EXTERNAL DESCRIPTIONVilla Angela is a charming mansion situated in panoramic position just a few steps from the city centre of Stresa. The villa is surrounded by an amazing terraced garden with a beautiful swimming pool (10,00 x 5,00 mt.) with multicolor-led lights, a slide and a shower with hot water. The swimming pool, placed amidst a well kept lawn, is equipped with single and double sunbeds with canopy. Next to the swimming pool and under the shade of a magnificent tree there is a dining table for 16 people and an imposing barbecue (mobile). There is also a ping pong table under a porch where is possible to play even with bad weather. All this area is the heart of the house in summer where everybody can enjoy the spare time in relax and delight.Villa Angela boasts also an amazing terrace with a breathtaking view of the lake and the Isola dei Pescatori. This awesome area is equipped with a dining table for 16 people, an outdoor sofa with chaise longue and a small table under the shade of a big umbrella (300x200cm). Enjoying delicious meals or drinking cocktails in front of such a beautiful view is a really unique experience.INTERNAL DESCRIPTIONThis enchanting property (over 400sq) is set up on 3 floors (the third is an attic), sleeps up to 16 people and has 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.Villa Angela has been renovated in 2012 according to the style of the original architecture of the house and with a very elegant selection of the furniture.
Ground Floor: a wide and bright hall welcomes the guests, introducing a delightful sitting room with cozy armchairs and a SAT TV. This little sitting room is placed in a lovely bow window boasting a terrific view which enrich this room in charm and light where it's a pleasure to converse, relax or read one of the many books of the library. Following, in a wide open space area there is the master sitting room where there is a majestic red corner sofa embracing an original fireplace (not working) and a big flat TV , offering a vast bouquet of channel in several languages.This wide living area, which is very bright thanks to all the windows overlooking the lake and the garden, ends into another elegant bow window where there is an charming dining room with a table for 16 people and a breathtaking view. The floor is completed by a fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, owen, microwave, freezer, fridge, espresso coffee machine, american coffee machine, electric kettle, toaster etc.) with a lovely corner for light breakfast and accessible also from the garden. On this floor there is also a useful guest bathroom.
The night area is on the upper floors and it is furnished with very large beds in order to offer the best comfort and relax.First floor: the floor is made up of 4 bedrooms 1 double bedroom with a king size bed, its bathroom with jacuzzi and a terrace overlooking the lake and the Isola dei Pescatori. Follow, 2 twin bedrooms (the beds can be put together in a king size bed) with a shared bathroom (shower and garden view). One of the twin bedrooms boasts an awesome terrace with a terrific view of the lake and the Isola dei Pescatori. The 4th and last bedroom of the first floor is a twin bedroom (the beds can be put together in a king size bed), with its bathroom equipped with wide shower and garden view.
Second floor (attic): a comfy staircase leads to the attic at the second floor which is made up of 1 double bedroom with king size bed and another double bedroom (beds can be splitted). Both the double bedrooms share a huge bathroom with jacuzzi and lake view. There is also another bedroom for 4 guests. This bedroom is an open space area furnished with 2 twin beds (the beds can be put together in a king size bed) plus 2 twin (regular size) beds and its own bathroom with wide shower and garden view.
In the cellar there is the washing machine and the ironing set.
The city of Stresa is crossed by the railway line therefore we warn that there are trains in transig for this villa as well as for the rest of nearby properties The villa however is equipped with double glazing.
Included free Wi-Fi unlimited; SAT TV with a bouquet of channels in several languages. There is no air conditioning because the house is naturally cool and airy. Pets are not allowed. No smoking.
OUR OPINIONVilla Angela boasts a location perfect to enjoy the charming Stresa and its beauties. Its dominant but not isolated position makes this property the ideal place to choose for vacation and able to offer relax, water sports, attractions and tours. The property itself is comfortable and is particurlary suitable for families or group of friends who elected Stresa and Lake Maggiore as their holidays destination.
CONDITIONS AND PRICESThis property has a minimum stay of 7 days during high season.
Included in the price: garden and swimming pool maintenance; utilities (water, gas and electricity - no heating). There are also 2 baby cots + 1 extra bed available for guests (free of charge).Excluded from the price: tourist tax to be paid in cash at the arrival: 1 euro per person, per night. It does not apply to children under 6 years old; heating; final cleaning (€ 350,00).
Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay in advance 500,00 € cash security deposit to the owner. This amount will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages caused.
APE energy certification level: G 132.5 kWh/m2 per year
This property for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay etc. are strictly prohibited.
DESTINATIONSVilla Angela is located in one of the most elegant and pictoresque touristic resorts on Lake Maggiore. The villa is happily situated just 10 minutes walk from the centre of Stresa and 500 mt from the train station. The shores, the enchanting lakefront walkaway and all the transports for the tours are very close and reachable in few minutes of pleasing walk.Stresa is famous for the beauty of nature as well as for the amazing noble palaces and architectural creations of the Borromean Islands. This group of islands, still owned by the Borromeo family, bring tourists from all over the world eager to visit the Isola dei Pescatori (the Fishermen island the only one with residents), the Isola Madre (the Mother island) which hosts a vast colony of exotich birds kept free in its lush gardens and the last and most famous the Isola Bella ( Bella Island short for Isabella Borromeo). This third island became suddenly famous, because the best architects in the world converted into a paradise a piece of land in the middle of the lake. Isola Bella has on its grounds a royal palace and a pyramidal terraced garden which is enflowered all over the year.Isola Bella and Stresa have been also the scenery for the royal marriage between the prince of Monaco Pierre Casiraghi and the noble beautiful journalist Beatrice Borromeo. This fairy tale marriage was celebrated in the charming Isola Bella which is still part of the properties of the bride's family and brought here most of the european aristocracy and celebrieties from all over the world.Coming back to land, we leave it again through the cable car which connects Stresa to Mount Mottarone (1492mt.). Plants lovers must visit "Alpinia Garden" which is one of the first alpine bothanic garden in Europe and boasts a breathaking view of the lake.Sport lovers can ski on mount Mottarone which offers a ski area for beginners and experts. In summertime one of the biggest attractions for kids and...parents is the breathtaking descent on the extraordinary bobsled roller coaster (1200 mt) from the top of the mountain to the lake level. Far from thrilling experiences but equally beautiful is the enchanting Villa Pallavicino and the zoo park. The village of Stresa is a touristic spot rich in restaurants and clubs along a romantic lakefront walkaway with enchanting corners.The cultural events in Stresa are rich and tasteful, but the most famous is the International Music Festival which plays the best classical and jazz music performed by the best international artists in the streets and squares of this magical village under the moonlight.Stresa is easy reachable and well connected to important cities such as Milan, Varese and Turin.
MAIN DISTANCESMilano (90 km), Milano Malpensa int. Airport (51km), Varese (66km), Ivrea (112 km), Torino (141km).
PARKING: The property has 1 covered parking places and 3 outdoors.
MORE FACILITIESInternet Wi -fiParkingFully equipped kitchenWashing machine2 TV (SAT)HairdryerOvenMicrowaveDishwasherRefrigeratorVacuum cleanerIroning setGarden mantainanceFireplace (not working)Baby cotHigh chairPing PongCoffee machine (espresso and american)