Be captivated by this couple-friendly hillside retreat for 4!
Boasting beautiful views of Bellagio and the Central Lake, this spacious 2 double bed 2 bath retreat with lake view garden provides a heavenly setting, close to the lakeside delights of central Menaggio.
Situated across 2 floors, the 1st floor Duplex provides a real feeling of home whilst away. Inside, the bright open contemporary space allows guests to relax and get away from it all. The far reaching lake views serve as the perfect backdrop from which to unwind within the restful living space, as well as prepare a tempting feast in the fully-equipped kitchen diner for 6. The effortless flow leads out to a sunny lake view terrace with garden; perfect for whiling away a day or night with an alfresco dinner party or two.
The spacious adult-friendly retreat oozes true year-round appeal, and benefits from 2 spacious double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and even a sauna, alongside welcome home comforts including a SAT TV, DVD player, a music stereo and a private garage.
From the sunny and conveniently-placed hillside enclave of Croce, guests are within easy reach of local amenities (cafe, supermarkets and bus links to central Menaggio and Lugano), alongside the famous Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club and the Loveno Tennis Club. The local area is also home to some highly-recommended Agroturismo restaurants; serving delectable Lombardy cuisine and wine.
Active guests will also enjoy the close proximity to the surrounding hillside hiking routes, the horse riding centres of Porlezza, the lake swimming, Lido, kayak hire and fishing opportunities of Menaggio, and the sailing and wind surfing clubs found in Cremia, Dongo, Domaso and Gravedona.
The picturesque centre of Menaggio is just 7 minutes drive away, enabling groups to easily get out and enjoy the shopping opportunities, charming lake view cafes, authentic restaurants, modern Lido (for which guests enjoy discounted entry to) and the frequent car and passenger Ferry links. Menaggio also serves as the perfect starting point for exploring the Central Lake; with Varenna, Bellagio, the villa attractions, Tremezzina hiking routes and wealth of outdoor leisure acitivites all here for you on the doorstep.
So come and be captivated, by this lake view paradise!
Open plan Living room
• A bright and contemporary living space with chic sumptuous grey sofa and access to a lake view terrace
• Features a large flat screen SAT TV, DVD player and music stereo, for added home comfort
• Complemented by a modern fireplace for the colder months and ambient wood flooring
• Accompanied by a stylish kitchen diner
Adjoining Kitchen Diner
• Perfect for hosting intimate dinner parties with close friends and family
• The sleek modern kitchen is fully-equipped with an oven, cooker hob, microwave, toaster, electric kettle, coffee machine and a retro Smeg fridge
• Accompanied by all the necessary cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery
• Features a relaxed breakfast bar for 4 and a stylish dining area for 6
The modern retreat is ideally-suited for two couples staying together; with 2 upper-level double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms providing welcome privacy and convenience.
• A romantic couple-friendly bedroom with beamed ceiling
• Furnished with a sumptuous Double bed and wardrobe
• An equally inviting couple-friendly bedroom with beamed ceiling
• Furnished with a Double bed and wardrobe
Single adult camp beds can also be provided upon request (for an extra cost).
• Modern bathroom fitted with a bath tub, wash basin and WC
• A contemporary bathroom fitted with a wash basin, WC and bidet and a shower cubicle
The holiday duplex is perfectly set for year-round enjoyment; with cosy central heating, a fireplace and private sauna all featuring within. A hairdryer, washing machine and ironing facilities are also provided.
Unfortunately, the holiday retreat is not child-friendly. In total the 2-storey home features 15 internal steps and no external steps.
Providing heavenly views across the Central Lake and the famous resort town of Bellagio, the sunny private garden offers an enviable setting for ‘wow factor’ entertaining. With a chic rattan sitting area inviting you and your guests to savour a morning lake view breakfast or sunset aperitif, pure holiday escapism can be yours! The terrace and sunny lawn also features a stylish alfresco dining area for 4 and a BBQ; for timeless all day feasts. The garden also invites guests to relax and soak up the views with a good book or chilled drink, to the 4 sun loungers provided.
A private garage is provided.
Located along a peaceful secondary road in Croce, the modern 2-storey apartment residence is just a short stroll away from the local grocery shops and cafes of Croce.
The hillside village offers a bus service to Menaggio and Lugano, as well as close proximity to the surrounding Agroturismo restaurants, hiking routes, the prestigious Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club and the Loveno Tennis Club.
Just 7 minutes’ drive/ bus ride away the supermarkets, shops, restaurants, Central Lake ferry stop and picturesque lakeside centre of Menaggio can be reached. A beautiful lakeside promenade with views of Bellagio leads to mini golf and the Lido di Menaggio, just a short stroll away. At the Lido guests can easily unwind; with a sandy beach offering you the perfect excuse to enjoy a spot of sunbathing, with a chilled drink from the on-site bar. A fabulous on-site restaurant will keep you more than satisfied whilst the volley ball, kids park, lake and pool swimming opportunities will ensure everyone is kept happy. The Lido is also the perfect place to come to in the evenings; for a classic aperitif moment at the vibrant bar, an ambient evening meal or for a fun night of dancing under the stars.
Menaggio offers many leisure pursuits too, including kayak hire, power boat rental, fishing and cycling along its lakeside and hiking, tennis and golf up on its hillside. Perfectly placed along the desirable central western shore, the pretty resort town places guests at the perfect starting point for reaching the Tremezzina restaurants, lidos, walking routes (Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, Greenway del Lago, San Martino) and beautiful Villa attractions (Villa Carlotta and Villa Balbianello) and also the Central Lake resorts of Bellagio (for tourist shopping, the Villa Melzi and Villa Serbelloni gardens, the Jungle Raider Park and the Extreme Outdoor Sport club) and Varenna (for Hotel Villa Cipressi, Villa Monastero, Castello di Vezio).
The Italian Alp Ski resorts of Piani di Bobbio and Madesimo (within 85 minutes’ drive away) and the delights of Lake Lugano 20 minutes away and its fashionable Swiss lake city (under 44 minutes’ drive away) also await your enjoyment.
Como city is 54 minutes’ drive away, and can easily be reached by bus or fast passenger ferry too from Menaggio. Milan is 1.5 hours’ drive away (the Lombardy capital is also reachable by train from Varenna and the S. Giovanni station in Como). The closest airports to Menaggio are Milan Malpensa (78 minutes’ drive) and Lugano Airport (54 minutes’ drive).Get the full listing »