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Villa – Ghiffa, Piedmont, Italy

1,900,000 €
  • Total area
    140 m²
  • Bedrooms
    3
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  • Total rooms: 4
  • 2-floor building
  • Built in 1928
  • Golf course
  • Garden

In Ghiffa, on Lake Maggiore, a rare opportunity to purchase a period villa pieds dans l'eau. With this prestigious historic property you have the opportunity to make a dream come true. Owning a unique and very particular residence, directly on Lake Maggiore, on the Piedmont side. A prestigious property, of great charm, with an important history. The historic villa comes with the approved project, which concerns the recovery and expansion of a villa built in the late 1920s over a large dock. The goal is to obtain a luxury villa that combines the history of lake architecture with contemporary living trends. Buy a modern and elegant villa, very particular and customizable in finishes, well-sized, easy to live and manage, overlooking the lake, with a private beach, a swimming pool and with the possibility of mooring your boat under the house. In reality, it is a unique residence that combines quality of life, luxury and beauty. The villa with dock for sale, is located in Ghiffa, just three kilometers from Verbania, the provincial capital city, which allows you to have all the services such as supermarkets, shops, hospital and railway station within a short distance. Also nearby is Stresa, with its large hotels, the beautiful Borrome Islands and with the Stresa Festival, the highest level classical music festival. In nearby Switzerland, the renowned towns of Ascona, Locarno with the International Film Festival and the city of Lugano. About an hour's drive, and well connected to the highway, Milan Malpensa International Airport and the city of Milan, which offers numerous cultural activities, fashion and design shopping and excellent catering. Numerous possibilities for sports activities, with several golf courses, tennis clubs, sailing and rowing clubs nearby, and with the possibility of hiking and practicing winter sports in the mountainous areas nearby. Lake Maggiore in general, and the Ghiffa area in particular, have a very favorable climate, both in summer and in winter. This mild and pleasant climate, the richness of the botanical essences, the beauty and the variety of the panoramas, made Lake Maggiore one of the fundamental stages of the nineteenth-century Grand Tour and made it possible for the noble families of the nineteenth century to create some among the most beautiful and prestigious residences in Italy. In 1928 the famous architect Piero Portaluppi, designed and built the house with the dock below, on behalf of an important Milanese family. The construction feature is typical of the buildings of the time, in pink Baveno granite blocks. The large dock allows the mooring of an 8-meter boat. The beautiful completely flat garden, of approx. 1.000, is planted with typical lake plants and a historic Magnolia Grandiflora.

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