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BRENTANO GRANDEZZA - A ROMANTIC GETAWAY IN GATED NOBLE SURROUNDINGS!

Lake Como Homes

Advertiser since: 2007
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Lake Como Homes

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch
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Calendar last updated:
December 20, 2014
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BRENTANO GRANDEZZA - A ROMANTIC GETAWAY IN GATED NOBLE SURROUNDINGS!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Mezzegra Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Stunning luxury apartment for couples and honeymooners in Mezzegra

Situated to the first floor of the ancient Brentano noble villa and commanding some of the best central lake views towards Villa Balbianello and set in beautiful resident surroundings, with modern facilities and picturesque period charm, this stunning property (ID 903) makes for the ideal getaway for couples and honeymooners.

The character charm and history can be enjoyed from the splendid high ceilings, original stone fireplace and views of the romantic rococo garden with renaissance grotto fountain which all complements the modern and luxurious style interior of the property.

A spacious open plan living room offers the ideal place to relax with a fabulous marble topped kitchen with contemporary appliances and which is fitted to a high modern finish. Two indoor dining areas offer the choice of both formal and informal dining and a splendid stone fireplace fronts the comfortable sitting area providing the ideal place to cosy up in front of, on an autumn or winter’s evening.

French doors lead out to a fabulous teak decked balcony terrace furnished with breakfast table and sun loungers and offering romantic garden views and partial lake views.

A bright and spacious master bedroom provides the ideal place to relax with beautiful high ceilings and a double bed, vanity area and wardrobe. A luxurious marble topped bathroom completes the internal accommodation and guests can easily reach the outdoor resident grounds.

Comprised over several levels, the villa grounds total 10,000sqm and feature classical period features and interesting stone paths which lead past ancient wine cellars, to the modern day part of the residence which fronts the resident tennis courts and outdoor swimming pool. Please note that anyone who wishes to use the communal pool must wear a swimming cap.

Pets are NOT to be taken to this apartment.

** POOL OPENING DATES ~ 1st April - 30th September 2013

Guests can reach the amenities of the charming authentic lake village of Mezzegra in under 2 minute’s walk. A choice of restaurants, bars, supermarkets, a local bakery, greengrocers and post office provide ideal conveniences during your stay and a bus service also operates from the town - taking guests to Menaggio in just 15 minutes and Como city in approximately 40 minutes.

The fabulous central lake activities are all just a 5 minute drive away and include the picturesque Tremezzina shore with its fantastic choice of restaurants, cafes and hiking trails and the famous Villa Balbianello and Villa Carlotta.

There are many sport activities to also enjoy during your stay including hiking, tennis, cycling, power boat hire, sailing, water sports, quad biking, paragliding, kayaking and more!

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).

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
Lake Como Homes (Property Manager)
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Advertiser since: 2007
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Guestbook comments from the manager

My fiance and I had an unforgettable week in Brentano Grandezza. The property was not only super and just what we were looking for but the team at Happy Holiday Homes were great. They provided champagne and roses on our arrival and also helped me with making reservations to some truly great restaurants and also booked us in to a great little spa. The property grounds were beautiful and we were just so impressed by the finish and quality of the apartment. Grazie guys!
Sep 2012
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
84 Kilometres
Milan - Malpensa
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Mezzegra
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Cadenabbia
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Varenna - Esino
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Autostrada E35
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Mezzegra
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Splugen, Am Bach (Avers), Clusone (All Approx)
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Mezzegra
Car: recommended

Parking is located just to the side of the gated residence and guests can reach the amenities of the charming authentic lake village of Mezzegra in under 2 minute’s walk. A choice of restaurants, bars, supermarkets, a local bakery, greengrocers and post office provide ideal conveniences during your stay and a bus service also operates from the town - taking guests to Menaggio in just 15 minutes and Como city in approximately 40 minutes.

The fabulous central lake activities are all just a 5 minute drive away and include the picturesque Tremezzina shore with its fantastic choice of restaurants, cafes and hiking trails and the famous Villa Balbianello and Villa Carlotta.

There are many sport activities to also enjoy during your stay including hiking, tennis, cycling, power boat hire, sailing, water sports, quad biking, paragliding, kayaking and more!

Golf:

There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club is Italy's oldest golf course. Established in 1907 with 18 holes Par 70, it is located above Menaggio near Croce, in Grandola ed Uniti, approx. 20 min. by car. Tel: +39 344 321 03. Green Fees: Weekdays €55, Weekends and Holidays €70 Euros; Golf Cart Rental €36.

Restaurant Golf at the club serves fantastic food and is well recommended.. Guests are always welcome, please call beforehand to check course rules. Golf Club Menaggio: (Menaggio Como).

Skiing:

This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibilty and mountains capped in winter snow. It does however have Skiing opportunities at local resorts for a day out.

There is a small ski area on Mt. Lema, not more than 10 km from Lugano, but you have to be lucky to have enough snow for skiing. In Ticino, the local Swiss Canton, the best places to ski are probably either San Bernardino (south of the pass of the same name) or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass). Both are reachable in about 1 hour by car across the Swiss border.

There are direct trains to Airolo as well from Lugano and hence from Italian Stations. To S. Bernardino there is only a bus connection. For more snow try Andermatt (on the north side of Gotthard pass) which has normally good snow conditions and a good choice of runs.

The closest major ski resorts are St. Moritz and Madesimo toward the Splugen Pass which is approx.100km.

Mezzegra:

Mezzegra is situated on the western banks of Lake Como, in the zone of central Lario known as Tremezzina. There is a weekly market in Mezzegra (Friday) and Lenno (Tuesday) where you will be able to buy fresh fish from the lake. In Mezzegra town, you will find supermarkets, the post office, bars, coffeehouses, the baker (which if you wish delivers fresh rolls to the house), can be reached in just a few minutes by foot.

Mezzegra is famous for being the scene of Duce's last hours. In Giulino, XXIV Maggio street, in front of Villa Belmonte gate, a steel cross reminds the place where Benito Mussolini and Claretta Petacci were killed and in the hamlet Bonzanigo there is the house where they spent their last night together.

Pay a visit to the church of Sant'Abbondio, dating back to the end of the 1600���s, with its elegant Baroque facade and its precious canvases (17th and 18th century) and its most beautiful marble Baroque altars. Close to the presbytery and the sacristy are visible traces of the old Roman chapel which preceded it. In one of the two surrounding annexes of the church, plaster works are preserved attributed to Pietro Silva and frescos possibly by Fiamminghino, while in the other, which is also decorated with plaster work and prized frescos, there is a large decorated wooden altar dating from the 17th to 18th centuries.

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Rates & Availability

From €180 Per night

Mezzegra Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
2 night minimum stay
€200
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€1,000
 
 
Jan 3 2015 - Apr 24 2015
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€180
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€900
 
 
Apr 25 2015 - Jun 26 2015
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Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
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€268
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Aug 29 2015 - Oct 16 2015
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€200
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Oct 17 2015 - Dec 18 2015
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€900
 
 
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
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€200
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Notes

  • Service Charge:
    Our one & two weekly service charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis.
    (Please check Service Charge costs at time of enquiry)

    Short Breaks:
    3 night break - 40% off weekly tariff / 4 night break - 30% off weekly tariff / 5 night break - 20% off weekly tariff / 6 night break - 10% off weekly tariff.
  • Additional Extras:
    We offer a range of extra facilities, which are available for hire through our office 'Happy Holiday Homes' in Menaggio: Cot Hire - EU 20 per week, High Chair - EU 15 per week, Push Chair - EU 25 per week, Camp Bed – EU 85 per week, Wi-Fi or USB Internet Stick - EU 35 per week (includes EU 10 consumable credit). Please note that signal and connectivity is not guaranteed and may depend on the strength of the signal in your rental property.

    Making a Booking:
    To make a confirmed booking, you will be asked to fill in our online booking form and pay a 30% deposit by wire transfer or credit card. The remaining holiday balance will then be due 6 weeks before arrival.
  • Calendar Updates:
    We manage a number of properties. The calendar updates are not shown, due to continuous availability changes. Please enquire for your chosen dates, cancellations and special offers.

    Notes:
    In riferimento alla delibera della Regione Lombardia n IX/2555 del 24.11.2011 articolo 4d in applicazione dell’art. 9 c.1 e dell’art. 25 c.3 L.R. 24/2006 se dichiara che l’immobile in soggetto non è soggetto all’obbligo di certificazione energetica.
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Amenities

Mezzegra Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • A luxurious marble topped bathroom completes the internal accommodation.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • A bright and spacious master bedroom provides the ideal place to relax with beautiful high ceilings and a double bed, vanity area and wardrobe.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Comprised over several levels, the villa grounds total 10,000sqm and feature classical period features and interesting stone paths which lead past ancient wine cellars, to the modern day part of the residence which fronts the resident tennis courts and outdoor swimming pool. Please note that anyone who wishes to use the communal pool must wear a swimming cap. Parking is located just to the side of the gated residence and guests can reach the amenities of the charming authentic lake village of Mezzegra in under 2 minute’s walk. Additional Facilities: We offer a range of extra facilities, which are available for hire through our office 'Happy Holiday Homes' in Menaggio: Cot Hire - € 20 per week, High Chair - € 15 per week, Push Chair - € 25 per week, Camp Bed – € 85 per week, Wi-Fi or USB Internet Stick - € 35 per week (includes € 10 consumable credit). Please note that signal and connectivity is not guaranteed and may depend on the strength of the signal in your rental property.

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