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Villa Bella Vista

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Minusio, Lake Maggiore, Canton of Ticino, Swiss Alps
This luxurious modern villa is a hidden gem in Ticino with stunning views over Lago Maggiore. The villa is situated in a quiet, privileged and beautiful residential area at one of the most beautiful areas of Lago Maggiore. Locarno is only 5 minutes away and Ascona a mere 15 minutes by car. The shores of the lake are either 5 minutes by car/bike or a 10 minute stroll.

The fully refurbished (2012) unique villa of nearly 200m2 is fully equipped and has very stylish designer furniture, beautiful art and luxurious beds. This elegant 2-story villa offers 2 large living rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 terraces on each level, with the top terrace a mere 60m2 large, facing south. The 2 living rooms, one on each level, provide lots of privacy. The downstairs living room has a large leather sofa, 2 armchairs and a large HD TV with NETFLIX, wit...
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Listing #HL319223
About the Owner
arthur v
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French, Dutch
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Date of stay: August 2018
HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018


Reviewed 18 April 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend in Minusio and were very happy with the "Villa Bella Vista". About the House: - We were arriving with two cars and there were parking spots for both available direclty at the property. We were two couples staying for the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank amikaro
HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review Adrian. I am sorry there were no coffee cups when you arrived...We try to make sure there is always some tea/coffee etc at the house, but sometimes people finish this without restocking. I am sorry you found the...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I'd thoroughly recommend this lovely villa - spacious, modern and well located for Locarno, Ascona, etc. Perched just above the north western shores of Lake Maggiore the mountain and lake views are quite spectacular. The lake itself is about a twenty minute downhill walk from...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Geoff H
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    1 King
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: $996 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Linen rental (obligatory) CHF 25 per person.
End cleaning (obligatory) CHF 140.
Refundable safety deposit CHF 600.
Heating, airconditioning, electricity & fast wireless internet included.
Nespresso coffee machine available.
In winter time logs for the fireplace are also included.
We can only accept a maximum of 6 guests in total (including children).
Pets may be accepted, but needs to be approved by owners beforehand
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About the neighbourhood
Ascona is often called the 'Pearl of Lake Maggiore' for its cultural heritage as well as for its touristic offer. It is the most ideally located holiday resort on Lake Maggiore and has a wide choice of restaurants. Its artistic and cultural heritage, dating from the middle ages and the renaissance, is still very much alive in the old centre of the little town, called 'borgo'. Ascona, with a population of about 4500, developed around its historical centre and offers a wide choice of exclusive shops, boutiques, museums, art galleries and antique shops. It hosts many important cultural events, including JazzAscona, a major jazz festival renowned worldwide.

As early as in the Imperial Roman period, Locarno was a holiday resort. Towards the end of the 11th centu...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Milan: 89.0 km
Railway: Locarno: 5.0 km
By air:
Arrive at Zurich airport (plenty of carriers) and continue by train to Locarno or hire a car and drive (195km) to Minusio.
Arrive at Lugano airport (Swiss Air) and drive 40 minutes by car to Minusio.
Arrive at Milan airport and drive 1 hour and 10 minutes before arrives in Minusio.

By train:
Arrive from almost anywhere in Europe by train at the train station of Locarno.

By car distances are:
from Amsterdam 950 km
from Brussels 820 km
from Paris 800 km
from Zurich 195 km
from Dusseldorf 780 km
from Milan 110 km

In 2016 the Gotthard Base Tunnel will ensure train travel time between Zurich and Milan to be 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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