Renovated Italian farmhouse for sale
This renovated Italian farmhouse for sale in Lombardy, close to Lake Maggiore in the Italian Lake District, offers views towards the medieval castle “La Rocca di Angera” and the nearby town of Angera. In addition to the renovated farmhouse, there is also a cottage and annex on the grounds.
The Italian farmhouse
Carefully renovated, the old Italian country house for sale is masterfully combining the old rustic charm with modern features and design. The result is a gem, a bright and welcoming house with 400m² of tasteful and stylish living areas with exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings, oak floors and stone staircases.
You enter the Italian lakes property through a large, hand-carved stone portal. On the ground floor is a 100m2 large, open plan living-dining room with an impressive fireplace built with pink Baveno granite, a kitchen, laundry room and access to an underground brick vaulted cellar which is the perfect place for storing wine.
Large glass doors open out from the living room to a covered porch and further to the garden.
In the dining area is a staircase that leads to a mezzanine level with a library. This area was originally the barn and many original features have been retained and the bookcases are custom built, using original stones and oak shelves. Large windows offer far-reaching views of the surrounding landscape.
On the second floor of the Italian farmhouse, you will find the sleeping areas with 5 en-suite bedrooms and there is a landing with an additional room suitable as a home office.
The cottage and annexe
In addition to the main house, there is also a cottage and an annex on the grounds. The annex is rustic old 105m² house that still needs to be renovated. There is an existing plan for a total restructuring of the house and turn it to a spa with indoor pool. The cottage is currently used as boiler room and for storage.
Plot and garden
The plot is 6,000m² with some of the land dedicated to vineyards. There is an outdoor dining area with a large table and benches made of gneiss from the Ossola valley, north of Lake Maggiore, and there is an adjacent barbecue area.