Get away from it all!
Set in the tranquil mountainside commune of Schignano and just 16 minutes’ drive away from the Lake Como shoreline, this charming 2-storey Chalet provides a charming scenic setting for memorable lake and mountain breaks.
Poised for exploring the Swiss and Italian Lakes, groups of 8 will easily be able to take on the best that this majestic region has to offer.
The 3 bed Chalet is extremely appealing for year-round breaks, and is fully-equipped for self-catering stays. With no less than 1 main living room, 1 sitting room and 2 fully-equipped Kitchens to enjoy, the scene is set for chilling and socialising. Both living areas benefit from a flat screen TV and the main living room also offers direct access out to the splendid private garden, with large covered alfresco dining terrace. With far reaching mountain views to take in, the back drop is truly inspirational.
The sleeping accommodation is ideal for groups, families and couples in particular; with 3 Double bedrooms featuring alongside a useful overflow Double futon bed to the lower-level sitting room. Two fitted Bathrooms and 1 Service WC complete the layout of this fully-equipped well-loved home. Outside, the sunny private garden provides plenty of car parking space at the front.
The beautiful mountainside setting offers close proximity to the vibrant, well-connected lake shore town of Argegno (just 16 minutes’ drive away).
Historical Argegno offers the perfect base from which to enjoy the very best of Lake Como. With its charming cafes, authentic restaurants, quaint harbour, lake lido and dramatic River Telo passing through, timeless Argegno offers an idyllic and convenient holiday base. Well-connected too, the town features a passenger ferry service to Como and a main lake road with western shore bus links to Menaggio (alternatively 40 minutes’ drive from the Chalet retreat) and Como (alternatively 46 minutes’ drive from the Chalet retreat).
The tourist delights of the Central Lake are also within a 22 minutes’ drive away, whilst those seeking to explore Lake Lugano are just 50 minutes’ drive away from its tranquil shoreline.
With a host of local leisure pursuits including hiking, cycling, lidos, lake swimming, boat rental, water sports, sailing, golf, tennis, extreme sports and Italian Alp skiing, there is truly something for everyone!
The closest airports to this lovely Chalet retreat are Milan Malpensa (68 minutes’ drive) and Lugano Airport (63 minutes’ drive).
Open plan Living room
• Offers an ambient hunting lodge-style interior; perfect for relaxed year-round entertaining
• Features a beamed ceiling, sofa suite, flat screen TV, DVD player and ornamental fireplace
• Leads to an adjoining Kitchen and Dining area
Lower level Sitting room
• A bright and spacious second relaxation area with adjoining Kitchen
• Features a sofa suite and TV
• A raised mezzanine level provides a Double-size futon bed
• A lovely chalet-style Kitchen ideal for full-on self-catering stays
• Equipped with a cooker hob, oven, microwave, toaster, electric kettle and dishwasher
• Accompanied by a charming dining table for 4-6
• The covered terrace also features a mountain-view dining area with BBQ
• Perfect for celebrating those special occasions, an Italian Mama cooking experience or Private Chef can also be arranged (upon request for an extra cost)
The couple-friendly bedrooms ideally suit flexible groups of 6-8. Please note that only well-behaved pets will be allowed to stay.
• A spacious Double bedroom with wardrobe
• An equally spacious Double bedroom with wardrobe
• A 3rd Double bedroom with wardrobe
To the lower level sitting room, is a raised mezzanine level with Double-size futon bed.
For larger groups, single adult camp beds and additional infant travel cots can also be provided upon request (for an extra cost).
The Chalet retreat features 2.5 Bathrooms. The principal is fitted with a bath tub, WC, wash basin and bidet. The second is fitted with a power shower, wash basin, WC and bidet, whilst the 3rd provides a useful Service WC with wash basin.
- Fans and central heating
- Equipped with 2 TVs and a DVD player
- Hairdryer, universal shaver plug
- Washing machine, tumble dryer, clothes horse and ironing facilities
- Private parking space
- Terrace with alfresco seating for outdoor relaxation and dining
- Bistro dining set for 2
- Please note that the ornamental Fireplace is not to be used
- Free WIFI
- 12 internal steps
- 22 external steps
Optional payable extras include Daily Housekeeping, Private Chef, Private Tours, Babysitting, Chartered yacht hire, Luxury boat trips, Airport transfers and more!
Offering a beautiful mountain view vista to take in whatever the season, the sunny private garden invites you to escape from the modern world, and be captured by the surrounding natural scenery.
Mainly laid to lawn with a large covered terrace too, the garden invites guests to relax and enjoy tasty alfresco feasts together. The stylish dining area offers sumptuous seating for daytime relaxing and evening entertaining, whilst the BBQ offers every excuse to enjoy a classic summertime feast.
Private parking features to the front of the Chalet retreat.
The charming holiday home enjoys a lovely peaceful setting, along a secondary road in Schignano (on the south western shore of Lake Como). The well-serviced commune of Schignano is formed of several quaint hamlets which spread across into a slight valley, between the breath taking mountains of Gringo, Sasso Gordona and San Zeno. The beautiful hillside setting is perfect for those seeking adventure on foot or by bike.
Just 16 minutes’ drive away, historical Argegno offers the perfect base for enjoying a lovely morning, afternoon or evening. With its charming cafes, stylish restaurants, quaint harbour, lake lido, boat rental and dramatic River Telo passing through, timeless Argegno provides a strategic base for relaxation and exploration on Lake Como. The town also features the Pigra Cable car experience, passenger ferry crossings to Como and a main lake road serviced by a frequent western shore bus service towards Menaggio (just 40 minutes’ drive from the Chalet retreat) and Como (just 46 minutes’ drive from the Chalet retreat).
The delights of the Central Lake are also within a 22 minutes’ drive away; for the perfect excuse to enjoy a classic sightseeing day out, amongst the beauty of Villa Balbianello and Villa Carlotta.
The super selection of family Lidos in Ossuccio, Lenno, Tremezzina and Menaggio alongside the wealth of authentic lakeside restaurants on the Central Lake also offer the ideal daytime indulgence during the warmer months. A treasure trove of picturesque resort towns including Bellagio and Varenna can also easily be reached by taking the ferry from nearby Cadenabbia.
With water sports, boat hire, sailing, golf, tennis, hiking, extreme sports, sightseeing, shopping, Italian Alp skiing, sea plane trips, fine dining and more to savour here during your stay, you’ll wonder what took you so long to come to Lake Como!
The holiday home is also within easy driving distance from the city highlights of Lugano (61 minutes’ drive), Como (46 minutes’ drive) and Milan (80 minutes’ drive). The retreat is well-situated too for domestic and international travel; with Como offering fast train and motorway links and Lugano Airport and Milan Malpensa both within a 63-68 minutes’ drive away.