Nimaan & Partners offers for sale Villa Foscarini Cornaro, built around the mid-sixteenth century and home of the most beautiful names of the Venetian aristocracy, is a gem of Renaissance architecture set in the green countryside of Veneto, a short distance from the ancient Roman city of Oderzo and a few kilometers from Venice and Cortina d ?? Ampezzo. The noblewoman Elisabetta Cornaro Foscarini was born of one of the most prestigious families in Venice, the Cornaro. Four times a congregation of the noblewoman went to the dog seat, while her sister, Caterina Cornaro, became Queen of Cyprus. In the 1712 went to marry the Prosecutor of San Marco ?? Pietro Foscarini. The groom was born the 26 October 1680 and held the position of ?? Captain of Vicenza ??. 29 1745 of 1811 Pietro Foscarini died leaving widow Elizabeth the usufruct of all his goods. Elisabetta also called the Procuratessa ?? retired to the Villa of ?? Gurgo Muleudimorum ?? (Gorgo al Monticano) where the main activity was the production of silkworms reared in the great granary. Elisabetta Cornaro Foscarini became a friend and lover of Marco Foscarini, brother of the late husband, the fifty-ninth Doge of Venice. Marco and Elisabetta lived and remained owners of the Villa Foscarini Cornaro until the year XNUMX. During the Second World War, Villa Foscarini Cornaro was partially used as a barracks for the Germanic troops, and then became a Ministerial Seat. Currently Villa Foscarini Cornaro, after its careful restoration, is a stately home where respect for history reigns supreme.
Body A ?? The Villa
The first building that meets after the entrance to the Residenza and overlooking the park with centuries-old plants is the old Villa, now used by Hotel 5 stars.
In the basement: reception, entertainment rooms, lounges, breakfast rooms and a library with a large meeting table. Antique furniture, with crystals, paintings, carpets, antiques. Through the stairs and corridors of glittering marble marble and illuminated by Murano crystals, you reach the 1 ° and 2 ° upper floors, where the rooms, as well as different types, are all furnished differently. Many with original beams at sight. The hotel stands out for the exclusivity of the rooms, the generosity of spaces and offers 26 rooms consisting of: 3 single rooms; 14 double ?? Charme ??; 3 junior suites; 6 suites all furnished with care and elegance but equipped with the latest technology. The most important rooms in the villa are represented by the Clock Room, from the Venetian Doge Foscarini ?? is ?? Regina Cornaro ?? and in particular the Suite ?? Marco Polo?? obtained in Torre Colombaia.
Body B ?? Ex Barchessa
The former Barchessa is a two-story building with a deep porch overlooking the park all around. On the ground floor there are large salon parties, weddings, banquets and receptions, which can accommodate total 350 seats. The finishes and the furnishings are in themselves a great heritage, marble and Venetian columns and floors, red and gold Venetian upholstered chairs and the protagonists of the beautiful and majestic Murano glass chandeliers placed in the center of Cornaro, Della Music and Four Seasons. Just in the Four Seasons Room is a section of 500 flooring with golden frescoes on the walls.
Body C ?? Former Stall and Barn
Entering from the central entrance of the building, still constituted by the original pavement running the carriages to enter the storage, there is on the one hand the Pizzeria Birmana with its 350 seats, furnished with original pieces from Burma as panels from gold profiles, paintings, vases, Buddha and colored lamps then from chilled waterfalls and clusters of garlic cluster. On the side is also a small hall, separated only by crystal walls and antique wooden doors. From the other side, the evocative nightclub, Mood, authorized for a range of 560 people, completely black is lit by video projections and movies. Also on the ground floor, the Cantinaccia, a rustic wine cellar with typical Venetian meat and fish dishes with a wide selection of products from neighboring cellars. Top floor: There is a large salon equipped and equipped for gala dinners and a remodeled conference room with a maximum seating capacity of 1000. Rustic wooden floors and roofs with a single nave in wood with exposed beams all make for a great look. A kitchen next to the hall is equipped for the preparation and delivery of food. All kitchens in each building of the complex are individually equipped with dishwashers, ovens, cutlery, preparation plans, as well as dishes and crystals.
Body D ?? Ex Scuderie
Here reside the restaurant rooms dedicated to fish but also to meat, the so-called "Ristorante Foscarini", which is proposed as a refined and elegant but also warm and informal, where taste and emotions are combined with tradition and conviviality. The rooms, not too big, are themed with objects and items of absolute uniqueness with combinations never left to chance but the result of great research. Sala Pozzo, where the protagonist is the ancient well, originally the stable of the estate, now a particular and welcoming dining room with French style furnishings and curtains. A ladder once used to reach the barn now connects to the Moroccan Mezzanine ?? housed in the area of the old barn of the rural patrician residence, presents an elegant Venetian style which harmoniously combines Moroccan influences. Damask lanterns and pillows. In the mezzanine we find a valuable fireplace that gives a warm and cozy atmosphere with a piano that makes the environment similar to a theater's gallery. Environment suitable for a private party or a business dinner a bit? informal. The Sala a Righe, which originally housed the barn, on the wall retains the hooks to which the oxen were tied; the decorations recall the colors of the stables with white and red stripes and on the ceiling in the center of the room stands out a precious Murano glass chandelier in style ?? Cà Rezzonico ??. Other rooms on the terrace of the Rose garden, full of roses and aromatic plants with particular fragrances and a very white fountain with 7 spouts. The garden is usually used for wedding photography services. L'Orangerie, formerly the site of a small relaxation garden, is now adapted to a precious French style dining room with the features of a typical winter garden full of plants, flowers and refined furnishings. Particularly the precious majolica fontanelle. The Lounge Bar housed in the old stables, ceilings with beams and an impressive bar counter. Dedicated to after-dinner guests or private parties, is a suggestive location for the preparation of drinks and cocktails, equipped with console to entertain with music and dance. THE?? Foscarini Archive is the reproduction of a large Library with copies of books of every subject and genre and with display of antiques. The archive is located in the piazzetta dei Moreri ?? where we also find the ?? Palafitte Vip ?? where in summer special events are organized, themed evenings and bar service. At night the driveway is illuminated with the installation of lanterns and Roman torches. The square is furnished for 400 seats served by the Burmese Pizzeria.
Just after the gates of the entrance and to the side of the Villa, the outdoor pool with seasonal opening from May to September is located in the vegetation with a summer bar which allows a snack and restaurant service by the pool. Large relax area equipped with large umbrellas and outdoor furniture, framed by a lawn garden, flowers and plants, suitable also for children, who have room for games. The hotel offers guests courtesy service complete with pool towels and a poolside massage on request. The pool is equipped with showers and changing rooms.