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Fabulous Villa with Pool near Meneggio and only 100mt from Lake

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Magnificent 4 Bed Villa with large gardens and a private pool.

Magnificent 4 Bed Villa with large gardens and a private pool for up to 6 adults and 4 children. This exquisite Villa is situated just to the North of Mennagio in the fabulous Golden Triangle area of Lake Como and has outstanding views of the lake and mountains It is relatively secluded while within walking distance of village restaurants and amenities. There are spectacular walks from the villa into the mountains and the lake is a short 100 mt walk passing a small vineyard and church.

The Villa (the pink house is Villa Perla)

Ground Floor

Large dining kitchen that is the centre of life at Villa Perla! Equipped with everything you would expect of an Italian kitchen, Copper pans, Alessi crockery, Dualit coffee machine, Smeg fridge, 5 burner 2 Oven Range Cooker and much more. Prepare a fresh coffee or yummy Italian food while gazing out the window at the lake. If you are visiting during the cooler months why not set a fire, the light in the kitchen is beautiful all year but has a special glow in the winter when you light a toasty wood fire.

The living room is opulently attired with two comfy sofas, an antique sideboard that used to live in the famous Turnberry Hotel in Scotland and some lovely Italian lighting. This room stays cool in summer and is cosy in the cooler months and is a great place to curl up and read a book or watch a movie.

First Floor

There is a large family room with a super comfy king bed and a single bed if required. It has a very large wardrobe with internal drawer storage for those who cannot travel light! The view from this room is breathtaking and you will find that it is difficult to drag yourself out of bed, get some coffee from downstairs and drink in the view!

Kids - we have the best room for you. The second bedroom on this floor is equipped with a bunk bed and optional single bed. This is where my nephews hole up when they stay with their special dog light and ostrich picture. What's more it is right beside the shower room so no long journeys to get to the toilet!

The shower room has been fitted with a rain shower big enough to get a couple of kids in at a time or to indulge yourself. There is a beautiful slate sink (another piece that used to live in the Turnberry Hotel) and some lovely Pecksniff toiletries.

Second Floor

As you come up to this floor you will spot the lovely chandelier that lights your way (you cannot miss it!) this used to grace the entrance to the Turnberry Hotel and is one of the main features of the villa.

The Master bedroom has arguably the best views in the Villa with vistas of both the Lake and the Alps. The Super King bed is enormous and fitted with a Tempur mattress that creates sleeping bliss. The wardrobe has journeyed from Tuscany to London and then onto Lake Como and, along with the beautiful local terracotta floor, gives the room a really traditional Italian vibe.

The second bedroom on this floor has twin beds with a view to the Lake and Pool. The furniture in this room has a French feel and is complemented with a beautiful herringbone wood floor.

The family bathroom has a very rustic feel with exposed beams and a cleverly hidden washing machine. There is a bath with a traditional shower and again this room is equipped with some nice toiletries.

The Gardens

Outside is a veritable garden of eden with lemons, oranges, apples, figs, cherries, olives, walnuts, kiwis, plums and apricots all appearing at different times in the year. There is also a herb garden with rosemary, sage, ginger, chills (they are hot!) and thyme just in case you feel like cooking! There are 2 seating areas in the garden, one with a beautiful view of the lake and another under a pergola covered in Wisteria.

In spring the garden is a mass of colour with azalea and wisteria while the late spring and early summer brings out the masses of jasmine, oleander and hydrangea. The autumn and winter produce some lovely colours and are a good time to get the lemons off the tree!

There is a large BBQ to feed 10 and a Pizza oven outside for some al fresco cooking if you can drag your self away from the kitchen.

A beautiful locally sourced stone path will lead you to the pool area which is also surrounded in the same materials to give this a very traditional and inviting feel. The pool itself is 10mt x 4.6mt and is equipped with 6 sun beds and is open from May to September. There is a shower at the edge of the pool and we provide you with pool towels so no need to take up space in your luggage!

The Area

The Villa is located a 2 min walk from the lake and it's position affords practically lakeside accommodation but without the drawback that some other properties have with traffic noise.

Santa Maria is a small village just north of Menaggio. It has a small supermarket, a pharmacy, a bank and 2 local restaurants that are accessible on foot. One is awesome for Pizza the other for the fresh pasta (they only make it to order). There is also a beach area with a beach bar that serves food and drinks and has an area to dive into the lake should this be your thing.

A short walk along the beach will bring you to Santa Maria Rezzonico where the restaurants are located. There are also a couple of lovely beaches here and a labyrinth of little roads to explore.

The walks from the villa are beautiful with the famous Via Regina at the bottom of our garden. Following this path will take you to Aquaseria at the next little village that has a fabulous local shop selling both local fruit and veg alongside local olive oil, wine and beer! There is also another great pizza restaurant here called Creme Caramel that is worth a visit.

The town of Mennagio is only 7 mins away by car and has many fabulous restaurants and facilities

More Details

Member since: 2017
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Speaks English
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

About Suzanne

Hi there, My name is Suzanne and I am Scottish but Iive all over the place! I am currently living between Nigeria, Scotland and Italy!

I work with my brother's in our family business and also manage a few holiday properties.

I have a real passion for property and over the years have bought a few places that I now live in some of the time and rent out for the times I am not there.

Suzanne purchased this villa in 2016

Why Suzanne chose Santa Maria Rezzonico

I fell in love with Lake Como the first time I visited (2003) and dreamed of owning a property from the first minute I set eyes on the beauty of this area. It is EPIC!

My nephew Felix asked me a few years ago to buy a pink house and by pure coincidence this is the first place we looked at and it happened to be pink so here we are!!

My nieces and nephews love this home so much they would love to stay here all year round. My father is also pestering me to spend more time there too.....

What makes this villa unique

It is unusual to get a villa this size and price point so near the lake, with a private pool and lake views from every room.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa at Santa Maria Rezzonico at Como

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please use throws on the settees during the summer as sun tan oil stains them.
  • Please shower before using pool it preserves the lining.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , Bunk Bed with an extra single if required
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Large double with extra single if required
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Fabulous Villa with Pool near Meneggio and only 100mt from Lake
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
Atlanta, GA, USA

Lovely duplex BUT

  • 3 of 5

I rented this “villa” for the month of June last Fall. It is actually a duplex. The property had no reviews at the time. The interior is really beautiful and comfortable. The large yard is full of fruit trees and flowers. The pool is great. The pool area and yard is overlooked by your neighbors sharing the common wall. They are fantastic people. I’m only letting you know, that although the pool is for the sole use of this half of the house, it is not private at all. The view from the pool is toward the neighbors.

There are several seating/dining areas in the garden. There are no views of the lake except standing at kitchen window or from upper bedrooms and one very nice seating areas in middle of yard.

My three stars and HUGE complaint is explained by the inconvenience the owner/ landlord cause me by double booking. The first week of January I asked to move up four days. She agreed. On April 4th she emailed me about a glitch in a system allowing a double booking for the first four days of my month there. She would not change the other reservation that was made in December. Her suggestion was for me to go back to my original dates. What!!!

My group had already purchased air fares. She acted this was a simple mistake. I had to ask for compensation. Long story is too much for a review. I contacted Homeaway about the matter. She was not even going to refund me the rate for the four days yet collecting rent for those days. Susan offered me $500 compensation and find another place for me. Beware!! She takes days to respond and never answers all the questions you may have when she does. She caused me untold anxiety over this mistake on her part. To this day she has still shorted me over 200 euros!

Susan speaks perfect English so a difference in language should not be an issue.

There is no parking at the house. The public area is 100 yards up a narrow street. With great care you can drop off luggage or groceries. It is easier to walk down the path to pick up your group. This was an issue with a two year old and an elderly person.

If you rent this pretty property make sure you ask for fans for each room. There were only 2 for my month.

The area and lake are just wonderful!! Dress for the heat!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As I said in my many emails to you I am sorry that this did not meet your expectations however I would like to clear up some untruths: The mistake in the booking was caused by a Homeway software problem not by me. I offered a full refund but you accepted €500 for inconvenience. I then changed the dates within the Homeaway software and they issued the calculated refund taking into account their fees. I was in contact with you regularly and have a great reputation in communication. This property is a semi detached villa as can be seen in the pictures. There are views from every room in the villa and from the garden sitting area. As I said in one of my many emails to you Lake Como is densely populated and seclusion is only possible further out or at a greater cost however I will let my additional guestbook reviews speak for themselves: Suzanne’s villa is a wonderful and quiet place with an amazing garden and lake view. The house itself is big and elegantly furnished. Ideal place for family holidays! The villa is just beautiful - creative interior, wonderful view, great kitchen, cosy rooms, a large garden.... we felt perfectly comfy and welcome! The area around is magnificent and by car you can reach a lot of beautiful spots. The beds were very comfortable and everything was nice and clean. Suzanne was very friendly, answers fast and the whole communication was great. Thanks for everything! A wonderful, family friendly house which has been tastefully renovated to a high standard without losing its authenticity. The gardens and the pool were a hit with the whole family. Views were stunning. The house is walking distance to the waterfront, mini market with local produce, pharmacy, a bar and restaurants. It’s also close to Menaggio and a short drive to Porlezza and Lake Lugano. If you cycle, there are a number of wonderful rides in the area. We would love to come back. Me and my 6 friends all stayed in this lovely Villa right outside of the main port city, Menaggio. We had a great time and loved our stay! Highly recommend! What a wonderful home and base for a Lake Como adventure. We fell in love with Suzanne’s Italian home. Located in a quiet little town, with just enough on the door step for food and drinks to keep things interesting and only a short drive (or bus trip) to the more bustling Menaggio. We cannot wait to return! In summary it appears that your expectations were beyond what you booked.
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Beautiful house, fully recommended

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, very nicely decorated. The rooms are very spacious. Nice garden and swimming pool. Fully recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa et jardin magnifiques

  • 5 of 5

La villa est une maison mitoyenne. Tout est très beau à l'intérieur et le jardin est très agréable aussi. La vue est magnifique et l'emplacement idéal pour visiter la région. Bravo Suzanne ! On a passé de superbes vacances

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting - it was a pleasure to host you!
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Milan Malpensa
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £223.21

This property is ideally suited for 6 adults and 4 children. If you are a group of 8 adults please get in touch with me and I am happy to discuss the possibility of rental however it is not suitable for large groups of 10 adults.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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