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Pets allowed:
Wi-Fi available:

1 Full bath

Description from manager

Ground floor:

* Living/dining room

* Kitchen with dishwasher

* Storage room with washing machine

* 1 double bedroom (beds are not divisible)

* 1 double bedroom (joinable twin beds)

* 1 bathroom with shower over tub


* Terrace equipped for al fresco dining with BBQ

* Shared pool with other houses (approx. 20 - 25 people)

* Tennis court shared with the guests of the other houses

* Bocce court shared with the guests of the other houses

* 60-acre grounds with a uniquely beautiful landscape

* The beautiful property has several paths, gardens and seating areas for guests to enjoy, as well as breathtaking views of the lake and mountains.

A house with a terrace and lawn

Located on a hill above Varenna, Casa Vanni is an independant house set on a 60-acre estate. The house has modern conveniences and direct access to a shared pool from the gated garden. Guests also have access to the estate’s tennis court.

A stone-paved path leads to the cottage. The architecture is simple, and Casa Vanni’s interior is tastefully furnished, with a stylish, modern feeling.

There is no lake view at Casa Vanni, but there are views of the ancient castle Vezio, and there is a nice path leading to the tennis court that is equipped with benches offering open views of the lake.

On the estate there are six houses: Casa Rossore with a private pool, Villa Belcanto with a private pool and the three houses Casa Selvina, Casa Donata and Casa Rosina sharing the pool with Casa Vanni.

A charming, small restaurant is just a short walk away (about 100 meters). Other restaurants, shops, the ferry dock and the train station are in Varenna.

Varenna, called “pearl of the lake”, is a quaint village lying on a promontory on the east coast of Lake Como. It is a quiet lakeshore town of beautiful old houses and romantic panoramas. Olive and cypress trees testify to the mild climate of the area, along with many botanical specimens normally found in warmer climates. A romantic walkway along the lakefront links the town center with Olivedo, the landing point for ferries and steamers. Because ferries connect it to other towns on Lake Como including a car ferry, and the train comes directly from Milan centre to Varenna (train ride little more than one hour), it is an ideal base for exploring northern Italy as well as the southern Swiss Alps. Varenna offers many wonderful possibilities for daytrips. Explore the castle of Vezio (5 minutes walk from the villa). Visit the gardens of Villa Monastero, Bellagio and Menaggio (15 minutes by ferry), Tremezzo and the famous Villa Carlotta, and Como, with its historic monuments, churches, and shopping.

Varenna, with its brightly painted houses and flowers along the lake edge, is only 10 min by car from this property. Visitors remark on the quiet and tranquility of Varenna, the relaxation afforded by the unhurried pace of this peaceful village. Take in the lovely walk along the lake edge down to the small stone beach which is inhabited by ducks, and enjoy some ice cream or coffee from the gelaterie nearby, or sit at an outside terrace of a cafe on the water’s edge to enjoy a meal and the beautiful scenery: the calm lake, the towns of Bellagio and Menaggio across, and the snowcapped mountains in the distance. Along the arcade near the water are a few shops, boutiques, and cafes. The sporting club in Varenna (3 km) has a pool and beach facilities.

Additional amenities: Airport distance:Milano Linate 75 km/1 hr 30 min Milano Orio al Serio 60 km/1 hr 50 min Milano Malpensa 91 km+ferry/1.5 hrs+15 min Switzerland/Lugano 34 km+ferry/50 min+15 min, CD-player, Dog welcome, Filter coffee machine, Parking space for 1 car, Private Chef, Stove with oven, Tennis

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 10477331

Manager profile

Hidden Italy
Years listed:

Languages spoken: English, German, Italian

About the manager

Are you planning to travel to Italy as a couple or with a group of family and friends? Are you looking to rent a house? In search of that special atmosphere? A place that combines the poetry of yesterday and the comfort of today? At Hidden Italy you will find it. Hidden Italy is a small and personal...

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This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.

Damage deposit: ($609.69) €500.00
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  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Fireplace
  • High Speed Internet
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wi-Fi available


  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine


  • 1 Full bath


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