The thatched roofs, in the middle of the 19th century. Century house, was owned by the Duke of Oldenburg until 20 years ago and is located on the edge of the nature park Holstein Switzerland on an idyllic site surrounded by forest and a meadow. Neighbors are neither to be heard nor seen. The eastern border of the garden is bordered by a rippling brook. For children a game paradise.
In the case of refurbishment measures care has been taken to preserve or restore the old building structure of 1860 as far as possible. For example, the old doors with iron fittings are still available. Visible truss beams, wooden floorboards, original rung windows and interior walls with clay plaster emphasize the character. The spacious dining room is the center of the house. With a generous ceiling of just under 3 meters and a splendid morning sun, this is the perfect place to relax and unwind at the large table with guests and family. The piano is happy about small and big musicians. Immediately afterwards is the kitchen with access to a generous sun terrace, paved with old granite stones. On a living space of approx. 140 sqm there is also a cozy living room with fireplace, as well as two large and two small bedrooms, one of the small bedrooms being a retreat for the youngest and therefore only one or two baby cot is available. Comfortable is a family with several children or 4 adults with or without children place. A friendly modern bathroom with bathtub and underfloor heating is accessible from two sides.
In vain you will be looking for media entertainment on TV or Wi-Fi, instead you can enjoy birds chirping and Bachgeplätscher from morning to night. Also the mobile phone reception can be weak of some places. Here, one can not be easily reached by conscience.
When approaching the house from the north or south, one finds a scenery unusual for North Germany. The house is located in the midst of the most beautiful end moraines on a hillside plot in the immediate vicinity of a beech mixed forest, which invites you to stroll. From the east, we flank the site of a rippling brook, the Kremper Au, which feeds the Neustädter Binnenwasser between Altenkrempe and Neustadt. From the north, a pasture is bordered by the picture-book. Farmers from the Demeter farm Hollergraben are allowed to graze here.
The Ostholsteinische Hügelschaftschaft, which is part of the Naturpark Holsteinische Schweiz, is characterized by hills, valleys, forests, moors, lakes, marshes, small rivers. It is here more densely wooded than in the far west of Schleswig-Holstein. There is an extensive network of cycle paths and little used cycle and country roads. Schönwalde at the Bungsberg, which is at 168 m above sea level. NN highest elevation of Schleswig Holstein, lies almost in the middle of the peninsula Wagrien. Numerous beaches and bathing lakes, natural or guarded, can be reached quickly in all directions.
Even today there is in the area centuries-old nobility, with stately manor houses and lands, which makes its contribution to the culture and agriculture. Many of these goods can be visited or are a place of cultural events, a. As part of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival.
There are many shopping opportunities in the area. Schönwalde (4 km): small supermarket, bakery, butchery, pharmacy. Lensahn (7 km): supermarkets, weekly market, fishmonger. Neustadt (11 km): various supermarkets, well-assorted health food store, weekly market and much more.
Baltic Sea resorts: Grömitz (13 km), Rettin (12 km), Hohwacht (24 km), Sierksdorf (17 km)
Bathing lakes: Griebeler See, Stendorfer See, Eutiner See
Distances: Eutin 17 km, Hamburg 100 km, Lübeck 40 km, Plön 32 km, Fehmarn 38 km; Denmark: 80 km, Copenhagen: 226 km
Free time activities:
Cycling (bicycle rental with delivery service possible from ca 7.- Euro / day), swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing, hunting. Golf course: Golfclub Broternmühle, 18-hole course, 10 km.
means of transport
From Hamburg the kate can be reached via Lübeck and Eutin by train and bus in about 2 hours. From the Bushaltestelle Halendorf (to the large Born) one runs about 1 km.