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*Please note distances are straight line measurements and are approximate
Luxurious, restored villa with guesthouse and 5,500 sq.m garden. The villa, which has 4 floors, measures around 794 sq.m in total and has spacious, impressive living areas, 4 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. The guest house, which has only one floor, measures around 30 sq.m in total. With terrace and stunning panoramic view of the lake.
Situated in a hilly location, just 10 minutes’ walk from the centre of Stresa, while surrounded with woods and gardens, this Art Nouveau villa on Lake Maggiore is a luxury residence dating from the late 1800s, with a magnificent panoramic view of the lake with which it shares its name, one of the most beautiful in Italy.
Stresa is situated on the western shore, overlooking the picturesque Borromean Islands. Its attractive location, combined with the mild climate, has made it a well-loved tourist destination since the mid-1800s.
Every year, Lake Maggiore attracts visitors from around the world, who fall in love with the natural beauty of the area, the splendid, impressive fortresses and castles that rise up around the lake and its 11 islands, and with the opportunity to do all kinds of sport, surrounded by nature.
The villa is situated around an hour’s drive from Milan (84 km), Novara (62 km), and Varese.
The nearest airports are Milan Malpensa, 50 km away, and Milan Linate, 106 km away.
Description of buildings
The property comprises the main villa, and a guesthouse, surrounded by a private garden measuring around 5,500 sq.m.
The main villa has four floors, and measures around 794 sq.m in total.
The sumptuous ground floor, used entirely as the living area, features a spectacular double sitting room, with fireplace, which is connected to a stunning veranda overlooking Stresa, the lake and the surrounding hills. Next door there is a large kitchen with dining area, while to the back, in addition to the large entrance hall, there is an area which houses the stairs to the upper floors, a store cupboard, an office and a guest bathroom for the living area.
The sleeping quarters are on the first floor, with the master bedroom with bathroom and access to a panoramic terrace with view of Lake Maggiore, and two further bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
The second floor is a mezzanine, fully finished with a minimum height of 2 metres and a maximum of 3.7 metres, and divided into four rooms (two of which currently have beds) and two bathrooms (one with a little terrace).
The villa also has a basement floor, which is accessible both from inside and via a separate outdoor entrance, which is currently used as a cellar and which has a utility room.
The outbuilding, which is used as a guesthouse, measures around 30 sq.m and features a studio apartment with bathroom.
State and finishing
Villa Liberty is in perfect condition: recently restored under the consultation of a famous designer, they have kept some of the original elements and finishings and have maintained the original period facade, blending them with contemporary elements to create a perfect, attractive combination.
The outside is decorated with art nouveau motifs, while the inside has pretty stuccoes on the high ceilings, marble staircases, mosaic or wood floors and original fixtures.
The property includes a lush garden measuring around 5,500 sq.m, with trees and palms which protect privacy, fountains and a small pond.
In the main villa there is also a beautiful terrace with a panoramic view, built on top of the ground floor veranda.
Use and potential uses
Villa Liberty sul Lago Maggiore is a beautiful, impressive residence, ideal both as a permanent or holiday home thanks to its proximity to Milan, Novara and Varese, around one hour’s drive away.