Get away from it all in a beautiful woodland garden about one hour's drive from Berlin. The holiday apartment in our 1880 built house has its own entrance and has been lovingly restored with an eye to authenticity and vintage charm.
The 1880 built house is set in the middle of nature, on the edge of a forest, and surrounded by a 3,000 sq. m. garden. It is located about 2 km outside of a small village and its sole neighbor is a large timber-framed house, a former sheep farm. The large holiday apartment is lovingly furnished with furniture from the late 19th century, 1920’s, 1950’s, as well as design originals by Heineberg co-host Erwin Leber. It is comprised of a large eat-in kitchen, which leads into the living area outfitted with a wood-burning stove. From the living room, doors lead onto the terrace and into the garden.
Klein Behnitz lies in a triangle between Brandenburg, Ribbeck and Nauen. Nearby places of interest include the agricultural landmark Landgut Borsig in Groß Behnitz (5 km), Schloss Ribbeck (12 km) and Schloss Paretz (20 km), which can be reached by bicycle over country roads or bicycle paths. The Trappen or large buzzard colony is a further attraction in Havelland (10 km) and clear lakes between Klein Behnitz and Brandenburg offer swimming and boating activities. Potsdam is 30 km away, and Berlin is an hour’s drive or 40 minute train ride away
Guests have access to our 3,000 sq. ft. garden. They can sit under the rose arbour, lounge on a blanket under any of the apple trees, stretch their feet in our Adirondack chairs, swing in a hammock between two elms, or relax at their own outdoor table and chairs on the terrace, In spring/summer, they can spice up their meals with fresh herbs from the herb garden. There's a grill at their disposal, 2 bikes for use free of charge, as well as the sauna in the garden house which costs 10€ per session.
Общение с гостями
How much we interact with guests is up to them. We are generally on the premises during their visit, but try to be sensitive to guests' desire for privacy. We share a veranda - but on opposite ends, and to date neither we or our guests have felt any crowding. Both my husband and I tend to be active - working in the garden or elsewhere on the grounds. Our offered three-course meal can be served family style - with us - or separately indoors in their eat-in kitchen, at their outdoor table on the terrace or in the rose arbor.
Другие важные подробности
Surprise! There's a piano in the kitchen - and it's tuned. You will also find homemade jam, plus coffee, tea, olive oil, herbal vinegar, salt and pepper on hand in the full-service kitchen.
Also, though (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Maps insist we are listed as being in Nauen, we are located in Klein Behnitz which is 16 km from Nauen.
No smoking in the apartment. Pets are not allowed, as our assorted cats get nervous.
Hello. I'm an ex-New Yorker and journalist who's lived in Berlin since 1985. And also in Heineberg together with my husband, a German painter, for the last 20 years. Besides our professional worlds of fashion and art, we're devoted gardeners, ardent cooks, kittie lovers, and collectors of various old oddities (55 eggbeaters, anyone?). More analogue than digital, we like to take a hands-on approach, as one can see in Heineberg which we enjoy sharing with people who appreciate simple aesthetics.And simple pleasures. When we travel, we always try to find a 'real' place to stay that has a sense of beauty, which we know can be difficult. That's precisely what we hope you'll find in Heineberg.