Precious single-family villa with a living area of about 560 sq m, plus 56 sq m of terraces, on a plot of 12,706 sq m, of which approximately 7,000 sq m of forest, located in Melide, approx. 6 km from the center of Lugano, in a position that it guarantees maximum privacy. The property, lake view, has a heated indoor pool, a large wine cellar carved into the rock, a large garden planted with rich vegetation, a tavern with a cave, a part assigned as a resident of the keeper, an depandance for guests, a magnificent winter garden complete with a fireplace, a woodshed, 3 automated garages for 5 parking places and numerous outdoor parking inside the property.
The villa, built in 1972 by Pierre Vuigner known throughout the world for having founded the Swissminiatur park located in Melide, was completely renovated in 2008-2009 with the addition of the alarm system, video surveillance system, outdoor lighting automatic, irrigation system, parking and, in 2013, with the installation of a large heated swimming pool (hydro-massage) with geothermal plant and thermoventilation.
The villa is in excellent structural and maintenance conditions, thanks to the important restructuring that involved every aspect of the house (from the total renovation of the roof, the pipes, the high quality of the new windows, the boiler) with a strong attention to detail and the recycling of the original marquetry of the precious ceilings.
Developed on 3 floors, the villa is composed as follows:
Large entrance open on the living area consisting of a succession of rooms
Conversation room with lake view
Two relaxation areas
Office overlooking the glazed balcony lake view
Large space used as a dining room
Separate modern kitchen with direct access to the garden and to the glazed terrace lake view
From the entrance floor you can access the surrounding garden through several perimeter openings
Large gallery that divides the sleeping area in two parts, each consisting of a bedroom, a walk-in closet and a bathroom
Large two-room apartment for guests with separate entrance to the villa consisting of bedroom, kitchen and bathroom
Large two-room apartment for the keeper with separate entrance to the villa consisting of bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, bunker room
Large hall used as a billiard room full of inlaid elements installed originally from Vuigner, consisting of built-in wardrobes and modern bathroom
Access to the indoor and heated pool area with resealable packet structure and chrome light system, walk-in shower
On the lower floor you can access the surrounding garden through more perimeter openings
A large wine cellar carved into the rock.
The lake-view garden has a separate heated terrasse complete with a kitchen corner and fireplace, as well as a garden area, a barbecue corner and centuries-old trees such as evergreen sequoia, cedars of Lebanon, and a magnificent magnolia and a cherry tree.
Unique of this kind, the villa consists of unique pieces of furniture and guarantees maximum privacy and peace.