Apartment Casa ai Monti (Ticino)
Hosted by Silvano
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4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Recently remodeled apartment in Locarno-Monti, a tranquil setting on a South exposed hill with lake and mountain views, above the old town of Locarno in sunny Ticino.

The space

Location: The apartment is located in Locarno-Monti, 400m above sea level (200m above the level of lake Maggiore) on a tranquil setting on a South exposed hill with lake views, above the old town of Locarno. Access is provided by a footpath (50m from the street) leading to the Cardada mountain destination. There is no direct car access to the house. However, there are about 50 public parking spaces within a 50-100m radius from the house (at night and during weekend free-of-charge).

The House: It is three stories detached Ticino-house built in the Lombardy style with thick stone walls and some land around it. It was built prior to 1850 and remodeled entirely in 2012 (insulation, double glazing, floor heating, new bathroom, etc.). During earlier times it used to be a restaurant. Today there are two apartments in the house, one used by the owners, one is the holiday let.

The Holiday Apartment: It is a modern 50 square meter two and a half rooms apartment on the second floor with a separate entrance. The following is available: sizeable entry hall, small bathroom, bedroom with king-size bed, living room with open-plan kitchen, rather small balcony with great lake and mountain views. The holiday let does neither have its own garden nor its own parking space.

Facilities & Equipment:
Kitchen with all appliances needed (dishwasher, fume hood, 4-plates ceramics burner, oven, fridge, microwave, toaster, filter coffee maker and Italian espresso coffee maker, dishes, utensils, hand towels)
Bathroom with shower and towels
King-size bed (180x200cm) with separate mattresses, bed linens
Foldable couch in living room. Once opened it creates a queen-size bed (160x200cm), bed linens
Communication: Swisscom TV, WiFi-Internet unlimited
Other: Cabinets, iron, ironing board, laundry rack, vacuum cleaner. A laundry machine is available in a separate building

Surroundings: In front of the house there is a garden and a smaller house at the street leading to the Monte Bré area (very low traffic) and a church (bells sound once or twice a month). Distances from the house to:
Minimarket (small shop with postal service): 100m
Access to footpath to Locarno downtown: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)min walk down and 30-35min walk up)
Bakery (in the nearby village of Orselina): 700m (virtually always open)
Aerial cable car to Cardada: 500m
Rail cable car to Locarno: 500m
Madonna del Sasso sanctuary and church: 400m
Bus stop: 100m (Bus nr. 2 to Locarno train station and downtown)

Details, seasonal prices, rates for 3-4 people, and pictures to be found on "casamonti" followed by a dot and then ch , which is in German and English.

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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM

No pets; no smoking inside (smoking on the balcony)


Safety features
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3 nights minimum stay

50 Reviews

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D User Profile
July 2017
I would defiantly recommend this place to anyone thinking about visiting. We were blown away when we first walked into the grounds and the house, absolutely beautiful. And the view was amazing as well

Sandra User Profile
May 2017
The host canceled this reservation 44 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Michel User Profile
January 2017
Silvano wasn't at home, but he made his best to communicate clearly and quickly. Check-in & check-out were easy. We really appreciated it. The flat was modern, well equiped and very clean. We would have loved to access the garden, but it was a bit cold at this season. Probably a good reason to come back in Summer :)

Valentina User Profile
June 2016
Silvano and his wife were really friendly and welcoming. We had a surprise in our fridge when we arrived - strawberries from their own garden. The hosts helped us with advice whenever we had any questions. The apartment itself was just perfect. Very clean, recently remodeled. My husband and I stayed there for four nights with out three children (our infant daughter slept in the crib we brought with us). The apartment is spacious enough to fit four adults. The location is great. Close enough to walk to city center, but at the same time secluded and peaceful. The view from the balcony is just breathtaking. You can see Lago Maggiore in all its glory. The parking just by the house was surprisingly cheap (approximately 6 CHF/day, there were always parking spots available). We used the car to get around, but there is also a bus and a cable car that can get you to the place. Even though the weather was not so good, we had a wonderful stay at Casa Monti. We didn't want to leave. I wish we can back there in the future.

Pat User Profile
May 2016
Silvano is a perfect host, everything was as advertised. The apartment was clean and easy to find. It offered comfortable accommodation in a beautiful setting. Parking wasn't a problem and we enjoyed all that this area has to offer.

Bárbara User Profile
May 2016
The apartment is just perfect. Situated on a "hill", 5 min by car, 15 by foot from Locarno. It has a spectacular view of the lake and the mountains around. The ap itself is very good, it places for 3-4 people, everything ready for cooking, shower, sleeping, very clean, organized... easy parking in the surroundings. The hosts are very nice and recommended us a very nice restaurant in the surroundings, among other things. They speak very good English (no so easy in Ticino). Check in and Check out was the easiest that I had ever with Airbnb. The indications to reach the house, about how to use the equipment, everything was very clear.

Marleen User Profile
June 2015
We enjoyed our stay in this apartment very much. It was super clean, bright and spacious and the views are amazing. Very private too. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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