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Villa Bolza, Menaggio. Beautiful apartment
Menaggio. Beautiful 2 stories apartment of approx. 250 square meters, on the ground and first floor of Villa Bolza. Villa Bolza was built in 1747 and is a listed building with historic importance and thus registered with the Belle Arti Institute. In 1993 the villa was divided into only 6 apartments retaining a lot of its original features.
This exquisite apartment was renovated in 1993 and part has also been renovated more recently, in 2005. The property has retained a lot of its historical character, benefitting from many original features such as wooden floors and doors, 2 beautiful “affresco” and vaulted ceilings.
The apartment is organized as follows: on the ground floor there is the entrance, a spacious living room with voulted ceiling and a fireplace, the kitchen, a study room and a bathroom with shower. All rooms on this floor, except for the bathroom, have frenchdoors opening towards the garden for exclusive use. On the first floor there are 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (one with shower and one with both shower and bath tub), an additional room used as wardrobe, but that could be turned in a 4th bedroom, a laudry. From all the windows beautiful views towards the gardens of the villa and the surrounding mountains.
To the apartment also belong 2 private car parks and a garage within the gated property.
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The hamlet of Loveno is one of the most desirable residential locations with its tranquility, charm and views over the lake and the mountains, only about 1 km from the village centre and the lake. The property is in walking distance from a few good restaurants, a tennis centre and the starting point of many trails in the wood, from easy to difficult. A short drive is all what it takes to reach the natural reserve of Lago del Piano, grand villas and botanical gardens, the famous Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club and many other places. Menaggio offers a wide range of food and non-food shops, excellent restaurants, wine bars, pretty cafes with lake view and the family-friendly ‘Lido di Menaggio’. Kayak and boat rental as well as water sports, hiking trails and mountain biking are also available.
The central lake is well served by a car ferry to Varenna and Bellagio, and a fast hydrofoil and a bus service take residents and tourists from Menaggio to Como and a lot of other lakeside towns. The location is perfect for year-round stays; being located close to the Italian Alps and ski resorts of Madesimo and Chiesa in Valmalenco. For avid shoppers and culture vultures, the cosmopolitan cities of Lugano, Milan and Como are all within easy reach by car.