Villa on Lake Como with boathouse Property Description This villa with its classical architecture is about 450 sqm. It is situated on the west bank of Lake Como, halfway up the northern part of the lake and it has direct access to the beach. The property was renovated in 2010. The villa is surrounded by a splendid and well-kept garden of around 2,000 sqm with old trees and Mediterranean vegetation. From the windows, the garden and the terraces and porch there are spectacular views over Lake Como and the snow-capped peaks of the mountains in Valtellina. The driveway leads directly to a large garage for two cars. Through the main door and you enter a large bright living room with a magnificent view over the lake and a door leading onto the large terrace with its views over the lake. This floor also has a kitchen, a guests’ bathroom, a study and two master bedrooms with changing rooms and adjoining bathrooms. In the attic there is a bedroom, a bathroom and a playroom. The basement has an entertainment area with a large fireplace, a living room and a kitchen, a cellar and a relaxation area with a sauna, a whirlpool and a shower. The basement has a door leading directly into the garden with access to the beach. The property also has a boathouse with a winch and rails. Top quality materials and cutting-edge technology were used during the renovation work. The villa comes with air-conditioning, an alarm system and security surveillance cameras.
Location Description The part of the lake where the villa is located offers a variety of sports and other entertainment: hiking and mountain bike, canoeing and kayak. The famous ski areas of the Swiss and Italian Alps are about 1-2 hours by car. This part of Lake Como is ideal for water sports like kitesurf and windsurf, sailing and stand-up paddle. The villa is 200 metres from the jetty and the berthing facilities. Pianello del Lario is a touristic town in the northern part of Lake Como. Very lively during the summer months, with numerous restaurants serving local food, the town has become particularly famous because of its various “Crotti”, local eateries with bygone origins. The Swiss border and the city of Lugano are a mere 30 minutes away by car, the famous ski resort of St. Moritz is only 80 km away and the connection with the other towns on Lake Como is extremely good thanks to the public ferryboat service.