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The Secret Cottage

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The Secret Cottage

3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

The space

- Detached former artist's studio house built in 1968
- Completely refurbished in 2011
- Very private: set in its own grounds behind a row of period buildings
- Easily accessible up a short flight of steps from the street
- Utterly quiet and peaceful on account of its secluded position, shielded from the street traffic by the main building
- There is a private garden of around 250 m2 for you to enjoy, mainly laid to lawn

- Comfortable size: 72 m2 on one level + a 22 m2 gallery with limited headroom
- Airy, with high ceilings to the living room (4.2 metres) and kitchen (3 metres)
- 2 bedrooms, separate kitchen with French windows onto small terrace and garden
- Separate bathroom and toilet
- Simple, neutral interior decoration with good quality materials
- Beautiful flooring - oak and slate
- Spacious kitchen with quality appliances, bespoke oak worktop and breakfast corner


Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed

House Rules


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13 Reviews

Adam User Profile
November 2017
This is my second time staying at this secret cottage and I am ever more convinced that it is the perfect spot for your trip to Graz!
Suzanne User Profile
July 2017
Very cozy and well equiped cottage. Located near public transportation (with a high frequency of passage) and the University. It is also by a walking distance of many nice sites and streets to visit. If you come by car, there is limited space for parking on the streets, simply as…
Matthias User Profile
January 2017
We've been to David's jewel of a house in the garden of a ideally located street near Graz University's main campus and the University of Arts before - and we've enjoyed it just as much. He is such great host and cares for his guests tremendously. The house is fantastic and all f…
David User Profile
Response from David:
Thank you Matthias! About your private complaint of "not enough snow in the garden": I found a lot of unused snow in the garden after you left. And anyway, more snow is forecast for later this week, you should have stayed longer.
January 2017
Jacopo User Profile
December 2016
We stayed at David's house for 6 weeks. The house is spacious, nicely furnished, extremely quiet and conveniently located.
Maureen User Profile
July 2016
David and Dora were very helpful in my arrival and during my stay. The home was perfect--a real secret paradise. The location is terrific, just outside is a bus stop and just a little further is the tram stop. I can't imagine a better location!
Maureen User Profile
March 2016
The Secret Cottage is a slice of heaven in Graz, starting with the wonderful host, the location, and the house itself. David was most accommodating in arranging the cottage for my arrival. He communicates quickly and easily, and is very helpful. The Cottage is located near the…
Adam User Profile
October 2015
Truly the best spot in Graz! Step from the hectic city life into a quiet oasis. Easy walking distance to sights and perfect for those who have business with the LKH or the area Universities. The cottage is spacious and clean with a fantastic garden view. David was a great host an…

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Joined in September 2013
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