Ca 'Zen is a Venetian villa of 1700 located in one of the most beautiful and spectacular corners of the Veneto, a green oasis in the Po Delta. The Estate offers a Bed and Breakfast service with the possibility of staying in cozy rooms with a rustic style and, thanks to its large internal and external spaces, to organize wedding banquets, parties, concerts, events in a very suggestive setting.
Ca' Zen History
In the heart of the Po Delta, immersed in a natural setting of greenery and tranquility, stands the Tenuta Ca 'Zen, a villa dating back to the eighteenth century built by the will of the Zen family of Venetian nobles. At that time many Venetians moved to the mainland to cultivate the countryside, building hunting lodges, rural buildings and so on. The complex, in addition to the manor house, also includes the chapel dedicated to Santa Margherita, formerly under the Abbey of Pomposa, the stable, the warehouse for agricultural products, two farmhouses and part of the imposing brick yard used in centuries ago for the drying of the crops.
The current owner, Elaine Avanzo Westropp Bennet, originally from Ireland, came to Italy in the 60s and met the Cavaliere Pericle Avanzo with whom he shared his love for the countryside and horses: he moved to Polesine and he no longer abandoned it. his idea of opening this large country house to Italian and foreign visitors, sharing with others the little-known corner of Italy and making it usable for concerts, events and special occasions.
In the east and west wings of the villa were thus obtained the cozy double rooms, elegantly furnished with antique furniture, one different from the other, recovering materials, furnishings and family objects. The farm offers a service of B & B and although not equipped with a restaurant, offers the opportunity to taste the simple but tasty typical goodness of Polesine, both with snacks and snacks that, at the request of guests, with small dinners based on local recipes .
One of the barns has been completely restored and is an evocative setting for events offering ample space to organize private parties such as weddings, birthdays, corporate parties that can be housed in outdoor spaces: the vast green park is able to accommodate over 900 people giving the possibility of organizing concerts and photo shoots and fashion with the certainty of having a fantastic scenario.