5 Bedroom Apartment For Sale in Menaggio , Lake Como - €1,500,000
Lake Como period Apartment in central Menaggio
The property is located within 2 minutes walk of the main Menaggio Piazza and lakefront. It is an impressive historic villa from the early 1900’s which has been divided into 2 apartments. The ground floor (sold) retaining the front garden and the top 2 floors (for sale) retaining the rear and side gardens, where there is ample room to build a lovely, private swimming pool.
The property is approached via a small lane, leading to a stunning double-gated entrance with gravel driveway leading to the property. The surrounding gardens are well-manicured.
It is currently occupied as a full time home and would benefit from some modernisation and possible alteration of the internal lay-out to add en suite bathrooms to the spacious bedrooms. The structure is sound. The property retains a host of original features including moulded cornices and frescoed ceilings.
The property is 525 sq metres over 2 floors, only one of which is currently in use. The full height attic could be turned into additional l living accommodation and/or a stunning roof terrace with panoramic lake views.
A large staircase leads up to the main living floor from the rear garden and open parking (there is also the possibility to build garages, if required). There is an additional 120 sq metres of building volume available for this or other space, as required.
There is a large entrance hall leading onto the various rooms. Access to the attic is here from a cast iron original spiral staircase.
A large double living/dining area Separate dining kitchen Rear bedroom 3 further bedrooms + study 2 bathrooms
Asking price €1,500,000 (plus 3% agency fee + VAT on agency fee)
International Horizons have a team of British colleagues living and working on the Italian Lakes, who provide a British approach to purchasing properties in Italy, including (if required), a comprehensive architectural service
Menaggio Area Guide Menaggio is a lively little town with narrow streets, a lido, good shops, restaurants and excellent ferry service. The weekly market is a must. Overlooking Menaggio and the lake is the oldest golf course of Italy. Other areas to visit would be Bellagio ( Villa Melzi), Tremezzo (villa Carlotta) , Lugano ( 40 km), Como-town 40 km, Milan 80 km. and wonderful mountains in the nearby Swiss alps in St. Moritz ( 90 km). The ski resorts of the Valtellina including Madesimo are a 1.5hr drive away. Lugano is a short 30 minute drive away via the new tunnel opened from Porlezza to Lugano. Buying a property in Menaggio means you will own a property in one of the most popular areas of Lake Como. ...Read Less
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