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- Postal code / ZIP code: 25084
- Property Type: House
- Categories: Villa / Luxury villa
- EUR 2.000.000
- (CHF 1.985.732)
- (CZK 46.934.944)
- (GBP 1.759.066)
- (HRK 15.229.630)
- (HUF 759.783.176)
- (JPY 288.048.616)
- (NOK 22.734.718)
- (RUB 168.501.048)
- (SEK 22.507.606)
- (TRY 41.638.338)
- (USD 2.169.996)
- Object ID: 7861
Secret Sale: "Limonaia" in a class of its own in Gargnano - Lake Garda
Artfully restored "Limonaia" with a terraced park including a community pool and a private garage including a lift.
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Gargnano is a small, idyllic town on the western shore of Lake Garda in the Lombardy region of northern Italy. Surrounded by the foothills of the Alps and the deep blue waters of Lake Garda, the town is known for its natural beauty and relaxed vibe. With a long history dating back to Roman times, Gargnano was once an important trading post for olive oil and wine. Today, it is a popular tourist destination that draws visitors to explore the quaint streets, historic churches and mansions, and unspoiled nature of the area.
One of Gargnano's best-known landmarks is the 14th-century Church of San Francesco, which features beautiful Gothic architecture and a museum housing artifacts from the town's history. The city is also known for its historic villas, including Villa Feltrinelli, which was built in the 19th century and now functions as a luxury hotel.
In addition to history and culture, Gargnano also offers breathtaking nature that invites you to hike and explore. Monte Pizzocolo is a popular vantage point with spectacular views of Lake Garda and the surrounding mountains.The Parco Alto Garda Bresciano is a huge nature reserve with hiking and biking trails and breathtaking views.
For water sports enthusiasts there are numerous activities on Lake Garda such as sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and stand-up paddling. There are also several beaches and resorts along the coast where one can relax and soak up the sun. In Gargnano there is a variety of restaurants, cafes and shops where you can taste local specialties such as olive oil, wine and cheese. Regular markets also offer local produce and crafts for sale.
"Limonaie" - The development of citrus gardens has been gradual and gradual throughout history.
Historical research shows that the system of lemon groves was widespread throughout the Upper Garda Riviera in the Brescia area, but more than half of the land intended for citrus cultivation was concentrated in Gargnano, which reached its greatest extent in the years 1850-55 (out of a total of 47 hectares, 24 hectares were in Gargnano, 7 in Limone, 6 in Maderno and 3.5 in Toscolano) when production in Gargnano alone reached over 8 million lemons a year.
Precisely in Gargnano, in the premises of the former Franciscan monastery, the Società Lago di Garda (Lake Garda Society) was founded in 1840 by the association of citrus garden owners in order to harvest, sort and market the citrus fruits as far north as Northern Europe (Società Lago di Garda). Only a few structures have survived to this day and therefore represent a rarity of great value.