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Unique Apartment - Awesome Views

Richard

Unique Apartment - Awesome Views

6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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Laveno-Mombello (Lago Maggiore)- Apartment to rent

Modern upmarket one bedroom plus mezzanine (2nd bedroom), sunny living room, kitchen-dining room high ceiling apartment at the edge of the lake overlooking stunning Lago Maggiore.

Top floor apartment of 2 story building overlooking the lake with views on Italian and Swiss Alps situated close to shops and public transport - You dont need to use your car. The apartment is multi-level with high characteristic ceilings.

There is a lounge a kitchen/dinning room ) in addition there is a double bedroom ( has a full double bed - 160 cms wide and is full of built in cupboards ) next to the bathroom (Shower, bidet and toilet) and a mezzanine study area that has double bed couch.. The balcony overlooks the lake. The main lounge includes another double sleeper couch, This apartment is ideal for two couples or Parents and children who don't mind sharing a double bed.

There are many restaurants and cafes nearby. It is easy to take the Ferry over to Stresa and the Borreneo islands.

The apartment is unique because it is in a characteristic historique building that has been renovated and is at the edge of the lake in a quaint street close to the centre of Laveno and 300 metres from the Ferry harbour and 100 metres from the Yacht harbour

Where is it?

The apartment is on the lungo lago part of Laveno on the cul-de-sac going down to the yacht harbour. The apartment is 300 metres from the Ferrovia Nord Railway station and 200 metres from the shops and supermarket.

Why stay in Laveno?

Laveno is halfway on the Lombard coast of the Lake Maggiore. Not only is it a strategic place to visit the region of the lakes and the Prealps but it has two railway stations, which connects Laveno with Varese (30 min.), Milan (1h. 20 min.) and the Malpensa Airport. Its also easy to get to Geneva by taking the ferry to Intra/Verbania. Every 15 min. a ferryboat connects the lombard coast of the lake with the piedmontese coast (Verbania), the Borromean Islands, Stresa. and the Verbania station, which has express trains to Geneva. Laveno lies 20 km. from the swiss border, and Lugano station with express trains to Zurich.
The Cableway of the Lake Maggiore takes you on the top of the Sasso del Ferro mountain (1062 mt.) from where you can admire the majestic panorama of the Region of the Lakes and the Alps.

The region, rich in art and history, offers countless ways to admire the gifts of the past: the medieval castles, the villas of the XVII century, the botanic gardens, the old mountain villages entirely made of stone, the noble palaces, the romanic monasteries and the baroque Sacro Monte Sanctuaries, protected by the UNESCO.

There are numerous possibilities to bathe in clean waters and to practise sports: hang-gliding, para-gliding, cycling, mountain bike, trekking, sailing and all the water sports, tennis.

Amenities

Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating
Private entrance

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox

Availability

33 Reviews

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Dirk User Profile
Dirk
July 2015
We had 3 great days on the lakeside apartment which provided the perfect base to explore the area. The apartment was personable and well appointed and had the European feel we were looking for. It is a short walk to the shops and Wednesday markets and the charming church bells ne…
Sharon User Profile
Sharon
July 2015
Barbara was there to meet us when we arrived and showed us around the apartment. It was just like the photos and in a great location.
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Max
June 2015
Richard'sapartment is very nice. Elegantly furnished, quite large and very well equipped with everything you'll need. The location is great, just metres from the water in a quiet (well, by Italian standards) road, but right near the bustling activity. The water views are a bit re…
Ash User Profile
Ash
September 2017
The location was ideal and the apartment had all the basics that I needed with the exception of wifi (although told to use wifi from the cafe below, the signal was never strong enough for it to work). I would still recommend staying here though, just realize you will have to go …
Yoni User Profile
Yoni
September 2017
Great location right on the water and 5 min walk from the Funicular. Just like any small town in Italy expect to hear church bells in the morning :)
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Livia
September 2017
This apartment in Laveno is absolutely wonderful ! It is centrally located in the heart of the town. Richard's communication with me made it all so simple. When I return to Laveno, I will most definitly return to the same place !
Leah User Profile
Leah
August 2017
We loved staying at Richard's apartment. It was perfect for my husband and our 4 year old and me. The apartment is nicely furnished and very comfortable. The ceiling fans and windows in every space made it extremely comfortable in August, despite no air conditioning. The layou…

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I am a retired publisher but still active in digital publishing on Tablets, eReaders and Smartphones. Also manage a well-known cartoonist site as well as related social media sites. We (Paola, my wife and I) tend to do a lot of travelling so while we live in Brussels, we are oft…
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