|Minimum Stay||1 - 2 nights|
Prague is a delight. But why spoil your holiday with the stress and noise of a city hotel? Instead stay in our Cottage and enjoy the best of Golden Prague and the tranquillity of a Bohemian countryside village, all in the same holiday! Easy 20 minutes into Prague; Easy 15 minutes from airport; Airport welcome and transfer available; Situated at entrance to picturesque National Park Forest; 100 metres to unforgettable Bohemian Restaurant with low prices and world class beer; Walk or cycle from the cottage following streams and lakes through delightful forest to the Vltava river and enchanting countryside beyond; House was lead feature in “Muj Dum” magazine; On cycle track, but with car/taxi access to house; Mature garden with BBQ area; Free Internet Wi-Fi ; Serviced fully equipped luxury accommodation; Rent-a-Chef - a professional chef will bring prepare and cook for you from only £4 per person! Free bilingual telephone support throughout your holiday. Idyllic Prague Weddings arranged
Guest comments on our website: Please see our website for more than fifty Guest comments!
'We were surprised by how much cycling and walking goes on in the Czech Republic
and how organised it is - it is a beautiful country which we didn't know that much
about before we left. We were really pleased that we were living in the country
rather than in Central Prague especially during the heat wave. We found the buses
amazing - they follow the timetable (a surprise after England) so central Prague was
really accessible if we wanted to go there. If people do want to do lots of walking
and cycling we found the equivalent of an OS map in the stationers in the metro at
Dejvicka (we brought it back with us as we might visit again) - we found it really
useful to see where the paths went. We also found the outdoor swimming pool near
the reservoir (terminus of no 20&26 tram routes) - it is however unheated!
We had a great time in Cerny Vul and most of us did cycle at some stage. We
managed to do lots of the routes as walks anyway so were quite happy (both
children walk quite
We stayed here for four nights in early July 2009. The property itself is fine, with a well-maintained garden.
Overall, I'd say that the Homeaway description and the property website make Conifer Cottage sound much nicer, much better furnished, and much closer to Prague (or any other activities) than it really is.
First and foremost, the location is very remote and it is difficult to manage without a car or other form of transportation. The nearest bus stop is probably a 10-minute walk from the cottage and the bus only runs about 1 or 2 times per hour. Once on the bus, it is a 30 minute ride into outer Prague and probably another 10-15 minutes to the center of Prague and most of the tourist attractions.
In terms of activities, if you don't rent bikes you can still walk along the bike paths but beware that there is quite of bit of road traffic, including bikes and cars. There isn't much in either direction of the bike path. There are two nearby fishing ponds, but they didn't seem suitable for swimming.
The two nearest villages are small and do have shops but their stock is limited and their hours, especially during the summer, are unpredictable. If you don't have a car, it is best that you purchase all of your necessities prior to arriving, because unlike other vacation rentals, the cottage does not provide condiments, seasonings, or other supplies like aluminum foil or charcoal for the barbeque.
While the cottage does have 6 bedrooms, I'd be reluctant to use the 2 in the basement level as it's fairly dark and musty there because there are not very many windows to the outside. In addition, we had problems cooking because when we turned on one burner on the stove, it blew out the electricity for the entire house.
In addition, the internet was not working during our entire stay (a recent storm had knocked it out and there seemed to be little hurry to have it fixed).
The two bright spots of our stay were the transfer car service, which was prompt, courteous and helpful, and the restaurant across the road, which was delicious (especially the fries and the fried cheese) and affordable.
The Cottages are situated 20 minutes NW of Prague City and 15 minutes NE of Prague Airport in a village called Cerny Vul. ('Cerny Vul' means 'black bullock' which refers to Neolithic ceramics found here) An excellent bus service runs regularly into Prague and low cost taxis are easily available. Cerny Vul is not yet big enough to be officially classed as a village, but it has a delightful relaxed atmosphere and two pub restaurants. Two government ministers have chosen Cerny Vul cottages as their holiday home hideaways.
Although cars and taxis can access the cottage, the house is situated not on a road but on Cycle Track 8100. Cycle Track 8100 follows streams and fish lakes through the forest of 'Tichy Udoli' (Silent Valley) National Park to an intriguing rope ferry built to take cyclists and ramblers across the river Vltava and hence on to further countryside or Prague City. In the opposite direction the cycle track leads to the fairytale Ukor castle.
Other Activities: Exploring Prague city. Rambling in forest and country side. Wildlife. River and lake boating. White water canoeing. Ice-skating. Cross-country s
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
New Year Minimum Cottage Renta
Dec 31 2016 - Dec 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest|
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
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Cottage rental rates range from GBP £15 per night to GBP £150 per night except for large groups when prices are £6-£18 per Guest per night. Cottages are always for your EXCLUSIVE use.
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