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Villa made at end 800 architecture typical of the lake style
The villa is ideal for families wishing to combine the tranquility and luxury of a prestigious villa with centrality of location, which allows you to walk or cycle all the main tourist destinations offered by the Lake Maggiore
The Villa is located in the center of Verbania, 300 meters from the lake shore in Pallanza with its cozy bars and restaurants, and the ferrie boat direct the Borromean Islands, 1 km from Villa Taranto, 1 km from lake beaches and swimming pools,Is ideal who want to combine the tranquility and luxury of a prestigious villa with the convenience and centrality of location, which allows you to walk or cycle all the main tourist destinations offered by the Lake Maggiore.A two minute walk you arrive at the lakefront of Pallanza, the starting point for excursions to Borromean Islands, Villa Taranto and Stresa.
The villa comprises 6 bedrooms (sleeps 10 / 12)
2 suite2 dooble room2 single room1 living room with fireplace2 dining rooms1 reading room with fireplace2 fully equipped kitchens2 bathroomslarge park of 1000 sq.m.solarium of 35 sqm
barbecue3 garagesalarmantitheftPets allowed in the garden if they are smallScale equipped with seat for disabled.
Ho soggiornato per una settimana a Villa Ornella ed è stata un' esperienza davvero positiva sotto tutti i punti di vista: dalla simpatia e signorilità della proprietaria, al confort offerto da ciascun ambiente della villa, alla pulizia, alla tranquillità del luogo. I molti spazi dell'abitazione hanno consentito una adeguata e soddisfacente sistemazione logistica al nostro gruppo formato da 8 persone.
Ornella Villa is located in a strategic position to undertake the many hiking and walking that Lake Maggiore offers.
Just 5 minutes walk from the Villa is the landing of Pallanza, the marina where boats and hydrofoils partano towards the Borromeo Islands:
It is a spectacular maze of quaint and picturesque streets of typical white houses enlivened by colorful frames, small shops and restaurants, which in the past, suggestionarono illustrious visitors such as Ernest Hemingway, Arturo Toscanini and George Bernard Shaw.
The island Mother
The largest island of the Borromeo is a real botanical garden on the water. The favorable microclimate and the treatment of humans on the island mean that there is a unique environment, its garden, in fact, is known for its lush vegetation and variety of plants and animals. Island rises Borromeo palace, dating back to 1590.
It was 1632 and the island in the southern gulf of Verbano in front of Stresa, said of St. Victor, was still a bare rock, residual stone shaped by glaciers. Count Carlo III Borromeo started then the construction of a building on the island to devote to his wife, Isabella D'Adda: thus was born the masterpiece is now called Isola Bella, the most appropriate name for the island; Only a visit to this
Heaven can make it clear what was the art of Italian baroque gardens.
The island is almost entirely occupied by the great palace, the design of which contributed the best architects of the time. In the lavish interior, the various rooms are full of works of art
A 15-minute walk or 5 minutes by car from Villa Ornella is an unmissable botanic gardens of Villa Taranto:
Located in Pallanza, in a charming setting that ranges from the mountains to the environment lake, Villa Taranto is a must for those who are spending close to Lake Maggiore.
The '30s, by the will of the Scottish captain Mc Eacharn, the villa now boasts thousands of rare tree species from the huge botanical value from all over the world.
The botanic garden can be visited by fans and tourists in the months between April and November.
A 20-minute drive from Villa Ornella, you reach the picturesque village of Orta S. Giulio unique charm unforgettable:
Lake Orta and Orta S. Giulio
The square of the town, located on the tip of a green hill, offers a glimpse of the charming and romantic; in the background, the colors softened and warm facades contrite old palaces, the scene leafy chestnut trees.
The look can scroll quiet from the Palace of the Community central arcades with shops, from the island of San Giulio, dominated by the Bishops Palace and the bell tower of the Basilica of the Saint, to the green of the hidden gardens that are reflected in the lake.
Behind the village is the Sacro Monte of Orta, praised by Nietzsche as "one of the most beautiful places in the world."
The mountain is located in a beautiful park, special nature reserve, beech, lime trees and fragrant pine trees, 400 meters above sea level, it offers an incredible view on the soft curve of the lake, dappled by the white surf raised from boats.
A 20-minute drive from Villa Ornella or 20 minutes by boat you go to visit the park of Villa Pallavicino, a must-see, especially for our young guests
Park Villa Pallavicino
Villa Pallavicino is a haven of peace for those who want to spend a day immersed in nature.
Located in Stresa, it is one of the main tourist attractions on Lake Maggiore.
The old villa, which dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, has twenty hectares, where flora and fauna form a union extraordinary, ancient trees and forty species of animals that are the real attraction of the park.
Animals are given special attention, because the park is home to the "Recovery Centre Wildlife" hospitalization and hospital injured animals.
Villa Pallavicino is open from March to October.
A 20-minute drive from Villa Ornella is visited the charming town of Cannero Riviera
The village of Cannero has the double good fortune to be a meeting point for lovers of the lake, overlooking Lake Maggiore, and for those of the mountains, with Mount Morrissolo behind him; It is also located between Italy and Switzerland.
Tourists can decide whether to walk in the intricate alleyways and village by the lake, water sports, rather than devote themselves to excursions.
The view certainly impressive, praised by writers, owes much to the two adjacent islets Cannero, where you can admire what remains of ancient fortresses.
Another strong point of Cannero is the mild climate all year round, thanks to its particular geography.