Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 18
Make it a 5* venue on Lake Como!
Boasting a commanding setting along the lakeshore of fashionable Laglio, a village renowned for attracting the glamorous Hollywood elite; Villa Teodolinda (ID 1294) provides a sumptuous world-class setting for special occasions and corporate hospitality.
Fully facilitated for hosting unforgettable occasions, from 5* weddings and family getaways to milestone birthdays and corporate events, the 6 bed villa provides a luxurious experience on one of the world's most beautiful Lakes.
Oozing a timeless sense of romance throughout, from its picturesque Tuscan-style facade to its boutique French chateau style interior within, groups of up to 18-20 maximum can unwind and entertain in style.
The grace and elegance of the period villa has been fully retained throughout whilst being enhanced by the latest mod cons, including air-conditioning and WIFI access. A wealth of internal reception rooms to the ground floor provide welcome flexibility for preparing the villa to your exacting requirements; with a romantic French-style drawing room featuring alongside regal receptions ideally suited for hosting functions and dinner parties. A beautiful rustic-style breakfast room also provides an intimate venue for hosting relaxed morning gatherings. A full host of bed and breakfast and catering facilities can be provided upon request, for carefree stays with your family, friends and corporate guests.
Benefitting from six luxury boutique-style bedroom suites; maximum privacy, comfort and versatility can be assured. Each bedroom offers a lavish boudoir style interior, with retained period features complementing the beautiful furnishings, sumptuous bedding and must-have hotel-quality features.
Four of the six bedroom suites feature to the first and second lake view floors. Conveniently equipped, three of these first and 2nd floor bedrooms provide a welcome touch of flexibility and are perfectly suited to either accommodating a couple in each or multiple guests of up to 5. In more detail, the accommodation to the first floor comprises 1 double lake view bedroom with luxury full en suite bathroom and a second double lake view bedroom with an open plan space that features an additional single bed, a separate room furnished with a double sofa bed, and luxury en suite bathroom. To the second floor, a third and fourth double lake view bedroom both feature an open plan space with additional single bed, a separate room furnished with a double sofa bed and luxury en suite bathroom to each.
To the charming, well lit loft floor, the fifth and sixth bedrooms feature. Ideally suited for children or younger guests, the beamed ceilings provide a cosy feature to the unique and versatile layout. Both double bedrooms feature an open plan space furnished with an extra double sofa bed and a luxury en suite bathroom.
Outside, the 3000sqm terraced lakefront grounds provide a labyrinth of entertaining and relaxation areas. With the scent of roses to fill the air, the lush mature grounds provide a heavenly oasis to write home about! Guests can savour summertime breakfasts under the shade of the tree, enjoy a refreshing drink by the poolside, enjoy the ultimate lake view slumber to the outdoor day beds, cut the wedding cake under the vine covered terrace or host a vast alfresco dinner under the stars, to the extensive covered outdoor terrace.
The private 4 x 12 metre outdoor swimming pool offers a serene and sunny haven from which to soak up the summer rays. The sumptuous well tended grounds are further complemented by a private boat mooring facility and private parking for 16 cars.
From the prime lakefront setting of Villa Teodolinda, guests are within easy reach of the timeless village amenities.
Please note - Regrettably, this property is unsuitable for the elderly.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lakefront on Location or Shingle Beach Laglio 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergamo - Orio al Serio 104km & Milan - Malpen 69 km, Nearest railway: Varenna - Esino 23km & Como - San Giovanni 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 6 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (6), Dining seats for 19, Lounge seats for 19|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Lombardy region
From the prime lake front setting of Villa Teodolinda, guests are within easy reach of the timeless village amenities.
Perfectly situated for reaching the fashionable resort town of Cernobbio and the Villa D'Este Golf Club by car in just 12 minutes and Como city in 22 minutes, the villa provides a convenient and accessible location for leisure stays and 5* hospitality.
The central lake visitor highlights and leisure activities are within a 15 minute drive away and for cosmopolitan days out with family and guests, Milan can be reached in 56 minutes and Lugano in 38 minutes.
Lake Como offers a sumptuous escape for year round stays, with water sports, boat rental, hiking, extreme sports, alfresco dining and golf to enjoy alongside seaplane trips, bike tours, cooking courses, art lessons, classical music concerts, cultural events and Italian Alp skiing.
Additional Sport & Adventure Activities include:
Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens and Rowing Boats.
Laglio has become famous in recent years for its Hollywood association with George Clooney, who purchased a Villa and set a trend with his pals and other celebrities.
The commune of Laglio, on the Western shore is divided into the two centres of Laglio and Torriggia on Via Regina. Looking to the rear of the village, dense woods stretch up along the slopes of Monte Colmegnone (1,383 mts.). Torriggia is located opposite Careno, on a headland, which extends towards the middle of and the narrowest point of the lake (675 mts.).
The village is of Roman origin of the have been confirmed by a gravestone which was found in a locals home, at the beginning of the 20th century. From 1928 to 1948, Laglio formed a single commune with Brienno. One of the curiosities of this small village is the cemetery where there is a curious eighteenth-century sepulchral monument of a German doctor, in the shape of a twenty-metre-high pyramid.
A point of notable interest is the Buco dell'Orso (Bear hole), which is a large cave that is passable for about 150 mts. and which opens on the slopes of Monte Colmegnone, at a height of 600 mts. It is famous because many bones of cave bears (Ursus Spelaeus) were found there in the eighteenth century. Their skeletons are in the Museum of Natural History, in Milan, and in the local Town Hall.
As with all good Italian villages the religious centre is important. The Church of S. Giorgio built in the sixteenth century contains stucco work by Stefano Salterio of Como (18th century and paintings and sculptures from the seventeenth century.
Lombardy - Lake Como Area:
The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.
Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.
It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.
All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.
Warming, in spriing and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, oriented north-south, ringed by characterful old villages often wedged onto narrow beaches between rugged cliffs and water. Those classic lake images of flower strewn balconies, Baroque gardens and splendid waterside villas can be found here in abundance. Dotted around and between the lakes are some of Italy's finest art cities, such as Milan, Verona & Bergamo.
The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandro).
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