Cascina Carolina, a charming courtyard-farmhouse from 18th century with medieval evidence, below the picturesque Castel of Conturbia.
This charming and unique property is located in the village of Agrate Conturbia, only a few minutes away from the lovely town of Arona, the shores of Lake Maggiore, the Nature Reserve of the Ticino Valley and the Colline Novaresi with its fine wines dating at the pre-Roman times (Nebbiolo, Vespolina, Erbaluce, etc.).
In the immediate neighbourhood are the famous Golf Club Castelconturbia and Bogogno, two wildlife parks, several equestrian centres and numerous typical restaurants to taste the delicious Italian cuisine. The Langhe and Montferrat with its famous white truffles from Alba and Asti, as well as its legendary wineries - Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero Arneis, etc. - can be reached and appreciated in less than one hour.
The climate is mild in both summer and winter, with Mediterranean vegetation and exotic plants. In strategic position, it takes only 5 minutes to the highway, 20 minutes to the Intl. Airport Milan-Malpensa, 30 minutes to picturesque Stresa and the Lake Orta and just 45 minutes to Milano, while the Monte Rosa massif and renowned alpine ski resorts in Italy, Switzerland and France are only few hours drive away.
The farmhouse, currently undergoing total renovation finished in only few month, with its surface of 2,100 square meters arranged on three levels, is located in a fenced and carefully landscaped park of over 7,250 square meter in a quite area directly below the picturesque Castle of Conturbia.
In the main building you will find spacious living rooms, traditional fireplaces, dining room, library, kitchen, all bedrooms with private bathroom, spacious attic, separate guest area and more.
Adjacent the main building a Spa with heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym will ensure your physical wellness while selected wines of the wine cellar will delight your senses at the in-house wine bar.
Any employees and/or caretakers find enough space at the dependence located opposite the courtyard with a size of approx. 60m² including a living room, a kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom.
Your cars, hobbies, workshop and much more can be accommodated in the approx. 150 square meter garages, loft and other dedicated rooms.
The building is entirely realised with high quality as well as high value materials and the structure is already compliant with the newest energy and anti seismic regulations; all thermal insulation already provides a very high-energy class.
It will be equipped with avant-garde plant engineering and high energy saving, such as a system of photovoltaic panels for a total of more than 35 kW (already installed and operating), heating system with wood-chips (environmental impact "0" and insignificant operating costs), under-floor heating, air conditioning in all rooms, alarm system with video surveillance cameras, Wi-Fi all over, rainwater utilisation, irrigation system, emergency power generator, etc.
The proximity to the Intl. Airport Milan-Malpensa and to Milano itself, the very large attic, living rooms and the many bedrooms make this property also ideal for business use and meetings.
The structure is already prepared for any splitting into small and medium apartments, for a Boutique Hotel or a luxury B&B use with 30 rooms or more; there is the possibility of extension of the existing structure and purchase of similar adjacent farmhouse (Cascina Bianca).