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Mountain observatory 2635m - cable car, cafe and observation platform

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Spacious luxury apartment (150 m2), 3 bedrooms, large lounge. Sleeps 8. This apartment is ideal for families. It is a good base from which to enjoy the three main skiing areas. Slovakia has lots of things to see and do. Just awakening to tourism, the country offers exception value for money. It is centrally located in the High Tatras Mountains, an ideal location for Skiing, hiking, climbing, and mountain biking or for day tripping to villages, health Spas, churches, caves etc. Fully modernized and refurbished apartment with a beautiful outlook; High Tatras mountains to the rear, rolling valleys to the front and the Low Tatras mountains to the front of the property.

Located in Tatranska Polianka (typical, mountain village) near to restaurants, shops and a Tram station (150 meters). There is adequate parking without restrictions outside the Chalet. The apartment is fully heated by gas central heating, but a log fire is available.

3 bedrooms can eaily accomodate 2 families. Bathroom with bath, shower and WC, Seperate Shower room, sepearte WC. Well equiped kitchen, open plan to lounge and dining area, very socialble for groups.

The modern tram travels along the whole length of the High Tatras and down to Poprad (airport & serious shopping) so that you can visit all of the different ski resorts. Also very useful for walking as you can walk where you want and there is always the tram to bring you home.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
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, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

There are 3 bedrooms (2 with a double bed & 1 family room). Additionally the lounge has 2 double sofa beds. A travel cot is provided. A large lounge circa 30m2, has dining area with seating for 10. The kitchen is well equipped (dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven and gas hob) and of an open plan design to the lounge area with a breakfast bar. Bathroom with WC, sink, combined bath & shower. Separate shower room, equipped with a walk in shower. Separate WC.

Further details outdoors

The property is located in a national park. You are free to wander in the park with out restriction.

The East Slovakia region

The High Tatras national park is the most beautiful in Slovakia. The High Tatras became the country’s first national park in 1948 and includes the mountain chains of Belianske Tatry and Západné Tatry (Western Tatras), their length of 55 km making them one of the smallest mountain ranges of alpine character in Europe.

The High Tatras national park has an area of 73,800 ha., with 30,703 ha forming a buffer zone, and penetrates into the districts of Liptovský Mikuláš, Poprad, Kežmarok and Tvrdošín. The highest summit of the High Tatras, and of the whole Carpathians, is Mt. Gerlachovský štít, at 2655 m. whilst the symbolic national peak of Slovakia, also located in this national park, is Mt. Kriván 2495 m. high.

Presovsky

Almost two thirds of the national park are covered by forests, prevailingly spruce and fir-spruce. The dominant tree species is the spruce with a significant occurrence of Scots pine, Swiss pine, larch, and Swiss mountain pine. Deciduous forests – beech and maple growths - occur less frequently and mainly in the Belianske Tatry.

The High Tatras are mostly granite, the Western Tatras mostly of crystalline slates and the Belianske Tatry mostly limestone. There are 110 lakes, or mountain tarns in the park, which have been formed in glacial kettles. The deepest tarn is Velké Hincovo pleso, with a maximum depth of 54 m.

From among the park’s many waterfalls, the biggest is Kmetov waterfall, 80 m high. In the High Tatras area there are many karst formations, though the only cave accessible to the public here is Belianska jaskyna (1750 m long) with its fascinating stalactite-stalagmite decoration.

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24 Mar 2013

5/5

"when can I come back?"

set in a beautiful location with stunning views this property is ideal for a large group to stay - its clean with good facilities and spacious.
Close to the tram for easy access to local towns.

19 Mar 2013

4/5

"Ideal for a young family on a tight budget"

We stayed with another family of four (total eight) during the skiing season. The accommodation was ideal - spacious, comfortable, with enough space for cooking and entertaining in the evenings. Getting about is very easy using the local tram which is very efficient and modern and almost an adventure in itself for the children. The apartment setting is excellent: wonderful views; quite; ideal for going for short walks; safe for children to play outside. We had a great time mixing some skiing, sledging, walks and visit to the spa and look forward to returning, possibly in the summer.

11 Mar 2013

5/5

"Good value for money in an excellent location"

I stayed here for a skiing trip and the apartment was perfect for our group. The location is very short walk to the tram which can take you to some excellent locations for skiing or food and drinks in the evening.

But if you want to eat in then the facilities are more than adequate.

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Calendar last updated:03 May 2014

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