Soak up a lavish Lake Maggiore lifestyle, with this luxury villa retreat!
Enjoying an elevated lake view setting from its tranquil private parkland on the Baveno hillside, families and groups of 10 are conveniently placed for soaking up the tourist hotspots of Stresa and the year-round beauty of Lake Maggiore.
Perfectly suited for 5* holidays, lavish corporate stays and unique family getaways, the detached 5 bed retreat provides luxurious accommodation in timeless surroundings. Fully air-conditioned to all bedrooms, with cozy central heating and free WIFI access throughout, the lake view retreat boasts high-spec home comfort and convenience for all seasons.
To the villa’s ground floor, a regal looking drawing room provides a classic ambience for entertaining throughout the day and night. A sumptuous leather chesterfield-style sofa suite and the ambient warmth of the marble fireplace provide a timeless family appeal, whilst the chic bar and elegant piano set the tone for evening entertainment. A less formal sitting room with access to a beautiful covered terrace conveniently adjoins the drawing room. Stretching the full width of the villa, the spacious terrace provides a scenic spot from which to read a book, enjoy an evening aperitif or to paint and photograph away; with the lake view surroundings serving as the perfect inspiration.
As well as carefree relaxing, guests can easily entertain in style, within the exclusivity of the villa. The elegant separate dining room for 13 provides a tantalizing venue for memorable dinner parties. Guests can easily wine and dine an evening away here, with a stunning round dining table illuminated by a Murano glass chandelier above. With French doors leading directly out to a sunny lake view garden, guests can just as easily soak up a summertime alfresco BBQ too, within the idyllic and inviting setting of a covered dining area.
Complementing the villa’s dining venues is a beautiful state-of-the art kitchen. Perfect for enjoying relaxed holiday meals in, the kitchen is also equipped with everything that the budding cook or private chef would require when preparing delectable first-class cuisine.
From the bright and inviting entrance hallway, a unique solid wood staircase arches its way up to the villa’s first floor. To this splendid floor, guests can easily unwind within the comfort of the 5 luxury bedroom suites. All bedrooms boast boutique hotel-style interiors, and are equipped with air-conditioning and flat-screen SAT TVs. The versatile sleeping arrangements are ideally suited for accommodating flexible family stays, couple getaways and corporate breaks; with the layout comprising 1 lake view bedroom with king size double bed and luxury en-suite shower, 1 lake view double bedroom with private balcony and luxury en-suite shower, 1 lake view bedroom with twin joinable beds and luxury en-suite shower, 1 bedroom with twin joinable beds and luxury en-suite shower and a further lake view twin bedroom furnished with an extra single sofa bed and luxury en-suite shower.
To the villa’s ground floor, a games room with a large double sofa bed and a nearby luxury shower room also feature. Providing a fabulous family-friendly ambience, the room is equipped with an Apple TV, an Xbox games console and a book and games library. French doors also lead directly out to the private garden, for a carefree flow in the summertime.
The exclusive villa is further equipped with a luxury indoor Jacuzzi and steam room, a ski boot storage room, a modern gym all situated in the semi-underground level that has a great view of the lake from the large glass window opening on the garden and a range of relaxation equipment.
For larger groups staying, guests have the additional option to rent out an added part of the villa; for a 6 bedroom 7 bathroom private villa retreat that sleeps up to 13 (please enquire for Villa Linda Grande).
Nestled within the tranquility of the villa’s private parkland, guests can enjoy a fabulous heated outdoor pool. Measuring 15 x 5m and fitted with atmospheric underwater lighting, water chairs and sun loungers, the outdoor swimming pool and terrace provide an exclusive setting, both day and night! The exuberant, well-tended garden also offers the perfect haven for enjoying a picturesque stroll, relaxed afternoon teas together and as a magical children’s playground.
Private parking and a garage also features within the comfort of the private villa retreat. From its idyllic yet convenient hillside setting, guests have easy access to the local amenities of Baveno and Stresa. The authentic western shore resort town is home to an array of restaurants, cafes and lounge bars. Sport fans can enjoy a day out on the lake; with boat rental, water sports, sailing and a Wakeboarding School to hand, whilst the town’s ancient Piazza della Chiesa and Chapel of San Pieta provide culture fans with a timeless afternoon of sightseeing. In the same area guests can find many local shops where handmade crafts from the area may be purchased.
Located just a 7 minutes’ drive from Stresa, guests are also perfectly placed for soaking up a wealth of tourist-friendly delights. The famous lakeside resort town offers easy access to a wide range of attractions, including the beautiful islands of Isola Madre, Isola Bella, Isolino di San Giovanni, the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto and the saintly beauty of Santa Caterina del Sass.
Providing the perfect photo opportunity too, Stresa is also home to the popular Stresa-Mottarone cable car. Departing every 20 minutes from the Lido in Stresa, visitors can choose to travel half way up the mountain to explore the Alpine Garden, or to continue climbing up from there to its summit. Here at its peak, visitors can enjoy the adrenaline-fuelled Alpyland coaster bob ride, or simply stand in awe at the spectacular 360° views; which encompass 7 lakes and the Italian Alps.
The surrounding area of Baveno and Stresa also offer plenty of opportunities for water sports, hiking, cycling, golf, boat trips, enjoying regional food and antique markets, timeless sightseeing trips and Skiing at the Mottarone Ski Centre.
The Villa is conveniently located for making day trips to Amusement and Safari Parks (35 minutes’ drive), Val Grande National Park (40 minutes’ drive), Golf Course of Stresa (30 minutes’ drive), Ski Resort "San Domenico" (60 minutes’ drive), Milan (65 minutes’ drive), Como (70 minutes’ drive) and the Swiss lake cities of Locarno and Lugano (50 minutes’ drive).
The nearest airport is Milan Malpensa (45 minutes’ drive). Also Milan Linate (85 minutes ), Bergamo Orio al Serio (95 minutes’ drive) and the Swiss airport in Lugano Agno (60 minutes).
Refundable Cash Deposit of 2000 EU is requested upon arrival.
INCLUDED IN SERVICE:
CHANGE OF FITNESS-,SWIMMING POOL- AND BATHROOM TOWELS TWICE A WEEK. BEDLINEN CHANGE: ONCE A WEEK DAYLY CLEANING:TWO HOURS PER DAY FROM MONDAY TO SATURDAY. ITALIAN DINNER ON TUESDAY EVENING. BAR WITH A FREE LIQUEUR SELECTION. A FREE RELAX MASSAGE FOR ONE PERSON ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF YOUR STAY.
EXTRAS : SWIMMING POOL: POOL CAN BE HEATED UPON REQUEST, 100 EURO PER DAY HEATING VILLA UPON REQUEST : 100 EUR PER DAY