Marvelous property probably the most beautiful villa in Lake Como! 3 km from Cernobbio, perfect location for shops and all services, completely restored and designed by a famous architect Felice Soavi, with frescoes by Andrea Appiani, the property was the residence of the famous compose Vincenzo Bellini who composed here LA SONNAMBULA
The Villa is filled with beautiful paintings, sculptures, rugs, tapestries and Venetian chandeliers.
Great for large groups or family reunions, the entire property is surrounded by a wonderful and perfectly maintained garden with an impressive swimming pool with stunning Lake view.
The gardens of the Villa Passalacqua are considered some of the most historic and beautiful on Lake Como.
The Swimming Terrace is amazing. The terrace is filled with lemon and Olive trees. The views of Lake Como are stunning. Overlooking the swimming pool is Sant’ Agata’s 12th century bell tower. There is also a beautiful 200 year old greenhouse on the terrace. There are 11 working fountains on the property that add cool freshness and sound to the hot summer afternoons.
The property ends at the lake’s shore. The area is beautiful filled with roses, jasmine and oleander
Upon request and at an additional charge it is possible to rent a boat which can be moored at the dock of the villa.
The Villa is children friendly. In the back garden, next to the kitchen is a wonderful outdoor play area with beautiful wooden slide, swing set and rope climb.
The villa covers 2.787 aqm plus a guest house of 250 sqm! The main villa is on three floors.
Ground floor: it is for the common areas, A dining room with 16 marble columns, a very important fresco is just above the table by Andrea Appiani, was the Europe’s foremost neoclassic artist at the beginning of 19th century. A second Tuscan dining room is more casual with the typical Tuscany style. There is also a separate sitting are with sofas working fireplace, TV, where to relax and enjoy the views.
Still on ground floor there are two fully equipped kitchens. The Kitchen is large and airy with subzero refrigerators and wine coolers, Viking and Gaggeneau ovens, grills and ranges, 4 disposals, 2 dish washers, a vegetable and fish steamer and a fryer. The counter tops are made of Verona marble and the cabinetry is richly decorated, hand-carved wood. The most prominent feature of the kitchen is two 8 foot high stone fireplaces that are original to the Villa and bear the family emblem.
On the ground floor are also two beautiful studio, with computers and internet connections. One is fitted with mahogany cabinetry. There is also a Billiard Room with a hand-carved English Snooker table. For nights when the guests want to stay in, there is a cinema with a large screen and cinema quality sound system. The cinema houses one of the Villa’s most incredible fireplaces and an exquisite mahogany bar. For many of the guests, the favorite room is the Pizzeria. It is a large, casual room with a massive fireplace and an antique brick pizza and foccaccia oven that is original to the Villa.
An impressive marble stair gives the access to the firs floor: which opens into a large and very bright living area, with piano; There are two pianos in the Villa, one is a perfectly restored antique Bluethner that once sat in the Leipzig Concert Hall. It rests in the Music Room which is a spectacular room with 30 ft. high ceilings, Albertolli frescoes and stunning views of the lake. The other piano is a player piano that plays jazz, modern and classical music on its own for lazy nights when no one feels like playing. In this floor there is also a fitness room and a 4 beautiful bedrooms with bathrooms.
(Suite Laura 2 pax) has a 180 cm bed, a marble fireplace, views of Lake Como, and a bathroom with a shower and separate tub with a handheld shower.
Suite Laura is 1418 square feet and is the most spectacular suite in the Villa. It is positioned at the corner of the Villa with magnificent views of the lake to the north and the south. The entire suite is wood paneled and painted decoratively reflecting the Villa’s eighteenth-century origins. In the bedroom is a large grey marble fireplace that is original to the Villa. The bedroom is 612 square feet and the bathroom is 648 square feet. For the Signora is a delicate powder room of 158 square feet.
(suite della Nonna 2 pax) has a sitting room, a bedroom with 180 cm bed, views of the lake and swimming pool, and a bathroom with a tub with a handheld shower.
Suite della Nonna faces the lake, with beautiful views of the lake and the swimming pool. This suite is 1026 square feet. The bedroom is 432 square feet. It has beautifully restored wooden floors, Zoffany wallpaper and important paintings and antiques. This suite has a beautiful and separate sitting room of 378 square feet and lovely bathroom of 216 square feet with antique Rotterdam WC and steel English bathtub.
(suite Camilla 2 pax) has a bedroom with a 180-cm bed and a bathroom with a shower and separate tub.
Suite Camilla has beautiful views of the mountains and of Moltrasio. Suite Camilla measures 943 square feet and contains a large bedroom of 643 square feet and a bathroom of 300 square feet. The bedroom has antique wooden floors and is decorated in Colefax and Fowler wallpaper. There is a four-poster matrimonial bed in this bedroom with beautiful English and Italian antiques. The bathroom has a steel and porcelain antique English bathtub and skeleton shower encased in crystal glass.
(Suite delle Bimbe 2 pax) has 2 bedrooms, one with Queen Sized Bed, and one bedroom with 2 Twin Beds. a bathroom with bathtub.
On the second floor 5 additional bedrooms with bathrooms
(suite Bisbino 2 pax) twin or double bed, bathroom with bath tub only.
Suite Bisbino faces the mountains and the village and has Zoffany wallpaper and a bathroom with a beautiful steel-covered antique English bathtub.
(suite Sant'Agata 6 pax) twin or double bed, bathroom in the corridor with shower only. The suite features beautifully carved ceilings of musical instruments. The lovely views are of the lake and swimming pool.
(suite Bellini 2 pax) has views of Lake Como, twin or double bed and a bathroom with a shower and Jacuzzi tub.
Suite Bellini is nicely situated in the corner of the second floor. The suite contains a large bedroom and bathroom totalling 1,224 square feet. The bedroom enjoys enviable views of the lake to the north and the south and totals 576 square feet. Like the other suites, Suite Bellini is filled with antiques and beautiful art. The bathroom is fit for a king and queen and totals 648 square feet. It features Lombardy cotta floors, Siena marble tops, a shower and a large jacuzzi bathtub.
(suite Norma 2 pax) twin or double bed and a bathroom with a tub with a handheld shower.
Suite Norma, like the other lake-facing bedrooms, has stunning views and beautifully decorated ceilings and doors. The Suite is 837 square feet and has a twin or double bed with Lombardy cotta floors. The suite’s bathroom is outfitted with Philip Starck bathtub, washbasin and toilet.
(suite Sonnanbula 2 pax) has a sitting room with a desk, fireplace, and views of the mountains, one bedroom, and a bathroom with a tub with a handheld shower. The bedroom has a 180 cm bed.
Suite Sonnambula has a large bedroom and equally large sitting room that face the mountains and the village of Moltrasio. Together with the bathroom, this suite totals 1,578 square feet. The sitting room has a marble fireplace and antique writing desk. The bedroom has a beautiful antique Pugliese matrimonial bed and rich antique furniture. The bathroom is 444 square feet and contains Philip Starck designer bathtub, washbasin, and toilet. The bathroom features fabulous views of Lake Como.
beautiful 400 sqm villa with an impressive lake view and a lovely garden set on two levels.
set on two levels the property features a fully equipped kitchen spacious dining room, and living room with Sat. TV, stereo marvelous fireplace overlooking the lake.
At the ground floor there are the first two suites both have twin beds which can become double and ensuite bathrooms one with shower and one with bath tub.
First floor together with the living area and kitchen there are the last two suites, a twin bedroom with can become double, with private bathroom with shower and a Master suite with double bed private bathroom with bath tub and shower.
there a sudio with a sofa bed for additional 2 people and a laundry room
A 30% deposit is required upon confirmation; the final balance is due within 75 days prior to arrival.
Minimum stay 3 nights
Check-in: from 4pm to 7pm; Checkout: 9am. Upon request and approval of the owner a late arrival is possible between 7.00 pm and 9.00 pm for an extra fee of 50 Euro
The Client shall be liable for any damages that may be caused to the building, garden, furniture, furnishings of the spaces of the Villa to which the group have access to.
The Villa Manager will process a pre-authorisation for 20% of the entire booking amount on the Client’s credit card at the time of check-in.
The pre-authorization will serve as security deposit against any damage caused by the Clients to the interior or exterior of the Villa.
The pre-authorized amount will be released immediately after check-out in case no damage is caused to the Villa (the Villa Manager will personally check along with the Client all areas before departure).
Public rate does not include city tax of 5 Eur per person per day (from April 1 to October 31)
INCLUDED ON PRICE:
Exclusive use of the Villa and its outdoor facilities and terraced garden with swimming pool
24-hour butler service
Daily housekeeping service (including turndown)
Private Chef at full disposal
Heated outdoor swimming pool
Heating in all the common areas and rooms
High speed Wi-Fi
Pets are not allowed.
The Villa inside is non-smoking.
For security reasons, any invitation to external guests needs to be communicated in advance to the Villa Manager and approved by him.
Any activity organized by the guests of the Villa, beyond the regular Bed & Breakfast stay, must be agreed in advance with the Villa Manager and approved by him.
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