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Enjoy the Views and relax on the private lake view balcony

Bedrooms 1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

On the first floor, with private balcony,therefore almost in contact with the lake, is the 'Larius apartment', a spacious(70 square meters) a luminous one bedroom apartment, with A/C in this enchanting 19th century building, which was once a hotel and has recently been carefully and completely renovated and is now home to many comfortable and elegant apartments.

Situated on the lake road, running along the western shore of Lake Como, the 'Larius apartment' has a large open plan living area, you will love the private balcony for 'al fresco' dining, beautiful kitchen and dining area from which, when seated, all you can see is water from the windows over looking the lake. The comfortable bedroom has a king-size bed and leather finished furnishings. There is a bathroom with 'jacuzzi' shower unit and also a utility room with washer and dryer.

The building is a beautiful gated building with private underground parking, situated on the boarder of the ancient village of Carate Urio, still unspoiled by modernization, keeping its old world feeling with characteristic streets and stepped lanes crossed by low bridges which join the century old houses.In fact many famous people have decided to make this area their own private paradise, for example Gianni Versace, whose beautiful villa is just 3 kms. south of the Lario apartment and also George Clooney's, delightful lake side home is 1 km north in the village of Laglio.

Everything here is new and has been chosen with great care, there are teak floors in the living area and beautiful Italian tiles in the bathroom. The furnishings, appliances, all linens and dinnerware are also brand new. The simple but tasteful furniture accommodates all tastes and offers our guests everything they need for a comfortable holiday, short break and business trip to Lake Como.


Keywords: Condominium A/C lake view balcony

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Silvana

I look after this apartment for a very good friend of mine who bought it as an investment, thinking that he would use it during the summer months. Instead, he finds himself very busy, he is in the silk indursty (Como is the silk capital of Italy) and can hardly use it at all. This is why he decided to rent it for vacation rentals. It is in a very prestigious condo in Carate Urio, closer to George Clooney's home, close to the lake and close to the city of Como, so is convenient for everything.

What makes this condo unique

Elegant condo, lake views, private balcony, Air conditioning, peacefull surroundings,close to the lake, private parking

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Silvana.

Finally had time to write to you about the apartment.

We found the apartment lovely and spacious and very well equipped.

The vistas from every room were great, we enjoyed getting up in the morning and viewing the lake and the local neighborhood. The ferry to other towns was just a short drive away and restaurants and stores were very close by. A very enjoyable stay.

Thank you, Charlie
Nov 2006
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Laglio Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • deluxe jacuzzi showew unit, bidet, toilet and hand basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Comfortable double sofa-bed in the lounge
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Enjoy the Views and relax on the private lake view balcony
average rating of 4.7 based on 21 reviews
Houston, Texas

Good apartment, a few changes would make a world of difference

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was well located and the off street parking was a great perk. Silvana was waiting when we arrived and check in was a breeze. T street noise was more than I would have expected so not reasonable to keep windows open at night to hear the water and get the lake breeze but there was AC so not a big deal. Property worked well for 2 people, I can't imagine more than that however. Small problems to note: there is really no hanging space for clothes in the apartment and there were no basic amenities provided - i.e. no toilet paper, no kitchen towels, no soap so I first chore after our transatlantic flight and drive was to shop for basics - for under 5 euros, this apartment could be made to feel more welcoming.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very nice and is right on the water with a great view. It is in a small town (not very "touristy"). We really enjoyed the lake view from the balcony.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely views

  • 3 of 5

Excellent views from the apartment and the balcony. Location is good but ferry access is not so great. The shower got clogged the instant we turned it on and no one was available to fix it, we ended up fixing it on our own, it was gross.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serenity Now

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous place to stay and thank you to my hosts for their assistance and flexibility. The unit is located in a quieter town on the edge of the lake. There is access to banking and shopping but it is away from the bustle. The Urio ferry stop is gloriously quiet and easy to find as are the bus stops - at least in April-May. The apartment is perfectly positioned to allow you to enjoy the lake and the village. The bed is comfortable, the rooms are spacious and the furnishings are tasteful. The kitchen is a joy for those that want to take advantage of the chance to cook for themselves. Special thanks to my Elena who accommodated my many questions and gave me a lift to the train station at short notice. Many thanks for a wonderful holiday I look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2011
  • Stayed: April 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leics England

Lake Como Rental

  • 5 of 5

My wife & I stayed for 4 nights in April 2011.The apartment is excellent & I would definitely recommend

it to any couple.You can dine at home here with wonderful views of the lake.Silvana speaks perfect English and all the arrangments went exactly to plan.There is some road noise from the minor road in front of the apartment although we did not find this an issue (& my wife says I'm very picky about road proximity!) & the bedroom is farther away from the road.Local roads are quite narrow so I would recommend a smallish rental car.The apartment has its own parking space which when you arrive you will realise is a big plus point.By the way Lake Como is magnificent & this is a good location to tour from.If we come back to the area this is the apartment we would want.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2011
  • Stayed: April 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Very Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our few days at this villa. It was very quiet & relaxing! The secured gated parking was nice. It was "off season" while we were visiting therefore we had to drive to find resturants and stores that were open this time of the year. It rained the ENTIRE time we were there and we still had a great time! Silvana is so helpful and spoke great English! We will never forget celebrating our 30th anniversary here! The only thing that could have made it perfect was there were not many English speaking tv channels and no intenet service. But we were in Italy and that is not what we were there for. Just having withdrawls. We would highly recommend this villa and any others that Silvanna manages. We do hope to return oneday!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2010
  • Stayed: October 2010
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Milan Malpensa
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Carate urio
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Fino Mornasco
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Como San Giovanni
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A9 which takes directly to EXPO 2015
Nearest Restaurant
Ristorante Regina 131
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $69.24
Arrivals after 8pm $41.55
Refundable damage deposit $415.46

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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