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Villa Magnolia

Lakes - Lake Como - Menaggio

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Vacation rental villas and self-catering holiday accommodation at San Siro, Lake Como, Italy

This imposing mid 19th century villa stands on the western shores of Lake Como, between the town of Menaggio and the village of Santa Maria Rezzonico. It faces Southeast and looks across all three branches of the lake, with the mountains in the distance - a magic view. The villa, dating back to the mid 1800's sits in the middle of an enormous botanical park of 7,000 square metres.


Features:

  • 8 ensuite bedrooms over 3 floors
  • Pool, tennis court immersed in 7000 sq mt of botanical gardens
  • Wonderful views over Lake Como

Description

The entrance to Villa Magnolia is off the lakeside drive after Menaggio. Entering majestic wrought iron gates the driveway leads up through about 250m of lawns and richly planted gardens to the Villa.

Recently restored, it retains its period charm, with the décor featuring antiques and fine paintings, Lombard cotto and timber flooring, with the addition of the amenities of a modern house, such as air conditioning, central heating, tennis, satellite TV, Hi-Fi sound system.

The ground floor is predominantly given to entertaining with a reception area, the lakeview room for taking tea and an informal dining room, a further reception room, large formal dining room, a small sitting room, kitchen, bathrooms and a large games / events room.

On the second to fourth floors there are 8 double and twin bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities, a sitting room, games room with billiards and childrens lounge and a large terrace for alfresco dining or cocktails.

All the details of the interior are of superb beauty: from the mosaic floors, wonderful wooden balustrades connecting the floors, to the statues and 19th century decorations. The villa has been recently restored with great sensitivity, and not withstanding all modern conveniences, it has retained its noble and antique atmosphere.

Villa Magnolias facilities include central heating, air conditioning, swimming pool, tennis, billiards and satellite television.

Holiday villa to rent in Italy San Siro, Lake Como, Italy - S. Maria Rezzonico, Menaggio Self-catering holiday villa accommodation to rent for vacations in Italy. S. Maria Rezzonico, Menaggio

Position

Villa Magnolia is situated between the town of Menaggio ( 8 Km) and the small fishing village of San Siro (was Rezzonico), at 0.5 Km. It is accessable from the lakeside drive.

Airports approx. distance/time ( depending on traffic)

Switzerland/Lugano: 34 km/50 min; Milano Malpensa: 95 km/ 2 hrs; Milano Linate: 65 km/1 hr 40 min; Milano Orio al Serio - Bergamo: 100 km / 2 hrs 30 min

A drive down the lake (or boat ride) brings you to the town of Como, known as a vacation spot of the elite and also known for its production of fine silk. Day trips can be made by bus or car to the nearby Bellagio (15 km by ferry), Tremezzo (20 km), Como (30 Kms) Lugano, Switzerland (30 km) and to hiking in the Alps and by steamer on Como.
In the village you can find a restaurant, trattoria, alimentari (grocery stores), and walks along the lake. Boat rentals, sailing and wind surfing equipment are available in S. Maria Rezzonico. There are also many fine and beautiful golf courses in the lake area; the closest golf and tennis are in Menaggio.
Shoppers will also love the designer fashion factory outlets available just over the border into Switzerland and near Como.

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This locality

Menaggio

Menaggio is situated half way up the western shore of the lake and has a pretty lakeside promenade and harbour to sit around. The town square is compact and lively and there are an assortment of small piazzas with cafe's and restaurants to relax at. The old town, sloping up the lakeshore, is appealing by virtue of its attractive setting. Included in this area are the the hill community of Cremia and the antique fishing village of S. Maria Rezzonico (San Siro).> more

Seasons and prices

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Services and facilities at Villa Magnolia

Pool size: 10 x 6 m. Opening dates: June - September, depending on weather conditions.
Pets are allowed at no extra charge

The rental price includes:

  • Continental breakfast each day
  • Daily maid service (except on Sundays)
  • Welcome dinner on arrival - Saturday night
  • Cooking service for dinners from Monday to Saturday (ingredients are not included)
  • All utilities including heating and air conditioning
  • Daily change of bath towels and change of bed linen midweek
  • Final cleaning

Facilities:

  • Air conditioning in every bedroom
  • Internet Wi-Fi connection in all rooms, as well as desktop computer in the main hall
  • Fax machine and CD player in the main hall
  • Satellite TV in every bedroom (Sky)
  • Safe for valuables in every bedroom
  • Private lake access with pier;
  • Outdoor salt-water and heated swimming pool with towels provided
  • Tennis court and table tennis with racquets
  • American billiard table
  • Games room for children
  • Small fitness room with Technogym machines
  • Antique cellar with a vast selection of Italian and international wines
  • Private dock with access to lake
  • Private buoy on teh lake facing the villa

 Extras to be paid in Euros on the premises:

  • Security deposit: EUR 3,000
  • Deposit for food purchases: Eur 1,500. The cook will buy all necessary food
  • Up to 4 additional guests may be included at a cost of €400 per week each;
  • Wood for fireplace: please check price on the premises.

 

Nearby localities

Varenna

Halfway down the eastern shore of the lake, right opposite the mouth of the Lecco branch, lies Varenna. Like a sentry standing at the crossroad of the lake, it was built on a rock promontory overshadowed by a steep mountain, at the top of which you can make out dark outline of an old ruined castle.> more

Bellagio

Set on the peninsula at the meeting of the three branches of Lake Como is the beautiful village of Bellagio. Its narrow cobbled streets, breathtaking views, impeccable homes and glorious villas make it a most enchanting spot to visit and admire.> more

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Villa features

Region: Lakes - Lake Como - Menaggio
Sleeps: 16+4
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 8
Accommodation: Luxury villa on 4 floors with 7000 m2 of park
Price €: -

Facilities

  • Air Con
  • ADSL
  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Independent Villa
  • Pool
  • Public Transport
  • Satellite TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Offroad Parking
  • Gas Heating
  • Close to beach
  • Outdoor Dining
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