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CASA MARA, LUXURIOUS HOUSE IN THE CENTER OF VARENNA WITH BALCONY ABOVE THE LAKE

Fabio

Advertiser since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Italian
People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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CASA MARA, LUXURIOUS HOUSE IN THE CENTER OF VARENNA WITH BALCONY ABOVE THE LAKE

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Varenna - Casa Mara, house on the lake

Spacious house by the lake. 1st floor, 5 bed places. In the town center

Spacious house above the lake. It is on the 1st floor, and it has got 5 bed places. The house is in the town center, A stone's throw from tens of bars, restaurants and winery.

Casa Mara is at the first floor of a typical and historical house in the Varenna old town center. It is only 5 meters (16 feet) far from the lake!

Casa Mara has got two bedrooms (two double bed and a single bed), a spacious living room, a modern bathroom (with shower, bidet and washing machine), a characteristic entrance hall, a useful italian kitchen and a poetic lake view.

Casa Mara is far only 60 meters (190 feet) from San Giorgio Square (Varenna main square), 10 meters from the shore and only 50 meters (160 feet) from the closest beach!

Casa Mara has got a living space of 80 square meters.

Casa Mara can comfortably receive 5 people: we offer spacious and very clean bedroom, two double bed and a single bed.

An elegant dining room, with satellite TV, sofa and armchair. An useful kitchen with the lake view by the window.

And 'dulcis in fundo' a romantic view from the terrace, that will relax you during your stay in this wonderful city.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Fabio (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Italian

About Fabio

We are a family that has rented this wonderful house since 2010

Fabio purchased this house in 2010

What makes this house unique

This house is unique! You will find no other balconies in Varenna like the ours. You will relax looking at the sunset from an armchair on our balcony; you will see swans that swim below you or the waves breaking on the rocks.

Guestbook comments from the owner

[Review from Flipkey]



We stayed for two weeks-the last week of May and 1st week of June this year. It was our 1st visit to the Lake Como area and it more than met our expectations. The views are spectacular in every direction. When we arrived in Milan instead of taking the train we hired a taxi...it was about an hour's drive. The family that rents Casa Mara was so accommodating we felt right at home. They were very helpful in getting us settled and providing information about the area. They even called us halfway through our vacation to see if all was ok.

No need to rent a car ...groceries and fresh produce are available in Varenna. Plenty of restaurants in the area ...no need to go anywhere else, though you can take a ferry to other towns around the lake. We did several times.

People are very friendly and most spoke English so communication was not difficult. Thanks to the property owner we had a great vacation and would do it again.
May 2013
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5
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Casa Mara, luxurious house in the center of Varenna with balcony above the lake
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5

Wonderful place to say in Varenna!

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed at Casa Mara for a week, and were very pleased with our choice! The description and pictures are accurate, the apartment even exceeded our expectations. It is a beautiful place with a great location in Varenna and stunning views from every window and of course the little deck. We spent part of each day on our deck, either with coffee in the morning or wine in the evening. This apartment is absolutely immaculate and beautifully maintained with a well equipped kitchen. The owners could not have been more helpful, kind or easier to work with. If you are going to Varenna, this is definitely the place to rent. We would highly recommend Casa Mara to friends, family and fellow travelers.
  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Dennis and Sandy. You are kind and nice guests! We hope to see you again in Varenna.
Fabio
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Varenna Lake Como
5

An incredible stay. Wonderful location and hosts.

  • 5 out of 5
I could not recommend Casa Mara in Varenna and the hosts, the Molinari Family, highly enough. The location is incredible and the hosts ensured everything was perfect for a wonderful stay. I cannot wait to return.
  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Andrew.
We are looking forward to meeting you again.
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5

A fabulous vacation at Casa Mara

  • 5 out of 5
Dear Travelers........... My wife and I arrived at our long anticipated visit to northern Italy at the end of March, to find Casa Mara to be a great place from which to explore the surrounding towns along the shores of Lake Como. The owners, Paolo, Mara and Fabio were the perfect hosts and went above what was experienced from our past homes we have rented while on vacation. Upon arrival, Paolo explained all the features and answered the questions we had about the home and Varenna sights. The functions of the home were explained to us in English, and from there on.... we felt right at home. The location of the home, near the lake, right in the center of the old village was exactly what we wanted. We both explored the many narrow streets, shops, harbor and even hiked up the hill behind the town to the ancient fortress. From the close ferry terminal, we traveled to Bellagio, Menaggio, and Bellano. Those towns also provided a great day of exploring. The restaurants were outstanding, and we both feel we have had our finest meals in the town of Varenna. Of all the places we have traveled in the world these meals were outstanding. Expect to spend 2 hours dining, as the food and presentation are like a fine play. In short..... the Hosts, the town of Varenna, and the people of Italy, all gave us a great time, and I would recommend this home, and location to any traveler to who wants to see a unique place in our world. Thank you Paolo, Mara and Fabio.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We hope to see you again in Varenna.
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5

Wonderful location in Varenna

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I and another couple spent one week in this lovely and very clean apartment. Paolo, the owner, was waiting for us at the tiny train station for a quick walk to the apartment. His English is very good and together with wife, Mara, and Fabio, their son, made us feel very welcome with suggestions on sites and restaurants. The apartment is in the old part of Varenna and close to the ferry dock and everything in town. Nice view of the ferries approaching Varenna from the kitchen window. Everything we needed was there. The large bathroom was great with two couples sharing and bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. Charming accomodation and we really loved our week in Varenna and ferry trips to nearby villages. Villa Carlotta is a must! Castle Vezio is worth the climb and Villa Monastero is also worthwhile. Thanks, Paolo, Mara and Fabio for making our week so memorable......Delane and Garry from California, USA
  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Delane and Garry. We are looking forward to meeting you again!

Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Orio al Serio / Milano Linate
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
250 Metres
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Vecchia Varenna
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Madesimo
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Car: not necessary

Varenna is a municipality on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60 km north of Milan and about 20 km northwest of Lecco.

The municipality of Varenna contains the subdivision Fiumelatte, home to Italy’s shortest river.

Varenna is also known as “The pearl of the Como Lake“, because of its amazing lake-view, its beautiful landscapes, and the coexistence of both lake and mountain.

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HOW TO REACH VARENNA:

- From airports BY TRAIN:

- From Malpensa International Airport take a shuttle bus (this is one of the many bus companies: Malpensa Shuttle) to “Milano Centrale” (Central Milan railway station). Then follow the advices below (From Milan Central Railway Station).

- From Linate Airport take a shuttle bus (this is one of the many bus companies: Starfly Shuttle) to “Milano Centrale” (Central Milan railway station). Then follow the advices below (From Milan Central Railway Station).

- From Orio al Serio Airport take a shuttle bus (this is one of the many bus companies: Orio Shuttle) to “Milano Centrale” (Central Milan railway station). Then follow the advices below (From Milan Central Railway Station).

- From airports BY ROAD (we recommend using Google Maps or a satellite navigator):

- From Malpensa International Airport take the A336 to the A8, take the Milan direction then take A4 (direction Venice). Take the SP5 exit and head toward Lecco on the SS36. Turn off this autostrada to Varenna and Mandello. Distance is approximately 107Km.

- From Linate Airport, take the A1 toward Monza, then the A4, West, then join the SS26 and follow the same directions as above, but distance is approx. 80km.

- From Orio al Serio Airport, take the SS342, North West toward Lecco, then join the SS36 and turn off this autostrada to Varenna and Mandello. Distance is approximately 55Km.

- From “MILAN CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION“:

Take the train to Tirano. Get off at ”Varenna - Esino” railway station. No stopover, the train is direct (stops are: Monza, Lecco, Varenna-Esino).

The trip takes 1:03 hours.

You can book tickets on Trenitalia website.

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Rates & Availability

From €150 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday house in Varenna, Lake Como

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Low season
28 Sep 2014 - 14 Mar 2015
5 night minimum stay
€750
for 5 nights
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€900
 
 
High season
15 Mar 2015 - 10 Oct 2015
5 night minimum stay
€875
for 5 nights
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€175
€1,000
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Varenna in Lake Como

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Cot available for 70€/week
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
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