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19th century luxury barn with private park and pool, fully renovated in 2010

Bedrooms 4
Space 220 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Luxury apartment in an old barn 100mt from Maggiore Lake shore.

The area is a 19th century country property owned by 'Generale Cadorna', an italian commander in the first world war. You can see the main lakefront villa in the arial view picture and all the buildings made for guests, workers and animals.

Our house is located in a private resort with 22 apartments owned by private individuals. Only few of the apartments are occasionally rented. It's all second houses and usually just 30% of the property have guests, with not more than 3/4 apartments usually open during weekdays. It's very quiet and secluded.

The property has private swimming pool, parking, private garden, a patio with barbecue for having lunch outside and it's immersed in the countryside with lot of green areas all around.

The Space

Historic location immersed in the countryside near Maggiore Lake. Lot of running tracks around, mountain bike trails and of course Maggiore Lake.

Guest Access

Property swimming pool, park, garage and parking. Fully functional fireplace. Washing machine in a room separate from the main apartment. Big balcony fully furnished.

Interaction with Guests

We will personally introduce the property to guests. We can organize special lunch & dinner with local chef, mountain bike trails, motorboat trips on the lake for visiting islands and surroundings.

The Neighborhood

Very quiet and secluded. Warm interaction with local people. Lot of good restaurants. Many activities but also great for total relax in the pool and in the private park.

Getting around

The place is secluded so you will need a car or a taxi. We can arrange taxi transfers.

Other Things to Note

All furniture is made by italian designers. Modern pieces mix with 19th century architecture and ancient hand made materials.

House Rules

We are looking for guest understanding and respectful for the love and attention we have put in building our property.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2017


Quassa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Wood and copper - toilet , shower , bidet , Large bathroom with double sink
    The blue bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    The green bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet
    The corten bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Main bedroom at 2nd floor - 1 king , Large room with desk and large bathroom
    Children bedroom at 1st floor - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Very large room with big private bathroom
    Guest room at 1st floor - 2 twin/ single , Guest room with private bathroom
    Staff room at ground floor - 1 twin/ single , Behind the kitchen, small but silent and comfortable
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

19th century luxury barn with private park and pool, fully renovated in 2010
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Traumhafter Aufenthalt

  • 5 of 5

Man fühlt sich wie im Paradies. Eine wunderschöne und gepflegt Parkanlage,

schöner Poolbereich und die Anlage,einfach perfekt.

Wunderschön restaurierte Unterkunft mit gelungener Kombination aus modernen und gleichzeitig rustikalen Möbeln, traumhaften Badezimmern und interessanten Details bei der Einrichtung. Jederzeit und sehr gerne wieder.

Der Besitzer Marco Tosi hat uns sehr gute Vorschläge über Auslüge gegeben,

ebenso waren die Restaurant-Tipps perfekt.

Thanks a lot dear Marco and see you soon

Beate and family

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Beate for your kind words. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family & friends, and I am really happy you enjoyed your time here in Quassa. You are perfect guests and will always welcome here :-)
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A perfect home for a perfect Italian holiday

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived Marco- the owner- showed us the house and explained everything necessary. He had a list prepared which helped us to find good restaurants, beaches, shops and other locations worth visiting. It was very helpful and Marco was absolutely friendly and easy going. We felt welcomed from the beginning! Marco put a lot of effort in the house to make us feel home and we did right away.

The house was beautiful and furnished with love. We loved the Quassa Parc. It was quiet, very clean and the environment beautiful. The pool was fantastic and there were lots of different small beaches around the lake. Ispra and other villages around did not have lots of tourism which we liked. There were many different things to do like sports, sightseeing, boat trips or shopping.

We were 2 families with 4 kids of all ages. It was plenty of space and privacy for each of us and we loved the house! The kids enjoyed the pool a lot of times! We went jogging in that area and it was fantastic because of its beauty.

Ispra, Angera and Ranco are small villages with lots of charm. You can have good dinners there and nice views on the lake.

Summing up we had a great holiday in a fantastic house with a lovely owner and beautiful Italy! Thank you for two marvellous weeks.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Judith, thank you so much for your nice review. We ar really happy you and your family and friends enjoyed your holidays in Quassa. It is a pleasure to know a place we like so much can contribute also to other's people having good times :-) All the best from us, ciao!
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Beautiful Italian home in a lovely, peace area.

  • 5 of 5

Marco, the owner met us and gave us a tour of the house explaining in detail the appliances, etc. A lot of effort is put into welcoming guests. We didn't need to go out and buy laundry soap, etc. Marco even left a plate of delicious strawberries and a almond torte to welcome us. The house is so peaceful with interesting details in the design. It is roomy and welcoming. A very well made house and clearly cared for. It has a private back yard and large balcony at the front of the house. Plenty of space to entertain yet the house allows for privacy and quiet times too. It's just a few minutes walk from Lake Maggiore. The area around the house is quite and so very beautiful that we would some how walk 10k+ a day. We'd stop along the way for a coffee in the tiny villages. This house is in a row houses but it doesn't feel like that. It feels like very private, warm and welcoming. We were two adults and two teenaged and another adult friend joined us from France. Plenty of room. We couldn't find a better home in the area and we would love to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alicia for the nice review. It was a pleasure to host you and your family in the property. I hope you'll visit us again someday :-)
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Absolutely reliable and trustworthy owner

  • 5 of 5

Maybe this rating is a little strange for in the end we did not actually stay in the house of Mr Tosi due to a plumbing problem. However I want to say that although the cancellation came at very short notice Mr Tosi did everything to support us in finding some new place and he immediately reimbursed the money that we had already paid. I hope that we will be able to spend our holidays in this property some other time!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
MXP Milano Malpensa
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golf dei Laghi
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
A9 Autostrada Milano Laghi
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Belvedere di Ranco
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Quassa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning $163

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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