7 bedroom house for sale
Italy - Lombardy, Como, Argegno
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- 4 bathroom(s)
Located within walking distance of the village of Argegno, this stunning Liberty Villa is brimming with original features and has been lovingly restored by the current owners. It sits behind majestic double wrought iron gates and is approached via a gravel drive way.
There are 2 formal rooms on the ground floor a spacious living room and an impressive dining room, both with parquet floors and original wooden painted ceilings. There is also a small study overlooking the garden. The modern dining kitchen has a separate access leading out to the rear garden for al fresco dining under the original iron gazebo. There is also a marble bathroom with shower.
The impressive hallway has a stunning marble staircase, leading to the first floor where there are 4 bedrooms and 2 further spacious marble bathrooms. The attic space has been transformed into a cosy second living area with an open fire and open beam work. There is an extra bedroom with space and plumbing for a further bathroom. There is also outline planning permission to put panoramic windows in and add a large sun terrace.
The basement area has its own direct access from the garden and could be used independently. It currently houses 2 bedrooms, a large laundry and a cavernous storeroom, which could easily be transformed into a further bedroom and bathroom.
The spacious grounds of approximately 1800 sq metres are well established with ancient trees and pretty flower beds in keeping with the period and the whole garden is afforded privacy by a huge jasmine hedge. The old mulattiera or mule track directly below the property provides pedestrian access down to village of Argegno in only 10 mins
Asking price: 1,900,000 (plus 3% agency/marketing fee, plus VAT on agency/marketing fee)
International Horizons have a well established team of British colleagues living and working exclusively on the Italian Lakes, who provide a professional, efficient and proactive approach to purchasing properties in Italy, including (if required), a comprehensive architectural and refurbishment service.
The village of Argegno is becoming increasingly popular as it retains its village charm all year round and is a real lived-in village. There is a small village store, a weekly market, a vegetable shop and bakery, as well as post office and 2 banks. Restaurants and wine bars cluster around the quaint village square with al fresco dining all year round. For a relatively small village there is a great choice of eateries for such a small village 2 wine bars, 4 cafes, and 5 restaurants, as well as one of the best ice cream shops on the lake. It is also a main stop-off point for both the ferry and the hydrofoil, as well as the lake bus, so access from the airport is very easy.
- Milano (Malpensa) (International), 47.4 miles
- Linate (Domestic), 56.4 miles
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