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Comfortable cottage, quiet and independent in the heart of the Northern Vosges.

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Sturzelbronn - Le gite de l'écureuil****

Your next vacation in the heart of a natural park in a green setting.

Spend your next vacation in a protected environment at the Gite **** squirrel.

The cottage of the squirrel is a tourist furnished any comfort for family holidays or friends, ideal for lovers of hiking.

Located in the heart of the natural park of the northern Vosges in Alsace Moselle, near Bitche Sturzelbronn and Niederbronn-les-Bains.

The cottage of the squirrel allows you to explore the attractions of Bitche and radiate to Strasbourg Sturzelbronn is the hyphen between Alsace and Lorraine between France and Germany .

Enjoy a great breath of fresh air in the midst of large areas of the Northern Vosges Natural Park.

The gite 4 star chalet-style nestled in the heart of the forest is located in a beautiful setting.

Loan of nature and history, this place offers all the calm necessary to stay well-being guaranteed.

The villa is located in a quality environment for 6 people, 3 bedrooms, functional kitchen, full household equipment, 1 bathroom, terrace and balcony, large living room, neat interior furnishings.

The layout of the accommodation is totally oriented towards your well being and private mature garden offer an idyllic relaxation.

Beds are made on arrival.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Mme Sabine BEHR
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, German
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016
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based on 28 holidaymaker reviews

Comfortable cottage, quiet and independent in the heart of the Northern Vosges.
average rating of 4.678571 based on 29 reviews

Calm and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We received a warm, friendly,& helpful welcome from Sabine & Didier at the start of our holiday. A very comfortable, light& spacious house in very attractive setting. The choice of sitting areas both inside and out were appreciated. Wi-Fi was excellent & the T.V's of a very good quality ( unlike some holiday lets!)

Guests should maybe be made aware that the bathroom and toilet is downstairs and also that the main bedroom has no wardrobe or hanging space.

Overall we thought the house was very well equipped and maintained but perhaps it is time to clear a few of the kitchen cupboards of old, unused (?) odd utensils and maybe update basics e.g. Put in a wooden spoon, tin opener, small knife for fruit and veg, and a chopping board and bread board. None of these were there. Also some new saucepans and lids would improve the kitchen. Crockery & cutlery were plentiful and nice to use( again unlike some properties) & the coffee machine was excellent.

The supply of hot water was excellent as was the shower.

Visitors should maybe be aware that access to the garden involves going out at the front of the house, down steps and round the house, remembering to take the key with you! It would gave been nicer to step out at the back - but that is maybe a minor point.

The area was very nice and of course ideal for nature lovers. Villages were attractive but not very lively and none had bakers. It is worth saying that while we were there in late June/ early July a bakers van came to Sturzelbronn Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday... NOT everyday. We missed him all the first week despite listening for the hoot but once my husband found him he said he was happy to come to the Gite when he knows guests are there. We also found out ( by going and asking) that bread is available at the Muhlenbach campsite about a 10 minute walk,from 9 a.m Friday & Saturday ( maybe more in high season?)

It would be good to have a guest book at the gite so that visitors can make recommendations of eating places, visits, walks etc.

A lovely house to stay in ( good heating when cold) and a very enjoyable holiday with helpful owners next door who respect your privacy. I recommend it!

Eating in nearby Ludwigswinkel ( Germany) was excellent...Zum Landgrafen.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Toller Urlaub im Bitcherland

  • 5 of 5

Insgesamt waren wir 4 Erwachsene Personen, zwei Kinder und ein Baby. Das Haus bot ausreichend Platz. Die Räumlichkeiten waren gepflegt und liebevoll eingerichtet. Auch der Garten bot sehr viel Platz, gerade mit Kindern sehr gut. Außerdem stellte uns Fam. Behr noch Spielzeug für den Garten zur Verfügung. Die Möglichkeiten der Frezeitgestaltung in der Umgebung sind auch sehr groß und gut zu erreichen. Im Haus gibt es dazu viel Infomaterial. Zur Begrüßung erhielten wir eine Flasche Cremant und Wasser, auch brachte uns Fr. Behr wegen der großen Hitze einen Ventilator vorbei.

Fazit: Sehr schöne Landschaft, tolles und geräumiges Haus, sehr nette Vermieter, sehr gut für Kinder und Babys geeignet.

Wir würden gerne wiederkommen

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Heerlijke herfst

  • 4 of 5

Pracht huis, beetje chaotische inrichting (alle stijlen van de 20e eeuw door elkaar), maar verder heel prettig. Zie alle op- en aanmerkingen van andere bezoekers. Sabine en Didier zijn inderdaad heel erg aardig en weten precies te zijn en niet te zijn. De plaats en omgeving zijn fascinerend; zeker als je beseft wat zich hier allemaal heeft afgespeeld. Eigenlijk is het uitzicht op het beekje en het dorp dan veel te mooi voor woorden en voor de geschiedenis. Trouwens, niet alleen Sabine en Didier zijn aardig, maar ook de dorpsbewoners (en de bakker) zijn uitermate vriendelijk. Wij hebben in ieder geval een heerlijke herfstvakantie gehad! En inderdaad: dat overdekte terras is ideaal voor verstokte rokers.

Zoen voor Sabine, hand voor Didier, Rob, Marja

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Die Tage in Sturzelbronn waren sehr angenehm. Es gibt 3 Zimmer. Die Küche hat alles was man braucht. Alles war sehr sauber. Die Gegend ist ruhig, der Garten toll. Die Stadt Bitche hat mich auch positiv überrasch - eine gemütliches, schönes Städtchen.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Très beau gite au cœur de la foret

  • 5 of 5

Très beau gite au cœur de la foret

Il est spacieux, propre et très accueillant

Les propriétaires sont de bon conseils (restaurants, visites...)

Il offre de très belles balades pédestres au départ du gîte.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Un séjour agréable dans un cadre reposant

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans le gîte de l'écureuil de Sabine et Didier à Sturzelbronn. L'accueil est très chaleureux . La maison est vaste et confortable.

L'environnement est propice aux balades en forêt et aux visites historiques.

Un séjour dont nous garderons un excellent souvenir.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Niederbronn les bains
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Car: necessary

During your stay we suggest the following activities:


Day 1: Getting to know your immediate environment: the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey of Sturzelbronn, walk to the highest point of the village: the Kreuzberg, healing and rest in the garden of the cottage.

Day 2: Discover the city of Bitche with its citadel and its garden for peace.

Day 3: Shopping Day in Style Outlets Zweibrücken

 Day 4: Secrets and vestiges of the Maginot Line with Simserhoff sites and Fort Casso

 Day 5: Visit of the city of Strasbourg with its famous cathedral

 Day 6: Walk around the pond Hasselfurth and sports activities in the park Tepacap

 Day 7: Swimming in one of the many lakes in the area with fishing opportunities

 Day 8: Relax at the pool / sauna Dahn and visit the Felsenland

 Day 9: Leisure day in the amusement park Didiland

 Day 10: Visit the castle of Fleckenstein and Biosphärenhaus Nature Reserve

 Day 11: Discover the Pearl of the North Vosges Niederbronn the baths and the Casino

 Day 12: Escape to the land of master glass and crystal


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sturzelbronn, Moselle

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Fin 16
27 Aug 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Fin d'anné 16
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Été 17
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fin d année 17
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Tarifs de location :
Basse saison: 450€ /semaine du Samedi 16h au Samedi 10h
Haute saison: 500 € /semaine du Samedi 16h au Samedi 10h
200€ / week-end
du Vendredi 18h au Dimanche 17h
les disponibilités du week-end sont à convenir avec
les propriétaires

Caution : 300€

Forfait ménage de fin de séjour: 30€

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sturzelbronn in Lorraine

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed
    - 2 Child Bed , 1 Cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Bowling center
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Location for cars in front of the house

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