Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Mezzegra - Casa Portezza Mezzegra
A stunning town house to sleep 6 with a fabulous Jacuzzi in the living area!
Enjoying an accessible central lake location, this newly renovated town house in Mezzegra offers a distinguished holiday haven (ID 1051) to call your own! The contemporary layout provides a fabulous oasis in which to experience an exceptional Lake Como lifestyle throughout your stay.
No expense has been spared in making this newly renovated town house an epitome of luxury and style. The full height ceiling to the open plan living area provides a wealth of light to brighten the room all day long, and guests can enjoy relaxing and unwinding on the chic neon furniture provided and by the ambient fireplaces, for a cosy and chic retreat in the autumn and wintertime. The fabulous property is also fully air-conditioned throughout and benefits from WIFI access.
A spectacular fully-equipped kitchen has been thoughtfully designed to offer both style and practicality in abundance. All the must-have kitchen appliances; including an oven, gas hob, kettle, hotplate and dishwasher are provided, alongside fashionable Italian culinary gizmos; to make for unforgettable dining during your stay!
The stylish décor continues to the spacious and luxury sleeping accommodation; which comprises a large double bedroom with feature fireplace, a striking glass mansard level bedroom reached by glass steps and featuring a double bed, lake view port holes and a flat screen SAT TV. A third contemporary style bedroom furnished with twin single beds completes the versatile layout. For guests additional convenience a loft-style floor reached by a safety ladder offers a wealth of storage options from its fitted modern cupboards.
The 2 contemporary bathrooms are equally stylish and befitting the modernist holiday home, and alongside the fabulous Jacuzzi to the open plan living area, the property offers 2 contemporary power showers and 2 bath tubs. A washer dryer is also provided for guest’s convenience.
Outside a large sunny terrace with a partial lake view provides the perfect place for enjoying the sunshine with a good book, alfresco lunch or an evening aperitif.
Guests are perfectly placed for reaching the nearby attractions and resort towns, from the main lake road which conveniently passes behind the property.
Mezzegra is a charming village which offers a very good selection of local amenities including 2 supermarkets, a grocery, bakery, cafes, a park and benefits from a frequent bus service which runs towards Menaggio to the north, and Como city in the south.
The picturesque lake front of Lenno, with its cafes, restaurants, the Lido di Lenno and its water taxi service to Villa Balbianello is just a 2 minute drive away. Nearby Ossuccio enjoys wonderful views of Isola Comacina and also offers tennis courts and a power boat rental company, with its neighbouring village of Sala Comacina offering pretty views also of the island as well as frequent boat trips there to visit its tourist restaurant.
Mezzegra is situated on the western banks of Lake Como, in the zone of central Lario known as Tremezzina. There is a weekly market in Mezzegra (Friday) and Lenno (Tuesday) where you will be able to buy fresh fish from the lake. In Mezzegra town, you will find supermarkets, the post office, bars, coffeehouses, the baker (which if you wish delivers fresh rolls to the house), can be reached in just a few minutes by foot.
Mezzegra is famous for being the scene of Duce's last hours. In Giulino, XXIV Maggio street, in front of Villa Belmonte gate, a steel cross reminds the place where Benito Mussolini and Claretta Petacci were killed and in the hamlet Bonzanigo there is the house where they spent their last night together.
Pay a visit to the church of Sant'Abbondio, dating back to the end of the 1600’s, with its elegant Baroque facade and its precious canvases (17th and 18th century) and its most beautiful marble Baroque altars. Close to the presbytery and the sacristy are visible traces of the old Roman chapel which preceded it. In one of the two surrounding annexes of the church, plaster works are preserved attributed to Pietro Silva and frescos possibly by Fiamminghino, while in the other, which is also decorated with plaster work and prized frescos, there is a large decorated wooden altar dating from the 17th to 18th centuries.
- children welcome