|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
VILLA LAVA LAVENOThe estate, consisting of a Villa with a large swimming pool and an Annex with its own pool, is situated directly on the waterfront of Laveno, a lively town on the Eastern shore of Lake Maggiore. The property has direct access to the water through its 150 meters private beach. (Please note that according to Italian Law private beaches can be accessed also by other boats from the lake).Because the estate is situated within the perimeters of the coastal road, at the end of a dead end lane, the location at the edge of Laveno is very quiet with the most beautiful views and only 15 minutes walking distance from the centre of the town.This charming Villa is the perfect location for a relaxing holiday or for several interesting and recommended day trips.Laveno is a small and relaxed tourist town with most shopping facilities, many restaurants and where during the whole year a lot of activities are organized. From here it is possible to catch the ferry boat to the Western side of the lake (Stresa, Pallanza etcâ€¦) and to the Borromeo Islands famous for their enchanted beauty. From Laveno it is possible to reach by train Varese and Milan in less than an hour. Angera with its Borromeo Castle is at 30 minutes drive as well as the romantic Sanctuary of Santa Caterina del Sasso.All sorts of water sport are possible and also within walking distance you can reach the gondola which takes you to the top of the hill against which Laveno is build. It is a very popular location for Parapente and Delta flying. Cycling is of course possible and there is a riding school in a village nearby.The villa is spacious and full of atmosphere. The interiors are Italian Classic style with marble tables and decorated wall papers. Most of the furniture is designed and handmade for the Villa. Most rooms overlook the lake and on the ground floor the rooms have direct access to the terraces and gardens.Villa Lava has a beautiful garden with old trees and grass lawn. From the garden a path (about 150 stone steps) leads down to the lake and the rocky beach. Note that it is a fairly steep path on which persons with walking difficulties or elderly people will have difficulty to descend and ascend. The whole park measures 22,000 sq.m. There is a large swimming pool (6m x 14m) with dive board and a separate room with shower and toilet. The villa is provided with garden furniture, private beach with boathouse, spacious park like gardens with a few footpaths to stroll around and enjoy the view from several locations, ample outdoor parking space.At the entrance of the property there is a Annex which used to be the house of the guardian and for this reason it is located just at the entrance of the estate. Today it is available for rent but guests renting the Annex are not allowed to use the pool of the main villa, and do not have access to the beach and to the main part of garden unless the whole estate is rented by the same group of people. Guests staying in the Annex have access only to a part of the garden (approximately 300sq.m). The Annex is around 70m uphill from the main villa.The Villa measures 464 sq.m and thanks to the lay out even two families will have the opportunity to retire to their part of the Villa with sleeping accommodations, to enjoy the necessary privacy.Ground Floor: Large entrance hall with a spacious stairway, spacious living room with double sitting area and a marble fireplace and French doors opening towards the garden.Kitchen with large dining table for 12 people with French doors, dining room for 6 persons with French doors, connecting room. The kitchen is fully equipped with American coffee machine, Espresso coffee maker, microwave, oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, gas range.A washing machine and a dryer are located in a storage room accessible from the garden.One double bedroom with direct entrance to a terrace and gardens through French doors and adjacent bathroom with bathtub, one single bedroom, one small bedroom with a baby cot, one bathroom with shower.First Floor (21 steps to the first floor)One double bedroom with adjacent bathroom with double sink and bathtub, one double bedroom with washbasin, one single bedroom, one bathroom with shower, storage room, and stairs to the second floor (this stairs are very narrow 60 cm). All bedrooms have direct entrance through French doors to two large terraces.Top Floor: One twin bedroom, two bathrooms (one with bathtub and showerhead, the other with shower). On this floor there is an extra double bedroom available upon request and with a supplement payable locally. The decorations of this floor are very simple.NOTE: No more than 10 people are accepted in 7 bedrooms (including the baby room). The price quoted here is for up to 14 people. The additional double bedroom is available for 1 or 2 guests only upon request and approval of the owner at an extra cost payable locally.The six bathrooms are equipped with bath or shower, washbasin, toilet and bidet.Facilities: Heating, Portable fans in each bedroom, WIFI Internet connection, large kitchen equipped with gas cooker, dishwasher, oven, microwave, freezer and refrigerator, fireplace, VCR, Stereo CD Player, Satellite TV, table tennis. Phone available: local calls only. Pool towels included in the price. Bed linen and bathroom towels change on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Midweek cleaning on Wednesday, and also on Saturday for stays longer than one week.ANNEX (55sq.m)The Annex has its own private entrance and access is on street level. It was recently renovated, has access to a small part of the garden, a large terrace and it is not far from the public beach.On a quiet location, practically at the end of the dead end lane, the Annex offers a lot of privacy due to the distance to the Villa.The pebble beach is only 5 minutes walk away and less than 250m in a straight line from the Annex.The new interior is comfortable, the kitchen is fully equipped and the terrace (3m x 5m) has a view over part of the gardens and the Lago Maggiore. Ground floor: two garages and storage room used by the owner.Interior: small entrance hall, modern bathroom, one double bedroom, one bedroom with bunks beds, living room with combined dining area and kitchen. The bathroom is equipped with shower, washbasin, toilet and bidet.The kitchen is equipped with refrigerator, oven, microwave, gas cooker and dishwasher. Washing machine.The Annex has its own private swimming (8.5m x 3.5m, 1.2m 1.8m deep) equipped with sun beds and chairs.Sleeps 14(16) Code MA024XDistances: Arona 37km, the beautiful Lake Orta 65km, Milan 75km, Lugano Lake in Switzerland 40km, Varese 25km, Como 85km, Malpensa airport 35km
CHECK IN: 16:00 19:00 *** LATE ARRIVAL UPON REQUEST EUR 50 ***CHECK OUT: 10:00PAYABLE LOCALLY: REFUNDABLE SECURTY DEPOSIT EUR 2000, HEATING DEPOSIT EUR 300 (COST ON CONSUMPTION), GAS ON CONSUMPTION, COT EUR 100 PER WEEK, WI FI INTERNET INCLUDED. STANDARD FIRST DINNER & BASIC GROCERY SHOPPING INCLUDED. POOL TOWELS INCLUDED.ON REQUEST: EXTRA DOUBLE BEDROOM (TO BE PRE BOOKED) EUR 300 PER WEEK TO BE PAID LOCALLY.