A unique villa, situated on the heights of the pretty village of Baveno, within walking distance to many restaurants, cafes and food shops.
The villa enjoys beautiful views of Lake Maggiore and is characterized by a magnificent historical park designed by philosopher Maurice Blondel, a passionate botanist.
The park is completely fenced and is distinguished by three different styles, each with its own flora: an Italian garden, an English rose garden, a Japanese water garden. All around, peonies, azaleas, camellias, cedars, chestnut trees, Japanese maples and a magnificent camphor tree.
The villa was built in the 17th century on the ruins of an ancient monastery whose still retains the splendid Andalusian patio.
The property, made upf of the main villa and a guest house, can accommodate up to 16 people for a total of 8 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.
The interior is a very successful mix of modern and antique furniture, which gives every room an undeniable charm.
On the ground floor you will find: furnished terrace, entrance with old maps, bench and access to the courtyard in Andalusian style. To the right of the entrance is a living/dining room (table for 8 people) with access on the outside and on the inner courtyard. The living room has a library, a flat screen TV (SKY), a rooter WIFI, a fireplace (decorative use) and a view of Lake Maggiore. To the left of the entrance is a very well equipped kitchen (gas cooker with 6 burners, oven, grill, American refrigerator with freezer and ice maker, dishwasher, juicer, blender, toaster). The kitchen gives access to the courtyard, decorated with several greasy plants, having 2/3 tables for up to 14/16 people. A door in the courtyard gives access to a guest bathroom with toilet and double sink.
On the fist floor (accessible by an outside staircase from the courtyard as well as by an internal staircase from the kitchen) you will find: a small outside reading corner, master bedroom with balcony, bathroom (double washbasin, bathtub, handle shower) and lake view. The bathroom of the master bedroom is connected to a twin bedroom which has access from the outside too.
From the master bedroom, an interior corridor gives access to a games room with library and PlayStation, a twin bedroom with lake view and bathroom (with shower) directly opposite, one Loft with two single beds (that can be joined) in mezzanine and office on the lower level with television, computer and printer. In front of the loft a staircase leads to the second floor.
On the second floor there is a double bedroom connected to a twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom (with shower). Both bedrooms have access to a terrace overlooking the lake.
The guest house has its own garden and consists of two separate accommodations accessible from the garden of the main villa.
On the ground floor: living room with dining area and kitchen, twin bedroom, bathroom (with shower). Washing machine.
On the first floor: living room with dining area and kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom (with bathtub and handle shower) and lake view.
Please note that:
- The accommodation of the guardian has a completely independent access, although two of its windows overlook the inner courtyard of the villa.
- The loft windows overlook the village.
- The guest house can be rented only with the main villa. Occasionally, when the villa is rented for 12 people, the couple of owners uses one of the two units. In this case, the garden of the annex cannot be used.
- The standing of the guest house is inferior to that of the main villa. The kitchens cannot be used apart from breakfast or a snack.
- Railway line about 250 meters from the villa, separated from it by houses, trees and bushes.
- The shared bathroom in both rooms on the second floor is only accessible by the twin bedroom.
- No pets allowed
- No smoking villa
CONDITIONS AND PRICES
The property has a minimum stay of 7 nights from Saturday to Saturday.
Included in the price: Utilities (water, gas, electricity except for the heating); final cleaning; Internet Wifi; baby bed.
Excluded from the price: Heating (available upon request and charged separately on consumption); telephone.
Security Deposit: Customers are required to pay 1.500,00€ security deposit upon arrival (cash), which will be returned at the end of the stay upon damages.
Villa Devereux 16 is situated on the heights of the pretty village of Baveno, within walking distance to many restaurants, cafes and food shops.
The city of Stresa is only 5 kilometers away and Milan Malpensa airport is less than 60 kilometers away, easily reachable in one hour by motorway or by train from Milano Centrale railway station.
The area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities: water sports, hiking, cycling, golf, boat trips, sightseeing, ski runs. The famous Stresa-Mottarone funicular runs every 20 minutes from Stresa Lido and offers spectacular 360° views of 7 lakes and the Italian Alps. The Borromean Islands, the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto and the monastery of Caterina del Sasso are easily accessible by ferry from Stresa. The romantic Lake Orta is less than 30 minutes away by car.
Lake Maggiore: Baveno 500 meters (grocery stores, restaurants, cafes), Stresa 5 Km, Milan Malpensa airport 60 Km.
Outdoor parking for 4 cars.
Swimming pool (16m x 4m – open from May 2 to September 26), patio, furnished terraces, outdoor shower, TV (SKY), WIFI Internet connection, iPod docking stations, stereo, PlayStation, washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, fan and hair dryer in each bedroom.
- Inclusions Internet
Available methods of payment:
- Check-in time: 16:00 - 19:00
- Check-out time: 09:00 - 10:00
- Cancellation Policy For cancellations 45 days or more prior to the arrival date, 100% of the paid amount will be retained; for cancellations with less notice, the full rental amount will be retained.
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