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SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE TOP FLOOR APARTMENT WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS

Andrew and Lisa Thorne

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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SPACIOUS AND COMFORTABLE TOP FLOOR APARTMENT WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS

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3 bedroom apartment, sleeps 6, 2 bathrooms, 2 balconies, in Rauris Valley

Top-floor apartment covering 92sq.m plus two balconies giving open mountain views on both sides. Three large double bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan living/dining room with a fully equipped kitchen area and wood burning stove. The utility room with washing machine and separate dryer provides room for storing outdoor clothes and boots. Home comforts include TV and DVD player, CD player with iPod dock, second TV with Playstation and children's videos, variety of board games, books and DVDs. (TV - limited channels, English and German). Well-stocked local supermarkets in Rauris provide a wide choice and the village shop in Bucheben, just 5 minutes drive up the valley, has all the essentials, with fresh milk and bread and is also open on Sunday mornings. For eating out, the well-known Gasthof Andrelwirt and Gusto restaurants in Worth provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere with a wide choice of restaurants in nearby Rauris. The free ski bus and local post buses provide a reliable service within the valley, stopping 20m from the door.

The apartment: Our apartment is light and spacious, perfect for spending time with the family but with enough room to find a quiet retreat. It is airy in summer and cosy in winter with electric central heating and a wood burning stove inclusive. There are plenty of child-friendly activities provided and fully enclosed balconies ensure safety.

There is a car parking space in the large courtyard at the rear of the property and private bike storage is available.

The area: Rauris has two well-stocked supermarkets, two bakeries, one with a coffee shop, and various clothing and outdoor sports shops. Bank with ATM, a post office and tourist information office, (where you can buy teh Salzburgerland Karte which gives free access and discounts for many attractions). There is a visitors' centre for the National Park Hohe Tauern attached to the town hall. Coach tours of the surrounding valleys operate from the town centre. Rauris has many hotel bars and restaurants offering a wide variety of food and a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Travel: Salzburg airport, which is served by the low cost airlines, is just over one hour's drive away. The nearest train station with direct services to Salzburg and Innsbruck is just 10km from the apartment and can be reached with the local Postbus or taxis. Car hire is recommended but not essential as public transport is very efficient.

The medieval town of Rauris and the ski lift station are 4km from the apartment. The nearest large town is Zell am See which is 25km distance. Salzburg is approximately 85km and Munich airport 220km. The Thermic Baths and Wellness Centre of Bad Hofgastein is 23km and the newly opened Tauern Spa in Kaprun is 24km.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Andrew and Lisa Thorne (Owner)
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 34 holidaymaker reviews

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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views
average rating of 4.7941175 based on 34 reviews
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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views
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Rauris Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
5

Ahhh.....the mountains!

  • 5 out of 5
Our family of 5 (3x kids, ages 9.7, and 2) had a fantastic time in Rauris. The apartment was wonderfully appointed and provided for our every need. Everyone had their own bed and there was plenty of room to spread out. The kitchen was well-equipped and having the washer was especially welcome. Parking was very convenient and the apartment provided a fantastic base from which to walk and hike the mountain trails. Our children quickly found the nearby playground and enjoyed walking along the stream in town. There were plenty of informational materials about the area and its attractions as well as maps and guides that helped us plan our days.

Hohe Tauern National Park provided a spectacular setting for our hikes as did the smaller valleys and villages in the area. Whether hiking it all by foot or riding the gondola from Rauris to the Hochalm, there always seems to be a mountain hut with a good drink and lunch waiting for you. Day trips to the spa/pool at Kaprun, the casino in Bad Gastein, or the lake at Zell am See are also easy to reach and offer plenty to keep everyone busy.

When we plan our next trip to Austria we'll definitely be calling the Thornes back! Thank you Andrew & Lisa!
  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you and your family enjoyed your holiday and found so much to do. We think Rauris is quite special with its welcoming atmosphere and beautiful valleys.

It is good to hear that you found the apartment comfortable and it gave you everything you needed. On your next visit you will find a brand new kitchen as well - something we're putting in place for the coming winter season!
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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views
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Rauris Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
4

Quiet, comfortable, good interior.

  • 4 out of 5
We had a very chilling holyday week in Rauris. The apartement was very nice and comfortable with good interior espacial in the kitchen. The chairs in the living room were so good that we bought some at IKEA for our media room at home. Unfortunately we didn't have snow in the valey but we were skiing in the mountans an the preparation was very good. We were walking in the valey and in the near National park. We had lunch in the Anderlwirt restaurant that is close to the apartement. They serve great food and good wine. We had a little problem with a heater in the shower but our mail to Lisa and Andrew was answered immediatly. So we spent a very good week in there apartement and we can recommend this to everybody who loves holydays in a small and silent area like Rauris-Wörth. Tosca, Dietmar, Ulrike, Sebastian und Martin.
  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423339
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Rauris Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
4

A little gem away from the bustle

  • 4 out of 5
We stayed at the mountain view apartment over the new year. The description of the property was accurate and had all the facilities that we required, although not essential wifi would have been a bonus. The views were lovely and the property was well maintained. We snow walked and tobogganed which was great fun, and we would recommend anyone visiting this area to try these out.
The restaurants were very good maybe take a German phase book if you are eating in Worth as some of the menus are in German only.
We enjoyed the New Year celebrations at the town square, lots of fireworks, music and gluwein .
We would certainly recommend this apartment to anyone visiting this area. It's also close enough to Salzburg for a days visit which is well worth the journey
We would certainly return.
The Marks and Taylor family
  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423339
+44 01763852674
Rauris Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
Seattle
5

Exactly what we were hoping for!

  • 5 out of 5
We were looking for a cozy and comfortable place for our family to spend the week around Christmas. This was exactly that. We were 6 total, 4 young adult children. The apartment is totally new, clean, efficient and beautifully set up. The outlooks on all sides are lovely and the village around is charming. Rauris is a very short distance away and has everything necessary. If we lived closer we would like to return. We have already recommended this apartment to an Austrian friend.
  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423339
+44 01763852674
Rauris Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
5

Another wonderful week at this lovely apartment!

  • 5 out of 5
We highly recommend this wonderful apartment! Andrew and Lisa are friendly, helpful, and prompt in communication. They have a lovely apartment in a perfectly gorgeous valley. We returned for a second visit after a spending a great week here last year. We wanted a place that we could relax and feel comfortable, but that was also well equipped and nicely furnished.

We are a family of 5 and we had plenty of space in this tastefully decorated apartment. The kitchen has been remodeled and had everything we needed for the week. The bathrooms are modern and clean. The TV, DVD, and CD players were a welcome treat in the evenings after hiking in the day. They have lots of local information available about local attractions. There are English books and DVDs, too. Having a washer and dryer in the apartment and a drying rack was very helpful for our family with young children (10,8, and 3).

The views of the valley are spectacular. The Raurisertal Valley has a wonderful national park (Hohe Tauern) and the town of Rauris a few well-stocked grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, playgrounds, and a ski area. Zell am See and Bad Gastein are not too far, either. We traveled a bit around to other valleys, but our favorite remains the Raurisertal valley. It is quiet, scenic, and a perfect place to slow down. We hope we might return in the winter for skiing!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to welcome you back again and so pleased you all had a good holiday. Our apartment is equipped with families in mind, so it's great to hear we've hit the mark!

The skiing in Rauris is wonderful too - great ski schools and a lovely atmosphere - we're looking forward to your next visit...
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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p423339
+44 01763852674
Rauris Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
5

Lovely apartment, highly recommended.

  • 5 out of 5
We had a great time in Rauris-Wörth and would recommend this apartment. We are a family with two children aged 14 and 12. The apartment is very comfortable with lovely views. Rauris-Wörth is a small village in a quiet part of the Rauris valley, with good walks from the door and within easy reach by car of larger tourist attractions, such as Zell am See, Kaprun, the Kitzsteinhorn and Grossglockner. Rauris town has good shops and a great outdoor swimming pool.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had a good holiday in peaceful Rauris and enjoyed the apartment. And we agree that the outdoor pool in Rauris really is a hidden gem!
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Salzburg
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Taxenbach
Nearest Motorway
44 Kilometres
Bischofshofen
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Andrelwirt
Nearest Ski
4 Kilometres
Hochalmbahn
Nearest Golf
24 Kilometres
Zell am See
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Andrelwirt
Car: recommended

The Rauris valley is a popular location for both winter and summer activities. In winter, Rauris has family-friendly skiing with well-respected ski schools. The skiing area (950-2200m) with 30km of slopes offers something for all standards with typically uncrowded slopes. (Free ski bus 20m from apartment).

In the summer there is walking for all abilities along marked routes with regular refreshments stops. Mountain biking is also well catered for with a good network of marked routes for all standards. Rauris has a heated outdoor swimming pool in an elevated position providing swimming 'with a view', indoor and outdoor tennis courts, squash, paragliding and various sauna and wellness facilities. Horse riding, rafting and gold panning are all available nearby. The presence of bearded vultures and golden eagles within the valley provide an added attraction to visitors and further information is available from the newly built bird information centre located next to the apartment.

Other Activities: ski touring, snowshoe hiking, canoeing, rafting, squash, winter mountain climbing, sledging, winter hiking

Golf: Nearest Golf course is Zell am See

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Rauris, Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Autumn
6 Sep 2014 - 3 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£490
for 7 nights
£490
 
 
Late Autumn
4 Oct 2014 - 12 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£390
for 7 nights
£390
 
 
Early Winter
13 Dec 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
5 night minimum stay
£429
for 5 nights
£600
 
 
Christmas/New Year
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
£865
for 7 nights
£865
 
 
Winter
3 Jan 2015 - 6 Feb 2015
7 night minimum stay
£645
for 7 nights
£645
 
 
School Holidays
7 Feb 2015 - 20 Feb 2015
7 night minimum stay
£865
for 7 nights
£865
 
 
Spring
21 Feb 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
£645
for 7 nights
£645
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Notes A refundable security deposit of £200 required on payment of balance. A mandatory local tourist tax is payable of £1 per person per night, (the actual charge is 1.1 Euros). A final cleaning charge of 60 Euros is payable locally to our housekeeper.
All bookings based on a Saturday to Saturday rental period. Short stays and alternative start days may be negotiable for bookings made within 4 weeks.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Rauris in Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Wood Stove
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en-suite Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large walk-in shower
  • Both bathrooms have vanity basins with storage, WC, heated towel radiators, tiled walls and floors and modern lighting.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have safe balcony access. Travel cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • museums
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rafting
  • ski pass optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • ski
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • cycling
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
The washing machine and clothes dryer are in a separate utility room away from the kitchen. The apartment is on one level on the second floor. It is accessed via a traditional stone staircase but does not have a lift. This might be difficult for the elderly or infirm. Both balconies are fully boarded and child friendly but supervision is recommended.

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