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Magnificent villa located in Bellagio

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 (2 more guests can be accomodated)

For short stay, fall and winter season or party of 6 and less please inquire directly.

Technical features:

Property sq ft: 3,800

4 bedrooms (please note that on request all rooms can be set as

double or twin, 2 additional guests can be accomodated in the penthouse's living room double sofa-bed)

4 bathrooms + den

Private parking area

Private garden of 32,000 sq ft

Boat dock just 3 minutes by walking distance

Air conditioning

Wireless Internet

HD TV with stereo Bluetooth music player/ stream from your own device


Laundry room with washer and dryer

Infant/ toddler crib and highchair on request

Heating to be paid locally at the total cost of Euro 300,00 per week

Outdoor features:

-outdoor furniture

-private garden with fruit trees




More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Karin

Villa Poletti is owned by the same family since late 1800s and recently updated. We were born and raised in Bellagio and are very happy to share all we know about Bellagio and its neighborhood. Once the reservation is confirmed we will send you a Welcome Letter with helpful information such as restaurant recommendations, places to visit, various fun activities which will make your vacation a memorable one. In addition we offer Chef, babysitting, maid and concierge services upon request. We can customize your experience from a culinary tour to a fishing experience.

Karin purchased this villa in 1800

Why Karin chose Bellagio

The villa is very elegant. It has the beauty of being an historical villa with all the modern comforts. It is well furnished with beautiful antiques, has high ceilings and beautiful large and spacious rooms. The location is stunning. Outside of the busy center of Bellagio but close to the peaceful small village of S.Giovanni (3 minutes by walking distance) where there is the Villa's boat dock, restaurant, small boutique grocer, coffee shop and wine bar and just 3 minutes to downtown Bellagio by car.

What makes this villa unique

The beautiful porch over viewing the lake is magical. As soon as you arrive you find peace, nature and historical beauties. The Villa has a private dock just three minutes walking distance so that you can enjoy renting your boat and are able to dock it just a few steps from the Villa. Near the villa depart scenic trails with lovely walks that can take you to the summit of Mount St. First in order to fully appreciate the spectacle of the three branches of Lake Como and the newly discovered caves.


Bellagio Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • The two bathrooms on the second floor are very spacious.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , double or twin bedroom with lake view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , double or twin bedroom. Mountain view.
    Bedroom 3 - Master bedroom with full ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , with bathroom, full kitchen and living room
  • All the bedrooms are quite spacious and appointed with antiques. All have a wardrobe and drawers where you can organize your clothes comfortably.
  • Books ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Villa Poletti has also a private dock just three minutes walking distance from the property.The town of Bellagio offers boat tours, boat rentals, car rental, taxi, water taxi, biking tours, hiking tours, horseback riding, water skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking, zip-lining, tennis, golf (across the lake) pool, museums and spa. Masseuse, private Chef and additional housekeeping services are available upon request and availability. Please inquire with us and we will be happy to help you! In addition, once you make the reservation with us, we will send you a Welcome Letter with many helpful information to make a memorable vacation. We were born and raised in Bellagio and have been for three generations!


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Magnificent villa located in Bellagio
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews

Excellent accommodations, perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location, view and everything about the stay. One of the best views from the balcony anywhere. A walk towards the water reveals all the charming nuances of Italian life. Comfortable, charming, loved it.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elegant and peaceful with soothing evening views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and restful stay and enjoyed our almost daily walks for lunch to either S.Giovanni or downtown. The evening views from this villa are magical, with different hues of blue emanating from the lake, the mountains, and the sky, with Villa Carlotta and the Grand Hotel elegantly lit facades right across the lake. This made dinners on the peaceful garden terrace our most cherished moments.

The bus stop outside the villa's gate came in handy for shopping sprees in Como!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Marco! We appreciate the kind review and look forward to you and your family's return visit!
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Lovely house with Fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this property and loved sitting on the patio and watching the lake. There was ample space for 4 couples and everything was in good repair. The beds were comfortable and much of the furniture was conveniently located with good lighting and plumbing ( we've stayed throughout Italy and this is NOT a given.) There were lots of thoughtful touches and Monika the caretaker was very helpful. The 3rd floor/ penthouse was a bit of a problem because of the eaves. You must be very careful or you'll hit your head. There was not a good reading light up there and another mirror( beside the one in the bathroom) would be welcome. As others have mentioned the driveway is hard to pull out of and the streets are narrow and dangerous. There are paths and stairs all over that are fun to walk on if you're in good shape or part mountain goat.This was the best way to get to nearby restaurants, grocery store or the ferry. We had fantastic meals in Como, Bellagio, Varenna and nearby San Giovanni but found lunch was a better choice with the ferry schedules than dinner was. Overall, a wonderfully relaxing vacation with friends and family.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Classy villa with phenomenal views

  • 5 of 5

The villa has phenomenal soothing views from most rooms, from the large grassy terrace, and from the terraced garden. The ability to pick apples from the trees in the garden complemented well the kitchen amenities that welcomed us on arrival, including the Prosecco that followed us on the garden stroll. And the Etro bathrooms amenities facilitated further a memorable feeling of "la dolce vita!" We also found the location to be a great compromise between the hustle and bustle of downtown Bellagio while still remaining in walking distance from the center (about one mile). There is a bus stop outside the main gate with service to the city of Como in one direction and downtown bellagio on the other. We hope to return in the near future and reconnect with the wonderful people we met in this idyllic part of Italy. .

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, Limited outdoor lounging space facing the lake.

  • 4 of 5

The Villa is quite beautiful. Are you should know that there is a limited amount of outdoor space facing the lake. The main road is right out the front door, so you will deal with traffic noise all day and into the evening. As is fairly typical for the area, walking on the road can be scary for non Italians. The time to learn the ferry schedule and the train schedule from San Giovanni. Local taxi service, like pretty much all local service, it's high-quality and very friendly. We had an excellent time.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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most relaxing views ever!

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful stay at Villa Poletti. The check in was smooth and they even allow us to do an earlier check in, which was great. I was welcomed by a bottle of Prosecco, fresh fruit and some kitchen essentials. Loved the coffee they carry! The villa has unbelievable views of Lake Como. The Location over towering the town below of San Giovanni makes it so relaxing to hang in the indoor-outdoor living room. The villa is about 20-30 minute walk to downtown and at check in Monika explained to us all the scenic routes to take to go safely to Bellagio downtown without having to go all the way through the main road. I am looking forward to going back!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Milano Linate
Car: recommended

Villa Poletti is a magnificent home located in Bellagio with breathtaking views of the most beautiful part of Lake Como. It towers over the small hamlet of San Giovanni with its quaint harbor, boat landing, pebble beaches, historical church, restaurant, grocer and a small post office. Relax and enjoy the historical villa across the lake from almost everywhere on the property, including the grassy living room balcony and the terraced fruit-tree garden. The villa is located just 3 minutes by car to downtown Bellagio. If you are in the mood to explore you may walk 15 minutes to visit the amazing gardens of Villa Melzi or take a half hour stroll to downtown Bellagio.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $615.31
Refundable damage deposit $984.49

Weekly rate available for Saturday arrivals only. Inquire directly for 6 guests or less.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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