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Apartment In Private Development With Swimming Pool And Stunning Lake Views

Santa Maria Rezzonico CO, Italy
  • Apartment
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

Apartment in San Siro, Lake Como, Lombardy Italy - Quiet Location, Nestled in the Hill-side just 5 Minute Walk To Lake-Front

Relax in style in this modern 2 bedroom contemporary apartment, with free Wi-Fi, swimming pool and balcony, overlooking the jewel of the lake (Bellagio, Varenna and Menaggio). Positioned on a small hill 5 minutes walk from the lake-front surrounded by woods and nature and located in the the scenic region of San Siro with just a 10 minute drive to Menaggio, one of the most beautiful areas on the lake. Menaggio is one of the main ferry ports on the lake and provides access to the many wonderful towns and villages dotted along the lake-front. The modern interior has been well equipped and furnished throughout. The balcony is ideal for lounging and dining al fresco. Ideally positioned to facilitate a relaxing chill-out break soaking up the incredible views with a cappucino or glass of vino from the pool or balcony, or an adventurous break with hiking, watersports, golf, skiing, cycling all available on your door-step.

Owner

Derek Kehoe

Member Since 2007
Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Jul 20, 2016
About Derek Kehoe

We are an Irish family with two girls aged 8 and 10 and one boy aged 7.

Derek Kehoe purchased this Apartment in 2008

Why Derek Kehoe chose Santa Maria Rezzonico

We bought the apartment in 2008 and spent quite a bit of time fitting out the interior with furniture pieces from Maison & Chateau, Italian designed kitchen and high standard bathroom fittings. The small private 14 unit development is perfectly safe for kids. We loved Lake Como from the moment we arrived. San Siro area in particular is great because it is so peaceful. There are also so many outdoor activities for all age-groups and this area via Cremia/Pianello/Dongo is a real mecca for all water-sport enthusiasts. The reasonably priced food/coffee/ice-cream is wonderful with great restaurants in San Siro and the neighbouring villages of Pianello, Cremia and Dongo. There are also newly built stunning lake-front walks (lit at night-time) from Laguna Beach in Pianello and also in Cremia.

What makes this Apartment unique

The main things we like:- 1. The amazing panoramic views of the village, lake and mountains and the Jewel of the Lake Varenna,Belaggio,Menaggio 2. Private pool for guests 3. Being just 5 minutes walk from the lake-front and the beach area 4. Being able to view the daily water-sport activities from the apartment 5. Close proximity to Milan,Lugano, Bergamo, Como, Lecco - for great day trips. 6. Transport links - Close proximity to 4 airports and bus and rail services as well as the local ferry terminals 7. Italians tolerance of kids in restaurants and public places 8. Proximity to top Italian and Swiss ski resorts in winter 9. Hiring a boat locally to visit the lovely towns and villages along the lake-front. 10. 'Best pizza on the lake' at Creme Caramel

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 baby crib
      • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1-Contemporary American walnut double bed, nightstands, mirror, chest of drawers, hanging space. Bedroom 2-Contemporary American walnut double bed , nightstands, mirror, chest of drawers with hanging space. Contemporary wood flooring upstairs.

      Bathrooms

      • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower, bidet
      • Toilet 1
        toilet
      • Upstairs Bathroom - Tiled with toilet, sink, mirror and bidet. Main bathroom - tiled with Italian travertine on walls and floor , full length American walnut mirror, with high-spec bathroom fittings with shower, sink, toilet and bidet. Washing machine

      Location Type

        • Lake
        • Village

          General

            • Ceiling Fans
            • Heating
            • Internet
            • Iron & Board
            • Living Room
              Contemporary fabric sofa which converts to double bed, TV, DVD, Contemporary glass top extending dining table - seats 6 people. Italian travertine tiles throughout. Stunning lake views from this space which leads onto the balcony area via double doors.
            • Parking
            • Washing Machine
            • Free Wifi

              Kitchen

                • Freezer
                • Kitchen
                  Contemporary styled fully equipped kitchen . Fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, coffee maker ,toaster and many extras.
                • Microwave
                • Oven
                • Refrigerator
                • Stove

                  Dining

                    • Child's Highchair

                      Entertainment

                        • Satellite / Cable

                          Outside

                            • Golf
                              The Lake Como region has 10 golf courses. The historical and famous famous Menaggio Golf Club is only 10 minutes from the apartment. This is a stunning 18 hole par 70 course which really rewards those who can hit the fairway off the tee as it is built into the mountain so all airways are tree-lined. The views from many of the holes and the fresh air is incredible. There is also a really nice club-house as part of the club so it is also a nice place to go for a coffee or to people watch with many of the Milanese jet-set members here. There are many other course in the vicinity and they can be checked out at the tourist office in Menaggio or on-line. There is ample storage space in the garage area to store sets of golf clubs.
                            • Ski & Snowboard
                              Madesimo is approx 1.25 hours drive. This is a really beautiful resort with great skiing which is mainly frequented by Italians. It is very organized and really inexpensive. St. Moritz is probably the most famous resort which is approx. 2 hours away. There are many other resorts within 1 2 hour drive and there is even a night-time ski-run close by

                              Suitability

                                • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                  Pool / Spa

                                    • Communal Pool

                                      Attractions

                                        • caves
                                        • churches
                                        • forests
                                        • marina
                                        • museums
                                        • restaurants

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • paddle boating
                                            • scenic drives
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital
                                                • laundromat
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • sailing
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • golf
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • jet skiing
                                                    • mountain biking
                                                    • mountain climbing
                                                    • mountaineering
                                                    • paragliding
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                    • snorkeling
                                                    • spelunking
                                                    • surfing
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • tennis
                                                    • water skiing
                                                    • wind-surfing

                                                      Notes

                                                        • Notes on accommodation: There is complimentary WiFi access. There is a private secure storage area for equipment such as bikes, surf gear and ski gear There is a gas heating system which will only be required during winter months. Outside: The apartment has a large terrace overlooking Bellagio/Varenna/Menaggio The swimming pool is specifically built for the private use of apartment users in the small 12 unit development. Double doors lead onto the private balcony with beautiful outdoor table and chairs. There is also seating available for use at the pool area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels/ bed linens are included. Property is cleaned after each stay. Laundry and cleaning services are available at your request during your stay at your own cost. Beach towels are not provided - guests are advised to bring their own or purchase locally Other: Private secure storage area for equipment such as bikes, surf gear and ski gear along with the pool loungers. This is located under the apartments and is Garage No. 6 from the pool side with access via steps beside the pool.

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

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                                                          Location

                                                          Santa Maria Rezzonico CO, Italy

                                                          Special interest holidays: The NW side of the lake is the mecca for water sport enthusiasts featuring wind surfing, kite surfing and sailing. This area is also ideal for cycling on the lake-front or on the many hills overlooking the lake. There are newly built stunning long lake-side walks at Cremia and Pianello which are both within 5 minutes drive. Coast/Beach: There are a selection of beaches locally. Pianello Del Lario's Laguna Beach and the beach area at Cremia, both of which are approx 5 minutes by car, probably offer the best activity as they are meccas for water-sport lovers particularly wind-surfing/kite surfing and sailing. There are two really nice restaurants on the lake side beside the beach area. A beautiful pool has just opened in Managgio on the lake-front which is beside a childrens' park Travel: Milan Malpensa - 1 hour Milan Linate - 1 hour Bergamo - 1.5 hours The airports have rail links to Milan Central Station with trains running frequently to Como City from Milan. From Como there are regular bus services to San Siro. Reasonably priced car hire is available at all the airports and is recommended to ensure you see as much as possible on your visit as there is so much to see around the lake and in the Lombardy region as well as neighbouring Switzerland. Distances: Menaggio - 10 minutes drive Como City - 45 minutes drive Lugano (Switzerland) - 45 minute drive Milan - 1 hour 30 minutes drive Lecco - 1 hour drive Bergamo - 1 hour 30 minutes drive Further Details: We are located about a 2 min drive away from the village centre which has shops, bars and restaurants and a number of other shops i.e, green grocer’s, florist. There is also a small shop 1 min walk from the apartment that can cater for all your basic needs (milk, bread, water). San Siro has a lovely beach and there are a number of other beaches a short distance from San Siro including Pianello and Cremia. There are numerous small bars in the village and a fantastic selection of restaurants and snack bars and in the surrounding areas including Zanzibar and Luigi’s with great value in a beautiful rustic Italian setting). Creme Caramel on the lake-front is viewed as having the best pizzas on the lake. The numerous restaurants (mainly family-run) invite you to taste delicious Italian food while enjoying amazing views of the surrounding landscape across the lake. You can be as active as you like or spend the time peacefully relaxing. Take a hiking trip into the wild valleys of the area or explore it by mountain bike. Stroll around colourful markets or take a boat trip around the lake with the whole family. Activities are too numerous to mention - almost all sports are catered for. San Siro (which was formerly known as Santa Maria Rezzonico) lies on the western shore of Lake Como (known also as Lario), on the southern slopes of Mount Bregagno. Cremia is to the north of San Siro and Menaggio/Plesio to the south. It is built on the slopes of a promontory, above which, towers a 14th century castle. The name Rezzonico may originate from the Rhaetic people who lived here, from “Rhaeto”, an Etrurian captain who lived in the area or from the local term “risciulada” which indicates the cobblestone paving so typical of this village. There are many things to see in San Siro; churches, ruins of ancient convents and fortresses along cobblestone paths and nature walks that take you up into the hills.

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Changeover Day: The changeover day is normally Saturday but flexibility may be offered outside of peak season in some cases if required. Check-in time 4.30pm or earlier by appointment. Check-out time 10.00am or later by appointment. Notes on prices: A charge of 75 Euros applies to all reservations to cover local charges/utilities & cleaning. We do not request a security deposit on arrival as we operate at all times on a trust basis. Wi-Fi is provided free of charge with unlimited usage. Linens and towels are also provided free of charge. A heating surcharge applies for winter bookings.

                                                          We accept payments by Paypal. 20% booking deposit. Balance 6 weeks prior to arrival. Winter heating fee applies from November to March.

                                                          $158avg/night
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