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Chalet Apartment Close to Skiing

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
Apartment in Rauris, Nr. Zell Am See, Salzburg, Austria - Ideal Winter and Summer Location

The apartment is a new build with many modern features. Covering 69 sq.m plus balcony, cellar and games room, there are 2 large double bedrooms, one with en-suite wet room as well as a separate large bathroom. The open living plan area has advantages of stunning views of the Sonnblick Mountain as well as access to the balcony. Fully furnished, a large screen HD TV together with DVD player and numerous DVDs as well as a CD player with CDs helps to keep all entertained. Popular games such as Monopoly are also provided. For winter fun, the main gondola is less than 200 metres away giving access to famous tree lined runs, ideal for beginners and intermediates. More challenging off-piste skiing is also abundant. As you would expect in a National Park, summer caters for many interests, ranging from mountain biking, hill walking, white water rafting and bird watching to relaxing in the many 'Alms'. Rauris centre is 150 metres walk with all amenities and a wide visitor programme.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I live and work in Lincolnshire with my son with the added benefit of 4 lovely daughters visiting regularly. As a military officer I am kept constantly entertained with various tasks but still find time to spend with my children exploring new areas of the UK and Europe. In such a profession I have enjoyed the benefits of travel and long may it continue. Children's education is high on my agenda but I also find their thirst for something new and exciting stimulating. I consider myself extremely fortunate to be in such a position and I hope I engender the same spirit in my family.

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Speaks English, German

1 Reviews

4
based on 1 holidaymaker reviews

4

Apartment with stunning mountain view and no noise

  • 4 of 5

Prior to arrival, I spoke to Jack (owner) on his mobile and he was very helpful with any assistance/planning was required.

On arrival, we were met by his representative who showed us the layout/do's and don'ts/tips etc - very helpful.

The location was perfect as we were there for general sightseeing but there are ski lifts not 200m from the chalet and a small grocery store/restaurants 2 minute walk away.

The chalet has literature/reading for things to do etc and for those who want to be lazy , an array of DVD's too numerous to count.

First appearances were excellent - the property was spotless, warm and cosy. All appliances in working order and easy to use.

Directly facing the chalet was a wellness centre with pool and Jacuzzi (we didn't use it) but it looked spotless and very modern.

Things to like about the chalet were:

cleanliness;location;quietness and a tourist card for small discounts for various activities.

One or three caveats....

There is NO internet at this chalet (and that is a semi big issue for me) - the representative said "you may be able to pick up a signal from the floor above" wasn't true and anyway , not very honest. - no matter whose password you had.

There was no cable TV as mentioned (except for a few hrs a day) and only then it was weather......not the best viewing if you want to stay in

The owner did mention there were "cleaning charges" and that was no problem,,,,there is , as well , a tourist tax (per head) which should be conveyed to each renter by the owner (not just a small print thing either)

Overall, Jack was very helpful (phone and email) the chalet was clean, warm, airy and well maintained.

Perfect for skiers' and those who wish to explore further afield and at night, brilliantly quiet.

It would have received 5 stars but for the lack of internet access....maybe that can be addressed.

Cheers and thank you for the great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

I was interested in buying a property in Europe to further my quest for travel when the opportunity to buy a luxury new build apartment in such a glorious location and at a reasonable price was too enticing to miss. The contrast of the flat lands of Lincolnshire with the spectacular mountains of Austria always takes my breath away. Tucked down a dead-end valley in a Nature Reserve, the old gold mining village of Rauris is well known and loved by many Europeans. It is an area of outstanding beauty and the locals are fully aware of how fortunate they are. Their enthusiasm is reflected in their friendly and welcoming nature and the pace of life ranges from strenuous skiing/mountain biking/hill walking to just relaxing in the warm meadows enjoying the scenery. A truly wonderful place.

Activity and Interests

Travel:

Salzburg, with its low cost airlines, is the closest airport. Under one hour by car from the airport, access to Rauris can also be achieved using the excellent Austrian rail service. A local bus service from Rauris provides worry free transport along the valley as well as into Zell am See. A car is not essential, with low cost bike rental in the summer providing a healthy option.

Distances:

The nearest largest community is Zell am See which is approximately 20 kms away and which can be accessed by bus. Salzburg is approximately 85 kms away.

Further Details:

There are 2 small supermarkets in Rauris providing all essentials. Local produce such as cheese, smoked meats and jams can also be purchased direct from source. There are also 2 banks in the village with ATMs as well as a post office and tourist Information. Shops catering from clothing, outdoor activities, rentals as well as hairdressing also abound as do many eating establishments and small bars/hotels.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 10
10 Sep 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
£125
for 1 night
£425
 
 
Rate 11
23 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
£211
for 1 night
£1,025
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£40
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning £65
Pet Fee £50
Bedding/Towels pp £10
Stay tax £2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
Please see apartment availability first. Enquiries via e-mail or mobile phone number. A £100 deposit is required within one week of booking, final payment to be made 8 weeks prior to occupancy.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday. Departure before 10am with arrival not before 2pm to allow for cleaning.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Preferred rental period is Saturday to Saturday, other options are possible. 60 euros per rental for cleaning and bedding change.

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Facilities

From the Owner

The apartment has all the modern conveniences you would expect with views that are astounding at all times of the year. Skiing was introduced to Austria by gold miners from Rauris, yet with such a tradition the area has not been over developed and remains a family friendly ski resort. The apartment is only a short walk of 150m to the main gondola. In Summer the Nature Park presents many opportunities for various activities, you can be as energetic or as relaxed as you wish. There are many famous sights to see within short distances: the largest ice cave in the world; the highest manned weather station in the world; the Gross Glockner pass (highest Alpine pass) and one of the deepest and longest gorges in Europe. All this and a Wellness Centre too to aid in relaxing after a full days fun.

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has a large bath with fitted shower. In typical Austrian style, the washing machine is housed in the bathroom. A tumble dryer can be found in the apartments cellar.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king sized bed with luxury bedding. Adjoining is a wet room with toilet and sink. Bedroom 2 has a super king sized bed also with luxury bedding. Both have large wardrobes for storage.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment has underfloor heating which has independent controls for each room. Extractor fans are fitted in the en-suite and bathroom. Sufficient parking exists by the apartments and a secure intercom entry system provides safe access to the block. An extremely safe environment, Rauris is an ideal place for children with its own outdoor heated swimming pool as well as crazy golf and other interesting activities. In the summer months, many events are organised to keep people entertained. In the local tourist office you can purchase the most cost effective 'Salburgerland Karte' which allows you free access to many wonderful attractions within Salzburgerland - well worth while. Access to the adjacent Wellness Centre facilities are no longer available, although the Steinbock Bar on the first floor of the Centre is available and has free Wi-Fi. Outside: The apartment is on the first floor of a small complex. Whilst there is no outside designated area there is a small balcony from the living area. Utility Room: Small store room off the corridor for hanging coats and housing the vacuum cleaner. Large re-cycling bags provided to help the environment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are provided by 1st Choice Apartment Services. A €200 deposit is required on arrival from which cleaning and Tourist Taxes are deducted and the balance returned on departure. Keys are held by 1st Choice. Other: Cellar room with tumble dryer and iron/ironing board. There is also a communal games room with dart board, table tennis table, football table and pool table.

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