This prestigious historical property for sale, is located in the hamlet of a small town, Casale Litta, on the hills of the Varese area. It is a fascinating and prestigious ex-Benedictine monastery complex from the 1200s. Inside it has a small church still officiated, probably built over an ancient Longobard oratory. Inside, four dwellings, all with independent entrances, gardens and heating, surrounding a courtyard, an ex-cloister, with arcades and a well. The property is surrounded by a park of 6,000 sq.m entirely part enclosed by a stone wall. It is planted with medium and tall trees, including magnolias, Judas trees, palms, dogwoods and camellias. Outside the fence is part of the property a forest of 10,000 sq.m. The villa was restored around 1920, and by the current owners in 1976, and subsequently in 2008 conservatively. The complex is protected by the Ministry of Cultural and Environmental Heritage, and is listed by S. Lanqé among the "Villas of the provinces of Como and Varese". Inside the houses, many doors are original, in solid oak or chestnut. As well as some floors of beola and Lombard cotto from the end of the 18th century, some of which are also variegated. The ceilings are mostly wood paneled, original, with exposed beams, some of which are decorated. Each house has at least one fireplace. Overall there is a large wine press of the '300, in perfect condition. The property is 12 km from Varese, 55 km from Milan, to which it is connected by rail and highway, and about 17 km from the Milan Malpensa airport. Nearby there are several lakes, Corgeno, is the closest, 3 km. It has a cycle path that runs alongside it, connected to that of Lake Varese, with a total of 42 km of pedestrian and cycle track. Lake Manate at 8 km, beyond the lakes Maggiore, Orta, Ghirla and Lugano.
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