The Castle of Carimate
Plot Size80000 Sqm
Detail & Description
We are pleased to present you a highly prestigious property currently on sale in Lake Como.
Castello di Carimate is the opportunity to own a piece of history dating back to 1149. This exclusive medieval Castle was reconstructed in 1345 under control of the Visconti, Lords of Milan. In 1987 thorough renovations took place to restore the castle and today the magnificent three story stone castle stands proudly with a draw-bridge, observation towers and occupies 70,000 prestigious square meters of land. The 12,000 square meter castle currently has it own 4 star Hotel with 70 spacious rooms, 50 parking places, a newly renovated 1,000 square meter spa with terraces, restaurant and banquet hall which serves up to 120 people.
Extensive investments in more recent years have been made which include the following: a complete restaurant restoration, permits for a helicopter landing port, updated security system, electronic temperature control for all guests, new elevators and updated electric work.
The development potential for both residential and commercial use of the property are endless. The spacious basement is equipped with a wine cellar with the possibility of converting the remaining space into an exhibition hall and/or meeting room. The main ground floor can easily be converted into space for offices, apartments, or a reception hall. The stunning second and third floors both have the possibilities to be converted into multiple duplexes that could yield high rental income or be sold individually.
Being located on the top of Brianza, one of the wealthiest areas in Italy, in a village with its own supermarket, post office, banks, news stand and more the community is completely self-sufficient. The exclusive property is walking distance to the exclusive Carimate 18 hole Golf Course, equipped with an outdoor swimming pool, horse stable and three outdoor tennis courts which are free of charge to all guests on the property. Strategically located 22 km from Milan, 15 km from Lake Como and 18 km from Switzerland, 30 minutes from Malpensa International Airport, 40 minutes from Linate Airport, 50 minutes from Orio al Serio International Airport and close proximity to high speed railway the Castle is positioned perfectly for international travellers.