The South Tyrolean Ottmanngut has a long history: it was once a farm, later a tavern and then a guest house. Extensively renovated, the idyllic house is not just a Bed and Breakfast now but a Suite & Breakfast, as the eleven rooms are something special. They seem to have been forgotten in time with their antique furniture in Biedermeier or Art Nouveau, stucco ceilings and old wood and terrazzo floors. The furniture and ornaments throughout the house are mainly from the family’s own collection, with each piece telling a chapter of the family’s history and that of the building. Breakfast is served in the dining room, the orangery, or in the Mediterranean garden with palms and cypress trees. The house is located on a vineyard but is still only five minutes away from downtown Merano.
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What to do
Readings and concerts take place in the orangerie and the garden.
Why we like this house
An atmospheric bridge between past and present, an authentic symbiosis of character, charm and personality.
This house is great for
Perfect for all who are looking for peace and quiet, but also like urban flair.
Details of the property
Region/Town: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Meran
Scenery: between vineyards at the outskirts of Meran
Number of guests: 10 double rooms, 1 single room
Architecture: Old & new
Design: Dr. Georg Kirchlechner with his sons Martin and Clemens Kirchlechner (renovation)
Published: HomeStory 7/16: The Ottmanngut in Meran - A family story, Wohnrevue 1/2017, Monocle 12/2016,Vanity Fair 3/2016, GEO Saison 2/2015 et al