OMG, I want to rent this house: Lake Como, Italy

Villa Bal piano, Lake Como, Italy (Airbnb): If you’re just going out of a show Gucci HouseThen we have an important announcement for you: This is not a static movie. While this property I did Make her debut on the proverbial red carpet last year, this photo of a real Lake Como villa is ready and waiting for you to don your best Italian haute couture and move on…at least for a while.

Lake Como may be best known for its A-list residents, including King and Queen of Como, George and Amal Clooney, but Villa Balbiano has one big win against its neighbors: It’s one of the largest private residences on the very luxurious lake. As an added bonus, it also has frescoes like those painted in the 17th century by the artists Reechi Brothers and Agostino Silva.

The main villa in this heavenly slice of Ossuccio, Italy, has six grand suites, but only one lucky guest at your party (::raises a hand: 🙂 sleeps like a real-life Gucci. Time to practice saying, “I only sleep on red velvet and silk, my dear.”

Close your eyes, clear your mind, and imagine Italian decadence…Now! What do you picture if you’re like us, it was crystal chandeliers on crystal chandeliers, aka one of Villa Balbiano’s salons. That’s right, this is the type of property where living rooms are officially known as “salons.”

Staying here gives you free control of the land that covers nearly three acres, much of which is finely manicured gardens. This gives new meaning to going on a cute little self-care picnic when you need a break from your lucky holiday guests.

Villa Balbiano was built in the late 16th century. Her early years were influenced by the decadence and refined taste of Italian cardinals. The man who originally built the property was Cardinal Tulumio Gallio, but it was Cardinal Angelo Maria Dorini at the end of the 17th century who took over the property and put his stamp on the villa with major renovations and impeccable artistic flair.

Many luxury homes are filled with luxury goods from only the latest designers. But if you ask this palace “Where do you shop?” The answer would be “Only at Sotheby’s and Christie’s, Dahling!”

When you embrace Italian decadence, there aren’t many touches of gold. With the great decor, you might be thinking that this would be the perfect place to get married or throw a party on a great occasion. While you’ll be right, and during it can Rent the villa for this purpose, we believe you should channel your inner Gucci and celebrate every day as if it was a big event. This means that the best reason to book a vacation at Villa Balbiano is for no reason at all.

The water bodies that you can access when staying at Villa Balbiano are numerous and impressive: the lake, the indoor pool, the outdoor pool, and the wonderful marble bathtubs. However will you choose?

Uh, this is It is the perfect place for a daily aperitif. Just imagine your besties and Al Pacino – the latest Aldo Gucci of course – wearing their elegant summer wings and cocktail dresses for a refreshing Aperol drink.

The dealer calls this property the ‘Italian gem’. If you are seriously interested in the evidence that will support this descriptive claim, we will leave you alone with this image for a few minutes so that you can enjoy the glory of Villa in piano.

Whether you arrive by boat or by car, your week (or more…we’ll never assume we judge your life) of luxury on the western shore of Lake Como will begin by making your way through at least one of the beautiful gardens to reach the Italian villa now famous in Hollywood. If you choose to make your garden approach as if you were walking on your own red carpet, that is up to you.

Book your stay: Piano Villa, Lake Como, Italy $1,400/night on Airbnb


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