Lakeside living at its best!
Enjoying a unique lakefront setting within easy reach of the highlights in Como, this luxury retreat offers groups of 8 with the perfect year-round escape!
This property welcomes families with children of any age. The villa can either be reached by water or on foot (via a steep stepped pavement of 180 steps).
Situated in the idyllic setting of Pognana Lario, guests can easily relish in an authentic village that is steeped in romance and intrigue.
The newly renovated 18th century villa has been owned by the same illustrious Milanese family for centuries, and as such oozes a wealth of home comfort and history throughout.
Also welcoming well behaved pets, the villa offers a true home-away-from-home experience.
Inside the picture-perfect retreat, 330m2 of beautifully presented accommodation adorns 3 spacious floors. Effortlessly styled with family antiques and contemporary home comforts including WIFI, the villa offers a true sense of home whilst you are away.
Guests can easily take in the breath taking lake views from all of the villa’s principle reception rooms and bedrooms.
Pride of place in the heart of this family-friendly home is a stunning open plan kitchen diner. Accompanied by a spacious dining area for up to 6, the stainless steel kitchen is fully-equipped with a gas hob, microwave, toaster and a marble work top with splash back.
French doors lead directly out to a panoramic lake view terrace perfect for entertaining. Framed by pretty potted lemon trees, this alfresco dining area offers Italian living at its best. The terrace in turn leads on to a peaceful secluded lawn, ideal for older children and dogs to play in the daytime shade.
Next to the lawn, a separate living room offers a unique setting from which to unwind. A high beamed ceiling adds an uplifting ambience to the room, which is furnished with a pair of sumptuous leather sofas and a flat-screen, SAT TV with DVD player. The sliding floor-to-ceiling glazed doors also allow plenty of light to flood in, and allow guests to feel connected with the outside space.
The villa’s versatile sleeping accommodation perfectly lends itself to families and groups of 6-8. The principal master bedroom features to the entire first floor of the villa, for a fabulous suite in which couples can easily savour a tempting lie-in.
Featuring a luxurious lake view double bed and an adjoining sitting room with fireplace and luxury en-suite shower; the master suite offers all the luxury of a boutique hotel.
The private balcony also allows couples to enjoy the captivating lake views, with a glass of wine in the evenings.
Two further double bedrooms feature to the second floor of the villa. Both bedrooms are beautifully furnished and boast breath taking lake views, to leave your guests spellbound! The second floor also conveniently features a modern family bathroom, fitted with a bath tub, power shower and marble topped set of his and hers wash basins.
To the third floor of the villa, a romantic sloping beamed ceiling adds a timeless charm to the second sitting room-come-bedroom.
Furnished with comfortable double sofa bed and separate single bed, the room is ideally suited for meeting the needs of a family or group. The lovely lake views from the rose porthole window also add a unique fairytale quality to the room, making it the perfect setting for accommodating children or an extra couple.
An additional cloakroom WC and laundry facilities are also conveniently provided in the villa.
The beautiful garden outside features an outdoor shower for lake swimming and a flight of stone steps, which lead to the villa’s own private boat jetty. Here guests can safely moor up their boat. Guests staying here can also easily hire a power boat from HHH Entertainment, so please enquire upon booking!
Due to the property being directly located on the lakeside, guests are asked to note that there is a steep stepped pedestrian path leading from the road level to the entrance of the villa.
From the street level there is easy access by foot to public parking and also a small local supermarket. Pognana Lario offers a real sense of ‘La Dolce Vita,’ with a local array of amenities on hand to complement your self-catering stay.
The quaint cobbled streets of nearby Bellagio are lined with local craft shops and designer boutiques, and guests can find a fabulous choice of cafes and dining out options available here during the long summer months. The famous visitor attraction of Villa Melzi is also located in the town and for those seeking adventure, Bellagio’s Outdoor Extreme Sports Club and Varenna’s Jungle Raider Park are both within easy reach by car/ferry. The car and passenger ferry service from Bellagio also offers the perfect excuse to enjoy a day of sightseeing in Varenna, Menaggio and further along the Tremezzina shore.
A holiday on Lake Como offers a wide range of leisure pursuits to enjoy, from lazy Lido days, Spa treatments, hiking, cycling, tennis, golf, sightseeing, water sports, horse riding, quad biking, paragliding, sea plane trips and skiing.
From the villa the cosmopolitan highlights and convenient transport links of Como city are within a 20 minute drive away. From Como guests are just a 60 minute drive away from Lugano city and Milan.
Alongside public parking, boat hire and private boat mooring here, guests also have use a private garage during their stay, which is situated just across the lake, in pretty Laglio. Guests can easily travel to and from Laglio by private/rental boat –for a real sense of lake escapism!
Hiring a boat here will really complement and enhance your stay, with a wealth of world class restaurants and villa attractions all within convenient reach by water. As well as boat rental, HHH Entertainment also offer a wealth of concierge services to enjoy including daily maid service, private chef hire, tours and even a personal shopper; so please enquire upon booking and make the most of your Lake Como stay!