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APARTMENT WITH BREATHTAKING VIEW OVER THE LAKE, NO CAR NEEDED

Luciana Sala (Mrs)

Speaks French, German, Italian, English
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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APARTMENT WITH BREATHTAKING VIEW OVER THE LAKE, NO CAR NEEDED

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Varenna - Casa dell'Arco

Downstairs is the open-space living room and kitchen, upstairs are 3 bedrooms

The flagship of Casa dell’Arco is the breathtaking view over the Lake Como. Casa dell’Arco is located in the heart of Varenna, a true urban example of the old Italian villages. Except the main street crossing the village, all others are pedestrian stairs ways (contrada) that bring you down to the lake, ideal for children. The apartment is on top of the building, on two floors and outside the living room are two balconies. The interiors are stylish and modern and the apartment has been completely restored in early 2010. The lake is 20 meters far and in 5’ of pleasant walk along the lake you reach the ferry dock. The train station is only 10' far. Close to the apartment are : pharmacy, grocery, butcher, bank, restaurants and bars. Casa dell’Arco is the ideal location to live live the unique atmosphere of Varenna that will make you holiday unforgettable.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Luciana Sala (Mrs)

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2006
Speaks French, German, Italian, English
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

4.6
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

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Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
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Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p476846
+39 (0)335 5718605
Varenna Lake Como
El Cerrito
5

AMAZING VIEWS OUT OF EVERY WINDOW!

  • 5 out of 5
This apartment is simply amazing. It is a relatively short walk from the train station to the apartment and yes, there are lots of stairs to the front door of the apartment, but once you open that door, you quickly forget the stairs because the views are amazing. All I wanted to do was sit on the balcony and look at the lake. Every window has a view. Truly spectacular. The kitchen is great. We didn't do much cooking, mainly breakfasts, but everything we needed was there. The bedrooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. There are several down comforters available as it was very cold the day we arrived. The bathroom is beautiful and such a big for shower and a rain shower head to boot. There are some great restaurants within easy walking distance as is the ferry to several cute towns across the lake. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wish it could have been longer. Luciana was very responsive to our problem with the faucet handle in the shower.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
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Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p476846
+39 (0)335 5718605
Varenna Lake Como
5

GREAT APARTMENT: IDEAL LOCATION, STUNNING VIEW!

  • 5 out of 5
We couldn't have been happier with our stay in Luciana's property. Varenna is a beautiful town and away from the hustle and bustle of Bellagio but with easy ferry access to the rest of Lake Como. And the location of the apartment couldn't have been more ideal in Varenna: Just a minute's walk from main piazza, where there's a small grocery store, pharmacy, ATM, butcher; cheap pizza and more upscale dining options within a block, gelato just down the hill, ferry and train station ~10 minute walk. As every reviewer has mentioned, the view is absolutely stunning. The apartment is furnished very practically, and Luciana was very responsive.

We had a few hot days in Varenna and being on a high floor, the apartment can get quite hot, but even on the hottest days, Varenna cools down quickly once the sun goes down and Luciana provides a number of fans to help cool off.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
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+39 (0)335 5718605
Varenna Lake Como
4

SPECTACULAR VIEWS FROM AN IMMACULATE APARTMENT

  • 4 out of 5
We were delighted with the apartment, immaculate & good amenities.
We dealt with the daughter who had limited english & wasn't particularly friendly or helpful.
Great memories of champagne on the deck while watching divine sunsets over the lake. Handy to fabulous cafes & restaurants, the best dinners were had at the charming 'ristorante borgovino' on the closest corner part way down the steps. great coffee & free fast wifi in the town piazza @ '28m2'. No air conditioning made for a very hot & sleepless few nights as the temperature soared! Kathy's mother was travelling with us & found the steps up to the apartment a challenge with her arthritic hips.
I recommend the picturesque walk to Fiumelatte for lunch @ Hosteria del Platano, delicious!
Suitable for maximum four adults as there is only one bathroom & the two single rooms are connected & share the same exit door.
We would love to return one day
  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p476846
+39 (0)335 5718605
Varenna Lake Como
guildford
5

LOVELY APARTMENT, FANTASTIC VIEW

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I stayed in this apartment, and were joined by a couple of friends. It is amply big enough for four adults, although with more people, the one bathroom / loo probably would not suffice. It is immaculately clean with modern fittings and interior, yet set within a lovely old building. The most fabulous views and the proximity to all amenities - ferry, restaurants, lido etc, make this a fabulous holiday home for anyone not wanting to drive. It might not be suitable for older / less able bodied people as there are three flights of steps to get to the apartment, plus Varenna has plenty of steps too!

Luciana, the owner, was also extremely helpful when we had a small crisis during our holidays, which we were really grateful for.

We would definitely go back and would not hesitate to recommend to other groups like ours or families with older kids.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p476846
+39 (0)335 5718605
Varenna Lake Como
Hertfordshire
5

CASA DELL'ARCO

casa dell'arco
  • 5 out of 5
I stayed at casa dell'arco 27 - 31 May 11 with my family of 4 adults, though slightly difficult to find at 4 o’clock in the morning in the pouring rain, once we did we were pleasantly surprised. The villa was ultra clean and is well equipped throughout, clearly it has been modernised recently.
The views of the lake change at least 3 times a day and are spectacular! Believe me you will not ever get bored of them. To access the villa there a lot of stairs to climb and once outside the ancient pathways are cobblestones which can be difficult underfoot. That said each time I climbed the stairs I felt my efforts were well rewarded by the standard of the accommodation and the views! The position of the villa is excellent with or without car; nearby are quaint cafes, shops, restaurants, and bars.
I would definitely recommend this villa to families or parties who are seeking a memorable break
  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
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Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
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+39 (0)335 5718605
Varenna Lake Como
NEW JERSEY,USA
5

GREAT LOCATION..."THE VIEW"

GREAT LOCATION..."THE VIEW"
  • 5 out of 5
Our stay in Varenna was made complete by our stay in this beautiful apartment, perfectly located.....the apartment is done in a modern theme, ultra clean,with all the modern conveniences.Although there is a number of steps to get to this 3rd floor flat it is well worth the effort.....the view is just fantastic and the location is perfect.....no car needed.
Varenna is the perfect spot to explore the lake and not be in the middle of tourist confusion....the centrally located ferry will take you anywhere on the lake and back with no problem whatsoever and Varenna being on the main train link made it the perfect spot.Also i was surprised at the number great restaurants....all within walking distance of the apt.
I RECOMMEND THIS APARTMENT AND VARENNA WITHOUT HESITATION
  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Milano Linate, Milano Bergamo
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Nearest Train
500 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
beach
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Car: not necessary

Thanks to the central position on Lake of Como, you can easily visit the most attractive places on the lake. Old villas, typical villages like Bellagio, Menaggio, Gravedona and many others and reach the different beaches on the lake coast. In 10' you can take a train that brings you to Milano, Bergamo, Como in not more than an hour time. Other places you can reach in 1h drive are : Lugano, St. Moritz, different Alps best sites as Passo dello Spluga., Passo San Marco. Walking paths bring you to the villages of Vezio Castle, Gisazio, Bologna in the nature with breathtaking view sites. In half an hour drive you can take the path that brings you to the top of Grigna mountain (2400 mts.). A guide is recommended. You can find any kind of attraction as sport activities: wind surfing, swimming, trekking; historical guided visits and shopping in towns.

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
Location Type:
  • village
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ski
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
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