Range of Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation Right on Lake Garda - Apartment 510Multiple rentals available (17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:Contact owner
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Apartment 510: Garda Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 1956ha
We own this apartment and look forward to the time when we can spend long periods in it. It has a double bed in the bedroom and sleeps 3 in the living-room. In addition, it has 2 balconies, 2 bathrooms and a kitchen. The apartment is comfortable rather than luxurious. There are books, games and maps there, as well as lots of bedding for cooler times of year. The kitchen is small but very well-equipped, and totally refurbished winter 2006/7. It is on the first floor (there is a lift) and there is a good view of the lake. The condo boasts a 'solarium' - a bit of flat roof - with wonderful views and a few deckchairs.
For groups or two families together, we can offer a second one-bedroom apartment and/or a studio apartment in the same building.
About the Property
Three apartments in the same condominium plus extra accommodation for groups
General information:: We feel very lucky to have discovered these apartments, and to own one. The view from the balconies, the grounds, the walks of all kinds, the mountain scenery, the changing appearance of the lake, the shoreline, the cafe's and restaurants on the promenade, the proximity of wonderful historic cities - it is all so beautiful! There are various facilities and theme parks to entertain the children and the climate is excellent. The condominium can easily be reached by bus from Verona airport, while there are cheap flights to Verona, Bergamo, Venice and Milan (in order of closeness). Hire a car or use train and bus or we can arrange for our friendly taxi-driver to meet you. Or drive down. Finally, if, like me, you worry about the effect of flying on our environment, there is a very pleasant train route, at least from the south of England. Take the Eurostar to Paris Nord, cross to Gare de Bercy, and take the night train to Verona arriving 7.25am. For other train routes, please contact us.
Before you leave this page:: We haven't mentioned the open-air opera in the Arena in Verona. It's on in July and August, it's easy to get tickets, and there are buses to take you there from outside our gate.
Nor have we mentioned Signora Maria Luisa, our English-speaking colleague and housekeeper of the condominium. She looks after our guests beautifully and sorts out any problems. She leaves a basic welcome pack for new arrivals, and basic cooking necessities are also left.
Warning: There is a longish slope and 35 steps up to the pool, but you can also reach it by car.
See also property number 4054 for a one-bedroom apartment for a couple in Bardolino, a little further south on Lake Garda.
Letters from guests:: 'We had a wonderful time - the apartment was fabulous and the whole area is just perfect for a family holiday. After a good scout round the little towns and villages around the lake, we were still in no doubt at all that we loved Garda best. We enjoyed the privacy, beautiful grounds and pool, and Maria Luisa and Ali were most helpful and welcoming. Many, many thanks for all your assistance, your directions were excellent. Thanks for making our holiday arrangements so carefree.'
'I want to compliment you on the professionalism of the whole operation. The briefing was excellent and the way the whole set-up is organised is wonderful. We were delighted with the apartment - the location and the facilities, and Maria was very nice and helpful...'
'Italy and Lake Garda were a wonderful experience for my son and me. Hopefully we will get to visit again as the memories we have are wonderful and I know there is a lot more to explore.'
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Member since: 2001
2 other available rentals on this property
- On floor 1
- 58 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- 1 double, 1 room with 3 beds, 1 cot
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- IMPORTANT: The air-conditioning is an old-fashioned air-cooling system, and not the most effective in the world! It does not extend well into the bedroom, where there is a ceiling-fan which we have always found quite adequate. Bathroom, bedroom and kitchen linen is an extra, provided by the condominium if required for 15 euros per head per set. This only just covers the cost of the laundry and delivery to the apartment. As well as the double bedroom there are two adjoining single beds and a sofa-bed in the living-room. The balconies face south, one being sunny, one being shaded. Of the above facilities, the swimming-pool, washing-machine, garden, swings, cots and high-chairs are communal. There is a ramp and lift for wheel-chair access, and I am assured the doors are wide enough for a wheel-chair. As well as the wonderful swimming-pool we share with another complex, there is a spectacular new Leisure Centre with pools in Garda which you can reach using the free town shuttle bus....moreless
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Nude Beach
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Tennis Court
- Walkway To Water
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
- Outdoor Pool
Daily rates are negotiable, but the minimum charge for a booking is 200 pounds A deposit cheque or bank transfer of 25 per cent is required to secure the dates. The balance is payable when I contact you 4 - 6 weeks before your departure date.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Car: Not Necessary
The condo is on the edge of the historic little town of Garda,which is on the south-east shore of the lake at its widest part, in a sheltered bay. The location is fantastic, with 3-minute access to the lakeside via our private underpass, where you find a promenade into town on your left (7 mins), a cafe/bar 150 metres along to the right, and the beach in the photo stretching round the bay to your right. There are walks along the lakeside in both directions, and also up into the hills around. We always feel sorry for the visitors we see trailing down the roads to the lake from the hotels a bit further inland. Garda offers easy access to Verona, Venice , Mantua, Milan and - further away - Bologna.
Easy-jet and BA fly from Gatwick to Verona.
View of the lake, the town and the condominium
The bedroom of apt 510
The condominium and grounds
The nearby beach and a wonderful walk
Looking the other way
View from restaurant-snack bar
Sunny balcony of 510
Sunny balcony of 717 - same as 715
Second view of 510 living-room
Floor-plan of 510, same size as studio + bedroom
Just off the beach
View from 715
The lake in a different mood, 3 mins away
Kitchen of apt 510 (all 3 similar)
One of our pools with restaurant beyond
Shady balcony of 510
Living-room of 510
Floor-plan of 715 (studio apartment)
Floor-plan of Apartment 717
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