Rustico L’Hibou

“Rustico L’Hibou”, 2-room house 55 m2 on 2 floors. Object suitable for 2 adults + 2 children. Simple and cosy furnishings: open living/dining room with fireplace and dining table. Access on the terrace. Open kitchen (2 hotplates, gas cooker) with wood-burning stove. Shower/WC. Wood heating. Upper floor: 1 attic room, open with 1 bed (90 cm, length 200 cm), 1 x 1 bunk bed (90 cm, length 200 cm), 1 double bed (1 x 140 cm, length 200 cm). Small terrace. Barbecue (portable), deckchairs (2). Beautiful view of the mountains and landscape. Available: high chair, cot for children up to 2 years old (extra). Please note: non-smoking flat. Fire extinguisher. Important note: holiday home ideal for nature lovers, those seeking tranquillity and good for families with children.

The structure
Corzoneso 10 km from Malvaglia: energy is provided by a solar panel and a generator. Kitchen, boiler and refrigerator run on gas. Electrical devices of more than 250 W may not be used! Detached house ‘Rustico L’Hibou’, 950 m above sea level, small, cosy, surrounded by trees, meadows and fields. In the Blenio Valley, isolated, quiet, sunny location, in a cul-de-sac, in the woods. For private use: land in its natural state 350 m2. Terrace, garden furniture. In the house: bicycle storage. Access to the house (300 m unpaved, mountain road). 50 m footpath to the house. Parking. Grocery shop 2 km, supermarket 6 km, restaurant 6 km, railway station ‘Biasca’ 18 km. Walking paths near the house 5 m, cable car 10 km. Nearby attractions: Blenio Valley Museum, Negrentino Church, Donetta Archive, Bellinzona UNESCO Castles, Serravalle Castle, Splash & Spa Tamaro. Well-known lakes in the vicinity: Lake Luzzone, Lake Retico, Lake Maggiore (Locarno), Lake Lugano. Hiking trails: Valle di Blenio, Nara, Val Malvaglia, Lucomagno, Alpine passes, Strada Alta in Valle Leventina. Please note: car recommended. Baby equipment on request (extra). Animals lives in the surrounding area.

Location description
390 – 1’400 m a.s.l. The Blenio valley stretches from Biasca to Lucomagno. The Lukmanier Pass is sometimes closed in winter. Note: only with winter equipment. Information under telephone number 163. Crystal-clear water, imposing mountains, a variety of flora, romantic chapels, precious frescoes, museums, patrician houses and rural villages are typical features of the valley. From the Malvaglia cable car up to Dagro (1413 m), where there is a sun terrace with a wonderful view of the entire valley. In Leontica, a chairlift takes you up to the 2123 m high ‘Nara’ ski slopes in winter. Located in the alpine parks, Campra is the best cross-country skiing area in Ticino. Restaurants and typical Ticino grotti in Biasca, Malvaglia, Semione, Ludiano and Dötra. Winter and summer resort. Connections: A2 Basel – Chiasso motorway, exit 44 ‘Biasca’.

In summer
Walking, trekking, mountain biking and bathing. Guided tours, horse riding, canyoning, climbing and paragliding. Cable cars, funiculars, hiking trails for children. Mountain bike and E-bike hire.

In Winter
In winter, the Blenio valley is a ‘must’. Nara/Campo Blenio/Campra ski area. 2 chairlifts, 6 ski lifts, 1 children’s ski lift. 10 regional ski slopes, length 60 km, snowboard slopes, snow-park. Children’s ski school. Cross-country ski runs, winter hiking trails. Other ski resorts: Airolo, Carì.