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Charming apartment – Le Prévot**** in Hunawihr - unit_1096505

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 667 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Le Prévot****

The gîte “Le Prévot” is on the first floor of a house built in 1603 by the provost-marshal (prévôt) of the king Henry IV.

Over the years, the house became a typical winegrower house with its sandstone entrance porch, its timber framing construction, its flowered balcony and its courtyard between the barn and the house.

Fitted out in this typical house listed cultural heritage, our furnished holiday rental has been fully renovated and redecorated with patience and passion since 2010 and we respected the natural materials of our ancestors.

Here, the furniture is full of history and combines with the modern comfort for your well-being.

Located in the heart of Hunawihr, you will explore this peaceful wine village with flowered houses and listed among the “most beautiful villages of France”.

With an approximate surface area of 65 m², this apartment can accommodate 2/4 persons.

Our furnished holiday rental is officially 4-star listed by the prefecture.

More Details

Owner
Bertrand Fuchs or Pénélope Jaegy
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

What makes this apartment unique

Exceptional location in the heart of the Alsatian vine, in one of the most typical villages listed among the “most beautiful of France”.

A typical wine house that is traditionally restored.

Available Rentals

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Hunawihr in Haut-Rhin

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 667 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Living area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Trundle-bed and you can have 2 90x190 cm beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large 180x200 cm bed or 2 separated 90x190 cm beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • Thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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(14 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
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A wonderful stay in Hunawihr

  • 5 of 5

We spent the most delightful week in Hunawihr. The apartment was a true gem - spacious, spotlessly clean, very well appointed and excellently equipped. The apartment is in a quiet street in this peaceful village and there are three restaurants within walking distance. A big plus for us is that parking was never a problem and it was always possible to park right outside the apartment. I cannot recommend this rental highly enough. Bertrand and Penelope were excellent hosts - very friendly and extremely helpful but never intrusive. We definitely intend to return another time. A big thank you to our hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Everything is in the title.... CHARMING

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived Bertrand welcomed us warmly, and once in the apartment we realized the photos weren't lying. It is as nice and warm as it looks. Small attentions like the traditional cake on the table, the bottle of wine in the fridge, the little Christmas tree betray the refinement of the owners Bertrand and Penelope.

The house itself has everything. It is very bright as the sun enters the rooms by every window. I don't know what to say. We spent 6 days in happiness in Hunawihr and the surroundings, and this lovely house played a part in this. Should I return, that's the place I would book. No doubt about that.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Historic One-Bedroom Apartment in Well-Located Alsatian Village

  • 5 of 5

This was the best of the VRBO properties that we stayed in during our monthly European trip. First of all, the Alsatian location (between Riquewihr and Ribeauville) was central to Colmar, Strasbourg and the Route du Vin. We walked to three tasting rooms/wineries in Hunawihr and visited others nearby by car. Second, the apartment was a completely restored, upstairs unit in a building that dated back to the 1600's. It had a large kitchen and bathroom that both fit in well with the historic ambiance, a good-sized bedroom with a king-sized bed, and a spacious living room-dining room overlooking neighborhood gardens. The decorating was really superb. Finally, the owners, Bertrand and Penelope, were great people who took the time to explain everything about the unit, to tell us about local merchants (e.g. a fromagerie in Colmar), and to share a little wine and homemade cake made by Bertrand's mother. We recommend this apartment very highly.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stilvolle Wohnung in reizender Umgebung

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Hunawihr ist nicht zu touristisch und eine gute Ausgangsbasis für Ausflüge. Wie in jedem Fachwerkhaus ist die Wohnung hellhörig.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Urgemütlich, ansprechend, hoher Standard

  • 5 of 5

Umgeben von Mobiliar und Gegenständen aus alten Zeiten fühlt man sich zurückversetzt in ein anderes Jahrhundert, ohne auf moderne Annehmlichkeiten verzichten zu müssen. Quietschende Dielen sind authentisch in diesem 400 Jahre altem Haus. Alles ist sehr liebevoll hergerichtet, frische Blumen, eine Flasche Sekt und ein Kugelhupf zum Empfang unterstreichen die Gastfreundschaft der Vermieter.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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A recommander

  • 5 of 5

Très bel appartement bien équipé dans un très joli village.

Bon accueil.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Strasbourg – Entzheim
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Ammerschwihr
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Ribeauvillé - Colmar – Séléstat
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
A35 Exit Ribeauvillé
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Hunawihr
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Lac Blanc
Car: recommended

On the Alsace Wine Route, in a vine setting, Hunawihr is a typical Alsatian village listed among the “most beautiful villages of France”.

This wine village is composed of winegrower street gabbled houses with narrow courtyards, most of them dating from the 16th and 18th century. The many wine cellars spread in the village allows visitors to immerse in the universe of the vine, its landscapes, its professions and its products that build the reputation of our region and delight the oenophiles.

Here, you’ll find wines listed among the best white wines of the world.

Hunawihr owe its name to the Holy washerwoman Huna, who, according to the legend, lived there during the 12th century with her husband, the Lord of the Franks, Hunon. The legend says that during the 12th century, following a poor harvest of the winegrowers of Hunawhir, Saint-Huna had made a miracle and had run wine in the fountain that was name after her. This wine was better than the better wine this village had ever produced.

Overlooking the village, Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur church from the 15th century, surrounded by a fortified cemetery, has preserved an intact environment that brings out this jewel of the Alsatian heritage. This church was also used as a donjon where the inhabitants took refuge in case of attack.

This place is still preserved and the informed persons and the walkers come here for its tranquillity, the rest, the authenticity and the beauty of the landscapes.

On one side, there are the steep peaks of Vosges, on the other side, the Alsace’s plain and its acres of vines.

There are so many places and landscapes that you will be delighted to discover and rediscover throughout the seasons.

In spring, you will taste the beautiful asparagus of our region, our sweet-smelling strawberries, admire a blossoming nature and coloured and adorned with geranium facades.

In summer, enjoy long days of hiking and swimming of the mountain’s lake.

The autumn in Alsace is a season with bright and changing colours, a unique season. During the grape-harvest season, the villages come alive and celebrate the wine. There is a warmth environment with moments of sharing and conviviality.

From the end of November and until the Epiphany (6th January), come share the magical atmosphere of Christmas. The Pays de Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé show their most beautiful sides and are adorned with multicolour decorations, enchanting fir trees and magical floodlights. It’s the magic of Christmas and the emotions of your childhood that you will find in Alsace.

Finally, in winter, during January to the end of March, come enjoy a season reserved to some privileged persons. The Alsace lovers know that during this period, they will be able to take the time to discover an authentic region. Between town, vine and mountains, you will be delighted with all the pleasures that our region offers. After a few ski runs in our nearby resorts or snowshoeing hikes between the fir trees, you will have the pleasure to have something to eat in our friendly “Winstub” (Alsatian wine bar and restaurant) and appreciate unique moments of conviviality. We will be able to advise you!

Hunawihr is 9 km from Kaysersberg, 15 km from Colmar, 65 km from Strasbourg and 55 km from Mulhouse.

From Hunawihr, you can go all over the vines to find Riquewihr and Ribeauvillé that are less than 2 km. These 2 medieval villages, condensation of an idyllic and romantic Alsace, are very famous and visited for their charm, their picturesque character and their remarkable architectural heritage.

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