Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This modern yet traditional quality apartment is decorated and furnished to a high standard, and has all modern appliances. The apartment is very cosy, heated by both central and underfloor heating (INCLUDED IN RENTAL PRICE ) and comfortably sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. One bedroom has a super kingsize bed, and one bedroom has adult twin beds. The apartment opens out onto an open plan garden via french door, from which to enjoy the amazing scenery. SKI LIFT is within walking distance. If golf is your summer hobby, you will be interested to know that the Golf Professional for the Dachstein -Tauren golf course which is overlooked by this apartment, lives locally and takes private lessons which we can arrange for you.. Just call and ask for details and prices!
In Winter: Skiing/ Gondola 1min drive,5-10 min walk. Hauser Kaibling has just been awarded joint first for the best retest resort in Austria with Kitsbuhel
Pistes for all abilities. Hauser Kaibling hosts the Ladies world cup on famous ski slope, Mens down hill world cup slope can be accessed from over the top of Haus mountain
Nearest train station 4km (Schladming). Taxi Approx 5 euro's
Nearest airports Salzburg; 50 min, Linz 90 min.,Graz 90 min (Low cost airlines Ryan air and Easyjet)
Ski Amade area- lift pass gives access to over 15 resorts, 6 local (4 can be accessed directly from Haus im Ennstal) and the rest approx 30 min drive
Ski pass/ski-hire and lessons all available locally from the village.
This is a fantastic ski area with 175km of traditional tree lined skiing with typical Austrian ski-huts on the slopes.
Nestled in the foothills of the 'Tauren' mountain range, 'Haus im Enstall' has been reported to be…. ' The Jewel in the Crown of the Ski Amade region', and also as…… 'one of the most beautiful places in all Styria'- in summer and in winter. The apartment lies at an altitude of 750m, with the top of Haus Mountain, 2019m, only a cable car ride away. The views are breathtaking, and the mountain air simply invigorating. A warm Austrian welcome awaits you in this very traditional village, where before you know it ,everyone knows your name.
There is a vast range of activities at hand, many within an easy walking distance, or a short drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Salzburg, Nearest railway: Schladming 3 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
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
One bedroom has a super king-size bed, the other has two adult size single beds. 1 bedroom has remote controlled satellite TV', with HDMI TV in dining area. All rooms have spectacular mountain views.
The bathroom is equipped with toilet / shower / wash basin as well as both underfloor heating and heated towel rail.
The open plan kitchen / dining / living area has a leather couch, dining table for 4-5 and modern kitchen with microwave, fridge with small freezer, dishwasher, full size cooker with hob, toaster, kettle and coffee maker.
Entrance hall has underfloor heating, great for drying boots
|Further details outdoors|
There is off road parking for two cars-under cover parking for one car
The apartment opens out via french doors onto an open plan garden sloping down to the road, and guests are invited to make use of the garden to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
In Summer there is a fantastic outdoor swimming pool a 10 minute walk , situated in the heart of the village
Electricity and heating are included in the price.
Please note this is a ' no smoking' 'no pets' property.
Guests will be required to leave a 100 euro damage bond on collection of key, fully refundable if no damages occur.
The Styria/Steiermark region
SKIING COMMENCED 29th October 2012
FIS NIGHT RACE cancelled this year for world cup races
BOOKING BEING TAKEN FOR THE WORLD CUP 2013
This 'Ski Amande’ region is a fantastic unspoiled ski area of outstanding natural beauty with incredible scenery. It offers 223 km of traditional skiing over 4 inter-connecting mountain ranges. There are 109 cable cars and chair lifts with a variety of runs for all abilities. 2 main gondolas are accessible in the village of Haus, and a ski- bus stop is just a few metres from the apartment. This resort upgrades itself every year with constant changes and improvements. This year there are 2 more extended pistes, and 2 more new 8 seater chair lifts!
Ski Amade is one of Austria's best with World Cup cachet, north facing snow security and massive scope.
Haus is a medieval village, the first resort in four major areas which connect to make it one of the biggest linked circuits in Austria. With enough variety and scope to satisfy all abilities, Haus / Schladming is one of Austria's top five ski destinations!
This ski area boasts one of the best lift companies in Austria. Modern, fast chairs and gondolas provide speedy uplift and the powerful snowmaking system is used early in the season to lay a great base.
There is an English speaking, Austrian ski school in the village, for both improving skiers, and those learning, on nursery slopes.
Typically Styrian on-piste cafes and restaurants are always close at hand. Lift passes and equipment are available in the village.
The Ski season typically begins early December, and runs well into spring usually until 1 week after Easter. For the real enthusiast the Dachstein glacier nearby offers year-round skiing!
The Schladming area is the premium skiing, hiking and cycling area in all Styria, and is the most fantastic holiday destination in winter and summer. In summer there is so much to see and do, listed below, or just relax taking in the fantastic scenery!
This is a fantastic base for family holidays, with an amazing amount of activities for all ages, from small children to teenages and adults.
The apartment is within a 10 minute walk and overlooks the Dachstein Tauern Golf and Country Club, where golf is definitely stimulating enough to return to do battle! It was designed by Germanys US Masters champion ‘Bernhard Langer’, and is a course on many different elevations with a river, and ponds making up water features and bunkers which lie flat to the green leading you into cunning traps before you see them! You may find it difficult to concentrate with the 360 degree fantastic alpine scenery, in this area described as the jewel in the crown of all Styria. We can arrange personal lessons with the resident golf professional who lives nearby and speaks excellent english!
We are able to introduce you to an English speaking ‘adventurer’ who can organise many exciting outdoor activities from climbing, hiking, paragliding, mountain bike treks and down hill mountain biking in the summer to snow shooing, off piste ski adventures and basic ski lessons in the winter.
**Additional Local Events:
Christmas markets in Schladming, Styria’s advent city from 23rd November 2011.
The Advent market is open from 3 to 8 pm on
December 2 until 4, 2011
December 7 until 11, 2011
December 17 until 19, 2011
December 21 and 22, 2011
There is a brass ensemble in the square, with a living nativity scene complete with real life donkeys and sheep! Or you may wish to take a pony sleigh ride around the city or drink some hot gluwein !
Don’t miss the Krampus event late November when 1.000 impressive ‘devils’ parade through Schladming city centre, a site definitely not to be missed!
Take in a truly spectacular traditional event, and parade through the Talbachklamm with torches and light the Talbachklamm into a mystical world of angels, storytellers and musicians.
Ski opening Haus im Ennstal 2nd - 4th Dec 2012 come and try our new ski lifts
Ski season officially opens on 3RD December although it looks like skiing will be well under way before this
Reiteralm Snow festival-opening of ski season in Reiteralm – 1st week December 2013
Schladminger Ballon Festival nacht der ballone “Night of the Balloons”. With teams form all over the world Janruary 2013 Rohrmooser
No Weltcup Nachtslalom der Herren. in 2013 Mens downhill night race and Party! Schladming. To make a Reservation: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 03687/23 310 Tickets: Ticket @ ski-worldcup-schladming.at www.thenightrace.at / tickets / ticketinf ... Tel: 03687/23 200 Fax: 03687/23 200-50
FIS Alpiner Schi Welt Cup returns 2014
July - Famous International Wind Music Festival -2500 musicians from 15 nations, Schladming
domnt miss the July Ennstal Classic car race - Schladming-Dachstein ( Rowan Atkinson and Sterling Moss have driven in this race in past years)Gröbming, through Schladming
FIS ALPINER SCHI WELTCUP 2012 Planai stadium Schladming,
04.02.2013 - 17.02.2013 FIS ALPINE SCHI WELTMEISTERSCHAFT 2013 Planai stadium Schladming,
-The apartment is nestled in the Enns valley between the impressive Dachstein and Tauern mountain ranges, offering pristine lush green alpine meadows, over 300 crystal clear tarns and invigorating mountain air -and with a population of only 31,148 for the entire region, being over-crowded is never a problem!
Within the village (10 mins walk):
The unspoilt village of Haus has a huge number of marked hiking and cycling routes on hand, as well as crazy golf, pit-pat, tennis, football, basketball, and an open air swimming pool with fantastic views and feature slide. Table tennis, museums, shops and a supermarket, hairdresser and masseur, are also available in the village. There are wonderful, friendly, traditional bars and restaurants, a bakery, church, town hall, dentist and tourist information office, all in the village. A Traditional cable car to the mountain peak - 2000m is 10 mins walk away from the apartment, and is open summer and winter for hiking/skiing. The Dachstein -Tauern golf course , one of the 4th best courses in Austria, is open to non-members and is within 10 mins walk/2 mins drive of the apartment.
The small but world renowned bustling city of Schladming, home of the national Austrian ski school, is just 5 mins drive away, with its world cup ski run into the village. This converts into a mountain cycling run in the summer, with regular competitions held. White water rafting is on hand for the more adventurous in summer months, as well as a 10 km carting track at Rorhmoos, which converts to a sledge/toboggan run in winter!
There seems to be a traditional festival/celebration most weekends locally in the summer, and 'Grampus' night in Schladming in early December is definitely not to be missed!
Most popular excursions:
Fresh water swimming lakes at Aich and Pichl (5 and 10 mins)
Dachstein Glacier and 3000m ‘sky walk’ (30 mins)
Riesach Waterfall and ‘Wild Water experience’ (20 mins)
White water rafting ( 5mins)
7 km downhill carting track at Rohrmoos (10 mins)
Peace church on the Stoderzinken
Trautenfels Castle (30 mins)
Ramsau loden (wool) mill (20 mins)
Children’s attractions include:
Younder children: meeting the farm animals, fairy tale adventure and mushroom walks ,children's swimming pools and scooter/tractor/pony rides.
Older children include: climbing trails and walls, white water rafting, go Karting, archery, tree-top adventure parks with high rope courses, down hill mountain biking, riding, swimming pools with adventure slides, and much more)
Within an hour:
Salzburg City (magnificently preserved medieval architecture, Mozart’s birthplace and home, Hohensalzburg Castle, Sound of Music locations and tour and much more!)
Werfen Castle (where Eagles dare fame)
Hallstatt ice caves
Hallein salt mines underground tour
Other places to visit within easy reach:
Berchtesgaden –‘Eagles nest’-Hitler’s summer retreat (approx 75 mins)
Austrian lake district (Beautiful lakes e.g.Wolfgangsee,Mondsee, Attersee (approx 90 min)
Graz (approx 2 hours)
Munich (2 hours)
Vienna (approx 4 hours)
Venice (approx 3.5 hours)
Innsbroock ( 2 hours)
Piber, in Western Styria is home of the the national stud of the world famous Lipizzaners horses and Stallions, as well as many other places of interest such as the Hundertwasser church and Stölzle Glass Centre in Bärnbach, and the Schilcher wine trail.
Italy/Hungary/Solvenia are all within 3 hours by road.
There is just so much to see!