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New Luxury Lakefront Apartment withspectacular Lake/Mountain View

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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.


Owner
Rudolf Meier
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
1 October, 2017

Why Rudolf Meier chose Lake Como

unique location directly on the lake, near the village and all public transportation facilities, like bus and ferry

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment at Argegno at Province of Como

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • hair dryer in each bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
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Terrific

  • 5 of 5

This exquisitely furnished apartment, overlooking Lake Como, is a pleasure to stay in. The owners, who couldn't be nicer, have paid careful attention to quality and details. Everything works, glides smoothy, and is attractive in a modern but not showy way. The views of the lake are spectacular. The town of Argegno is small and lacks the villas and gardens of the more famous neighboring towns but this makes it quieter and less congested. The apartment provides an extremely comfortable base from which to explore the region's many attractions.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Cecile's warm welcome was only the beginning of one of the most wonderful weeks of our travels. As we approached the apartment, we could see her standing on the patio patiently awaiting our arrival. She opened the gates to the garage where our vehicle would be stored securely for the next week. The elevator from the garage directly into the penthouse was the perfect amenity to accommodate my father-in-law's limited mobility.

Upon entering the apartment, we were amazed at all this place had to offer. We loved the modern decor, but honestly, it was difficult to focus on anything other than the incredible view out of every room. The furniture, including both beds were incredibly comfortable.

We had the pleasure of staying here over the Easter weekend and throughout the next week. Cecile had left us some treats in the kitchen for the holiday - chocolate bunnies and a bottle of their very own wine. We very much enjoyed both!

Rudolf's attention to detail when constructing this home left us wanting for nothing. Despite being right on the roadway at the rear of the house, there was almost no noise from passing vehicles. The ease at which the sliding doors moved and the automatic sun shade functionality are small details which may easily be overlooked, but were very much appreciated. The washer and dryer were the best we have used in Europe.

Both bedrooms and the full-length patio had incredible views of the lake and surrounding mountains. As others have mentioned, we found the church bells next door to be quite charming and added to the ambiance of this incredible apartment. The bells are silent from 10pm until 7am so a full night of uninterrupted sleep was of no concern.

It is a short walk to the center of town with passage through a tunnel under the street which was nice on the busy holiday weekend. There are several great restaurants here with La Piazzetta being our favorite. Chris and his staff were absolutely the best! We dined with them on several occasions during the week and he was even able to seat us early on Easter despite not having a reservation.

Argegno is the perfect location to explore Lake Como and the surrounding communities. Rudolf and Cecile prepared a book with details including sites to see, ferry and funicular timetables and much more.

Thank you Rudolf and Cecile for opening your home to us for this most perfect week in paradise.

Sincerely,

Frank and Heather Pfundstein & Dr. and Mrs. Kaleel

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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5

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

Bellagio.

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

apartment.

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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Fantastico!

  • 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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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Milan Malpensa
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Argegno
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Argegno
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Lanzo Intelvi
Nearest Train
21 Kilometres
Como
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Como
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Argegno
Nearest Ski
83 Kilometres
Madesimo
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Argegno
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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment at Argegno, Como - Lecco

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring/Summer/Fall
4 Mar 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,847
for 7 nights
£1,847
 
 
Autumn
29 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,402
for 7 nights
£1,402
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,847
for 7 nights
£1,847
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,402
for 7 nights
£1,402
 
 
Spring/Summer/Fall
3 Mar 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,847
for 7 nights
£1,847
 
 
Autumn
28 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,402
for 7 nights
£1,402
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,847
for 7 nights
£1,847
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £66.75

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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