The villa consists of an historic main building (1910 - liberty style) , which has just been restored (literally finished 12/14) developed on three main floor, with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a kitchen with an informal dining room, a living room with an adjacent formal dining room plus an additional bright basement floor with washing room and a small 'taverna'. In front of the main house there's a small garden on two levels, with a beautiful vegetation typical of the lake micro-climat. In sunny days, you may dine on the veranda outside the ground floor or on the stone table in the garden. On the left side of the main house there's an open air parking space for up to 3 cars. On the right side of the main house, there is a separate and small 'service apartment' for two kind staff persons (and their little kid) who are there to ensure that your stay is even more comfortable (providing up to four hours service - pre-paid and fully included - on a daily basis).
The whole villa will be exclusively reserved for the guests. The service apartment is adjacent but detached from the main house and has its own entrance, reserved to the housekeeping. Guests' Car(s) can access the inside open air parking space through an electric gate.
The house is located on a small private road just off the main & narrow 'lake' road, in a very quiet surroundings of privately owned villas built at the beginning of last century. you may directly start from there to enjoy beautiful walking or boat tours, in landscapes that have often received praises for being among the most beautiful in the world.
The property is one minute walk from the main entrance of the luxury Villa D'Este Hotel and is a 5 minute walk from the famous pedestrian and liberty style Cernobbio lakeside, from where you could take a 15 minutes trip by ferry to Como, or other villages on the lake, for a memorable trip. Or else you could drive your own car or a more ordinary bus on the main road (Approx Distances: Como 5 km, Menaggio 20 kms, Bellagio 25 km, Lugano (Swiss) 30 km , Milan 45 km, Malpensa airport 35 km).
Some activities: sigh-seeing lake villages by public or private boats, cultural visits to Como, Milan (Last Supper, Duomo, Sforza Castle, museums, shopping & fashion district, etc), jogging, hiking or mtb on the hills above the lake, swimming, Vips hunting on the amazing villas on the lake, relaxing, traditional restaurants or 'crottos' dining, sailing (45 minutes drive), waterskiing, in winter: skiing (45'), cross country skiing/nordic walking (1 hour),
It's strictly not allowed to smoke inside the house, but you might do so in the garden, only. Pets are not allowed. No loud noises nor loud music. The house is located in a quite and distinguished neighborhood, we kindly expect at all time a behavior in line with the place and w/out noisances to neighbours.
Cernobbio is a place with much charme, many secrets and so many different things to do. Though I will not be personally there, for any suggestion, tip or general assistance, I'm more than happy to promptly help, please don't hesitate to contact me.