Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A modern Rustico-style Retreat with breathtaking views!
This apartment is situated in a beautiful newly-constructed (October 2009) high-quality Rustico style residence (ID 321), enjoying an elevated position over the charming semi-rural village of Pianello del Lario which is situated along the desireable well-connected central western lakeshore. The local amenities include a bakery with fresh bread and pastries, a supermarket, restaurants, sport bar, pharmacy and post office. Pianello also has its own Ferry port and sandy beaches with waterfront dining where all types of water sports can be enjoyed.
Approaching the property by private gated walkway the position provides magnificent lake views and sunny exposure. This is one of 4 apartments in a charming Rustico style new building which blends very well with the surroundings. It boasts arched windows adding a certain romance and ideal framework for breathtaking lake and mountain views of the Italian and Swiss Alps.
Inside is a bright and spacious modern open plan living room with beautiful new kitchen offering every amenity. Dining area seating up to 6 guests also features in the open plan room, as well as luxurious seating area which provides two stunning leather sofas, a 42" flat screen TV with DVD player, Internet and two fold-up single beds for an additional 2 guests.
The tiled room leads to the sleeping accommodation which is ideal for two couples staying, featuring a modern and stylish Master Double Bedroom which boasts panoramic Lake Views and a second Double Bedroom with colourful interior, dressing table and also offering beautiful views.
A modern newly fitted bathroom with spacious shower and all the desired sanitary ware including a washing machine also features in this apartment.
This fantastic property boasts a sunny panoramic lake view garden with a babbling brook running alongside. The ground is mainly laid to lawn with a sloping grass area and a flat level terrace offering two outdoor dining areas; one of which is custom-made in stone.
Sitting here with a glass of chilled wine and good company will be made all the more memorable by the incredible views, which are absolutely breathtaking and feature the natural surrounding landscape, the pretty rustic semi-rural villages and the serene Lake with its dramatic mountain peaks beyond.
The apartment also offers two parking spaces to the front of the Residence as a car is highly recommended due to the hillside location of the property.
Although the situation of the property is beautifully serene there are amenities close by which are just a short drive away. The beautiful lakeside towns of Cremia and Domasso both offer local amenities and also provide Water sport activities and are situated just 4km away from Pianello.
PLEASE NOTE: This property includes wireless internet free of charge!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pianello del Lario 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergamo - Orio al Serio 98 km, Nearest railway: Varenna - Esino 17 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Further Facilities and Features Include:
Ceiling Fan, Clothes Horse, Coffee Machine, Cooker Hob, Electric Kettle, Laundry Facilities, Outside Table & Chairs, Private Parking Space, Suitable for Elderly, and Flat Screen T.V.
The Lombardy region
The well-serviced lakefront town of Dongo with its wide variety of charming restaurants is also conveniently located just 2 km away. The very famous and picturesque lakeside Resort town of Menaggio is situated approximately just a 20 minute's drive away and offers a wide selection of shops both local and boutique, as well as cafes, bars, restaurants and local attractions for visitors to enjoy. A fast and frequent Car and Passenger ferry service also operates from the town, enabling visitors to explore the eastern shore of Lake Como, which boasts the two exceptionally pretty Resort towns of Bellagio and Varenna.
For the winter months the property is ideal for those wanting to Ski, with the popular Italian Ski Resort of Madesimo being situated North of Lake Como, just a 70 minutes drive away.
Further Sports & Adventure Activities Include:
Bicycling, Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Golf, Hiking/Trails, Public Villas & Gardens, Rowing Boats, Sailing, Snow Skiing, Water Skiing and Wind Surfing.
Pianello del Lario:
Pianello del Lario is a municipality in the Province of Como located in the Italian region of Lombardy. It is is a charming little village on lake Como's north-western shore and has a long-sandy-gravel beach called Laguna Beach as well as a harbour and nearby coves. In Pianello village, every ammenity is at your disposal including - a local bakery, supermarket, cafes, restaurants and bars, all providing a true taste of the relaxed Italian lifestyle. For the adventurous amongst you, there is hiking,watersports, golf and skiing, all easily accessible in the surrounding areas.
Whether your holiday plans are for simply relaxing or reading a book with a cappucino on the terrace; perhaps walking in the Italian Alps with all that fresh alpine air, or alternatively, you're adventure plans may see you windsurfing, boating or fishing on this truly spectacular lake and then of course, there is skiing at the world famous St. Moritz or at Madesimo, a charming ski resort just 60km away (1hr 15 mins)
The town has a number of historic landmarks to visit including The Museum of "La Raccolta della Barca Lariana which has a nautical theme, housing hundreds of 19th century boats depicting the nautical history of the area.
Pianello del Lario is situated 2km south of Dongo, a town which offers local amenities, boat rental and a ferry service, 4km north of Cremia, which has some very good Restaurants and 10km north of the popular and very pretty lakeside town of Menaggio.
It is is a charming little village on lake Como's north-western shore and has a long-sandy-gravel beach called Laguna Beach as well as a harbour and nearby coves. In Pianello village, every ammenity is at your disposal including - a local bakery, supermarket, cafes, restaurants and bars, all providing a true taste of the relaxed Italian lifestyle. For the adventurous amongst you, there is hiking, watersports, golf and skiing, all easily accessible in the surrounding areas.
The town has a number of historic landmarks to visit including The Museum of 'La Raccolta della Barca Lariana' and also 15th Century church of San Martino, which is located on the lakeshore.
Pianello del Lario
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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