The Captain's Quarters: Townhouse on Lake Maggiore

Entire townhouse hosted by Sarvie & Jasper

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1.5 baths
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.


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The Captain’s Quarters is located on the peaceful shores of Lake Maggiore, in the quiet town of Lesa, directly between the touristic centers of Arona and Stresa. A 7 minute walk to the lakefront, restaurants and free beaches.

The 17th century townhouse was renovated in 2021 by a couple from NYC.

The perfect home for a couple or solo traveller who enjoy being surrounded by nature, while also having the conveniences of a small town within walking distance.

The space
The Captain's Quarters is 75 square meters divided on 4 floors with an interior spiral staircase. There is also a wrap around outdoor staircase connecting all 4 floors, with balconies, covered by a 5 meter high climbing rose bush.

On the ground floor is the garage entrance where you can enter with key code combination. The ground floor is set up as a screening theatre with a projector and a bluetooth speaker. Yoga mats and light workout equipment is provided. There is a half bath with a washing machine and dryer. The pull out couch allows the the ground floor to be converted into a second bedroom.

On the first floor is a modern kitchen and dining room. Stone countertop, induction stove top and oven as well as a DeLonghi espresso machine. Coffee grounds and tea are provided.

On the second floor is the master bath suite. Here you can find a day bed, work desk, balcony and modern bathroom. The Captain's Quarters is "smart work" friendly with fibre optic high speed internet.

On the third floor is the master bedroom and balcony. There is a built in closet and queen bed. The balcony has views of the mountains and the L’Antico Maniero Villa.

There is free public parking behind the house.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed

What this place offers

Lake access
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
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Where you’ll be

Lesa, Piemonte, Italy

Lesa is a peaceful, historic town on the shores of Lake Maggiore. There is a beautiful lakefront promenade with many exciting dining options.

In Lesa you will find an abundance of outdoor recreational activities (hiking, biking, sailing, tennis, etc) - as well as leisure activities such as sightseeing, sunbathing and swimming at the many public beaches.

The road in front of the house leads directly through the town of Lesa and you will arrive at the waterfront by foot in 7 minutes.

Behind the house is an ancient Roman trail that connects to the towns of Belgirate, Stresa and beyond. The trail leads past many stunning Villas and gardens from an elevated position above the lake. The path is perfect for hiking, biking and sightseeing.

Hosted by Sarvie & Jasper

  1. Joined in August 2013
  • 76 Reviews
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We're entrepreneurs from NYC with a decade of experience in hospitality and marketing. In our free time we renovate homes in historic travel destinations. We love to travel and host travelers in return!

During your stay

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No smoke alarm
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Cancellation policy