Built in 1891 just a stone's throw from the lakefront of Italy's most iconic region, Villa Bellagio is the absolute embodiment of 'La Dolce Vita.'
Hosting 20 guests across 10 suites, the tranquil villa has spent time in the hands of four generations from the same family close to the town centre of Bellagio.
This historical town, with its cobbled lanes and outstanding views, is, without a doubt, one of the most alluring destinations in the lakes district of the country.
Recently converted into a phenomenal holiday retreat and a living museum, the villa is characterised by typical Italian 19th-century furnishings, adorned with interesting paintings and complemented by a marble fireplace, grand piano, chandeliers from Murano and silk wallpaper from Venice.
Beyond the colonial walls, you'll find a tennis court, a modern heated pool, and a jetty for your classically Italian-style Riva speedboat. Because who drives a car when you're living on the shores of Lake Bellagio?
Villa Bellagio is available for rent from EUR 40,000 (AU$64,564) per week.