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A lover object: Small historical tower with idyllic garden

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type tower
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Living in historical walls - are comfortable with modern furniture

The so-called "upper Turilji" (upper tower) is a historic building dating back to the 1608th The strange thing about this house, with its idyllic garden is: It exudes an improbable peace. They make you feel like transported to another time.

The 'Turilji' is a stone building, whose stately character distinctive difference of the wooden houses of the village. It was restored in 2002 with support of the Canton (office for care of monuments and archeology) and was placed at the same time as a monument of national importance under protection. It is classified as a 'Historic Baute'. It has rare wall paintings and baroque beam type on (a feature in Upper Valais).

Set on 2 floors (50 m2), connected to a relatively narrow staircase (also each floor has its own entrance).

The top floor: in the attic. Entrance. Well equipped kitchen (oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, coffee maker, refrigerator). Sideboard, DAB radio. Dining area. Sofa (sofa bed). Swedish stove (fire place). Shower and toilet.

Downstairs: living and sleeping. Queen size bed (160 cm), sitting area, table, soapstone stove (soapstone stove). Special: Wall and beam paintings (restored originals).

Facilities: new, high-quality standing furniture. Furnaces fully functional. On two floors: additional electric heaters.

In the lowest floor: cellar (is not rented)

Before the house is a sheltered sun terrace. Further west in the garden (about 200 m2), there are other seats. From this oasis of peace you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Rhone valley and to the impressive mountains to Leukerbad and the Lower Valais. The sun can be enjoyed here from morning to night. Rest and relaxation are guaranteed.

History: probably originally built by wealthy salt merchants, as memory. Later used as a bed-sitting-room and ev. As a chapel. However: reliable information about the house history missing.

Arriving by train: to Leuk SBB station, then by bus to Albinen, about 10 minutes. Walk to the house.

Arriving by car: Parking: approximately 10 public parking (free) above the house

Access: 2 minutes from the car park on foot down a relatively steep nature Steinweg

Bus to Leukerbad: stop at the parking lot

Location: At the northwest border of the village Albinen (1,275 meters above sea level. M.), which is one of the most beautiful mountain villages in the Valais. A lot of information can be found on the website of the village www. albinen. ch.

Around 6 km from Leukerbad (thermal baths) away. Centrally located in the Wallis - 1-hour drive you can reach many charming places and attractions. Distance walks, secluded walks, biking, magnificent nature and tranquility to enjoy winter sports area.

Rental Winter: Request only for stays over 14 days, please.

More Details

Roland & Ariette Kammacher-Metry
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018


Albinen Tower Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • tower
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Starter set (mineral water, jam, vinegar, oil, spices, salt and sugar, coffee capsules, tea, toilet paper) available. Small welcome gift awaits you.


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A lover object: Small historical tower with idyllic garden
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Dieses (sehr schön restaurierte) Kleinod aus dem 17. Jahrhundert hat uns hervorragend gefallen und alle Erwartung erfüllt.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Sehr ruhiges und wunderbar eingerichtetes Haus mit Cachet!

  • 5 of 5

Wir durften uns 1 Woche bestens erholen und konnten auch schöne Bergwanderungen geniessen. Kammachers herzlichen Dank auch für Ihre persönliche Betreuung.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Sommerurlaub in Albinen / Wallis

  • 4 of 5

Wir haben einen hübschen Ort mit viel Charme erleben dürfen. Unser Ziel war es, Erholung und Ruhe in der Natur fern ab vom Alltagsstress zu finden. All das war und ist hier möglich zu erleben. Einige Wandertouren, die wir unternommen haben, haben uns wirklich sehr gefordert, aber auch gefallen. Nach unseren Ausflügen haben wir uns auf "unser Türmchen" / Ferienhaus aus dem 17. Jh. sehr gefreut. Mit viel Liebe zum Detail hat die Familie Kammacher-Metry dieses historische Haus restauriert und sehr modern, komfortabel eingerichtet. Hier muss man sich einfach wohlfühlen! Wir hatten eine Woche herrlich warmes Urlaubswetter. Wir können diese Unterkunft empfehlen.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Wundervolles Häuschen

  • 5 of 5

Ein ganz kleines Ferienhäuschen mit wunderbarer Aussicht. Ruhige Atmosphäre zum Entspannen. Die Infrastruktur ist perfekt. Empfehlung: B&B mit Frühstück in der Godswaergijstubu.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
193 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Leuk - Susten
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Leuk SBB
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
A9, Sierre - Lausanne - Genf
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
Torrentbahnen - Albinen
Car: recommended


In the warm season: Albinen - ladders: the trail between Albinen and Leukerbad. 8 Heads in a total height of about 100m. Just head for heights.

Winter Hiking: from Albinen to Guttet-Feschel neighboring village, about 5km Total




Additional information about rental rates

Endreinigung und Wäsche $98.45
Stay tax $2.46 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 6 years.

Objekt und Lage des Objektes: nicht geeignet für Gehbehinderte

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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