Inside a Unique Farmhouse-Turned-Residence in Bavaria Built in 1560 and Listed for $3.1M

The old real estate phrase goes “Location, location, location,” and if you’re looking for an idyllic one in Europe, this home in Germany may be just the thing. Situated in the Bavarian countryside, the 16th-century farmhouse-turned-residence offers peaceful mountain living all with Austria and Italy right in reach. Crossing the border to Innsbruck and Salzburg is no hefty feat, while driving to the ski and wine towns of the Dolomites may fall more into a weekend-getaway category. But, if you’re a homebody, it’s just as appealing. Tour the splendid spaces and grounds, all seeking €2.9 million or roughly $3.1 million, to see what we mean.

A home of two distinct faces, the eastern facade supplies ample charm with painted and carved beams while the western facade nods distinctly back to its roots as a farmhouse. Gardens, meadows, and mountain vistas frame the rose-clad exterior in a picturesque way no matter what angle you’re viewing it from.

Bringing the 1560-built home into 2022, the entire residence has been “expertly and extremely carefully renovated” per the listing with Amei Schlagintweit of Munich Sotheby’s International Realty. You can easily see the attention to detail and care for new and old design elements in spaces like the airy living room with a cozy fireplace or the modern bathrooms with freestanding tubs. Perhaps for creative buyers, however, the most exciting part will be the hayloft and the attic with a great room. Not yet developed, one could create the ultimate haven for entertaining up there or a dreamy guest apartment. Though, the home already offers five bedrooms to utilize.

Properties like this are more often handed down in families in Germany rather than listed. If you’re interested in making it your personal getaway or even acquiring it as an investment to use as a vacation rental, don’t miss this rare chance to call it yours.