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Prima Isola

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Very Good 4/5 Score from 4 reviews

Prima Isola - A little slice of heaven!

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The views, whether seen from the house or from a slice of heaven modestly called a terrazza, are utterly magnificent. Comacina, right in the middle of Lake Como sits at your feet along with the lake and the mountains surrounding it.

This apartment (ID 211) is a spotless and bright two level apartment in a three story home. The main level features a large living area with a double set of glass doors overlooking the lake and opening to a furnished, panoramic terrace. There are comfortable lounge chairs and a sofa at one end, a spacious kitchen area at the other end and a dining table for six in the centre.

The two bedrooms on this level, each with its own bathroom, are at opposite ends of the floor. While the bedroom on the lower level is smaller than those above, it does enjoy a separate kitchen area, independent indoor and outdoor access and a living area equipped with a cozy fireplace.

For those who need to bring their laptop with them for keeping in touch with work or family, there is Wireless Internet Access.

There is a lower level laundry room equipped with a washing machine. Firewood is included in the price. Maid service and porter assistance may be arranged when booking.

About 75 steps down from this hillside perch is the main coastal road and an enclosed garage with parking for one car. Additional parking is found within 100 yards along with a fisherman's restaurant. The village centre is 300 yards away.

Firewood is included in the price.

Maid service and porter assistance may be arranged when booking.

Wi-Fi available from March 2011 at an additional cost of €35 per week.

** Location is wonderful, best thing about the villa is the great view of the lake.

Double room on the top floor can do with bedside tables - to keep phone, wallet etc.

Danilo (owner) was very friendly and helpful, he recommended a restaurant in lenno (can't remember the name), next to a sports bar, which was REALLY good.

** The above review submitted by Billy - UK, who stayed at Prima Isola on 17th July 2014.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ossuccio 300 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa Airport 81 km, Nearest railway: Como: San Giovanni 50K or Varenna: Esino 15 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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).

Ossuccio

The lovely town of Ossuccio, one of the best starting points for mountain walks, or boats trips on the lake, especially around the beautiful island of Isola Comacina, which you can explore by boat. Why not book a meal at the only restaurant on the island only 2 mins. away away by boat.

Ossuccio enjoys a sunny aspect on the west side of the lake and is ideally situated to visit all parts of the lake. The lake side garden here, in the heart of the village is just 10 minutes walk from your accommodation and is popular for sunbathing, enjoying a drink, sunbathing or taking a dip in the lake! Restaurants, bars and a bank can all be found in the village.

Lenno (Villa Balbianello-James Bond) with the water ferry accessing all parts of the lake is just 3 mins drive with supermarket.Villa Carlotta (Tremezzo) with it's majestic gardens is just a short drive and Bellagio is only a water taxi or ferry ride away!

Como city and Switzerland are just 1/2 an hour away and another 30 mins will take you to Milan or Monza for the formula 1 grand prix!

Sala Comacina with ferries to Comacina Island is a five minute drive away, as is Tremezzo. Lenno with a grocery store and the nearest hydrofoil stop is within a 10 minute drive. Bellagio, directly across the lake, is reached in 20 minutes by ferry. Menaggio with the closest bus terminal is 15 minutes by car; Como and its train station: 30; Lugano in nearby Switzerland: 45; Milan: 120.

**** These facilities are also available within a sensible distance of your holiday home ****

Bicycling

Bike Rentals

Boat Rentals/Charters

Canoeing/Kayaking

Fishing

Float Plane/Helicopter

Funicular Railway

Golf

Hiking/Trails

Public Transportation

Public Villas & Gardens

Rowing Boats

Sailing

Skiing - Snow

Skiing - Water

Wind Surfing

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22 Sep 2013

5/5

"Wonderful experience"

Primo Isola was perfect for our needs - 6 of us in two age groups. The apartment is large and has two terraces for relaxation and is effectively two apartments. The location is elevated with absolutel… More

17 Jun 2013

4/5

"Great Apartment, Great Location, Beautiful Views"

Stayed here 8th - 15th June 2013 with my husband and a couple of our friends and felt I must write a quick review as we had a completely different experience of this apartment to the 2 people who have… More

19 May 2013

3/5

"Prima Isola - Wonderful panorama but ..."

Now the less positive aspects about the villa which is not up to the wonderful panoramaThe most unpleasant : the furniture in the kitchen was quite dirty (it has not been cleaned for a long time -grea… More

7 May 2012

1/5

"Never again!"

The rental unit is advertised as a “spotless and bright” two level apartment. While the fact that the apartment is bright may be the case for the second level, the first level of the apartment bu… More

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  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:24 Sep 2013

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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  • German
  • Italian

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