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Idyllically located eco-holiday home in the Ötscher hiking paradise

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,345 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Natural wood furniture and high-quality eco-mattresses from GEA

The self-catering house was designed by the owner so that their children could also feel comfortable here. Thus, the equipment includes high quality toys, children's books and games for young and old. The comprehensive library and CD collection, the warm fireplace in the parlour and the cosy furniture from GEA will make your stay a relaxing experience. 3 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, 2 bathrooms, the fully-equipped kitchen and the beautiful terrace leading to the garden offer space for up to 12 people. Ideal for 1-3 families or small groups. During the summer and fall, the hiking paths of the nature park invite you to go on romantic discoveries with alpine scenery. During the winter, there are multiple ski regions (Annaberg, Gemeindealpe, Mariazell) and slopes available.

Nikolaus Hottenroth
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 13, 2017


Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Vienna Schwechat
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Annaberg an der Mariazellerbahn
Nearest Motorway
55 Kilometres
A1 St. Pölten Süd
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Gasthaus Digruber
Nearest Ski
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The holiday home Erlaufboden is located in one of the most beautiful hiking regions of Austria, the nature park Ötscher-Tormäuer. The design of GEA and the family-friendly equipment makes summer and winter holiday a relaxing experience for families or groups with up to 12 people.

The holiday home is located in the small settlement of Erlaufboden, directly on the entrance to the hiking paths of the lower Tormäuer and the Ötschergräben. The house is an ideal starting point for hiking holidays during the summer and fall and for ski holidays during the winter with the nearby Annaberger ski lift.

The region of Ötscher-Tormäuer is under protection as a nature park (with 170km² it is the largest nature park in Lower Austria) and is located in the Lower Austrian Eisenwurzen in the South-East part of the Scheibb district. The nature park stretches over the regions of Annaberg, Gaming, lackenhof, Mitterbach am Erlaufsee, Puchenstuben and Sankt Anton an der Jessnitz.

Other Activities: White water kayaking, cave researching, ice climbing

Ski: Ski lift Annaberg,

Ski region Gemeindealpe (Mitterbach),

Ski region Bürgeralpe (Mariazell),

Cross country slopes Reith, Turmkogel, Wastl/Wald, Fadental.


Annaberg, Niederösterreich House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1345 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedrrom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Parlour
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Idyllically located eco-holiday home in the Ötscher hiking paradise
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Our group was a big family of 12 people. Ages from 11 to 82. Having been the organiser for the holiday I was slightly worried it won't fit us all.. but it did! The house accommodated us all very well. It was like stepping into a habitable house full of character and charm. The beds are comfy and wide. The rooms are actually much bigger then they seem in the photos. The outdoor spaces were a joy to explore. It was so peaceful stepping outside the bedroom balcony and hearing the river flow below and seeing the mountains covered with trees in the distance. (we don't have rivers and mountains in Gozo!) The garden was very popular with the children. The young ones played on the swings and badminton while the older ones prepared the campfire. It was the first time in Austria for most of us. We rented a van and visited Mariazell, Prater, Linz, Vienna and a pretty little waterfall just a few minutes by car and 20mins walk away from the house. It was a truly idillic holiday. I'm sure this house is great during the skiing season, but it is also ideal during the spring. The hosts Hanni and Hans were very welcoming full of smiles and helpful local knowledge. They were there when we arrived and returned to see us leave. Highly recommended. Michael

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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zum Entspannen

  • 5 of 5

das Haus entspricht der Beschreibung und den Bilder, schöne Gegend zum Wandern und faulenzen, sehr geräumig und vor allem die Betten verdienen ein dickes Lob - wir haben alle selten so gut geschlafen...

Dank auch an den (geduldigen) Vermieter.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Tolles Naturerlebnis, Einrichtung des Hauses funktionsfähig, aber mit wenig Charme

  • 3 of 5

Hatten einen schönen sonnigen Aufenthalt von 4 Tagen mit kleinen Wanderungen in der Umgebung des Hauses in traumhafter Natur. Die Lage des Hauses ist perfekt, wenn man Natur pur und Ruhe sucht. Die Küche ist gut ausgestattet, für uns viel zu viel Geschirr. Unser Sohn hat auch einiges Spielzeug genützt. Die Heizung funktioniert einwandfrei. Was ein wenig gestört hat, ist, dass das Haus sehr "angeräumt" ist, dadurch kommen die Bio Möbel wenig zur Geltung und es hat keinen Charme. Kleinigkeiten, wie Möglichkeiten, Handtücher für mehrere Personen oder Geschirrtücher aufzuhängen, Ablageflächen für Kleidung, Nachttisch in einem der Zimmer fehlen. Das Bad im Obergeschoß ist sehr klein und ohne Fenster, daher muffig. Im Bad im unteren Geschoß gibt es Duschmöglichkeit in einer Badewanne, aber keinen Duschvorhang.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Perfekte Flucht aus dem Alltag

  • 5 of 5

Sehr nette Gastgeber und eine wunderschöne Umgebung:)!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Tolles Haus in perfekter Lage

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben soeben einen super Urlaub im Ferienhaus in Erlaufboden verbracht. Das Haus ist - so wie beschrieben - wirklich komplett ausgestattet. Hervorheben möchten wir die Betten, in denen wir aussergewöhnlich gut geschlafen haben. (Wir haben zu Hause Wasserbetten und im Urlaub meistens Probleme.)

Das Haus hat einen grossen, uneinsehbaren Garten, in dem wir Federball gespielt, Musik gehört, gegrillt und Lagerfeuer gemacht haben. Da das Haus relativ abgelegen ist, haben wir dabei niemanden gestört.

Für Wanderungen ist die Lage ebenfalls optimal. Wir sind direkt vom Ferienhaus aus auf den Ötscher, in die Ötschergräben und zum Trefflingfall gewandert.

Vielen Dank an Hanni und Hans-Hagen Hottenroth (Eltern des Vermieters) für die tollen Tipps und Empfehlungen. Wir haben die beiden auch in ihrem Keramikmuseum in Scheibbs besucht und eine sehr interessante Führung erhalten.

Von uns erhält das Ferienhaus Erlaufboden das Prädikat "Absolut empfehlenswert" :-))

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Tolle Tage am Fuße des Ötschers

  • 5 of 5

Süßes Haus, komfortable Einrichtung, netter Garten, außer dem Rauschen der Erlauf nichts zu hören, wunderschöne Gegend, ideal zum Wandern, besonders empfehlenswert an heißen Sommertagen, geeignet auch für nur ein paar Tage Erholung...

Sehr empfehlenswert!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lieber Walter und Familie, Vielen Dank für Eure Treue über nun schon 5 Jahre! Hoffentlich bis bald am Erlaufboden. Nikolaus
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $59.7
Additional Guest Fee $29.85 per person per night
Pet Fee $59.7

Basispreis inkl. 6 Erwachsene. Jeder weitere Erwachsene Euro 25/Nacht
Kinder bis 14 sind frei. Einmalig Euro 50 für die Endreinigung.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.