Elegant Belle Epoque Villa with Lake View
This grand period villa in a dominant position in Mezzegra enjoys an excellent sun exposure and an enchanting view of Lake Como and the surrounding mountains. The villa was built in 1890 and restored by the current owner in 2005 retaining many original features. It is set on two floors plus a tower and has a total surface of approx. 300 sqm.
From the portico a beautiful, massive front door gives access to an impressive entrance hall. The ground floor is composed of two bright living rooms, an elegant dining room, a bathroom with shower, and an eat-in kitchen with access to the garden and an outdoor dining area. This floor is characterized by period details such as original floor tiles, doors and windows, and beautiful stained glass window and a marvellous frescoed ceiling in the entrance hall. From one of the living rooms there is access to a large lakefront terrace.
The impressive staircase leads to the first floor with a gallery landing. This floor accommodates the master bedroom with wardrobe and ensuite bathroom with shower. There is access to a lovely lakefront terrace with a magnificent view of the lake. Furthermore there are three bedrooms, two of which overlooking the lake, and a large bathroom with tub.
The tower floor hosts a spacious bedroom with a private terrace with lake view, a bathroom, a laundry which could be turned into a kitchen, a storage room, and a boiler room.
The villa is set in a mature, terraced garden of approx. 1,625 sqm with decorations typical of the beginning of the last century and space to build a swimming pool. A garage with storage room for garden tools and a small boat, plus a wine cellar complete the property.
The property is located in Mezzegra, on the western shore of picturesque Lake Como, 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 can be reached by foot in 2 minutes. Mezzegra offers several restaurants and bars, a supermarket, an excellent bakery and an ice cream parlor/pasticceria. A playground for children and the lakefront with a charming piazza with a magnificent century-old Magnolia tree and a characteristic bar/restaurant are also within walking distance.
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- Type of property: Villa
- Available for: Sale
- Property area: Lake Como
- municipality: Tremezzina
- Surface: 300 mq
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 4
- Balconies/terraces: yes
- Garden: 1625 mq
- Heating: autonomous
- Garage/e: yes
- Parking place: yes
- Year of construction: 1890
- Jahr der Umstrukturierung: 2005
- Alarm system