8 Bedroom Detached Villa For Sale in Stresa , Lake Maggiore - Price On Application
PRESTIGIOUS VILLA OVERLOOKING LAKE MAGGIORE
Unique opportunity to acquire a very large luxurious modern villa in Stresa overlooking the shores of Lake Maggiore.
The villa originally dates back to the late 1800 and was recently renovated and modernised to an exceptionally high standard in 2010.
The impressive entrance is bathed in light and leads to a central atrium with 9 metre high windows with integral electronic blinds overlooking the rear garden. The ground floor has a high degree of security (detail on application). There are wide interconnecting doors throughout the ground floor which can be opened and hidden in recessed casements to provide a very large open plan space. The windows all slide back into casings to provide seamless openings. The vast elegant sitting room has a fireplace and white marble flooring which leads into a 2nd sitting room which currently houses a grand piano with access to a guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom. There is a smaller 3rd sitting room with a fireplace leading to the dining room. The dining room has a unique water feature designed to form a canal of flowing water which can be illuminated and is covered in glass walkways. There is a wonderful guest cloakroom and concealed fitted cupboards in the corridor for guest’s coats etc. The kitchen is extremely modern and equipped to a professional standard with superb appliances, large fridges, wine coolers, work surfaces and storage with a pantry leading from the kitchen. There is access to a large cellar and laundry room in the basement.
The impressive central staircase which is constructed from Carrara marble and glass leads from the central atrium to the first, second and superb third mansard floor. There is also lift access to all floors.
The first floor is made up of two areas of comparable dimensions. Each area can be shut off with re-enforced security doors.
All four bedrooms overlook the lake with large sliding glass doors opening onto magnificent covered terraces with spectacular views.
The very spacious master bedroom suite includes a sitting area with a fireplace and superb fitted cupboards throughout. Sliding doors reveal the dressing room area and large luxurious bathroom with separate bath and shower. There is further storage and access to the secondary lift to the rear of the master suite.
The large second bedroom has its own bathroom and access to the terrace.
Across the atrium is a further security door leading to the third double bedroom with superb views of the lake via a wall of glass in the bathroom, the fourth ensuite bedroom also has terrace access.
There is a well equipped gymnasium/5th bedroom with ensuite bathroom that overlooks the rear garden, also on this side is a separate kitchen/laundry room.
The magnificent mansard floor is a luxury self-contained roof top apartment of 325sqm with a terrace of 160sqm which includes a water feature pond.
There are 3 good sized ensuite bedrooms, a large dining room with separate fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, and a vast sitting room with a fabulous double-sided fireplace between the sitting room and dining room.
The extensive grounds of 15,000sqm are divided into areas of mature trees, woods, local shrubs and plants indigenous to the area which include azaleas, palm trees, rhododendrons and magnolias.
The property includes a caretaker’s house, a large garage, a greenhouse and a small rustico in the woods together with a private beach of 2,100sqm on the lake side of the road.
Note: there is currently no swimming pool but there is plenty of available space and several preliminary drawings exist for a pool and the provision of a heli-pad.
Woodland: 5,525 sqm Garden: 7,560 sqm Rustico (to be renovated): 60sqm Greenhouse: 25 sqm (to be restored) Garage: 54 sqm Caretakers house: 126sqm (to be renovated) Mansard/attic floor: 325 sqm 1st floor: 375 sqm Ground floor: 375 sqm Cellar: 95 sqm Roof terrace: 160 sqm 1st floor terrace: 138 sqm Ground floor porch area: 138 sqm
Price on Application (plus 3% marketing/agency fee, plus VAT on marketing/agency fee)
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