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Haus Greates

Around 250 years have gone into the stone walls and wooden beams of Haus Greates in the Lechtal Nature Park. Situated in a small village surrounded by alpine scenery and turquoise mountain lakes.

Taking into account the old building fabric and room layout, the farm with the historical name Greates, which is typical for the region, has been sustainably revitalised in recent years, its surface layers removed at great efforts, the timber structure exposed and the stable and barn transformed into two holiday apartments.

The spacious Tennen (barn) accommodation extends over the former barn and offers space for up to eight people. The centrepiece is the former barn entrance, whose huge window floods the high room with cosy light. Where the hay used to be stored, today you will find relaxation in two double rooms and a four-bed room. The bathroom and the technical rooms for bikes and skis were installed in the old stables. Complemented by a modern, well-equipped kitchen. Cosy corners of retreat can be found everywhere, whether in the alcove next to the new staircase or in the parlour with tiled stove.

The smaller Loggia apartment on the first floor is suitable for four people. The centre is the built-in kitchen in the hallway, including a sofa and a hatch into the living room with dining area. The old brickwork, the gnarled beams and the extensive wood panelling create a cottage atmosphere. Accompanied by a wide view of the Alps. Since the apartments are connected to each other, the house can also be rented as a whole.

What to do

In summer: hiking to peaks, alpine pastures and huts, on adventure trails and themed paths, cycling, biking, climbing, swimming in the mountain lakes, kayaking and rafting, canyoning, various exhibitions for all ages.
In winter: Skiing at the Lechtal mountain railways or on the nearby Arlberg, ski tours, cross-country skiing, winter hiking or tobogganing.

Why we like this house

An old house with a contemporary twist that keeps its eyes firmly on the mountains.

This house is great for

Friends and families of all sizes - up to twelve people


Public transport: easily accessible by postbus


Region AT – Austria, Tyrol, Lech Valley, Forchach
Name Haus Greates
Scenery In the centre of a small Lechtal village
Number of guests Max. 12 in 2 holiday apartments ("Tenne" max. 8; "Loggia" max. 4)
Completed 2022
Design UNIT Architekten, Hergiswil (CH)
Architecture Historical, Old & new
Accomodation Apartment, House
Criteria 1-4 (house/apartment), 1-8 (house/apartment), Apartments combinable, Family, Hiking, Lake/river, Mountains, Skiing, No car needed

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One Comment

Karola W. sagt:
Wir haben im Oktober 2023 einige Tage/Nächte in der Loggia-Wohnung verbracht - wir haben es genossen. Die Bilder, die auf der HomePage wie auch bei "Urlaubsarchitektur" eingestellt sind, spiegeln die Realität wieder. Auch die Beschreibung entspricht dem, was wir vor Ort vorgefunden haben. Eine wohltuende Abweichung zur sonst üblichen Werbung von Reiseveranstaltern! Die Renovierung wurde geschmackvoll ausgeführt. Ein sehr gelungener Mix von Erhalt alter Bausubstanz und gewohnten Standards (bis auf den Fernseher, den wir NICHT vermisst haben). Man betritt Haus und Wohnung und fühlt sich auf Anhieb wohl - alles ist liebevoll vorbereitet für den Empfang der Gäste. Das Haus steht im Ortskern. Frische Milch, Eier und Nudeln können beim Bauern nebenan gekauft werden - wir fühlten uns in Kindertage zurückversetzt. Das Lechtal ist wunderschön - und wir haben die Tage damit verbracht, das Tal und die Flusslandschaft in den Bergen wandernd zu erkunden. Auch lange Wanderungen lassen sich Dank des öffentlichen Nahverkehrs gut realisieren - die Bushaltestelle liegt quasi vor der Haustür. Die Küche ist mit allem ausgestattet und so waren wir nicht "gezwungen", abends aus dem Haus zu gehen. Wäre auch schade, auf Ruhe und Privatsphäre zu verzichten... Wir kommen gerne wieder!
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