Antica Casa Balsari is a very quiet and comfortable accommodation in the town main square, built around 1695. The house benefits from all modern amenities , yet retains all the charm and character of its important past.
The side of the Antica Casa Balsari dedicated to holidays homes consists of 7 apartments located on 3 levels, easily accessed by an original external staircase (no lift available).
The house is dedicated to the music and guests have music and musical instruments at their disposal.
The house overlooks its own Italian garden in a private and secluded setting. Guests have access to the shared enclosed garden. The garden is Italian and holds ancient trees of camellias that in March provide an authentic atmosphere. Guests can use the barbecue, surrounded by a trail of aromatic plants and tables for outdoor dining.
Useful space to spread out and guests can use the rustic building as relaxation area. For guests bicycles -both for adults and children - are at disposal to make tours in the nature, from Ticino Park to Bosco Solivo.
Antica Casa Balsari is in an ideal setting for excursions in the area of the lakes (Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta) and nature (Safari Park, Parco del Ticino, Park Lagoni Mercurago, Botanical Garden of Villa Taranto, Mottarone, Val Vigezzo, Anzasca, Val d'Ossola and Val Grande). In an area of sports and cultural interest (Stresa, the Borromeo Islands, Angera, Arona, Golasecca, Santa Caterina del Sasso, Locarno). Ideal for food and wine trips (Ghemme wine town) and spa (Spa Premia).
In winter you can reach the ski resorts of Mottarone and San Domenico.
At only 1 hour and 30 , Alagna Monte Rosa , the Paradise of freeride .
Information material available in the flat.
For those who enjoy sports the area is rich in sports facilities. In town there are riding schools, golf clubs , go-kart tracks.
Main important golf courses are Golf Arona (Borgo Ticino), Golf Club Castelconturbia (Agrate Conturbia), Golf Club Bogogno, Golf des Iles (Stresa).
A few kilometers near Antica Casa Balsari sports facilities and water sports are available.
On request shuttle bus can be organized to the outlets of Vicolungo, Serravalle, Mendrisio and Fidenza.
The cost of the shuttle is not included in the rental price and it is varying according to the number of participants.
It is organized on reservation.
A few meters from the house thw town boasts a selection of shops: grocery stores, bars, restaurants and pizzerias, the supermarket is about 500 meters.
The village has a post office, two banks and medical services.
In Borgo Ticino there are the train station and buses that stop in the village. At 300 mt. from the front door there are both the railway station and the bus stop.
Taxi service to Malpensa on request.
Borgo Ticino is close to Malpensa (only 17 km) and is very convenient for both leisure travelers and for those who work for a transitional period at the airport. The Malpensa Airport can be reached by bus service Malpensa Oleggio Borgo Ticino.
At 9km in Arona there is the pier for the ferry.
The house is in an ideal strategic position for trips Nearby: Turin, Milan, Varese and Como. A 5 kilometers from Lake Maggiore, 30 km from the Lake Orta, 17 km from Lake Varese, 9 km from Lake Comabbio and 40 km from Lake Como.
We speak your language!
At the Antica Casa Balsari guests all over the world are welcome , 5 languages spoken.