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Villa Bella Vista

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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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 sof...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, with views over Lago Maggiore. The upstairs living room has stupendous views over Lago Maggiore. It has a lounge sofa, 2 leather swiveling armchairs, the fireplace and dining table for 6 people. The fully equipped modern gourmet designer kitchen is at your disposal with a separate outdoor BBQ area. The master bedroom features air conditioning and its adjacent bathroom a whirlpool tub. The two terraces with lounge chairs and outdoor vine-covered dining area with dining table and chairs, are south-oriented towards the lake and have breathtaking views of the mountains and Lago Maggiore. Bella Vista is perfectly suited for couples, honeymooners, friends and for families wishing to holiday together, because of the 2 separate living rooms and terraces, each party may retreat separately if desired. Bella Vista offers high-speed WiFi throughout the villa and on its terraces. There is one private parking space. Come and experience delightful Ticino with its Festivals, subtropical weather and nature, plenty of sports facilities and food & wine! (and please note that in winter time you can ski at the Cardada Cimetta mountain in Locarno (a mere 15 mins from our villa), or drive 1 hour to large ski-areas like Splügen, Andermatt & Airolo. We will make you feel privileged and spoilt, yet totally at home. If you like to see a movie of the villa, please go to vimeo and search in the right hand corner for 'villa bella vista minusio'.More
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arthur v
Languages spoken:German, English, Italian, French, Dutch
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

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

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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
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our 2 couples visit to Villa Bella Vista could not have been more seamless in its perfection. The owners, Sabine and Arthur, made the entire event so easy with excellent thorough communications, directions, instructions and coordination of all aspects of the trip. The villa is...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Our entire party has explored most of the world. Sabine and Arthur's home overlooking Lake Maggiore exceeded our expectations in every way. The views, the rooms, the kitchen equipment, the location, the furniture, the ambience and the outstanding communication and service from Sabine made this...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Susan M
HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Wow! Thank you so much for being such wonderful guests. We're flattered with all the compliments. Hope to see you again some day.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Ascona 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. Locarno As early as in the Imperial Roman period, Locarno was a holiday resort. Towards the end of the 11th century, Locarno was ...
How to get there
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.
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