|Minimum Stay||4 - 7 nights|
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Gosau is one of the main ski villages of the Dachstein West ski region – the largest in Upper Austria with over 140 kilometers of ski piste.
The Dachstein region is a UNESCO Natural and Cultural World Heritage site.
Haus Am Rennerbühel is situated upon a quiet small hillock in the valley of Gosau-Hintertal.
This position affords the house a unique and dramatic panoramic view of the Gosaukamm Mountains as well as open views across the Gosau valley including its three distinctive churches.
The house is approximately 100 m sq., with the entrance hall on the first floor ,a second floor comprising of a separate large modern kitchen with breakfast seating area, the living/dining room, a separate WC in the hallway area leading to a garden room and the garden, the second floor has 3 double bedrooms, shower and WC as well as an with additional washbasin situated in the hallway.
There is a secure garage that can currently be used as a storage area for ski equipment in the winter as well as a cycle and water sports equipment storage facility in the summer.
There is a free parking area for the house next to the garage, which can accommodate 2- 3 cars.
An attractive secluded garden to the rear of the house has a covered seating area and guests can make use of the wooden garden tables and chairs which are stored inside.
The house is heated by modern electric infrared wall panel heaters, which are in all the rooms and communal areas.
The heat panels distribute warmth evenly indoors and create a healthy comfortable environment without creating any noise or circulating dust and pollen. Each area has its own independent thermostatic digital controller to regulate the heat for that particular environment.
The house also benefits from having a beautiful traditional tiled kachelofen located in the dining room and lounge area.
The modern kitchen is large and open plan with a separate solid wooden countertop and benefits from plenty of cupboard and storage space.
The kitchen provides guests with all the desired cooking appliances ,crockery, cutlery and cookware for a comfortable family stay which includes:
Microwave,Dishwasher,Large fridge freezer,Electric induction 4 ring hob , Electric fan oven,
A modern integrated washing/drying machine is located in an alcove of the kitchen and iron ironing board and clothes drier is also available for use by guests.
Guests can relax in the cosy, comfortable , lounge area, which has two large sofas and several scatter cushions.
There is a new LED TV and DVD as well as an apple TV box that can be used to access films on Netflix and apple iTunes if you hold an account for either.
A good selection of books, games and DVD,s are supplied for use by guests.
There is a toilet and washroom situated on the first floor adjacent to the hallway that has additional space for guests to put outdoor clothing.
There is also additional storage and coat hanging areas in the marble tiled entrance hall on the ground floor that has a large coat rack and can be used for boot and ski storage if necessary.
The sleeping accommodation is very comfortable with 3 bright double bedrooms furnished with 1 king size bed 1 double bed and 2 twin beds. There are two single foldaway beds that can used in the lounge or bedroom areas.
Two of the bedrooms enjoy charming beamed ceilings and fabulous views. Of the mountains. The third room that has the twin beds enjoys a garden view towards the Gosau valley.
There is a small key safe situated at the front door should you expect to arrive late a key can be left for you by housekeeping.
The house has Wi-Fi throughout to enable you to stay in touch whilst you are away.
All rooms and communal areas have smoke alarms as well as fire extinguishers on all floors and an escape ladder situation in the top floor bedroom.
For the convenience of all guests, the property is non smoking throughout.
Although we love animals, for the convenience of all guests we cannot allow them.
The use of this Karchlhofen is only permitted in agreement with the housekeeper.
Our german speaking housekeeper who lives very nearby will if possible greet you upon arrival and be able to show you around the house.
If you should require a mid stay cleaning on long stays please discuss this with us upon booking or prior to your stay.
The house was designed and built in 1968 on top of Renner hill (Renner bühel) and we acquired the property from children of the owners who were eventually using it as a holiday home for their respective families.
As soon as we saw it we fell in love with its location and character.
The house required substantial renovation work to modernize and improve its facilities but we still wanted to try and keep its unusual and traditional aspects.
We will be looking to develop the house further as time goes on with various projects such as:
Opening up the sauna area on the ground floor for guests as well as having an additional shower/bath wet room fitted next door
Converting the large workshop area on the ground floor to a lounge /games room which has fantastic views of the Gosaukamm
Updating and making safe the cable car so that it can be used by guests to bring luggage and provisions up to the house.
Continue to modernise the garage so that it can be both a secure heated storage area for ski equipment in the winter as well as a cycle and water sports equipment storage facility in the summer.
Landscaping the gardens around the house to include a decking area in the rear garden with barbeque facility.
Dear Trudy and Steve,
We wish to thank you for the lovely time we had at your house in Gosau!
You have thought of everything and helped us feel cosy and at home.
We enjoyed our vacation fully and still do remember of it dearly, thanks to your hospitality as well!
Wishing you a fantastic 2016, with lots of happy and memorable moments and lots of happy guests! :)
Hope to meet you next season!
Good property. Great shower and kitchen. Lots of space, nice furnishings and comfy beds. Lovely peaceful sun-trap in the back garden. Great food and good value at the restaurant in the village 5-10 min walk away. With all those steps it is cheaper than gym membership. Well placed for alot of what the area has to offer.
Thanks a lot.
We spent our skiing holidays in this really nice house. We especially appreciated the large living room with the cosy sitting landscape and the warmth of the original kachelofen. The kitchen is large, modern and very well equipped even with a radio - a feature I missed in almost every other holiday appartement. Generally there are a lot of nice little details which make you feel at home immediatly. The house ist perfectly suited for 5-6 Persons who are a little bit sporty because the house sits on a small hill which guarantees free view to the beautiful mountains. We had a really nice stay and have already booked a summerholiday.
This is a perfect base for all year round activities and an ideal location for nature lovers. Here is a small list of some activities you can enjoy
Canoeing and Kayaking is possible on any of the lakes, and on certain of the rivers. You can canoe on the river Traun, and it is even possible to canoe the river Traun from Obertraun to the Black Sea!
Rock climbing from the Gosausee and Stausee is run by the local Rock Climbing school.
There is a diving school in Hallstatt just as you come into the village on the right hand side. Visibility is excellent. They do dive experiences too, and are open all year.. There is diving available in most of the lakes.
To go fishing you need to get a licence, available from tourist information or from the petrol station in Hallstatt. Fishing without a licence is taken very seriously and offenders run the risk of going to jail. The lakes are full of fish. There is a fishing pool just before you get to Gosau. There are fishing shops in Hallstatt and Bad Aussee.
There are superb golf courses not far away, just north of Bad Ischl and just outside Bad Aussee you can also play at the Salzkammergut golf club just 40 mins drive away at Wirling.
There is a horse riding school near the centre of Gosau
The best ice skating is the Eishalle at Gmunden open Monday to Sunday You can do ice skating, ice discos, ice hockey, ice dancing and curling.
There are numerous mountain bike and cyclying routes that are well sign posted.
Obertraun is one of the best places for paragliding in Austria. The main launch site is on the Krippenstein mountain, a short walk from the second station of the Dachsteinseilbahn cable car. You get a fantastic view as you float gently down to one of two landing sites in Obertraun.
White water rafting can be organised in Bad Goisern
There are some fantastic rowing conditions on many of the lakes, including the Hallstattersee, but most of the professional rowing is done on the Wolfgangsee. Rowing boats can be hired on a number of lakes.
The best sailing conditions are at the Traunsee or Wolfgangsee , the Attersee or Mondsee, or on the Chiemsee, just over the border in Germany, on the way to Munich, about an hour and a quarter away.
The Koller Yachting School is at Nussdorf am Attersee and Covers sailing, surfing, boat hire, water skiing, wake boarding, kayak and surf bike hire. There is another sailing school at Mondsee doing sailing and windsurfing courses, and has over 50 sailing boats and 100 windsurfers for hire.
There are a number of skiing and snowboarding possibilities locally.
Try snow tubing in Faistenau by day or night in the 170m long snow canals.
Try the summer ski jump Kulm in Tauplitz/Bad Mittendorf
You can swim in any of the lakes, and most have beach areas with barbecue grill sites, restaurants and other facilities. The water is generally drinking water quality.
Gosau Hallenbad - on the main road going out of Gosau towards Abtenau, on the left. Has a waterfall and massage jets in the sports pool. Fantastic views of the Gosaukamm. Sauna, steam and solarium.
White water rafting is possible on the river Traun, and it is even possible to raft the river Traun from Obertraun to the Black Sea
At the beginning of January Gosau hosts the Snow Spectacular Week with many hot air balloons competing in the Dachstein Alpentrophy. There are opportunities to book a hot air balloon flights and at the finale there is a spectacular firework show.
There is a mountain railway in St Wolfgang, up the Schafberg mountain. It takes 45 minutes to reach the summit and gives a view over 7 of the lakes. The walk down takes 3-4 hours, and the last trip up is around 4pm
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
low winter 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High winter 2016/17
1 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Xmas/New year 2016/7
24 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High winter 2017
2 Jan 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£178|
The price is inclusive of:
Bed linen and towels
Electricity and water
Local Tourist Tax