Clemens Ruben

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Welcome to the «La Fromache»
Silence is no luxury here.
The ideal place to write a book.
For musicians, there is a Bösendorfer grand piano in the art studio.
There is only one B&B bedroom in the apartment.
The bathroom and living room is shared with the owner.
The owner speaks German, French, Italian and English.

Location
On the west side of Mont Soleil at an altitude of 1166 meters, facing sunset, in the middle of a vast pasture.
20 minutes by car from La Chaux-de-Fonds and approximately 30 minutes from both Neuchâtel and Biel/Bienne.
The closest public transport is the funicular running from Mont-Soleil to St-Imier or the invers in 3 minutes. There is a train station in St-Imier, La Chaux-d’Abel and Sonvilier.

Price
1 night:
1 person 103.-, 2 people 133.-
2 nights:
1person 97. - , 2 people 127.-
3 or more nights:
1 person 93.-, 2 people 123.-
Included: breakfast, bedding, towels, cleaning, taxes.
Payment in cash only.
Maximum 2 people
Non smoking
No pets (3 cats live here)
No radio or television
Wi-Fi

Reservations
Only by phone or email please.
Cell: 079 635 04 09
Home: 032 940 13 07

The House
An old farm dating from about 1800, the renovations are not completely finished, there are some temporary elements or details in waiting but it’s comfortably suitable. The art studio is upstairs, the living area is downstairs.

The north room, the old living room
Your private space. The bed is 160 cm. You can choose some creations from the art studio to decorate the room.

The west side, the old stables
The large windows invite you to relax or to read the books from the library about the Jura, the wild life, the vegetation…….

The bathroom, previously the old cellar
Now includes a shower, bath and toilet. Please use soap, the water system is connected to STEP

Hallway
It leads to all the rooms. In winter the heating wood is stocked there.

Breakfast
Homemade whole grain bread, toast, butter, honey, jam, cheese (regional, organic) tea or coffee. I can make whatever you wish if you let me know ahead of time. There are a few restaurants nearby; the closest one is a 10 minute walking distance.

Climate
Rather harsh, fresh enough to keep the consciousness awake. In summer it’s rarely over 30°C, in the evenings sometimes 20°C, in winter it often freezes and at some moments, there is a lot of snow.

Sport
Hiking, cycling, mountain biking.
Golf nearby (Les Bois)
Cross country skiing (traditional & skating) trails 1 km away.

Garden
Guests are free to use the garden.