This beautiful villa dates back to the beginning of the century and still belongs to the noble Swiss family that coming on holiday here fell in love with this area and decided to build here its Italian holiday home. The villa has been carefully restored in 2008. The owners tastefully furnished and embellished it retaining many of its original characteristics and balancing them harmoniously with modern comforts: fine tapestries and fabrics, floors made from fine wood with geometric inlays, beautiful painting on the walls, family period furnishing come with a modern and fully equipped kitchen, WIFI Internet connection, Plasma TV with satellite. The villa looks directly on the lake and is set in a beautiful garden. On the 70 sqm wide terrace opening directly on the lake you can enjoy the view and sunbathe in full privacy. A lake access for swimming is also available. From the villa's private dock, guests can use a rental boat or water-taxis to visit the charming villages of Lake of Como as Menaggio, Bellagio and Tremezzo. The villa is situated a few kilometers from Cernobbio and only 7 km (4,35 miles) from the centre of Como, with its old medieval walls, ancient monuments and lots of fashionable shops.
The villa is 600 sqm, it develops on three floors plus the basement and is set on a 2000 sqm property.
On the ground floor : entrance, spacious dining room with fireplace and French doors opening to the panoramic terrace, double living room with sofas, period furniture, satellite plasma TV, and French doors opening to the terrace and offering a beautiful lake view, well-equipped kitchen (five-burner stove, dishwasher, espresso machine, fridge with ice-maker, microwave, electric oven, toaster), second kitchen, fully equipped, with Weber BBQ. In the kitchen are stored 40 types of wine and champagne available for purchase, and a separate refrigerator for beer (4 types), bathroom with shower. Stairs to the first floor.
On the first floor : 4 queen bedrooms with lake views and 4 bathrooms (one marble bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, one marble bathroom with tub, one large bathroom with double sinks, Jacuzzi claw-foot tub and separate stall shower with steam and water massage, one bathroom with hydro massage shower), one extra single bedroom is available upon request and charged.
On the top floor (no lake view from this floor) : one large king bedroom (can't be separated) with adjoining single bed, TV, and wardrobe. Three twin bedrooms (beds cannot be joined), large bathroom with a shower and a Jacuzzi tub, one bathroom with shower.
On the basement : laundry room with washing machine, wine cellar, with additional wines to purchase as well as olive oil and salami, and a tasting area with sofas.
Restrictions : as with all the lake shore villas the lake road is located behind the rental. It is not the main Lake of Como road, but the local one. Although all the rooms except one face the lake the windows are provided with triple glasses. Guests with walking difficulties note that the parking area is not on the same level as the villa entrance. The underpass has approximately 10 steps. Please note that the bathroom with shower at the ground floor is not wheel chair accessible.
You can rent two types of boats (price on request):
- 5,50 meters, 40 hp, 6 people, no license is required to drive it.
- 6,50 meters, 150 hp, 8 people, international driving license is required. Driver available.
It is possible to rent this villa for 10 people only, please contact us for more information.
Bed linens changed on Saturday, bath linens changed on Wednesday and Saturday, pool towels included. Additional fresh linen upon request 20€ per set per person to pay on site. Electricity included up to 200€/week (guests will pay the amount exceeding 200€), heating included up to 50€ per week (guests will pay the amount exceeding 50€). WIFI Internet connection included. Gardner 5 days per week. Arrive&Relax package included. Cleaning package (maid service 3 hours per day from Monday to Saturday and final cleaning) 350€ per week to pay in cash on site. Extra bed available upon request 300€ per week. Baby bed 100€ per week. Telephone metered. Pets not allowed. Security deposit : 2000€ to be paid in cash on the spot.
Heated swimming pool (4m x 10,20m - depth 1,5m) with roman steps and whirlpool system, outdoor Jacuzzi spa (heated) for six, large terrace with lake view and BBQ, private dock, parking for 4 cars on the other side of the road, ping-pong table, washing machine, Satellite Plasma TV, DVD player, Stereo/CD player, WIFI Internet connection, air conditioning.
Italy, Lake Como : restaurants and shop are at walking distance, Cernobbio a few kilometers, bus stop at 150 meters, Navigazione dei Laghi ferries at 400 meters, Como 7 Km, Villa d’Este hotel 1,5 Km, motorway 2 Km, Island Comacina full of history and memories 8 Km, Lugano 25 Km, Milano 50 Km, Milano Malpensa airport 60 Km.