The completely newly renovated apartment is located in the oldest part of the historic half-timbered house of the Ochel family from 1747. The affectionate restoration in ecological construction with high-quality materials offers authentic ambiance with most modern standard. With its two floors, the apartment offers plenty of space for families or groups of up to 5 adults.
On frosty winter days, the warm tiled stove invites you to refreshing forest walks to cuddle and relax. On sunny, warm summer evenings, the garden, which is directly accessible from the living room, with its stone terrace, seating area, barbecue and playground is an ideal place to rest.
The former farm Ochel is located in Husten, a typical Sauerland farming village with 200 inhabitants. In the village there are still some active farms with livestock, agriculture and forestry. The morning crows of the rooster mingle with the bells of the Sacred Heart Chapel, which is open to visitors.
The main road follows the Brachtpetal through other small hamlets and villages. The nearest town is Drolshagen with historic old town and church and monastery from the 11th and 13th. Century. In the area there are other historic villages and old towns, z. B. Attendorn, Freudenberg and the Repetal. For historically interested guests, the castles and palaces of Schnellenberg, Homburg, Bilstein and Crottorf are attractive destinations. In addition, cultural history museums such as the Wendener Hütte with one of the oldest surviving blast furnace and forging hammers in Germany as well as the open-air museums in Lindlar and Hagen bear witness to the original way of life and work of the people in the region.
Due to the middle mountain location in the nature park Sauerland-Rothaargebirge, the direct environment offers a variety of activity possibilities. The forest and dirt roads invite for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The winding country roads are ideal for road bike or motorbike trips. The winter sports area Blockhaus-Belmicke offers groomed trails for cross-country skiing, a slope with a toboggan run and a panoramic hut with a view over a former ski jump. The nearby reservoirs Wiehl, Lister and Biggetalsperre offer opportunities for swimming, canoeing, fishing, etc. The nearest gold court of Golfclub Oberberg is 5 km away. For unusual experiences you can admire the natural phenomenon stalactite in the Attahöhle, as well as in the monkey and bird park apes, flamingos, etc. experience from close proximity. The monte mare sauna and wellness paradise in Eckenhagen is ideal for swimming, swimming and relaxing. And even racing enthusiasts will get their money's worth on the Oberbergisch Go-kart Ring Hahn-Wildbergerhütte.