The garden of the philosopher
The famous French philosopher Maurice Blondel (1861 - 1949) developed in his life a really big passion for two very different things: religion and botany. After he had come with his treatises on the "Philosophy of Action" to fame and recognition that he could dedicate himself to the early 20s of the last century finally his second passion and began planning his dream garden, in the very romantic assessed philosopher was inspired by the paintings of the Impressionists. Blondel slightly mystical vein, coupled with the idea of reconversion painted pictures in nature allowed, create a unique piece of art at the time. After the Park feral until several years ago, the current owners of the property care with great devotion and the active support of a renowned Dutch garden design school about making the old glory revived in all its beauty and to obtain. Meanwhile the Parks has been added to his English, Italian, French and Japanese garden lovingly and with great care in its original state. Today grants from the European Community to ensure that the "Garden of the Philosophers" continue shines in its former glory.
We are pleased to offer you two apartments in the former gardener house built in 1700, the property in the Italian part of the park: In the course of an extensive renovation the house was brought to the newest standard and tastefully partially state in two, partly antique furnished apartments with each about 65 m² living space is divided. The very appealing exterior consisting of an approximately 200 m² large rose garden and a 40 sqm terrace is for both apartments for communal use. The beautiful lakeside promenade with boat dock is located about 400 m away and shops, restaurants, bars, etc. are also within walking distance. For water lovers amongst you there is a beautiful beach below the old Villa Fedora, which is only about 15 minutes on foot or about 3 minutes away by car. The apartments are also ideal for those of you who plan to travel by train, as the train station of Baveno is just 300 meters away. If, in spite of the great leisure facilities in between looking for contact to the World Wide Web, is available for free wireless Internet access. The landscaped Mediterranean garden of the property live since its birth two love dogs. For this reason, pets are not allowed. Free public parking is located about 30 meters away. Apartment description:
- Open living room with satellite TV, CD player, sofa bed for one person and view of the lake and palm trees
- Well-equipped kitchenette with dishwasher and freezer
- Bedroom with double bed (one mattress) and a sofa bed for a child up to 10 years
- Bathroom with bathtub with shower, bidet and window
- Utility room with washer
- Ca. 6 m² large private elongated balcony overlooking the garden
- With flat A You share the magnificent outdoor area, which consists of a 40 square meter terrace and a 200 m² garden.
Baveno (approximately 5 000 inhabitants) is located opposite the Borromeo Islands, in an area which is mountainous, while the Italian Riviera is similar. Baveno is an internationally renowned tourist resort, which one of the beautiful villas -. Many of the 19 Century -. Noticed, including the Villa Henfrey (now Branca Villa), which was home to the Queen Victoria of England, and Villa Fedora, which belonged to the composer Umberto Giordano. The shipping line in Baveno is the starting point for many excursions on Lake. It is also worth the magnificent lakeside promenade with inviting restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. In approximately 3 km to the charming village of Feriolo is located with its magnificent bay. Once fishing and Steinhauer village Feriolo is now a popular destination for nature lovers. Only 4 km away from Baveno is also the internationally famous resort of Stresa (5 000 inhabitants) in a panoramic position opposite the Borromean Islands. Many beautiful villas adorn Stresa. On the waterfront are several Art Nouveau hotel. Cable car to Mottarone (1 491 m.ü.d. M.), Lido, water sports and tennis. Three golf courses are nearby.
Stresa is the seat of international meetings and published the music weeks in September.
|Refundable damage deposit||$160|
Auf Wunsch :
- Bettwäsche und Handtücher für € 10,- pro Person