Airbnb generally offers cheap, quaint rooms and homes for rent when traveling abroad – but this villa is anything but. This spectacular estate, located in Argegno, Lombardia, Italy, features four stories that can accommodate up to 14 people with its seven beds and baths, a spa, hot tub, pool and an absolutely breathtaking view.After a 70-minute drive from the airport, you’ll head through the private entrance’s electric gate. With this property’s closed-circuit, 24-hour video surveillance, you can rest assured that it is well guarded.
Once you step through the front doors, you’ll be wowed with its 15-foot ceilings and a large crystal chandelier. If you venture to the right of the foyer, you’ll be find two large living areas. One area features three plush couches atop a pale carpet (perfect for evening reading) while the other, dubbed the “lake front” sitting room, offers four sitting chairs with a lovely view of the garden and lake ahead.
To the right of the living room is a study, complete with an oak study with a view, marble fireplace, a laptop for guests to use and a 72-inch flatscreen TV (in case you need a break from your work….and the gorgeous weather).
The entire property exudes class and sophistication: the dining room is no different. The oval dining table can seat 12, but it is the perfect place to wine and dine your sweetheart should you choose to make this Italian getaway a romantic one.
Next up: the kitchen, aka, the heart of the home. Cook your loved one an authentic Italian dish with this kitchen’s a 5-range cooktop. Also featured in this kitchen are double ovens and sinks, an espresso machine, a dishwasher as well as a large refrigerator/ freezer.
Walking up a set of marble steps will take you to the first floor, where four of the seven bedrooms are available. Two feature king sized beds while the others have queens and all of them have en-suite bathrooms, including this stunning purple mosaic-tile bathtub.
Up another 24 steps will take you to the second floor in order to access the last three bedrooms and two bathrooms. All three air-conditioned rooms have a flatscreen TV, with the first bedroom also boasting a private en-suite. Bedrooms number two and three on this floor share a large bathroom with separate shower and bathtub.
The second floor also has access to a cosy living room featuring parquet flooring, a dining table seating six and futon couches. Important to note is the gorgeous wood trunks and branches against the wall and ceilings which frame this living room and some of the other bed and baths as well.
But sleep is probably the last thing you’ll do in this luxurious escape. For all you wine aficionados, the one-of-a-kind wine cellar and tasting room in the basement will probably be your favourite room in the house.
If you’re looking enjoy the great outdoors, the panoramic swimming pool overlooking the terrance and lake is your go-to for some fun in the sun. If that isn’t enough, this villa also boasts a full spa, jacuzzi and sauna just off the pool deck.
Including the service fee, this Italian villa is available for roughly $10,500 USD per night, with a seven-night minimum stay, meaning a week at this villa tops out at just under $75,000.