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ROMANTIC LAKEFRONT HOUSE ON LAKE ISEO WITH PRIVATE GARDEN AND PRIVATE HARBOUR
Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac not far from the town centre of Sarnico on Lake Iseo is this unusual and unique three-storey property. The house itself is full of character and charm and would make a perfect retirement property or a great holiday home location. This property exudes character.
There are wood beamed ceilings throughout and stone floors in the living area, working fireplaces on both the ground and upper floors and ample bedrooms and bathrooms.
The outside garden borders directly on the Riviera and has a spot for a boat for those lake lovers.
There is also a herb garden and place to put an eventual swimming pool.
The property is disposed of as follows:-
Private entrance with gated parking for one to two cars
The main entrance leads onto the living area with a fireplace, high wood-beamed ceilings with direct access onto the charming kitchen with stone floors and a fireplace, a bathroom. From the kitchen you can access the rear garden.
Wooden stairs lead to the first floor where there are a studio and library with an open fireplace, a bathroom with tub, two double bedrooms both with terraces and lake views and an ample corridor with plenty of storage. Lots of natural light, wood-beamed ceilings, terra cotta floors.
A further staircase leading to the top of the house which has a further bathroom, 2 bedrooms and a further single room. The roof is slanted at the top of the house so this part of the house would be used possibly by children. It would also make a good guest house.
Gas convector heaters are used internally in all the house for heating, double glazed windows throughout.
There is also a separate storage unit that comes with this property that has a wine cooler.
Sarnico is now one of the most attractive tourist resorts on Lake Iseo, the town still retains a medieval structure in a semi-circle to the layout of the ancient city walls.
The historical centre of Sarnico offers a setting of great shopping in a very characteristic narrow streets, passing under arches, old houses with solid stone walls.
Sarnico is not just shopping and history but also culture, right here in fact, in one of these streets, Via San Paolo, is the Art Gallery “John Bellini.” The Museum was founded by a donation of 150 works, most Party cadres, the period between 1500 and 1700, a great admirer and lover of art has collected in her life to donate to the Community of Sarnico, to which it belongs.
They are among 128 paintings and boards including outstanding works by Palma il Giovane, Alessandro Magnasco, Cifrondi Antonio, Carlo Ceresa, Nicolas Regnier, Francesco Cairo.
Besides the paintings are part of the donation valuable antique furniture, marble statues and some important four crucifixes “professional”, a wood and three silver-plated copper.
The gallery is located in the oldest part of the “Palace Gervasoni, a building of the fifteenth-century at the highest point of the Old Town.
Furthermore, it hosts one of the worlds most famous boat builders Riva famous for its luxury boats and yachts made for the jet setters and rich and famous. On the shores of Franciacorta you will also find the famous vineyards home to some of northern Italy’s finest wines, why not try one of the famous Franciacorta tours which takes you on a ramble to some of the regions finest artisans of food and wine or you could relax with a game of golf at the top Franciacorta Golf Club why the ladies enjoy a classic Italian meal and a glass of wine.
For those ski lovers Bergamo offers a wide variety of ski resorts in one of its 3 valley’s you could go snowboarding in Lizzola or Foppola or even Montecampione which is only a 45-minute drive from Lake Iseo.
Motorways are just 10kms from this location facilitating the easy reach to both Bergamo, Milan, Venice and Lake Garda. The airport is 30 minutes away from this location, ski resorts are less than an hour away and the golf course is a 10-minute drive in the Franciacorta region – Franciacorta Golf.
Sarnico is renowned for its lively streets especially at the weekend when all the local inhabitants frequent its many bars, restaurants, shops and ice cream parlours. Each Thursday there is the colourful and bustling market in the main square and most weekends it is the heart of any event or festival in this area.
Towns close by include: Paratico, Predore, Tavernola Bergamasca.
Skiing is around 60 mins away in Montecampione
Lake Garda 40 minute drive
Verona 60 minute drive
Venice 2 hours drive
Bergamo 30 minute drive
The airport in Orio al Serio in Bergamo offering numerous European flights and destinations is about 30 mins from this location. Airports, including Linate, Malpensa and Verona is around one hour and forty minutes.
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