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Cozy family-friendly apartment in an idyllic hamlet, Pets Allowed

Bedrooms 3
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1-5 people, family friendly, close to nature, relaxing

Enjoy your vacation days in the midst of our beautiful tulips in the Alps village Grengiols. The apartment (duplex) is located in the Binn Valley Nature Park. It has room for 5 people, living room with TV / Satellite / DVD, radio, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with a single bed, extra child bed available, bathroom with shower, kitchen, lawn (deck chairs, swing ), yard table for 6 persons, barbecue (BBQ available), parking possibility near the apartment. It offer beautiful hiking and bike tour Local or nearby Goms and Binn (minerals area). Winter visitors enjoy the large, snow-sure skiing Aletsch Arena 3000 m above sea level. M. (Riederalp-Bettmeralp-Fiescheralp), 5 min. the base station Bettmeralp. Attractions: Near Aletsch Glacier (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Brigerbad, Leukerbad (thermal baths), Saas-Fee, Zermatt

Nature and recreation: Recover from your everyday stress off the beaten track in our beautiful mountains. Bächerhäusern is a tranquil hamlet with typical Walliser houses in the agricultural zone and belongs to the municipality Grengiols (Landscape Park), Upper Valais. The Valais is located in the sunny south of Switzerland.

Within an hour you can reach our neighboring country Italy. In Domodossola z. B. a market is held every Saturday, which you can combine with the delicious Italian pizza. Also, Locarno (Ticino) is reachable in about 2. 5 hours.

Leisure activities: Combine your leisure activities, eg. Hiking, biking, climbing, etc. with a visit to the nearby glie ing open-air baths. When it rains it will not be bored: Indoor Fun Planet (bowling, karting, billiards), fitness center (badminton, fitness, climbing, squash and tennis), movies etc. Our region is the hiking and biking paradise (mountain bikes, electric bikes can be hired locally) in the summer. In winter, well groomed ski slopes and cross-country skiing are guaranteed (ski equipment hire also on site).

More Details

Zumthurm-Ambord Anneliese
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018


Grengiols Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Badezimmer 1 - toilet , shower
  • Newly renovated bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Schlafzimmer 2 - 2 twin/ single , Babybett auf Anfrage
    Schlafzimmer 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Babybett auf Anfrage
    Schlafzimmer 1 - 2 twin/ single , Babybett auf Anfrage
  • Baby cot can be placed in the living room. 3 bedroom newly renovated. Quiet Location. (The linen can be provided).
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Crow's Nest
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
3-burner stove, Kitchen with additional Zustellherd Living room with cozy wood stove  Washing clothes possible on request


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Cozy family-friendly apartment in an idyllic hamlet, Pets Allowed
average rating of 4.4 based on 55 reviews

Charming cottage

  • 4 of 5

Very cozy and quaint. Fun getting there, but excellent directions. Clean, quiet, relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, California

We had a great time at Anneliese's place! Clean, comfortable, well supplied and great hosts!

  • 4 of 5

The house is wooden and very authentic for the region. Sits up on a hill so car came in very convenient, and provides for feeling of quietness and relaxation. It was very easy to get to Betten where we got a cable car and then did an amazing hike right next to Aletsch Glacier and even got to go under it and on top of it! The hosts are awesome, responding quickly to messages, easy to communicate with,provided good description to find the house and came to greet us even though we arrived past 10pm! Made sure we felt comfortable and quickly responded positively with our hair dryer request.

The beds are comfortable, cozy and warm although the rooms are rather small. The bathroom is new and great to take shower after exhaustive hike :). The kitchen is old but very well equipped so felt really comfortable. The only stretch to make this an excellent host experience would be to include towels as complementary. But I'd love to stay again at their place when I come back to this region and stay longer. It's a very beautiful area of Switzerland!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests Thank you for your positive review about our holidayapartment. We’re glad that you appreciated the feeling of quietness and relaxation. Then towels are actually not included, but if our guests forget to take towels with them, we provide the towels naturally, no problem. We hope you would have someday time to come back to Grengiols and stay longer. We wish you all the best and send greetings from Grengiols
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Charleston, SC

A wonderful stay at Alpenrose

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 5 days at Alpenrose. My wife and I are both over 65, so our introduction to Alpenrose was a bit scary. Alpenrose is about a 10 minute walk up a steep road from Grengiols, which is itself well above the teeny train station. But Anneliese and Ignaz (and their whole family - tres charmant) were super.

GRENGIOLS = very pretty, very quiet, very nice. All the people we met were helpful and friendly. The ladies in the grocery store (and Tourism Office) helped us with groceries and wine and cheese. The local cheese, by the way is Incredibly good. The elderly lady who runs the restaurant (recommended by Ignaz) was well worth the visit - good food, pleasant atmosphere, cold beer, and a couple of local patrons helped us translate our English to German. Jawohl. BettmerAlp, RiederAlp, Oberwald, Brig, all within easy/fast train from Grengiols station. Zermatt, Spiez and Interlaken within an hour or two train ride through very beautiful country. We did not rent an auto, but it was very easy to get around wherever we wanted to go by train and/or bus.

ALPENROSE = a nice apartment with beautiful views out of almost every window. A nicely equipped kitchen, very functional. Living room was super - TV, WiFi, DVD player, wood-burning stove (additional wood for the stove "Magically" appeared on our doorstep each day), mood lighting. Lovely walks everywhere, right from the front door, through flower covered hillsides. We ended several of our day trips by sitting on the courtyard or in the backyard, enjoying the views while having a bit of cheese, some sausage and a glass (or two?) of wine.

ANNELIESE & IGNAZ = the best part of the whole vacation. Very interesting and friendly people who, along with their whole family, and even the other nearby villagers, are super! Anneliese was happy to drive us to&from the train station, picked up the heavy groceries we had bought in Grengiols so we wouldn't have to carry them uphill (We did carry our important items - Wine & Cheese, HaHa) and made our stay incredibly enjoyable. Merci, Danke, Gracias, Thank You. We had a teeny problem with the WiFi (occasionally it would drop my connection) which Anneliese got fixed right away.

One of our best vacations ever. We loved it, and hope to come back sometime to enjoy it again.

Tony and Merrily

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York

Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

This little village is perfect or viewing the region. It's easy to park by the church. The town is just few minutes drive away. Apartment is very clean, bathroom is huge and well equipped. There was some misunderstanding about towels, but the owner promptly provided towels (we didn't know we had to bring our own towels). Four of us had great time and plenty of space in this apartment. The owner is very friendly and she makes you feel like you know her for years. The neighbors are also very friendly. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fantastic getaway...

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely apartment in an idyllic location. If you’re after a place with some peace and quiet, while still connecting with the alpine surroundings then you’ll enjoy this hamlet. The chalet apartment consists of three bedrooms with a total of six beds, so while we were only 3 people we had more than enough space. Six adults together in the kitchen will find it very cosy… The apartment was very clean and tidy and was well equipped, also I think it offered very good value for money, taking into account the use of garden for sitting around in or kids playing there safely. If I want to experience this part of the Alps again, I wouldn’t hesitate staying here, it was a lovely experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're content that our guests can enjoy cultivated country surrounded from forests and high mountains.It's also important for us, that they find some peace and quiet in our idyllic apartment.
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Kleines Nestchen

  • 3 of 5

Der Empfang war sehr herzlich und die Gastgeberin auch flexibel (Ankunftszeit/Abreisezeit). Die Wohnung hatte alles was man braucht, auch in der Küche. Die Schlafzimmer sind klein, eines sehr schmal, wirklich nur zum reinliegen und Augen schliessen. Es war alles sauber und ordentlich. Der Schwedenofen äusserst gemütlich, Brennholz zur freien Verfügung. Die Beleuchtung im Wohnzimmer dürfte etwas besser sein. Unsere Rücken waren mit den Matratzen nicht zufrieden, aber das ist ja bekanntlich sehr individuell zu bewerten.Insgesamt waren wir aber trotzdem glücklich, dieses Objekt gefunden zu haben, Preis-Leistung ist ganz okay. Das Skigebiet der absolute Traum mit bombastischer Aussicht über die Alpen und bei uns war sogar das Wetter top.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Zürich, Genf, Milano
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Riederalp, Goms
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Sion - Siders - Brig
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Dorf, Grengiols
Nearest Ski
4 Kilometres
Aletschgebiet (Talstation), Bellwald
Car: recommended

It offer beautiful hiking and bike tour Local or nearby Goms and Binn (minerals area). Winter visitors enjoy the large, snow-sure skiing Aletsch Arena 3000 m above sea level. M. (Riederalp-Bettmeralp-Fiescheralp), 5 min. the base station Bettmeralp. Attractions: Near Aletsch Glacier (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Brigerbad, Leukerbad (thermal baths), Saas-Fee, Zermatt. We also carry a sideline a small working farm with cows, donkeys, sheep, rabbits and cats. On request it is possible to make friends with our animals.

Other Activities: snowshoeing, skiing, cross-country skiing

Golf: Golfers can golf course in Riederalp (about 2000 m above sea level.. M.) in the Aletsch area, or enjoy the Goms.

Ski: Snow-sure ski resorts offers the Aletsch Arena (Riederalp, Bettmeralp, Fiescheralp) within 5 min. reach the valley station of the Bettmeralp, Bell Forest, Forest Ross, Brig, Saas-Fee and Zermatt offer themselves as more skiing area

If you are traveling by public transport, our apartment is walking for 20 mins. reachable. Of course, we gladly arrange to pick you up on arrival at the station, or take you on vacation until the end Grengiols railway station.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99.26
Pet Fee $12.41

Sonderangebot: Spezialpreis bis 2 Personen Nebensaison (Frühjahrs- und Herbstwochen) € 300,-- pro Woche, Hochsaison € 400.-- pro Woche.
Sonderangebot: "Last-minute", falls die Ferienwohnung 10 Tage vor Ihrem Ferienbeginn noch frei ist, und Sie sich rasch entschliessen zu buchen, erhalten Sie 10 % (Mindestmietdauer 3 Übernachtungen). Schicken Sie ein E-Mail, wir werden sofort antworten.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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