Lago Maggiore property for sale - classic villa with panoramic lake views
Elegant house in Lago Maggiore for sale with panoramic lake views
This classically elegant villa from 1896 is beautifully located on an elevated hill-top position, overlooking the lovely Lake Maggiore and the pretty market town of Luino.
The luxurious main house is arranged over five floors, each accessible by lift. The property is currently divided into a 3-storey villa with a basement; a 2-storey loft style space, and an independent 1-bedroom duplex apartment with its own private entrance.
There is also a gorgeous swimming pool area along with a separate annex complete with several amenities.
The main house features a magnificent lounge and dining room - both with access to a 60m² terrace with stunning views of the lake Maggiore and another 60m² terrace. It also has a reading room, large kitchen with beautiful garden views and a study. The master bedroom boasts a walk-in wardrobe and a stuccoed bathroom with Jacuzzi. In addition, there are two large bedroom suites, each with beautiful lake views and a day room (study).
Almost all rooms benefits from having beautiful original Carrara marble fireplaces and the entire property has very high ceilings. Some of the other standout features include a palm tree lined driveway, a beautiful original oak staircase, an antique Italian wood burning stove and multiple terraces and balconies with stunning views.
The loft style space occupies two floors, offering 280m² of living space (including the basement). One of the five rooms features an antique Finnish tower-shaped wood burning stove from the 18th century. The basement benefits from having its own entrance from the gardens, and is also connected to the upper floors through an internal staircase.
The independent duplex flat offers a small balcony overlooking the lake. It is comprised of an open plan kitchen, lounge and a double bedroom with a balcony.
The swimming pool complex, built in the same classical style as the main house, offers an elegant swimming pool, gazebo, changing rooms, shower and a 250m² surrounding area complete with hand-crafted balustrades made of Vicenza stone.
The annex offers a games-room/gym of approximately 60m² with glass patio doors and its own restroom with shower.
The gorgeous mature gardens occupy over 5,000m² of land, and boast stunning ancient pine trees, mimosa, varied fruit trees, palm trees.
There is also a 4-car garage of approx. 160² and a separate laundry room.
The luxury house in Lago Maggiore is conveniently located: 1km from the centre of Luino, 20km from Lugano, 50km from Malpensa Airport and 90km from Milan. There are very good shopping facilities in the town of Luino, with more comprehensive shopping in the nearby town of Varese and the city of Milan. The area has an excellent choice of both private and state schools, and the house is located close to sporting facilities – tennis courts, racing ground, swimming pool. It is only 800 metres from the lake where there is a renowned sailing club, a rowing club as well as windsurfing facilities.