When location matters on holiday, be close to the beaches, ferry stop, boat rental and more!
Placed within a 4-minute walk of the Lido Azzurro, the lakeside eateries and resort facilities of Toscolano-Maderno, this 3-bed balcony retreat offers the perfect budget-friendly base for large family groups of 8.
The 2nd floor balcony apartment is easily reachable by lift. Internally, a spacious timeless interior awaits. A light and airy Living room with retro tiled floor, feature fireplace, modern sofa, wall-mounted flat screen TV provides a laid-back setting for entertaining; being complemented by a family dining area and access out to a lake view balcony with café bistro set for 2.
Those looking to eat in are well catered for; with a separate retro Kitchen fully-equipped for self-catering stays. Guests will find a cooker hob, coffee maker, microwave and oven featuring alongside a fridge freezer and useful dishwasher.
Family groups will easily squeeze in the 3 spacious bedrooms. A spacious Master Double bedroom with balcony access and En-suite bathroom is accompanied by a Twin bedroom furnished with 2 Single beds and a versatile 3rd bedroom offering balcony access and furnished with a Double bed and Single bed with pull-out Single. A retro bathroom suite with shower cubicle, bath tub and washing machine are on hand for stress-free family stays.
A private parking space also features on-site. A lovely shared garden can be enjoyed in the 6-storey holiday complex, which is located within easy reach of the resort amenities and picturesque lakeshore (100 metres away).
• Retro 3-bed 2-bath apartment
• Equipped with a Kitchen & flat screen TV
• Flexible accommodation for 8
• Private balcony with bistro dining set
• Access to a shared garden
• Private parking space
• 100 metres from the lakeshore
• 3-7 minutes’ walk from bars, restaurants, Lido Azzurro, boat hire service & lake ferry stop
Bedroom 1: Features a Double bed, Single bed + pull-out Single, a wardrobe, ceiling fan & balcony
Bedroom 2: A couple-friendly Double bedroom with wardrobe, balcony access & En-suite bathroom
Bedroom 3: Child-friendly guest room furnished with 2 Single beds, a chest of drawers & ceiling fan
Bathroom 1: Family suite with shower cubicle, bath tub, wash basin, WC, bidet & washing machine
Bathroom 2: Retro En-suite fitted with a bath tub, overhead shower tap, wash basin, WC & bidet
• Feature fireplace
• Central heating
• Ceiling fan
• Upon request, a portable WiFi device can be hired (for a small extra cost)
• Washing machine & clothes horse
• Ironing facilities
• Car recommended
The twinned towns comprising of the commercial-centred Toscolano and its tourist-based sibling Maderno, offer a treasure trove of historical buildings, lovely shops and cafes to enjoy.
Perfectly placed for enjoying a relaxed self-catering lake break, the holiday home can be found along ‘Via Dante Alighieri’, within a 4-minute walk from the lakeside bars, restaurants and the Lido Azzurro. A 7 minutes’ walk will lead to the town’s ferry stop as well as a the popular ‘Garda Yachting Charter’ boat hire service.
Toscolano beach is just a 6-minute drive away. Alongside these water-based delights, Toscolano-Maderno provides a variety of things to do and see, including the heritage attractions of ‘Ex Villa Cavallero’ and the archaeological site of ‘Villa Romana dei Nonii Arrii’.
The surrounding area is ideal for those who love walking, hiking, mountain biking, cycling and horse riding; with plenty of scenic hillside paths, steep tracks and woodland trails to discover (the months from May-October being the most suitable). The most popular trails are Montemaderno (for the panoramic lake views, Maclino village and surrounding olive groves, Monte Pizzocolo (for hiking and cycling), along the Toscolano River (cycling) or to Azzuro beach (where you can cycle to, before cooling off in the lake!).
The nearby golf course of Bogliano is a must for golfing fans (with some of the best lake views out there), whilst those seeking to replenish the senses can enjoy an indulgent day of pampering at the beautiful ‘Residenza die Limoni’ spa. Other local places to explore include the 12th century church of St Andrea, the botanical garden of ‘G.E Ghirardi’ and the unique Valley of the Paper Mills (home to factory ruins and a very good museum). Toscolano-Maderno also offers a wonderful weekly market, each Thursday. For those seeking a spot of romance, the nearby ferry offers a service to Torri (on the eastern shore), where beautiful sunset views over Maderno can be enjoyed each evening.
Maderno also boasts a lovely south facing lake beach with crystal clear water, perfect for snorkelling and swimming. Nearby Lungolago Zanardelli also offers local power boat and sailing boat hire for all abilities. It also provides the perfect spot for learning to sail. Rafting, kayaking and water skiing can also be enjoyed.
The holiday home is placed within easy driving distance from the picturesque, well-connected resort town of Desenzano del Garda (42 minutes’ drive), the famous Spas, beaches and heritage sites of Sirmione (65 minutes’ drive away), the family-friendly amusements of Gardaland and Caneva World (under 65 minutes’ drive away) and Milan Bergamo Airport (75 minutes’ drive away).