Villa Camelia is situated on a hilltop overlooking Lake Como and occupies the site of an ancient medieval watchtower. This position gives it one of the most beautiful views in Europe. This splendid three-storey villa, with its Art Nouveau style, was built in 1909 and has been completely restored to a very high standard in its 1231 sqm.
It is a three-level villa where comfortably sleep 14 people. Moreover additional children beds are available. All the bedroom suites are designed in a contemporary and stylish manner in keeping with the villa’s elegant features. An elevator links the 3 main floors and the caretakers apartment and laundry in the basement.
It is composed by eight elegant double bedrooms (six ensuite), a well-finished drawing room, a beautiful living room, a big dining room, a fully-equipped kitchen, a comfortable study and a media room, a bar with all the accessories and a wonderful pool with the pool house.
Villa Camelia has no neighbours thanks to its ancient strategic position located 881 metres above the lake. It is the perfect oasis of calm. It has infinity gardens of 4.5 acres.
The panorama offers a stunning combination between the blue Como Lake and green Pre-Alps mountains: here you could enjoy spectacular golden sunsets.
On the first floor of Villa Camelia there are three sunny double bedrooms.
The White Suite is in front of the lake and is joined to the East facing Rose Suite by a large shared bathroom. Both suites have balconies enjoying lake views.
The Yellow Suite has a large lovely bathroom and a balcony to enjoy the mountain views and the sunsets.
On the second floor you can find four stunning double bedrooms.
This floor mirrors has the same layout of the first floor, including the balconies and terraces. The large Sinensis Suite enjoys a southern view over the lake. The Japonica Suite shares a large bathroom with the Sasanqua Suite which looks East. The Caudata Suite enjoys the mountain views to the north.
This amazing open space provides a number of different entertainment areas. There are two large seating areas for your special entertainment moments with a TV, projector, music system and board games. Additionally, there is a pool table, kitchenette and w.c.
From this floor you can access to two spectacular roof terraces. One of these has also an attractive island bar.
On this floor there is a double bedroom, the Oleifera Suite, with en-suite at the tallest point of the house: it enjoys wonderful light and stunning views from huge double windows on two sides.
The villa’s main surround terrace, the extraordinary pool house, with all the full-length windows and its green roof, and a wonderful pool with Jacuzzi are the peculiarity of this property. Seems to float over the pool!
The pool house has also a kitchen, a fabulous island bar and comfortable seating area. Here there is an attractive dining room within the villa and alfresco dining under a pergola on the huge terrace in front of the lake. There is also a changing room and toilet carved into the rock-face.
The pool has a lot of sunbathing spots around.
A stunning covered yoga/wellness room carved out of the cliff includes an area for gym equipment from Technogym. This includes the Kinesis cable weight training system, a rowing machine, an exercise bike, dumbbells, stretch bands and exercise balls. This room also benefits from an ensuite toilet, steam room and shower.
SERVICES AND ACCESSORIES
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed*
- Air conditioning
- Tv sat
- Washing machine
- Dish washer
Yoga Room/Gym: Includes gym equipment, steam room and shower facilities
Heated pool and jacuzzi
Pool House (Includes kitchen, dining area, bathroom and TV)
Air Conditioning: Dyson air conditioning fans in all bedrooms (they can be easily shifted to the other rooms/ common areas when required)
Pigra (Como Lake)
Villa Camelia is located in Pigra, a small village in Val d'Intelvi with a panoramic view of Lake Como, near the famous Argegno. From Argegno it is possible to reach Pigra by a cable car that runs all year round. Despite being a small village, Pigra is rich in history, scenery and culture, with no shortage of restaurants. It is a perfect base for hiking and mountain biking.
Argegno is one of the most popular resorts on Lake Como, both as a place of transit and as a place to stay. From here, a road runs through the Valle d'Intelvi, which connects Lake Como with Lake Lugano. Argegno offers a wide choice of places to stay: the villa's private mooring and well-organised taxi service will help you to discover the beauty of Lake Como and get where you want to go.
- Milan Malpensa International Airport: 75 min
- 85 km from Milan, 36 km from Como, 30 km from Lugano
- 4 minutes by funicular
Weekly rentals only
*Prices are exclusive of VAT