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Villa Rustica and the view over Lago Di Mezzola
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Villa Rustica and the view over Lago Di Mezzola
Oak beamed and fully equipped farmhouse style kitchen
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Villa Rustica and the view over Lago Di Mezzola
Oak beamed and fully equipped farmhouse style kitchen
Kitchen and sitting area with a woodburning stove
Villa Rustica vaulted cellar dining room
First floor bedroom and bathroom layout
Bedroom 1 containing one double bed, mountain and lake views and direct access to the balcony
The view from bedroom 1 and the first floor balcony
Bedroom 2 containing a double bed and a bunk bed.  Sleeps 4 in total.
First floor bathroom including bath and shower
First floor landing with exposed original stone wall and chestnut beams
Second floor bedroom and bathroom layout
Bedroom 3 containing one double bed, mountain and lake views and direct access to a private balcony
Bedroom 4 containing one bunk bed (sleeps 2)
Second floor bathroom with large shower
Outdoor dining with a stunning lake and mountain backdrop
The track down to the house from the road.  Four wheeled drive (4WD) vehicles only
Mountain and lake view from the waters edge a short walk down from the house through private woods
Lazy days down by the lake at Villa Rustica
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Sorico, Lake Como, Lombardy

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Nicola T
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic villa in quiet location. Only challenge was path down to lake. But great place for relaxing holiday.”
Reviewed 28 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a lovely relaxing holiday at Villa Rustica. Fantastic location with great views over Lake. Only challenge was path down to lake. Villa lovely and well provided for. Great outside covered eating area. Good walks from villa when feeling energetic. Only addition that would have been useful was ideas and contacts for local trips, as not an area covered by General guide books. Nicola

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GlobalExp...
Konstanz, Germany
1 review
“Highly recommended getaway”
Reviewed 30 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We stayed at Villa Rustica with a work group for 4 nights as a work retreat. We unanimously agreed that Villa Rustica was the perfect place to stay, providing lots of space for all of us (8 people) to work, eat, sleep, and socialise. The kitchen was sufficient to store all our food, cook, and had a dishwasher (always helps in large groups). We used the outside grill on two evenings (wood was provided which is great), and lit up the indoor fire place as the evening cooled down. We enjoyed the private swimming area just a short stroll down from the house. Villa Rustica is really a great destination for anyone who wishes to enjoy a bit of space in a stunning setting. We never got bored of the incredible views. The villa is situated some distance from shops and restaurants, but does have some places to eat out within walking distance. Overall, a highly recommended place to stay that we will probably visit again. Unless you are after the village or urban lifestyle, you won't find a better place to stay.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

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Liked best: I could not pick one thing as 'the best' I was overwhelmed the entire time
Liked least: Leaving to fly home
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Large groups
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Management Response
24 Oct 2015
Wow. So happy that you love it as much as we do. Can't wait to welcome you back. Suzanna.
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Robert C
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful house in a fabulous location”
Reviewed 26 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We stayed in Villa Rustica for a week in April 2015 and enjoyed our stay, the views were superb and the hose was lovely.
It is ideal if you want peace and quiet and just to chill out in stunning surroundings.
The only downsides were the rather narrow access road (we had a big minibus) and the fact that the house is not very suitable for small children.

Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rebecca M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Stunning Views, Beautiful Weather, Excellent Quality of Life”
Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in September 2014

I went to Villa Rustica this September with 5 adult friends for my birthday, looking forward to a week of relaxation and good eating. What a fabulous place! We were totally over excited by the views on arrival, scampering straight down to the lake which was slightly difficult terrain but well worth the end result; an expanse of sun warmed rock on the edge of the nature reserve lake, full of swans and wildlife with a waterfall just round the corner which you could swim to on a warm day, or canoe to with a little picnic, which we did on about day 4.

We very much enjoyed the local trattoria, pizzeria and the restaurants by the lake in Colico, but mostly we plundered the local supermarkets for fresh Italian ingredients and spent time whipping up tasty morsels in the big, well equipped kitchen or cooking up a storm on the stone BBQ in the garden. We ate outside most days, in the kitchen for snacks and in the original stone clad basement, surrounded by candlelight for one slap up meal and game of Trivial Pursuit.

There was plenty to do in the local area, we hired a boat for the day to go exploring down to Como. We drove up to St Moritz for the day and wished we had taken some woollens – the hot hot hot September weather lulling us into a false sense of summer. We got the ferry over to Bellagio for the day and hiked up the narrow lanes for shopping delights and gourmet gelatoria treats, we got the funicular from Como and relaxed by the river watching the boats come and go and enjoying some excellent vongole.

All in all, we had a fabulous time. We were completely spoilt by the hot weather, unexpected in late September and luxuriated in the isolated location, the unspoilt natural surroundings and friendly neighbours and helpful managers made the stay easy.
We are all hoping to visit again during the winter for the easy access to great skiing, though in the winter I think we’ll be getting a 4x4 to tackle the access roads!

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Liked best: The location - the beautiful house, the view, local area.
Liked least: Slightly scary access roads
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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