ED Refnr. 1554752
"Holiday in the monument" combines historic preservation and tourism. Historically valuable Bauzeugen be taken, gently renovated and rented as apartments. The model allows a double win: The monuments received a new future and the holiday guests experience a stay in an exceptional building. the idea is implemented by the Foundation in Holiday monument (FiB), which was founded by the Swiss Heritage Society of 2005.
Parking: The public car park is about 150m from the house (in the village on the main street below the church). The parking is free and not covered. The access to the house is not guaranteed. Next to the church, a small footpath and stairs lead up to the house through the village.
Public transport: The bus stop is 150 meters from the house. Next to the church, a small footpath and stairs lead up to the house through the village.
Number of persons 6: There is a cot (up to 2 years) available. The house is entered from a small footpath that separates the garden and the house from each other. To the left of the entrance is a cloakroom and to the right the bathroom with shower / WC. The stone staircase is high on the first floor of the fireplace room (unfortunately, for fireproofing reasons, the firing of the fireplace is not allowed). From the fireplace room it goes directly into the kitchen and from the kitchen directly in the living room. A gallery leads across the entire front of this floor. Each of the rooms is also accessible from this portico. From the staircase leads another staircase up to the 2nd. Floor. On the mezzanine there is also a small toilet. From this mezzanine, a door leads north from the house. In the 2. Floor are three double bedrooms, which lead again from room to room and are accessible via the outside arcade. This is a typical Ticino construction, which is often found in the valley.
Exterior and garden: The guests have a seat on the west and north side and a beautiful garden on the south side. The house the upstream arcades are secured with a balcony railing. The distance between the bars is not according to today's safety regulations, but still used close enough. On the arcade you will find a small table with two chairs and a bench.
Open: Casa Döbeli is bookable from April to October.
Pets: Pets are allowed on request.
Altitude: 800 meters above sea level.
Important to note: The Val Onsernone is a very rugged and narrow valley. Similarly, there are residents. Lovable but also a little peculiar. Please take into consideration that the water in the valley is scarce.
CASA DÖBELI - Ticino elegance made of stone
History & Information
The Casa Döbeli is a Ticino town house from the 17./18. Century in Russo in Onsernonetal. It stands in the village, across the slope: a scenic location. The name of the house dates from the last inhabitants, Markus Döbeli, a philosopher and dropouts. The high and narrow stone house has two floors long suites with out continuous porticoes on the south side. As with all our monuments Foundation the renovation was carried out smoothly while preserving the character of the house. The Casa Döbeli a holiday home for six people, in which a breath can experience southern charm.
The original structure is preserved in their entirety. The restoration work was limited to the strict minimum. The original and historic elements such as cupboards, walls, doors and stonework were obtained and gently restored. Some internals Mr Döbeli were removed, others left as witnesses of history. In order to guarantee adequate comfort, bathroom and kitchen were built completely new. Likewise, all technical installations are renewed. In the bathroom the new sanitary facilities are combined in a single block in the center of the room. A wood stove allows heating the kitchen and the adjacent room. The ceiling height throughout the house is almost 2. 3 meters. Outside, the ruins walls were secured and additionally furnished a seat.
The Casa Döbeli is a monument that has been renovated with great respect for the existing substance. The tenant is aware of and meets the object with care. Furthermore, although technologically equipped contemporary, meet certain functional details not today common standards and pose a possible safety hazard. These circumstances are known to the tenant. The owner, e-domizil and the foundation Ferien im Baudenkmal disclaim all liability. The Casa Döbeli is only accessible on foot. From the public car park several stairs (about 100 m) lead up to the house.