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Luxurious historic villa, located centrally and near the lake

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,906 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

The luxurious villa of epochs from the late 19th century is surrounded by a garden with tropical old plants and palm trees. The majestic building has 2 large living rooms, living cum kitchen, 5 bedrooms, veranda and 2 spacious patios. The villa is located in an older residential area very near to Lago Maggiore and just 10 minutes walk away from Locarno railway station. One car parking space is available. The villa is designed inside by a spacious staircase. The main rooms are kept in gothic romantic style and are characterised by imposing ceiling heights, high quality materials and specially inlaid fine work. The house is equipped with 3 modern bathrooms/showers. The new kitchen is fully fitted with ceramic glass hob, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, dishwasher and all other kitchen needs. Rooms and living room are furnished with new furniture including a flat screen television.

Secret tips for trips and shoppers: Apart from many options for day trips around Lago Maggiore there are other trips which are worth recommending: The picturesque Maggiatal valley waits for you with attractive pebble beaches by the riverside, enchanting villages with stone houses and countless number of hiking trails. The Verzasca valley is popular for the gorged stone riverbed, which invites for numerous weekends for sunbathing. The district of Bellinzona with its medieval fortifications belongs to the Unesco World Heritage Site. Locarno is the ideal starting point for various shopping tours. Apart from many shops in Locarno there is Ascona with its famous beach promenade and numerous boutiques and art galleries just 5 minutes from villa Locarno. With a 30-minute drive by car you can get to the shopping paradise of Lugano or to the legendary market of Luino on the opposite side of the lake. A one-hour drive leads in to the northern Italian fashion metropolis of Milan.

Travel information: The villa Locarno is easily reachable with the public transport: The nearby Lugano airport (35min) and Milan Malpensa (90min). The Locarno railway station with its frequent train connectivity to Zurich and Lugano is just 10 minutes walk away from villa. The parking spaces available outside make even travelling with a private car easy. **For you 2010**

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Peter Bruderer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2017


Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Lugano / Agno
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: not necessary

Locarno is located at an altitude of 200m above sea level at the heart of sunny Ticino and impresses visitors with the same charm in both summer and winter. Spend your holiday at the shores of Lago Maggiore in a mild, subtropical climate with a lot of sun. Enjoy the wholesome Ticino cuisine and Mediterranean wines, wander through the pristine valleys, swim or surf in Lago or ride with the panoramic lift in to the hiking and skiing regions of Alp Cardada on top of Locarno. Diverse attractions like the International Film Festival, 'Moon and Stars' Music Festival with international pop artists or Jazz Festival in Ascona nearby make Locarno the cultural centre of the region.

Golf: Visit the golf club Patriziale in Ascona, a beautifully maintained 18-hole course for golfers with the highest skill levels. Gourmet restaurant, pro shop, swimming pools, all in high quality. Handicap 32. Prices for 18-hole CHF 100-110, per day 150-170. Phone# 091-791-2132. About 5 min by car from the villa Locarno. *** A new 18-hole golf course, Golf Gerre, is also located there apart from Losone. A very interesting course with lots of water, bordered with natural stone. Surrounded by a wonderful panorama of the Alps. Handicap 36. Prices for 18-hole. CHF 90-110, per day 135, per week 590. Reachable by car in about 5 min. *** Practise course and 6 short holes on Lido from Locarno. No handicap or registration required. CHF 30 per round. *** The nearest golf course in Italy is located in Verbania, some what in the mountains. Affordable price, no handicap required. About 1 hour's drive from Locarno. Information from the owner.

Ski: The property can also be used as the starting point to the skiing area. *** Cardada/Cimetta is located on top of Locarno, a small ski region with 4 lifts (1400 up to 1670m). *** Within an hour's drive you can reach San Bernardino, 8 lifts, 35km slope up to 2500m height. *** Within 1hour 20mins you can reach Andermatt (through Gotthard tunnel), an original Swiss mountainous village with well developed downhill and cross country skiing opportunities. *** Alpine skiing: Areas of Gemsstock (2 gondolas, 3 lifts, up to 2963m) and Nätschen/Gütsch (4 lifts, up to 2344m). *** Cross country: 50km trail in Urserntal valley over Hospenthal valley up to Realp.


Locarno Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2906 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , 1. Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 2. Upstairs
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1. Upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1. Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2. Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 3. Upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2. Upstairs
  • The single beds can be joined together (except the bunk bed in the wooden room on 2nd floor). A childrens bed for babies/todlers is provided
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 11 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Luxurious historic villa, located centrally and near the lake
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
Nürnberg, Franken, Germany

Sehr schöne Villa in Locarno - sehr empfehlenswert

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schöne Villa in Locarno. Räume groß, hell, sehr gepflegt. Küche gut ausgestattet. Für 10 Personen hervorragend, davon 2 in kleinem Zimmer mit Stockbett unterm Dach (für Kinder ein Paradies).

Auch ohne PKW eine sehr gute Unterkunft, da nur 800 m vom Bahnhof entfernt. Von Locarno aus sind sehr viele tolle Ausflüge und Wanderungen möglich mit Bussen, Bahnen und Schiffen.

Man kann vom Haus in 5 min. zu einer Bademöglichkeit laufen.

Support durch nahe gelegenes Hotel optimal organisiert. Tolle Idee!

Einziger Wehrmutstropfen: Eine Straße in der Nähe ist auch nachts befahren. Wir haben gut geschlafen, aber extrem ruhebedürftige Schläfer könnten beeinträchtigt sein.

Sehr netter Kontakt auch zum Vermieter.

Fazit: Top-Tip am Lago Maggiore! 100 Punkte!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2008
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Genauso erleben unsere Gäste und auch wir selbst die Villa Locarno. Und es zieht viele wieder dorthin, weil die Gegend, die gute Lage und das Haus selbst so viel zu bieten haben.
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Ferien im sonnigen Tessin

  • 5 of 5

Die Vila ist perfekt für eine oder mehrere Familien! Viel Platz, ideal in der Nähe des Lago positioniert, Coop Migros Aldi innerhalb von Gehdistanz, Locarno Film-Festival in Reichweite sowie auch die berühmten Versasca und Maggia. Super mit Kinder ab Alter 3.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Thurgau, Schweiz

zentral, gepflegt, wunderschöner Garten

  • 5 of 5

Nicht zum ersten Mal verweilen wir in der Villa Locarno für unsere Ferien. Auch diesen Frühling verbrachten wir herrliche und entspannende Ferientage in der Villa. Im Vergleich zu unserem letzten Aufenthalt war der Eingangsbereich des Hauses neu gestrichen worden und wunderschöne grossformatige Bilder aus der Region zierten neu die Wände in den Zimmern. Man spürt, das die Besitzer daran interessiert sind die Hauseinrichtung stetig zu verbessern. Auch war das Haus bei unserer Ankunft sauber gereinigt. Wir können das Haus nur weiterempfehlen.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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1 0

Grosszügig und einfach Traumhaft

  • 5 of 5

In dieser gepflegten Villa mit Freunden Zeit verbringen und alle Annehmlichkeiten geniessen macht doppelt Freude! Am meisten Spass macht es den Grill anzuwerfen und Köstlichkeiten (Fackelspiesse) oder in der Küche andere regionale Produkte aus der Region (Weine, Risotto, etc.), z.B. aus der Metzgerei an der Piazza Stazione in Muralto zuzubereiten und zu kosten.

Die Nähe zu See und Bahnhof, war für uns optimal. Die diversen Ausflugsmöglichkeiten, Spielplätze und Bademöglichkeiten für unsere Kinder, bieten neben vielen tollen Restaurants in Gehweite eine geniale Abwechslung.

Wir sind mit diesem Feriendomizil und mit der Betreuung durch den Vermieter sehr zufrieden.

Wir, als Familie mit 4 Kindern, empfehlen die Villa auf jeden Fall unseren Freunden weiter! Schon bald werden wir hier wieder eine Woche Ferien verbringen!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Ideal für Klausuren, Retraiten, Seminare

  • 5 of 5

Als Schulbehörde haben wir mittlerweile vier Klausuren jeweils im Herbst hier verbracht. Die grosszügigen Räume (Wohnzimmer OG zum Arbeiten, Wohnzimmer EG, Terrasse und Balkon für Gruppenarbeiten, Austausch, Freizeit), die verkehrstechnisch günstige Lage beim Bahnhof und das Tessiner Klima haben wesentlich zu guten Ergebnissen beigetragen.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Thurgau, CH

Ein wunderschöner Herbst

  • 5 of 5

Was gibt es schöneres, als bei hereinbrechendem Winter in noch einige Warme Tage im Tessin zu verbringen.

Zwischen 10 und 15 Grad wärmer als im Norgden waren es wohl diesen Herbst. Die Gegend um Locarno weisst dank ihrem Mikroklima nochmals einige Grade mehr aus als der Wetterbreicht für's Tessin vorhersagt.

Das Haus: schön, gut instandgehalten, zentral gelegen. Was will man mehr?

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2009
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Schlussreinigung $252.75

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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