An amazingly beautifully restored Venetian style villa in the hills of the Proseco land, north of Conegliano, Treviso region of Italy. The original building dates back to the end of 1800. This luxury property resembles a medieval castle, was built as a summer residence for its noble Venician owners. Unique by its architecture, its designer is a well known architect of that era. The property is kept immaculately by its owner who current lives in the castle.
The villa is at a panoramic location, it has beautiful views of the nearby hills and enjoys plenty of sunshine.
The main villa
The main building is 1,184 square meters internally, it has been completely restored by its current owner. The living area is spread over three floors in addition to the lower ground floor and the basement area. On the ground floor, which is situated slightly higher than the garden, there is a very spacious, bright living room.
The property has many original character features throughout, such as the beautiful Venetian mosaic floors, high fresco covered ceilings, the fascinating main stone staircase restored by master craftsmen.
There are two entrances to the building: an impressive main entrance and the kitchen area leads into the area outside barbecue. From the main entrance opens to the bright living room with fireplace. There is also a direct access onto the terrace of 50 sqm providing amazing views of the nearby vineyards.
From the foyer at the base of the main staircase, one arrives to the dining area and fully equipped kitchen with another fireplace. The kitchen is very spacious with steel cooking elements, large sitting area and a pantry. Complementing the ground floor, there is a beautiful character feature French terracotta marble bathroom and a further sitting area, also ideal as a private studio.
The first floor has three large bedrooms all with original frescoes, all with en-suite marble bathrooms each with its unique design.
From this level you can access another panoramic terrace of about 14 square meters.
As the highlight of the property, there is the tower area on the second floor which provides a versatile living space. It can be used as an independent living area, contains various living rooms, a family bathroom, kitchen, two double bedrooms. It could be a great space for an artist, designer as a studio with far reaching panoramic views of the area. The entire tower area of the building could be easily reinstated to its original state or providing a large open space area. The floors, furniture and beams in this area are of solid disposed wood giving it a warm and cozy feel.
From this level, one can access via a spiral staircase the "lookout" tower area, which offers a beautiful 360 degree view of the surrounding area: on one side the town and the foothills of the Alps, on the other side predominantly vineyards.
The basement is home to the gym with a spa area, shower, sauna, Turkish bath, 12 meter long heated indoor pool with an electric cover. The swimming pool has sliding doors, opening to an outside sitting area and garden which has mature shrubs and plants around to provide maximum privacy to the residents.
Furthermore there is a wine cellar and a large garage for four cars at the basement area, together with a large storage area and the boiler room.
All floors, starting from the basement, except the top of the tower, are served by lift.
The property is completed by an outbuilding of about 266 sqm, located not far from the main building with its own driveway.
It has been built on two levels in a country house style and has been completely renovated at the turn of the 1980s, keeping the peculiar structure of brick tiles.
On the ground floor a large porch leads directly into the living area, composed from the kitchen and dining-living room. There is also a family bathroom, a laundry and utility rooms.
A wooden staircase provides access to the upper floor, where there are three large bedrooms and a further bathroom. From this level, a gallery is overlooking the underlying porch for its entire length.
The entire villa and the outbuilding has been carefully restored with attention to the finest detail installing cutting-edge technologies. The main building has been designed to provide the ultimate luxury , combing is some instances contemporary with classical, without altering the historic appeal: lift, under floor heating, electrical and plumbing systems of last generation. Each structural detail and plant, has been studied in detail.
The villa is surrounded by a wonderful park of over 12,000 square meters, a fine example of "mature" garden with horse chestnut trees and magnolias and flower beds that line the main access road.
The barbecue area and a relaxation area near the pool are furnished with high quality outdoor furniture that add a contemporary twist to this classic property.
In the area behind the main building, we find different varieties of fruit trees and the entire perimeter of the park is fenced and completed by hedges and trees, that provide maximum privacy.
There is a small chapel in the middle of the garden decorated with frescoes and paintings.
Usage and potential
The property is ideal for a luxury residence or as an art studio for someone who appreciates fine arts, architecture and contemporary style at the same time. It can accommodate more families. It would be also ideal as a holiday home and rental property.
There is also a possibility to purchase some further land, vineyard with adjacent to the property.
Treviso Airport is only a few minutes by car and Venice airport can be easily reached. Treviso's train station, allows to reach Venice in only 20 minutes with a service that runs every 15 minutes till late at night. The seaside location of Jesolo, only 30 minutes away by car, offers 12km beaches and the finest nightlife entertainment of the region (restaurants, bars and clubs).
Finally, thanks to the near highway, it is possible to reach the Dolomites and the lovely city of Cortina D'Ampezzo, a skiing area just in 2 hours.
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