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Villa Casa Fontana

The look out is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the view.
1 of 21The look out is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the view.
Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Carate Urio, Lake Como, Lombardy
Stroll around the ancient village of Carate Urio on the west shore of Lake Como. Narrow stepped pathways and romantic footbridges link the characteristically old lake villas to the shore. Carate Urio is an ancient, small village with a handful of café-bars or restaurants where you are guaranteed a warm welcome, great coffee, quaffable wine and of course fantastic food!

Newly refurbished, this luxurious three * bedroom apartment has been tastefully decorated and is located in one the most desirable residential parts of Lake Como (45 seconds in a fast car to George Clooney's Villa Oleandra in Laglio). At the same time, it's convenient for visiting the popular western branch, from Como's old town to the water-sports centres at the Northern end of the Lake, as well as the popular mid-lake triangle of Menaggio, Bellagio and Varenn...
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Listing #HL98130
About the Owner
Helen B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Had a wonderful stay at this villa. The photos on this site completely lived up to expectations.Stunning views!!!!!!! Lake Como villages / towns were very friendly. We didn't have a car but managed to get about easily on the boats and buses. A lot of...More

Thank Mandy G
Management response:Responded 1 July 2018

What a lovely review Mandy thank you.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

We just concluded a 10 day stay at the villa and loved every minute of it. The stairs from the low road are a bit daunting when you arrive with 150lbs of luggage! Yes I’m married. The villa itself is very up to date and...More

Thank lee f
Management response:Responded 2 May 2018

Lee thank you for your lovely kind words. I will add some spices and I am so sorry about the pepper mill! I am here just now getting the last of the wisteria ... it does look great. Helen

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Situated in the village of Carate Urio this villa has beautiful views across Lake Como from both bedrooms and the main living area. The accommodation was perfect for two couples sharing although the main stairs to reach the villa are not recommended for those who...More

Thank Ewen A
Management response:Responded 17 September 2017

Thank you, I'm so pleased you enjoyed our villa.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(2)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No more than 6 people sleeping in the house at any one time - with the exception of a baby. Final numbers must be indicated and agreed in advance. Rubbish is the responsibility...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
    1 Bunk
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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  • Final Cleaning Charge: £106 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £177 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
VCF The small Print

25% deposit to book, payable by bank transfer or PayPal in euros.

65% payable twelve weeks out (after which no refunds apply).

Bank transfer or PayPal fees are at the renter's cost

10% balance or final payment in euros on arrival.

Guests are responsible for the disposal of rubbish during their stay and for general tidying on departure.

A charge of €10 per small bag will be deducted from the bond at check out for any rubbish not sorted or removed from the house

€120 final cleaning/laundry per stay payable in euros on arrival.

Guests should report any damage/concerns immediately to give VCF team the opportunity to repair/address or any reimbursements may be affected.

Accidental damage deposit of €200, payable on arrival in euros or your own currency. At check out any damage will be taken from the bond and the balance will be returned.

Heating, bedding and bed linen included.

No more than 6 people sleeping in the house at any one time, any more will inc...
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About the neighbourhood
The ancient village of Carate Urio on the west shore of Lake Como in a real haven for tranquility. Ideal for an afternoon meander through the narrow cobbled stepped pathways or to revel in the café-bar culture that is prevalent here.Unwind over an impossibly long lunch in one of the pretty lakeside trattorias or restaurants serving authentic locally produced food aks culinary perfection!
Explore the neighbouring villages and lazy lakeside living such as Laglio, where George Clooney spends his summer holidays hauled up at his lakeside villa! Or meander through the cobbled streets of Cernobbio for an icecream, the perfect way to spend a sunday afternoon or a spot of shopping in one of the exclusive boutiques.

Relax with a touch of sunbathing on the shingle beaches around the local area or h...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Malpensa or Linate Airports: 45.0 km
Railway: Como: 9.0 km
Ferry: Carate Urio: 1.0 km
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate both 45 minutes from the home or Bergamo 1 hour 15 minutes.
Full directions on request or with booking.
Car hire recommended but not essential. Bus and ferry available to village.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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