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Villa Margherita Grande - Wonderful Property with Lake, Gardens & More

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Alfresco dining area at Villa Margherita Grande

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
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Griante Cadenabbia apartment description

The grand Villa Margherita dates back to the 1750’s and is in fact where the famous Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi stayed and composed ‘La Traviata.’ The villa enjoys a prime central lake position along the desirable western shore making it ideally placed for guests who wish to explore the many attractions and pretty towns on Lake Como!

The villa’s well maintained grounds include a lakefront area with resident beach, boat mooring facility, children’s play area and a resident parking facility. Once guests have parked here an arched stone tunnel leads guests safely under the lake road out into the principal Villa grounds, which enjoys a sunny lake view position in a mature and serene landscaped setting.

The spacious two bedroom property (ID 437) is situated on the second floor of the period Villa and the accommodation is distinctive, elegant, modern and inviting with a bright and well proportioned lake view sitting room which features three comfortable sofas, a TV, dining area and a wonderful view of the Bellagio peninsular. The owner’s own tasteful and eccentric flair can be enjoyed in the property and can be seen in the original art pieces, antique furniture and modernist touches; the style being Italian distinctly works and provides both a restful and vibrant atmosphere for guests to enjoy.

A modern fully fitted kitchen with dining area provides all the desired appliances for a self-catering holiday and also enjoys a wonderful view of the lake which is perfect whilst preparing food.

The principal lake view master bedroom is beautifully furnished with antique pieces, floor to ceiling lake view windows and includes modern touches such as a flat screen TV for guests’ entertainment. From the master bedroom French doors open out onto a fabulous sunny lake view balcony terrace. An Alfresco dining set features and makes for the perfect dinner party venue, overlooking the villa’s romantic gardens and the breathtaking Lake Como with picturesque views towards Bellagio and the pretty resort town of Varenna on the eastern lakeshore.

A second spacious twin bedroom with stylish bamboo single beds and a bright and open atmosphere also features and is ideal for guests.

A contemporary newly fitted bathroom with bath tub and a second modern rustic style shower room are also situated in the property.

By special arrangement, we are able to offer our guests access to the fabulous swimming pool at the Lido Di Cadenabbia completely free of charge. The pool is open from mid April until the end of September/early October.

Guests are able to enjoy the splendid resident landscaped gardens of the villa which feature specimen trees and spectacular flower displays and are ideal for walking and relaxing in.

Cadenabbia:
Cadenabbia is a popular and naturally beautiful resort destination along the desirable central western shore of Lake Como between the resort towns of Tremezzo and Menaggio. The resort is popular especially by the British during the Spring and Autumn time and is part of the commune of Griante; of which the main historical centre is situated behind the hotel lined facade of Cadenabbia up on the breathtaking hillside.

The Cadenabbia lakefront features elegant hotels, beautiful historical villas and local bars and restaurants to cater for locals and visitors. Cadenabbia is also the site of the first Anglican Church in Italy, built here in 1891 as well as home to the famous stronghold of the infamous Lake Como pirate, ‘Antonio the Crazy’ who occupied Griante Castle during the early 1500’s.

Visitors can enjoy the day here walking along the scenic promenade, visiting the famous Villa Carlotta with its beautiful botanical gardens and fascinating past, enjoy a swim at Cadenabbia’s Lido, relax with an excellent cappuccino and cake in one of the many cafés, enjoy a picnic in the lakeside park in Tremezzo, share a romantic dinner with a loved one at one of the many fine restaurants or take the Cadenabbia car and passenger ferry to Varenna, Bellagio and Menaggio.

For those feeling a little more energetic a walk along the Alpine trail up to the San Martino Church is highly recommended. The church is perched high above on the Griante mountainside and boasts spectacular views over Lake Como once you’ve made it to the top!

The historical village of Lenno is also situated very close by and is said to be the oldest on Lake Como. The village features a very pretty lakefront with promenade, bars, and restaurants and a passenger ferry service and Lido. The famous Villa Balbianello is situated on the other side of the bay of Lenno and can be reached by water taxi or by foot through the woodland grounds.

Lombardy - Lake Como Area:-
The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.

Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.

It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.

All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.

Warming, in spring and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, oriented north-south, ringed by characterful old villages often wedged onto narrow beaches between rugged cliffs and water. Those classic lake images of flower strewn balconies, Baroque gardens and splendid waterside villas can be found here in abundance. Dotted around and between the lakes are some of Italy's finest art cities, such as Milan, Verona & Bergamo.

The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandra).

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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              • The principal lake view master bedroom is beautifully furnished with antique pieces, floor to ceiling lake view windows and includes modern touches such as a flat screen TV for guests’ entertainment. From the master bedroom French doors open out onto a fabulous sunny lake view balcony terrace. An Alfresco dining set features and makes for the perfect dinner party venue, overlooking the villa’s romantic gardens and the breathtaking Lake Como with picturesque views towards Bellagio and the pretty resort town of Varenna on the eastern lakeshore. A second spacious twin bedroom with stylish bamboo single beds and a bright and open atmosphere also features and is ideal for guests....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

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              • A contemporary newly fitted bathroom with bath tub and a second modern rustic style shower room are also situated in the property....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • By special arrangement, we are able to offer our guests access to the fabulous swimming pool at the Lido Di Cadenabbia completely free of charge. The pool is open from mid April until the end of September/early October. Guests are able to enjoy the splendid resident landscaped gardens of the villa which feature specimen trees and spectacular flower displays and are ideal for walking and relaxing in. Additional Facilities: We offer a range of extra facilities, which are available for hire through our office 'Happy Holiday Homes' in Menaggio: Cot Hire - € 20 per week, High Chair - € 15 per week, Push Chair - € 25 per week, Camp Bed – € 85 per week, Wi-Fi or USB Internet Stick - € 35 per week (includes € 10 consumable credit). Please note that signal and connectivity is not guaranteed and may depend on the strength of the signal in your rental property....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Theme

                  • Luxury
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank

                  Location Type

                  • Village
                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  building type

                      • Villa

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 4 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Parking
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Elevator
                              • Living Room

                              Kitchen

                              • Kitchen
                              • Toaster
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Microwave

                              Outside

                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Balcony
                              • Deck / Patio
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Rate 3
                              Jun 28 - Aug 29, 2014
                              3 night min stay

                              €2,148
                              Rate 4
                              Aug 30 - Oct 17, 2014
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937
                              Rate 5
                              Oct 18 - Dec 19, 2014
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937
                              Rate 6
                              Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937
                              Rate 7
                              Jan 3 - Apr 24, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937
                              Rate 8
                              Apr 25 - Jun 26, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937
                              Rate 9
                              Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              €2,148
                              Rate 10
                              Aug 29 - Oct 16, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937
                              Rate 11
                              Oct 17 - Dec 18, 2015
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937
                              Rate 12
                              Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                              3 night min stay

                              €1,937

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Service Charge:

                              Our one & two weekly Service Charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis.

                              Additional Service Charge: €150 (7 days & less) & €175 (7 days plus)

                              Making a Booking:

                              To make a confirmed booking, you will be asked to fill in our online booking form and pay a 30% deposit by wire transfer or credit card. The remaining holiday balance will then be due 6 weeks before arrival.

                              Short Breaks:

                              3 night break - 40% off weekly tariff / 4 night break - 30% off weekly tariff / 5 night break - 20% off weekly tariff / 6 night break - 10% off weekly tariff


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                              Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                              Location

                              86 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Milan Malpensa
                              500 Metres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Cadenabbia
                              6 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              Varenna
                              32 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Autostrada E35
                              500 Metres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Lido Di Cadenabbia - Swimming Pool and Beach
                              500 Metres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Cadebabbia
                              70 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ski
                              Madisimo
                              4 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Menaggio Croce
                              500 Metres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Cadenabbia

                              Car: Recommended

                              Further Sport & Adventure Activities: Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens and Rowing Boats.

                              By special arrangement, we are able to offer our guests access to the fabulous swimming pool at the Lido Di Cadenabbia completely free of charge.The pool is open from mid April until the end of September/early October.

                              Guests are able to enjoy the splendid resident landscaped gardens of the villa which feature specimen trees and spectacular flower displays and are ideal for walking and relaxing in.

                              From the villa local restaurants can be reached along the road by foot, and conveniently by car in a matter of minutes guests will reach the famous Villa Carlotta, Tremezzo cafes, bars, restaurants and lakeside park, the Cadenabbia car and passenger ferry, the famous Villa Balbianello and the picturesque resort town of Menaggio with boutique shops, Lido beach and swimming pools and charming piazzas. The pretty hillside heart of Griante should be explored and there are many fine walks to enjoy from here, to the St Martino church with its incredible lake views for example.

                               

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                              • Alfresco dining area at Villa Margherita Grande

                                Alfresco dining area at Villa Margherita Grande

                              • The spacious lake view sitting room

                                The spacious lake view sitting room

                              • Fabulous lake view balcony terrace

                                Fabulous lake view balcony terrace

                              • Modern rustic style shower room

                                Modern rustic style shower room

                              • Villa Margherita Grande

                                Villa Margherita Grande

                              • Lido Di Cadenabbia

                                Lido Di Cadenabbia

                              • Cadenabbia

                                Cadenabbia

                              • Cadenabbia

                                Cadenabbia

                              • Cadenabbia

                                Cadenabbia

                              • Villa Carlotta - Tremezzo

                                Villa Carlotta - Tremezzo

                              • Beautiful views from the sitting room

                                Beautiful views from the sitting room

                              • Comfortable sofas and  dining area

                                Comfortable sofas and dining area

                              • Modern fully fitted kitchen with dining area

                                Modern fully fitted kitchen with dining area

                              • Lake view master bedroom

                                Lake view master bedroom

                              • Contemporary newly fitted bathroom

                                Contemporary newly fitted bathroom

                              • The second spacious twin bedroom

                                The second spacious twin bedroom

                              • Cadenabbia

                                Cadenabbia

                              • Cadenabbia

                                Cadenabbia

                              • Cadenabbia

                                Cadenabbia

                              • Villa Carlotta - Tremezzo

                                Villa Carlotta - Tremezzo

                              €277 - €307 per night (EUR)
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                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

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                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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