**** in Dervio max. 6 Persons
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NL 8011 Zwolle
The house is located in the medieval village of Corenno Plinio, in the municipality of Dervio, which overlooks Lake Como, in Lombardy. This is an apartment of 100 square meters inside Villa Candiani, an historic building dating back to the seventeenth century and renovated in 2012. Corenno Plinio is one of the one hundred most beautiful villages in Italy, characterized by buildings of stone and buildings in style, dominated by the castle. Candiani Villa overlooking the ancient square, a few meters away from the castle and the church dedicated to the Bishop of Canterbury, St. Thomas Becket. Consecrated in 1365, it was ordained parish in 1566 and subsequently enlarged and renovated. Some studies have brought back to the light the remains of ancient frescoes of the Lombard school dating back to the XIV - XV centuries. On the façade, on the flanks of the entrance, you can admire the sepulchral monuments of the feudal lords of Corenno. Some artworks, attributed to the XIV century masters of the town of Campione, are rich in sculptural elements, which have a religious symbolism of particular interest. The castle, with walls crowned by battlements that protected the patrol path, can be dated back to a period between 1360 and 1370 and is a typical example of a castle-yard, or rather a fortification built as a refuge for the population in case of attack. The material used for the construction, follows the standards of '"opus gallicus", and mainly consists in rocks excavated on site or retrieved on the shore of the lake. The castle has two towers, one of them is that kind known as "Sailing Tower" and is located above the only entrance facing the town, and the other one, square-shaped, is located in the north-east side. Candiani Villa is 80 meters away from the lake and at a distance of 50 meters from the “Sentiero del Viandante”(=the “Path of the Wanderer”), the historic cobblestone street winding through the mountains of Lake Como. The area is very quiet and fresh thanks to the air coming by the lake.
The villa is located in the town of Dervio, in the hamlet of Corenno Plinio, which is about three kilometers away from the old town. In this area there are several sailing schools, boat rental service, a public swimming pool in Dervio and, at a distance of 8 km, there is the worldwide Pian di Spagna Natural Reserve for the protection of migratory birds, ideal place for bird-watching and an area full of riding schools. Among the major tourist attractions within 10 km, there are: Forte Fuentes, Piona Abbey, Fort Montecchio Nord, Castel di Vezio, Orrido di Bellano, Villa Monastero in Varenna. The historic Moto Guzzi factory and the Guzzi museum are located at a distance of 24 km, in Mandello. At just one hundred meters from Villa Candiani you'll find a restaurant, which serves delicious typical dishes and seafood, as well as a bar. From the harbour of Dervio you can take the boats of “Navigazione Lago di Como” to reach Bellagio, Menaggio, Como and other places. Thanks to highway 36, from Dervio you can reach Milan (80 km), in about an hour, and Lecco (in 20 minutes), the city of the writer Manzoni. The area is also ideal for hiking in the mountains: the 2,609 meters high Mount Legnone is located just behind Dervio and it is the highest mountain of the mountain range of the Italian pre-Alps, while the ski slopes of Piani di Bobbio is located at a distance of 30 kilometers from Dervio .
Surface area: 108
The apartment has been totally renovated in 2012. There are two bathrooms with shower and bath, a kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, a sitting area with sofa bed and a 42-inches satellite television. From the balcony you can enjoy the panorama of Lake Como, and the apartment also has an internal courtyard, paved with stone and with a small fountain. The very large two bedrooms are made unique by the ancient tufa vaulted roofs. One room has an old bathtub dating back to the 1600 with a sink, and a wall of rock with color therapy, in addition to a TV. The kitchen is equipped with dishes, refrigerator and freezer, four-burner stove, electric oven. It was also designed with a peninsula, ideal for breakfast or an aperitif.
The apartment has independent heating system with separate gas meter for cooking and heating. It has also a fireplace. In the apartment there are also a washing machine and an electric iron at guests' disposal. The apartment has two entrances, one independent from the court and the other one from the main entrance of the villa.
The apartment has four beds and there is the possibility to use the two additional bed places of the sofa bed. An high-chair and cot for children are available on request. Possibility to rent bicycles.
Possibility nearby / Möglichkeiten in der Nähe: Fishing, Golfplaying
INCLUDED IN PRICE
washing machine- ironing board
hospitality for small pets
welcome basket with a typical local pastry and Italian sparkling wine
Possibility to hire extra linen (ONLY FOR FURTHER weekly change, OPTIONAL): 10 euros per person
Mandatory final cleaning: 80 euros
There is an independent gas meter for each apartment. The costs of gas for cooking, hot water and heating depend on consumption.
Baby crib: 35 euros per week (on request)
Bicycle rental (on request)
Check-in time: from 16.00 to 20.00
Check-out: by the 10.00