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Wonderfull stone made chalet in a chesnut forest with fatastic Lake view. - 'Papere' Appartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 98 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights



'Papere' Appartment

In the apartment you have:

1 Bedrooms with a double bed. The view is really wonderful.

1 Bedroom with a bunk bed for 3 (a king size at lower level and 1 single bed at upper level)

1 Mezzanine with a sofa with a king size bed

1 Small Mezzanine with a single bed

1 Living room : The living room has a fantastic view on the lake. There is a table for 8.

The cooking area is open on the living room.

1. Bathroom: the bathroom has a basin a shower a bath, and a bidet,

Big. terrace: the view from the terrace is really wonderful.

The house has been furnished with special details to be comfortable and charming.

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About the property

Chalet di Cher


I ‘Rustici di Cher’ are a lovingly restored old farmhouse nestled into the chestnut forest of Montemezzo above Gera Lario and boast an unforgettable panoramic view of Lake Como.

Kids can play in a safe environment in the green in front of the house.

This wonderful view can be enjoyed from all three apartments: Le PAPERE , Le TARTARUGHE and Le CAMPANELLE.

Le PAPERE has a large panoramic terrace facing the lake, LE TARTARUGHE and Le CAMPANELLE have a porch and private garden with panoramic view.

All terrace and porch are well furnished with wooden dining tables and chairs and relax chairs that beg you to spend the whole day outdoor, simply soaking up the view. All apartments have their private barbeque for the practice of your culinary skills.

In the forest of Cher only 300 meters from the house there is 'Il torrente Sorico' a nice small and wild river with nice pools of refrashing water where you can relax.

ECO BUILDING: I Rustici di Cher has been realized with special attention to the rational use of energy and environmental sustainability. In 2010 they have been certified by CESTEC as class B (the ranking goes from class G to class A being class A the best one). CESTEC is the regional energy agency of Lombardia.


It has taken the owner three years to complete the lovely restoration of I Rustici di Cher with the strict building regulation being consulted every step on the way. The result is quite stunning, the apartments are a real gem, full of charm., They are bright and with a fantastic view on the valley.The house has been furnished by an architect from Milan with special details to be comfortable and charming. There is high quality wood and stone work throughout, exposed ceiling beams. Overall the test full design and color schemes makes you fell at home. The house is eco friendly with solar heated hot water system, central gas heating and independent wood heating as well.

It a small private paradise, not only for hikers and mountain bikers, but also for those looking for a peaceful escape and a chance to explore the culture of Alto Lario and its very well known gastronomic attractions.

The owner lives in Monza, but also uses the vacation home himself and consequently it is particularly well thought out and lovely maintained.


This is a very safe area and you can park in the garden at the back of the house (1 car per apartment) or in the road at the beginning of via Cher, (the 130 m path that leads you up to the house that has been recently restructured), or in a bigger parking near S. Martino Church (200 metres from via Cher)

Via Cher ends at I Rustici di Cher and they are almost a car free pedestrian zone that make the place more peacefull.

If you drive e 4*4 you can park in garden at the back of the house.

If you are a good hiker you can make a NO CAR CHOICE and walk down to Gera Lario (2 km of an ancient footpath) were you can find a supermarket, a bakery, cafés, restaurant, a big swimming pool and many other sport facility in the area of the harbor.

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Paolo Zaza
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, spanish, italian
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Paolo Zaza

I was born in Milan and live in Monza from 2001.

I'm a engineer and, after working many years with multinational companies, in 2009 I founded SC, a company specialized in management training services.

I love Nature and I like to play outdoor sports (sailing, trekking, canoeing, skiing, biking, water rescuing with dogs,...).

Paolo Zaza purchased this chalet in 1999

Why Paolo Zaza chose Montemezzo

The house has been restored to obtain three indipendent apartments.

Papere, Tartarughe e Campanelle.

What makes this chalet unique

It is a small Paradise because of the peace, view and the beauty of the Nature.

Available Rentals

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Costi d'affitto
I costi indicati in tabella sono per 6 persone. Ogni persona aggiuntiva ha un extra di 50€/setimana.

check in sabato alle ore 15.00,
check out sabato successivo entro le ore 10.00


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Montemezzo, Italy

Property Type:
  • chalet (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 98 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sofa bed/futon , In the mezzanine #1
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed , the single bed is a bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed , In the mezzanine #2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed
  • Bedroom nr. 1 : double bed Bedroom nr. 2: double bed and 2 single beds Bedroom nr. 3 in big Loft: 1 double bed futon Bedroom nr. 4: in small loft: 1 single bed
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • Table Football
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • long term rentals available
  • Singles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The prices are for the standard nr. of 6 people. Any extra person will pay extra 30€/week. Pets (dogs and cats) are welcome and are charged an extra 50 € / week.


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'Papere' Appartment
average rating of 4.6 based on 20 reviews

Lovely location lovely apartment and quiet

  • 4 of 5

Overall we really enjoyed our stay, from waking up to the view to the quiet nights. Our only negative was we thought the beds were uncomfortable. Poalo was very nice and has a wealth of knowledge about the area and very helpful. While we were there we told him that tv didn't work and he offered to buy a new one. Would stay again and recommend it

  • Review Submitted: 04/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maurice thank you for your kind review. Could you be so kind to be more precise about the bed (or beds) you found uncomfortable that I will try to solve the problem? Thank you indeeed Paolo
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panoramic view in a nice cottage

  • 5 of 5

In September we spent a great week in Papere. We were here with our little tow-years-old daughter. The contact with Paolo was very friendly and nice to get to know him at the end of the holiday. Thank you for giving us Papere-Apartment - we enjoyed the panoramic view everytime we had breakfast and dinner on the balcony.

We were very happy about the weather - we had a big storm when we arrived but the next days the sun was shining so that we could swim in the Lake. One day we made a trip to Bellagio from Menaggio by boat - we can really recommend that.

One week was to short - we hope to come back one time.

Best wishes for Paolo and all holidaymaker in Montemezzo.

Have a look for the waterfalls - we could not find them...

  • Review Submitted: 09/12/2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Schönes Haus sehr schwieriger Vermieter

  • 1 of 5

Hallo, Achtung der Vermieter versucht mit allen Mitteln die Kaution einzubehalten. Uns wurde ein defekter Stuhl, Herd Mietausfall von anderen Mietern etc.angeschuldet. sofort bei Ankunft jeden Mangel und Einrichtung prüfen und sofort melden. Schade sonst schöne Unterkunft.

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Ruhige Wohnung mit wunderschönem Blick auf den See

  • 4 of 5

Die Ferienwohnung liegt in einem kleinen Bergdorf ca. 300m über dem See. Dadurch hat man einerseits einen großartigen Blick auf den See, zum anderen kann man die Ruhe abseits vom Touristentrubel genießen. Man muss ca. 15 Minuten eine enge Serpentinenstraße hochfahren, um zum Haus zu kommen (oder auch zum Einkaufen, in Montemezzo gibt es nicht mal einen Bäcker). Die letzten 100m zum Haus sind richtig steil (25-30%), aber inzwischen ist der Weg gut befestigt, so dass man mit etwas Bergerfahrung auch ohne Geländewagen bis oben fahren kann.

Die Wohnung ist kleiner als wir uns vorgestellt hatten. Bei der Größenangabe ist wohl die sehr große (und sehr schöne) Terrasse voll mit eingerechnet. Trotzdem war es für uns (5 Personen) ok, da wir die meiste Zeit draußen verbracht haben. Die Einrichtung im Haus ist einfach, aber in Ordnung. Die Matratzen waren allerdings sehr alt und durchgelegen.

Wichtiger Hinweis für deutsche Feriengäste: Die Ausstattungsinfos zu der Wohnung auf FeWo-Direkt sind z.T. unvollständig oder falsch. Wenn man die gleiche Objektnummer auf sucht, sieht man z.B. dass es keine Waschmaschine gibt (mit Maus über "..." gehen).

Wirklich nervig ist der Check-In-Prozess, bei dem man eine dreiseitige Liste mit dem gesamten Haus-Inventar durchgehen muss, die z.T. auch noch unverständlich übersetzt ist. Hier musste ich ein paar mal Kontakt mit dem Vermieter aufnehmen, der im Gegensatz zum Check-In jedoch sehr unkompliziert und freundlich ist.

Trotz der paar Kritikpunkte hatten wir einen sehr schönen Urlaub und würden die Wohnung auch wieder buchen.

  • Review Submitted: 23/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Super Ferienwohnung, ruhige Lage

  • 5 of 5

-Tolle Wohnung, alles vorhanden was man braucht.

-ruhige Lage, sehr schöne Aussicht

-Zufahrt mit Auto direkt zur Wohnung auch problemlos möglich.

-netter Kontakt zu Vermieter, sofortige Antwort per Mail oder Wahtsapp bei Fragen.

-wir kommen bestimmt wieder! (Familie 2 Erwachsene, 4 Kinder)

  • Review Submitted: 26/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Fantastisch verblijf met mooi uitzicht in een rustig omgeving. Voor natuur liefhebbers

  • 5 of 5

Het appartement Papere heeft een mooi terras met een prachtig uitzicht op de bergen en een stukje meer. Het is heel rustig in de natuur. Paolo is een zeer communicatieve en attente gast. Het was heel proper en goed ingericht. We hebben er een leuk verblijf gehad met onze 3 kinderen. Het comomeer is prachtig en dat deel van het meer is bijzonder goed om te sporten (zeilen, kite of windsurfing) of gewoon zwemmen. Dank u Paolo voor deze mooie vakantie!

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It is anonymous but immagine you are Pieter or Noel. Thank you also for the carefully way you used the house.
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Nearest Airport
142 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
23 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
84 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
46 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Gera lario
Car: necessary

It is a romantic holiday spot to discover and rediscover every season:

- spectacualr scenery, surrounded by lake, rivers and mountains. It is fantastic for famlies with kids and very good for outdoor sport practitioners:

- charming villages: Colico, Domaso, Gravedona

- excellent gatronomy


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