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Private Pool
6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
12 guests
 

Villa Colico


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Location

Colico, Lake Como, Italian Lakes

Amenities

Jacuzzi tub
Dishwasher
Ground floor bedrooms available
Wireless internet connection
Satellite TV
Ping pong
Watersports nearby (See description for details)
Less than 1 hour drive to airport
Daily maid
Shopping service
Cook service
Bicycle hire
Cooking classes / wine tasting
Concierge service

Description

A very special villa situated on the North Eastern side of Lake Como. This unique property was built for a famous Milanese family and sits within a gated private parkland of 7.4 acres . As you walk in you are greeted by the breathtaking lake view which can be seen from every room! Floor to ceiling windows which infuse the living areas with natural light and the stylish interiors inkeeping with the villa's modernist architectual design inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s. The large living and dining room lead on to the panoramic terrace - a perfect setting for outdoor dining and sundowners. Table tennis, table football and outdoor hot tub. Restaurant within 5 minute walk.

EXPERIENCE VILLA: Owner offers guests complimentary guided tour to the Forte Montecchio Nord di Colico - The best preserved Fort of the First World War

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: 750 SQM

Villa Colico develops over three levels:

At the entrance level is a fully equipped modern kitchen with large fridge, stove, dishwasher, oven, microwave, American coffee maker, toaster, kettle. Toilet room (wc and basin) single bedroom (lake view) with an extra pull out bed. Double bedroom (lake view) with en-suite bathroom (shower). A laundry room with washing machine is located in the basement.

10 steps down is the dining room with table for 12 people and working fireplace.

6 steps down is the living room and social areas with large comfy sofas and wide screen TV, the use of clear floor-to-ceiling glass opens the interior to its natural surroundings. The villa is great even in winter months. In the summer open up the doors and enjoy the majestic views and fresh breeze!

Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms each one has TV SAT and enjoys great lake view and 2 full bathrooms + 1 toilet room:

• Double bedroom with a panoramic terrace and en suite bathroom (shower and tub)
• Twin Bedroom ( beds can be joined) lake view
• Double bedroom
• Bathroom (shower)
• Double bedroom with terrace and independent entrance from outside - lake view, ensuite toilet (wc and basin)

Less is More: Villa Olgiasca is a work of art has wood panelled ceilings, stone floors, clean lines, pure use of colour, and the extension of space around and beyond the interiors. All glasses enclosures surround the house allowing nature and light to envelop the interior space.

NOTE: all the double beds measure 160 x 195 cm, and the singles measure 80 x 195 cm.

The home's decor boasts finest pieces of design furniture, outdoor are large terraces and relaxing areas, table football, table tennis. The hot tub and the pool are at the top of the plot so you relax in the water looking over the blue lake. In the garden there are also orchards, a secular birch tree, aromatic herbs. There is also an outdoor dining area with BBQ and beer fridge, as well as a breakfast area. The land is 30,000 sq mt and follows a path to the lake with cypresses and broadleaf forest.

From the garden a steep path leads to the lake, about 10 - 15 minutes walking. This path is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

Pool mt 7x4x1.30 and hot tub both enjoing the view of the lake and the mountains

Modern house built in glass panes, wood and concrete following the style of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s modernist architecture.

Sleeps up to 11+1 persons in 6 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms+ 2 toilets room (WC+basin)
 

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Price per week: £6956
 
 

Prices




Dates

Prices for 7 nights from

Short break Prices

25 Aug - 21 Sep 2018

£8017.2

22 Sep - 28 Dec 2018

£6956.4

Options / Extra




Cleaning package 300 Euro to pay cash on site - Pets allowed 60 Euro per week
THE VILLA IS CLOSED from December 15 (2017) – January 26 (2018)
- Heating according to consumption with a bonus up to 50 Euros per week. Guests will pay the amount exceeding 50 Euros
- Hot water included
- ADSL Internet Connection included
- Electricity included
- Bed linens changed on Saturday for stays of 14 nights
- Bath towels changed on Wed and Sat
- Extra set of bath towels and bed linens 20 Euro per person to be paid on site. 
- 3 hours housekeeping only after 7 nights for stays of 14 nights
- Garden and pool maintenance included
- Extra cleaning or laundry service 18 Euro / hr
- Pool opening dates May 12 - September 15
- Pool towels included
Security deposit Euro 1500 on arrival with credit card VISA or MASTER CARD ONLY.
Experience Villa
Guided tour to the Forte Montecchio Nord, in Colico
Special notes and restrictions:
-  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
- Extra service upon request: basic grocery shopping package (milk, tea, coffee, butter, eggs, water, wine, cheese, bread ) Euro 150 and proportioned to the number of people.
 
 

Location Information




DISTANCES:

The area sits at the foot at Monte Legnone and offers stunning vistas of the lake and alpine backdrop. It is a perfect destination for families and is a hub for any kind of water sports as sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, canoeing. There are many possibilities of outdoor activities for all ages, including hiking, tennis, nature trails and winter skiing.

WINDSURF and KITESURF- At the Colico School
RIDING CENTRE - A few minutes from Colico, in the midst of nature, on the banks of the Adda river.
MOUNTAIN BIKE - There are many cycling and some hiking itineraries in the surrounding mountains.
PARAGLIDING in Taceno (19 km)
GOLF may be played at the Menaggio Golf Club
NORDIC WALKING and CLIMBING http://www.guidelariogrigne.it/
RAFTING / CANOEING http://www.valbodengo.com/ValBodengo/Home.html

Nearby is the abbey of Piona set in a landscape of exceptional beauty at the top of the small Olgiasca peninsula. It is a still unspoilt environment

Colico is 7 km north has any kind of shops including a shopping center. The small town is a local transport hub, with navigation service to Como and Lecco, as well as easy trains and roads to Milan (via the eastern shore of the lake, Lecco and Brianza), to Chiavenna, and eastwards to Bolzano, via Passo dello Stelvio.

Varenna is 14 km far here you can visit Villa Monastero and Villa Cipressi. The car ferry operates from Varenna to Bellagio and Menaggio.
Moto Guzzi Museum in Mandello is 25 km far

If you love Alps landscapes you can reach Madesimo (aprox 50 min drive/59 km), on the road to the Swiss Splügen pass (60 km). It is also possible to visit St. Moritz and Engadina Valley 75 km, aprox hr 1 drive. Tour Olgiasca /Tirano / St Moritz / Chiavenna / Olgiasca 249 km.

BERNINA EXPRESS http://www.bernina-express.com/ The UNESCO World Heritage route,the most spectacular ways to cross the Alps

Thanks to an efficient navigation service that connects all destinations, you can move around easily on board boats, ferries or steamers . Several boats and hydrofoils a day travel all the way up the lake from Como to Colico stopping at most of the towns en-route. ( aprox 1 hr,30 min from Colico to Como by ferry)

The Italian freeway 36, Lake Como - Spluga (SS 36) pass through Colico and is the main access route from Milan to the Valtellina and the Swiss canton of Grisons ( Colico Milan 93 km)

By train in 1 hr and half you can reach Milan to visit Leonardo Last Supper Fresco or for an exciting shopping tour

Airports Orio al Serio 77 km ; Lugano Agno 73 km; Milano Linate 94 km ; Milano Malpensa 133 km

ACCESSIBLE BY BOAT OR HYDROFOIL www.navigazionelaghi.it

BELLAGIO
Villa Melzi d'Eril - www.bellagiolakecomo.it -
Villa Serbelloni - www.bellagiolakecomo.it -

TREMEZZO - CADENABBIA
Villa Carlotta Open: April to September 9:00 to 18:00. - www.villacarlotta.it -

LENNO
Villa del Balbianello Built in the 1500s, Villa Balbianello is accessible by boat Info: tel. 0344 56110 02-4693693

ISOLA COMACINA , the only island on the lake, is on the Como branch. There is an inn where food is served Mon to Fri, April to October.
 

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