Colico Camelie Due
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The perfect choice for a year round escape!
Boasting the perfect location for an unforgettable escape at any time of year, this modern new build holiday apartment offers the perfect excuse to come and explore Lake Como!
The contemporary duplex is ideal for groups of up to 4 and is situated in a brand new residence in the charming and unspoilt lakeside town of Colico, along the eastern shore of the lake.
The residence enjoys lake and mountain views and provides a restful spot in which to relax and entertain. The apartment itself is easily reached by a flight of 32 steps and inside provides contemporary open plan living over two spacious floors.
Guests can enjoy relaxing at the end of the day to the open plan living area, with its sitting area and wall-mounted flat screen TV and DVD player, which features alongside a modern kitchen diner for a relaxed and informal feel just perfect for holidays!
All the desired cooking appliances are provided for a comfortable self-catering stay and the stylish indoor dining area is further complemented by the sunny mountain-view dining terrace to the front entrance of the property.
The sleeping accommodation is ideal for accommodating both family and friends, with a spacious master double bedroom provided alongside a spacious loft-style twin bedroom with two single beds. A newly fitted modern bathroom with power shower completes the internal layout of this bright and welcoming holiday home.
Outside the sunny residence provides guests with a sunny shared sun deck with outdoor swimming pool and also access to a private single garage offering plenty of storage space for water sport equipment. Public parking may also be found close by the residence.
POOL OPENING TIMES ~ 10th June - 30th Sept
The main town amenities, restaurants and newly renovated bay walk of Colico can easily be reached just 30 metres away from the property. The lakeside town boasts beautiful natural surroundings, which makes it ideal for walking, cycling and enjoying the unspoilt tranquillity of this part of the lake. A spa and public beach also provide a tranquil setting for some well-earned holiday relaxation.
The town is within easy driving distance of the northern resort town of Gravedona (21 minutes), the picturesque central lake resort town of Varenna and the popular Italian Alps Ski resort of Madesimo.
Guests can enjoy taking the train from Colico to visit Lecco, Bergamo and Milan for the day and can also make the most of the fantastic range of outdoor activities nearby which include horse riding, sailing, wind surfing, kayaking, kite fishing and fishing to the north of the lake, tree-top climbing to the Jungle Raider Park near Varenna and extreme sports to the hillside of Bellagio.
The famous golden triangle resort towns of Bellagio and Menaggio are all easily accessible by car and passenger ferry service from Varenna and guests can truly enjoy a great holiday here at any time of year, be it for the spring time blooms, the summer lido and lake activities, the ambient autumn walks or for some winter snow fun; guests can enjoy it all on Lake Como!
Additional Facilities and Features Include:
Car Essential, Clothes Horse, Coffee Machine, Full Kitchen, Lake & Mountain View, Laundry Facilities, Not Child Friendly, Not Suitable for Elderly, Outside Table & Chairs, Private Parking Space and Universal Shaver Plug.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Colico 500 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa 133km and Bergamo - Orio al Serio 78 km, Nearest railway: Varenna - Esino 20 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Lombardy region
Colico is a comune in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. It is situated on the northern arm of Lake Como, where the river Adda enters the lake. Colico is the most important town in the northern part of Lake Como, which is often identified as its Colico branch.
Colico is a local transport hub, with boats to Como and Lecco, as well as trains and roads to Milan (via the eastern shore of the lake, Lecco and Brianza), to Chiavenna, and eastwards to Bolzano, via Passo dello Stelvio.
Once a small fishing village, Collico is now a vibrant little town with a harbour, promenade, beach, restaurants and shops. It is situated at the foot on Monte Legone which stands at a height of 2.600 metres.
The largest Nature Reserve in Lombardy, Pian di Spagna, is located just north of Colico across stunning, open countryside.
To the south, within walking or cycling distance of Colico, is the Bay of Piona which is favoured by sailing enthusiasts. It has a gently sloping beach with sunbathing area and overlooking the bay, is a popular restaurant which provides typical local dishes.
Take a leisurely walk along the lakeside footpaths in Piona and admire the stunning panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains.
The Abbey of Piona in Colico is well worth a visit. The abbey is set at the top of a small peninsula, which resembles a crooked finger, pointing to the lake creating an inlet.
The original church of Saint Justina was founded in the 7th century; the ruins of an apse behind the current church of San Nicola belong to this original edifice.
Lombardy - Lake Como Area:
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, in spriing 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).
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