This grand period villa in a dominant position in Brunate enjoys an excellent sun exposure and an amazing view of Lake Como, the City of Como and the mountains from almost all rooms. The villa was built in 1915 and restored by the current owner in 2013 retaining many original features. The villa is set on three floors plus the basement and has a total living area of approx. 350 sqm. The villa is currently run as the Bed & Breakfast “Relais Villa Augusta”.
From the garden a charming winter garden used as breakfast area for guests of the relais gives access to a beautiful entrance hall. The ground floor is composed of an elegant living room with marble fireplace, high ceilings and access to balcony/garden, a large eat-in kitchen and pantry, a guest bathroom, a corridor with access to an external lounge area, and a bright double bedroom with lake view and en-suite bathroom.
A marble staircase leads to the first floor accommodating three tastefully decorated and furnished double bedrooms with elegant en-suite bathrooms, a single bedroom/study and a laundry room. These two floors are characterized by period details such as original floor tiles, doors and windows, frescoed ceilings, stucco work and original wall decorations.
The top floor consists of a self-contained apartment with separate entrance. This apartment was renovated in 1980s and is composed of a kitchen, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a living/dining area with access to a large rooftop terrace with magnificent views. In the basement there are a boiler room, a cellar and massive storage.
The villa is set in a mature garden of approx. 1,000 sqm with flower beds, century-old trees and decorations typical of the beginning of the last century. It is possible to sunbathe by the pool or relax under the romantic gazebo or in the lounge area. There is parking for 4 cars within the gated property.
The property is located in Brunate above Como. The villa is 5 minutes by foot to the funicular which in 7 minutes connects Brunate to Como and the lake. Brunate offers a variety of shops, bars and excellent, typical restaurants and is the ideal place for hikers and mountain bikers. The air is fresh and clean and the views of the Lake, Como City, the snowcapped Swiss and Italian Alps are magnificent. On a clear day it is even possible to see the skyscrapers of Milan and the Maritime Alps.
Property Features Include: yes, YES, Separate Guest Quarters, 6 parking spaces. 4 inside the property and 2 outside plus other parkings inside the property up to 6/8 cars
Views Include: City, Hills, Water, Sunrise, Sunset, Mountain
Amenities Include: bike trails, equestrian facilities, walking trails
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Lot Dimensions: 1000