From our apartment, looking straight ahead across the lake is Varenna with mountains above. To the left are the snow capped Swiss Alps towards St. Moritz and Davos and to the right is Bellagio & beyond.
Located on the second floor in a small, peaceful condominium complex, set in its own grounds, situated on the hillside overlooking Menaggio and lake.
It has a double and a twin bedded bedroom, fully equipped kitchen, dining area and lounge, bathroom, private balcony with patio table and chairs with views over the lake and private gardens.
The pretty town of Menaggio is only 10 minutes walk away and boasts an attractive lakeside promenade and central piazza. Menaggio is situated in the middle of the western shore of the lake and because of its central position between the lake and mountains is an ideal starting point for any excursion.
Your neighbours will be mainly Italian, either permanent residents or who have holiday homes here. Once settled in you can relax on the south facing, private balcony, taking in the views, sunbathe, read etc. and with so many wonderful locations within striking distance, you can use our apartment as a base to explore on foot or by car, bus, ferry or train.
There are many beautiful villas and gardens to visit; Villa Carlotta and Villa del Balbianello are only 10 minutes drive away or take the ferry to Villa Melzi in Bellagio. If you are a keen walker or mountain biker, there are some fantastic routes close by. All the usual water sports are readily available around the lake with skiing just over an hour away and an excellent golf course 10 minutes drive away.
In the centre of town there are all services including interesting shops, restaurants and bars, banks, supermarket, Internet point, cinema, pharmacy and post office. Sports facilities include tennis, golf, mountain biking, water skiing, boat hire, sailing, wind and kite surfing, scuba diving, fishing, hiking, horse riding, kayak hire etc.
Street markets are held at different local towns throughout the week, Menaggio is currently Friday and Porlezza (20 minutes away on Lake Lugano) on Saturdays. There is an interdenominational church at Cadenabbia. Sunday services are in English from May until September. You will be able to check out local amenities and events, ferry timetable, restaurants and shops in the information pack we have made for the apartment. The local tourist information centre is also excellent and has Internet connection.