Apartment Oleandre provides a superbly comfortable and well-equipped base to explore the beauty of Lake Como - whether a walking holiday, exploring ancient landmarks - Villa Balbiannello or boating and sunbathing. It is a five minute walk from a lively village, offering 4 restaurants, a wine bar and two cafes, a butcher and a small grocery shop. The island,a short boat ride boasts a restaurant. The village has its own beach and pontoons. The next-door village, Ossucio boasts a boat rental business, a public tennis court, a lido with access to the lake and a World Heritage religious site. The apartment is located on the Greenway, an 11km walkway along the lake shore. The village has its own ferry stop, allowing access to the lake though a network of steamers, stopping at Como city, Bellagio and Varenna - beautiful lake towns. The gardens on Como are famous. There are lots of beach bars and cocktail lounges. There is a tennis court in the next village which can be hired for the hour and which has a beautiful view of the lake. The apartment overlooks the only island on the Lake.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sala Comacina 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan Malpensa 60 km, Nearest railway: Como Nord 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Large open kitchen, dining sitting area with views of the lake. Also lake view from one of the bedrooms.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking under building, lift to apartment, total privacy on terrace and in garden, sunbeds, teak table and chairs seating 8 in covered but open part of terrace. There is no road noise.
Lake Como is famous for its lakeside gardens such as Villa Carlotta and Villa Meltzi.
Villa Balbianello ccupies a magical position on the lake and must be visited.
There are numerous walks both easy and challenging.
There are three boat rental opportunities nearby, one within walking distance.
The restaurants on the lake side are exceptional, ranging from good value to pricey.
Shopping and ice creams are available in all villages and towns along the lake shore
Sala is in walking distance of Lenno on the Gulf of Venus, buzzing with cafes, restaurants and cocktail bars
Sala Comacina is a medieval village with a vibrant heart; 4 restaurants and 2 cafes.
The village has its own butcher, small shop and hairdresser.
There is a hotel in the village for overflow guests
It offers its own ferry stop, allowing visitors to access the lake steamers and to visit numerous lake towns and villages.
It has a festival on the last weekend in May with non-stop fireworks.