Situated to the north of the splendid city of Lugano, the grounds of Villa Favorita occupy 800 metres of lakeside and a total surface area of 40'000 sq.m.. The property contains a historical park featuring palms, magnolias, camellias, cedars, cypresses and stone pines. Within the park of 6'000 sq.m. lies the Archi di Luce complex: eight villas (from 671 sq.m. up to 1'314 sq.m. living surface) designed by Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, offering complete peace and quiet surrounded by a stunning landscape and lake views. The architecture of the villas creates continuous plays of arches, vaults, light and shadow, enhancing the refined elegance of the location. In the heart of Italian-speaking Switzerland, just 75 km from Milan and 200 km from Zurich, and only 20 minutes' taxi ride from Lugano-Agno airport, the Archi di Luce villas are designed to meet all your fundamental needs. The surrounding area is the chosen residence of public figures, entrepreneurs, heirs and noble European families, sure proof of the discreet and tranquil nature it offers its inhabitants. The eight villas that comprise the Archi di Luce complex all overlook the lake of Lugano, offering 220° breathtaking views from both the terraces and front gardens. The south-facing position guarantees light throughout the day and the opportunity to enjoy unforgettable sunrises and sunsets.
Ski chalets with views of the Alps. Historical castles near medieval towns. Riverfront properties in cosmopolitan cities. Switzerland provides a cornucopia of luxury residences in breathtaking settings. Endowed with mountains, lakes and meadows, its Western European setting is a geographic dream. The international, multi-lingual society includes French, Italian and German cultures, each with its own foods, customs and traditions.Read more about luxury homes in Switzerland