Villa “The Ancient Manor”, located in the typical and charming Italian village of Villa Lesa, was built in 1880, designed by the renowned architect Pietro Bottini with reference to the concept of ancient castles. The architect Bottini and his son were extremely active in this part of Italy, they have built and restored many villas, theaters and churches on the “Piedmont shore” of Lake Maggiore. The castle rises next to the disappeared Palace Conelli de Prosperi both estates were part of the North side of the ancient village of Villa. The great English-style garden surround the property and seems to merge with adjacent private parks of Villa Aranci and Villa Alice. The ensamble can be considered the most beautiful and naturalistic landscape of Lesa. The villa has an articulate drawing consistent with the romantic style that inspired its architect, remaining linked to the traditional models of the late nineteenth century. The interior of the villa are about 1,200 square meters and the surrounding park is approximately 15,000 square meters. The villa consists of three floors. The ground floor has an entrance hall, a dining room, a second and a third dining room, a living room and an enclosed porch used as a reception area. On the first floor there is an vestibule, a laundry area, bathroom, living room, bedroom and dining area. On the second floor there is a separate apartment with living room, kitchen, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The property includes also a woodshed, a greenhouse and a building used as guest houses. Large area for parking numerous cars.