Villa Del Dosso and Piero Portaluppi

Created by the architect Piero Portaluppi at Somma Lombardo (Varese) between 1932

and 1934, Villa Del Dosso is considered to be one of the greatest works in the vast

production of the great architect. It is located in the Parco del Ticino, a protected

environmental oasis nominated as a SIC (site of community importance) since 2008, in an

enclosed area of about 17 hectares, where it is normal to see a multitude of wild deer and

bucks running wild yet completely used to man. The building is recorded in the Register of

the Portaluppi Foundation and is part of a larger building complex which also includes a

house of the owner, Umberto Quintavalle, a porter’s lodge/stable, a consecrated chapel

and other minor buildings all designed by Portaluppi.

Architect Piero Portaluppi

Side view of the Villa

The consecrated chapel

Aerial view of the estate

The porcelain room

Passion for detail

Welcoming bedrooms

The large 30s style kitchen

The Interior of Villa Del Dosso

Villa del Dosso is spread over 4 levels, measuring a total of 994 sq.m., excluding the large

terraces.

The authenticity of the place and its great value that is not only historical but also

empathetic generates feelings of belonging, care, beauty and of something that is long-

lasting and maintains its values, thanks also to its amazingly beautiful furniture, paintings

and porcelain.

The villa, located in the highest part of the property, dominates the landscape that

stretches from the Villoresi canal in the east to the Ticino river in the west.

It is steeped in history and culture with an amazing library and references to an important

family history and can be perfectly adapted to meetings, relaxation and pleasure for top

level guests.

A view of the spacious hall.
The main staircase joining the hall
with the upper floor.

The main dining room featuring two authentic pieces of Maggiolini furniture and a table designed by Portaluppi.

One of the double bedrooms
on the first floor,
with a view over the park.

A detail of the cellar where
vintage wines are preserved.
An ideal place for an aperitif or dinner.

Historic wine and liquor labels
embellishing the tavern walls .
Ideal for team building.

View from above of the spacious hall.
The large bookcase and fireplace standing out,
designed by Portaluppi.

The Exterior of Villa Del Dosso

The residence has a very large green area with a wood stretching, as far as the eye can see,

towards the exterior, where team building and various types of ad hoc training that require

wide outdoor areas can be held and monitored in complete security. As well as outdoor

training activities, the area surrounding the villa is enhanced by an open-air terrace and a

swimming pool with an authentic and striking 1930s gazebo.

the Villa entrance. The portico, the cement stone fountain and the large square ideal for staging.

The residence has very wide green areas and a wood that stretches out as far as the eye can see.

North side of the Villa with view over the swimming pool.

The swimming pool with an authentic 1930s gazebo.

The rear of the Villa with the large terrace of the belvedere.

Panorama of the Villa and
part of the park.

Telephone

Address

Via Molino Risella 1 – 21019
Somma Lombardo (VA)

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