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Chess Player's Home, Orino, Italy

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

10 Persons, 5 Beds, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Be captivated by this authentically-cool family Fun House!

Effortlessly combining cool contemporary style with timeless family appeal, this luxury villa retreat provides groups of 10 with a top holiday hideaway on Lake Maggiore.

Tucked away in the hillside amongst the tranquil natural beauty of ancient Orino, this exclusive getaway offers a unique and convenient setting, just 10 minutes drive from the well-serviced town of Laveno-Mombello.

Everything about this 2-storey villa oozes style and comfort, from its high beamed ceiling and contemporary fittings to its ambient reception rooms with quirky luxury extras, this trendy villa was simply made for holiday relaxing and entertaining! The boutique-style interior offers the effortless allure of a grand Italian Manor, whilst the fresh, open WIFI-enabled spaces are ideal for modern family living.

Guests can relax and take in the welcoming appeal of the ambient living room. Furnished with a relaxed dining area, a well-stocked library and a sumptuous sofa suite, large flat screen TV with Sky channels and a DVD player for year-round amusement, guests can easily unwind here after a busy day of sightseeing.

A luxury private indoor swimming pool and sauna is also on hand to offer exclusive escapism and ‘time-out’ indulgence during guests’ stay.

The courtyard level of the villa also comprises a generously proportioned kitchen diner just perfect for carefree entertaining. Fully-equipped with a cooker hob, oven, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, dishwasher and American fridge freezer, the solid wood kitchen offers everything families require for hassle-free self-catering stays.

The full height beamed ceiling also offers an uplifting ambience to the beautiful large dining area, whilst doors lead directly out to the large private courtyard for an effortless summertime flow. From the contemporary kitchen diner, a stylish staircase leads to the equally inviting upper floor.

The villa boasts sleeping accommodation that is both unique and sumptuous in style. Appealing to families in particular, there is a bedroom to suit every parent, child, teenager or couple!

Couples can easily enjoy the chic boutique-style appeal of the villa’s two double bedrooms. Each beautifully furnished with a king size double bed to a bright open French-style interior, with balcony access and a private en suite bathroom (with a Jacuzzi bath to the master), the scene is set for tempting holiday lie-ins and restful evenings in.

The villa’s loft-style floor offers the perfect ‘cool zone’ for teenagers and kids, with 3 contemporary bedrooms on hand for rest and playtime. Teenagers will fall for the spacious double bedroom here, which is furnished with a cool pallet-style king size double bed, whilst younger kids can easily make themselves at home to the two bedrooms each furnished with a single bed and pull out option, with a stylish sliding door and chic modern touches for the ultimate hangout appeal.

A modern family bathroom with bath tub and shower cubicle is also on hand alongside a second shared bathroom with bath tub and private laundry and ironing facilities.

As well as the perfect year-round indoor pool and sauna facilities, the holiday villa is also the perfect venue for memorable summertime stays, with a beautiful two-tiered private garden to enjoy.

From the quirky spiral staircase which features to the spacious courtyard, the garden above offers a fabulous setting in which to play in the sun, take in the sublime garden views and entertain with an ambient alfresco feast.

Ideally suited for leaving your cares behind, the captivating appeal of this beautiful villa truly ensures that pure escapism can be yours!

Those looking to accommodate larger group stays can rent the residence’s second luxury holiday home, ‘Timeless Home’; for an equally quirky and stylish 3 storey retreat that comprises 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.

The villa further benefits from private parking and is located a short stroll away from the ancient hillside town of Orino. The modern amenities of Laveno are just 10 minutes drive away.

Serving as the perfect backdrop from which to enjoy authentic Italian dining and a carefree self-catering stay, the picturesque well-serviced town of Laveno is ideal for sightseeing too; with visitors being able to hop on its ferry or train to explore.

A host of tourist hotspots are also on the doorstep of Laveno, including the scenic Funivie del Lago Maggiore, the castle of Rocca di Angera and the Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico.

Famous Varese (25km) and Arona (37km) are within easy reach for day trips, whilst the surrounding area offers a wealth of activities to take up; from hiking, horse riding and beach days to paddle boating, bird watching, golf, fishing, snorkelling, lake swimming, water sports, tennis and even paragliding. Ideal for wintertime stays too, the nearest Swiss and Italian ski resorts are Pian Di Sole Premeno (32km), Monte Tamaro (36km) and Mottarone (36km).

Laveno is also situated just 29.9km from Ascona Airport, 32km from Milan Malpensa and 72.6km from Milan Linate Airport; making it easy to reach the hillside retreat by car.

EXTRA TO BE PAID LOCALLY: Heating when needed-euro 35 per day

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Owner
Happy Holiday Homes
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2017

Map

Car: necessary

A host of tourist hotspots are also on the doorstep of Laveno, including the scenic Funivie del Lago Maggiore, the castle of Rocca di Angera and the Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico.

Famous Varese (25km) and Arona (37km) are within easy reach for day trips, whilst the surrounding area offers a wealth of activities to take up; from hiking, horse riding and beach days to paddle boating, bird watching, golf, fishing, snorkelling, lake swimming, water sports, tennis and even paragliding. Ideal for wintertime stays too, the nearest Swiss and Italian ski resorts are Pian Di Sole Premeno (32km), Monte Tamaro (36km) and Mottarone (36km).

Laveno is also situated just 29.9km from Ascona Airport, 32km from Milan Malpensa and 72.6km from Milan Linate Airport; making it easy to reach the hillside retreat by car.

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 and Wine Tours.

Golf:

Golf Club Varese, Via Vittorio Veneto, 59, 21020 Luvinate, Varese.

The prestigious Golf Club Varese then today its headquarters at a former Benedictine Monastery where sport, nature and art meet in an enchanting harmony.

The masonry, consisting of pebbles and blocks of various sizes, has revived the frames terracotta sawtooth, perfectly according to the forms of Romanesque-Lombard, and a cloister with a double row of arches moves from the base of the bell tower

The current 18-hole, par 72 course was designed by Gannon, Blandford and later by Dassù, on land already of a very choppy and the main feature is so rarely that you happen to play a shot with the ball perfectly level.

In addition to the variety of nature that surrounds offers glimpses of panoramic beauty that reach Monte Rosa, Lake Maggiore, Varese and Monate, as well as the Holy Mountain and the Campo dei Fiori, which shelter from the cold winds of the North.

Varese offers 18 holes in which there are no duplicates, each hole is in fact totally different from the others.

Skiing:

Pian Di Sole Premeno Ski Resort, Corso Italia, 2 - Premeno.

Pian Di Sole Premeno ski area has a beautiful view overlooking Lake Maggiore.

The slopes at Pian Di Sole Premeno are mainly suitable for beginners and families, but also trails dedicated to experts are the main attraction of this 3 km long ski centre.

The nearest airport to Pian Di Sole Premeno is at Milan.

Amenities

Orino Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna

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Notes

  • Service Charge:
    Our one & two weekly service charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, 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.
    Additional Service Charge: €280 (7 days & less) & €360 (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.