Regarded as a world famous health resort since Victorian times, Beatenberg "sun terrace of the Bernese Oberland" is located at an altitude of 1200m above sea level and over 600m above the beautiful lake Thun directly below, with unrivalled views across to the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountains.The villare is surrounded by unspoilt, natural landscape with numerous, small 'historic' dairy farmsteads supplying local shops ( 5 minutes walk from chalet) with fresh dairy produce.
Beatenberg station provides a funicular railway service down to lake Thun with direct access to lake cruises and upwards by modern gondolas to the Niederhorn station at 1,950 m above sea level.
Dependant on season, Beatenberg offers unlimited leisure activities for miles of Summer hiking on well marked routes, climbing, paragliding, cycling, trotty biking or Winter walking, sledging, skiing, snowboarding. The free ski bus stop, to family skiing and ski school is within a 5 minute walk from the apartment. There is also a free bus to Beatenberg station for the more demanding slopes of the Niederhorn. The village offers tennis courts, indoor swimming pool with sauna (open all year round) and natural ice skating rink in Winter.
There is an hourly bus to/from Interlaken which is 5 miles away. Access is via an excellent/scenic mountain roadway.
A spacious first floor studio apartment in a traditional stone / timber swiss chalet. The studio is approx. 30 square metres with a very long balcony approx. 10 square metres. ( 6.6 x 1.50 ). The studio is fully timber clad and excels in warmth and character. It has been refurbished to a high standard and in our opinion it is ready to move into immediately without undertaking any work whatsoever.