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Large Apartment With Stunning Views And Shared Heated Swimming Pool In Kaprun-ze



Updated: 30-Jan-2016
Apartment in Kaprun, Salzburg, Austria - Set In A Peaceful Setting With Easy Access To Kaprun/zell Am See. Excellent Year Round Location

Our large apartment is situated in a small, recently refurbished, development in the peaceful village of furth, within walking distance of kaprun and with easy access to zell am see. The apartment has stunning panoramic views over the beautiful kitzsteinhorn and maiskogel ski areas and, with a south facing balcony, benefits from a sunny outlook for most of the day. The apartment provides accommodation in 4 large double bedrooms, each with its own separate bathroom and integral wardrobe space. It has the benefit of two private parking spaces and the shared use of a heated 15-metre swimming pool, a reception area and a ski-boot and locker room for skiers. The apartment facilities include a washer/dryer, TVs, DVD and wi-fi.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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About the Owner

Sue and Alan own the property and purchased it after it had been refurbished in 2011. We live in Hampshire and have two grown up sons. We are enthusiastic holiday makers and for many years have considered purchasing a property abroad. The idea of a year round holiday destination, which Austria provides, appealed to us greatly.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

-Thanks so much for letting us use your lovely apartment in April. We had a great time in a wonderful setting and the skiing up on the Kitzsteinhorn was fantastic. Simon & Craig

-What a lovely setting. We really had a great time and thanks so much for inviting us into your home. Matt & Caroline

-What luck to hit such good weather in September. it was great to be able to get out into the lovely countryside and then come back to a cooling swim in the afternoon. The apartment is lovely and we would definitely like to return. Carol & Peter.
Mar 2012
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Simply perfect!

  • 5 of 5

What to say about the apartment.. it is simply perfect.

We found it exactly how it was described, 4 bedrooms each of it with private toilet which was the main reason we choose that location instead of others. The kitchen is full equipped. It is clean and perfectly organized. There is also a nice library with many different guide books of Austria, Salzburg area and Salzburg city. The owner was friendly and available to answer to my request all the month before our stay, and the day of our arrival came a lady giving us last information and instructions how to close the apartment. The weather wasn't very sunny (unfortunately) but in the only day we had some good weather we had great fun in the swimming pool, very clean and nice.

We truly recommend this apartment to everybody want to enjoy a nice stay in Kaprun Area, visiting the surrounding, travelling with friends but keeping their own privacy.

Anna and the Bazzano group of friends!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Having visited the Alps on many occasions and having spent a memorable holiday in Zell am See a few years ago, we already knew that we had a deep affinity with the region. When we decided to seek out a holiday home, we naturally gravitated towards the beauty of the Austrian Alps and in particular, the area around Kaprun/Zell am See. The factors which ultimately swayed us in favour of the apartment, included the natural beauty of the surrounding area, its peacefulness and the capacity to ski in the Winter and walk in the Summer. The apartment itself has been developed to a high standard and provides good, ample accommodation and the stunning views that are evident from the balcony were a significant selling point.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

In the Summer months, the area's outstanding natural beauty and alpine setting make it a paradise for cyclists, walkers, trekkers and climbers. The lakeside setting of nearby Zell am See make it ideal for holiday-makers looking for water-based activities.


British Airways, Lufthansa, Easyjet, Ryanair and Flybe fly to Salzburg, Innsbruck and Munich. Some flights are only at certain times of the year.

Transfers from Salzburg - 90 mins by train or by car;

Transfers from Innsbruck - 120 mins by train or car;

Transfers from Munich - 150 mins by car.

All of the airports have good hire car facilities and routes from the airports are both well sign-posted and very scenic.


Nearest restaurant/bar - 50 metres;

Nearest shop - Spar supermarket at 1 km;

Kaprun town centre - located at approx 2.3 km, with many good restaurants and bars;

Zell am See - located at approximately 5 km, with many good restaurants and bars;

Bike rental - in Kaprun;

Ski-bus stop - 100 metres;

nearest ski lift/ski school - 2.3 km;

Cross country trails - 1 km;

Kaprun railway station - 0.5 km;

Golf course - 2.2 km.

Further Details:

The apartment is set in the Salzach valley in a beautiful and peaceful area and has beautiful alpine views in all directions. It is situated in close proximity to Kaprun and Zell am See. The region is suitable as a year-round holiday destination, providing access to excellent ski areas in the Winter, on nearby slopes (plus year-round glacier skiing) and a multitude of outdoor activities in the Summer, including trekking, walking, climbing, cycling, para-gliding, golf and swimming. For the less energetic, there are lovely walks everywhere and the nearby Tauern Spa provides its visitors an opportunity to use the many swimming pools, saunas and restaurants.

There are many restaurant choices, both in Kaprun and Zell am See, with Hilbergers, Tafern, Jagawirt and Auhof (Kaprun) and Steinerwirt and Deins and Meins (Zell am See) being particular favourites of the owners. In addition, there are many nice cafes and cake shops, suitable for afternoon coffee and apfelstrudel.

For day trips, the property is in proximity to Kitzbuhel (pretty alpine town, with good shopping and cable cars up to the Hahnenkamm and Kitzbuheler Horn and with a super drive across the Pass Thurn), the Krimml Waterfalls, the Sigmund Thun Gorge and the Grossglockner. Both Salzburg and Innsbruck can also be accessed either by road or by train from Zell am See.

On occasional wet days, guests are recommended to try out the Tauern Spa, situated within a short drive of the apartment.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    Bookings are normally made from Saturday to Saturday, although other days will also be considered. Please contact us to enquire. We ask for an initial deposit of €250 to secure the booking, with the final balance due 8-weeks prior to arrival.

    A security deposit of €300 is also required prior to arrival, which is refundable pending final inspection on departure. There is an Austrian tourist tax of €1.20 per person, per day, over 15-years of age.

    Changeover Day:
    Our preference is for a changeover day on Saturday, but we are more than happy to discuss other options.

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From the Owner

It goes without saying that the property is set within an area of outstanding natural beauty. There can be few better views than the one from our apartment and the fact that it is south-facing means that on sunny days, it is a lovely place to sit and watch the world go by. In spite of being located in a lovely peaceful position, the apartment is in close proximity to both Kaprun and Zell am See with their restaurants, bars and cafes. A particular added benefit for us was the access to the shared outdoor, heated swimming pool, which we did not see in any of the other properties we visited. The presence of a housekeeper, who visits daily, has also provided invaluable assistance during the past year. Finally, there is easy road and rail access of the property from Salzburg, Innsbru.

Property Type

  • apartment


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


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


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • lake
  • mountain


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1, with shower, WC and sink; En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2, with bath, shower, WC and sink; En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3, with shower, WC and sink; En-suite bathroom to bedroom 4, with shower, WC and sink.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a large double bed and TV; Bedroom 2 has a large double bed and TV; Bedroom 3 has two single beds; Bedroom 4 has two single beds; All bedrooms have en-suite facilities.


  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Notes on accommodation: The property is located within a newly-renovated, chalet-style small apartment complex of 12 units. Outside: The external features of the property include a 15-metre heated swimming pool (open May-September), set in a grassed area with sun loungers and chairs, which is surrounded by attractive gardens. The apartment has an outside, south-facing balcony, with a table and seating and which is accessible from the lounge and bedroom 1. The views over the Hohe Tauern National Park and Kitzsteinhorn mountain from the gardens and the balcony are stunning. Utility Room: The property has private garaging for two cars. On the ground floor, there is a lockable bike store plus a new large ski-boot room with heated racks. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided at a price of €11.00 per person. Cleaning is currently charged at a price of €140.00. There are no additional charges for gas and electricity. Guests are requested to bring their own pool/spa towels. Other: The apartment has an on-site housekeeper, who visits the property daily and can provide helpful information. There is also free wi-fi and the communal lounge/games room is a peaceful area for adults and children.

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