Villa Josephine, Lake Como

Quick Facts

Sleeps: 14

Bedrooms: 7

Catered

Rates from €24,000 (low season) to €58,000(high season) /week

Highlights

Car & driver service

Private boat and dock

Spa & gym

Wine cellar

Description

There aren’t many holiday properties in the world that truly live up to the hyperbole. This is one of them. Villa Josephine is a luxury villa on the banks of Lake Como, and it’s no exaggeration to say it’s among the most beautiful houses in Europe.

Set in extensive grounds, and with stunning views out over Lake Como and to Bellagio on the opposite shore, this is a really special location. The lake is ever present and as you wander among the manicured gardens and terraces and from room to room in the exquisitely designed house, it’s clear, azure waters appear through every window and round every corner.

The rooms are decorated in a fresh but classic style and everything is finished to the highest of standards. However, as well as the elegant sitting room, glamorous dining room and library where you can enjoy formal meals and quiet contemplation in beautiful surroundings, there are also less formal areas – a second dining room and a family living room with play room, so that those with children can really relax and not feel they have to be on their ‘best behaviour’.

In separate buildings, a gym and spa are housed, both with wonderful facilities, all exclusive to guests of the villa. But the jewel in Josephine’s crown must be the beautiful infinity pool, with views over the lake. Taking a dip here in the early evening as the sun goes down and the lights start to twinkle on over in Bellagio is an experience not to be missed.

If you want to escape the villa for a few hours, (and we really can’t imagine why you would!), there are lots of activities that can be arranged for you, from the 18-hole golf course at Menaggio, ten minutes’ chauffeured drive away, to guided trips out on your private boat to have a swim or a picnic on the lake. You can even take a small plane out over the lake if you wish.

Wherever you spend your day there will always be a warm welcome home from the experienced and friendly staff at the villa. Take your wine out onto the terrace or down to the water’s edge as you wait for your dinner to be served. Pre-prandial drinks don’t come any better than this.

Facilities

Outdoor infinity swimming pool

Wifi

Gym

Air-conditioning

Wine cellar

TV

Outdoor dining area

Sound system

Helipad

Gardens

Private dock

Wrap-around terraces

Spa with Jacuzzi and steam bath

Family/play room

Study/office

Use of Indio boat with trained operator for 7 people

Children's outdoor and indoor toys

What’s Included

Please call us on +44 (0)203 432 7784 for rates and the latest availability.

Rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Services of a chef and waiter
Daily continental breakfast
Daily housekeeping
Dedicated driver service (excluding fuel)
Use of Indio boat with trained operator for 7 people (excluding fuel)
Linen and towels
Utilities
Villa concierge service

All food and drink with the exception of the continental breakfast will be charged for separately.

Location

Villa Josephine is situated on the western shore of Lake Como amid beautiful grounds, looking out to the pretty town of Bellagio on the opposite shore.

The luxury villa in Lake Como is just over 1 hour away from Milan Malpensa airport.

If you prefer to arrive in style this luxury villa has its own helipad, Milan and Lugano airports are accessible in 15-20 minutes by helicopter from the Villa.

Rooms

Villa Josephine sleeps 14 guests in 7 bedrooms.

Bedroom one
Double bedroom with king-sized bed, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite with bathtub and shower.

Bedroom two
Double bedroom with king-sized bed and en-suite shower room.

Bedroom three
Double bedroom with queen-sized bed and en-suite with bathtub.

Bedroom four
Double bedroom with queen-sized bed and en-suite with bathtub and shower.

Bedroom five
Double bedroom with queen-sized bed with shared bathroom with bathtub and shower.

Bedroom six
Double bedroom with queen-sized bed and en-suite bathroom with bathtub.

Bedroom seven
Twin bedroom with shared bathroom with bathtub and shower.

Eating

The villa chef and waiter will ensure your meals at Villa Josephine are all events to remember, from lakeside dinner parties on the terrace to more formal fine Italian dining inside the villa.

The property’s wine cellar is legendary and includes some of the best vintages from around the globe.

Please note that continental breakfast is included but all additional food and beverages are charged for separately.

Staff

Firefly pre-arrival concierge service

Villa staff include:
Daily housekeeping
Chef
Waiter
Dedicated driver service
Boat operator
Villa concierge service

Additional staff such as nannies and massage therapists can be arranged on request.

Kids

With so much room to run around in the sunshine, children will be able to happily amuse themselves for hours here in the private parks and gardens. The beautiful outdoor swimming pool is bound to be popular with them, too. If they want to venture further afield, you’re sure to impress them with a trip in the private motor boat to find a quiet bit of the lake for a swim.

On stormy days on the lake, there’s lots of indoor space for kids, with a dedicated family space with playroom, meaning that in a big group you won’t have to worry about the children being too boisterous. There’s plenty of room for everyone to do their own thing.

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