Offering an idyllic setting for carefree breaks in Ispra, groups of 6 can easily embrace a full-on family holiday; with all the resort amenities, tourist delights and activities of Lake Maggiore to hand.
The creamy peach facade and white shutter framed windows ooze timeless romantic charm, whilst the private garden and balcony terrace culminate to provide a sublime sense of holiday escapism for you, your friends and family. Easily accessible and child-friendly too, the modern 2 storey duplex for groups of 6 is presented in a classic contemporary style; with a spacious open living room and dining area featuring alongside a separate modern kitchen, three spacious bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms
The inviting living area is fully-equipped for year-round stays, and offers a sumptuous sitting area with flat screen TV, WIFI access (extra charge) and views of the pretty private garden for company. Decorated in a palette of cream and calming sage, the interior offers a restful haven in which to curl up and enjoy a favourite movie and entertain away in style, to the sleek white-wood dining area. The French doors that lead out to the sunny garden offer a carefree flow for enjoying relaxed summertime stays too; with a large covered dining terrace just waiting to be enjoyed outside.
Offering an idyllic view of the garden, the scene is set for year-round alfresco dinner parties and unhurried lunchtime feasts. Perfectly complementing the spacious covered dining terrace and stylish indoor dining venue, a separate fitted kitchen offers a sleek practical setting for preparing delicious home-cooked meals and tasty snacks. Equipped with a cooker hob, microwave, oven, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, fridge and dishwasher, families on the go are perfectly catered for.
The same welcoming interior also features to the retreat’s versatile sleeping arrangements. With 2-3 bedrooms to relax and unwind in, flexible groups and families of up to 6 will easily feel at home. The sleeping accommodation comprises a spacious double master bedroom ideal for couples, with a useful wardrobe and access out to a sunny first floor terrace with cafe bistro set. A second inviting bedroom furnished with a single bed and a second single bed with pull out single offers added family appeal, whilst a third room with access to the same terrace as the master bedroom, and furnished with a French-size sofa bed (enabling 1.5 guests to use the room as a second sitting room-come-bedroom) offers further flexibility for larger group sizes. The flexible accommodation is perfectly suited for groups and families of all dynamics, and is complemented by equally varied and practical bathroom suites; with one featuring a bath tub, wash basin, WC and bidet and the second featuring a power shower, wash basin, WC and bidet. An extra service WC is also provided. Private laundry and ironing facilities as well as a ski storage room also conveniently feature to the retreat.
Outside, guests can dine in style at the alfresco dining area or relax in the sun on the manicured lawn. Nestled amongst the lush resident gardens, guests are just a short stroll from an Olympic-size seasonal swimming pool, with free entry passes provided for up to 4 guests (where after any extra guest must pay a € 5 entrance charge, wearing a cap is obligated).
Guests are also an equal distance away from the beautiful lake promenade, which is home to a lovely beach and Ispra’s many delightful walking trails. As well as relaxing in the parkland and soaking up the sun or shade by the poolside, the children’s play area or on the sun loungers, guests can also enjoy a game of tennis too, on the outdoor clay courts.
For larger family groups and separate groups looking to travel together, Casa Azalea is located in the same resort as Riva del Caolino (Ref 1332) which sleeps 6, Villa Elisabetta (Ref 2934) which sleeps 6, Residenza Fontana (Ref 2397) which sleeps 6, Magnolia Stellata (Ref 3172) which sleeps 6 and Rododendro Rosso (Ref 1868) which sleeps 5. Please enquire today for availability and tariff prices!
The historical village setting of Ispra is truly picturesque; with noble villa gardens and ancient ruins surrounding the lakefront resort, which is home to authentic Italian restaurants, bars, shops, well-stocked supermarkets and authentic homemade ‘Gelateria’. Close by, the famous Monastery of Santa Caterina del Sasso is just a 13-minute drive away, whilst the popular resort of Laveno is 16 minutes’ drive away. From the lovely golden triangle town of Laveno, a ferry service runs to Stresa and Verbania; for a lovely opportunity to enjoy a day of sightseeing. A holiday on Lake Maggiore boasts an abundance of leisure pursuits that range from wind surfing, wakeboarding, sailing, diving and hiking activities to tennis, horse riding, golf ( Ispra golf club is nearby whilst ‘Golf Des Iles Borromees’ is 7km away) and Italian Alp Skiing.
Serving as the perfect location too for soaking up the captivating culture and botanical beauty of Lake Maggiore, guests can enjoy some classic Lake Maggiore sightseeing moments at nearby Villa Taranto, Villa Pallavicini and of course with a local trip to the Romanesque church in Belgirate and the spectacular Borromeon Islands. For the perfect way to soak up more breath-taking scenery, the Stresa-Alpino-Mattarone Cableway offers an uplifting trip by cable car, whilst the 100 Valleys Tourist train from Locarno offers a breath-taking Alpine tour past the Vigezzo and Ticino, towards Stresa and Domodossola.
Nature lovers of all ages will also enjoy a classic family day out at the Safari Park and The Bog Wildlife Park. Perfect for ski breaks too, the Monte Rosa is within easy reach.
Milan Malpensa is just 32 minutes’ drive away from Ispra, whilst the easy driving distance to Milan, Lugano and Como all make this a fabulous setting for enjoying both relaxed and more explorative stays in the Italian Swiss Lake region.
Please note, the swimming pool is free for a maximum number of 4 guests. Every extra guest pays 5 Euro per day. A swim cap is mandatory, and the pool is open from 10:00 until 20:00. Tennis fee 5.50 euro per hour needs to be booked 24 hr's in advance. EXTRA TO BE PAID LOCALLY: Heating when needed; euro 10 per day.
- Smoking Not Permitted
- Swimming Pool
- Pets Possible
- Child Friendly
- Clothes Horse
- Coffee Machine
- Cooker Hob
- Digital TV
- Electric Kettle
- Full Kitchen
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Open Plan
- Outside Dining Area
- Outside Table & Chairs
- Private Garden
- Shared Pool
- Suitable for Elderly
- Sun Loungers
- Very Sunny Position
- Washing Machine
- Waste Disposal
- Wifi Available
Activities & Attractions
Seasonal Weekly Tariffs
|#||Min stay||Start date||End date||Price|
|3 nights||18 Oct 2019||22 Dec 2019||€1050|
|3 nights||23 Dec 2019||03 Jan 2020||€1204|
|3 nights||04 Jan 2020||09 Apr 2020||€1050|
|3 nights||10 Apr 2020||16 Apr 2020||€1204|
|3 nights||17 Apr 2020||15 May 2020||€1050|
|3 nights||16 May 2020||26 Jun 2020||€1204|
|3 nights||27 Jun 2020||30 Aug 2020||€1498|
|3 nights||31 Aug 2020||16 Oct 2020||€1204|
|3 nights||17 Oct 2020||21 Dec 2020||€1050|
|3 nights||22 Dec 2020||31 Dec 2020||€1204|
|Additional Service Charge: €145 (7 days & less) & €145 (7 days plus)|