Location: Carona
Floorspace10 m²
Surface Area262 m²
Garden150 m²
Terrace15 m²

84. House la Meridiana Lugano-Carona

About 10 minutes from the centre of Lugano we are selling a house with special charm, built between  1600 and 1800, in the historic centre with a beautiful garden and two outdoor parking spaces. 

Carona is situated at a height of 602 m. above sea-level, is a landscape that has a history extending over thousands of years, built by artists in a breath-taking spot. Carona lies between the peaks of the Monte San Salvatore 912 m. and the Monte Arbostora 822 m. and in winter has a population of approx. 600, supplemented by just as many tourists during the summertime. All around Carona there are many possibilities for excursions such as visiting the Botanical Park San Grato which offers 30,000 m² of true paradise to nature lovers, with its wide collection of azaleas, rhododendrons and conifers in every variety and mostly from the region itself. The landscape also offers characteristic grottoes and a typical local inn, the, “Villa Carona”, a historic patricians’ house that has accommodated famous artists, among them the author Hermann Hesse. Carona is 10 minutes by car from Lugano, 20 minutes from the airport Agno. In addition, there is a local bus service that connects with all neighbouring towns and the city.


Object Description

The house was completely refurbished in 2002 in a conservative form of restoration carried out with certain details in modern style, realized with top-quality materials.

The living space of approx. 262 m² is spread over 4 levels, each connected by their free standing staircase.

The  ground floor – the entrance level - has an area which has the following layout: entrance area, storage closet, lounge/dining room with fireplace, open kitchen, pantry-laundry, guest WC,  broom cupboard, free standing stair staircase connecting the various floors, well-tended garden with much privacy and a pergola covered in vines.

The first floor has an area divided as follows: storage closet, lounge/reading room with fireplace, guestroom with bathroom, and staircase.

The second floor has the following layout: storage closet, master bedroom, bathroom, a further bedroom.

The third floor area is divided as follows: generously sized studio with a large panoramic loggia..

The interior fit-out has been carried out with attention to detail and with the use of simple but high-quality materials: parquet and terracotta for the floors, coloured plastering in the main rooms, marble and Comacino stucco work in the bathrooms, kitchen in rusty-look steel with work surfaces in marble, the ceilings have the original wooden beams, wooden windows and doors, facades in original stone, original sundial, etc.

Furthermore, the house has two external parking spaces in a small courtyard opposite the entrance to the house.

This is a house with a great deal of charm, privacy and the magic of great tranquillity.


The selling price is CHF 2'300'000.-


All these details have been compiled on the basis of information provided by the vendor but without warranty and liability. Subject to prior sale and price changes.