Luxury Period Villa

1.100.000 eur

For sale
398Living area

We’re delighted to offer this magnificent period villa with large terraced gardens and priceless lake view, set in the medieval heart of Menaggio, in the timeless district of Castello.

Villa Cesare, dating back to the 17th century, was originally conceived as a private dwelling; in the ‘60s it was transformed into the iconic hotel “Pensione Castello"; finally, in recent years, famous Eng. Mantegazza brought the villa back to a private house, thus reviving its vocation as a "family home". Not surprisingly, to our usual question about the sweetest memory linked to the home, the current owner recalls the lively happiness that lit up in the father's eyes during the family stays in the villa.

Villa Cesare stands out for various reasons in the location of Castello, first of all for being the only property with private parking spaces: leaving the house you can access the large private square, with a gate and enough space for 2/3 cars; from there, comfortable stone steps lead to the various terraced gardens.

Another fascinating asset is undoubtedly the presence in the gardens of magnificent spiral stone rosettes, declared UNESCO heritage and probably dating back, according to recent studies, to the Celtic era.

Villa Cesare boasts excellent structural condition, with the facade and roof recently refurbished.

The internal layout is developed over three living levels, not connected to each other and accessible independently through the delightful stone staircase that unravels from the majestic entrance hall.

On the ground floor there’s a bright living room with a 17th century fireplace, a sunny dining area with access to the porch and terrace, fully fitted kitchen and utility room/ boiler room.

The first floor has a living/dining area with windows overlooking the lake and a balcony, large kitchen, two bedrooms (one with lake view) and two bathrooms (one en-suite).

On the second floor we have a bright living room/kitchen area with lake view, three bedrooms (one with a panoramic balcony), two bathrooms and a utility room that can be converted into an additional bathroom or kitchen.

Large storage room in the attic.

Independent heating system, fueled with methane gas.

Kitchen and bathrooms are included in the price, wheres a private negotiation is offered for the remaining furniture.

Ideal both for private use and as a B&B!

Energy Efficiency Class G (IPE: 375,46kwh/m2)


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