Apartment in Bernsbach, known as "Balcony of the Ore Mountains"
Our apartment (about 75 m²) is located in a 100 year old town house with a breathtaking view over the whole Erzgebirge. Centrally located in the village, the outdoor pool, the bakery, the butcher, the pharmacy, the drugstore, the supermarket are within easy walking distance. Even a children's playground is nearby. The apartment is 600 meters above sea level and faces south. The house was renovated and adapted to the conditions of modern times. The charm of the 100-year-old toilet 5 levels lower, although retained, but also equipped with heating. It's not bad, it's a bit different and a witness to the past, that used to be quite normal for people in the old days. For the children of today, that's just a bit of history lessons at the same time.
There is free parking opposite the house. The house has a beautiful garden with many flowers, with gazebo and barbecue and porch swing, ideal for the summer. In the garden there is even a children's playhouse and everywhere there are plenty of children's toys! What more does the child's heart want? Even in winter, fun and games are provided! With the children's sleigh through the snow-covered landscape and then nothing like back in the warm, cozy room. Terrace and garden may be shared. In the garden is also a garden shed with an open fireplace. The garden house can be heated by the open fireplace with wood, is equipped with satellite TV, a fridge with freezer and an electric stove practically and homey. The area is great for romping for kids.
The surrounding area is ideal for long bike rides and hikes. Whether by bike, cart, skateboard or scooter or just on foot - the area offers many opportunities for a relaxing and varied holiday. During the day sporty action and in the evening enjoy the tranquility and beautiful scenery of the Erzgebirge from the terrace, maybe a happy barbecue with the children in the garden. But even in winter, the area around the house offers plenty of opportunities for hiking, skiing or sledding. There is enough space for the kids to build snowball fights, snowman or snow castle.
The apartment is cozy and practically furnished. Free Wi-Fi and satellite TV is also available in the house. For children is also a highchair available. Crockery, coffee maker, toaster, cutlery, pans, pots, toaster, kettle, towels and sheets, etc. are available. For a small additional charge there is a bread and beverage service (beer, wine, lemonade, etc.). In the large living room there is enough space for the children to play, a comfortable living area and other seating. The kitchen is equipped with an electric cooker, an oven, a fridge with a freezer compartment and a dishwasher, as well as a cozy seating area. The bathroom has a bathtub. 2 bedrooms offer enough space for parents and children. By arrangement, we can also pick up the holiday guests from the train station in Aue or Schwarzenberg. In the basement there is a washing machine and a dryer for shared use (3 € per wash or Drying cycle). The laundry can be dried in the garden or in the attic. Dogs are welcome, but should stay in the garden or on the covered terrace.
What makes the area so attractive for young and old?
The Saxon Bernsbach lies on the sunny southern slope of the mirror forest. About 800 years ago, the first Franconian settlers settled in this idyllic landscape. The beautiful old church "To the Glory of God" from the 17. The century bears witness to eventful times and brings a memorable Christmas Eve on Christmas Eve. Bernsbach is known far beyond the borders for its craftsmanship, such as B. Spoon making, sponge making, stamp and blazon, lace making. But also music and arts and crafts have their origin here. To this day, black and tinplate as well as hardware are produced in Bernsbach. The red brick building of the former gas works is of historic importance. Bernsbach is known for its many clubs, such. B. Liederkranz, gymnastic club, etc., where also like once "strangers" can come to sniff. The nearest train station is in Lauter.
Sights and action
Wilderness and Indian experience from May to August on the road to Conrad meadow in Lauter with pony rides, totem pole, teepee, Indian drum, etc. Free entry! However, dates must be agreed. The kiosk at the tipi is open to the public from May to September! There are plenty of Indian theme events here.
The Johanniter run here on Mondays and Wednesdays from 16 00 - 20 00 clock and Fridays and Saturdays from 16 00 - 22 00 clock a youth meeting place. Here are all sorts of games for young and old, creative offers, billiards, darts and card games, sporting activities such. B. Football, table tennis or special events and rides, such as bowling, body worlds, climbing, etc. offered.
Outdoor swimming pool OT Lauter
This outdoor pool with its tropical flair is open daily during the bathing season from 10:00 to 20:00. There is a swimmer and a children's pool as well as a children's playground and soccer field. There is also a volleyball court.
Outdoor pool OT Bernsbach
The outdoor swimming pool is open from mid-May to September from 10:00 to 20:00. Here is a large pool and two small non-swimmers, a lawn, a diving platform, a sauna, a slide, sports and games available. The bathroom is powered by a solar system.
Riding and Driving Club
In general, taster days are always possible. The riding club also offers daily horseback riding during a holiday.
Attractions in and around Bernsbach
In Lauter immediately stands the picturesque "Lautergold Manufaktur" in the eye. Apart from the interesting architecture of the company building, there are guided tours through the Spirits Museum and tastings in the "Probierstübl". Another special feature is the "sensor corner" in which visitors can test their sense of smell.
Architecturally interesting is also the listed building complex church parish-Kantorei including Glockenehrenmal. The "Spokorbstub" is a traditional handicraft and Spankorbflechterei, in which also carvings are shown. Admission is free! Bernsbach is known for its half-timbered buildings, including the "Schröter-Schmiede", the Wapplerhaus, the Stiehler-Haus, the former Gasthof "Zum Lamm", the Fröhlichgut and the "Alte Mühle" on the mill pond. The home office of the EZV provides insights into the history of the place, but also about famous people such. B. the life of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kaden, the inventor of the artificial kidney. After telephone reservation, the "Cosmopraphey" written by Sebastian Münster in 1579 can be visited.
The four-track bowling alley "Grüner Baum" also offers some fun.
In Oberpfannenstiel the "Martin Luther Church" is very worth seeing.
At the city boundary to Grünhain-Beierfeld is the "King Albert Tower" on the mirror forest.
Karlovy Vary became one of the most famous health resorts in the world at the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The healing effect of the source, however, since the 14th Century known. A deer should have found the source. Karlovy Vary is known for its drinking cures and has 12 sources. Carlsbad is highly valued for the variety of its medical applications. In addition, the Karlovy Vary wafers and other waffles are popular as world-famous pastries and coveted and offered for sale on the street. Karlovy Vary hosts the annual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. A visit to the glassworks - Moser glass and the porcelain production - Karlovy Vary porcelain - are always worthwhile.
Why is a holiday in Bernsbach worthwhile?
Once away from the worries of everyday life, rest in a different environment, good food, fresh air, nice people, stunning scenery, a lot of fun for the kids and yet there is plenty to see and do. Not everyone can say that I live in a 100-year-old town house on the balcony of the Erzgebirge. It is a completely new, interesting experience that is worthwhile and from which your children will continue to tell Grandpa and Grandma for a long time.
It does not matter if you prefer it quiet and comfortable or sporty and action packed, there is something for everyone here. Every season has its charms. In winter, you can enjoy tobogganing with the children, long hikes in the snow or even skiing, as well as thermal spa visits. In summer, there are plenty of outdoor pools, playgrounds, barbecues, hiking trails, spas and action such as the Indiana Point. When the leaves turn colorful, nature shows itself in a different light and offers a new face worth discovering.
The area, the house, the bread and drink service for a small extra charge, the garden shed - the ideal setting for a family celebration, a party, a barbecue party with one, two days of small relaxing holiday attached or simply a small weekend break. The kids are busy and you can relax.