Historic property former convent for sale in OrtaPrice upon request
- Ref: 2891267
- 20 rooms
- Garden / terrace
In Orta, Piedmont, a splendid 17th century historic residence overlooking Lake Orta for sale.
This unique property is a former monastery, which over time has become an elegant private residence.
The family of the current owners fell in love with the beauty of the property and the magnificent view of the island of San Giulio, an important tourist attraction on Lake Orta.
The structure of the building is made of local stone blocks and pink granite of Baveno, typical materials for the construction of villas of the period.
The position, at the top of the hill, overlooks the lake. In the vicinity of the property for sale, there are the chapels of the Via Crucis of the Sacro Monte di Orta.
The property is located in an area of 8,000 square meters, partly in the park, partly in the meadow and partly in the woods.
The floral species are typical of Lake Orta and Lake Maggiore, in fact they are divided between magnolias, azaleas, camellias and hydrangeas.
Those who appreciate the beauty of nature and silence will find in this characteristic property an ideal place for reflection and relaxation.
The internal distribution of the spaces has remained the original one. The charm of history and tradition has been retained.
The interior details, such as the terracotta floors, stone fireplaces and especially the other floors, reveal the charm of the 17th century.
The roof structure is composed of chestnut beams, while the roof is in the typical stone structure (piode).
Inside, the surface area measures over 2,200 square meters, divided into 19 rooms, 8 bathrooms and a master apartment.
Everything revolves around a cloister, typical of monastic structures. The maintenance conditions are good, although the whole property needs to be updated 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 around the world, who intend to get married in a place full of charm.
FGP Swiss & Alps SA