Historical Villa situated in the residential area of Cassina Rizzardi in the Province of Como, known as "Villa Porro Labertenghi", from the name of the noble families that lived there since the 14th century until 1788. The real estate complex, notable example of Lombard villa and the connected monumental park both have heritage restrictions. The transformation into a recreational and touristic facility is allowed, with an increase in volume on nearby land in the respect of nearby land with the primary objective of the requalification of the area.
The real estate complex is made up of a historical villa built starting from the 17th century of considerable dimensions with a structure with three courts. The building, articulated on three levels is surrounded by a large park that is subject to, together with the property, all the restrictions of conservation of Heritage that are foreseen in the requirements of Regional Law 12/05. The urban planning of the Municipality of Cassina Rizzardi give to the Villa and the garden named “Villa Porro Lambertenghi” a GREEN RESTRICTED PRIVATE, within the transformation area AT01. Within the building complex of the Villa and its connected areas and historical garden, an intervention for the recovery and restoration of damaged or missing parts is foreseen. The historical garden will have to be recovered giving back the original implant of the English garden. In this context, the primary functional destination of the Villa will have to be at the service with public local and above local interest. Objective of the intervention is the transformation of this area according to the provisions of a touristic multifunctional recreational and touristic destination with a strong presence of local and above local services that can be built up to If 1,20 mc/m², with the possibility of an increase in volume of (15%). A high level of attention will have to be given to the project approach above all for what concerns the insertion of new nearby volume. The intervention subject to the new building cannot be more than two levels above ground liveable with maximum height 8.50 and a covered surface of maximum 30%.
The property is situated along the South-East margins of the centre of the municipality of Cassina Rizzardi (3,324 inhabitants), in the Province of Como (600,190 inhabitants), in the Lombardy Region (10,019,166 inhabitants), along the axis that connects the Municipality to the nearby one of Fino Mornasco, through the SP-27. The architectural complex is situated in a favourable position compared to the main road connection infrastructure. Near the villa the highway exit “Fino Mornasco” of highway“A-9” (Milan-Chiasso) from which the State border (about 15 km from the area). The city of Como is 12 km away while the Milan is 43 km away. The railway station of Fino Mornasco, on the regional line Milan Cadorna-Como, is 1.2 km from the property, while the international airport of Milan – Malpensa (2nd Italian airport with 22 million passengers in 2017) is 42 km away.