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Room and Table of hosts la Cour de Lise
Walk through the door of this masterful entrance and you are in another world. The house, its courtyard, the garden, everything at the Cour de Lise inspires tranquility.
The house and the rooms, in the tradition of the old Alsatian houses, transport you into history and invite you to recharge your batteries.
Undeniably, you will fall under the charm of the place and Chantal and Timothé will be pleased to take care of you and to treat you.
Unforgettable moments guaranteed.
A place of history
This farm was built at the beginning of the XVIIIth century, and a few visits to the museum of the post office of Riquewihr (Haut-Rhin) allowed to trace its life.
It was originally the inn of Willgottheim, a village located on the main road from Strasbourg to Paris. The inn was located between the two post offices of the same village, which made it a very frequented place of passage. It was an unavoidable stop for travelers and the village knew a great event, celebrated at the inn for a whole night: the meeting here of King Louis XV, stopping to receive a certain Marie Leczinska who was to become his wife... The village still remembers it.
Then time passed, the inn flourished until the disappearance of the post offices, the construction of the main roads, the development of transport gradually abandoning this axis from Paris to Strasbourg.
It doesn't matter: it remained the heart of the village, the men remember it with a touch of nostalgia, the women today are delighted to be able to penetrate in this house exclusively reserved for the gentlemen of the time of the inn...
The post-war years of 1945 saw the announced decline of this inn "à l'espérance", which slowly faded away, like the death knell of the German occupation and of libations that the villagers no longer wanted.
The farm, bought by private individuals, first became a dwelling house, then was transformed into a restaurant, then the body of the barn was rehabilitated into guest rooms claiming the label of eco-habitat.
It is without surprise that the Henry family fell under the spell of this magical place and for Chantal, the opportunity to realize an old dream: to open a house and tables of hosts. Her son Timothé decided to join the adventure to share his passion for cooking.
A SPA will embellish in spring 2022 this magic place.....
A new chapter in the history of the Court of Lise is opening
About your hosts
Welcoming and sharing a certain art of living was a long-time dream for Chantal. And here it becomes reality when in 2020 the family decides to take over La Cour de Lise.
The historic restaurant is closing its doors, Chantal and her son Timothé share their passion for food and wine with simplicity and generosity by deciding to refocus on the guest house with their famous table d'hôtes. This place is also open for regular events: brunches, themed evenings, family parties or with friends, or for your professional seminars...
Our wedding at the Court of Lise
We celebrated our civil wedding in small committee at La Cour de Lise and it was absolutely perfect in every way! The place is incredible in itself, the rooms superb and we were very well received by our hosts, the organization was perfect and very fluid, the food refined, we still remember it, in short I can only recommend you this place!
We knew the Cour de Lise from before... We booked for a brunch this Sunday, without knowing the changes! When we arrived, we were very pleasantly surprised to meet this wonderful family in a magical setting that had not changed! Everything was simply perfect! The buffet was excellent and varied, the atmosphere very warm, the room very cocooning and especially, especially... You are welcomed as if you were going to your friends! We will come back without hesitation! Thank you for everything, don't change anything!
The table d'hôtes is excellent
We had a very pleasant stay at the Cour de Lise. The room was very comfortable, spacious and nicely decorated (comfortable mattress, kettle available with a selection of teas and herbal teas). The table d'hôtes is excellent. The place is charming and typical. Nice garden with swimming pool and soon a spa. What can I say about the Henry family? They are simply charming and very friendly. We spent some very nice evenings with you. Thank you again for this VIP evening for our wedding anniversary. Special mention to Madame for the good food, Monsieur for his good mood, Emma for her excellent desserts, Timothée for his sense of service and all for your welcome. Good continuation!
Coming to Willgotheim
Located 20km north-east of Strasbourg, La Cour de Lise welcomes you. For the guest rooms, we welcome our guests in the evening, from 6 pm. We wish our guests a real moment of happiness and to share the calm and serenity of our house.