- Only 5 Minutesâ€™ Drive From Como Town (3km)
- 500 sqm villa & 4500 sqm of land
- room for pool & additional building volume available
- sunshine until sunset
- Close to lake
Villa Pietra, Blevio - 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms + 2 bed guest houseLocated conveniently only 5 minutes' drive from Como town, this stunning 500 sq metre single-storey villa, set in 4500 sq metres of land, was designed by one of the most famous architects on the Lake, Mantegazza.It is situated on a promontory above the lake affording panoramic views of the lake and of Villa d'Este directly opposite. The sloping grounds lead done to a lakeside boat-house.The property is approached from the rear and from the main Como to Bellagio road, where the 2 bedroom porter's lodge/gatehouse is situated, which houses a garage and a lift leading down to the main villa, approximately 30 metres below road level.All of the main rooms and bedrooms take full advantage of the stunning lake views with large windows.An entrance hall leads into the stunning living area overlooking the lake, with a separate oak- panelled study to the rear and a cosy sitting room with fireplace.A large kitchen opens out onto an octagonal conservatory-style breakfast room overlooking the garden and the lake. A separate door leads from the kitchen to the formal dining room, which has sliding double doors opening out into the sitting room.A wide corridor leads to a wing with master suite with en suite bathroom + walk-in shower room and a private patio.There are 3 further bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in this areaPlus a further bedroom and bathroom in a separate wing, previously designed for staff, also housing the laundry.There is a large 3-room cellar + a wine cellar.The property was designed with future expansion in mind, and has a staircase (ready to open up), leading from the living room down to a currently unused are below the house, where additional accommodation or accessory rooms (cinema, gymnasium, indoor pool etc. cold easily be added). The whole of this area has large windows overlooking the lake.There is plenty of room to add a pool, if required.The property benefits from all day sunshine until the sun sets opposite behind Villa d'este.