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Azalea House at Griante.Enjoy a SUPERB LAKEVIEW – Home 24304 Apartment

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  •  min stay varies
VISITED BY TRIPADVISOR

Azalea House at Griante.Enjoy a SUPERB LAKEVIEW – Home 24304

  • Apartment
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

The three bedrooms apartment "Azalea" is situated in Griante Cadenabbia ,(just behind the famous Hotel Britania Excelsior and far 500 meters from Grand Hotel Cadenabbia ), a little agglomerated founded by the Celts in the 500 b.C. in a residencial area in the centre of Lake Como.
Recently restructured it provides 3/4 bed places( 3 adults or 2 adults more 2 children) with trasformable sofa.It provides of satellite on flat screen TV (From September on SKY TV: all the games of football : Premiership, Spanish Liga, Bundesliga, French Legue 1 ,Scotland Premier League .......... live. ..... every game live!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
,gratis internet access and on demand also wireless,DVD ,CD player with endowement of classical(included the complete works-100 CD - by Wolfang Amadeus Mozart) and jazz music,bathroom with playpen shower,stove heated by "pellet" for winter stays and private parking vey close to the apartment.From May ,Azalea House is more spacious;it is available

The three bedrooms apartment "Azalea" is situated in Griante Cadenabbia ,(just behind the famous Hotel Britania Excelsior and far 500 meters from Grand Hotel Cadenabbia ), a little agglomerated founded by the Celts in the 500 b.C. in a residencial area in the centre of Lake Como.
Recently restructured it provides 3/4 bed places( 3 adults or 2 adults more 2 children) with trasformable sofa.It provides of satellite on flat screen TV (From September on SKY TV: all the games of football : Premiership, Spanish Liga, Bundesliga, French Legue 1 ,Scotland Premier League .......... live. ..... every game live!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
,gratis internet access and on demand also wireless,DVD ,CD player with endowement of classical(included the complete works-100 CD - by Wolfang Amadeus Mozart) and jazz music,bathroom with playpen shower,stove heated by "pellet" for winter stays and private parking vey close to the apartment.From May ,Azalea House is more spacious;it is available an ancient and luxurious room in style with balcony access.
Elegant ,comfortable and proper for relaxing stay,together beautiful flowers.Sport facilities nearby,such as tennis court ,golfclubs or the possibility to do water-skiing or surfing.
Of course , don't miss the opportunity enjoing the fantastic Lido di Cadenabbia or Lido di Menaggio ,just now renovated.

Location description from owner

The Lake Como region

Lombardy is a region of the North Italy. It is known for Milan the financial city where is the Stocks Exchange.
This area is full of tha Lake where lives a very romantic atmosphere and where people find silence and relax.
Recently this area is frequented by stylists and famous American actors; George Clooney for example ,without
forget Donatella Versace and Sting.
Holidays in Cadenabbia Beautiful lakeside town
Holidays in Cadenabbia offer a pretty, sheltered town located on the west shore of Lake Como; often described as Italys most romantic lake. Cadenabbia and the surrounding area is home to many of Lake Comos most elegant and stunning villas and palaces from which you can admire excellent panoramic views of this enchanting lake. The Italians often take holidays in Cadenabbia in the spring and autumn due to the warm climate, fantastic range of lake activities and the short travelling distance to the cities of Milan and St. Moritz.

Cadenabbia Holidays Milan and St.Moritz excursions
You will not be at a loss for activities with holidays in Cadenabbia whether you are looking to lounge on a beach, hike in the hills and valleys, or go shopping in the high fashion stores of Milan. Italys cosmopolitan city of Milan is a mere 25 miles away and makes for a great day trip, and you can also take a coach over the Maloja Pass to the exclusive Swiss resort of St. Moritz and view some breathtaking glaciers. Back in Cadenabbia you can lounge in the sun at the Lido or try out some of the many water activities that are popular in this area such as water-skiing, wind surfing or fishing. You can play golf with the Alps as your stunning scenic backdrop at the Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club or visit one of Lake Comos most famous landmarks, the Villa Carlotta; a Neoclassical masterpiece of a building with over 14 acres of majestic gardens.

Holidays in Cadenabbia The ultimate romantic setting
As you would expect from a lakeside resort there are numerous boat trips up Lake Como. There are also regular hydrofoil and boat services to other nearby resorts such as Tremezzo, Menaggio and Bellagio. For the ultimate romantic trip why not take a moonlit dinner cruise up the lake where you can dine on some excellent Italian and French food as you drift slowly up the great lake. Holidays in Cadenabbia are the perfect choice if you want a real slice of Italian lake life in a colourful and vibrant setting.

The Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo

The villa was built at the beginning of 1700 for the Marquis Clerici from Milan. Late in the same century, it became property of the Count Sommariva from Lodi, who married Clerici's daughter. In 1856 the Villa was sold to Princess Marianna of Prussia, who gave it as a wedding present to her daughter Carlotta, when she married Prince George of Sachsen. At the end of the 1st World War, the Italian State annexed the villa as booty of war. It was then decided to open both the gardens and the villa to the public under the management of Ente Villa Carlotta, as it is nowadays. Inside the Villa it is possible to admire some paintings by Hayez, Vikar, Lordon and Migliara, some fragments of frescoes by Acquisti and some sculptures by Canova and Thorwaldsen together with some important antique tapestries and furniture. Count Sommariva planned the very first part of the garden in perfect Italian style, with a fountain in its centre, as it is still possible to see in the fore garden at the entrance. At that time the garden was not as wide as nowadays. It was the Prince of Sachsen who enlarged it toward Cadenabbia, planning it after the English style and taking good care of setting the plants in order to emphasize the beauty of the landscape. The American poet Longfellow after visiting Villa Carlotta gardens wrote:
I ask myself " is this a dream?
Will it all vanish into air?
Is there a land of such supreme
And perfect beauty anywhere?
The gardens as they are today, are famous for the blooming of the azaleas (end of April - beginning of May).

The Villa Balbianello in Lenno

Built for Cardinal Angelo Maria Durini at the end of the XVIII century, the Villa stands on the tip of a steep promontory overlooking Lake Como, almost opposite Bellagio. Today, the villa has the appearance desired by its last owner, the explorer Guido Monzino, with a rich collection of Chinese, African and pre-Colombian art, precious English and French furniture of the 1700s and the small museum with documents and mementoes of his expeditions. Yet the true masterpiece is the panoramic terraced garden dominated by the elegant "loggia" with three arches rising on the highest point of the promontory.






Cadenabbia di Griante

In the centre and on the shores of Lake Como,there is Griante Cadenabbia. It's exactly in the front of Bellagio where the Lake is divided.
Griante Cadenabbia is a little urban place founded by the Celts in the 500 b. C. that has a beautiful Lido ,just front of the Hotel Brittania Excelsior and Riviera Hotel.
The Lido di Cadenabbia: Beach & Bar & Discoteques & Restaurant.
Enjoy the facilities of the Lido di Cadenabbia to 100 meters from the House.-It is situated on the bank of the lake ,facing the peninsula of Bellagio,and offers a unique sweeping view of the central area of Lake Como if you can sun-bath by the swimming pool or on the sandy beach ,or you can choose to lay in the cool shade of its garden.There is a bar service where you can taste fantastic long drinks and cocktails and its restaurant is well known for its typical sea-food dishes.On week-ends it has one of the most elegant Discoteques in the region.

Golf Information: There is the splendid Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club with its 18 holes, one of the oldest golf clubs in Europe.Golf Club Menaggio: (Menaggio Como) Tel. 0344/32103, 18 holes, par 70 – founded in 1907. Greenfee: Weekdays € 50.00, Sundays and public holidays: € 65.00.
In contrast to the relatively flat terrain of Le Robinie, this course lies in the rugged mountains, just west of the town of Menaggio, on Lake Como. It is the second oldest golf club in Italy, founded in 1903 by an Englishman, and in the English tradition, includes numerous and sometimes difficult hazards. Par is 70, and it plays 5455 meters (6,000 yards) from the back tees, and 4810 meters (5291 yards) from the front tees. The club house is also historic, containing a library with one of the most precious collections of golf publications in the world. It also has a first class restaurant to enjoy a leisurely lunch with magnificent views of the Alps, and of Lake Como below.



Your excursion to Lake Como!!!!!!!!!!!

…………………. LIVE ….. THE LAKE……….

GRIANTE (1 h) AND SAN MARTINO DI GRIANTE (1 h 15).

A guided tour of the village Griante, with its historic quarters of palazzi and farmhouses, and a possible visit to the Picco di San Martino with the Oratorio delle Grazie and finally returning via the Rogaro plain. These are areas of particular interest for its nature and landscape aspects, recently shown in a BBC documentary by the famous TV presenter Laurence Llewelyn–Bowen.


BONZANIGO DI MEZZEGRA (2 h 30).

A guided tour of Bonzanigo, a hamlet of Mezzegra, with the Brentano palazzi, the internal cobblestone floors with 18th century porticoes and the places of the Mussolini execution. Return from Viano, a hamlet of Tremezzo; a rural village with a spinning mill and jennies dating back to the 19th century and belonging to the Triulzi family.


SACRO MONTE DI OSSUCCIO (on foot 3h – by your own car 1h).

A guided tour to the Sacro Monte di Ossuccio with a historical reading on the 14 chapels and on the church with ancient ex-votos.


VILLA CARLOTTA - Tour of the museum and the botanical garden (1 h 30).

A guided tour to the marvellous Villa Carlotta with particular attention to the Sommariva property period.










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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private tennis court
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Francesco P
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
11 Aug 2016
Based in:
Italy

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Italian


This Apartment has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 7. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 19 Mar 2007. Located in Lake Como, the average weekly rate varies from £750 to £992.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 11 Aug 2016.

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