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Lakeside Home in the Alps

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lucerne house description

--We rent by the week (7 nights) from Saturday to Saturday--

Comfortable, spacious home directly on a beautiful, small lake mid-way between Interlaken and Lucerne. Located in Lungern, a quiet, down-home farming village. Individually owned by family with kids, comfortable for large family or two to three couples. Direct access to lake for swimming; walking distance to shops, restaurants, cable car to small ski-station, waterfall, tennis courts, mini-golf, unique indoor firing range, hiking trails, beach. Small motor boat rental optional with house; nearby rental of bikes, wind-surfers, paddle boats. Located in the center of Switzerland, perfect for day-trips around the country; accessible by train (15 minute walk from station).

All three bedrooms are upstairs. Master bedroom with own bathroom, skylight, door to balcony, twin beds fit together to make large queen-sized bed, but can be separated. Children's bedroom sleeps three in bunk bed and single (with another single that can be pulled out for 4th child). Access to balcony. Guest bedroom has twin beds fit together to make large queen-sized bed, but can be separated.

Notes: Owner likes to cook so kitchen is ready to cook for a crowd: dishwasher, glass-ceramic stove, full-size refrigerator, oven with convection oven, plenty of plates and pots and pans including equipment for making raclette, fondue, wok-cooking, etc. Kitchen gives onto covered patio with picnic table and gas grill for easy outdoor cooking/eating. Playroom in basement with toys, games, computer with Internet access, flat-screen TV and DVD player with eclectic collection DVDs. Big and varied library for adults and kids, mostly English but also French and German. Screens on at least one window per room (very rare in Europe!) keep out flies and mosquitoes, and house stays cool even in summer if shades are closed to keep sun out. House is insulated well and floor heat and fireplace keep downstairs toasty warm; upstairs also warm, heated by radiators. Good-sized yard, fenced in for kids.

Lungern is a Charming, peaceful village in the alps between two of the country's most popular touristic regions: Central Switzerland and the Berner Oberland. Easy access by train or car to Lucerne and Interlaken and the lake and mountain areas around them, or stay at home to bike and hike on local trails, and swim and fish in the crystal-clear lake of Lungern. See glaciers and high peaks in scenic excursions to Susten, Grimsel and Furqua passes, the Jungfrau, Grindelwald, Rosenlaui. Half hour drive to Ballenberg outdoor museum, or music festival in Lucerne. Walk to cablecar for winter skiing or summer hiking and paragliding at Schoenbuel Panoramawelt or drive 20 minutes to larger resort at Meiringen-Hasliberg. Village has a low-key, authentic atmosphere: not all shopkeepers speak English, no signs in Japanese or Arabic, no crowds and the local cultural festivals, from St. Niklaus to traditional wrestling to cow auctions are still celebrated by the townspeople, not just staged for tourists.

PS: Finally please note that Lungern lake is a natural lake but the water is used to produce hydro electricity during wintertime Therefore the waterlevel of the lake is low from January through May. The lake fills up again in spring with the snow melting away.
The house is on the shallow end during the winter months.



Keywords: house, garden, calme, friendly, lake, village, remote, famely, garden, hiking

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Property Type

  • House
  • 160 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Playroom...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Home on 2 stories...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • main: 2 twin/ single

            2 twin singles together...moreless

          • children: 4 twin/ single

            1 bunkbed, 2 twin...moreless

          • guest: 2 twin/ single

            2 twin singles together...moreless

          • All three bedrooms are upstairs. Master bedroom with own bathroom, skylight, door to balcony, twin beds fit together to make large queen-sized bed, but can be separated. Children's bedroom sleeps three in bunk bed and single (with another single that can be pulled out for 4th child). Access to balcony. Guest bedroom has twin beds fit together to make large queen-sized bed, but can be separated....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • main : toilet, shower

            in master bedroom...moreless

          • downstairs: toilet

            near entrance...moreless

          • Shared : toilet, combination tub/shower

            upstairs next to bedrooms...moreless

          • Both upstairs baths have double sinks, good water power.

          Other Amenities

              • Owner likes to cook so kitchen is ready to cook for a crowd: dishwasher, glass-ceramic stove, full-size refrigerator, oven with convection oven, plenty of plates and pots and pans including equipment for making raclette, fondue, wok-cooking, etc. Kitchen gives onto covered patio with picnic table and gas grill for easy outdoor cooking/eating. Playroom in basement with toys, games, computer with Internet access, flat-screen TV and DVD player with eclectic collection DVDs. Big and varied library for adults and kids, mostly English but also French and German. Screens on at least one window per room (very rare in Europe!) keep out flies and mosquitoes, and house stays cool even in summer if shades are closed to keep sun out. House is insulated well and floor heat and fireplace keep downstairs toasty warm; upstairs also warm, heated by radiators. Good-sized yard, fenced in for kids....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books:

                Lage collection of books...moreless

              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Games:

                board games...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Lake View
              • Lakefront
              • Mountain
              • Mountain View
              • Rural
              • Village
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Garage:

                2 car garage...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                All linens provided...moreless

              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • PC
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Thermos Bottle
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                Full kitchen...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Bicycles
              • Boat:

                Boat rental optional...moreless

              • Boat With Paddles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Motorboat
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Ski & Snowboard
              • Tennis
              • Walkway To Water

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Holiday
                  Dec 13 - Jan 9, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,750
                  Low-season
                  Jan 10 - Jan 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,250
                  Mid-season
                  Jan 31 - May 22, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,450
                  High-season
                  May 23 - Sep 4, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,750
                  Mid-season
                  Sep 5 - Oct 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,450
                  Low-season
                  Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,250
                  Holiday
                  Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,750
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay

                  €1,250

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning €140
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Cheque in (14h00) and out (09h00) is Saturday.

                  Rates are ALL inclusive appart from , cleaning fee and tourist tax (140).

                  Are included: Unlimited high speed Wireless internet,

                  Optional boat rental: 100 EUR/ week

                  We grant a discount for stays longer than 2 weeks


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                  Location

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                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Charming, peaceful village in the alps between two of the country's most popular touristic regions: Central Switzerland and the Berner Oberland. Easy access by train or car to Lucerne and Interlaken and the lake and mountain areas around them, or stay at home to bike and hike on local trails, and swim and fish in the crystal-clear lake of Lungern. See glaciers and high peaks in scenic excursions to Susten, Grimsel and Furqua passes, the Jungfrau, Grindelwald, Rosenlaui. Half hour drive to Ballenberg outdoor museum, or music festival in Lucerne. Drive 20 minutes to larger resort at Meiringen-Hasliberg. Village has a low-key, authentic atmosphere: not all shopkeepers speak English, no signs in Japanese or Arabic, no crowds and the local cultural festivals, from St. Niklaus to traditional wrestling to cow auctions are still celebrated by the townspeople, not just staged for tourists.

                  Other Activities: shooting

                  Ski: The house is a 5 minute walk away from the local ski station, lungern schön Buel. But a 25 minute drive from the much larger Hasliberg ski resorte.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1993

                  About the owner: We are a swiss/american family with 2 children that you can see on the picture. However they have grown up and are hardly children anymore.

                  Why the Owner Chose Lucerne:
                  This is my home town, the house was built buy my father and we have owned it ever since. It is a way for me to keep my roots even without living where i grew up.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Direct lake acces, and beautiful scenery , central location to visit switzerland.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Very rudimentary Urdu

                   

                  Photos

                  • The home from the road

                    The home from the road

                  • Overview of Lungernsee

                    Overview of Lungernsee

                  • Plenty of space, light, and a view of the village from the dining area

                    Plenty of space, light, and a view of the village from the dining area

                  • Large Living Space with breathtaking views on the lake, mountains and village

                    Large Living Space with breathtaking views on the lake, mountains and village

                  • Downstairs toilet

                    Downstairs toilet

                  • Master Bathroom with Shower

                    Master Bathroom with Shower

                  • Childrens Bedroom

                    Childrens Bedroom

                  • Basement Computer (desktop) and TV room. Large VHS and DVD collection.

                    Basement Computer (desktop) and TV room. Large VHS and DVD collection.

                  • Ping pong table and direct lake access

                    Ping pong table and direct lake access

                  • Winter view from balcony/kids' room

                    Winter view from balcony/kids' room

                  • Take the cable-car for mountaintop views

                    Take the cable-car for mountaintop views

                  • Golden Crow found on the roof of the house

                    Golden Crow found on the roof of the house

                  • Step in the lake from the back yard, direct access!

                    Step in the lake from the back yard, direct access!

                  • Entrance hall and stairway

                    Entrance hall and stairway

                  • Sit down on the couch and enjoy the living room

                    Sit down on the couch and enjoy the living room

                  • Fully equipped kitchen

                    Fully equipped kitchen

                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • The main bathroom

                    The main bathroom

                  • Large garden with grill and 'chaise lounges'

                    Large garden with grill and 'chaise lounges'

                  • 'Garden' in winter

                    'Garden' in winter

                  • Take boat ride and enjoy mountain scenery

                    Take boat ride and enjoy mountain scenery

                  • Snowy view of the village

                    Snowy view of the village

                  • Lake is low from January to Mai lake level is low.

                    Lake is low from January to Mai lake level is low.

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                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

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                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, Very rudimentary Urdu
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