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Magic Gandria

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Looking to soak up a luxury lake view 3 bed in an authentic setting close to Lugano city? The search is over, with this gorgeous Gandria retreat! Nestled amongst the idyllic charms of this picturesque lake village, this slick and contemporary retreat for 6 offers effortless lake view living, just 12 minutes’ drive from Lugano. Reached by a series stepped pedestrian pavements from its road level parking space above, the home is rooted within the heart of gorgeous Gandria. On the doorstep of the beautiful ‘Olive Trail’, with a host of delectable Italian restaurants and a scenic ferry service to hand, the authentic setting of this beautiful home allows you take in the tranquillity and beauty of the Lake at any time of year. Fully-modernised throughout, the 3rd floor holiday apartment is ful...Looking to soak up a luxury lake view 3 bed in an authentic setting close to Lugano city? The search is over, with this gorgeous Gandria retreat! Nestled amongst the idyllic charms of this picturesque lake village, this slick and contemporary retreat for 6 offers effortless lake view living, just 12 minutes’ drive from Lugano. Reached by a series stepped pedestrian pavements from its road level parking space above, the home is rooted within the heart of gorgeous Gandria. On the doorstep of the beautiful ‘Olive Trail’, with a host of delectable Italian restaurants and a scenic ferry service to hand, the authentic setting of this beautiful home allows you take in the tranquillity and beauty of the Lake at any time of year. Fully-modernised throughout, the 3rd floor holiday apartment is fully-equipped for 21st century living. Benefitting too from a private portico terrace with romantic lake views, the carefree setting and stylish interior create an inviting and flawless ambience for holiday entertaining. A chic fully-equipped Kitchen Diner features in a spacious open plan space, with terrace access and a contemporary sitting area with rustic open fire and a large SAT TV to hand. Three Double lake view bedrooms (2 with terrace access) provide the perfect restful retreat for 3 couples or a grown-up family looking to stay, whilst a baby cot offers added flexibility. The two bathrooms boast a sleek contemporary finish, for an indulgent moment of spa-like serenity. Complemented by an alfresco dining area, private laundry facilities and a parking space, the retreat promises a home-from-home smile in any season. Gandria is home to many fascinating ancient townhouses, churches, authentic eateries, lakeside restaurants and a frequent passenger ferry service. The village is also the starting point for the 7km lakeside Olive Trail to Castagnola (which passes through the beautiful botanical gardens of Villa Heleneum and the Museo delle Culture). Gandria also offers close proximity to the golf and tennis facilities of both Lugano (12 minutes’ drive) and Menaggio (34 minutes’ drive), as well as a treasure trove of hiking routes (Monte Bre is just 16 minutes’ drive) and water sport activities (Porlezza is 14 minutes’ drive away). A host of local visitor highlights also await, with Villa Fogazzaro 6 minutes’ drive away and Lugano close by for cosmopolitan day trips and fun nights out (12 minutes’ drive/ taxi ride away). Lugano is home to world restaurants, designer shops, cultural museums, art galleries, sport activities, a buzzing nightlife and visitor attractions, as well as Lugano airport which is just outside the city (23 minutes’ drive away). These fantastic year-round amenities are complemented by many more Ticino tourist attractions, as well as the nearby ski resorts and timeless delights of neighbouring Lake Como (34 minutes’ drive). Relaxing Open Plan Living room • A beautiful lake view living space, furnished with a stylish sitting room and dining area • Benefits from a large flat screen SAT TV and an open ambient fireplace • Features floor-to-ceiling glass doors, which lead out to a romantic portico lake view terrace Eating In Fully-equipped Kitchen • A modern and sophisticated Kitchenette, fully-equipped for carefree meals-in • Features an induction hob, oven, toaster, Nespresso coffee machine, electric kettle and fridge freezer • Complemented by a contemporary glass-topped dining table for 4-6 • Outside the covered portico terrace features an ambient lake view dining area, perfect for year-round entertaining and alfresco summer parties • For added luxury, a private Chef or Italian Mama cooking experience can also be enjoyed (subject to availability and an extra cost) Sleeping The 3 bed apartment is ideal for accommodating three couples, grown-up families of 6 and also flexible family groups. Bedroom 1 • A generous sized lake view bedroom with Double bed, a wardrobe and terrace access Bedroom 2 • A romantic lake view bedroom with Double bed, a wardrobe and terrace access Bedroom 3 • A spacious lake view bedroom with Double bed, overhead storage and optional baby cot Extra • For an additional charge extra baby cots and adult single camp beds can also be hired Bathing Bathroom 1 • A contemporary fitted suite with a bath tub, shower tap, wash basin, WC and bidet Bathroom 2 • A sleek contemporary suite fitted with a wash basin, WC, bidet and a chic shower cubicle (elevated above the rest of the suite and reachable by 4 steps. Additional The luxury apartment further benefits from cosy central heating, a hairdryer, private laundry and ironing facilities, a child-friendly layout and the option to hire a WIFI device (EU 35). The 3rd floor apartment features 24 internal steps and is reachable by 126 external steps. Please note that to reach the property guests must walk down a series of stepped pavements from the road level above. Due to this fact, the home is not advisable for those withMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We stayed two nights with three couples. The pictures and description are accurate, and we enjoyed the modern decor and being away from the bustle of Lugano. The Olive Walk was beautiful and begins a few feet from the door. We were warned and ready...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Mobile619897, VR Owner at Magic Gandria, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Delmar, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and we are so pleased you all had a super time in Magic Gandria. It is always great when there is sunny warm weather, but yes if it does get too...More

About the Manager
Happy Holiday Homes-CH (Property Manager Happy Holiday Homes-CH)
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2007
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