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This cozy, well furnished apartment is on the second floor of an 18th century building situated in the heart of the beautiful Italian village of Cernobbio, located on Lake Como and just a two minute walk to either the Villa D’Este, one of The Leading Hotels of the World or the famous ‘Villa Erba’, once inhabited by Luchino Visconti. This elegant apartment is quite spacious and is in a very quiet area in the old part of Cernobbio and has recently been totally renovated and furnished. It is well equipped with modern plumbing, modern kitchen appliances, as well as dishes, stemware, tableware and all of the necessary utensils for cooking and eating. The apartment has two double bedrooms, a charming loft, a large lounge with a wood-burning fireplace, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen and a lovely balcony. It has beautiful light wood flooring accented with antique rugs and furniture. Much attention has been given to detail and each item has been selected with great care for appeal and utility. This fabulous apartment also boasts excellent heating and air conditioning systems, as well as a clothes washer and drying rack for maximum comfort and convenience It is near a number of excellent restaurants, coffee shops, gelaterias, bars, grocery stores and charming shops and is a short 10 minute drive to George Clooney’s ‘Villa Oleandra’ and the ‘Villa Fontanelle’, once owned by the late Gianni Versace. Many other beautiful villas may be viewed along the lake’s edge in both north and south directions from Cernobbio----either from the road by car or from the lake by boat. If you are looking for a peaceful and relaxing holiday with easy access to the region, it’s the perfect place for you. The apartment is just a few steps from the lake front where you can board a ferry boat to tour the lake in either direction…..to the north or to the south. To the south, the city of Como is easily reached by a short boat ride or a five minute drive. Como is heralded as the ‘Silk Capital’ of Italy, where you can find many silk and textile shops with top line fashions, as well as many restaurants, bars, coffee shops, churches and museums. To the north, by car or boat, you may visit many interesting towns and beautiful villas along the lake’s edge to include Bellagio at the promontory where the lake splits. You can also enjoy lovely lake front walks and shopping in Cernobbio as well as longer walks or bike rides up and down the lake or up Monte Bisbino (1,325 meters) above Cernobbio----all of this from ‘your home away from home’! This area of Italy is well served by many modes of transportation as you may travel by car, ferry, bus or international train service and Milan’s Malpensa Airport is an easy 45 minute drive via the Autostrada. Milan, Italy’s main business hub, with two airports and world famous for its architecture, arts, fashion and shopping is only 40 kilometres away and the Swiss border is just 15 minutes away and the Swiss city of Lugano, on Lake Lugano, may be reached in 30 minutes by car or train. It is worth mentioning that FOXTOWN, a factory outlet mall with 160 stores representing 250 brands, is located in Mendrisco and is halfway between Cernobbio and Lugano, Switzerland or just 15 minutes away and has 1,200 parking spaces and a casino and seven bars/restaurants. As countless travellers have come to know, Lake Como is one of the most beautiful places in the world and has been chosen by many as ‘their personal paradise’.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Our usual changeover day is Saturday check in after 3:00 pm. In the summer months air conditioning is available at additional 80 euro per week. In the winter there is an additional 80 euro per week charged to cover heating gas.
40% at booking by bank transfer, 60% at check in.
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About the owner: 'The owner speaks very good English, knows the area very well, and lives just a few kilometers away. He is happy to assist you in any way. He knows the area intimately, and can make great recommendations.'