Villa Malakoff - Merrioncharles.com

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Villa Malakoff - Merrioncharles.com

PRIVATE TRAVEL CONSULTANTTel: +39 0585 92098 | Mobile: +39 392 155 1464 | Email: info@merrioncharles.comVia Ariosto 32, Cotto, Fivizzano 54013, MS, Italywww.merrioncharles.comPRIVATE TRAVEL CONSULTANTLuxury of enjoyingimpeccable servicesand facilities.Villa Malakoffat Villa d’Este, Cernobbio, Lake Como, LombardyAn elegant private home within the park of Villa d’Este, Villa Malakoffoffers splendid views of Lake Como and every comfort one could wish for –ideal for families or a gathering of friends.Built in 1860, Villa Malakoff takes itsname from one of the fortresses aroundSebastopol conquered by the FrenchGeneral MacMahon. Formally a princelyresidence, Villa Malakoff is now aluxurious yet informal private home andan inviting property for a family or groupof friends wishing to benefit from all thecomforts and facilities of Villa d’Este yet inthe privacy of one’s own villa.Situated approximately 100 metresfrom both the Cardinal Building and thelakeshore in the grounds of Villa d’EsteVilla Malakoff has been renovated to thevery highest of standards using coloursof light orange and yellow hues whichblend in perfectly with the surroundinggardens. Inside is elegant and luxuriouswith elegant furnishings yet a feeling ofwarmth and informality. Villa Malakoffis distributed between three floors andall rooms are spacious and individuallyfurnished. The bright living room isfilled with comfy sofas where guests canrelax with ease and leads onto a privatepicturesque terrace immersed in greeneryand overlooking parts of the lake. Here,there is a large seating area with table andchairs for outdoor aperitivi.The elegantly simple dining room withoval dining table also leads out towardsthe external areas of the property whilethe well-equipped kitchen features adouble oven, microwave, refrigerator,freezer, American coffee pots, and 5-rangestove top. The four double bedrooms arelocated on the first and second floors (witha lift throughout the villa) and all enjoyluxurious marble bathrooms and en suitedressing rooms whilst two have privateterraces looking across Lake Como.The lower part of the park in whichVilla Malakoff is situated is from theRenaissance period. The two mostoutstanding landmarks are its 500-year-old plane tree and the 16th centuryMosaic with its Nympheum. Apart fromthe topiary hedges and the bushes ofbamboo, azaleas, camellias, oleanders,rhododendrons, hydrangeas, there areroses and jasmine bushes. Trees includechestnut, magnolia, wisteria, palm,cypress, pine, ilex and privet and guestscan enjoy wandering through this historicand beautiful parkland beneath the starslooking across the glistening lake.Guests at Villa Malakoff have the bestof both worlds – the privacy of one’sown villa within the park of Villa d’Estecombined with the luxury of being ableto enjoy the impeccable services andfacilities of this prestigious hotel suchas the Sporting Club, swimming pools,private boat hire or dining in one ofthe restaurants. Added to this one hasthe option of private dining at the villawhen guests can relax and unwindsipping a glass of wine on the terracebefore a sumptuous dinner inside theelegant dining room. As Edith Whartonso succinctly wrote: “The rich leafage ofwalnut, acacia, and cypress, the glimpsesof the blue lake below, the rush of amountain torrent, make this bosco of theVilla d’Este one of the most enchantingbits of sylvan gardening in Italy”.


PRIVATE TRAVEL CONSULTANTInformationTel: +39 0585 92098 | Mobile: +39 392 155 1464 | Email: info@merrioncharles.comVia Ariosto 32, Cotto, Fivizzano 54013, MS, Italywww.merrioncharles.comSleeps: 8Service:• Maid service twice a day including freshlinen, towels and bathroom amenities• Continental PRIVATE breakfast TRAVEL in CONSULTANTthe villa (or buffetbreakfast in the restaurant of Villa d’Este)• Room serviceOn request:• Private lunch or dinner• Baby sitting• Limousine transfersAccommodation:Ground floor:• Entrance hall• Living room• Dining room• Kitchen• LaundryFirst floor:• Two double bedrooms with en suitedressing rooms & bathrooms (one withterrace with lake view)Second floor:• Two double bedrooms with en suitedressing rooms & bathrooms (one withterrace with lake view)Facilities:• Washing machine• Dishwasher• Microwave• TV, DVD, Video & CD player• Internet access & telephone• Air conditioning• LiftGuests can use all garden and hotel facilitiesat Villa d’Este:• Concierge and switchboard services• Free membership to the Villa d’EsteSporting Club• Gym• Tennis• Swimming pools (indoor and outdoor)• Sauna and Turkish baths• Putting green• Kid’s club (when in operation)• Sailing boats• Jogging tracks and bicycles• Golf• Motor boat (with or without driver) rentals• Private helipad (on request)Places of Interest:• Como• Bellagio• Villa Carlotta• Villa Balbianello• Isola Comacina• Varnenna• Lake Maggiore• Lugano• Pavia• Bergamo• Venice• MilanTransport:• Airports at Milan Malpensa 60 mins, MilanLinate 90 mins• Train station Como San Giovanni 15 mins


PRIVATE TRAVEL CONSULTANTTel: +39 0585 92098 | Mobile: +39 392 155 1464 | Email: info@merrioncharles.comVia Ariosto 32, Cotto, Fivizzano 54013, MS, Italywww.merrioncharles.comPRIVATE TRAVEL CONSULTANT

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