Located in the hilly area, near the city of Varese, just few minutes from Milan and near the magnificent Lake Maggiore historic villa for sale.
The origins of this splendid historic home date back to 1722, was rebuilt around the early nineteenth century and finally renovated in 2000.
Crossing the gate of the Villa you can admire the English park, romantic and very well-kept and characterized by centuries-old plants among which there are contemporary art works of well-known international artists.
With an area of close to 1000sqm the property is on two main floors, characterized by large halls and frescoed rooms with original historical details.
Continue the ground floor with a spacious veranda overlooking the green Italian garden of about 8,500 square meters, enriched by fascinating architectural elements of Roman inspiration.
On the left side of the veranda there is the lemon-house: a small greenhouse surrounded by cathedral glass, useful to shelter vases of lemons and exotic essences in winter.
On the right side there is a chapel dedicated to the Immaculate, still consecrated and well-preserved in every detail.
In the main atrium, a marvellous Carrara marble staircase leads us to the upper floor where there is a sleeping area with 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
On the top floor of the Villa we find an attic with a small independent apartment.
Composed of: a living room with kitchenette, bathroom, bedroom and a wooden mezzanine with additional beds.
The oldest part of the villa follows in the basement, consisting of: cellar, pantry, glacier all in exposed brick and finally the two cisterns that once served to collect rainwater.
In the final part of the garden there is the ancient observatory: an octagonal building used at the time to watch the stars from the dome. Inside, small fragments of frescoes are still visible.
Under the observatory there is the Nymphaeum, a small room decorated with particular types of stones different for cuts and colours, a true masterpiece.
The princely atmosphere characterizes this magnificent property, the charm of the welcoming environments, the green park that surrounds it, are the distinctive elements that make this villa a real historic luxury home.
Locality: Lake Maggiore
Price: 2 400 000 €
Product Code: 21355