Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Varenna - Vista D'Oro Andrea
2 Bedroom apartment, sleeps 6 people near Varenna & stunning lake views
This beautiful property is situated on the first floor of the modern residence complex which is built on the sunny Varenna hillside and which offers guests a tranquil and memorable holiday experience!
This apartment features a stunning Lake view Open plan Living room with a contemporary Seating area with sofa, Sat flat screen TV with DVD player and an IPOD docking station. A Dining area and fully fitted Kitchen with all the desired appliances including coffee machine and dishwasher are also provided for guests.
Leading off from the Living room is balcony where you can sit down and enjoy a cup of morning coffee whilst taking in the breathtaking Panoramic views of Varenna, Bellagio and of the Lake which stretches to Menaggio on the western lakeshore.
The property offers guests with many flexible sleeping options, with a spacious Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and stylish furnishings. A second bright Bedroom with a King Size Sofa bed and useful over-head storage, and a second King Size Sofa bed to the Living area also feature and providing additional accommodation if and when needed.
This beautiful property also includes a newly fitted Bathroom with all the desired sanitary ware as well as a modern washing machine.
From the property there is access to the Resident grounds which feature parking and an outdoors unheated Lake view Swimming Pool!
POOL OPENING TIMES ~ 1st May - 30th Sept
Guests can easily reach Varenna by car.
This old fishing village has several very interesting shops; from local butchers to craft shops and bars, as well as many restaurants ranging from simple but fabulous pizzerias and trattorias, to elegant dining experiences with lake views. Varenna offers excellent rail links to Milan & Venice! Plus there are ferry links to all the gorgeous villages & towns along Lake Como's shores; it makes a great base for exploring the area.
Varenna is the place to get away from it all, but also be in touch with the rest of the Lake. For the romantics, the historians or for those who love peace, tranquility and a history that goes back thousands of years this is the place.Varenna is an ancient fishing village with close to 1000 residents spread along a steep hillside overlooking Lake Como.
Varenna, built on a rock at the foot of a mountain is a boat stop from Bellagio on the east side of the lake and though popular it escapes the throngs in Bellagio (undeniably lovely, but like many other undeniably lovely places the crowds, higher prices and ‘tourist trap’ experiences can be very trying). Varenna dates from the 5th century - you can still see in places the original Roman layout of the town: a geometric design which allows wonderful views of the lake.
The reds, terracottas and yellows of its houses, its mild climate and the olive and cypress trees make you wonder whether you aren’t 200km further south. After the nearby island of Comancina was destroyed the population increased and flourished. The warring factions, as with much of Lombardy saw Varenna at odds with Como on many occasions and the rule of Varenna pass in typical Italian family tradition from the Visconti family to the Sfondrati's. Today Varenna is a lovely spot to chill out, although be aware that shops and even restaurants have been known to shut for lunch, so expect the better things in life to take longer.
Varenna is one of the most beautiful towns on the lake, its steep winding alleys lined with charming homes, flowering balconies and lace-curtained windows. In the evenings, the village is serene and picturesque. Truly a perfect place for relaxing. This is an understatement! The warmth of the locals combined with the perfect setting of the place, would melt the coldest hearts of the most demanding travellers.
- children welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm