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Casa Azalea, Ispra, Italy

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Persons, 4 Beds, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Soak up exclusive lakeside fun on Lake Maggiore, with this 3 bed family-friendly duplex!

Offering an idyllic setting for carefree breaks in Ispra, groups of 6 can easily embrace a full-on family holiday; with all the resort amenities, tourist delights and activities of Lake Maggiore to hand.

The creamy peach facade and white shutter framed windows ooze timeless romantic charm, whilst the private garden and balcony terrace culminate to provide a sublime sense of holiday escapism for you, your friends and family.

Easily accessible and child-friendly too, the modern 2 storey duplex is presented in a classic contemporary style; with a spacious open living room and dining area for 6-10 featuring alongside a separate modern kitchen, three spacious bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

The inviting living area is fully-equipped for year-round stays, and offers a sumptuous sitting area with flat screen TV, WIFI access and views of the pretty private garden for company.

Decorated in a palette of cream and calming sage, the interior offers a restful haven in which to curl up and enjoy a favourite movie and entertain away in style, to the sleek white-wood dining area. The French doors that lead out to the sunny garden offer a carefree flow for enjoying relaxed summertime stays too; with a large covered dining terrace just waiting to be enjoyed outside.

Offering an idyllic view of the garden, the scene is set for year-round alfresco dinner parties and unhurried lunchtime feasts.

Perfectly complementing the spacious covered dining terrace and stylish indoor dining venue, a separate fitted kitchen offers a sleek practical setting for preparing delicious home-cooked meals and tasty snacks. Equipped with a cooker hob, microwave, oven, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, fridge and dishwasher, families on the go are perfectly catered for.

The same welcoming interior also features to the retreat’s versatile sleeping arrangements. With 2-3 bedrooms to relax and unwind in, flexible groups and families of up to 6 will easily feel at home.

The sleeping accommodation comprises a spacious double master bedroom ideal for couples, with a useful wardrobe and access out to a sunny first floor terrace with cafe bistro set. A second inviting bedroom furnished with a single bed and a second single bed with pull out single offers added family appeal, whilst a third room with access to the same terrace as the master bedroom, and furnished with a single sofa bed (enabling guests to use the room as a second sitting room-come-bedroom) offers further flexibility for larger group sizes.

The flexible accommodation is perfectly suited for groups and families of all dynamics, and is complemented by equally varied and practical bathroom suites; with one featuring a bath tub, wash basin, WC and bidet and the second featuring a power shower, wash basin, WC and bidet. Private laundry and ironing facilities as well as a ski storage room also conveniently feature to the retreat.

Outside, guests can dine in style at the alfresco dining area, or relax in the sun on the manicured lawn. Nestled amongst the lush resident gardens, guests are just a short stroll from an Olympic swimming pool (usually open from 6th June 06 – 15th September), with free entry passes provided for up to 4 guests (where after any extra guest must pay a EU 5 entrance charge).

Guests are also an equal distance away from the beautiful lake promenade, which is home to a lovely beach and Ispra’s many delightful walking trails.

For those looking to enjoy the lake; boat mooring and a boat yard are also nearby. As well as relaxing in the parkland and soaking up the sun or shade by the poolside, the children’s play area or on the sun loungers, guests can also enjoy a game of tennis too, on the outdoor clay courts.

For larger family groups and separate groups looking to travel together, Casa Azalea is located in the same resort as Riva del Caolino (Ref 1332) which offers 2 bedrooms and sleeps 6, and the 2 bedroom Il Faggio (Ref 1417) which sleeps 4. Please enquire today for availability and tariff prices!

The historical village setting of Ispra is truly picturesque; with noble villa gardens and ancient ruins surrounding the lakefront resort, which is home to authentic Italian restaurants, bars, shops, well-stocked supermarkets and authentic home made "Gelateria".

Close by, the famous Monastery of Santa Caterina del Sasso is just a 13 minute drive away, whilst the popular resort of Laveno is 16 minutes drive away. From the lovely golden triangle town of Laveno, a ferry service runs to Stresa and Verbania; for a lovely opportunity to enjoy a day of sightseeing. A holiday on Lake Maggiore boasts an abundance of leisure pursuits that range from wind surfing, wakeboarding, sailing, diving and hiking activities to tennis, horse riding, golf (Belgirate is 7km away at ‘Golf Des Iles Borromees’) and Italian Alp Skiing

Serving as the perfect location too for soaking up the captivating culture and botanical beauty of Lake Maggiore, guests can enjoy some classic Lake Maggiore sightseeing moments at nearby Villa Taranto, Villa Pallavicini and of course with a local trip to the Romanesque church in Belgirate and the spectacular Borromeon Islands.

For the perfect way to soak up more breath taking scenery, the Stresa-Alpino-Mattarone Cableway offers an uplifting trip by cable car, whilst the 100 Valleys Tourist train from Locarno offers a breath taking Alpine tour past the Vigezzo and Ticino, towards Stresa and Domodossola.

Nature lovers of all ages will also enjoy a classic family day out at the Safari Park and The Bog Wildlife Park. Perfect for ski breaks too, the Monte Rosa is within easy reach.

Milan Malpensa is just 32 minutes drive away from Ispra, whilst the easy driving distance to Milan, Lugano and Como all make this a fabulous setting for enjoying both relaxed and more explorative stays in the Italian Swiss Lake region.

Please note, the swimming pool is free for a maximum number of 4 guests.Every extra guest pays 5 Euro per day.

Swimming pool opens 2nd of June in accordance with weather conditions and closes 11th september.

Tennis fee 5.50 euro per hour needs to be booked 24 hr\'s in advance.

EXTRA TO BE PAID LOCALLY: Heating when needed; euro 10 per day

More Details

Owner
Happy Holiday Homes
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

Amenities

Ispra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool

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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
55 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The historical village setting of Ispra is truly picturesque; with noble villa gardens and ancient ruins surrounding the lakefront resort, which is home to authentic Italian restaurants, shops and well-stocked supermarkets.

Close by, the famous Monastery of Santa Caterina del Sasso is just a 13 minute drive away, whilst the popular resort of Laveno is 16 minutes drive away. From the lovely golden triangle town of Laveno, a ferry service runs to Stresa and Verbania; for a lovely opportunity to enjoy a day of sightseeing. A holiday on Lake Maggiore offers a truly breathtaking experience; with water sports, boat trips, power boat rental and hiking to enjoy alongside swimming, golf, fine dining, botanical garden attractions, shopping, wine tasting, canoeing, water sports, aqua parks, Swiss Alp skiing and more!

Milan Malpensa is just 32 minutes drive away from Ispra, whilst the easy driving distance to Milan, Lugano and Como all make this a fabulous setting for enjoying both relaxed and more explorative stays in the Italian Swiss Lake region.

Additional Sports & Adventure Activities include:

Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Markets, National Parks, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens, Rowing Boats, Skiing, and Wine Tours.

Golf:

Golf dei Laghi, Via Trevisani 926 – 21028 Travedona Monate (Varese)

Opened in 1993, the course was designed by the architect Piero Mancinelli and built on a predominantly wooded land that once belonged to the Visconti family.

This is not a particularly long course, but the many natural obstacles (trees, ponds, streams) often make it necessary to place the shot with particular attention in order to facilitate the subsequent shot.

The main feature of the course is the fact that there are six very ample holes on the plain, six holes that wind through the woods, and finally six holes in a hilly area.

The layout of the course means that you can play two, six, nine or eighteen holes and always end up close to the club house.

The course over the hills offers breathtaking views of Monte Rosa and Lake Maggiore and makes the game challenging and enjoyable for players of all levels, requiring care and strategy. A course to be loved, rather than challenged.

Skiing:

Airolo Ski Resort, Casella Postale 145, 6780 Airolo.

Lifts:

Airolo ski resort is made of two cable cars, three ski lifts, a chair lift and a pony lift. The first cable car carries people to Pesciüm (1745 AMSL), from here other skilifts carries to slopes till an altitude of 2250 AMSL.

Slopes:

In Airolo everyone can have fun! Skiers can enjoy 30 km of well-prepared slopes, people loving walking in the snow can enjoy 8 km of peaceful snowshoe trails, snowoarders and freestylers can't miss the new snowpark!

Opening time: 8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A journey every 15 minutes.

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Rates & Availability

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). Heating is EU 10.00 per person per day in low and mid season. 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.
    Additional Service Charge: €120 (7 days & less) & €160 (7 days plus)

    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.
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