- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 2
Description from the owner
This intimate hideaway is a perfect location to experience the Ardennes, as well as catching up on one of the things that keeps bringing couples back again and again – the romance. Breathtaking, lovely, romantic and peaceful are just some of the adjectives you might want to use to describe our apartment.
Room Facilities: Shower, Safety Deposit Box, TV, Telephone, Balcony, Radio, Bathroom Amenities, Toilet, Bathroom, Infrared Sauna, Heating, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Iron, Trouser Press, Bathrobe, Refrigerator, Work Desk, Ironing Facilities, Seating Area, DVD Player, CD Player, Microwave, V...Read more
Wirtzfeld Valley: cosy apartment for 2 in Ardennes
Buellingen, Wallonia, Belgium
(Property location is approximate)
Additional Location Information
How to get there:
via the Liege motorway through Verviers direction Malmedy, when in Malmedy itself direction Waimes, then Bütgenbach, and follow the signs to Büllingen, then Wirtzfeld. When entering Wirtzfeld, our house is the third on the right.
Or you come from Eupen and follow the direction to Malmedy, through Baraque Michel and Signal de Botrange, in Sourbrodt direction Elsenborn, straight through Elsenborn towards Wirtzfeld, in Wirtzfeld direction Büllingen, our house is on the left against the hill before you leave Wirtzfeld direction Büllingen.
Wirtzfeld is a small village at an altitude of 2000 feet, has a ancient church (1601), and is situated next to the famous forests of the Battle of the Bulge.
The artificial lake of Bütgenbach (half a mile) offers many kinds of water-sports.
Nearby, you will find numerous hiking- and mountain-bike routes, an 18-hole golf course, ski- and cross country tracks, a tennis court, horse riding facilities, a Casino and many cosy restaurants.
The Formula-1 racetrack Spa-Francorchamps is only 30 minutes by car, as well as the charming towns of Monschau, Malmedy and Stavelot.
Famous city Aachen in Germany is only 30 miles, Trier .
You'll have a private parking, and yes, we have already a charging point for electric vehicles (Mode 3 J1772), offer rental of pedelecs (electric bikes) and mountain bikes.
Public transportation: bus from Verviers to Rocherath. Stops 30 meters from the apartment.
Going right will take you first to Wirtzfeld, and then on to Elsenborn (which has a cheap filling station), Sourbrodt, Ovifat, Baraque Michel, and from there to Verviers or Eupen. When in Elsenborn, you can also take the road to Monschau in Germany.
If you go up the hill on the right of our house: Just before the next house (where you will find a hairdresser by the way) on the left-hand side (thus after a mere 50 metres) you can turn left into a scenic forest road along Lake Bütgenbach all the way to Bütgenbach, which is 3 km shorter than via Büllingen.
From Bütgenbach the road goes on to Malmedy and Francorchamps.
There is a Fina filling station just outside Bütgenbach on the way to Malmedy.
Bakeries where to get the morning bread:
in Büllingen on the main street, before the intersection to Bütgenbach and St.Vith,
or on the Marketplace in Bütgenbach.
In Büllingen, you will find a Delhaize supermarket and a selection of other shops on the main street.
There is a SuperGB supermarket on the main street in Bütgenbach.
You will find hypermarkets just on the other side of the border with Luxembourg: gasoline, coffee, cigarettes, alcohol and Spa mineral water in particular are really inexpensive here.
You will find a number of banks on the main street in both Büllingen and Bütgenbach: ING, Fortis, Axa and KBC.
The Büllingen post office is located on the main street and is open from 9:00 to 12:30 h and again from 14:00 to 17:00 h, except Wednesdays from 11:30 to 12:30 h and 14:45 to 19:00 h. The post office is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
A local market is held alternatively on Tuesday, i.e. first week of the month in Büllingen, the fourth week in Bütgenbach.
Tourist information leaflets on our region are available in the hall. Please help yourself to whatever you need.
Tourist Information: Marketplace in Bütgenbach – Opening times:
September – June: Tuesday to Saturday incl. from 9:00-16:00 h, Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 13:00 h.
July and August: Monday to Saturday incl. from 9:00-17:00 h, Sundays and holidays from 9:00 to 15:00 h.
Closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Sight-seeing flights over Lake Bütgenbach or the High Fens with “Ultra Light Machines” can be reserved for you (weather depending) with friendly pilots at a small airstrip nearby.
Wirtzfeld boasts an excellent restaurant (Drosson near the church), Büllingen even has a snack bar on the main street (Sauer), and there is a selection of great restaurants in Bütgenbach (Chinese, Bütgenbacher Hof, Seepanorama, Pizzeria), as well as an Irish pub with a good atmosphere (Bütgenbach Marketplace direction Wirtzfeld, on the corner).
More About This Location
Lake nearby, Rural retreats
Water sports nearby, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Fishing nearby
Nearest ferry port: Oostende, 200 miles
Nearest train station: Verviers, 20 miles
Nearest airport: Cologne, 70 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on August 18, 2014
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- Alarm Clock
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Optional
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Fitness Room
- Corporate bookings allowed
Phone / Internet
- Fax Machine
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- 4 Dining chairs
- 2 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - no
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 55 square meters