Villa Storia

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4


Wedding Venue Pool Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Hot Tub Walk to Village All Bedrooms En-Suite Ideal for Parties Stag/Hen Allowed

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This prestigious villa, set within a large estate, provides accommodation for 8 guests across 4 beautiful bedrooms. The property offers elegant features while maintaining its original, historical details.

The estate was designed in the twenties by the architect Giancarlo Maroni, famous for also designing the Vittoriale degli Italiani nearby. The estate was renovated in 2008 and offers a refined and elegant residence for guests who want to indulge in relaxation and tranquillity.

The estate is surrounded by 1,000 ancient olive trees that are still producing high quality extra-virgin, DOP certificated olive oil. Guests are able to enjoy the rich taste of this precious oil and will also notice the beautiful aromas filling the air as they walk around the estate.

The owners are incredibly excited to host visitors at this property overlooking Lake Garda.

Good news! This property is available as a Vill’otel

Yey! Wait… what is that?
It’s the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel.

What’s included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • 3 km (40 min walk) from the town

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Satellite TV Games Room Home Cinema Heating

The Villa

This elegant historical villa, situated on a beautiful plateau surrounded by hectares of olive groves, can accommodate up to 8 guests across 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathroom.

Ground floor
- Living room with fireplace and breath-taking views over the lake
- Dining room
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Billiards room

First floor
- Two double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom and TV
- Two double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, TV and terrace

- Heated Jacuzzi for 6/8 people
- Well maintained gardens and grounds
- Barbeque area
- Patio area furnished with deck chairs and tables for outdoor dining
- Covered car parking

More facilities

- Sound system
- IPad provided for guests offers internet access and useful information
- Piano
- Nespresso machine equipped with pods for the duration of your stay
- Bread and croissants provided every morning
- Safe


About the surrounding area of Villa Storia
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Storia is an elegant and exclusive hillside property located on the western shore of Lake Garda. Located 300m above sea level and surrounded by 10 hectares of olive groves, the villa provides guests with an incomparable panorama spanning across the lower lake and the quaint village of Gaino. The nearest town is Toscolano Maderno, less than 3 km away.

The villa is in a strategic position for guests who want to quickly reach places of interest, culture and entertainment. Along with several local festivals, culinary events and firework displays, the list below provides information on the most popular attractions nearby.

Gardone Riviera, known as the garden city, is only a few kilometres away and hosts the 'Vittoriale degli italiani', a beautiful, historic home and museum for the poet and writer Gabriele D'Annunzio. The writer spent the last years of his life there. The outdoor amphitheatre offers a rich programme of performances during the summer.

The historical and cultural city of Brescia offers several artistic and cultural events throughout the year. The Santa Giulia Museum has interesting exhibitions, and there is an annual vintage car race from May 13th to 17th.

The eastern shore of Lake Garda also offers important attractions. Verona, the city famous for Romeo and Juliet, is a hub for art and history lovers as well as for those in search of good shopping and entertainment options. The Arena di Verona theatre hosts famous works during the summer opera season.

Finally, the view from the villa offers a glimpse over to the southern coast of the Lake, attainable also by boat or ferry, the Gulf of Desenzano and Sirmione, whose summit holds the remains of the Roman villa Grotte di Catullo, dating back to the 1st century AD.

The location of the villa, surrounded by green hills and overlooking Lake Garda, offers many choices of outdoor activities. Nearby are the Bogliaco golf course and the sailing centre of Gargnano, famous for the Centomiglia boat race.

The tranquil environment around the estate is perfect for nature lovers. The nearby woods offer long walks and are ideal for picnics. The mountains offer harder trekking and climbing, and the hill trails have fantastic horse riding or mountain biking opportunities. Even for the most adventurous there are unique opportunities including paragliding, hang gliding or wind and kite surfing on the nearby shores of the lake.

Horse riding can be done near the villa.

The lake is just 3 km away. Kayaks and boats are available to rent.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Verona

(70 km)

Nearest Village Toscolano Maderno

(3 km)

Nearest Restaurant Osteria Ai Cantagai Di Arici Lara

(300 m)

Nearest Supermarket Simply Market - Piazzale Salvo d'Acquisto, 19

(3.3 km)


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Games Room
  • Home Cinema

Services Available

  • Maid Service Included
  • Breakfast Included


Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Included
  • Breakfast Included
  • In house massages available
  • Welcome hamper
Good news! This property is available as a Vill’otel

With a vill’otel holiday, you can enjoy all these services throughout your stay:

- Daily breakfast
- Daily maid service
- Deluxe welcome hamper with local delicacies
- Welcome drinks for your group
- Fridge-stocking service
- Private chef service

If you’d like to book the Vill’otel serviced option, contact us on for a tailor-made quote! Typical costs range between £100-£250 per person per week dependent on requirements.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested at the time of booking.

- Mid-week cleaning of the villa and linen change including pool and spa towels and bathrobes on Wednesdays at 2pm.
- A bottle of “Tenuta Le Selve” olive oil.
- 5 bottles of wine.
- 6 bottles of water.
- Fresh bread and croissants every morning.

Services upon request at additional cost:
- Private chef to prepare lunch and dinner in the apartment kitchen.
- A private waiter is available on request at €20,00 per hour.
- Shopping delivery service €30,00.
- Masseur and beautician available on request in the privacy of the property.
- Babysitter €15,00 per hour.
- Personal trainer.
- Car rental can be organised with or without a driver.
- Private boat rental with or without a skipper.
- Helicopter service landing directly in the garden of the villa for sightseeing or airport transfers.
- Wine tasting and cellar tours including a picnic in the traditional cellar “Le chiusure” in the village of San Felice del Benaco. 
- Tours and cultural events.
- Security service.
- Extra cleaning service, €20,00 per hour.
- Laundry service.

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help.

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Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1500 payable in cash upon arrival
Arrival time 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm (€50 fee for out of hours check-in)
Departure time 8:00 am - 10:00 am (€50 fee for out of hours check-out)
Energy costs included? Included in rental price
Linen & towels included? Linen & towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets allowed at an additional cost, €500 per dog
Changeover day Saturday on high season
End of stay cleaning included? Included in rental rate
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Minimum stay 7 nights on high season
Heating costs included? Included in rental price
Tax Included in the rental price
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included
Pool heating charge? Not included, additional €350 per week

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 18th 2019 - Apr 27th 2019 £1,802 £2,417 £3,031 £4,142
Apr 27th 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019 - - - £6,420
Jun 22nd 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - - £7,456
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 - - - £6,420
Sep 28th 2019 - Apr 27th 2020 £1,802 £2,417 £3,031 £4,142
Apr 27th 2020 - Jun 22nd 2020 - - - £6,420
Jun 22nd 2020 - Aug 21st 2020 - - - £7,456

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 18th 2019 - Apr 27th 2019 €1,969 €2,584 €3,198 €4,527
Apr 27th 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019 - - - €7,016
Jun 22nd 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - - €8,148
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 - - - €7,016
Sep 28th 2019 - Apr 27th 2020 €1,969 €2,584 €3,198 €4,527
Apr 27th 2020 - Jun 22nd 2020 - - - €7,016
Jun 22nd 2020 - Aug 21st 2020 - - - €8,148

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 18th 2019 - Apr 27th 2019 $2,226 $2,840 $3,455 $5,117
Apr 27th 2019 - Jun 22nd 2019 - - - $7,930
Jun 22nd 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - - $9,209
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 - - - $7,930
Sep 28th 2019 - Apr 27th 2020 $2,226 $2,840 $3,455 $5,117
Apr 27th 2020 - Jun 22nd 2020 - - - $7,930
Jun 22nd 2020 - Aug 21st 2020 - - - $9,209

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • I wish I could live here forever...

    Posted by Anon on 07/09/2016

    Daily bread deliveries, thorough cleaning twice a week, plush amenities and more space than you can imagine. Every room has a gorgeous view of some kind. I wish I could live here forever. It was perfect.

  • An all-round perfect stay...

    Posted by Anon on 07/09/2016

    An all-around perfect stay: Hearty welcome / guide, stunning villa, great view, clean, breakfast delivery, well-kept garden...would gladly visit again!

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