Enjoy a picture-perfect lake view stay, from the sunny poolside garden of this 6-bed period home!
Boasting a serene, scenic lake view setting on the Laveno-Mombello hillside, this elegant villa provides a versatile layout for groups of 8.
The detached private villa was built in the early 1900’s, and still retains the look and feel of a bygone era. Flexible family-friendly accommodation features across 4 spacious floors. The layout of the WiFi-enabled interior comprising of a light and open principal sitting room next to a scenic lake view dining area. Perfect for year-round entertaining and relaxation, the sitting room features a wood burning stove to the fireplace, flat screen SAT TV, DVD player and games console, alongside the inviting formal dining space with far reaching lake and mountain views.
A lovely separate lake view Kitchen diner is well-equipped with a microwave, oven, cooker hob, microwave, electric kettle, coffee machine, dishwasher and American fridge freezer.
Groups of up to 8 will find the partial/direct lake view 2 Double King-size bedrooms, 3 Single bedrooms and Single guest bedroom perfect for accommodating families and friends.
Two shower rooms, a retro bathroom and private laundry facilities complete the layout of the 4-storey villa.
The timeless rooms and décor provide a carefree, laid back holiday appeal, whilst the tranquil private grounds outside provide even more excuses to entertain and unwind, with a BBQ and alfresco dining terrace complemented by a sunny lake view private pool with a set of sun loungers.
An open parking area for 4 cars also features within the security of the private gated grounds.
From its beautiful mountainside location, guests are an 8 minutes’ drive from the frequent ferry links and resort amenities of Laveno (6-8 minutes’ drive), the shingle lake beach and Sant Caterina del Sasso tourist attraction of Reno di Leggiuno (11 minutes’ drive), the eateries and amenities of Ispra (19 minutes’ drive) and the tourist hotspot town of Ranco (25 minutes’ drive).
• Sunny lake view period villa
• Flat screen SAT TV, DVD player + music stereo
• Free WIFI access
• Private garden with new outdoor pool (open from 1st June – 30th September)
• BBQ & alfresco dining set
• Private parking space
• Quiet hillside setting (car essential)
Bedroom 1: A partial lake view bedroom with French Single bed (1.5m) and mirrored wardrobe
Bedroom 2: A partial lake view Double King-size bedroom with Juliette balcony & wardrobe
Bedroom 3: A lake view bedroom with Twin Single beds and wardrobe
Bedroom 4: A lovely lake view Single bedroom
Bedroom 5: A wonderful lake view bedroom with King-size Double bedroom and wardrobe
Bedroom 6: A light and airy lake view Single bedroom with double aspect views
Bathroom 1: A retro-fitted 1st floor bathroom suite with bath tub, wash basin, WC & bidet
Bathroom 2: A 2nd floor shower suite with basin, WC & bidet
Bathroom 3: A shower suite with wash basin, WC & bidet
• Central heating
• Wood burning stove
• Washing machine
• Clothes horse
• Complimentary baby cot and highchair available (upon request)
• An EU 500 cash deposit is required
• 8 Sun loungers available
• 35 internal steps
• 10 external steps
• Car essential
• Sorry no parties or events
From its peaceful, elevated setting along ‘Vicolo del Golfo’, the well-serviced resort centre of Laveno-Mombello is just 6-8 minutes’ drive away.
In the centre, a great range of shops and restaurants can be enjoyed, alongside a frequent car passenger ferry service to the western shore hotspots of Verbania (for fine dining and historical sites), Intra (for reaching the Stresa Borromean Island boat tours) and Pallanza (for the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto). All stops take around just 20 minutes to reach by ferry.
The surrounding shoreline also places guests in the perfect location for sightseeing and classic holiday fun; with the eateries, ice cream shops and water sport club in Ispra, the famous Santa Caterina del Sasso hermitage and lake beach in Reno di Leggiuno, Monvalle beach and the Rocca di Angera castle all 11-25 minutes’ drive away.
Lake Maggiore is a very family-friendly destination; with Safari and Wildlife Parks, the Lake Maggiore Adventure Park and the Ondaland high-tech water park to enjoy, alongside windsurfing, wakeboarding, sailing, diving, tennis, horse riding, golf and Italian Alp Skiing. Lago di Varese, Lago di Comabbio and Lake Lugano are also within easy driving distance.
The closest airport is Milan Malpensa, just 55 minutes’ drive away.Get the full listing »