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Beautiful Apartment with Breathtaking Lake View

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Lenno, Lake Como, Italy - Idyllic Location, 2 Mins Walk to a Secluded Beach

The home has been created with style, comfort and luxury in mind and is ideally located to reach the whole Lake as the ferry stop is just a few minutes walk. Dine al fresco on the large balcony whilst taking in the glorious view, rustle up a feast in the modern kitchen, listen to your favourite cd whilst relaxing on the plush leather sofa or take a stroll to the secluded shingle beach in front of the apartment and indulge in a little dolca vita! The boat stop is just 2 minutes walk from the apartment accessing all parts of the lake. The apartment is perfectly positioned to reach Villa Balbianello (007, Casino Royale filmed here in Lenno).The only man made sandy beach in Lake Como is nearby as well as an array of bars and restaurants plus all amenities from supermarket to wifi cafe just a few minutes walk! The property includes secure, private gated parking however ferry and bus near by means car hire in unnecessary. For more pictures click link at the bottom of page 'owners website'.


Property Manager
Barrie Webb
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

The view made our visit special, lucky to enjoy warm weather throughout stay. The bed and sofas are very comfortable. A lovely restful week. H.Edwards, Bolton. UK.



I can't recommend your apartment and service highly enough. The location to the village and lake is ideal & the view special! We'll be back! Mr & Mrs Westhrin-San Fransico.



We loved sitting on the balcony for breakfast in the sun and enjoying the view. The Dobson's-U.K



Really enjoyed the apartment, everything we needed, extremely comfortable all with great view! Johnsons, Cambridge.



Lenno, and this extremely well appointed apartment proved the ideal base which to explore this beautiful region A Novartis, Brussels.



We've spent 2 magical weeks here.Hard to imagine how it could have been better! The Neale's-Wiltshire



Superb apartment-view out of this world-everything you could wish for! K.Whitfield UK



One of best ever holidays, we will recommend you to all our friends, 2 weeks in heaven! L & R May- UK
Jan 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment at Lenno at Como - Lecco

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 1 immaculately kept modern bathroom containing shower, wc, bidet. The apartment also benefits from a secondary wc and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , ample wardrobe space
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Ample wardrobe space
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 bedrooms, 1 double bedroom with balcony and superb mountain view, beautifully furnished with ample wardrobe space, modern art, cushions and rugs. The second room has 2 single beds and is also immaculately furnished also with ample wardrobe space.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
The apartment is siutated with windows shutters for each room. Air conditioning is not necessary. We welcome all well behaved children. Cot and high chair available on request ahead of vacation. Paid for internet access available on request (pre-booked only) Satellite TV with a selection of UK channels. Outside: The balcony which faces the lake houses wrought iron patio furniture for 4 diners. The property benefits from it's idyllic lake position with a secluded shingle beach accessible just 2 minutes from the apartment (see picture). Private, secure remote control gated parking with private space for your car located off the lake road. The bus stop is close to the apartment less than 1 minute walk for guests arriving without a car. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and bedding are all provided. The apartment is kept spotlessly clean throughout. All linen is freshly laundered for every guests stay. Extra linen supplied on request at time of booking. Heating charge applies out of season as per use. Other: Lenno enjoys a sunny position on the west side of the lake, in fact the only olive oil produced on this side of the lake heralds from Lenno "Vanini extra virgin oil" is produced and sold direct from the factory a few minutes walk from your home!

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

5

Relaxing time on the lake

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here as part of a winter tour of the lake and were delighted with our choice of accommodation. The home was ideal for our needs as the ferry and bus services are within walking distance of the restaurants and bars. There is also a supermarket just a few minutes walk from the home. Other villages like Menaggio and Bellagio were pretty to visit but we felt Lenno boasted the prettiest lake front promenade and was not nearly as touristy (we only heard italian accents in Lenno as opposed to american ones in Bellagio for example)

We will miss waking up to the views looking out from the balcony and the magic of the lake from the living room from dawn to dusk. A big thank you to Barrie who oversaw the booking and met us on arrival. We booked directly with the owners and not via the site and saved over £100 on the stay! We would not hesitate to book this home and have recommended the home to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastic holiday based in this great apartment in Lenno. The view of the lake is not exaggerated, it really is stunning. We won't forget the chilled mornings and evenings sitting on the balcony taking in the view with either a coffee or glass of wine in hand :) Inside, the apartment is lovely - nicely furnished with everything you need for self catering (although we tended to eat out most nights as we were wanting to indulge!).

One of the best things about this apartment was its location. We had decided not to hire a car as we're both a little nervous driving abroad and didn't fancy the hassle. It took me a while to find a place that was in easy walking distance to all of the following; mini markets, restaurants & cafes, bars, places to swim and ferry & bus stop. The apartment couldn't be better placed for all of the above. It's even in easy walking distance to two of the most famous villas on the lake; Balbianello and Balbiano (which neither of us knew before booking so this was a bonus!). We spent time visiting Bellagio, Menaggio, Varenna and Argegno as well as chilling out at the various lidos and beaches.

A few tips: 1. The San Giorgio hotel at the end of the promenade in Lenno has a fantastic garden with an amazing lake view, great swimming and very comfy sunbeds! The hotel is family run and very friendly. Non-residents are welcome to take advantage of the garden and sunbeds as long as you buy some drinks throughout the day. They even stored our luggage for us after we'd checked out and had some hours to kill :)

2. A visit to the Villa Monastero gardens in Varenna is an absolute must. The peaceful serenity of the gardens towards the early evening and the panoramic view of the lake was one of the highlights of our holiday. Afterwards we had a lovely meal at a restaurant called 'Al Prato' in a small and peaceful square just set back from the lake front - highly recommended. Lovely food and a friendly and professional service.

Thanks to Barrie and Julie for being extremely accommodating before and during our stay. Barrie went out of his way to pick us up from Argegno on our arrival when he found out we were heading to a ferry stop with a longer walk than we'd realised (this saved us from a great deal of exertion from an already quite long journey from Venice!). On the way we were provided with lots of very useful tips and advice on the local area.

Overall a thoroughly enjoyable holiday and we hope to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic holiday in this most beautiful part of the world! Lenno is a great place to stay - really convenient with the ferry 10 mins walk from the apartment (saves using the car all the time if you hire one!), a supermarket only a couple of mins walk up the road (we didn't notice too many supermarkets in the area so this was a real bonus!) and plenty of choice of restaurants to stroll to in the evenings (again, saves needing the car so everyone can have a drink!). Great that the apartment has its own secure parking. Plenty to see & do - we would recommend the kayaking from Ossuccio - one of the highlights of our trip, especially viewing Villa del Balbianello from the water. The guy at the marina was really helpful, friendly and spoke really great English! And it was cheap - 10 Euros (about £8) for a double kayak for 1 hour which is partly why we did it twice! Don't forget to take your ID though! Great day out in Milan - drove to & parked in Como, then an hour's train ride from there (costing about £8 per adult for a return ticket). One word of warning – the weather can change very quickly! You might well get some rain (and particularly thunderstorms!), though we did have wonderful sunshine as well - just be prepared for anything! All in all though, a lovely apartment and a great base for a wonderful holiday – thank you Julie & Barrie!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment with fantastic views of Lake Como

  • 5 of 5

The owners Barrie and Julie were fantastic even before we had arrived - they booked a restaurant for us, as it was a busy holiday weekend, and arranged for local food to be in the apartment. Then on arrival we were met by Barrie, who went out of his way to help after we left a bag on the bus and he drove me around the lake to retrieve it!

The apartment has an amazing view of the lake, is well equipped and perfect for a family of 4. We spent one week here using public transport. It's a short walk down to Lenno, where you can get the ferry across to Bellagio and Villa Carlotta. Family highlights were kayaking from Ossuccio around Sala Comacina, a trip around the gardens and house of Villa del Balbianello, and walking up to the Sacri Monti above Lenno. The supermarket was 5 minute walk from the apartment. Local restaurants were friendly and ice creams great. We will definitely go back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Place in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Immaculate Estate. Breathtaking views from the lake. Close to Lake & beach. 2nd Cloakroom. Big bathrooms, so you can have spacious showers and spend some time in the bath tub.

Walking distance to the shops. Regarding the lake, breathtaking view. Good to eat and drink in the bistros around the lake. The Lake is huge, with many little Italian picturesque villages to visit. The top one is Bellagio, which is at the tip of were the lake divides into a two way leg of the lake.

Como has an impressive medieval city center, with many good shops and cafe´s to wine.

Around the region there are several winiries which you can visit and have tours of wine making. Franciacorta and Valtallina were two which we visited and had top reception.

This region in Italy is very accommodating, picturesque.

The tips and experience of Barrie and Julie are really amazing. They have become locals of the lake with their knowledge and passion for the area and Italian culture. The Real Estate properties that they have to rent are second to none. We were expecting a good apartment, however we had an excellent one in which will makes us visit the Lake more times and enjoy this romantic Italian piece of paradise. Simply a top high end destination.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning holiday

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place to stay. We had all the luxuries we needed to feel right at home in the most beautiful place on earth. Comfort and super location. What more could you want? Barry and Julie also went out of their way to make us feel welcome, recommended great local hang outs and wineries. We were able to explore the area and relax, just fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
June
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£286
for 4 nights
From
£72
£337
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£337
for 4 nights
From
£84
£417
 
 
July and August
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£754
for 7 nights
£754
 
 
August
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£838
for 7 nights
£838
 
 
September 2016
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£632
for 5 nights
From
£126
£754
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£404
for 4 nights
From
£101
£670
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £294.77

Booking Notes:
Please note 250 GBP or 300 euro non refundable deposit is required to confirm your booking.

75 euro final cleaning per stay for cleaning carried out on departure. Includes linen, bedding and towels.

The balance is payable 12 weeks before departure after which no refunds apply. Apartment available for key collection 2pm to 6pm on arrival or out of hours on request. Please note prices may fluctuate due to availability and market conditions. Available rates shown for unsold weeks only.

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday April to October preferred. November to March on request.

Notes on prices:
Advertised rates and any applicable offers on the site apply to available unsold weeks only and do not apply to previously sold weeks.

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