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2 Apartments for skiing & summer relaxation - Garden Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Parking



Garden Apartment

65 square metres - This is our cosy and romantic apartment - the bedroom has an an ensuite shower room and a dressing area in which we also have a bunk bed.

The lounge/ kitchen / dining area has a splendid double sofa bed in front of an open fire.

We limit guests to a maximum of 5 . The Flat is ideal for a couple or a family.

The sauna can take up to 7 (we make an additional charge for this) and has a separate shower.There is a separate W.C.

The Garden Wohnung can be rented with the Family flat above and together they are ideal for parties of up to 12..

Outside is a garden (with table tennis under the balcony tin the summer) and access to the communal streamside BBQ area near the waterfall .

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About the property

Heinke's Haus

Two apartments in St Oswald (1300 m) in the same chalet . The ski lift (also open for much of the summer ) is 600+ m away. The apartments are separate but connected by an in house stairway. They work well together and are ideal for those wishing to holiday together with the option of 'own time'. BKK is a ski resort 20+ lifts, 90 km of runs and so much more including Spa Baths July 2017 we are looking forward to sampling the new facilities in the refurbished St Kathrein Baths . Summer in St Oswald can also be a wonderful experience - mountain walks or biking, summer flowers, golf, tennis, lakes ,spas and touring all make for relaxation and enjoyment.

Garden Wohnung

We like you to be comfortable so we limit the Garden Wohnung to am maximum of 5 guests but it is also a lovely romantic hideaway for 2) It has 1 bed/familyroom en suite (with a double plus a bunk beds in the tucked away dressing area), lounge/kitchen/diner with open fire and super sofa bed.There is a separate WC and a sauna room with a shower..

The Family Flat

We limit to 7 guests 3 beds., Bathroom with shoeer ,bath and double sink and baby 'changing station', sep. WC, large lounge/dining/ room with kitchen . Huge balcony with vViews over the valley and 'our' waterfall.

The apartments can be rented separately or together. Ideal for families and friends. German

wings ,Austrian Air and easy Jet (winter from uk) to Klagenfurt and many airlines to Salzburg , Vienna, Venice or Ljubljana .

St Oswald: St Oswald is a village 6- 7 km up a well maintained tarmac road from the spa town of Bad Kleinkirchheim (BKK)which boasts 90 km + of ski runs, 2 thermal baths and a host of other attractions and facilities . You can ski, snowboard, hike,(for 100s of miles) bike, play golf, tour the Alps and lakes and above all relax. Italy and Slovenia are only an hour away.

St Oswald has the Nationapark Brunnachbahn gondola lift which is open during the ski season and much of the summer. This connects with (and is part of the BKK ski area) .St Oswald has a ski school, ski hire and a clutch of restaurants.

A car is recommended but the Ski/tourist bus runs throughout the valley also serves the Village.

Tere are plenty of shops in BKK .

Those seeking a different nightclub every night may be disappointed .

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John or Heinke Felton
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 February, 2018

About John or Heinke Felton

Heinke is German I am English and we have been married 48 years We are still trying to retire. We live in Dubai in the winter (helping with 3 of our grand children) We come to Austria in the summer and you will understand why we called this retirement business Contrastescapes.

Sounds silly but I first saw the property in June and couldn't believe all the flowers in the next door fields. That and the sound of the waterfall and I knew Heinke would love it.

John or Heinke Felton purchased this apartment in 2004

Why John or Heinke Felton chose Bad Kleinkirchheim

We love our 2 very different Austrian Flats. The Garden Wohnung is more traditional , cosy and a bit eccentric whilst the Family flat is more modern and has more room.

Both are places to relax ,drink in the scenery and enjoy.

What makes this apartment unique

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We charge an Endreinigung Charge on all stays and will quote this beforehand. There is a local tax payable to the town .Heating & electricity are included as are bed linen and towels.We do not provide swimming towels. We do our best to provide WIFI BUT we cannot guarantee this as the local service is variable. We offer discounts for booking of both flats, longer stay and for return visitors.WE welcome pets in the Garden Wohnung in the summer but ask that they are not left on their own. We sometimes dog sit.


Accommodation and facilities for Garden Apartmentin Bad Kleinkirchheim in Gemeinde Bad Kleinkirchheim

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite to bedroom
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , in sauna room
  • En suite shower room, with wc and sink . Separate shower in sauna room (careful use the normal shower tap not the letter box shower head if you dont want a very very cold post sauna shower) There is also a separate W.C.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Dressing area with bunk beds
  • We have created a dressing area in which there is a bunk bed. This gives sleeping options . Many parents opt for the super double bed that somehow hides in the sofa in the lounge ( in front of the fire) and let the children have the choice of the large double or the bunkbeds hidden in the corner. We have however decided to limit guests in this apartment to a maximum of 5.We want our guests to be really comfortable and not overcrowded.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
With 2 apartments we have a range of 'extras' a cot, games, a set of slazenger golf clubs and so on. Please ask. Wifi Internet access is available so please ask so we can explain and make arrangements. Some facilities are only available during summer including bikes for which we require prior notice and make a small charge. Golf clubs are the same and only when I am not using them - no charge save I expect to have one or two more balls than when you started! We do not like the implication of the expression 'elderly' but the property is on a slope (come to think of it the whole area has more than it's fair share of 'slopes'). A person either elderly or otherwise who has difficulty with stairs may not be able to take advantage of everything either the flats, garden or area have to offer but there is no harm in trying. No smoking in the flats..


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Garden Apartment
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

The Garden Wohnung

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a beautiful vacation in St. Oswald. We stayed in the garden flat and it was perfect. We woke up in the mornings and had tea on the patio looking at the waterfall. Then, we would go off on one adventure or another (I recommend Monkey Mountain for sure). In the evening we would either eat at one of the restaurants nearby, recommended to us by John and Heinke, or eat at the flat. Every recommendation given to us was amazing. The flat was clean and very comfortable. It was like being at home rather than in an impersonal hotel. John and Heinke could not have been more friendly and helpful. We feel like we are part of their family now.

We will definitely be going back!

Io e la mia famiglia ci siamo divertiti molto, nell'area di S.Osvaldo ci sono molte attrative turistiche la montagna delle scimmie , il bellissimo parco/zoo a Rosegg ( in parte all'interno di un castello medievale) e la cava di granato (dove abbiamo potuto "picconare" alcune gemme).Abbiamo particolarmente apprezzato la compagnia di John e Heinke!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heinke's Haus: St. Oswald

  • 4 of 5

Wir(10 Personen) haben unseren Urlaub in Heinkes Haus verbracht und haben uns dazu beide Apartments gemietet.

Die Apartments sind beide in einem Top Zustand, großzügig und sehr gepflegt. Für diese Lage (~500m vom Schilift entfernt) ist der Preis sehr günstig!

Einziger negativer Punkt - das Internet war die ganze Woche nicht verfügbar...

Ich kann Heinkes Haus ebenfalls nur weiterempfehlen!!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2012
  • Date of Stay: February 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Herzlichen Dank fuer eine so liebe Bewertung! Haetten wir vom Internet problem gewusst, haetten wir ganz bestimmt versucht Ihnen zu helfen... obwohl wir wirklich keine Komputerexperten sind.
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Köln, NRW, Deutschland


  • 5 of 5

Der Zustand des Domizils war sehr sauber und gepflegt. Die Lage ideal, da einerseits Nähe zu Seilbahnen und auch die Aufstiege zu Bergwanderungen und Ausflügen direkt vor der Haustüre liegen. Idealer Ausblick in den Wald und die Berge. Kaminfeuer und Sauna runden das Gesamtkonzept ab. Betreuung durch die Vermieter war wirklich ausgezeichnet, sehr herzlich und stehen mit wertvollen Tipps zur Seite. Definitiv weiter zu empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Romantisch und Ur-gemütlich

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben gerade 5 wundervolle Tage in Heinkes Gartenappartement verbracht. Das Appartement ist sehr gemütlich und gut angelegt. Es gibt zwar kein eigenes Kinderzimmer, aber die Trennung durch einen Kasten ist optimal und ausreichend. Besonders genossen haben wir die Möglichkeit direkt im Appartement in die Sauna gehen zu können und nackt im Garten in den Schnee zu springen - Herrlich. Dazu rauscht etwas unterhalb der das fast gänzlich zugefrohrene Bächlein und der Wasserfall - muss auch im Sommer toll sein, beim Wasserfall zu grillen. Anschl. vor dem offenen Kamin entspannen, was gibt es schöneres. Die Entfernung zum Schilift wäre zu Fuß bewätligbar, wir sind bequem und mit dem Auto gefahren. Alles war rundherum perfekt! Ideale Unterkunft für Sommer und Winter

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2011
  • Date of Stay: January 2011
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Klagenfurt or Salzburg
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Feldkirchenl or Spittal an der Drau
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Bad Kleinkirchheim is in the valley below the village of St. Oswald. The valley is a ski and spa resort. The area is beautiful with mountains, rivers and lakes. To us St Oswald is the place to relax but both in summer and winter you can have the most active of holidays. Italy is just an hour away so give yourself the time to tour around but you may prefer to sit and watch 'our' waterfall. Hiking, golf, mountain biking, spa baths and other attractions - the list goes on and on This is a place to explore and enjoy with cake shops, restaurants and a reputation for hospitality. The skiing is extensive and somehow there don't seem to be long queues for the lifts.

Ask us about driving through the Alps, bringing the car by train or flying to Klagenfurt , Salzburg or even Venice or Vienna .

Other Activities: Winter Sports, golf, tennis, walking hiking, rambling even ambling

Golf: Bad Kleinkirchheim has its own Golf course with several others in the area. Special arrangements allow purchase of cards allowing use of a selection of courses.

Ski: Bad Klienkirchheim is a resort with a proud history of excellent skiing. Heinke's Haus is approximately 600 metres from the Nationalpark Brunnachbahn gondola lift which is part of the complex of 26 lifts including a new one in 2016.. B.K.K caters for snow boarders and other winter sport activities. #Just a Note that in the summer we may well be able to help with baby sitting.