Savour this charming hillside retreat for 8!
Nestled along the desirable sunny Menaggio hillside, this modern detached 3-5 bed villa benefits from flexible family friendly living across two floors.
Located just a short drive from Menaggio lakeside centre and the prestigious Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club, this modern villa easily lets you make the most of your Lake Como stay! Situated in a small well maintained residential enclave, the conveniently placed villa features an off-street driveway and a beautiful private garden, with far reaching lake views. Guests reach the villa’s entrance along a pretty portico terrace, adorned by the plants of the charming natural garden.
Once inside, guests are greeted by a beautiful open plan south facing living room, which boasts high wooden beamed ceiling and a very comfortable high-quality finish; with its cream leather sofas and maple wood furniture.
A charming focal point of the room is the large wood burning stove, which creates a wonderful ambience here in the colder months. Ample logs are provided during autumn and winter time stays. A 42” plasma screen TV provides all British national and regional channels together with Sky UK. A DVD player is provided with an extensive collection of DVD and CDs, as well as a separate CD player.
A lovely stylish dining area with panorama windows provides the ideal setting for dinner parties. From the large open plan living room, guests can open the French doors out onto a south facing terrace with idyllic views of Lake Como and the surrounding mountain tops.
The terrace features teak garden furniture with a BBQ, perfect for alfresco summertime feasts. Adjacent to the lovely indoor dining area is a modern fully fitted kitchen equipped with a breakfast table and all the must-have appliances, including a gas hob, eye-level oven, fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher.
Also to the ground floor is a spacious Double Master bedroom with lake view terrace, a 2nd Double bedroom (no lake view) and a 3rd bedroom with 2 Single beds, which benefits too from a lake view terrace and also access to a loft floor with 1 Single bed. A second loft area with Single bed also features to the mezzanine floor above the Living room.
There is a modern shower room with wash basin, a WC and private laundry facilities, including an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.
A main family bathroom with bath tub, wash basin and WC is situated close by the sleeping quarters. All the principal bedrooms are beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated.
They also offer added luxuries such as a TV and air-conditioning, which also features to the villa’s main Living room.
Outside, several parking places can be found along the private road of the villa. From the idyllic residential enclave, guests can easily reach Menaggio town centre by car; passing the charming village of Loveno which offers a local Pizzeria, tea room, a nature reserve ideal for cycling and walking and also a professional tennis club.
The world famous Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club is also situated less than 5 minutes’ drive away too. Menaggio is a picturesque lakefront town, famous for being one Lake Como’s Golden Triangle towns and offering a wide choice of amenities; from supermarkets, cafes and restaurants to boutique shops and delicatessens.
A beautiful promenade leads to mini Golf and a newly restored family Lido with swimming pools, sandy beach, pizzeria, volley-ball, a children’s park and lakefront cocktail bar. Local restaurants to try in the area include the Country style Agro-turismo of La Barcola, the town’s family friendly Red Bay, the romantic and contemporary Italian Crotto dei Platani in Brienno and the modern La Piazzetta in Argegno. For a local fish menu Paolo Restaurant in Menaggio and La Baia in Cremia are highly-recommended too.
From Menaggio, guests can also enjoy local activities including golf, trekking, cycling, sailing, tennis, horse riding, chartered yacht hire, boat rental, kayak hire and water sports. The transport links are also very good, with a frequent Bus service to Lake Como and Lugano, a convenient car and passenger Ferry service to the eastern shore, a local taxi rank and a seasonal Bergamo airport shuttle bus operating from Menaggio. A train service to Como and Milan operates from Varenna (just 3 ferry stops away).
*Please note: There is no baby stair gate. Dogs are only allowed with the owner’s permission.