Photos and Description of this 7 bedroom holiday villa in Griante - Villa Benessere
7 BR, 6 BA, sleeps 14
-Villa Benessere is an exclusive seven bedroom estate located on the Western shore of the Lake Como region
-Main garden is the most famous on Lake Como for its extremely tall Cyprus trees and lawn areas
-Terrace overlooking the lake and spill-over infinity edged pool
-Property recently underwent a multi-million euro renovation.
-Staff is carefully selected and exceedingly well trained
Located on the western shores of Lake Como, and set in its own parkland, sits Villa Benessere, one of the greatest of all the legendary properties in this unique and magical region of Italy. The beautiful grounds of this seven bedroom property look directly across to the famous town of Bellagio. The villa itself has recently undergone a multi-million euro transformation, led by the designers from the Milan fashion house Etro. Villa Benessere is listed as one of Vanity Fair's magazine's great Lake Como Villas.
The interiors of Villa Benessere are nothing short of spectaucular. Grace, style, elegance and beauty are infused in each and every room of the house. Some of the amenties and features which can be enjoyed at Villa Benessere include an on-site spa and the climate controlled private gymnasium, each housed in its own dedicated building; an infinity overflow pool and terrace overlooking Lake Como below; a spectacular private terrace on the lakeshore ideal for dinner parties; Band & Olufesen colour television, WiFi, andhi-fi stereo in every room; A chauffeur driven Mercedes-Benz GL 500 at the guests disposal for outings to local restaurants and attractions; a private wine cellar with some of the highest Robert Parker-rated wines from around the world. A full selection of watersports and facilities of Lake Como can be arranged by the in-house concierge. Continental breakfast and all soft drinks are included at Villa Benessere. Available services include spa treatments; fine Italian dining lunches and dinners, including parties in the garden and by the lake; full breakfasts; full bartender, chauffeur and valet services. In short, everything to make your dreams come true in one of the world's great houses. Villa Benessere sleeps a maximum of fourteen people in six double bedrooms and one twin bedroom. Each of the bedrooms features a private en-suite bathroom - each with a bathtub and a shower - with the exception of one twin and one double bedroom, which share a bathroom. As the location is right on Lake Como, cool breezes abound; therefore, the villa itself is a very cool building inside during the summer months. That said, fans will be provided for the guests comfort if required. NOTE: the house will be fully air-conditioned by spring of 2010.
The staff at Villa Benessere is comprised of a concierge, housekeeper, gardener, chef, and a waiter. The gardener acts as the private driver. Additional staff can easily be arranged at an addtional cost. The property is located 75 minutes drive from Milan Malpensa or Milan Linate airport. Private round trip transfers are pre-arranged. The villa is also 45 minutes drive from Lugano airport (for commercial and private flights), and 75 minutes drive from Milan's shopping and sights. The villa has its own private Riva boat and helipad.
Minimum length of stay requirements and rates are not negotiable.
- children welcome