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Apartment on the Lake Iseo - FRANCIACORTA -

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

We can host up to 6 guests.

The apartment features:

- 2 bedrooms: one with a brand-new high quality double sofa bed and the other with a queen size bed, both rooms have windows with partial lake view.

- a bathroom which is equipped with bath-tub/power shower

- an open plan lounge with fireplace and high quality furniture

- a kitchen & dining room.

High quality furniture and amenities are shown in the listing pictures.

Also Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Guest Access

There are two parking space: one inside the property (gated) and one outside.

The spacious garden features a solarium area and a BBQ corner with garden table and chairs.

Some of the appliances present in the apartment are: flat-screen TV, CD player, microwave oven, gas hob, wash-machine, iron, electric oven, food mixer and Italian coffee maker.

There is a laundry room with wash-machine, clothes hanger, iron and iron-board located on the ground floor. Purely for safety, access to this area needs to be asked to Salvo (my dad).

Interaction with Guests

Salvo, although living on the same premises in a completely independent apartment(at the back of the property), shares with you the entrance gate, and assures you complete privacy.

He will be there to welcome you and he is looking forward to share some tips with you about the lake and the area.

There is a dog living on the property, but Luna will never cross to your side of the garden as she lives on my dad side and she has her dedicated space.

The Neighbourhood

Paratico is a medieval town surrounded by the vineyards of the Franciacorta. The microclimate created by the lake and the limestone soil makes Franciacorta a great place to produce “BOLLICINE” (literally… bubbles).

Several wine-cellars, proud of their award winning products, welcome guest for a tour of their vineyard and a taste of their products. (Please check the availability on websites or call the wine-producer to book a visit).

The Iseo lake offers a wide range of activities, if you like to stay local: a boat trip to Monte Isola or a visit to the national park of Torbiere, hiking tracks, canoeing, windsurfing, rock-climbing, prehistoric park 'I CAMUNI' and the water park “Aqua Splash” for those hot days of summer.

All these details have been included in our Guidebook.

Getting Around

Paratico is within reach from several airports:

(distances powered by (website hidden) Maps and intended by car)

- 20min from Bergamo Orio al serio (BGY)

- 1h from Verona (VRN) and Milano Linate (LIN)

- 1h20min from Milano Malpensa (MXP)

Paratico is also strategically located if you wish to visit other medieval cities in the north of Italy, such as Bergamo, Brescia Verona, and Venice.

There are inter-municipal buses going from Paratico (bus stop just minutes away from our house) to Milan, Brescia and other villages on the lake shore. Please note that although public transport is available might be limiting your movements.

Other Things to Note

The lake shore is walking distance from the apartment (please note the slope, since the property is on a hill) and so are the main amenities: shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants.

While preparing our house to receive guests, we thought to provide a high quality setting for your holiday. We trust you will help us keeping these high standards for other guests to enjoy, by leaving the house as you found it.

•Please do not eat on the bed.

•Please be aware of the quiet neighborhood in the night hours.

•Smoking is not allowed in the house, but there is plenty of outside space.

•No candles in the house.

•Please do not flush down the toilet sanitary pads or any other item other than toilet paper.

•Please notify the owner if you are having guests staying overnight.

•Please use the recycling bins provided and leave them at the door when full, we will take care of the disposal.

•Check-in (16.00) and check-out (10.00) times are binding, but depending on availability we can accommodate for some flexibility as long as it is agreed in advance.

• IMPORTANT!! Please note on the property lives a DOG. Luna only uses the backside garden which is gated and she will never disturb you on your side of the house.

• IMPORTANT!! For your safety PLEASE DO CLOSE THE SHUTTERS before leaving for extended time. Using the hooks provided will allow for the air to circulate and still keep your belonging safe. Also be aware of unexpected storms in summer time.

PLEASE NOTE included in the rental fees we offer:

- CHANGE OF ESSENTIALS (linen - bath towels - kitchen wear) AFTER THE 7TH NIGHT.

- 2 PARKING SPACES ONE GATED AND ONE JUST OUTSIDE THE PROPERTY

More Details

Owner
Luca Smeraldi
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2017

About Luca Smeraldi

Hey... we are father and son - I am Luca (on the left), originally Italian and I have been living in UK for many moons :o)

I like to travel, bit of a stereotype on this web site... BUT I like travel so much that I actually I can be seen in 3 different continents in the same week... but no worries if you are coming to visit our great home in Italy you'll have my dad (on the right) checking you in and out and looking after you.

Ciao

Luca & Salvo

Luca Smeraldi purchased this house in 1989

What makes this house unique

Privacy

Great Location

Excellent customer service

PLEASE NOTE included in the rental fees we offer:

- CHANGE OF ESSENTIALS (linen - bath towels - kitchen wear) AFTER THE 7TH NIGHT.

- 2 PARKING SPACES ONE GATED AND ONE JUST OUTSIDE THE PROPERTY

Amenities

Paratico House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 3rd Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This is a sofa bed in the living room area. Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sofa bed (sleeps 2), wardrobe and partial lake view
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Wardrobe. Lake view. Possibility to have INFANT or CHILD BED
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
SAFETY FIRST: Some of the features of this house to provide you an extra-safe stay: • 2 Smoke-Detector are located in the kitchen • Carbon-Monoxide Detector in the boiler-room (located downstairs). • The gas valve (should it be needed) is located underneath the kitchen sink. • Fire-Extinguisher located underneath the kitchen sink. • First Aid Kit located in the bathroom • Printed Safe-card. • IMPORTANT!! For your safety PLEASE DO CLOSE THE SHUTTERS before leaving for extended time. Using the hooks provided will allow for the air to circulate and still keep your belonging safe. Also be aware of unexpected storms in summer time. Following some useful contacts: • +39 335 8377221 Salvo Smeraldi • +44 7964 241329 Luca Smeraldi • 112 is the general Italian emergency services number, anywhere you are and from any mobile phone they will be able to connect you to police, fire-brigade and ambulance services (European foreign languages spoken) • Paratico Pharmacy +39 035 910 478

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Apartment on the Lake Iseo - FRANCIACORTA -
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Great appartment at the Iseo lake

  • 5 of 5

It's is a very fine appartment on a great spot.

The apparment is big enough to host six people, so as the garden does.

Within a couple op minutes you be at het lake or the center of paratico and sarnico.

I will recommend this appartment to everybody!

Greetz,

Bryan

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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5

Perfect apartment, great location, delightful hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Paratico is a charming, authentic little Italian town so if that is what you like then this place is for you. The first floor apartment is very large, well laid out, fully equipped and nicely decorated with several personal touches. Although there were only two of us it would easily accommodate a larger family as the rooms were vast and airy. The owner lives downstairs at the back of the house but you feel as if you have the whole place to yourself. However, it works well having the owner on site and any language barriers are easily overcome. The apartment is on a hill which affords great views of the lake and the town. It’s a short, steep descent to the lake, approximately 5 minutes walking, where you’ll find the bars and restaurants of Paratico. A further 2 minute stroll across the bridge takes you to the delights of Sarnico. However, remember it will be a steep walk back to the apartment. If you have a car it is very easy to travel to Lake Garda, Lake Como, Verona, Venice and Milan. We will definitely return. Molte grazie Salvo e Luca e non dimenticare il cane Luna.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

For the 4th year running I have returned to this house in Italy. The atmosphere in the area is amazing. The house is spacious and comfortable, and equipped with everything one might need. There are supermarkets and great restaurants around town, which is very charming and typical of northern Italy - think narrow streets, classical architecture, great weather and the best food you can find. From the main bedroom the view of the lake is beautiful, and the neighbourhood is very calm and safe. Definitely recommend and am going back at some point again!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

tolle, große Ferienwohnung mit guter Lage

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben zu viert das Ferienhaus gemietet. Insgesamt ist die Wohnung sehr groß, sauber und ruhig gelegen. Wir konnten den gesamten Garten vor dem Haus alleine nutzen. Hier stehen Sonnenliegen, ein Grill und ein Esstisch zur Verfügung. Insgesamt waren wir mit dem Aufenthalt sehr zufrieden. Die Vermieter sind sehr freundlich, außerordentlich entgegenkommend und hilfsbereit. Salvo hat sogar für uns gekocht :) Die Kommunikation lief hauptsächlich über Luca, den Sohn des Vermieters. Dieser spricht gut deutsch und englisch. Er konnte uns gute Ausflugstipps geben oder sonstigen Fragen beantworten. Zum Wasser und Stadtzentrum sind es 5 Gehminuten. Es hat uns allen viel Spaß gemacht und wir kommen gerne wieder!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Geweldig appartement en eigenaar, fantastische omgeving!!

  • 5 of 5

De eigenaar weet wat pure gastvrijheid betekent! We voelden ons al snel thuis in het prachtige, ruime appartement op 5 minuten loopafstand van het meer. Wij hebben hier 2 weken vakantie gevierd en er valt in de omgeving zoveel te beleven en te zien! Wij hebben veel gewandeld, gefietst op de MTB e-bike (aanrader), gezwommen in het aqua park en natuurlijk in het meer maar ook Milaan bezocht. Rond het meer zijn de dorpjes nog authentiek met heerlijke restaurantjes.

Accommodatie is echt een aanrader en zullen deze zeker bij familie en vrienden aanbevelen maar ook aan u!

Wij hebben een fantastische vakantie gehad!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Séjour agréable dans une maison de rêve

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une agréable semaine à Paratico. C'est une maison de ville bien située sur les hauteurs de Paratico d'où l'on peut rejoindre le lac à pied.

La maison est spacieuse, bien équipée et avec une décoration personnalisée.

Nous avions à notre disposition le jardin que Salvo prend plaisir à rendre agréable.

De cet endroit, il est aisé de rejoindre les lacs de Côme et de Garde ainsi que de visiter les villes de Vérone, Bergame, Milan.

Salvo habite à proximité, est très discret, attentionné et veillant à rendre le séjour le plus agréable possible.

Nous garderons un très bon souvenir de vacances.

Merci Salvo.

Yves Martine.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Milan Bergamo BGY
Nearest Barpub
900 Metres
Bar Bollicine
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Sarnico Pier (Imbarcadero)
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Golf Club Franciacorta
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Rovato Stazione FS
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Palazzolo S/O
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Ristorante L'approdo
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Montecampione
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Lido Nettuno sarnico
Car: recommended

The lake shore is walking distance from the apartment (please note the slope, since the property is on a hill) and so are the main amenities: shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants.

Paratico is a medieval town surrounded by the vineyards of the Franciacorta. The micro-climate created by the lake and the limestone soil makes Franciacorta a great place to produce “BOLLICINE” (literally… bubbles).

Several wine-cellars, proud of their award winning products, welcome guest for a tour of their vineyard and a taste of their products. (Please check the availability on websites or call the wine-producer to book a visit).

The Iseo lake offers a wide range of activities, if you like to stay local: a boat trip to Monte Isola or a visit to the national park of Torbiere, hiking tracks, canoeing, windsurfing, rock-climbing, prehistoric park 'I CAMUNI' and the water park “Aqua Splash” for those hot days of summer.

Paratico is within reach from several airports:

(distances powered by Google Maps and intended by car)

- 20min from Bergamo Orio al serio (BGY)

- 1h from Verona (VRN) and Milano Linate (LIN)

- 1h20min from Milano Malpensa (MXP)

Paratico is also strategically located if you wish to visit other medieval cities in the north of Italy, such as Bergamo, Brescia Verona, and Venice.

There are inter-municipal buses going from Paratico (bus stop just minutes away from our house) to Milan, Brescia and other villages on the lake shore. Please note that although public transport is available might be limiting your movements.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Heating Nov to Mar ONLY $82.44
Cleaning Fees $70.66

While preparing our house to receive guests, we thought to provide a high quality setting for your holiday, we trust you will help us keeping these high standards for other guests to enjoy.

Please be aware of the quiet neighborhood.

Smoking is not allowed in the house, but there is plenty of outside space.

Check in and check out times are binding, but depending on availability we can accommodate for some flexibility as long as agreed in advance. Check-in from 16.00 day of arrival - Check-out by 10.00 day of departure

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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