Villa Torno is an exquisite compound located on the famous Lake Como in Italy. The property is located in the village of Torno, which sits on the East bank of the lake. The compound features a main Villa with old world design, several guest suites and one level devoted to the Master, beautiful outdoor dinning with stunning views, a second Large Villa, tennis court, private dock with a secure 2-boat boathouse and a 1 bedroom villa above. There are breathtaking unobstructed lake and mountain views throughout the estate. Winding paths amidst lush grounds with sitting benches situated in some of the best spots for taking in the dramatic landscapes that surround you, and a vegetable garden for your fresh meals prepared by the house Chef.
Torno is a municipality in the Province of Como, located on the East bank of Lake Como. Lake Como is a lake of glacial origin in Lombardy, Italy. It has an area of 146 square kilometers (56 sq miles), making it the third-largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. At over 400 meters (1,300 feet) deep, it is one of the deepest lakes in Europe, and the bottom of the lake is more than 200 meters (660 ft) below sea level.
Most residents of Lake Como choose to land at Milan’s Malpensa airport. This airport is roughly 25 miles south of the city center of Como. Many major airlines fly into Malpensa airport, including Continental, Delta, USAir, British Airways, KLM, Scandinavian and many more. Once in Milan there are many options for train, ferry and automotive transportation to Lake Como as well as options for private travel.
As a tourist destination, Lake Como is popular for its landscapes, wildlife, and spas. It is a venue for sailing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing; and is well known globally for its impressive lakeside villas. Lake Como has been a popular retreat for aristocrats and the wealthy since Roman times, also as a very popular tourist attraction; with many artistic and cultural gems. It has many villas and palaces and many famous figures have or have had homes on the shores of Lake Como, such as Matthew Bellamy, John Kerry, Madonna, George Clooney,Gianni Versace, Ronaldinho, Sylvester Stallone, Julian Lennon, Richard Branson, Ben Spies, and Pierina Legnani.
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