Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The newly refurbished apartment is situated in a peaceful location 100 metres from the town centre's restaurants, parks, shops and bars and a 5 minute walk from the ski lifts. It enjoys mountain views and excellent facilities including a swimming pool, sauna, ski/cycle storage room and washing machine. The flat offers both bath and shower, a new fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, a Smart TV, free WiFi and Playstation & DVD with a selection of films. In winter Flachau is a fantastic ski resort for all levels and located in the middle of Austria's largest single pass ski area, Ski Amadé. In summer Flachau offers cycle paths, easily accessible walking and hiking with many a restaurant with kids entertainments on the way; there are horseriding trails, a 'waterworld' park with flumes, wave machine and heated outdoor pool; there are two lakes nearby and beautiful scenery while the sights and culture of Salzburg are only a 45 minute drive away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Furersang 3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Salzburg 72 km, Nearest railway: Altenmarkt im Pongau 7 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||Private indoor pool, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private indoor pool, Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
New kitchen recently installed.
Smart TV & free WiFi.
Baby & Child equipment available.
|Further details outdoors|
Swimming, tennis, walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding, ski, snowboard, back country, off piste, golf, mountain biking, mountaineering, paragliding, roller blading, adventure park, lakes, water world and zorbing!
The Austrian Alps region
Flachau is situated in the North Eastern European Alps. It is easily accessed via the A10 motorway, exit 66. Neighbouring ski areas include Wagrain, Alpendorf, Zauchensee, Altenmarkt, St Johann im Pongau, Reiteralm, Flachauwinkl, Klienarl, Eben, Filzmoos, Marialm, Deisten and Schladming (all within 5 to 25 minute drive). Nearby glaciers at Kaprun, and Dachstein (30 to 45 minute drive).
You can't see or hear the motorway in Flachau following the completion of a new tunnel just after the Flachau junction.
The home of Hermann Maier, Flachau perfectly situated for snowsport enthusiasts. Nestled in the centre of Austria's biggest ski area, Ski Amadé, it boasts 840km of ski runs, 278 lifts, a range of pisted skiing to suit all levels, plus some challenging world cup race pistes, numerous off piste and backcountry skiing routes, plus many cross country routes and trails. Flachau was the nominated host resort in Salzburg's recent bid to hold the Winter Olympics proving its Internationally renowned capability as a premium resort. In addition to having excellent snow cover, due to its location in the coldest region in the Alps, it maintains excellent snowmaking facilities and even heated chairlifts! Such is there snow making capability, with no snow on the ground in early November, Flachau confidently stepped in to rescue a World Cup Slalom race from being cancelled due to a lack of snow in the host Finnish resort.
Flachau is a top resort when it comes to eating out and nightlife, with live music every night of the ski season in the Musistadl, a very large converted barn. It is not unusual for non-residents to be bussed in for the famous Apres Ski in the Hofstadl. Get there early and grab the table above the bar that serves drinks via cable car! If you want a meal out many of the restaurants closest to the apartment are some of the best including the Hoagasht, which serves modern cuisine in a tradional atmosphere. The food is excellent and the converted cow barn creates a unique atmosphere. The Schusterhausel, a old cobblers house, is great for meat lovers. Pizzas and traditional Austrian Cuisine can be found in the Kaiserstuben which also has a large play room for kids downstairs. For a unique experience, consider taki a taxi up to the Sattelbauer for a traditional Austrian meal, then sledging all the way back to the apartment.
There are bars to suit all tastes, from the modern and sophisticated Fire & Ice, through to Ema's the Irish pub, which also incidentally has free wifi.
In the non-skiing months, there are lots of outdoor activities, including golf, mini golf, horse riding, zorbing, summer bobsleigh, tennis, white water rafting, rock climbing, downhill mountiain biking, segway tours, and not forgetting all the hiking & biking trails. The ski lifts are still operational in summer getting you and your mountain bike up on the alp in only a few minutes. Many mountain restaurants also remain open during the summer months. There is also still skiing available on the Dachstein, Molltal and Kaprun glaciers. Cycle hire including child carriers are available to rent locally, and access to paved cycle routes tracked throughout the Flachau valley provide amazing scenic opportunities. Nearby, there are outdoor swimming lakes, with restaurans, abd loads of activities, including zip lines over the water! With Salzburg only 45 minutes away, there is haute couture shopping, and world famous music festivals.