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Guests love it for …

✔ 5 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms
✔ Fabulous view of Lake Como & Bellagio Penisular
✔ Air Conditioning
✔ Private lake view swimming pool
✔ 10-minute drive to Menaggio

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The Villa

Menaggio holiday villa | This stylish holiday villa with private swimming pool in Plesio in the Menaggio hills enjoys a lake view location overlooking the famous Bellagio peninsular and Lake Como.

Layout | The 200sqm villa features an open-plan living and dining area, a fully fitted contemporary kitchen, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a covered terrace with fabulous lake views and sunny garden with a private outdoor swimming pool.

Fully equipped kitchen | The open-plan living and dining area with kitchen is located to the first floor. The kitchen is fully fitted and includes a gas hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher and breakfast bar. The living area is furnished with an L-shaped sofa, a gas fireplace for added ambience and a flat-screen TV. A modern toilet room is also situated on the first floor of the villa.

Lake view terrace | From the living area French doors lead directly out to an alfresco lake view covered terrace.

Private swimming pool | The terrace also gives access to the sunny garden with a private swimming pool.

2 of 5 bedrooms on the second floor | A staircase leads to the two principal bedroom suites located to the spacious second floor. These two luxury bedroom suites both enjoy plenty of light, space and comfort with a double bed, en-suite shower room and a lake view terrace to each.

3 of 5 bedrooms on the ground floor | The other three bedrooms for further 5 guests are situated to the ground floor of the villa. The third double bedroom with flat screen TV is perfect for a third couple. The fourth bedroom with a set of two single beds and flat screen TV is ideal for children. An additional guest can be accommodated on a single sofa bed to the bedroom/sitting room. A spacious contemporary shower room is situated beside the bedrooms on this floor.

Garage & laundry room | The villa features a private garage and a laundry with washing machine and tumble dryer.

The Area

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 …

“My family of 3 couples and 2 young children recently stayed at Villa Lumbini. We think it is a hidden treasure. This was our first trip to the Lake Como area and we were glad we chose the Menaggio area. Elisa and the Happy Holiday Homes team were great to work with. They were very responsive to any questions that we had and made sure the house was in great shape before we checked in. The views were amazing and we loved the pool and the layout of the house. We cooked out and ate by the pool several nights and enjoyed the restaurants in the area the other nights we were there. I think our best find was a nearby restaurant called Trattoria La Vecchia Magnolia. Villa Lumbini is about 10 minutes up the mountain from the city center, so pretty high up (which makes for the great views). Unlike other restaurants in town, Trattoria was only a few minutes from our house. Amazing food, service and views !! We also rented our own boat on Lake Como. That gave us a lot of flexibility to check out many of the villages and towns around the lake. We also had our own car transportation which you really need if you want to be able to get around easily. Thanks again to the team at Happy Holiday Homes for a great vacation at Lake Como. We will gladly stay at other homes they manage on future vacations. Sometimes you never know what you are going to get when renting a house or villa. We now know we can trust them to deliver as advertised.” June 2018 – Mickey, UK

“Beautiful! Wish we could have stayed longer, but we are planning a return trip next year!!” July 2017 – Natalie, UK

“We are back home from our glorious vacation in Como and Spain. Our family had a fabulous time together and we all agreed that our stay in the Lake Como area was the best of all! We loved the whole place – the mountains, the lake, the many tiny towns hugging the mountainside, the beautiful weather, the interesting and thrilling driving on your narrow, twisty roads, the lovely people, and of course, the fantastic food and cafes everywhere! We spent 4 lovely days exploring the little towns of Menaggio, Tremezzo, Cernobbio (which we loved), Como and also took the ferry to Bellagio and Varenna. We saw the M&C golf course and had our dad’s 80th birthday meal at La Baita, all ideas I got from the book I was reading by Harold’s friend, Roland Merullo, called the Italian Summer. It was hilarious and I enjoyed my stay all the more because of it. We also drove to Milan one day just to see the Duomo and do some sight seeing and it wasn’t difficult at all. The Villa Lumbini was perfect. There were 9 of us and we had room to spare. The open layout, bright and spacious with the central kitchen and the large balcony and garden were ideal for our large meals at breakfast and for lounging and relaxing at the end of the day. We were slightly worried one night when our neighbor threatened to call the carabinieri as we were probably getting a little too excited with our game of black jack in the balcony, fortified by some of your fine wines. So we moved inside and it was fine. The house is so new and spotless and we felt pampered by the space, the cavernous bathrooms, the fabulous views. We had only one glitch, our hot water supply was intermittent but George got his technicians to come in the middle of the night to help us out. Your people are lovely and helpful and very attentive to our needs. Harold, a big thank you for the EXTRA case of wines you sent to us. Congratulations on a fantastic operation you run. All in all, I would recommend the Villa Lumbini wholeheartedly to al. Enjoy!” Maria, USA



✔ Single Villa
✔ 200 m2
✔ Living/dining room
✔ Fully equipped kitchen
✔ Bedroom 1 with double bed and private terrace
✔ Bedroom 2 with double bed
✔ Bedroom 3 with double bed
✔ Bedroom 4 with two single beds
✔ Bedroom 5 with a sofa bed
✔ Bathroom 1 with a shower, basin, toilet and bidet
✔ Bathroom 2 with a shower, basin, toilet and bidet
✔ Bathroom 3 with a shower, basin, toilet and bidet
✔ Service bathroom with a basin, toilet and bidet
✔ Lake view terrace
✔ Garden


✔ Private swimming pool (open from 1 June to 30 September)
✔ Outside dining area
✔ Air conditioning
✔ Wi-Fi
✔ Satellite TV
✔ Dishwasher
✔ Oven
✔ Iron/Ironing Board
✔ Washing Machine
✔ Hairdryer
✔ Fireplace
✔ Central Heating
✔ Garage
✔ Private parking space
✔ Upon request: catering, house-keeping and chauffeur service


✔ Villa Balbianello
✔ Villa Carlotta
✔ Villa Melzi
✔ Bellagio
✔ Varenna
✔ Menaggio
✔ Bike Rentals
✔ Boat Rentals/Charters
✔ Canoeing/Kayaking
✔ Fishing
✔ Float Plane/Helicopter
✔ Funicular Railway
✔ Golf
✔ Hiking/Trails
✔ Rowing Boats
✔ Sailing
✔ Wind Surfing


✔ Lake view
✔ On Hillside
✔ Sunny position
✔ Car essential


Minimum stay: 2 nights

Prices per week 2021

4 January – 25 April: € 3360
25 April – 20 June: € 4459
20 June – 29 August: € € 5600
29 August – 10 October: € 4459
10 October – 19 December: € 3360
19 December – 31 December: € 4459

Short stays

– 2 nights: 50% off weekly tariff
– 3 nights: 40% off weekly tariff
– 4 nights: 30% off weekly tariff
– 5 nights: 20% off weekly tariff
– 6 nights: 10% off weekly tariff

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): € 350

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

Booking conditions

– Free cancellation until 7 days before arrival
– Deposit 30%
– Balance due 6 weeks before arrival
– Please read our Terms & conditions


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