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Villa Peduzzi Como

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Pigra, Lake Como
Lombardy - Lake Como Italy

Overlooking Lake Como and occupying the site of a former medieval watchtower built in 1909, Villa Peduzzi Como commands some of the finest views in Europe. Secluded above the lake, with neighbours far removed, the villa is a calm oasis from the rest of the world.

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 10 bathrooms
  • 14 guests

Best for: Families, groups, events, business retreats, photo shoots

From: €36300/week

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Is the pool heated?
  • Spa or Gym Facilities
  • On site security / porter
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Bikes

Details

Villa Peduzzi Como, a liberty-style villa, has been fully restored with all finishes exceeding the highest of standards. The villa comfortably sleeps up to 14, with additional children's beds available, and features an elevator linking the 3 main floors and the basement, where the caretaker's apartment and laundry are found.

The villa includes 8 double bedrooms; 10 bathrooms (9 in the villa and one in the pool house); drawing room; living room; dining room; alfresco dining area under a pergola; a kitchen on the ground floor and another on the top floor; a study; media room; bar; 2 roof terraces; yoga/wellness room; pool house (kitchen, dining, bathroom, TV); and entertainment area.

On the first floor, 3 double bedrooms can be found. The Tuscany Suite also faces the lake and is joined to the East facing Veneto Suite by a large shared bathroom. Both suites have balconies enjoying lake views. The West facing Liguria Suite also has a balcony to enjoy the mountain views and the sunsets. The large bathroom is a lovely space to unwind before dinner.

Four more double-bedrooms are found on the second floor, mirroring the layout of the floor below, including the balconies and terraces. The large Piedmont Suite enjoys a southern aspect over the lake. The Umbria Suite also looks south and shares a large bathroom with the Abruzzo Suite which looks East. The Apulia Suite enjoys the mountain views to the north.

The third floor is composed of an extraordinary open space offering different entertainment areas. There are 2 large seating areas to enjoy various entertainment options. There is a pool table, kitchenette, and WC. Take in the sweeping views from the two rooftop terraces accessed from the third floor. One of these features an island bar and a raised viewing platform.

The Liberty Suite is accessed from the third floor and is the tallest point of the villa. Outfitted with an en-suite bathroom, it features exceptional natural light and stunning views from double windows.

A short walk from the villa there is a 22-metre, heated infinity pool with Jacuzzi attached, offering 180-degree views of Lake Como. The pool house offers a kitchen, island bar, and comfy seating area. As well as numerous sunbathing spots around the pool and on the pool house “green” roof, there are 2 additional alfresco dining locations, taking advantage of the proximity of the pool house kitchen. There is also a changing room and toilet carved into the rock-face.

Also carved out of the rock-face is a quite stunning yoga/wellness facility. This large room with inspiring views down the lake can easily accommodate 8 yoga practitioners side by side and also 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.

Property size: 1231 m²

Bedrooms Configuration

First floor: 3 double bedrooms en-suite plus one interconnecting room with a shared bathroom
Second floor: 4 double double bedrooms en-suite
Fourth floor: double bedrooms en-suite

Facilities and Services

Private uncovered parking, Children's beds, Laundry, Board games, Pool table, PS4, Wii, Nintendo system, 6 adult Mountain bikes, Elevator, Kids playground including trampoline/climbing wall/tree house/zip line/slide, Rooftop Bar, 6 Mountain bikes for adults, Boat (Axopar 28) max 8 pass + captain (not included in rental fee)
3 TVs in total each with Apple TV & English satellite TV channels, Projector, Music system, Sonos audio system
The villa management team can assist with the organization of basic additional services however if guests wish to have the support of a full concierge service this comes at an extra cost.. All additional services can be arranged separately e.g. private driver, additional staff, personal trainer, massage, tennis coach, shopping assistant, tours and more.

Pool and Spa

A 22-metre long, heated infinity pool with Jacuzzi attached overlooks Lake Como and is just a short walk from the main villa. The pool house includes a kitchen, island bar, dining area, seating area and a TV. Pool toys are available for the kids.
The yoga/wellness facility has been carved out the cliff-face and features an expansive room with stunning views of the lake, and can accommodate up to 8 yoga practitioners. It also includes an area for gym equipment from Technogym including a Kinesis cable weight training system, a rowing machine, an exercise bike, dumbbells, stretch bands, and exercise balls. It also includes an ensuite toilet, steam room, and shower.

Special Touches

The villa has its own luxury boat moored at Argegno, to allow guests to travel in comfort and according to their own timetable. Use of the boat Axopar 28 Brabus is €500 for a half day and €800 for a full day.

Good to Know

Guests can leave their cars in Argegno and reach the house by a 4 minutes ride by cable car. Villa is 500m from the cable car. Dyson fans in all bedrooms upon request, there is no A/C in the villa. The villa sits 881 metres above sea level.

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Location

The nearest airports are Milano Linate or Milano Malpensa. Alternativeli Bergamo Orio Al Serio or Lugano (Switzerland).

Villa Peduzzi Como is a 75-minute drive from Milan Malpensa International Airport and a 60-minute drive from Lugano International Airport.

The mountain village of Pigra is 300 metres away and Argegno, a favourite lakeside village, is just a 4-minute cable car ride away. Pigra is your base for hiking and mountain biking.

Argegno has a wide-range of restaurants. It also houses the villa's private boat mooring and offers a scheduled taxi service, ideal for exploring all of Lake Como's offerings.

Booking Enquiry

    Additional Information

    Rates Table

    2022 PeriodRates per week
    June, July, August, September, Xmas/New Year (December 21 to January 4), Easter€50820
    Rest of the Year€39930
    2023 PeriodRates per week
    1 April to 30 October; 15 December to 15 January 2024€74250
    Rest of the Year€66000

    Booking Conditions

    Refundable security deposit: €10000 per week to be paid with the balance.
    Food beverage deposit: €10000 to be paid with the balance.

    Included in the rental fee:
    - Villa Manager: 6 days a week; 8 hours a day (apprx 9am-1 pm; 4-8 pm). This time schedule is flexible depending on the guest’s schedules.
    - Housekeeping Staff - 8 hours a day (8 am- 12 pm; 5-9 pm), 6 days a week. If guests wish to utilise the staff for extra hours or to have additional staff this will be at extra charge.
    - Chef & assistant: 6 days a week; this includes the preparation of 2 meals per day (lunch and dinner). Food and beverage costs to be paid separately from guests (Ask for the Food & beverages deposit & Meals conditions). The menu choices for each day are to be communicated by the main guest to the villa manager at least one day in advance. The guests will be able to make choices from the menu for each meal but will be restricted to a few different choices across the entire group for each single meal. The chef will not be in a position to make a different meal for each individual guest but rather will make a few different dishes for the entire group. Please inform about any food allergies or special food requests at the time of the booking. There is a set price per meal per person. This will all be communicated to the guest prior to arrival.
    - Continental buffet style breakfast: Prepared by housekeepers. If cooked meals (i.e. eggs, pancakes, bacon, salmon, beans etc) are required, the breakfast will be served by the chef: the additional cost for this service is EUR 3,000 for the week. This will need to be confirmed at the time of booking confirmation.
    - Mid-week bedroom and bathroom linen change. For any additional linen change required there will be an extra cost of €300 (for the changes of all the bedrooms and bathrooms).
    - Utilities ((including pool heating from May to September- max 26 degrees guaranteed).

    Check-in: 4pm
    Check-out: 10.00am

    The rental offering includes 8 bedrooms for a maximum of 14 guests. On occasion larger groups of 16, at an additional cost.

    A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

    Although calendars are updated daily, they may not reflect the latest availability. Always contact Passepartout Homes to discuss availability for your chosen properties.

    Rates may vary without prior notice.