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Lakefront Luxury Townhouse In Gravedona, Lake Como, Italy



Updated: 25-Sep-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

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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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely property with all facilities and stunning views across the lake and mountains

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Gravedona, the property was beyond our expectations, we had fun in the games rooms, cooked dinners in the well equipped kitchen and enjoyed the views from the top floor terrace (we happened to be there during a firework display across the lake, we must have had the best possible position, they were wonderful). I would highly recommend the property.

Sue Knight

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent home and owners!

  • 5 of 5

Townhouse was just as advertised and was in outstanding condition. The location was great with the ferry only 50 yards and good restaurants and food store

within easy walking distance. The owners were extremely responsive to any needs and can't tell you how much we enjoyed the home. Would definitely recommend.

The Joneses

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding in every way

  • 5 of 5

La Casa Sul Lario is outstanding in every way. We were met by Fosca and her mother. Fosca graciously explained the workings of everything and was very helpful. The house itself is spacious and beautifully decorated. It is obvious that a great deal of care and pride has gone in to the refurbishment of this lovely lakeside home. The rooftop balcony is glorious any time of day. Everyone had plenty of room to relax. Our family of six could have comfortably lived there.

We did not need the air conditioning in June, but imagine it will be handy later in the summer. Wifi worked very well. The washer/dryer were very useful, as was the modern and well-stocked kitchen. Views from every room are stunning. Gravedona is a lovely town with a grocery very near the house, terrific restaurants, and extremely nice people. Ferry stop within 100m of front door.

Tony and Sandra were very helpful and responded quickly to questions. Tony recommended the local taxi company, Alto Lario Taxi, which was reliable and reasonable.

Don't hesitate to book La Casa Sul Lario.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Milano - Linate at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bar olio or Bar Centrale at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Gravedona's Pier (to reach all towns) at 200 Metres Nearest Golf : Menaggio Golf Club - 18 Holes at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Colico (trains every 2h for Milan City Centre) at 14 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Cardinello, Ca de Matt & Others at 400 Metres Nearest Ski : Madesimo at 40 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Gravedona public Beach or Private Lido with Pool at 0.6 Kilometres 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.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 7
1 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £45 per night, per additional guest
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
8 Jan 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
9 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
3 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
16 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £179

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: 4pm - 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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From the Owner

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.

Property Type

  • house


  • 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


  • Books
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • lake
  • mountain
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront


  • 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

Floor Area

  • 300 m²


  • 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.


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 3 bicycles


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • 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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