Location: Minusio-Locarno
Floorspace140 m²
Surface Area350 m²
Balcony4 m²
Garden950 m²

85. Historical House with wonderful view on Lago Maggiore

At the foot of the hillside on the edge of Lake Maggiore in Minusio, we sell a historic house with a beautifully landscaped panoramic garden, swimming pool, various seating possibilities and a pergola, a garage for two cars and two covered parking spaces for visitors. In just a few minutes by foot you can reach by an underpass the lakeside pedestrian and bike path that leads directly to Locarno.

Minusio is a municipality in the district of Locarno and lies between Lake Maggiore and the Monte Cardada. Minusio consists of different districts and borders the municipalities of Muralto Orselina, Avegno, Brione and Tenero.

The culture and traditions of the community have their origin already in pre-Roman and Roman time. Minusio has evolved over the years from a village to an autonomous community with very good infrastructure, which is popular as a first and as a secondary  home.

The most famous attractions of the municipality are the San Quirico church with its bell tower and the Cà di Ferro, a monument created in medieval military architecture, which are located directly on the popular boardwalk  and bicycle path at the Lake Maggiore. On the waterfront there are also some restaurants and hotels, including the luxurious Hotel Giardino.

Minusio is well connected with the infrastructure of the surrounding communities. To Locarno it's  only 1.5 km, Ascona 5.5 km, the motorway Bellinzona Süd 15 km, the airport Agno and Lugano around 40 km and Milan around 110 km.


Object Description

The historic house was built in an exceptional panoramic position, on a terraced plot of approx 950 m² and is located not far from the waterfront at Lake Maggiore. The original structure probably goes back to the end of 1800 and beginning of 1900 and has been restored several times. The last renovation was carried out by the current owner 1999th.

The house has a living area of ​​approximately 350 m² and a garage area of ​​about 140 m², spread over four levels.

The ground floor, which is located at garden level, consists of an entrance hall, living room with fireplace, dining room, large kitchen, guest toilet and direct access to the panoramic garden with pergola seating place, outdoor swimming pool and barbecue place.

On the first floor there are three bedrooms, a bathroom and a toilet. The converted attic is a large room with panoramic window overlooking the lake, and a free-standing bath and shower, as well air conditioning, and lends itself very well as a guest or relaxation area.

The garages and basement level Soutterrain consists of a two-car garage, a covered parking space for two cars, technical room for the pool, boiler and tank room, laundry room, pantry and two hobby rooms.

The house is rich in architectural details, the surfaces are executed faithfully and with high quality materials: oak flooring, travertine marble and white Tunisian marble, Ticino granite and green Andeer granite for outdoor use and the pool area, black granite in the well equipped kitchen, air conditioning , massive wooden beams on the ceiling, etc.

The care with which the house was renovated, the stunning 180 ° view of Lake Maggiore, the exposed south facing position, very close to the lake make this house a special and unique property.

In panoramic garden a beautiful outdoor swimming pool with green Andeer granite, a relaxation area, a large lawn with uninterrupted views of Lake Maggiore, a beautiful pergola seating area with barbecue grills, and a terrace place in the are you can enjoy the sunrise and sunset.


Purchase price is CHF 3'800'000.-

All details are based on information provided by the seller or commissioner and are believed to be correct to the best of our knowledge, however without guarantee. We will not be held liable for their accuracy. Offer is subject to interim sale and change in price.