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Loft overlooking Lake Como in the ancient village

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday chalet in Sanico

Romantic and well-kept attic in a rustic stone set in a mountain village overlooking the lake (Sanico 950 m asl). In twenty minutes you can be in Bellano and Varenna (where you board for Menaggio and Bellagio).

In the northern part of the lake there are the beaches of Dervio and Colico where sailing, windsurfing or kitesurfing.

But you can also choose to stay in the mountains to enjoy the cool doing beautiful walks, for example in the forests of Pian of birches or trying paragliding Alpe Giumello. In winter you can ski while enjoying the magnificent view of the lake below.

At 1h30 from Milan.

  • pets considered

Alessandra Blandini
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Italian, Dutch
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
26 October, 2016
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based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

Loft overlooking Lake Como in the ancient village
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Guelph, Canada

Magic in the mountains:)

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our two young children and loved it so much we extended our stay! The area is beautiful, breathtaking and peaceful. The apartment is clean, stylish and tastefully decorated with all the necessities. The owners were very helpful and accommodating with our last minute travel plans. They also truely want you to enjoy your stay as the home is special to their family. That in itself speaks volumes! The lady who helps with coordinating arrival and departure details was so pleasant and kind. She neighbours the house and I felt like we had been neighbours for a long time. Thank you to her and the wonderful owners for making our visit to Northern Italy extremely memorable. We most definitely hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Off the Tourist Path, Wonderful Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and two small children traveled from the states for a week in Lake Como. First, let me say much of our trip was possible due to the kind help of our hosts. Not only did the owners call and make reservations for us (given the language barrier), they did so over a few week period without complaint. We really appreciated that.

The house is higher on the mountain, as stated in another review, it will take 20mins or so to reach the bottom. The roads can also be a challenge to drive, well especially if you are from New York. Though Como and Bellano are nice to visit, the real charm of our visit was the area surround the house. There are several local farms offering amazing meals (many who source 50% of the meal from their own properties), as well, there is a wonderful wine region just over the other side of the mountain. Lastly, I'd also highlight there is a supermarket about 10mins away, so really no need to constantly go to Bellano.

The apartment itself was more than enough space for our family. They had bunk beds and a pack n play for the baby. There are MANY churches in the area, so yes we did hear bells constantly; however after a day I never really noticed them. View is spectacular though. Lastly, not sure if it's listed in the description, but the apartment has a clothes washer and dishwasher. Also, there were toys there for the kids (blocks, legos), both a big hit.

If you are looking for a very reasonably priced house for the week, away from the tourists of Como, this is your spot.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

casa splendida ed accogliente, panorama dal salotto e dal balcone veramente unico, posizione ottimale x passeggiate sui monti, facile accesso al lago. ideale x una vacanza di quiete e movimento a contatto con la natura.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Très bon séjour à Sanico

  • 4 of 5

Le logement était en tous points conforme aux attentes, joli, pratique et bien équipé.

Très bon accueil de Maria Louisa, qui s'est toujours rendue disponible. Le petit village de Sanico est authentique et c'est très calme. Chouettes randonnées à faire au départ du chalet + il ne faut pas oublier de monter à l'Alpe Giumello, qui offre une vue imprenable sur le lac presque dans son entier. Il est également possible de visiter Bergame, jolie ville au centre historique qui vaut vraiment le détour (1h15 de route);

Sanico est un camp de base idéal pour découvrir le lac de Côme tout en échappant à l'affluence touristique.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place for people who love silence, peacefulness, nature and view.

From the balcony you can enjoy a wonderful view of the lake and Mennagio. The house is very beautiful and professionally restored, the mandarda is designed with attention to detail, modern and brigth, exudes a warm and cozy atmosphere. Everything is there, what you need, even washing machine and dishwasher. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful, thank you Alessandra & family!

Also the neighbor Maria Luisa, who lives next door and was our local contact person, thank you too Marialuisa & family :-) The little village Sanico is a wonderful peaceful location to go hiking directly from the house, far away from tourists and noise. Spectacular views from many points. You should love it to drive with your car on many small winding roads.

We will come back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Tout là haut dans la montagne

  • 5 of 5

Joli appartement avec une super décor toute simple, situé dans un village typique, entièrement piéton, un vrai labyrinthe de jeu pour les enfants.

On s'y sent parfois loin de tout; mais c'est aussi ça les vacances!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Che dire: in poche righe una recensione chiara, simpatica e utile sia per i proprietari che per i futuri viaggiatori e ospiti. Grazie!
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Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Pizzeria Belvedere, Narro
Nearest Ski
7 Kilometres
Pian delle Betulle
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Car: necessary

At 1h30 from Milan


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Prices for this holiday chalet in Sanico, Lake Como

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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Spese di pulizia £45
Pet Fee £9
Refundable Damage Deposit £178

Tariffe scontate in relazione alla durata, Richiesto supplemento per il riscaldamento in base alla stagione, Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione, Proprietario non presente in loco

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Sanico in Lake Como

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 56 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Pétanque Court
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • ski
  • wind-surfing

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