Lesa holiday house rental, Solcio with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

Il Portichetto Lake Maggiore

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1 / 24 A handpainted and carved bed in the master's bedroom

House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 458938

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House / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

A CHARMING LAKE MAGGIORE HOUSE

Weekend or Weekly Rentals available

Two Bedrooms - Sleep up to five adult and one child aged 0 to 3

WHAT YOU WILL FIND

A CHARMING LAKE MAGGIORE HOUSE

Weekend or Weekly Rentals available

Two Bedrooms - Sleep up to five adult and one child aged 0 to 3

WHAT YOU WILL FIND

Il Portichetto is a traditional country house in the tiny fisher's hamlet of Solcio, furbished with antiques and paintings. The apartment is 100mq, on two floors, connected by a spiral staircase. Is ideal for families and children. Ideal point of departure to visit EXPO 2015. On the first floor there is a FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN with dinner table, a huge living room with dinner table and activity table, fireplace, easy chair, sofa bed and a sunny TERRACE with stunning Lake Maggiore view. On the first floor: TWO MASTER BEDROOMS WITH DOUBLE BED, one TUB bathroom and a SHOWER bathroom, a READING with desk. COT for small children will be provided upon request. The bed are antique so they are not king size, but queen. There is a railroad line passing near the house so you will hear a slight noise when the train pass through. Anyway is not an annoying noise and usually after one or two days everyone gets accustomed to it.

A selection of English language, Penguin clothbound classic editions BOOKS, and The BIBLIOTECA SOLCINA, a book collection devoted to LOCAL HISTORY are at guests disposal. Plenty of TOYS and children's books are available for guests in the children's room. ARTIST'S MATERIAL is at guest's disposal in the living room. Daily cleanings and baby sitter are available upon request.

Il Portichetto will be rented furnished with BEDLINENS for beds and cot, KITCHEN TABLECLOTHS&TOWELS, BATH TOWELS at no extra cost, so our guests could travel lightly. ELECTRICITY, GAS and WATER are at NO EXTRA COST. Beach towels will NOT be provided. As a WELCOME PACK you will find basic food for your first day in Solcio, as cookies, coffee and tea, milk, pasta, tomato sauce, sugar, salt, oil&vinegar. Guests are kindly requested NOT to leave their used dishes in the kitchen, but to put them in the dishwasher and turn it on. The fridge must be left empty and garbage must be put outside the house. Toys and artist's material should be left on order as they were the day of the arrival.

The house is suitable for children of all ages, but not for people with restricted mobility. No pets allowed. The house is no-smoking. Parking is available in front of the building.

Guests will have access to all the house. Internet connection is available in Wi-Fi.

A person will be available via phone for any needs or emergency and within the house in half an hour.

Facilities: Central heating, Washing and Dishwasher machine, Minipimer, Iron, Cot, Children Stroller, High Chair, Kids Toys and Books, Local history books, Hair Dryer, TV with Dvd selection, Wi-Fi, Hi-Fi with vinyl and cd collection of international rock and italian music, Outdoor table and chairs.

Il Portichetto is located between Arona and Stresa on Lake Maggiore. It is one hour drive form Milano and Malpensa International Airport and also reachable by train, bus or bicycle. Car is not necessary.

Minimum stay is three days.

A user's guide with all the informations about the house and useful addresses and suggestions will be sent to guest's after the booking.

SOLCIO AS IT WAS

Founder of the blog Archivio Iconografico del Verbano Cusio Ossola, the owners of the property, Paola Vozza and Marco Casali, are journalist and photo editor. Their blog is dedicated to the iconographic memory of the area.

If you like to see Solcio as it was, you may check there

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The Lake Maggiore region

WHAT YOU WILL SEE

Located on the south side of Swiss Alps, Lake Maggiore benefits a sheltered position against the cold winds of northern Europe. It was inhabited since Romans time and reached its fame in Belle Époque, when it was choosen by wealthy families and international travellers as their favourite destination. In those time many villas were built with a great variety of ecleticism, gardens were designed and planted with rare species, luxury hotels opened. Transports were made with horse carriages, steamboat and railways. Lake Maggiore holds today the same charme with all modern amenities and comforts.

Summers are warm (25 to 30 C°) with a lovely breeze in the afternoon. The clear water welcome sailors, swimmers and canoeist. Hike and strolls, mountain biking, watersports activities, 8 golf courses, riding and sailing schools are among the offers available for tourists. Autumn will come with its superb foliage; in springtime all the area is in full bloom with camelias and azaleas: the best time to visit the baroque gardens of Isola Bella and the botanical collection of Villa Taranto. Beauty treatment and spa and are available in the thermal village of Premia. Winters are bright and sometime snowy, it rarely frozen. Skiing and snowshoeing lovers enjoy the panoramic view of Alps from of Mottarone mountain or the steep downhill slopes of Macugnaga at the feet of Monte Rosa summit. There are plenty of old villages with traditional architecture to discover, museums and cultural institution, village festivals, farm and antique markets and great nightlife will enrich the sojourn.

Solcio is the perfect point of departure to discover the area. Activities within a walking distance from the village include: free beach or lakeside relaxation, olympic size swimming pool and tennis lawn, canoeing and fishing. There are: a kids playground, two bars, three restaurants, a pizzeria, a supermarket, a fisher's shop with a delicious fish and chips saturday treat, a real estate agent, a beauty salon and hairdresser.

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SIGHTSEEING

Summers are warm (25 to 30 C°)  with a lovely breeze in the afternoon. The clear water welcome sailors, swimmers and canoeist. Hike and strolls, mountain biking, watersports activities, golf, riding and sailing schools are among the offers available for tourists. Autumn will come with its superb foliage; in springtime all the area is in full bloom with camelias and azaleas: the best time to visit the baroque gardens of Isola Bella and the botanical collection of Villa Taranto. Beauty treatment and spa and are available in the thermal village of Premia. Winters are bright and sometime snowy, it rarely frozen. Skiing and snowshoeing lovers enjoy the panoramic view of Alps from of Mottarone mountain or the steep downhill slopes of Macugnaga at the feet of Monte Rosa summit. There are plenty of old villages with traditional architecture to discover, museums and cultural institution, village festivals, farm and antique markets will enrich the sojourn.

Solcio is the perfect point of departure to discover the area. Activities within a walking distance from the village include: beach or lakeside relaxation, olympic size swimming pool and tennis lawn, canoeing and fishing. There are two bars, three restaurants, a pizzeria, a supermarket, a fisher's shop with a delicious fish and chips saturday treat, a real estate agent, a beauty salon and hairdresser.

Bed & bathroom

  • bedroom 1: double bed
    bedroom 2: double bed
    beds in other rooms: sofa bed
  • 2 family bathrooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:17:00, Check out time:09:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy

About the owner

Marco C
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
28 Jan 2016
Based in:
Italy

Languages spoken: English, Italian

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