Property for sale in Prestigious Period Villa, Cadenabbia di Griante, Lake Como, Italy

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Property features

  • Occupying a commanding position
  • Spectacular views of Bellagio across the lake
  • Main house and guest accommodation
  • Private direct access to boat dock
  • Set in 2.5 acres of fantastic grounds
  • Organic gardens and orchards

Property description


The outstanding, picture perfect views of Bellagio from all round the estate, makes it truly unique. The manicured Italian gardens surrounding the villa and guesthouse are some of Lake Como's finest. A unique feature of the estate is its 100% organic, fully stocked vegetable garden, olive grove and orchard providing the owners only the freshest produce and the highest standards of nutrition. There is also a mountain steam providing drinking water making the estate fully self-sufficient and wonderfully ecological.

The large, glass, enclosed portico, with incomparable views over Bellagio and the gardens is a multipurpose space, for the family or for formal entertaining. The dining room, the drawing room, the latter opening on to a terrace with steps descending to the garden, and the family room/library, a rather more intimate room, all face the lake. Another reception room opening on to the garden is currently used as a playroom for the young ones in the family. The large antique Venetian chandeliers, the frescoed ceilings and authentic fireplaces are present in most rooms. The informal breakfast room with a pantry, the guest cloakroom, the professional kitchen with a large pantry and access to further storage space and plant room is to the rear. A secondary staircase leads to the mezzanine with a bathroom and two rooms. In the hallway, the large staircase to the upper floors features a large window looking on to the romantic gardens. On the first floor, the master bedroom suite with a large terrace, walk in dressing room and bathroom; the second bedroom suite and bathroom open on to the central balcony.

On the second floor there are 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and a study, cloakroom, laundry room and leisure room ( 4 ensuite bathrooms and an additional full bathroom).

The garden level accessed from the garden and/or from an internal staircase includes a gym, sauna, massage room, bathroom, pantry, cellar and laundry room.

The guest villa, next to the upper gates, comprises a two bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen, balcony and terrace apartment on the first floor and a three bedroom, two bathroom, living room and kitchen with two balconies apartment on the second floor. Two garages and storage rooms on the ground floor.

The boathouse is large and in character with the house, and is accessed from the private grounds or from the lake promenade. It securely stores up to 4 boats plus further outside docking space.

Property location is approximate. Please contact the agent for further details.

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Savills - International, W1G on +44 20 3641 2598 * (local rate)

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