The kitchen is ideal for preparing delicious home cooked meals and provides a gas hob, eye level oven, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine. The dining area can comfortably seat four guests in an informal and relaxed setting and alfresco dining can also be enjoyed in the shared garden’s picnic and BBQ area outside.
From the open plan living area wooden stairs lead to the upper level where the stylish sleeping accommodation is provided. Here guests of up to 4 can comfortably be accommodated with a spacious master double bedroom with partial mountain-view and a twin single bedroom ideal for 2 further guests. High beamed ceilings add a romantic charm to the bedrooms and complement the contemporary furniture very well.
A spacious and modern bathroom fitted with a bath tub, overhead shower, wash basin, WC and bidet completes the internal accommodation of this lovely high quality holiday home.
Guests can quite easily enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of the villa surroundings during their stay, which comprises a landscaped sunny front lawn with matures trees, an outdoor swimming pool with changing area and a stone picnic table with stone built BBQ for guests use and enjoyment. A wonderfully preserved historical chapel is also located by the villa providing a lovely sense of charm and character to these noble and picturesque surroundings.
Please be aware that Villa Isella apartment is a private residence and not a holiday complex and as such there are condominium rules that enable all residents and guests to have a relaxed and wonderful holiday experience. Guests are reminded of this in the information they are given.
Parking is provided just outside the entrance of the stone gate posts to the villa and the nearby amenities of Porlezza are just moments away by car.
Carlazzo is one of the bigger villages in this area and has a convenient grocery shop and a selection of restaurants. There are many natural and artistic attractions which should not be missed, especially several churches. In particular the church of St. Giacomo and St. Fedele which rises in the centre of the village, the church of St. Stefano containing the famous organ which was created by Serassi in 1858, the church of St. Nazzaro and Celso and also the church of St. Giorgio in the hamlet of Gottro which is famous for its Romanesque bell tower.
Nearby, the charming Lugano lakeside town of Porlezza offers many amenities including High street shops, Cafes, Bars, Gelaterias and Boating possibilities. Lugano city is situated just a 20 minutes drive away and Lake Como, with its beautiful lakeside attractions and towns is located just a 15 minutes drive away also.
Lombardy - Lake Lugano 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.
Warming, inspiring and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Lugano, 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.
Lombardy - Lake Como Area:
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.