Cottages in the Italian Lakes

Discover magical Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda from the comfort of your own holiday villa or apartment. Against the backdrop of the Alps, wooded hillsides tumble down towards the glistening lakes where picturesque villages nestle along the waters edge.

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Lucia

Nesso, Lake Como, Lombardy.

Sleeps 6. Situated on the banks of Lake Como, this lovely holiday apartment enjoys stunning views over the surrounding hills and lake. The hamlet of Nesso is a quiet and peaceful area, with Como and Milan nearby for a more cosmopolitan experience. Cottage Code: IVL101.

  • 18th Century

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L’Erta

Malcesine, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Boasting stunning views over Lake Garda and the small island of “Di Sogno”, this traditionally styled villa enjoys use of a swimming pool. The pretty resort of Malcesine, with its cobbled lanes and castle, nestles between lake and mountains. Cottage Code: IVG411.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Casa Porto

Toscolano Maderno, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Set in a traditional 17th century building, this comfortable first floor holiday apartment is just minutes away from the beach and marina of Toscolano Maderno. On the shores of Lake Garda, the towns of Toscolano and Maderno date from Roman times. Cottage Code: IVG153.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Cà del Pepi

Isola dei Pescatori, Lake Maggiore, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Located on a quiet and picturesque island, this holiday property offers subliminal views of Lake Maggiore and the Alps from the terrace and balcony. Reached by a short boat ride from the resort of Stresa, the islands harbour is only 100m away. Cottage Code: IL019.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Il Perle

Padenghe sul Garda, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 8. Set in the midst of olive trees, this former farmhouse has been carefully renovated to provide elegant, air-conditioned holiday accommodation, complete with a large outdoor swimming pool. A short underpass leads to Lake Garda beach. Cottage Code: IVG165.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Cadelsul

Pieve, Lake Garda, Veneto.

Sleeps 10. Overlooking the shores of Lake Garda, this comfortable holiday property boasts an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Enjoying a peaceful and tranquil setting, yet convenient for the shops, cafés and restaurants of Tremosine. Cottage Code: IVG402.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Spinaverde

Como, Lake Como, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Occupying a tranquil position on the hillside above the town of Como, this traditional holiday property is set over two levels. Offering panoramic views over Como towards Milan, the property has a large porch with BBQ, ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: IVL103.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • 20th Century

Villa Ruscone

Lasnigo, Lake Como, Lombardy.

Sleeps 8. Dating from the late 1600s, this elegant semi-detached property stands in a small village in the hills above Lake Como. Traditionally furnished throughout with antique pieces, the historic lakeside resort of Bellagio is just 16km distant. Cottage Code: IVL129.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Byron

Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Veneto.

Sleeps 6. Once associated with the literary translator and art critic Andrea Maffei, this well presented holiday apartment is located within an imposing historic house. The terraced gardens enjoy views over the surrounding vineyards to Lake Garda. Cottage Code: IVG401.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • 17th Century