Varese is surrounded by glacial lakes and lush countryside with several period villas, enchanting gardens and evocative, breathtaking landscapes.
Just a short drive from Milan and to Switzerland, it is well positioned for its closeness to a few Alpine valleys and to the two major routes Simplon and Gotthard Passes; the city is easily accessible from many directions including the Milan-Malpensa airport, which is only 30km away.
During the 19th century Varese really came into its own and many Art Nouveau hotels and villas were built, which added to the city's unique, delightful appeal.
There is an International Golf Club a few minutes from the property and others under one hour's drive.
A spectacular and very private estate with an impressive Neoclassical manor house sitting on a commanding position with spectacular views over its land and views of the nearby lakes and the monte Rosa. In the rich protected parkland, of 62 hectares, several tree lined roads and paths lead to the manor house, the tennis court, the swimming pool, the farm and other stunning parts of this property suitable for a variety of leisure activities.
The house featuring over 50 rooms, including some outstanding drawing rooms, has some remarkable examples of floor to ceiling frescoes, sculptures, original fireplaces and elegantly decorated ceilings fitting some unique chandeliers and painted coffered ceilings.
Everything about the manor house is elegant, of substance and enjoying the most of the breathtaking views from the very large floor to ceiling windows opening to the large terraces looking over the ornamental gardens adorned with sculptures. The tennis court and the swimming pool, with changing rooms, are few minutes walk from the manor house. There are also green houses, nurseries and an organic vegetable garden.
In a remote spot a beautiful farm provides suitable space for horse training and a riding ground. There are suitable areas to insert a "Pitch and Putt".
Gate house, Helipads, total privacy.
The property is approximately:
12 km from Switzerland
10 km from the motorway
35 km from Malpensa airport
30 km from Lugano Agno airport
40 km from Milan
20 km from lake Como