This wonderful villa sits on a gated sloped land of 30.000 m2 (7.4 acres) enjoying the magnificent view of the blue lake with the mountains beyond. The villa is located on Lake Como northern-east shore and it was designed in the middle of the XX century as an holiday retreat for a very important Milanese family, following the ideas of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe’s modernist architecture style. The view, the light and the strong relationship between the interiors and nature are the main features of this dream villa. Walking in and you are greeted with the breathtaking lake view that can be seen from every room in the villa. The villa focuses on entertainment with a large living and dining room that leads onto the outside panoramic terrace, the perfect setting for outdoor dining and sundowners. The villa is a work of art, it has wood paneled ceilings, stone floors, clean lines, pure use of color, and the extension of space around and beyond the interiors. All glasses enclosures surround the house allowing nature and light to envelop the interior space. This is the ideal villa for those looking for something really special. The area sits at the foot at Monte Legnone and offers stunning views of the lake and alpine backdrop. It is a perfect destination for families and is a hub for any kind of water sports as sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, canoeing. There are many possibilities of outdoor activities for all ages, including hiking, tennis, nature trails and winter skiing. Thanks to an efficient navigation service that connects all destinations, you can move around easily on board boats, ferries or steamers. Several boats and hydrofoils a day travel all the way up the lake from Como to Colico stopping at most of the towns en-route (approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Colico to Como by ferry). The Italian freeway Lake Como-Spluga (SS 36) pass through Colico and is the main access route from Milano to the Valtellina and the Swiss canton of Grisons (Colico-Milano 93 km). By train in 1 hr and half you can reach Milano.
The villa develops on three levels :
At the entrance level is a fully equipped modern kitchen with large fridge, stove, dishwasher, oven, microwave, American coffee maker, toaster, kettle. Toilet room (WC and basin), single bedroom (lake view) with an extra pull out bed, double bedroom (lake view) with ensuite bathroom (shower) and a laundry room with washing machine located in the basement.
10 steps down is the dining room with table for 12 people and working fireplace.
6 steps down is the living room and social areas with large comfy sofas and wide screen TV, the use of clear floor-to-ceiling glass opens the interior to its natural surroundings.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms :
Double bedroom with a panoramic terrace and en suite bathroom (shower and tub) , twin bedroom (beds can be joined) lake view , double bedroom , bathroom (shower) , twin bedroom (bed can be joined) with terrace and independent entrance from outside, ensuite toilet (WC and basin). Each bedroom has TV SAT and enjoys great lake view.
The hot tub and the pool are at the top of the plot so you relax in the water looking over the blue lake. Outdoor there are large terraces and relaxing areas, ping pong, baby foot, outdoor dining area with BBQ and beer fridge, breakfast area. From the garden a steep path leads to the lake, about 10 - 15 minutes walking. This path is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.
It is possible to rent this villa for 8 people only, please contact us for more information.
Bed linens changed on Saturday, bath towels changed on Wednesday and Saturday. Extra set of bath towels and bed linens 20€ per person to paid on site. Heating according to consumption with a bonus up to 50€ per week, guests will pay the amount exceeding 50€. Hot water included. Cleaning package 250€ to pay cash on site (3 hours housekeeping once a week and final cleaning). Extra cleaning or laundry service 18€/hour. Garden and pool maintenance included. WIFI Internet connection included. Pets allowed 60€ per week. Security deposit : 1500€ to be paid in cash on the spot.
Swimming pool (7m x 4m - depth 1,3m), hot tub, barbecue area, ping pong, baby foot, outdoor dining area with BBQ and beer fridge, breakfast area, TV sat in each bedroom, WIFI Internet connection, laundry room with washing machine, dishwasher.
Italy, Lake Como : Colico is 7 km north (any kind of shops including a shopping center), Varenna 15 Km, Orio al Serio airport 77 Km, Milano Linate airport 94 Km, Milano Malpensa airport 133 Km.