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Overview

Bedrooms:
4
Bathrooms:
3
Sleeps:
10
Type:
Apartment
Pets allowed:
Yes
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

3 Unknown types

Description from manager

Garden level:

* Hall accessed by a large patio shaded by an old wisteria

* Cozy living room with fireplace, two comfortable sofas, satellite TV – opens to the garden

* Studio with library, opens to the living room

* Dining room with table for 8 and large window with panoramic lake view

* Fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, stove (4 burners), oven, dishwasher and toaster

* Half bathroom

First floor:

* Terrace-solarium with lake view

* 2 double bedrooms

* 1 twin bedroom with access to one of the double bedrooms (best for children or a nanny)

* 2 bathrooms, one with shower and the other with tub and separate shower (and washing machine)

All of the bedrooms on this level have access to the terrace.

Second floor:

* Twin bedroom with lake view – each bed has an additional roll-out bed

Outdoors:

* Terrace with lake views

* Garden with private pool

* 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.

View onto the lake

Located on a hill above Varenna, Casa Rossore has recently been restored and furnished with care by its owners. The house, set on a road that ends just five metres beyond, faces a lovely garden and has a terrace overlooking Lake Como, as well as a private pool. A shared tennis court is available too.

The entrance over the terrace with pergola and dining table leads into the living areas containing a studio with library, a living room with fireplace, a kitchen and a bright dining room with lake views. On the upper floors there are four bedrooms (two doubles and two twins).

Below Casa Rossore, with a separate entrance, is Casa Selvina (also featured in our portfolio), a small accommodation for 4 people with its own terrace (the guests of Casa Selvina do not have access to the garden and pool of Casa Rossore unless they are rented together by the same group). The two rentals together can accommodate 12+2 people (not suitable for 14 adults, but for a group also with children). On the terrace of Casa Rossore 12 people can be seated if adding the table and chairs of Casa Selvina.

On the same property, a large 60-acre estate, there are other five rentals also featured in our portfolio. If renting the entire property (Casa Rossore with a private pool, Villa Belcanto with a private pool, and the four houses Casa Selvina, Casa Vanni, Casa Donata and Casa Rosina sharing a pool) approx. up to 43 people can be accommodated on this estate.

Additional information: The red house is built on 4 floors (the lowest floor is Casa Selvina, the three upper floors belong to Casa Rossore). There are about 20 steps to access the house from the parking level, so this property is not suitable for anyone with a walking problem. The housekeeper and her family live on the property. 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 beach facilities.

Additional amenities: Airport distance:Milano Linate 75 km/1 hr 30 min Milano Orio al Serio 60 km/1 hr 50 min Mila

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 10477384

Manager profile

Hidden Italy
Years listed:
9

Languages spoken: English

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. Since 1995 Hidden Italy offers some ...

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Damage deposit: ($1,111.42) €1,000.00
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Amenities

Features

  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Private garden
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Pet Friendly
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Towels provided
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Stereo system
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Activities

  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing

Bathrooms

  • 3 Unknown types

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