This two bedroom two bathroom luxury garden apartment is situated in the charming village of Colonno overlooking beautiful Lake Como and with stunning views of the lake and towards the mountains of the Italian Alpi Orobie and the Swiss Rhaetian Alps. The apartment is newly completed (2009) and is a ground floor garden apartment in a prestigious block of six luxury homes designed as a residential development, arranged in two groups of three with a central lift and named Le Terrazze. The apartment has its own private garage for secure off road parking at the road level and like many lakeside developments, is built on the side of the hill to maximize the views and from whence it gets its name (The Terraces).
The apartment has a beautiful landscaped garden on two levels filled with jasmine, roses, palm trees and wisteria and with a small but completely private heated swimming pool for the exclusive use of this apartment. The apartment is just 60 metres laterally and 60 metres above Lake Como, so you get a real sense of closeness. No distant lake glimpses only breathtaking lake views from every angle. Panoramic terrace leading to private garden. The fully equipped, bespoke kitchen and lounge area with large French doors opening directly out to a romantic covered terrace for 'al fresco' dining, a 32 inch flat screen TV, Hi-Fi/DVD player. Bedrooms with balconies overlooking the lake.
Interior designed, luxurious fittings, high quality. Located within minutes from ferry stop, restaurants and shops.
The property is positioned at the start of a beautiful walk to Menaggio passing many of the beautiful villages along the way. The village has a selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Colonno, which is named after an ancient Greek settlement, remains a traditional Italian lakeside village and it situated 2 km north of Argegno and immediately adjacent to Sala Comacina, with Ossuccio, Lenno and Menaggio a few kilometres further north. It is 20 minutes from the lovely historic city of Como and about one hour to Milan airports (Malpensa and Linate) and the stylish metropolis itself. Como is one of Italy’s most important centres for the production of silk Enjoy a relaxing stay with the changing colours of the lake and market strolls, boat trips, lakeside or mountain walks, romantic meals in one of the many waterside cafes and restaurants.
We are a professional couple with two well behaved and used to travelling children, aged 12 & 8. We have lived in Italy for 10 years and although have moved back to Ireland, own this small piece of heaven on Lake Como.Our home in Ireland REF27228 is also available for a combined exchange or a visit to Ireland.