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Lakefront Luxury Townhouse In Gravedona, Lake Como, Italy

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,121 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Luxury Historical Townhouse in Gravedona, Lake Como - Peaceful Location close to all amenities

La Casa Sul Lario is a luxury lakefront property dating from the early 1600s located in the centre of Gravedona, an idyllic village said to be one of the most beautiful around the entire Lake Como. The house has been newly refurbished to the highest standards respecting original features and materials, mixing modern and antique furniture styles to create a unique romantic and relaxing atmosphere. The property, with two large terraces on the top floor, offers a spectacular panoramic view to the northern end of Lake Como with the Alps as a back-drop. La Casa Sul Lario develops on 4 floors: the first floor has an elegant living/dining room, a modern fully-equipped kitchen and a guest bathroom; the second and third floors host one double bedroom and 2 suites, all with en-suite bathrooms. The ground floor hosts a game area with billiard, home soccer, darts. Ideal for a family up to six people or 2/3 couples who aspire to a high standard of holiday.

Rudy and Sandra
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Rudy and Sandra

I grew up in Gravedona, but live in London with my wife Sandra. We both work, but spend most of our holidays between Lake Como and Rome, where we have our families and many friends.

Rudy and Sandra purchased this villa in 2008

Why Rudy and Sandra chose Gravedona ed Uniti

We purchased the property in 2008 and it was in bad conditions, although all the original 1600' features were well preserved. The restoration and rebuilding has been a labour of love over several years. With the intent to build the perfect holiday home for ourselves, every detail was given careful attention. Living abroad we don't have the chance to enjoy it as much as we would like so we want to share it with our guests.

What makes this villa unique

The property is set in a truly unique location in the center of Gravedona, the town with the longest lake-side promenade. The views from the property are breath-taking because the water is wider here than in many other parts and the mountains, although higher, are set back from the edge of the water. We come here to relax and escape from the hectic city life, eat healthy and genuine food, enjoy the enviable weather and outdoor activities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed our stay at La Casa sul Lario which is on the shore front at Gravedona. The house is very comfortable with good facilities and was well equipped with everything we needed for our stay. We were greeted by Fosca and her mother; Fosca was a great help during our stay. Gravedona seems to be less 'touristy' than other villages on the lake which suited us very well. We ate at a couple of good restaurants in Gravedona and also used the local chef recommended by the villa's owner, Rudy; the food was delicious. We used the ferry service and also rented boats from the nearby Donga (walking distance along the lake shore) to visit other villages on the lake. We would also recommend driving up into the villages in the mountains for walking and/or lunch.
Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa at Gravedona ed Uniti at Province of Como

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3121 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • lake
  • mountain
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , first floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , second floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , second floor
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , third floor
  • All new and luxury bathrooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , 2nd floor; lakefront; king bed/2 twins
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 2nd floor; shared bathroom with bedroom 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 3rd/top floor; lakefront; ensuite bathrooom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 2nd floor; lakefront; ensuite bathroom
  • 4 bedrooms with a maximum capacity of 7 guests. 3 large bedrooms with new orthopedic mattresses, wooden slates One additional smaller bedroom with a single bed on the second floor.
  • Books
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Other services are available on request: taxi transfer from/to airport. Outside: The property features 2 large terraces on the top floor (perfect for outdoor dining or sun-bathing) with panoramic view of the Lake with dining table for 6 and outdoor furniture's. A rear ground floor outdoor patio to relax. Utility Room: Ground floor storage room with washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The weekly service charge includes final cleaning, bed-linen, towels, utilities and internet connection. Other: Ground floor entertainment area with billiard, home soccer and darts. The house benefits from 2 Led 3D TV with satellite channels and free high speed wi-fi Internet connection. Private car parking for up to 2 cars


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Lakefront Luxury Townhouse In Gravedona, Lake Como, Italy
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Fabulous villa right on the lake with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Villa was lovely. Beautifully decorated and thought through. Right on lake side so very easy access to restaurant, coffee shops, supermarket and bars. Very short walk to lake access. Also close to the boat port, so location excellent.

We stayed a week and it would have been good to have had a change of towels during that time.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house in perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful -- newly renovated and perfect for our extended family. The location also couldn't be better. The house is centrally located in Gravedona and right across the road from the lake and a boat dock (ideal for picking up and dropping off passengers from the boat we rented). The ferry terminal is 2 minutes away, as is the supermarket. We were also there for the Ferragosto fireworks (August 14), and there couldn't be a better place than the roof deck for watching them -- they were straight overhead and spectacular!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunningly renovated old town house, perfectly situated and perfectly appointed.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented property, spotlessly clean with air conditioning. No expense spared on fittings with all mod cons. Gravedona a lovely town, locals very friendly, great supermarket and some lovely restaurants.

So easy to get the ferry to Como and the very lovely Bellagio. The local tourist office arranges day trips to St Moritz - stunning journey through the Alps both on the train and by bus, to be recommended.

Fosca, her Mother and Roberto all warmly welcoming facilitating a truly wonderful holiday for us.

We would thoroughly recommend it and look forward to gong back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing stay in a breathtaking location

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic apartment! From the amazing view to the spacious rooms, this was a real gem. Rudy and family have created a tranquil oasis for their guests. They helped answer all our questions and immediately made us feel welcome. Be sure not to miss pizza from Pizzeria Garbatona or gelato from Gelateria La Carapina.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Perfect Como retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week staying here. The house was set up perfectly for us and our 7 month old, with nothing spared. The attention to detail was outstanding and it was incredibly comfortable and welcoming. The views and situation couldn't have been better and I wouldn't hesitate to stay again or recommend it. It made our stay on Lake Como even more special.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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House was as promised. Very attractive, well situated, comfortable, and fully equipped

  • 5 of 5


house and excellent experience.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Milano - Linate
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Bar olio or Bar Centrale
Nearest Ferry
200 Metres
Gravedona's Pier (to reach all towns)
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Menaggio Golf Club - 18 Holes
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Colico (trains every 2h for Milan City Centre)
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Cardinello, Ca de Matt & Others
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.6 Kilometres
Gravedona public Beach or Private Lido with Pool
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We can help you to arrange a number of activities ahead of your arrival using our local knowledge and network. Our goal is to ensure you have a unique vacation and enjoy the most from this wonderful place.

You will find a more detailed booklet on your arrival with all the useful information and tips for a pleasant stay.


Gravedona has a wide sandy beach on the lake and a waterfront lido with two swimming pools. A lovely 10km waterfront promenade and cycling path runs south to the picturesque resort town of Dongo where motor/sailing boat rental can be arranged or north to Sorico


We recommend flying into any of the Milan airports (circa 100km away): Malpensa and Linate with Easyjet, Alitalia and British Airways; Milan Bergamo with Ryanair. All are within one and a half hour drive.

The nearest railway station is Colico (15km) with direct trains to Milan city centre every 2 hours (90 minutes journey).


The house is at a walking distance from all amenities: bars, restaurants, pizzerias, supermarkets, local shops and banks.

Boats for Bellagio and other Lake Como towns leave from Gravedona Pier, which is 1 minute by foot from the property.

Further Details:

Gravedona Sport Centre is located at a walking distance from the house and includes 3 tennis courts (one indoor), 2 football pitches with with race-course an a well-known sailing centre/school.

Other activities along the northern end of the Lake include windsurfing, kite surfing, water skiing, wake boarding and jet-skying, canoeing and kayaking, chartered yacht hire, cycling hiking, parachuting and paragliding, horse riding, quad biking and golf.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa at Gravedona ed Uniti, Como - Lecco

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £175.76

EUR 200 refundable security deposit required upon arrival.
EUR 100 final cleaning will be charged at check-out and is excluded from the price paid at the time of booking.
Bed linen, towels, wifi connection, air conditioning, secured garage for 2 cars is included in the rental price.
Price varies based on number of guests. Please indicate the correct number of people in order to receive the accurate quotation .
Check-in: 3pm - 7pm. (we can accommodate earlier check-in if there are no guests leaving the property on the same day)
Check-out: by 10.00 am on the departure day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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