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Thun apartment description

Come in, take a nice deep breath, and make yourself at home...

We value your time, and therefore have made Haus Otium the perfect place for a wellness trip, available to you 365 days a year.

Choose whichever apartment you prefer:

- 2 1/2 room, 4-star 'Campanula' apartment for 2 guests
- 3 1/2 room, 4-star 'Soldanella' apartment for 4 guests
- 4 1/2 room, 5-star 'Helianthus' apartment for 6 guests

Treat yourself to something special:

nothing but joie de vivre and well-being!

This is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy life. You will marvel at the spectacle of nature above the lake.

Whether you happen to be by the fireplace, at the massive walnut table or in the bedroom, the large picture windows will always offer a fabulous view of the Niesen and the mountains of the Bernese Oberland. A completely unique opportunity to enjoy such tremendous natural beauty!

'How great it is to do absolutely nothing and spend the day relaxing” – we guarantee an incredibly peaceful and restful stay!

Treat yourself to some quality time relaxing under the sun in the Bernese Oberland. Let your mind wander as you watch the activity on Thun Lake from the comfort of your lounger – located under palm trees no less.

In the well-kept garden you will find a swimming pool and the house's private high-quality bio-sauna.

Enjoy the pool and the view: our garden's swimming pool offers double the enjoyment. Experience the privacy and tranquillity of having your own private swimming pool and revel in the view from within the water: an absolutely stunning panoramic view of the mountains of the Bernese Oberland.

Whether you are doing a few early morning laps or having a quick dip under a full moon: our pool gives off a relaxing beach atmosphere in a private setting overlooking the rooftops of Oberhofen.

If you would like a bit more space, you can go to one of the many bathing areas around Lake Thun. For example, an outdoor and indoor pool can be found in nearby Oberhofen.

Bio-sauna with a view: unwind in the completely private sauna, replenish your energy, and take a healthy break: experience the luxury of a private sauna, available only to you. 'Haus Otium' has a top-of-the-line Küng bio-sauna.

Even when spending some time in the heat of the sauna, you will always be able to enjoy the panoramic view of the Alps. The sauna's picture window overlooks Lake Thun and opens onto the starry night sky.

Our bio-sauna has been designed to be safe for people with poor circulation, allowing them to fully enjoy the sauna.

Unwind with some classical music in the reading and relaxation room, which boasts a stunning view of Oberhofen, Lake Thun and the Alps.

'Spend your day doing absolutely nothing'

Helianthus apartment in Haus Otium: Thun Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 772835ha

Helianthus is the luxurious, 4 1/2 room, 5-star master apartment in Haus Otium. It offers a little bit more than the other two 4-star apartments, Soldanella and Campanula. This is the ideal spot to sit back and enjoy life. You will marvel at the spectacle of nature above the lake. Whether you happen to be by the fireplace, at the massive walnut table or in the bedroom, the large picture windows will always offer a fabulous view of the Niesen and the mountains of the Bernese Oberland. A completely unique opportunity to enjoy such tremendous natural beauty! Watch the sun set while enjoying a nice glass of wine on the private balcony in the personal lounge or spend the evening in the garden grilling on the charcoal barbecue. Spend your day reading a book in the garden room or take a break with a trip to the completely private bio-sauna overlooking Oberhofen, Lake Thun, and the Alps. Go on an excursion with the house's high-quality mountain bikes or swim some laps in the garden pool.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 130 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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          • Regain your strength with a good night's sleep All our holiday apartments are furnished with high-quality Hüsler or Samin natural beds. Natural beds are made with completely natural materials, which have a positive effect on sleep quality and relaxation. Therefore, only the highest quality materials are used in making these beds. The materials used to make these 'dream beds' are comprised of purely natural, breathable cotton, filled with 100% organic sheep's wool from free-roaming sheep. Keeping you warm in the winter and cool in the summer, the 100% natural sheep's wool pillows and covers provide a very comfortable dry-warm bed. The unique elasticity of ash wood and natural rubber is the main factor in reducing strain on the body as well as providing it with the necessary support during sleep, and the free-swinging blade grating also plays a major role in ensuring total comfort. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Raindance shower...moreless

          • Grander water – lively water for a lively holiday Guests can enjoy special 'Grander water' in the entire 'Haus Otium.' The energised water is a real treat – whether taking a bath or shower, drinking from the fountain, or enjoying our bathing and wellness facilities. Years ago, when Johann Grander discovered the 'energising' of water, he could not have imagined the success his discovery would have across the globe. His method allows for water to regain its original energy, which is lost due to various environmental impacts and from being transported through piping. And there's more: the 'energising' process strengthens the water's natural magnetism. This changes the water's structure, and many people say it improves its taste, preservability, and users’ sense of well-being, makes better-tasting food, and much more. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The swimming pool right in front of the house is a double treat. Experience the privacy and tranquillity of having your own private swimming pool and revel in the view from within the water: an absolutely stunning panoramic view of the mountains of the Bernese Oberland. Unwind in the completely private sauna, replenish your energy, and take a healthy break: experience the luxury of a private sauna, available only to you. 'Haus Otium' has a top-of-the-line Küng bio-sauna. Even when spending some time in the heat of the sauna, you will always be able to enjoy the panoramic view of the Alps. The sauna's picture window overlooks Lake Thun and opens onto the starry night sky. Our bio-sauna has been designed to be safe for people with poor circulation, allowing them to fully enjoy the sauna. Want to take a bicycle trip through the surroundings? No problem: 4 mountain bikes are available for 'Haus Otium's' guests. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books For Adults

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities
              • Budget
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Holiday Resort
              • Historic
              • Spa

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Library
              • Ruins
              • Pond

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Fitness Center

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Waterfront
              • Resort
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Spelunking
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Equestrian Events
              • Pier Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    Dining table with a stunning view of Oberhofen, Lake Thun, and the Alps...moreless

                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Dialup Access
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Living Room:

                        With picture window...moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Kitchen:

                        Spacious, modern kitchen...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Induction cooker...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Cooking Utensils

                      Outside

                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Terrace
                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue
                      • Bicycles
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Sauna:

                        The sauna is solely for your own private use....moreless

                      • Communal Pool:

                        The garden pool is shared with 2 other parties....moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer time
                      Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      1 night min stay
                      €346
                      €2,298
                      Winter time
                      Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2014
                      1 night min stay
                      €305
                      €2,011
                      Holydays
                      Dec 18 - Jan 5, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      €346
                      €2,298
                      Winter time
                      Jan 6 - Feb 28, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      €305
                      €2,011
                      Spring time
                      Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      €330
                      €2,186
                      Summer time
                      Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      €346
                      €2,298
                      Winter time
                      Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      €305
                      €2,011
                      Holydays
                      Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2016
                      1 night min stay
                      €346
                      €2,298

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee €50
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
                      • Handling fee €123
                      • Taxes Not included
                      • Stay Tax *

                      * This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 6 years.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                      Location

                      29 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bern
                      500 Metres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Oberhofen pier
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Thun
                      6 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Thun
                      500 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Oberhofen bathing beach
                      500 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Pier 17, Oberhofen
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Niederhorn-Beatenberg valley station
                      17 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Interlaken
                      300 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Park Hotel Oberhofen, 14 Gault et Millau stars

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Come spend a relaxing and unforgettable holiday in the heart of Switzerland, in an ideal location in the Bernese Oberland, next to magnificent Lake Thun! You will marvel at the diversity on display in the Swiss Alps.

                      'Haus Otium' provides the perfect setting. Stylish 4- and 5-star holiday apartments await you. Take a break from your daily routine and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Lake Thun and the surrounding Alps.

                      Spend an active yet relaxing holiday amidst a fantastic landscape. Lake Thun and its surrounding regions offer cultural highlights, sporting activities, wonderful day trips and unforgettable hikes.

                      All this amongst the prettiest peaks the Alps have to offer, with a Mediterranean-like Lake and an ever-changing, contrasting landscape.

                      Vive la vie - life can be so beautiful. We really feel at home in this wonderful place.

                      Other activities: Migros Fitnesspark Oberhofen

                      Golf: Interlaken-Unterseen is home to one of prettiest and most varied golfing landscapes in the entire country. Nestled between Lakes Brienz and Thun, within sight of the world renowned peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, this magnificent championship golf course was opened in 1966 and remodelled in 2004-2005 to make it more technically challenging.

                      Skiing: Even in the coldest months of the year, the Niederhorn (8.5 km away) offers a variety of activities:

                      The Thunersee-Beatenberg-Niederhorn railways will help you reach the starting point for your excursions.

                      The railways are wheelchair accessible.

                      The 4 ski runs with a 400 m height difference and the Beatenberg valley run offer pure winter fun. The family ski resort is great for beginners and experienced skiers and snowboarders alike.

                      The Niederhorn-Vorsass sled run cuts through the snowy winter landscape and boasts a fantastic view of Lake Thun, the Eiger, the Mönch, and the Jungfrau. The sled run is geared towards more experienced riders and is great fun for young and old. The ride to Vorsass lasts about 40 minutes.

                      In wintertime, hikers can choose from a wide selection of well-maintained winter trails. Hikes usually last between 1 and 3 hours.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2002

                      About the owner: Markus and Zivit Achermann welcome you to Haus Otium. From day one, this unique home has lovingly accommodated guests from around the world. This house was first opened by my grandparents, and we are the third generation to carry on their legacy of a very close attention to detail. We have developed a very loyal and international clientele. Haus Otium and its three 4- and 5-star holiday apartments of varying size (Campanula, Helianthus, and Soldanella) has become a real jewel in the crown of tourism in the Bernese Oberland. We would be absolutely delighted to welcome you on your escape from your daily routine. Welcome to Haus Otium Markus and Zivit

                      Why the Owner Chose Thun:
                      Come in, take a nice deep breath, and make yourself at home. 'Haus Otium' is ideally located in a peaceful, south-facing setting overlooking Lake Thun. Our three tastefully-furnished apartments, Campanula, Helianthus, and Soldanella, all boast a stunning view of Oberhofen, Lake Thun and the Alps. The well-kept garden houses both a swimming pool and the house's private high-quality bio-sauna, which offer a great view of Lake Thun. We value your time, and therefore have made Haus Otium the perfect place for a wellness trip, available to you 365 days a year. Choose whichever apartment you prefer and treat yourself to something special: nothing but joie de vivre and well-being! The romantic town of Thun lies right on your doorstep... Lying at the foot of the Bernese Oberland's Alpine landscape, Thun, Switzerland's tenth-biggest city, boasts an intact old town with magnificent historic buildings, squares, and raised sidewalks beneath the imposing Zähringen castle. What can be done in a metropolis such as Paris has long been possible in Thun: a shopping-island full of stores, lovely cafés, and restaurants. Those of you looking for something unusual, rare, or typically Swiss will find everything you could want in the Haupgtgasse in the old town. Come discover the wide range of culinary delights on offer: for every guest, whatever their preference, Thun has a restaurant to match. Thun always has something on the go. Spend the mild summer evenings at one of the open-air cinemas, the Thunfest (every two years, along with the 'Seenachtsfest,' or 'night festival by the lake'), musical events at the Thunerseebühne, and – once the weather starts to cool – the various concerts, plays, and exhibitions. The area also has several museums and many other sights on offer. Even the nightlife leaves nothing to be desired. Guests looking for even more adventure can try out the wide variety of water sports on offer in the area. Sailing, wind-surfing, or diving–the possibilities are endless!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      Haus Otium lies on a sunny hillside by Lake Thun. This beautiful natural setting offers spectacular views over the lake. This property is not only the ideal place to relax and recharge, but also the perfect starting point to discover the Bernese Oberland and the rest of Switzerland. The view of Oberhofen castle is as awe-inspiring by day as it is intriguing by night or on foggy days, when it is lit up and gives off a mythical aura. Haus Otium, overlooking Oberhofen, Lake Thun, and the Niesen, also known as the 'Swiss pyramid,' lies in one of Switzerland's most beautiful areas. We can guarantee that you'll enjoy the positive energy that emanates from the wonderful landscape. The entire house has access to energised Grander water. Our holiday apartments are furnished with high-quality Hüsler or Samin natural beds. The nearby specialised food shops, which offer specialty bread, meat, cheese, etc., ensure that all your culinary needs are met, and the area's many superb restaurants only add to the luxury. Thun's romantic old town is only 4.5 km away and is very easily accessible. Guests have free access to the house's 4 bicycles; alternatively, they can enjoy a nice walk on the esplanade along the lake. Furthermore, Oberhofen offers good public transportation in the form of buses and boats. Guests can park their vehicles on the property's private parking space.


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                      Photos

                      • Lounge around by the garden pool overlooking the rooftops of Oberhofen

                        Lounge around by the garden pool overlooking the rooftops of Oberhofen

                      • Bedroom with Samina natural beds in Helianthus

                        Bedroom with Samina natural beds in Helianthus

                      • Have breakfast in Helianthus while enjoying the magnificent view of the Alps

                        Have breakfast in Helianthus while enjoying the magnificent view of the Alps

                      • Big private sun terrace with a magnificent view of the lake and the Alps

                        Big private sun terrace with a magnificent view of the lake and the Alps

                      • Spend time in Soldanella and enjoy the stunning view of the lake and the Alps

                        Spend time in Soldanella and enjoy the stunning view of the lake and the Alps

                      €305 - €346 per night (EUR)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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