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Casa Caterina


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Relax and dream!

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Casa Caterina is a beautiful apartment located in Villa Thara, a renowned stone house facing the Lake Lugano . Villa Thara is the ideal place for holidays because of its large, terraced garden with a small shared swimming pool enjoyable by all the family day and night; its stunning view on the lake and on the mountains that give everybody an inner calm and, last but not least, its small port with direct access to the lake for a swimming.

Casa Caterina is located in San Mamete,at less than 10 km from Lugano, the beautiful Swiss town on the lake that has made the Swiss Mediterranean lifestyle famous all over the world.

Everyone can find its special place at Casa Caterina inside and also outside! The apartment – the top part of Villa Thara - is ready for welcoming families and group of friends and make them feel comfortable and relaxed in the blink of an eye, enjoying directly from its balcony the lake view. In fact the balcony and the living room are the perfect places to have breakfast on a sunny morning whilst enjoying the beauty of the lake.

In Casa Caterina you will find a fully equipped kitchen with living room, three bedrooms (one double bedded, one convertible bed and one large single bed) and three bathrooms (two with showers and one as guest bathroom). Outside the shared garden is completed by parasols, sun beds and tables for dining. And for those who travel with big group of friends, in the same Villa there is another separate apartment, Casa Francesca (visit number 1475963) ready to be rented.


Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach 1 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Agno Airport Lugano 16 km, Nearest railway: Lugano 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available

The Lombardy region

San Mamete is a great place to explore Ticino and Lombardy area and in 15 minutes drive you reach Menaggio on Lake Como ,one of the most beautiful and romantic lakes in Europe, an oasis of peace and tranquility. In 19th century writers, artists and statesmen discovered Como region and built beautiful villas, open to the public. Lovers of flora can visit the gardens of Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo or Villa Balbianello in Lenno in any season of the year. Rich and famous people from all over the world have come for vacation and some of them have bought beautiful mansions ( from Versace to George Clooney).

San Mamete

San Mamete is a charming, tiny little village in the Italian part of Lake Lugano (or Ceresio) , Valsolda region, just five minutes from the Swiss border. The village is surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains . Due to the influence of the lake , the climate is mild and nature gorgeous. Summer is usually warm and sunny and winter mild. There are good restaurants , bars, shops within walking distance . Close to San Mamete is Porlezza , a lively town with restaurants, bars, bakeries and boutiques.

In twenty minutes drive or by bus you can reach Lugano with its fine hotels, beautiful cafés, wonderful shopping arcades, cultural and musical events, night life . Shoppers will love the designer fashion factory outlets near Como and Swiss border.

There is also a ferry service, by the way, the view from the ferry is fantastic!

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15 Oct 2014


"Beautiful house, spectacular view of Lake Lugano, very friendly hosts."

Very spacious, comfortable and clean house. The view of the lake from the balcony, the terrace, the dining area and the bedrooms was stunning. Kitchen very well equipped with cooker, cooking vessels, … More

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  • 10 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:08 Jun 2014

Based in Italy

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

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