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ARGEGNO CENTRALE - A FABULOUS LAKE VIEW RETREAT IN ANCIENT ARGEGNO!

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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ARGEGNO CENTRALE - A FABULOUS LAKE VIEW RETREAT IN ANCIENT ARGEGNO!

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Apartment with 2 luxury bedroom suites located near to lake front

Enjoying an elevated position overlooking the River Telo in the ancient heart of Argegno, this spectacular apartment (ID 857) is perfect for couples travelling together and small groups up to 4.

The apartment is located on the second and top floor of a character building benefiting from high ceiling, exposed beams and fabulous far reaching lake views. The apartment, which is arrange into two floors, has been newly modernised and provides guests with spacious and luxurious self-catering accommodation with a fabulous open plan living room enjoying double aspect views and furnished to high standard with sofas, a SAT TV, a contemporary glass topped dining area with tiled flooring. Guests can enjoy the splendid lake views and cosy up on the sofa in front of a roaring fire with a glass of wine.

An ultra chic fully fitted kitchen provides an effortless blend of modern appliances and character beamed ceiling and rustic tiles, and is conveniently situated off from the open plan living room. Must-have features include a hob, eye-level oven, toaster, coffee machine, kettle and dishwasher to make your self-catering holiday your home from home!

Guests can enjoy fabulous ‘alfresco dining’ on the sunny and very spacious terrace which overlooks the River Telo and provides far reaching lake views towards the famous Isola Comacina, the only Island of Lake Como and steeped in history and intrigue. The terracotta tiled terrace is also perfect relaxing with a good book under the Italian sun.

The apartment features two luxury bedroom suites perfect for couples travelling together or for small groups. The spacious master suite is furnished to an exceptional high standard with a comfortable double bed, fitted wardrobes and a pretty pair of Juliet balconies providing inspirational lake views to wake up to! A luxury en-suite bathroom with bath tub, and overhead shower, wash basin, WC and bidet is provided for guests comfort.

The stylish second bedroom suite is also furnished to a high standard with a double bed, fitted wardrobe and benefiting from direct access to the balcony terrace. A luxury slate tiled en-suite fitted with bath tub and overhead shower is also provided.

A third modern bathroom with power shower, wash basin, WC and bidet is also conveniently situated in this spacious apartment. Guests can also use the fabulous modern study with boasts plenty of natural light and features a glass writing desk.

A separate room for Laundry with washing machine is also accessible for guests use.

Argegno:

You pass through the small town of Argegno (approx 700 population) when travelling up the Western shore of Lake Como from Cernobbio/Como to Menaggio. Well placed and sheltered, it is situated in a large inlet at the mouth of the Val d'Intelvi. This river flows at varying rates throughout the year as its tumbles from the mountains between Como and Lake Lugano.

Looking across the lake you can see Bellagio to the north and as far as Nesso towards the south. The village is of Roman origin and owes its name to the consul Publio Cesio Archigene. With the Lake being ruled by warring factions centuries ago, Argegno formed part of a defensive system, which extended as far as the ancient villa of Lenno and to Isola Comacina.

This picturesque and ancient village is crossed by the Telo stream which splits into two parts, after falling down from a the towns ravine. The two are joined by an old stone bridge with a lancet arch. From Argegno, it is possible to take a cable car up to Pigra (881m), which is situated on a plateau that enjoys a beautiful view of the lake. From here, it is possible to go on to the Valle della Camoggia, which is in the oasis of Argegno-Cima della Duaria, a conservation area. The road, which runs along Val d'Intelvi, also starts from Argegno and after following this road for about about 16 km, you will arrive at Lanzo.

The best way to appreciate Argegno is to walk up one of the narrow lanes. Most are paved with intersecting fan pattern of small square stones typical in much of the area. This area is almost entirely residential but the walkways are impeccably maintained with potted red geraniums and colourful flowers contrasting with the ancient brickwork and façades.

Lombardy - Lake Como Area:

The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.

Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.

It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.

All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.

Warming, in spring and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, oriented north-south, ringed by characterful old villages often wedged onto narrow beaches between rugged cliffs and water. Those classic lake images of flower strewn balconies, Baroque gardens and splendid waterside villas can be found here in abundance. Dotted around and between the lakes are some of Italy's finest art cities, such as Milan, Verona & Bergamo.

The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandra).

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the manager
Thanks very much for a lovely stay in Argegno, the apartment was fabulous, loved everything about it. It was absolutely superb staying there!

We are now in Sardinia for the second part of our honeymoon and will be sure to contact you again when we return to Como.
May 2013
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Sleeps4
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Bathrooms3
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Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
76 Kilometres
MIlan - Malpensa
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Cadenabbia
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Como 22Km or Varenna
Nearest Motorway
21 Kilometres
Autostrada E35
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Lido di Argegno
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Argegno
Nearest Ski
85 Kilometres
Madisimo
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Menaggio
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Argegno
Car: not necessary

Further Sport & Adventure Activities: Bike Rentals, Boat Mooring, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens and Rowing Boats.

The property is situated close to public parking and guests are able to walk down the charming ancient passageways to the lakefront centre in just a matter of minutes. Here a wonderful quaint piazza lined with cafés and restaurants can be enjoyed, a scenic promenade with ferry service and leading past the charming marina to a tree lined front by the beautiful church where guests can enjoy the fabulous lake views.

Highly recommended is the ‘La Piazetta’ restaurant which serves fine contemporary Italian cuisine and also the Café Colombo which serves a very good cappuccino! The local wine bar is also a delight for enjoying an evening aperitif before dining out. Visitors can also experience luxury Lake Como dining at the nearby fine restaurants of ‘Il Crotto di Platani’ in Brienno and Il Gatto Nero’ in Cernobbio. A bus service runs through Argegno, north to the picturesque central lake resort towns and south to the nearby city of Como, where a wide range of cosmopolitan delights and attractions can be enjoyed from boutique designer shopping, trendy bars, clubs, the Villa Olmo events and the panoramic view Brunate funicular railway. Train links also operate from the city to Milan and its airports.

A fast ferry takes visitors to the central lake providing them with a beautiful and scenic way to see Lake Como. A motorway also conveniently leads to Switzerland.

Golf:

There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club is Italy's oldest golf course. Established in 1907 with 18 holes Par 70, it is located above Menaggio near Croce, in Grandola ed Uniti, approx. 20 min. by car. Green Fees: Weekdays €55, Weekends and Holidays €70 Euros; Golf Cart Rental €36.

Restaurant Golf at the club serves fantastic food and is well recommended.. Guests are always welcome, please call beforehand to check course rules. Golf Club Menaggio: (Menaggio Como).

Skiing:

This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibility and mountains capped in winter snow. It does however have Skiing opportunities at local resorts for a day out.

There is a small ski area on Mt. Lema, not more than 10 km from Lugano, but you have to be lucky to have enough snow for skiing. In Ticino, the local Swiss Canton, the best places to ski are probably either San Bernardino (south of the pass of the same name) or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass). Both are reachable in about 1 hour by car across the Swiss border.

There are direct trains to Airolo as well from Lugano and hence from Italian Stations. To S. Bernardino there is only a bus connection. For more snow try Andermatt (on the north side of Gotthard pass) which has normally good snow conditions and a good choice of runs.

The closest major ski resorts are St. Moritz and Madesimo toward the Splugen Pass which is approx.100km.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Argegno, Lake Como

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
High Season
28 Jun 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
3 night minimum stay
€690
for 3 nights
€1,610
 
 
Mid Season
30 Aug 2014 - 17 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
€604
for 3 nights
€1,410
 
 
Low Season
18 Oct 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
€561
for 3 nights
€1,310
 
 
Festive Season
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
3 night minimum stay
€604
for 3 nights
€1,410
 
 
Low Season
3 Jan 2015 - 24 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
€561
for 3 nights
€1,310
 
 
Mid Season
25 Apr 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
3 night minimum stay
€604
for 3 nights
€1,410
 
 
High Season
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
3 night minimum stay
€690
for 3 nights
€1,610
 
 
Mid Season
29 Aug 2015 - 16 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
€604
for 3 nights
€1,410
 
 
Low Season
17 Oct 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
€561
for 3 nights
€1,310
 
 
Festive Season
19 Dec 2015 - 1 Jan 2016
3 night minimum stay
€604
for 3 nights
€1,410
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Service Charge:
Our one & two weekly Service Charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis.
Additional Service Charge: €135 (7 days & less) & €155 (7 days plus)
Making a Booking:
To make a confirmed booking, you will be asked to fill in our online booking form and pay a 30% deposit by wire transfer or credit card. The remaining holiday balance will then be due 6 weeks before arrival.

Short Breaks:
3 night break - 40% off weekly tariff / 4 night break - 30% off weekly tariff / 5 night break - 20% off weekly tariff / 6 night break - 10% off weekly tariff
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Argegno in Lake Como

Property Type:
  • apartment
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet , En-suite with wash basin
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , En-suite with wash basin
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , With wash basin
  • The spacious master suite with luxury en-suite bathroom with bath tub, wash basin, WC and bidet is provided for guests comfort. The stylish second bedroom suite with luxury slate tiled en-suite fitted with bath tub and overhead shower is also provided. A third modern bathroom with power shower, wash basin, WC, bidet and washing machine is also conveniently situated in this spacious apartment.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • The apartment features two luxury bedroom suites perfect for couples travelling together or for small groups. The spacious master suite is furnished to an exceptional high standard with a comfortable double bed, fitted wardrobes and a pretty pair of Juliet balconies providing inspirational lake views to wake up to! A luxury en-suite bathroom with bath tub, wash basin, WC and bidet is provided for guests comfort. The stylish second bedroom suite is also furnished to a high standard with a double bed, fitted wardrobe and benefiting from direct access to the balcony terrace. A luxury slate tiled en-suite fitted with bath tub and overhead shower is also provided.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ski
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
The property is situated close to public parking and guests are able to walk down the charming ancient passageways to the lakefront centre in just a matter of minutes. Here a wonderful quaint piazza lined with cafes and restaurants can be enjoyed, a scenic promenade with ferry service and leading past the charming marina to a tree lined front by the beautiful church where guests can enjoy the fabulous lake views. Additional Facilities: We offer a range of extra facilities, which are available for hire through our office 'Happy Holiday Homes' in Menaggio: Cot Hire - € 20 per week, High Chair - € 15 per week, Push Chair - € 25 per week, Camp Bed – € 85 per week, Wi-Fi or USB Internet Stick - € 35 per week (includes € 10 consumable credit). Please note that signal and connectivity is not guaranteed and may depend on the strength of the signal in your rental property.
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