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Exclusive Villa in Private Lake-Side Location with 5 Bedrooms & Brathtaking View of the Lake

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The villa is located directly on the sun-drenched lake-front of Lago Maggiore

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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Villa San Remigio

The Villa San Remigio is located on the headland („Castagnola”), one of the prettiest places on the Lake Maggiore, North of the Borromeo Islands. The view takes in the entire lake, from North to South. As far as size, location and history go, this villa is probably the most significant on Lake Maggiore. It was built at the end of the 19th Century to celebrate the passionate love between the poet and musician Marquis Silvio della Valle di Casanova and the Irish artist Sophie Browne. The pair chose just this spot for their „Garden of Dreams“. Inspired by the grand Baroque and Art Nouveau Italian villas, they endeavoured to create a harmony between artistic forms and the beauty of nature. Since the sixties, the villa building has been used by the Municipality of Verbania and its interior is therefore not open to the public, However, the park may be visited by groups, if requested. Couples seeking a romantic start to their marriage may have a civil marriage ceremony in the building.

Holiday Home 'San Remigio'

The park area which is directly by the lake-side has remained in private possession. Here, on a rocky promontory, is the former private chapel of the villa. It was completely restored a few years ago and converted into a modern residence of great fascination and originality. The garden, which was neglected for decades, has been carefully restored to its former splendour and may be described as the „smaller brother“ of the largest botanical garden in Italy, which is in the neighbouring Villa Taranto. Living here in San Remigio gives one the unique sensation that one can „embrace“ the lake from every window. The approx. 3.600 m² garden at the lake-side is inaccessible from outside the villa grounds, thus garanteeing absolute privacy. You can swim in the lake here, enjoy its view from the glass Finnish sauna and then relax in the whirlpool. Whether while reading in the garden, listening to music by the lake-side, playing the piano or just day-dreaming by the lily-pond, this a paradise in which to relax and excape from daily routine. The villa, with its approx. 300 m² living area, boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and every modern comfort, including a gratis W-LAN connection. The individual floors are connected by a winding staircase. If you should require a cook, we can easily organise this for you. A gardener tends the park and will also assist you when putting canoes into the water or when starting up the sauna. There are gratis bicycles for shorter excursions. Your car may be parked on one of the 4 parking spaces or in the carport within the enclosed grounds. Smoking is not permitted.

Division of the Holiday Home:

- 1st Level:
• Corridor
• Storage room with washing machine
• 1st bedroom with double bed (single mattresses), 3 room-high arched windows, breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains opposite and access to the park
• 2nd bedroom with pull-out couch-bed for 2 persons (walk-through bedroom), desk, fantastic view of the lake and the mountains opposite and access to the 1st balcony and the park
• 3rd bedroom with double bed (one mattress), desk and fantastic view of the lake and the mountains opposite
• Suite, consisting of:
- a 4th bedroom with double bed (one mattress: 1,60 m x 2,00 m), desk and fantastic view of the lake and the mountains opposite
- a small living room with desk and fantastic view of the lake and the mountins opposite
- an attractive bathroom with bidet and bath tub with shower and hammam function
• 5th bedroom with single bed, desk and fantastic view of the lake and the mountins opposite
• 2nd attractive bathroom with shower, bidet, window and breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains opposite (en suite to the 1st bedroom)
• 3rd attractive bathroom with shower, bidet and window (en suite to the 2nd bedroom)
• 1st balcony (approx. 6 m²) with breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains opposite

- 2nd Level
• Amply living hall with dining area, fireplace, piano and access to the 2nd balcony and to the lake-side garden
• Well-equipped kitchen unit with dishwaher
• 4th attractive and modern bathroom with shower and bidet
• 2nd balcony (approx. 9 m²)
• Amply outside area consisting of an approx. 3.600 m² lake-side garden with stone table and stone benches, barbecue, approx. 40 m² terrace, pavillon, lily pond as well as an outdoor Finnish glass sauna and whirlpool with fantasic view of the lake

- 3rd Level
• Gallery (approx. 30 m²) with SAT-TV (flat screen), pull-out couch-bed for 2 persons and breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains opposite

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 300 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • 1st bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    en suite to the 4th bedroom...moreless

  • 2nd bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

    en suite to the 1st bedroom...moreless

  • 3rd bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

    En suite to the 2nd bedroom...moreless

  • 4th bathroom: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Approx. 30 m² gallery with SAT-TV (flat screen)...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Linens Provided:

    inclusive...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Amply living hall with dining area, fireplace, piano and access to the approx. 9 m² balcony and to the lake-side garden ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Your car may be parked on one of the 4 parking spaces or in the carport within the enclosed grounds...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Well-equipped kitchen unit ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    • 1st balcony (approx. 6 m²) with breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains opposite • 2nd balcony (approx. 9 m²) ...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    There are gratis bicycles for shorter excursions...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There are gratis canoes for excursions...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Approx. 3.600 m² lake-side garden ...moreless

Pool / Spa

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Zwischensaison
Mar 28 - May 1, 2015
5 night min stay
€457

Rates are based on 6 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Vorsaison
May 2 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay
€571

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Hauptsaison
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay
€786

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Nachsaison
Aug 29 - Oct 2, 2015
7 night min stay
€571

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 6 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Zwischensaison
Oct 3 - Nov 6, 2015
5 night min stay
€457

Rates are based on 6 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Nebensaison
Nov 7 - Dec 25, 2015
5 night min stay
€300

Rates are based on 6 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest

Silvester
Dec 26 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
€457

Rates are based on 6 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Auf Wunsch:

• Zusätzliche Reinigung für € 100,-

• Wäschewechsel (Bettwäsche und Handtücher) für € 15,- pro Person

• Frühstücksservice für € 10,- pro Person

Im Mietpreis inbegriffen sind die Kosten für die Endreinigung sowie für Bettwäsche und Handtücher. Eine Boje steht kostenfrei zur Verfügung.


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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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Location

69 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Milan Melpensa
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Pallanza
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Pallanza
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golf & Sporting Club Verbania
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Verbania
11 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A 26 (exit Baveno)
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Pallanza
40 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Mottarone

Car: Recommended

Pallanza (approx. 10.000 inhabitants) has Roman origins and was first officially mentioned in the 11th century. Because of its important strategic location it was, like the neighbouring towns Intra and Suna, repeatedly under the control of various ruling families. Since 1939 these three towns form the provincial capital Verbania. At the beginning of the 19th century, tourism in this region developed and gained considerable impetus through the construction of the railway and the Simplon Pass. Many famous personalities came here to enjoy the splendid location in the Borromean Gulf, the mild climate and the resulting Mediterranean vegetation. The world-famous music conductor, Arturo Toscanini, spent many years living opposite Pallanza, on the small island San Giovanni, which is still privately owned by the Borromeo family. Here he found a refuge which afforded him the strength, peace and inspiration which he needed for his future projects. There is much to discover while walking through the charming historic town-centre with its mediaeval streets, churches, chapels, villas, gardens, arbour pathways, restaurants, bars, and numerous shops, as well as the wonderful lakeside promenade. The beautiful Art Nouveau villas are witnesses to a rich and unique era which no longer exists. One of these villas has become world-famous due to its park – the Villa Taranto – on the “Punta della Castagnola”. Here you can find a park of approx. 20 hectares with more than 20,000 different plants from all over the world. Not only is the botanical variety throughout the year impressive, but also the splendid location between the lake and the mountains. Incidentally, one of the most famous sons of the town, Giovanni Maria Farina, attained world-wide fame in Cologne in 1714. Thanks to his fine instinct and good sense of smell, the famous „Eau de Cologne“ was invented, and he described it thus: „My perfume is like a Spring morning in Italy, after a shower of rain: oranges, grapefruit, bergamot, lemons, cedar, lime and the blossoms and herbs of my homeland.“ Napoleon wished to buy the formula for himself and only some devious deception tactics prevented it from falling into his hands! After the French Revolution at the end of the 18th century, many attempts were made by rivals to copy the perfume and the name and because there was still no Trademark Protection Law at the time, „Eau de Cologne“ became synonymous with an entire range of perfumes.

 

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  • The villa is located directly on the sun-drenched lake-front of Lago Maggiore

    The villa is located directly on the sun-drenched lake-front of Lago Maggiore

  • Breathtaking view of the lake

    Breathtaking view of the lake

  • Living hall

    Living hall

  • Living hall

    Living hall

  • One of the 5 bedrooms

    One of the 5 bedrooms

  • One of the 5 bedrooms

    One of the 5 bedrooms

  • One of the 4 bathrooms

    One of the 4 bathrooms

  • Suite (4th bedroom)

    Suite (4th bedroom)

  • Outdoor glass Finnish sauna

    Outdoor glass Finnish sauna

  • The famous 'Villa Taranto' is just 50 m distant

    The famous 'Villa Taranto' is just 50 m distant

  • The Borromean Islands

    The Borromean Islands

  • Cannero Riviera

    Cannero Riviera

  • Approx. 3.600 m² lake-side garden

    Approx. 3.600 m² lake-side garden

  • Breathtaking view of the lake

    Breathtaking view of the lake

  • Living hall

    Living hall

  • Approx, 30 m² gallery

    Approx, 30 m² gallery

  • One of the 5 bedrooms

    One of the 5 bedrooms

  • One of the 4 bathrooms

    One of the 4 bathrooms

  • Suite (4th bedroom)

    Suite (4th bedroom)

  • Bathroom (suite)

    Bathroom (suite)

  • Lake side promenade of Pallanza

    Lake side promenade of Pallanza

  • Pallanza

    Pallanza

  • The Borromean Gulf

    The Borromean Gulf

  • The Milan Cathedral

    The Milan Cathedral

€300 - €786 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 5-7 nights
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