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A modern two storey apartment fully equipped set in a traditional Italian country house, comprising just six apartments, in a little hamlet just above the village of Musso in verdant countryside with large terrace on the first floor and private walled and gated ground floor area where you can enjoy a barbecue. The apartment is well equipped internally and externally and can accommodate up to 6 persons. There is a large sunny balcony from which to enjoy a spot of sunbathing or to enjoy a morning cappuccino. The bedrooms are on the upper level and both are light and airy with traditional shutters for shade and enjoy views of lake and mountains. There is a flat screen HD TV with satellite channels in English. There is also free Internet access, a collection of DVD's, books and games for indoor entertainment.
The apartment is ideally situated to explore the many attractions of beautiful Lake Como. A car is recommended and there is parking at the end of the entrance path south of the apartment, where there is a communal car park, just a few steps away. Visit the many gardens, palaces, castles and churches by regular ferry boat services. Other activities and outdoor sports in this area are; walking, hiking, fishing, sailing, windsurfing, swimming, cycling. There is a lido with bar, restaurant and cabins in Menaggio, which also has a famous gold club.
A management company is on hand to ensure the apartment is clean and ready for your arrival and they offer advice and can help you make the most of your holiday in many ways e.g. by booking excursions, hiring a speedboat on the lake, or art and cookery just a phone call or visit to their office in Menaggio 15 minutes by car.
I live on the south coast of England with my husband. I love all things Italian; the art, culture, architecture and especially the warm- hearted and friendly people who make us feel very much at home in their beautiful country. I enjoy taking my son's dog Obi, the cutest Shiba Inu, to the New Forest for long walks and playing frisbee!
The Owner purchased this apartment in 2007
Having spent some years visiting northern Italy, it was love at first sight when I saw Lake Como. I loved the idea of owning a property in a friendly Italian community, where I could practise my Italian. To hear the local church bells ring and the fragrance of incense in the air with the dramatic and ever changing views of lake and mountains makes for a unique holiday that I have not experienced anywhere else in the world.
A large terrace with balcony is an excellent place to enjoy a morning cappuccino or a spot of sunbathing and an excellent place to capture an early morning photograph of a spectacular sunrise over the mountains with the lake in view. A private enclosed downstairs paved garden area is ideal for sitting and eating 'al fresco'. Shutters afford shade to all rooms and the traditional construction of the villa ensures the apartment stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Comfortable mattresses ensure a good night's sleep. A modern boiler gives unlimited hot water for showers and keeps the apartment cosy in cooler months. Satellite HD TV is installed with English channels to help you keep in touch with the rest of the world if you wish..
Discover some WW2 History.. Visit the Golden Room in Dongo, famous for the trial of Mussolini and the interesting war museum. The Abbey at Piona is worth a visit to enjoy the tranquillity, gardens and provender made by monks. The giant cascading waterfall at Bellano will delight Geographers and the many and various villas, palazzos and Italian gardens e.g. Villa Balbianello which can be reached by water taxi and where films such as A Year on the Lake, Casino Royale and Star Wars were filmed. It is the former home of Italian explorer Guido Monzino and is full of his travel souvenirs. Enjoy a lakeside walk along the promenade from Musso to Pianello del Lario along Laguna Beach. Spend a day at the lido in Menaggio right by the lake, complete with changing cabins, bar, restaurant, sun loungers.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Guests have the advantage of a local management company who are on hand to assist with any aspect of the apartment/faciilities or for help and advice booking excursions, activities etc.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.