Vacation Rental Description
Location: Carate Urio, Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy, Europe (7 Km from Como, 40 Km from Milano and Lugano (Switzerland))
Accommodations: b&b Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)
The house overlooks the lake and has an extraordinary view! Built in the beginning of the 20th century it has been recently renovated by the actual owners, who were able to preserve the characteristics of the traditional “lake cottage”. The house is located over the village's secondary road and is joined to its private lake side by a footbridge.
At the first floor there are the two rooms with astonishing view of the lake:
Large suite composed by: double bedroom and main bathroom, with two balconies over the lake, where you can take breakfast
Bedroom with two beds or doublebed. Private bathroom. Breakfast in the spacious kitchen or outside at "al fresco" area.
Second floor. owner occupied.
The villa has large rooms with beautiful view of the lake and it is furnished both with modern and antiques pieces
There is a sat tv, speed internet access and wifi.
The villa has a magnificent garden on the lake with a private jetty for boats' landing and a covered dock with terrace.
It stands in the middle of a quiet oasis of peace: a large park surrounds the main house, and on a corner you can also find a vegetable garden and an orchard.
It is strategically located along the road which links the west side of Lake Como to Milan and to Switzerland. It is about 40 km from Milan and same from Lugano, and 6 km from Como. Walking distance from the famous “Villa D’Este” as well as from Laglio, the residence of Mr George Clooney!
Tourist attractions such as "Villa Balbianello" in Lenno, Tremezzo with "Villa Carlotta", Menaggio, Bellagio with "Villa Melzi" and Varenna are very near as well.
For biking lovers beautiful trails round the lake and up and down the hills. This is the area where the final race of the Pro Tour takes place: the Giro di Lombardia.
You can ride in fact some of the famous hills of the “Lombardia”: the Schignano hill in Val d’Intelvi, the Osteno hill, the tough Ghisallo hill following the steps of famous Fausto Coppi. This was the place where the Motorola team and Lance Armstrong were training. Lance was living just across Cernobbio on the other side of the Lake.
Further details outdoors:
The villa is located north-east and it's sunny from early in the morning thru all day long
Two "al fresco" area where you can enjoy your breakfast.
We do organize, upon request, special dinners on the terrace right on the lake.
You can swim from the private jetty and have,upon request, the use of an international class sailing boat "Star" (only available for expert sailors).
A typical lake wooden rowing boat and two kayaks are available for rent.
We organize, upon request, trips with motor boat to typical restaurants, upon the lake and secluded bays where to swim and to admire its beauty.
It is also possible to do watersking and wakeboarding.
If guests want to bring their own motor boat, kayaks or rowing boats , they can be moored in our covered dock or at our jetty.
Private parking inside the property available.
Two mtb at customers disposal.
You can see the property also on "googlemaps street view"