Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Modern 'rustico' living on the Lake
Offering a flexible take on luxury living, this holiday retreat offers the perfect family-friendly escape!
Situated amongst lush surroundings along the north western shore of Lake Lugano, this modern 'rustico' enjoys far reaching views across the lake and eastern shore.
The 4 bed retreat (ID 493) is nestled in a wonderful private garden, for an added touch of privacy and serenity. Pet-friendly too, the retreat allows guests to bring well-behaved dogs along for their stay.
Internally, the accommodation is beautifully furnished throughout, and is arranged thoughtfully to make the most of the lake view back drop.
At the heart of the home, a Tuscan-style open plan kitchen and dining room can be relished and enjoyed. Situated to the accessible ground floor, guests can sit back and savour a homemade meal within a warm and inviting ambience. With the room's earthy tones, its open fireplace and solid furniture all offering a timeless feel of home, the room is perfect for year-round dining and entertaining.
The fully fitted kitchen diner is fully-equipped for a care free stay, and is complemented by two 'alfresco' dining areas. The vine covered alfresco dining terrace is ideal for hosting memorable dinner parties, with breathtaking lake views to soak up and easy access to the indoor kitchen.
From the side of the house, Rhododendron-lined steps lead to a relaxed BBQ area, which is furnished with a bamboo dining set and is perfect for enjoying summertime feasts.
Next to the ground floor kitchen diner, a spiral staircase leads guests to the first floor lake view living room.
The delightful and sunny reception room offers the perfect setting for family get-togethers, with an inviting fireplace to enjoy under a romantic beamed ceiling. The sofa suite is complemented by a TV and direct access from here leads out to a balcony. Sunny with far reaching lake views, guests can easily sit out here with a good book and a chilled glass of wine.
From here a sweeping staircase leads guests to the family-friendly lake view sleeping accommodation.
The double master bedroom offers a sumptuous setting in which to unwind, with heavy draped curtains, elegant Italian chandelier lighting, a terracotta tiled floor and a striking floor-to-ceiling window with views of the lake. A second double bedroom offers the perfect escapism for a second couple staying, whilst the two spacious twin bedrooms are perfect for sleeping extra guests or children.
A double sofa bed may also be utilised if needed, allowing the retreat to sleep up to 10 comfortably if needed.
Two modern fully equipped bathrooms and private laundry facilities complete the layout of this unique and beautiful retreat.
Outside, the beautiful garden is set across two sunny lake view levels. The road-level to the garden is mainly laid to lawn and features a covered terrace, sun loungers, an outdoor swimming pool and plenty of flat space for children to run around and play. The second terrace is reached by stone steps at the side of the house and features an elevated lawn with stone-built BBQ area.
Convenient off-street parking is situated just off from the road, as guests approach the holiday home.
Additional features & facilities include:
Fireplace, Full Kitchen, Garden, In a Green Environment, Laundry Facilities, On Hillside, Outside Dining Area, Pool Unheated, Private Garden, Private Outdoor Pool, Quiet Location and Single Villa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porlezza 5 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa 96km or Lugano - Agno 17 km, Nearest railway: Como - San Giovanni 60km or Lugano 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Lombardy region
Cima is a charming village with a selection of local amenities to help supplement your self-catering stay. The village enjoys close proximity to the vibrant resort town of Porlezza, just a 7 minute drive away. Porlezza is home to a wide variety of shops, supermarkets, cafes, restaurants as well as to a wide selection of family-friendly activities, which can be found at the Porto Letizia holiday park.
The cosmopolitan Swiss city of Lugano is situated just a 20 minutes drive away, and offers the perfect taste of city living by the lake. Guests will find fine dining, designer shops, charming cafe-lined piazzas, a wonderful promenade with ferry service, a buzzing night life and a wide variety of daytime activities to enjoy.
From Cima guests will also be able to reach the leisure pursuits and villa attractions of Lake Como, easily by car.
If you enjoy playing golf then a visit to the Lugano Golf Club which is only a few kilometres from Agno Airport, the golf club is located on level ground and displays the best possible views with it's splendid birch woods, oaks, pines, rhododendrons and azaleas, golf is enjoyed by many golfers despite the difficulty of this challenging course. The steady presence of water blockages and narrow fairways makes the course fairly challenging, as your playing your round of golf you should cross the Magliasina River almost 8 times, the course with it's shapes and designs demands you to resort to play a more powerful game with greater accuracy.
Lugano attracts people from around the globe for it's natural delights that present a fine mix of village and city, the town features among the holiday region in Switzerland and lives up to it's fame by offering plenty of leisure activities for it's guests, skiing is certainly one of them. Lugano is a fine spot for skiing with it's hilly areas, Skiing is best experienced on Mt. Lema which is just at few minutes drive from Lugano, Ticino also has fine skiing areas which are either in San Bernardino or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass), both ski areas can be reached in an hour by car, Andermatt is also a fine place for skiing.
Further Sports & Adventure Activities Include:
Bicycling, Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Golf, Hiking/Trails, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens, Rowing Boats, Snow Skiing, Water Skiing and Wind Surfing.
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.
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