Join a Secret Italy

 Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter

Luxury Villas near Venice & the Lakes

My site is about Marche, Piedmont, Liguria and Sardinia but I felt it would be remiss not to include luxury villas and apartments in the other regions I love - namely Veneto and the Lake District.

My wife’s family is from the Veneto, while the Lake District is where we have enjoyed many summer weekends. These Italian regions offer exquisite scenery, rich history and a fabulous gourmet experience.

The homes I offer are not cheap, but they are all places that I have personally vetted. They are invariably of uncompromising quality, ideal for the independent minded person looking for a luxury holiday in Italy. Ideal too if you would like an occasion (wedding or such like) to be unforgettable.

If you are rather looking for five star hotel accommodation then I would suggest you visit my luxury hotels in Venice page where you will find my choice of the best hotels in Venice.

Luxury Homes in Italy

Treviso near Venice

luxury villa Italy

This beautiful and elegant 16th century Venetian villa is in true Palladian style. Built by the Count Marcello and still owned by the same family. If you seek the exceptional then this villa is the answer. Immaculately furnished in period style. Located near Venice the villa can accomodate up to eight people. For those looking for a wedding of true perfection this is THE venue. For more information and lots of photos of the wonders awaiting you click here.

Villa in Veneto near Venice

Bassano del Grappa

Bassano del Grappa

A superb villa in the hills of Asolo (one of italy's loveliest villages) and near the historic town of Bassano del Grappa.

The house is impeccably restored and furnished and the garden is truly splendid.

This extremely elegant and refined villa is the perfect place to begin exploring the Veneto. For more details click here.



Monselice near Padua - 30 minutes from Venice

Veneto Castles

Staying at an authentic castle/chateau is a unique experience, the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of modern city living.

This exclusive apartment is entered through the majestic corridor that leads to the chambers of King Vittorio Emanuele 3rd of Italy. Feel on top of the world as you look out across the magnificent vineyards of what is still a working winery.

Nearby you have some of the most prestigious thermal spas in all of Italy and even Venice is only an hour away. For more details click here.



Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore

An exclusive residence on the shores of Lake Maggiore, boasting a private beach and small dock. The residence consists of nine beautiful apartments of varying sizes, a wonderful garden-terrace-solarium area and a pool.

Views from poolside, out across the lake, are truly breathtaking. Not far away is a top-rated golf course. For more on click here.



For more luxury accommodation in Venice click here.

  1. Home
  2. Luxury Villas

You might like these

  • Travel Insurance for Italy

    Is travel insurance for Italy necessary? We've the answer for you and the best options too.

  • House Insurance Italy - the Best Advice online

    House Insurance Italy - All you should know about insuring your home in Italy.

  • Trieste - City of Cafes, Castles and Great Coffee

    The Italian city of Trieste, once known as Vienna-on-sea, is a city most tourists never discover. That is a real shame as this is a city with so much to offer...

  • An Italian Butcher's Tale from Sarnano

    There is a macelleria inside the gates of Sarnano, an Italian butcher shop, the subject of our interest. The couple who run it are old, the store is old. The store is at and in the old wall. The meat is worked the way it was for decades, centuries.

  • Colle Val d’Elsa

    The charms of Colle Val d’Elsa, which is one of Tuscany's best kept secrets, can now be shared with you thanks to a sixty-something grandmother...

  • Walks and Hikes in Tuscany - Experience Tuscany like a Local

    Walks and hikes in Tuscany can only be wonderful: with cypress-lined lanes, quaint villages and picturesque farmhouses. So… lace up those walking shoes, pack your back-pack, and don’t forget the sun cream, we’re off to where the walking is as enchanting as the wine.

  • Italy's Best Kept Secrets

    Ever wondered if there are some secret and stunningly beautiful corners of Italy? There are! Let me share Italy's best kept secrets...

  • Why the Vatican?

    “Why did you come to Rome, why The Vatican?” I asked. “I grew up as a Muslim hearing how this place was very holy to the Christians and I wanted to see for myself.” he answered. “And?” I questioned. “And, there is no doubt for me now…I can feel God in this place.”

Please Book with Us...

Please be so kind to support our family through difficult times when you next travel.

All you need do is book via the search box below, or any of the hotel links elsewhere on the website. It can be for travel to Italy... or anywhere else on earth.

You'll get the best deal available and the income we receive helps us to:

  • Stay independent and to keep bringing you the best of Italy.
  • Never have to accept money from hotels directly - meaning that we can share only those we genuinely love.

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Recent Articles

  1. My Italian Story - Building a Business I Love

    Oct 09, 20 10:24 AM

    A few years ago I changed my life completely. Let me share my secret with you and a little about my Italy too.

    Read More

  2. House Insurance Italy - the Best Advice online

    Oct 06, 20 03:12 AM

    House Insurance Italy - All you should know about insuring your home in Italy.

    Read More

  3. Heavy Floods Devastate Northern Italy

    Oct 03, 20 11:01 AM

    Read More

  4. Can You Recommend a US Company to Insure our House in Italy

    Sep 25, 20 04:13 AM

    The previous owners were Irish and they insured thru a UK Company. That company will not insure non WU residents. Can you recommend a US company that

    Read More

  5. 𝐕𝙞𝙨𝙞𝙩 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙤𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙧𝙚𝙘𝙚𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙖 𝙙𝙞𝙨𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙩:

    Sep 10, 20 10:43 AM

    Read More

  6. Trieste - City of Cafes, Castles and Great Coffee

    Sep 02, 20 06:55 AM

    The Italian city of Trieste, once known as Vienna-on-sea, is a city most tourists never discover. That is a real shame as this is a city with so much to offer...

    Read More