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Family house in the Alsatian Vosges

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Goldbach-Altenbach - Ehlmatt

quiet mountain home, for walks and discovery of Alsace

Beautiful 300m2 family house to accommodate 8 people (5 bedrooms with double beds). Located 750m above sea level on the slopes of the Grand Ballon (+ the highest mountain of the Vosges, 1424m). Splendid view of the mountains nearby. Quiet. Ideal for relaxing, the long walks in the mountains, or the tourist discovery of Alsace.

Very spacious living & dining room with large fireplace.

5 rooms for 2 persons, + an attic grenier- (heated) 60m2 converted into a game room.

Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine crockery and linen + 2 fridges one freezer 150L.

2 bathrooms with toilet + 3rd toilet.

Central heating fuel + wood burning fireplace.

Situated away from the small village of Goldbach-Altenbach, amidst a field of 1.5 hectares, near the forest from which come the morning and evening deer and deer (photo)

• For relaxation, a large terrace around the house lets out chairs and sunbathing, and lunch in the shade of a large lime, while the children play freely all over the field of 1.5 ha (not Enclosed)

• For ballads, many paths leave from around the house and allow a multitude of ballads (like the ascent of the Grand Ballon, 3:30 AR) and picnics.

• For cultural and tourist discoveries, the Wine Route (starting 15 minutes by car), Mulhouse (35 minutes), Colmar (1:00), High Koenisbourg, Riquewihr, Ribeauvillé (1:00), Basel (1:00), Fribourg-en- Breisgau (1h15), Strasbourg (1:30)


Boulanger Patissier-in Willer sur Thur (8km - 10 minutes)

Super U supermarket in Bitschwiller Thann (11km - 15mn) petrol 24/24


The excellent Grand Ballon farmhouse awaits you 15mn, overlooking the whole of Alsace, the Black Forest and the Alps (on a clear day)

This is a family house for guests appreciate knowing ....

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2016


based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Family house in the Alsatian Vosges
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Very quite, cosy house with style

  • 5 of 5

We had the chance to rent this property just when it came to the market. As we live in nearby Basel, we used it as a summer retreat over several months, moving back and forth between the two places. The place is wonderfully quiet with nice views over open countryside. Among many other animals, we also spotted dear grazing below the house at night several times. The setting is very private - a real hideaway, yet all the great Alsace places are within easy reach. Perfect for nature lovers as the mountains all around are full of beautiful spots. The house displays a very tastefully decorated interior and is truly welcoming, a real family weekend home (the very polite owners live in Paris but if needed, a discrete caretaker is available close by for help at all times). Everything you need is there and very clean. The only reason why we don't rent the house again this year is that we travel elsewhere for all the summer months - we definitely recommend this property to anyone who likes to visit Alsace from a quiet and private base.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you very much for this kind appreciation. We just try to do our best for our guests to feel at home in our home.
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Maison au calme où on se sent comme chez soi

  • 4 of 5

Nous étions 9 personnes adultes quinquagénaires. Lors de notre séjour dans cette maison située dans les bois au calme sans un bruit, nous avons particulièrement appréciés que les propriétaires nous laissent une maison familiale où nous nous sommes sentis comme chez nous avec des meubles anciens, bibliothèques, livres, i pod, etc...Cette maison est suffisamment grande pour être à l'aise même à 9 personnes...et avec 2 jours de mauvais temps, nous avons pu allumer un feu de cheminée. L'accueil du voisin est tout à fait chaleureux. C'est une maison que je recommende vivement.


  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Sehr schöne und ruhige Lage. Das Haus ist hervorragend und gemütlich ausgestattet. Wir haben uns sofort wohl gefühlt. Abwicklung und Betreuung durch den Vermieter waren genial. So sollte es immer funktionieren!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
61 Kilometres
Nearest Train
37 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A38 / E60 (sortie Mulhouse)
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Ferme Auberge du Grand Ballon
Car: necessary

- Colmar (30mn car), a charming town to visit in patrolling the streets, going into some very beautiful churches, not to mention the splendid Museum of Unterlinden and its famous Issenheim altarpiece

http: // www. museum-unterlinden. com /


- Mulhouse (30 minutes), which has less charm as a city, but has two fabulous museums:

• the Automobile Museum, one of the largest in Europe +, with its famous Bugatti Royales

• http: // www. schlumpf-collection. com / en / schlumpf /

• Railway Museum, the most beautiful of France,

• http: // www. citedutrain. com / en / train /

- The wine road, which starts from Thann (just below Altenbach) and goes up to Sélestat, with the beautiful villages of Eguisheim, Riquewihr, Ribeauvillé, etc ....

http: // www. Alsace-route-des-vins. com / NewVersion / index. cfm / fuseaction / OtherPage. Home / ID / 55 / Language / en. cfm


- Chateau Haut-Koenigsbourg (50mn), medieval castle completely restored by the good care of Kaiser Wilhelm II during the German period (1870-1918), and worth a detour

http: // www. High koenigsbourg. net /

We must not forget that we are at the junction of two other countries, Switzerland and Germany:

- Basel (50mn), a beautiful Rhine city, European Capital of pharmacy, which has museums richly endowed with donations from local industry, especially

o Kunstmuseeum, specializing in Old Master (Dürer, Holbein, Cranach, ...) http: // www. kunstmuseumbasel. ch / de / home /

o the Beyeler Foundation, which has a rich collection of contemporary painters http: // www. fondationbeyeler. ch / en / Home

o the foundation of the Vitra furniture and design contemporainv http: // www. vitra. com / en-lu / campus / vitra-design-museum

Fernet Branca o-Foundation (in St. Louis) that has beautiful exhibitions



- Freiburg (at 1:00), in the lovely town of Baden (the overseas Rhenish part of Alsace)

http: // www. Freiburg. to / servlet / PB / menu / 1143531_l3 / index. html

- The Black Forest: the Vosges for the other side of the Rhine, with charming villages as only maintained our cousins ​​know how to do

Do not feel like cooking? .... The farmhouse inn Grand Ballon waiting 15 minutes drive!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Goldbach-Altenbach, Thann area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Sep 2016 - 16 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £890

30% à la réservation
70% un mois avant
Paiement par virement bancaire IBAN
Caution sous forme de chèque (non encaissé) à l'arrivée

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Goldbach-Altenbach in Haut-Rhin

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
  • All rooms are paneled wood
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • ski

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