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Villa Bella Vista

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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This luxurious modern villa is a hidden gem in Ticino with stunning views over Lago Maggiore. The villa is situated in a quiet, privileged and beautiful residential area at one of the most beautiful areas of Lago Maggiore. Locarno is only 5 minutes away and Ascona a mere 15 minutes by car. The shores of the lake are either 5 minutes by car/bike or a 10 minute stroll. The fully refurbished (2012) unique villa of nearly 200m2 is fully equipped and has very stylish designer furniture, beautiful art and luxurious beds. This elegant 2-story villa offers 2 large living rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 terraces on each level, with the top terrace a mere 60m2 large, facing south. The 2 living rooms, one on each level, provide lots of privacy. The downstairs living room has a large leather sof...This luxurious modern villa is a hidden gem in Ticino with stunning views over Lago Maggiore. The villa is situated in a quiet, privileged and beautiful residential area at one of the most beautiful areas of Lago Maggiore. Locarno is only 5 minutes away and Ascona a mere 15 minutes by car. The shores of the lake are either 5 minutes by car/bike or a 10 minute stroll. The fully refurbished (2012) unique villa of nearly 200m2 is fully equipped and has very stylish designer furniture, beautiful art and luxurious beds. This elegant 2-story villa offers 2 large living rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 terraces on each level, with the top terrace a mere 60m2 large, facing south. The 2 living rooms, one on each level, provide lots of privacy. The downstairs living room has a large leather sofa, 2 armchairs and a large HD TV with NETFLIX, with views over Lago Maggiore. The upstairs living room has stupendous views over Lago Maggiore. It has a lounge sofa, 2 leather swiveling armchairs, the fireplace and dining table for 6 people. The fully equipped modern gourmet designer kitchen is at your disposal with a separate outdoor BBQ area. The master bedroom features air conditioning and its adjacent bathroom a whirlpool tub. The two terraces with lounge chairs and outdoor vine-covered dining area with dining table and chairs, are south-oriented towards the lake and have breathtaking views of the mountains and Lago Maggiore. Bella Vista is perfectly suited for couples, honeymooners, friends and for families wishing to holiday together, because of the 2 separate living rooms and terraces, each party may retreat separately if desired. Bella Vista offers high-speed WiFi throughout the villa and on its terraces. There is one private parking space. Come and experience delightful Ticino with its Festivals, subtropical weather and nature, plenty of sports facilities and food & wine! (and please note that in winter time you can ski at the Cardada Cimetta mountain in Locarno (a mere 15 mins from our villa), or drive 1 hour to large ski-areas like Splügen, Andermatt & Airolo. We will make you feel privileged and spoilt, yet totally at home. If you like to see a movie of the villa, please go to vimeo and search in the right hand corner for 'villa bella vista minusio'.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
arthur v
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Italian, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 30 December 2020

We used the villa for our annual business retraite. It is a well equipped modern house with stunning views on the lake and surrounding mountains. Very inspiring from the living room on the second floor. The sun rises and sets perfectly and despite the short...More

Date of stay: December 2020
Thank ReizendeRoland
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Date of stay: August 2018
HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend in Minusio and were very happy with the "Villa Bella Vista". About the House: - We were arriving with two cars and there were parking spots for both available direclty at the property. We were two couples staying for the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank amikaro
HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review Adrian. I am sorry there were no coffee cups when you arrived...We try to make sure there is always some tea/coffee etc at the house, but sometimes people finish this without restocking. I am sorry you found the...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

I'd thoroughly recommend this lovely villa - spacious, modern and well located for Locarno, Ascona, etc. Perched just above the north western shores of Lake Maggiore the mountain and lake views are quite spectacular. The lake itself is about a twenty minute downhill walk from...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank geoffh751
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our 2 couples visit to Villa Bella Vista could not have been more seamless in its perfection. The owners, Sabine and Arthur, made the entire event so easy with excellent thorough communications, directions, instructions and coordination of all aspects of the trip. The villa is...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Our entire party has explored most of the world. Sabine and Arthur's home overlooking Lake Maggiore exceeded our expectations in every way. The views, the rooms, the kitchen equipment, the location, the furniture, the ambience and the outstanding communication and service from Sabine made this...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Wow! Thank you so much for being such wonderful guests. We're flattered with all the compliments. Hope to see you again some day.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

The Villa Bella Vista is located in a quite quarter in Minusio only 4 km away from Locarno. It's a luxury house with spacious living room and the kitchen is well equipped! The surrounding is (small garden and very nice stonework) is well maintained. I...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Martin B
HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you Martin and we look forward to welcoming you again at Villa Bella Vista!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We spent a fantastic week at Villa Bella Vista! The house is more like a home then a rental, beautiful furniture and everything we needed including a Nespresso machine! We're totally relaxed, and the kids loved the TV den and having their own floor -...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank FranMGowing
HollandDutchcouple, VR Owner at Villa Bella Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you Fran for your compliments! So glad you had a wonderful time and that you felt at home. If you ever come back to the area, we hope we may welcome you and your lovely family again.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Our traveling group consisting of our four adults and two young children had a wonderful time at Villa Bellavista. The interior is contemporary, tasteful, and well organized. It allows the spectacular views in, especially at the top level. Both floors benefit from good control of...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank SilentType
Reviewed 5 May 2017

As you approach the villa on a very narrow road, you realize you are heading for an amazing location. The foliage surrounding the villa and the views of Lago Maggiore and the surrounding towns are spectacular. The apartment itself is large, well appointed and very...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Michael K
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Ascona Ascona is often called the 'Pearl of Lake Maggiore' for its cultural heritage as well as for its touristic offer. It is the most ideally located holiday resort on Lake Maggiore and has a wide choice of restaurants. Its artistic and cultural heritage, dating from the middle ages and the renaissance, is still very much alive in the old centre of the little town, called 'borgo'. Ascona, with a population of about 4500, developed around its historical centre and offers a wide choice of exclusive shops, boutiques, museums, art galleries and antique shops. It hosts many important cultural events, including JazzAscona, a major jazz festival renowned worldwide. Locarno As early as in the Imperial Roman period, Locarno was a holiday resort. Towards the end of the 11th century, Locarno was ...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Bella Vista

Villa Bella Vista is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Villa Bella Vista has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Villa Bella Vista has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Villa Bella Vista must last at least one night. See all property details.