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The Little House on the Bridge - Menaggio - Lake como


 

The Little House on the Bridge




House Above the Bridge



View Under the Bridge



Dining Area



Main Bedroom



View of Lake Como & Mtns. From Terrace



Kitchen

House Description:

The house is 300 years old and is situated in the historic Castello above Menaggio.  It is a short five minute walk down to the center of Menaggio.  The house has two floors.  On the first floor is the kitchen, dining area and the living room with a walkout terrace and fireplace.  The second floor has a master bedroom, a second bedroom and a bathroom with bath/shower, wc and bidet.

Location:

The house is located in Menaggio, on the western shore of Lake Como about mid lake.  Menaggio is one of the most important towns on Lake Como and has been a tourist attraction for hundreds of years.  From Menaggio central location, one can easily navigate the whole lake by public boats.  Bellagio and Varenna are only a short boat ride away.

Lake Como was already to the Romans ( Roman churches and archeological sites) , from 12th century the passes through the high alps leading from and into Italy were extensively used by the locals for trade or more or less peaceful wanderings. In the 18th century it was discovered by the rich Milanese families who built their summerhouses to get away from the humidity of the town. Some of these villa's are open to the public and their gardens are famous ( Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo, Villa Melzi in Bellagio, Villa Balbaniello in Lenno)

Directions:

Fly to Milan or Bergamo ( low budget airport)
By Train (or Bus) from Malpensa to Como and by bus or Hydrofoil to Menaggio (approx. 120 min.)
By train from Bergamo to Lecco and Varenna, then by Boat to Menaggio (approx. 120 min)
From airports by car it is approx 90-120 minutes.
By car from Switzerland: Gotthard, Lugano, Italian border, 20 km to Menaggio.
By car from other regions in Italy: get off the autostrada at Como Nord Exit, Menaggio is 30 km north of Como.
Specific Directions will be given once reserved.

Price List:

Minimum stay 4 days

Winter: (Nov. through Feb): 65 Euros/day or 450 Euros per week + 15 Euros per day heating.
Spring: March & April: 80 Euros/day or 535 Euros per week.
Spring-Summer (early): May and June: 90 Euros/day or 600 Euros per week. 
Summer (peak):
July & August: 95 Euros/day or 650 Euros per week.
Fall: September, October: 80 Euros/day or 535 Euros per week.

Security and Cleaning Deposit: 150 Euros
Cleaning Fee:  25 Euros

Amenities:

TV, Sat, DVD, Stereo, Full Kitchen (Oven, Microwave), Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Internet Connection on request, Linen on request.
Italian Mobile Phone available at no extra cost (you just pay for the calls you make)

Activities:

Shopping
Golf (nearby in Croce)
Mountain Hiking
Boating
Swimming
Tennis

Contact (English Mother Tongue):

e-mail:  greenvol@iol.it
telephone: ++39 02 34537878  (from the US 011 39)
fax: ++39 02 33105195
(you must dial also the zero of the local area code)
mobile: ++39 339 6523824

 

 

 

   
 

 

 

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