Ancient residence in Lake Maggiore

  • €3.500.000,00
Besozzo, Varese, Lombardia, 21023, Italia, Lake Maggiore, Lombardy, Italy
For Sale Countryside Historical building Swimming pool
Ancient residence in Lake Maggiore
Besozzo, Varese, Lombardia, 21023, Italia, Lake Maggiore, Lombardy, Italy
  • €3.500.000,00


Updated on September 22, 2023 at 10:42 pm
  • ID: 0999LMAG-23136
  • Price: €3.500.000,00
  • Property Size: 1500
  • Land Area: 10000
  • Bedrooms: 12
  • Property Type: Manors
  • Property Status: For Sale


Ancient residence of the Pope Gregorio XXII for sale in Lake Maggiore. The lake was created by the melting of an ancient glacier, lies at an altitude of 193 meters above sea level and is surrounded by the Alpine mountains.

For now the residence works as B&B and guesthouse for the accommodation of singles, families and small groups. The villa often hosts medium size events up to 100 persons like meetings, weddings, birthdays, graduation, bachelor and other parties.

  • 12 guest rooms, each has a private bathroom and a couple of rooms have air conditioning
  • 2 halls of 30 m2 + 1 big hall of 82 m2 + 1 covered panoramic terrace of 50 m2 + 1 glazed veranda of 65 m2
    = 257 m2 connected on the same floor for events of any kind
  • Equipment: chairs, tables, USB/Bluetooth stereo system, tennis, badminton, barbecue, playground, e-bikes,
    coffee machine and others upon request
  • Covered parking for 4 cars + 10 parking spaces
  • Fenced tennis court of 640 m2 (16×40) for various outdoor activities
  • Summer outdoor relax zone with above ground pool, umbrella, chaise longues and shower



  • Northern Italy, province of Varese (Lombardy), surrounded by a dozen Italian and Swiss lakes at the foot of the Alps and easily accessible by car from Switzerland, France, Germany and Austria
  • 50 minutes by car from Milan, 40 minutes from Malpensa
    Airport, 30 minutes from Switzerland (Ponte Tresa)
  •  15 minutes by car from Varese and from the Autostrada
    dei Laghi (A8 Milano / Varese e A9 Como-Svizzera /
  • 5 minutes by car from Lago Maggiore and one hour from
    Lago di Como (Giro d’Italia) and Monza (Formula 1)
  • 1 hour by car from Luino and from the Forcora ski resort



  • 5 minutes from the Campo dei Fiori Regional Park (21 trekking and mountain bike trails, 8 professional cycling routes,
    climbing wall, 3 tracks for cross-country skiing, Nordic walking, canyoning, orienteering, paragliding, hang-gliding, adventure park, etc.)
  • 5 minutes from Lake Varese, ideal for rowing (World and European championships)
  • 5-10 minutes from Golf dei Laghi, Golf Club Varese and Crossodromo Acquanegra (Motocross)
  • 5-10 minutes from Lake Monate, the first stop of the Italian Open Water Tour and from Reno, departure of the famous Swim of the Hermitage (Lake Maggiore)
  • 15 minutes from Laveno (Lake Maggiore), home to many sailing schools


Main tourist attractions nearby

  • Borromeo Islands in Lago Maggiore (Stresa)
  • Villa Porta Bozzolo in Casalzuigno, Villa Panza and Villa San Francesco in Varese (FAI properties)
  • Estensi Palace and Gardens and Masnago Castle in Varese
  • Villa Cicogna-Mozzoni in Bisuschio and Visconti Castle in Somma Lombardo
  • Rocca di Angera (Borromeo Castle) and Doll’s Museum
  • Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso and International Museum of Ceramic Design in Laveno Mombello
  • Villa Taranto in Verbania



ID: 0999LMAG-23136
  • Manors
  • Property Type
  • 12
  • Bedrooms
  • 1500
  • State/county Lake Maggiore, Lombardy
  • Country Italy

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