES IN YOUR HOME
Among the most appreciated features of luxury houses for sale in venice, the presence of refined frescoes stands out. The technique and the art of the fresco, in fact, was particularly used in the Venice of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: houses, buildings and palazzos were tinged with brushstrokes by artists like of Giorgione, Tintoretto and Tiziano.

Even today, many of the ceilings and walls of historic homes, of stately homes and luxury apartments for sale Venice are embellished with frescoes and stuccos, which lend themselves perfectly to a classic furnishing style, but also to innovative choices that can mix ancient and modern.

AN EYE OF REGARDING THE STYLE
When you talk about architecture in Venice, the typical features and elements of places of artistic and cultural interest such as the Palazzo Ducale or Ca’ Foscari - immediately come to mind. These two buildings, in fact, are perfect examples of the famous late Gothic or flowery Venetian style, which is characterized by a refinement and a decorative elegance that has taken on specific and peculiar characteristics.

The use of the pointed arch, also in its version with an upside-down keel, of the mullioned windows, the inlays and the decorations are still alive today in the most beautiful residential solutions and luxury apartments for sale Venice.

In short, it will be just like being immersed in an ancient fairy tale.

A BREATHTAKING VIEW ... ALL THE DAY LONG
Imagine opening your eyes and welcoming the new day by staring at the horizon on the Grand Canal. Have breakfast sitting on the terrace, with a panoramic view of the Giudecca Canal as a backdrop. Go down the street and take carefree strolls along the calle, the canals and the bridges. And finally, return home in the evening to enjoy sunsets that remain in the heart. We could go on forever and tell you how magical and wonderful it is to live in the most sought-after city in Italy.

Choosing apartments for sale in the historic center will ensure you unique views and a direct view of the surrounding wonders that the whole world envies us. Don't believe it? Engel & Völkers is ready to show you and support you whatever your needs are.

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