For Sale 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Receptions €2,400,000

4 Bedroom Detached Villa For Sale in Leggiuno , Lake Maggiore - €2,400,000

Lake Maggiore: Leggiuno Beach Front Villa for sale

The property is in an enviable unique location, on the shores of Lake Maggiore with private access to the lake itself.

As the property is located on the East bank of the lake it enjoys an optimal sunny exposition. There is also easy access by car to Milan, Malpensa and Switzerland via the nearby road which is not a disturbance as it is 8 metres above the rear of the property.

There are uncultivated woodlands on both the North and South perimeters ensuring maximum privacy and absolute quiet. As the villa is located 10 metres above lake level there is also total privacy from passing boats.

The property is spread over 2,800 square meters with a completely fenced perimeter and accessible via the main gates with stone pillars and private driveway.

The villa dates back to 1960 and was designed by a well-known artist as his private residence on Lake Maggiore. It has been preserved with continuous interventions which, while keeping everything in perfect working order and in step with technological upgrades does not interfere with the guiding principle in the design of the artist, both the materials used and the functionality of the villa are still noteworthy today.

An impressive walnut staircase leads upstairs from the entrance with its wooden parquet flooring.

The charming kitchen off the main entrance is covered in tiles with a central copper hood. The sitting room features a large stone and wood fireplace; the large French windows create a series of ever changing vistas of the garden, lake, mountains and Borromeo Islands. The bathroom still contains elements of the original artist, the master bedroom also overlooks the garden and lake and has an original fireplace, wooden clad with gold ornaments by the same artist. Here too there are wooden floors and decorated wooden doors.

There is a sound proof meditation room off the bedroom where there is a fireplace resting on an alabaster base again made by the original artist.

Upstairs there is a studio with suggestive views from the large windows, double bedroom with large windows, balcony and wooden floors, further double bedroom with tiled floors.

There is an independent guest accommodation consisting of a double bedroom with terrace and private bathroom accessible via a second granite staircase.

There is a lower ground floor which has a slightly smaller surface area than the ground floor, this area shows no signs of humidity thanks to the fact that the property has been built directly upon the rocks.

The garden, equipped with an automatic irrigation system is composed of different areas: from the upper part you can enjoy magnificent views of the house and Lake Maggiore; in other areas the tall trees and plants create a striking visual impact with the contrasting blue of the lake. There is a lawn area surrounding the villa where there is a large marble table seating 10 people and a romantic round table with a BBQ and large oven nearby.

There is a 10 metre decent via steps to the lake and beach.

Additional specifications
The roof was completely refurbished in 1997 maintaining the original form, with the implementation of insulation and insulating panels.

The electrical system was also completely replaced in the same year, with the addition of outdoor lighting, and is compliant with current regulations.

Even the heating system has undergone major works, with the installation of a new gas boiler and its relative water and electricity systems.

Asking price €2,400,000 plus 3%+VAT marketing / finders fees

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