1 / 52 Fully staffed lakefront villa with private harbour and park

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Overview

Bedrooms:
7
Bathrooms:
7
Sleeps:
14
Type:
Villa
Pets allowed:
Ask
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

7 Full baths

Description from manager

The villa sleeps 14 guests and it consists of 7 double bedrooms all with ensuite marble bathrooms. It is fully air-conditioned, provided with an elevator and structured in 3 floors:

Ground floor:

* Frescoed ceiling entrance hall from the courtyard level with view of the lake

* Frescoed ceiling music room with 1911 Steinway model B blond wood grand piano facing directly the lake view and the balcony

* Frescoed ceiling living room with fire place

* Frescoed ceiling dining room with fireplace

* Large contemporary fully equipped kitchen (two washing machines, American fridge, three ovens and any devise you may need)

* Bathroom with shower

First floor:

* Central living room on the lake side with fireplace facing the lake view

* One bedroom with queen size double bed, with view on the lake and en suite marble bathroom (tub)

* One bedroom with queen size double bed, with view on the lake and en suite marble bathroom (tub)

* One bedroom with queen size double bed on the courtyard side and en suite marble bathroom (tub) on the court yard side

This first floor can benefit from an exclusive use (therefore guests could keep separate their living areas in case of need) as the second floor is independently accessible as well as fully equipped.

Furthermore, a lake-view Deluxe Suite can be created linking the two lake-view double bedrooms directly with the central living room.

Second floor:

* Central living room on the lake side with the view on the lake

* One bar/kitchenette with the view on the courtyard

* One bedroom with king size double bed (twin-convertible), with view on the lake and en suite marble bathroom (tub)

* One bedroom with king size double bed (twin-convertible), with view on the lake and en suite marble bathroom (tub)

* One bedroom with king size double bed (twin-convertible), with view on the courtyard and en suite marble bathroom with shower

* One bedroom with French size bed, with view on the courtyard and en suite marble bathroom with shower

* One laundry with washing machines

* One kitchen

Outdoors:

* Lake access (private dock)

* Enclosed estate with independent village gate walk exit

* Landscape terrace and gardens (illuminated at night)

* Landscaped swimming pool (160 ft wide) with lake panoramic view

* Open-air lunch/dinner pergola illuminated at night

* Underground garage (10 vehicle capacity)

* Complementary boat

The property is always offered with full staff service (the basic offer includes a butler, a cook and one person for outside ground, as well as daily cleaning services ensured 7 days a week).

A lakefront villa with a private harbour

Only a few kilometres from the glamour of downtown Como, set on the edge of the small village of Blevio, you will find this lakefront gem. This refined grand villa is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Como, directly opposite the famous Grand Hotel Villa d’Este.

A neo-gothic gatehouse marks the property entrance and guards the driveway which winds its way through the largest single private property on Lake Como, planted with magnificent trees. All of a sudden the trees open onto a lawn which unfolds towards the lake and leads the eye towards two neoclassical fully restored villas with an intriguing history.

The large manicured park with a typical 19th century structure is in marvelous shape thanks to the exceptionally dedicated and knowledgeable owners. A private gate in the wall which encloses the entire property leads to the charming village of Blevio with its old church, a charming square and harbour, a public waterfront park, a public vaporetto dock access and a gourmet restaurant.

In the early nineteenth century the property was given as a present to Maria Taglioni, one of the most celebrated ballerinas of her time, who also called the prestigious Ca’ d’Oro on the Grand Canal in Venice her own. Taglioni became so popular that all kinds of things were named after her: in Russia there were Taglioni caramels, cakes and hairstyles, women of her period started emulating her hairstyle. It was Taglioni's hideaway when her fame was so extreme that, after her last performance in Russia in 1842, a pair of her ballet slippers were cooked, garnished, and eaten by a group of ardent followers. Her son-in-law, Prince Troubetskoy, also came to live here, banished from Russia after being accused of conspiring against Czar Nicholas I. The celebrated ballet dancer welcomed Bellini, Rossini, Franz Lizst and Ricordi in her striking home.

The exceptional entirely walled 7 acre 19th century park is full of towering trees - magnolias, cypress trees, camellias, azaleas and laurel. Wild begonias, crocuses and other specimens add colour among the many meandering paths from where one can gaze across the lake.

The property features al landscaped swimming pool, 160 ft wide, with incomparable views across the lake. There is a beautiful terrace with pergola-covered dining area, overlooking the lake and romantic night lighting. An exclusive private dock offers direct access to t

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 12252822

Manager profile

Hidden Italy
Years listed:
10

Languages spoken: English, German, Italian

About the manager

Are you planning to travel to Italy as a couple or with a group of family and friends? Are you looking to rent a house? In search of that special atmosphere? A place that combines the poetry of yesterday and the comfort of today? At Hidden Italy you will find it. Hidden Italy is a small and personal...

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Smoking
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Amenities

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Private garden
  • Housekeeping Included
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Secure parking
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Safe
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Staffed property
  • Towels provided
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • High chair
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Stereo system
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Activities

  • Boat available
  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding

Bathrooms

  • 7 Full baths

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