About the property
- Villa3229 sqft
- Separate WC's0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
Bedrooms 5, Bathrooms 4, Sleeps 8
The architecture blends completely with the surrounding landscape, so much so ,as that the rock derived from the leveling was used to coat the exterior walls and the columns. Every particular has been taken care in every smallest details in order to highlight the beauty and exclusivity of this unique location. The villa covers an area of about 400 square meters; The living area consists of a spacious living room and kitchen both open onto a large covered terrace, furnished with table and chairs, sofas and armchairs, 2 double bedroom with 2 attached bathrooms,2 guest bathrooms and a large hobby room with 2 single sofa bedsThe living room leads to the loft via a wooden staircase in sight. The sleeping area is at garden level, all rooms overlook the porch and the beautiful views offered by the Borromeo Islands. The sleeping area consists of a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and two single rooms with shared bathroom.
The villa is equipped with modern video systems, has been designed with the most modern construction techniques. The park outside extends to an area of over 5000 sqm terraces, linked by steps and cobblestone walkways. The garden terraces are planted with valuable tree species , grassy areas and olive groves. From throughout the property you can enjoy a 180 degree view of Lake Maggiore. The view stretches from the Gulf of Feriolo the city of Verbania, from Luino to the Monastery of Santa Caterina del Sasso, and then see down on the unique spectacle offered by Fisherman and Bella Islands, and in the background Mother island.
Price per night € -
minimum to stay 3 days
6/01 - 24/03
25/03 - 31/05
Medio Alta stagione
From October 15 to April 15 are planned extra obligatory heating costs.
- Response time:
- within a few days
- English, French, Italian
- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
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Villa Gaia is located in a strategic position to undertake the many hiking and walking that Lake Maggiore offers.
Just 5 minutes from the Villa is the landing of Stresa, the marina where boats and hydrofoils partano towards the Borromeo Islands:
It is a spectacular maze of quaint and picturesque streets of typical white houses enlivened by colorful frames, small shops and restaurants, which in the past, suggestionarono illustrious visitors such as Ernest Hemingway, Arturo Toscanini and George Bernard Shaw.
The island Mother
The largest island of the Borromeo is a real botanical garden on the water. The favorable microclimate and the treatment of humans on the island mean that there is a unique environment, its garden, in fact, is known for its lush vegetation and variety of plants and animals. Island rises Borromeo palace, dating back to 1590.
It was 1632 and the island in the southern gulf of Verbano in front of Stresa, said of St. Victor, was still a bare rock, residual stone shaped by glaciers. Count Carlo III Borromeo started then the construction of a building on the island to devote to his wife, Isabella D'Adda: thus was born the masterpiece is now called Isola Bella, the most appropriate name for the island; Only a visit to this
Heaven can make it clear what was the art of Italian baroque gardens.
The island is almost entirely occupied by the great palace, the design of which contributed the best architects of the time. In the lavish interior, the various rooms are full of works of art
At 15 minutes from the Villa is the unmissable botanic gardens of Villa Taranto:
Located in Pallanza, in a charming setting that ranges from the mountains to the environment lake, Villa Taranto is a must for those who are spending close to Lake Maggiore.
The '30s, by the will of the Scottish captain Mc Eacharn, the villa now boasts thousands of rare tree species from the huge botanical value from all over the world.
The botanic garden can be visited by fans and tourists in the months between April and November.
A 20-minute drive from the Villa you reach the picturesque village of Orta S. Giulio unique charm unforgettable:
Lake Orta and Orta S. Giulio
The square of the town, located on the tip of a green hill, offers a glimpse of the charming and romantic; in the background, the colors softened and warm facades contrite old palaces, the scene leafy chestnut trees.
The look can scroll quiet from the Palace of the Community central arcades with shops, from the island of San Giulio, dominated by the Bishops Palace and the bell tower of the Basilica of the Saint, to the green of the hidden gardens that are reflected in the lake.
Behind the village is the Sacro Monte of Orta, praised by Nietzsche as "one of the most beautiful places in the world."
The mountain is located in a beautiful park, special nature reserve, beech, lime trees and fragrant pine trees, 400 meters above sea level, it offers an incredible view on the soft curve of the lake, dappled by the white surf raised from boats.
A 3-minute drive from Villa you go to visit the park of Villa Pallavicino, a must-see, especially for our young guests
Park Villa Pallavicino
Villa Pallavicino is a haven of peace for those who want to spend a day immersed in nature.
Located in Stresa, it is one of the main tourist attractions on Lake Maggiore.
The old villa, which dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, has twenty hectares, where flora and fauna form a union extraordinary, ancient trees and forty species of animals that are the real attraction of the park.
Animals are given special attention, because the park is home to the "Recovery Centre Wildlife" hospitalization and hospital injured animals.
Villa Pallavicino is open from March to October.
A 20-minute drive from the Villa you can visit the charming town of Cannero Riviera
The village of Cannero has the double good fortune to be a meeting point for lovers of the lake, overlooking Lake Maggiore, and for those of the mountains, with Mount Morrissolo behind him; It is also located between Italy and Switzerland.
Tourists can decide whether to walk in the intricate alleyways and village by the lake, water sports, rather than devote themselves to excursions.
The view certainly impressive, praised by writers, owes much to the two adjacent islets Cannero, where you can admire what remains of ancient fortresses.
Another strong point of Cannero is the mild climate all year round, thanks to its particular geography