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Exclusive vacation apartment with open fireplace in stunning country villa - Sunnyside 1

Loschwitz, Dresden, Germany
  • Villa1829 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

Our stunning country villa 'Sunnyside' is located on a vineyard between forests and fields above the Pillnitz Castle. You will live in a lovely renovated cultural landmark surrounded by a 8000 m2 vast garden with a lot of fruit trees, patios and fire pits. In the garden you can play table tennis, in front of the house boules. The vacation apartments are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors with separate entrances. They are very tastefully furnished with antiques. You will have a wonderful view of the scenery from all rooms and balconies. If you like to be in South France or Tuscany and prefer a demanding, artistic ambiance, then you will feel very comfortable here. You can go on beautiful hikes right from in front of the front door for 'Sunnyside'. Each apartment has a large compound with an absolutely undisturbed seat with a Hollywood swing. City center - 25 min. to the city center with a car, Pillnitz Castle in 4 MIn.

Further information about the apartment: For people who are looking for tranquility and inspiration, but also for families that value diverse excursions and prefer a beautiful surrounding where they can come back to every day and where they can stay without being bored - our vacation apartment is ideal for everyone. We have designed so that it is like the vacation that we had with our daughter in southern France and Tuscany, with a lot of attention to detail and an unobtrusive charm that gives you space to feel comfortable. There are countless possibilities on the property to play, relax and if you visit us next fall, then to eat unsprayed apples from the mixed orchards.

Further information: If you walk along the Poeten path for 10 minutes from the house, you will get to a look out point called 'Zuckerhut'. From here you will have a stunning view of the historical city center of Dresden and the Frauenkirche. You can go horseback riding by multiple stables nearby.

Further details: The house has a moving story and was built in 1904 by a family of nobility from Bültzingslöwen. Until 120, it was a lively meeting point for artists and communal circles from Dresden. For example the Brookhaus family, the artist Paula Modersohn Becker with her husband Otto Modersohn, Russian opera divas and celebrated pianists. Authors, bankers, publishers and artists all have regular entries in the old guestbook. The property was restored with care and preservation and serves as an important cultural landmark belonging to the city of Dresden.


Peter and Harriet Meining

Member Since 2006
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, german
Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Cots possible, an additional small sink
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king
      • Salon
        für 2 Personen


        • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
        • Badezimmer 2
          toilet, Waschtisch
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower, shower
        • The light bathroom with extra shower has historical tiles and you can bathe in an antique, free standing bathtub. A large window gives you an unobstructed view of the garden and field.

        Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Rural


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Blender
                          • Kitchen
                          • Kitchenette
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 12 people


                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Audio Tape Player
                                  • Books for Adults
                                  • Books for Kids
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Books
                                  • Music Library
                                  • Ping Pong Table
                                  • Radio
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Balcony
                                      • Beach Chairs
                                      • Bicycles
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Motorboat
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Ski & Snowboard
                                      • Terrace


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • Low Allergen Environment
                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • library
                                              • arboretum
                                              • botanical garden
                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • forests
                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • live theater
                                              • museums
                                              • restaurants
                                              • synagogues
                                              • winery tours
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • eco tourism
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • paddle boating
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • groceries

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • cycling
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • mountain climbing
                                                          • mountaineering
                                                          • skiing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis


                                                              • in the salon: record player with a selected top-class classical + jazz collection consisting of more than 500 records for lovers !!! The apartment has a Mediterranean charm and is lovely furnished with everything you need for a short or long term vacation. Included are books and picture books, music CDs, entertaining DVDs, cassettes fr children, boules balls, table tennis and badminton rackets, but also a lot of nice games for young and old. Unobtrusive images are on the walls. For all concerns, we are gladly available to help, whether it be insider tips for excursions, for a good restaurant or for the cultural life of Dresden - all of which we are very familiar with due to our profession. We would also be happy to reserve tickets for the Semper Opera for you. Nearby you can rent bikes - great for tours in the area. We offer you sleds and skis for free during the winter.

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 5:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                23 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                A wonderful Christmas at the villa!

                                                                Betsey H.

                                                                What a fantastic holiday! Dresden is a magnificant city and especially so at Christmas with its old-world charm and Christmas market (dating back to the 15th c.), exceptional Semper Oper performances (we saw Hansel and Gretel), church concerts and charming Christmas candles or brightly lit stars adorning every window in the city. The surrounding villages are quaint and inviting, with friendly people everywhere who are genuinely happy to have visitors. And Pillnitz -- hometown for the villa -- is a short 20-minute drive from Dresden.

                                                                Our hosts, Peter and Harriet and their daughter Rebecca, were amazing... most gracious, welcoming and just altogether lovely people! They all went out of their way to ensure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. Harriet got the opera tickets for us in advance (a must, as they sell out quickly), and Peter kindly escorted us to the local grocery to help us buy food for Christmas Eve. They even decorated a beautiful live Christmas tree for our livingroom in the villa. Then, on Christmas day, Rebecca offered to be our guide and drove with us to the Saxony Switzerland mountains -- which I highly recommend seeing.

                                                                The villa itself was perfect. The four of us stayed in Sunnyside 1 and I was amazed at how spacious yet cozy the rooms were. The photographs on the website hardly do it justice. The view was magnificent... overlooking the Elbe river and Dresden in the valley below. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed for preparing light snacks or brewing coffee in the morning. And the bathroom had a real shower!

                                                                All in all, the Sunnyside villa exceeded our expectations, and I would recommend this lovely home-away-from-home to anyone. My husband and I plan to return and stay in the garden house on our next trip.

                                                                Fabulous property, fantastic location.

                                                                gill m.

                                                                We spent a wonderful week here with our three children aged 6, 4 and 3. The accommodation is spacious and bright with a perfect mix of charm and comfort. The "mummy and daddy bedroom" is enormous with amazing views.

                                                                The property is on top of a hill, making you feel that you have escaped the hustle and bustle of the world. Great walks can be found on your doorstep and a park and retaurant a little further up the hill. A brilliant location in between Dresden and Saxon Switzerland (20 mins to both) and lots of other days out close by. This is a beautiful part of Germany to discover and explore.

                                                                Harriet and Peter have created a truly lovely place to stay here, with care and attention to detail, we will most definitely return.

                                                                wunderschöne und sehr großzügige ferienwohnung


                                                                in der villa sunnyside haben wir eine absolute wunsch-ferienwohnung gefunden: sehr schön und geschmackvoll eingerichtet, hell, großzügig... sehr sauber... bei uns blieben keine wünsche offen. wir saßen im romantischen garten unter kirschbäumen - was will man mehr? diese wohnung sollte man eigentlich gar nicht weiterempfehlen - sie ist ein absoluter geheimtipp!

                                                                Tolle Ferienwohnung mit einmaligem Charme

                                                                Alisha H.

                                                                Sehr nette Vermieter mit liebevoll eingerichteter Ferienwohung. Tolle Ausganflsage für Ausflüge oder Entspannung vor Ort!

                                                                Außergewöhnlich schön

                                                                Schon beim Eintritt durch das Gartentor spürt man den besonderen Charme von Haus und Garten. Wir fühlten uns erinnert an ein südfranz. Landhaus. Sehr netter Empfang durch die Vermieterin.

                                                                Die Wohnung und der Garten sind geschmackvoll gestaltet. Die Wohnung nicht überladen, aber sehr stilvoll eingerichtet. Der Garten voller schöner Sitzecken und abends romantisch beleuchtet.

                                                                In der Wohnung war selbstverständlich alles sehr sauber und gepflegt. Die Schlafzimmer mit Balkon sind ein Traum und von jedem Fenster hat man Blick in den herrlichen Garten. Die Plattensammlung mit klassischer Musik ist erstklassig und hat unsere abendlichen Essen bereichert. Die Fotos im Internet sind schon sehr ansprechend, aber man muss die besondere Atmosphäre hier erleben. Wäre ich ein Dichter, hier könnte ich schreiben, wäre ich eine Malerin, hier könnte ich die schönsten Bilder malen.

                                                                Wir wussten schon, dass wir für Dresden und Umgebung mehr brauchen als nur ein Wochenende und mehr als nur ein "normales" Hotel. Ich bin sehr glücklich, dass ich Sunnyside1 gefunden habe. So konnte das Erlebnis Dresden, Meissen, Pillnitz und Elbsand-steingebirge im abendlichen Garten unter Sternenhimmel noch einmal in Ruhe Revue passieren. Der Besuch der Semperoper war ein Traum.

                                                                Ich empfehle diese Wohnung jedem der ein besonderes Ambiente liebt uneingeschränkt weiter!

                                                                Danke an die Vemieter für eine unvergessliche Woche und: wir kommen wieder.

                                                                Wunderschöne Unterkunft

                                                                Barbara B.

                                                                Wir haben 4 herrliche und erholsame Tage in der Villa Sunnyside verbracht. Eine ganz besondere Unterkunft, in der wir uns sofort wie zu Hause gefühlt haben. Eine wunderbare und friedliche Oase am Rande von Dresden - und glücklicherweise fernab vom Touristenrummel im Zentrum. Sehr sympathische und offene Gastgeber! Die Wohnung ist großzügig und sehr, sehr liebevoll eingerichtet.

                                                                Und auch die Umgebung ist so vielseitig und schön, dass wir sicher einmal wieder kommen werden.. Barbara und Klaus


                                                                Loschwitz, Dresden, Germany

                                                                An absolutely, secluded location in a nature park reserve with romantic hiking trails by the front door. Here you follow the traces of Weber and Wagner, relax by streams and regenerate yourself in one of the scenic excursion inns. Nearby you will find the hunting paths of August the Strong and his palace Pillnitz with a fantastic palace garden. From 'Sunnyside' downstream by the Elb, you can reach the historical city center of Dresden with all of its cultural treasures like the Semper Opera, painting gallery from the green arches or the lively new district with a 25 minute drive. Upstream, only 12km away is the national park 'Saxon Switzerland', our Elbe Sandstone Mountains, the absolute paradise for those who like to hike and climb. Here you will also find open-air theaters, the cliff stage Rathen and ponds for boating. A clean, large lake for swimming is located 8 km away. The Stolpen castle is 12 km away, hunting castle Moritzburg 18 km, stable and renaissance castle Schönfeld 1 km. Other Activities: climbing in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains Golf: A golf course is located in Ullersdorf - 10 km away. Ski: You can go skiing directly from in front of the house! This possibility exists for cross country skiers. Descents can be reached in the Erz Mountains about a 45 minute drive away, here you will find multiple small ski areas with about 2-4 decents with different levels of difficulty. Skis and accessories can be rented. You can also go sledding at the two great decents by the mountain by our house (length: 400 and 800 m on the nearby mountain) towards the Elbe. Sleds and cross country skis are available for you!


                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                Über Pfingsten und Ostern erhöht sich der Mietpreis bei Buchungen unter 1 Woche. Es fällt eine Beherbergungssteuer der Stadt Dresden an, abhängig vom Tagesmietpreis circa 1-2 EU. Pro Aufbettung 5.- pro Nacht. Die Wohnung vermieten wir für 6 Personen/Erwachsene und höchstens 2 Kinder. Eine Buchung für 8 Erwachsene ist nur auf Anfrage möglich und zu gesonderten Konditionen.

                                                                23 Reviews
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