This BOUTIQUE apartment is finished to a very high spec and offers magnificent views of the lake, village and island. The contemporary styled kitchen with mother of pearl flooring, swarovski lighting and high gloss black kitchen gives one a feeling of sheer luxury. The lounge area has original oak beams and flooring.
The natural stone walls have a refreshing feel of coolness in the hot summer months. There are three double doors leading to the long balcony that runs the length of the entire apartment. There are table and chairs for one to enjoy a glass of chilled wine and watch the world go by. To finish off the perfect day one can indulge themselves with a chromotherapy shower with hydro jets and then relax on the large round bed which offers lake views.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Orta Beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||10 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan Malpensa 48 km, Nearest railway: Orta-Miasino 1.5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private fishing lake or river|
The area of Piedmont is well known for its culture and excellent cuisine. The large cities of Milan and Turin are very easily accessible by train or car. They are renowned for their fashion and innovation as well as the many exhibitions which are on throughout the year. The local vinyards are just 40 minutes away, where one can experience an unforgettable day out.
The climate is generally good throughout the spring and summer with temperatures rising to 35°C (100°F) in the month of July and August. There are local festivals during the month of August in the villages surrounding Orta, where one can experience local folklore, food and a good night out.
In the immediate vicinity of Orta San Giulio there are the 21 chapels at the Sacred Mount, which is just a 10 minute walk from the main square. This is a sanctuary which is dedicated to Saint Francis of Assisi and was built in the 16th century. One can admire the panoramic views of the entire lake and enjoy the surroundings of the natural park.
The island of Saint Giulio is another very important historical place to visit and one can arrive there by taking a 5 minute boat ride from the main square.The island dates back to the 4th century and offers a truly magical experience. If one has a car then it is possible to drive just a short distance to the Mottarone mountain. Mottarone is surrounded by the pre-alps and on a clear day one can see 7 lakes from the top. One can return via a different route and visit Lake Maggiore and the Borromeo islands. Orta San Giulio is a paradise that must by seen.