Villa Joanna

Lake Como vacation villa, sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, beautiful views onto lake from the pool, air conditioning...
a magnificent ‘Belle Époque villa, sleeping 12 – with 6/7 bedrooms.
Exquisitely refurbished combing elegant period furniture with high quality modern facilities, including air conditioning, wi-fi and satellite television.
Set amongst landscaped gardens with stunning pool overlooking the lake. Villa Joanna has been impeccably restored combining elegant period furniture with high quality modern facilities.

Vacation Property Details

Entrance to estate: Enter this villa on Lake Como through two pairs of larges gates which open onto a gravel driveway, surrounded by Mediterranean tress and flowers. 
At the southern side of the villa, there is a sheltered dining area with table and chairs for 10+ to dine (additional folding chairs available).  When entering by car at the northern gate there is parking for six cars.

Entrance Marble entrance hall leading to both lounge and dining room/kitchen
Italianate lounge with decorated ceiling, chandeliers, open fireplace, Satellite TV, DVD, ipod station, stereo and wi-fi

Dining Room:
Elegantly furnished, seating for 12. I-pod/MP3 speaker system, adjoining kitchen
Bespoke hand painted kitchen with granite work surfaces, double oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/ freezer, wide range of high quality kitchen appliances, designer tableware and glassware for all occasions.
Laundry House:
Outside the kitchen complete with washing machine, tumble dryer and line behind villa Downstairs Toilet At end of hallway

1st Floor: All Bedrooms have air con and most have flat screen televisions with satellite, Safe in Master bedroom, cot available if required.

Master Bedroom with En Suite
Large elegant master king-size bedroom, furnished with antique bedroom suite. Two French windows opening onto long balcony overlooking the lake and trees.
En Suite Bathroom: Freestanding Victorian style bath, large walk-in shower, double basins and toilet.
Double Bedroom Suite
The suite comprises of a pretty double bedroom with hand painted furniture, French windows opening onto long balcony overlooking the lake and trees.
Adjoining Single Bedroom / Sitting Room
Hand painted furniture with single bed, pull out bed underneath, leading to charming en suite bathroom with corner bath.

2nd Floor
Large Twin Bedroom:
Large twin bedroom overlooking the lake, fireplace, traditional wood and marble furniture, complete with designer bedding (additional pull out bed stored)
En Suite Shower Room Stylish smart en suite shower room with combined access to the Games Room.

Games Room
Double sofa bed and two single day beds. Large TV with satellite, DVD, games console, music and assorted games etc. This room is flexible for up to 3-4 children to sleep and/or a perfect room for all the family to play and relax in.
Twin Bedroom:
Dual aspect twin bedroom with lake views, furnished with Italian wood and marble furniture, complete with modern bedding and accessories.
Shower Room Shower room with ceramic and glass fittings
Double Bedroom: Pretty, small double bedroom, views of garden & mountains, furnished with wood & silk.

This lake Como villa has a beautiful garden of almost an acre, the upper level has beautifully landscaped ½ acre of lawn surrounded with jasmine, fruit trees and shrubs with wonderful views of the lake which encases the 12m x 5m swimming pool.
The pool has wide graduated steps perfect for sun bathing or reading and lowers to pool depth of 1.2m.
Sun-loungers surround the pool which leads to a pergola with entwisted wisteria, table and seating for 12 people, barbeque, basin, fridge and shower so everything to hand!
Middle Terrace
A sunny wide terrace with table and chairs set amongst hydrangeas and palms. The terrace is reached by a grand stairway at the side of the villa or by a bridge opening from French windows on the first floor landing.


  • Air Con in all the bedrooms,
  • wi-fi,
  • flat screen TV’s with satellite, Ipod stations, stereo, DVD players, PS2 and Safe.
    Top of the range Kitchen equipment including: Dishwasher, Kitchen Aid, an array of cookware, glasses for every occasion and designer china

    On arrival you will be meet by Silvana our lovely English speaking villa manager, armed with a Welcome Basket, local maps and all the helpful information you may require.
    Silvana has 20 years top level hospitality experience in Como and will happily organize any trips or special events
    Cleaning Team: Our long standing cleaner, also English speaking, she or one of her team will come in 5 days a week for a couple of hours to tidy up and clean the bathrooms etc.
    Our driver - who speaks perfect English, is available for any chauffeur requirements, an airport trip, a restaurant, a tour around the lake or trip to Milan!
    Alberto, our Italian chef will come a cook dinner for you and will include a cookery lesson too, if required.
    Denise is happy to prepare family suppers or cook breakfast if required
    Trusted Babysitters

    This vacation villa on lake Como is situated in the heart of the pretty lake side village of Laglio, 15 minutes from Como town. Laglio is one of a string of villages built on the Roman road framed on one side by lush green mountains and the sparkling lake on the other. Laglio is very well appointed with two excellent family run restaurants within 2 minutes walk of this villa on lake Como. There is also a small hotel, a bar, little beach and a selection of local shops including a ‘Gold Star’ winning delicatessen.
    Laglio hosts some beautiful 18th century and ‘Belle Époque villas, Villa Joanna is one such villa built over 100 years ago as a summer house for a Milanese family, Villa Oleandra, home to George Clooney is Laglio’s most famous resident and neighbour

    Nearby destinations:

    • Como town – 15 minutes
    • Cernobbio and Villa D’Este – 10 minutes
    • Menaggio – 30 minutes
    • Bellagio – 30/45 mins
    • Milan – 50 mins
    • Lugarno, Switzerland – 30 minutes

    • Airports: Milan Malpensa – 45 mins Milan Linate – 60 mins Bergamo – 75 mins
      Local buses 5 mins from the villa
      Ferry Nearest stop: 5 mins by car or 20 mins walk

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Included/Excluded in Price

Maid Service 5 days weekly All linen and towels provided Wi-fi, ipod stations, flat screen television
On arrival you will be meet by Silvana our lovely English speaking villa manager, armed with a Welcome Basket, local maps and all the helpful information you may require.
Additional Services:

  • Guided tours of the villas and gardens of Lake Como
  • Milan tour
  • Milan shopping trips
  • Outlet centre or market trips
  • St Moritz and Bernina Express, (train through the glacier)
  • Italian lessons, Cookery Class, Wine tasting
  • Golf courses booked or Golf trips can be arranged for groups
  • Boat trips, motor boat, sailing and all water sports organised etc
  • Selection of Sports events
  • Special Celebrations, Silvana is an experienced wedding/event planner
  • Restaurants booked (full list of restaurants available on request)
  • Within two minutes walk of Villa Joanna there are two local restaurants and a ‘Gold Star’ award winning deli.
    If you require information on any of the additional services prior to your stay, please request when booking.

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  • sleeps up to 12,
  • 6/7 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • landscaped gardens,
  • pool
  • lake views
  • air con in bedrooms
  • daily maid serv.
  • driver, cook avail.
  • local rep


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