CASA ANTICA vista lago antico charm

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Comune Tremezzina - Località Ossuccio - Cremia di Ossuccio - 22010 Tremezzina - Como - Italy

CASA ANTICA is a beautiful stone villa, the result of a careful renovation of the owners who have left the authenticity of two ancient stables unchanged. You can stay immersed in nature and relax with a splendid panorama.

Guests will have access to the entire house. Casa Antica can be reached on foot (30 minutes) starting from Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII in Ossuccio (the first chapel of the Via Crucis) and following the carriage road or the path of the Cappellette (Via Crucis leading to the Sacro Monte di Ossuccio); or by car through a narrow and sloping cobbled road ONLY AND EXCLUSIVELY WITH SUZUKY JIMNY or PANDA 4X4 with reduced traction (do not venture with other cars !!!).
The difference in height is about 400mt. accessible uphill in 30/35 minutes.
Luggage transport is included in the rental price.
It is possible to organize your transport by agreeing at the time of booking; in this case the check-in appointment must be established at a specific time; the meeting with Paola will be at the free parking in Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII in Località Ossuccio (Tremezzina).
Your transport by car is also free and is always guaranteed from 08.00 AM to 19.00 PM.
We do not carry out transport in the dark for safety reasons, given the lack of side road protections.
In case of late check in, notify Paola on her mobile number, which will be provided to you upon confirmation of the booking.
If you miss the car transport you will do an automatic check in arriving on foot at the house (which I do not recommend with luggage, in this case only bring backpacks).
During your stay you can go down to the lake enjoying the wonderful panoramic walk (15/20 minutes); for the most tiring climb (30/35 minutes) you can hitch-hike a ride to the jeeps that pass along the road (every 20 minutes someone always passes by at least as far as the church); then during the check in phase I will give you some suggestions to go up more quickly to the house and you will be provided with a map.
The parking under the house is accessible ONLY from Fiat panda 4x4 or suzuky jimny.
The House is suitable for those who want to practice yoga or meditation in the open air, for sports couples and families looking for relaxation. Several paths start from the house.
From the house you can observe the flight of the Black Kite.
Near the house you can buy eggs, dairy products, and organic vegetables.
Also inside the house there is a small supermarket with basic necessities in shelter mode "take and mark" in addition to the breakfast basket.
Each step to climb to Casa Antica will give you a different emotion: enchanting views of the lake, from the Monastery of San Benedetto in the distance to the Acquafredda Abbey. Going down to the lake you can admire the Lavedo hill with the magnificent vIlla Balbianello, Villa Balbiano and reach the Lido for a refreshing swim.
Ten minutes from the house you will find the excellent Trattoria del Santuario where you can taste typical dishes.
From the house you can hear all the sounds of the forest that awakens at the first light of dawn, and in the distance the bells of the Sacro Monte or the whistle of the boat arriving in Lenno.
The property consists of:
- a mezzanine bedroom with wooden ceiling and beams.
-A room with fireplace, wall LED TV, 2-seater sofa, 3-seater sofa that converts into a double bed.
- A kitchen equipped with everything you need.
-A windowed bathroom with shower.
- An old stone cellar.
Externally:
- barbecue and wood oven for pizza or bread.
-2 terraces with sun beds, umbrellas, deck chairs, breakfast lounge
- 2 small lawns with aromatic plants
In the house you will be able to use 4 vintage radios, whose repair is the passion of the owner Franco, even just one of these radios on will give the house a vintage atmosphere. You will be able to listen to your favorite music with the charm of an ancient tube radio via bluetooth in the room !!
Casa Antica takes on a particular charm in the evening, as the stone is enhanced by countless lights that come on on the stairs and on the terraces.
Inside the house you will find a manual in Italian and English.
Paola speaks basic elementary English.
In the house it is forbidden to organize parties and events, but you can organize a dinner or lunch with your friends.
To access the house it will be necessary to climb some stairs.
Wood for the fireplace is free.
In the property there is an external video surveillance system that is turned off during the guests' stay for privacy.
The water in the house is for food use but it is recommended not to drink the water directly from the tap.
In the house there are air conditioners that can only be used for heating in winter; as in summer the house is cool.
The very powerful wi-fi works inside the house and on the upper terrace.
Access to the house is not granted to children under 2 years of age due to the difficulty of transport by jeep, we do not have child seats in the car. Free stay for children aged 2 to 3 years. 10% discount from the list price for children under 8 years old.
It is possible to reach Ossuccio by car or bus via the Strada Statale Regina or by boat from Como or Bellagio getting off at the Lenno stop.
During the check in Paola will show you the main tourist attractions in the area, and the various activities that you can do in the area such as:
- walks on the Greenway
- take the taxi boat for a visit to the Comacina Island or Villa Balbianello
-visit to the gardens of Villa Carlotta
-trip to Varenna or Bellagio
- possibility of canyong in Val Perlana
I will provide you with the updated timetable for the navigation of Lake Como and you will be able to view guides and maps in the house.
Pets are not allowed in the house and it is forbidden to smoke inside the house.
At the time of check out you will have to pay the tourist tax.
At the cost per night indicated on the portal you will have to add a fixed fee of Euro 60.00 for cleaning costs.
20% discount for single occupancy.
At Casa Antica a minimum stay of 2 nights and a maximum of 5 nights is allowed.
I just have to wish you a good stay at CASA ANTICA !!

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    Ecosustainability

    • Supporting the local economy
    • Motion sensors lights
    • 100% renewable energy
    • Organic or Local Food
    • Car-free accessibility
    • Ecological cleaning products
    • More than 80% waste recycling
    • Energy saving lights
    • Green building
    • Solar thermal panels for hot water
    • Water flow reducers
    • Recovery & reuse of rainwater
    • Towel change on request
    • Appliances in energy class A
    • Water-saving toilets
    • Digital Detox

    Service

    • Kitchenette
    • Electric Vehicles Charging
    • Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Organic garden
    • Bicycles
    • Ecotourism itineraries
    • Wellness center
    • Accessibility
    • Small pets allowed
    • Garden
    • Hairdryer
    • Barbecue
    • Umbrella and sunbed at the beach
    • Reading room
    • Solarium
    • Own entrance
    • Covid-19 Safety measures

    Theme

    • Romantic escape
    • Trekking
    • Lake

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