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Villa Negri di Laglio - with :: Laglio


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Stunning location and sumptuous accommodation - Villa Negri has it all.

Villa Negri di Laglio is named after the Italian poetess Ada Negri, heralded by literary society in 1920/30's and the first woman to be admitted to the Italian Academy. She wrote her only novel 'Morning Star' in bedroom four of the villa.

The villa is located in the pretty village of Laglio, 15 minutes from Como town. Laglio has a number of fine villas built largely for the Milanese as summer retreats and a couple of these houses are now home to George Clooney.

In the village there are two renowned lakeside restaurants, a small luxury hotel, bar and traditional grocery shops, including an award winning gold-star delicatessen. The local boatyard in the village is one of the oldest in Italy and still makes wooden craft using traditional designs and still run by the Riva family.

Built 100 years ago as a summerhouse in the art-nouveau period it has been recently restored by local builders and craftsmen under the watchful eye of the owner, a TV art director. The villa has all modern facilities combined with period furniture to retain the elegance and atmosphere the villa has always commanded. Set amongst landscaped gardens with a stunning pool and views of the lake. Stunning location and sumptuous accommodation - Villa Negri has it all.

Your journey through the villa starts at the marble entrance hall that leads to both lounge and dining room/kitchen.

The stunning, spacious kitchen has new handmade painted cabinets with extensive granite work surfaces, double oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and all modern kitchen appliances. There is a laundry house outside the kitchen complete with washing machine, tumble dryer and line.

From the kitchen door and to the side is a lovely terrace area with a large table and chairs to seat all. It has the shade of the trees and is ideal for dining on hot summer days and evenings.

Dining Room
Adjoining the kitchen the dining room is elegantly furnished and complete with table to seat 14 and complete an Ipod/MP3 speaker system. It is light and spacious and ideal for entertaining.

Family lounge
The ‘Italianate’ lounge with decorated ceiling, chandeliers, open fireplace, stereo system, discreet TV, marble floors, grand antique sofas and stunning tall windows giving a light and airy, yet sophisticated ambiance.

There is also a downstairs bathroom for your convenience.

All bedrooms are air-conditioned and many include TV with DVD or video. Each bedroom is tastefully decorated in the style of the villa, but with modernity and many creature comforts.

1st Floor
Bedroom One with En Suite
Large and elegant Master double bedroom, with antique bedroom suite and two French windows leading to a long balcony overlooking the lake and trees. A third window to the side ensures the room is always flooded with light.

En suite bathroom with freestanding Victorian style bath, double basins and large walk-in shower and toilet. The mix of classic and contemporary fixtures works extremely well here.

Bedroom Two - Double Bedroom Suite
The suite comprises of a pretty double bedroom with hand painted furniture and French windows opening onto a long balcony.

Coordinating adjoining Bedroom Three/Sitting Room with single bed and pull-out bed underneath. Leading to a charming en suite bathroom with corner bath, Victorian basin and toilet.

2nd Floor
Bedroom Four with en-suite shower room.

Large twin bedroom with lake views, fireplace and traditional wood and marble furniture. Complete with designer covers and bedding. (Additional pull out bed stored).

Stylish, smart large en-suite shower room with combined access to:

Bedroom Five/Games room
A double sofa bed and two single day beds, Play Station 2, Hi-Fi, collapsible snooker table, electric organ and various games. The room has a contemporary feel yet is still in keeping with the classical surroundings.

Bedroom Six
Twin bedroom with lake view, furnished with Italian wood and marble furniture completed with modern bedding and accessories.

Shower room with ceramic and glass fittings.

Bedroom Seven
A small pretty double bedroom, overlooks mountains and is furnished with wood and silk.

The grounds, pool and terraces.
The garden comprises of gravel driveway and garden with established Mediterranean trees around the house, parking at one side of the villa with sheltered area for dining and sitting at other side. Parking for five or six cars.

1st Terrace
Large terrace accessible by a gorgeous iron bridge from the 1st floor with table and chairs set amongst hydrangeas and palms. It sits by a large stone wall, is lit and is perfect for breakfast or evening aperitifs. It’s a very peaceful, relaxing haven.

Pool and 2nd Terrace
Landscaped 1/2 acre garden with lake view set amongst fruit trees and lawn which encases the 12m x 5m swimming pool. The pool has wide graduated steps, perfect for lying on to sunbath or read. Seating around the pool with 10 wooden sun loungers and cushions. A sheltered Pergola with long dining tables and 15 matching wooden chairs. Complete with fridge, basin, barbeque and shower.

Maid service.
The housekeeper visits the property several times a week to clean and make beds and the house manager is available to assist with guest requests, for example the provision of catering, chefs or transport.

Villa Negri di Laglio - sleeping up to 12 people. Kitchen with terrace, dining room, family lounge, downstairs cloakroom, 1st floor double bedroom with en-suite, double bedroom with adjoining bedroom/sitting room with single bed and pull out bed, leading to en-suite bathroom with bath. 2nd floor twin bedroom with en-suite/shower, bedroom/games room with two day beds and double sofa bed, Twin bedroom, shower room, Double bedroom, large gardens and terraces, large swimming pool and pool terrace.

Smoking is prohibited inside Villa Negri. Bookings from Saturday to Saturday only.

Out and about.

Laglio and the surrounding area is an area of outstanding beauty and as such many will just be happy to walk along the shore of the lake. However, nearby there are many water sports opportunities, shopping, golf and a whole host of other sports.

There is also a lovely little beach nearby if you fancy a dip in the lake!

You are also within easy distance of Como, Milan, Lugano and many other fantastic places to visit and see. Just 40 minutes away by car takes you to Foxtown for example, just across the Swiss border, a truly enormous designer outlet village with outlets for all the major Italian and international designers, including Prada, Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci and Feragamo.

Being so close to Milan, Lake Como is a fantastic place to visit Expo Milano 2015 from. Open from May 1 to October 31 the Expo will host over 130 participants. Running for 184 days, this giant exhibition site (covering one million square meters) is expected to welcome over 20 million visitors who will have the possibility to take a trip around the world, sampling the food and traditions of people from all over the globe. Expo Milano 2015 will be the first exposition in history to be remembered not only for its products but also for its contribution towards education on food and the planet’s precious resources.

The local restaurants are of an excellent standard, for example 'La Locanda' with its local dishes is just a very short stroll away.

Also, there is a gold-star awarded deli and a small grocery shop within walking distance to ensure you have everything to hand during your stay.

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Facilities List
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Internet access
  • Swimming pool
  • Fridge with ice box
  • Satellite TV
  • CD
  • DVD
  • Dishwasher
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Machine
  • Cot available
  • Lake front swimming pool and Lido nearby
  • Wi-Fi
  • Gated residence
  • Microwave oven
  • Garden Pergola with lake view
  • Terrace overlooking the lake
  • some air conditioning
Leisure Activities
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Water Skiing
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Water Sports
  • Wind Surfing
  • Beaches
  • Walking
  • Boat Hire
  • Bike Hire
  • Seaplane Trips
  • Gourmet Eating
  • Beauty Spa nearby
  • Children
  • Elderly
  • Car Recommended
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