Very romantic villa famous because of the many scholars who once lived there, either as owners or guests, on the promontory of Sala Comacina on Lake Como, Italy.
Villa with private boat mooring
This villa features a huge lakeside garden and is simply perfect to enjoy a wonderful ‘al fresco’ meal or glass of Italian wine while enjoying the tranquility and stunning views of the surroundings! The garden also features a private boat mooring facility.
The villa is directly situated by the lakeside and opposite to Isola Comacina, the only island in Lake Como. Isola Comacina is a small island in Lake Como. It is 600 meters long and 200 meters wide and only accessable by boat. In 1919 the island was given to King Albert I of Belgium who returned to Italy he following year. Currently the island is owned by the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan.
Locanda and bar
The island now consists of a restaurant, a cafe and a collection of archaeological sites. The small island has wonderful secluded corners and open views with an aura of mystery lingering on its history. You will receive a warm welcome by the “Oste” of the Locanda. After a tour of the Island, which will take no more than one hour, stop over at the bar “La Botte” for a cool drink before getting back to the Locanda where you will enjoy the pleasure of sharing a rich meal while being waited on in a faultless way by the attentive staff.
The historic villa dates back to the eighteenth century but was modified in the nineteenth century. It belonged to the family of Cesare Beccaria, who in 1764 wrote the popular book ‘Dei Delitti e Delle Pene’ (On crimes and punishments). It then passed to Cesare Cantu and to his daughter Rachele, a famous Italian painter and founder of a salon.
The villa is arranged on three floors and furnished with authentic Italian design. The villa features 2 living rooms with ceiling fresco’s, a dining room, 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a huge lakeside garden. The garden also features a private boat mooring facility.
Ornate ceiling frescos
The ornate ceiling fresco’s and antique furnishings all add to the ambiance of the historical period of this villa.
Dining room for dinner parties
The seperate dining room is the perfect place to entertain and can accommodate up the fifteen people. A private Italian chef can be arranged for upon request (as well as a private chauffeur or housekeeper).
This property is available with a minimum of 2 nights.
Price per week 2017
1 May – 24 June: € 11055
24 June – 26 August: € 12055
26 August – 14 October: € 11055
14 October – 16 December: € 10055
16 December – 31 December: € 11055
Prices per week 2018
6 January – 27 April: € 10055
28 April – 22 June: € 11055
23 June – 24 August: € 12055
25 August – 12 October: € 11055
13 October – 14 December: € 10055
15 December – 31 December: € 11055
– 3 nights: 40% off weekly tariff
– 4 nights: 30% off weekly tariff
– 5 nighst: 20% off weekly tariff
– 6 nights: 10% off weekly tariff
Additional fees (mandatory)
– Service charge (inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis): € 315
– Damage waiver (insurance):
rental price €0 – €699: damage waiver €20
rental price €700 – €999: damage waiver €25
rental price €1000 – €1499: damage waiver €35
rental price €1500 – €1999: damage waiver €40
rental price €2000 – €2999: damage waiver €45
rental price €3000 – €3999: damage waiver €60
rental price €4000 – €4999: damage waiver €70
rental price €5000 – €6499: damage waiver €90
rental price €6500 – €7999: damage waiver €140
rental price €8000 – €11999: damage waiver €180
rental price €12000 or more: damage waiver €240
Optional extra services:
– Cot: € 20 per week
– High chair: € 15 per week
– Push chair: € 25 per week
– Camp bed: € 85 per week
Terms and conditions
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