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Villa Menaggio, Menaggio, Italy

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

8 Persons, 4 Beds, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms

Stunning period splendour!

This elegant luxury family villa is situated along one of the most desirable lakefront locations of Lake Como, in the heart of the famous resort town of Menaggio.

The fine Italianate house is set back from the lakeside road and from an electric gate a spacious gravel drive way leads to the welcoming front door. Inside guests can fully enjoy this enchanting lake view villa, which is perfect for families and entertaining!

A grand and beautifully furnished reception room provides the ideal place for unwinding and socialising with a comfortable sofa area perfect for relaxing in front of the SAT TV and DVD player as well as an elegant dining area ideal for hosting impressive dinner parties during your stay.

Also situated to the ground floor is a spacious fully equipped sunny kitchen perfect for preparing delicious family meals and for catering during entertaining. The kitchen is equipped with gas hob range with oven, microwave, toaster, electric kettle, coffee machine and dishwasher for added convenience. A large breakfast table is ideal for informal breakfasts during your stay and French doors from the kitchen lead directly out to the sunny private garden which features a BBQ, a covered alfresco dining terrace and sun loungers to enjoy the glorious Lake Como climate.

The villa can fully accommodate up to 8 guests and boasts luxuriously furnished bedrooms boasting lovely garden and lake front views towards Bellagio with high ceilings, parquet flooring and finished with solid wood beds, antique pieces and luxury features to enhance each room and provide a balanced air of sumptuous and restful living.

Three beautiful double bedrooms provide the ideal escape for couples and a twin joinable bedroom provides elegant and flexible accommodation for friends and family.

One of the bedrooms is a walk through bedroom.

The villa boasts exceptionally spacious luxury bathrooms with a power shower available to guests as well as a washing machine for guest’s convenience during their stay.

To the front of the villa Menaggio’s picturesque tree lined promenade leads to the family friendly Lido di Menaggio with its swimming pools and beach and also to the town centre’s wide range of delightful amenities which include a wide selection of restaurants, bustling cafe lined piazzas, a selection of boutique shops and quaint cobbled streets which lead past delicatessens, parks and pretty buildings.

The surrounding Menaggio hillside is home to the Loveno nature reserve and tennis club and the world renowned Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club and activities in the area include swimming, cycling, hiking, horse riding, sailing, power boat hire, tennis, quad bike tours and wind surfing. The boat rental is directly in front of the Villa.

A great selection of restaurants and bars continue along the Tremezzina shore and Lake Lugano can be reached in just 25 minutes drive away. A frequent ferry service operates from Menaggio to the famous golden triangle resort towns and a reliable bus service runs a service the north of the lake and also south of the lake to Como city; with its cosmopolitan delights, attractions and convenient transport links to Milan and its airports.

More Details

Owner
Happy Holiday Homes
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our stay at Villa Menaggio. It was perfect for our family vacation of three generations. The Villa Menaggio was very clean and spacious. The location was perfect. We enjoyed being able to walk into town for the ferry and loved being right on the waterfront with the beautiful views. We also enjoyed the family swimming pools that are within walking distance. Not having to rent a car for our vacation was an added bonus. Even the supermarket was within walking distance. It was a pleasure to have our hosts, Martina and Walter on site. They assisted us with any minor problems and shared with us the history of their lovely home. They were very gracious hosts in every way.

Thank you to all of your staff for their assistance in choosing Villa Menaggio. Lydia was especially helpful with supplying information and I appreciate her prompt and courteous responses to all of my questions. Danilo made arrangements for a wonderful chef to cook a delicious meal for us in the Villa. Since we were traveling with small children, this was a special treat. It was a very lovely evening and one of the highlights of our trip. A special thank you to Harold for helping us with transporting luggage to the ferry on the morning of our departure. I highly recommend Happy Holiday Homes for renting a vacation villa. Everything was as promised and they were truly a pleasure to do business with.

We hope to one day come back and visit the beautiful Lake Como region.
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Menaggio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Floor Area:
  • 280 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The villa further boasts luxury fitted bathrooms with bath tub and power shower options, as well as the convenience of private laundry facilities. The property also benefits from a separate w.c.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Two double bedrooms offer an ideal sense of escapism for couples staying. A third double bedroom offers direct access through to a twin bedroom furnished with single beds, to offers a welcome touch of flexibility for families staying.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

4/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Villa Menaggio, Menaggio, Italy
average rating of 4.0 based on 13 reviews
Toronto, ON Canada
4

Living the good life!

  • 4 of 5

As the private gates to this villa open and invite you in there is a feeling of home. The large wooden doors, beautiful gardens, large and fun kitchen to cook in and the views from the bedrooms overlooking Lake Como one way and you turn to look at the mountains is wonderful.

We were well cared for here and the location is perfect. Walk out onto the road and there is the Lake with a small patio. Walk left to the small and quait bar with great gelato or further down to the lido and restaurant. Walk right and you are 10 minutes from central Mennagio full of shop and restaurants. Say hello to everyone on the way who is happy to help with directions, touring and renting of boats and kayaks.

The first night we drove 5 minutes (15 min walk) to the grocery store and butcher and cooked up a family meal with our good friends. The patio is a wonderful place to gather to eat and share.

It is a family friendly place as well with an elevator as we had one person with a cane. We also found it useful on nights where we enjoyed the wine a little too much.

Note: thw shower is downstairs and you share space with the manager's family (the staircase) as they live on site. They are lovely people and we rarely saw them.

Enhanced our experience in Italy and would return here.

Ciao.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
98 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
38 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
73 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.4 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The surrounding Menaggio hillside is home to the Loveno nature reserve and tennis club and the world renowned Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club and activities in the area include swimming, cycling, hiking, horse riding, sailing, power boat hire, tennis, quad bike tours and wind surfing. The boat rental is directly in front of the Villa.

A great selection of restaurants and bars continue along the Tremezzina shore and Lake Lugano can be reached in just 25 minutes drive away. A frequent ferry service operates from Menaggio to the famous golden triangle resort towns and a reliable bus service runs a service the north of the lake and also south of the lake to Como city; with its cosmopolitan delights, attractions and convenient transport links to Milan and its airports.

Additional Sport & Adventure Activities include:

Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens and Rowing Boats.

Golf:

There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club is Italy's oldest golf course. Established in 1907 with 18 holes Par 70, it is located above Menaggio near Croce, in Grandola ed Uniti, approx. 20 min. by car. Green Fees: Weekdays €55, Weekends and Holidays €70 Euros; Golf Cart Rental €36.

Restaurant Golf at the club serves fantastic food and is well recommended.. Guests are always welcome, please call Golf Club Menaggio beforehand to check course rules.

Skiing:

This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibility and mountains capped in winter snow. It does however have Skiing opportunities at local resorts for a day out.

There is a small ski area on Mt. Lema, not more than 10 km from Lugano, but you have to be lucky to have enough snow for skiing. In Ticino, the local Swiss Canton, the best places to ski are probably either San Bernardino (south of the pass of the same name) or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass). Both are reachable in about 1 hour by car across the Swiss border.

There are direct trains to Airolo as well from Lugano and hence from Italian Stations. To S. Bernardino there is only a bus connection. For more snow try Andermatt (on the north side of Gotthard pass) which has normally good snow conditions and a good choice of runs.

The closest major ski resorts are Madesimo and St. Moritz toward the Splugen Pass, which is approx.100km.

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Notes

  • 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 Service Charge: €275 (7 days & less) & €325 (7 days plus).

    Short Breaks:
    3 night break - 40% off weekly tariff / 4 night break - 30% off weekly tariff / 5 night break - 20% off weekly tariff / 6 night break - 10% off weekly tariff.
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