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2 Bedroom Apartment For Sale in Villa Isella
Carlazzo, Italia -  Between Lake Lugano and Lake Como

Villa Isella Apartment - Carlazzo (Co)

Villa Isella and Garden
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View of Mt. Gringa from garden
Entry Gate
Horse statues in garden
Trees in garden

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Apartment with red geraniums
Apartment nest to Chiesa
View from terrace
Terrace dining
Dining area
Living room

CLICK HERE for a beautiful photographic perspective of Villa Isella's location relative to the surrounding towns, lakes and mountains.

Apartment Description

Delightful 2 Bedroom Apartment in restored 17th Century Villa Isella, located halfway between Lake Como and Lake Lugano-Very private and tranquil setting with large garden and swimming pool.  Ideal for vacation home or permanent residence.


  • 90 sq. meters (900 sq. ft)

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom w/ bathtub, separate shower, wc, bidet

  • Built-in Oak Cabinet Kitchen

  • Washing machine and dryer

  • Two terraces

  • Satellite TV Connection

  • Pellet Stove located in guest bedroom (office)

  • Automatic on-demand boiler for DHW and hydronic heat.

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (June-September)

  • Secure outdoor parking stall inside gated property

  • Large storage room

  • Gated property with electric gate

  • BBQ facilities

  • Sun all year around

Apartment Floor Plan (Approx. 90 m2)


  • 12 minutes to Menaggio, Lake Como

  • 8 minutes to Porlezza, Lake Lugano

  • 25 minutes to Lugano, Switzerland

  • 40 minutes to Como

  • 1 hour to Milan

  • 1 hour to Malpensa (airport)

  • 1 hour to skiing

  • 2 hours to St. Moritz

  • Many excellent local restaurants

  • Great Pizzeria - 10 minute walk

  • Supermarket 5 minutes away

  • Two golf courses within 30 minutes

  • Hiking trails galore

Villa Isella Description

Villa Isella is located on a private south facing hillside park setting in the pre-Alps between Lake Como and Lake Lugano, and overlooks the nature preserve of Lago di Piano. Its location, scenic views, and luxury make it an ideal home base from which to explore all of the Italian Lake District, the Ticino Canton of Switzerland, the Italian and Swiss Alps, and cities such as Como, Milan, Lugano, Luzern, and Zurich.

The Villa dates from the mid-17th century, with a private chapel dedicated to Saint Blaise (Blasius) built c. 1740. It was the property of Count Borromeo, a relative of St. Charles Borromeo, and the center of a large agricultural economy until the twentieth century. In the 1960s and 1970s, it was home to the artist d'Acardi.

Villa Isella was completely modernized into 17 apartments in 2000 and 2001, the park landscaped, and a swimming pool installed. Yet the Villa retains a sense of history and old-style beauty and quality.

The smoke-free and pet-free apartment is on the first floor (Primo) (second floor in U.S. parlance).

The Villa's swimming pool is open during the summer season.  Directly next to Apartment 12 is the Villa Isella Chiesa.  It is a beautiful little church owned by the residents of Villa Isella.  One time a year it is used by the community for the celebration of its saint.


Price includes apartment, storage cantina and secure parking place.  288,000 Euro


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