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Charming apartment in Colmar's touristic center «La cour des cigognes »

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 75 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 rooms of 80 sqmeters in a building from 1604 totally renovated in 2011

From the no smoking apartment, located in the historic tourist center of Colmar, you'll just take a walk! At 50m from the shops, caterers and restaurants of the “Petite Venise”, 200m from the Koïfhuss and the cathedral, close to museums and the covered market, “The court of storks” is nested in a quiet and popular street, among the various Christmas markets. It’s fully equipped and its luxury and elegant atmosphere will enchant you with the comfort of a half-timbered Alsatian house built in 1604 and fully renovated in 2004 and 2010. The common courtyard to the building and the street view allows you to admire from your living-room the some of the most beautiful old houses of Colmar. For 4 persons, "The court of storks" offers a double bed and two bunk beds that can also be occupied by adults. The sofa bed will give you two easy sleep places. The new bed linen and the towels can be hired.

The high-end equipment in the kitchen (SIEMENS) is complete: hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, washer-dryer, etc.

The living room offers you TV LED HD, access to over 300 channels (many foreign), broadband connection, WIFI, CD-DVR- Blue ray device , Hifi-stereo ,and more than 100 radio stations.

The parking facilities are 50 m away from paid parking (about 10 € per day) or 200 m from free parking.

Out of Colmar, gem of Alsace, and capital of its wines, you will visit the wine route and its typical villages, castles, Strasbourg, Vosges, Mulhouse and its museums and a lot more.

More Details

Owner
Bernard FUCHS
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french, german, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

About Bernard FUCHS

We are from Colmarian origin , have past our profrssional live in Paris as director of a Garman company in France.

Now we re retired and love to share our time between the sea side in Spain and out lovely apartment in Colmar wher we enjoy the charm and the way of live in Alsace.

Bernard FUCHS purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Bernard FUCHS chose Colmar

We would like to share with our guests our nice apartment during the period we are not there .So they can discover Colmar , a city very charming and Alsace the typical touristic region .

What makes this apartment unique

From the no smoking apartment, located in the historic tourist center of Colmar, you'll just take a walk! At 50m from the shops, caterers and restaurants of the “Petite Venise”, 200m from the “Koïfhuss” or “Ancienne Douane” and the cathedral, close to museums and the covered market, “The court of storks” is nested in a quiet and popular street, among the various Christmas markets. It’s fully equipped and its luxury and elegant atmosphere will enchant you with the comfort of a half-timbered Alsatian house built in 1604 and fully renovated in 2004 and 2010. The common courtyard to the building and the street view allows you to admire from your living-room the some of the most beautiful old houses of Colmar. For 4 persons, "The court of storks" offers a double bed and two bunk beds that can also be occupied by adults. The sofa bed will give you two easy sleep places. The new bed linen and also the towels can be hired.

The high-end equipment in the kitchen (SIEMENS) is complete: hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, washer-dryer, etc.

The living room offers you TV LED HD, access to over 300 channels (many foreign), broadband connection, WIFI, CD-DVR- Blue ray device , Hifi-stereo ,and more than 100 radio stations.

The parking facilities are 50 m away from paid parking (about 10 € per day) or 200 m from free parking.

Out of Colmar, gem of Alsace, and capital of its wines, you will visit the wine route and its typical villages, castles, Strasbourg, Vosges, Mulhouse and its museums and a lot more.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Quartier Centre, France

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Living Room
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - bath (no shower)
    Toilet 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Courtyard
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
You will discover Colmar, the cathedral, the Koïfhuss and folk dance performances, a boat trip on the Petite Venise, the museum of Bartholdi and the museum Unterlinden including the famous altarpiece of Issenheim and, of course, the various Christmas and Eastern markets. You will enjoy the famous Alsatian cuisine in a lot of restaurants, beginning from the little "Winstub», sympathetic typical restaurant, up to the famous 3 stars restaurant " L'auberge de l'Ill" of Marc Haeberlin and not to forget the famous menu "Marcaire" in the mountain farms. Along the wine route you will discover and enjoy in moderation and friendliness the Alsatian wines from the Sylvaner up to the Gewurztraminer noble grapes or late harvest, warmly welcomed by the winegrowers in these famous villages of the vineyard well known as the "Pearls of Alsace". You will also discover the rich history of Alsace, from the numerous ruins of feudal castles under them the famous "Haut Koenigsbourg" (new reconstructed) to the

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

Charming apartment in Colmar's touristic center «La cour des cigognes »
average rating of 4.785714 based on 42 reviews
Surrey, BC
5

Service Above and Beyond

  • 5 of 5

We had booked this apartment for May of this year so we have not actually stayed here but our experience with Bernard was so fantastic that I felt I needed to comment. When we first booked I spoke with Bernard several times with many questions which he was more than happy to answer and give even more suggestions. When we had additional friends joining us on our holiday we wanted to cancel our rental and get something bigger. Bernard did not hesitate to agree to cancelling with no penalty which we were so grateful for. We have used homeaway rentals for years and we can truly say we have never had better service from anyone. Thank you again Bernard and we hope to one day come and stay in your lovely apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Brenda , I just want to say that , for me , it's part of the service that I feel to have to procur to my guests (and firends) all my attention and share my knowledge, so for me it's only to take as "normal" attitude . We would be happy , my wife and me to welcome you next time , and I'm sure you will do it as Alsace is a very lovely country . See you nest time . Best regards Bernard
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5

An apartment with character in the center of Colmar's charm

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five enjoyed our holiday visit to Colmar. The apartment was ideally located in the heart of the old town, just steps from the Christmas markets, shops, restaurants, and characteristic Alsace buildings.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for your kind comments. We will be happy to welcome you again . Bernar
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3

Very central location for the Christmas Markets

  • 3 of 5

Apartment is in need of some updating but very old and pretty. It's on the second floor with no lift and steep stairs so might not suite everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot . My apartment is , as said pretty and is located in an old building (built in 1604) but fully renovated in 2011. For sure in 1604 lifts no exist and all my guests are aware of the fact that there are only stairs , what seems acceptable to reach the second floor. We only renovted the floor parquet which is original and is part of the charm of this apartment . All my guests enjoyed it as well as the rest of the apartment .
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4

Nice property in the center of Colmar

  • 4 of 5

Nice accomodation with quiet location. Near good restaurants and Christmas Markets.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot . Hope to see you again next time
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4

Great stay in Colmar

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this apartment in Colmar for 16 days and used it as a very comfortable home base. It is in an excellent location in the city and also close to so many areas that we wanted to see, the wine route and all the charming little villages in the area, the excellent car museum in Mulhouse, Strasbourg, and also Basel, Switzerland and Lahr, Germany.

We enjoyed the charm of the apartment and it offered us a pleasant, homey feel. All in all, very nice and we would stay there again and recommend it to anyone.

Parking was difficult, even though it was low season but we managed. For a longer stay if you want to cook, the kitchen is very nice but could use a few more utensils and pans.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for your opinion . We apraciate also your kindness and will be happy to welcome you again . We are quite surprised about your comments about parking availabilities .We never had such a remark and our guests usually use our little map to easily find a toll free parking place . We also note to add some pans in the kitchen , wealready had it in view , as the 3 actuals have to be changed.
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Anaheim Hills, California
4

Great Colmar choice!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay in this comfortable apartment. It is in a perfect location. It is just as lovely as the pictures show, and the bed is very comfortable. Mr. Fuchs provides all the information you need to enjoy your stay. Although he lives out of town, he replied almost immediately to questions by email. He also provides his phone number, as well as that of his very capable greeter who lives nearby. The highest recommendation is that we felt we could have easily spent a full week in this apartment. Thank you for a wonderful stay in this beautiful town.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I only can say one thing : THANKS A LOT . I will certainly be happy to welcome you again .
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Bâle - Mulhouse or Strasbourg Entzheim airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
At the street Corner
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golf of Amerschwihr
Nearest Train
600 Metres
Colmar Raiway station ( 10 min walk)
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A 35
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
In the stret
Nearest Ski
35 Kilometres
Various station in the Vosges
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Take highway A35, exit Colmar Centre, and then follow "Petite Venise". A specific plan will be attached to the lease contract for access to the apartment to deposit luggage and location of parking.

Colmar Train Station 10 min walks

Airport 70 km Strasbourg or Basel - Mulhouse 55 km

You will discover Colmar, the cathedral, the Koïfhuss and folk dance performances, a boat trip on the Petite Venise , the museum of Bartholdi and the museum Unterlinden including the famous altarpiece of Issenheim and, of course, the various Christmas and Eastern markets.

You will enjoy the famous Alsatian cuisine in a lot of restaurants, beginning from the little "Winstub», sympathetic typical restaurant, up to the famous 3 stars restaurant " L'auberge de l'Ill" of Marc Haeberlin and not to forget the famous menu "Marcaire" in the mountain farms.

Along the wine route you will discover and enjoy in moderation and friendliness the Alsatian wines from the Sylvaner up to the Gewurztraminer noble grapes or late harvest, warmly welcomed by the winegrowers in these famous villages of the vineyard well known as the "Pearls of Alsace".

You will also discover the rich history of Alsace, from the numerous ruins of feudal castles under them the famous "Haut Koenigsbourg" (new reconstructed) to the battlefields of Linge or Vieil Armand (14/18) or the Blockhouses of the Ligne Maginot and the unique concentration camp in the French territory the "Struthof" (39/45) and, obviously the European Parliament of Strasbourg.

How about a trip by boat on the Rhine River to Lorelei rock sung by Goethe?

The famous museums in Mulhouse (car, railway, and printing of fabrics) are witnessing an industrial past. The Ecologic Living Museum recreates life in Alsace during the past centuries.

The Alsatian Vosges await you for fabulous walks in the summer or skiing in winter.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Quartier Centre, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Ete
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$146
A$656
A$3,498
 
 
automne
21 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$109
From
A$160
Fri,Sat
A$568
A$2,376
 
 
Marché de Noël
24 Nov 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$182
A$729
A$3,571
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$102
From
A$160
Fri,Sat
A$510
A$2,376
 

Additional information about rental rates

Nettoyage A$72.87

tarif dégressif en fonction de la durée, tarif en fonction du nombre de personnes, Location de draps et linge de maison en sus en fonction du nombre de personnes, propriétaire non présent sur place

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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