The Writer’s Nest is the ancient refuge of stone quarrymen, built at the end of the 1800s, inside a stone quarry, dating back to the Roman Ages and located in Faggeto Lario shore, on Lake Como.

There is living the writer Giuseppe Guin who in that place, full of stories and legends, set his novels.

At the bottom of the quarry, the sheer rock still retains the marks of the stone quarrymen who have worked there for centuries, drawing stones from the mountain to build the villas and churches of Lake Como.

On the lake shore, the grassy beach is enclosed by the characteristic rocks with circular steps, used in the past by the fishermen of agoni and perch.

“The Writer’s Nest”: exclusive experience in exclusive place on Lake Como, the Writer’s Nest is a waterfront villa where you’ll enjoy the charm of a centuries-old history. A private corner, where you can enjoy unique moments of well-being, enjoying the tranquility of the lake and listening to the silence of its sunrises and sunsets.

“The Writer’s Nest “, is 120 square meters, includes two double rooms with private bathroom each, one single room (or also can be perfect for 2 children) and a wooden and glass veranda with lake view.

The library was built using centuries-old chestnut wood boards, set in stone.The living room, with antique furniture and an old kitchen with a granite sink, is carved between the square stones of the quarry.

The room, called “Bilancia” (Scales), overlooks the lake and the sound of waves lapping against the rocks echoes through the windows.The room, called “Lanterna” (Lantern), dominates the laurel forest and offers a view of the natural amphitheater, shaped in the rock.

The wooden doors open with ancient bolts saved in the houses of the village and the lights filter through old hand-forged iron lanterns.Around, there are three thousand square meters of lawn and forest, embraced by a mountain wall on one side and a grassy beach towards the lake.

Villa has the access only from the lake. Parking place for your car provided in Faggeto Lario. On the check-in/ check-out day transfer from Faggeto Lario moorage is included (2-5 min by boat).
At your disposal will be a fantastic, unforgettable and overall unique property – isolated Villa on the lake, with a grassy beach, outside barbecue area, with huge dinning table, hammock, sunbeds and even 2 canoe.

Perfectly inserted in the nature context it have everything for your comfort stay: A/C, washing machine, dish washer, TV, wifi, coffee machine, kettle and toster.


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Riva di Faggeto Lario
Via Alle Rive, 21
Lake Como - Italy