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The Waves of History

  • 15 guests

  • 6 bedrooms

  • 5 bathrooms

    +2 extra toilet

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Located in San Fermo della Battaglia, this impressive home makes the perfect setting for a romantic Italian escape. From the beautiful views and the outdoor Jacuzzi to the antique furnishings and art, you’ll find it easy to settle in and make it your own. It’s worth noting the rooms are spread across three apartments and there is a sofa bed for two guests. Plus, your host is on hand to help organise a range of extras – including private chefs and wellness treatments. There is free private parking here and you’ll find it’s just a short drive or walk to the edge of Lake Como.


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What to expect


Highlights

Set sail on a boat trip and explore Lake Como

Set sail on a boat trip and explore Lake Como

Enjoy a long soak in the Jacuzzi after a day of sightseeing

Enjoy a long soak in the Jacuzzi after a day of sightseeing

Treat your group to a beautiful meal prepared by a private chef

Treat your group to a beautiful meal prepared by a private chef

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Home truths

    Please note this home consists of three independent apartments – one of which includes a sofa bed for two guests.

    If you’re travelling with children, your host can provide a cot and high chair for free on request.

    Your host provides a starter supply of toiletries, but you might want to bring your own to top this up.

    If you're travelling for work, you won't find a dedicated desk here. However, the dining table doubles up as a laptop-friendly workspace.

    There is free private parking here.

About this stay


Amenities

Laptop friendly workspace

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Parking available

Washing machine

Jacuzzi

Bedrooms & bathrooms

6 bedrooms, 8 beds

5 bathrooms, 2 additional toilets

Extras


VIP services

Airport pick up

Arrange a chef

Baby sitting

Daily cleaning

Fridge fills

Massage

Tickets and experience booking

Additional fees

  • The Tourist Tax (when applicable) must be paid to the Host, on arrival.

  • Your host operates a concierge service and can arrange various transportation for an additional fee. This includes airport transfers, bike rentals, classic car hire (with or without a driver), boat charters, and helicopter tours.

  • They can also organise a variety of other services for an additional fee, including private chefs, babysitting, additional cleaning, restaurant reservations, catering, fresh flowers, photo shoots, spa and wellness treatments, personal shoppers, and sports activities.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Lake Como

The Italian lakes bring to mind all sorts of romance. Como in particular is often referred to as the most beautiful lake in the world, with its prealpine hills, microclimate, and the beautiful towns that skirt the shore. The magic of the place has not gone unnoticed, and the lake pops up in various writings by Hemingway, Manzoni, and Stendhal, to name but a few of the writers taken in...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Indulge in Il Forno's late-night delights

Indulge in Il Forno's late-night delights

Il Forno, a renowned focacceria in Como, offers exceptional bread, pizza, sandwiches, and focacce. With high-quality ingredients and a loyal following, it's the perfect stop for late-night cravings.

11 min
Explore Villa Olmo's gardens and interiors

Explore Villa Olmo's gardens and interiors

Stately 18th-century villa with beautiful gardens and incredible interiors, offering a peaceful atmosphere and stunning views of Lake Como. A perfect spot for picnics, walks, and relaxation.

12 min
Explore the Tempio Voltiano Museum

Explore the Tempio Voltiano Museum

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Alessandro Volta at this remarkable museum in Como, Italy. Discover the life and achievements of the visionary scientist who revolutionised the field of electricity.

16 min
Dine at Osteria del Gallo

Dine at Osteria del Gallo

Discover this little restaurant in Como city centre. Enjoy homemade food like perch and risotto, vegetarian quiche, and delicious tiramisu.

30 min
Discover the Volta Statue in Como

Discover the Volta Statue in Como

Unveiled in 1838, this marble statue stands tall as a testament to Alessandro Volta's pioneering work in electricity and power. Enjoy the atmosphere of the lively piazza it is located on, surrounded by outdoor seated restaurants.

18 min
Tuck into a hearty meal at Ristorante 27 Maggio

Tuck into a hearty meal at Ristorante 27 Maggio

Enjoy a great meal at this restaurant with delicious souvlakis, kebabs, and mixed starters. Sit outside on the terrace and experience the cosy atmosphere.

11 min
Experience the Culinary Delights of Radici

Experience the Culinary Delights of Radici

Radici is a small and cozy restaurant that unlocks the real potential of known and unusual ingredients, presenting superb and imaginative flavors from hyper local ingredients. Be sure to research the tasting menus before you go!

10 min
Explore the stunning trails at Pin Umbrela

Explore the stunning trails at Pin Umbrela

With its beautiful scenery and top-notch trails, Pin Umbrela is a paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts. Whether you're on foot or riding an enduro bike, this attraction offers a must-visit experience.

15 min
Uncover the history of the Basilica of Saint Abundius

Uncover the history of the Basilica of Saint Abundius

Discover the ancient charm of this Romanesque church, adorned with beautiful artwork and peaceful surroundings. Discover the stories and relics of local saints while admiring the architecture.

14 min
Unwind with pastries alfresco at Spazio Anagramma

Unwind with pastries alfresco at Spazio Anagramma

Located in a beautiful setting, Spazio Anagramma is a bar, cafe, store, and restaurant that offers excellent food and drinks.

16 min
Admire the views over lunch at Terrazza 241

Admire the views over lunch at Terrazza 241

Indulge in a top-tier dining experience at this modern restaurant and bar. Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Como while savouring delicious food, such as the refreshing burrata with fig jam and the beautiful gnocchi. The friendly service and relaxing atmosphere make it a perfect choice for a memorable meal. Stay late for DJ parties after 6pm.

14 min

Get around

Airport

Milan Malpensa

44 min

Linate

1 hr 2 min

Milan Bergamo

1 hr 18 min

Train station

Chiasso

16 min

Subway station

Rho Fieramilano

39 min

Bus stop

San Fermo - Distributore

2 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

7 min

Cafe

3 min

Pharmacy

10 min

Points of interest

Beach

Steinstrand

1 hr 12 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 10:00

On floor 1, steps only

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    14

    days

    Cancel at least 14 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 14 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Anna & Sara

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Your hosts Anna & Sara and their team are travellers first and foremost and know how to make you feel at home. Their team will accompany you at every stage, from booking to check-out, and help you to discover the most hidden cities and places in Italy, like a real local.

Registration or licence number: 013206-CIM-00005.

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