House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Villetta Roccolo (sleeps 8) is on an open space against the slopes of the mountain " Bregagno" at 350 m above sea level overlooking Lake Como and the surrounding mountains. The cosy holiday house was recently completely reconstructed on the remains of a medieval "look-out-post".The three level-home has two double bedrooms with balcony and lake view , one large attic bedroom with one doublebed and two single beds with a relaxing view of nature and lake, a shower bathroom, a bathrooms with tub, and on the ground floor a large living & dining room and a well equipped open kitchen wich opens onto the big terrace.

Villetta Roccolo includes a lovely spacious terrace with unforgettable panoramic lake and mountain views and a comfortable portico for outside dining and relaxing and a stunning big garden with marvelous & unforgettable lake view and two private parkings.

This is a place for a quiet holiday, for those who like nature, walking and hiking (the tracks start right at your doorstep). At 4 km - 10 min by car- or 30 min walking down hill is the village Pianello for all your daily needs, the beach and a very nice lake Promenade with bars and restaurants.

Please note: the road to Villetta Roccolo is not suitable for sports cars!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Pianello del Lario 4 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2.4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Milan 80 km, Nearest railway: Como 40 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

On the ground floor is the comfortalbe large living room with fully equipped open kitchen, french windows opening up to the terraces and garden, on the first floor is a large bedroom (bed 1.4 x 2.00 m) and space for a cot , a second bedroom with large sofabed ( 1,45 x 2.05 m). Both bedrooms have a nice balcony with amazing lake view. On the second floor there is a large "family" room ( 28 m2) with a big double bed ( 1.8x 2.0m) , a single bed ( 09 x 2m) and convertible sofabed for one person ( 1x2m) . Villetta Roccolo has two nice modern bathrooms, with bath and shower on the first floor and showerroom on the 2nd floor. The house is equipped with Wachingmachine, iron, BBQ, bed linen and bath towels.

Further details outdoors

two balconies and one large terraces with lake view, nice peaceful big garden with deckchairs & comfortable portico with dining table

The Lake Como region

Villetta Roccolo is on lake Como which is in Lombardy near the swiss border , north of Milan. Lake Como is 50 km long and is one of the most beautiful in Europe and is situated in a basin at the foot of the Alps and surrounded by lovely valleys. The shores of Lake Como alternate between picturesque villages leaning out on the water, gravel-sandy, grass or rocky small beaches, pleasure harbours and water sport areas for windsurfing, sailing and water skiing.

Pianello del Lario is a charming little village on lake Como at 40 km from town Como on the north-west shore. It has a long-sandy-gravel beach with pleasure harbour. Pianello village has all you require for your daily shopping needs, for extensive shopping and " night life " you depend on Dongo ( 3 km) or Menaggio ( 10 km).

Menaggio is a lively little town with narrow streets, good shops, restaurants etc. The weekly market is a must. On higher grounds overlooking Menaggio and the lake is the oldest golfcourse of Italy . Bellagio ( Villa Melzi), Tremezzo( villa Carlotta) , Lugano ( 40 km) ,m Como-town 40 km, Milan 80 km. and wonderful mountains in the nearby swiss alps in St. Moritz ( 90 km).

Visit the beautiful villas (Villa Melzi in Bellagio, Villa Monastero in Varenna, Villa Balbianello in Bellagio, Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo) and the resort villages by boat and explore the hiking paths and the beautiful panoramic views over the surrounding landscape. Boat timetable: http://www.navigazionelaghi.it/

Pianello del Lario

The area is absolutely great for walks and watersports.

Easy walk: Stroll along the Lake Como Greenway http://www.greenwaydellago.it and discover amazing landscapes.

Pianello del Lario is about 10 kilometers north of Menaggio and 3-4 kilometers from Dongo, Gravedona.

Visit EXPO 2015

From Menaggio, you can catch the ferry boat to Varenna and Bellagio.

From Varenna-Esino station you can go by train to Milano-Centrale, or drive to Milano

The Lake of Lugano (CH) is only a half hour away, Valtellina, Lago Maggiore and Bergamo are within driving distance for a great day trip.

In winter you can ski in Madesimo (one hour drive) or St Moritz (one and a half hour drive).