Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This is a 2 bedroom, bright and airy second floor apartment in Roncaro near Stresa. Ideally situated in an idyllic village location within an 8 minute walk of the lakeside and a 10-12 minute walk of the centre of Baveno, the apartment enjoys beautiful lake views from it's private terrace. The property is modern and contemporary and offers ideal accommodation for either two couples or a family with children.There are 2 flights of stairs to reach the property (about 20 steps). Inside, the property is set over 2 levels, with a spiral staircase leading to the first floor. It has 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a modern kitchen and open plan living and dining area.
Downstairs, the living area is furnished with colourful sofa and dining table seating 6. Doors lead out to a balcony equipped with table and chairs for four, ideal for al fresco dining or for an aperitif before heading to one of the restaurants within walking distance of the property. The terrace enjoys wonderful lake views. There is an additional terrace at the rear of the property enjoying views over the countryside as well as a charming private garden. The kitchen is also on this floor and is well equipped with oven, hob, dishwasher and microwave. There is also a bathroom with shower on this floor.
Upstairs, there are 2 bedrooms, both with double beds and storage for your clothes and belongings during your stay. The master bedroom enjoys lovely lake views. The main bathroom is spacious with bath (and shower attachment), sink and toilet.
There is a garage allocated to the apartment situated behind electric secured gates. There is also a bay of 6 communal spaces outside the front of the flat.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
The North West Italy region
The property is perfectly placed for visiting Stresa & the Borromean Islands, or to catch a boat to the other wonderful towns and villages on the lake including Cannobio, Ascona, Locarno and Luino. A great day out is the Lake Maggiore Express by boat up to Ascona and Locarno where you take the '100 Valley' train into the Swiss Alps. It's a trip that can be done in a day or over a couple of days. Also in Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is worth a visit. You can visit the Verzasca Dam which features in Goldeneye. The setting is idyllic. You can also use the property as a base to visit Lake Como or Lake Orta. Orta San Giulio is definitely one of the prettiest villages on any of the Italian Lakes. Or you can catch a train into Milan and go shopping. It's a short metro train ride to Santa Maria delle Grazie and Da Vinci's painting of 'The Last Supper.' If you're more of a sports fan, you can take a tour of San Siro stadium. For cheaper shopping, Luino boasts the biggest weekly market in Europe. Or you could have a look at Foxtown, an outlet centre where the most famous brands offer their products at factory prices. The nearby Mottarone is ideal for hiking. The scenery and nature is fabulous. Most of the nearby mountains also have tracks for mountain bikes. You can also enjoy plenty of other sports there including skiing in the winter, hand-gliding and parascending. The area offers plenty to do for children - Swissminiatur, the Alprose Swiss chocolate factory and the European Museum of Transport. The Mottarone is also a great place for children with an alpine bob sleigh! There is also a superb adventure park for children in Baveno. Or you could try your hand at falconry or visit a safari park! There is a huge waterpark near Milan. Water sports such as sailing, surfing and water skiing are provided at Club Nautico in Stresa. Here you can hire boats or have your own boat brought into the water and anchored. Please ask for more details about what to see and do.
The apartment is ideally situated in an idyllic village location within an 8 minute walk of the lakeside and a 10-12 minute walk of the centre of Baveno. Guests can catch a boat from Luino to the Borromean islands, or to the other towns and villages on the lakeside. There is also a train station in Baveno. This is just over a kilometre from the apartment and is about a 15 minute walk away.