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LUXURY MANSION WITH INTIMATE GARDEN AND SPA

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Palazzo dei Leoni - 17th Century Mansion - 600 sqm - garden -spa
Lounge on first floor: 40 sqm entertainment area (satellite tv,home theatre, vd,wi-fi)
The Isle of San Giulio
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4 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
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A 17th century mansion with intimate garden and SPA in the most exclusive baroque village overlooking lake Orta. An historical 600 sqm mansion in Vacciago, an unspoilt village overlooking Lake Orta and the island of San Giulio (5 minutes drive), which is considered to be one of the most stunningly beautiful villages in Italy. Sacro Monte with its 21 chapels is part of the UNESCO heritage. Only 15 minutes away from enchanting Stresa on Lake Maggiore and 30 minutes away from Malpensa International airport. It has just been completely renovated, and decorated with style and luxurious furnishings. There are 4 en-suite bedrooms, spacious living areas, a library, a modern state of the art kitchen with a dining room leading onto an intimate internal courtyard and garden ideal for breakfast, ...A 17th century mansion with intimate garden and SPA in the most exclusive baroque village overlooking lake Orta. An historical 600 sqm mansion in Vacciago, an unspoilt village overlooking Lake Orta and the island of San Giulio (5 minutes drive), which is considered to be one of the most stunningly beautiful villages in Italy. Sacro Monte with its 21 chapels is part of the UNESCO heritage. Only 15 minutes away from enchanting Stresa on Lake Maggiore and 30 minutes away from Malpensa International airport. It has just been completely renovated, and decorated with style and luxurious furnishings. There are 4 en-suite bedrooms, spacious living areas, a library, a modern state of the art kitchen with a dining room leading onto an intimate internal courtyard and garden ideal for breakfast, afternoon tea or an aperitif: a perfect setting to chill out. Furthermore, an incredible spa, with an indoor pool and Turkish bath. Detailed description: Ground floor: All the following rooms lead onto the garden: Entrance room and study Dining room Guest toilet Fully equipped modern kitchen First floor: On the first floor, either from the back entrance of the house or through the stairs connecting all the floors, you can access two bedrooms and the living area. Bedroom One: fireplace and coffered ceiling en-suite bathroom with shower windows on three sides of the room (possible connection with Bedroom Two) Bedroom Two: coffered ceiling en-suite bathroom with shower and tub windows on two sides of the room (possible connection with Bedroom One) Guest toilet Living room: fireplace and coffered ceiling possible connections for kitchen and/or extra bathroom Second floor: On the second floor, a beautiful porch with vaulted ceiling connects two bedrooms and and music room with magnificent views of the lake, the Island of San Giulio and the Monte Rosa. Bedroom Three: frescoed ceilings en-suite bathroom with shower windows on two sides of the room Bedroom Four: frescoed ceilings en-suite bathroom with shower windows on three sides of the room Library and music room: frescoed ceilings possible connections for kitchen and/or extra bathroom Laundry 3. SPA There is a spa featuring an indoor swimming pool (12x2.5 mt) with waterfall, hydro massage jets, chromotherapy and Turkish bath to make the property a haven of relaxation. 2 showers toilet You can access the spa from the garden and from the house. 4. GARDEN The entrance leads, through a large gate, into the courtyard and to a little romantic garden, adorned with columns and protected by the walls to ensure maximum privacy for intimate lunches and dinners by candlelight. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 2 Half baths, 4 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Giovanni T
Languages spoken:English, French, Italian
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Set in a quaint village overlooking Lake Orta, this gem is the perfect getaway for family or friends seeking elegant historic charm with modern amenities. Just 40 minutes from the Milan airport, these stunning accommodations are wonderfully located amidst nearby lakes, ferries, castles, Michelin Star...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank DeniseSyS
Reviewed August 20, 2017

A simply stunning property in this delightful village overlooking Lake Orta. As has been said before, this villa is just wonderful. It is on 3 floors, has lots of character with beautiful painted plaster ceilings, and trompe l'oeil in some rooms. However, it is also...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank GillH007_12
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We would highly recommend this beautiful luxury villa. The rooms are spacious and exquisitely decorated, each with its own modern bathroom. The living spaces are extremely comfortable and beautiful in design. There is a fabulous kitchen and dining area overlooking a private stunning courtyard. There...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Cruiser579813
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were seeking a totally authentic Italian experience and thankfully we chose Palazzo dei Leoni situated only minutes from the picturesque Lago Di Orta. Here our senses were delighted in the most elegant and beautifully created, luxury Italian residence perched high in the village of...More

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank Rant22
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Palazzo dei Leoni is one of those rare places that captivates not just your heart, but manages to excite your intellect with brilliant design details and soothe your soul with the charm of Vacciago and the chime of church bells! Giovanni is a harbinger of...More

Date of stay: August 2015
3  Thank Cheeky1970
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Reviewed March 5, 2015

We chose Villa Leoni to celebrate our friends 50th birthday. From the moment we arrived we were impressed with the level of professionalism shown to us by the Villa Owner - Giovanni. The attention to detail in this villa is second to none from the...More

Date of stay: March 2015
3  Thank RobynPratt
Reviewed October 2, 2014

If you are looking to discover the REAL Italy, you need to stay at this property. It's a classic, old Italian building next to a lovely local church. Downstairs, there's a small market that has all the food, wine, and essentials you need to live...More

Date of stay: July 2014
4  Thank Lunden1044
Reviewed September 30, 2013

We spent 3 days and nights at the palazzo and everything was just perfect. Manuela, the manager, welcomed us with her charming French and did her best for us. We enjoyed the amazing pieces of design in this historical place, we had great weather, so...More

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank Henny F
Management response:Responded October 7, 2013

Dear Guests, we thank you so much for your review. Hope to see you again in the future! Best wishes, Manuela and Stefano

Reviewed September 26, 2013

Palazzo dei Leoni is truly spectacular. As unique as you can get and so irresistibly chic! A great location to start: nestled in the centre of Vacciago, an untouched baroque village overlooking lake Orta and San Giulio island, Palazzo dei Leoni embodies the typical structure...More

Date of stay: July 2013
Thank gurupushua
Management response:Responded September 29, 2013

Dear Guest, Thanks a lot for your review. It was really kind of you. Hope to see you again in the future. Best, Manuela and the Team.

Reviewed August 14, 2013

Great service in a great location. My boyfriend and I spent 4 days together with our Australian friends in this beautiful mansion.. The first day it was raining and we couldn't really understand our location. But we found our way around easily , the next...More

Date of stay: July 2013
1  Thank Clive R
Management response:Responded August 25, 2013

Dear Guest, thanks a lot for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your holidays! Hope to see you in the future. The Team.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fax
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Playground
Pool Table
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Indoor Pool
Private Yard
Cable/satellite TV
Sauna
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Stove
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
The area around Lake Orta has long been a favorite tourists, thanks to the quiet beauty of the landscape, its fascinating history and its wealth of artistic treasures - principally Romanesque and Baroque architecture. Lake Orta lies to the west of Lake Maggiore, it is one of the smallest and least-known of northern Italy's sub-Alpine lakes. The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who visited the lake in May 1882 and believed that the experience changed his life forever, inscribed the date 'von Orta an' ('from Orta onwards') as a preface to his masterpiece Thus Spake Zarathustra. Other 19th-century writers enchanted by its quiet beauty include the French novelist Honoré de Balzac, who wrote rapturously of this 'grey pearl in a green jewel-box', and Robert Browning. His poem 'By the Fir...
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