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Description from manager

Villa Violino measures 600 sqm, develops on three floors plus the basement and is set on a 2000 sqm property.

Ground floor

* 1 entrance

* 1 double living room with period furnishings; French doors open to the terrace

* 1 spacious dining room with fireplace; French doors open to the terrace

* 1 well-equipped modern kitchen with five-burner stove, dishwasher, coffee maker, icemaker, microwave, toaster

* 1 bathroom with shower

* 1 second kitchen with Weber BBQ. The kitchen offers 40 types of wine and champagne available for purchase, and a separate refrigerator for beer (4 types).

Upper floor sleeps 8+1

* 4 queen bedrooms with lake views

* 1 bathroom with double sinks, Jacuzzi claw-foot tub and separate stall shower with steam and water massage

* 1 marble bathroom with tub

* 1 bathroom with shower and hydro massage; overlooks the terrace

* 1 marble bathroom with Jacuzzi tub

* 1 study room with Internet connection; in this room an extra bed (single bed 105 cm x 200 cm) can be added on request when booking (at extra charge on the premises); lake view (please note that this room is accessed through glass French doors)

Mansard sleeps 8+1 (no lake view from this floor)

* 1 king bedroom (bed cannot be separated) with adjoining single bed (upon request)

* 3 twin bedrooms (beds cannot be joined)

* 1 large bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi tub

* 1 bathroom with shower


* 1 laundry room with washing machine


* Private pool (10 x 4 m)

* Jacuzzi tub (heated) for six (228 x 228 x 92 cm) in the garden

* Large 70 sqm terrace with lake view and BBQ

* Private dock

* Ping-pong table

* Table football

* Parking for 4 cars*

*Guests with walking difficulties should be aware that the parking is not on the same level as the villa entrance. An underpass connects the villa to the caretaker´s house, where the parking is located. The underpass has approximately 10 steps down and then up again.

Upon request, for those having walking difficulties, a single bed can be placed in the living room area on the ground floor (please note that the bathroom with shower at the ground floor is not wheelchair accessible).

In a wonderful setting with private lake access

Villa Violino is located in the most coveted part of Lake Como: right on the lake shore between the famous Villa d´Este hotel in Cernobbio and George Clooney´s residence in Laglio. The villa overlooks directly the lake and is set in a beautiful landscaped garden, with a private dock, a private pool and a panoramic terrace with a stunning lake view. Its convenient location, just a few kilometres from Cernobbio and only 7 km (4,35 miles) from the centre of Como, as well as easy access to public transportation (bus stop is 150 metres from the villa; ferry pier is 400 metres distant), makes Villa Violino an ideal destination for touring Lake Como. From the villa's private dock, you can use a rental boat or the comfortable water-taxis to visit the famous Villa d´Este as well as the charming lake villages Menaggio, Bellagio and Tremezzo. Restaurants and shops are in walking distance. An 18-hole golf course is just 3 km away.

The villa dates back to the beginning of the last century and still belongs to a noble Swiss family that coming on holiday to Lake Como fell in love with this beautiful landscape and decided to build their Italian holiday home on its shores. In 2008 Villa Violino has been completely renovated and carefully restored retaining many of its original features and balancing them harmoniously with modern comforts. The owners have tastefully furnished and embellished the décor with beautiful furnishings, fine tapestries and fabrics, paintings and period antiques.

Outdoors, the garden and terrace are ideal for al fresco dining. The terrace (70 sqm) faces the lake and you can enjoy the view or sunbathe in privacy. A private pool and a Jacuzzi tub are located in the garden where guests also have a ping-pong table and table football. Lake access for swimming is also available. The lake road runs behind the villa and is a smaller road with no trucks. All of the bedrooms except one, living room and dining room face the lake, minimizing any noise. Guests can equally well relax at home or have easy access to all the sights of Lake Como.

Additional amenities: Airport distance:Switzerland/Lugano Agno 50 km/1 hr Milano Malpensa 75 km/1 hr 10 min Milano Linate 80 km/1 hr 10 min Milano Orio al Serio 130 km/2 hrs, Coffee machine, Jacuzzi tub (heated) for 6 in the garden, Parking for max. 4 normal sized cars, Pool: 4 x 10m / heated pool, Private Chef, Private lake access, Villa concierge

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 10477401

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Hidden Italy
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Languages spoken: English

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. Since 1995 Hidden Italy offers some ...

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This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.

Damage deposit: ($2,253.41) €2,000.00
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  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Private garden
  • Housekeeping Included
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Parking Included
  • Secure parking
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Towels provided
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi available


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


  • Boat available


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