Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Argegno - Villa Panoramica
2 Bedrooms and 1 double sofa bed, 2 bathrooms, 1 with jacuzzi tub, 1 with shower
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The Villa Panoramica is situated in a prominent and elevated position, just above the delightful village of Argegno, on the western shores of Lake Como, breathtaking, panoramic views of Bellagio, Comacina Island and the 'Balbianello' promontory await you. (DO NOT miss a visit to the Villa Balbianello during your stay, ask me about it, I am an authorized guide)
We've called it Villa Panoramica for a reason!! Located on the top floor of a small brand new house, built in the grounds of an 18th century villa, it is completely self contained and although only minutes walk to the village, is very secluded.
Everything here is new, but fits in perfectly with the style of the houses built along the lake and in the mountains over the last centuries, with wood beam ceilings, teak floors in the bedrooms and Italian tiled kitchen, living are
TRAVEL INFORMATION PROVIDED: Travel and local information provided. All travel information will be provided to guests booking the apartment and there is a welcome book (provided in the apartment) with the local tours and suggested walking itineraries in the area, local information and suggested boat trips, boat and bus timetables, recommended restaurants and interesting local traditions. We can also provide an excellent, reduced rate transfer service to and from airports and rail stations, in luxury Mercedes cars and English speaking drivers.
FAMOUS NEIGHBOURS: It is 20 minutes drive away from the 'Villa Oleandra' the villa acquired from the Heinz family by George Clooney, and George has been spotted all along the lake, often mixing with the local people. The Villa Fontanella, once inhabited by Gianni Versacci is 20 minutes drive away. Many Italian film stars, singers and football players have also chosen beautiful Lake Como as their home or holiday home.
INFORMATION BOOK IN APARTMENT: In the apartment you will find a very helpful information book, giving you lots of information about the lake, lake transport, what you should see and do while you are here.
In Tremezzo, just 20 minutes drive away, is the Villa carlotta with it's very important botanical gardens and in Lenno, the Villa balbianello, I really recommend a visit there, ask me for details, as I am a qualified guide. the villa was used for lots of films, such as 'A month by the lake', Star wars, the return of the clones, and the latest, Casino Royale,
Switzerland is just across the mountains and Lake Lugano, although very different, is very beautiful and offers walks and shopping. St. Moritz, the jet set resort is a few hours north of the lake and I can offer you the possibility to ride on the Bernina express train, across glaciers to enjoy breathtaking views.
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- non smoking only
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
- pets considered