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Large Modern 3 Bed Apartment With Stunning Lake Views On Lake Maggiore

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Brezzo di Bedero, Italian Lakes - Peaceful Location, 2 Min Walk to the Village, 5 Mins to the Beach, 1 Hour from Milan, WIFI

Sopra il Lago 4 is a modern 3 bed apartment on the Eastern banks of Lake Maggiore with stunning views of the lake. The large open plan living area has been designed to make the most of the gorgeous views and 'bring the outside in'. The property is south westerly facing and the massive terrace which wraps around 3 sides of the apartment enjoys the sun all day long. It is located within walking distance of the small village of Brezzo di Bedero which boasts a lovely traditional pizzeria with outdoor seating. The property is also only minutes from the beach and lake. Located only a few miles from the bustling town of Luino, with its wide selection of shops, bars and restaurants, the property is also ideally situated for exploring all that Lake Maggiore has to offer from Locarno in the North to Stresa in the South. It's also only an hours train ride into Milan city centre. Verona is also easily accessible from the apartment.

Property Manager
Jo Mackay
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
12 May, 2018

About Jo Mackay

I am a mother with 2 children, age 9 & 12 and a very busy husband! I gave up work with Procter and Gamble 9 years ago to spend time at home with the children. I have loved being able to spend so much time with them. However, with both children now at school, I was keen to start working again. I initially enjoyed managing two of our own holiday properties in the Italian Lakes which we bought in 2008 and 2009 following our first visit to the area in 2007. However, I have now started to manage holiday homes for others, not just in the Italian Lakes, but elsewhere in Italy through my website - I carefully select each property and ensure that I maintain that personal but professional service level that I believe holidaymakers are looking for.

Why Jo Mackay chose Bedero

When we first visited the Italian Lakes in 2007, this was the property that we rented. We fell in love with the area during our stay at Sopra il Lago hence why it is such a pleasure to manage it for the owners now. The apartment is just wonderful, especially the views and outdoor space which is exceptional. Our children were 4 and 1 at the time and it was a great space for them. Our 4 year old particularly enjoyed the hot tub as did we - you could spend hours either in the hot tub or on the terrace just looking at the view. The interior living space is brilliantly furnished in a modern, contemporary style.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is ideally located in a beautiful peaceful spot yet only a few minutes walk up the road is the village of Brezzo di Bedero. This has a great traditional pizzeria which has outdoor tables...perfect for a night when you want to eat out and be able to have a few drinks without needing to order a taxi. The outdoor space in this apartment is exceptional, wrapping around 3 sides of the property. The kitchen is the best equipped I've seen in a rental property and it's equipped with everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Satellite TV, DVD with DVD library, WI FI access free of charge and cot and highchair can be provided if you have little ones.

Guestbook comments from the manager

'An untouched piece of paradise - and to wake up to that view in the morning - wow!' (Jacqueline).

'You spend the first two days just looking at the view, the apartment is amazing...' (Vince and Joan).

'Thanks for your superb apartment. We had a very good time. The views from the balcony will be hard to beat.' (Kath).

'Just arrived back after a fantastic holiday. Your apartment is to die for!' (Dean).
Aug 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bedero in Province of Varese

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • The property boasts 2 bathrooms, one large modern family bathroom with extremely large shower. An additional en-suite bathroom off the master bedroom has a bath as well as shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , This room has bunk beds
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) and with sofa bed in the living room. Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with en-suite: spacious bedroom with double bed, bedside tables, wardrobe storage and separate study area. Bedroom 2: light and airy spacious double bedroom with bedside tables and wardrobe. Bedroom 3: bedroom with adult sized bunk beds.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Additional information: All the rooms have shutters on the doors and windows, which ensure that the property is lovely and cool on hot summer days without the need for noisy air-conditioning. In the winter, the shutters can be closed at night to give the property a warm cosy feel. For those looking to holiday with little ones, we can provide a travel cot and highchair free of charge. Outside: Sopra il Lago is an exclusive development of 12 apartments. This is the only 3 bed apartment and has a prime spot at the end of the building thus ensuring significant outside space. It has a massive Italian marble and wooden decked terrace which wraps around 3 sides of the property. The views of the lake are simply stunning and the property gets the sun throughout the day. The outside space has also been equipped with 2 dining tables, chairs, sun beds, side tables and parasol, all with modern comfortable cushions. The terrace is fully bordered by 1.2m high railings as well as a locked gate at the entrance to the property making it safe for toddlers and little ones. There is also a small alpine garden at the rear of the apartment and large private car park with security entry gate. The property comes with 1 parking space but there is plenty of additional parking space for visitors. Utility Room: Washing machine, steam iron, ironing board and clothes airer are all available making your stay practical as well as luxurious. The kitchen is also well equipped with a dishwasher taking the work out of your stay. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included in the price. The property is cleaned before your arrival. Additional cleaning during your stay can be arranged if required. Please ask for details.


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Large Modern 3 Bed Apartment With Stunning Lake Views On Lake Maggiore
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Perfect place to relax

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is perfect for a relaxing holiday.It is very well equipped and beautifully clean and luxurious. The outside decked area has fabulous views of Lake Maggiore and many an hour was spent out there. The area provides a good base to see the rest of the lake villages vis the ferry and also we went to Milan and Lake Como by car - both about 1.5hrs away. There are activities for everyone, from golf to swimming to simply sitting people watching with a glass of prosecco.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you managed to try some of the fantastic watersports on offer during your stay too!
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Schöne Ferienwohnung in traunhafter Lage

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schöne Ferienwohnung mit traumhafter Aussicht. Die Wohnung ist gut ausgestattet,Schlüsselübergabe sehr unkompliziert. Die Müllentsorgung war etwas kompliziert. Kommen immer wieder gerne

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for such a lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we very much hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again in the near future.
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Bad Schönborn

Lovely view, modern guest house!

  • 5 of 5

We´ve spent five days in this house in the late October. Fortunately we had very good weather. The view from the balcony or from the platform in Brezzo di Bedero is spectacular. Especially during sunset. The house was modern, the beds comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. Supermarkets, restaurants and bars are also reachable with the car within 5-10 minutes. Overall a very pleasant stay and nothing to complain!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback. Jo
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Sehr empfehlenswert!

  • 5 of 5

Wir können die Ferienwohnung nur empfehlen und waren auch sehr beeindruckt von der perfekten Abwicklung. Von der Wegbeschreibung , über die Schlüsselübergabe bis zur Vorbereitung in der Wohnung selbst (Handtücher, Bettwäsche, Reisetipps vor Ort) war alles bestens. Die Wohnung liegt in sehr ruhiger Hanglage mit einem atemberaubenden Blick über den See. ( mit großer Terrasse und bequemen Gartenmöbeln). Parkmöglichkeiten sind direkt an Haus auf einem absperrbaren Gelände. Die Wohnung ist sehr gut ausgestattet und war in einem sehr guten und sauberen Zustand. Für einen Kurztrip viel zu schade - das nächste Mal bleiben wir länger.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Milan Malpensa
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Brezzo di Bedero
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Passo Forcora
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Brezzo di Bedero
Car: necessary


Lake Maggiore boasts several lovely beaches. The nearest beaches to the property are no more than 5 minutes away by car at Brezzo di Bedero, whilst nearby Maccagno is one of the best beaches on the lake to enjoy watersports such as windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing. Many towns around the lake also have their own lido with access to the lake as well as wonderful swimming pools. Of particular note are the lidos at Locarno, Lugano and Ascona.


Fly to Milan Malpensa: Approx 45 miles from the property. See Easyjet and Monarch for flights from LGW or BA for flights from LHR. Fly to Milan Bergamo: Transfer time approx 120 mins. Fly to Milan Linate: Transfer time approx 120 mins. A train service runs from Milan Central Station which will take you to Luino in 1-2 hours depending on the day and time of travel. A bus service will then take you from Luino to the apartment.


The village of Brezzo di Bedero is just a short stroll. Brezzo di Bedero is a lovely village with wonderful views. The borough of Brezzo di Bedero is most famous for its Roman basilica. There are some wonderful 15th and 16th century frescoes in the apse and on the triumphal arch. The 17th century organ is also of great interest. Every summer, it is the venue for several music concerts. The village has its own pizzeria with outdoor eating area. Shops and supermarkets are only about 1.5km away.

Further Details:

The property is perfectly placed for visiting Luino, Cannobio, Cannero, Stresa, Ascona & the Borromean Islands. A great day out is the Lake Maggiore Express by boat up to Ascona & Locarno where you take the '100 Valley' train into the Swiss Alps then connect to Stresa & back by boat to Luino. Also in Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is worth a visit. You can visit the Verzasca Dam which features in Goldeneye. The setting is idyllic. Como is just a 45 min drive. Lake Como enjoys its own ferry service & features Bellagio & Varenna plus Villa Carlotta. In the other direction, Orta San Giulio is definitely one of the prettiest villages on any of the Italian Lakes. It's only a 45 min drive from Lugano & the Monte Salvatore funicular. There is a beautiful lido here too which I would recommend. The brand new lido in Locarno (opened Oct 2009) is also superb.

Or you can catch a train into Milan & go shopping. It's a short metro train ride to Santa Maria delle Grazie & Da Vinci's painting of 'The Last Supper.' If you're more of a sports fan, you can take a tour of San Siro stadium.

For cheaper shopping, Luino boasts the biggest weekly market in Europe. Or you could have a look at Foxtown, an outlet centre where the most famous brands offer their products at factory prices.

The nearest beaches are no more than 5 mins away, whilst nearby Maccagno is one of the best spots on the lake to enjoy watersports.

Val Veddasca is ideal for hiking. The scenery & nature is fabulous. Most of the nearby mountains also have tracks for mountain bikes.

The area offers plenty to do for children - Swissminiatur, the Alprose Swiss chocolate factory & the European Museum of Transport. Monte Tamaro is a great place with an alpine bob sleigh & the longest flying fox in Switzerland! Or you could try your hand at falconry or visit a safari park! There is a huge waterpark near Milan.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £150
Pet Fee £50
Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
The price is for the property, irrespective of the number of guests.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover day preferred in high season. However, we do try to be as flexible as possible. Arrival any time after 3 pm. Departures by 10 am. Again, if a late check in or departure is required, please contact us and we will do our best to help.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.