Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Situated in a peaceful neighbourhood and close to the many amenities on offer in the lakeside town of Gravedona, this modern and beautifully decorated property offers luxurious self-catering accommodation for medium size groups of families and friends.
Guests are ideally situated to enjoy the wide choice of amenities available in the beautiful and historical lakeside town which include restaurants, bars, supermarkets, high street shops, local food market and a ferry service. The town also offers beaches, lido with swimming pools, football pitches, sports centre and popular sailing club for both beginners and enthusiasts.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gravedona 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan - 107 : Bergamo - 92 or Lugano 49 km, Nearest railway: Como - 53 : Lugano - 45 or Varenna 37 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The sunny and spacious accommodation is situated over three floors and enjoys a modern and very comfortable layout throughout with a light and open plan ground floor kitchen diner which features a brand new fully fitted kitchen benefiting from all the desired appliances inlucing a washing machine, a large dining table seating up to 6 guests and large doors which open out onto a sunny covered terrace and garden with sun loungers to relax on and enjoy a good book.
A flight of steps lead to the upper floors which feature a very spacious and stylish Master bedroom with double bed and access through French doors onto a sunny private balcony which enjoys mountain views towards the north eastern shore.
A second double bedroom also features in the basement of the property and provides very welcoming accommodation for a second couple, with warm romantic tones and pretty furnishings. A very tastefully decorated and bright single bedroom completes the accommodation.
The modern property benefits from two newly fitted bathrooms.
To the loft floor a spacious and well lit Living room is situated and features a luxury sofa suite, flat screen TV with DVD player and a selection of books and board games for you and your guest’s entertainment.
The Lombardy region
The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.
Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.
It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.
All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.
Warming, inspriing and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, oriented north-south, ringed by characterful old villages often wedged onto
narrow beaches between rugged cliffs and water. Those classic lake images of flower strewn balconies, Baroque gardens and splendid waterside villas can be found here in abundance. Dotted around and between the lakes are some of Italy's finest art cities, such as Milan, Verona & Bergamo.
The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandra).
Guests are ideally situated to enjoy the wide choice of amenities available in the beautiful and historical lakeside town of Gravedona which include restaurants, bars, supermarkets, high street shops, local food market and a ferry service. The town also offers beaches, lido with swimming pools, football pitches, sports centre and popular sailing club for both beginners and enthusiasts.
The other nearby lakeside towns of Dongo and Domasso, reached by car in just 7 minute’s also offer a wide range of amenities as well as boat rental and water sport clubs.
From Gravedona the famous Italian ski resort can be reached by car in just 70 minutes and is a wonderful family friendly resort with nursery slopes and more intermediate runs for experienced skiers.
The picturesque central lake resort town of Menaggio which offers a car and passenger ferry service to Bellagio and Varenna can be reached in under 25 minutes.
There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Cadenabbia & Menaggio Golf Club celebrating 100 years this year and is Italy's oldest golf course. Established in 1907 with 18 holes Par 70, it is located above Menaggio near Croce, in Grandola ed Uniti, approx. 20 min. by car. Tel: +39 344 321 03. Green Fees: Weekdays EU 55, Weekends and Holidays EU 70 Euros; Golf Cart Rental EU 36.
Restaurant Golf at the club serves fantastic food and is well recommended.. Guests are always welcome, please call beforehand to check course rules. Golf Club Menaggio: (Menaggio Como).
There is also a first class Golf Course at Varesse for those staying nearer to the Lake Maggorie area.
This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibilty and mountains capped in winter snow. It does however have Skiing opportunities at local resorts for a day out.
There is a small ski area on Mt. Lema , not more than 10 km from Lugano, but you have to be lucky to have enough snow for skiing. In Ticino, the local Swiss Canton, the best places to ski are probably either San Bernardino (south of the pass of the same name) or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass). Both are reachable in about 1 hour by car across the Swiss border.
There are direct trains to Airolo as well from Lugano and hence from Italian Stations. To S. Bernardino there is only a bus connection. For more snow try Andermatt (on the north side of Gotthard pass) which has normally good snow conditions and a good choice of runs.
The closest major ski resort is Madesimo toward the Splugen Pass, which is approx. 1 hr 20 min. by car.
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2 Aug 2013
"Humide sleepingroom - allrigth for 2 persons"
We stayed a family of 5. We had been told that the kids bedroom would bee in the nice an cool basement. When we arrived it showed up, that the basement was so humide, that the kids refused to sleep th… More
11 Aug 2011
"Just what the doctor ordered!"
We stayed in Casa Juno in July 2011 in need of a 'getaway from it all' break after a very difficult and stressful year. Although we had stayed on Lake Como before, we had never ventured far… More
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