(Minimum of one week rental required) Minimum rental one week rental Saturday to Saturday except for urban apartments. Villa David is a lakefront villa to rent located 10 kilometers north of Menaggio, on the northwest shore of Lake Como. The villa is located in a unique setting and provides access to the beach. The property includes private parking for 6 cars behind the house, covered swimming pool, a large panoramic terrace that offers breathtaking views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The house can accommodate 12-14 people.*
Villa David, with its spacious and brightly decorated interior is the ideal holiday home for large parties. It consists of two floors (each 300 sq. m.). Outside the property (2500 sq. m.) is directly on the shore of the lake, just a few meters from the public beach. Off to the side of the house is the swimming pool with retractable roof. The pool can be closed off for small children and is heated from May to September free of charge. For months outside of this, please see charges below.
*All prices are for 12 guests. For parties larger than this please consult us for the pricing.
Villa David has air conditioning in all of the bedrooms except the two single bedrooms. The rest of the house is not air conditioned. Villa David has 5 double bedrooms, 2 single bedrooms, one twin bedroom, (all bedrooms have air conditioning except the 2 singles) and 5 bathrooms. There is a large living room, and a dining room with a table for 12 people. Please note that there is an additional en suite bedroom that can be used upon request. On the ground floor: A living room with 3 comfortable sofas, TV (satellite), DVD player, and the Internet corner. The wall facing the lake has large French doors opening to the spacious panoramic terrace. (350 sq. m.!!). This floor also features a fully appointed kitchen and a large dining room with a table for 12 people. On this floor there are also 2 half bathrooms.
Upstairs there are 5 double bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom. Two of the rooms (the blue and the green bedrooms) each have an adjoining single bedroom, while the light green double bedroom has direct access to a balcony with outside table and chairs. Please note that a pedestrian path runs along the shore between the lake and the property. For this reason, privacy on the terrace could be limited, especially during July and August. Amenities include: Parking for 6 cars, Satellite TV, DVD player, CD Player, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Iron and Ironing Board, Sun Patio Furniture.
Included in the price: Daily housekeeping 2 hours daily Monday - Saturday, and a welcome dinner on the day of arrival as well as basic grocery shopping: milk, coffee, tea, bread, biscuits, sugar, salt, water, fruit, eggs, oil, butter, jam, orange juice,cereals. Visit the Museum of "La Raccolta della Barca Lariana" just 50m behind the villa. The museum features over 600 boats that played an important part in the nautical history of the lake from the 19th century to today; it houses the largest private boat collection in the world. Among them, there is a Venetian gondola from the last century which was built on Lake Como, and a Cisco, which is a typical English sailing boat also from the last century.
The village and its shops are about 600m from the property. The nearest golf course, tennis court, and equestrian club are 10 km away in Menaggio.
The Lake of Como and in particular the northern zone of the lake is renowned in all of Europe as an excellent sailing area. This is the most-windy area of the lake and the most unspoiled. The Breva, a temperate breeze of the Lake of Como, blows during the afternoons. This breeze guarantees enjoyment for sailing, windsurfing or kite-surfing.
The area offers numerous alpine destinations and several trekking and mountain bike trails.
The main factory outlet shops (Armani, Fox town, Ferragamo, Versace, Etro, Gucci, Mantero, Lario) are all within 10 to 30 minutes from Como.
Malpensa/Linate airports are 1.5 hrs, Bergamo Orio al Serio airport 2 hrs, Saint Moritz 2 hrs, Venice 3.5 hrs, and Florence is 4 hrs.
Bellagio is known as the 'pearl of the lake' and is located between the two arms of the lake. Tremezzo hosts the neo-classical Villa Carlotta, one of the most beautiful villas of the lake with its botanic garden and artistic masterpieces. The 16th century Villa Balbianello is in Nesso.
Other activities include swimming, boating, sailing, windsurfing, hiking, golfing (Golf club Menaggio), flying, and horseback riding.
Additional amenities include: living room, car recommended, views, maid available maid service 2 hours per day monday - saturday, heating, crib, pool 5m x 3m, dining room, video player DVD, cook available inquire....Read more
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