Golfo del Sole Edera 5
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The air-conditioned property is situated to the first floor of this small-scale building and can be reached by lift or stairwell.
Inside the open plan space provides stylish, modern and practical holiday living with a relaxed open plan living and dining space which is perfect for relaxing and entertaining. A comfortable seating area with flat screen SAT TV is provided and the property benefits from WIFI access. There is a contemporary dining area for up to 6 guests and French doors lead out onto a private covered balcony terrace ideal for alfresco dining, with partial lake views.
The fully fitted kitchen provides all the appliances required for preparing delicious meals from locally sourced produce with a gas hob oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Maccagno 500 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa 69km or Lugano 22 km, Nearest railway: Luino 5.2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The accommodation is flexible and versatile, and sleeps up to 6 with a beautiful master double bedroom with en-suite shower room, a stylish twin bedroom with two single beds and double sofa bed to the living area.
A second modern bathroom fitted with a power shower, washbasin, WC and bidet is also provided for guests and shared laundry facilities are provided to the basement floor of the building.
|Further details outdoors|
The property is perfectly placed for guests to enjoy the shared onsite facilities which include parking and a fabulous cafe bar restaurant.
The shared outdoor swimming pool with sunny lake view poolside is also the idyllic spot to enjoy a swim or sunbathe on the sun loungers with a good book and steps lead down to the Maccagno lakefront where a promenade provides a great place for jogging and walking. Maccagno also features a beautiful public beach and idyllic parkland perfect for picnics.
Activities include hiking, cycling and sailing, wind surfing and kite surfing can also be enjoyed at the La Darsena Sailing School. The picturesque town features charming streets which lead to a historical quarter with modern day amenities including a supermarkets, cafes and shops.
The Lombardy region
Lake Maggiore is 54 km long, with a coastline of over 150km and at its widest is 12 km. Like all the other Northern Italian lakes it is a deep glacial basin fed by rivers; Verzasca, Giona, and Cannobino flow into the lake. Its major outlet is the Ticino which, in turn, joins the river Po just south-east of Pavia.
Piedmont and Lombardy are two major regions surrounding the Lake but the most northerly section of Lake Maggiore extends a dozen kilometres into Switzerland, the lowest point above sea-level in Switzerland.
The climate as with all these protected lakes is mild in both summer and winter, producing lush vegetation, with beautifully planted gardens in wonderful villas growing rare and exotic plants. Well-known gardens include those of the Isola Madre, Isola Bella and the Isole di Brissago, that of the Villa Taranto in Verbania, and the Alpinia botanical garden above Stresa. These lakes are almost like a lost world. They also have their monsters apparently!
This beautiful resort town enjoys a lovely lakefront position along the northerly eastern shore of Lake Maggiore and retains an ancient and noble history, once being known as a skilled craft and fishing village under the Mandelli Counts, before being granted freedom to become a free miniature state with its own mint for several centuries before the powerful Borromeo family took control.
Today its colourful past can be seen with the lower part of Maccagno noticeably more ancient then the modern upper part of the town, with medieval passageways, noble townhouses, an imperial watch tower and the sanctuary of ‘Madonna della Punta’.
Visitors can enjoy the many pizzerias and fine restaurants, its lakefront promenade which leads to a modern art museum, a forest, play area and beach. For swimmers the Lidos of nearby Locarno and Ascona are recommended. Carnival festivities also feature during the summer months and play up to the town’s famous culinary expertise with the famous ‘Rice and Sausage’ festival.
Maccagno offers a wide choice of sporting activities including tennis, hiking, mountain biking, volleyball, rock climbing, scuba diving and sailing. For golfers there is a choice of 6 golf courses in a 40 km radius of the town.
The nearby lakefront town of Luino is the perfect spot for a cappuccino or evening meal and a ferry runs from its harbour side to the famous resort towns of Lake Maggiore.
**** Attractions ****
Public Villas & Gardens
Skiing - Snow
Skiing - Water
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19 Feb 2014
"A perfect retreat"
The apartment was spotless with great space, well equipped and lovely modern decor & furniture. The pool area was also always clean with plenty of sunbeds and a wonderful picturesque view through the… More
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