Enjoying a lovely sunny and peaceful position on the beautiful Tremezzo hillside this modern and semi-detached Villa (ID 433) offers everything you are looking for in a self-catering holiday homes and is ideal for a family and large groups up to 8.
The newly built Villa sits in a lovely and welcoming private garden and has been designed to a high specification throughout, in the modern-rustico style. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with the front door opening out onto a spacious open plan living room which is tiled and features two stylish and very comfortable cream leather sofas, a coffee table and a flat screen Satellite TV.
A bright and modern dining area with a newly fitted kitchen provide a great area for food preparation and fine dining in a relaxed and informal atmosphere with guests during your stay. The spacious kitchen is perfectly equipped with all the desired appliances including a gas oven and hob, sink and dishwasher. The villa also benefits from a second kitchen which is situated in a self contained studio apartment and is also fully equipped for a self-catering stay. From the living room guests can access the sunny garden which is wonderfully positioned with lake and mountain views and which offers a portico terrace with alfresco dining set and BBQ, and a well maintained and child-friendly lawn with a slight and gradual slope with steps leads to a fabulous shared outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers (the pool is shared with only one other apartment); perfect for relaxation with a good book and glass of wine!
** POOL OPENING DATES ~ 15th March - 30th September 2013
As well as a the fabulous garden which is ideal for entertaining your friends and family the villa also provides flexible and versatile sleeping accommodation with a spacious master double bedroom with access out into the garden, a twin single bedroom, a children's bedroom with bunk beds and a separate studio suite with double bed, kitchen and private sunny lake view sun-terrace suitable for accommodating couples.
Three modern and newly fitted bathrooms also conveniently feature in the villa and comprise one bathroom with bath tub to the ground floor and two further shower rooms to the first floor. All are equipped with all the desired sanitary ware and a stylish and fitted to a very high standard. A washing machine is also provided for convenient laundry tasks.
Parking is provided for guests outside the villa and car hire is strongly recommended for ease of movement to local amenities and attraction around the lake.
Guests please note that the air-conditioning is only present on the second floor of the property.
The area of Tremezzo is one of the most popular tourist attractions on Lake Como and is located on the western shore. For some time now Tremezzo, along with the villages of Lenno and Mezzegra, have become a 'commune' known as 'Tremezzina'. Nestled in a sheltered bay, midway between Mezzegra and Cadenabbia, gives the village an ideal location.
Tremezzo has been inhabited since Roman times and many ancient ruins are still visible today. At one time wars between Como and Milan involved the town and it was completely destroyed, but it did recover and then became part of the Visconti area. From around the 1600's the town again began to flourish which saw business grow with other European countries.
There are many places of interest in this area, but the spectacular 'Villa Carlotta' is without doubt the most famous tourist attraction in Tremezzo, it is open to the public and a visit here is essential. Built in 1690 for the Milanese Marchese Giorgio Clerici, it has fountains, sculptures and a magnificent Italian garden. Another outstanding attraction is the statue of the Madonna Nera (the Black Virgin). The Swiss Catholic Aschler family initially brought the statue to Italy and it is now on show at the Church of Santa Maria.
Lombardy - Lake Como 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.
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 spriing 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.
The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandra).