ideal occupancy 8 pax.
2 extra beds are available for a maximum of 10 pax.
You have always dreamt of a holiday home directly on lake como shore, near Bellagio, Varenna, Menaggio, the beautiful triangle. Villa Ortensia is yours! all windows overlooking the lake, panoramic terrace and garden for relaxing and outside dining , 100 m2 living space divided over 2 floors. The house dates back to 16th century and was at that time interconnected with the Andreani castle , today the cluster of houses around the castle is a very quiet place, no shops, no restaurants , steep foot-paths lead to the lake side.
Lake Como has a very pleasant climate due to its sheltered position at the south of the swiss alps. Springtime starts in April and Autum in October. Winters are mostly dry and with bright sunshine. For a winterbreak you crosscountry ski at 45 mins and alpine ski in st. Moritz, Madesimo, Bormio at 90-120 mins by car.
For youngsters: sailing and surfing schools in Dervio, hiking and biking in the higher valleys, for seniors: romantic coastal villages, with good restaurants, boat trips to Bellagio, Como etc and visit to the villa's monastero, Balbinanello, Carlotta in Tremezzo. Shopping in Como and milan. churches, chapels, museums, archeological sites , one week is too short!
to reach the house you leave the car on the public parking and walk down an easy going footpath to the gate and a short flight of stairs to the main entrance.