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Self catering Lake Maggiore Self catering Italian Lakes stunning views

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Self catering holiday accommodation in Italian lakes & mountains

If you decide to book please read the Rental Agreement for information about extra costs payable locally on arrival to the housekeeper. You will see the link to the Rental Agreement if you use the booking option on this page.

Welcome to 2017 in Dumenza. Happy New Year! People are booking their holidays in the Italian Lakes. Winter is a beautiful time of year around the lakes and mountains of northern Italy.

It is a great time to book your holiday in our flat. A holiday in Dumenza is a beautiful experience. Now is the time to book your holiday. We would highly recommend a stay in Dumenza near Lake Maggiore at this time of year. Both our properties in dumenza have been booking up fast for summer holidays. Planning ahead for your summer holiday could get you a great summer holiday.

You will find all kinds of trees and shrubs around the village. You will hear a variety of bird sounds from cuckoos in the woods to blackbirds at the tops of trees and chimneys. With the days getting warmer and longer why not visit Dumenza and Lake Maggiore before the crowds come. You will enjoy a last minute break in the Italian Lakes and Mountains. Our guests are happy to tell us how they enjoy all the things there are to do and see there.

This is the ideal location for a holiday in the Italian Lakes and mountains. Now is the time to plan your holiday for summer 2016. We hope that you are already looking forward to your holiday in the Italian Lakes. Make 2016 a memorable year for holidays.

This lovely self catering apartment we offer to rent is in Dumenza with views of Lake Maggiore. It is close to Luino by Lake Maggiore, in the Italian lakes and mountains in Northern Italy. It has stunning views and it is ideal for self catering holidays. This beautiful part of Italy almost guarantees a memorable holiday. Lake Lugano is only just over the border in Switzerland.

It is the ideal holiday accommodation for exploring Lake Maggiore and the other lakes and mountains in northern Italy and the Italian speaking canton of Ticino in Switzerland. It is also close to Lake Lugano and Lake Como is not far away. Lake Garda is further east.

It is great for self catering walking holidays and cycling holidays as the views from the mountains around Dumenza and Lake Maggiore are superb. It can be useful if you are looking for countryside retreats lakeside relaxation. It is great walking holidays and cycling holidays all year round.

Milan is 1 1/2 hours away for a city trip. There are many other things to for in the area.

Things to do: As you are so close to Lake Maggiore there are plenty of things to do including walking, mountain biking, boat trips, shopping in Lugano. In the winter you can ski in the Swiss ski resort of San Bernadino, only an hour away by car.

Dumenza is only a mile from the Swiss border and the Italian speaking Swiss town of Lugano is not far away. Lugano can be found on the shores of Lake Lugano.

There are a couple of restaurants withing walking distance from the accommodation in Dumenza. There are plenty of bars & restaurants in Luino, by the lake. It is about 10 minute by car. There is also a bus service to Luino.

*****************************************************************************************Some current events: Lugano Musica Piazza Luini 2, 6900 Lugano, +41 58 866 48 30

03 October 2015 - 06 June 2016

The musical season is dedicated mainly to classical music but it is open to other art forms. It hosts the biggest symphony orchestras and it allows them to play their own musical repertoire maintaining their own point of view. The program extended throughout a year is well-structured in different cycles. It offers recitals, chamber music concerts, a cycle dedicated to the new generation of interpreters and many contemporary types of music. It also offers a space for music videos and movies.


How to get there: Plane

Dumenza is only 1 Hour 20 Mins from Milan Malpensa airport. Easy jet Easy jet have direct daily flights from Gatwick.


If you would like to drive check the route planner . Please allow about 12 hour total driving time including stps. You will also need to including 1 overnight stop.


Luino is less than 2 hours from Milano Centrale by train and then you can catch a bus to Dumenza (buses stop running at about 6pm subject to availability). Please give yourself plenty of time.

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Property Manager
Stephen & Sylvia Priest
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
20 January, 2017


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(55 traveller reviews)

Self catering Lake Maggiore Self catering Italian Lakes stunning views
average rating of 4.690909 based on 55 reviews

The apartment was adequate but a little tired.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment in Dumenza was adequate but a little tired, it would have benefited from a lick of paint and a little more attention to detail, eg the picture hanging was atrocious, there were no tea towels, dish cloths, hair dryer, iron or ironing board, although it does state in the advertisement that tea towels and dish cloth was not included I do feel that the above mentioned equipment are essential in any holiday let, we did purchase an ironing board which we left in the apartment for the new guests, unfortunately for them we took are iron home, we also purchased wine glasses as there were only two in the apartment, that said the housekeeper was very welcoming and friendly, and Dumenza itself is a lovely little village. The information sent with the booking from the owners was very useful, with lots of tips on places to visit and things to do, we did them all and a little more. Overall we thought it was good value for money and had a wonderful holiday in the Italian Lakes and enjoyed are stay in Dumenza. With a little bit of TLC and the essential equipment this apartment could be a little gem.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you saying that it was good value for money. We are grateful you found all the information sent very useful. Like you, other guests have said that said the housekeeper was very welcoming and friendly, and Dumenza is a lovely little village. We are sorry and surprised that you were unhappy with some aspects of your stay. We do not supply an iron because of potential damage to the property and it would be a potential fire hazard in a rental property. Nobody else has ever requested this in 10 years of us owning the property so we would think that there is no a huge demand. Tea towels are not provided as there is plenty of good drainage for washing up and tea towels are unhygienic. Also nobody else has ever requested this in 10 years of us owning the property. There are usually dish cloths, sponges and washing up brushes available. From what was said the flat's hairdryer appears to have gone missing. The housekeeper usually repaints at the end of the season if and where required. We have passed your comments to the housekeeper. We normally receive plenty of positive feedback about the property. We look forward to you staying as a guest in future.
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Sehr günstig und ruhig

  • 5 of 5

Kleines gemütliches Apartment im 3. Stock. Schöne Aussicht, nicht weit von Luino ca. 10 Min. mit dem Auto entfernt. Hübsches Schlafzimmer mit gutem Bett. Die Küche ist groß genug und alles vorhanden was man braucht. Auf jeden Fall genug Geschirr. Parkplatz findet man auch in der Nähe ca. 50m entfernt. Für den Preis einfach super. Die Dusche ist schwierig zu benutzen, da die Temperatur schwer einzustellen ist, dann besser ein Bad nehmen. Die Wohnung war sauber und die Schlüsselübergabe hat prima funktioniert. TOP!!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you
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Casa Verdi

  • 5 of 5

Flat was perfect. Had a great time in Italy. Good price. Owner efficient and informative. Will stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We thought that this was perfectly located. It was very easy for us to make walks around the lovely countryside. Anyone staying would enjoy it for a few minutes  leisurely walk or longer hikes around the area.   It was ideal for the relaxing  holiday that we were looking for and we enjoyed all the views in this picturesque 

location. We found the kitchen very good for our holiday with a full set of utensils. Everything supplied was to our liking. Overall we had a great stay and we will carry home pleasing memories of our holiday for a long time. 


  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for saying how much you enjoyed our Italian lakes holiday near Lake Maggiore.
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Very enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the space and cleanliness of the apartment.  We spend some time relaxing and other days sightseeing.  We enjoyed plenty of lovely views around the village. We would always look forward to returning in the future.  The property was as good if not better than we had seen on the website. We enjoyed the lake, the mountians and everything the areas had to offer.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is wonderful that you found the lake and mountains so enjoyable.
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Good views and restaurants

  • 5 of 5

We tried the two local restaurants which we thought we good and we could

then take a gentle stroll back to the flat in the evening. Even though

Dumenza is very close to Lake Maggiore it maybe useful to know that Lake

Come is only just over an hour's drive away. The drive down to the lake

from Dumenza has many breathtaking views.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The views around the lake and Dumenza are wonderful and there are many places to walk and drive. Lake Como is worth visiting and not far away by car. It is handy to have two restaurants local to the flat.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Milan Malpensa airport (1 hour 20 minutes)
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Lugano South (in Switzerland)
Car: recommended

You will find our self catering holiday accommodation in Dumenza, a village in the beautiful mountains above Lake Maggiore. It is only about 3 miles from town of Luino. Luino is found on the lake, where boats take you to other parts of Lake Maggiore.

It is also close to Lake Lugano as it is only 1 mile from the Swiss Border, the Italian speaking canton of Ticino. Lake Como is not far and Lake Garda is further east. There is bus service to Luino.. The average daily max in July is 27C or 81F.

There are two restaurants (Ristorante Smeraldo & Osteria Vino Porcini) and a bar (Bar Sport) within walking distance of the self catering apartment. The supermarket is only a couple of minutes walk from the self catering apartment building. There is also a baker's (panificio) where you can buy bread milk cheese and most other essentials.

There is also a pharmacy and a post office


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Local costs payable on arrival locally in Euros to the housekeeper:
End cleaning per flat €60 euros in total
Refundable deposit (in lieu of any damages) ?200 euros.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dumenza in Lombardy

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom, wardrobes & bedside tables, additional seating dining suite, one double bed.
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The accommodation is a one bedroom self catering apartment in Italy. It can sleep a family of 4 as there is a double bed in the bedroom and a double sofabed in the lounge. Kitchen/lounge, including cooker, fridge & microwave, toaster, kettle, filter coffee machine, TV and a double sofa bed Bedroom, wardrobes & bedside tables, additional seating dining suite, one double bed Bathroom with bath & shower over the bath. Entrance hall Lockable storage in the basement for mountain bikes If you would like to bring a pet please make sure it is a well behaved dog only.

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