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Beautiful Riverside Cottage, Ideal For Both Winter & Summer Holidays



Updated: 02-Dec-2016
Chalet near Tamsweg, Salzburgerland, Austria - Peaceful South Facing Location With Outstanding Views, Cosy Alpine Experience

The property is set in some of the most outstanding scenery in Austria. The house is set in its own grounds with ample room for parking. There is a cycle path outside the property which is the longest in Europe. The only traffic passing the house are cyclist and walkers, the house is accessible via the cycle path but only for people staying at the house. There are 140km of excellent ski slopes available in the Lungau. The picturesque town of Tamsweg is 6km from the cottage, and has Spa facilities and a wide choice of excellent restaurants around a pretty square. In the summer lots of festivities and music concerts to enjoy whilst dining in the square!!

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful house set in a lovely location well equipped we really enjoyed our week will definitely be back.

Christian, Germany

We had a wonderful time at your lovely house the week went too quickly we enjoyed it so much the skiing was fantastic can't wait till our next visit.

Tom,The Netherlands
Sep 2010
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2 Reviews

based on 2 holidaymaker reviews


lovely and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a very pleasant two weeks at Riverside Cottage and have spent a very comfortable time. The property was ideal for us with views over the river Mur and the narrow gauge railway. The property was comfortable and well maintained and the local manager called by to check that was all was well ( which it was). It might be helpful in the description to make it clear that access to the 2nd bedroom is through the first one- not a problem for us but might be relevant to some people. There is a fridge but no freezer- again not a problem so long as you are aware of it.

Very good value for the holiday and handily placed for local sightseeing. We filled everyday without problems and there was lots of information on things to do in the property. Would recommend

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback ,we are always pleased to hear our guests experience of riverside retreat , & will take on board any comments where improvement can be made (eg freezer)it's great that you found all the information provided useful
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a lovely holiday

  • 4 of 5

This chalet was in a beautiful picturesque location. It was a clean, cosy and well equipped house. A great location and a lovely place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Salzburg at 140 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Kreischberg at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : St Margarethan at 6 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Ideal location for walkers and cyclists as the house is adjacent to the longest cycle path in Europe. the path follows the beautiful River Mur valley, in the unspoilt green heart of Austria. For those people interested in steam trains the Murtlebahn narrow gauge railway passes the house and during the summer months the steam train runs from Tamsweg to Murau running through the delightful Mur Valley on a 2 hour journey taking in some magnificent scenery.


There are several outside pools within 20 min drive, set within the beautiful Alpine scenery.


1 hour 15 mins sw of Salzburg, good motorway connection.

1 hour 30 mins from Klagenfurt.

3 hours drive from Venice. Vienna, Budapest and Munich all with good road links.


15 minute walk to the charming hamlet of Ramingstein, where there are food shops and restaurants. 10 min drive to the pretty town of Tamsweg, where there is a wide selection of restaurants and supermarkets.

Further Details:

There is an extensive booklet at the Cottage which gives information on where to eat, visit etc.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
9 Jan 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 10% deposit is required to secure a booking, total payment to be made 6 weeks prior to your stay.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible, however Saturday is preferred.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 02-Dec-2016
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Property Type

  • chalet


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • river

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • 1 newly fitted bathroom/shower room, washing machine.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, 1 double bed Bedroom 2, 2 single Large double bed settee in lounge


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Recently refurbished to a high standard, contemporary furnishings, a home away from home. Outside: Large lawned area, outdoor furniture provided, beautiful views of the River Mur valley, very sunny south facing patio area. Summer garden room with patio furniture provides a lovely shady area for alfresco dining and relaxing. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen etc are provided changeover at the end of the holiday is included in the cost of your stay. Other: There is a Summer room at one end of the cottage, which is ideal for al fresco dining and relaxing in the summer,with superb views of the Mur valley.

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