Villa Alighieri

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Sleeps: 10 - 16 Bedrooms: 8 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village

Villa Alighieri is a luxurious holiday home that impresses with its sense of grandeur and elegant architecture inside and out. It sits in a stunning spot near beautiful Lake Maggiore, with the amenities and attractions of the town of Stresa within walking distance. There’s also a lovely lakeside promenade within a 10-minute walk for enjoying an evening stroll. It’s also easy to take the ferry over to the famous Borromean Islands and other Lake Maggiore towns and villages.

There’s a stately and almost regal feel throughout Villa Alighieri. The spacious and warm accommodation is set over three floors, making this villa great for large groups and families. Relax in the large living room with two distinct areas for all moods. Enjoy sociable movie nights in one of the spaces that also has a small dining table and doors that lead into the outside space. The slightly more formal living area is ideal for just sitting back on the comfortable sofas and watching the flames dancing in the fireplace on cooler nights. Mealtimes with a sense of occasion are on offer in the grand dining room, with the fully-equipped, modern kitchen also having a table to eat at.

There are eight bedrooms in total, spread over the two upper floors. Offering space and a feeling of calm are six double bedrooms, with many also featuring balcony terrace access and spectacular views over the garden. Two of these bedrooms also benefit from having their own en-suite bathroom. The two remaining bedrooms are ideal for children, as they both have two single beds each. All guests have use of the three beautifully-appointed family bathrooms.

Within the courtyard terrace is a large, private swimming pool that’s surrounded by sun loungers, with a pool house close by. There’s also a charming pergola with outdoor seating for enjoying al fresco meals and a parasol-shaded lounge area for pre-dinner drinks. Fantastic extra features found around the spacious grounds are a tennis court, pétanque terrain and even a chapel.

Being near to idyllic Lake Maggiore and the town of Stresa means a range of activities are on your doorstep. Take a walk along the lakeside promenade nearby and soak up the glorious views. Also go hiking in the nearby mountains and valleys. Reaching the Borromean Islands with their grand houses and gardens is easy, with regular ferry trips leaving from the waterfront at Stresa.

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What you should know…

  • A spiral staircase connects the three floors
  • The impressive top floor, with its two wings, has some low ceilings
  • The owners live in a separate villa 100m on the same estate, they are there to help when needed but also respect your privacy
  • When minimum occupancy is booked, certain rooms may not be accessible (subject to owner's discretion) - best to enquire with us beforehand

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Tennis Court Satellite TV Working Fireplace Heating Chapel on Site

The Villa

Villa Alighieri is a stunning villa spread over three floors. With a swimming pool and a tennis court, it is perfect for a family holiday. It can accommodate up to 16 people in 8 bedrooms.

Ground floor

- Living room with fireplace and Satellite TV
- Fully-equipped kitchen with breakfast table for 6 guests
- Dining room with seats for 6 people, opening into the outdoor terrace
- 2 bathrooms
- Laundry room with washing machine

First floor
- Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi
- Twin bedroom, ideal for children
- 3 double bedrooms
- Bathroom with shower
- Bathroom with bathtub

Second floor
- Double bedroom 'under eaves' with en-suite bathroom with shower
- Double bedroom 'under eaves'
- Twin bedroom 'under eaves'
- Bathroom with shower

Exterior
- Tennis court
- Swimming pool with whirlpool area, open from mid-May to end-September
- Pool house with changing room and bathroom with shower
- Courtyard garden with covered lounge area and al fresco dining area
- Sun loungers
- Petanque terrain
- Chapel

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Alighieri
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Cycling Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Enjoy everything that this lakeside town has to offer, with a great range of restaurants, bars and shops within a 5-minute walk.

The heart of Stresa is just a short walk away and is great for getting a taste of the laidback atmosphere found all along Lake Maggiore. There are plenty of sightseeing opportunities here also. Villa Pallavicino is of the most popular landmarks, with its fascinating zoo and gardens. Take the cable car to Monte Mottarone for panoramic views over the lake before enjoying a fresh fish lunch at one of the town’s many waterside restaurants. Stresa also has a train station, so you can be indulging in some serious retail therapy in chic Milan in just an hour.

Take the ferry over to the Borromean Islands, which are made up of Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori. Each has its own attractions, with Isola Bella being home to an impressive 17th-century palace and gardens. More picturesque gardens can be found on Isola Madre, with a rambling botanical garden full of bright and colourful plants to stroll around. Isola dei Pescatori is the smallest and most picturesque of the islands and is known for its red-roofed fishermen’s houses.

Lakeside Cannobio (37 km) is one of the most popular towns to visit in the Lake Maggiore area. Discover its old town and the ancient houses and flights of narrow steps that make it so atmospheric. Historic landmarks include 13th-century Palazzo Parasi and the Church of Santa-Marta. The town also has a pretty harbour area where you can watch boats coming and going.

Other interesting places that are easy to reach include Monte Mottarone (20 km), Arona (20 km) and Orta San Giulio (25 km).

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Milano Malpensa

(90 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Milano Linate

(110 km)

Nearest Airport 3 Orio al Serio Bergamo

(130 km)

Nearest Town/City Stresa

(250 m)

Nearest Restaurant

(200 m)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(200 m)

Nearest Beach

(750 m)

Nearest Supermarket

(400 m)

Nearest Shop

(400 m)

Nearest Village Stresa

(205 m)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

The whole family will enjoy a cable car ride from Stresa all the way up to majestic Mount Mottarone. You’ll get to take in some stunning scenery and panoramic views over Lake Maggiore.

There’s also Villa Pallavicino to visit, which is home to gardens and a zoo. There’s a diverse range of animals to see at the zoo, including black swans, zebras and rare species of duck.

Drive 25 km north for an unforgettable experience by taking the zipline from the town of Aurano right over Lake Maggiore.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Boules/Petanque
  • Tennis Court

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Personal Trainer & Massage
  • Guided Tours
  • Boat Rental

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Extras available at this property:

- Private chef
- Catering
- Fridge-stocking
- Cleaning service
- Personal trainer
- Massage treatments
- Guided tours
- Boat rental

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit € 1000 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection
Arrival time 2 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price. Air conditioning included.
Linen & towels included? Linen, bath and pool towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets are not allowed
Changeover day Saturday
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Minimum stay 7 nights
Heating costs included? Not included in the rental price, charged on consumption
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included
Other Ts and Cs The pool is open from mid-May to end-September, subject to weather conditions.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax may be payable locally (typically costs approximately between €1-€2 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Other Ts and Cs The 10-guests prices is only available outside the high season.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are not permitted.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 £7,836
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £5,747
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £7,836
Jan 4th 2020 - Mar 28th 2020 £5,538
Mar 28th 2020 - May 30th 2020 £6,269
May 30th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £10,971
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £5,538
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £10,971
Jan 2nd 2021 - Mar 25th 2021 £5,538

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 £9,403
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £5,747
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £9,403
Jan 4th 2020 - Mar 28th 2020 £6,896
Mar 28th 2020 - May 30th 2020 £7,575
May 30th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £10,971
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £6,896
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £10,971
Jan 2nd 2021 - Mar 25th 2021 £6,896

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 €8,487
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €6,224
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €8,487
Jan 4th 2020 - Mar 28th 2020 €5,998
Mar 28th 2020 - May 30th 2020 €6,790
May 30th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €11,882
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €5,998
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €11,882
Jan 2nd 2021 - Mar 25th 2021 €5,998

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 €10,185
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €6,224
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €10,185
Jan 4th 2020 - Mar 28th 2020 €7,469
Mar 28th 2020 - May 30th 2020 €8,204
May 30th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €11,882
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €7,469
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €11,882
Jan 2nd 2021 - Mar 25th 2021 €7,469

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 $9,353
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $6,859
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $9,353
Jan 4th 2020 - Mar 28th 2020 $6,609
Mar 28th 2020 - May 30th 2020 $7,482
May 30th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $13,094
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $6,609
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $13,094
Jan 2nd 2021 - Mar 25th 2021 $6,609

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 22nd 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 $11,223
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $6,859
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $11,223
Jan 4th 2020 - Mar 28th 2020 $8,230
Mar 28th 2020 - May 30th 2020 $9,041
May 30th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $13,094
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $8,230
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $13,094
Jan 2nd 2021 - Mar 25th 2021 $8,230

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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