This is a 4 bedroom farmhouse dating back to 1899 but which was completely renovated in 2001 and then further expanded in 2007. It is situated just 20 minutes drive from the lakeside at Arona but is also within easy reach of Milan.
The property is set over three levels and set within spacious gardens measuring over 1500 square metres. The garden is South facing and is equipped with a 15 metre heated salt water swimming pool, available from May to the end of September each year. It's a great pool for children with three different depths, from 0.4 metres at the shallowest to 1.2 metres and then to 2 metres at the deepest point. There are plenty of parasols and loungers for lazy days in the Sun. For those staying with children, there is a large trampoline (3.5 metre diameter) for them to play on as well as swings. Children can also enjoy table football and basketball outside. Also outside is a great outdoor seating area, complete with iron garden table and chairs and BBQ. A large parasol provides shade from the midday sun. On the ground floor, there is a large living room with fireplace and satellite TV. The open plan kitchen and dining room is also on this floor and is a great place for friends to chat over a meal. It is well equipped with fridge, oven, microwave, dishwasher, kettle and Nespresso coffee machine. Also on this floor is a separate laundry room with washer / dryer, as well as a bathroom with shower. There is a wii games console to provide entertainment for younger ones, as well as a selection of board games. Please note that guests will need to bring their own controllers and games to use on the wii console. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms on the first floor, one of which has an adjoining dressing room. Two of these bedrooms are twin rooms, whilst the third is a double room and the fourth has a single bed as well as bunk beds and so can sleep up to 3 in total. There are also two bathrooms on this floor, one with an enormous bath which can seat up to 4 people and the other with a shower. The temperature in the property tends to stay nice and cool even in the Summer months but there is an air conditioning unit which can be used on the second floor if required. A second flight of stairs leads to the second floor. This is a large open space measuring approximately 75 square metres. This houses 2 additional single beds as well as a sofa bed sleeping 2 further guests. This floor also has a shower room, sauna and home gym, equipped with treadmill, bench and mini gym. There is also a study corner area enjoying fantastic views of Monterosa and the Alpine mountain ranges. There is an adjoining garage at the property which can accommodate two vehicles.
The property is ideally located for those who have an active lifestyle. 2 kilometres away is a great sports centre with indoor swimming pool, tennis court, archery and horse riding. There is a second horse riding centre just 300 metres from the villa. Also nearby is the safari park and a large indoor karting centre. For those who enjoy cycling, there is a 40km cycle path leading along the Ticino Reiver and Villoresi Canal. It's a 15 minute drive to Lake Maggiore and an easy 20 minute drive from the property to the beautiful lakeside town of Arona. The nearest supermarket is less than 5 minutes away by car. However there are also two small grocery shops in Divignano just 200 metres from the property, accessible on foot in just 3 minutes. Or, there is also a bakery just 100 metres away which sells bread and milk and other essentials.