We are selling a splendid villa with breathtaking views over Lake Iseo and the town of Sarnico! The detached villa is situated in the most beautiful area of Sarnico, in an elevated position which guarantees it one of the best views of the entire lake and the right tranquillity to enjoy relaxing moments both indoors and outdoors. The prestigious villa has never been inhabited and is clad externally in part by exposed stone from this area and in part by plaster. It has a private garden with a swimming pool, under-floor heating and new parquet flooring in all areas of the house, and double glazed windows throughout. All the rooms have large windows, providing bright interiors and a lake view from the entire house. On the ground floor, one is welcomed into the very large and bright living room with an open plan kitchen with access to the garden and swimming pool through French windows. On the first floor, connected to the ground floor by a parquet staircase, there are two bedrooms overlooking the lake (with 2 balconies) and a study/cabin wardrobe and a bathroom with a jacuzzi. On the basement floor, with windows and therefore habitable and bright, is the tavern. The villa is a real jewel, and its location makes it truly unique. It is perfect for those who love the lake but desire tranquillity.
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 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 of 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 world’s 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 region’s 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 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 a 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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