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Minimum rental one week rental Saturday to Saturday except for urban apartments.
Villa Laveno is a beautiful country estate ideally situated on the Eastern shore of Lake Maggiore. Built in 1930 for a well-known Italian family, the spacious villa is decorated in classic Italian style with marble tables, decorative wallpaper, and locally designed and handmade furniture. Almost every room overlooks the lake, and the ground floor rooms have direct access to the terraces and gardens. The extensive grounds of the estate include a large pool (open May 3 - Sept 27) with diving board, a separate room with shower and toilet, and garden furniture. The well-maintained gardens offer a plethora of local flora as well as ancient trees and plenty of grassy areas. A short path leads to the lake and a private beach with boathouse. (Please note, Italian law states that other boats from the lake can access private beaches.)
Villa Laveno is situated within the perimeters of the coastal road, at the end of a dead-end lane, and as such, it is very quiet and peaceful with an unobstructed view of the lake. A ten-minute walk finds you in the center of town with access to all your essential needs. With so much to offer, this charming villa is a perfect choice for a relaxing holiday or as a home base for several interesting and recommended day trips. The unique layout of the villa, with two separate wings, affords two families all the privacy and comfort they may require.
Included in the rental price: Final cleaning, maid service three hours on Wednesday (and Saturday if rented longer than one week), change of linen mid-week, portable fans, pool towels, local telephone calls, Internet and WiFi access, and basic grocery shopping.
Please note: The villa sleeps ten people only. However, upon request and approval of the owner, two more guests can be accepted at an extra cost of 400 Euro per week (paid upon arrival).
Large entrance hall with a spacious stairway, spacious living room with double sitting area and a marble fire place and French doors opening towards the garden.
Kitchen with large dining table for 12 persons 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 queen 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 bed(100 Euro per week - See charges), one bathroom with shower.
21 steps to the first floor
One queen bedroom with adjacent bathroom with double sink and bathtub, one queen 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.
One twin bedroom, two bathrooms, one with bath tub and showerhead and the other with shower. On this floor there is one extra double bedroom available only upon request and at an extra cost.
Seven bedrooms provide ample sleeping accommodation for ten guests.
Upon request and approval of the owner, a late arrival is possible between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm for an extra fee of 50 Euro.
A WELCOME DINNER ON DAY OF ARRIVAL AS WELL AS A BASIC GROCERY SHOPPING IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE(MILK, COFFEE, TEA, BREAD, BISCUITS, SUGAR, SALT, WATER, FRUIT, EGGS, OIL, BUTTER, JAM, ORANGE JUICE, CEREALS)
Laveno is a small and relaxed tourist town where you can find most shopping facilities, including banks, supermarkets, post office, pharmacy, and many restaurants. From here it is possible to catch the ferry boat to the Western side of the lake (Stresa, Pallanza etc ) and to the Borromeo Islands famous for their enchanting beauty.
From Laveno it is possible to reach by train Varese and Milano in less than an hour.
Angera, with its Borromeo Castle, can be reached in about a 30 minute drive, as can the romantic Sanctuary of Santa Caterina del Sasso.
Arona is 37 km away, while the beautiful Lake Orta is at 65 km, Milano (Leonardos Last Supper fresco) 75 km, Lugano Lake in Switzerland 40 km, Varese 25 km, Como 85 km, Malpensa airport is 35 km far.