- Central heating
- Private garden
Boasting regal proportions inside and out, this beautiful period villa in Carlazzo offers a unique setting between Lake Lugano and Lake Como. Within easy reach of both and located within a well-serviced village, the detached period villa provides every form of convenience, and opportunity!The beautiful Neo-classical facade is elegantly proportioned and is reached via walking through the original gate posts. Known locally as the 'Doctor Villa', it oozes history and resonance for the residents living here. Originally built in the 17th century by a notable architect, the home was frequented by notable noble families of the area. The original carriage way is still intact, alongside many fine period features within. Internally, the generous 350m2 layout provides a fine and flexible assortment of beautiful rooms. The elegant entrance hallway with beamed ceiling, fireplace, marble flooring and grand sweeping Liberty-style staircase provides effortless drama. The villa's elevated setting is perfect for making the most of the sunny aspect that the village of Carlazzo particularly enjoys. An attractive drawing room enjoys a lovely sunny aspect and features a high Tuscan-style beamed ceiling, an original marble fireplace and warm parquet flooring. A spacious tiled kitchen diner with terrace access can also be enjoyed to the ground floor. The generous kitchen and grand proportions are perfectly suited for keeping a chef or enjoying extravagant dinner parties. Alfresco dining also awaits hospitable hosts out on the sunny terrace, as well as on the top floor roof terrace.The villa provides 5 inviting bedrooms; each retaining the same period features and regal elegance of the time. The versatile accommodation is complemented by 3 spacious bathrooms. Outside the private 250m2 garden offers a sunny sheltered setting perfect for relaxing, sun bathing and entertaining. Private parking and partial lake views make this villa an attractive investment not to miss.The friendly village of Carlazzo offers a selection of local shops and amenities, as well as a frequent bus service. There is easy access down the hillside to the main road, which leads in no time to Porlezza and Lugano city, as well as Lake Como in the opposite direction.