Villa La Sapienza

Argegno - Como - Italy

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Villa La Sapienza is located in Argegno on the western shore of lake Como between Laglio and Tremezzo. Built in 1911 by an industrial family from Milan, La Sapienza features stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains and is located near many restaurants, bars, coffee shops. It attracts tourists from all over the world, and thanks to its strategic position Villa La Sapienza can be seen from many places quite far away. Winston Churchill depicted the church of San Sisinnio (in the nearby) by the garden of the villa

Fully restored in 2012, the villa preserves many of the ancient details, including marble and terracotta floors, doors, ironworks, and furnishings.
The property sits in an about 3.500 sqm fenced sculpture garden with lawn, plants, flowers and trees (maintained in mint condition), al fresco sofas and tables, BBQ, lunges and outdoor furnishing, swimming pool, shower, beautiful garden surroundings.

The property is on many levels and can accommodate up to 11 guests (plus 2 infants).

Basement level:
• Staff only storage

Ground level:
• Entrance
• Powder room
• Large drawing room with sofas and fireplace, accommodating up to 15 people
• Dining room (60 mq) with fireplace
• Fully equipped kitchen (46 mq) with fireplace and wood-burning pizza oven
• 1 double bedroom (King size bed 200 x 200 cm), accessible to elderly people, with en-suite bathroom (shower) and private small terrace

First level:
• 2 twin rooms with 90 x 200 cm beds (convertible in double), each with en-suite bathroom (shower with massage system) and private small terrace
• 1 double bedroom (King size 200 x 200 cm), with en-suite bathroom (shower with massage system) and private small terrace
• 1 double bedroom (Queen size 180 x 200 cm), with en-suite bathroom (shower with massage system) and private small terrace

Attic (sloping ceiling):
• One single bedroom (110 x 190 cm beds) with en-suite bathroom (shower)
• Staff only storage

This is a stunning villa for guests who wish to spend a unique holiday in one of the most beautiful landscapes in northern Italy. The villa is equipped with all the amenities one may request: your stay will be absolutely unforgettable...

The villa can be booked from Saturday to Saturday.

Pricing Information:
Included in the Price: ADSL Wi-Fi; heating, electricity, water, air conditioning; towels and sheets provided; DVD and CD players.

Security Deposit: All customers must pay at the arrival a deposit of 2.500,00€ at check-in. It will be returned after check-out in full, subject to deduction for damage caused.

This apartment for rent is not a hotel, agritourism, B&B or similar, and therefore by law, extra services similar to those you may find in these types of accommodations, such as a reception, concierge or security, receiving mail, provision of meals and drinks, cleaning and change of linen during your stay, and amenity kits with soaps etc. are strictly prohibited.

APE energy certification level: G 132.5 kWh/m2 per year

The garage is big enough for 2 cars.

The home is located in Argegno on the western shore of lake Como between Laglio and Tremezzo.
Argegno is one of the most favorite destination for tourists on Lake Como. It has a pleasant climate and it is mild even in the winter months. It is certainly of Roman origin and the stone bridge on Telo stream proves it. The ancient centre of the village is very picturesque. A good number of restaurants, bar, coffee shop, pubs, attract tourists from all the western shore of the lake. Hydrofoil and tourist boat connect Argegno to Como and main interest point.
From Argegno is possible to take a cable car up to Pigra and Argegno-Cima della Duaria conservation area (881 mts), which is situated on a plateau that enjoys beautiful views of the lake and of the pre-Alps.
Como is at 15 minutes drive, Lugano at 30’, Milan at 60’.

Air conditioning (in all common areas and in all bedrooms)
Safety box in each bedroom
Alarm system connected to private security
Wood-burning pizza oven
2 cradles / 2 highchairs
Internet ADSL
Large flat tv (Sky) in the drawing room
Flat tv (Sky) in each bedroom and in the kitchen
Fenced private garden
External shower
Outdoor dining area
Telephone for free calls to US

Booking conditions

  • Inclusions Final cleaning
    Initial cleaning
  • Available methods of payment: Wire transfer
    Credit Card
  • Check-in time: 15:00 - 19:00
  • Check-out time: 09:00 - 11:00
  • Cancellation Policy The full rental amount paid will be retained.


  • 4.9/5 What I can say? The villa is simply fantastic with breathtaking view over the lake. Clean and well kept with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The pool with Jacuzzi tub was another plus point! Overall we couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay!
  • 4.6/5 Villa semplicemente spettacolare. Vacanza da sogno, location unica!! La vista sul Lago di Como mi ha lasciato di stucco! E vogliamo parlare della magnifica piscina e del giardino intorno? Wow!! Consigliatissima!!


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