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3 bedroom villa for sale

Italy - Lombardy, Como, Como


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Key features:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Period
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Land
  • Roof Terrace
  • Terrace
  • Private Parking/Garage
  • 1.23 acres

Full description:

Period villa for sale in Lake Como

Enchanting mill and bridge inside the park dating back to 1600 with adjacent gorgeous villa in the Lake Como area which has long attracted famous visitors, from Mozart to Madonna.

This home seems part of Tuscan farmhouse, part Cistercian monastery, is truly unique— a gatekeeper's farm cottage built solidly into a hillside.

Unlike many of the surrounding grand villas, the building's authenticity and character had been earned by its patina—the shimmering burnished exterior of the stone can't be bought. Inside, the hand-scraped wood ceiling beams imparted both dignity and charm to the structure. But that didn't mean we couldn't introduce a few modern elements, like a simple wooden plank bookcase in the sitting room across from a centuries-old fireplace.

The living room has walls of deep cranberry red, which we chose for its warmth, with Thai silk throws and a vibrant antique Tabriz rug heightening the color scheme. The goal was to meld old-world European sophistication with an almost modern simplicity.

In the entry foyer, bare stone walls are warmed by a modest wood-burning stove and a minimalist African Bubinga wooden console containing two sunken stone bowls. Glowing objects, like a brass sleeve flue and a copper serving tray, add just enough sparkle to the otherwise serene, ascetic spaces.

Lovely former mill dating back to 1600 with adjacent gorgeous villa in the Lake Como area which has long attracted famous visitors, from Mozart to Madonna.

Its Villa d'Este, built in the sixteenth century for the Cardinal of Como, is one of Italy's most beautiful hotels. Como is known for its exquisite silks and hand-thrown pottery.

Milano 46km
Como 16km
Bellagio 12km
Lecco 14km

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Nearest Airports*

  • Milano (Malpensa) (INTERNATIONAL), 21.6 miles
  • Linate (LOCAL), 26.3 miles
  • Città di Torino (INTERNATIONAL), 80.7 miles
  • Villafranca Veronese (INTERNATIONAL), 91.9 miles
  • Cristoforo Colombo (INTERNATIONAL), 96.8 miles

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To view this property or request more details, contact
Knight Frank, London

55 Baker Street W1U 8AN London
03339 390370  Local call rate
About Knight Frank, London

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