Italy / Valmorea

Cottage In The Italian Hills On The Swiss Border

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Our Home

Lovely cottage offered for exchange.

Located on a hill of 400 metres, close to the Swiss border, near Mendrisio and Lugano, between Como and Varese.

Mountain views towards Monte Generoso.

More about this property

Twenty minutes from Malpensa & linate

All mod cons, washing machine , microwave , kettle , huge fridge , good rail / road connections, super garden for bar b q & sitting out relaxing in the sun , and ample parking.

Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, dining room and kitchen.

Walks, local markets, casino.

The ideal time for us would be the second part of August 2017 for you to come to us ; but you can come whenever you want without any problem. We're looking at Christmas / new year swap 2017/2018 !!

Ciao and thanks!

Hugo and Marina.


Our Neighbourhood

In the countryside, close to the Swiss border, between Como and Varese.

More about the neighbourhood

Lovely quiet rural area
Should you wish to go to the sea the nearest is the Liguria area 200kms motorway in the direction of Genova
Venice is nearer circa 400 Kms but worth visiting & you would get High speed train like to rome which is 600kms south but with high speed train takes less than 3 hours

Many other places of beauty to visit including milan , Florence , Pisa , Lucca , Mantova , Ferrara , Ravenna ; all the lakes Garda - como - varese - maggiore ; Cremona , the borromeo islands , Lugano & Bellinzona in Switzerland less than 45 mins away by car !
If you're into gambling there are casinos in Switzerland !
One drives on the right hand side of the road with drivers seat on left of the car - all distances in Kms - speed in Kms - fuel in litres ! Recently fuel prices have gone down to around € 1,30 per litre
Best motorways have tolls which can be expensive otherwise provincial / state roads are free !


About Us

We are an easy-going couple, aged 56, with adult children all left home & living overseas !
Neither of us smoke or drink !

I am Scottish born and Marina is Italian.

You will have free internet connection , free use of Italian mobile & use of marina's car Peugeot 206 s.wagon 1.

More about us

6 diesel with fully comprehensive insurance



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Property Rural House
Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)
Bathrooms 2
Airport Malpensa - Milan Italy (25 km)

When & Where

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About Us

Languages Italian / English
OccupationConsultant coach / mentor & baby minder
Member since30-06-2010
Featured City
Location of the property i.e. distance from central position, attractions and shops; Considering the cleanliness and safety of the surrounding streets; Includes the settings and views.
Considering the décor and furnishings throughout the home
Balconies, terraces, garden. Considering the size, availability of garden furniture or the type of garden (parkland or flowerbed). Communal facilities not included here.
Reasonable consideration of the tranquillity. All possible noise disturbances will be mentioned in the description (motorway, main road, railway line and so on)
No smoking allowed
No pets allowed
No young children allowed
Only experienced exchangers
Kosher only
Experienced swapper
Based on feedback, Members earn Geenees for being good exchangers. One Geenee is very good. Three is excellent.
Our Neighbourhood
Long weekends considered
Open to Offers
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