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Villa Romanza, Stresa, Italy

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Space 8,611 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

12 Persons, 6 Beds, 6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms

Sail away into the sunset with this unique 6 bed Lake Maggiore Villa!

A popular holiday haunt for many A-list names from the international jet-set this distinctive 1960’s residence promises effortless space, privacy and convenience along the shore of one of the world’s most romantic lakes.

With serviced reception rooms to each floor, the iconic WIFI-enabled 6 bed 6 bath villa is made for exclusive holiday entertaining and relaxing! Walking directly in from the gardens, guests can relish the informal ambience and carefree flow of the lake view living room with dining area. The fully-equipped family kitchen also enables guests to make the most of an easy going self-catering holiday, whilst a private chef can also be arranged.

Upstairs, the 1st floor enjoys a lake view living area with spacious balcony terrace, a 2nd dining area and a 2nd service kitchenette perfect for preparing daytime snacks and evening aperitifs.

The decadent touches to the villa, which include marble flooring, a sweeping grand staircase, 5 en suite bedrooms, 1 guest bedroom, an air-conditioned 1st floor and a private 15000 square meter (161458.66 square feet) lakeside park are complemented by SKY TV, a DVD player and music stereo.

Sweeping majestically all the way from the lakeshore to the top of the hillside, the private grounds feature a swimming pool, alfresco BBQ terrace, boat dock, private beach and changing room amongst its well-tended lawns and flowering borders. Guests can enjoy exclusive use of these heavenly surroundings and can easily moor a boat here during their stay; for a touch of holiday escapism that is truly unique.

Positioned along the beautiful Gulf of the famous Borromeo Islands in the classic lake resort town of Belgirate, guests are conveniently placed for making the most of their Lake Maggiore stay - with authentic dining opportunities, a wide selection of lake pursuits, outdoor sport activities and the popular tourist hotspots all within enviable reach.

Easily accessible by car, private boat, ferry or train, Belgirate offers carefree proximity to Stresa (5km), Arona (10km) and Milan Malpensa (40km). The villa is perfectly placed too for reaching Monte Rosa, Locarno, Ascona and a treasure trove of tourist highlights including the magical gardens of Isola Bella and Isola Madre (the Borromean Islands), the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto, a picnic and zoo outing in the spectacular grounds of Villa Pallavicini and taking a boat trip to the fascinating Hermitage of S. Caterina del Sasso.

Breath taking hiking routes, horse riding centres, golf clubs, sailing and diving schools as well as water sport clubs also await your enjoyment in the local area, whilst out of season, Alp skiing opportunities are also within easy reach : 5-15km away for local ski resort and 60 km for worldwide ski areas.

Refundable Cash Deposit of 1500 EU is requested upon arrival.

Beach towels can be rented for 6 Euro per towel.

Relaxing

Ground Floor

• A relaxed lake view living room with sofa suite and ambient feature fireplace

• Offers direct garden access and also leads through to an adjoining kitchen diner

1st Floor

• A sunny daytime room comprising of an open plan lake view sitting and dining area

• Air-conditioned for your comfort

• Leads out to a lovely sunny balcony terrace with outdoor seating and sun awning

Eating In

Ground floor fully-equipped kitchen with dining area

• The ground floor of the villa boasts a spacious fully-equipped family kitchen diner; perfect for hosting classic self-catering stays.

• Guests will find everything to hand including a cooker hob, oven, microwave, electric kettle, American fridge freezer and dishwasher.

• The dining area is perfectly suited for family gatherings and year-round feasts.

1st floor kitchenette with dining area and lake view dining terrace

• The furnished 1st floor lake view terrace allows guests to make the most of the lake view scenery and Italian sunshine.

• The 1st floor kitchenette offers carefree practicality when entertaining, being ideal for preparing simple snacks, evening drinks and aperitifs.

Outside, the beautiful lakeside grounds feature a large alfresco dining area with BBQ too - ideal for making those summertime holiday moments count!

Sleeping

The distinctive holiday villa features 2 en-suite bedrooms to the ground floor, 3 en-suite air-conditioned bedrooms to the 1st floor and a 6th air-conditioned bedroom with separate bathroom, also to the 1st floor. In all the villa easily accommodates groups of 12, with extra single camp beds and infant baby cots also available upon request (additional charges apply).

Bedroom 1

• Features a Double King size bed

• Benefits from a lake view terrace and wardrobe

• Complemented by an en-suite shower room

Bedroom 2

• Features a Double bed and wardrobe

• Complemented by an en-suite with bath tub and overhead shower

Bedroom 3

• Features a Double King size bed

• Benefits from a lake view terrace, a waiting area and wardrobe

• Complemented by an en-suite fitted with Jacuzzi bath tub and overhead shower

Bedroom 4

• Flexible bedroom furnished with Twin Joinable beds

• Features lake views and a wardrobe

• Complemented by an en-suite shower room

Bedroom 5

• Features a Double bed with wardrobe

• Complemented by an en-suite with bath tub and overhead shower

Bedroom 6

• Features a Double bed with wardrobe

• Serviced by a shared bathroom on the same floor

Bathing

• 1 x Master en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath tub, overhead shower, WC, bidet and wash basin

• 2 x en-suite bathrooms with bath tub, overhead shower, WC, bidet and wash basin

• 2 x en-suite bathrooms with shower cubicle, WC, bidet and wash basin

• 1 x shared bathroom with bath tub, wash basin, WC and bidet

Outside

• 15,000m2 of beautiful lakeside grounds which extend up the hillside

• Features elegant mature borders and romantic lake view vistas

• Offers a ground floor terrace and a sunny kitchen garden with alfresco dining area and BBQ

• A 1st floor lake view terrace with sun awning overlooks the grounds and lakeshore

• Complemented by sun loungers, a private outdoor swimming pool, private lake beach, a changing room and a pier with slipway for boat docking and mooring

• A private driveway offers plenty of space for parking

• The villa features a secure gated entrance

Parking

The exclusive villa features a private driveway with parking, as well as a private pier for those looking to bring/ hire a boat. A slipway also features, so guests can bring/ hire kayaks or canoes.

Additional

The villa also features:

• A washing machine, hairdryer and ironing facilities

• Security safe

• Free in-house WIFI on the ground floor

• A flat screen TV

• Air-conditioning to the 1st floor living room and 1st floor bedrooms only

• Electric fans

• 15 internal steps and 5 external steps

Please note that a railway track runs past behind the villa. The noise from the track is kept at a minimum though as it is serviced by an hourly fast speed train.

Location

Situated along the picturesque ‘Gulf of Borromeo’, the villa occupies a privileged setting along the Lake Maggiore shoreline. Guests can easily take out a boat to reach the famous nearby tourist attractions of Isola Madre and Isola Bella or enjoy a lengthier excursion reaching the ancient Hermitage of S. Caterina del Sasso. The timeless lakeside resort of Belgirate also boasts many fine Romanesque architectural gems and is well-serviced with local authentic eateries. Offering close proximity to the many restaurants and amenities on offer in Lesa (4 minutes’ drive away) and very well-connected by train, ferry, boat, bus and road, Belgirate boasts a carefree location for getting around.

The popular Lake hotspots of Stresa (5km) and Arona (10km) are within easy reach too, whilst the Italian Swiss destinations of Locarno and Ascona are easily reachable for day trips.

Lake Maggiore boasts an abundance of leisure pursuits that range from wind surfing, wakeboarding, sailing, diving and hiking activities to tennis, horse riding, golf (Belgirate is 7km away at ‘Golf Des Iles Borromees’) and Italian Alp Skiing.

Serving as the perfect location too for soaking up the captivating culture and botanical beauty of Lake Maggiore, guests can enjoy some classic Lake Maggiore sightseeing moments at nearby Villa Taranto, Villa Pallavicini and of course with a local trip to the Romanesque church in Belgirate and the spectacular Borromeon Islands.

For the perfect way to soak up more breath taking scenery, the Stresa-Alpino-Mattarone Cableway offers an uplifting trip by cable car, whilst the 100 Valleys Tourist train from Locarno offers a breath taking Alpine tour past the Vigezzo and Ticino, towards Stresa and Domodossola.

Nature lovers of all ages will also enjoy a classic family day out at the Safari Park and The Bog Wildlife Park. Perfect for ski breaks too, the Monte Rosa is within easy reach via the Mont Blanc Tunnel, whilst the close proximity to Milan Malpensa (43km) and Milan Linate (78 km) promises year-round convenience and appeal.

The villa in Belgirate is easily reachable by motorway from Milan, Genova, Turin, local bus, ferry and also by train (on the Milan-Domodossola-Lausanne-Paris line).

More Details

Property Manager
Happy Holiday Homes
Speaks English, French, German, Italian, Dutch
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Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa at Belgirate at Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 8611 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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Location

Car: necessary

Location ~

Situated along the picturesque ‘Gulf of Borromeo’, the villa occupies a privileged setting along the Lake Maggiore shoreline. Guests can easily take out a boat to reach the famous nearby tourist attractions of Isola Madre and Isola Bella or enjoy a lengthier excursion reaching the ancient Hermitage of S. Caterina del Sasso. The timeless lakeside resort of Belgirate also boasts many fine Romanesque architectural gems and is well-serviced with local authentic eateries. Offering close proximity to the many restaurants and amenities on offer in Lesa (4 minutes��� drive away) and very well-connected by train, ferry, boat, bus and road, Belgirate boasts a carefree location for getting around.

The popular Lake hotspots of Stresa (5km) and Arona (10km) are within easy reach too, whilst the Italian Swiss destinations of Locarno and Ascona are easily reachable for day trips.

Lake Maggiore boasts an abundance of leisure pursuits that range from wind surfing, wakeboarding, sailing, diving and hiking activities to tennis, horse riding, golf (Belgirate is 7km away at ‘Golf Des Iles Borromees’) and Italian Alp Skiing (all within 5-15km away).

Serving as the perfect location too for soaking up the captivating culture and botanical beauty of Lake Maggiore, guests can enjoy some classic Lake Maggiore sightseeing moments at nearby Villa Taranto, Villa Pallavicini and of course with a local trip to the Romanesque church in Belgirate and the spectacular Borromeon Islands.

For the perfect way to soak up more breath taking scenery, the Stresa-Alpino-Mattarone Cableway offers an uplifting trip by cable car, whilst the 100 Valleys Tourist train from Locarno offers a breath taking Alpine tour past the Vigezzo and Ticino, towards Stresa and Domodossola.

Nature lovers of all ages will also enjoy a classic family day out at the Safari Park and The Bog Wildlife Park. Perfect for ski breaks too, the Monte Rosa is within easy reach via the Mont Blanc Tunnel, whilst the close proximity to Milan Malpensa (43km) and Milan Linate (78 km) promises year-round convenience and appeal.

The villa in Belgirate is easily reachable by motorway from Milan, Genova, Turin, local bus, ferry and also by train (on the Milan-Domodossola-Lausanne-Paris line).

Additional Sports & Adventure Activities include:

Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Markets, National Parks, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens, Rowing Boats and Wine Tours.

Golf~

Golf Des Iles Borromées, Località Motta Rossa, 28833 Brovello Carpugnino:

The Golf Des Iles Borromées has a path that takes place in a pristine natural environment at about 500 feet high; well exposed to the sun, it is cool in summer and sunny in winter. Set in a beautiful landscape, the field has a unique view, from the plain of the Ticino Alps Simplon and Switzerland and four pre-alpine lakes, the Maggiore, Varese, Monate and Comabbio. The Golf des Iles

Borromees is open all year except January. Our day is closing on Mondays. From May to September included we are open daily.

Skiing ~

Mottarone - Ski Resort in Italian Alps (1,200m to 1,491m)

The Italian Ski Resort of Mottarone has direct access to 21 individual pistes, served by 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Just a stone’s throw from the town of Stresa, in the Borromean Gulf, the Mottarone Ski Centre overlooks the Lake Maggiore, the Lake Orta, the Monte Bianco and the Monte Rosa.

From the town of Carciano, near Stresa, a cable car will take you to the 21 Mottarone ski trails: here 7 platter lifts will take you to trails of various lengths and difficulties.

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Prices & Availability

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Notes

  • Service Charge:
    Our one & two weekly service charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). A 4 hour weekly maid service is also included. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis.
    Additional Service Charge: €500 (7 days & less) & €500 (7 days plus).

    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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