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The house is located in a tiny village near the Austrian-Slovenian border. From one side it is surrounded by pine trees, from the other by a long green pasture, running from the veranda with far reaching views down through the valley and up to the nearest neighbour a half mile away. It is set far from all clamour of the city, yet is fully equipped – a luxurious resort in a beautiful and intact region. With 6 bedrooms the house provides accommodation for 14 guests. It is equipped with a Finnish sauna and cold water tub; a game room, awaiting the guests with a pool table, table soccer, and a poker table (numerous board games, poker and mah jong set); the storeroom is prepared for table tennis or darts matches. Also sets of badminton, croquet and pétanque are available. The artificial swimming lake, the volleyball court belonging to the property, and the soccer field next to it complete the list. Computer, broadband Internet access and sat. TV ensure that rural won't mean isolated too.
About the location: Lying in the heart of the „Vendvidék” – the historical region where Hungarian Slovenians live in Western Hungary – upon the hills, the Vend Guesthouse was built in the lovely village of Apátistvánfalva. The region is on the Hungarian-Austrian–Slovenian border. It's a wonderfully clear and intact region. Many say that here even the sun shines brighter. The birds sing beautifully, and nature’s calmness is not disturbed by loud traffic here. Far from the clamour of the city, the house is a shelter where travellers breath the fresh air of pine forests. The village to which it lies near to is calm and quiet at all times. However it’s only 10 minutes and we find ourselves in Szentgotthárd, a quiet and lovely town with all amenities - shopping, cinema, restaurants, bars and cafes. There is also a 24 hour medical service available and a pharmacy.
You choose wisely coming to us, no matter whether you are looking for the one of kind calmness of this region, which your soul has been longing for sitting in a neon-lit gloomy office, and just want to sit outside in an armchair listening to birds singing on the trees or if you would like to spend a holiday enjoying refreshing activities - just look at the list of things we offer on this page. We had guests who praised the opportunity to play ball games outside or ping pong inside, and nearly everyone favoured the breath-taking walks or bicycle rides in the forests around.
Weather: The region lies at the feet of the Alps and is often called sub alpine. This implies that the weather is that of a continental area, with 4 seasons largely varying in temperature, however mostly mild. The region has a particular beauty at all seasons of the year. Springtime the freshness of the green pastures and coniferous forests is matchless. Summertime the weather is hot and ideal for many sports, for sunbathing or for a swim in our lake. Autumns bring an enchanting melancholy - a jaded sun looks over the fog covering the valleys, hiding the grazing roe deer. At the feet of the evergreen pine trees the most delicious mushrooms grow. During wintertime it often snows: we can put on the skis, the ice-skates and bring the sledge from the garage.
Further information: Guides:
English, French or German speaking guides can be arranged to prior request to help you in organizing programs.
In the living room 4 extra sofabeds are available if needed ...moreless
All together there are 6 bedrooms - 3 upstairs, 3 downstairs. All of them are equipped with wardrobes or appropriate storage for clothing. Two of the ones on the ground floor have a common wardrobe in-between them and both face the same bathroom equipped with a bathtub and shower. The third one on this floor is one of the two biggest. It has a separate wardrobe and a bathroom which is directly accessible from it (but is also accessible from the other side - the corridor.) Two of the bedrooms on the upper floor have two single beds and are completely separate. The sixth one has an extra large double bed and two single beds, plus 3 mattresses for extra. There is a third bathroom on the first floor which also incorporates the sauna and the cold water tub. As for the exact number of the bathrooms, there is an extra toilet on the ground floor....moreless
See the description about the bedrooms... There are all together 4 bathrooms of which one has only a toilet and a basin. The other three are equipped as follows: two on the ground floor has a toilet, a bathtub and a shower and 2 basins; whereas the third on the upper floor has a shower installed in the cold water tub one basin and the sauna and a toilet....moreless
The house is newly built in an eclectic style. The design merges oriental with Mediterranean, rural with modern and luxurious. Heating is central underfloor heating. Comfort is full in all seasons. In winter all rooms are equally warm whereas in summer the temperature is always naturally balanced due to the house's structure and a natural ventilation. As it can be seen on the photos, the rooms are all bright with windows everywhere....moreless
Audio Tape Player
Books For Adults
Books For Kids
Games For Kids
Ping Pong Table
Satellite / Cable
Video Game Console
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
Ski Lift Privileges
Ski Privileges Optional
Seating for 14 people
Fitness Room / Equipment:
There are dumbbells and other fitness equipment in the house for a simple training regime...moreless
Iron & Board
Local Activities Guide
Local Restaurant Guide
Parking On Street
4 Ring Stove
Dishes & Utensils
The kitchen is fully equipped, with a ceramic stove, fan-assisted oven, fridge, freezer, toaster, percolator, blender, etc....moreless
Christmas/Ski Holiday season Dec 1 - Jan 15, 2016 3 night min stay
€350 Fri, Sat, Sun
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit€600
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Half-hidden among the trees,the Vend Guest house can be reached only from a graveled road. At the feet of the Alps the location is marked by coniferous forests with many wild animals, green pastures, brilliant sunshine, fresh air. The hilly region is great for hiking, road cycling and mountain biking. It is possible to hunt boars, deers and many other kinds of animals. In nearby forests boars, deers, games and many other animals can be hunted.
15 minutes by car and we arrive to Austria. For a short trip to visit our Austrian neighbours you can go to the beautiful Graz, but the wonderful Vienna isn’t that far away either.
With many ski resorts near to the border, the house is a great starting place for ski tours to Austria or Slovenia during wintertime. Four splendid spas are no further from the house than 30 minutes by car. For those longing for more activity one can try golf in Loipersdorf and hot air balloon rides in Austria, near to the border.
Other Activities: horse riding in the village, soccer field next to the house, hot air balloon and quad rides, spas and water parks
Ski: Several ski resorts near to the house. Visit Hebalm or Semmering in Austria or go and try the Slovenian slopes! Great starting place for occasional ski trips, and the sauna and the fireplace awaits you after a long day of winter sports!
Speaks: english, french, german, hungarian
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