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Description from manager

Marvelous property probably the most beautiful villa in Lake Como! 3 km from Cernobbio, perfect location for shops and all services, completely restored and designed by a famous architect Felice Soavi, with frescoes by Andrea Appiani, the property was the residence of the famous compose Vincenzo Bellini who composed here LA SONNAMBULA

The Villa is filled with beautiful paintings, sculptures, rugs, tapestries and Venetian chandeliers.

Great for large groups or family reunions, the entire property is surrounded by a wonderful and perfectly maintained garden with an impressive swimming pool with stunning Lake view.

The gardens of the Villa Passalacqua are considered some of the most historic and beautiful on Lake Como.

The Swimming Terrace is amazing. The terrace is filled with lemon and Olive trees. The views of Lake Como are stunning. Overlooking the swimming pool is Sant' Agata's 12th century bell tower. There is also a beautiful 200 year old greenhouse on the terrace. There are 11 working fountains on the property that add cool freshness and sound to the hot summer afternoons.

The property ends at the lake's shore. The area is beautiful filled with roses, jasmine and oleander

Upon request and at an additional charge it is possible to rent a boat which can be moored at the dock of the villa.

The Villa is children friendly. In the back garden, next to the kitchen is a wonderful outdoor play area with beautiful wooden slide, swing set and rope climb.

The villa covers 2.787 aqm plus a guest house of 250 sqm! The main villa is on three floors.

Ground floor: it is for the common areas, A dining room with 16 marble columns, a very important fresco is just above the table by Andrea Appiani, was the Europe's foremost neoclassic artist at the beginning of 19th century. A second Tuscan dining room is more casual with the typical Tuscany style. There is also a separate sitting are with sofas working fireplace, TV, where to relax and enjoy the views.

Still on ground floor there are two fully equipped kitchens. The Kitchen is large and airy with subzero refrigerators and wine coolers, Viking and Gaggeneau ovens, grills and ranges, 4 disposals, 2 dish washers, a vegetable and fish steamer and a fryer. The counter tops are made of Verona marble and the cabinetry is richly decorated, hand-carved wood. The most prominent feature of the kitchen is two 8 foot high stone fireplaces that are original to the Villa and bear the family emblem.

On the ground floor are also two beautiful studio, with computers and internet connections. One is fitted with mahogany cabinetry. There is also a Billiard Room with a hand-carved English Snooker table. For nights when the guests want to stay in, there is a cinema with a large screen and cinema quality sound system. The cinema houses one of the Villa's most incredible fireplaces and an exquisite mahogany bar. For many of the guests, the favorite room is the Pizzeria. It is a large, casual room with a massive fireplace and an antique brick pizza and foccaccia oven that is original to the Villa.

An impressive marble stair gives the access to the firs floor: which opens into a large and very bright living area, with piano; There are two pianos in the Villa, one is a perfectly restored antique Bluethner that once sat in the Leipzig Concert Hall. It rests in the Music Room which is a spectacular room with 30 ft. high ceilings, Albertolli frescoes and stunning views of the lake. The other piano is a player piano that plays jazz, modern and classical music on its own for lazy nights when no one feels like playing. In this floor there is also a fitness room and a 4 beautiful bedrooms with bathrooms.

(Suite Laura 2 pax) has a 180 cm bed, a marble fireplace, views of Lake Como, and a bathroom with a shower and separate tub with a handheld shower.

Suite Laura is 1418 square feet and is the most spectacular suite in the Villa. It is positioned at the corner of the Villa with magnificent views of the lake to the north and the south. The entire suite is wood paneled and painted decoratively reflecting the Villa's eighteenth-century origins. In the bedroom is a large grey marble fireplace that is original to the Villa. The bedroom is 612 square feet and the bathroom is 648 square feet. For the Signora is a delicate powder room of 158 square feet.

(suite della Nonna 2 pax) has a sitting room, a bedroom with 180 cm bed, views of the lake and swimming pool, and a bathroom with a tub with a handheld shower.

Suite della Nonna faces the lake, with beautiful views of the lake and the swimming pool. This suite is 1026 square feet. The bedroom is 432 square feet. It has beautifully restored wooden floors, Zoffany wallpaper and important paintings and antiques. This suite has a beautiful and separate sitting room of 378 square feet and lovely bathroom of 216 square feet with antique Rotterdam WC and steel English bathtub.

(suite Camilla 2 pax) has a bedroom with a 180-cm bed and a bathroom with a shower and separate

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 9208768

Manager profile

Guido Terzuoli
Years listed:
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Languages spoken: English, Italian

About the manager

I'm 42 years old and live and work in Sorrento .I take pride in our properties and are responsive to any of our renters needs. Since we are local, we deal with our guests directly – from key exchanges, to cleaning, to repairs, and anything in between. All of our properties are fully furn...

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Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 19:00
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  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 5: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 6: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 7: Twin bed
    Bedroom 8: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 9: 2 Twin beds
    Bedroom 0: 2 Twin beds
    Bedroom 1: Twin bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4: Queen Bed


  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping Included
  • High Speed Internet
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Linen provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Towels provided
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi available


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


  • Boat available


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