This elegant flat for sale within a prestigious property is located in the hamlet of a small municipality, Casale Litta, in the hills of the Varesotto region. The charming and prestigious property is a former Benedictine monastery dating back to 1200. It is divided into four units. Inside it has a small church that is still officiated, probably built over an ancient Lombard oratory. The flat for sale is spread over two floors. On the ground floor we find the large entrance hall with the staircase leading to the upper floor. This is followed by four large rooms to be used as a living room, dining room, TV room and study. The kitchen is adjacent with the old and original wood-burning brazier and large fireplace. Other rooms complete this floor, including the laundry, cellars and storerooms. The first floor is entirely devoted to the six bedrooms and three bathrooms. The flat for sale also has a private garden planted with valuable and antique camellias, magnolias, palms and dogwoods. At the edge of the garden is a beautiful greenhouse with a well, the water from which is used to irrigate the garden. The private parking area can hold six cars; this area was once the coach house. The elegant flat for sale is completely renovated in the plant engineering part, has independent heating with radiators, original terracotta floors from the end of the 18th century and a new roof. The bathrooms need to be renovated. Many interior doors are original, in solid oak or chestnut wood. Also sold with this unit is a room with a large wine press from the 1300s in perfect condition. The complex is protected by the Ministry of Cultural and Environmental Heritage, and is listed by S. Lanqé among the 'Villas of the provinces of Como and Varese'. The property is 12 km from Varese, 55 km from Milan, to which it is connected by rail and motorway, and about 17 km from Milan Malpensa Airport. In the surroundings there are several lakes, Corgeno being the nearest, 3 km away. It has a cycle path running alongside it, connected to that of Lake Varese, altogether 42 km of cycle-pedestrian path. Lake Monate is 8 km away, as well as Lakes Maggiore, Orta, Ghirla and Lugano.
Apartment – Lombardy, Italy
- Total rooms: 10
- 2-floor building
- Built in 1200
- Garden view
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