4 bedroom (9 beds) detached ski chalet in Styria, Austria. nestled in the river Mur valley and on the edge of Murau Kreischberg ski resort - Family friendly skiing (46 km) with tubing and toboggan runs. Additional new ski runs added in 2013 and a new 10 seater gondola.
- Kreischberg / Murau is once again hosting a FIS World Cup in 2015, with snowboarding and freestyle skiing. Kreischberg also has the largest half pipe in Europe.
New award winning golf course and driving range next door - 'Best new course in Austria'.
Adjacent to riverside cycle path - longest in Europe. Summer sports complex in adjacent village with large outdoor swimming and paddling pools, play areas, tennis and volleyball. Horse riding stables 2 minutes away.
Built to a traditional design by a local builder with panorama glazing onto superb mountain views. Narrow gauge railway- Murtalbahn (steam in summer) next door with stop. Medieval town of Murau just 3km by main road or murtalbahn train.
Skiing: 5 mins drive or train ride (stop outside the chalet) to main gondala station at Kreischberg. Ski and Snowboard Schools, ski hire, 1.2km toboggan run,children's tubing arena, speed run, mogul piste, trampolines, magic carpet and baby lift.No crowds or lift queues. Kreischberg has an excellent snow and sunshine record with reasonably priced lift passes and ski hire. Largely undiscovered by British skiers.
New 10 seater gondola for 2013/14 season.
The ski area of Frauenalpe is a 5 minute drive away by car. Beautiful ski area of Turracher Hohe is a 25 minute drive.
Other larger ski areas of Hoetauern, St Michael and Obertauern are about 30/40 minutes by car.
Please note that during peak ski season (December to March) we have Saturday to Saturday bookings only.
Cycling: Family cycling and mountain biking routes for all abilities directly from the chalet.
Mur River cycle path runs in front of the chalet - longest cycle path in Europe.
Murtalbahn railway allows you to come back via train if desired.
Sightseeing: Pretty medieval riverside town of Murau with historic centre, merchants houses, famous brewery and museum
Romantic St Lambrecht Monastry and town
Spectacular Gunster Waterfalls (65m) - Highest in Styria
Summer and winter toboggan runs at Turracher Hoehe and Grebenzen
Excursions to Salzburg, Vienna, Carinthia (Austria's lake district) and Styria's wine region - dubbed Austria's Tuscany. Italian and Croatian Coasts. Fairytale Lake Bled in Slovenia.
Freshly baked rolls are supplied on request in the morning.
Free ski bus from Holiday Chalets to Kreischberg ski slopes
Please note bookings are Saturday to Saturday.