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Olivia di Argegno

from £136 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

from £136 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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The sunny lake view balcony at Olivia di Argegno furnished with a stylish alfresco dining area

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

The beautifully finished modern apartment (ID 981) boasts space, comfort and breath taking views of Lake Como and provides the ideal base in which to explore this fantastic holiday destination or to simply relax and unwind.

A spacious open plan living and dining area fitted with gorgeous wood flooring and stylish contemporary L-Shaped leather sofa, SAT TV (only English channels- ASTRA 19) with DVD player and WIFI access ensures guests are able to fully relax as well as entertain during their stay. French doors lead both directly out onto a sunny lake view balcony furnished with a stylish alfresco dining area and also from the kitchen dining area, to a sunny covered poolside terrace furnished with a stylish wicker sofa.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Argegno 500 m
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa 76 km, Nearest railway: Varenna - Esino 17 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Further details indoors

The indoor dining area provides adequate seating for up to four and the views from the balcony which boasts the famous L'Isola Comacina and the stunning central lake scenery will ensure guests can fully enjoy sunny morning breakfasts as well as romantic evening aperitifs and meals.

The full benefits of a self-catering stay can be fully appreciated in this property with a fully equipped newly fitted kitchen. Here guests can prepare and cook delicious home-cooked meals with a gas hob and an electric oven.

Two spacious bedrooms feature to this fabulous holiday home and the layout makes it ideal for families, groups and couples travelling together. The master bedroom features a spacious double bedroom with lake view balcony access and a luxury en-suite shower room. The second bedroom benefits from access to the sunny poolside terrace and is furnished with a set of two single comfortable beds, which can easily be twinned to form a double or left separate.

A second modern bathroom with power shower features to the property and a laundry room with washing machine completes this beautiful and practical family-friendly retreat.

Further details outdoors

Throughout your stay guests can relax in the stunning outdoor swimming pool which enjoys far reaching views across the central lake and provides the ultimate way in which to unwind from your home from home!

** We did enjoy our holiday very much.

The apartment was lovely, very modern and with that beautiful view of course!

If we come back to the Como area, and we may well do so, then we would definitely get in touch with you again.

**The above review submitted by Bruce - UK, who stayed at Olivia di Argegno on 19th July 2014

The Lake Como region

The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.

Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.

It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.

All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.

Warming, in spriing and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, oriented north-south, ringed by characterful old villages often wedged onto narrow beaches between rugged cliffs and water. Those classic lake images of flower strewn balconies, Baroque gardens and splendid waterside villas can be found here in abundance. Dotted around and between the lakes are some of Italy's finest art cities, such as Milan, Verona & Bergamo.

The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandra).


From the residence which also features a private parking space, guests can easily reach on foot along the steep cobbled streets or by car, the lakefront centre of Argegno. The pretty and quaint piazza boasts a selection of fantastic wine bars, cafes and very good restaurants and the charming medieval town is serviced by a frequent bus service, passenger ferry port and main lake road for driving.

Depending on your interests guests can enjoy lake swimming, a game of tennis or powerboat hire in Ossuccio, dining on the famous L’Isola Comacina, visiting Villa Balbianello and sunbathing on the sandy beach in the stylish Lido di Lenno; which at night becomes a stylish bar come nightclub with lakefront restaurant. Other nearby activities includes golf, sailing, hiking, cycling, windsurfing and ferry excursions to the famous central lake towns.

You pass through the small town of Argegno (approx 700 population) when traveling up the Western shore of Lake Como from Cernobbio/Como to Menaggio.Well placed and sheltered, it is situated in a large inlet at the mouth of the Val d'Intelvi. This river flows at varying rates throughout the year as its tumbles from the mountains between Como and Lake Lugano.

Looking across the lake you can see Bellagio to the north and as far as Nesso towards the south. The village is of Roman origin and owes its name to the consul Publio Cesio Archigene. With the Lake being ruled by warring factions centuries ago, Argegno formed part of a defensive system, which extended as far as the ancient villa of Lenno and to Isola Comacina.

This picturesque and ancient village is crossed by the Telo stream which splits into two parts, after falling down from a the towns ravine. The two are joined by an old stone bridge with a lancet arch.From Argegno, it is possible to take a cable car up to Pigra (881 mts.), which is situated on a plateau that enjoys 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 after following this road for about about 16 km, you will arrive at Lanzo.

The best way to appreciate Argegno is to walk up one of the narrow lanes. Most are paved with intersecting fan pattern of small square stones typical in much of the area. This area is almost entirely residential but the walkways are impeccably maintained with potted red geraniums and colourful flowers contrasting with the ancient brickwork and facades.

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    Lake Como Homes (Property Manager Happy Holiday Homes-CH)

    • 7 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:30 May 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • German
    • Italian

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