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"The hidden place" in Paradis - Belgium (80 m2)

SuperhostAywaille, Région wallonne, Belgium
Entire apartment hosted by Joseph
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1.5 baths
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Former farm of the 19th, transformed into gourmet restaurant, then in single-family house with two dwellings. Located in a quiet hamlet, departure and passage of many hikes, in a preserved nature (zone of special protection).
See also the accommodation "a corner of paradise" at our friend Jeanine; Her house is located 100 m from ours (2 people).

The space
The house and its accommodation capacity
Built in 1835, the house was originally a small farm. Transformed several times, it was for nearly thirty years a renowned gourmet restaurant, known under the name "la cachette". Since we arrived there was a good ten years, we have completely rehabilitated, isolated, transformed the house. She now has two separate dwellings to accommodate four people each. We occupy one, the other is available to our guests (80 m2). Your accommodation is for 4 people for optimal living. We also welcome of course babies by equipping the house of a real crib, a high chair, stair protection, park and toys, protection of electrical outlets, a plastic tub to lay in the tub, ...

Guest access
The part of the house at your disposal is visible in the photos.

Heating
The whole house, fully insulated, heated by two very efficient wood stoves. Small radiators electric or gas can be used if needed.
In your stay, a wood burning fireplace to 12Kw forced air can heat the house in a few minutes. It is simple to use. Learning operation takes two minutes ... If necessary, a fire will be made before your arrival and wood available. Special attention to children: the fireplace glass is hot.

Natural spring water
“La cachette" has a source giving it a mineral water of excellent quality. The house is in the special protection area protecting sources BRU (mineral water deemed whose factory is located one kilometer as the crow flies). Bacteriological and chemical analyzes of our water are excellent. And this water allows us to brew special beers without any use of chemicals.

Special beers "la cachette"
We studied a few years ago with the master brewer engineer of the Trappist Abbey of Rochefort, we are pleased to brew our own beer in the purest tradition. You will have the pleasure of discovering them: they are waiting you in the fridge ...

Solar hot water
When the weather is favorable, the water is heated by the sun (thermal panels on the roof). A 300 liter tank is near the bathroom. Otherwise, the water is heated by electricity.
Similarly, electricity is generated by photovoltaic panels; these cover about 80% of our needs.

Fridge and freezer are at your disposal (located in the laundry room next to the kitchen)

Washing machine and dryer are available in the laundry. In an emergency, we reserve the right to use them in your absence. In summer, clothes and linens can also be dried outside.

Coffee machine
... You will make your espresso or cappuccino from coffee beans (in the kitchen). The operation is simple (one minute ...). If necessary, the instructions will be found in the laundry.
Cable TV + DVD player, CD player are available in the lounge.

Other things to note
PLEASE NOTE: we expect you to clean before your departure (no additional costs). Detailed instructions are available on site. Keep cool, nothing more than a "good father" management and respectful of your hosts.

The house is fully ecological: wood heating, spring water, solar water heater, solar electricity, creek, wood, GR, ...
Former farm of the 19th, transformed into gourmet restaurant, then in single-family house with two dwellings. Located in a quiet hamlet, departure and passage of many hikes, in a preserved nature (zone of special protection).
See also the accommodation "a corner of paradise" at our friend Jeanine; Her house is located 100 m from ours (2 people).

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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Cable TV
Iron
Dedicated workspace
Dryer
Washer
Hair dryer

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Aywaille, Région wallonne, Belgium

"Paradis", hamlet of Aywaille, at the entrance of the Ardennes, near the magnificent valleys of the Ourthe and Amblève, but also of Liège, Spa-Francorchamps, Bastogne, Durbuy...

Hosted by Joseph

Joined in September 2015
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Musicien, compositeur, directeur honoraire du conservatoire de Verviers, passionné de nature, de montagnes, de randonnées. Brasseur amateur dans la grande tradition trappiste.
During your stay
Walks, activities, maps and tourist area
We offer you the walking maps of the region and we are pleased to advise you if you wish. Many walks (from one hour to a day) are possible from the house.
Similarly, you can find documentation on nearby tourist activities: Castle of Harzé, Remouchamps caves, wild world, Aywaille pool, Durbuy and the Ourthe Valley, la Roche en Ardennes, the cascade of Coo, the valley of the Amblève, the Ninglinspo, Baraque Fraiture and the ski slopes, the Lienne valley, Stavelot, Malmedy and Francorchamps (+ museum of the Abbey) ... and of course, Liège, Bastogne, ... quickly accessible by motorway.
Outlets, restaurants, shops
Many restaurants are located nearby (the car is however necessary); family kitchen, Liège, Italian, Chinese, gourmet: the choice is yours ...

At a few kilometers, the center of Aywaille has many shops which are open on Sundays; four general stores are located on the road from Aywaille Remouchamps (3km), one of which is open on Sundays all day.

In the same way, we will have the pleasure to make you taste the special beers of "La Cachette", brewed with a spring water of perfect purity.
Walks, activities, maps and tourist area
We offer you the walking maps of the region and we are pleased to advise you if you wish. Many walks (from one hour to a day) are poss…
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House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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