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Sala Comacina holiday villa rental with beach/lake nearby, walking and log fire and TV

Villa Aphrodite

from £1486 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

from £1486 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 Home 115831

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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This very romantic villa (ID 198) stands on the promontory known as Puncia and is famous because of the many scholars who once lived there, either as owners or guests. The building dates back to the seventh hundreds but it was modified in the eighteen hundreds. It belonged to the family of Cesare Beccaria, who in 1764 wrote the popular book, “Dei Delitti e Delle Pene”, then it passed to Cesare Cantu and to his daughter Rachele, who is a famous Italian painter and founder of a salon.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Nearest beach Sala Comacina 1 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa Airport 80 km, Nearest railway: Como: San Giovanni 49K or Varenna: Esino 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (6), Dining seats for 15, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The villa is arranged on three floors - furnished with elegance and authentic Italian design. There are four bedrooms which can comfortably sleep eight people. On the ground floor there are two spacious living rooms with ornate ceiling Fresco's and antique furnishings, which all add to the ambiance of the historical period.

The separate dining room is the perfect place to entertain and can accommodate up the fifteen people.

(An Italian chef is available by request - please inquire with our booking department).

Further details outdoors

Surrounding this wonderful, luxurious villa is a huge lakeside garden where you can enjoy a perfect 'al fresco' meal or glass of wine while enjoying the tranquility of the surroundings.

The villa is directly situated by the lakeside and directly opposite to the only island in the lake, 'Isola Comacina'.

The Lake Como 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, inspriing 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).

Sala Comacina

The municipality of Sala Comacina is in the Province of Como, which is situated in the Italian region Lombardy. It has a population of around 630 inhabitants, is approximately 20km north east of Como and lies on the western side of the lake.

In the last century, the small medieval village of Sala Comacina was a already a popular holiday destination, as is evident from the large number of superb Villas dotted along the lake side. The 'Villa Rachele' situated on the headland 'Puncia' was once owned by Cesare Beccaria, where he was reputed to have entertained many famous writers.

Sala Comacina lies at the foot of Monte Costone, which makes a wonderful backdrop. Here you will find a good public beach and the idyllic lake front location makes this village so appealing. There are also restaurants, bars, shops and a bank in addition to a regular ferry service.

Take a boat trip over to the only Island on Como, named 'Isola Comacina', which offers guests a meal to remember in the Islands famous restaurant 'Locanda dell'Isola Comacina' . Aparently, the same menu has been served there since 1945, which certainly seems to be a good recommendation!

**** These facilities are also available within a sensible distance of your holiday home ****


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    • 8 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:03 Oct 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • German
    • Italian

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