Take to the sunny Pianello hills – for poolside bliss and close proximity to the Central Lake!
Offering a timeless chic escape for couples and small groups of 3, this spacious 1 bed retreat provides a welcoming escape for those looking to relax and sightsee on Lake Como. The natural Pianello surroundings also offer added peace and tranquillity for those looking to soak up the great outdoors.
Internally, the duplex apartment boasts a spacious open plan layout ideal for accommodating relaxed holiday breaks. Fitted with cosy central heating for the wintertime and benefitting from direct access out to a sunny private lake view garden, the scene is set for year-round enjoyment!
The brightly-lit open plan layout of the living room sets the scene for carefree moments together; relaxing on the sofa with a favourite movie to the TV and DVD player, or rustling up a tasty snack or home cooked meal to the contemporary kitchen diner. For added convenience whilst away, a WIFI cube can also be rented upon request, for a small weekly charge.
The uplifting white decor and modern furnishings of the room add a chic quality to the timeless lake view backdrop outside; for a striking year-round contrast.
Guests will find the kitchen fully-equipped for carefree meals-in, with everything to hand including a cooker hob, microwave, oven, toaster, kettle, coffee machine and fridge.
Offering a lovely scenic dining terrace for 2, with far reaching partial lake views to take in, guests can easily enjoy relaxing out in the small garden in the sunshine with an alfresco meal, or with a romantic evening aperitif.
The sleeping accommodation is equally inviting for summertime stays, with French doors in the master bedroom leading out to the sunny garden. Couples can easily enjoy a tranquil night’s rest within the contemporary simplicity of the double room. Small groups of 3 can also make use of the second single bed which features to the room too; for extra budget-friendly flexibility.
Complementing the spacious master bedroom, guests can enjoy a reviving morning shower to the two contemporary fitted bathrooms; each fitted with a power shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and bidet. Please note that the duplex features 16 internal steps in all.
Outside, the sunny partial lake view garden benefits from two stylish sun loungers, as well as easy access from the apartment to the shared outdoor swimming pool.
Within the exclusivity of the sunny residence, guests can enjoy the classic holiday moments of splashing in and relaxing by the large pool. Guests also have the added benefit of a private garage.
Perfectly-suited for large group sizes and flexible family stays, the sunny lake view residence offers additional 1-2 bed apartments to rent alongside this apartment too, so please enquire today!
From the timeless elevated appeal of Pianello’s hillside, a selection of authentic village amenities can be reached just 5-6 minutes drive away. These include a small grocery shop, a public lake beach with picnic benches, a host of charming eateries and a frequent western shore bus service.
Fourteen minutes drive away, the nearby town of Cremia with its charming harbour and shingle beach boasts a popular water sports club, a selection of cafes and bars to enjoy as well as the popular restaurant ‘La Baia’; which serves fresh lake fish, local wine and delicious Italian pizzas.
From the natural serenity of the hillside residence, the picturesque resort town of Menaggio is also just 19 minutes by car, enabling guests to easily dip in and out of the Central Lake.
The beautiful lakeside resort is home to pretty cafe-lined piazzas, a wide selection of supermarkets, lovely delicatessens, boutique gift shops, a variety of restaurants, boat and kayak hire services and a fabulous lakefront Lido with sandy beach, swimming pools, volley ball court and cocktail lounge.
A frequent car and passenger Ferry service runs from Menaggio to the equally famous ‘golden triangle’ towns of beautiful Bellagio (popular with souvenir shoppers) and timeless Varenna (popular with timeless romantics). Varenna also benefits from the Lecco-Milan train service, enabling guests to hop on and visit the fashionable Lombardy capital for the day without needing their hire car.
The Central Lake really does offer the perfect haven for foodie fans; with a fabulous range of restaurants to tickle the taste buds, from family-friendly pizzerias, fine award-winning lake front restaurants and authentic ‘Agroturismos’ which serve divine country-style cuisine.
The cosmopolitan cities of Como and Lugano (59 – 66 minutes drive away) also provide an excellent array of dining options to complement your self-catering stay, as well as the perfect daytime and evening distraction; with designer shopping, trendy clubs and nightclubs, casinos, world-class museums and year-round cultural events to take in.
From soaking up the breathtaking splendours and botanical gardens of Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbianello and Villa Melzi, to water sports, canoeing, swimming, boat rental, tennis, golf, hiking, Lidos and cycling – the Central Lake is home to your next holiday!
Extreme sport fans can also enjoy the sport club situated above Bellagio, which provides opportunities to paraglide, quad bike, abseil and rock climb. In the winter-spring months, the nearby Ski resorts also provide the ideal day or weekend excursion away from the lake, with St Moritz and the closer Madesimo and Piani di Bobbio resorts 1-2 hours drive away.
Note: Pool availability may be subject to Covid-19 restrictions