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Villa Rustica and the view over Lago Di Mezzola
7 reviews
Villa Rustica and the view over Lago Di Mezzola
Oak beamed and fully equipped farmhouse style kitchen
Kitchen and sitting area with a woodburning stove
Villa Rustica vaulted cellar dining room
First floor bedroom and bathroom layout
Bedroom 1 containing one double bed, mountain and lake views and direct access to the balcony
The view from bedroom 1 and the first floor balcony
Bedroom 2 containing a double bed and a bunk bed.  Sleeps 4 in total.
First floor bathroom including bath and shower
First floor landing with exposed original stone wall and chestnut beams
Second floor bedroom and bathroom layout
Bedroom 3 containing one double bed, mountain and lake views and direct access to a private balcony
Bedroom 4 containing one bunk bed (sleeps 2)
Second floor bathroom with large shower
Outdoor dining with a stunning lake and mountain backdrop
The track down to the house from the road.  Four wheeled drive (4WD) vehicles only
Mountain and lake view from the waters edge a short walk down from the house through private woods
Lazy days down by the lake at Villa Rustica
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Sorico, Lake Como, Lombardy
A beautiful villa at Lake Como, Italy, overlooking Lake Mezzola and the snowy mountain tips of the prealps.

Villa Rustica is a beautiful Italian farmhouse, nestled in the trees above Lake Mezzola on the northern tip of Lake Como. With breathtaking views across the lake to the mountain range beyond, it's the perfect location for exploring the spectacular lakes and many enchanting waterfront towns and villages of this exquisite and stylish corner of Italy.

Ideally suited to families, groups or for a truly romantic break, this 150 year old, self catering Lake Como villa has many traditional features such as beamed ceilings, wood burning fires and terracotta tiled floors. With spectacular balcony views, a terraced garden, private access to Lake Mezzola and a unique and atmospheric cellar dining room, it has all the ingredients you need...
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About the Owner, Alexis F
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
You will have the entire house and gardens to yourself during your stay, regardless of the number of occupants. Should you require help or ideas of things to do, then we are always available by telephone, Whatsapp and e-mail, but unless you need us, you won't see or hear from us during your stay.
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Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 7 reviews
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Eric A
1 review
Reviewed 11 November 2016 for a stay in September 2016

The first sight of this villa and its setting generated an overwhelming level of excitement among all 10 adults who shared a one week stay in September 2016. Sometimes it happens that the promise of the promotion is exceeded by the reality; for us, this was one such experience. The adventure of accessing this villa was as enjoyable and intriguing...

Management response:

Dear Eric, Suzanna and I are so happy that you enjoyed your stay every bit as much as we love the house and the surroundings. All the very best with your future travels, but do come back. Alexis & Suzanna


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Nicola T
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a lovely relaxing holiday at Villa Rustica. Fantastic location with great views over Lake. Only challenge was path down to lake. Villa lovely and well provided for. Great outside covered eating area. Good walks from villa when feeling energetic. Only addition that would have been useful was ideas and contacts for local trips, as not an area covered...

Konstanz, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 30 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We stayed at Villa Rustica with a work group for 4 nights as a work retreat. We unanimously agreed that Villa Rustica was the perfect place to stay, providing lots of space for all of us (8 people) to work, eat, sleep, and socialise. The kitchen was sufficient to store all our food, cook, and had a dishwasher (always helps...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    1 Crib
    2 Bunks
    3 Fulls
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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.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
14 Oct 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
Low Season
4 nights
23 Dec 2017 -
5 Jan 2018
Mid Season
4 nights
6 Jan 2018 -
30 Mar 2018
Low Season
4 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Check out cleaning and linen laundry: £132 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £441 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our rental rates for Villa Rustica give you exclusive use of the villa and all its facilities, regardless of the number of occupants. The accommodation rates include the following:
• The entire villa, gardens and access to the lake;
• A one off meet and greet service to guide you from the main road to the house and transport your bags to the house if you do not have a 4WD vehicle
• Bed linen;
• Bath, swimming and hand towels;
• Electricity, gas, heating and firewood;
• Free WiFi;
• The transport of your bags back to your vehicle at the end of the stay if required.

There is a fixed fee of EUR150 per week that covers:
• Cleaning and linen laundry after you check out at the end of your stay;
• Bed linen and towels will be changed weekly if your stay is for more than 7 nights;
• Weekly cleaning during your stay if your stay is for more than 7 nights;
Additional charges:
• All 10 beds will be prepared, regardless of how many people you book for, so there will be plenty of linen and towels....
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About the neighbourhood
As well as enjoying the outstanding natural beauty and countryside at our Lake Como villa, there is lots to see and do in the surrounding area, from enjoying the delights of the local Italian cuisine to cycling, sailing, walking and winter sports.

Cycling Routes in and around Lake Como:
Enjoy mountain biking from the doorstep of Villa Rustica or road biking from the top of the track, a short walk from the villa. The surrounding area is ideal and popular with cyclists, with numerous tracks and routes.For more information visit the Villa Rustica Lake Como website.

Walking from our villa at Lake Como:
You can enjoy some fantastic walks from the villa, either by following a well marked path (Sentiero) or by exploring the hills above Albonico. A short drive to Verceia (the village on the othe...
Getting around
You do need a car during your stay, but a short drive away, in Domaso or Colico, you can leave the car and take to the water on a regular ferry that will take you all over lake Como. There are train stations in Colico and Verceia as well.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Milan (Linate LIN, Malpensa MXP, Bergamo/Orio al S: 60.0 km
Railway: Colico: 15.0 km
Ferry: Domasso: 10.0 km
It is important to note that access to the house by car is limited to four wheel drive vehicles (4WD) only due to the steep track and there is parking for up to 3 vehicles at the house free of charge. Parking is also available free of charge a 2 minute walk from the house and on arrival and departure your luggage will be transported to and from the house for you. For more information visit Villa Rustica Lake Como.

Fly & Drive:
The easiest way to reach Villa Rustica is to fly to one of the three Milan airports (Malpensa - MXP, Linate - LIN, Bergamo - BGY) and hire a car. Depending on traffic, the three airports are between a 1 ½ hr and 2 hr drive from the villa, Bergamo usually being the quickest. Bringing or hiring a Sat Nav is a good idea if you'd like to take a slower but more s...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Milan Villas (1,521)
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