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The Olive House Garden And Pool

Sun filled olive garden with pool. surrounded by mountains, views of lake Garda.
Very good
27 reviews
Sun filled olive garden with pool. surrounded by mountains, views of lake Garda.
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5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Toscolano-Maderno, Province of Brescia, Lombardy

The Olive House is situated on the edge of the tranquil country village of Gaino on the first ridge of the hills surrounding Lake Garda. The property forms part of the traditional, old Italian village with stone and clay tile terraced housing forming an intriguing network of mysterious narrow alleys and piazzas.

Being on a raised, village edge position the Olive House's views are, on the one side over the clay tiled rooftops of the village to the magnificent Lake Garda below, and on the other side, looking over the olive groves of the garden to the grand backdrop of the mountains of Mt Pizocolo and Monte Castello behind.

The property consists of two, 3 story terraced apartments with semi basements. The two apartments have lockable, interleading doors and thus have the possibility for two families to share the accom...
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About the Owner, Sarah A
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
On arrival, you will be met by, the local Italian housekeeper, Marina, who will escort you to The Olive House and ensure you have everything you need to enjoy your stay.

The housekeeper does not live on site, so you will have complete privacy at The Olive House but she can be contacted during your stay if required.
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Very good - based on 27 reviews
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Cathy S
Richmond Hill, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2017

What a great place! we were in 'ah' of the size of the property and the fabulous scenery! We hated to leave. The things we confirmed/did not know: 1) you need to have a car!!! Tiny car as the streets are very narrow. No taxis are available once you are here - if so, we never saw one or could...

Dawn S
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

We had an amazing holiday in the Olive house. Beautiful setting and everything you could possibly need. Marina was brilliant, met us, gave us a warm welcome and showed us the way up the narrow roads!! We were 2 families of 4 and the house worked perfectly with ample space for us all. Lovely views from the top bedrooms that...

Reviewed 20 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
2 Sep 2017 -
27 Oct 2017
2017 med
4 nights
28 Oct 2017 -
16 Dec 2017
2017 low
4 nights
17 Dec 2017 -
6 Jan 2018
Christmas 2017 & New Year
7 nights --
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  • All damages to be paid for: £0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our weekly rates are inclusive of cleaning, heating, utilities, linen.

According to Italian Law we must collect a local tax of 50c per person per night. Please bring cash to cover this when you arrive.
We are obliged to take a copy of all guests' passports to submit to the local police station.
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About the neighbourhood
Gaino is a small village with a bar/café/very small shop on the piazza, next to the church. There is a good restaurant in the village park/meadow ‘Ristorante Cantagai’

The best and closest supermarket is “Migross” in Toscolano. They have good fruit and vegetable sections, as well as butchery, bakery, and extensive delicatessen counters, etc.

In Gargnano there is an excellent bakery, delicatessen and butcher, hardware, formaggio, frutta, alimentare and wine shop all within close proximity of the stone harbour.

Gaino is known as a gateway into the surrounding alpine countryside and our guest welcome pack provides further recommendations and assistance.
Getting around
A car is not essential but if you wish to explore further afield around the lake it maybe desireable. There are excellent and varied alternative transport options: walking, cycling, Lake Bus, Ferries and taxis.

Our Guest Welcome pack includes further details and links.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Verona: 80.0 km
Railway: Desenzano: 30.0 km
Full details of how to reach the Olive House and comprehensive details of the local area, transport links and more will be emailed in our guest pack closer to your stay. If you need any assistance in the meantime, please do get in touch.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Milan Villas (1,547)
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