Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

This top floor apartment is furnished and equipped to a good standard in typical Austrian charm and style. There is a good sized double bedroom, a smaller second bedroom with 2 single beds, large bathroom with double sinks, bath and shower over and separate toilet. The spacious lounge has a large sofa with seating for 6-8 people. The sofa also converts into 2 more single beds, providing comfortable accommodation for 6 people. There is a TV with a vast selection of German and Austrian channels and also CNN and Eurosport. Alternatively, an assortment of films are available to watch on the DVD player. The lounge also has a very attractive log fire. The kitchen is equipped with all the usual requirements for a family holiday.

The dining area has a traditional Austrian feel with a large table and bench seat with seating for 6-8 people and has views out over the village and lake.

There is a good sized balcony accessible from the lounge with a table and 4 chairs and parasol for use. The view is spectacular all year round.

The cellar has a washing room with washing machine and tumble dryer, both payable locally. There is also a drying room with washing line and pegs available. In addition, there is a large storeroom with ski rack.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach St.Wolfgang 500 m
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Salzburg 28 km, Nearest railway: Salzburg 28 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ipod dock/speakers available

Caretaker service

Further details outdoors

There is allocated parking outside the building as well as overflow for guests. The building sits in open grounds with lots of room for children to run around. Deer are a frequent visitor to the area too . There is a small river running down past the side with a pleasant walk into the village. The area is very well mainatained and in winter the roads are ploughed and gritted daily, passable with two wheel drive even in heavy snow.

Further details

Full information pack will await you on arrival. Tourist information is two minutes away at the end of our road.

The Upper Austria/Salzkammergut region

Austria's Salzkammergut region is the country's lake district. With breathtaking scenery of lakes and mountains, the area is home to many pretty Alpine villages. From St. Gilgen the local bus service provides transport to the city of Salzburg, St. Wolfgang, Mondsee, Bad Ischl, Fuschlsee and other towns and villages nearby.

Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and home to ‘The Sound of Music’ boasts beautiful architecture and scenery from every viewpoint. 40 minutes from St. Gilgen by bus, Salzburg really is is a beautiful city with many attractions, including the not to be missed Christmas Market in the Cathedral square.

St Gilgen

The village of St. Gilgen is located on the shores of Lake Wolfgang in the heart of Austria's Salzkammergut, ‘Lake District’ region. Breathtaking scenery and easy access to the city of Salzburg make this an excellent base to explore the surrounding area. The village itself, less than 10 minutes walk from the apartment, has a pretty centre with ample facilities including 2 supermarkets, bakeries, local shops, banks, Internet café {summer only} and restaurants.

Rising from the shore of Lake Wolfgang to the east is the Schafberg Mountain with its funicular railway.

Behind the apartment is the Zwolferhorn Mountain with a cable car which runs throughout the year, weather permitting. Ski the Zwolferhorn in winter staight back the apartment. Paraglide it in summer!

The beautiful waterfront promenade is home to many restaurants, coffee shops and bars, where you can sit and enjoy the view. The boats to St. Wolfgang and Strobl also depart from here.

The village has tennis courts and a good sized indoor swimming pool which is open throughout the year. During the summer months one may swim in the lake {one of the warmest in the area} and sunbathe on the beaches.

Walking

The town is perfect for walkers with 80km of marked paths in and around St Gilgen, all easily accessible from the centre of the resort. The cable car will take you to the top of the Zwolferhorn Mountain, at 1,522 metres, where you will find a number of paths and many huts offering food and drink with fantastic panoramic views. You may wish to return by cable car or on foot. Alternatively, the area is very popular with paragliders and there is a local paragliding school based at the cable car base. Other popular walks include the three hour walk through peaceful woods to St Wolfgang. Walking maps are available at the Tourist Information office.

Cycling

The area has numerous cycle paths around the lake and cycle hire is available in the village.

Around Lake Wolfgang

During the summer the historic mountain railway, www.schafbergbahn.at, runs to the top of the Schafberg where you can spend the night in the mountaintop hotel or simply enjoy the view and walk or ride down. You can also continue on the ferry to visit the lovely town of Strobl with its lakeside promenade.