Nestled in a secluded lakefront position amongst lush vegetation, this newly refurbished character villa (ID 468) provides understated luxury in a beautiful and timeless setting.
The villa is ideal for families, friends and business trips and offers spacious and bright accommodation, ideal for entertaining special guests.
The stunning accommodation has been beautifully furnished throughout and comprises of a large lake view living room with a very comfortable three piece leather suite, a working character fireplace, a large flat-screen TV and direct access out onto the lakefront grounds. The ambience is extremely welcoming and elegant at the same time and many fine character features blend effortlessly with the more modern finishes; such as in the dining room which offers the ideal indoor dinner party venue with a large dining table, a charming stone fireplace and a wonderful stone feature wall.
A large fully fitted kitchen, ideal for a self catering holiday and perfectly equipped for a private chef and catering party; is situated off from the dining room and features contemporary style with all the desired appliances including a dishwasher in a stunning room with original vaulted ceilings.
The lakefront garden which features a sunny lawn with sun-loungers also provides two further dining areas, one of which is a delightful covered alfresco dining terrace with roses intertwining around the pagoda and views to take you and your guests breathe away! A stone built BBQ also features and can be used to create some splendid lunches and dinners.
A more informal and very charming breakfast area also features by the lakeside and is ideal for taking coffee and tea in a relaxed and sunny setting.
The ground floor of the villa also comprises of very comfortable guest sleeping accommodation with one spacious double bedroom and a further bedroom with Italian matrimonial twinned single beds to create a comfortable double. To the upper floor of the villa, two further bedrooms feature with one spacious master double bedroom with large lake view Juliette balcony and a further lake view bedroom with bunk-beds.
Two modern fully fitted bathrooms are also situated in the villa and a washing machine is provided for guests’ convenience.
Car parking is also provided for you and your guests.
The Resort town of Bellagio is one of the famous ‘Golden Triangle’ towns of Lake Como and has been highly regarded ever since the European aristocracy begun a love affair with the town from the early Victorian period.
Nowadays the town welcomes visitors as never before, with a wide variety of lakefront Cafes, Gelatarias, Restaurants and Boutique and Jewellery shops where Italian made leather and silk goods are sold. A beautiful and very romantic promenade leads visitors to the famous and exuberant Hotel Villa Serbellione and also to the historical Villa Melzi where visitors can explore the varied and far reaching landscaped lakefront Gardens, which are open to the public.
Visitors can explore the town by bike, foot or car. A car is highly advisable for visitors staying in the area for convenience and so that the Lake is more accessible.
Alternatively if you wish to explore the other famous Resort towns of Varenna and Menaggio a frequent Passenger and Car Ferry service operates from the town throughout the season.
Lombardy - Lake Como Area:
The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.
Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.
It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.
All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.
Warming, in spring and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, oriented north-south, ringed by characterful old villages often wedged onto narrow beaches between rugged cliffs and water. Those classic lake images of flower strewn balconies, Baroque gardens and splendid waterside villas can be found here in abundance. Dotted around and between the lakes are some of Italy's finest art cities, such as Milan, Verona & Bergamo.
The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandra).
Further Sport & Adventure Activities: Bike Rentals, Boat Mooring, Boat Rentals/Charters, Float Plane/Helicopter, Public Villas & Gardens, Quad Biking, Rowing Boats and Tree Top Climbing.
The beautiful resort town of Bellagio, one of the golden triangle towns of Lake Como is a pure delight to explore with a wide variety of lakefront cafés, bars and restaurants. Visitors can walk up the charming sloping cobbled streets which offer boutique clothes shops, exquisite antique and modern day jewellery shops, gift shops and delicious ice cream parlours.
The town enjoys an ancient history and visitors can visit the elegant churches as well as the famous Villa Melzi gardens. For fun days out the hillside of Bellagio offers a wide variety of sports activities including cycling, paragliding, horse riding, quad biking, hiking and tree top climbing.
A frequent car and passenger ferry service also operates from the town to the pretty resort towns of Varenna, Cadenabbia and Menaggio which are also well worth exploring!
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