For Sale 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms 2 Receptions €1,900,000

7 Bedroom Detached Villa For Sale in Pettenasco , Lake Orta - €1,900,000

Vintage villa in the old town on Lake Orta, Pettenasco

Property Details
o Total Surface approx. 530 m²
o Usable Surface approx. 488 m²
o Number of Rooms 13
o Total Number of Bathrooms 6
o Number of Bedrooms 7
o Surface Garden approx. 14,700 m²
o Terrace
o Fireplace

This romantic country house, constructed for a local noble family over a century ago, is situated on the east bank of the lake. Situated in a quiet village, the house overlooks the lake and you can walk through the park and follow the path to your private boat house. In fact the property consists of two houses.

Separate of the house used to be the servants quarter with a kitchen, dining room with fireplace, two bedrooms, bathroom, attic and balconies. Entering the main house by the gate, you will notice the original heraldic indications of this aristocratic property. The courtyard and house are restored with great taste, to maintain the historical character of the country style. Palm trees, Jasmine and wisteria have taken the place where used to be the farm yard and the hayloft is converted into a lovely terrace overlooking the lake. An elevator is added to the modern comfort to reach the first floor and apart from the main stairs are two entrances so the owners and guests can enjoy the comfort of this house without disturbing each other. This makes the house very suitable to be rented or to invite guests. The main part consists of a living room with fireplace and balconies, dining room, kitchen, library, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The left wing contains two ensuite bedrooms with access to the terrace. Downstairs are a large storage room, boiler room, laundry room, wine cellar and Gardner's' room. The park of about 1ha contains a lovely collection of trees.

The village has two restaurants and the nearest larger town is only 5 minutes by car.

Lake Orta is a beautiful lake in northern Italy in the Piedmont region, west of Lake Maggiore. The patron saint of the region is Saint Julius (4th century), who according to a local legend, has beaten the dragon that terrorised the lake. The town Orta San Giulio, built on a peninsula projecting from the east shore of the lake, is the main touristic village that attracts visitors from all over the world.

The village is very characteristic and on top of the hill you can visit the Sacro Monte with a chain of chapels that are classified by UNESCO World Heritage. You can take a boat from the main square of the town to visit the lovely Isle of Saint Julius with the old monastery, often used as a wedding destination. The Island and the towns of Orta and Pella are connected by a boat service and taxi boats. The city of Omegna in the north is worth visiting with a medieval bell tower, baroque church and the Ponte Antico or medieval bridge over the Strona River. The Porta Romana is the only surviving medieval gate of Omegna. The town of Pettenasco is the main town on the east part and on the west shore you find the town of Pella and the church of Madonna del Sasso with a breath taking view over the area.

By train the southern end of the lake is about 35 kilometres (22 miles) of Novara on the main Turin-Milan line, while its north end is about 6 kilometres (4 miles) by rail south of the Gravellona-Toce railway station, half-way between Ornavasso and Omegna. From Omegna you can easily reach the motorway to Novara and Vercelli or towards Lago Maggiore. From the east side you are within half an hour in Arona or Stresa or on top of the Mottarone Mountain. The airport of Milano-Malpensa can be reached within the hour.

Asking price 1,900,000 EUR (plus 3%+VAT marketing /finders fees)

Energy Class / Energy Performance Indicator: G /368[kWh/m²a

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