check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar

Beautiful Peaceful Italian House Lake Como with large garden

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Pay with confidence

When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Veleso House Rental Photos and Description

Classic Italian House Which Sleeps 10 People In Beautiful Surroundings

Recently renovated house with 5 bedrooms set in peaceful setting and large garden. Surrounded by mountains and close to Lake Como. Good walks in mountains and water sports on lake.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mark Readman
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
Call Owner

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house is so peaceful with enough room and space for the kids to enjoy themselves. totally relaxing!
Jul 2012
  • 1 of 1


based on 9 traveler reviews

Beautiful Peaceful Italian House Lake Como with large garden
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 10 reviews

A beautiful villa in the hills above Lake Como.

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful villa in a stunning hillside location with distant views of Lake Como. We appreciated being within easy driving distance of the Lake but away from the busy holiday traffic. The villa has been updated without spoiling its character. The quaint period furniture adds greatly to the pleasure of staying there and everything works.

A stiff early morning walk to the nearest village for bread and other supplies was a good way to start the day. There are plenty of local restaurants where the food is good, reasonably priced and served by friendly natives!

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

We've been to many stunning places in the world but this has to be the most scenic and relaxing place we've ever been to.

The house is beautifully decorated and comfortable and you really feel at home in it as it has everything you could possibly want for.

The owner was extremely courteous and helpful when contacted.

Would and have recommended this house to anyone who wants a lovely family holiday

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

A hidden gem in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

We had a thoroughly enjoyable time here. A simply beautiful house, in a peaceful location, and with lake views at the back of the property. We all felt throughly rested at the house and enjoyed being up in the Hills away from the hotels and guest houses. The children enjoyed exploring the garden, and my husband enjoyed the cycling, tackling the 'Muro' and other rather adventurous climbs. I enjoyed sitting in the garden early in the morning, taking an expresso and listening to the distant church bells.

Our time here was very relaxing and we would thoroughly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

the great escape: seclusion and tranquility!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here in October with a group of 6 friends. Tucked away in the hills above Nesso, we were all stunned by the beauty of this lovely location and impressive house. A safe haven, the best of both worlds: close enough to access the lake by car and far enough away to escape the lakeside hustle and bustle. We were all cyclists, blown away by the scenery and history. Highlights were the incredible roads, including two world famous climbs; Il Ghisallo and The Muro, stopping for authentic Italian coffee at beautiful lakeside villages (especially Torno) and soaking up the peace and quiet back at the house. We can recommend a nearby restaurant Bella Vista in Veleso, a tranquil, but steep walk, 10mins up the hill. Will be back

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful stay in this villa in the summer. We went with grandparents and grandchildren and they all thoroughly enjoyed it. The house is gorgeous and with a huge garden for the kids to play in. It is a 10 minute drive to the lake but in truth we found it nice and peaceful to be up in the mountains away from the lake front, and on some days stayed at the house rather than going to the lake. There are plenty of amazing walks and cycle routes to do in the area also. My 11 year old son declared it the best holiday ever.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

A dream holiday

  • 5 of 5

Ten family and friends, including children,stayed in this fabulous villa in the hills above Lake Como.The property was decorated to a very high standard.We all loved the location,peaceful yet only a short distance to the Lake ,Bellagio and Como.Stunning scenery,perfect for walkers(not me) or sitting in the garden reading with a chilled glass of wine(me).I would definately recommend this holiday destination.Thanks also to the owner for all his help!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Bergamo, Malpensa, Linate
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Zelbio is 2km ( Nesso is 5km)
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Zelbio is 2km ( Nesso is 5km)
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Lake Como
Car: necessary

Gorla is a small hamlet located outside Nesso overlooking Lake Como, close to Bellagio and Como. You can do walking, mountain biking, windsurfing, horseriding, climbing, kayaking or waterskiing. Or, just chill and relax!


Rates & Availability

Veleso House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
rate 4
Sep 18 2016 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
rate 1
May 28 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 5
Sep 17 2017 - May 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $366

£300 breakage deposit.
Cleaning £75 for each week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Veleso House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Partner Offers