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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Chalet Alte Bachmuhle is a converted watermill, full of charm and character. It was renovated just 12 years ago offering 8 luxury apartments. This newly modernised luxury apartment has 2 bedrooms and can sleep up to 6 people. A spacious open plan living /dining kitchen area. A well equipped Kiitchen, Shower room. Large south facing balcony with magnificent views. Located in the pretty alpine village of Viehhofen at the edge of the popular ski resorts of Saalbach/Hinterglemm, known as The "Ski Circus" region. There is over 200 km of skiing close by as well as a further 200km at Zell-am-see and the Kaprun Glacier aprox 10 km away. This is an ideal location for skiers of all levels. The ski bus stop 50m from the apartment which takes aprox 5 mins to the nearest Gondola, ski back into Viehhofen village. Ideal for beginners as Viehhofen boasts its own quiet Nursery slope and well run Ski school with English speaking instructors welcoming adults and children from 3 yrs old (or out of nappies) The Kindergarten ski school offers all-day minding service for young children and will include lunch, You can ski directly back to the Nursery slope via a blue run from the main ski area, which makes it easy for meeting at lunchtime or after ski school with your children. The village offers a variety of bars & restaurants, ski hire shops a well-stocked supermarket. Friendly staff at our local tourist office, a bank which has a 24 hr ATM. This area has access to some of the most exciting skiing and extreme sports in Austria, Winter and Summer.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Salzburg 90 km, Nearest railway: Zell-am-see 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, 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 Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The apartment is located on the 1st floor and on one level. You enter at ground level as the chalet is built into the hillside. There are just 2 steps to access the apartment, no hassle of lifts and steep stairs. Spacious open plan living area with a large sofa bed . Two separate bedrooms, shower room/WC. magnificent balcony that spans the full length of the apartment, table & chairs for eating out in the summer. Electric BBQ available. For your added convenience there is a heated ski/ boot room in the basement area.

Further details outdoors

The balcony is south facing and there is a table & chairs or you can BBQ on summer evenings. The balcony receives sun from the early morning until mid/late afternoon and then moves to the side of the property for the evening. There is a large grassed area for communal use, we have chairs & a sun-bed for you to use on the balcony, or you can sit out on the lawned area in the summer. The garden area is a pleasant and safe area for young children to play if supervised as it is not fenced off from the quiet lane. The side of the chalet has open views over fields. There is one designated off-street parking space for the apartment. When you arrive please observe which is the parking space for Apartment Gretl. A plan is available in the entrance hall of the Chalet. More parking is available at the bottom of the road in the Public parking place. Very quiet and peaceful location, just a short stroll from local restaurants, shops and all local amenities. You can hear the stream from the balcony, lovely walks from the door.

Further details

20% deposit required when booking

Full payment 8 weeks before arrival date.

We do take last minute weekends/week bookings depending on availability in the low season.

All major Credit/debit cards accepted.

There is a cleaning/laundry charge of 100/110 euro for ski season 2013/2014

All local tax is included in your rental unless a long-term rental.

Credit card details must be given as a damage bond 14 days before arrival. Card details will be destroyed when your vacation has finished and the apartment has been checked by our cleaners for any damage

Full Terms & Conditions on our own website.

The Salzburg Region

Salzburgerland is beautiful Winter and Summer and is the home of "The Sound of Music". Viehhofen is located in the heart of Salzburgerland close to the popular ski resorts of Saalach/Hinterglemm. Known as the "Ski Circus Region" The beautiful turquoise river Saalach briskly flows along the tree lined valley, surrounded by the Gerkogel, Schmitt & Sausteige Mountains rising to 2,175 m with over 200km of Alpine skiing.

Nearby Zell-am-see offers an additional 200 km skiing and the Kaprun Glacier is open most of the year. Snow cannons operate throughout the resort to guarantee a compelling ski experience. Viehhofen is a winter and summer resort and in the summer the area attracts thousands of walkers and bikers. The Cable car systems continues to operate from June - October for Walkers and bikers to access the mountains.

Other activities such as Quad biking, cross country skiing, ice skating, sleigh rides available in Winter and during the Summer months you can walk, golf, climb, horse ride, mountain bike ride, road cycle, white water rafting, canyoning, zip lining or simply relax at one of the several outdoor pools in Saalbach or Lake Zell-am-see where you are also able to swim sail or water-ski during the summer months. Scenic flights and gliding lessons are available from the nearby airport at Zell-am-See.

A must is a day trip to Salzburg, the provincal capital of Slalzburgerland which is within easy access from Viehhofen. Salzburg has a wealth of beautiful historic buildings and has the good fortune to have Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart the composer first see the light there in 1756. You can visit the Mozart Museum and his home where the composor composed his famous works. You can listen to his music as there are concerts nightly at different venue's throughout Salzburg. There is a wonderful Christmas Market in the weeks leading upto Christmas, or just wonder around the pretty cobbled streets with quaint shops and medieval arcades. The castle located on a hill overlooking the city has magnificent views of the old town and the spectacular snow capped peaks of the Alpes in the distance. The "Sound of Music" tour is lovely for those fans wanting to re-trace the steps of the Family Von Trap during the 2nd world war. Information on the many tours is available from the local tourist office in Viehhofen or in Salzburg. There is an excellent train and bus service to Salzburg which takes around 1hr 30 mins. In summer visit the Glrossglockner Pass rising to 3,798m or take a trip up the Kaprun Glacier where you can ski in the morning and walk in the afternoon. This region has something for everyone Winter and Summer whatever your age.


Viehhofen is a traditional Austrian Village full of charm. A quieter resort than Saalbach,/Hinterglemm, but it has everything you need for a very action packed ski holiday or adventure holiday in the Summer, or just simply relax and enjoy the sun and the magnificent scenery. Convenient access to Ski School/Nursery Slopes. Ski bus stop to the nearest main lift. The village has its own Supermarket, Bank/ATM, Tourist office, 2 ski hire shopes and several lovely restaurants, apres bars to try. Ideal location for families and small groups. Suitable for all levels of skier and boarders. Plenty of Winter and Summer activities. All the year round skiing at the Kitsteinhorn Glacier at Kaprun just 20 mins drive away. Beautiful walks round Lake Zell-am-see and visit the famous Grossglockner pass. Just over 1 hr by car or train to Salzburg - Ideal location to find out more about Mozart & explore The "Sound of Music" country.

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Calendar last updated:10 Nov 2014

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