|Villa Virginia is a beautiful villa situated on the shores of the stunning Lake
Como. The villa is surrounded by a classic landscaped garden with a panoramic
terrace and a private dock. It shares the romantic waters of
Lake Como with the nearby famous Villa d’Este hotel in Cernobbio and George
Clooney’s residence in Laglio.
Villa Virginia is fully air conditioned throughout the property. There is a new swimming pool (10.2m x 4m and 1.5m deep) in a beautiful lakeside position. The pool
can be heated for an extra fee, and can be covered at night to keep it warm and clean.
This villa is available for short stays for a minimum of four nights in certain mid and low season weeks. Please contact us for details.
This beautiful Lake Como Villa dates back to the beginning of the
century and still belongs to the Swiss family that built this as their
holiday home after falling in love with the region during an Italian vacation.
It was carefully restored and updated in 2008. The owners
tastefully furnished and embellished it, while striving to retain many of its
original characteristics and balancing them harmoniously with modern comforts.
The restored villa includes classical tapestries and fabrics, floors made from
fine wood with geometric inlays, beautiful painting on the walls, family period
furnishings, a modern and fully equipped kitchen, WiFi internet connection, and
a Plasma TV with satellite reception.
Villa Virginia can also be rented for up to ten guests at a reduced
price. Please see
The property is situated in a peaceful and beautiful,
yet convenient location. The villa looks directly onto Lake Como and has a
lovely private garden and boat dock. Its location, a few kilometers from Cernobbio
and only 7 km from the center of Como makes Villa Virginia an ideal destination
for both tourism and business. Public transportation is also easily accessible
from the villa as there is a bus stop 150 meters away and the Navigazione dei
Laghi ferry is 400 meters away.
From Villa Virginia’s 70 square meter terrace guests will
enjoy a full view of the lake and can sunbathe or dine al fresco in complete
privacy. Lake access for swimming is also available. For your
enjoyment, there also a heated Jacuzzi spa in the garden, with a panoramic view
of the lake. From the villa's private
dock, guests can use a rental boat or water-taxis to visit the charming villages
of Lake Como, Menaggio Bellagio, and Tremezzo. A variety of restaurants and
shops are at walking distance.
As with all the lakeshore villas the lake road is
located behind the property. Please note that this is not the main Lake Como
road, but a smaller local road. Rooms that do not face the lake are provided with triple glasses to ensure that guests
enjoy a quiet and peaceful ambiance.
Bedrooms are located on the upper levels of the villa. For guests with walking difficulties, it is possible to place a single bed on the ground floor in the living room area. Please inquire about this when booking. Kindly note that the bathroom with shower on the ground level is not wheel chair accessible. Guests with walking difficulties should also note that the parking area is not on the same level as the villa entrance.
Villa Virginia 16 accommodates up to 16 guests. Upon request and for an extra fee, an
additional guest can be accommodated. Please request at the time of booking.
Villa Virginia offers our special
“arrive and relax” package:
A simple dinner is provided on your arrival night. This is a
welcome sight after a long flight and will allow you to check in, unpack and
relax. You will find the dinner in the kitchen with the instructions for
heating. The dinner is also suitable for vegetarian guests. It basically
consists of a pasta al forno, a vegetable tarte, salad, and fruit. Bread,
water and wine are included. No changes are possible for the first dinner.
The villa also will be stocked with basic groceries so that you do not have to
shop upon arrival or worry about store closures on Sunday. The shopping list
consists of: milk, coffee, tea, bread, biscuits, sugar, salt, water, fruit,
eggs, oil, butter, jam, orange juice, cereals. The quantity of the items will be
adjusted by the staff according to the number of guests.
Villa Virginia is 600 square meters, develops on three
floors plus the basement, and is set on a 2000 square meter property.
- double living room with sofas, period furnishings,
plasma satellite TV; French doors open to the terrace and beautiful lake view
- spacious dining room with fireplace; French doors opening to panoramic terrace
- well-equipped modern kitchen with five-burner
stove, dishwasher, coffee maker, refrigerator with icemaker, microwave,
- bathroom with shower
- 2nd well equipped kitchen with Weber BBQ. This kitchen offers
40 types of wine and champagne available for purchase
and a separate refrigerator for beer (4 types).
Upper floor - sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms - 4
- 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 bathtub and handheld showerhead
- 1 bathroom overlooking the terrace with shower and
- 1 marble bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and handheld showerhead
- study with high speed Internet connection
Mansard - sleeps 8 (no lake view from this floor)
(4 bedrooms - 2 bathrooms)
- large king bedroom (bed cannot be separated)
- 3 twin bedrooms (beds can be joined in one of these bedrooms)
- 1 large bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi tub
- 1 bathroom with shower
- laundry room with washing machine; wine cellar, with additional wines to purchase as well as olive oil and salami, and a tasting area with sofas.
Large 70sqm terrace facing the lake.
Outdoor Jacuzzi spa (heated) for six, located in the garden, with a panoramic view
parking for 4 cars - an underpass with stairs connects the rental
to the caretaker’s house where the 4 cars can be parked.
conditioning throughout the property, fireplace, washing machine,
dishwasher, electric oven, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, barbeque,
satellite plasma TV, DVD player, stereo/CD player and WiFi internet connection.
Pool towels. Fast Internet connection. Arrival dinner and initial basic grocery shop
Supplemental costs (paid in cash on site):
Service package is 350 Euros per week, which
includes housekeeping (3 hours daily Monday through Saturday), gardener 5 days per
week, mid-week change of bath linens and final cleaning. Heat is
included up to Euros 50/week and metered and paid according to consumption after
that. Upon request, the pool can be heated for 150 Euros per week.
Electricity (including air conditioning usage) is metered and included up to 200 Euros per week.
Guests will pay the amount exceeding 200 Euros per week.
Extra bed for 17th person: Euros 350/week; baby bed, cook, wine tasting, babysitting, transfer, extra maid service, laundry.
Upon request and approval of the owner a late arrival is possible between 7.00
pm and midnight for an extra fee of 50 Euro, and between midnight and 6.00 am
for an extra fee of 100 Euros. Customary arrival time is 4pm to 7pm.
Service package per week: Euros 350
For more than three children, please inquire.
2017 rental prices for 16 guests
PLEASE NOTE: This property is priced in EUROS.
7 Jan - 15 Apr
30 Sep - 23 Dec
15 Apr - 24 Jun
26 Aug - 30 Sep
23 Dec - 6 Jan 2018
24 Jun - 26 Aug
Plus Euros 35 booking fee
d’Este hotel 1.5 km
Lugano 25 km
Milano 50 km
Malpensa airport 60 km
Guests with walking difficulties should be aware that the parking is not at the
same level as the villa entrance. Upon request, for those having walking
difficulties a single bed can be placed in the living room area. Please
note that the bathroom with shower on the ground floor is not wheel chair
area of Lake Como reaching from Como to Tremezzo is a sophisticated
where you come to enjoy the scenery, shopping, and views from the
restaurants and cafés. The ancient villages and enchanting gardens are
setting for the historical villas of the Lombardy aristocracy and offer
pleasant stays at any time of the year.
best way to enjoy the views of the ancient villas and their gardens is
water. Finding boats is easily done
via taxi boat from the private dock of the villa or by the pier of the
Navigazione dei Laghi ferries located 400 meters away.
The city of Como, is 7 km from the villa and can be easily reached by bus or
ferry (10 minutes). The old medieval walls surround the old city center.
In Como you can enjoy the view of charming corners, ancient monuments and lots
of fashionable shops.
Como is famous for its silk factories and luxurious fabric. There are many
outlet stores and boutiques where scarves ties and fabrics, by major designers
can be bought at excellent prices.
One of the most romantic villages on Lake Como, Bellagio is also known
“Pearl of the Lake”. It is a small town
with pastel colored houses, which offer many day-trip itineraries on
well as spectacular views. A visit to the beautiful gardens of Villa
also highly recommended. Guests can
drive about 19 km from the villa to Cadenabbia, and then take a ferry
minutes to reach Bellagio.
Isola Comacina, the only
island in Lake
Como, is full of rich history. The
Locanda dell’isola is a unique and exclusive restaurant where, at the end of
your dinner, you will enjoy the long-standing ritual of the flambéed coffee
prepared and offered by the owner to his guests. This island is about 8 km
from the villa.
boat, it is 10 minutes across the lake
from Villa Virginia.
Town, Mendrisio Switzerland
For guests interested in venturing into Switzerland, there is a
just a few kilometres from the villa which offers products from the
international companies and brands at factory prices.
Discounts from 30% to 70% are waiting for intelligent
shopping. Remember to bring your
skiing, boat hire, jet skis, kayaks, regattas with the Cannottieri
Hiking: marked paths
leading to the top of Mount Bisbino
d'Italia Casino, Mendrisio Casino at Fox Town, Lugano Casino.
Golf courses: nine
courses within 50 km. Golf Club Carimate, Golf Club Menaggio &
Golf Club Lanzo, Golf Club Ponticello, La Pinetina Golf Club, Golf Club
Robinie, Golf Club Villa d'Este, Green Club Lainate.
Shopping: in Como,
Bellagio, Lugano and Fox Town in Mendrisio.
Gardens and charming historic Villas: Villa Carlotta, Villa
Melzi, Villa Olmo, Villa Passalacqua, Villa Fontanelle (Versace's
Villa Oleandra (George Clooney's home). Isola Comacina with its famous
dell'Isola inn and the house planned by the King of Belgium.