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At a Glance

ID 1670
Tariff band €2580 - €3100 p/wk
Property Type Apartment
Bedrooms 4
Guests 8
Double Beds 4
Double Sofa Bed 1
Bathrooms 4
No. Showers 2
No. Toilets 4
No. Bath Tubs 2
Min # of Nights 7
Waters Edge On Location
Lake View
Smoking Not Permitted
Large Property
Pets Allowed
Pets Possible
Pets Not Permitted
Situated just 9 minutes’ drive north of Menaggio and offering the perfect choice for boat lovers and those seeking a convenient yet authentic holiday base, this 4-5 bed lakeside villa in Santa Maria Rezzonico promises a memorable setting for couples and family groups.

The historical WIFI-enabled villa has been immaculately refurbished throughout, to provide a classic and impeccabley presented family-friendly interior. Alongside a lovely lake view living room with Sky TV and balcony, guests can enjoy entertaining in the adjoining lake view dining room and making carefree meals in the convenient space of the fully-equipped kitchen diner. Ideal for flexible family stays and couple-friendly groups, the pet-friendly villa retreat offers 4 double lake view bedrooms each with en-suite, alongside a mezzanine level with double sofa bed.

Outside, the tiered lakeview garden invites guests to relax in the sun and enjoy a summertime alfresco feast. The sunny lake view dining terrace for 4 is accompanied by a larger quirky dining area which is partially covered and offers lake view vistas.

The villa enjoys a picturesque lakeside location, with boat mooring and public parking close to hand. A public shingle beach, pizzeria, bakery and bus shelter also feature within the authentic timeless appeal of historical Rezzonico. Also home to ancient San Siro walking routes and boasting close proximity to the water sports of Cremia and the popular family lido, prestigious golf club, ferry links and modern resort amenities of Menaggio, the village offers the perfect holiday base for exploring.

Menaggio offers the perfect excuse for sightseeing around the Central Lake; with the villa attractions and resort amenities of Bellagio, Varenna and Tremezzina all within carefree reach by frequent car and passenger ferry. A fast passenger ferry service from Menaggio also runs to Como city. The popular resort town also boasts boat mooring and bus links to Como and Lugano city (via Porlezza).

Well-connected too for reaching a wide range of outdoor leisure pursuits and even the Italian Alp ski resorts, the Central Lake offers a fantastic base for enjoying the best of Lake Como.


• A very bright and charming lake view living space with beamed ceiling and a classic sofa suite to cosy up on and relax
• Features a SKY TV, DVD player and WIFI access
• Leads out to a lake view balcony and an adjoining dining room

Eating In

• The separate nautical-inspired kitchen is fully-equipped for carefree meals in; with solid granite worktops, a cooker hob, oven, microwave, electric kettle, coffee machine, toaster, dishwasher and fridge
• A lovely adjoining breakfast area, open plan dining area (with extendable table to sit 6-8) and 2 alfresco lake view dining terraces offer the perfect venues from which to host your home-cooked feasts


Bedroom 1

• A lovely couple-friendly lake view bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom

Bedroom 2

• A couple-friendly bedroom with double bed, wardrobe and en suite shower room

Bedroom 3

• Flexible lake view bedroom with double bed and en suite shower room
• Leads to a mezzanine level space with double sofa bed

Bedroom 4

• A couple-friendly bedroom with double bed, wardrobe and en suite bathroom


A double sofa bed features to a mezzanine level; reachable from the 3rd bedroom.


The couple-friendly 4 bed villa features 2 en suite shower rooms with WC, bidet and wash basin alongside 2 full en suite bathrooms each with a bath tub, WC, bidet and washbasin.


The WIFI-enabled villa is pet-friendly and offers a hairdryer, universal shaver plug and SKY TV and DVD player for guests’ use. In all 12 internal steps and 60 external steps feature to the property. Boat mooring rental costs 50 euro per week.

Services included in the weekly tariff:

• Porter service upon arrival
• Twice weekly cleaning service
• Twice weekly change of towels
• Weekly bed linen change
• Electricity and heating

A refundable cash security deposit of €800 applies.


A private tiered garden to the side of the house offers an idyllic lake view haven to call your own. With its breath taking views and sheltered sunny aspect, the terraces provide the perfect excuse to enjoy a tempting sunbathe, entertain with an alfresco meal or romance the night away with sunset drinks. A charming wrought iron dining set for 4 features to the smaller terrace whilst the larger dining terrace incorporates a lovely covered ‘rustico’ ruin feature into the setting; for a spacious sheltered dining spot with romantic lake view vista.


The holiday retreat benefits from boat mooring (a weekly charge applies) and close proximity to public parking.


The historical 2-storey villa boasts an enviable lakeside setting in Rezzonico; a beautiful unspoilt village in the ancient commune of San Siro.

Nestled at the foot of Mount Bregagno, the timeless village is steeped in history; with cobbled narrow streets and townhouses jostling along past medieval castle ruins and roman paths. The local amenities on offer here include an authentic pizzeria, a village bakery, a public shingle lake beach and a bus service southwards towards Menaggio and Como, and northwards along the western shore towards Dongo and Gravedona.

Located a short distance away from the nearby attractions and well-serviced centre of Menaggio (just 9 minutes’ drive away), the holiday home enables guests to easily dip in and enjoy the best of Lake Como!

Menaggio is home to a wide array of amenities and restaurants to complement your self-catering stay, including charming cafes, authentic eateries, a Central Lake ferry service, Como and Lugano city bus links and a kids park and modern family-friendly Lido. The surrounding hillside of Menaggio is also home to a wealth of leisure pursuits to take up too, such as a world-class Golf club, hiking routes and tennis club. Power boat rental, kayak hire, horseriding, windsurfing, extreme sports, quad bike tours and even Italian Alp skiing also await your enjoyment along the Menaggio lakeshore and nearby.

Just down the road, Tremezzina’s family-friendly Lidos and park, authentic restaurants, world-class Villa Carlotta and Villa Balbianello attractions and famous walking routes (San Martino, San Siro, Greenway del Lago and Sacro Monte di Ossuccio) ensure you are within easy reach of the top visitor highlights.

The frequent ferry links from Menaggio to the resorts of Bellagio and Varenna as well as the city of Como offer the perfect excuse to go and get sightseeing too – so what are you waiting for!

Conveniently placed for reaching the cosmopolitan highlights of Como, (62 minutes), Lugano (50 minutes) and Milan (1.5 hours), the lake offers the perfect year-round holiday destination.

Lake Como is well-connected to the wider Lombardy and Swiss Italian Lake region; with frequent bus links, train links from Varenna, Lecco and Como, motorway links from Como and close proximity to the airports of Lugano, Milan Malpensa and Milan Bergamo.


  • Lake View
  • Smoking Not Permitted
  • Large Property
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pets Possible
  • Pets Not Permitted
  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Coffee Machine
  • Cooker Hob
  • DVD Player
  • Electric Kettle
  • Fan
  • Fridge
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • Lounge/Diner
  • Microwave
  • On Hillside
  • On Lakeshore
  • Open Plan
  • Outside Dining Area
  • Outside Table & Chairs
  • Oven
  • Quiet
  • Range Cooker
  • Single Villa
  • Sky TV
  • Sun Loungers
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Very Quiet Location
  • Very Sunny Position
  • Wifi Available

Activities & Attractions

  • Bicycling
  • Bike Rentals
  • Boat Mooring
  • Boat Rentals/Charters
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Float Plane/Helicopter
  • Funicular Railway
  • Golf
  • Hiking/Trails
  • Horseback Riding
  • Park
  • Public Transportation
  • Public Villas & Gardens
  • Rowing Boats
  • Sailing
  • Skiing - Snow
  • Skiing - Water
  • Wind Surfing

Seasonal Weekly Tariffs

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Service Charge

Our one & two weekly service charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis.

Additional Facilities

We offer a range of extra facilities, which are available for hire through our office 'Happy Holiday Homes' in Menaggio: Cot Hire - EU 20 per week, High Chair - EU 15 per week, Push Chair - EU 25 per week, Camp Bed – EU 85 per week.

Making a Booking

To make a confirmed booking, you will be asked to fill in our online booking form and pay a 30% deposit by wire transfer or credit card. The remaining holiday balance will then be due 6 weeks before arrival.

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