Residencia Messidor, Villa La Angostura

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Out in the Argentine countryside sits Residencia Messidor, a small French-style castle designed by famed architect Alejandro Bustillo in 1942. Nestled within walking distance from Lake Huapi, the castle is surrounded by verdant forest. Presidents and dignitaries have stayed at the residence, which was originally commissioned by Sara Madero Demaría and later sold to the province. Though it remains closed to the public, you can drive a car around a small circuit for excellent views and photo ops. Make Residencia Messidor part of your personalized Villa La Angostura itinerary using our Villa La Angostura vacation trip planner.
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  • You are not allowed to stop at the premises of this house. But if you are going to the harbor or to the restaurant "del Puerto" it only takes a moment to swing in, admire the castle-like mansion and s...  more »
  • This is a very beautiful residence. It belongs to the government but you can drive through the gardens and have a quick view of the place. It takes only ten minutes if you are in the neighborhood  more »
  • This nice residence was finished in 1942 by famous Argentine architect Alejandro Bustillo. It has beautiful views over the lake's bay and the architecture is absolutely lovely. It's surrounded by a be...  more »