Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The theme of Lake Como is relaxation. The weather, leisurely way of life and jaw dropping beauty see to that.
This farmhouse property is split into 3 apartments on the hillside, top floor apartment sleeping four (with double room and sofabed in lounge) Kitchen with all mod cons and breakfast bar for 4 guests, shower room with w.c.
Medium sized floor home with double bed and sofabed (sleeps 4) and shower room with w.c
Small kichenette with basic cooking facilties inc oven, microwave and fridge.
The ground floor apartment is a small room with double bed and fridge plus outside shower room and w.c with lake view!
The home includes flat creen TV (on top floor) and internet access plus fishing and snorkelling equipment free for guests use!
The village of Argegno is approximately 10 minutes walk from the house with a fine array of authentic Italian eateries, welcoming bars, a mini market, fruit and veg shop, an olde fashioned bakery and the obligatory gelateria..try the nocciola(hazlenut), it's delicious! Here you can indulge in a little fishing, people watching, alfresco dining or take the ferry to all parts of the lake! The bus stops right outside the house so car hire isn't necessary if you prefer not to drive. In fact many guests are happy to put their feet up on the sun terrace, take in those seductive views and watch the boats (and the world!) go by.
See owners website link for more pictures and details of house!
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Argegno 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan Malpensa/Linate 60 km, Nearest railway: Como San Giovanni 33 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors||
The house built circa 1890 is divided into 3 apartments making it the ideal holiday retreat and superb value for large families or groups or can be rented by individual unit.
The top floor contains a modern fully fitted kitchen diner which will comfortably sleep 4 guests ( 1double and 1 sofa bed) with dining for 4 in the cosy farmhouse style kitchen. The living room includes two sofa's, a 32 inch flat screen tv with English TV, DVD , internet access as well as a log fire in winter !
The bathroom has recently been refurbished and contains a shower and WC.
Hair dryers are available on all floors.
The middle floor houses 4 more guests with a double room and sofa beds, shower room with w.c.
The apartment also contains a tv, dvd, and basic kitchenette featuring hob, fridge freezer and microwave.
The ground floor sleeps 2 more guests with a double bed.The shower and w.c has a separate entrance outside the apartment (as you may expect from a house 120 years old!)
Dining for 4 in the kitchen area on the top floor or dining for 10 on the large lake view terrace!
|Further details outdoors||
Communal parking is available 3/4 minutes walk across the road in a little pull in next to the lake.
Enjoy alfresco dining on the sun terrace overlooking the lake with ample space and table and chairs to accommodate all guests/apartments, plus 1.75 of mountain/woodland for the more adventurous to explore, not for the faint hearted! Fishing and snorkelling equipment are also available."
25% non refundable deposit is required to secure the apartment
the balance is due 12 weeks prior to your arrival,afterwitch no refunds apply
Babies welcome, travel cot available but no bedding, not suitable for the elderly or infirm as road seperating lake from house runs outside home plus steps to the home!
Hand towels and linen provided as well as a maid service between guests
Please remember to bring your own bath towels with you.
350 euro refundable bond paid on arrival refunded on departure.
The Lombardy region
Lake Como, renowned for it's glorious views and relaxed, tranquil atmosphere is the perfect holiday location to recharge one's batteries! Writers and artists for years have made the lake their home. Little wonder too as it never seems to fail to inspire with the gentle breezes, blue water and magnificent mountain scenery.
People all over the world come to marvel at the lakes outstanding natural beauty but the people, food and lifestyle is sure to ensnare you! Be it beaches, walking, sightseeing, eating and drinking or generally lapping a more sedate way of life Lake Como will leave you refreshed but ready for more!
Como city enjoys it's position at the mouth of the lake with it's pretty piazza's, cafe culture, designer shops, gothic churches. The Volta museum can also be found here as como gave birth to electricity via it's famous son
Visit one of the many pretty villas near by be it Villa Carlotta with it's majestic landscaped gardens and varied plant types, Villa Balbianello (as featured in the recent James Bond film)with it's undeniably beautiful lakeside perch or Villa Erba in Cernobbio (the setting for George Clooney's Ocean 12)
Other favourites include beautiful boat trips to Bellagio (for silk, leather and art ) and Varenna for idyllic lakeside walks.
Further afield will find you in Monza for the Formula one grand prix held each September or at the San Siro to watch one of the Milan teams play football or simply take in the sights of Milan, Leonardo Da Vinci's last supper or glass roofed Galleria Vittoria Emmanule Precint next to Italy 's most prestigious gothic church, the Duomo in the main square