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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Zwischenwasser villa description

Big-Sky-Austria is a very special place with an atmosphere for people who want to relaxing in the middle of green nature, who want to do that in luxury and style. There are 4 residences: Starcastle (2 dbr), Spruces Child (3 dbr), Golden Deer (4dbr) and Rubys Retreat (4dbr) each one equipped with a huge designer kitchen holding everything from pizza slicer to micro wave oven. Dining and living are one spacious panoramic room with terraces facing the Swiss mountains and the valley down below. Indoorpool, Sauna & Gym can be booked exclusively at certain times. Our residences are ideal for families - animals are welcome - and our place is perfect for groups who want a luxurious hideout from where they can discover the heart of Europe. If you like what you see here, please contact us, even if the calendar indicates otherwise. We're flexibel and you’ll always get an individual offer according to your needs.

How to get here: There are three main airports within 125 miles: Munich, Stuttgart, Zurich. If you fly into Frankfurt, you can fly on (45 minutes) to the small airport of Friedrichshafen, which is not even a one hours drive from here. If you fly into Vienna, you can take a plane to Altenrhein (1 hour) and you'll be half an hour from here. From all these airports we'll pick you up. If you have your own car, you'll receive a detailled description upon booking.

Full service offer: We are not a hotel, but we can act like one. The apartment is mainly intended for individuals who want to have their own luxurious place with full privacy. In addition to the apartment we can offer: Breakfast service: you'll just order the night before and it'll be served in the morning; Lunch & Diner: We work together with the two best dining places in this country, which are about three miles away from our place. If you wish, we can organize your transportation there and back. Cars and transportation: We'll organize rental cars with or without drivers for you. As a special gimmick for touring the Alps the owner offers his 911 4WD Porsche sportscar. Further travelling: We can organize individual trips to almost any place in Europe, offering the same quality and style that you enjoy at our place. Just let us know, either by E-Mail beforehand or once you're here.

For horse lovers, we can offer riding on our own horses in the most beautiful riding place & stable in this country. With your booking 1 hour of western riding with an experienced coach, for you or your children is free.

Special packages and tours : Ask for our honeymoon or anniversary package. We also offer local tours with a guide or we plan individual tours for you. Well known European Attractions that you can do in one day from here: Crazy King Ludwigs Castles of Neuschwanstein (1 hours drive); Via Mala canyon walk (1 hours drive); Juf, Europes highest village, altitude of 8000 ft, with people still living there (1 hours drive); Shopping in Zurich, Munich, Como or Milan (1 - 3 hours drive); Opera & Music festival on Lake of Constance (half hours drive); where kings and queens ski, the Arlberg (Lech, Zuers, St. Anton) (1hours drive); Europes most impressive car factories (Mercedes, Porsche, BMW, Audi) (2 hours drive); breathtaking cable car rides and ancient castles, monasteries and cities

Rubys Retreat : Zwischenwasser Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 502209ha

Rubys Retreat is a symphony of various shades of ruby, which makes it very warm. It's a cosy residence, with a lot of wood, italian stone floors in the kitchen, dining, living and bathroom areas, Internet / Wifi, oak in the bedrooms. The spacious panoramic room opens up (40 ft) to a breathtaking view of the Swiss mountains and the valley of the river Rhine far down below. Only open since 2010, this luxurious residence gives you a lot of space (2500 sqft plus terrace) on 3 levels. On the main level there is the entrance and the huge panoramic room with kitchen, dining & living. Upper & lower levels are in total 4 bedrooms, each one decorated differently and with an exquisite bathroom. In front of the panoramic room there is a terrace with barbecue and sun deck, where you can relax or sit together and have fun. The kitchen is fully equipped not only with all modern appliances but also you'll find some welcome drinks, soft drinks, spices and a lot of different practical stuff.

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Villa
  • 230 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Car Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Smoking Allowed
          • Pets Considered
          • Events Allowed
          • Low Allergen Environment

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Beathoven: 1 king


          • Mike Angel: 1 king


          • Alpine Poodle: 1 king


          • Happy Peak: 1 king


          • Childrens cave: 2 child bed


          • In all four main bedrooms and also in the childrens cave you'll find some lovely details, each one is completely different from the other. Oak flooring, warm colors, electrical slidings will make you feel at home and make you sleep like a log. Each bedroom has an adjoining bathroom with a separate WC. There's also a flatscreen with satellite TV on the wall in each bedroom and in addition to that also W-Lan for direct internet access....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            luxurious raindance shower...moreless

          • bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            luxurious raindance shower...moreless

          • bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            luxurious raindance shower...moreless

          • bathroom 4: toilet, shower

            luxurious raindance shower...moreless

          • Guest bathroom: toilet


          • Elegant italian stone tiles on the floors and lots of mirrors. All showers are 'walk-in' and equipped with 'raindance'-shower heads. Hair dryers, towels, house coats, cleenex, soap & bath lotions, everything is there....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Upon your arrival, you will find the most important basics (included in price): Prosecco, white wine, red wine, coffee, tea, sugar, spices, vinegar, oil, toilet paper, shower gel, as well as all the textiles needed, like in a hotel. You can also use the owners collection of DVDs and for honey mooners there is a very special selection of romance movies and CDs. Broadband Internet is included as well as PC with colour printer. Our basic philosophy is that you should feel and be happy. So if you feel there is something else you need, please do not hesitate to ask us, we're happy to provide....moreless


              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys
              • Video Library


              • Sports & Activities
              • Family
              • Luxury
              • Away From It All


              • Restaurants
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Forests
              • Zoo
              • Museums

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sledding
              • Horseback Riding
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • Fitness Center
              • Laundromat
              • Babysitter

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Tennis
              • Equestrian Events
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Ski Privileges Optional

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Room
                  • Dining
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Garage
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Heating
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Computer Available
                      • Living Room
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Iron & Board
                      • PC
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Oven
                          • Stove:


                          • Kitchen
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Freezer
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Blender
                          • Microwave
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Toaster


                          • Ski & Snowboard
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Balcony
                          • Terrace
                          • Barbecue

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Heated Pool
                          • Hot Tub:

                            Jacuzzi in Spa area, temperature 38 °C ...moreless

                          • Private Pool:

                            Central pool with individual using times for you. Pool water has the perfect temperature for swimming 25 - 27° C...moreless

                          • Communal Pool
                          • Indoor Hot Tub
                          • Spa Whirlpool
                          • Sauna
                          • Indoor Pool
                          • Jacuzzi
                          • Whirlpool

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached


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                              Silvester mit Apero+Feuerwerk
                              Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2015
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                              7 night min stay


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                              • Taxes Not included


                              Die angegebenen Preise sind Endpreise inklusive Strom, Wasser, Heizung, Reinigung, Willkommensgetränke, Küchengrundausstattung, Internet und aller Steuern und Abgaben. Wir offerieren immer individuell.

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                              Last updated: 09/17/2014
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                              50 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Altenrhein CH, Friedrichshafen D
                              32 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Lake Constance
                              5 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              5 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              32 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              6 Kilometres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              12 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ski
                              3 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              2 Kilometres
                              Nearest Restaurant

                              Car: Necessary

                              Dafins is centrally located, right in the heart of Europe, within one day you can see four different European countries. The small village is very original, untouched by mass tourism. You'll find a small, sunny paradise, above the fog in winter, and you will get to know the friendly locals. If you feel like shopping or having cultural activities, within 1 hour you are in St. Gallen, Lindau (Lake of Constance), Bregenz, Feldkirch, Liechtenstein and Zurich, two hours to Munich, Stuttgart and Innsbruck and 3 hours Salzburg, Lake Como, Milano, Frankfurt, Strassbourg. You can't be more central. This place is ideal to serve as your base where you can start your trips from, since everything is real close. The owner is well traveled, speaks fluent English and he'll be happy to assist you with all your needs, he'll even rent you his 911 4WD-Porsche or organize a Mercedes limousine with a driver. Ask for the special honeymoon package.

                              Other Activities: Motorbike

                              Golf: Four 18 hole golf courses within one hour.

                              Ski: Europes finest skiing resorts within one hour.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1985

                              About the owner: We are Heike and Guenther and live with our children, Sophia and Simon at the most beautiful place in the world: Dafins. High above the Rhine Valley we run a communication and journalism office. Our passion is our vacation paradise Big Sky Austria for guests from around the world who share the same high expectations about relaxing holidays in a luxurious environment. In the coming years we will build three additional luxury residences to meet the increasing demand from around the world. So we offer the opportunity to participate in this attractive concept. Just ask us.

                              Why the Owner Chose Zwischenwasser:
                              The origins of the main house dates back to the 50s of the last century. Gradually the former landlady built-up the farmhouse to the inn 'Happy panoramic view' with 25 small guest-rooms. 1985 Günther acquired the old house and operated initially a jazz and blues cafe. In 2002 together we started new plans for the traditional building. After a new terrace-building was not wanted by the community, we started in 2005 to expand the first apartment. With much love and patience the following two years we rebuilt out of the old barn todays' 'Star Castle'. Two years later, the ground floor was rebuilt with all the luxury into 'Spruces child'. The owner of this feudal apartments were among the first guests and fell spontaneously in love with this beautiful place. Quickly it became clear that for a dream holiday we needed a swimming pool and sauna and for larger groups of guests we needed more space. So we built another building next door. Here are now the spa and fitness area and the two very spacious residences 'Rubys Retreat' and 'Golden Deer'. And today all four residences inspire people. First it is the luxury and the fact that everything is here, from pizza slicer to W-LAN Then the suitability for children and pets. And in addition to that the convenient location right in the heart of Europe. Within only 3 hours you can travel to Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, France and Italy. Lake Constance is close and the mountains around the house are ideal for hiking, skiing, sledding and mountain biking. There is everything here except Hullygully. Mostt fascinating is the spectacular panoramic view of the Rhine Valley and Swiss mountains.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                              Each residence in 'Big Sky Austria' tells a different story. We have carefully ensured that every residence has its own concept and that all the rooms are created differently. Even each piece of furniture has his own story and all details have been carefully matched. In Rosenresli (in Golden Deer), for example, hangs the wedding painting of Heike's grandmother. In the Old Rock room (Spruces child) the old stone wall has been worked out so that the old house is still tangible. In Star Castle the entire living room was designed so that the jacuzzi could be integrated and Heikes dream kitchen could be fit in. There are countless stories to tell. All residences are fully equipped, not only for cooking but even for decorating your tables. If you need a specific cooking equipment, just ask us. If it is not there already, we will provide it till you arrive.

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                              Speaks: french, german, italian, spanish, english



                              • Summer sunset, view from the house

                                Summer sunset, view from the house

                              • Bedroom - Rubys Retreat

                                Bedroom - Rubys Retreat

                              • Indoor pool 32 x 16 ft

                                Indoor pool 32 x 16 ft

                              • View from south side

                                View from south side

                              • Kitchen


                              • Spruces Child - bedroom

                                Spruces Child - bedroom

                              • Star castle - Bedroom

                                Star castle - Bedroom

                              • Whirl bathroom

                                Whirl bathroom

                              • Star castle - fire place

                                Star castle - fire place

                              • Rubys Retreat - Dining

                                Rubys Retreat - Dining

                              • Rubys Retreat - living

                                Rubys Retreat - living

                              • Zora loves Big Sky Austria

                                Zora loves Big Sky Austria

                              • Panoramic view

                                Panoramic view

                              • Golden Deer dining

                                Golden Deer dining

                              • Star castle - terrace

                                Star castle - terrace

                              • Golden Deer - bedroom

                                Golden Deer - bedroom

                              • Spruces Child - kitchen & living

                                Spruces Child - kitchen & living

                              • Spruces Child - Dining with a view

                                Spruces Child - Dining with a view

                              • Living area

                                Living area

                              • Golden Deer - bedroom

                                Golden Deer - bedroom

                              • Sauna


                              • Gym with professional equipment

                                Gym with professional equipment

                              • Summer sunset, view from the house

                                Summer sunset, view from the house

                              • You can ride our horses

                                You can ride our horses

                              €3,580 per week (EUR)

                              4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 09/17/14
                              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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