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I stayed here for 4 weeks starting mid-October (after Oktoberfest), while working at the Technical University in Garching. The description was very accurate. The owners live on the ground floor and basement, this apartment is on the first floor (2nd floor in US convention), and there is a second, smaller, apartment rented out on the top floor. The access is through the front door of the house, up one flight of stairs, and then into the apartment via a keyed door. Someone was staying above me for about half the time but the sound insulation was good and I was not bothered at all. The kitchen is functional, and there is a nice breakfast table, bench and chairs where one could sit 4 people. I used this effectively as a work desk. The bedroom has two single beds that could be pushed together---these were comfortable. The apartment also has an outdoor seating area (on top of the owner's kitchen) that is south facing and was very pleasant on those days that were sunny. Also good for drying one's clothes (which can be washed in the shared machine on the first floor).
The apartment has a good number of windows and was quite light and bright. It was a nice place to hang out and/or work. The neighborhood is residential with a mix of houses and houses turned into apartments, all 2-3 stories, quite up-market. It is very quiet and feels completely safe.
The nearest U-bahn station is Freimann on the U-6 line, about a 15 minute brisk walk. This is about half way between downtown and Garching. It took less than 30 minutes to go from the apartment to downtown if you timed it right. The trains run every 10 minutes during the day.
There are two stores about 1/2-3/4 mile walk from the apartment---both reasonable, though not that large. It is a similar distance to a couple of nice bakeries and a few restaurants (the latter I didn't try).
If you like walking through the woods or along the river the location is ideal. It is at the north end of the English Garden, about a 6 mile walk from downtown or the museums. Heading north there is a strip of woods adjacent to the River Isar and lots of paths to choose from. (I used the app Gaia GPS to find my way.) It is about 6.5 miles to the Technical University. I did a lot of walking on the weekends!
Finally, the host Heike and her husband Ulli are very friendly and helpful and responsive. The coffee maker broke, and a new one was found immediately. They leave you to yourself, but are very friendly when you run into them.