Palazzo sul Lago
Northern lakes - Vacciago di Ameno - Lake Orta
Palazzo sul Lago – Vacciago di Ameno – Lake d’Orta
4 Double Bedrooms – Spa and heated pool
Lake Orta in Piedmonte, home to truffles and the most prestigious Italian wines, is a non-touristy wonderful getaway any season of the year. Step into baroque Italy, away from the frenetics of modern life and indulge in the history, gastronomy and the fresh air of a true vacation. Your days will be filled with art, architecture, possibilities to visit frescoed chapels, monasteries, the jewel of Sacro Monte d’Orta - a UNESCO world heritage site, with its botanical gardens and incredible terra cotta sculpture garden.
Surrounded by an amazing explosion of flowers and fauna everywhere in the spring and early summer while in the autumn the magical colors of the trees changing bearing yellows to red leaves will take your breath away.
Orta San Giulio is a picture perfect shore town with winding streets full of quaint restaurants boasting lovely local fare, wine bars, art galleries, artisinal shops and boutiques offering the local specialities. Sail over to San Giulio island where you can sip cocktails while the sun sets behind town over the lake.
Just above San Giulio you will find your lake home, Palazzo sul Lago overlooking the entire scene below. Nestled into its own baroque village which once was the summer get away for Milanese and Piedmont nobility who built all of the majestic buildings in the neighborhood including yours.
Palazzo sul Lago is a 17th century mansion which was completely renovated in 2012, combining luxury materials with modern technology. The interior design offers a rustic feel with clean modern lines and all of the high tech amenities your heart desires. It features gorgeous 17th century original architectural elements such as wood flooring, large fireplaces and coffered ceilings. Enter through a large gate leading into the courtyard and on to a charming romantic garden, adorned with columns and protected by walls to ensure maximum privacy for intimate lunches and dinners by candlelight.
Enter the ground floor to find a fully equipped modern kitchen and dining room that comfortably seats 8 guests, a study, guest bathroom with shower stall plus your private spa and swimming pool. Beyond you will find the beautiful garden accessible from all rooms on this floor.
Going upstairs you will find a spacious living room with TV, decorative fireplace and coffered ceiling, guest bathroom, two bedrooms, which can be adjoining upon request, each with its own with en suite bathrooms. The first bedroom has a king sized bed, decorative fireplace and shower stall bath while the second has a queen sized bed and a tub with shower. This floor also has an independent entrance from the back of the house.
Continue up to the second floor where you will find a beautiful porch with vaulted ceiling connecting two more bedrooms with queen sized beds and en suite bathrooms with shower stalls plus a music room with magnificent views of the lake, San Giulio Island and Monte Rosa.
There is also a laundry room with washing machine, drier and iron and a guest bathroom on each floor.
Distances: 3,5 km to Orta San Giulio (with is picturesque center), 44 km (50 min drive) to Malpensa airport, 80 km (70 min. drive) to Milan center.
- 4 Double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom
- 1 Guest bathroom
- Charming romantic garden accessible from each bedroom on the ground floor
- Equipped kitchen with dishwasher, fridge and freezer, electric oven and microwave oven, american coffee and moka machine
- Laundry with washing machine, dryer and iron
- Flat screen satellite tvs, dvd and cd player
- Black out windows
- Hairdryer and courtesy kit in each bathroom
- Spa and heated swimming pool
- Non smoking villa (smoking allowed outside in the garden)
- Broadband internet access – free of charge
- I-Pod/iPhone/iPad audio system in every room
- Alarm system
- Maid service once per week and final cleaning included
- Crib/cot upon request
- Computer, printer, scanner copier & fax machine
* Please note: the included amenities may vary according to final agreement, make sure to check your contract for complete list.