Enjoying an exclusive villa setting in landscaped grounds with luxury facilities this modernised apartment (ID 752) makes for the perfect retreat!
Families are well suited in this versatile and spacious villa apartment which boasts well proportioned bright rooms with high ceilings and pleasant garden and mountain views.
The main open plan reception room enjoys generous proportions and is ideal for relaxed holiday stays with a comfortable sitting area with a sofa and chairs and a SAT TV with DVD player for guests own entertainment. The spacious room also features a dining area and a fully fitted kitchen with a gas oven hob, kettle and all the other desired appliances to prepare simple meals.
Through the double French doors guests can enjoy the fabulous balcony which enjoys a sunny aspect and is ideal for enjoying morning coffees on and alfresco dinners, with views of the gorgeous parkland, mountains and the Lago di Piano nature reserve.
The property is ideal for families and groups of friends with a spacious master bedroom with a bright and modern interior and a second very comfortable bedroom with twin single beds. To the living area a double sofa bed can also be used to sleep additional guests.
A modern newly fitted bathroom is also situated in the property and a washing machine is provided for guests’ convenience.
The villa itself dates back to the 1600s and includes many fine character features as well as an onsite a chapel. Guest can enjoy the fabulous landscaped grounds which also feature mature cypress trees, rolling lawns and a shared BBQ area with stone picnic dining area. The 90mq outdoors swimming pool also provides guests with a fantastic place to relax and exercise and a shower room is situated by the poolside.
** POOL OPENING DATES ~ 1st June - 30th September 2013, but can vary slightly depending on the weather.
Guests can use the off-street parking area outside the villa gates and from the hillside location of Carlazzo the villa is just a 7 minute drive from the popular resort town of Porlezza.
Carlazzo is one of the bigger villages in this area and has a convenient grocery shop and a selection of restaurants. There are many natural and artistic attractions which should not be missed, especially several churches. In particular the church of St. Giacomo and St. Fedele which rises in the centre of the village, the church of St. Stefano containing the famous organ which was created by Serassi in 1858, the church of St. Nazzaro and Celso and also the church of St. Giorgio in the hamlet of Gottro which is famous for its Romanesque bell tower.
Nearby, the charming Lugano lakeside town of Porlezza offers many amenities including High street shops, Cafes, Bars, Gelaterias and Boating possibilities. Lugano city is situated just a 20 minutes drive away and Lake Como, with its beautfiul lakeside attractions and towns is located just a 15 minutes drive away also.
Lombardy - Lake Lugano Area:
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.
Lombardy - Lake Como Area:
Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.
It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.
All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.
Warming, in spring and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, 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.