Little Bridge House - See 'Real' Reviews of Charming Stays in History!(18 Reviews)
The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more
- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-7), Balcony
The house for rent is located in Menaggio, on the western shore of Lake Como about mid lake, just 15 min. by ferry from Bellagio and Varenna. Menaggio is one of the most important towns on Lake Como and has been a tourist attraction for hundreds of years. From Menaggio central location, one can easily navigate the whole lake by public boats. Bellagio and Varenna are only a short boat ride away. Lugano, in Switzerland is only 15 miles away, well served by public transportation.
The owner is a US born of Italian Origin resident, with a thorough knowledge of the Lake and its surroundings. He is glad to spend all the time needed with guests to help them planning their hikes, boat trips, shopping trips or simple sightseeing. He also assists with full info on travel to reach Menaggio and picks up guests with no car at the bus or the ferry.
Keywords: House, Menaggio, Lake Como
When you're ready to book, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Paying with a credit card on VRBO protects your payment for up to $10,000 against listing fraud. We recommend completing your booking on VRBO.Learn more
Member since: 2007
- 340 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 2-7
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
On Lake Como Air con is not necessary because the Lake is well ventilated. The house has mountain and lake side windows, which allows the breeze to go through in the summer. A fan can be provided....moreless
- Broadband Access:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Ski & Snowboard:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning+Sheets&TowelFee $37.15
- Taxes Not included
A 1 Euro/day Town Tourist Tax for adults (max.10 Euro) collected upon arrival (Apr.-Sept.). House in restricted traffic area (only residents) parking available at 3 minutes walk. The house is very central, many guests come without car and rely on frequent public transportation. In fall-winter heating is not included it can go from 5 to 10 EUR/day, firewood for the fireplace can be available .
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Car: Not Necessary
Menaggio is the most Central Place of Lake Como. At easy reach fom Airports and nearby Switerland. Spectacular (but crowded) Bellagio is only 15 minutes away by ferry. House has parking, but Lake Como can very well be visited without a car. Public transport goes everywhere. Also trail heads can be reached by bus. Ownere availble also daily if needed for suggestions.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: Fabio was born in New York in 1957, with a Masters Degree in Natural Resources Policy and Planning from Cornell University, becomes a protected areas planner for International Organizations. In 1989 is the founder of Europe Conservation, a European non-profit organization specialized in providing volunteers to small conservation projects in developing countries. In 1996 he first publishes Green Volunteers, the World Guide to Voluntary Work in Nature Conservation, now sold world wide and known as “The Bible of Conservation Volunteering”. He is also active in the humanitarian field by being among the founders of the First Italian Ethical Bank. He also edits and publishes other international volunteering guides: World Volunteers, The World Guide to Humanitarian and Development Volunteering, and Archaeo-Volunteers, the World Guide to Archaeological and Heritage Volunteering. He is now the Director of the Menaggio Youth Hostel. Silvia, Fabio's wife, is the President of a non profit humanitarian Organization (SOS Bambini)supporting orphanages in Rumania. Fabio lives and works between Milan and Lake Como (Italy). Fabio and Silvia have a daughter, Stella, 9 years old.
Why the Owner Chose Menaggio CO, Italy:
Because Lake Como is probably one of the most spectacular places on Earth. That is why movie stars choose it to buy properties. The Little House on the Bridge is one of the most unique houses in an Historical Area of Menaggio. We immediatley fell in love with it, as soon as we saw it for sale.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
An extremely quiet and cool location. Excellent to relax after days of moving around visiting other places... ideal also for a winter holiday. The fireplace makes the house very cozy and we are just one hour and fifteen minutes away from top quality ski and cross country areas.
- Primary: 011- 39 -339-6523824 (Italy)
Links to more information:
Fabio and family greets you from the flowered Balcony
A spectacular Fall View of the Little House on the Bridge.
Living Room with sofa bed. It folds out, for a 3rd couple.
The well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, oven and microwave.
The Cozy Main Bedroom
Single Bed that Becomes a Double (Queen Size) Bed
The 3rd Bed in the second bedroom.
The Cozy Fireplace
Owner's Affordable Weathervane Apt. for 4-5 pers. min.2days: lakecomoholiday.com
Winter View of Menaggio...mountains are about to turn pink!
Menaggio (to the right) and Bellagio (center) see from the Rifugio Menaggio.
Don't miss the old Paddle Boat steamer on the Lake!
Winter Lake View from the House, the Mountais turn Pink at Sunset!
Entrance Among Flowers!
Looking Towards The Kitchen!
Kitchen tools abund!
Main Bedroom, looking! out
The Single Bed in the 2nd Bedroom becomes a Double Bed
A full Fledged Bath Tub
Haizy day in the summer! But the Lake is there.
Affordable Weathervane Studio, for 2-3 poeple & short term:lakecomoholididay.com
The Hike to the Rifugio Menaggio is a must. Fabio will tell everything + maps.
Menaggio From Above: La crocetta, an easy 40 minutes hike right form the House.
Great Hostel managed by Fabio where you can dine, socialize, rent Bikes + Kayaks
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Friday, February 17, 2017
Enter dates to see accurate pricing
Booking confirmation within 24 hours
Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO
- We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
- You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
- We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7
Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM
Send a message to owner
Anonymously report this listing
We appreciate your participation and assistance with our efforts to operate the most secure and trusted vacation rental marketplace in the industry
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center.