Villa Matilde, also known as “Il Castello” (the castle), is an extraordinary villa built around 1880. The property is set in a 1,300 sqm charming garden embellished with a copy of the fountain of the charterhouse of Pavia, terracotta borders, a wrought-iron well-curb, and other romantic details.
The villa is divided into 5 apartments connected by lift and staircase and is ideal for a large family or as investment/holiday rentals. All living rooms, bedrooms and terraces enjoy splendid views of Lake Como, Torno and the mountains.
The main apartment of approx. 230 sqm is set on the noble floor and entered though an impressive and spacious entrance hall with an elegant teak staircase and a stained glass window. In the kitchen/dining room there is a stone fireplace from 16th century, the twin of which is kept at the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan. In the living room there is a precious fireplace from 17th century in old-rose Sienese stone. The three bedrooms on the first floor have rose wood inlay flooring, lacunar ceilings and covered balconies overlooking the lake. The two bathrooms were renovated in 2009 with design sanitary fixtures, marble covering and wooden floors.
The apartment on 2nd floor and the top floor measures approx. 105 sqm and consists of a living room with frescoed ceilings and wooden parquet flooring, kitchen with breakfast area and large windows, a double bedroom, a single bedroom, two bathrooms, a laundry room and a south-facing terrace of approx. 30 m2 with wonderful lake view. The apartment was renovated in 2009.
The two small apartments of approx. 43 and 52 m2 were renovated in 2015 and consist of a living room with kitchenette, a bedroom and a bathroom as well as a balcony or terrace. The 5th apartment, renovated in 2015, accommodates a living room with fireplace, a kitchen with breakfast area and terrace, two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The shared areas include a new swimming pool with terrace and sun bathing area, a breakfast room, an atrio, a technical room and cellars. Furthermore there is a one-bedroom flat in need of renovation, a large garage as well as uncovered parking for 4 cars.
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- Type of property: Villa
- Available for: Sale
- Property area: Lake Como
- Municipality: Torno
- Surface: 730 mq
- Bedrooms: 9
- Bathrooms: 8,5
- Balconies/terraces: yes
- Garden: 1300 mq
- Garage: yes
- Parking place: yes (4)
- Year of construction: 1880
- Furnished kitchen
- Original features
- Lake view
The property is situated in the picturesque village of Torno on the eastern shore of Lake Como, less than 10 km from Como. Shops, restaurants and other amenities as well as the lake can be reached on foot via a charming cobbled path in 5 minutes.