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Gorgeous Penthouse Apartment with Superb Lake View – Home 216847 Penthouse

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Gorgeous Penthouse Apartment with Superb Lake View – Home 216847

Excellent Excellent – based on 3 reviews

  • Penthouse
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

This hillside residence is in a quiet and tranquil setting and boasts stunning panoramic lake views. The large balcony overlooks the lake and mountains and is perfect for alfresco dining.

Enjoying an elevated hillside location along the tranquil eastern shore of Lake Como, close to Bellano and Varenna, this beautiful new penthouse apartment is ideal for up to 4 people. The property boasts fabulous beamed ceilings throughout creating a gorgeous, romantic ski-chalet style ambience, open-plan living with stylish modern kitchen fitted with burgundy and cream units, gas hob oven, coffee machine, toaster, microwave fridge freezer and dishwasher. The open-plan living and dining room provides the ideal place to relax and entertain guests with comfortable stylish leather sofas, a flat-screen tv, dvd player, music stereo and cosy wood burning stove.

A contemporary dining area is provided and alfresco dining can be enjoyed by guests on the large, sunny private balcony with breathtaking

This hillside residence is in a quiet and tranquil setting and boasts stunning panoramic lake views. The large balcony overlooks the lake and mountains and is perfect for alfresco dining.

Enjoying an elevated hillside location along the tranquil eastern shore of Lake Como, close to Bellano and Varenna, this beautiful new penthouse apartment is ideal for up to 4 people. The property boasts fabulous beamed ceilings throughout creating a gorgeous, romantic ski-chalet style ambience, open-plan living with stylish modern kitchen fitted with burgundy and cream units, gas hob oven, coffee machine, toaster, microwave fridge freezer and dishwasher. The open-plan living and dining room provides the ideal place to relax and entertain guests with comfortable stylish leather sofas, a flat-screen tv, dvd player, music stereo and cosy wood burning stove.

A contemporary dining area is provided and alfresco dining can be enjoyed by guests on the large, sunny private balcony with breathtaking views over the beautiful lake and surrounding mountains.

The sleeping accomodation is also very stylish and extremely versatile with a spacious master double bedroom furnished with solid wood pieces and providing a romantic place to unwind with private balcony overlooking the mountainside and a second bedroom furnished with a single bed that converts to a pull-out double bed, and a sofa bed option in the lounge.

A newly fitted modern bathroom provides a power shower, washbasin, wc, washing machine and Juliette style balcony.

The small hillside modern residence is extremely sunny and boasts panoramic lake views. There is also a garage and public parking.

Guests can enjoy cycling, hiking, swimming, sailing, windsurfing, rock climbing, paragliding as well as skiing at nearby resorts . The picturesque resort town of Varenna is a fifteen minute drive and there are regular ferry services to the "golden triangle" of Menaggio and Bellaggio. Milan is easily reached by train.

There is a bakery, bar and restaurant within walking distance.

Dorio still preserves all the features of a typical village on the lake and sits in a sunny position on the slopes of Mount Legnoncino, enclosed between the gorgeous bay of Piona and the promontory of the castle of Corenno Plinio, a picturesque medieval village which is another pearl of the lake.

Dorio ia about a one hour drive from the Milan airports of Linate, Malpensa and Bergamo and is easily accessible both by car and by train. A short drive away are the most important towns on this side of the lake - Colico, Varenna, and Bellano which offer a wide range of tourist services, leisure centres, restaurants, shops, sports and lake activities.

By using the lake ferries the famous picturesque towns of Maggiore and Bellagio are only a short journey away. In the winter you can quickly reach the most popular ski resports of the area. Dorio is about one hour drive from Madesimo, Chiesi in Valmalenco, Aprica and Engadina.

Location description from owner

The Lake Como region

Lake Como is the jewel in the crown of Italy's famous lakes, a haven of tranquility, superb cuisine, majestic snow capped mountains, courteous folk and style. In his Charterhouse of Parma Stendhal described it as an enchanting spot, unequaled on earth in its loveliness. Virgil called it simply our greatest lake.

Lake Como is 50 km long and west of Menaggio is where the lake splits in two. The mountains around the lake are 2000 m high and the lake up to 1350 feet deep, making it one of the deepest lakes in Europe.

The Golden Triangle of Menaggio, Varenna and Bellaggio are close by the apartment, there are ferries to Como and lakeside villlages, Lugano is accessible and there are regular trains to Milan Centrale and Lecco.

Dorio

Dorio is a quiet and tranquil village on the beautiful eastern shore of Lake Como enjoying unspoilt panoramic views and close to the picturesque resort towns of Varenna and Bellano from which there are regular ferry services to the golden triangle of Menaggio and Bellaggio.

Milan is easily reached by train or there is a fast motorway connection to the three airports serving Milan on the SS36 motorway. The border with Switzerland is 45 minutes drive away.

The nearest shop is a bakery in Dorio. The nearest supermarket is in Dervio, approximately 3 km from the apartment. The Bank of Sondrio, with an ATM machine and foreign currency exchange, is also in Dervio.

The nearest Shopping Centre with department stores, electrical shops, clothing stores and a large supermarket are in an indoor shopping centre at Centro Commerciale Iperal Fuentes, which is situated north of Sondrio about 10 km from the apartment.

There are also local street markets selling fresh fruit and vegetables on various days of the week in Dervio and Bellano.

There is a bar and restaurant in Dorio, a 15 minute walk downhill from the apartment.

For those who like a short stroll on a warm evening, there is a waymarked path heading south from the apartment to the charming fortified town of Corenno Plinio on the lake shore. Follow this grassy path for a mile to reach La Taverna Del Castello; at the castle.

There are numerous cafes, restaurants and bars in Bellano and Varenna, all of which are within 15 minutes drive away.

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Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Sofa Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • 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

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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
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Sue M
Response rate:
85%
Calendar updated::
02 Dec 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian, Norwegian


This Penthouse has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 03 Apr 2012. Located in Dorio, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £406 to £676.

The Owner has a response rate of 85% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 02 Dec 2016.

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“Modern, tranquil, very well equipped, clean apartment with outstanding views of beautiful lake Como”

Reviewed 7 Jul 2014

Everything about this rental worked very well indeed. The owners were very easy to communicate with and the photos & descriptions on their site were very accurate. We were constantly captured by the views, and delighted to find how clean, bright, well equipped the apartment was. It was a great base to explore the lake, and surrounding areas from Lugano to St Moritz to MIlan. It was easy to access by car from MIlan airports, and access to lake boats and trains was easy, although a car is essential for the property. The balcony really is fabulous and is really another room, I think we always ate outside and the evenings in particular were great. We would highly recommend it, though note it is not suited to young children and those who find a few flights of stairs a problem. A great place to explore,or rest, as much as you wish. Dorio itself is very quiet, but our teenagers also loved the holiday. Wonderful. Enjoy the experience.

“A beautifully presented unit with panoramic views that we thoroughly enjoyed.”

Reviewed 15 Jun 2014

This unit is perched on the eastern side of Lake Como. The panorama from the balcony is breathtaking, giving uninterrupted 175 degree views of the Lake, snow capped mountains and villages on the far side. We were enthralled by the peaceful stillness, the gentle sounds of the occasional trains below and the cuckoos at dusk. We sought restful accommodation on Lake Como......this accommodation gave us everything and more. We were delighted. We will recommend this accommodation to our friends and we would not hesitate to stay here again ourselves.

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