Magnificent Historical Villa in Quiet Location
Magnificent Historical Villa in Quiet Location.
This grand historic villa in a quiet position in Tremezzo enjoys excellent sun exposure and a view of Lake Como and the surrounding mountains. The villa was built at the beginning of the 18th century and boasts many original features. It is set on three floors plus a basement and has a total surface of approx. 900 sqm.
From a beautiful pebble terrace one enters the impressive and bright entrance hall with typical Lombard cotto floor. The ground floor is composed of a three grand living rooms with open fireplaces, a dining room, a large eat-in kitchen with fireplace and pantry, a study and two bathrooms. This floor is characterized by period details such as splendid frescoed ceilings, antique wooden and Venetian marble floors, original doors and fireplaces. The bathrooms walls are covered with shiny stucco, an ancient material used in Pompeii.
A granite staircase leads to the first floor with a spacious corridor with access to a lakefront balcony. This floor accommodates 4 generously-sized bedrooms with lake view and amazing frescoed ceilings, a single bedroom and two bathrooms. The second floor consists of two flats, also accessible from the garden. The basement floor hosts technical and storage rooms and a wine cellar. To the property belongs a caretaker’s flat of approx. 100 sqm in need of total renovation.
The villa was renovated by Pietro Lingeri, a renowned Italian rationalist architect. Mr Lingeri also enlarged the villa to provide it with five additional bathrooms without touching the frescoed ceilings.
The villa is set in an elegant and mature garden of approx. 3,500 sqm with paths and shaded areas. The property is set back 100m from the lake and enjoys a secluded and quiet location guaranteeing a high level of privacy.
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- Type of property: Villa
- Available for: Sale
- Property area: Lake Como
- Municipality: Tremezzina
- Surface: 900 mq
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 6
- Balconies/terraces: yes
- Garden: 3500 mq
- Heating: autonomous
- Garage: no
- Parking place: yes
- Year of construction: 1700
- Energy class: G
- Landscaped park
- Marble fireplace
- Lake view
The Tremezzina area on the western shore of picturesque Lake Como has been rated as one of the 10 most beautiful places in the world. It is only 30 km from the Swiss border/Lugano, 30 km from Como and the highway to Milano and Malpensa airport. Menaggio and Bellagio are easily reachable by car or ferry.
The centre of Mezzegra and Tremezzo can be reached by foot in 5 minutes and have a wealth of restaurants and cafès, wine bars, a supermarket, an excellent bakery, several ice cream parlors/pasticcerias as well as attractions such a Villa Balbianello and Villa Carlotta and its botanical gardens. The area offers many leisure activities including boat rental and water sports, hiking, golf, tennis, cycling, art & cooking classes, hotel spa treatments, fine dining and private tours.
The Tremezzina area is one of the most sought-after areas on Lake Como thanks to its excellent sun exposure, the undeniable charm of local architecture with authentic hamlets and elegant historic villas, and the wealth of local amenities and attractions.