Villa Odessa on Lake Como
Locality Lake of Como
9 Matrimonial beds
2 Sets of twin beds
3 Single beds
The Villa Odessa is a national monument for Italy. It was constructed in the 1700’s.
The ceilings on the public rooms as well as the bedrooms are ornately decorated and painted. The floors are a beautiful mixture of Cotto and dark antique wood. The Villa is filled with beautiful paintings, sculptures, rugs, tapestries and Venetian chandeliers.
The Kitchen is large and airy with subzero refrigerators and wine coolers, ovens, grills and ranges, 4 disposals, 2 dish washers, a vegetable and fish steamer and a fryer.The most prominent feature of the kitchen is two 8 foot high stone Fireplaces.
The Dining Room is an oval shaped room with 16 marble columns.
The most important fresco in the Villa sits above the dining room table. It is a fresco by a Europe’s neoclassical artist at the turn of the 19th century. The Tuscan Dining Room is more casual and filled with period Tuscan furniture.
There is a separate sitting area with marble fireplace and television for relaxing and enjoying the views.
On the ground floor is a beautiful den, with a computer and internet connection. There is also a Billiard Room with a hand- carved English Snooker table.
For nights when our guests want to stay in, there is a cinema with a large screen and cinema quality sound system. The cinema houses one of the Villa’s most incredible fireplaces and an exquisite mahogany bar. On the first floor is a beautiful workout room. It has gorgeous views of the lake and the mountains in the back of the Villa. There is a stereo system, television, weights, Glidex, Stair stepper, Punching Bag and numerous exercise DVDs.
There are 9 suites . They are all unique and beautiful. They all have high and carved ceilings, antique floors and spectacular bathrooms. The rooms are filled with antique furniture, Persian rugs, Venetian chandeliers and beautiful art. Some of the bathrooms have Philippe Starck designed wash basins, bathtubs and W/Cs while
others have antique French and English large trough bathtubs and ornate wash basins.
There is a beautifully restored antique Bluethner piano that once sat in the Leipzig Concert Hall. It rests in the Music Room which is a spectacular room with 30 ft. high ceilings.
The Villa Odessa is children friendly. In the back garden next to the kitchen is a wonderful outdoor play area with beautiful wooden slide, swing set and rope climb. There is a large children’s play room on the first floor next to the music room and a small children’s play room next to the kitchen.
4 European king sized beds
1 Set of twin beds
1 Single bed
Please keep in mind that we only rent the Annex to those who also rent the Villa Odessa. The Annex is a 4,000 square foot (450 square metres) villa that sits atop Lake Como.It was designed to view the Lake.
There are 6 bedrooms and all have lake views.
The Annex is decorated with fine antiques and elegant Italian designer furniture.
Four of the bedrooms have beautiful ensuite bathrooms.
The Kitchen is large, modern and airy with every imaginable amenity.
Additionally the Annex has cableTV, mobile and fixed telephony with a computer and broadband internet connection.
There is also a stereo in the sitting room. There are two beautiful fireplaces in theAnnex . One is in the sitting room which looks out over the lake and the other is in one of the bedroom suites.
The gardens of the two villas are considered some of the most historic and beautiful on Lake Como.
The Swimming Terrace is spectacular. The terrace is filled with lemon and Olive trees.
Overlooking the swimming pool is a 12th century bell tower. There is also a beautiful 200 year old greenhouse on the terrace. There are 11 working fountains on the property.
The property ends at the lake’s shore. The dock area is beautiful, filled with roses and oleander.
Included in the price for both villas are all the utilities, daily maid service, a concierge 8 hours a day and linen/towel service every third day. Towels for the bathrooms and the swimming pool.
Villa Odessa (weekly)
⁃EUR 52,500 for up to 10 guests. For each additional guest the cost is EUR 3,125 /adult and EUR 11,500/child age 4-17. A child below 4 years old or younger is gratis.
Annex (weekly) up 11 sleeps
•June through September
•All other months