Happy Holiday Homes provides a professional property rental service across the Swiss and Italian Lakes (Lake Lugano, Lake Garda, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como), the Ligurian coast, Tuscany and the ski resorts of Livigno, Mont Blanc and La Tzoumaz.Based from their head office in Lugano, Switzerland and with a network of dedicated regional offices, our Property Managers and team are on hand to provide a start-finish service for holiday guests. Happy Holiday Homes is proud to offer a diverse range of holiday homes; from romantic couple-friendly studios and slick city pads to beautiful mountainside retreats and exclusive 5* family villas.
Each guest stay is important to us, so whatever your budget or requirements, you will find a hospitable, worry-free holiday with us! We are contactable 7 days a week, so if you have any questions or require assistance, we are always happy to help make your self-catering holiday a happy and fulfilling experience.
Offering the perfect excuse to relax and soak up some scenic lake views, poolside bliss and sunny alfresco dining moments together, this 2 bed retreat for 5 offers a magic holiday setting to write home about! Situated on the sunny Morcote hillside yet just 500m away from the water’s edge and a 5 minutes’ drive/ 15 minutes’ stroll away from the lakeside centre, guests can fully embrace a carefree self-catering stay. With the cosmopolitan city delights of Lugano just 25 minutes’ drive away too, guests will have a host of modern day amusements, tourist sights and amenities on hand to complement your stay. Inside, the single-storey villa oozes an authentic rustic-style, with the high-beamed ceilings and ambient fireplace providing a cosy and inviting retreat; whatever the weather. The villa’s year-round appeal is also enhanced by WIFI access, a SAT TV, DVD player and a music stereo. Accompanied by a lake view living room with terrace access, a separate fully-equipped kitchen, 2 modern shower rooms and 2 flexible bedrooms with sleeping arrangements to suit 5, the villa promises hassle-free home comfort and convenience. Outside, the sunny pretty private garden boasts a breath taking lake view backdrop. As if the beautiful Lake Lugano scenery wasn’t enough, the garden also offers a shady covered terrace, a private outdoor swimming pool with sun deck and an alfresco eating area with BBQ. Situated within enviable reach of Morcote’s tourist sights and its authentic selection of eateries and wonderful lakeside restaurants, guests can easily relax and succumb to a truly timeless Lake Lugano holiday experience. Located within 25 minutes’ drive of Lugano’s Golf Club, Tennis Club, its modern family Lido and plethora of designer shops, cultural attractions, casinos and buzzing nightlife, families and friends can enjoy dipping in and out of all the action too. The local area is also very popular for hiking, cycling, water sports, boat and kayak rental, Aqua theme parks, spa days and extreme outdoor sports. Placing those in a strategic spot for exploring the Swiss Italian Lake District, guests are just 45 minutes’ drive away from Lake Maggiore. Lake Como is also reachable by car in just 50 minutes; for memorable day trips where tourist attractions, hiking routes, quaint lake villages, water sports and authentic Italian dining opportunities can be enjoyed. The wonderful holiday home is situated just 17 minutes’ drive from Lugano Airport and 65 minutes’ drive from Milan Malpensa. Relaxing Open Plan Living and Dining Room • Lake view living room with terrace access • Features a beamed ceiling, white fabric sofa suite with pouf and an open plan dining area with picture window • Complemented by WIFI access, a SAT TV, DVD player and music stereo • Perfect for year-round stays, with an ambient fireplace to cosy up to Eating In Separate Kitchen • A contemporary fitted kitchen that perfectly caters for full-on family stays • Equipped with an eye-level oven and microwave, an induction hob, coffee machine, toaster, electric kettle, wine rack, dishwasher and fridge freezer • The indoor lake view dining area is accompanied by a private alfresco dining terrace with BBQ Sleeping The 2 bed 2 bath villa easily accommodates flexible groups of family and friends. It comfortably sleeps up to 5. Bedroom 1 • Spacious family room furnished with a Double Bed and 2 single beds • Benefits from lake views, a charming beamed ceiling and a wardrobe Bedroom 2 • Spacious 2nd bedroom furnished with single bed and a wardrobe Extra • A 6th guest may be accommodated on a second single bed in Bedroom 2, but only upon request. • Extra adult single camp beds and infant baby cots can also be provided (for an additional charge). Bathing The villa benefits from 2 shared bathrooms; each fitted with a contemporary shower cubicle. Additional & Outside The holiday home is equipped with a washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing facilities and clothes horse, alongside a hairdryer and cosy central heating. Outside, 40 external steps feature. The sunny private garden provides a magical setting for holiday relaxing and entertaining. The abundance of scented roses which grow here are complemented by romantic far reaching lake views, a shady terrace and alfresco dining terrace with BBQ. Offering the perfect spot from which to savour a lunchtime feast or star-lit dinner party, the garden oozes a sense of serenity and privacy that will easily enhance those quality holiday moments together. The idyllic garden also boasts a private outdoor swimming pool and sunny lake view sun deck with 6 sun loungers, so don’t forget to pack your swimsuit! Parking A private garage and onsite parking space features. Location From the lovely hillside holiday home, guests are within 500 metres of the water’s edge, and a 15 minutes’ stroll / 5 minutes’ drive away from Morcote centre. Morcote is an idyllic historical lake village 10 km south of Lugano city. Its charming narrow streets, aristocratic villas and authentic range of eateries and lakeside restaurants provide an enchanting backdrop for enjoying a timeless year-round break. A host of local visitor attractions including Parco Scherrer, Torre del Capitano, Cimitero Monumentale, Borgo Antico, Oratio Di Sant’Antonio and the Church of Santa Maria del Sasso also provide a lovely excuse to get out and explore. Lake Lugano offers a fantastic range of tourist attractions to suit all ages and interests; from the Alprose Chocolate Factory, Villa Cicogna Mozzoni, FoxTown Factory stores, the Mount Tamaro adventure park, the hiking trails and Santa Maria degli Angeli hotspots to the panoramic views from Monte San Salvatore, the ‘Splash e Spa’, popular ‘Swissminiatur’ and the fantastic family Lido, Golf and Tennis clubs found in the beautiful lake capital of Lugano (under 25 minutes’ drive away). Lugano city offers a fabulous year-round appeal; with designer shopping, fine dining, museums, art galleries, casinos, a vibrant nightlife, boat tours and more awaiting your enjoyment! Nearby Argegno on Lake Como (50 minutes’ drive away) also offers the perfect starting point for discovering the wealth of tourist attractions, hiking routes, extreme outdoor pursuits and excellent restaurants that are waiting to be enjoyed on this romantic Italian Lake. The beautiful villa attractions and Isola Madre and Isola Bella gardens of Lake Maggiore are also within easy driving distance, 45 minutes away. Perfectly-suited for year-round getaways, the holiday retreat is also close by the Ski resorts and is conveniently placed just 17 minutes’ drive from Lugano Airport and 65 minutes’ drive from Milan Malpensa.