|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Be bowled over by the magic of this Central Lake paradise!
With far reaching views across the Central Lake to serve as a heavenly backdrop, this 1 bed duplex in Bellano offers a flexible and luxurious setting from which to reach Varenna and the delights of Lake Como.
Ideally suited for romantic getaways and family groups of 4, this beautifully-presented duplex is fully fitted with Air-con and central heating too; for an idyllic year-round retreat to call home.
Inside, guests can sit back and soak up the carefree escapism of this luxury retreat. Fully-equipped with all the must-have mod cons, including a SAT flat screen TV with DVD player and free WIFI, all the holiday home needs is You!
Set under the ambience of a beamed ceiling, the spacious open plan reception offers striking mountain scenery, with side views too of the beautiful Central Lake below. This spectacular backdrop offers the perfect setting from which to relax and enjoy quality moments together, on the sofa or at the stylish dining area for 4-6.
Equipped with all the necessary appliances, the fully-fitted kitchen provides a chic and carefree venue from which to rustle up a carefree snack, or a delicious home-made feast. Guests will feel right at home here, with a range cooker featuring alongside a microwave, kettle, coffee machine, toaster, fridge and dishwasher. From the contemporary kitchen diner, doors lead directly out to a stunning private terrace, just perfect for hosting alfresco dinner parties and relaxed daytime meals.
Equally appealing is the spacious loft-style master bedroom, which can be reached by stairs from the living area. Benefitting from a romantic beamed interior and complemented by breathtaking lake views from its large picture window, this ‘wow factor’ bedroom was simply made for holiday lie-ins! The bedroom is complemented by a sumptuous double bed, a stylish sofa and a wardrobe too, for welcome home comfort whilst away.
Extra guests staying can easily be accommodated to the double sofa bed, which features within the inviting appeal of the downstairs living room.
The contemporary fitted bathroom benefits from plenty of space, and is fitted with a power shower cubicle, a wash basin, WC, bidet and a useful washing machine. Ironing facilities are also to hand within the retreat.
Outside, guests have the tranquillity of a lake view private garden to enjoy. Featuring two modern easy chairs and a romantic alfresco dining terrace for 4, the scene is set for relaxed get-togethers and romantic alfresco meals. The beautiful duplex also offers the benefit of a private parking space.
Guests are asked to note that there are a total number of 16 steps inside and 14 steps outside.
Situated within the exclusive appeal of a brand-new lake view complex, the luxury holiday home is perfectly suited for those looking to dip in and out of the tourist delights and activities of the Central Lake.
With its tranquil eastern shore setting and lovely panoramic lake views to take in, the stunning hillside residence offers that carefree holiday oasis one dreams of; where you can soak up guilt-free holiday relaxation with family and friends, enjoy a dip in the communal outdoor pool (shared by 26 apartments in total and open from 1st May – 30th September), or venture out and explore the local attractions.
Located just 4 minutes drive from the lakeside centre of Bellano, everything you could need to complement your self-catering stay is here; including authentic restaurants and grocery shops. The pretty well-serviced lake town also boasts close proximity to Varenna (8 minutes drive) and offers excellent transport links; with its harbour, bus service and frequent train links to Varenna, Lecco, Milan and the north eastern shore.
The neighbouring famous resort town of Varenna offers the perfect setting for enjoying a classic day out, with a plethora of authentic restaurants, cafes and wine bars to savour throughout the daytime and ambient evenings, alongside a lovely scenic lido for sunbathing, plenty of gift shops and a string of popular attractions to discover; from Villa Monastero and the botanical gardens of Villa Cipressi, to the Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences. Foodies can also immerse themselves in a Ristorante II Caminetto Cookery lesson, enjoy an authentic evening aperitif or dine away in style, at one of the many romantic restaurants.
Those looking to get out on the lake can make a splash with Varenna’s power boat and kayak rental service or with a classic boat trip experience on the ‘Taxi Boat Varenna’. The family-friendly public lake beach at Lierna is also within easy reach from the holiday home; just 18 minutes drive away (and just 8 minutes drive south of Varenna). Bellano is also just 35 minutes drive from the Sailing schools and annual Regattas on offer in the historical northern resort of Gravedona.
Walkers are equally well catered for; with the Sentiero del Viandante trail and Orrido di Bellano gorge walk on the doorstep in Bellano, and the hillside trek from Varenna up to the medieval Castello di Vezio serving as the perfect lake view setting for enjoying a family picnic or falconry display.
From Varenna, the frequent car and passenger ferry offers a carefree way to reach Bellagio, Menaggio and Cadenabbia. In Bellagio, visitors can enjoy immersing themselves in the wide array of gift shops, charming restaurants, Villa Melzi gardens and fashionable day-night Lido here, as well as an adrenaline-fuelled day up in the trees at the Civenna Jungle Raider Park (23 minutes drive from Bellagio), or with an extreme outdoor activity at the Bellagio Outdoor Sport Centre.
In Menaggio, the scene is set for a picturesque day of ice creams, Lido fun, mini golf, boat hire and even championship Golf; up amongst the scenic fairways of the prestigious Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club (10 minutes drive from central Menaggio). From this central western shore resort, Lake Lugano is also within easy reach for day trips, just 20 minutes bus/drive away.
Also perfect for enjoying a wintertime break, the convenient central lake base of Bellano offers close proximity to the Italian Alp Ski resorts of Piani di Bobbio (41 minutes drive from the apartment) and Madeismo (76 minutes drive).
Located just 27 minutes drive from Lecco, 68 minutes drive from Como and 88 minutes drive from Milan, guests are perfectly placed for enjoying a cosmopolitan day out too!
Milan Bergamo Airport is also just 76 minutes drive away – for carefree year-round travel.