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La Torre Di Porlezza

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Very Good 4/5 Score from 5 reviews

View from the Terrace

Villa | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 12km

Built against a stone cliff-face in a prominent position along the Lake Lugano shore, with picturesque lake views of the Porlezza this rustic style retreat provides a restful and idyllic retreat, away from modern life yet within easy walking distance to it!

The property features accommodation over two floors with a country style open plan living area with a comfortable sitting area, TV and DVD player and a rustic open fireplace for warm cosy evenings. Exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings provide a rustic romantic charm. A dining area also features and a kitchenette provides all the desired appliances for a self-catering holiday including a cooker hob, kettle, coffee machine and toaster.

"Wireless internet connection available in the property"

** 15% DISCOUNT OFF ALL BOOKINGS FOR OCTOBER 2012 **

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Menaggio 12 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa 101km or Lugano - Agno 22 km, Nearest railway: Como - San Giovanni 46km or Lugano 18 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors BBQ
Further details indoors

The property features accommodation over two floors with a country style open plan living area with a comfortable sitting area, TV and DVD player and a rustic open fireplace for warm cosy evenings. Exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings provide a rustic romantic charm. A dining area also features and a kitchenette provides all the desired appliances for a self-catering holiday including a cooker hob, kettle, coffee machine and toaster.

From the living room open tread stairs lead to a mezzanine floor with a bright double bedroom and a modern shower room conveniently situated off from the bedroom. A sofa bed to the living area provides additional accommodation for extra guests.

Further details outdoors

One of the best features of this property is its sunny covered terrace with balcony which boasts breathtaking views over Lake Lugano and the picturesque town of Porlezza. The spacious balcony provides the perfect setting to enjoy daytime sunbathing and a glass of wine in the evenings.

Guests staying in the property are also able to enjoy the wide choice of facilities and activities at the family-friendly Porto Letizia holiday complex which is situated on the sunny Porlezza lakefront and which is just a few minute’s drive away!

The complex offers parking with the main modern Palazzo providing a visitor information desk, laundry facilities, a hair salon and a computer shop.

Visitors can enjoy the stunning lakefront terrace with its contemporary Panama cafe with outdoor seating and the contemporary Italian restaurant ideal for authentic alfresco dining. The evenings are fabulous here and locals gather to enjoy aperitifs and each other’s company as the sun sets over the lush mountain tops.

A sunny lake front outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and mini golf with children’s play area are perfect for daytime fun and the beautiful parkland is ideal for dog walking, cycling and jogging, with lovely areas to enjoy lunchtime picnics under the shade of trees. A sandy beach is also a fabulous feature of the complex and makes a great place to sunbathe, with the Lake Lugano providing the most stunning of backdrops!

From the complex a bridge leads over a passing stream to the promenade of Porlezza where cafés, restaurants and ice cream parlours can be enjoyed and where the main lake road with frequent bus route passes through.

The Lombardy region

LAKE LUGANO

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.

Warming, inspiring and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Lugano, 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.

Porlezza

Porlezza is just over the mountain from Menaggio on Lake Como and on the scenic route to Lugano. Porlezza is the main town at this end of the Lake and adds an Italian flavour to a well known Swiss name!

Lake Lugano is situated in the south east part of Switzerland and is located on the Switzerland and Italy border, most of Lake Lugano lies in Switzerland, the lake is named after the city of Lugano that is situated between Lago di Como and Lago Maggiore.

The two lakes, Lake Como and Lake Maggiore cover a much larger area that Lake Lugano, the most interesting feature of Lake Lugano is it's shape, it's a long lake about 36 kilometres in length but the width of the lake does not exceed more than 2 kilometres at any point, also Lake Lugano is the only lake that has a bridge over it that connects the two towns Melide and Bisonne.

Lake Lugano is surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains, the area experiences a climate close to that of the Mediterranean climate, the beautiful mountains, surrounding villages and towns together make Lake Lugano the perfect holiday destination. Some of the interesting mountain peaks to visit near Lake Lugano include Monte Bre and Monte San Salvatore, Monte Bre is the closest to Lugano and is about 925 meters high, the mountain stretches over the border of Switzerland and into Italy.

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Review 1-5 of 5

5 Oct 2013

5/5

"Just Fantastic"

The cottage is beautiful situated. Just about 100 meters from the town Porlezza, where you can find everything needed (bar, restaurants, butcher, supermarket etc.). The ancient cottage has a beautiful… More

20 Aug 2013

5/5

"Fantastic views of the lake"

This property is in an excellent location right beside the lake. It is South facing meaning that you get the sun on the balcony for most of the day. It is easy to get to Lugano and Lake Como each a sh… More

18 Jul 2013

2/5

"Nice outside area. Not so nice inside."

We booked this place for nine days, but after four days we've had enough. There is an air-condition on the groundfloor, but the bedroom is on the mezzanine floor. We had normal summer temperature… More

18 Jul 2013

2/5

"Dont go there"

Bugs everywhere Smelly towelsNot cleaned at allAircondition not working in the bedroom so its damn hot in there!!! There is a road right ouside with alot of traffic. Was promised no mosquitoes and the… More

18 Apr 2013

5/5

"A wonderful cosy retreat"

What an amazing place to stay. Really different! Set into the cliff face it is a stone cottage with so much oldie worldly character. Very romantic.We went when it was cold and wet and felt very cosy.… More

Review 1-5 of 5

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  • 6 Years listed

Based in United Kingdom

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