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Black Forest Gem

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
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About the property

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-6)

Three-Bedroom Ground Floor Apartment, in an architect-designed two-family house with access to a landscaped garden from each of the bedrooms, recently renovated and newly furnished, adjacent to Medieval Castle in idyllic Black Forest Village, 8 km from historic city of Freiburg.

Kirchzarten with its 10,000 inhabitants, the centre for mountain biking (Ultrabike Event in June) has all the amenities of a large city: train station (10 minutes walk), supermarkets, hotels and restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness gym, organised walks, rides in horse-drawn carriages, biking, tennis, golf, gliding, and skiing (downhill and cross-country only 15 minutes away). Three-day Summer Festival and a famous Christmas Market just next door around the town hall.

Freiburg is just 8 minutes away in the car and easily reached by bike along the Dreisam river in 25 minutes. Titisee is only 15 minutes on the train or by car (shops open all week-end) Schluchsee and Feldberg 30 minutes.

The Rhine River is 20 minutes (Breisach), Colmar (France) is 40 minutes and Basel (Switzerland) 45 minutes. Baden-Baden and Strasbourg are reached within an hour and Europapark Rust is 30 minutes away.

Joan and Robin Stockitt (who speak English, French and German) live upstairs and will give you a warm welcome and assist you with further suggestions of what to do and see around Kirchzarten.

Keywords: Ground Floor Apartment

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

"wir sind gut angekommen und fühlen uns pudelwohl in Ihrer schönen Wohnung. Gerade kam sogar die Sonne raus"
Oct 2016
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4.3/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Black Forest Gem
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 10 reviews
The Netherlands

Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Very nice house, at the border of the little village but still in walking distance from the centre and nature.

We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful quiet location in a lovely little town

  • 5 of 5

The property is very comfortable and well equipped. We came with two children, and there were games for them to play indoors on wet days, as well as a garden to play in. We really appreciated all the space, which you do not always get with a holiday flat. There is a lovely sun terrace for sitting out on summer evenings and listening to the crickets while enjoying one of the tasty local wines.

Kirchzarten itself is a small and friendly town, with all the amenities you could want: a good range of shops (including several bakeries, butchers and market stalls selling fresh produce from the local area), a large outdoor swimming pool, and excellent public transport links into the Black Forest and into Freiburg. The house, despite its quiet location, is well placed to use all these facilities, and a car is certainly not necessary.

We would definitely recommend staying in this property, whether you want an energetic holiday walking and cycling in the Black Forest, a relaxing holiday enjoying the local food and wine, a base to travel into Freiburg, or as we did: all three!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colleyville,TX USA

Kirchzarten, Black Forest get-away

  • 4 of 5

A beautiful property in an excellent location. We enjoyed the beautiful patio and the ability to walk to town for resturants/train/post office/bike rental/ everything. My only hold back from rating an excellent would be only one bathroom. Otherwise the owner really accomodated us superbly. All equipment such as washer/dryer/ kitchen dishwasher, toaster, etc. worked perfectly. The piano was a nice touch. This property has excellent access to outdoor recreation such as bicycling, walking,hiking,skiing. And the town size is perfect. So nice not to be in the big city of Freiburg. I'd recommend taking the free railroad pass to anywhere in the area. We went to Titisee - which is a tourist trap and not good for hiking as is Kirchzarden. So just take the train up and back.. The tourist office in town is excellent.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Basel - Mulhouse - Freiburg airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Freiburger Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Die Sonne
Nearest Ski
4 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

A yearly mountain bike competition 'Ultra Bike Event' takes place in and around Kirchzarten

A yearly summer festival lasting three days takes place in the historic part of Kirchzarten, right next door to our property

A yearly well visited Christmas market takes place also next door to our property


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Kirchzarten Apartment Rental Rates

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Kirchzarten Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
A B. Squire baby grand piano has been placed into the entrance hall and can be used

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