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New Luxury Lakefront Apartment withspectacular Lake/Mountain View

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Argegno - Le Vele

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 4, large terrace, private elevator into apt

Le Vele (The Sail) is a newly built building of 3 luxury apartments. Available for rental is this top floor penthouse unit which combines contemporary design, ergonomic furniture and fixtures, and the privilege and unique opportunity to be directly on Lake Como with a 180 degree view of the lake and surrounding mountains (the Alps). A private elevator takes you from the underground garage (2 spaces available for you) directly into the apartment where 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, a modern fully equipped kitchen and large open living/dining room with rooftop terrace overlooking the lake awaits you. All new equipment, such as washer and dryer, dishwasher, etc promise you reliable and easy to use conveniences.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Rudolf Meier
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
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Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2016
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based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

New Luxury Lakefront Apartment withspectacular Lake/Mountain View
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

This is better than a five star!

  • 5 of 5

Well, what can we tell you. First of all the Penthouse was immaculate with spectacular views of Lake Como and the mountains from all rooms. The Penthouse is very private and secure. The elevator from the enclosed secure garage goes directly to the Penthouse and opens to this gorgeous Penthouse. This Penthouse is located right in the middle of Argegno and within walking distance to restaurants, bars and shopping plus the ferry is very close. The farmers market is held every Tuesday and is wonderful. The kitchen amenities are the best we have ever seen in any rental. Our friends are both wonderful cooks (as is my wife) and every utensil and electric was available PLUS a great BBQ on the lanai overlooking the lake. There was one problem......a week was just not enough as we did not want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Beautiful modern lakefront apartment

  • 5 of 5

Dear Rudolf and Cecile,

We really enjoyed our stay in your delightful and well situated apartment.

After three weeks in different hotels in Madrid, Barcelona, Florence and

Milan it was paradise!

Weather the first two days was ideal and we visited Villa Balbianello for

the first time. We then returned to Villa Carlotta and Villa Melzi and


We shopped at the Monday market as well as the local Panificio etc and

treated ourselves to dinner each evening at La P'Osteria. We made good

friends with Niccolo.

This was our first visit to the lower part of Lake Como and we were

entranced by the magnificent views of steeply wooded slopes meeting still

water, reflections and the changing colours of the clouds etc.

Thank you for providing for us so well in your very homely and comfortable


You had been recommended by friends in Adelaide who had also stayed there.

Sent from my iPad

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Tras 7 años de vacaciones en el lago Le Vele es el mejor apartamento en el que nos hemos alojado. Su ubicación, tamaño y vistas son inmejorables. La terraza directamente sobre el lago y el embarcadero privado son realmente increíbles . Destacaría sobre todo su mantenimiento, limpieza y equipamiento. Otro aspecto a destacar es el parking privado con acceso directo al apartamento, el lago es un lugar con dificultades de aparcamiento así que el garaje facilita muchísimo la estancia. Sólo puedo comentar aspectos positivos, lo recomiendo sin duda volveremos!

Gracias a Cécile y Rudolf por su atención.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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What an amazing appartmen with a stunning view.

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place far beyond our expectations. We have been in many places and for the first time the pictures were not exaggerated. This might be the best place we have ever visited.

We were met by the kind owners – Cecile and Rudolf who had prepared every little detail to make our stay as pleasant as possible. To be honest, we did not get all the details as we were too amazed by the apartment and especially the large terrace and the wonderful view. The apartment seems larger than shown on pictures and the two individual sleeping sections with separate bathrooms worked very well for us as a family of 4. All rooms have a stunning view of the lake and large sliding doors. The terrace and the view is without any comparison in this price range. The terrace has automatic sun blinds making it the perfect place during the entire day. The undergrown parking is another detail that makes this place fantastic. You don’t need to think about your car during your stay as it is locked up in a cold garage and with the lake ferries connecting the most interesting places along the lake, you only need your car if you need to visit the mountains or to Milan for shopping. The ferry port is within a couple of minutes in walking distance and an easy way to go around on the lake. The city or Argegno is small but with a very nice square with nice restaurants in different price ranges and quality, bars and the ferry terminal. For your convenience, Rudolf and Cecile had prepared a booklet with things to do in the area as well as a review of the different restaurants. Try out the restaurant La Piazetta on the square – which we found the best. Also there is a small bakery/grocery just next to the square you can use to prepare breakfast. We will also recommend to visit the boat rental Turati and take a cruise on the lake. While you are there, ask Thomas Turati about his boat racing. It appears that he is the former European champion in Fomula 1 boat racing and he will be more than happy to tell you his story.

Finally a comment on the church bells. We had a concern before our stay, but this was not at all an issue. On the contrary we found it very charming and a nice experience to listen to the different tunes it plays during the week. It also helped us not to sleep in and get up in the morning to enjoy another memorable day in the apartment. Thank you Cecile and Rudolf for making our vacation special, we will definitely visit you again in the near future. Marianne & Tom, DK

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Excellent Stay; Better Than the Pictures

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation in Argegno couldn't have been better. We were greeted by the owner who proudly provided details for our stay. Approaching the unit was via a very good road direct to the sea. The underground parking is immaculate with elevator access direct to the unit. What a nice surprise. The views were spectacular; complete with rainbows on three occasions during our two week stay. The unit was immaculate with every amenity one could hope for in a vacation rental. Although the owners live a few kilometers away, there was no need to request additional amenities or information. The information provided (in several languages) was thorough and helpful.

The ferry service is but a 2-3 minute walk across from the small town center and takes you throughout Lake Como.

One tiny glitch was addressed immediately. The dryer quit working and a new one was delivered within one day of noting the problem. Amazing. Several individuals have noted the ringing of the church bells while staying at the unit. These are stopped at 10:00 p.m. and begin at 7:00 a.m. Although they seem to be constant throughout the day, (one every half hour on the 30 and the number of the time of day each hour), they seemed to add to the ambiance. For those with private boats, there is a private dock with access directly from the unit. Boat rentals are located nearby. Superb location and services, one could hope that the pictures represented the unit more completely. We would definitely recommend this rental property to anyone who is visiting Lake Como. Marilyn/Phil

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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  • 5 of 5

The apartment was excellent - modern, clean with a beautiful terrace. Located in a beautiful village, walking distance to the ferry, cafes and restaurants. We will be back...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Milan Malpensa
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Lanzo Intelvi
Nearest Train
21 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Ski
83 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Car: not necessary

Bring your own boat as we have plenty of docking space for you free of charge directly in front of the house.

An underground parking space is also included for your car.

Lake Como is one of the 3 northern italian lakes known as the 'Lake Region.' All major conveniences and attractions without the noise or crowds usually associated with such areas.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Argegno, Lake Como

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
11 Jun 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Mar 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £67

From shoulder fall to shoulder spring period will be added the heating cost according consumption.
We can also accept payment in US Dollars and Swiss Francs

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Argegno in Lake Como

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Lake View
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Lake View
  • New top of the line beds and mattresses and plenty of closet space for your belongings. Large french windows/doors that open onto the terrace provide lots of natural sunlight and sunrise and sunset views on the lake and/or mountains. Sunblades and curtains and shutters provide you with various options for privacy and mood lighting.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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