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Apartment Elizabeth is a very spacious, recently furnished 3 bedroom apartment in a quiet location in Obertraun ideal for families. We have fantastic skiing and boarding on the doorstep at the Krippenstein and the extensive family friendly Dachstein West ski region is just 15 mins drive away. In the Summer, Lake Hallstatt is an easy walk away with its crystal clear waters, beach and play area. This stunningly beautiful part of Austria has much to offer as a holiday destination in both Summer and Winter. The apartment has 2 double bedrooms, one bunk-bed room and a large living room containing 2 comfortable double sofa beds, satellite TV and DVD player. With a newly fitted and fully equipped kitchen and everything in the apartment brand new, you will not be disappointed with the accommodation on offer. Apartment Elizabeth has a garden, garage space and cellar storage ideal for those bikes/skis.
All 3 bedrooms are very spacious and all have space for a cot of which 2 are available.
Bedroom 1 and Bedroom 2 (bunk-bed room) are adjoining and bedroom 1 has en-suite wet room shower and separate toilet. Bedroom 1 and 2 together with en-suite bathroom make an ideal suite of rooms for a family.
The lounge has 2 large comfortable double sofa-beds which together could accommodate 2 adults and 2 children....moreless
Apartment Elizabeth is on the second floor of a small apartment house with 3 apartments in total. There are 3 small flights of stairs to get to the apartment. The apartment house backs onto pine forest and has it's own shared garden which guests have the use of. Please be aware that during the summer months a mountain stream runs through the grounds of the apartment but is not easily accessible. Apartment Elizabeth offers safe off road parking and a garage space....moreless
The 20% deposit made to secure the booking is non returnable in the event of cancellation. If once the full balance has been paid, you need to cancel your booking, we will return 50% of the funds unless we can find a booking for the same period, in which case we will return the full amount (less the 20% initial deposit)
Payment is by direct bank transfer in Euros. A 20% deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance is payable 6 weeks before your stay. A 200 euro security deposit against damages is also required 1 week before your stay which we return after your stay all being well. Payment in UK pounds can also be arranged.
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Obertraun is a village situated on the east bank of Lake Hallstatt and is on the north side of the Dachstein mountain range. Obertraun lies within the UNESCO World Heritage area of the Salzkammergut which is famous for the salt mining which has taken place there since before 2000BC. Hallstatt itself is a must see with its historic Baroque style houses clinging to to the steep mountain slopes of the edge of the Hallstatter See. A 5 minute drive from our apartment takes you to the new panorama cable cars which access the Dachstein World of Ice Caves and Hiking World-a network of well laid out hiking paths with breathtaking views. The same cable cars access the Krippenstein ski area with it's 11km run and 30Km of off-piste terrain. At the bathing beach on the lake you will find boats to rent, a children's play area, sun bathing areas and a snack bar. In the town itself you will find a selection of restaurants, a supermarket, bank, taxi, bike rental. bowling, ski hire etc.
Ski: Our apartment is within a short drive of several ski areas. Just 5 minutes drive is the Krippenstein Freeride arena which is well known for it's off piste challenges. The krippenstein has a 11 km pisted run and 30 km of spectacular off piste skiing. The family friendly Dachtein West ski areas of Gosau and Russbach are a 20 minute drive away and total 140 km of piste. Both Gosau and Russbach offer excellent ski school facilities and Russbach has a creche for non skiing children under 5 which we could personally recommend. Driving for 20 minute in the opposite direction brings you to the ski area of Loser offering 29km of piste.