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Historic Cottage in beautiful Bavarian countryside close to the city of Munich

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Fully renovated with modern comforts-2 Bedrooms, large kitchen, garden, pool

The romantic, historic Bavarian property (built 1906 renovated 2002) lies beside a very large garden with fruit trees and natural swimming pond (10x3m swimming space) in gorgeous countryside. The pool is shared with an second holiday property next door (see property 8412171 "Landmark house near Munich city). Additionally, the cottage has it´s own private garden and patio available for outdoor dining, sunbathing or just unwinding. Situated on the south slope above the Ammersee with wonderful views of the lake and the Alps in the background, the house is furnished partially with antiques and is ecofriendly. The cottage has 2 bedrooms, a living room (can be converted into a third bedroom), fully equipped large kitchen with underfloor heating, bathroom and a separate WC,washing machine, freezer. English and German books, DVDs, games, children's books and comics are available in the house. Munich city center (30km) can easily be reached by car over the Autobahn (Motorway) or by a regular train service 2km from the house.

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German, Hindi
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family of two adults and two teenage girls had a great holiday at the cottage. It is an authentic Bavarian cottage renovated and maintained to a high standard. All the charm has been retained while at the same time all modern conveniences and comforts are also provided. The natural pool was most welcome at the end of a hot day touring the area. Sabeeka and Hans couldn’t have been more welcoming or helpful throughout our stay. They supplied us with bicycles for the two weeks we were there which was a fantastic way of getting about locally. They also provided us with all the practical things such as maps, train timetables, use of laptops, weather forecasts, local directions and information on restaurants and suggestions on places to see. Nothing was too much trouble for them and it made a big difference to our stay. They even supplied us with their own wonderful mosquito cream !!

There are a number of restaurants and beer gardens within a 2km radius of the cottage all serving excellent local food and drink. The Italian restaurant at Turkenfeld was a favourite, friendly staff, good food and good value for money. The cottage is located in a scenic area ideal for walking or cycling. There are many picturesque towns and villages around the lake and within a 20km radius. The Skyline Theme park 30 minutes away was a great day out. Dachau also 30 minutes away shouldn’t be missed. Munich 40 minutes away on an excellent train service has something for everyone with museums, open air markets, open top bus tour, organised walking tours etc. Overall the area has soo much to offer as a tourist destination and we would highly recommend it to families, groups and couples alike.

Peter, Mary and family, Ireland.
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Zankenhausen in Türkenfeld

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • The bathroom with bathtub, shower, wash basin and WC is on the ground floor, an additional separate WC is upstairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 extremely comfortable convertible bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Double and 1 Single or 3 Single
  • 2 Bedrooms upstairs, the living room downstairs can be converted into a bedroom if required. The convertible sofa bed is of a special Italian make which is very comfortable to sleep on!
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(14 traveller reviews)

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Historic Cottage in beautiful Bavarian countryside close to the city of Munich
average rating of 4.857143 based on 15 reviews

Great little home in the Bavarian countryside

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home, and Sabeeka and Hans are delightful. It was perfect for our week in Bavaria. It allowed us to stay outside Munich, yet enjoy all it and other places had to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for our family holiday in Bavaria

  • 5 of 5

5 out of 5 : The cottage is a lovely base, fully equipped with everything we needed for our family holiday. The outdoor natural pool was a big hit with our children and the whole setting of the cottage is ideal : quiet, relaxing and convenient. The train station is a short distance from the house and it was easy for us to go directly into Munich from there. We had a hire car and places that we visited that were easy to drive to were Dachau, Garmisch-Partenkirchen ( for a brilliant day out at Zugspitze mountain) and the close by Skyline Park.

The beautiful Lake Ammersee is within walking / cycling distance as are two towns (Eching and Turkenfeld) with places to shop and eat.

Hans and Sabeeka were extremely kind and helpful to us during our stay. They are a lovely, friendly couple who did everything they could and more to make us welcome and ensure our holiday was as simple and relaxing as it could be.

Overall, we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this cottage and it’s owners to others. Thank you Hans and Sabeeka.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage, well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted after a long journey with a warm welcome and a generous welcome pack of groceries.

The house is in a quiet village. The kitchen has got everything you need ( 3 coffee makers!). It is beautifully restored, with ample seating areas and comfortable beds.

The pool area is a lovely place to relax and have a dip to cool off. The garden is full of fruit trees and there is a private seating area for the cottage.

The only downside was mosquitoes, take repellant!

We are a family of 4 with two children, 7 and 8. It was too hot to use the bikes available during the day so we explored the two local lakes and had a great week of swimming.

We had a lovely week and would not change a thing. I highly recommend this beautiful property.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

A bijou little cottage full of charm and character with comfortable beds and well equipped plus a good central location all helped to make our stay memorable. Sabeeka & Hans were very welcoming & I have nothing but positive feedback for the cottage and the area. Highly recommended :-)

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A charming and idyllic cottage that felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked through the door of this lovingly restored historic cottage, we knew we'd found the perfect home base for our family's five days in Bavaria. Not only is the house well-stocked with kitchen and bathroom essentials, the beds are comfortable, the space is laid out well for mutilple sleeping areas, and the care and hospitality of the hosts is evident in how thoughtfully they've prepared the house. By car, we made day trips throughly the region, visiting the famous Andechs monastery and brewery, Neuschwanstein castle, the beautiful town of Füssen, and the Amersee and Starnberger areas. When we didn't want the hassle of driving in Munich, we parked for free at the nearby train station and enjoyed a lovely 40-minute S-Bahn journey into the city. One of the many highlights of staying in this cottage were our morning and evening walks through the quiet countryside. Truly, this accommodation was perfect, the hosts kind and helpful, and the location ideal for exploring the beauty of Bavaria.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, homey little cottage

  • 5 of 5

My guests from Asia had a wonderful stay at your place. Thank you for being so very helpful and friendly and especially your son, who really took care of these guests, they really appreciated his help. They loved the house and the area and are looking forward to come back again in spring when the flowers are in bloom !

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Munich, Franz-Joseph-Strauß
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Türkenfeld Gasthaus Hartl or Da Pippo
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Inning (A98, Autobahn Munich-Lindau)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Türkenfeld and Eching
Nearest Ski
85 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The location of the house enables you to enjoy the best of both worlds. Although you can easily reach the city of Munich and all the possibilities that are connected with this vibrant center of cultural life, you can enjoy the peace and beauty of rural Bavarian countryside. Beside the Ammersee, 3 further beautiful lakes - Wörthsee, Pilsensee and the famous Starnbergersee - are close by. Various water sports such as windsurfing, sailing or swimming can be indulged in here. Weather permitting, the smaller lakes are ideal for ice skating in winter.

The Area is perfect for walking, hiking, cycling or just relaxing. There are plenty of cycling routes (maps are available in the cottage). The Alps and Jura mountains are only a 1 - 2 hour drive away. Spectacular canyons, romantic waterfalls and springs, mysterious stalactite caves, an ice grotto and lots of other unique natural phenomenas await you there. There are a number of ski resorts in the Alps that can easily be reached such as Garmisch, the Zugspitze, Mittenwald, Lenggries, Spitzing, Brauneck, Achenkirch and Leermoos.

The historic monastery and pilgrimage chapel of Andechs - world famous for its strong beer - is a 25 min drive away. Further beautiful churches such as the baroque church in Diessen are nearby. The location is perfect for exploring historic cities such as Munich, Augsburg, Dachau and Landberg or mountain towns such as Garmisch or Altötting as well as the famous castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Slightly further away but in comfortable reach as well (by train as well) are for example the cities of Salzburg or Nürnberg.

The cottage is located 30 km outside of Munich. A train station is 2 km from the village and a regular train service can be used to comfortably reach the Munich city center. Being the capital and cultural center of Bavaria you will find various sightseeing attractions as well as interesting activities. There is a countless number of museums (including the BMW world as well as the famous 'Deutsches Museum') you can visit, beautiful parks and architecture as well as the Olympic park and stadium from 1974. Additionally there are various churches ranging from the middle - ages over baroque, roccoco, jugendstil to modern buildings. All Football fans can look forward to a visit to the FC Bayern Stadium (Allianz Arena) one of the worlds most modern stadiums.

Munich also offers a lot of evening entertainment such as theater, opera, broad range of different concerts and nightclubs. In regular intervals the City of Munich organizes 'the long night of music' and 'the long night of museums' which offers various different programs that go on through the whole night .

In and around our village there are a great variety of activities for children. A children's playground is in walking distance of the cottage (2 min.), as well as a football field. A short distance away (by car or bicycle) there is a climbing crag and a labyrinth made of sunflowers and hemp (only in summer). The Skyline Park (half an hour drive) is the largest Amusement Park Bavaria's with roller coasters and rides comparable to those at the famous Oktoberfest. The Skyline Park has the worlds highest overhead roller coaster!

In addition to the natural swimming pool in the garden there are a number of indoor swimming pools and spas near by.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Zankenhausen, Munich Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
1 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
17 Sep 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £48 per night, per additional guest
8 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest
7 Jan 2019 - 29 Apr 2019
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
early summer
30 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please note that the rates apply for upto 4 persons. Each extra person above the age of 4 years will be charged a minimum of 150 euro per head for one week (7 nights) or 22,47€ per head per night. For a stay of less than 4 nights a cleaning charge of 100 euro is due. For a stay of 4 nights or longer there will be no extra cleaning charge.
Towels and bedlinen are provided.
Der Grundpreis gilt für bis zur 4 Personen. Jede weitere Person über 4 Jahre kostet mindestens 150€ pro Woche/ 22,47€ pro Nacht. Ab 4 Nächte Aufenthalt fallen keine weitere Gebühren an. Bei einem Aufenthalt von weniger als 4 Nächte fällt eine Gebühr von 100€ für Endreinigung an. Bettwäsche, Handtücher, Heizung sind im Preis einbegriffen.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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