This elegant family villa is located on the shores of Lake Como and just eight kilometers from the magical village of Bellagio. A strategic position right on the lake offers up incredible views no matter where you are - the large and spacious living room and kitchen, the large outdoor terrace that is comfortably furnished or the swimming pool and gardens.
This ideal location, is Lake Front on the edge of a lovely hamlet and has easy access Bellagio known as the 'pearl of Lake Como' You have many ways to reach this charming village, besides a quick car ride. The public Ferry landing dock is within walking distance or take the owner's small motorboat or hike the four miles on the nearby Trianglo Lariano trails to enjoy memorable moments viewing the villages and villas on the shoreline.
The owners restored this 20th century villa after falling in love with it the moment they saw it. Restoration was centered around capturing the incredible views from both inside and outside the villa. The park like grounds, the pool and the outside living area terraces, even the gazebo and vine covered pergola were all placed based on the views and comfort of guests.
The interior boasts large picture windows and French doors offering plenty of natural light onto the clean modern design of the living spaces and offering beautiful and tranquil views on the lake.
The accommodations are spread across 3 floors, with a vast open plan living and dining space on the ground floor, along with a state-of-the-art kitchen, a regulation-sized billiards table and a large-screen satellite TV. The second floor has 2 twin and 3 double rooms, some with private terraces, while the third-floor penthouse apartment has its own living and dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, a double and a twin bedroom, a large bathroom and a private roof terrace.
Villa Ricciolo is an ideal event property, ideal for weddings and any lakefront event. Papavero Villa Rentals can arrange your personal chef to create exquisite and casual menus, provide excellent guides and private boat tours and whatever you need during, before or after your stay.
While the villa has enough beds for 18 guests, the owners prefer to accept up to 16 guests, but please call us to discuss your accommodation needs.
A private driveway takes you directly from the main road into your own private park with spacious lawns that meet the lake's front, seating for contemplation, reading a book or just taking a nap.
Accessed directly from the main entrance with eight steps that lead you into the wide and very carefully refined open living area with billiard room and living area with comfortable armchairs, sofas around a working fireplace. From the dining room you can enjoy the most amazing lake views from the six French doors that give you access to the large terrace facing the lake, the ideal place to have meals during the warm summer days. The kitchen is adjacent to the dining room and is fully equipped with all modern appliances to satisfy even the most discerning gourmet chef!
A staircase takes you up an easy set of twenty steps where you have a single bedroom and Double bedroom facing the lake and sharing an adjoining hall bath with shower. A double bedroom with en suite bath with shower, and another double bedroom and single bedroom sharing a hall bath with shower. Three of the bedrooms also have access to large outside terraces that are furnished with chairs and tables for relaxing in the quiet mornings.
THE PENTHOUSE – SECOND FLOOR
Another staircase with 20 steps leads you to an exclusive penthouse with many windows overlooking the lake and an extremely wide private terrace perfect for romantic dinners or to celebrate very special occasions in a unique setting. From the living room, you enter a suite, with bathroom with tub and shower, a small bedroom with a single bed and a queen size bedroom that leads out to the terrace. at the top of the stairs, is a study with a sofa bed that can sleep an additional person.
Here is a wine cellar, pre stocked with many bottles of Italian wine for the guests' convenience. A price list is posted and the cost will be deducted from the security deposit at the end of your stay. Also on this level is the laundry room with a washing machine and ironing facilities. A Double Bedroom with hall bath with tub and wall mounted shower, ideal for teenagers or personal staff. A gym room with Tread mill, stationary bike, punch ball, weight machine as well as tennis table, Foosball. Guest bathroom with shower room completes this floor. Only five steps lead up out to the pool area. The swimming pool has views out onto the lake, as well as a nice pergola ideal for lunching poolside.
Villa sits on 5000 square meters of park like setting. Beautiful Terrace and lawns that reach to the waterfront, private swimming pool surrounded by pool deck with sun loungers and a large terrace with tables and chairs. Gated property with remote control, has on site parking for three cars
5 Full Baths
2 Half Baths
Eat in Kitchen, Billiard Room, Wine Cellar, Penthouse has second kitchen, living/dining room, Multiple terraces with tables and chairs
Queen Bedroom and Single Bedroom overlooking lake Como sharing hall bath with shower
Queen Bedroom facing garden with en suite bath with shower
Queen Bedroom and Single Bedroom sharing hall bath with shower
Bedroom Suite - Queen Bedroom and Single Bedroom sharing bath with tub and shower
Study with balcony overlooking gardens, single sofa bed with writing desk
Queen Bedroom with adjacent hall bathroom with tub and wall mounted shower
3 Bathroom with Shower
2 Bathroom with Tub (includes either handheld or wall mount shower)
2 Half Bath
Washer and Dryer,
High Speed Internet Access,
Satellite TV with English Speaking Channels,
Coffee Machine, Tea Kettle, Toaster
15 x 7 meters,
Mid Week Housekeeping
iPod Docking Statoin
PS3 Play Station
Pool Table, Piing Pong Table and Foosball
Wine Cellar ( charged by bottle)
Remote Controlled Entrance Gate
Gardener and Pool Maintenance every Saturday
Motorboat is offered to guests, with guests responsibility for fuel. Note that the Motorboat is generously offered by the owner but due to unforeseen circumstances such as damaged or malfunction, lake water levels, etc. cannot be guaranteed.
DISTANCE TO PARKING: on premises for 3 cars
Click on the date below to confirm availability.
Weekly rate, Sat. to Sat. arrival/departures unless stated otherwise
Jan 05 - Mar 29
Apr 06 - Apr 19
Sep 28 - Jan 03
Mar 30 - Apr 05
Apr 20 - Sep 27
Arrival Time: 4 pm to 7 pm
DEPOSIT (payable on arrival to the key holder)
- will be returned upon departure
Other Charges Deducted From Security Deposit:
Extra Maid Service
Pre- stocking of Pantry
Villa Cook avaiable for breakfast, lunches and dinners
Wines from the Wine Cellar
Laundry Service payable on site
NEAREST AIRPORT: Malpensa 69 miles 1 hour 20 minutes,
Linate Aiport 43 miles 1 hour
NEAREST BUS STOP: 5 minute walk ,
Ferry 3 minute walk
CITIES AND TOWNS: Vassena under 5 minute walk
Bellagio 5 miles,
Lecco 9 miles
Como 25 miles
Milano and Lugano both 42 miles
, Verona 115 miles, Lugano ,Switzerland 1hr 15min
SERVICES: Sitting Directly on the lakefront, it allows you to reach Bellaggio by Ferry or the owner's supplied boat as well as the nearby bus stop.
Restaurant and shops are reached within a 5 minute walk
large assortment of Shops, Restaurants, Markets, Public Gardens, Water Sports, Promotory, St James Basilica, Villa Melzi and Serbelloni all in Bellagio, Port Visconti, Brigde, Piazza Cermenati, Duomo, Basilica San Nicola, Shops, restaurants, Churches, Vallo dell Mura Art Gallery in Lecco, Great shopping, Basilica di San Fedele, Art Expositions at Villa Olmo all easily reached by ferry, bus or car
Although the villa has beds to accommodate eighteen guests, the maximum number of guests permitted at Villa Ricciolo is sixteen.