Switzerland’s Villa Wellingtonia, a real Art Nouveau jewel, situated on the shores of Lake Lugano, in the residential area of Figino has been listed on sale by Fontana Sotheby’s International Realty. The property is set in a 2,392 sq. m. well-kept garden, faces east and has wonderful panoramic 180 degree views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. This beautiful estate was built in 1912 and is located among other period villas. It was completely renovated between 2000 and 2003 and its interiors were re-designed by Axel Vervoordt.
The villa is in very good condition, with the finest materials and luxury finishes, high ceilings, columns as well as stuccoes and frescoes, with approximately 1,100 sq. m. of living space which split over four floors. From inside the basement it is possible to access the “garden” wing of the building, featuring a kitchen, a sauna, a fitness room, a toilet and a shower room; outside there is a porch with a fire place, a BBQ area, a pergola, as well as the heated “infinity” swimming pool.
Finally, the villa has its own private beach (133sq.m) with rare direct lake access and a boathouse, a garage with 5 parking spaces, as well as a number of outside parking spaces.
Villa Wellingtonia offers all the comfort of a modern home combined with the architectural features of a period villa, with the charming atmosphere of past times.