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

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Last updated: 02/23/2014

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Varenna apartment 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.

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

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

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator

          Amenities

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

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player

          Communications

          • Computer Available:

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

          Location & View

          • Lake View:

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

          • Village:

            Historic centre of Varenna...moreless

          • Beachfront
          • Beach View
          • Monument View
          • Mountain View

          Activities

          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Water Skiing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Tennis
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Rock Climbing
          • Sight Seeing
          • Miniature Golf
          • Antiquing
          • Boating
          • Shopping
          • Botanical Garden
          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Mountain Biking
          • Golf
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Apartment Maria's House
          Apr 27 - Sep 27, 2014
          4 night min stay
          €100
          €650
          Apartment Maria's House
          Sep 28 - Oct 31, 2014
          4 night min stay
          €90
          €600

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          Location

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

          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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          This listing was first published here in 2006.

          Date last modified - Sunday, February 09, 2014

          €90 - €100 per night (EUR)
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          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

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