Photos and Description of this 7 bedroom holiday villa in Mezzegra - Villa I Platani Lake Como
7 bedrooms 6 bathrooms Waterfront Villa with garden and boat house in Tremezzina
Villa I Platani is one of the most prestigious waterfront 19th-century Villas on Lake Como, elegantly furnished with a blend of antique pieces and up-to-date appliances, with one of the largest lakefront parklands on the lake strewn with mature trees, such as Europe’s tallest plane tree (or, for the Americans, sycamore).
Brimming with old-world charm, Villa I Platani has been preserved and updated to the highest standards. The mansion has just become available for holiday rentals for the first time since the 1930s.
The location is absolutely outstanding, as the Villa faces the lake with unobstructed views on all sides, surrounded by an extensive level garden in the English romantic style punctuated by exotic mature trees and shrubs. On the grounds are also a boathouse – half of which dates back to the 18th century – a green-house, terraces and shaded areas for al fresco dining and relaxing, and a lakefront landing that gives private access to the lake.
The Villa is fenced in by high walls and hedges for both privacy and security. A smaller house (not for rent) is for the custodians who take care of the Villa and its grounds. The property is equipped with an alarm system directly connected to a security company, and in turn to the Carabinieri.
The entrance to the Villa is through the main floor via an elegant foyer, a central, high-ceilinged fabulous living area with working fireplace and lake views, two separate living areas with piano and TV, a separate, large dining room beside the living area, a large kitchen, a breakfast nook (all with direct access to the garden), and a powder room.
The massive stone walls on the main floor are decorated with silk wallpaper; the ceilings are paneled, while all the windows are glazed with small panes of glass separated by lead glazing bars. The walls of the foyer and the living room are wainscoted. The fireplace in the living room is made of natural local stone, while the one in the piano room is in marble. The dining room walls and ceiling were frescoed by a local artist with motifs inspired by the villa and its grounds. The combination of all architectural elements with sumptuous pieces of furniture and paintings creates an atmosphere of old-world luxury.
On the first and second floor are 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, in addition to a maid’s room with en-suite shower and laundry facilities.
The first floor is accessed by an elegant stone staircase (a stair lift is also available if needed). On this floor are 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, all with amazing lake views: 1 single bedroom; 1 central double bedroom with terrace; 1 double bedroom with terrace with both garden and lake views as well as an en-suite bathroom with bathtub; 1 bathroom with bathtub and double sink; and 1 bathroom with shower. This floor can accommodate 4 to 6 people.
The second floor is accessed by the same staircase (and also by a stair lift). On this floor there are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; 1 maid’s room with its en-suite bathroom with shower and laundry facilities. This floor can accommodate 7 persons in 2 bedrooms with twin beds and another one with twin beds plus an extra single bed for a child. All such bedrooms afford amazing lake views.
The villa comes with:
- Film library
- Satellite TV
- Stereo and CDs
- Bespoke linens
- Outdoor parking spaces
- Electric shutters in the living area
- Alarm system
- Ceiling fans and one air-conditioning unit
- Outdoors furniture
The Property provides the following facilities:
- A tennis table, located on top off the boathouse terrace
- Foosball table
- Croquet lawn
- Badminton rackets
This private luxurious villa is organized as private luxury hotel with the possibility of a professional chef and maid.
Prices include the daily cleaning of bathrooms and kitchen, and bed-making, as well as the cleaning of the property once a week.
Extra services available on request:
- Personal trainer
- Specialized Massage treatments and spa treatments with the best professionals of the area.
- Seaplane tours above Lake Como, Lake Lugano, Lake Maggiore and possibility of transportation to Venice for one or more days.
- Horse trails in the local mountains
- Sailing lessons
- Boat tours
- Hiking tours with expert local guide
- Shopping in Milano and Lugano with an expert guide
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- wheelchair accessible
- Long-term Renters Welcome
About Marco Badalla
Property At Lake Como, a trade name devised and developed by Marco Badalla, primarily focuses on and is specialised in real estate in the Lake Como area.
Property At Lake Como may count on teamwork with some of the leading real estate companies in the Como area, Lugano, London, New York and Moscow, as well as with professionals in the legal and financial fields.
What we offer is special attention to every customer, so that we may provide a better service to those who are seriously interested in making a dream come true, that of buying a house by Lake Como.
All negotiation is followed with the greatest reliability and confidentiality.
After purchase, the customer has the option of a full property management service offering a variety of personalised solutions.
Born in Lugano, Marco Badalla has lived in Como most of his life and has an excellent knowledge of the entire Lake Como area and particularly the lakeside villages, thanks to his personal and thorough real estate exploration.
In recent years Mr. Badalla has organised the successful purchase/sale of many prestigious properties, both apartments and villas, and his competence has been greatly appreciated by those people who have had dealings with him.
What makes this villa unique
Historical Waterfront Villa, elegant mature lakefront lands with esotic trees with the tallest plane tree of the entire Europe, luxury 7 bedrooms 6 bathrooms accommodation suitable for large families and group of friends travelling throughout Europe. Private dock to moor a boat, private beach, an ideal place for a relaxing holiday on Lake Como.