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BIANCHI

Cernobbio area | Sleeps 8 + 2
Clients’ Reviews Photogallery

Located on the shore of the lake between the famous Villa d’Este hotel in Cernobbio and George Clooney’s residence in Laglio, Villa Bianchi is a historical villa with lake access, swimming pool, private mooring and easy access to the village. It sleeps up to 8/10 in 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (the fifth bedroom is on request). Its location, a few kilometers from Cernobbio and only 7 km (4.35 miles) from the center of Como is very convenient for both tourism and business.

 

On the panoramic terrace, which opens directly onto the lake you can enjoy the view and sunbathe in full privacy. Pool by the lake: pool size 10x4 with roman steps.

 

Lake access for swimming is also available. From the villa's private dock, guests can use a rental boat or water-taxis to visit the charming villages of Lake Como as Menaggio, Bellagio and Tremezzo. Restaurants and shops are at walking distance. Bus stop at 150 meters and the pier of the Navigazione dei Laghi ferries at 400 meters.



The lake road is close to the back of the villa. All the bedrooms, living room and dining room face the lake which minimizes any intrusion.
The elegant and comfortable interiors feature large and bright rooms with original marble mosaic flooring, high ceilings with lovely Murano glass chandeliers.

 

From the terrace and the garden guests will enjoy a full view of the lake and can sunbathe in complete privacy and relax in modern sun lounges.

 

Description
Villa Bianchi is about 600 sqm and develops on three floors.

 

Mid Floor (first floor)
Entrance
Spacious living room with French doors opening to the panoramic terrace with views of the lake and the mountains.
Second AC living room period furniture, satellite plasma TV and Stereo.
Loggia with billiard table opening onto a large terrace with outside furnishing.
AC bedroom with double bed, garden view, quiet. New full bathroom with WC, sink and shower (no bidet).

 

Garden Level Floor
Well equipped large kitchen with five-burner stove, dishwasher, espresso machine, fridge with icemaker, microwave, American coffee maker, toaster, juice maker.
Bright lake view dining room with decorative fireplace and access to the garden.
Fitness/games room.
AC Double bedroom with shower and sink inside the bedroom.
Bathroom with basin and WC.
Laundry room and stairs to the first floor.

 

Second Floor
Lake view AC master bedroom with AC, terrace overlooking the lake, dressing room, an en suite bathroom with shower.
Second AC double bedroom with lake view and AC.
Twin/Double bedroom with AC.
Bathroom with shower.

 

Outside
Large garden with BBQ, tennis table, bocce court.
Large terrace with lake view
Private dock
Parking for 2 cars

 

FACILITIES
Safe in all the bedrooms
Washing Machine
Dishwasher
Electric oven
Microwave
Toaster
Coffee Machine
BBQ
Satellite Plasma Tv
DVD player
Stereo/CD player
Wi Fi Internet ADSL Fast Connection (included)
Housekeeping included
Bath Linen changed Wednesday and Saturday (included)
Gardener
Extrabed (not included)
Heating (not included and metered)
Telephone (not included and metered)
Extra maid service available (to pay on the spot)
Cook service upon request (to pay directly)
Extra linen available (to pay on the spot)
Transfer available (to pay directly)

 

Distances
•Villa d’Este hotel km 1,5
•Motorway km 2
•Lugano 25 km
•Milano 50 km
•Malpensa airport 60 km

 

THE AREA
The part of the Lake from Como to Tremezzo is a sophisticated resort, here you come for the scenery, for shopping, breathing the luxury, enjoying the views from the stylish restaurants and cafés. The ancient villages and enchanting gardens are the setting for the historical villas of the Lombardy aristocracy and offer pleasant stay at any time of the year.



The best way to enjoy the views of the ancient villas and their gardens is by boat.



SUGGESTED ITINERARIES
•ENJOY THE VIEWS OF THE VILLAS FROM THE LAKE
•VISIT THE VILLAS AND GARDENS
•SHOPPING: NOT ONLY SILK
•SPEND A NIGHT IN CAMPIONE AT THE GAMING TABLE
•GO TREKKING
•TASTE THE LOCAL CUISINE
•VISIT THE ART EXHIBITIONS
•RELAX RELAX RELAX



COMO
The city of Como is 12 km from the villa and can be easily reached by ferry (10 minutes), and by bus. The old city center is surrounded by in the old medieval walls. Here you can enjoy the view of charming corners, ancient monuments and lots of fashionable shops.



BELLAGIO
One of the most romantic villages on Lake Como, Bellagio, also known as the “Pearl of the Lake”. It is a small town with pastel colored houses offers many itineraries on foot and spectacular views. A visit to the gardens of Villa Melzi cannot be missed. About 19 km from the villa to Cadenabbia, and then 10 minutes by ferry to Bellagio.



ISOLA COMACINA
Isola Comacina, is the only island in Lake Como, it is full of history, and memories. 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. About 8 km from the villa: By boat about 10 minutes away across the lake.



LAKE COMO: Shopping
The Silk town
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.



Factory Store /Shopping center
Foxtown, Mendrisio Switzerland
A shopping center just a few kilometers from the villa which offers products from the best known international companies and brands at factory prices, with discounts from 30% to 70% for intelligent shopping ( bring your passport)



LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Water Sports: water skiing, boat hire, jet skis, kayaks, regattas with the Cannottieri Moltrasio yacht club.

Hiking: marked paths leading to the top of Mount Bisbino.

Casinos: Campione d'Italia Casino, Mendrisio Casino at Fox Town, Lugano Casino.

Golf courses: nine courses within 50 km. Golf Club Carimate, Golf Club Menaggio & Cadenabbia, Golf Club Lanzo, Golf Club Ponticello, La Pinetina Golf Club, Golf Club le Robinie, Golf Club Villa d'Este, Green Club Lainate.

Shopping: in Como, Bellagio, Lugano and Fox Town in Mendrisio.

Nearby attractions: Gardens and charming historic Villas: Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbianello, Villa Melzi, Villa Olmo, Villa Passalacqua, Villa Fontanelle (Versace's former home), Villa Oleandra (George Clooney's home). Isola Comacina with its famous Locanda dell'Isola inn and the house planned by the King of Belgium.

LAKE COMO VILLAS

VILLA CARLOTTA Tremezzo
It is one of the most famous villas in this area. Set on the western shore of Lake Como in Tremezzo, facing Bellagio the villa is a place of rare beauty where a botanical heritage of more than 500 species of plants can be admired in the gardens. Tremezzo: About 18 km from the villa-By boat 20-25 minutes across the lake. OPENING TIMES Every day from March to October: 9 a.m. -11.30 a.m., 2.00 p.m.-4.30 p.m. From April to September 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.



VILLA DEL BALBIANELLO Lenno
This 18th century villa stands on luxuriant headland dropping directly to the lake. Its terraced gardens offer the most spectacular view of the lake. About 13 km from villa Virginia - By boat in about 15-20 minutes across the lake. OPENING HOURS: from the 15th of March to 31st October from 10 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Closed: Mondays and Wednesdays except when public holidays.



VILLA PIZZO Cernobbio
OPENING HOURS: visits on request.



VILLA MELZI Bellagio
Neo Classical villa built between 1808 and 1810 and surrounded by a charming English garden. Inside the Villa is decorated in the typical neo-classic style, with fine works of art, stucco decorated ceilings, sculptures and frescoes. About 19 km from Villa Virginia to Cadenabbia, then 10 minutes by ferry to reach Bellagio. About 25 minutes by ferry across the lake. OPENING HOURS: FROM March to October from 9.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.



VILLA OLMO Como
Locaded in town Villa Olmo ( 1780 ) has been frescoed by famous artists. Today the villa is the setting for major events such as the Autumn Music Festival. Exhibitions, music and dance recitals. About 5 km from villa Virginia; by ferry about 5 minutes across the lake. OPENING HOURS: from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., closed on public holidays.



VILLA ERBA Cernobbio
It is a sumptuous 19th century villa set in the middle of a beautiful garden. Since 1986 the villa has been owned by a company and has been transformed into a conference centre of great interest.



Private villas

VILLA PASSALACQUA Moltrasio
This magnificent villa 17th has beautiful terraced gardens, frescoed ceilings and it is now owned by an American citizen, who has made it his Italian home. Many important people lived here including Vincenzo Bellini who composed in this villa La Straniera and part of La Sonnambula.



VILLA FONTANELLE-VILLA VERSACE Between Cernobbio and Moltrasio
This elegant eighteenth-century villa, surrounded by a garden with Mediterranean plants, is famous because it was the home of designer Gianni Versace.



VILLA OLEANDRA Laglio
This villa is now famous all over the world because it was purchased and renovated by American actor George Clooney.

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