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Apartment Waltraud is situated on the second floor of Haus Karlwirt and has recently been refurbished to a very high standard. The accommodation comprises a light, airy living room with a double sofa bed, a comfortable armchair, TV with satellite, bookcase, cupboard, dining table with four chairs and a well equipped kitchen area. A separate bedroom has a comfortable double Austrian style bed, wardrobe and two bedside tables. There is a shower room with a wash basin, and a separate toilet. There is plenty of storage space, with an additional large curtained wardrobe in the entrance hall, a four drawer chest of drawers and a large wet/drying room. There are attractive pictures on the walls throughout the apartment. Free WiFi is provided. An extensive, sunny, south west facing balcony offers magnificent mountain views which can also be enjoyed from the living room and bedroom. The apartment is well insulated and has oil central heating.
Free Summer Cards and a secure parking space are provided. Superb location: Although a car is recommended, it is very possible to enjoy a holiday in Apartment Waltraud without a car in both summer and winter, as many of our visitors and we ourselves can confirm. Many attractions/activities are within easy walking distance - we are ideally situated for the many and varied delights of the Rittisberg mountain and are surrounded by restaurants and cafes. A fabulous outdoor shop (Ski Willy) is close at hand as is ski hire and Ramsau ski school is 5 minutes walk away. Public transport is very good, with regular buses to Ramsau Ort and Ramsau Kulm, where a wide variety of excellent shops, including 2 supermarkets can be found (the new Spar supermarket in Ramsau Ort is particularly good - we walk down to it, then catch the bus back). The regular bus service also goes to the Dachstein cable car and to Schladming which has excellent shops and a train station offering a direct connection to Salzburg and the airport. Taxis are also easily available and reasonably priced.
spring season Apr 1 - May 31, 2015 4 night min stay
Peak summer season Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015 4 night min stay
low summer season Sep 1 - Oct 12, 2015 4 night min stay
autumn Oct 13 - Nov 30, 2015 4 night min stay
low ski season Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2015 4 night min stay
Xmas and New Year Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016 4 night min stay
Peak ski season Jan 3 - Feb 29, 2016 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
End cleaning and laundry€50
Maximum of 4 guests permitted in the apartment.
End cleaning and laundry + 50 Euros
Prices and payments in pounds sterling are available - please contact the owner.
2 - 4 weeks - 50% refund
1 - 2 weeks - 25 % refund
Less than 1 week - no refund
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Apartment Waltraud is a lovely holiday/ski apartment in Haus Karlwirt, which lies at the foot of the majestic Dachstein mountain, and offers magnificent mountain views from its extensive balcony. Ramsau am Dachstein is an idyllic Alpine village in a beautiful situation at 1200 meters and is in the Ski-Amade region - one ski pass gives access to over 850 km of piste including the world famous ski slopes of Schladming and the Dachstein glacier (the free ski bus is a minute away). Extensive cross country skiing is available from the door of Haus Karlwirt and the ski slopes of the Rittisberg are just a few minutes walk away, as is the Ramsau ski school. In the summer, nearby Ramsau beach with its cafes, lake and many other attractions can be enjoyed as well as numerous and varied walks, some level, some steep, but all affording breathtaking views of the mountains, valleys and streams. Many and varied family activities are close at hand, including cycling, horse riding and tobogganing.
Other Activities: Adventure trail, snowboarding, tobogganing, sleigh rides
Golf: World's first ecological golf course at the Kobaldhof - 2.5 km away.
18 hole golf course - the Dachstein-Tauern - in Haus in Ennstal - approx. 12 km away.
18 hole golf course in Radstadt - approx. 25 km away.
Ski: Extensive cross-country skiing from front door of Haus Karlwirt.
Rittisberg ski lift 300 metres away.
Ski school and nursery slopes 150 metres away.
Free ski bus 50 metres away allowing access to 850 km of piste, including the world famous Schladming ski slopes and the year-round skiing on the Dachstein glacier.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We live in a small village in North yorkshire - Paul is a practising veterinary surgeon, Judy a retired A&E nurse. Judy worked for a year in a hospital in Innsbruck many years ago and developed a lifelong love of Austria - Paul also loves Austria, having enjoyed many holidays there.
Why the Owner Chose Flachau: When looking for a property to buy in Austria we were attracted by the Alps in Salzburgerland and Steiermark as these areas are less well known to British tourists (a well kept secret). Firstly, we fell in love with Ramsau am Dachstein which is a beautiful, quiet, spread out village lying high up on a plateau surrounded by beautiful mountains. Walking from our apartment to Ramsau Ort is just magical in all the seasons and the air is incredibly clean and fresh. We need to pack our sunglasses all year round, as the sunshine has an exceptional quality - they call it 'walking on sunshine'. We chose the apartment mainly because of the breathtaking views, and the extensive balcony, but it is also very comfortable and an excellent size for 2 - 4 guests. Haus Karlwirt is a friendly building and in a lovely, quiet, peaceful location, but with easy access to footpaths, buses, shops, Ramsau beach and the Rittisberg. We stay in the apartment as often as we can, so there are many home comforts there which can be enjoyed by our guests.