"Casa Brentano" is a decadent private villa with spacious private gardens and 180 degree lake views overlooking the majestic mountains and waters of Lake Como.
Originally this historic palazzo was owned by the noble family clan of the Brentano's who lived in this palazzo for some hundred years. Within the home you can find emblems in the house and on top of the fountain. garden which gives you a real essence of the spirit of the house.
The villa is ideal for family gatherings sleeping ten guests with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Take in the majestic lake view from the living area whilst you dine or enjoy the breeze as you sip a cocktail beneath the portico where the is ample space to lounge. Sunbathe in the sprawling grounds of the garden, enjoy afternoon tea on the terrace or indulge in a lazy alfresco lunch cooked up by chef, please ask for details! Highlights include club room or with large TV to watch your favourite films, the tea room for couples to meet next to the kitchen and the lounging area located in the garden where you can gaze at the stars under the trees. The home has been sympathetically furnished with attention to style, luxury at every turn. Private parking for three vehicles is included. Plus access to the shared swimming pool at the residence open all year. The home is a 10 minute walk down to the lake, restaurants, bars and shops.
Local restaurant serving typical lake cuisine located 30 metres from the home.
This villa is located over three levels measuring approximately 350m2 and has been designed with luxury, comfort and elegance in mind. The portico offers ample living space where you can enjoy luxurious outside living and enjoy the lake breeze that gently passes on a long hot summer day.
The main villa on the ground garden entry level features ample living space, three bedrooms and four bathrooms, a purpose built kitchen with all mod cons and a seperate dining area as well as ample space in the private garden to dine alfresco whilst your indulge yourself in that view. The garden level features an ensuite bedroom overlooking the garden with private lounge area plus a further two double ensuite bedrooms both enjoying lake views. Choose from a relaxing soak in the bath or a refreshing shower.
We have also now added (2021) an additional self contained basement level apartment for two further guests including double bedroom and private kitchen and bathroom with wc and shower accessible via internal stairs or via it's own private external entrance.
Highlights of this beautifully appointed villa include a reading room, tea room with sofa and chairs to enjoy the garden and lake view, a classic portico with lounge chairs and heater to sit back and take in the memorable lake and garden views, a gym / steam sauna room with shower and a club room with TV / w-lan.
The home has been beautifully designed and planned throughout with a keen architectural eye for detail from the baroque fountain's outside and inside to the marble floor and ancient parquet flooring.
On the upstairs level accessible via internal or external stairs a further lake view terrace balcony is available to take in the panoramic lake and mountain view plus a further two living spaces each with an additional kitchen and ensuite bedroom and bathroom each with shower and wc. The villa comfortably sleeps a total of twelve guests and can be separated as above to afford more privacy for large groups or families as preferred or utilised as one large private villa. The villa measures 240 sqm2 at the garden level and 115m2 on the terrace level where 2 further apartment/ bedrooms are located.
The home, which forms part of the residence, is ideally located to take in the warm climate basking in the sunshine overlooking the lake, mountains and village of Mezzegra.
The property features six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, five of which are ensuite, one of which is a whirlpool bath plus private gym with steam shower.
Three of the bedrooms and four bathrooms are located on the entry level with two further bedrooms and bathrooms located upstairs plus a further bedroom located downstairs, basement level. The villa boasts it own private entrance upstairs as well as a gated entrance to enter the garden and main villa.
The main villa downstairs boasts a huge garden accessed via the characterful portico where you can enjoy the breeze from the lakeside and enjoy the view and outside living during the day or gaze at the stars at night. The beautiful private garden offers ample space to relax, take in the sun on the luxury loungers or to enjoy a lazy alfresco lunch.
The upstairs part of the villa housing two additional living areas with kitchen bedroom, bathroom and an adjoining lake view terrace/balcony ideal for breakfast looking at the lake or to watch the sunset with a cocktail in hand! The upstairs level is accessible from both the main villa via internal and external stairs. Guests can therefore choose to use the facilities as four separate apartments, villa sleeping six downstairs and two further apartments upstairs and an additional apartment, basement level, or as one large villa for twelve guests. This also means that you have ample living space plus four kitchens to choose from affording you ample space and privacy as you have the choice of closing the villa to offer four separate living quarters or retain the property as one large villa for all the family or large groups.
Steps take you to the rest of the residence where you can enjoy use of the pool and tennis court in summer, open to all guests staying here at the residence.
We will be happy to organise a private chef with wine's to match sourced from our favourite italian wineries plus cooking lessons at the home-please ask for details.
Boat hire can be arranged on request as well as tours of the lake on a luxury boat with captain to explore prestigious villa's, dine at one of our favourite lakeside restaurants and visit the many hidden treasures here on Lake Como.
Executive chauffeur hire available on request including airport pick up.
Please contact us for full details ahead of your arrival to organise any of our services in advance of your stay.
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We relocated to the lake in 2007 from the Uk and live locally so are on hand whenever our guests need to get in touch!
Barrie and Julie Webb operate "Italian Apartments" from our base here in Lenno, Lake Como offering a selection of luxury and authentic hand picked lake view properties. We will be delighted therefore to share local insights and recommendations with you
By renting your holiday home with us you can be sure of gaining the inside track to the lake and local's view to ensure you get the very most from your stay and enjoy a local experience second to none. What's more the Italian, fully fluent owners are on hand to personally greet you on arrival and ensure you are settled into the home. By staying here with us we can recommend where to eat with the locals, hire a boat at the most competitive cost, show you the hidden places with the locals shop from finding the freshest baked bread to the best markets to the trattoria's where the Italian's dine away from the tourists or the very best bar's where the tastiest snacks keep coming with the drink's! Want to know where the designer outlets can be found? We'll tell you. Where to play a round of golf? We'll point you in the right direction. Which cities to visit or mountains to climb to? We'll be your guide. Which wine to drink or where to sample some of Italian's finest wines? We'll uncork that mystery for you! If you need to hire a scooter or cycle, find the best hiking routes or funicular's for majestic aerial scenery, or pathways around the lake for scenic walks we will point you in the right direction.
In short we offer more than letting our holiday home. We offer a unique insight into living like a local here on the lake to ensure you get the very most from your stay from the minute you arrive ensuring an unforgettable and personal experience. A vacation rental home should be as welcoming as your own home only better as you are on holiday. By renting your home with us you are ensured of the most authentic Italian experience rather than just renting bricks and mortar! We aim to ensure your stay exceeds your expectations and gives you memories for many years to come.
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