Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 16
Above the lake of Eugeinesee on the southern slopes of Engelberg, this traditional stone, alpine ski lodge has been architecturally inspired by Engelberg’s famous Benedictine Monastery. Our guests receive a warm welcome as self-caterers or can choose a catered service . The house is ideally suited for two to three families or groups who would like a large home with a traditional alpine atmosphere. The quadruple aspect windows with awe inspiring views from every angle, boast spectacular views of Mount Titlis. In particular from the winter garden on the first floor some you will never forget.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Zurich 64.36 km, Nearest railway: Engelberg 1 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|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (11), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors||
Out door dining space is a key feature
The new south facing terrace offers exceptional space and privacy. Seating for 18 across 3 large glass tables, a gas barbecue for outdoor cooking.
The 1st floor winter garden / balcony features full height sliding doors revealing exceptional views looking south west towards Titlis, the dramatic mountain range of Engelberg, and the lake at the foot of the mountains.
The Lucerne Region
Situated one hour south of Basel and Zurich, twenty minutes from Engelberg, with invigorating mountain views, lake cruises and a picturesque old quarter. LUZERN has long been one of Europe’s most heavily touristed towns which still retains all of its old world charm and embraces five million admirers passing through each year.
The River Reuss splits the town, banked on both sides, clustered with medieval squares, frescoed houses, ancient guildhalls, churches and chapels, galleries and museums, the area is filled with a liveliness that belies the city’s age. Cafe culture is treasured by the city’s large population of young people, around midnight during a weekend , the main Pilatusstrasse boulevard has the feel of any European capital. Pick your way through the picturesque cobbled streets lined with shopping areas known for famous designer labels. Take a cruise on the lake or idle away the time on the river side watching the world go by. Authenticity is the key word for Lucerne ‘the bridal capital’ if you are very lucky you may spot a wedding at the foot of the famous wooden bridge where Audrey Hepburn married.
Nothing beats height for reliably good snow, Mount Titlis, the highest peak in central Switzerland at 3238 metres, provides Engelberg with a year-round snow covered glacier and one of the longest winter seasons in the Alps, from mid-November until mid-May.
Steeped in history and character the town owes its origins to the Bendictine Monastery established in 1120 a d. Engelberg offers all the comfort ,entertainment, diverse sporting activities and skiing challenge modern skiers expect and demand from a first class resort. 25 various cable transportation systems , 82 kilometres of downhill ski and and snow board facilities and free ride heaven.The most memorable and famous, 'Kings run' from Mt. Titlis (10,000 feet) to Engelberg (3,000 feet) known as one of the most beautiful runs of the Alps! For non skiers tabogganing and winter walking
Summer sports include, fishing,golfing, extensive walking areas on both sides of the valley, roam the route of three lakes above Engelberg. Rock, climbing bouldering, mountain biking , Via Ferrata, Lucerne, cruise on the lake tours just 20 minutes away.