Apartment Alessandra is centrally located in the quiet and charming lakeside village of Lenno. Situated in a fabulous position within a small, private and secure complex, this first floor apartment has a terrace and balcony which overlooks the swimming pool, lake and surrounding mountains. It is tastefully furnished to a high standard and with a king size sofa bed in the lounge area, it makes it comfortable and relaxing for up to 3 guests.
The apartment is perfect for couples and families who want enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the lake and surrounding area. The village of Lenno has a number of cafe bars and restaurants, and with two main supermarkets within walking distance, a pharmacy and all other local amenities to hand, it makes your stay in Lenno a pleasant and stress free holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lido di Lenno 800 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malpensa 84 km, Nearest railway: Como San Giovanni 28 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
* The apartment offers a king size bed and a king size sofa bed.
* There is no charge for the use of a children's cot (up to 3 years), a high chair (feeding chair) and a baby bath.
* Children's plates/bowls/beakers/cuttlery.
* A hand blender (for those baby meals!!)
* IPOD Docking Station, CDs, DVDs, including children's DVDs and children's puzzles/ games.
* Secure storage for bikes, ski's, golf clubs etc.
* First aid kit.
* Hairdryer and full length mirror
|Further details outdoors|
* The apartment has a lake view from the balcony.
* Sun loungers are available to use around the pool.
* UV 50+protection beach shelter for babies/children.
* Pool inflatables for children and adults.
* Tennis court available nearby at a local cost.
* Wi-fi available in local cafe.
* A welcome pack is available on arrival.
* Swimming pool (approx 10x5 m) is available for use from June to September. Guests should bring their own towels for use by the pool.
* ENGLISH SPEAKING AGENT on hand to answer any queries.
Lake Como is the 3rd largest and the most beautiful of all the lakes in Italy. Surrounded by lush green mountains it offers some of the most dramatic scenery in the region. Lake Como plays host to many beautiful gardens, Villas and lakeside villages and has its own micro climate which makes it a great place to visit anytime of the year.
There is something for everyone to enjoy including sightseeing, walking/trekking. golf, cycling, architecture, shopping or simply relaxing and enjoying the peace and tranquility around the lake.
In the winter months it is possible to spend a few days skiing at the nearby resorts of Madesimo (77 Km) and St Moritz (106 Km).
Lenno is a charming lakeside village, 20 km north of Como town, which is easily accessible by the main road from Como.
Lenno is the oldest village on the lake which is centrally located and a good base to explore other surrounding villages such as Bellagio, Menaggio and Varenna. With its ample choice of services including its very own ferry point, Lenno is the perfect base for making your stay on the lake a very easy and pleasurable experience.
The bay of Lenno, which is only a 10 minute walk from the apartment, is the perfect place to relax at one of the cafe bar's, whilst taking in the lakeside views, watching the locals go about their daily affairs and to see how the local fishermen fish by traditional methods, as they have done for decades.
At the end of the bay sits the Lido Di Lenno, where the Lake and mountain views can be enjoyed over lunch or whilst relaxing on the sandy beach. The Lido has a number of Motorboats which can be hired to explore the lake and is also the point to take you around the headland to see the stunning and seductive Villa Balbianello. This grand house was used for the film set of the recent James Bond movie - Casino Royale.
If you are arriving into Lenno by ferry you will get the chance to see the 30,000 sqm Villa owned by Sir Richard Branson which you may have seen recently on the X Factor where Louis Walsh hosted his hopefuls. The villa can be rented for a mere 115000 EU a week!
The beautiful promenade in Lenno also hosts a lovely little market every Tuesday morning where you can purchase most things including local cheese, fish, vegetables and the tastiest roast chicken's ever!! English is well spoken on the Lake, however the locals are really encouraging if you want to try out your Italian. The market is a perfect place to try it, so go on. ..have a go!!
If you fancy a morning or afternnon of relaxation, pampering or treatments, then the new tranquil Spa- La Dolce Acqua, in Lenno is for you. This fabulous spa has massage and body/face care treatments,a solarium, whirlpool and various sauna's, showers and baths.
There are plenty of events and festivals across the lake throughout the summer months. These include outdoor concerts, dancing events, flea markets and the spectacular fireworks display in Lenno itself.
Nature lovers have a vast choice of hiking tours in Tremezzina, from the simplist of routes suitable for everyone, to more difficult trails for expert hikers.
A lovely lakeside walk which passes through Lenno is the Greenway Del Lago Di Como. Along the 10.5Km walk you can discover villas, gardens, Roman findings, quaint villages, restaurants, old Italian architecture, and expansive views.
Lake Como has many golf courses which can be easily reached by car, the closest being an 18 hole, par 70 course in Menaggio. The Menaggio and Cadenabbia golf course is one of the oldest golf courses in Europe enjoyed by local resident George Clooney. Most of the other Lake Como golf courses will require a 20 to 45 min drive from Lenno including the Circolo Villa D'Este which is named in the top 5 courses in Italy and considered one of the most challenging and difficult par 69's in Europe.