Or at least it feels like one.
|One end of the living room with French doors that lead to the garden.|
|Other end of the living room. Note the detail on the door on the right as well as on the walls behind the chest.|
While we were having a late lunch today, Moritz, the owner's cat, paid us a visit to get as many pets as possible.The bedroom has a chandelier, perfectly placed lights for reading in bed, a "secret" closet and those incredibly beautiful walls.
|Chandelier and corner detail in the bedroom.|
The very best thing about this apartment, though, is that we have not seen one bit--not one plank--of pine!
Click here for rental information Mein Lieber Schwan apartments. We're paying about €46 per person, but the splurge is worth every euro.
The apartments are ideally located as the train station is a five-minute walk in one direction while the tourist bureau is the same distance in the other direction. The center of town with its pedestrian-only streets is straight ahead. The castles are a twenty-minute drive away.
Follow-Up -We talked to our host the next morning who told us the wall panels truly are from a palace in Versailles. Not The Palace, but another one--in Versailles. He paid a small fortune for these beautiful walls, and he still has a door panel that he's willing to sell. Let him know if you're interested!