- Updated On:
- August 25, 2022
Lake Como is the most elite and fashionable place in Italy since the 17th century. Here the royal families built their palaces and the most beautiful Villas around the lake with blooming gardens, in which rare plants from distant corners of the world were gathered. The most famous musicians, poets and artists of that time loved to visit the lake and glorified its beauty in their immortal works. Napoleon visited his deputy in Italy – Vice President Melzi, the owner of one of the most beautiful and famous villas on the lake.
Now the historic mansions – Villa d’Epoca with luxurious 200-year-old gardens are acquired by Hollywood stars, tycoons and Arab sheikhs.
It is in such an 18th century Villa d’Epoca with a magnificent flowering garden –
Villa G. we invite you to spend your holiday surrounded by authentic historic interiors with modern comfort.
More information about Villa G.:
Villa is located on the border of the town of Argegno, in one of the most beautiful and cultivated valleys of the province of Como – Valey d’Intelvi, which connects Lake Como with Lake Lugano, Switzerland
The villa was built in 1766 by an aristocratic Austrian family and named after its owner Gina.
In the 20th century, it belonged to the family of the famous Italian artist Baldassaro Longoni, his paintings are preserved in the villa, and the main street of the town is named after him.
In 2011, Villa G was completely renovated, the original stucco molding and ceilings were restored, the floors were made of handmade tiles and rare types of marble, which no longer exist, the walls are decorated with frescoes in the old Italian graffito technique, executed by the famous maestro, who exclusively deals with the restaurant of architectural monuments. The hall and the Small Living Room are decorated with hand-made wallpaper – the boards-stamps of which are protected by UNESCO and dated to the beginning of the 17th century.
The fireplace hall and all bedrooms are finished with natural silks pannos, produced by the best family manufactories on Lake Como. The 18th century MURANO chandelier adorned the Chinese Embassy in Paris (the only one in the world) and now adorns the Gina Villa with its splendor.
The 800 sqm villa is located in a tranquil location in the Valley de Intelvi, surrounded by a lush garden with rare century-old trees, with a beautiful view of Lake Como. The villa consists of nine spacious halls with huge windows each offering a unique view of the lake and mountains. The ground floor of the villa has a spacious terrace overlooking Lake Como, a spacious hall, a living room with a fireplace, a dining room, a kitchen with a fireplace, a bathroom. On the second and third floors there are 3 bedrooms and bathrooms. The spacious Kitchen with an antique fireplace is equipped with all modern appliances.
The current owners are passionate about Italian history, and this is reflected in every little detail of the villa, which is full of authentic objects of art: paintings by Italian artists, silk tapestries, antique furniture with the coats of arms of the oldest families in Italy, Murano glass chandeliers fill every corner of the villa with history, create a sense of luxury and allow get away from everyday life and feel like in the 18th century)
Villa G is surrounded by a lush garden with two antiquity fountains and rare surviving sculptures from the 18th century.
The villa can comfortably accommodate 6 people.
The garden at your disposal is of 3000sq.m with over hundreds of flowering plants!
Villa area – 800m sq.
1st floor – Kitchen with fireplace, living room with fireplace and terrace 30m, entrance hall, hall with terrace 30m, bathroom with shower
2nd floor – Bedroom 36 sq. M (Super King Size bed 200/200 cm) with a winter garden,
Bedroom 2 (Queen size 170 / 200cm bed) dressing room,
Bedroom (Queen size bed 170 / 200cm), with a huge view terrace
Large space with bath
Ground floor – laundry room