Le Serra is an independent apartment in a 16th-century villa located in the countryside just eight miles from Padua (Padova), home of Europe's third oldest university. Villa Selvatico is less than thirty minutes from Venice and Vicenza, and less than an hour from Treviso and Verona. The famous ski resort,
Cortina d'Ampezzo, in the Dolomite Mountains, is 100 miles away. There are swimming
beaches along the Adriatic coast, at Jesolo and Sottomarina. You can drive to the ocean at Chioggia in half an hour to buy fresh fish. Nearby, lined with spectacular villas, is the Brenta Riviera, which can be explored by boat, by
car, on foot or by bicycle. La Serra is an air-conditioned apartment located in an independent building that once services as the villa's limonaia, where lemon trees were stored during the winter months. The front of the building is largely made up of windows, allowing for sunlit interiors and pleasant views:
- Living room with kitchenette, sunny dining area, double sofa bed
- 1 double bedroom (joinable twins)
- 1 bathroom with shower
Furnishings are cheery and comfortable. A laundry facility with washer
is available on the premises (use is shared with guests of two other apartments).
Relax in the garden, or rent bicycles
to explore the surrounding area. In the nearby village, just one kilometer from Villa Selvatico, you will find
restaurants, a grocery, a pharmacy, a post office, and a variety of other shops.
The bus to Padova stops in the village, and from Padova, there is a train to Venice
and the other major historical cities. If you prefer to drive, there are excellent