✔ 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
✔ Studio that can be used as third bedroom
✔ Private swimming pool
✔ Amazing lake views
✔ Quiet position on a secondary road
✔ 10-minute drive to vibrant Menaggio
Far reaching views | This newly built holiday villa is surrounded by nature and is situated in a luxury residence with far reaching views taking in La Gaeta of James Bond ‘Casino Royal’, the Bellagio peninsula and the unspoilt eastern shore of Lake Como. The vibrant heart of Menaggio is less than a 10-minute drive away.
Exclusive & serene setting | This luxury holiday home offers an exclusive and serene setting to enjoy quality moments together with your family and friends. It has three floors and features an open space living and dining room with a fully equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a studio that can also be used as a third bedroom by families or groups of 6 guests, 2 bathrooms, a covered lake view terrace and a garden with a private swimming pool.
Style & comfort | The villa has been furnished with both style and comfort in mind. The spacious open plan living area offers a fabulous setting to come together to eat, relax and socialize.
Spectacular sunny lake view terrace | French doors lead directly out onto a spectacular large sunny lake view terrace with its own private swimming pool and garden providing an added touch of luxury for guests of all ages. It is a great place to relax, dine alfresco and enjoy the stunning views.
The stylish dining area boasts splendid lake views from the large picture window. The contemporary kitchen is fully equipped to enjoy home-made meals.
Upstairs the two boutique-style bedrooms feature a high beamed ceiling, lake view and balcony access. The master bedroom suite enjoys a romantic ambience with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower. The second bedroom is furnished with single beds which may be joined for a second couple.
The villa offers room to a fifth and sixth guest in the lower ground level studio with a double sofa bed and its own en-suite bathroom.
From the beautiful setting of the villa, private parking can easily be reached.
Complemented with underfloor heating, the villa offers a cosy and inviting place to stay in any season.
Hillside Plesio | Plesio is a small quiet hamlet 10 minutes up the mountain from Menaggio. It is perfectly placed to enjoy Lake Como, its mountainside scenery and the numerous activities and attractions.
Vibrant Menaggio | The famous resort town of Menaggio can easily be reached by car in just 10 minutes. Menaggio is a picturesque lakeside town with easy access by car and passenger ferry to Varenna and Bellagio as well. The town itself boasts a wide selection of supermarkets, delicatessens, boutique shops, cafes and restaurants which line its charming piazzas.
Lido, pizzas & cocktails | The lakefront promenade enjoys outstanding lake views and is the perfect spot for enjoying a walk or an Italian ice cream. The family-friendly Lido di Menaggio also provides guests with a relaxed day of swimming, sunbathing and volleyball as well as delicious pizzas and a stylish outdoor lakefront cocktail bar which comes alive as dusk sets.
Aqua Cheta Boathouse bar & Cantine Follie | Evening aperitifs can be enjoyed in one of the many authentic Lake Como bars or at the stylish Aqua Cheta Boathouse bar and wine cellar bar of Cantina Follie which are both to be found in Tremezzo.
Dining out | Dining out on Lake Como is a pure delight with a vast range of options to choose from, including family-friendly pizzerias, the renowned hillside Agroturismos and the elegant and romantic lakefront restaurants which are dotted along the Tremezzina shore all the way southwards, to Como city.
What guests say…
“We would like to thank everyone at Happy Holiday Homes for being SO helpful with information and answering all sorts of questions regarding the drive we had to the property and various bookings. Lydia was extremely enthusiastic and thoroughly knowledgeable about the advice she gave regarding our journey, which was slightly fraught driving through the Gotthard Pass as we had torrential rain and fog. Quite a precarious pass but apart from that, it was an excellent route. We were very relieved to arrive in Menaggio and the staff were exceptional in guiding us to Plesio where Villa Serena can be found. We did find this short journey very windy, hilly and some drivers not always keeping to their side of the road. We were surprised that we were quite far away from the town and unable just to walk in as the parking situation was very difficult. We had to allow extra time to find a place to park. Villa Serena was indeed beautiful, comfortable and clean, plenty of room and the most amazing views. Lovely to have a pool (shame it wasn’t bigger)! Our trip to Villa Balbianello was superb, sadly Lenno market wasn’t on as it was a national holiday (should have been noted on info sheet) and La Barcola was excellent too. Our favourite outing was to hire a boat for 3 hours and Nautic Planet boat company were excellent and recommended by yourselves. My daughter managed to arrive in Menaggio from Dubai and also had a great journey back. It was she who found Serena initially, and I can say on all our behalves – it was the most wonderful weeks holiday on Lake Como. Our regards to everyone and hope Lydia enjoyed her honeymoon. We will return one day. Regards The Peacheys.” Alison, UK – August 2017
“The villa is wonderful, however, you need to read the directions guidelines carefully to reach to the villa.” Hadi, UK – July 2017
“Our stay at Villa Serena was exquisite. The villa was very well furnished and the outdoor areas were superb, spoiling us with beautiful views of the lake and nearby Varenna. The team were very helpful upon our arrival and departure by providing maps, restaurant recommendations and highlighting local attractions. We will definitely return, can’t wait.” Donna, UK – August 2016
✔ 150 m2
✔ Open space living and dining room
✔ Fully equipped kitchen
✔ Bedroom 1 with a double bed
✔ Bedroom 2 with two joinable single beds
✔ Studio bedroom 3 with a double sofabed
✔ Bathroom 1 with a shower, washbasin, toilet and bidet
✔ Bathroom 2 with a shower, washbasin, toilet and bidet
✔ Private swimming pool (open from 1 June to 30 September)
✔ Outside dining area
✔ Satellite TV
✔ DVD Player
✔ Electric Kettle
✔ Washing Machine
✔ Iron/Ironing Board
✔ Underfloor Heating
✔ Upon request: catering, housekeeping and chauffeur service
✔ Villa Balbianello
✔ Villa Carlotta
✔ Villa Melzi
✔ Bike Rentals
✔ Boat Rentals/Charters
✔ Float Plane/Helicopter
✔ Funicular Railway
✔ Rowing Boats
✔ Lake view
✔ On Hillside
✔ Quiet location
✔ Child friendly
✔ Car essential
Minimum stay: 2 nights
Prices per week 2020
4 January – 25 April: € 1666
25 April – 20 June: € 2016
20 June – 29 August: € 2618
29 August – 10 October: € 2016
10 October – 19 December: € 1666
19 December – 31 December: € 2016
Additional fees (mandatory)
– Service charge (inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis): € 220
Optional extra services
– Cot: € 20 per week
– High chair: € 15 per week
– Camp bed: € 85 per week
– Damage waiver (insurance):
rental price €0 – €699: damage waiver €20
rental price €700 – €999: damage waiver €25
rental price €1000 – €1499: damage waiver €35
rental price €1500 – €1999: damage waiver €40
rental price €2000 – €2999: damage waiver €45
rental price €3000 – €3999: damage waiver €60
rental price €4000 – €4999: damage waiver €70
rental price €5000 – €6499: damage waiver €90
rental price €6500 – €7999: damage waiver €140
rental price €8000 – €11999: damage waiver €180
rental price €12000 or more: damage waiver €240
– Deposit 30%
– Balance due 6 weeks before arrival
– In case of cancellation, we will try to re‐book the accommodation and if we succeed you will only forfeit the 30% deposit payment. If we do not succeed in re‐booking the accommodation, cancellation charges are applicable as detailed in our Terms & conditions
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