Looking for a chic city base? We rate this modern 3-bedroom ground floor apartment in Paradiso-Lugano!
Providing the perfect sleek and restful retreat for leisure and business stays in Lugano, this 3-bedroom retreat enjoys a great location in the desirable city enclave of Paradiso. Its strategic setting enables groups to kick back and relax or take on the city sights and amenities with ease (central Lugano is 10-12 minutes’ drive away and is also reachable on foot in 20 minutes’, via the scenic lake promenade of Belvedere Park).
The modern ground floor apartment boasts its own private garden and parking space. Inside, no expense has been spared in creating a high-quality, impeccable finish.
To the principal ground floor, a light and airy open plan Living space with cosy underfloor heating and modern lighting set an ambient scene for effortless entertaining and chilled moments in. Overlooking the garden, a plush L-shaped sofa is accompanied by all the must-have mod cons, including a large flat screen SAT TV, DVD player, iPod docking station and free WiFi access. A stylish glass-topped dining table invites guests to wine and dine away with ease, whilst the adjoining designer Kitchen with breakfast bar and stools sets the scene for sociable cooking moments together. With an eye-level oven, a microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, electric kettle, toaster, dishwasher and fridge freezer, guests will find the integrated appliances of the Kitchen ideal for no-fuss living.
The sleeping accommodation is perfect for 2-3 business travellers, 3 couples or flexible groups of 7. To the principal ground floor, a contemporary Master Double bedroom with terrace access and a chic En-suite bathroom features alongside a second spacious Double bedroom with terrace access.
The same floor also features a generous open space, which comprises of a Double bed sleeping area and an adjoining Single bed sleeping area. A modern fitted shared bathroom with sleek walk-in shower services this flexible sleeping space.
The luxury apartment also features a stylish walk-in wardrobe and a lower ground floor cellar and utility room.
In the long hot summer months, guests can enjoy relaxing outside on the pair of sunbeds in the private garden or with an unhurried BBQ lunch on the alfresco dining terrace.
The modern 6-storey residence features in the Paradiso neighbourhood, 4 minutes’ drive from the Lido di Paradiso and 10-11 minutes’ walk from the Lugano-Paradiso funicular railway and ferry stop.
• Sleek and sophisticated 3-bedroom ground floor apartment
• Flat screen SAT TV, DVD player + iPod docking station
• Free WiFi access
• Contemporary designer Kitchen
• Flexible accommodation for business travellers, 3 couples & grown-up families
• Private garden with alfresco dining terrace
• Private parking space
Bedroom 1: A light and airy Double bedroom with wardrobe & terrace access
Bedroom 2: A gorgeous Master Double bedroom with wardrobe, terrace access & luxury En-suite
Bedroom 3: A large flexible open plan space, furnished with a Double bed, Single bed & wardrobe
Bathroom 1: A modern boutique suite fitted with a walk-in shower, a wash basin and WC
Master En-suite: A sleek suite fitted with bath tub, shower tap, wash basin and WC
• Central heating
• Underfloor heating
• Washing machine
• Clothes horse
• Ironing facilities
• Walk-in wardrobe
• Pets considered
Situated along ‘Via Cassarinetta’, groups are placed 5 minutes’ walk from the nearest authentic Italian restaurant, 8 minutes’ walk from a Migros Supermarket and 10-11 minutes’ walk from the local ferry stop and funicular railway, which offers direct links to Lugano centre.
The popular Lido di Paradiso is only 4 minutes’ drive away. Those looking to soak up some year-round culture are a short 16 minutes stroll away from the LAC Lugano Art & Culture centre. The perfect way to reach Lugano centre at a leisurely pace is on foot, via the lakeside Belvedere park. The scenic sculpture park leads directly from Paradiso to the centre. It is a 20-minute door-to-door journey on foot from the apartment to Lugano centre, via this scenic lake promenade.
For those looking to drive in, Lugano city centre (with its business links, Tennis Club, modern city Lido and designer shops, restaurants, casinos, buzzing nightlife and parks) is within 12 minutes’ drive away.
The city is home to some truly timeless tourist sites too, including the picturesque lakeside Parco Civico, the Museo d’Arte and the breath taking nearby hiking trails of Monte Bre, the Olive Trail and Monte San Salvatore. Lugano’s popular Golf Club is within easy reach too, 16 minutes’ drive away.
Easily accessible for year-round breaks, the apartment is 9 minutes’ drive from Lugano Airport and 54 minutes’ drive from Milan Malpensa.
The surrounding area is very popular for hiking, cycling, outlet shopping, water sports, power boat hire, kayak rental, Aqua theme park days, fine dining, luxury spa days and extreme outdoor sports.
Lake Como is easily reachable by car, in 40 minutes.