VARENNA VACATION APARTMENT - CASA LA FONTE IN PERLEDO

Andrea

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Speaks english, french, italian
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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VARENNA VACATION APARTMENT - CASA LA FONTE IN PERLEDO

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Varenna Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment in the heart of Lake Como, enchanting situation, many trips possible

The apartment, recently renovated, comfortable bright and functional is ideal for families. It is situated in Perledo near shops restaurants and parking areas and it offers a very wide panoramic view on the historic quaint centre of the village (the big San Martino church, typical and characteristic streets, fountains), surrounding mountains full of olive-trees, Vezio with its famous castle and the whole lake Como. Two floors below the apartment there is a lovely snack-bar where you can have breakfast or drink something during the day (beer is excellent!!!). At night, on the balcony in front of the lake, the atmospher becomes fascinating: the lights on the lake glisten and reflect on the water, Vezio with its castle looks like an enchanted village. The owner, living near the apartment, will be happy to provide you material on tourist places to visit, assist you during the stay as well as suggest the best places to take photos of the lake (sunsets taken from Perledo are fantastic!!!)

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Andrea (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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Speaks english, french, italian

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 19 traveler reviews

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Varenna vacation apartment - casa la Fonte in Perledo
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Varenna vacation apartment - casa la Fonte in Perledo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p409222
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Varenna Lake Como
5

A lovely holiday with a great view

  • 5 of 5
The apartment was very suitable for me and my husband, Andrea was very helpful when we arrived. The apartment was very clean and tidy as described, with great views over looking the lake, sitting out on the balcony having dinner was wonderful.
We did lots of walking up and down the mountains, had a couple of boat trips which I would recomend going to Bellagio. We went on a train to Milano which was a great day out. I would recommend this spsrtment to my friends and family
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Varenna vacation apartment - casa la Fonte in Perledo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p409222
+0039 -(0) 341 815907
Varenna Lake Como
5

Delightful Holiday

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful, relaxing stay at Casa la Fonte. The apartment was clean, well-maintained and exactly as described on the website, with lovely lake and mountain views from the balcony.
Andrea, the owner, was the perfect host. He is very friendly and immediately made us feel 'at home'. He speaks English very well and provided information about the area that made getting around, sight-seeing etc very easy.
Perledo is a lovely village and we found the local people warm and friendly. In our opinion, Varenna is the most attractive of the lake towns that we visited. The whole area is stunningly beautiful and one in which we would like to spend a lot of time.
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Varenna vacation apartment - casa la Fonte in Perledo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p409222
+0039 -(0) 341 815907
Varenna Lake Como
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
Our visit to Casa la Fonte was very special. If you enjoy popping to the ancient village shop for some fresh bread or croisssants or to collect some local cheese for a picnic for an energetic walk from the apartment or perhaps a coffee or a prosecco in the local bar downstairs with the old gents. This is the place for you. It was far enough away from the bustle of the tourist trail but close enough to drive to or walk to via the wonderful old cart tracks. It's an energetic walk back uphill. (25minutes) via an old village and well stocked allotments. From 8 until 11 it has a buzz. Church bells, dogs howling in tune, scooter horns and the chatter of villagers. From 11 until 8 in the morning it's silent apart from the owls.
Perledo is perfect for exploring the area. The obvious favourites of Varenna, Menaggio, and Bellaggio are possible without even taking the car. A 20 minute walk to the ferry landing and you can leave the car in the village. If you want to visit smaller villages around the lake or go further afield the car ferry is a good choice and reasonable. We walked down to the train station one day and got the train into Milan. (1hour 10 minutes) A great day. Our favourite days included a trip to Villa Balbianello, a scenic drive over the top to see Lake Lugano and . we discovered some wonderful sleepy villages north of Varenna and Menaggio. Como is worth a visit too.
It's perfect for those who want to see the famous Como triangle but also want to explore some hidden gems. A car isn't a necessity but you would need to enjoy walking uphill. There are some buses.
Andrea and all in the village made us feel welcome. For a little bit of the real Italy Casa la Fonte is perfect.
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Varenna vacation apartment - casa la Fonte in Perledo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p409222
+0039 -(0) 341 815907
Varenna Lake Como
UK
4

Great find

  • 4 of 5
Nice apartment with fantastic views. Andrea the owner was very helpful. Perledo is a lovely village and well situated. Really enjoyed our stay.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Varenna vacation apartment - casa la Fonte in Perledo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p409222
+0039 -(0) 341 815907
Varenna Lake Como
London, England
5

Looking for George Clooney ...........

  • 5 of 5
We are a family of 5 including 3 children aged 12, 9 and 6. The two bedroom apartment was clean, comfortable, bright and airy with a balcony overlooking the terracotta roofs of Perledo village and the castle Vezio and lake below. There is a small local bar beneath the apartment frequented by the villagers. Noise was not a problem, in fact, the reverse, it was quite pleasant listening to the conversations of octogenarian Italians. The bar serves good beer and gelato and closed by 10-ish. The village of Perledo with two churches, feels very Italian. It was nice to try out your Italian with the ladies who run the one small village shop, asking for fresh bread, milk, fruit and veg, as well as other basic food items, however, a bigger shop can be done at the supermarket in nearby Bellano. We visited in the peak season, and we found a parking space every night (mostly, we parked next to the tennis courts or next to the Bar Milano and walked a couple of minutes up to the apartment). Andrea, the owner, speaks good English, Italian and probably other languages too. He was very courteous, kind and informative.
In our opinion, nearby Varenna is one of the prettiest towns on the lake with good ferry links to the other parts of the lake. It has those enchanting old ochre-coloured buildings and narrow cobbled streets leading down to the lake. There are enough traditional pizzerias and restaurants to indulge in for the week, without feeling overcrowded. For those who want swim, we found small free beaches in Varenna (down from the Victoria Hotel), but a bigger and better beach (with nice pizzeria) was in the next village south in Lierna (free parking weekdays). For those who prefer something a little more energetic like alpine style walking, try the walks from the village of Elsino Lario a few miles above Perledo.
George Clooney and his italian girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis have a little villa on the lakeside. If you’d like a chat with him then i recommend that you entice him out gently with something his mama may have cooked him.....Try setting up a peanut butter sandwich stall on the lakeside; he may stop his Harley Davidson and have a chat.
Overall, if you are a couple, or a family looking for a clean, comfortable apartment in an excellent location near the lake (without paying Clooney prices) then i would highly recommend apartment Casa la Fonte. Ciao!
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Varenna vacation apartment - casa la Fonte in Perledo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p409222
+0039 -(0) 341 815907
Varenna Lake Como
Finland
5

Excellent day-trip base & magnificent views!

Excellent day-trip base & magnificent views!
  • 5 of 5
We spent a sunny week in the end of May in cosy Casa la Fonte enjoying beutiful lake and mountain views. Took day-trips to Venice, Milan and the mountains. Lots of outlets and shopping possibilities around Como lake and Milan. Easy access to Milan Central by train in just 1 hour and 5,10€. Village of Perledo is small and pretty with a good playground for kids, 2 bar/cafes and a small local shop. Owner is very very helpful and friendly, everything went smoothly. The apartment is clean, nice and well furnished with nice neighbours.
  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Milano-Linate
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Varenna
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Varenna
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Perledo is a little picturesque village which dominates the central part of lake Como. Placed in a hilly area behind Varenna (only 3 km far by car) it offers a panorama of rare beauty and vastness overlooking the entire lake and surrounding towns. It is a real oasis in the nature between lake and mountains ideal for outdoor activities or as a starting point for visiting a very wide range of places.Varenna can be reached in only 5 minutes by car, Menaggio and Bellagio in 10 minutes by ferry from Varenna, Lecco in 30 minutes and Mandello (well known home town of ‘Moto Guzzi’) in 20 minutes; you can also easily reach Milano, Bergamo or Como by train in an only hour or decide to visit Valsassina or Valtellina (Bormio, Madesimo, St.Moritz). Looking at google map the apartment seems directly on SS36, the most important highway of the area. Don't worry since this big road is just a tunnel running under the village of Perledo. The apartment is absolutely quiet and ideal for a relaxing holiday.

Other Activities: trekking

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Availability & Rates

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Varenna Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
low season
Oct 4 2014 - Oct 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
€65
€270
 

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Notes - Prices intended for 5 people per week. Discount of 10% in case of use of 1 bedroom instead of 2.
- Discount of 15% in case of 2 weeks stay. Stay for less than a week possible on negotiation. Stay for a whole month possible, price on negotiation
- All expenses included in the price (electricity costs, final cleaning, bed and table linen costs) except propane gas costs (cooking and hot water) that
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Amenities

Amenities

Varenna Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The garden is near the apartment in the shade of a big plane-tree with table and chairs.
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