Chalet | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Luxury Catered Accommodation at Zell am See in the beautiful Austrian Alps.
Chalet Gretl is the perfect base for your Austrian holiday of a lifetime.
Filling breakfasts & evening meals, (inc. wine) are all inclusive.
Private transport to the local ski lifts/golf course is all part of the package.
Fully refitted for 08/09, Chalet Gretl is luxuriously equipped.
Surrounded on all sides by snow capped mountains, Zell am See is one of the most perfect settings you'll find anywhere. The town of Zell bursts with traditional Austrian charm & character. The countryside around Zell is a vast playground for fans of almost any outdoor sport or activity you can imagine, skiing, cycling, riding, walking, sailing, golf, tennis & climbing.
For the less active, there are plently of relaxing things to do and see, from leasurely walks by the lake to sightseeing & shopping in historic Salzburg. Whatever activity you enjoy, or if you just want to luxuriate in the stunning scenery and fresh mountain air, Chalet Gretl at Zell am See is the place to stay whatever the season.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Salzburg 80 km, Nearest railway: Zell am See 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|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||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (10), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Master Bedroom on first floor with 'Austrian twin' beds ( a very large double bed incorporating 2 individual mattresses); and large range of fitted furniture. Patio doors to balcony to the rear of the chalet overlooking the garden and with views of the mountains.
Bed 2 on first floor. Twin beds, simply furnished. Patio door to balcony to the front of the chalet with panoramic views of the mountains.
Bed 3 on first floor. Twin beds with Wash Basin, simply furnished. Patio door to balcony to the rear of the chalet overlooking the garden and with views of the mountains.
Bed 4 on second floor. Twin beds plus en-suite shower/wc/basin. Windows to side.
Bed 5 on second floor. Family Room. Twin beds plus full size bunk beds plus en-suite shower/wc/basin. Windows to front and side.
There is a first floor bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, basin and bidet;
W/C's on the ground floor and first floor
Lounge: All with luxury furnishings, seating for 12 on leather sofas, flat screen cable/sat tv, dvd, hi-fi, wireless internet access, patio doors to balcony, sun terrace and garden.
Dining Room: The fabulous inlaid veneer table seats dining for 12. High chair are also available on request.
General: wireless internet access, telephone, sauna, all linen and towels provided. Live in Chalet Hosts. Transport to local ski slopes, golf club, tennis club (as appropriate), provided in our own private vehicle.
|Further details outdoors|
Chalet Gretl has private off street parking, 3 balconies, sun terrace and garden.
Chalet Gretl was bought by a family who got tired of the typical high prices & low standards of holiday hotels, chalets and apartments.
We are all keen skiers (downhill and xcountry), road and mountain bikers, runners, skaters and walkers. Any details you require regarding your particular activity, ski conditions etc we will do our best to provide.
Our live in Chalet Hosts will welcome you to the chalet, look after you throughout your stay and provide you with local information.
Our aim is to make your holiday as comfortable, pleasurable and easy as possible, allowing you to just relax and enjoy yourselves, knowing that at the end of a tough day on the slopes, (or golf course or bike trails etc), you are coming back to good food and drink in your own luxuriously appointed chalet.
We love it here, I'm sure you will too.
The Austrian Alps region
For those of you who have only ever skied or holidayed in France, Austria will be a revelation.
Zell am See/Kaprun is a paradise for skiers and boarders of all ages, sizes and abilities, with 132 km of downhill runs on the 'Shmittenhohe' at Zell & the 'Kitzsteinhorn' glacier at nearby Kaprun.
For the more experienced skiier there are over 40km of black runs, while for the less daring there are easy blues and a mix of easy & more challenging reds to help build your skills.
Boarders are spoilt for choice with huge, wide pistes, loads of off-piste opportunities, natural halfpipes and the new 30000m2 'Snowpark'. Cross Country fans have over 200km of trails available including a 5km night trail.
And if you tire of all this, there are over 15 other resorts within just 30km of the Chalet.
But probably the best thing about being here is the sheer beauty and character of the place. Traditional Austrian towns and villages are a delight in Winter or Summer, the scenery is just stunning and the people are great.
There is so much to do here and it's such a beautiful place to be.
Zell Am See
The Chalet is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in Schuttdorf, the residential suberb of Zell am See and the site of the main ski lifts for the Zell area. The lifts are just 800m from the chalet and we offer inclusive transport to the lifts in our own private vehicle.
The Skiing is great, with something for all abilities at the local slopes and at nearby Kaprun where you can ski on the glacier all year round!. Plus within 30km of Chalet Gretl are a further 15 ski resorts.
A 5 minute walk from the chalet are; the local facilities of Schuttdorf inc. shops, restaurants, pubs, banks etc; the xc skiing, walking, rollerskating and bike trails; and the lake with sailing, swimming, windsurfing and parascending.
The golf club is a 5 minute drive as is the town of Zell with its many shops, icerink, swimming pool and other facilities.
There are some superb walks, many of which are on the well kept trails in the valley and around the lake.
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23 Mar 2014
We stayed here as a family of 5 in a party of 11. It was a fantastic base. Rob and Dave, the chalet "maids" were great. Food was hearty and plenty of it. Plenty of wine on the table. Th… More
10 Feb 2014
"Great place to relax after a long day on the slopes!"
Just returned from a week at Chalet Gretl in the gorgeous village/town of Schuttdorf just outside Zell Am See. The chalet was really spacious and the rooms were very well kept. The lounge was the idea… More
25 Jun 2012
"Great Place for Family Holiday"
We were 7 adults with 4 boys under 6. The chalet was very spacious, very clean and comfortable. The large lounge and large dining room in particular. The boys also enjoyed the garden.The chalet is cl… More
15 Jan 2012
"Friendly, warm, clean and comfortable - and great skiing."
Firstly, all my dealings with the owner were friendly and prompt. He was happy to answer all questions (no matter how small!)
The house is as described, plenty of room, clean, modern and very comfortable. The two guys who looked after us were very helpful, in regard to ... well ... just about everything. Between them they have plenty of local knowledge about skiing, partying and everything inbetween. We really got the feeling that they were looking after us. The food was plentiful and homecooked - just what you need when coming back from a day in the snow.
We were a mixed bunch, aged from 3 to 70 and Zell and the surrounding areas kept us all busy for a week, with plenty to come back for.
I would recommend this rental without hesitation.
5 Jan 2012
"Not as advertised, poor experience"
Standard of food of a very poor and unacceptable qualityOne guest given food that they were allergic to, despite being alerted to this.Cleanliness and hygeine appauling and dangerous"Cook" d… More
It's always good to have feedback on what our guests feel we are doing well and on what they don't. While its clear that on this groups second visit to us more than a year ago, there were obviously some personality clashes, the many hundreds of very happy people who we look after each year tell a very different story.
'I just wanted to say that we had a great time over Christmas! Dave´s cooking was spot on, and John was fantastic. He deserves special mention for jumping in the car and coming to pick up the 3 year old (and grandparents) when she had a toilet accident ... he was there within about 5 minutes, much appreciated!'
'The food was perfect. The three course meals served every night were excellent and we even asked to make less food as it was abundant.'
'The chalet was very clean, very comfortable and in a good location'.
'The Chalet was great and Dave and John were fantastic and were always checking that everything was ok and that we were having a good time. They helped us get our ski hire sorted and gave us some very useful advice. The food was good and the transport provided was also very useful, so overall we had a very enjoyable holiday in a very nice place so thank you.'
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