This masterpiece was built as homage to the silk industry of Como, set on the mountain with a 180 degree view of Lake Como.
Facing Lake Como western coast, Villa Bonomi is an exclusive neoclassical property with a renewed presence that includes unique pieces of furniture adorning the halls, a spectacular outdoor swimming pool, 11 suites and a stunning four-acre garden, designed by an important Italian landscape designer, Pietro Porcinai. The spacious manicured lawns allow for ceremonies overlooking Lake Como and large marquees to host the most extravagant wedding celebrations. The property has a two night minimum hire for wedding events.
Admired by celebrities
The villa was built in the 1920s and renovated in the 1950s by the architect Luigi Caccia Dominioni for Cavaliere Antonio Ratti, who was not only an entrepreneur but also a patron of the arts, so much so that he promoted a foundation and was financed at the Metropolitan Museum of New York a center for the conservation, restoration and conservation of textile collections. Since restoration, the current management provides impeccable services such as personal chef, yoga teacher, babysitter, and personal shopper.
Color graces the grounds
The elegant garden was created in the years 1957-62 by Pietro Porcinai, the most important landscape architect of the 20th century, as a a dutiful homage to the silk masters of the area, with the strokes of various colors of its green fabric, when its gentle slopes are tinged with the red, orange, yellow of the foliage of the trees (maples, oaks, pomegranates, etc.) and in spring with the pink, blue, yellow, white of the spectacular blooms of azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias.