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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views - Sleep Six Max

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 990 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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). Internet available if required at additional an cost.

The rental cost includes all heating, linen and towels.

End of stay cleaning charge of 90Euro is payable locally on departure.

There is a new local village shop in Worth 40 meter from the apartment and well-stocked local supermarkets in Rauris which provide a wide choice. A further 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.

New 10 person Gondola for season 2016/17

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 Tauern Spa in Kaprun is 24km.

More Details

Owner
Andrew and Lisa Thorne
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

About Andrew and Lisa Thorne

We are an English family who live near Cambridge, UK. We purchased the apartment from the original Austrian owners who still live on the ground floor.

Andrew and Lisa Thorne purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Andrew and Lisa Thorne chose Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

Very private with lots of space and not in a complex.

What makes this apartment unique

Low cost family resort in the National Park which is good for skiing and great for walking and cycling in the summer months. All without the crowds

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Rauris in Zell am See District

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 990 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
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 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • All bedrooms have safe balcony access. Travel cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
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.

Reviews

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Spacious and comfortable top floor apartment with mountain views - Sleep Six Max
average rating of 4.787234 based on 47 reviews
5

Great apartment in beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at the apartment in Woerth/Rauris. The accommodation is very well equipped, very spacious & clean and has everything you could possibly want/need whilst on holiday. The customer service provided by Andrew & Lisa was excellent; the entire booking process was seamless, and we were given lots of additional information which adds to a great holiday. Would definitely recommend this property to anyone who is looking for a relaxing and quiet holiday in the mountains.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very please you found the apartment met all your requirements and together with the good weather, allowed you to have a great week in Rauris.
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5

Super séjour

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une superbe semaine dans ce beau logement dont rien ne manquait, endroit très calme, paysage magnifique, jolie village, super pour les fans de montagne, nombreuse randonnées sont a faire.l'Autriche est vraiment un très beau pays. Nous avons hâte d'y retourner.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful apartment for a relaxing break

  • 4 of 5

Great apartment for the five of us to relax. Plenty of space for when the weather hindered our outdoor plans and the selection of books, films and games meant everyone was happy. I think the German phase book was used in earnest by our 12 year old over the first couple of days at which point the other two were being schooled!

Having a washing machine and dryer was great as we had spent a week in Germany previously and meant we could keep our luggage to a minimum.

The folder and leaflets on things to do was very useful and gave us lots of ideas (just need more time to finish the list!). The local restaurants were great with the children and they especially enjoyed Landgasthaus Weixen. Fortunately our waiter spoke fluent Pokemon so our 8 year old was over the moon.

The weather gave us everything from heatwaves to downpours and thunderstorms but I can't think of anywhere I rather be to watch a storm!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A perfect apartment in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We had 11 days here, and it was one of the best holidays we can remember. The apartment was exactly as described but the views from the balconies on the two rear bedrooms and living room/kitchen were better, quite breathtaking to wake up to every morning. The apartment was very light, clean and well equipped, and it was great to be on the second floor, looking down on to the hills and gardens all around. The hamlet of Worth, where the apartment is situated, was lovely, with small shop and bar/hotel within sight. Walks in every direction, long or short, and Rauris just five minutes drive down the valley for bigger and better things - lots of inexpensive, quality restaurants, a few shops and traditional entertainment on one or two evenings while we were there. The Rauris bubble up the mountain took us to a fabulous high-level walk along the mountain ridge, and we walked from Rauris itself, up the steep sides of the mountains on the opposite side for some spectcular views. Everywhere was beautiful, clean, pristine, quiet and tranquil - a perfect spot that we will return to, I'm sure. Nationalpark Hohe Tauer was altogether outstanding, especially Taxenbach Gorge, and Bad Gastein, and we even managed to get to Grossglockner, which was well worth the drive up 30+ hairpin bends. Andrew gave us so much information to make our stay more enjoyable and was very helpful when we booked. We would highly recommend this apartment for a great family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment in beautiful valley

  • 5 of 5

We ( 3 adults and 2 children of 12 and 15 years old) love the apartment, it's very comfortable, spacey and clean. We were lucky to have a lot of snow so the view was spectaculair and we had a lot of fun in the snow. The apartment was very guiet wich was very nice for us. In Rauris, wich is a 10 minutes drive, you can get your groceries. When you drive another 10 minutes in opposite direction you get a lovely view in the valley where we had lots and lots of snow.

I would certainly recommended this appartment to everyone (please leave a date open so we can go back :) )

I hope we can stay another time to in this apartment !

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back another time, may be in the summer or another winter.
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Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, the apartment was spotless, more than big enough for a family of 4. Had a few lovely restaurants on its door step. The ski lift was a 5 min drive. Overall ticked all the boxes, would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad everything met with your expectations and hope you might return for a visit in the summer.
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Salzburg
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Andrelwirt
Nearest Golf
24 Kilometres
Zell am See
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Taxenbach
Nearest Motorway
44 Kilometres
Bischofshofen
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Andrelwirt
Nearest Ski
4 Kilometres
Hochalmbahn
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 33km 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 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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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Rauris, Salzburg Land

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
9 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£399
for 5 nights
£540
 
 
Early Winter
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£434
for 5 nights
£590
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£730
for 7 nights
£730
 
 
School Holiday
10 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Late Winter
3 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£730
for 7 nights
£730
 
 
Early Spring
7 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£452
for 5 nights
£615
 
 
Spring
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£377
for 5 nights
£510
 
 
Summer
26 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£730
for 7 nights
£730
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£438
for 5 nights
£595
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£352
for 5 nights
£475
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £250

A refundable security deposit of £250 required with payment of balance.
A mandatory local tourist tax is payable of £1.8 per adult per night, (the actual charge is Euros).
A final cleaning charge of 90 Euros is payable locally to our housekeeper.
Our apartment sleeps a maximum of 6 people.
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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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