This stately villa is located in the heart of the Veneto countryside, just 30 kilometers from Venice and Padua. The best way to get to Venice is by train (40 min) from the little station at Piombino Dese, just 7 kilometers away. The immense cultural whealth and variety of Venetia is the main reason for visiting this area. Charming Veneto towns like Cittadella, Bassano, Asolo, Castelfranco, Treviso, Vicenza, and Maser are within easy reach, and the little village of Levada, home to a coffee bar, grocer, newsstand, bakery, gas station, and hairdresser, is within walking distance (1.5 km) of the villa. Follow a charming country lane just a mile further to Badoere, with an excellent butcher, supermarket, florist, and antique dealer, as well as several charming restaurants and trattoria. Facilities for horseback riding (1 km), golf (15 km), and tennis (5 km) are nearby. The villas on the Brenta canal as well as other famous Palladio villas should also be on your cultural agenda.
This is one of the great Venetian properties. The villa was built in the 16th century by the word famous Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio for one of the most powerful and noble families of Venice. The elegantly structured villa with the central main building, flanked on both sides by arcaded wings, frame an Italian garden with a fountain, statues, flower beds, lawns and bushes in the front. The spacious grounds include an English garden in back. The villa is surrounded by woodlands, and includes a chapel, a soccer field, and a fish pond that has cleverly been created in the cavity from which the stone to construct the villa was quarried.
A unique guest quarters has been created in the fully independent left wing of the villa, the here offered Dimora Palladio. It measures 400 sqm living space and sleeps comfortably 8 people. The interiour is elegant and sophisticated, yet at the same time comfortable and inviting. Furnishings are mix of family treasures, period paintings, and interesting art. Floors are mostly parquet, and bathrooms are decorated with lovely hand-painted Vietri tiles.
Outside, there is a private flower garden with a swimming pool and gazebo (dressing room, refrigerator, BBQ) for the exclusive use of our guests. Guests will enjoy the warm hospitality of its owners. They live in a separate part of the villa and will provide expert advice on everything from where to play golf or tennis to what and where to eat.
Additional amenities include: but laundry service is available on site, there is no washing machine, air conditioning (with individual controls) in each bedroom....Read more
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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