Villa in city Luino
800.00 sq.m., 5 bedrooms

€ 4 900 000
The Property
Mileage and situation: Luino centre km 1, central Milan km 90, Lugano (CH) km 20, Malpensa Airport km 50. There are very good shopping facilities in the town of Luino, with more comprehensive shopping in the nearby town of Varese and the city of Milan. The area has an excellent choice of both private and state schools, and the house is located close to sporting facilities – tennis courts, racing ground, swimming pool. It is only 800mt from the lake where there is a renowned sailing club, a rowing club – as well as windsurfing facilities. Description.

The principal house dates from 1896 and enjoys a wonderful elevated position at
the head of a long drive, on a hill overlooking the beautiful Lake Maggiore and in the pretty market town of Luino, famous for its idyllic location, buzzing atmosphere and vibrant Wednesday market. The house is situated right in front of Luino's high school and just on the junction with Via Carnella, the town's most highly regarded residential street. The property boasts a beautiful 180
degree view of the lake and occupies over 800 square meters of land with luscious gardens extending for over 5000 square meters. The property is arranged over 5 floors, each with a lift access- it is currently divided in a 3 floored villa with a basement; a 2-floored loft style space, and a separate one bedroom apartment with its own private entrance. The property is approached
through wrought iron gates, along a palm tree lined driveway leaving to the main entrance to the house, and further down, to a separate complex garaging for 4 cars, with a laundry room, a gym, boiler room and an elegant swimming pool. The whole estate has been securitised with a modern alarm system and video surveillance, which can be monitored from the main house. It has full
wireless and phone access and most rooms in the property have bespoke lighting concealed within elegant plaster cornices.
The MainHouse
The house is arranged over four floors, with lift access to all. The house boasts a beautiful original oak staircase, which ends at the top floor maisonette lit with a large glass sun roof. Ground Floor – The ground floor is well arranged around a magnificent 'salon' or drawing room (with an antique Italian wood burning stove) and dining room - both with access to an exceptional 60
square meters north west facing terrace with breathtaking views of the lake and another 60 square meters south facing terrace, also with beautiful views. Next to the drawing room, is a good sized reading room and beyond the dining room is a large kitchen with original sinks and beautiful views over the gardens. Basement - a landing with plenty of storage as well as a good-sized guest
toilet First Floor - a beautiful north west facing master bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and a sizeable stuccoed bathroom with Jacuzzi; two balconies with beautiful views over the lake (one with a century-old wisteria) and over the gardens; a study with its own ensuite bathroom with shower and a balcony overlooking the 60 square meters terrace down below. Second Floor -
maisonette - on this floor there are two large bedroom suites, both with a beautiful view of the lake and each with a day room (study) and an en-suite bathroom with showers. Nearly all rooms have a stunning original (and restored carefully by local artisans) marble di Carrara fireplaces and the whole property has very high ceilings.
The LoftStyle
First floor of the property. This is the first floor of the house, and overall, it occupies 180 square meters (not including its 100 square meters basement) with central heating and an aircooling system for the summer months. The windows are in Finstral PVC with polarised, smash-resistant glass. All the walls are stuccoed with many small decorative features. This space is arranged over
two floors: Aground floor - is composed by a wide pillared room, opening up over a terrace, which surrounds the whole unit. The room features an antique Finnish tower-shaped wood burning stove from the 18th century. There is a further room (36 square meters; 6 meters high), which opens directly onto the gardens. The floor is also equipped with very ample bathroom with two separate
toilets and a wide washroom area. Astaircase then connects this to an upper mezzanine floor, approx 70 square meters divided into three main rooms and a main bathroom with an original antique bath and a shower, as well as an independent balcony of approx 15 square meters. This part of the property also benefits from a wall mounted safe box. Basement - the 100 square meters
basement has its own entrance from the gardens, and is also connected to the upper floors through an internal staircase. It is equipped with special thermal doors, which separate the area keeping a specific temperature. Alarge safe box is anchored to the

The duplex flat This is a small independent duplex flat with a small balcony overlooking the lake. On the ground floor there is a small open plan kitchen and a lounge with a small period wood-burning stove. It is connected with the upper mezzanine floor
by a metal and wood spiral staircase (original from the house). The mezzanine floor is open plan with a double bedroom with a balcony, and an ensuite bathroom with shower.
The Swimming Pool Complex
Arecent addition to the house, fully separate from it but only 60 meters away from its front door. The complex has been built to reflect the classic style of the house and its composed of a main square with large swimming pool, antique gazebo, changing rooms, shower and a surrounding area of over 250 square meters with handcrafted balustrades made of Vicenza stone. The lower
floor includes a wood store; a small building dedicated to the house Viesman gas boiler; a room containing the swimming pool machinery; a large games-room/gym of approximately 60 square meters with glass patio doors and its own restroom with shower.
Finally, the garage is approximately 160 square meters and contains space for four cars and a separate laundry room - it has four garage doors (two of which are remotely operated). The garage can be accessed from the gardens as well as from the gym. The gardens and the land The mature gardens occupy over 5000 square meters. To the south they are bordered by stunning ancient pine trees, mimosa, varied fruit trees. The drive and eastern side of the grounds are all bordered by a line of palm trees. By the main gate and throughout the house, magnificent shrub borders of mature rhododendrons, heather and hydrangea decorate the entrance and the borders
leading to the house.

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