The real estate agency Francesco Papurello, later named Stresa Luxury Real Estate, began its activity as a sole proprietorship in 1987 in Milan. The primary activity was the sale of companies and the sale of entire buildings both residential and tertiary.

In 1991 he opened the office on Lake Maggiore in Stresa, to follow the sale of historic villas and prestigious buildings overlooking the lake.

The motto of Francesco Papurello has always been “Working on Lake Maggiore, it seems to be always on vacation ”. This philosophy is felt by customers who love the beauty of Lake Maggiore for its elegant and somewhat retro lifestyle.

Stresa Luxury Real Estate is a real estate agency that operates internationally, offering the best services and prestigious properties to those who want to sell or buy prestigious villas in Stresa on Lake Maggiore and on Lake Orta.

Stresa Luxury Real Estate offers a wide range of prestigious houses and villas in the hills or pieds dans l’eau. The portfolio consists of elegant period villas and prestigious residences in Stresa.

Among the others, exclusive penthouses overlooking the lake, in the most important locations such as Belgirate, Lesa, Meina and Arona.

The Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta have always been real estate investment areas for Italian and foreign clients looking for a villa to buy in Italy.

The proximity to the Milan Malpensa International airport makes Europe close and even those coming from distant countries, in less than an hour by car can reach its property on the lake.

In fact, buying a property on Lake Maggiore allows you to enjoy the Italian life style surrounded by villas with lush parks full of history.

The towns of Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta convey security and tranquility, which is why they are a sought-after place for elegance and peace.

The deep well knowledge of the territory of Francesco Papurello and all the staff of the Stresa Luxury Real Estate agency, allows them to better advise customers who wish to buy villas, apartments and prestigious

properties, always the best real estate investment, both on Lake Maggiore and on Lake Orta.

The real estate agency Stresa Luxury Real Estate is a leader in the global market for luxury properties, our slogan “We are local, we are global”.

Thanks to its participation in the most important global networks and conferences, it is exclusive to Lake  Maggiore and Lake Orta of Luxury Portfolio International, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Mayfair International.

For those who want to sell a luxury property, it means seeing their luxury villa or prestigious apartment being sold in the best international real estate circuits.

Furthermore, thanks to the participation in the network - Italian Network Realty - it is possible to satisfy the needs of those who want to buy and sell real estate in Italy, from North to South.

This allows an exchange of customers and properties between the network brokers, whether it is for sale or residential lease.

Your trusted real estate agency Stresa Luxury Real Estate offers you a wide range of services that revolve around luxury properties.

Our office is on the lakeside of Stresa, come and visit us and we will find a solution to your real estate needs.


From your arrival at our office in Stresa, to the viewings of the prestigious villas of Lake Maggiore, we organize every detail to make the visit as good as possible.

The customer is followed during and after the phases of the sales process. We are able, through our partners, to satisfy every need relating to the purchased property.

After the purchase, the period properties of Lake Maggiore sometimes need modernization or renovation. In this case we start a journey with our client, supporting him with our professionals, who, following the requests of the owners of these prestigious properties, advise them on the choices from the furnishings to the complete renovation.

Stresa Luxury Real Estate follows the buyers in the realization of their real estate desires, and in daily life. In addition to the assistance we provide with the purchase or sale of a property, we are able to offer a whole series of services that allow our customers to manage their time better.

For those who do not want to manage their property on Lake Maggiore or Lake Orta, Stresa Luxury Real Estate will do it for them. For example, the search for personnel to take care of the villa, such as house keepers and gardeners.

We follow the management of leases, if the customer wishes to put the property into income. Furthermore, through our partners, we are also able to organize events and parties, in the most beautiful locations on Lake Maggiore.

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