Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon

Apartment in a beautiful panoramic location in the forest in the Zurich Oberland

Bedrooms 1
Space 30 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom garden apartment with private entrance in a quiet location above the village

An apartment for guests, pilgrims and seekers ...

If these words you speak, then it could be that you will feel comfortable in our apartment. It is located above the village forest in the Zurich Oberland, quiet and beautiful panoramic location: A new 2 bedroom garden apartment in our somewhat older house, which we have breathed fresh color and vitality. The "pilgrims apartment" with private access is on the lower part of the house and is - like the whole house - facing south.

It includes a living room with kitchenette, bathroom and a bedroom with double bed. The sofa in the living room can be transformed into a double bed, so that on a daily basis up to 3 people (or parents and their children) can stay in the property. For a week or more, we recommend a maximum of 2 people or parents with 1 child.

Kitchen with ceramic hob. No TV, but wireless connection (wireless). Parking in front of the house. From the windows you have a clear view to the mountains, and the front door leads directly into the garden, which is open for free use. About a stone staircase leads to a fireplace with a magnificent panoramic view over the village and to the Alps in the upper part of the garden. A wonderful place to which it also draws us again and again!

* Forest is a beautiful and big village on the edge of the foothills. It is not always, but very often above the fog, surrounded by hills and forests, and even has its own Alp - the Alp Scheidegg. Our house is located on the trail route to the Bachtel, very close to the Camino de Santiago, which is celebrated by many pilgrims. In summer the area is ideal for hiking, in winter can be reached in a quarter of an hour the ski Oberholz and Atzmännig.

Forest has a great industrial past. It was regarded as a center of textile industry and was called "Manchester of Switzerland". Home protected factory building and factory owners Villas testify to that time, so join together in our village nature and culture harmoniously,

* Lake Zurich can be reached by car in 20 minutes. There Rapperswil lies with lakeside castle, Old Town and countless shops. Also Zurich is within walking distance. The ride in the largest Swiss city takes 35 minutes by public transport 40 minutes. That's what makes the charm of this village: That both is within reach - the mountains as well as the City.

All this and more information as well as photos can be found on www. Pilgrims apartment. ch

More Details

Nicolas Lindt
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french, german
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Wald, Switzerland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • - 1 large double bed
    - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • For stays of more than 3 days, the apartment is only suitable for 2 people (or for parents with a child)
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

71% Complete
28% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Apartment in a beautiful panoramic location in the forest in the Zurich Oberland
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Great views, lovely apartment away from the city

  • 5 of 5

We loved Christa and Nicolas's place and were very happy in Wald for our 3 day trip. The apartment is clean and welcoming, and the hosts are excellent and helpful. This is a fantastic way to see some Swiss countryside. The hiking trails nearby are beautiful and provide a great way to wander for a few days. We would definitely recommend this to anyone considering a trip to Wald.

  • Review Submitted: 29/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! 💙
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Spectacular spot!

  • 4 of 5

Wald is definitely off the beaten track, and that's what we were seeking for a respite from visiting European big cities. This downstairs apartment in a beautiful home in Wald is privately accessible, roomy and includes everything a traveler needs- nice kitchen, bathroom and two rooms for sleeping - one with large eating table and kitchen area. Clean and attractive with amazing views of the countryside and the sound of Swiss cowbells and glorious churchbells nearby. It is not far from the Wald train station but it's probably better for someone with a car than on foot as we were- depending on your willingness to trek. If you come for hiking or skiing it would be a very nice mid-point as the distance to Zurich is about 30-40 minutes by train - and then a 10 minute walk to location. There is an excellent spa/hotel nearby which we took full advantage of on a rainy day. The Swiss are known for their self contained tendencies but our host was gracious and welcoming and even came to get us when we arrived. For a glimpse of the real life experience of a modern yet ancient Swiss village Wald is a great choice!

  • Review Submitted: 01/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words!
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Sehr gut gefallen. Natur-Wunder.

  • 5 of 5

Zimmer ist nicht groß, aber alles, was man braucht ist vorhanden. Urlaub war wunderbar. Wenn möglich, werden wir gehen mehr. Ich würde empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 18/09/2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Tolle Ferienwohnung, ruhig gelegen, vollständig ausgerüstet

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben den Aufenthalt sehr genossen. Die Übergabe war unkompliziert, alles hat bestens funktioniert. Saubere, schön eingerichtete Erdgeschosswohnung in ruhigem Quartier. Ideal gelegen, zu Fuss sind es nur wenige Minuten bis ins Zentrum von Wald. Funktionale, praktische Küche, schöne Möblierung der Wohnung.

Ideal für 2 Personen.

  • Review Submitted: 27/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke - und bis zu einem nächsten Mal!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Sehr schöne Wohnung

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schöne Wohnung und nette Vermieter. Umgebung bietet zahlreiche Möglichkeiten für Ausflüge... Wir werden gerne wieder kommen..

  • Review Submitted: 21/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke und bis auf ein nächstes Mal - dann bei Sonnenschein und Bergsicht!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Ideale ferienwohnung Zentral gelegen

  • 4 of 5

Hervorragende zweckmäßige Wohnung , alles was benötigt wird ist vorhanden.

Sehr freundliche Vermieter , stehen jederzeit zur Verfügung , sollte doch etwas fehlen .

Kommen gerne wieder .

  • Review Submitted: 21/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke! 💙
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
39 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Bistro Bleichi-Beiz
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
900 Metres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Nearest Ski
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
Car: recommended


By car from Zurich:

Oberland motorway A53 until Uster Wetzikon Hinwil Dürnten Forest

or Forch Zurich Forch motorway A52 until exit Dürnten / forest. Turn left in the village center and continue to the "care center". Up left just before the Care Centre in the Ferch Acherstrasse. Haus Nr. 14

With public transport:

From Zurich to Rüti: S5 or S15

From Rüti of forest: S26 or bus to Forest Kath. Church

From Winterthur: S26 to forest.

From the train station by local bus or forest 15 minutes walk the trail panels towards Bachtel follow altitudes Pflegezentrum left up in the Ferch Acherstrasse. Haus Nr. 14


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Wald, Switzerland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$64 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Bettwäsche AU$28.84
Pet Fee AU$144.19
Endreinigung AU$96.13

Preis für Einzelperson 10 % > Reduktion wird zurückerstattet

Preis für Kind bis 12 Jahre > 20 statt 40 € pro Nacht > Differenz wird zurückerstattet

Parkplatz in 20m Entfernung: 4 € / pro Nacht > Parkplatz in 100m Entfernung: Kostenlos

Bei Nichtbenützung des Parkplatzes > Kosten werden zurückerstattet (3 € / Nacht)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Contact Owner