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Casa Parrucchiere in Gandria (Lugano, Switzerland)

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    Gandria - 4 km from the very center of Lugano
    Gandria - 4 km from the very center of Lugano
    Gandria - 4 km from the very center of Lugano
    Living room with sofa that can turn into a bed
    The outside sitting area with grapes in autumn
    The bedroom of the Casa Parrucchiere
    Living room with sofa that can turn into a bed
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
    Charming little house on two floors in the picturesque village of Gandria with partial view of the Lake of Lugano. Completely renovated with hand-made terra cotta floors, wood stove, new bathroom and nice kitchen. Fully equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, telephone, computer with free Internet access, ironing board, bed linen and towels.

    The name “Casa Parrucchiere” comes from the building’s use as a barbershop 100 years ago (sign still visible on facade). The house was owned by Swiss painter Fritz Meijer (1900-1969), who used it to exhibit his artwork.

    Outside the entrance is a “pergola” (arbor) and table for two shaded by grapevines.

    For more information, go to www.casa-parrucchiere.ch.
  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Blender
    • Boat Available
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FK191615 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week Per month
    Default - - 4 nights
    Summer rate Jun 1, 2014 Oct 31, 2014 5 nights
    Winter rate Nov 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2015 5 nights
    Summer rate Apr 1, 2015 Oct 31, 2015 5 nights
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    • Parking: $42 / week - Other
    • Cleaning fee: $106 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    The price includes bed linen and towels, internet access, local phone calls, the use of the washer/dryer as well as the tourist tax (CHF 3.25 per person per night). It does not include the final cleaning charge of CHF 100 and the parking permit of CHF 40 per week (or CHF 10 per day).
  • Property location
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    Additional Location Information
    Setting the scene
    Gandria is the last Swiss village on the road to Porlezza and Menaggio (Lake Como). The border with Italy runs across the lake just beyond the Swiss Customs Museum (orange building on the opposite bank). The peaks of the mountains opposite Gandria are already Italian territory, but the small buildings at the base are still Swiss – known as the Cantine di Gandria (cellars of Gandria). Wine, cheese and meat were stored there because of the year-round cool temperatures. This was the origin of the grotti (rustic restaurants), which can still be found along the path to Caprino.

    Early history: Celts and Romans
    The first lasting human traces on the immediate area around Gandria come from an iron-age people known as the Celts (as of 800 B.C.). A large stone (Sasso della Predescia) carved with mysterious signs, probably used for Celtic religious purposes, is located within hiking distance. Local names may also be lasting reminders. Gandria sits at the base of Mt. Brè,...
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English first
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed at the Casa Parrucchiere for ten days in summer 2014. The Casa is really a small but very complete home with everything one could wish for: full-sized kitchen with oven and dish washer, coffee machines, all utensils, washing machine and clothes dryer, wifi, et cetera. It is also beautifully decorated and very cosy (including wood-burning fireplace!). Also, a... more

Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 for a stay in September 2013

Richard & Nina were an absolute delight – wonderful hosts. The house was very well equipped with everything we wanted and needed. It very much had a woman’s touch, with great attention to detail … which I have found is typical of Nina. When we booked, Nina provided us with a 14 page document about everything we would want to...


Finalborgo, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 for a stay in November 2013

This is a perfect place to relax and explore the wonderful lakeside of Lago Lugano and all of it's breath taking surroundings! Nina has thought of everything in this 'hotel-apartment'. It is like a mini chalet, on two floors, with a view of the lake in the tiny Borgo of Gandria. The kitchen has everything you need and more and... more

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Speaks English, Portugese, French, Italian, German
Listed since : Mar 2010
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Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
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