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The Dreamers' House

  • Six guests can dine 'a la fresca' on outdoor furniture on top terrace with lake/mountain views
    Six guests can dine 'a la fresca' on outdoor furniture on top terrace with lake/mountain views
    Six guests can dine 'a la fresca' on outdoor furniture on top terrace with lake/mountain views
    Uninterrupted 2.5km view and higher peaks are key advantages of northern v. southern arm of the lake
    Clear visibility and snow-capped Alpine Peaks can be enjoyed in the off season (view: top terrace)
    Fully equipped eat-in kitchen w/island and all appliances; large picture window with lake views
    Open the living room double glass doors and feel the unique Lake Como ambience !
    Property description
    Lake Como
    |
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
    Dreamer's House (Villa Sognatore) is a true lakefront property located 10km north of Menaggio on the northwest shore of Lake Como. The house positions its guests right on the lake with private access to the water, which is the best place to acquaint oneself with the beauty and tranquility that make Lake Como so unforgettable. The setting is a botanical paradise as well since the property is surrounded by well-maintained, terracing gardens with mature specimen plants, palm trees and perennials.

    The property includes 4 stone patios at different heights, and 2 large terraces off the bedrooms and living room facing the lake, all affording breathtaking views of the water and Alps. A scenic walkway on the lake passes near the property, giving the guest access to 3 restaurants and the lak...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Single Beds:(7)
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Inside the house, the top floor consists of a large room combining the living and dining rooms and a large eat-in kitchen with island, plus a new bathroom (sink/toilet/shower) with mosaic tiles and modern Italian design. In the living room, the wall facing the lake is only windows, with double doors opening to a large terrace with sweeping panoramas. There is a satellite TV system with news/movies/sports in English or Italian, as well as terrestrial TV with mostly Italian channels. A multi-region DVD player (plays codes 1-6) has been added.

    The middle floor is composed of master and guest bedrooms, both with two single beds that can be combined to form a double-size bed. Each room features large picture windows with lake & mountain views and terrace access. There is a third small room...
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    Listing #HL23071 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Holidays Dec 20, 2014 Jan 2, 2015 4 nights
    $219
    €180
    $219
    €180
    $1,340
    €1,100
    Low Season Jan 3, 2015 Feb 27, 2015 3 nights
    $195
    €160
    $195
    €160
    $1,219
    €1,000
    Early Spring Feb 28, 2015 Mar 27, 2015 3 nights
    $232
    €190
    $232
    €190
    $1,462
    €1,200
    Easter Mar 28, 2015 Apr 10, 2015 4 nights
    $244
    €200
    $244
    €200
    $1,523
    €1,250
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Save 20% off the rental price when booking with LESS THAN 30 days before arrival.

    Prices quoted are for std. 1-4 guests. Please add 20 Euros per night per extra person above standard 4 person occupancy.

    Rates include linen, utilities and starter kit. 350 Euro Refundable Security Deposit required.

    Please add 120 Euros for house keeping. Minimum 3-night rental period except where noted in rental rates.

    Optional: 100 Euro per week to rent boat buoy 25m in front of house. 14 Euro/hour for extra cleaning on request.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Malpensa: 55.9 mi
    Railway: Varenna: 9.3 mi
    Ferry: Menaggio: 6.2 mi
    Car hire is strongly recommended. Milano Malpensa is 90km/1.5 hr. by car. Linate a little further. Bergamo airport (Ryan Air) is 2 hours from the house. Hertz & Avis at all of the airports. There is an Avis agency within walking distance of the main San Giovanni train station in Como.
    Activities nearby
    There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
    Nearby cities
    Milan Villas (921)
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English first
George S
Sandy, Utah, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012 for a stay in September 2012
1
person found this review helpful

The location couldn't have been more beautiful and being right on the water and able to walk along the lake was incredible. Everything was provided as represented which made the stay easy and comfortable. Having the local management escort us to the unit when we first arrived was extremely helpful and allowed us to quickly aclimate and start enjoying our... more

isobel L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

Proximity to the lake was perfect. The entrance to the property from the road was tricky and parking space was very tight. The property details were misleading. The garden space is mainly vertical. 2 full bathrooms were shower rooms . The bedrooms were very basic and disappointing.The third bedroom was windowless. The views over the lake were sensational but the... more

Management response:

Unfortunately, this guest broke parts of our refrigerator, and denied it when confronted. We had to hold back a small amount of the security deposit and now the guest has sought to exact revenge via TripAdvisor. To be fully transparent during our entire 8 years of renting our property, we have always provided each guest with over 100+ pictures and... more

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dpbailey
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 for a stay in August 2011
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed here for a week with our teenage sons and we all loved it. The bedrooms are on the ground floor with access to the garden and your own steps down into the lake. Perfect for swimming. The large balcony on the first floor had panoramic views, a lovely place to eat or sit with a glass of wine... more

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Timothy B
Speaks English, Italian, German
Listed since : Sep 2010
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
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