The Valsecchi Residence

maccagno, italian lakes
2 bedroom - 1 bath
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€200 per night (EUR)
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This contemporary two-bedroom apartment within a larger complex in Maccagno on the shore of Lake Maggiore sleeps up to 4 and is ideal for a family traveling with 1 or 2 school-aged children. Within walking distance to many shops, cafés, and restaurants picturesque Maccagno, the residence is 45 minutes from Lugano and under 2 hours from Lake Como and Milan. The neutral earth tones, clean lines, and subtle artistic touches create a calming space; we love the open plan living, dining and kitchen area which has plenty of space for all the family. After a morning spent walking around the lake, parents can enjoy a hot soak in the shared outdoor Jacuzzi tub or watch the kids splash and play in the communal pool while sipping cocktails on the balcony.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 4
1 full / double
2 twin / single
Crib
sleeps 1
1 baby crib

What we love

  • Stunning views of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding hills
  • Superb location in the Italian Lakes Region near the Swiss border, within walking distance of many charming shops and restaurants and close to Milan, Lake Como, Lugano, and Locarno
  • Communal pool with lake views
  • Shared Jacuzzi tub for relaxing tired muscles after a long day spent sightseeing in Milan or Lugano
  • Private balcony with views of the lake and communal pool
  • Striking, plush couch in the living room, ideal for families to gather together to chat and reconnect
  • Modern eat-in kitchen with modern black and stainless steel oven and stove top, plus seating for 6
  • Spacious master bedroom with a king size bed and plenty of closet storage
  • Flexible second bedroom with double bed that can be made up as twin beds as required
  • Full family bathroom with bath and shower
  • The complex has a communal swimming pool and Jacuzzi plus bars and cafés
  • Welcome pack of food and goodies with all bookings except for those in July and August

Things to know

  • 1 hour 25 minutes to Milano Malpensa Airport by car or taxi
  • 45 minutes to Lugano, Switzerland and 1 hour 50 minutes to Milan by car or taxi
  • Car hire is recommended; free off-street parking at the property
  • Safe and quiet at night
  • On the 1st floor with an elevator
  • Smaller children may need supervision around the lake, balcony, swimming pool and Jacuzzi tub
  • Car hire and babysitting services can be arranged on request
  • Note: the residence has no TV, dishwasher, microwave or washer-dryer
  • Extra cleaning and linen change services can be arranged for an additional fee
  • There are no books, games and toys but a baby pack with a baby bath can be requested, and cribs can be rented
  • No pets allowed
  • Walking distance from a supermarket

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Jo M.
Member since September 12, 2014
I am a Mum of two children. My eldest - Ben - is 13 years old and my youngest - Lucy - is ten. As a family, we holiday in Italy 2-3 times a year and love the laid back, relaxed atmosphere that Italy offers us. Italians respect traditional family values and adore children as much as they love their food, which in our eyes makes it the perfect family holiday destination! When they were little we liked to holiday in the Italian Lakes in particular. Our children are now old enough to enjoy the many water sports that the area offers, but we were holidaying in the area since they were only just crawling and found that the area offered plenty for them to enjoy whatever their age. We can already see how much it will offer them as teenagers too! We now like to explore other areas of Italy too, our favourites being Puglia, Tuscany and Umbria as well as the Lakes region. I hope that I can help other families to find their perfect holiday in Italy.

Maccagno, Italian Lakes

Views of the Alps

On the eastern shore of Lake Maggiore, Maccagno has glamorous lakefront mansions, quiet forest fringed beaches and some great playgrounds for the kids. Don’t miss the Civico Museo Parsi Valle, an architectural delight and temple to art, or a trip to Switzerland at the other side of the lake. Take cable cars up mountains for the best views, and cruise the beautiful islands on ferries.