Waterfront property for sale in favoured spots such as Cernobbio, Laglio, Argenio and Bellagio command the highest interest.Historic properties will often require renovation or refurbishment, and waterfront properties will usually have the lake road either directly in front or behind the property, while surrounding land is usually small and often steep or terraced.Our local agent manages properties in the group of lakes to the north of Milan; Lakes Como, Maggiore, Orta and Lugano.Villas and apartments in the Italian Lakes are recognised for the stunning scenery and lake views and attract an international clientele seeking luxury property for sale in the Italian Lakes.A fashionable area widely recognised for its stunning scenery, famous residents and prestigious Italian country homes, the Italian Lakes district offers the quintessential ‘pied dans l’eau’ property for sale for foreigners and nationals alike to enjoy.
World renowned for its attractive palaces and villas, some dating back to the 16th Century, real estate in Lake Como continues to attract a many affluent and well-known figures.
For many buyers, Milan is the gateway to the Italian lakes – Maggiore, Garda and the wishbone shaped Como.
New lakefront resorts are emerging around Como, but its the historical buildings that exude the real magic, including the 16th century Villa d’Este hotel, set in about 25 acres of gardens, and palatial waterfront villas that rarely come onto the open market.
Not surprisingly, lake view and waterfront property for sale regularly feature in Knight Frank’s listings.
Houses and smaller apartments in the towns and villages of the Italian Lakes region are also very popular with international clientèle.