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4 Bedrooms , 7 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Orta San Giulio, Province of Novara, Piedmont
A 17th century mansion with intimate garden and SPA in the most exclusive baroque village overlooking lake Orta.

An historical 600 sqm mansion in Vacciago, an unspoilt village overlooking Lake Orta and the island of San Giulio (5 minutes drive), which is considered to be one of the most stunningly beautiful villages in Italy. Sacro Monte with its 21 chapels is part of the UNESCO heritage. Only 15 minutes away from enchanting Stresa on Lake Maggiore and 30 minutes away from Malpensa International airport.

It has just been completely renovated, and decorated with style and luxurious furnishings.

There are 4 en-suite bedrooms, spacious living areas, a library, a modern state of the art kitchen with a dining room leading onto an intimate internal courtyard and garden ideal for breakfast, afternoon tea or an aperitif: a perfect setting to...
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Listing #HL311364
About the Owner
Giovanni T
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

A simply stunning property in this delightful village overlooking Lake Orta. As has been said before, this villa is just wonderful. It is on 3 floors, has lots of character with beautiful painted plaster ceilings, and trompe l'oeil in some rooms. However, it is also...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank GillH007_12
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We would highly recommend this beautiful luxury villa. The rooms are spacious and exquisitely decorated, each with its own modern bathroom. The living spaces are extremely comfortable and beautiful in design. There is a fabulous kitchen and dining area overlooking a private stunning courtyard. There...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were seeking a totally authentic Italian experience and thankfully we chose Palazzo dei Leoni situated only minutes from the picturesque Lago Di Orta. Here our senses were delighted in the most elegant and beautifully created, luxury Italian residence perched high in the village of...More

Date of stay: April 2016
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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Indoor Pool
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Half baths
    1 Shower
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Fulls
    1 Crib
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  • Damage Deposit: $1,705 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning service: $0 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
The area around Lake Orta has long been a favorite tourists, thanks to the quiet beauty of the landscape, its fascinating history and its wealth of artistic treasures - principally Romanesque and Baroque architecture.
Lake Orta lies to the west of Lake Maggiore, it is one of the smallest and least-known of northern Italy's sub-Alpine lakes.
The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who visited the lake in May 1882 and believed that the experience changed his life forever, inscribed the date 'von Orta an' ('from Orta onwards') as a preface to his masterpiece Thus Spake Zarathustra.
Other 19th-century writers enchanted by its quiet beauty include the French novelist Honoré de Balzac, who wrote rapturously of this 'grey pearl in a green jewel-box', and Robert Br...
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How to get there
Airport: http://www.milanomalpensa1.eu/it: 28.0 mi
Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 45 km, Lugano Agno Airport (LUG) 97 km, Arona (Lake Maggiore) FS Railway Station 21 km, Stresa (Lake Maggiore) 23 km.

All services and amenities are very close.
In the mansion's close proximity are golf courses (Golf Club Alpino Stresa 14 km, Golf & Sporting Club Verbania 24 km, Golf Club Castelconturbia 30 km), horseback-riding facilities and water sports.

A mini-market shop selling food, cigarettes and newspapers is walking distance.

Sacro Monte with its 21 chapels, part of the UNESCO heritage, is a five minutes drive.

The area is renowned for its choice of restaurants, from rustic trattorias to high end culinary establishments to delight even the most refined of palates.

Upon request: maid extra service, laundry service, kitchen stocking, driver...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.9 mi.
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