This exquisite apartment is part of the historic Palazzo Brentano in Mezzegra in the sought-after Tremezzina area on Lake Como.The prestigious Palazzo dates back to the 17th century. It belonged to the Brentanos, a family of merchants and one of the most influential families on Lake Como. Still today Palazzo Brentano oozes elegant charm.The property was carefully renovated and furnished with passion for detail by the present owner and has always been perfectly maintained.The fil rouge of the property are the many original features including the impressive vaulted ceilings, arched doors, marble floors, shutters and doors, exposed stone walls, and a huge fireplace.The ground floor is accessed from a large manicured garden "all'italiana" with stunning lake view. It consists of a bright entrance area, a light-flooded living room with antique fireplace and stone floor, a kitchen with contemporary island, a dining area, a rec room, a bathroom with tub and shower, a romantic master bedroom overlooking the garden, and an en-suite bathroom. In the elegant hallway a unique fountain underlines the character of the property.A sunny living room, two large double bedrooms and two bathrooms complete this floor, together with an additional open living room overlooking the garden and the lake. On the lower ground floor there is an incredibly cozy and stylish one-bedroom apartment with vaulted stone ceiling and wall and private entrance, a bathroom, a laundry, a kitchen and a gym/wellness area.A wealth of precious design pieces (Philippe Starck, Kartell, Gervasoni, Paola Navona, Designers Guild, local designer Romeo Sozzi, Michele De Lucchi) and valuable handmade and antique pieces of art and furniture are included in the sale.Outside, the lovely loggia with original arches and several terraces are ideal for year-round enjoyment. A fascinating fountain, part of the Belle Arti heritage, adds further character to the perfectly maintained 300 sqm Italian-style garden with lake view.Two garages, one private parking place and access to the pool, tennis court, and shared garden of the Brentano Residence in front of the palace complete the property.Palazzo Brentano enjoys a very quiet location at the end of a dead-end street in the historic hamlet of Mezzegra. The centre of Mezzegra can be reached by foot in 5 minutes. Mezzegra offers several excellent restaurants and bars, a mini-supermarket, a bakery and an ice cream parlor/pasticceria. A playground for children and the lakefront with a charming piazza with a magnificent century-old Magnolia tree and a characteristic bar/restaurant are also within walking distance.Mezzegra, on the western shore of picturesque Lake Como, is 30 km from the Swiss border/Lugano, 30 km from Como and the highway to Milano and Malpensa airport. Menaggio and Bellagio are easily reachable by car or ferry. The Tremezzina area is one of the most sought-after areas on Lake Como thanks to its excellent sun exposure, the undeniable charm of local architecture with authentic hamlets and elegant historic villas, and the wealth of local amenities and attractions.