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Holiday Home In A Romantic Medieval Bavarian Town Nestled In The Vineyards

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Oct-2016
Holiday Home in Prichsenstadt, Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany - A Perfect Location To Relax Or As A Base To Explore The Surrounding Bavarian Countryside

The town is located between Würzburg and Nürnberg at the start of the Romantische Straße (Romantic Road), Germany's most popular holiday route, passing through numerous beautiful medieval towns including Rothenburg, Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen, ending at Füssen and the majestic Alps. The area, Franconia, is renowned world-wide for its wine production. For the wine lovers and gastronomes amongst you there is plenty to do in the region, and the local wine and cuisine will keep you coming back for more. The town is surrounded by beautiful vineyards, open fields and forests. There are numerous small villages and some larger towns within easy reach. The area is rural and quiet. For those needing a little extra excitement, Freizeit-land, Bavaria’s largest theme park is just 7km away. We can provide you with a detailed booklet of suggestions and things to do in the town and nearby.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in Surrey with our 2 young children and co-own our holiday home in Germany with our parents. We travel here several times a year to enjoy the region and always return feeling refreshed. This property was bought because we love the area and we wanted to share it with our family. We always enjoy it and we hope you do also.

Speaks English

3 Reviews

4.7
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

5

Utterly charming property in an amazing village. Clean and very comfortable and a fantastic base fo

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday in Prichsenstadt. The area is steeped in history and fun things to do.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Well equipped, clean, in a quiet little old town

  • 4 of 5

Convenient house, well equipped, clean, quiet, in a cosy old town (with a churchbell), restaurants, winery, bakery and butcher very near. Walking and cycling possibilities perfect. A good place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic property and charming location

  • 5 of 5

The Stone House was much larger than we had expected so plenty of room for a family of 5 (Children 19, 13 and 9). The accommodation was very clean, comfortable and nicely furnished and we all felt very much at home. The wealth of local information was very useful and WIFI access meant we could plan activities with ease. Prichenstadt was particularly lovely and the ringing of the bells just added to the charm of the whole place. We ate at the Golden Adler and The Storch and were warmly welcomed even though very little English was spoken, Food was of great quality and value for money. Trips to Bamberg and Wurztberg were greatly enjoyed although the very hot weather (topping 38 degrees) meant we enjoyed 3 days in the local swimming pools. The owners were fantastic in the lead up to the holiday, in their welcoming of feedback and in forgiving me when I left at the end of the week with the back door key in my jean pocket!!

We have all raved about the holiday and would highly recommend the property and the location to anyone looking for a holiday away from the usual European destinations.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We have been coming to Franconia since 1999 when a family member retired in the area nearby. We all fell in love with the region and in 2007 we had the opportunity to purchase this property in this very remarkable town. We have been having happy family holidays here ever since. This area is easily accessible by car or air. We drive most often as it works for us.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nuremberg at 80 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Several Traditional Frankonian Restaurants at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : Calais at 800 Kilometres Nearest Train : Würzburg Hbf at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A3 at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Several Traditional Frankonian Restaurants at 100 Kilometres Car: necessary

Travel:

By Air:

Frankfurt Airport: 1hr 30min drive.

Nuremburg (Nürnberg) Airport: 45min drive.

We highly recommend a hire car to get around the area.

By Car:

Prichsenstadt lies 744 km (460 miles), approximately 7 hours driving time from Calais.

Distances:

Würzburg (English:Wuerzburg), 40 km.

Kitzingen, 25 km

Nürnberg (English: Nuremberg), 90 km.

Wiesentheid: Nearest larger town, with larger grocery shops etc. 6 km

Further Details:

There are 5 restaurants and several guest houses in the town, all within a couple of minutes walk from the house. All serve traditional Franconian cuisine and a range of local and Franconian wines.

Prichsenstadt is a uniquely preserved medieval town retaining over 70% of the town walls, watchtowers, moat and town gate. The town is circled on the north side by hectares of vineyards and the south is open farmland and forests.

The town has butcheries, bakeries, antique shops, a small grocery store, banks, and a pharmacy. As well as some lovely picnic and BBQ spots.

Prichsenstadt lies on the edge of the Steigerwald Nature Park which has kilometres of bike and hiking trails. The Steigerwald can be seen to the east, appearing like a range of hills from the Main River valley, but is in fact an escarpment. On top you will find a completely different landscape to explore. The town sits on the plains of the Main River, there are boat tours and plenty of castles and other historical building dotted around to explore.

Please contact us and we can send you more information.

Availability

Rental rates

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Spring 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£360
for 4 nights
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£90
£540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£600
for 6 nights
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£100
£600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£360
for 4 nights
From
£90
£540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£360
for 4 nights
From
£90
£540
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
£600
for 6 nights
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£100
£600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£360
for 4 nights
From
£90
£540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
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£80
£480
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day: Flexible

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

There really is something for all the family in the area. The town is quiet and traditional and a chance to sample the outstanding food and wine that Franconia has to offer. The surrounding countryside is simply beautiful, the vineyards, orchards and fields around the town are all open to explore. The area is perfect for cyclists and hikers and includes the Steigerwald Nature Park, just a few kilometers away. For those needing more excitement there are several nearby bigger towns and villages to explore and one of Bavaria's biggest theme parks just 7 km away.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 1st floor bathroom with bath and shower. Ground floor toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Childrens Bunk bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (max 4 adults) - 3 Bedrooms Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Double bed, balcony overlooking courtyard to rear. Bedroom 2: Double bed and single bed. Travel cot bed available for infants. Bedroom 3: Childrens room with 2 single bunk beds.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 6 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The property consists of a listed main building with 2 floors for guest accommodation. The house is decorated with international travelers in mind, there are plenty of travel adaptors of various types, a hairdryer, iron and ironing board and spare bed linen should you need it. Outside: To the rear of the property is a large barn on the other side of a cozy courtyard/patio overhung by grape vines. Garden furniture is supplied, an ideal private spot to enjoy the outdoors and soak up the sunny hot Bavarian sun in summer. The barn, besides a later conversion of a stable into a store room, remains exactly as it was the day the last farmers stopped work. We even found it complete with some farm implements of the time. Utility Room: Utility Room with washing machine and drying space. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned and prepared before guests arrive. Fresh linen and towels are provided. For stays of longer then 1 week, cleaning can be arranged during the stay if requested.

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