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To be held in Milan, Italy, it will explore the theme 'Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life' for six months from 01 May 2015 to 31 October 2015. Milan’s Expo comes with its 20 million plus expected visitors.
Bearing in mind the sheer number of anticipated guests and current residence, finding accommodations for the Expo can be daunting. Consider the alternative with its many benefits: When visiting Expo 2015 guests can book ahead at the Lake Como Beach Resort and Villas for a comfortable private, residence on Lake Como and a piece of Northern Italy. Lake Como is an easy commute to Milan and only 45 minutes by train or car. Choose this resort near Milan for the ultimate in service and comfort during the Expo 2015.
Expo Milano 2015 The Universal Exposition will focus on nutrition while still exhibiting its trademarks of technology and culture. With the renowned culinary traditions in Italy, this World’s Fair, planners decided to focus on food, with themed areas including 'The food spiral', 'What the world eats' and more.
Near the Fiera Milano fairgrounds the Expo 2015 is planned to cover 1.1 square kilometers, and will welcome more than 120 exhibitors. The merchants will display their products, but also to engage in conversations about how food quality and availability for all will fare as we progress in the future. Villa Gabriella is a luxurious private romantic hideaway villa, with incredible personal charm. Originally built in 1744, Villa Gabriella has been lovingly cared for, restored and renovated to the highest standard. It is located in the picturesque village of Pognana Lario, on the Bellagio side of Lake Como between Como Centro and Bellagio. Most of the architecture and historic features of Villa Gabriella have been beautifully preserved and maintained with the original charm and character of the old historic Villa. Named for, a much loved, very special little girl, by the name of 'Gabriella’, the romantic villa and hideaway retreat, is nestled above Lake Como, below the ancient village of Pognana Lario in a private, tranquil, peaceful setting with direct views of Lake Como that are seemingly endless and forever changing. From the villa balconies, one can see all the way to Como to the South and up to Argegno to the North. Truly an amazing place to spend your vacation! Free WIFI and parking right in front of the villa.
Other Villa Amenities: Villa Gabriella is situated on three levels and offers picture-postcard views of Lake Como, year- round, with inviting entry, easy access and off street parking. The villa includes hand carved wood entry doors and original hand carved granite staircase that continues all the way up to the third level. Murano glass lighting and stylish welcoming antiques are scattered throughout the villa. The main floor living room has a warm wood burning fireplace, dining area, kitchen and a beautiful private balcony with spectacular Lake Como views. The master bedroom is warm and cozy with lovely tasteful furnishings and private balcony, for alfresco dining, with unobstructed views of magical Lake Como. The private top level bedroom, just as beautiful and inviting as the master bedroom, comes with a queen sized bed. Directly in front of the Villa (across the Lake), is the village of Laglio where George Clooney’s villa Oleandra is located.
About Us: Our goal at Villa Gabriella, is for all of our guests to enjoy and have a wonderful memorable holiday experience while visiting Lake Como, one you will remember and cherish for a lifetime. We at Villa Gabriella, work very hard to ensure that your stay with us is a good one. Your personal comfort and satisfaction is of utmost importance to us. Please feel free to contact us at any time should you need any assistance. Bring your camera, as you will be taking lots of pictures for your picture album, to share with family and friends when you get home! Spending your holidays with us at Villa Gabriella on Lake Como is truly, 'La Dolce Vita'.
Our Offerings: PLEASE ALSO SEE..... On the Holiday - Rentals/HomeAway web site....... LAKE COMO BEACH RESORT - #’s 446794, 445529 Villettas WATERFRONT - BEACH and LIDO Villettas directly on the Lake Como Waterfront VILLETTA GISETTE - our listing # 419389 - sleeps 4 - w/Amazing VIEWS - Private and tranquil Villetta Gisette offers abundant wildlife, streams and waterfalls above the hills of lake Como. Perfect if you want to get away from it all........
Absolutely no smoking anywhere on or near our premises. We are a low allergen and non smoking Villa. There is no smoking allowed on our terraces or balconies....moreless
Pets Not Allowed:
We are sorry but, no pets are allowed as much as we love them....moreless
We are sorry but our villa is not suitable for guests who have problems with mobility, as we have steps and the villa is on three levels. We have another Villa in Como that is all on one level- Villa Elika . Please ask ....moreless
Beautifully furnished bedrooms with high quality furnishings, luxury bedding with queen size beds. Luxury linens and towels provided for your comfort and enjoyment.
High quality queen beds with orthopedic mattresses as well as luxury pillows for our guests.
Villa Gabriella is lovingly restored and renovated ....moreless
Newly remodeled bathroom.
Luxury linen and towels provided
Shampoo and shower gel provided
Toilet paper provided
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PLEASE GO TO OUR OTHER VILLETTAS AT ' THE LAKE COMO BEACH RESORT ' ON THE WATERFRONT IN THE SAME VILLAGE AS VILLA GABRIELLA..........PROPERTIES # 443879 .....# 445529 .....# 446794
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We require a refundable damage breakage deposit of 200.00 GBP on arrival which will be returned within two weeks of departure....moreless
Spring 2015 Mar 21 - Apr 24, 2015 5 night min stay
Late Spring 2015 Apr 25 - May 29, 2015 5 night min stay
Summer 2015 May 30 - Oct 2, 2015 7 night min stay
Fall 2015 Oct 3 - Dec 18, 2015 5 night min stay
Christmas 2015 Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Winter 2016 Jan 2 - Mar 18, 2016 5 night min stay
Spring 2016 Mar 19 - Apr 22, 2016 5 night min stay
Late Spring 2016 Apr 23 - May 27, 2016 5 night min stay
Summer 2016 May 28 - Sep 30, 2016 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Final Cleaning Fee$200
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
No Pets Allowed
Non Smoking Villa
400.00 USD per night Short Stay Rate
The rate includes all utilities, luxury linens and towels as well as toiletries.
Additional cleaning services are available at 40 Euros per hour .
Any breakage will be paid for by guest prior to departure
Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Lake Como is one of the most unforgettable, scenic lakes in the entire world. Set in the mountains of Northern Italy, with a near perfect Mediterranean climate, this is paradise. Because of the many activities year round, the location of Villa Gabriella is fantastic; midway between the Centre of Como and Bellagio. Pognana Lario is situated in one of the most scenic locations on the lake. Both town and villa have 180° unobstructed views of the lake to the north and south as well as west. Pognana has a ferry stop and a lakeside walk for just sitting on the shores edge to daydream. With its views, villas, cobblestone streets and over 250 year old church, it is truly majestic. Guests of the villa are also welcome to the Lake Como Beach Resort for waterfront access and swimming. There are many walkways and rustic streets through the old village of Pognana that brings one back to the past. Pognana has shops, a restaurant and cafes nearby for most all of your needs.
Other Activities: Boating, wind sailing as well as all other summer and winter sports available on the lake .
With use of our waterfront facilities at the Lake Como Beach Resort.
Canoe rentals from our boat dock and jetty.
Motor boat rentals from our dock and jetty .
Golf: Golf Club Menaggio & Cadenabbia
Via Wyatt n. 54
I-22017 Fraz. Croce, Menaggio
Visitors are welcome on Saturday, Sunday and on public holidays.
Advance booking is essential.
A valid handicap certificate from player’s home club is required.
Handicap limit: 36
Dogs on leash permitted.
Mid-week daily Green Fee - EU55
Weekends & Bank Holidays Green Fee - EU 70
9 Holes after 5pm Green Fee - EU 35
9 Holes (Weekends & Bank Holidays) after 5pm Green Fee - EU 45
x10 Green Fees (Mon - Fri) - EU 450
x10 Green Fees (Weekend's & Bank Holidays)- EU 550
x10 Green Fees for 9 Holes (Mon - Fri) after 5pm - EU 300
x10 Green Fees for 9 Holes (Weekends & Bank Holidays) after 5pm - EU 350
Daily Buggy Hire - EU 36
Daily Club Hire - EU 15
Year Purchased: 2006
About: The Lake Como Beach Resort and Villas is privately owned and personally managed by Eric and Robin who live on Lake Como with their lovely daughter, Jiselle. We strive to offer excellent customer service and personal care, to all of our very special guests: Providing you with an unforgettable experience in a beautiful, magical, waterfront setting on Lake Como.
Living in both Italy and in the U.S, we are bilingual and can assist with all your holiday needs. Within our personalized services, we offer concierge services, transportation assistance, private chauffeuring services, restaurant reservations, cooking classes, boat hire (self and guided) and seaplane reservations. We can assist with weddings plans; help to arrange honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays and family reunions. In addition to these services we offer private, professional villa management service for property owners who would like to rent their property with the security of our name behind them. Our greatest personal satisfaction is in feeling and knowing that we have helped our guests to have wonderful lifetime memories of their experience on Lake Como and with us.
Why Pognana Lario: Named for our beautiful grand daughter Gabriella back home. Naming the Villa after her, keeps her in memory each time we hear her name. The Villa was built in the 1700's and had been in the original family until it was sold to us in 2006. We love this villa. We also enjoy the villa in the winter where we can relax and enjoy the gorgeous lake views. It is located in a very peaceful part of the lake only 10 minutes from Como and 15 from Bellagio. It is close enough to everything yet very private. Perfect for a
Honeymoon or Anniversary or a friend get together.