The holiday apartment is located on the ground floor of a converted chalet from 1979, surrounded by the Upper Bavarian alpine landscape. As usual for a typical Bavarian chalet, you will find the traditional wooden chairs and antlers on the wall. Apart from that, the 70 sqm studio is modern and straightforward, with a poured concrete kitchenette, concrete ceilings and clay wall heating. The apartment harmoniously blends contrasts and captivates with a peculiar mix of materials, textures, colours and design elements that give the classical chalet-type a contemporary twist. Patterned oriental carpets and red cushions add colour accents while the pine-clad wall and the fireplace radiate a warm atmosphere. Through the large windows and from the terrace, you have a magnificent view of the mountains and Lake Walchen, which is just 100 metres away. The largest mountain lake in Germany is also one of the deepest and impresses with its turquoise-green colouring.
What to do
Swimming, skiing, cross-country skiing (cross-country skiing right on the property), walking / hiking, football, tennis, sailing, rowing, golf / mini golf, horseback riding.
Why we like this house
The modern interpretation of a chalet very close to the beautiful Walchensee lake: modern and cosy; with alpine accents, but without any kitsch.
This house is great for
Great for couples, small families and nature lovers.
|Region||DE – Germany, Bavaria, Walchensee (Lake Walchen)|
|Scenery||hillside location with view of lake and mountains|
|Number of guests||Max. 3 people (or 2 adults and 2 kids)|
|Design||Arnold / Werner, Architects, Munich|
|Published||Best Architecs 2012, Trendsetting Mountain Treasures (Braun 2013), Alpenorte / Alpine Retreats (Edition Detail 2014), Traumhäuser in den Alpen (Callwey 2015), Take Me to the Lakes – Weekender München Edition, The Gentle Temper (2018)|
|Awards||Best Architects 2012|
|Criteria||1-4 (house/apartment), Family, Hiking, Lake/river, Mountains, Skiing, No car needed|
|Same Partner||Urfeld 26|
|Same Architect||Urfeld 26|
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