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Bella Due - Be charmed by the pleasing views of Plesio!

Overview

Property

Updated: 06-Dec-2016
Traditional style house, sleeps up to 10, with spectacular mountain & lake views

Two cosy, traditional style independent houses positioned next to each other on the mountain side with spectacular views of the mountains and Lake Como.

Situated in a beautiful Nature Reserve with private access - approx 3km from the village of Plesio, which has a store for basic essentials & some 8km above Menaggio which provides all your needs.

The larger of the two houses sleeps up to 6 people in three bedrooms. There is a reverse level open plan living area with a cosy wood burning stove, a complete entertainment system (SAT TV, DVD/CD player with 5.1 surround sound), kitchen and dining area all on the first floor which takes full advantage of the spectacular lake & mountain views. On the ground floor there are two double bedrooms, a third bedroom with bunk beds and a bathroom with a shower. To the side is an open terrace, ideal for 'al fresco' dining & access to the garden & pool.

The smaller house (Bella Uno), sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms. There is a reverse level open plan living area with a unique stone fireplace, SAT TV & DVD player, kitchen and dining area all on the first floor, taking full advantage of the spectacular views. On the ground floor there is a master bedroom, a second bedroom with twin beds and a bathroom with a shower.

This hillside retreat really is the perfect place to have a quiet and relaxed vacation for those of you who want to escape city 'hustle & bustle'.

You can enjoy the BBQ grill in the big garden while swimming in the pool (7.5m x 4m) just at the back of the houses.

The property gives access to a great number of scenic mountain walks with direct access to the Menaggio Rifugio, some 1.5hrs walk.

Alternatively during the winter months there is also the option to travel to the various ski resorts: Madesimo & St Moritz, which are both approx 1.5hrs away.

Given the properties mountainside location in a wooded nature reserve access is via a steep & winding track for approx 1 mile, the main part is tarmac & an unmade rocky section for the last section (approx 300m). It is advisable therefore to arrive during daylight hours to be able to fully familiarise yourself with the roadway- certainly not suitable for inexperienced drivers.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Manager

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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch

Guestbook comments from the owner

I had a good Holiday in yours villa bella due! The villa is clean, comfortable and well equipped. The tranquility of the places gives one more and very significant. I' m happy the service office and 24h/24. I recommend the restaurant Chez Mario on the road to Menaggio. A delight for the senses degustatives buds...
May 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Milan - Malpensa at 101 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Menaggio at 8 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Menaggio at 8 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club at 9 Kilometres Nearest Train : Varenna - Esino at 13 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Autostrada E35 at 44 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Menaggio at 8 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Madesimo at 78 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Menaggio at 8 Kilometres Car: necessary

The property gives access to a great number of scenic mountain walks with direct access to the Menaggio Rifugio, some 1.5hrs walk.

Alternatively during the winter months there is also the option to travel to the various ski resorts: Madesimo & St Moritz, which are both approx 1.5hrs away.

Given the properties mountainside location in a wooded nature reserve access is via a steep & winding track for approx 1 mile, the main part is tarmac & an unmade rocky section for the last section (approx 300m). It is advisable therefore to arrive during daylight hours to be able to fully familiarize yourself with the roadway- certainly not suitable for inexperienced drivers.

Additional Sport & Adventure Activities include:

Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens and Rowing Boats.

Golf:

There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club is Italy's oldest golf course. Established in 1907 with 18 holes Par 70, it is located above Menaggio near Croce, in Grandola ed Uniti, approx. 20 min. by car. Green Fees: Weekdays €55, Weekends and Holidays €70 Euros; Golf Cart Rental €36.

Restaurant Golf at the club serves fantastic food and is well recommended.. Guests are always welcome, please call beforehand to check course rules. Golf Club Menaggio: (Menaggio Como).

Skiing:

This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibilty and mountains capped in winter snow. It does however have Skiing opportunities at local resorts for a day out.

There is a small ski area on Mt. Lema, not more than 10 km from Lugano, but you have to be lucky to have enough snow for skiing. In Ticino, the local Swiss Canton, the best places to ski are probably either San Bernardino (south of the pass of the same name) or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass). Both are reachable in about 1 hour by car across the Swiss border.

There are direct trains to Airolo as well from Lugano and hence from Italian Stations. To S. Bernardino there is only a bus connection. For more snow try Andermatt (on the north side of Gotthard pass) which has normally good snow conditions and a good choice of runs.

The closest major ski resorts are St. Moritz and Madesimo toward the Splugen Pass which is approx.100km.

Prices and Availability

Notes

  • Service Charge:
    Our one & two weekly service charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis
    Additional Service Charge: €220 (7 days & less) & €240 (7 days plus).

    Short Breaks:
    3 night break - 40% off weekly tariff / 4 night break - 30% off weekly tariff / 5 night break - 20% off weekly tariff / 6 night break - 10% off weekly tariff.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 300 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • In the two houses as a combined Rental: The larger of the two houses (Bella Uno ID 132) has a bathroom with Shower. The smaller house (Bella Due ID 126), has a bathroom with Shower.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Child Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • In the two houses as a combined Rental: The larger of the two houses (Bella Uno ID 132) sleeps up to 6 people in three bedrooms. The smaller house (Bella Due ID 126), sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms.

Outside

  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • This hillside retreat really is the perfect place to have a quiet and relaxed vacation for those of you who want to escape city 'hustle & bustle'. You can enjoy the BBQ grill in the big garden while swimming in the pool (7.5m x 4m) just at the back of the houses. The property gives access to a great number of scenic mountain walks with direct access to the Menaggio Rifugio, some 1.5hrs walk. Additional features & facilities at the property include: Car Essential, Child Friendly, Lake View, Outside Dining Area, Pets Possible, Private Garden, Security Safe, Single Villa, Swimming Pool and Very Sunny Position. By booking this holiday home you will get free acces to the lido di Menaggio. The Lido di Menaggio has swimming pools, a restaurant, a bar/discotheque, a kids club, boat rentals, a sandy beach, kite surfing and various sportive activities to do.

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