Little, old House near Zurich: Maur au Lac
- Family/child friendly
- Parking available
- Pets allowed
- Lockable room
|Address||Kehlhofstrasse, 8124 Maur, Switzerland|
|Property type||Chalet or cabin|
|Response time||A few hours|
|Calendar updated||A few months ago|
In Maur near Zürich we have a small old house with two rooms. This house needs to be rebuilt very soon. This 120 year old house is very basic and please note that it is worn out. On the ground floor it has a small kitchen and upstairs there is a toilet and a shower.
Before booking we would like if you could introduce yourself quickley, so that we can imagine to what kind of persons we are going to rent this little house, Please do only write words, If you write numbers, mailadresses, websites, then Wimdu will not deliver the message, or shorten it.
No smoking inside. Because we never smoke, we prefer guest who do not even know what tobacco is. Some people went for a walk well away from the house whenever they had to smoke, and that was ok for us.
Some people have said that the house is smelling and that is is not healthy to live there. So the time is really coming that the house has to be rebuilt. But other people did not have this impression.
Since all the cats in the neighbouhood do only have psychologic tasks it can happen that we meet a mouse in the kitchen.
The house is heated with electric heaters and if it is very cold outside then it will not be very warm inside. Therefore it may be advisable not to book to early in winter and watch the weather conditions first.
The house is not everybodys style, but many artists and creative people have stayed here and felt quite well.
We think this little hous is ok until max 4 persons. A dog we count like an extra person.
Our guest often do not find the forks and knives. They are in the drawer of the table in the room.
Maur is still a farming village, 35 minutes by tram and bus from the main train station of Zurich (12km east, at a lake opposite of Uster)
- pretty village with 4 restaurants and small castle of XII century
- 5 minute walk through the fields to the lake, or 4 hours around it
- free Internet access at PC in room and open wireless (if it works)
- bicycles have to be repaired first
Do only come if you have made a reservation!
Do not come with an expensive car. It does not suit with the house.
How to get there by public transport:
- a ticket (enter 8124 at machine) costs Fr.8.20 (valid 2 hours),
or an pass for 24 hours (Zones 10, 21,30) costs Fr.16.40
(Train rides to the airport are included in those tickets. If you buy a card with 6 tickets on it, you can buy half fare if you are not over 25 years old. A monthly all zones pass valid after 9am, personal or transferable, costs about SFr.120.-.)
- tram number 3 to Klusplatz (allow 20 minutes to get there)
- then bus 747, leaves at about 19 and 49 past every hour, last bus at 36 minutes past midnight, 20 min. ride via Witikon, Binz, Ebmatingen to Maur Dorf (at the foot of the hill).
From the Airport Tram 12 to Stettbach and then bus 743 to Maur Dorf. This works until about 8pm. Later Stettbach to Fällanden then bus to Pfaffhausen then bus 747 to Maur Dorf. Or right away but more expensive from the Airport train to Zurich main station, tram 3 to Klusplatz (final stop), bus 747 to Maur Dorf.
House rules- Use showers reasonably as supply of hot water has to last for all. -
- Do not smoke in the house.
- Pets by arrangement.
You will find clean towels and sheets, but they are not ironed.
- The fee of CHF 30 for fresh linnen you have to pay separately at the end of your stay. If you leave the house very clean then we will not insist on this payment.
Please do not feed the cats and do also not give them any milk! They get enough to eat in their homes and our neighbours are very sad when their cats do not come home anymore.
|Weekly rate for up to 2 guests||$ 488 US|
|Price for > 2 guests||$ 13 US per guest/night extra|
|Maximum nights||2 weeks|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
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Atico is a nice and cosy place to stay
it's all so, like Reinhard has described. We enjoyed the stay it was lovely, better you can not go on holiday in Barcelona, right in the center of the old town and it is a magnificent gem, perfect.
es ist alles so, wie Reinhard es beschrieben hat. wir haben den Aufenthalt genossen es war herrlich, besser kann man in Barcelona nicht Urlaub machen, direkt im Zentrum in der Altstadt und dazu in einem wundervollen Kleinod, perfekt.
Hoi Reinhard We have enjoyed the great terrace with a great view and have nice visitors from Adico one hit. We stayed with our two children (16 years) in Adico 2 it has come to us like all happy again in October 2012
Wir haben die tolle Terasse mit super Aussicht genossen und haben nette Besucher von Adico 1 getroffen.
wir waren mit unseren beiden Kinder (16 Jahre )im Adico 2 es hat uns allen gefallen
kommen gerne wieder
Home atmosphere and excellent accommodation. The room I had was large and calm the shower toilet is a little cramped and spartan Not recommended for lovers of three-star holiday ..
Accueil et ambiance du séjour excellent. La chambre que j'ai eue est grande et très calme
L'ensemble douche toilette est un peu exigüe et spartiate
Pas recommandé pour les amateurs de gîtes trois étoiles..
The house is really very quaint but cozy. It was a pleasant stay and everything worked well.
Das Haus ist wirklich sehr urig aber auch gemütlich. Es war ein angenehmer Aufenthalt und es hat alles gut geklappt.
Everything was super and the whole family is very friendly and accommodating. I can only recommend it if it allows the opportunity again I will book each time it again! Bye for now
Es war alles Super und die ganze Familie ist sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend.
Kann ich nur sehr empfehlen, wenn es nochmal die Gelegenheit zulässt werde ich jede zeit es wieder Buchen!
We enjoyed our stay really good. We not only met nice host, but also still met a small idyllic town called Maur. The house was and is as advertised. Plain and older, but comfortable and everything is ready for a stay. The slightly musty smell in the beginning is quickly forgotten with window ventilation. To Zurich to get quite painless. Since everything in the description is true, we must not simply say that one has anything surprised. For this and for a wonderful weekend there are 5 star!
Uns hat der Aufenthalt richtig gut gefallen. Wir haben nicht nur nette Gastgeber getroffen, sondern zudem noch einen kleinen idyllischen Ort namens Maur kennengelernt. Das Haus war und ist wie in der Beschreibung. Schlicht und älter, aber gemütlich und für ein Aufenthalt ist alles parat. Der leicht muffige Geruch zu Anfang ist schnell verflogen bei Fensterlüftung. Nach Zürich kommt man auch recht problemfrei. Da alles wie in der Beschreibung zutrifft, darf man einfach nicht davon sprechen, dass einen irgendwas überrascht hat. Dafür und für ein wunderbares Wochenende gibt es 5 Sterne!
A perfect apartment on top of the City and right in the center. Lots of charm and steps, no luxery and in walking distance to everything in the city.
We recommend this little flat on the roof every day to everybody who wants to listen:)
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