Bishops Rest is an elegant residence consisting of two charming apartments,each with private entrance, it is situated just 3km form the town of Porrentruy, which was for over 200 years the seat of the Prince Bishops of Basel. The area is rich in history and is one of Switzerland's best kept secrets.
The charming interior reflects the passion of a collector of bric-a-brac much of which is on display for your use and pleasure. The rooms are light and airy and decorated in the French country style.The living room has cabel television including English language channels and Wi Fi is available throughout the property. The kitchens are fully equipped.
Within the huge gardens you will find unique rock formations and even a cave. there are apple trees and plum trees,a formal rose garden and of course the river front where you can enjoy a swim or just relax with a glass of local wine or a book. You are bound to find your special corner.
Bishop's rest can be let separetly or as a whole.
Apartment 1 is on the ground floor and has 2 bedrooms,double beds, each with own bathroom/wc.
Apartment 2 is on the first floor it has an external staircase and has 2 bedrooms, with 2 single beds and one with a double bed.
The area is ideal for just relaxing,for hiking, biking, swimming.There are limestone caves in the area and a beautiful Golfcourse is just 30 mins away.
The city of Basel is a 58min train trip away and the house is just 200 meters from the station.
The French border is very close, the towns of Belfort and Montbelliard just 30 mins. away. The monthly Antique / Flea-Market in Belfort is the biggest and best in the region, it is always on the first Sunday in the Month.
Located just 3km from the historic medieval city of Porrentruy in the canton of Jura, this riverside property has 8'000 square meters of gardens and fields with intriguing rock formations there is even a cave, making it the perfect setting for exploring this part of Switzerland or for just relaxing in the region known as the Ajoie, for insiders this region is one of Switzerland's best kept secrets.
It is the ideal setting for outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, fishing, horse riding. There is also an excellent golf course nearby.
The limestone caves and the traces left by dinosaurs in this region are well worth a visit.
The city of Basel is within easy reach it is great for shopping and is packed with museums, world famous art galleries and many different restaurants.
The French border is just 20min away with antique shops and markets in abundance, not to mention the the various vineyards.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event||Minimum Stay|
My Standard Rate
|local tax / person/day||SFr2.00|
|Refundable damage deposit||SFr500.00|
|A deposit of CHF.500.-is required to confirm booking.
Full price is to be paid on arrival.
Deposit will be returned at check-out.
|THE PRICES ARE FOR THE 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT
A booking deposit is required,
Prices for the complete property are negotionable
For Bed and Breakfast arrangements ....Please contact owner.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (CHF) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.