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Magnificent views, close to Italian Lakes, Bergamo and Ski Slopes.

Novazza BG, Italy
  • Apartment
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

'Simply Stunning.' Exceptional Mountain views, ideal for walking & sight seeing

Escape from the hustle and bustle to this stunning mountain retreat, set in the village of Novazzo near Bergamo. The property is set over two floors, facing the picturesque village of Spiazzi Gromo with breathtaking mountain views to either side of the valley and woodland. The first floor of the property has a large double bedroom with a private balcony overlooking the mountains. Downstairs on the ground floor there is a shower room and an open plan lounge with sofa/futon, log burner, dining and kitchen area, which leads out to a further balcony with scenic views. Private garage. Ideal for couples.

“enjoyed the sunshine on the balcony with a large glass of wine, parmesan and olives”

“amazing views of the mountains and valley below”

“if you are up early enough the sunrise is beautiful, during August the balcony is bathed in direct sunlight”

Out and about: Ideally located for the lakes of Northen Italy, Lake Iseo, Como and Garda. Easy day trips to Venice, Verona and Milan. Many walks local to the house in addition to Presolana. Visit the historic old town of Bergamo. Local town of Clusone has a market every Monday. Visit the Waterfall of Valbondione a very short distance from the house. For those who enjoy a bit of shopping the Orio Centre in Bergamo is the largest shopping mall in Italy. Verona offers some fantastic live performances and just a drive away from the house. Enjoy the performance as the sun sets over the Arena. If you enjoy designer shopping try the city of Bergamo or Milan with many designer shops. If you prefer the historic towns take the funicular from Bergamo to Citta Alta where you can find beautiful churches and gorgeous restaurants with spectacular views. Alternatively just take a stroll and enjoy the views.

Scenery and surrounding area: There are many local walks and there is a local map at the house for those keen hikers. If you need an energy boost there are two wonderful patisseries, one in Gromo and one in Clusone, serving beautiful cakes and mini pastries. For those who enjoy their food try one of the many restaurants in Gromo with fine Italian food from pasta, pizza, steaks to Rissoto and polenta.

Many waterfalls run down the mountains to the river, staring at the famous Valbondione waterfall. There are numerous walks along the river, including on the flat. There is a small walk from the apartment to the right hand side as you face the mountain views. Take this walk and you will find numerous waterfalls as well as a picnic area, BBQ area and a local play area for children. There is also a play area along the river from Gromo towards Clusone.

Places to see, things to do: In the Spring they have a try tabogan run at Spiazzi Gromo along with many other outdoor activities. Spiazzi Gromo is surrounded by pine woodlands and has a very open space for picnics and relaxing in the sun. If you feel like a change for the day Switzerland is approximately a 3 hour drive (make sure you take your passport!) and enroute you may wish to visit Lake Como.

Both Milan and Verona arenas and theatres are just over an hour away. Fantastic architecture and pleaces to see, eat and drink. Try the arena in Verona or the Teatro la Scala in Milan. Within 2 and half hours in the city of Venice, many of our guests take day trips there, straight down the A4. Romantic setting, and make sure you take a Gondola as you see a whole new prespective of Venice. For the more adventurus travellers, take to road to Pisa and Florence as a day trip or spend the night in the wonderful city of Florence.

Owner

James or Neil

Member Since 2007
Premier Partner
This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch
Calendar last updated:
Mar 27, 2018
Why James or Neil chose Novazza

Just some of the comments about our property from guests; “enjoyed the sunshine on the balcony with a large glass of wine, parmesan and olives” “amazing views of the mountains and valley below” “if you are up early enough the sunrise is beautiful, during August the balcony is bathed in direct sunlight”

Amenities

    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 double, 1 baby crib
      • Bedroom 2
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Located in lounge
      • All beds are provided with linen. All bedrooms have a balcony overlooking the mountains. Sofa bed is located in the lounge with large wood burner. Please note that bed linen is not provided for the cot due to allergies. All other linen for other beds is provided. The cot is located upstairs in the master bedroom.

      Bathrooms

      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, bidet
      • Mirror in bathroom has fitted lights and shaver point.

      Location Type

        • Mountain
        • Village

          Theme

            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Garage
                      Parking in garage under apartment.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Full gas central heating as well as large woodturner.
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      Bed linen provided.
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                    • Towels Provided
                      Hand towel and bath towel provided.
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wood Stove
                      Woodburner in lounge, logs available

                      Kitchen

                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Kitchen
                          Kitchen utensils all provided.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Full integrated oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          Four ring gas hob
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining
                              Glass round table for 4, or eat outside on the balcony overlooking the mountains
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Television
                                • Video Games
                                • Video Library

                                  Outside

                                    • Balcony
                                      Two balconies overlooking the mountains

                                      Suitability

                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Attractions

                                            • caves
                                            • churches
                                            • forests
                                            • live theater
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • water parks
                                            • waterfalls

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • bird watching
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • sledding
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • ice skating
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • mountaineering
                                                        • ski lift privileges
                                                        • ski privileges optional
                                                        • skiing

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          32 Reviews

                                                          Wonderful4.9/5

                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Winter Holiday

                                                          Janet H.Alnwick, Northumberland, UK

                                                          We travelled to Navazza using our own car via ferry from Newcastle to Amsterdam, Amsterdam to Strasbourg, Strasbourg to Navazza. A wonderful journey taking in two city breaks and highly recommended. This was our second visit to the Apartment in Navazza for a winter skiing holiday at Gromo Spiazzi. By taking our own car we were able to take skis, boots and all the other paraphenalia required for a winter sports holiday. The apartment was well appointed, clean, warm and cosy. We had a small problem with electrics but the owner's agent sorted it out the next day. We would recommend eating at the Sports Bar in Gromo. The owners are so friendly and obliging. Ask them to make you a Lasagne or a Macarone Cheese, absolutely delicious. We would definitely recommend this apartment and this part of Italy. The mountains are magnificent, the skiing excellent and the accommodation very welcoming especially when the log fire is lit. We also like the fact that there is a garage to house the skis and car at the end of the day.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          It is good to see return visitors. Italy is like a home away from home for me and I am so glad so our guests feel the same.

                                                          A fantastic place to stay.

                                                          Gareth E.

                                                          A clean, well equipped property with stunning views of the mountains.

                                                          Excellent little place in a beautiful location

                                                          Jason r.

                                                          Great views , clean air and friendly local owners, great in every respect. Owners very helpful and friendly. Awesome value. Great little pied a terre

                                                          Perfect winter retreat

                                                          Mike B.

                                                          Third time and probably the best visit we have had. The weather worked out perfectly for what we wanted to do. Snowed when we wanted it and brilliant sunshine when we planned to visit lake Iseo.

                                                          The property was the of the same standard as we experienced on previous occasions so nothing negative to mention.

                                                          Thanks for a great vacation

                                                          Mike & Maria

                                                          Small but perfectly formed!

                                                          Anonymous

                                                          The property is easy to find in daylight although I suggest taking the actual address with you if you'll be arriving in the dark - we woke up a random Old Italian man at 3am when we accidentally trespassed on his property... oops! At least if you have the address they can point you in the right direction!

                                                          The apartment itself is lovely. We used the log burner a few times - it was so toasty we had to open the balcony doors!

                                                          We loved it so much that we have already booked a mini-break in February 2016 - with our two children!!

                                                          August 2015

                                                          Anonymous

                                                          Thank for a good stay in Novazza.

                                                          We tell about the stay in your appartment in own language.

                                                          Vi har boet en uge i James´s lejlighed i Novazza, en helt fantastisk uge, som oversteg alle vores forventninger.

                                                          Selve lejligheden er super perfekt til ferie og afslapning, meget velholdt og hyggelig indrettet med alt hvad der er brug for.

                                                          Vi brugte altanen meget, og nød den fantastiske udsigt over byen med bjergene i baggrunden. Her er så smukt og dejligt stille.

                                                          Naboerne er meget venlige og hjælpsomme, vi klarede os fint på trods af lidt sprog vanskeligheder.

                                                          Det var dejligt med garage, hvor vi trygt kunne parkere vores motorcykel, forøvrigt er området perfekt til MC kørsel, små ture til Lago d.iseo og Bergamo.

                                                          Der er gode vandre ruter i bjergene omkring byen og længere inde i dalen.

                                                          Hvis det bliver muligt vil vi meget gerne vende tilbage.

                                                          Bedst regard Mrs. og Mr. Sorensen, Denmark

                                                          Location

                                                          Novazza BG, Italy

                                                          The property is located near the popular City of Bergamo with its historic old walled city and the new city based below, the old city accessed via cable car. The town of Gromo, with its old Castle offering many restaurants with Italian specialities. Gromo Spiazzi is located in the heart of a wide wood - offers you an ancient medieval village, along with a new urban centre with private houses and hotels. Gromo medieval ruins offer one of the best preserved Medieval Castle in the province of Bergamo; there tourists may enjoy walking through Orobie mountains or taking a break in the Spiazzi pinewood. The property is ideally located for the lakes of Italy, walking and the city of Bergamo. The property is also ideally located for trips to Venice, Switzerland or Verona where you can see a live performance as the sun sets over the arena. There are many restaurants in Gromo along with a deli, patisserie, bank, shops and grocers. Ski: On the mountains surrounding the villages of Lizzola and Valbondione the snow lasts for many months a year and always in good conditions. The slopes are suitable for all kinds of skiers: alpine skiers who come up to the top of the mountains and cross country skiers, who stay on the slopes at the bottom of the valley. Valbondione is therefore a complete ski resort; it can host high level ski events and thanks to its geographical position, at the feet of a rocky mountain up to 3.000 metres, it offers many snowfields as great environment for ski practice. 2 chairlifts, 3 ski lifts, 2 black runs, 2 red runs and 2 blue runs. Lifts start at 1.250 meters up to 1.915 meters. 30 km of runs and 1 ski school, included in the Orobie Ski pass area. Snow conditions are always good thanks to the cold temperature and ski runs can satisfy even the best skiers. Lizzola is a typical mountain village and offers good restaurants, pubs and shops.

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          $57avg/night
                                                          32 Reviews
                                                          Wonderful 4.9/5
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