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LO15 - The Fisherman's House
 

Lake Como, Como

Sleeps: 6

Reference Number: LO15
Type of Home: Independent House
Location: City
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The Fisherman's House originally was a fisherman's cottage, offering the luxury of being perched right on a narrow pebble beach along Como's western shore in Santa Maria Rezzonico, with spectacular views of the lake from every window. Ideally located you are within walking distance of a sleepy little hamlet which conveniently has a grocery store, a pizzeria, a restaurant and a bus stop to get you to the other towns if you prefer to leave your car at home. Beautifully restored, the cottage maintains its original charm – a wooden boat adorns the kitchen ceiling as homage to its past - yet it has all the comforts of home. Warm and inviting colors and antique furniture give this house a cozy feeling. Relax and rejuvenate in the sauna, enjoy the breeze and the sound of water lapping the shore on the terrace while barbequing and enjoy the wonderful views of the lake.

There is much to see and do in this area. Nearby you can rent a boat, and enjoy water sports on a hot summer day, including boating, sailing and windsurfing. Scenic hiking trails are abundant leading from the lake through the hills. For those that enjoy golf, you will find many courses in this area, and if shopping is your favorite pastime, this area is know for the production of silk, where you are sure to find a lot of bargains among all of the upscale boutiques, not to mention the designer fashion factory outlets just over the border in Switzerland.
The house is just six kilometers (less than 4 miles) north of the fashionable town of Menaggio where there are ferries allowing easy access to other villages that dot the shoreline and the lake islands. Como is only thirty kilometers to the south. On the southern shore is Bellagio, called the pearl of the lake and considered by many to be the most beautiful town in all of Europe. Its narrow cobbled streets, breathtaking views, impeccable homes and glorious villas make it a most enchanting spot to visit during your own unforgettable holiday on the lake.

Because this was originally a fisherman's cottage, access to the house in those days was by boat. Today there is still no road leading directly to the front door. Guests need to park the car outside the hamlet and walk 250 meters (75 yards) along an old cobbled path that includes some steps. Because these steps can be slippery when wet, we do not recommend this house for guests with walking difficulties. This is definitely a house where you need to leave your high heels at home and wear your walking shoes.


 

ACCOMMODATIONS


MAIN HOUSE

FIRST FLOOR
Open concept kitchen is fully equipped
Dining room with beautiful view Terrace is reached from the kitchen

SECOND FLOOR
Living room
Bath with jacuzzi and hand held shower Twin Bedroom en suite with shower

THIRD FLOOR
Double Bedroom en suite with shower has a loft with twin beds - ideal for family with children

BASEMENT
Washing machine, dryer and sauna

SEPARATE STUDIO
With a separate independence entrance along the side of the house used to be where the fisherman stored his boat and equipment. It has been converted into a little studio with kitchenette, double bed and bath with tub. Small terrace looks out over the lake. From here you have direct access to the lake

OUTDOOR SPACE
Large terrace off of the main kitchen
Second terrace below the main terrace is gated with tanning area and Barbecue
For an additional charge you can moor a boat a few meters from the house giving you the best access to the villages around the lake.

Sleeps 6

3 Bedrooms

3 Full Baths


ROOMS

Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Private Laundry, Terrace, Balcony, Kitchenette in Studio

2 Double Bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
1 Quad Bedroom (1 Double Bedroom with 2 Single Beds in loft) with en suite bathroom

2 Bathroom with Shower
1 Bathroom with Tub (includes either handheld or wall mount shower)

FACILITIES

Stove, Oven, Private Barbecue, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer Only, Wi-Fi, High Speed Internet Access, TV with Italian Channels, Mobile Phone Available on request

AMENITIES

Central Heat, Views, Mid week housekeeping with change of bath towels
Air Conditioning and Heating included in the price

GENERAL PARKING
DISTANCE TO PARKING: 250 meters

 

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2019 PRICES

Weekly rate, Sat. to Sat. arrival/departures unless stated otherwise

Low

Jan 05 - Mar 29
Apr 06 - Apr 26
Sep 21 - Dec 13
$3,575

High

Mar 30 - Apr 05
Apr 27 - Sep 20
Dec 14 - Jan 03 , 2020
$4,388

There is an addtional bed
Arrival Time: 4 pm to 7 pm

SECURITY DEPOSIT (payable on arrival to the key holder)
800 Euro
Refundable Security deposit due on arrival in cash euro and returned at departure

ADDITIONAL CHARGES
Optional
Additional housekeeping euro 18 per hour per staff, Public Holidays euro 22 per hour
Personal laundry and ironing Euro 18 per hour
Cook Euro 200 + cost of groceries
Butler Euro 350 per day
Boat Moor euro 50 per week
Late Arrival between 7 and 9 pm Euro 50
Porter Service until 5 PM


LOCATION
NEAREST AIRPORT: Malpensa, 94km
CITIES AND TOWNS: Mennagio 4km, Como 30km
SERVICES: Pizzeria 250 meters, Shops, Restaurants 2km

NOTES
The lakefront is public, so it is possible that you may see an occasional walker or fisherman; but the only sounds you are likely to hear are the cries of the gulls and the lapping of the water.
Guests need to park the car outside the hamlet and walk 250 meters (275 yards) along an old cobbled path that includes some steps. Because these steps can be slippery when wet, we do not recommend this house for guests with walking difficulties.
Depending on the amount of rain prior to your arrival, the shoreline may change

 

     

 

 


   
 
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