Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Lake Como in all it's splendour laid bare for you from this breathtakingly stylish, luxuriously furnished home.
The jaw droppingly beautiful lake views from the two balconies, the grandesque kitchen, opulent dining room, swimming pool, 3 stylish bedrooms-comfortablem sofas, flat screen tv...every home comfort has been considered to make a memorable holiday a magnificent one!
The property enjoys a tranquil position perched invitingly above the Lake boasting panoramic views from Villa Gaeta (James Bond 2006) to Bellagio.
Lake Como will revive and replenish you, be it a day on the lake with private boat hire, a lazy lunch, palm lined lakeside walk or just putting your feet up on the balcony and watching the drama of the lake and mountain scenery unfold before you. Anyone for another glass of prosecco?
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Menaggio 3 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan Malpensa/Linate 70 km, Nearest railway: Como San Giovanni 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
This is lake como living par excellence. Enoying its position as the top floor penthouseapartment ,the accommodation has been designed for living as opposed a typical rental property.
Stairless entrance by lift to single-level penthouse with no noise intrusion from above.
Features include a hand carved dining table and fitted furniture Space and luxury are hallmarks of this stylish penthouse.
The pictures simply do not justice to the magnitude of style, quality and space the property affords.
The penthouse is situated all on one floor with no apartment above or adjacent – windows on 4 sides.
Direct and secure access into penthouse from lift – good for carrying groceries and disabled access.
Wood-burning stove in living room.
3 bedrooms ( 1 en suite with shower, w/c and bidet), 2 doubles, 1 twin all with ample wardrobe space and quality bedding.High-end Bosch appliances including washer/dryer
Airy vaulted ceiling.
A futher spacious bathroom which includes a shower,w/c and bidet is available.
Large flat screen tv & dvd (with large dvd collection) comfortable sofas, dining in the opulent dining room or alfresco. Wood-burning stove in living room.
Free, wireless Internet access by WI-FI throughout the home.
Satellite TV with Sky programming comprising international channels: CNN, Fox, BBC, Discovery, National Geographic
The kitchen is quite simply a dream kitchen practically enticing you in to cook! The kitchen as the picture suggests contains all mod cons with bosch appliances. Huge quartz-topped “center island” in kitchen and oversize table for eight in dining room
Custom-built woodwork thoroghout, Murano chandeliers and furniture with ample storage space.
Two desks for occasional work in privacy
|Further details outdoors|
2 spacious balconies for alfresco dining or taking in the sun
The swimming pool is the perfect place to relax with unparallelled lake views.
Private garage with secure parking
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All linen bedding and towels included
Please ask if you have any special requests
Cots, high chair available on request
The Lombardy region
Lake Como, for rest, relaxation, culture and style. Find them all here in abundance.
If you are looking for a holiday that will revive and inspire in equal measure you will find the lake ticks all the right boxes. Tranquil lakeside palm lined walks, lazy lunches with a breathtaking lake & mountain back drop, cafe culture, glorious days on the lake with a boat (hire available locally),divine italian cuisine, mountain walks to explore, churches, musuems to visit. Villa's with sumptious gardens ideal for taking a picnic or exploring acres of gardens.
Villa Balbianello-beaufitul lakeside villa
Villa Carlotta-breathtaking gardens
14th Gothic cathedral in Como City
Boat hire (lenno or Dongo)
Bellagio (20 min ferry ride)
Ferry, bus & taxi hire in the village
Milan for shopping, the Duomo, La Scala Opera house
Fox town designer outlet in Switzerland (30 mins drive)
San Moritz, Switzerland (1.5 to 2 hrs drive)
Ossuccio park for sunbathing
Lido in Menaggio in the village, for sunbathing & pool
Lido di lenno man made golden sand beach
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14 Nov 2013
"Great views, spacious apartment, would rent again in a heartbeat"
Great communication and flexibility on arrival, Gemma accommodated us fantastically! The apartment itself is huge, has everything you'll ever need (once you have searched the vast kitchen cabinet… More
1 Sep 2013
"Beautiful view, stunning apartment, great location"
The apartment was furnished to a high standard and unlike most holiday rentals absolutely everything that we needed was in the apartment. It was a really good location from which to visit all the oth… More
14 Aug 2013
"Penthouse with a view"
Beautiful location , stunning view's and a very large penthouse apartment. The kitchen was fully functional and we had a great Pizzeria/Restaurant called Cozi about 100 meters away. It is a ste… More
1 Oct 2011
"Great Accommodation- Incomparable Views"
We are a family of 6 - 2 Adults and 4 kids aged 9 to 15, and stayed at the property for a week.
We spent the first part of most days touring and attractions for kids. The area seems more geared for adults, but we found enough items of interest for the week we were there. Late afternoons were normally by the pool before supper etc.
Pros: The apartment itself was fantastic, fully furnished and equipped, very comfortable and roomy, with views second to none from all the living areas.
Menaggio is a very good location to explore the entire area, lovely village center and waterfront, close to ferries etc. Some good attractions that we found: Swiss Chocolate factory (http://www.alprose.ch/en/about_alprose) and MIni Switzerland (http://www.swissminiatur.ch/?fuseaction=m4.12&lan=en) and the jungle raider park (http://www.jungleraiderpark.com/it/home.xhtml)
Cons: Car vital- the walk up or down to the village center is steep and near impossible with kids.
The access to the indoor parking is extremely awkward and we did not even try and use it as we had a large mini van rental.
The lift is not a regular lift but more a slow vertical "push and hold" the button mover and was getting stuck often. We basically used only for shopping or luggage as didn't have the patience to use otherwise.
The pool is about 12 m X 4 m- large enough and not deep which is good for kids with great views of the lake- but positioned above the complex and difficult access from the apartment. You basically have to go down 3 floors (not using the lift) and then climb approx 5-6 floors outside to get to the level of the pool. A bit silly when it could easily have been better planned if the apartment had an exit to the back onto the upper level.
Another problem we encountered was moans and complaints by the neighbors regarding noise around the pool- I must stress that we did not use the pool at irregular times- during "siesta" time and not before 10 am or after 7 pm and our kids are no noisier than others around a pool. The moans and groans put a bit of a damper on the fun around the pool.
All in all we were not fussed to much about the cons, and had a fantastic holiday in what must be one of the more beautiful areas of the world.
4 Nov 2010
"Penthouse apt near Mennagio - Home away from home"
What a lovely apartment...the views, the layout, the accommodations, and the size were all wonderful and you could tell a lot of thought went into decorating and outfitting this apartment. This was … More
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