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Stunning views from all apartments

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Montagna Sole – the perfect dream holiday home – stunning views and with sun all day!

Located just above the popular lakeside village of Argegno, there are 4 brand new apartments with shared 10 x 4 metre swimming pool. The apartments have been furnished in a modern, yet elegant style, to enhance the stunning views.

These beautifully located apartment with amazing uninterrupted views of Lake Como and stunning mountain views to the right of the swimming pool have everything the modern holiday home should offer. Free wifi, large pool (shared between only 4 apartments), lovely gardens and large terraces, satellite TV (English-language channels), washing machine and dishwasher all included.

There are just two lovely 2 bedroom apartments on the ground floor and 2 on the 1st floor. Each has stunning, lake views and plenty of outside space for alfresco dining or just soaking up the all-day sunshine. They each have 1 twin bedroom and 1 double bedroom + bathroom with shower. The light-filled open plan lounge and kitchen/dining areas have patio doors with panoramic views overlooking the lake. There is a double sofa bed in the lounge. The ground floor apartments have a covered portico and a spacious garden area, which overlooks the lake and is equipped with sun beds, deck chairs and dining tables. The 1st floor apartments have spacious lake view war-around terraces, with dining table and sun beds and a small rear garden.

Externally: The apartment is provided with sun loungers, deck chairs and outside dining furniture. The communal pool area has sunbeds and umbrellas.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Argegno 2 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Malpensa 72 km, Nearest railway: Como 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Stunning views. Tranquil location. Modern, spacious and light-filled living areas. Plenty of outside space. Privacy. Convenient for Argegno and all parts of the lake.

Cots and high chairs must be pre-booked at no charge. There are a limited number of garages avaialble on a first come basis. There is ample safe of road parking as well.

Further details outdoors

The pool is only 1.4 metres deep and so is safe for children. There are ONLY 4 apartments sharing the lovely lake view 10 x 4 swimming pool, shared pool with only 4 apartments in total, so not overcrowded.

The property is in a tranquil location surrounded by mountains and greenery with stunning, panoramic lake views.

BBQ facilities.

The apartments have either balconies or gardens, equipped with dining tables & umbrellas, sun loungers and deck chairs. Pool areas are equipped with sun loungers and umbrellas.

A 45hp speed boat can be hired locally by the hour. Bicycles can be hired nearby as well.

Further details

A €250 refundable breakage deposit is payable on arrival.

The rental price includes all linens and bathroom towels.

A car is advisable, as the walk back from the village (approx. 15-20 minutes) is very steep.

Please note the access roads, whilst being public roads, are steep and narrow. We would not recommend arriving with an 8-seater minibus, but standard cars and people carriers can pass through without a problem.

Payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer or Paypal (5% surcharge)

The Lombardy region

Lake Como has been famous and popular for centuries, due to its unrivalled beauty. It is still popular today for many more reasons: It is within striking distance of many interesting places - Milan, Monza, St Moritz and Lugano, to name just a few. It offers something for every type of holidaymaker from the sporty to chill-out to culture-vulture with water sports, golf, horse-riding, stunning villas and historic churches, shopping to die for (ask for our designer outlet guide), wine tastings, gourmet restaurants and some of the best pizzas you will ever taste at only €4 for a pizza margarita, you can't go wrong! It is also home to the island of Comacina and one of the most famous restaurants on the Lake, visited by everyone from Eisenhower to Clooney.

Argegno

Argegno, 20km from Como.

A popular destination for tourists, Argegno is situated in a large inlet on the western shore of Lake Como at the mouth of the Val d’Intelvi. It has a pleasant climate and is mild even in the winter months. With its’ beautiful panoramic location, one can see from the headland of Bellagio to the north and as far as Nesso towards the south. Argegno offers a surprising amount of facilities for a quaint lakeside fishing village – 5 good restaurants/pizzerias, 2 excellent wine bars (Enoteca and Bar Colombo), serving free snacks at aperitivo time every day.

Argegno offers a surprising amount of facilities for a quaint lakeside fishing village – 5 good restaurants/pizzerias, 2 excellent wine bars (Enoteca and Bar Colombo), serving free snacks at aperitivo time every day. There are 2 banks with cash points and a small store. And you won’t be able to resist Andrea’s home-made ice creams (made with whatever is available fresh that day, including cucumber!). The scent of the bakery will draw you up the narrow alleyways to find fresh brioche (croissants) and bread, baked daily on the premises by Louisa. Buy fresh vegetables from Mario and ask him for one of his superb recipes – always served with smile and he speaks excellent English. If that wasn’t enough, the village also now boasts a beautician and 2 hairdressers!

Argegno is also within striking distance of all Lake Como’s treasures, as it is a main bus and ferry stop-off point for the rest of the lake. Villa Balbianello (Star Wars & James Bond) is just around the corner, Villa Carlotta a short ferry ride away, as are Bellagio, Menaggio and Varenna – get a centre lake ticket and visit all three in one day. The village is certainly of Roman origin, as it owes its’ name to the consul Publio Cesio Archigene. At one time Argegno was part of a defensive system, which extended as far as the ancient villa of Lenno and the Isola Comacina to obstruct the passage of invaders. The village is certainly of Roman origin, as it owes its’ name to the consul Publio Cesio Archigene.

At one time Argegno was part of a defensive system, which extended as far as Lenno and the Isola Comacina to obstruct the passage of invaders. The ancient centre of the village is very picturesque. It is crossed by the Telo stream and is divided into two parts, which are joined by an old stone bridge with a lancet arch.

It is possible to take a cable car up to Pigra (881 m), which is situated on a plateau with a beautiful view of the lake. From here it is possible to go on to the Valle della Camoggia, which is in the oasis of Argegno-Cima della Duaria, a conservation area. The road which runs along Val d’Intelvi also starts from Argegno and about 15 km along it one comes to Lanzo.

Things to see:

The Sanctuary of Sant’Anna: This was built in the seventeenth century but it was subsequently renovated. Inside one can find stuccowork and frescoes from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

The Oratory of San Rocco in Pigra: Built in the fifteenth century, it contains frescoes from 1662 signed by S. Pozzi.

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Review 1-10 of 11

4 Aug 2014

5/5

"Super!"

Just returned from our summer vacation at Lake Come for the fourth year in a row. As always, it fascinating to be staying in the mountains and the pictures Lake Como is just breath taking. No more – no less.

Apart from some difficulties in actually getting in contact with the property-leasing agency to arrange for picking up the keys for the apartment when arriving to Argegno, apparently caused by somewhat poor mobile coverage in the area, which caused some concern to the family and approx. one hour of waiting, our stay was very successful. Not only did the agent meet us to personally take us to the apartment and make sure that everything was as agreed, unlike other agents we have used in the region, the agent also responded instantly to the very few requests we had during our one week of stay. Excellent service.

The flat was nice, clean, modern and well kept and the same applies for the garden (we were staying at the ground floor) and the pool area. Moreover, the view from the terrace, garden and pool area was just brilliant.

The only concern we would like to add would be that the driveway to the apartment is quite narrow and really, really steep. Don't drive too large a car if you generally are concerned about driving in the mountains. Also, as the flats are neighboring a small farm with a few animals (two donkeys and some chickens), you will from time to time be able to smell nature..… But quite enjoyable for everybody.

Agent and property highly recommended!

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We do everything we can to ensure that our guests enjoy their time on Lake Como. We look forward to welcoming you again to this beautiful Lake in the near future.

30 Jun 2014

5/5

"Unbelievable true Italian experience"

Beverly, Johnathan and Fabio, are the best. We all had a true Italian experience. It was every bit as beautiful as the pictures show. Everything was as stated. My first experience booking on line out … More

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back in the near future.

21 May 2014

5/5

"Stunning location with a view that takes your breath away"

A breathtaking location with a magnificent view of Lake Como and surrounding mountains that fill you with awe. Set close to the gorgeous village of Agegno winding up the mountainside is this gorgeous new complex of apartments and villas with 2 swimming pools. We travelled with a large extended family group of over 25 people and we were easily accommodated. The apartments and villas were all really well equipped with lovely kitchens, washing machines, dishwashers etc.
Can't wait to plan our return visit!

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with your extended family. For your next trip, you could book Villa Lilla as well as Villa Rosa and accommodate even more people, with 3 pools for your exclusive use!

As you know we do everything we can to ensure that our guests enjoy their time on Lake Como. We look forward to welcoming you again to this beautiful Lake in the near future.

13 May 2014

5/5

"A delightful place to stay in a brilliant location !"

Very nicely decorated, comfortable rooms and well stocked kitchen. Quiet and secluded with a fantastic lake-side view from above. Our hosts, Beverley and Jonathan, could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Shopping en route from Malpensa airport at Como town's Bennet hypermarket was very useful - then top up at local markets and shops during the week. Our Fiesta was the biz for the narrow streets of this village and all around Como. Don't go for a big car.
Highly recommend the Greenway walk, the Villas and spectacular gardens of Carlotta and Balbianello. Also hiring a speedboat is a fantastic way to see the lake and the villas - truly spectacular. The ferries are great too.

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We do everything we can to ensure that our guests enjoy their time on Lake Como. We look forward to welcoming you again to this beautiful Lake in the near future.

12 May 2014

5/5

"Fabulous break in excellent apartment on Lake Como"

The apartment is in a very special spot with stunning views down over the lake and landscape. Spotlessly clean, comfortable, airy, well-equipped and the hosts could nor have been more friendly, welcoming and helpful.
I'd never been to Lake Como before and absolutely loved it. The scenery and lake are breathtaking, ferry travel very relaxing and the villages around the shore packed with history, culture, coffee, gardens...
An excellent and memorable break.

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We do everything we can to ensure that our guests enjoy their time on Lake Como. We look forward to welcoming you again to this beautiful Lake in the near future.

31 Jul 2013

5/5

"Perfect holiday"

The view is stunning! Service was perfect! Own pool in hot July excellent! Argegno is very small, but there were enough services, for example fresh bread every morning. Nice morning excercise to get fresh bread from the village.

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully you will come again next year.

30 Jul 2013

5/5

"Lovely apartments with great view and nice pool area"

We went to Montagne del Sole in July 2012 with a family with three kids (7,13,15) and returned in July 2013. Tha location is magnificent and the standard of the apartments was very good (dishwasher, a washer, TV with english SAT channels). There is really everything you need for a perfect vacation. It is a bit tricky to drive the last part since it is very steep but for a normally skilled driver this should not be any problem.
Beverley and Jonathan are great hosts.

Thank you for your review and we hope to see you for the 3rd successive season in 2014.

23 Jul 2013

4/5

"Compact apartment with all necessities and stunning views."

This apartment is lovely and was spacious enough for 2 adults and 2 teenagers and the steep hill up really isn't a problem on foot but a car to get around is probably necessary. The views are truly amazing. Beverley and Johnny couldn't of been more helpful and welcoming and there is a concise manual to guide you through the local area! Argegno itself is a small town and very italian with a few lovely restaurants, a small bakers, local shop and of course I mustn't forget the gelatario IA trip up to the balcony of italy is really worth the drive-spectacular views. This apartment is a good base to visit the other local towns and is serviced by a good bus service and the ferry or you could just walk and take in the italian towns and views round the lake on foot as you see so much more.

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your review.

13 Jul 2013

5/5

"Scenic, Relaxing - the Perfect Vacation!"

High up on the hillside overlooking Lake Como this rental was a great find. My partner and I love to hike and found that this was a great home base for getting out to Pigra, Montgeneroso, as well as the other small towns around the lake including Bellagio for a much more reasonable price. The pool was a great way to cool down after a day of trekking and our apartment was a great spot to chill out. We look forward to going back.

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us.

16 Jul 2012

5/5

"Superb location, Quality Apartment, Exceptional Service"

Never been to Lake Como before, pleased that from my balcony I had a full 360 degree view, and wow, what a view. Wanted for nothing, pool fantastic, Argegno a the bottom of the hill is THE place to sit down with a beer and people watch; I'm sure the world goes by a little slower here as it's so beautiful and peaceful.
The owners were amazing, with help on where to go, what to see, recomending places to eat and so on.
Apartment of a high standard, clean, and tidy. Perfect. Thank you!

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again later in the year.

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