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VILLA VICTORIA - A STUNNING & LUXURIOUS FAMILY RETREAT!

Lake Como Homes

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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VILLA VICTORIA - A STUNNING & LUXURIOUS FAMILY RETREAT!

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Argegno - Villa Victoria

A charming Rustico Villa to sleep 7 guests with swimming pool & large garden

‘Villa Victoria’ is a newly renovated detached Rustico, located on the desirable Argegno hillside overlooking the central part of Lake Como.

This beautiful property enjoys a large garden with great facilities as well as flexible sleeping accommodation making this the ideal holiday home!

Inside, the property provides a very stylish and elegant interior offering a very spacious Living room which provides two very comfortable seating areas, one of which surrounds a romantic fireplace and the second of which features a large wall-mounted Flat-screen TV and large windows with panoramic mountain and partial Lake views.

Outside guests can enjoy the well maintained and sunny Garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with a terraced area ideal for 'Alfresco' Dining, and guests can also enjoy the large unheated Swimming Pool. There is also adequate space in the grounds for Parking.

Location information.: You pass through the small town of Argegno (approx 700 population) when traveling 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.

Further location information: 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 (881 mts.), 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 facades.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
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We had a wonderful holiday at Villa Victoria, it was just perfect.

The house was absolutly idylic and as you can see from the photo we really loved the pool. As for our favorite activity, we hired a boat in Menaggio and had a super trip on the lake. Our favorite restaurant was at the Hotel Belvadere in Argegno, the food and service was superb, we went there several times. The scenery was breathtaking and we did some super drives, we did not do as much as I had planned, we had my 5 year old son and my 76 year old father with us, which is a bit limiting as far a cultural activities go, but this was why we chose Villa Victoria, we had little excursions in the morning and the played in the pool all afternoon. It was perfect. We arrived home to wet cold weather in Ireland and we now spend our evenings dreaming of a life in a country with better weather.Everything was perfect, and when we go on holiday again I will deffinatly consult your web site.



Michele C., Co. Tipperary, United Kingdom.
Jun 2010
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
76 Kilometres
Milano Malpensa Airport (BA & Easyjet)
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Argegno
Nearest Ferry
14 Kilometres
Menaggio
Nearest Golf
16.5 Kilometres
Menaggio e Cadenabbia Golf Club
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
San Giovanni 22km or Varenna: Esino
Nearest Motorway
21 Kilometres
Autostrada: E35
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Argegno
Nearest Ski
114 Kilometres
Splugen, Am Bach (Avers), Clusone (All Approx)
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Lakefront Argegno
Car: necessary

Access to the property is along a well-maintained secondary Road, which is located just 4 km from the Argegno Lakefront. The charming town of Argegno offers guests an interesting, and very Italian blend of medieval romanticism with modern amenities, which include trendy Restaurants and Bars. This picturesque and ancient village is crossed by the Telo stream which splits into two parts, after falling down from a the towns ravine. From Argegno, it is possible to take a cable car up to Pigra (881 mts.), which is situated on a plateau that enjoys a beautiful view of the lake.

A frequent Ferry service runs from the town, offering a car-free alternative to exploring Lake Como if desired. The world famous Vista D���Este Golf course is located just a 10 minute’s drive away in Cernobbio and the cosmopolitan Lakeside city of Como is just a 15 minute’s drive away, making Argegno a great place to relax and enjoy your Lake Como holiday!

Other Activities: Float Plane/Helicopter,Funicular Railway,Public Villas & Gardens,

Golf: There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Cadenabbia & Menaggio Golf Club celebrating 100 years this year and 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. Tel: +39 344 321 03. Green Fees: Weekdays EU 55, Weekends and Holidays EU 70 Euros; Golf Cart Rental EU 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).

There is also a first class Golf Course at Varesse for those staying nearer to the Lake Maggorie area.

Ski: This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibilty 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. 100K

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa in Argegno, Lake Como

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Mid Season
30 Aug 2014 - 17 Oct 2014
3 night minimum stay
€964
for 3 nights
€2,250
 
 
Low Season
18 Oct 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
€891
for 3 nights
€2,080
 
 
Festive Season
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
3 night minimum stay
€964
for 3 nights
€2,250
 
 
Low Season
3 Jan 2015 - 24 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
€891
for 3 nights
€2,080
 
 
Mid Season
25 Apr 2015 - 26 Jun 2015
3 night minimum stay
€964
for 3 nights
€2,250
 
 
High Season
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
3 night minimum stay
€1,067
for 3 nights
€2,490
 
 
Mid Season
29 Aug 2015 - 16 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
€964
for 3 nights
€2,250
 
 
Low Season
17 Oct 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
€891
for 3 nights
€2,080
 
 
Festive Season
19 Dec 2015 - 1 Jan 2016
3 night minimum stay
€964
for 3 nights
€2,250
 

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: €155 (7 days & less) & €185 (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 villa in Argegno in Lake Como

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • ‘Villa Victoria’ also offers a modern and newly fitted Bathroom with Bathtub and Shower as well as a convenient second Toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , 2 Are Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside guests can enjoy the well maintained and sunny Garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with a terraced area ideal for 'Alfresco' Dining, and guests can also enjoy the large unheated Swimming Pool. There is also adequate space in the grounds for Parking. 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 & connectivity is not guaranteed & may depend on the strength of the signal in your rental property.
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