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|
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||$ 473 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|
Reviews of this property
Peace and idyll directly at Greifensee! We enjoyed the days in the 'house with history-N "Every morning breakfast were warmly received by the Scottish neighbors upon arrival and had nice encounters with a young couple from Australia, in the garden. Gardening, hot water for showers and lake view . What more could you want. adventurous-The house is antique, everything works and is full of stories of past residents.
Ruhe und Idylle pur direkt am Greifensee!
Wir haben die Tage in dem 'Haus mit Geschichte-N" sehr genossen, wurden bei der Anreise herzlich empfangen vom Schottischen Nachbarn und hatten nette Begegnungen mit einem jungen Paar aus Australien im Garten. Jeden Morgen Frühstück im Garten, warmes Wasser zum Duschen und Seeblick. Was will man mehr. Das Haus ist abenteuerlich-antik, alles funktioniert und steckt voller Geschichten der vergangen Bewohner.
Cute little house in a quiet location. Very nice neighbors. Not for perfectionists, so it will rain with strong rain in the upper floor through. The landlord we have not met during your stay, lt was neighbor in Ticino. Garden could tolerate a little care.
Kleines niedliches Haus in ruhiger Lage. Nachbarn sehr nett. Nichts für Perfektionisten, so regnet es bei stärkerem Regen im Obergeschoß durch. Den Vermieter habe wir während des Aufenthalts nicht kennengelernt, war lt Nachbarin im Tessin. Garten könnte etwas Pflege vertragen.
We were traveling with our young son a week in this wonderful little old house. It was much appreciated, though it is old but clean, so we felt right at home. All necessary electrical devices are present, there are even internet and you feel undisturbed! The nature around is enchanting. The access to public transportation is also very good. It remains only to say: Thank you!
Wir waren mit unserem kleinen Sohn eine Woche in diesem wunderbaren kleinen alten Haus. Es hat uns sehr gefallen, es ist zwar alt aber sauber, so dass wir uns gleich wie zu Hause gefühlt haben. Alle notwendigen elektrischen Geräte sind vorhanden, es gibt sogar Internet und man fühlt sich ungestört! Die Natur ringsherum ist zauberhaft. Die Anbindung an öffentliche Verkehrsmittel ist auch sehr gut. Es bleibt nur zu sagen: Herzlichen Dank!
Very nice host, house is simple, practical abert, I want to come back in any case. Thank you, Reinhard!
Sehr netter Gastgeber, Haus ist einfach, abert zweckmässig, ich möchte auf alle Fälle wiederkommen. Danke, Reinhard!
Was a nice stay. The name "Old House" has its place, as well as host a special Charme.Reinhard has is nice and unkomplziert. With great summer weather we could even sit in the garden. Thanks Rainer and family
War ein netter Aufenthalt. Der Name "Altes Haus" hat seine Berechtigung, hat auch einen besonderen Charme.Reinhard als Gastgeber ist nett und unkomplziert.
Bei tollem Sommerwetter konnten wir sogar im Garten sitzen.
Danke Rainer und Familie
We stopped here for a few nights in June whilst visiting our Son who had just moved to Zurich. The house itself is a very old house, with very basic facilities, but it was clean, and everything worked. It met our expectations, and suited our needs. Maur is pretty village with a number of shops and eating places. The lake is only a short stroll from the house. If you are the sort of person who prefers 4 star hotels then this is not for you, but if you don't mind mixed up old furniture, the odd creaking floor board, and if you need an affordable place to rest your head for a few days within range of Zurich you will be happy here ( we were ).
We were two of us in this small old house, so we could at five sleeping occasions the best choose, we slept well and felt very comfortable, it has very reminiscent of our childhood, we have become bauerngründstück great on a, it had everything you need for life requires available, a comfortable bed, water, a well equipped kitchen, everything was clean and tidy and even a internett connection, great, also very nice and helpful, so who loves rural and rustic, to recommend quartier father very
wir waren zu zweit in diesem kleinen alten haus, so konnten wir uns bei fünf schlafgelegenheiten die besten aussuchen, wir haben gut geschlafen und uns sehr wohl gefühlt, es hat uns sehr an unsere kindheit erinnert, da wir auf einem bauerngründstück groß geworden sind, es war alles was man zum leben braucht vorhanden, ein gemütliches bett, wasser, eine gut eingerichtete küche, alles sauber und ordentlich und sogar ein internettanschluß, toll, auch der quartiervater sehr nett und hilfsbereit, also wer es ländlich und rustikal liebt, sehr zu empfehlen
The old house is stripped from luxery, basic XL, but this place doesn't need it!
The beds are good and the vibe is relaxed. The owner (Reinhard) is a very friendly man. We had dinner in a very good Thai takeaway restaurant, just 5 minutes walking from the house. Although Maur isn't an exciting place to be, it is a good place to start your trips to cities in Switserland. We enjoyed Rapperswil and Chur and when we returned to the house in Maur, it was always a pleasure to be there again. We will come back!
Hello, We had a great stay in the maision Reinhard, simple but friendly house, children are very happy, we would like to go back and enjoy the sun at the lake. A very quiet place, a question for the garbage was not found on the premises, soon Thanks
Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans la maision de Reinhard, maison simple mais conviviale, les enfants sont très contents, on aimerait y retourner pour profiter le soleil au bord du lac. Un endroit très calme,
Une question, pour les ordures, on a pas trouvé les locaux, Merci
We have been three days. The house is very cozy. It has its own life, has a soul, far from the cold rooms of the seemingly luxurious hotels. Reinhard, very kind and friendly. He likes to make things easier and not hinders any possible unexpected inconvenience. If we return to that area of Switzerland, Hosts and to the house of Maur. Thank you very much, Reinhard!
Hemos estado tres dias. La casa es muy acogedora. Tiene vida propia, tiene alma, muy lejos de las frias habitaciones de los aparentemente lujosos hoteles.
Reinhard, muy amable y simpático. Le gusta facilitar las cosas y no pone trabas ante cualquier posible inconveniente inesperado.
Si volvemos a aquella zona de Suiza, volvermos a la casita de Maur.
Muchas gracias, Reinhard!!!
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