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Villa Manzoni

Villa | 10 bedrooms | sleeps 18

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This Villa (ID 108) offers space and absolute comfort for your stay, including a gloriously decorated Drawing Room with marble fireplace, formal Dining table and direct Lake Views, as well as a more relaxed Living Room situated adjacently and providing Sofas, a large Flat Screen Sat. TV, DVD Player, CD Player and direct Lake Views.

Doors leading from these rooms in the inner marbled hallway lead to the outside sunny Lake front Terrace, furnished with dining table, chairs, parasol, BBQ and Sun loungers.

The ground floor also offers guests a luxurious modernist fully fitted Kitchen, luxury Showerroom and charming and stylish entrance lobby.

A grand Marble staircase leads guests to the two accommodation floors, which are as beautifully decorated in similar grandeur as on the ground floor.

Size Sleeps up to 18, 10 bedrooms
Nearest beach On Site
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa 66 km, Nearest railway: Como - San Giovanni 9 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Boat available
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Washing machine
Rooms 10 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (10), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The accommodation sleeps upto a party of 10 comfortably and comprises a Master King Size bedroom with lake views and very tasteful classical furnishings, King size bedroom with lake view balcony, 2 further King Size bedrooms, closet room and a luxurious Marble Jacuzzi bathroom.

The second floor offers flexible accommodation and comprises 4 twin beds, 2 single beds and a third modern Bathroom. Skylights provide additional light into these spacious bedrooms.

### This Villa provides much in the way of additional entertainment and services for guests, including: Private hire of the Villa's converitble Volvo, hire of the luxury Speedboat and Driver, Chef Service, Breakfast service, Waiter service, Internal transfers and a personal Holiday Diary scheduling your personal holiday programme, which can also be provided on request.

Further details outdoors

Enjoy and explore this fascinating Villa situated in a beautifully maitained garden on the lake front of the Moltrasio shores, enjoying it's very own Boathouse and private Beach.

Doors leading from these rooms in the inner marbled hallway lead to the outside sunny Lake front Terrace, furnished with dining table, chairs, parasol, BBQ and Sun loungers.

The Lombardy region

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 Oleandra).

Golf:

Golf Club Villa D'Este Via per Cantù, 22030 Montorfano, Como ~

A beautiful 18-hole course designed by Peter Gannon which winds its way through chestnut, ash and pine trees sheltering golfers even from the intense August heat. Villa d'Este is considered one of the most challenging and difficult par 69's in Europe, even though it is the site of several amateur competitions each year. The club house overlooks several holes and a spacious view of the Montorfano lake.

Skiing:

This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibilty and mountains capped in winter snow. It does however have Skiing opportunities at local resorts for a day out.

There is a small ski area on Mt. Lema, not more than 10 km from Lugano, but you have to be lucky to have enough snow for skiing. In Ticino, the local Swiss Canton, the best places to ski are probably either San Bernardino (south of the pass of the same name) or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass). Both are reachable in about 1 hour by car across the Swiss border.

There are direct trains to Airolo as well from Lugano and hence from Italian Stations. To S. Bernardino there is only a bus connection. For more snow try Andermatt (on the north side of Gotthard pass) which has normally good snow conditions and a good choice of runs.

The closest major ski resorts are St. Moritz and Madesimo toward the Splugen Pass which is approx.100km.

Additional Sports & Adventure Activities Include:

Bicycling, Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Golf, Hiking/Trails, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens, Rowing Boats, Snow Skiing, Water Skiing and Wind Surfing.

Moltrasio

Moltrasio itself is a very distinguished and timeless place to spend your time here on Lake Como, offering many beautiful Villas and views. The world famous Villa D'Este Hotel and Golf course is located only 500m away and Cernobbio, Laglio and Como city are also easily reachable.

Moltrasio is a municipality in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy. Moltrasio has always been very popular with celebrities and it was well known that Gianni Versace resided here as often as he could in his beloved Villa Le Fontanelle. George Clooney frequently stays at his holiday home in Villa Oleandra, Laglio, which is next to Moltrasio. It was also in Moltrasio that Sir Winston Churchill decided to relax after WWII in the summer of 1945.

The village weaves its way from the shore of the lake up to the slopes of Monte Bisbino. The grey coloured stone found here is well known throughout the area and was used by the Maestri Comacini for building. Many important finds were made during the construction of the lake road in 1910, some dating back to pre Roman times holding great historic importance. A plague struck the village in the sixteenth century and the population was totally decimated.

Moltrasio is a charming little village, well known for its waterfall , the water of which flows away under three Roman bridges. It has lake view restaurants where you can sample local and freshly prepared dishes and regional wine. There is a "lido" which is a little sandy beach ( but you do have to pay an entrance fee). some shops, a bank, post office and a Church.

During your stay it is well worth visiting Villa Passalacqua (Palace of Moltrasio). It has many historical features and some of the cellars and walls were part of the Monastery of the Humiliated. The small Roman church of St. Agata stands next to the villa.

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  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:28 Aug 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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