Vignolo Park, Stresa, Italy
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This spacious and exclusive property is nestled in a very peaceful location in park lands on the hillside just a short walk away (off road) from the centre of Stresa, approx 400 metres from the lakeside and with a breathtaking view of the whole lake!
The location is the perfect base to explore Lake Maggiore and the area or just relax by the poolside and soak up the wonderful surroundings.
This 6 bedded apt is located on the 3rd floor of a modern and relaxing summer residence.
There is a separate kitchen with all amenities provided (including the basic necessities ie. tea,coffee, sugar, salt, olive oil etc) and a kettle!.
The lounge and dining area has a large balcony/terrace with stunning views of the lake all the way up to the mountains of Switzerland in the distance. There is also wood burning pellet fire stove to keep you warm and cosy in the winter!
The bathroom has a shower/bath and includes a bidet. The water is heated by electric boiler and there is gas central heating.(all costs included)
There is double bedroom and family bedroom with a double bed plus 2 single beds which also have a large balcony/terrace with a mountain view.
From the lounge there is a spiral staircase leading to a roof sun terrace which gets the sun all day.
In the communal gardens below there is a shared pool with loungers, tables, chairs and umbrellas to make the most of the sunshine and surroundings.
There is a private and secure car park with nominated space directly outside the property and which is accessible through an electric gated entrance.
The apt is ideal for families, and couples who love the outdoors and want to explore the area or for for those looking to relax and unwind in stunning surroundings. (Please note there is a train line between the lake and the complex which is an infrequent service).
For those who love skiing it's the perfect base to experience and explore the local unknown ski resorts.
Wine, food, stunning scenery, mountains, lakes, hills, history, countryside, tradition, world famous gardens, boat trips, islands, palaces, castles, churches, cities, golfing, shopping, rest and relaxation.....everything you could possibly want from a holiday!!!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||we also have a private lakeside rocky beach 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Milan Malpensa 35 km, Nearest railway: Stresa 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The North West Italy region
Lake Maggiore offers something for everyone. Exceptional scenery, lakes, mountains, a pleasant climate and a miriade of activites to do, sights to see and places to explore, whilst experiencing the cultures of Northern Italy/Switzerland.
Piedmont is the one of the most interesting and rich regions in the whole of Italy stretching up to the Alps and down to the northern coast line of Italy.
The flatlands in the middle are known for its rice production and you see rice fields for 'risotto' as far as the eye can see. Further towards the coast is the famous wine growing region producing a wide range of red and white wines including the famous 'Barolo'.
Heading up into the mountains towards Switzerland is the picturesque alpine village of Macugnaga which sits at the foot of the Monterosa, the second highest montain range in Europe and which houses the highest refuge in Europe 'the Margarita'.
Crossing the boarder via the famous Simplon pass, the nearby alpine resorts of Zermatt and Saas fee are only a drive away and chance to experience Switzerland at it's best.
The fashion capital Milan is easily reachable by train or car and offers plenty of sighseeing and shopping opportunities!!
Just 2 km from the apt is Stresa and the elegance of the famous tourist resort on Lake Maggiore that saw guests such as Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill you are in an ideal position to explore the other villages of the lake. Explore the famous Islands by boat or take a train and boat ride up to the Swiss lake resorts of Locarno and Ascona.
You can walk to the centre of Stresa via a footpath through the woods which takes approx 20mins or drive along the lakeside road which takes less than 5mins.
5km from a beautiful 18 hole golf course overlooking Lake Maggiore makes it an ideal golfing holiday. There is another 9 hole course 7km away and several others in the region.
Less than 4km from the motorway exit you are also in an perfect location from which to explore the surrounding area (The Alps, Switzerland, Lake Orta, Lake Como, Milan or Turin).
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9 Oct 2014
"A great place to stay and enjoy the beautiful Lake Maggiore"
This is a clean, spacious apartment with the most wonderful views of the lake. Its located just off the lake just 10 mins drive from the town of Stresa in a beautiful park area which makes it very pea… More
31 Aug 2014
"Wow - What a view"
When you open the front door you are met with the most breath taking view of the lake. The apartment is large and the decor is great. We received a hamper of local produce from the owner which was r… More
7 Jul 2014
"Spacious apartment, stunning view"
We enjoyed our stay in Vignola Park. The apartment is big and well kept. All rooms were clean, no stuffy smells. The large windows in both bedrooms opened into an additional balcony facing the hill. T… More
31 Oct 2013
"5 STAR LAKE VIEW FROM TERRACE!!!"
This was our third trip to magnifenct Lago Maggiore and HAD THE BEST LAKE VIEW EVER. It was so beautiful, looking right onto Isola Madre, I wanted to spend as much time as possible out on the terrace just soaking in the beautiful tranquil vista.
The town of Stressa is sooo charming and so convenient to hop a boat to the Borromean islands!
Rachel Macquire was a wonderful hostess-even going as far as leaving wonderful local baked goods and other kitchen supplies and "extras" for us. She was great! Rachel recommended going to VIlla Taranto and she was right-just INCREDIBLE gardens!
You do need a car for this property. While you can walk to town on a charming walk through the woods-it's quite a climb on the way back. Also the road up to the condo from the lake has several hair-pin turns so you need to have a confident driver at the wheel.
But I just loved it there and I CAN'T WAIT TO RETURN!
Thank you for everything Rachel!
16 Sep 2013
"Lovely apartment with amazing views."
Stayed in Stresa for 4 nights. The owner has taken a lot of time in preparing good, detailed information about the area from things to do to suggestions for food. The apartment was lovely and clean an… More
4 Sep 2013
"Las vistas son impagables y el apartamento confortable."
Ha digo una buena experiencia, Rachel ofrece una cesta de bienvenida ( muy útil en nuestro caso, que llegamos muy tarde) y la casa tiene detalles para hacer la estancia cómoda. El Wi Fi funciona bie… More
22 Aug 2013
"Stunning views from a spacious and comfortable apartment close to the lovely town of Stresa"
A lovely apartment with all you could need. It is really spacious and stayed cool and pleasant even though it was very hot outside! The view from the big balcony is just amazing! We were delighted with all the help and information given to us by the owner Rachel both personally and in a really useful file. The generous welcome gift is a very nice surprise too. The pool is great and never seemed too busy -an added bonus being that two loungers are there just for you to use! A fantastic place for enjoying all that Lake Maggiore has to offer.
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