Vista d`Oro Ulivo Apt. 1
A modern lake view paradise, just perfect for families! Situated to the ground floor of a popular year-round residence, this fully air-conditioned 2 bed retreat has been recently refurbished (autumn 2016), to offer a truly exclusive holiday setting for families and friends.
With panoramic lake views to write home about and a sunny aspect to enjoy from its setting along the Varenna hillside, guests can easily sit back and savour the breathtaking beauty of Lake Como.
Perfectly suited for groups and families of 6, this stylish and spacious apartment is fully-equipped with all the comforts of home, for a welcoming year-round ambience. As well being fully air-conditioned throughout, guests can enjoy the paid WIFI access and the large flat screen TV with DVD player, perfect for movie nights in.
The new sofas also offer a chic setting in which to unwind with a good book, and take in the stunning lake views from the comfort of the modern and sumptuous sitting room. The owner has recently installed Apple TV into the property which guests are required to bring their own Apple ID with them to login and make purchases. (Please remember to log out).
To the inviting open plan living area, a sleek and contemporary kitchen area provides all the freedom of home. Equipped with a fridge freezer, oven and hob, microwave, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine and dishwasher, a washing machine and more, everything needed for an effortless carefree stay is here!
The 2 bed holiday retreat is ideally equipped for accommodating flexible stays, and is enhanced by sleek modern bedroom interiors which benefit from plenty of natural light. The master bedroom offers a restful retreat for couples to enjoy, with a sumptuous king size bed overlooking a memorable lake view back drop. Guests can also enjoy the privacy of the chic en-suite shower room, as well as the direct access from the suite out to the lake view garden. The second bedroom offers an added touch of versatility, with a twin set of single joinable beds. Lake views and garden access also feature to this bedroom, for an effortless flow here in the summer months.
Extra guests are more than welcome to stay, with rentable baby cots available and a double sofa bed featuring within the serenity of the modern living area. The exclusive retreat is further complemented by a second contemporary fitted bathroom with power shower and hairdryer.
Private laundry facilities are also on hand for guest’s convenience. Outside, guests can easily reach the private child-friendly garden through glass double doors from the living area. Located on a corner plot, the larger than average garden is fenced and offers sweeping panoramic views of the central lake. Providing an exclusive setting from which to savour a glass of wine or summertime feast, the decked terrace is furnished for relaxed alfresco dining, with dining furniture, a large gas BBQ and a shady parasol to hand.
The large flat sunny lawn and decked terrace make it extremely child-friendly, whilst the mature olive trees offer an authentic taste of ‘la Dolce Vita’ within this exclusive modern holiday haven. The garden further benefits from direct access to the shared driveway of the car park, making it perfect for easy loading and unloading during guests’ stay.
A delightful shared swimming pool and a sheltered sunbathing area with lake views further features within the Vista d'Oro residence. Please note that POOL OPENING TIMES are from ~ 23rd April - 30th September. The interior has since been updated by the current owner. The present photos you see provide a true representation of the newly updated interior.
Guests are recommended to bring a car due to the residence’s hillside location. Private parking is on hand whilst nearby Bellano offers a train service and Varenna too; alongside a frequent car and passenger ferry service.
The train is ideal for reaching Lecco and Milan, whilst the ferry from Varenna provides a carefree way in which to reach the attractions of Bellagio, Cadenabbia and Menaggio.
A stay along the eastern shore offers one of year round possibilities, from the café culture and alfresco dining of romantic Varenna to a lake view hike up to Castelo di Vezio, Italian cookery lessons, the botanical gardens of Villa Monsaterio and the adrenaline-fuelled Jungle Raider Park; guests of all ages and tastes will find something to explore and enjoy!
Guests can also simply relax and soak up the romantic allure of timeless Varenna, with its ancient cobbled streets, churches, bustling piazzas and craft shops all calling out to be visited. Along the shore, neighbouring Bellano offers opportunities to get out on the lake with water sports; whilst for those in search of extreme sports, the Bellagio Outdoor Centre and Piani di Bobbio
Ski resort all offer the perfect excitement. A stay on the central lake also boasts easy access to championship golf, tennis clubs, boat hire, chartered yacht hire, breathtaking hiking routes and world class villa and garden attractions.