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The Golden Grape Apartments in Bernkastel-Kues

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Overview

Property

Updated: 20-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

3 double bedrooms, 3 toilets, separate kitchen, central on the Mosel valley.

The property comprises of three double bedrooms, living area, dinning area, laundry room, family fitted kitchen with table and chairs, family bathroom and upstairs guest toilet and downstairs toilet, also a landing with sofa where you can access the free Wi-Fi. bedding and towels are included. also tea and coffee.

Outside there is room to park your car and enjoy the barbeque in the flowered area.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Allyson Botzet-Rendell
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

About Allyson Botzet-Rendell

I am English, with a Welsh accent, I was brought up in Wales from the age of five, when I was 28 years old I exchanged the mountains of Wales for the mountain vineyards of Germany where our holiday home is, I love being in a clean environment where there is no industry,(other than the wine industry) people are friendly and the weather is warm. I speak German and I give tour's of Bernkastel.

Allyson Botzet-Rendell purchased this house in 1996

Why Allyson Botzet-Rendell chose Mid-Moselle

We bought this house as its location was perfect for great walks along the Mosel river and in walking distance from shops and restaurants you name it this little town of Bernkastel-Kues has it. The house has years of history going back over 400 years! It has a Happy atmosphere.The entertainment is brilliant here too.

What makes this house unique

The house is spacious. It has every thing you need for a family holiday or Group. The walls are 90 centimetres thick which helps to keep cool on the hot summer days that can get up to 30+ the heating is on during the winter up until April or when the weather is hot! All year round there is something to do and always a festival! with wine, beer and music.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We celebrated my retirement from the U.S. AF Had a wonderful stay The House is Phenomenal! Allyson so very supportive, she felt like family. Will defenately stay again. Sarah & family



Home from Home we had a wonderful holiday at the Golden Grape. Thank you very much for the lovely welcome and all your help. We will be back, and will tell our friends about you when we get home.

Ian & Elizabeth from York.



Splendid in every way. Amongst the very best places we have stayed in. Most welcoming and highly recommendable! Very many thanks!

Kevin & Victoria from England
Mar 2010
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Guestbook comments from the manager

We celebrated my retirement from the U.S. AF Had a wonderful stay The House is Phenomenal! Allyson so very supportive, she felt like family. Will defenately stay again. Sarah & family



Home from Home we had a wonderful holiday at the Golden Grape. Thank you very much for the lovely welcome and all your help. We will be back, and will tell our friends about you when we get home.

Ian & Elizabeth from York.



Splendid in every way. Amongst the very best places we have stayed in. Most welcoming and highly recommendable! Very many thanks!

Kevin & Victoria from England
Mar 2010
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10 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Solihull
5

Wonderful accomodation

  • 5 of 5

The Golden Grape is a property of great character but with all the facilities that you need for a wonderful holiday. The property is very spacious but with all the mod-cons that you would expect of a modern house. Ample parking to the front. A large modern kitchen on the ground floor along with an even larger lounge. One of the highlights of the Golden Grape was the photo album showing how Dieter and Allyson had worked over a period of 10+ years to turn the run-down building into modern and comfortable property. The bedrooms are huge, matching the beds and there was an abundance of toilets.

The property is only about a couple of minutes walk from the vineyards on the banks of the Mosel. There was a pedestrian/cycle way to the centre of Bernkastel-Kues and then across the bridge to Bernkastel itself. Trier and Cochem, along the Mosel valley, are a reasonable drive away.

On the way to Bernkastel our car developed a brake problem that needed to be dealt with. Allyson found the nearest Peugeot garage, at Wittlich, phoned them and they were waiting for us to arrive and ready to start the work. In less than two hours the work was finished and we were on our way again. Superb service all round!

As a wine lecturer I was in my element. Spoilt for choice in terms of the wines available but watch out at the tourist wine shops in Bernkastel. Far better to drive (with a driver) up or down the Mosel and do tastings at local wine producers.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Doug and Family, Thank you for your lovely comments, I am glad you enjoyed your wine tasting's not to mention the cellar water, that one of these day's I will be having to make a feature of. I look forward to your return to try the rest of the brilliant wine we have to offer around Bernkastel-Kues All the best, Allyson & Dieter
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4

Great Experience

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the Golden Grape and it was a great base to explored Bernkastel Kues and the Mosel river region . Allyson and Dieter were exceptional hosts. We were given a warm welcome and the accommodations were clean,spacious and comfortable. We had everything we needed. There is so much to see and do, a beautiful part of the country and the Golden Grape is a perfect place to stay to enjoy it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! for your comment's, I am glad you had an enjoyable holiday.
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Hampshire
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

I can't fault this holiday at all.

If you want a beautiful setting, a quirky mix of a house with original features but modern facilities, great food and wine, unique architecture, great walks, good access to roads so you can explore further afield, friendly people, stunning weather, free open air music, even crazy golf with its own bar and café, then this is the place for you.

But most of all, if you want to stay somewhere with the best welcome and the friendliest host in Germany (and probably Europe), book this place now. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Liz and family, As I read your comment's I was moved to tears, Yes! I would love to see you and your wonderful family here again. You put so much into two weeks, I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday. keep in-touch, Allyson
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Lewes, england
4

Lovely residence

  • 4 of 5

This was a lovely residence with a helpful and friendly host. There's a restaurant very close by and you'll be yards from the river. A short stroll along the river bank in to the heart of the town. Such a lovely location. And the building itself is lovely and old and creaky and full of character. Beautiful large room and comfortable furniture. A would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comment's and recommendation, hope to see you again in the future.
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Lewes, england
5

Thoroughly enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay here. Close to the river, very close to a few restaurants. A short walk to the old town down the river and over the bridge. In a quite residential area on the edge of town but easily close enough to walk 10/15 mins. Nice quite location. House had all the facilities required. 3 toilets. One shower. Three big bedrooms. Rocking horse. wifi. We sat out front in the evenings chatting to the passers by. All friendly and welcoming. Some even thought we were a WeinGut and tried to buy wine. This is a great central location for exploring the Mosel region. A very pretty area to be. Vine clad hills. Wooded areas, pretty river trips, cycle paths, walking, lovely old buildings, traditional town squares, vast array of restaurants, close to good road links, places to visit, parks for the kids, comfy beds, friendly hosts, skate park, parking. I highly recommend it. Come to the Mosel and stay here. You won't go wrong.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay, Thank you for the well described comments of your experience here on the Mosel, and we look forward to your return. All the best, Allyson
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Plymouth
5

Pure Gold and the Best Yet!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived we knew we were going to have an exceptional holiday. The warm and enthusiastic welcome we received from Allyson and Dieter was the first of many delightful experiences.

We are well seasoned in 'holiday home' vacations and have experienced a wide range of properties. However this was definitely the best one we've stayed in yet.

As Allyson and Deiter were showing us around the house - giving us lots of information and history - I was very impressed to see how clean and well decorated the rooms were. The bedrooms and kitchen had lots of natural light, showing off the tasteful furnishing to its best. The two lounges had lots of easy chairs and good lighting too.

The description of the property doesn't really do it full justice. It has an outstanding mixture of 'old world charm' and fully functioning modern equipment. We were very impressed by the size of the bedrooms - even the smallest was a double - and the two lounge areas meant that we could all find space to relax indoors as well as outside. The comfort and size of the kitchen/diner was so good that we - my family of five adults - spent many happy hours around the table here.

The quality of the beds was also impressive and we all had excellent sleeping experiences, always a good thing on any holiday.

The area around BernKastel Kues is very beautiful. We really enjoyed our walks into the town during the morning for local shopping and then again in the evening - stopping to play 'mini golf' at the riverside course or take in a couple of drinks at some of the bars in the town itself.

We would also recommend trying out the local transport system too. The bus company will sell you a group ticket that allows 5 adults to travel, on buses and trains for only 35 euros per day. We started our exploring early in the morning and didn't finish 'til late at night, and the bonus was the bus stopped at the bottom of the street too! Well worth checking out.

We would like finish this review by expressing our gratitude to Allyson and Dieter for their commitment and kindness. Allyson was exceptional when helping us to sort out a problem with our car. Not only did she phone around and then take us to the garage, she stayed with us to translate and support us too. This she did without any hesitation. We will be returning to the Golden Grape in the future, not just as visitor but as friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments, I think you managed to put more into to that week than I have all the years I have lived here. Your family have made the memories for you to look back on with happiness. I am so pleased that you discover it through Owners direct. I look forward to your next trip to The Golden Grape Holiday Home Bernkastel-Kues your very welcome.
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Location

Mosel Wein Museum
"Museum is great, it has a lot of history and Wolfgang will gladly guide you around the histo..."

From the Owner

We bought this house as its location was perfect for great walks along the Mosel river and in walking distance from shops and restaurants you name it this little town of Bernkastel-Kues has it. The house has years of history going back over 400 years! It has a Happy atmosphere.The entertainment is brilliant here too.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Frankfurt-Hahn at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : AltCues at 250 Metres Nearest Ferry : Dunkirk at 355 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Kueser platue at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Wittlich HB at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Wittlich at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Altkues Restaurant at 250 Metres Nearest Ski : Hunsruck at 35 Kilometres Nearest Beach : River Mosel at 250 Metres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Wine tasting! with a visit to the family wine maker and the vineyards. Cooking a special German meal, a tour around the town, with a boat ride, this and many more. Wine festival's in every village along the Mosel, There is always a festival or Music from Easter till late October this is a tourist attraction area, The first week end in September is the Largest wine festival on The Mosel and right on our door-step. The Golden Grape has room for 8 people. From the first Thursday in September all weekend till the following Tuesday, Thursday night is the gathering of the Mosel-flower's ( Girl's and Ladies all dressed up in the area dress),Friday the opening of the fair, Saturday night is Half an hour of Brilliant fireworks!, Sunday daytime is the Wine Queen, and Band's possession, and Monday relax or listen to Music on the wine street. Tuesday half price on the fair, Wednesday time for a boat ride, to enjoy the view's of the Castle's and the vine yards that have given you so much pleasure.

Meandering River Mosel :

Along the Mosel near the harbour with grass area, where you can sit under wall nut trees, view the Castle that looks like it is floating in the sky at night when it is light up, at the same time watch the water activity for hours or join in.all this is just 200 yards away.

Travel:

From Hahn/Frankfurt Airport to Bernkastel is only 25 min's by car.

From Calais Dock to Bernkastel is a good 4 and a half hours by car.

From Amsterdam to Bernkastel is a good 4 hour's by car. Also Ideal for bikers.

Distances:

Bernkastel-kues, The picturesque town centre is full of half timbered houses that are so romantic. The shops are so different too - individual! The pubs are friendly and this area is renowned for the restaurants, good food. A Wine Museum when you step into bernkastel you step into another past. Explore the every last small street, nook and cranny. Another place the water fall, the castle and the market place.

Further Details:

Shops Edeka, Aldi, Lidl, and REWE are all food shops, again only a short distance and on foot or by car you won’t be able to miss them. Restaurants there are an abundance to choose from. The list of entertainment is long, for Bernkastel-kues we have information flyers to help you plan your stay. Near Luxembourger:- about 45 mins by car. Trier:- 30 mins drive. Paris:- 5 hours drive. Advent November - December the medieval middle mosel Christmas market, in Bernkastel.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring and summer
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£278
for 4 nights
From
£69
£486
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£278
for 4 nights
From
£69
£486
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Payments to be arranged on booking to secure dates. First 25% deposit, (to secure dates) the balance 4 weeks before your arrival. ... Last-min-bookings... telephone us Please! Look at the availability calendar to find your chosen dates, Then ask for the available date to be booked in! Please add your valid telephone no. to talk about detail's Thank's.

Changeover Day:
Arrival at 3.30 p.m. Departure at 10.30 a.m.
Flexible, Saturday is a good day for arrivals and departures.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The house is spacious. It has every thing you need for a family holiday or Group. The walls are 90 centimetres thick which helps to keep cool on the hot summer days that can get up to 30+ the heating is on during the winter up until April or when the weather is hot! All year round there is something to do and always a festival! with wine, beer and music.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • city centre
  • mountain
  • resort
  • river
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 150 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Toilet and sink next to the family bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Toilet and sink downstairs
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Fully teiled upstairs next to bedrooms
  • Room 1.Bath with shower, wc and sink. Fully tiled. The mirror has 2 spot lights and a underneath the sink a cupboard with drawers. Room 2.Toilet with wash basin and drawers. Room 3. Toilet with wash basin and cupboards Fully tiled.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1: Continental Double bed (2x2m) room size: 5 meters x 4.5 meters bed 2: Double bed (2x1.40m), room size: 5 meters x 2.5 meters bed 3: Continental Double bed (2x2m),room size: 4 meters x 4 meters,with a vanity washbasin. Only when more beds are required 2 more beds can be placed in the large room.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The Golden Grape Holiday Home, a place to make your holiday your own, Three double bedrooms are differently decorated and are styled to enjoy your holiday atmosphere, a large living room for relaxing with a nice glass of wine by the log fire. The house is very spacious, most people think from the outside its a small house,until they get inside! Outside: There are lots of play parks and adventure parks, for all to enjoy, our favorite is the Bernkastel-kues outdoor swimming pool or indoor pool, with badminton courts, skate park or the green to play ball games on. At the Golden Grape there is place to sit and have a barbecue, or to have a drink in friendly company, A drive in the front of the home for two car's. This is area is just for you, my guest's. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumbler, iron and ironing board, washing powder and softener. and cleaning agents, in this room is an guest toilet and vanity washbasin. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning of the house is made in the 4 hours prior to your visit, Towels and linen are included. Fresh bedding every Saturday. We can arrange for a daily maid if required in advance. Bed and breakfast can also be required in advance. Other: An extra sitting area with a couch, armchair and coffee table, where you can access to the free Wi-Fi.

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