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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:0.75
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 bedroomed house

The farm is 45 minutes from Brno Airport. It is secluded at the end of the road and so is quiet with no passing traffic. It sits in a commanding position on the side of a hill overlooking the village of Vrtezir. The main house has 4 bedrooms, a modern kitchen with an open dining room and living room. There is 1 bathroom and 2 separate WC's. Behind the farm house is a horse shoe arrangement of barns and stables with a small cottage attached separated by a 6ft fence for privacy. The farm is fully accredited as a Bio farm. It is surrounded by orchards of Apple, Pear, Plum and Cherry all of which give a supply of fresh fruit during the season. Cider is made on the property along with elderflower champagne. There are also horses for hire for riding upon request. The next door farm has a small herd of cows and is otherwise all arable.
Keppler farm is renovated and was acquired in 2010 by a young Englishman from London.
All bed linens and towels are provided. There is a final laundry/cleaning charge of Eu50 at the end of stay in addition to the rental price.


This area of the Czech Highlands is very beautiful. Vrtezir is 1 mile from the village of Stepanov nad Svratkou which has a pub/hotel, a post office, supermarket, pharmacy and a general store. For comprehensive shopping Bystrice nad Pernstejnem is 5 miles away and has banks and everything that you need.
Pernstejnem Castle in Nedvedice is about 4 miles distant and is well worth a day trip, Horse riding is available at the farm and fishing is available in the river in the valley by pre arrangement.
The town of Jhilava is 40 minutes distant and is an old walled city and well worth a visit with its medieval buildings and a pleasant zoo. Zdar nad Sazavou is 25 minutes distant with its Unesco Santini Church and Kinsky Castle. 40 minutes in the opposite direction is the city of Brno which has a myriad of attractions. Prague is a 2 hr drive to the North, and Vienna a 2.5hr drive to the South
Both Nedvedice and Bystrice have a good railway service with trains to Bro central then to Vienna and Zdar/Prague. Brno has an airport served by Ryan Air and by Whizz Air to London Luton and Stansted and Einhoven in the Netherlands
Bystrice has a large modern open air swimming pool complex along with tennis courts etc.
The tennis court in the village is clay and can be used at any time.
A car is a must and the property is not wheelchair friendly.
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Owner

Member since: 2004

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 02/05/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 220 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Television:

    TV is used as a monitor from your laptop...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Library of films and TV shows...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Playground
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable seating for six on two large sofas...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Available upon request...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full complement...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony with table and chairs outside two of the bedrooms...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Above ground circular pool of 5m diameter...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30
7 night min stay

$755

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $42.32

Notes:

Laundry charge is obligatory at end of stay


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

45 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
BRNO
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
STEPANOV NAD SVRATKOU
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Brno
7 Kilometres
Nearest Train
NEDVEDICE/BYSTRICE NAD PERNSTEJNEM
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
STEPANOV NAD SVRATKOU
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
KARASIN

Car: Necessary

Keppler Farm s.r.o. is a small bio farm in the Czech Highlands, 45 minutes from Brno Airport; raising sheep and grains and forestry. Pernstejnem Castle is 7kms away. The country town of Bystrice nad Pernstejnem is 6kms away with full shopping facilities, a sports centre and outdoor swimming pools. A tennis court is available 300 meters from the farm. The area is full of wildlife in the form of deer, hare, wild boar, eagles etc and the river 1km away is full of trout. Our sheep, chickens and dogs and horses are very child friendly and we have our own organic vegetable garden for fresh produce. Guests are welcome to partake in farm activities and to book the horses for riding in wonderful open countryside.

www.kepplerfarm.com

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Huck Keppler is a Major in the British Army, He bought this farm in a dilapidated state in 2010 and has renovated the land and the buildings. The main Farmhouse is now light and airy with a modern kitchen and very comfortable for 6 people.

Why the Owner Chose Žďár nad Sázavou District, Czech Republic:
We are organic in our approach and are surrounded by beautiful countryside and forests. If you take a walk around the land you are guaranteed to see a plethora of wildlife. But a 45 minute drive to Brno brings you all the benefits a big modern city.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Tranquility


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 02/05/2017

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Photos

  • The kitchen/dining room

    The kitchen/dining room

  • A single bedroom

    A single bedroom

  • The Living room

    The Living room

  • The Haybarn

    The Haybarn

  • Sheep in the orchard

    Sheep in the orchard

  • Plums from the orchard

    Plums from the orchard

  • Some of the land

    Some of the land

  • View across the valley

    View across the valley

  • The railway station

    The railway station

  • Entrance to the forest

    Entrance to the forest

  • A double bedroom

    A double bedroom

  • A double bedroom

    A double bedroom

  • The dining area

    The dining area

  • Our horses

    Our horses

  • Fresh cherries for weeks

    Fresh cherries for weeks

  • The Farmhouse

    The Farmhouse

  • The tennis court

    The tennis court

  • Pernstejnem Castle

    Pernstejnem Castle

  • The stream

    The stream

  • Across the valley

    Across the valley

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