Villa Frua, impressive mansion dating 1912, lies on beautifully landscaped historical gardens in the quiet residential town of Stresa, exclusive resort in the enchanting scenery of Lake Maggiore (northern Italy an hour from Milan) with its beautiful attractions: the Palaces of Isola Bella and Isola Madre, the pictoresque village of Isola Pescatori, the magnificent promenade with gardens in bloom, elegant hotels in Belle Epoque style and characteristic town centre. Renovated in 2012, Villa Frua is a new entry among the locations for events and it’s open all year round. The property lies on 5,000 sqm (1.2 acres approx.) with tall forest trees, an impressive Lebanon cedar, a huge holly oak, a small vineyard and typical plants from Lake Maggiore such as camellias, azaleas and rhododendrons, blooming in Spring. Maple trees light up the Autumn with fantastic nuances of colors. The garden, with its big lawn that houses elements of modern design, can host outdoor activities all year round. Both inside and outside, the architectural elements of Art Nouveau are balanced with antique furniture and modern Italian features of design. On the ground floor the elegant interconnecting rooms with marble fireplaces have large and bright windows overlooking the park. In the entrance hall there is a precious grand piano. On the first floor, a lounge with beautiful views of the lake and the garden, can be set up for meetings, gala dinners, cocktails, open bar and dancing area. Available for guests are spaces adjacent to the lounge. The areas dedicated to catering services are functional. A private parking is adjacent to Villa Frua. Villa Frua belongs to the third generation of the family of Ernesto De Angeli and Giuseppe Frua. In the late nineteenth century they were the founders of what would be one of the most important textile companies in Europe.