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We stayed in this apartment in the last week of May 2018. We arrived in the evening arround 6 pm (you have to check-in before 6PM) and found the place relatively easily. There was a bit of confusion regarding the collection of keys from Baba's house (which is next door) which I probably couldn't understand from the instructions. But Baba came round to give the keys and show around the house which was great. The appartment is very clean and very well kept. Baba is very organised and she has got all the information in the book left in the appartment. The appartment has a small garden where we used to sit intgr morning and have our breakfast outside in the sun. She allowed our son to use the swing in her garden as well as long as we were careful enough to keep the door closed to prevent the ducks going out. The views from the windows were amazing. The beds were comfortable (1 double bed and 1 small bed for our son). As mentioned in the desciption the roof is not very high, but the beams in the roof are even lower. I am only 174 cm tall and still had to be careful of the roof as I hit it 3 to 4 times with my head. But that wasn't too much of a problem. Baba is very particular that you tell her the check out time a day or 2 in advance, as we had informed her out plans of checking out at 9 am when we arrived. Our plans changed a day before leaving and when we in formed her about that she wasn't happy for us to stay an hour extra until 10 as she had already arranged the cleaner to come although we were happy to be arround when the house was cleaned but she wasn't. So we leaft at 9 am. Another thing to note which is not very clear in the description is that the electicity charges are extra.
Overall we loved the place and the surroundings. Great base for walks locally or drive to places arround interlaken.
We could have happily sat on the balcony all week, watching the scenery changing minute by minute with the passage of the changing skies over the mountains, but there is so much to get out and enjoy in this area. Markus has been an exemplary host, providing a wealth of knowledge about all that is available in the area, but he has never been intrusive.
The local scenery is truly breathtakingly beautiful - snow capped mountains, lush green meadows, many striking waterfalls, turquoise blue lakes. The funicular railways provided a taste of history, along with a rapid ascent to a level where further walking provided yet more stunning views. We enjoyed an outing to Luzerne - the buildings in the old town were so beautiful, and the place was buzzing with high quality street music on the Friday evening.
Scenic drive via Aeschlen & suspension footbridge to Sigriswill & Beatenbucht to catch funicular & cable car to Niederhorn.
Blausee for real minimal effort middlle earth walk amongst huge boulders and ferns to bright blue lake, full of trout
Oeschinensee for picture perfect lake against sheer rock face background
Lauterbrunnen valley to Stechelberg for verdent valley between steep rock faces, Trummelbach falls - within the rock - water draining from the Eiger, Jungfrau & Monsch - the quantity & force of the water a complete wonder
Walk from the very pretty village of Iseltwald along the side of lake Brienz to Giessbach, and then up the funicular by the waterfalls to the very grand Hotel - a real feel of 1920's splendour
There is so much more to see, that we will definitely have to return again.
The whole experience was an absolute feast for the senses.