Suzanne Mayhew

Speaks german, english, Basic Italian & French
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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights

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Suzanne Mayhew

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 separate light & spacious apartments & one chalet , Groups of 4-34 guests,

The Meadow House is a newly renovated three storey house lying directly on the Garmisch Meadows, near the Kreuzeckbahn and Alpspitz cable cars. There are two separately contained holiday apartments and a separate 4 bedroomed wooden chalet, which can be rented either individually to accommodate from 4 people or altogether to accommodate groups of up to 30 people. More details on the chalet which sleeps 8-10 people and has its own private sauna and whirlpool can be found by looking at property 1078739 on the HomeAway site.

The views of the flowery meadows and the mountains in summer and the ski slopes in winter really don't get much better than this!

We are very child-friendly and as Suzanne, the British owner, has lived in the area for over 10 years,we are happy to help out with skiing, hiking and sightseeing information to help you make the most of your stay. We live in the ground floor apartment.

We have free washing and drying facilities including powder and also a ski cellar. An Aldi supermarket is within an easy walk- as are bars and restaurants and a bakers. We have a bus stop outside the house with a regular service. In the summer it is a pleasant 30 minute walk into town.

Garmisch also has a great Farmers Market every Friday morning 8-1pm. Winter or summer there is a great range of local produce such as cheese, smoked trout, salami, Bavarian breads and sausages and other fresh produce and local crafts.

Garmisch hosts a variety of events all year round- Beer Festivals, Spring Festivals, Christmas markets, the Pre-Lent Fasching or Carnival among many other traditional and non-traditional fetes. We also make a great base for the Munich Oktoberfest ( beer festival) or the BMW bikers festival.

Off road parking is available for up to 2 cars per apartment. If you wish to bring more cars please do confer with the owner first. It is about a 12 euro taxi ride from the Garmisch train station.

For American Guests:

We are located literally within a 2 minute walk of the US AFRC Edelweiss Resort and the Marshall Centre. Any US military families can easily access the Resort's facilities, the PX and the Commissary etc. We also accept the VAT form- which saves you 7% on your accommodation.

More Details

Details for Balcony Apartment 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

This three-bedroomed, first floor apartment was renovated in 2011. It has stunning open views of the Garmisch meadows and the Zugpitze Mountain range- and the ever-changing view can be enjoyed from a large balcony. It can be rented together with our other apartments to accommodate larger groups. The apartment is light and spacious and great for two families or groups to share. The apartment itself sleeps between 6 and 11 guests. It has one large double bedroom,one double with a third single bed plus another bedroom with two twins and a double sofa bed. The living room with fully fitted open plan kitchen also has a double sofa bed.There is satellite UK and German TV plus a DVD player. Cot, high chair and toys are available. Please do just ask- children are very welcome. There are 2 luxury en suite bathrooms, with power showers, one also with a bath plus an extra guest loo. We also have wireless internet. Bedding and towels are provided and we have a free laundry room.
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Dear Suzanne

I wanted to let you know what a pleasure it was to stay in your place this past week. It was absolutely picture perfect. We had a beautiful sunny day on Friday, and then it stated snowing Sunday! I also want you to know that I have put your ad on my facebook page because I had a lot of people ask me for it. I hope you don't mind. Gerda was also extremely helpful with us moving in and gave us fantastic customer service. Take care!
Mar 2014
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Suzanne Mayhew

This advertiser has been with since 2011
Speaks german, english, Basic Italian & French
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Hello! I'm Suzanne. I'm British and grew up in Berkshire and when taking a break from my 'proper' career in London ten years ago, I ended up visiting friends who run the Local Cure Irish Bar in Garmisch for a few months skiing and boarding.

Like most people who intend on visiting Garmisch for a short break, I got hooked on the place and ended up staying! Garmisch not only has great mountains, skiing and everything you could wish for in terms of outdoor activites, it is also a really nice place to live- there's a good mix of locals and international residents who have moved here.

We have now spent 10 years being based in Garmisch, with interludes back in Brighton in the UK, and my son has grown up here. I really want to help people make the most of their stay to the local area and really welcome enquiries about the area and planning your stay- such as how to organise a surprise paragliding flight that will land in view of the house, to recommend an english ( or german) speaking babysitter, how to hire a horse-drawn carriage for those special occasions! Just ask!

Suzanne Mayhew purchased this apartment in 2009

I used to be a property developer in Brighton- and couldn't believe it when the Garmisch estate agent showed me what is now The Meadow House. A building with potentially the best view in Garmisch- directly on the meadows, with no future worries about anyone building in front of the house as it is zoned farmland, great off-road parking and it was a scruffy disused office building and warehouse with bars on the very small windows! What a waste!

Once the planning permission had been granted to turn the building into three luxury apartments, I couldn't wait to get started. Working with a well-respected local carpenter, we raised the roof in November 2010 to create the new all wood Loft apartment, knocked all the bars off the windows and put as much glass on the picture postcard view side as possible, adding a huge wooden balcony and terrace.

We welcomed our first guests in the summer of 2011- and since then have had many repeat visitors which has been lovely.

We really have had some truly lovely families and groups of people staying from all over the world, from the UK, Australia, Canada, Korea, the USA, Mexico, Egypt, Palestine, UAE, Saudi Arabia, India, Italy, Germany, Turkey, The Netherlands,France, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Portugal and Spain- Garmisch really is an international destination!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights
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Balcony Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Balcony Apartment
Garmisch-Partenkirchen Werdenfelser Land


  • 5 of 5
We recently stayed at the balcony apartment and had another lovely stay. This is our second time staying here and absolutely love this house. The views from the porch are just breathtaking and the house and all the ammenties are just perfect. Can't say a bad thing about this place, can't wait to go back.

Thanks Suzanne!
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Balcony Apartment
Garmisch-Partenkirchen Werdenfelser Land
Clarksville, TN


  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this apartment for four nights in September of 2012. Our party consisted of 4 adults and 4 children and the apartment was more than ample for our needs. It was very clean, well maintained, and nicely decorated. The owner was incredibly friendly and helpful. Free cable tv, wifi, and parking were included. The location was ideal. And the views were breathtaking, absolutely stunning! I definitely recommend this apartment if you're looking for an affordable place to stay in Garmisch!
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure having you and your family stay. Families are always welcome! We hope to see you back in Garmisch soon.

Best wishes, Suzanne


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Innsbruck or Munich or Memmingen
Nearest Ferry
990 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Eibsee Lake or the Loisach river
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Bavarian and Irish
Nearest Ski
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Bavarian, Chinese nearby- Indian & Itali delivered
Car: recommended

The Meadow House directly overlooks the Grainau meadows and the Zugspitze mountain range- the highest in Germany. Cross-country ski trails are on the doorstep and you can watch skiers and snowboarders on the Kandahar and Olympia ski pistes from the windows. The cable cars are a 2 minute drive, The Loisach river is 200 m. away. The Austrian ski resorts of Lermoos and Ehrwald are also just 15 minutes by car. The paragliding school lands in the field next door. In the summer Garmisch is a mecca for hikers, bikers, climbers and canoeists. The Eibsee lake at the foot of the Zugspitze offers an idyllic mountain backdrop to swimming or boating. There are also great indoor and outdoor pools.Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a picturesque Bavarian town with many traditional restaurants, good shopping and a good night life. For history buffs, King Ludwig's fairytale castle Neuschwanstein is an hours drive and another palace- Schloss Linderhof a mere 30 minutes. Munich and Innsbruck are easily accessible

Other Activities: Rafting, hiking, cross-country skiing, kayaking,swimming in lakes and outdoor pools in summer, local farmers' markets, golf courses

Golf: There are three 18 hole golf courses- with spectacular mountain backdrops within a 20 minute drive- in Garmisch-Burgrain, in Oberau and also in Ehrwald in the neighbouring Austrian Tyrol.

Ski: Garmisch has two main ski areas- the Classic area which links the Hausberg, Kreuzeck and Alspitz lifts and the Glacial skiing area up on the Zugspitze.

The Hausberg area is where most of the ski and board schools are based with a great easy blue and a magic carpet area for children surrounded by lots of great bars and restaurants. There are reds or a black down to the valley from here. There are fantastic runs with spectacular views for beginners and for advanced skiers. The Olympic downhill run and the World Cup Kandahar are blacks which could test even professional skiers and the lifts have all been updated recently due to Garmisch hosting the 2011 Skiing World Championships.

The larger skipass includes the Austrian Tyrolean resorts of Lermoos and Ehrwald which are a mere 20 minutes by car. Without a car, it is a 15 minute walk to the lifts from the Meadow House- or we have a bus stop right outside the house. Please look at for more ski maps and prices.


Availability & Rates


Garmisch-Partenkirchen Apartment Rental Rates


  • There is a 60 euro additional cleaning charge.

    The rental rates are based on 6 people sharing the apartment. For each additional person- up to a maximum of 11 people- there is an additional 10 euro per person per night fee.

    Each adult in Garmisch must pay an additional 2 Euro per day city tax to the council. It is one euro for children aged 6-16, children under 6 go free. This entitles visitors to use all the local buses for free plus it gives cheaper entrance tickets to the local pool - which is a great indoor and outdoor pool with slides and sauna and museums. There are also discounts on the cable cars and museums etc.

    To confirm a reservation a bank transfer of 250 euros for bookings with a total rental fee of under 1000, 500 euros for those over 1000 euros must be made-to either a euro bank account in Germany or a GB pounds sterling account in the UK, bank details are sent once you have made your reservation. The balance is then due one month before arrival.
  • Please note that when transferring money from abroad, the bank charges are to be paid by the sender.

    Payments via PayPal are also accepted- again all Paypal charges to be paid by the sender.

    Our cancellation policy is as follows:

    For cancellations made up to 30 days before arrival 250 euros is retained. No refunds are possible if the trip is cancelled less than one month before arrival after the full amount of the rental fee has been paid. No refunds are payable for foreshortened trips.

    Breakages policy. All breakages should please be noted and paid for.
  • VAT.

    All prices include German VAT at 7%.

    For guests with US Military or NATO credentials, the Meadow House now can accept the VAT exemption form. The form will need to be provided by guests and already authorised on arrival.


Garmisch-Partenkirchen Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 102 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , With ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , With ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon , With ensuite
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed in living room
  • All our bedrooms are of a good size and lead into ensuite bathrooms. The double at the front has its own ensuite shower room, is west-facing and has french doors leading onto the balcony and a direct view of the mountains while lying in bed! The other two bedrooms are east facing and have great views of the Wank mountain. They are adjoined by a ' Jack and Jill' ensuite bathroom with doors leading into it from both bedrooms, with a large family bath and shower . There is a 2m x 2m double bed in one room, along with a separate single bed, The third bedroom has two single beds plus the option of a double pull out sofa bed to sleep four, There is a separate wc and handbasin leading off the hallway. Of course cot beds for infants and side-safety rails for small children are available.
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Balcony
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rafting
  • freshwater fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
Our Balcony apartment can be rented along with our Loft Apartment to sleep a maximum of 18 people. We have parking for up to 2 vehicles per apartment, If you wish to bring more vehicles, please do consult the owner before arriving. We have a free laundry room with washing machine, a tumble drier and free washing powder in the basement. We also have a free ski and snowbaord room in the cellar for storing winter sports gear. Children and families really are most welcome. We have high chairs, potties, changing mats, cots and side safety bars plus toys for smaller children all available at no extra cost. Please do just ask. We have UK satellite TV plus free WiFI. The British owner, Suzanne, is happy to help out with local skiing and hiking advice and to help you plan your trip.

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