- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Villa Gabriella is a romantic, luxurious private villa that sleeps 4, with incredible personal charm and spectacular 180 degree Lake Como views from both levels. Originally built in 1744, Villa Gabriella is a 250 year old, ‘Private Independent Luxury Villa’. The Villa has been lovingly cared for, restored and renovated to the highest standard.
It is located in the picturesque village of Pognana Lario, on the Bellagio side of Lake Como between Como Centro and Bellagio. Most of the architecture and historic features of Villa Gabriella have been beautifully preserved and maintained with the original charm and character of the old h...Read more
ROMANTIC VILLA GABRIELLA - STUNNING 180° VIEWS
Pognana Lario, Lombardy, Italy
Additional Location Information
Villa Gabriella is located near the Pognana Lario waterfront just above Lake Como. Just a short 15 minute walk to the Pognana Lario Ferry.
Villa Gabriella is centrally located in the village of Pognana Lario, 15 minutes to Como Centro and 20 minutes from Bellagio, on the Bellagio side of the lake.
Lake Como is one of the most unforgettable, scenic lakes in entire world. Set in the mountains of Northern Italy, with a near perfect Mediterranean climate, tropical and sub-tropical plants grow year-round. Average temperature in the winter is around 55 F and summer of 86 F in July. Lake Como is the third largest lake in all of Italy and one of the deepest lakes in Europe at 656 ft. below sea level. With its ancient history, stunning scenery, numerous famous villas, gardens and quaint villages nearby, there are many discoveries to be made. Lake Como has been a popular romantic retreat for aristocrats and celebrities since Roman times. Lake Como is, with the warmth of its local people in a private romantic setting apart from any other. Lake Como and its environs offer many diverse summer and winter activities year-round. The city of Como is known for its silks, the walled city and the Duomo. The famous village of Bellagio is known for its rich history and spectacular villas. To the east is Bergamo, the town has of two centers: "Città alta" (upper city), a hilltop medieval town and the "Città bassa" (lower city); famous for music, amazing fabrics and exceptional handmade furnishings. South of Como is Milan, known for the ‘Last Supper’ by Leonardo da Vinci, La Scala Opera House, the Galleria (glass roof mall), Duomo, and designer shops such as Gucci, Versace and Valentino. In addition, Monza near Milan known for its famous, F1 Racing.
The quaint villages of Varenna, Mennagio, Lenno, Tremezzo and many others as well as the only island on the lake, Isola Comacina should not be missed. To the West is Lugano, Switzerland, a lovely Swiss town bordering the lake of Lugano, with shops, lovely parks and exquisite architecture; The Swiss Alps are minutes away by car or train. there is also a popular designer outlet center in just 10 minutes over the Swiss border with over 150 designer stores enclosed within one mall. Other good shopping is found in Lomazzo; famous with Italians for its designer shoes and handbags outlets at a fraction of the retail cost, as well as Seravalle, the largest outlet mall in all of Europe near Milan.
The ferry and public transportation system has been developed around the lakes area since the 1800’s, when the first steamship was used on the lake. Lake Como has something for everyone, with a bounty of cafés and restaurants to tantalize every palate and taste. Lake Como has the best the Italian Lakes has to offer.
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More About This Location
Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Waterfront
Last updated on July 24, 2014
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- Cleaning fee | $161 per stay
- Damage deposit | $255
Additional notes from the owner
Personal Concierge Services Included
275.00 GBP per night short stay rate
95.00 GBP Final Cleaning fee
Rental rates include luxury villa rental for 7 nights, taxes,all utilities as well as all luxury linens, towels and toiletries.
A Complimentary Gift awaits you on arrival!
Should you wish Additional Housekeeping services, they are available at 40.00 Euros per hour
All wire and transfer fees are the responsibility of the guest
Any damage or breakage will be settled prior to departure
Towels and linens will be refreshed after one week.
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Alarm Clock
- Housekeeping Optional
- Local Guides/Maps
- Ceiling Fans
- Washing Machine
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Central heating
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Private Beach
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Stereo or CD player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 1400 square feet