Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Laglio - Villa Le Magnolie
Stunning Lakefront Villa to Sleep 10 With Garden & Private Boat Mooring Facility
Lakefront bliss in Laglio!
With private boat mooring to complement the private lakeside grounds, this serene 4 bed villa (ID 1293) provides the perfect escape for lake lovers.
Behind the pretty pale rose painted facade, friends and families will find a timeless escape within. With many fine original features retained such as tiled flooring, parquet flooring and stained glass windows, guests can easily soak up the ambience of an authentic Italian stay. A host of mod cons also feature, for added home comfort including WiFi access and air-conditioning to the bedrooms.
Guests can easily sit back and entertain to the lake view living room, whilst the fully equipped kitchen provides everything one could need for in a stress free getaway.
The villa’s elegant and flexible accommodation is perfectly suited for sleeping groups of 8-10; with 4 spacious bedrooms featuring alongside a convenient extra double sofa bed to the living room. The master bedroom offers lovely lake views and is complemented by a double bed and en suite bathroom. The other three bedrooms also feature lake views and are furnished with twin beds, which can easily be joined to form double beds or kept separate if required. One of these twin bedrooms also boasts an en suite bathroom. A third family bathroom fitted with bath tub and separate shower complements the villa’s accommodation, alongside an extra cloakroom WC.
Outside, guests can easily relax and enjoy soaking up the sunshine to the large upper dining terrace. Steps lead down to a beautiful lake front garden, which perfect for reading a book; with a sun speckled lawn shaded by trees and a lily pond to admire. Access from the lawn to private boat mooring also allows guests to easily hire and keep a power boat here during their stay.
Private parking for up to 5 cars further features within the grounds of the timeless family villa.
Laglio has become famous in recent years for its Hollywood association with George Clooney, who purchased a Villa and set a trend with his pals and other celebrities.
The commune of Laglio, on the Western shore is divided into the two centres of Laglio and Torriggia on Via Regina. Looking to the rear of the village, dense woods stretch up along the slopes of Monte Colmegnone (1,383 mts.). Torriggia is located opposite Careno, on a headland, which extends towards the middle of and the narrowest point of the lake (675 mts.).
The village is of Roman origin of the have been confirmed by a gravestone which was found in a locals home, at the beginning of the 20th century. From 1928 to 1948, Laglio formed a single commune with Brienno. One of the curiosities of this small village is the cemetery where there is a curious eighteenth-century sepulchral monument of a German doctor, in the shape of a twenty-metre-high pyramid.
A point of notable interest is the Buco dell'Orso (Bear hole), which is a large cave that is passable for about 150 mts. and which opens on the slopes of Monte Colmegnone, at a height of 600 mts. It is famous because many bones of cave bears (Ursus Spelaeus) were found there in the eighteenth century. Their skeletons are in the Museum of Natural History, in Milan, and in the local Town Hall.
As with all good Italian villages the religious centre is important. The Church of S. Giorgio built in the sixteenth century contains stucco work by Stefano Salterio of Como (18th century and paintings and sculptures from the seventeenth century.
Lombardy - Lake Como Area:
The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.
Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.
It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.
All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.
- children welcome
- pets considered