La Sorgente is located just fifteen minutes' walk from the town and the ferry. With the ferry You can reach most of the "beauties" of the lake such as the Borromean islands, Santa Caterina Monastery, Villa Taranto Gardens and many more.
There are several different good restaurants in the area and, if you are a Golf lover, here you may feel like You are in paradise; There are 3 golf courses within 15Km from the ouse and another 4 around the Lake Maggiore.
The house is ideal for those who want to visit the beautiful area, for Golf Lovers and also for those who are seeking mountain sports with plenty to see and do during their stay.
A detailed list and description of the things that You can visit here as well as a list of the best restaurants of the surrounding area at home; in our house-book.
La Sorgente has four double bedrooms with view over the Borromean Gulf, all with private bathroom. This romantic house has a beautiful dining room with stunning lake view. Leading from the living room is a spacious balcony, furnished with a table and chairs to enable you to have breakfast and dine al fresco.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 4 shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Nearest beach||Baveno 900 m|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malpensa 45 km, Nearest railway: Stresa 4 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Thanks to its position and the many windows, from the dining room of the house
|Further details outdoors|
There are 2 car places in the private parking of La Sorgente, just under the Property.
Welcome pack provided on arrival.
Garden is shared with the owners of the house.
English-speaking owner on hand to answer your questions.
This area of north-west Italy is incredibly rich of things to do and visit.
The climate is mild in both summer and winter, producing Mediterranean vegetation, with beautiful
gardens growing rare and exotic plants.
Dickens, Flaubert, Byron, Stendahl, Manzoni and, in more recent times, Hemingway, are just a few of the illustrious visitors who enjoyed not only pleasant sojourns in these areas only but also discovered endless fonts of inspiration.
Lakes, islands, mountains, characteristic towns and picturesque villages, masterpieces of Nature as well as Man awaiting to be discovered by experiencing them day by day, and revelling in their scents and the zest of their flavours.
Just near the Alps, in a wonderful natural scenery and rich vegetation, Lake Maggiore is the reference point for exciting tours.
Come and discover all the magic Lake Maggiore can offer. Lake Maggiore, repository of the wealth and cultural
patrimony left by the Borromeo family, is still testimony to their prestige and refinement which can be seen in their magnificent palaces with their impressive Italian gardens, and the imposing Fortress of Angera. The lake should be seen from the lake, and from the lake time seems to have stood still.
The Monastery of Santa Caterina clinging to the rocky cliff; Stresa and the Borromeo Islands, small in size but rich in history, and the Castles of Cannero, island outpost of the Mazzarditi Brothers, infamous pirates of the Verbano, are just a few of the timeless examples awaiting the visitor.
We are a few kilometres far from Valgrande Natural Park, the green Val Vigezzo (the Painters Valley) and Val
Formazza with its evocative Toce Falls.
But this area is also fantastic for sports lovers with inside interesting routes for bikes or walking through horse-farms. Here You can enjoy Horse riding, hiking, walking, climbing, biking and skiing..and, with 7 Golf courses around the lake, Golf Lovers will have a new course to play every day.
Finally, if You want to taste some good wine, do not forget to visit the "Basso Piedmont" area. Fara, Spanna, Gattinara are not only names of Towns. They are also the names of the very good wines produced in this area only 60 Km far from our House.
Lake Maggiore is a hospitable land, rich in history and culture , far from crowd, rich in emotions. A delightful place, to break free and dream an unforgettable holiday!
From the House You can easily reach Baveno and Stresa by foot. From there You can catch the Ferry and visit all the places on the lake such as the Borromean Islands,Angera Castle and Santa Caterina Monastery or the famous Street Market in Luino (wednesday).
Baveno and Stresa offers several different Local Restaurants and attractions as the Friday Street Market in Stresa. You could reach the top of the Mottarone Mountain (1500 Mt.) by Cable Car from Carciano (Stresa) or, if You like to walk, there is a path next to the House that You can follow for a short, long or very long walk (4 hours) to the Top of the Mottarone!
Orta Town on the omonimous Orta Lake it is only 30 minutes far by car and it's a must visiting. A half a day tour to Orta will give You the opportunity to visit the "Sacro Monte" and the small San Giulio Island too.
We have 3 Golf Courses within 15 minutes from the Property by car: The Golf & Sporting Club Verbania, The Alpino Golf Club Stresa and The Golf des Iles Borromees in Carpugnino. There are another 4 Golf Courses within 45 minutes by car.