THE ADDRESS Magazine Summer 2014 - Page 214

villa offers direct lakeshore access, with a private jetty to moor a boat, to swim off, or to simply enjoy the incredible views. There is a private beach of 50m² and the property is filled with mature trees and indigenous plants. The home is perched on a rock that rises from the lake. Tastefully done, the old stone property has undergone a sympathetic renovation, retaining the authentic allure and atmosphere of its former life. It boasts that traditional charm and stands a world apart from the every day and the modern-day luxury villa. Elegance blends with rustic allure, be it inside or out, to provide a living environment that is at once gorgeous and disarmingly simple. The villa has been carefully finished with quality materials, including floors of locally hewn stone, wrought iron grills that harken to the originals, interior doors of walnut and a carved wooden fireplace. In homage to the modern way of living, the windows are double glazed. The home is light-filled and airy. Encompassing 240m² of living space, it is a fabulous family home, with an entrance hall leading to the lounge, an American kitchen in fine wood, dining area, reading area, large living room with fireplace, master bedroom with exposed beams, two further bedrooms and a guest bedroom. The master has two balconies, a bathroom with dressing room, whirlpool tub and double sauna. There is a utility room and parking for two cars. Step out onto the terraces and balconies to take in the glorious views that are available from all three luxurious living levels. Providing a wonderfully relaxing sense of privacy, the desirable villa is situated on the Piedmont shore of Lake Maggiore, just a few kilometres from Switzerland, in Cannobio, near Brissago, Ascona and Locarno, and just 20 kilometres from Verbania. Escape to an idyllic world where scenic beauty fuses with blissful comfort - this is lakefront living at its finest. Price: € 2.2 million. The property is to be sold with all furniture. CONTACT Signature Residences Worldwide +44 (0)20 7095 8703 214