Villa Tessa

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Sleeps: 6 - 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4
Oliver Approved

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Walk to Village

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Looking for a room with a view? What about a villa with a view - lots of them! From its peaceful hillside position, Villa Tessa benefits from incredible views over the glittering waters of Lake Maggiore. And positioned between the village of Meina and the charming town of Arona with its lovely promenade, restaurants, bars and cafes, you're never far from a delicious Italian meal!

This exquisite property is perfect for an extended family or multi-generational holiday, with lots of sleeping options including a dedicated children's bedroom to make the kids feel welcome. Sleeping up to 10 people in five elegant bedrooms, including a feature one that brings the outside in with its lovely garden hues and flowers, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Step into the living area and you'll feel instantly relaxed, whether it's pouring over the many books you'll long to read or the inspirational view through the floor-to-ceiling windows. And for more outstanding vistas, head into the kitchen with its stylish breakfast bar and table, where there are more inspiring camera-ready scenes to help you cook up a delicious Italian meal.

It's impossible not to want a refreshing dip when looking out at the cool shimmering waters of Lake Maggiore - especially when those Italian rays shine through. No worries, just head for the inviting turquoise pool outside. Surrounded by lawns, hedges and pretty flowers, it's a lovely spot. But, if you wish to recline and enjoy the sun, you can do so on the many sun loungers or comfy seating up on the first-floor terrace, while the younger children enjoy themselves on the swings and slide in the garden.

Want to venture out for a day trip? Aside from the lovely towns nearby, Stresa - the pearl of the lake - is a mere 15km away, and from there you can hop on a ferry to the magical Borromean Islands. And what's not to love about visiting the Piedmont vineyards, romantic Lake Orta and even Milan for a spot of shopping. Enjoy...

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • To reach Stresa and some of the day trips a bit further out, car hire is recommended
  • The playground equipment in the garden is really only suitable for much younger children
  • 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 Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Outdoor Games Heating

The Villa

Villa Tessa is a stunning property with breath-taking views over Lake Maggiore. It can accommodate up to 8 people in 5 splendid bedrooms.

Ground floor
- Double bedroom
- Two bathrooms with shower
- Open-plan kitchen and dining area leading out on to a terrace with al-fresco dining table

First floor
- Living room with floor-to-ceiling windows opening out on to the terrace
- Two double bedrooms with air-conditioned and mosquito screens
- Double bedroom with beds that can be separated into twins, air-conditioned and mosquito screens
- Children's bedroom with bunk beds (two single beds), a single bed, air-conditioned and mosquito screens
- Bathroom with shower
- Bathroom with bath tub and shower

Outside grounds (750m2)
- Fenced grounds
- Lawned garden
- Private swimming pool (5x9m, depth 1.6m). Open from May until October.
- Sun loungers
- Kids playing area with playhouse, slide and swing
- Covered terrace with dining table for up to 12 people and comfy chairs
- Outdoor shower

Facilities

- Air-conditioning
- TV
- Dishwasher
- Washing machine
- Safe
- Garage
- 2 uncovered parking one inside and the other outside the property

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Tessa
Walk to Village <1hr to Airport Sailing Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Boat Trips
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There's something magical about the lakes of northern Italy bordering Switzerland - the snow-capped mountains, elegant villas, charming villages and narrow glacial lakes, all of which make for a camera-ready scene of eye-popping beauty.

And Lake Maggiore, Italy's second largest lake, is no exception. Sleepy cobblestone villages, exceptional flowers, views over glittering waters, ethereal islands and the odd castle - it's no wonder such illustrious visitors as Byron, Shelley and Hemingway graced its very shores.

When the Simplon Pass train from Switzerland, one of the Alps most beautiful crossings opened, it meant easier access to this beautiful lake. And many visited for all its beauty, including its little islands located on the western arm of this stunning stretch of water: the tiny Isola Bella - a place of decadent parties for the nobility of Europe; Isola dei Pescatori with its population of just 50 people and a number of fabulous fish restaurants; Isola Madre featuring the most beautiful botanical flowers. The Borromean Islands are well worth a visit.
Inland, explore the pretty town of Stresa situated below the majestic peak of Mottarone, and enjoy its many cafes, restaurants and bars - especially the ones with views out to the Borromean islands.

Why not take a cable car up Mottarone for a truly spectacular view across the Alps? Amble around the town of Verbania or Cannobio's lakefront piazza with its ancient buildings. Then there's picturesque Maccagno and Luino with its famous market - amongst many more on this enchanting lake that will quite literally take your breath away.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Milan Malpensa Airport

(37km)

Nearest Airport 2 Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport

(118km)

Nearest Village Meina

(1.5km)

Nearest Town/City Stresa

(15km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurants & Cafes

(1km)

Nearest Supermarket Supermarkets & Shops

(1km )

Kids

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

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Sailing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Playground
  • Outdoor Games
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

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

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

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

Extra services available at this property (payable locally):

- Private chef and other catering options
- Personal trainer and massage
- Tour guide
- Boat rental
- Pre-stocking
- Extra cleaning and change of linens

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

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, 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 €800 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Electricity and gas (air conditioning, heating and other) are metered with a €50 bonus (included in the rental price). Any extra usage will be detracted from the deposit.
Linen & towels included? No. Rental included in end of stay cleaning fee.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €230, payable locally upon arrival. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of €100 per pet per week will apply (payable locally).
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
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. All other durations on request.
Tax Italian Visitors Tax payable locally in cash (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Pool towels included? No. Rental included in end of stay cleaning fee.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately May to October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £6,894
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £3,568
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £2,419
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 £3,568
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 £2,752
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 22nd 2021 £3,091
May 22nd 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 £4,741
Jul 3rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 £6,943
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 £4,233
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 £2,752
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 £4,233
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 9th 2022 £2,752

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 £6,894
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £4,233
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £2,903
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 £4,233
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 £2,921
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 22nd 2021 £3,599
May 22nd 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 £5,080
Jul 3rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 £6,943
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 £4,572
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 £2,921
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 £4,572
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 9th 2022 £2,921

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €7,209
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €3,731
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €2,530
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 €3,731
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 €2,878
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 22nd 2021 €3,232
May 22nd 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 €4,958
Jul 3rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 €7,260
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 €4,427
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 €2,878
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 €4,427
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 9th 2022 €2,878

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 €7,209
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €4,427
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €3,036
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 €4,427
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 €3,055
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 22nd 2021 €3,763
May 22nd 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 €5,312
Jul 3rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 €7,260
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 €4,781
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 €3,055
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 €4,781
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 9th 2022 €3,055

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $8,124
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $4,205
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $2,851
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 $4,205
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 $3,243
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 22nd 2021 $3,642
May 22nd 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 $5,587
Jul 3rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 $8,181
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 $4,989
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 $3,243
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 $4,989
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 9th 2022 $3,243

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 8th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 $8,124
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $4,989
Sep 26th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $3,421
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 9th 2021 $4,989
Jan 9th 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 $3,442
Apr 3rd 2021 - May 22nd 2021 $4,240
May 22nd 2021 - Jul 3rd 2021 $5,986
Jul 3rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 $8,181
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 $5,388
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 $3,442
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 $5,388
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 9th 2022 $3,442

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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