This charming ground floor one bedroom apartment is situated at the edge of the picturesque lakeside village of Strobl, with mountain views from the apartment. It's only a 5-10 minute walk to the village centre and waterfront, with bakery, supermarket, post office, bank, restaurants and tourist office. A public path runs near the property, that is enjoyed for cycling, jogging, horseback riding and walking, and meanders through a beautiful nature protection area. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the door.
Every season offers a different appeal:
The summer days can be spent lazing at the lake, hiking in the mountains, or enjoying visits to cultural and historic places and attractions.
In spring, experience traditional Easter celebrations and customs at various local events.
In winter, the Wolfgangsee advent and Christmas market runs from Nov 18-Dec 31, Thursday to Sunday. The local customs and cultural fare are beautifully displayed with a floating peace lantern glowing over the lake. For the outdoor enthusiast in the winter months, there are a number of excellent downhill ski areas close by, and cross-country skiing trails which are accessible from the edge of the property, and also up at the Postalm nearby.
There are always museums and galleries to explore, and music events and tours to enjoy throughout the year.
The Salzkammergut area of Austria is well-known for the beauty of its landscape in this lake district at the edge of the alps, for the fascination and interest of its history, and for the intrigue of its unique culture. There is plenty to see and do, to appeal to all interests, whether it be outdoors enjoying nature, participating in high energy activities like hiking, cycling and skiing, or sightseeing and experiencing the many museums, concerts and cultural events.
Strobl is one of three quaint & historic villages on the shores of lake Wolfgang, which are linked by road and ferry service. There is good public transportation by bus and train for guests without a rental car. It is a half hour scenic drive to Salzburg, the famous city of Mozart, with its historic castle and Mirabel palace, and the home of the 'sound of music'.
This newly renovated ground floor one bedroom apartment is a welcoming and cozy place to stay while you explore the beauty of the salzkammergut.
For large groups and families that may need extra space & bedrooms, you may also rent our 2 bedroom apartment, The Mountain View Loft, on the top floor of the same house, which accommodates an additional 4 guests.
This is a desirable and popular vacation area year round.
Please check dates with us for availability.
The owners, Fritz & Juliet Lev, now live in Canada, although Fritz grew up living in this family home, which originally was a guest house run by his parents. It was their own family vacation apartment until they recently built themselves a retirement home next door. This has enabled them to give others the opportunity to stay in one of the most beautiful parts of Europe and gives them the pleasure of sharing this wonderful area with their guests.
This was my childhood home, and it was only as I traveled around the world that I became aware of how fortunate I was to grow up in such a beautiful part of the world.
A family member with some knowledge of English, lives on the adjoining property. Any inquiries, recommendations or assistance can be accessed easily through them.
Strobl is one of 3 villages on Lake Wolfgang, situated in an Alpine region in the heart of the Salzkammergut. There are many historic, cultural and interesting places to visit close by; A day trip to the city of Salzburg with it's castle, Mirabell Palace, and old city centre, and the home of the Sound of Music. The town of Bad Ischl has the Emperor's summer palace, and the village of Halstatt, is a World Heritage Site, with salt mine tours. The stunning Dachstein glacier peak towers over Lake Gosau at it's base. Avid hikers can enjoy the numerous well-marked hiking trails in the mountains and woods, and the miles of cycle paths offer sight-seeing from two wheels. This area has something for everyone, whatever your interests!
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