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Varenna Historic Maria's Apartment-Lake Como-Rick Steve's Book

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Last updated: 09/20/2014

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

MARIAS HOUSE, a lovely one-bedroom apartment located in Varenna, an elegant village on the shore of Italy's Lake Como. The beauty of the place is clearly evident in its ancient buildings, its romantic views, its impressive nature. A distinctive feature of Varenna is the mildness of the climate, which is proved by the olive trees, the cypress trees and other botanic species typical if the lake and is due to its special exposure: leant to the mountain, the village is facing south and west, so it is sunny and warm till late in the evening.
In the heart of Varenna's old quarter, just little steps from the water and the main square, the apartment looks onto a picturesque cobblestone pedestrian-only archway leading straight to the beach and the lakeside with the beautiful pubs, restaurants, shops and art galleries.
The rooms of this apartment on the first floor of a recently restored sixteen century building affords picturesque views of the lake. The hall, the bedroom, the bathroom with shower and the kitchen-sitting room with fireplace are bright and furnished with good taste, in a modern and functional style
No car is needed as you explore the ancient town of Varenna. Archways and steep, narrow lanes (which eventually end at the lake), beautiful ancient buildings and the elegant atmosphere grace this lovely town.
The passenger and car ferries are also minutes away, reaching the exquisite villages, gardens and villas that dot the lakeshore. The lake of Como itself and the nearby area offer the best in skiing, windsurfing, hiking and biking.
Shops, restaurants, pizzeria, bars, pharmacy arround 30 meters.
Varenna is well known for the villa Monastero and Cipressi near Maria's House , the long gardens offer an unforgettable souvenir. Varenna is the only town of Lake Como where all the fast trains from and to Milan and all the ferries stop, in front there are Bellagio and Menaggio.

CLIENTS RECEPTION:
CLIENTS WITH THEIR OWN CAR: MEETING POINT IN S.GIORGIO SQUARE, 50 MT. FROM MARIA'S HOUSE
CLIENTS ARRIVING BY TRAIN: MEETING AT THE RAILWAY STATION (400 MT. FROM MARIA'S HOUSE
WE’LL ASK THEM TO CONFIRM THE ARRIVAL TIME.

Keywords: Comfortable, just renewed apartment in the historic centre of Varenna situated in a building from XVII century very closed to the lake and to all the amenities.

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View:

    From one side, from both the living room and the bedroom...moreless

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Village:

    Historic centre of Varenna...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Internet Point at "Il Barilott" at 50 mt...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    30 mt...moreless

  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
 

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November to March                €400/450 week.
April-October                    €450/580 week
May-June-July-August-September   €500/650 week
Christmas - Easter  time         €500/600week
Account is required to book - Balanced on arrival/Can pay by PAYPAL
Minimum Stay 4 Nights.Preferably Weekly from Saturday to Saturday.
Heating in Winter for an Extra Fee on Consumption Basis.(€ 1,5/hour)

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Milano Malpensa - Milano Linate - Bergamo
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
Ferry Boot From Menaggio - Bellagio - Como
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Menaggio
300 Miles
Nearest Train
Railway Station
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Lido beach

Car: Not Necessary

Things to do: Train travel is so easy and economical in Italy.

It is possible to reach Venice by train leaving directly from Varenna and return the same evening.

Take a day trip to Milan to see the Cathedral, The Last Supper by Leonardo, turn in the best boutiques of the famous Monte Napoleone center of high fashion. Only an hour by train from Varenna.

Skiing: Skiing in the area is generous with places like Madesimo, Bormio, St. Moritz to 1.30 hours

Reaching St. Moritz Tirano starting with the famous train of Bernina.

Golf: The famous Menaggio and Cadenabblia Golf Club is located on a hill above Menaggio, which is only 15 minutes by ferry from Varenna.

 

Owner info

About the owner: Our names are Maria and Pietro. We were both pastry makers. Now we are pentioners and are doing this job because we like to meet people from all over the world.

Why the Owner Chose Varenna:
Because Varenna is the Pearl of Lake Como.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
On your arrival you will find a good Italian red wine bottle on the table.


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Speaks: english, italian

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 26, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Apartment
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, italian
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 09/20/2014
Email owner

+39 3333462872

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