A former 1960s convent in Lake Orta
Villa - Italy
A former 1960s convent which over time has become an elegant private home is up for sale in one of Lake Orta most desirable locations with a wonderful view of the island of San Giulio. Located in the hill, the property dominates the lake.
Its scenery is characteristically Italian, while the San Giulio island has some very picturesque buildings, and takes its name from the local saint, who lived in the 4th century.
The structure of the building is made of blocks of local stone and Baveno pink granite, typical materials for building period villas.
In the vicinity of the property for sale, there are the chapels of the Via Crucis del Sacro Monte di Orta.
The property is located within an area of 8,000 square meters, partly in the park, partly in the lawn and partly in the woods.
The floral essences are those typical of Lake Orta and Lake Maggiore, in fact they are distributed among magnolias, azaleas, camellias and hydrangeas.
Who knows how to appreciate the beauty of nature and silence, finds in this characteristic property an ideal place for reflection and relaxation.
The internal distribution of the spaces remained the original one. The charm of history and tradition has been maintained.
The internal details, for example the terracotta floors, the stone fireplaces and other details reveal the charm of the 17th century.
The roof structure is formed by chestnut beams, while the roof is in the typical stone structure (piode).
Internally, the surface measures over 2,200 square meters, divided into 19 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and a master apartment.
Everything revolves around a cloister, typical of monastic structures. The maintenance conditions are good, even if the whole property needs an update in the systems.
Adjacent to the property, there is the beautiful Church of Saints Nicolao and Francesco, a place that welcomes many couples from Italy and from all over the world, who intend to get married in a place full of charm.
- 19 bed
- 8 bath
- Land is 8,000 m²
- Floor Area is 2,225 m²
- Car port
- Heating Radiator
- Individual Hot water Boiler
- Lakeview Hills
- Orientation North East South West
- Outdoor lighting
- Plus a master apartment
- Stone fireplaces