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Villa Balbiano

Como Lake

Villa Balbiano
  • Location Italy, Como Lake
  • Guests up to 12
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Rental period Weekly
  • Price From 132,300 EUR
  • More Price shown per week. On request, guests can rent a guest house which can sleep 8 more guests. High Season (May 16th – Sep 28th): Min 7 nights. Low Season (Sep 29th – May 15th): Min 3 nights.
  • Summary
    • 6 bedrooms
    • Stunning garden
    • Outdoor swimming pool
    • Extensive lawn perfect for organising events
    • Private access to the lake
    • Indoor pool
    • Parking area
    • Fully staffed
    • Air conditioning
    • Wi-Fi
  • Collections Art & Culture Family Food & Wine

Dating back to the 16th century, this palazzo sits peacefully on the lakeside of Como Lake

With almost 3 acres of lawns and gardens, private access to the lake and two swimming pool, this luxurious estate is designed to meet the desires of the most discerning guests and is ideal for organising weddings or other special events.

The garden hides charming statues and fountains and are one of the largest around Lake Como.

The villa has a great history behind, being the former house of Cardinal Durini, a well-known collector of art. The property maintains all previous architectural details, some of which have been restored, such as the Baroque frescoes from the 17th century and is beautifully adorned by antique furniture.

In the 18th century, this residence used to host banquets, dances and concerts or literary discussions.

Villa Balbiano is designed on three floors, consisting of 6 luxuriously appointed bedrooms, fully renovated by the French decorator Jacques Garcia.

From the main entrance, guests are led in the large opulent lobby with original frescoes.

From here they have access to the dining area, the library, winter garden and three salons.

All of the spacious rooms still retain the original frescoes and marble floors. Also located on this floor, the kitchen and a covered terrace with working fireplace for outdoor dining.

Going up on the first floor, guests will feel spoiled by the impressive lake views. On this floor, there are situated the studio, the master suite and the guest suite as well as the Central Salon.

Taking the marble staircase, the second floor can be reached were the rest of the sleeping area is located, comprising four luxurious en-suite bedrooms with marble bathrooms.



Villa Balbiano
from to Rate
16 May 28 Sep 147,000 EUR
29 Sep 15 May 132,300 EUR


Price shown per week. On request, guests can rent a guest house which can sleep 8 more guests. High Season (May 16th – Sep 28th): Min 7 nights. Low Season (Sep 29th – May 15th): Min 3 nights.
Villa Balbiano


Main Villa
2 master suites: master bedroom with boudoir, bathroom, walk-in dressing room, private terrace, panoramic lake view
4 guest suites: guest bedroom with bathroom, walk-in dressing room and panoramic garden view.

3 bedrooms 


  • Integrated audio/visual system in each bedroom
  • Safe in each bedroom
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Indoor streaming pool
  • Secure parking area
  • Reverse cycle air-conditioning/heating throughout
  • Fully integrated security system


  • Garden design by Colson Stone Practice with roses, cypress, laurel trees, camellias, azaleas, rhododendrons and magnolias
  • Outdoor swimming pool 16m x 8m
  • Lawn (25m x 15m) perfect for organising events
  • Private access to the lake
  • Boat house fully equipped with showers


  • Staff: 1 officer, 1 cook, 1 or 2 maids depending on occupancy, 1 concierge & 1 porter
  • Welcome and Luggage services
  • Concierge Service
  • Daily Cleaning
  • Change of towels according to usage
  • Bed linen changed twice weekly
  • Laundry
  • Daily cleaning & maintenance of the swimming pool
  • Garden Upkeep
  • Final cleaning at the end of the stay
  • Wi-Fi
  • All utility bills (excluding telephone)

Extra Services

  • Airport transfer & Taxi service
  • Car rental
  • Driver / Chauffeur / Limousine service
  • Helicopter Transfer
  • 24/7 Security guards
  • Massage / Beauty Treatment / Hair Dresser
  • Personal Trainer (in villa Massage room & Fitness area)
  • Supply & Change of bed linen daily
  • Staff available for extra hours or duties upon client requests
  • Chef & Butler extra working hours upon request
  • Food & Beverage list prior to client arrival
  • Wine Cellar with International wines selection available at the Villa
  • Dry cleaning charged at local cost
Villa Balbiano


Villa Balbiano lies in the town of Ossuccio-Lenno, approximately 20 km north of Como.
Guests can fly either to  Milan Malpensa or Milan Linate both 1h drive. For private jets, the closest airport is Lugano in Switzerland (45 minutes away). A boat can be rented and parked in the private garage to enjoy the charms of the lake.


2 min from Isola Comacina (restaurant)
10 min from Villa Carlotta’s garden
15 min from Bellagio
17 min from Menaggio (golf, restaurant)
40 min from Como
1h from Lugano (shopping, Casino)
1h – 1h30 from Milan
1h – 1h30 from St Moritz


Float planes excursions to Lago Maggiore & di Lugano
Yacht & Boat rental with private skipper
Cooking lessons of local gastronomy
Wine tasting
Private guide and personal shopper to discoverMilan
2 Golf courses at Menaggio and Villa d’Este
Hiking with a private guide, canyoning, biking
Water skiing, Wind surfing
Montain rock climbing, walking & biking
Sightseeing in Como/Milan/Lugano, shopping in Milan, etc


Disclaimer: the location on the map may be approximate due to privacy reasons.

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