Location: Bissone
Surface Area 225.20 m²

24. Exceptional antique-modern apartment in Bissone

The apartment, restored with taste and attention to detail, is located in one of the townhouses of the historic center of Bissone. It offers a total area of approx. 225.20 sqm over two floors, first and second floor. During the restoration, historical elements were almost perfectly combined with modern and high-quality materials. The apartment is just a few steps from the waterfront.

Bissone is an old, idyllic fishing village directly on Lake Lugano, first mentioned around 735. The historically influenced villagescape is one of the most worthwhile sites in Switzerland. It was mainly characterized by the architect Francesco Borromini and numerous other artists and families such as Maderno, Gaggini, Tencalla or Garovaglio.

Between Bissone and Melide there is a beautiful pedestrian promenade on the Luganersee dam. With its lakeside location, restaurants, bars and a lido, Bissone is now a popular residential area in the catchment area of Lugano and only 10 minutes away by car.


Object Description

From an idyllic side street, you reach the historic building. The entrance to the apartment is on the first floor.

In the entrance area there is a wardrobe, a guest toilet and a storage room with laundry room. The open kitchen, brand Boffi, with dining area unites a modern mosaic wall with a historical fresco - a praying figure embedded in an illusionic architecture.

There is a separate dining room with a fireplace, decorated with a stucco relief with the arms of the Bisson family Tencalla.

In the living room there is also a fireplace with stucco relief and the fresco of a Madonna and Child, and the connecting stairs in the upper sleeping area.

The sleeping area on the second floor is almost completely open up to the attic, offering an impressive ceiling height. It consists of a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and another room plus bathroom. There is also a small storage room, which can be accessed via a pull-out staircase.

During the restoration, the preservation and the combination of antique elements with modern and contemporary living elements has been emphasized: parquet floors made of white brushed oak, underfloor heating, halogen spots and modern sconces, creation of light inlets, preservation of historic fireplaces and frescoes, rustic wooden ceilings Living and dining room, modern staircase made of steel with glass railing and wooden steps, etc. lend an incomparable sense of space.

In the immediate vicinity of the promenade there are numerous car parking spaces of the municipality of Bissone.

Purchase price is CHF 1'865'000, -

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.