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Romantic Ticino cottage on Lake Maggiore with stunning lake views

Bedrooms 2
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Eat-in kitchen, 2 bedrooms with balconies, 2 south-facing terraces with sea and mountain views

Semi-detached house (if you are in front, left part, with glass door) of an old Ticino stone house in an exclusive location near Locarno, quiet and well developed. All rooms are south facing with views of lake and mountains. The nearly four hundred year old house is renovated, furnished in style and can be centrally heated by a woodburning stove. The kitchen leads directly onto the south facing terrace with views to Cannobio. The bedroom and bathroom are accessible from the rear side of the house. The bathroom has high quality and electrically heated. In each bedroom there is a double bed (200 x 180 cm), each with two mattresses (each 200 x 90 cm, two blankets each with a standard size of 200 x 135 cm). There is another terrace where you in the evening for a long time can admire the panorama in the sun above the garage. The spacious garden is regularly maintained, so you are surrounded from March of colorful flowers. Behind the house you can retire on a large lawn. In just a few minutes you are in the village of Brione with shops and nice restaurants. Locarno is a 10-minute or 30-minute walk.

Ilse Freiburg
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018


Brione sopra Minusio Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Badezimmer 1 - toilet , shower
  • High quality objects. Towels are not included in the rent. You can choose to bring your own towels or book them separately for an additional charge (see bedroom / bedding). Please specify as text when booking.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Schlafzimmer 1 - 1 king
    Schlafzimmer 2 - 1 king
  • Sheets and towels are not included in the rental price. You can bring your own bed linen and towels or book them separately at an additional cost of SFr 25, - / person. Please specify as text when booking. Cot: For a toddler, a cot for CHF 30, - can be set up.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
The equipment is very solid: comfortable beds with plush mattresses, luxurious bath items, premium cookware. Cleanliness is a top priority, luxury is however deliberately omitted to support the withdrawal of an overstimulated life. On colder days you can keep kitchen and bedroom comfortably warm by the central fireplace. Variety is guaranteed nevertheless by an abundant supply in the region as required. Because of the slope and stairs, the house is not suitable for disabled people.


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Romantic Ticino cottage on Lake Maggiore with stunning lake views
average rating of 4.590909 based on 22 reviews

VRBO Advertisement and some information didn't match the actual outcome of this rental

  • 2 of 5

The cottage was quaint and clean, and views of Lake Maggiore were beautiful, however, the directions to the cottage could have been much more detailed. There were no instructions and information about the keys and our rooms. Thank goodness someone was staying in the other apartment and she was kind enough to help us out. In the VRBO advertisement on the Internet it listed towels and linens were included. Later the owner sent an email asking if we would need towels and sheets. I responded yes (I didn't pack towels and sheets for my European vacation) and I was charged €50+ for one set of the skimpiest towels and one fitted sheet. I informed the owner that it clearly states towels and linens provided, but she went ahead and deducted the amount from my deposit anyway.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is important that guests read all information, and they should be informed before arriving, particularly if specifications had been given individually again and unambiguously, such as payment of tourist tax and sheets which must be paid in cash (apart from some basics such as dish towel and cloth) which was the case for this guest. It is quite stressful if people start complaining afterwards without reckognising that the trouble was not the host's fault.
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Tolle Aussicht auf den Lago Maggiore

  • 5 of 5

Schönes stillvolles Tessinerhaus. Wir haben die Tage sehr genossen.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Wir haben den Herbsturlaub im Tessin in vollen Zügen genossen

  • 5 of 5

Die Ferienwohnung ist ein ursprüngliches tessiner Haus. In der Höhe gelegen geniesst man eine grandiose Fernsicht über den Lago Maggiore. Die Zimmer wurden geschmackvoll renoviert, das Bad wurde neu gemacht. Die Küche ist einfach, gemütlich und gut eingerichtet, alles was man zum Kochen braucht ist vorhanden (wir haben jeden Abend selber gekocht).

Die Lage ist auch sehr gut. Zentral gelegen ist man mit dem Auto aber auch mit dem öffentlichen Bus (fährt regelmässig) schnell in Locarno und von dort an anderen Orten des Nord-Tessins. Auch direkt von der Haustür aus können verschiedene Wanderungen unternommen werden.

Wir haben schon mehrmals in verschiedenen Ferienwohnungen Urlaub im Tessing gemacht. Noch nie haben wir es so sehr genossen wie hier!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Grazioso rustico con una magnifica vista

  • 4 of 5

Originale, pulito e accogliente. Sicuramente ideale per famiglie e coppie giovani.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Schöner Ausblick, aber . . .

  • 3 of 5


Wunderschöner Ausblick,

geschmackvoll und zweckmässig renoviert und ausgestattet, sauber.


Schlafzimmer und Bad nur über die benachbarte Terasse und Stufen aussen um das Haus herum erreichbar.

Zugang zur unteren Terasse über die Metallaußentreppe nicht begehbar,

da Gebüsch nicht geschnitten.

Code zur Eingangstür (Schlüsselkasten) war nicht rechtzeitig übermittelt worden.

Katzenkot vor der Schlafzimmertür.

Skorpione, ungiftig aber nicht angenehm wenn jeden Abend einer vor der Schlafzimmertür und im Bad sitzt.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Da Johnni
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
Bellinzona Süd
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Al Capon
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
Orselina, Talstation Cardada
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Lido Locarno

In the southern slope above the Long Lake Maggiore with panoramic views of the Magadino valley to Cannobio in Italy. From the house numerous hiking trails. In Locarno and Ascona almost the whole year cultural events: eg. B. New Orleans Jazz Festival, Ascona. Film Festival Locarno, Ascona Music Festival. In just five minutes' walk of the bakery, a grocery store, post office and nice bars within. Supermarkets can be reached by car in 10 minutes in Locarno. In the summer are a wonderful swimming the two swimming pools of Locarno (Lido) or one of the many valleys of Ticino. Trips can be taken to Milan, Como and Lugano. Sports: Golf Course Ascona, airport Magadino (paragliding, etc.), boating, tennis, hiking, mountain biking, rafting etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Endreinigung $115.01 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $246.12
Stay tax $4.00 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

Zusätzliche Kosten:
Kurtaxe SFr 3,25 pro erwachsene Person pro Nacht | Endreinigung: € 100,- obligatorisch | Bettwäsche + Handtücher € 25,- pro /Person, optional, bitte bei Buchung als Text angeben | Kaution: € 200,- | Bei Stornierung Erlass von 50% bis 30 Tage vor Reisebeginn. Erlass des Gesamtmietpreises bei Stornierung bis 3 Monate vor Reiseantritt.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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