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Unique house in picturesque mountain town in Germany


€ 20,000


Unique house in picturesque mountain town in Germany

A perfect retreat abroad!

This unique freehold is for sale by the owner.

This property is located in a quiet hillside in the town of Lauscha, Germany.

The property consists of a detached house with 4 floors on a sloped plot of land with 665 m².

The house was built in 1928. It is habitable but it could benefit from some modernization works.

The property is accessible through a stairway.

In the ground floor there is a bathroom, a workshop and a storage room.

The first floor has 3 large rooms, a small room and a small toilet.

The second floor has 4 rooms.

The attic has a small room and the rest is a large open space area that can be converted into further living space.

The house has an overall area of 260m² and a living/usable area of approx. 204 m².

There is also a small shed used for storage.

The property is situated on the hillside of a steep valey surrounded by forests. It is a beautiful area with great views.

The garden is very private, it has some nice trees and shrubs, it could be inhanced by building a couple of terraces.

The ground floor walls and ceilings as well as the stairs up to the first floor are made of concrete.

The rest of the house is made in timber frame (“Fachwerk”) covered with natural slate.

The roof is a rare lamella roof, also known as the "Zollinger roof". It is covered with bitumen shingles and both the tiles and the wood structure are in a good condition.

The house comes with all the furniture.

The windows are made in timber frame and simple glass and are generaly in good condition.

The house has gas heating instaled in most rooms.

Overall the house is structurally sound and it preserves most of the original features.

With some works this property can turn out to be a beautiful home.

The property has all services available; water, gas, electricity, sewage connection and telephone. All services are currently switched off.

Cars can be parked at both ends of the street free of charge.
The nearest train station is “Lauscha (Thür)” located approx. 20 minutes walk and the nearest grocery store approx. 10 minutes walk.

Lauscha is located in the mountain range of the “Thüringer Schiefergebirge”, nestled in the steep valley of a river just below the ridge of the mountain chain, the well-known “Rennsteig”.

This picturesque town has all the necessary amenities and it is famous for its glassblowing manufactory as well as a great destination for skiing and hiking, all the ingredients for a great holiday destination:

Just to mention a few…

The outdoor swimming pool with water slide:

The Museum of Glass Art:

The summer-toboggan run:

The ski jump:

The nearest international airports, Nürenberg and Leipzig, are about 2 hour away.

This is a great chance to acquire a cheap property with lots of potential.

All aspects of the purchase process will be dealt by an English speaking notary in Germany appointed by the buyer.

The costs related to the transfer of ownership are:
The property transfer tax: 6.5% of the purchase price (1,300 Euro)
Notary's and Land Registry's fees (around 750 Euro).

For more information or to arrange a viewing please send us an enquiry or call Ruben on 0049 152 031 57125


Property ID: 13723

To restore

Floor area:
204 m²
Size of land:
665 m²
Built in:
Timber, Concrete.
No. of bathrooms:
No. of bedrooms:
4 Bedrooms
No. of floors:
3 floors



Unterland 30
Close to:
Historic centre, Train station, Ski slope, Mountain.

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