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Lake Maggiore view family holliday home annex private pool and large garden

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Nizzolino

Splendid 2 bedroom mountain house to sleep 8, above Lake Maggiore, Cannobio

The house is situated in a 4 hundred year old car-free hamlet; the hamlet is called 'Ronco', and is overlooking the lake from a height of 100 metres. Distance to the Swiss border is 3 km to the north, the town of Cannobio is 3 km to the south.

The hamlet consists of about 35 houses, mostly fixed for vacation. Ronco is reached by following the road to St.Agata; after 1 km you leave the car on a private parking lot, then follow a footpath up (about 130m) to arrive at the house. Luggage is carried with a 4x4 motorized trolley.The house has 4 levels; the 1st and 2nd floors have continuous balconies overlooking the lake. Each and every room has a splendid panoramic view on the lake and the surrounding mountains.

A large private garden with swimming pool, chalet, pergola is situated at about 150 metres via a path up from the property.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German, Italian, Dutch
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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2 holidaymaker reviews

Lake Maggiore view family holliday home annex private pool and large garden
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Great property at quiet location

  • 5 of 5

We had 2 wonderful weeks at the fantastic house with the great fiew over the Lago Maggiore. The village Ronco is very old, wich a great flavour and attitude. Quitness all over the place, because no cars are allowed in Ronco.

It is a short walk from the parking place to the house. The pool is fantastic, the kids had a lot of fun.

We enjoyed the location and will book again.

Thanks and best wishes


  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ronald, Thank you for your great review, we will be happy to see you and your family back in our house in the future. Since the village of Ronco/Cannobio with its extremely narrow streets is about 400 years old, motorized traffic is indeed not possible.Total silence and picturesque are the result. We still will do our utmost to welcome your family and other future guests to accommodate you and make your stay as enjoyable as possible. best regards, Ingrid Van Cakenberghe
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Week stay in July 2011

  • 4 of 5

My family, 2 couples, enjoyed a super week at this house in July 2011. The house indeed has spectacular views with first class terraces for relaxing and dining. Interior accommodation is to a very high standard and the house is well equiped with good quality furnishings. The main bedroom is of a particularly high standard but the second bedroom on the top floor, whilst comfortable, does not benefit from particularly great en-suite facilities - adequate but not outstanding. For preparing meals at home, the kitchen is great and well up to standard, and the dining areas are excellent. The private swimming pool area is remote from the house and is accessed via a fairly steep path which, like the main footpath approach to the house, is absolutley fine so long as you are reasonably fit ! It wasn't a problem to us but should be borne in mind. Once you are in the pool it is a particularly pleasant place to spend time, again with lovely views over the hamlet of Ronco, the lake and towards the mountains. Cannobio is a very pleasant town with a wide range of good restaurants to choose from. It only takes a few minutes to get there although the road is narrow and windy. We have rented many houses on summer vacations but this one, provided you can cope with the physical access aspects, was one of the most interesting and spectacular which we have enjoyed. Our thanks to the owners for letting us enjoy their property and a very memorable and relaxing holiday in a truly beautiful area.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
95 Kilometres
Milan Malpensa
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
16 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
32 Kilometres
Santa Maria Maggiore
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Ronco is a small village situated on a steep mountain slope, 100 metres above Lake Maggiore, within easy reach of about 1 km from the main road(SS34).

Since it is a traffic-free zone, one has to walk the last 130 metres from the parking lot to the house. The mountain behind the village is as high as 2200 metres,almost entirely covered by chestnut trees and extremely suited for mountaineering (all on signposted paths) The crystal clear water of the lake accommodates all kinds of water sports, and the nearby town of Cannobio, with its historical centre and splendid quayside appeals for walkers in search of typical restaurants, wine bars and terraces of all sorts.

Further south,one will find the larger(shopping)city of Intra and of course Stresa with its Borromeo islands. At 15 kms to the north, Ascona where the richest Swiss have their residence, one can wander the small alleys, the lakeside promenade, visit the lido or attend the golf coarse; for boat owners, there is a nice marina.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Nizzolino, Lake Maggiore West

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rental rates are from Saturday to Saturday
Security deposit of 500.-Euro , 125.-Euro for cleaning
250.-Euro per week as non refundable prepayment required on booking
Full-payment is required 6 weeks before start of rental-period
Bed linen 10.-Euro per person(obligatory)
Bath and kitchen towels: 5.-Euro per person (optional)
Baby bed (inclusive bed linen): 6,- Euro

October to April rates exclude g

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Nizzolino in Lake Maggiore West

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 135 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • There is an extra (large) shower next to the terrace on the ground floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The master bedroom on the 2nd floor consists of a king-sized bed, a connecting bathroom with extra large jacuzzi (up to 4 people), separate toilet, shower and a large balcony overlooking the lake. The bedroom on on the 3rd floor has an extra large double bed, a double sofa bed, enough space for an extra child bed and a separate bathroom with small tub, shower and toilet. Same superb view on the lake. Bedroom nr. 3 is in fact a living room with fireplace and sofa for 2 people; on this floor there is also a separate toilet with lavabo ( hot and cold water).
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The pool is ready for use from the 15of May until the end of September Less suitable for children under 5 years old due to many steps

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