2 Bedroom Apartment For Sale in Villa Isella Carlazzo, Italia - Between Lake Lugano and Lake ComoApartment description:90 sq. Meters (900 )2 bedrooms1 bathroom w/bathtub, separate shower, wc, bidetbuilt-in oak cabinet kitchenwashing machine and dryertwo terracessatellite TV connectionPellet stove located in guest bedroom (office)automatic on-demand boiler for dhv and hidronic heatoutdoor swimming pool (June-September)Secure outdoor parking stall inside gated propertylarge storage room gated property with electric gateBBQ facilitiessun all year aroundAttributes12 minutes to Menaggio, Lake Como8 minutes to Porlezza, Lake Lugano25 minutes to Lugano, Switzerland40 minutes to Como1 hour to Milan1 hour to Malpensa (airport)1 hour to skiing2 hours to st Moritzmany excellent local restaurantsgreate pizzeria - 10 minute walksupermarket 5 minutes awaytwo golf courses within 30 minuteshiking trails galoreVilla Isella descriptionVilla 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.PricePrice includes apartment, storage cantina and secure parking place..