Laim - 2 double bed apartment
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
First floor, spacious & comprehensively equipped two bed apartment, situated in a quiet, elevated position with magnificent views of Lake Wolfgangsee & the surrounding mountains.
The apartment features two full-sized double bedrooms, each with generous built-in storage. Each bed is in the typical Austrian style - two separate mattresses & 2 sets of bedding. One bedroom is at the rear apartment with a view of the Zwolferhorn mountain (& the resident deer feeding most mornings). It is equipped with a clock radio / iPod player. The other bedroom has patio doors onto the balcony & looks out onto the nearby Plombergstein mountain. It is also equipped with a clock radio.
The hallway has multiple storage units for clothing & footwear & access to a separate WC.
The kitchen is fully equipped to cater for a family & includes an oven, hob, fridge / freezer, dishwasher & microwave oven. All cooking utensils, crockery, coffee maker & toaster are provided. The window looks out to the surrounding mountain.
The family bathroom has a sink, WC, bath & shower.
The lounge has a typical Austrian dining area (with extendable table) & views out onto the balcony & lake. It is equipped with a flatscreen TV (with multiple digital channels including BBC 1, BBC 2, ITV 1, ITV 2, ITV 4, CBBC & many more), DVD Player, a selection of DVDs & radio / CD player/ iPod player & charger.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Salzburg 28 km, Nearest railway: Salzburg 25 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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is equipped with a WiFi internet connection with unlimited use included in the rental price.
The apartment house has large safe & secure storage rooms for bicycles or other large items of sports equipment.
It is also equipped with a laundry room incorporating a coin operated washing machine for guests use. Drying rooms are provided, as is a drying rack in the apartment itself. A steam iron & ironing board are provided for guests use in the apartment.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside, there is a large tiled balcony along two sides of the apartment which offers magnificent unobstructed views of Lake Wolfgangsee & the surrounding mountains. Access to the balcony is from both the lounge & master bedroom & it is fully equipped with a table & chairs. It benefits from both morning & afternoon sun
A private dedicated car parking space is adjacent to the building.
Smoking is not allowed in this apartment.
The Upper Austria/Salzkammergut region
The stunningly beautiful Salzkammergut region is an ideal holiday destination. Conveniently located close to Salzburg with its excellent air, rail & motorway connections, the area provides the perfect base for an active, cultural or simply relaxing break.
The area has innumerable picturesque lakes & historic villages to explore, & for those keen to travel slightly further afield, Berchtesgaden, Chiemsee, the Hohe Tauern mountains & even the Czech Republic are very easy day trips. There's plenty to interest children, with fairytale castles, ice caves, adventure parks & much more close by.
No visit to the area would be complete without a day or two in wonderful Salzburg, whether to follow in the footsteps of W A Mozart, to seek out those Sound of Music locations or just to visit some of the cities other many attractions.
Whilst a car is a bonus, the local Postbus service is both reasonable priced & exceptionally efficient & can be used to explore the area. The Wolfgangsee shipping company offers a number of ticket options to explore the lake & hop on/ hop off the boat as you do so.
Several local operators offer daytrips to attractions near & further afield & these can easily be booked whilst in the village.
The apartment is a pleasant 10 minute walk into the centre of St Gilgen. The “picture postcard” village centre has a host of old buildings, many of which are elaborately decorated with traditional frescos. It also boasts a wide range of shops (including 2 good sized supermarkets), restaurants, cafes, banks & other facilities. In addition, there are numerous lakeside swimming areas & several children’s play areas.
Cycles (both standard & electrically assisted) are available for rent & provide access to the well maintained flat cycle tracks around the lake as well as the more challenging (& well marked) mountain tracks. The apartment has plenty of secure storage should you wish to being you own bicycle.
The lakeside promenade is one of the docking points for the Wolfgangsee shipping line, from where St Wolfgang & Strobl are easily reached after a short cruise. It is also home to many local water-sports, including waterskiing & motorboat hire. There are numerous bathing beaches around the lake & swimmers will be pleasantly surprised at the warm temperature of the water (not to mention its drinking water quality).
The village is also home a 'Mozart Museum' (situated in the house where Wolfgang Amadeus' mother was born) together with several other museums of local interest. In the evenings during July & August, the village regularly hosts a number of bands & orchestras playing concerts in the picturesque village lakeside gardens & village square.
The village is the perfect base for walkers & hikers. All local trails are extremely well marked & most feature picturesque cafes (so you are never too far from the next “kaffe & kuchen”!) Routes vary from the straightforward & fairly flat to challenging & near vertical! Walking maps are available locally & are very easy to follow. For some of the most stunning views in the whole of the Salzkammergut region, take the cable-car to the top of the Zwölferhorn Mountain, from where a number of walks are possible. Alternatively, take the cog railway to the top of the Schafberg Mountain & admire the unrivalled 360 degree panorama of the whole region.
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3 Jul 2012
"Very well appointed apartment with stunning views of Wolfgangsee"
This apartment located in a quiet area of St Gilgen yet only 20 minutes walk from the town centre was extremely well appointed and has stunning views of both Wolfgangsee and the mountains.After 11a.m.… More
9 Dec 2011
"A stunning location with beautiful views in an area that caters for all holiday requirements"
An immaculately presented apartment, fully equiped with everything you need for a stay and more!
The balcony provides a picturesque view of the Lake, village and mountains with ever changing colours and scenery day and night.
I would happily recommend this to anybody and wish to return soon to continue to explore the area.
15 Nov 2011
"delivers everything the description describes."
We have now spent two holidays in this immaculate and beautifully positioned apartment.The views from the balcony over the village and down to the Lake are stunning and almost tempt you to stay there all day as there is so much to see.All amenities are close by,shops,cable car and harbour with frequent ferries.Lots of tempting cafes and restuarants and a wonderful atmosphere in the village.This apartment will never disappoint as it delivers everything the description describes.
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