Located in Ossuccio, 27km from Como on the west shore of the lake, Villino Balbiano is a 500 sq meters villa on a lake shore property of 2,5 acres/ 10.000 sq meters with swimming pool (8mx16mx1.40-2.40m), and boat house.
This comfortable lake shore villa with great view has been restored in 2013, it can accommodate up to 8 people with 4 bedrooms - 5 bathrooms on three levels plus a dependence.
Drawback: the fence towards the lake is very low, it could be dangerous for kids that have to be under surveillance
Entrance through a glass door with a view on the lake.
On the left: a fully furnished and brand new kitchen equipped with all modern appliances, espresso machine, boiling teapot, 2 ovens, dishwasher large fridge, and a dining area.
An outside dining-room under a pergola for al fresco dinners or breakfasts.
A comfortable salon with 2 coaches, armchairs, fireplace.
A dining area for 8 people.
A veranda facing the lake with dining area and with coaches and armchairs, thanks to the automatic removable glass windows it is the perfect place to relax also in winter time.
A laundry room with washing machine, dryer and ironing table.
A small office in the staircase for lower & upper levels.
Straight ahead: a small office opening on the terrace
MASTER BEDROOM / BATHROOM ENSUITE
A master bedroom with queen bed, a dressing room, 3 windows and a double glass door opening onto the sunbath terrace on the lake.
A bathroom with Massage bathtub, shower, double sink, restroom & lavatory
GUEST BEDROOM / BATHROOM ENSUITE
A queen bed, facing the window, door opening on the terrace, one window, a dressing alcove.
A bathroom with massage shower, a bathtub, a sink, restroom & lavatory
3RD BEDROOM / BATHROOM
Twin bedroom, 2 windows. A closet.
A bathroom with shower & sink.
The stair case leads to the attic. This is at the moment (2014) an empty room.
LOWER LEVEL - BASEMENT
A bathroom with shower & sink.
A PLAY ROOM with 2 couches, a working fireplace and a baby soccer game
A STORAGE ROOM used for laundry. A TOILET
Please take note that this floor is a basement and the windows look over a wall. There is an artificial light outside the window, which provides some extra light to the rooms.
Opposite the main villa, an independent studio with kitchen, dining room, salon. Perfect for people with walking difficulties.
1 BEDROOM with a queen bed and the bathroom with shower & sink.
SWIMMING POOL: 8m x 16m - Sunbeds and longchairs - Eco friendly water - No chlorine
BOAT HOUSE: 2 parking spaces for boats - Cabine with showers & restrooms - Storage
rooms for boat equipment.
PARKING: 2 covered parking spaces
FACILITIES & AMENITIES
Air conditioning is in all bedrooms and ground floor rooms. In the dependance the air conditioning is only in the bedroom.
The basement and the top floor are not air conditioned.
Fans available for the top floor and basement.
A weekly cleaning with bed & bath linen changes is included.
Gardener & guard services included
Water, electricity included.
Daily cleaning is extra: 12€/hour.
Cooking & transportation are extra on request
Como 27 km
Menaggio 8 km
Lugano 38 km
Malpensa airport 84 km
Airport Agno (Lugano) 42km
Ferry 5 km
Railroad station Como 27 km
Ossuccio sits on the shores of Lake Como west branch, it is a pretty village with a dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains. The village, which has origins dating back to the Romans faces the little island of Comacina.
There are several restaurants, coffee bars and food shops in the village. Ferries for Bellagio, Varenna and Menaggio depart from Cadenabbia 5 km.
The Sacro Monte di Ossuccio (literally ‘Sacred Mount of Ossuccio’) is one of the nine sacri monti in the Italian regions of Lombardy and Piedmont which were inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2003.
The devotional complex is located on a prealpine crag some 200 metres above the western shore Lake Como, facing Isola Comacina and some 25 km from the city of Como.
Fans are confirmed in the attic and the basement.