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Charming, Quiet Apartment above Stresa with a Stunning View & free Wi-Fi - Margherita

Bedrooms 2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking




This spacious two-bedroom apartment is located in a charming residence in Magognino, a beautiful village in the hills above Stresa. The unit boasts stunning panoramic views of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding Alps. Four balconies provide ample outside space and allow you to enjoy both the morning and afternoon sun. The apartment is adequately equipped, clean and tastefully decorated which makes it a great 'home away from home' and an ideal base for exploring this wonderful area. A charming central courtyard with a functioning fresh water well provides plenty of character to this rustic property and the quiet, peaceful location serves as a perfect retreat after a busy day while still offering close proximity to most of the area's main attractions. We will provide you with lots of maps, brochures and other useful information about this beautiful region as well as some of our personal recommendations to make your holiday even more enjoyable. Hope to see you soon.... Brenda and Maciek

About the property

Pastore Apartments

Greetings from the beautiful Lake Maggiore! For those looking for an alternative to the expensive hotels in Stresa we are happy to offer our three lovely apartments.... Cristina, Margherita and Antonietta, all with free Wi-Fi internet access. Located in a charming residence in the beautiful village of Magognino, the bright, spacious units boast stunning panoramic views of lake Maggiore and the surrounding Alps. Each apartment has been completely renovated in 2016 and appointed with high quality furnishings, useful and practical amenities and equipment, and tasteful decorations to serve as a wonderful "home away from home" to all our guests. The residence features a beautiful central courtyard with a functioning fresh water well which provides plenty of charm and character while maintaining its rustic feel. Close to everything yet away from it all, the property's quiet, peaceful location ensures a wonderful, relaxing stay. We will be happy to provide you with lots of maps, brochures and other useful information about this beautiful region as well as some of out top personal recommendations to make your holiday even more enjoyable and memorable. Hope to see you soon.... Brenda and Maciek (Please click on 'More Details' below to see more information about the area and a list of recommended sights and activities)

Lake Maggiore is one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe, if not the world, and the region offers numerous attractions to visitors of all ages. We can provide you with many suggestions and recommend some of our favorite places to help you make the most of your holiday. The following are just some of the many attractions and activities the area has to offer:

-The region's world famous music festival runs from June to September. Enjoy numerous free concerts and performances, many in romantic, outdoor settings.

-Wonderful street markets in Stresa, Arona, Intra, Cannobio…. a great place to taste some of the regional specialities and buy locally made arts and crafts, antiques, souvenirs, etc.

-Visit the famous Borromeo islands (Isola Bella, Madre and Pescatori) for their beautiful palaces, exquisite gardens and charming villages.

-Take the Lago Maggiore Express tour which combines a boat cruise to Locarno (Switzerland) and a scenic train ride through the Alps before completing the loop back to Stresa.

-Visit the many great points of interest around Lake Maggiore, including the statue of Carlo Borromeo in Arona, the Rocca Borromea castle in Angera, the Santa Caterina monastery near Leggiuno, and the lush gardens of Villa Taranto in Pallanza.

-Enjoy the views from Mount Sasso del Ferro above Laveno. The two-person bucket lift is an unforgettable experience on its own.

-For more breathtaking views of the region get to the top of Mount Mottarone (either by cable car from Stresa or by car). Enjoy the superb panoramic view (7 lakes and Monte Rosa), have a delicious lunch or dinner at one of the restaurants, and enjoy family fun at Alpyland.

-Take advantage of the numerous water activities, including boating, sailing, wind surfing, kayak and swimming (we will show you the best and cleanest beaches).

-Visit the beautiful Lake Orta. The charming San Giulio is a jewel of a town and the Sacro Monte above it is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

-Milan is only a one-hour train ride from Stresa. Visit the Duomo, La Scala and the designer shops within the world famous fashion triangle.

-Great hiking throughout the region. We will provide you with detailed maps and recommend some of our favourite trails.

-Many popular day trips and excursions, including the Three Lakes tour (Maggiore, Lugano and Como), Zermatt, Bergamo and others.

-Golf, skiing, biking…. Numerous local golf courses and skiing resorts to choose from.

More Details

Property Manager
Maciek or Brenda
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Polish
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Calendar last updated:
8 September, 2017

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Rentals of 7+ days receive a 5% discount.
Rentals of 14+ days receive a 10% discount.
Heating is not included and, if requested, will be charged based on consumption (Euro 1 / cubic meter of gas).
Cancellations for a full refund can be made up to 60 days of arrival.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Magognino in Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Spacious master bedroom features lots of wardrobe space and a small balcony offering breathtaking views of the lake and the mountains. Bedroom #2 features two new single beds, large wardrobe and another small balcony overlooking the lake.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 3.0 based on 3 reviews

Nicht für große Autos geeignet! Super Aussicht!

  • 2 of 5

Die Ferienwohnungen liegt 5 Kilometer überhalb von Stresa, die Aussicht entschädigt für einiges.

Allerdings ist die Strecke zu der Ferienwohnung nur für erfahrene Autofahrer geeignet. Die Parkplätze die vorhanden sind, sind eher für kleinere Autos geeignet. Wir haben einen Mitsubishi Lancer. Das letzte Stück runter zu der Ferienwohnung muss man ganz rechts fahren da man sonst, mit dem Spoiler aufsetzt! Unser Parkplatz war doppelt versprochen worden. Wir kamen erstmal nicht vor und nicht zurück. Haben uns eine riesen Macke ins Auto gefahren, weil wir ja irgendwie von der Straße weg mussten. So das wir zum Schluss wo ganz anders parken sollten. Ich bin der Meinung man sollte beim Reservierungsvorgang darauf hin gewiesen werden, dass es eine sehr schmale Bergstraße ist. Und Parkplätze doppelt zu zusagen geht gar nicht!

Die Wohnung an sich ist sehr schön und sauber. Die Aussicht grandios!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susanne, Thank you for writing a review of our property and we truly hope you had a wonderful stay. Please note that our property is located in the village and, like most small towns in Italy, the roads leading to the property are somewhat narrow. As we note in the listing, assigned parking space for our apartment is available about 100 meters from the property and accessing that parking area is not an issue, even for the biggest cars. Additional parking is available next to the building but larger cars may have difficulty getting there, as the roads, again, are somewhat narrow. That is why we advise all our guests to park on the assigned parking space, unless they come with a relatively small car. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the apartment and the view, even though the parking situation may have made your stay less than perfect. Again, we appreciate you taking your time to review our property and we would be very happy to accommodate you in any one of our properties in the future
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Belle vue mais appartement moyen

  • 2 of 5

Déçu par l'appartement: pas de volets dans une chambre, salon petit et sans une table de salon, salle de bain vieillotte avec une porte vitrée (pas d'intimité) aucun porte manteau dans cette pièce. Dernier point négatif l'accès à l'appartement Impossible rues très étroites le premier parking se trouve à 100 mètres .( j'ai un renault scénic). location à réserver aux motards.

Points positifs: Literies confortables et le plus de cette location la vue sur le lac Majeur.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Schönes Ferienwohung, toller Blick, absolut ruhig,

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren hier Mitte Mai für fünf Tage zu Dritt (2 Freundinnen, 1 Bruder). Perfekte Verkehrsanbindung (Autobahn um die Ecke, aber über den Berg gelegen, also nah und doch ganz weit weg). Optimal, wenn man um den Lago herum etwas entdecken will (wir waren hier zum Urban Exploring, also auf der Suche nach Lost Places). Ein wirklich schönes Apartment, richtig ruhig, supersauber, alles in der Küche da, was man braucht. Man ist auch gleich unten in zauberhaften Stresa (10 Minuten), um dort echt gut essen zu gehen und den Ort zu genießen (ja, man kann auch gut shoppen). Charmanter Empfang durch die "Gouvernante" des Hauses. Geparkt wird oberhalb des Ortes (alle außer Minis kommen nicht durch), also ihr müsst eure Sachen etwas runtertragen (kein Problem, 3 Minuten), bitte wirklich der Anfahrtsbeschreibung folgen und nicht auf Verdacht weiterfahren, es ist zu eng!! Wir waren total begeistert, haben den traumhaften Blick von den drei Balkonen genossen (Schlafzimmer 1, 2, Küche) und sind deshalb jeden Tag um 6 aufgestanden, um das auch fotografisch zu dokumentieren. Also, ihr könnt gerne hinfahren, es eignet sich gut für Leute, die um die Ecke etwas entdecken wollen und für Leute, die ihre Ruhe suche. Preis-Leistung stimmen total. Und die Tipps der Vermittler waren auch ganz toll (Besuche, Restaurants). Ich könnte morgen wieder buchen und komme bestimmt wieder.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review.... we really appreciate it :) We are glad you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to welcoming you again, hopefully, in not too distant future. Brenda and Maciek
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Nearest Airport
47 Kilometres
Milan Malpensa
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Golf Club des Iles Borromees
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
18 Kilometres
Mount Mottarone
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The residence is located in a charming small village of Magognino, only a few minutes from Stresa, the most popular town on Lake Maggiore. Away from the main road and the hustle and bustle of busy lakeside towns, the property enjoys a very peaceful setting, ideal for those seeking a quiet retreat after a long, busy day. The village center, about 200 meters away, features a small preschool with a playground, a church and a bus stop along the Stresa - Borgomanero line. Several local restaurants serving delicious meals are within a short walking distance (15 - 20 minutes). The property is surrounded by beautiful nature with many scenic walking trails to choose from. A wonderful golf course (open to the public) is only 2 km away and is a great destination for a morning cappuccino, lunch or a romantic dinner. For family fun, swimming pools, playgrounds, tennis courts and other sports facilities are within a few minutes drive.