List your home
Apply filters
£ to

My Europe Base, Zell Mosel, Rhineland

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Riverside in a prime position in Zell, one of the most picturesque Mosel Valley towns, is our pretty house, 'Mosel Panorama'. It's the perfect Europe Base.

Our 'River View 2' one-bedroom apartment is an ideal pad to experience life in the heart of the Continent. Enjoy the views up and down one of Europe's great rivers, to the village of Zell Kaimt opposite - and to steep hillsides of vineyards and forests.

Our building is of 5 apartments. Decor is fresh with white tiled floors, white rendered walls and ceilings. The house dates from the 1920s and was completely rebuilt in the mid 1990s. The row of houses face the river, with vineyards clinging to the hillside terraces behind.

Short stay guests can discover the local wines, walk, bike, canoe, take a ferry cruise, do day tours by coach, explore the region by bus or rail and enjoy the atmosphere of many wine cellars, delicatessans, cafes and restaurants. Less than 1km walk is the Mosel Erlebnisbad with indoor swimming pool, spas and saunas.

Within an easy day's travel are castles (such as Cochem, Eltz and Bernkastel), abbeys, Roman ruins, Bad Bertrich spa resort, Trier, Luxembourg, Koblenz, Mainz and the Rhine Gorges.

Long stay guests can explore Europe with the convenience of nearby 'low-cost' Hahn Airport, a major Ryanair hub, with cheap flights direct to Canary Islands, Morocco, Spain, Majorca, Portugal, France, Sicily, Sardinia, Italy, Greek Islands, Bulgaria, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Scotland, London and Eire.

At Zell, you're in the heart of the Continent.

Internet wi-fi access is free for guests.

Shared laundry with washing machine & dryer can be used by guests for additional charge EUR 5 per load.

The former house owner Elsbeth greets new guests and lives in the top floor apartment.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Frankfurt Hahn 15 km, Nearest railway: Bullay DB 7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace

The Rhineland/Rhine Valley region

The Rheinland is host to two of Europe's great rivers, the Rhein and Mosel, converging at Koblenz.

Since ancient times the Mosel River has been a path for armies, pilgrims, drunks and travellers.

Meandering from the east of France, the Mosel runs alongside Luxembourg, accepts the Saar tributary and enters the city of Trier. Trier was the major Roman city north of the Alps and has impressive Roman ruins.

From here to Koblenz is 200 kms and the Mosel is at its most scenic, with the Hunsruck Plateau to the south and Eifel Volcanic region to the north. The Mosel cuts its deep squiggly way through the higher countryside and the steep slopes are lined with vineyards dating back thousands of years.

Midway between Trier and Koblenz is the Zellerland Region. Really, it's got a lot. Up and down the river lie quaint villages and it would be a challenge to find any without wine-makers cellars. Many beautifully restored 'fachwerk' (timber features) houses exist, dating over 400 years. In the 18th and 19th Century, Bad Bertrich became popular as a thermal waters retreat and it offers some grand old hotels up to luxury 5* standard.

Climate is mild to warm in summer with most days between 20 and 30 degrees. Shoulder seasons are a good time for hiking and cycling. Winters can be occasional snow with the valley being protected from more extreme conditions on the plateau. Nicer winter days are often between 5 and 10C. For long-stay travellers it is worth noting that the Canary Islands av max in Jan is 22C and Ryanair fly to 4 airports there from Hahn - as well as 3 points in Morocco.

Zell

Zell together with its satellite villages numbers over 4000 residents.

While the nearby town centre is traditional, 4 km away by bus (or climb!) on the plateau opposite is a major commercial centre with hospital, Globus hypermarket, Aldi and Lidl stores.

The historic spa town of Bad Bertrich is 15 km away and can be reached by bus via Alf. See bad-bertrich.de

The local transport guide can be picked up for free and includes over 100 pages on walks and bike rides - as well as bus and rail routes and times. Also see vrminfo.de ; cochem-zell.de and rmv-bus.de

Bullay station is midway on the Trier to Koblenz rail line with approx 25 trains a day.

Buses go in all directions.

Day rail and bus passes are excellent value for groups up to 5 adults.

Cruises can be taken up and down the Mosel. Times at the wharfs. Also see k-d.de (Koln-Dusseldorfer Line)

Bikes can be hired from several bike shops in town. Largest is Klaus, near the road bridge and 500m from us.

Canoes can be hired too.

Further information, festivals and events can be found at zellerland.de and zellmosel.de

Guest reviewsPowered by TripAdvisor

Guest reviews no reviews

Guest reviews Powered by TripAdvisor

Help other travellers decide where to stay

This holiday home hasn’t got any reviews yet. The average rating on Holiday Lettings is four out of five. This place could be newly added or perhaps it’s a well kept secret. Either way, it’s time to reveal all.

Be the first to write a review

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.

Close

2 Nights min stay

Changeover day Flexible

from£37/nighthelp

This is the estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the price - it varies depending on when you stay and how long for.

Book your stay

*
*
*

Subtotal

 Your dates are available

Contact the owner

Close

Payment options

You need to pay through the Holiday Lettings website to ensure your payment is protected. We can’t protect your payment if you don’t pay through us.Learn more

You're booking with

Ralph J.

  • 3 Years listed

90% Response rate

Calendar last updated:15 Sep 2014

Based in Australia

Languages spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Russian