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Romantic watermill in the nature reserve amidst forest and meadows - Grimm Brothers parlours

Bedrooms 3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome



Grimm Brothers parlours

There are tales that were narrated in our quiet valley in the past, even before the Grimm Brothers wrote them and brought them in to the limelight: Like the story of 'Jeanchen and Claudchen', two little goats, which are said to have lived in a secluded house in Lengeltal - the story must have served as a model for the story of the wolf and the seven little goats. The Grimm Brothers parlours is a popular family apartment with stunning views of the landscape, provide a sense of tranquillity and comfort, like an old folk tale. The apartment has a large living/ dining room with kitchenette, oven, dishwasher, dining area, sofa lounge and balcony. There are two bedrooms for every two persons, two bathrooms (one with tub, one shower room) and another sleeping space in a niche in the living room. The apartment is furnished with beautiful antique furniture in elegant country style and offers space for 2 - 6 persons. Crib and high chair on request.

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About the property

Countryhouse Bärenmühle

Bärenmühle is one of five former watermills in the charming valley of Lengeltal near Edersee. The property is surrounded by the faint noise of a torrent, and is an ideal base for spa and hiking holidays, for cycling tours and active relaxation. The mill is also a classy venue for meetings, seminars, family reunions and romantic weddings. Rooms, suites and apartments are located in three historic buildings of fondly restored monument and are furnished with fine antiques. Our chef prepares delicacies from fresh local produce. The spa program is very purely natural: It includes a sauna house, massage, natural pond and a park-like landscape garden. We also offer yoga, Pilates classes and guided hikes in the footsteps of old miller in our beautiful valley. Bärenmühle is ideal for all seasons for people who love nature, culture and peace. * Garden-Eden-property

Oasis of peace in the heart of Germany: Bärenmühle lies where fox and rabbit say 'Good night' to each other and yet in the centre of Germany: Hamburg, Berlin and Munich can be reached via the train station Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe within two to four hours. Even from Rome or New York it is just a short hop here via Frankfurt airport - all paths lead to Bärenmühle, into the heart of silence. So it is also ideal for families from different regions, who want to meet for a common holiday. There is not only nature surrounding Bärenmühle, but you can also discover a lot of culture: from the Cistercian monastery Haina, birthplace of the painter Goethe-Tischbein, through Arolsen Castle, the Hessen's miniature Versailles, to the Thonet Museum in Frankenberg with its unique panorama of the art of seating furniture (from Viennese coffeehouse chair to Bauhaus armchair), there are many treasures to explore - and if it is only the 'wild men' at the beautifully restored half-timbered houses in the region.

Romantic wedding, successful conference: With its romantic location, seclusion and the special ambience, Bärenmühle is an ideal place for weddings, family reunions, corporate seminars and retreats. Inquire about our arrangements for romantic wedding: Civil wedding in the historic Huguenot barn in the nearby Louisendorf, carriage ride through the forest to Bärenmühle, festive dinner at the swimming pond, in our elegant premises or on the paved courtyard inside Bärenmühle - and afterwards: dance until morning in the tiled hall. Even for business meetings and retreats, we offer a special service - from complete supply with local culinary delights, Pilates and massage service up to guided tours or special outdoor and adventure offers. And lastly, the conference venue - a light-flooded conference room with magnificent vistas of the landscape, which has all the technical equipments.

Hiking holiday in enchanting nature: Hikers find Bärenmühle as an ideal domicile: Right in front of the doorstep are the most beautiful hiking trails, they lead hikers through quiet green valleys and idyllic forest landscapes. Here you can wander for hours through pristine natural landscapes, without crossing even one highway. Relaxation after the hike is offered through a massage by our physiotherapist or in the cosy sauna house with fireplace, which we always reserve exclusively for the respective guests.

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Kohl Sisters
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch
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Calendar last updated:
February 1, 2017

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Die Preise verstehen sich für zwei Personen plus Endreinigung (80 E), Bett- und Tischwäsche ist inkl.. Aufenthalte bis zwei Tagen sind generell inkl. Frühstück und Hotelservice zu buchen (193 E pro Nacht). Für jede weitere Person über 14 Jahren erheben wir 35 Euro (inkl. Frühstück 49,50 E), für Kinder 17,50 Euro (inkl. Frühstück 25 E). Ein Extra-Frühstück kostet 18,50 Euro pro Person.


Frankenau Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Backpack
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleeping niche
    - 1 king
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Cosy hall with tiled fireplace and guest room for the guests in the carefully restored barn listed barn of our monumental old mill-farmstead. We also serve breakfast there on request, and a delicious dinner too. Separate sauna house with a cosy relaxation room, relaxing massages by our physiotherapist, ayurveda massages and Pilates classes upon request. Park-like garden, which is a pure adventure play ground for children, several guest terraces at the house and on the grounds, lawn, sand pit, trout ponds and a large natural swimming pond. Mountain bike rental in house.


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(1 traveler reviews)

Grimm Brothers parlours
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

romantisches Refugium im Kellerwald

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren im April 2010 für 4 Tage dort, um einen runden Geburtstag zu feiern. Die Bärenmühle ist eine sehr schönes niveauvolles Haus mit ausgezeichneter Küche, geschmackvoll ländlich eingerichteten Zimmern und Wohnungen und sehr freundlichem Personal, der einen guten Service bietet. Auch die schöne Scheune mit Kamin, Lesesesseln und schönen Speisezimmern hat uns gut gefallen. Wir haben uns dort sehr wohl gefühlt und würden dort jederzeit wieder ein paar Ferientage verbringen.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Frankenau/Bad Wildungen
Nearest Ferry
28 Kilometres
Waldeck, Edersee - Island Scheid
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Golf course - Bad Wildungen
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Frankenberg (12km) Bad Wildungen (18 km) Kassel
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Marburg/ Lahn (A485/B3) Bad Wildungen (A49)
Nearest Restaurant
Car: recommended

Bärenmühle is located west of the spa resort Bad Wildungen in Kellerwald National Park, nestled in a quiet valley with forests and meadows, Lengeltal nature reserve, renowned for its scenic beauty. Guests can expect a unique panorama of landscape and hiking trails start right in front of the doorstep. Two kilometres away is the town Frankenau at the borders of Kellerwald National Park. From here you can immerse yourself in the historic site, a primeval European forest, which extends up to the Edersee. In Frankenau there are several grocery stores, further shopping facilities are available in the cities Frankenberg, Bad Wildungen, Fritzlar and Korbach with their finely restored half-timbered houses in the historic centre. Hikers will enjoy the enchanting natural scenery around Bärenmühle and those who are interested in culture will find hidden treasures like Gothic altar paintings, Baroque gardens and buildings as well as interesting small museums in the region.

Other activities: Hunting, cross country skiing, lounging, reading, hiking

Golf: Two very beautifully located golf courses are found very nearby, a 9-hole course in Bad Wildungen (about 15 minutes away) and an 18-hole course in Waldeck (20 minutes away).


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