Griante Villa Rental Photos and Description
Impressive Villa Sleeps 10 With Private Heated Pool And Private Lakeview Garden
A spellbinding escape!
Boasting a breathtaking setting on the Tremezzo hills, this luxury 4 bed villa (ID 1272) offers outstanding views of Bellagio and the central lake.
Perfect for accommodating families and large groups of 10, the villa provides the ultimate in escapism, for quality moments together.
Internally the 2 storey villa features large picture windows to make the most of the breathtaking backdrop. Beautifully finished throughout with the bonus of Air-con and cosy under-floor heating, guests can easily soak up the exclusivity of a contemporary year-round retreat.
The living and dining room combine serene contemporary style with spectacular lake views. With floor-to-ceiling windows inviting plenty of light in as well as far reaching views, the scene is set for memorable get-together throughout the day and night!
Guests will feel right at home, with all the must-have mod cons to hand including a TV, DVD player, music stereo, iPod docking station and WIFI access. The chic sitting area is complemented by a stylish dining area for 10 and a fully equipped modern kitchen.
Sliding doors lead directly out to the sunny lake view terrace and private garden. Out here guests can easily soak up the Italian summertime, with an evening aperitivo, a relaxed BBQ or an alfresco dinner party.
For an added ‘wow factor’, an ambient lit cellar perfectly complements the modernist kitchen. With plenty of space and exposed stone walls, guests can easily keep wine and regional produce nice and cool during their stay.
The sleeping accommodation is perfectly suited for versatile stays; with 2 double bedrooms, 1 child-friendly bedroom and 1 twin join able bedroom provided. All conveying a chic and contemporary quality, they offer the perfect setting in which to relax and unwind.
Couples can easily unwind to the master double suite, which offers a tranquil ambience and romantic lake views towards Bellagio. The charming bedroom is further complemented by a fitted wardrobe and a striking contemporary en-suite, which is tiled in black effervescent tiles and fitted with a Jacuzzi bath.
A second couple will feel right at home to the second double suite, which is complemented by a fitted wardrobe and a striking red en-suite wet room. The third bedroom is ideal for children, with a modern set of bunk beds featuring alongside a modern desk and contemporary en-suite shower room. Direct access also leads out to the garden, making it perfect for playtime.
The fourth bedroom is situated to the spacious loft-style floor and offers a twin set of join able beds, for added flexibility.
Two further bathrooms feature to the villa alongside laundry facilities and a private garage.
Outside guests can easily relax within the tranquillity of the private lake view garden. Complemented by a heated private pool, a terrace with sun loungers and an alfresco dining area, the garden and villa provides the perfect holiday haven from which to explore the delights of the central lake.
Griante and Cadenabbia:
Grainte and Cadenabbia are one town, or municipality in the Province of Como which is in the Italian region of Lombardy. It lies on the western shore of the lake and is situated between Menaggio and Tremezzo. Cadenabbia is the lakeside area whilst Grainte is the area rising to the hillside.
For many years Griante has attracted famous people, for example, Villa Ricordo (Villa Margherita) was the location Guiseppe Verdi chose to compose the aria La Traviata, it was also here where Stendhal composed one of his many masterpieces Chartreuse de Parme. Griante was also a popular destination for Royalty, including Nicholas 11 of Russia, Queen Victoria, Kaiser Gulielmo 11 and also Pope Pio X1.
The area is renowned for the wonderful flowers and plants which grow in abundance, due to the sheltered location and is known as the 'Riviera of Azaleas'. Cadenabbia has many restaurants and shops, and also a good ferry service. There is a lovely walk from Griante up to the San Martino church. The views are truly unforgettable, with flowers and butterflies all the way. The path is quite steep in parts and will take about an hour each way, but the views will make it a walk to remember.
The most famous Villa on the Lake, Villa Carlotta, is in Cadenabbia and has many interesting features, especially a great art collection, luxurious rooms and wonderful gardens with a wide variety of plants from all over the world. The little Church of S. Martino sits on the mountainside and although the walk up to it it somewhat precarious, it should be on your list of places to visit as the views are unrivalled.
- children welcome