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Bella Dépendance

Moltrasio, Lake Como



On the western shore of Lake Como, 3 km north of Cernobbio.

Special Features

Lakefront villa with stunning views in an historical setting. 

Prices € 11700 - 15700 per weekPrices, Availability & Booking
  • Air con
  • Chef
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Terrace
  • TV
  • Airport distance:
    Switzerland/Lugano Agno 50 km/1 hr
    Milano Malpensa 75 km/1 hr 10 min
    Milano Linate 80 km/1 hr 10 min
    Milano Orio al Serio 130 km/2 hrs


Wonderful lake views & historical gardens

Bella Dépendance is an independant house and sits atop Lake Como. The house was designed to take advantage of one of the most wonderful views in the world. Made of Moltrasio stone and wood, the house is laid out on two floors. The gardens of Bella Dépandance are set on two levels, and leaning over the garden balustrade you will enjoy amazing views of the lake. The name reveals that it is "only" the dependance/guesthouse of a much larger villa (not offered here) which is located on another spot of the large property. Although the main villa and the guesthouse are located on the same grounds, they are fully detached.

The guests of Bella Dépendance are welcome to enjoy the extensive and wonderfully designed Italian gardens of the property. The gardens are considered some of the most historic and beautiful on Lake Como. The large swimming pool, shared with the owner who lives in the main villa, has unobstructed views of Lake Como. A 12th-century belltower overlooks the pool, and the spectacular pool terrace is filled with lemon and olive trees. There is also beautiful 200 year-old greenhouse on the terrace, as well as a fountain (one of 11 on the property) that can be illuminated at night.


For those who prefer swimming in the lake, the property has its own swimming dock, encased in antique stone and filled with roses, jasmine, and oleander. Two boats are available for rent (a 32' mahoghany hand-crafted boat ideal for long lake cruises, and a 19' boat for water skiing, fishing, and village hopping). Bicycles and tennis rackets are also available.

This historical property was once the residence of a famous Italian composer. The location (3 km north of Cernobbio, between the famous Villa d'Este hotel and the villa owned by actor George Clooney) is within walking distance of a variety of shops and restaurants, therefore it could be suitable if you travel without a car. The closest train station is in Como, just 10 minutes away; you can be in Milan or cross the border to Lugano, Switzerland, in just 30 minutes. 


Villa Details

Bella Dépendance 10+1

The house is decorated with antiques and elegant Italian designer furniture. The kitchen is large, modern and airy with every imaginable amenity. The kitchen units are an elegant stainless steel and in the center is an antique Tuscan eating table. The house has two beautiful fireplaces: one is in the living room which looks out over the lake and the other is in one of the bedroom suites. The living room has gorgeous lake views. Elevated from the living room is the lovely dining room which also enjoys beautiful views of the lake, it has a table that seats 10 comfortably and has direct access to the kitchen. The house features six bedrooms and four bathrooms. The house is laid out on two floors, both floors have garden access.


Upper floor equipped with air conditioning:
Sleeps 5 people / 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 2 guest bathrooms

  • Living room with fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • 1 master bedroom (only double) with en suite bathroom (with bathtub and separate shower)
  • 1 bedroom with two single beds
  • 1 single bedroom with a French bed; this single bedroom can be accessed or through the kitchen or through the garden*
  • 1 bathroom (with bathtub and separate shower)
  • 2 guest bathrooms

Ground floor equipped with fans:
Sleeps 6 people / 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

  • 1 double bedroom (only double) with en suite bathroom (with bathtub and handheld shower)
  • 1 double bedroom (only double); this bedroom is connected via sliding doors to the twin bedroom mentioned below
  • 1 twin bedroom with two single beds (each bed 1.10 m wide)*
  • 1 bathroom (with shower)
  • 1 laundry room

* Please note:
The single bedroom on the upper floor which can be accessed only through the kitchen or through the garden, is simpler than the other bedrooms and best suitable for a nanny or a child.
Two of the ground floor bedrooms (the double and the twin) are separated by a sliding door, therefore they are not totally private (altthough they have their own entrance each).

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Location Our evaluation Interior
Bella Dépendance 01 Jan 2017 - 01 Jun 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
01 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Bella Dépendance
10+1 PAX 10
11700 EUR 15700 EUR Calendar Request BookingBella Dépendance

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Reservations are not limited to rental periods from Saturday to Saturday. Minimum 7 days.
Pool size: 15 x 7 m / opening dates: June 1st - September 30th.
For bookings with more than 3 children please inquire.
Smoking is not allowed in the house.
Pets not allowed.

Extra services can be arranged at additional charge on the premises:

  • Additional maid service.
  • Cooking services.
  • Long distance phone.
  • Chauffeur.
  • Boat tours.

Security deposit, telephone to be paid in euros on the premises:

  • Security deposit: EUR 1500.
  • Telephone: only local calls possible.
  • Upon request and approval of the owner a late arrival is possible between 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm at an extra fee: EUR 50.

Bed, bath and kitchen linens, water, electricity, gas, air conditioning on the upper floor, heating, Internet WIFI connection, daily maid service from 10 am - 12 noon (except on Sundays), final cleaning, pool cleaning service, garden maintenance all included in the price.

Please note: the owner has requested that you sign a special contract, please ask for this document when booking.


Please note: the Google Maps are only approximative, the exact address will be given after finalized booking.

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