|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This traditional Austrian family chalet can sleep up to 16 comfortably in its 8 bedrooms. The house is surrounded on 3 sides by open countryside. Only 5 minutes walk to the centre of the village, where you can gain access to the village cable car for winter skiing or summer walks. Located in the winter skiing and summer white water village of Lofer just 24 miles from Salzburg airport. None of the villages 15 restaurants are more than 10 minutes walk from the house. The village ski lift is just an 8 minute walk where you can ski on its 58km of pisted slopes in the winter; or catch a lift up to the beautiful mountain pastures to explore the scenic and waterfall strewn paths. The villages large landscaped outdoor pool is just a 3 minute walk from the house.
This is a great house for a large family gathering. We especially liked the games room which provided hours of entertainment for the younger members of our group. The large dining room comfortably seated all 12 of us, and the kitchen was well equipped with crockery, glasses, good quality pots and pans etc. The fridge in the kitchen is very small for large parties, so we had to shop daily - but the Spar supermarket is very close. There is another small fridge upstairs which we used for drinks. Be warned though that there are very specific instructions about recycling/rubbish which seem to be very difficult if not impossible to comply with. You have to take all your recycling to the depot which is only open twice a week (not really what you expect when you are on holiday). We thought we had followed the instructions correctly but the owner said we had not and deducted £85 from our deposit.
Lofer is a lovely village and there are lots of nice walks in the area. The village outdoor swimming pool is great, and we went there most days.
Salzburg airport is 35 minutes drive, Munich airport 1.45 minutes drive. Calais Eurotunnel is 11-12 hours drive.
The house is centrally located in the village of Lofer. Zell am See is 30 minutes by car, Salzburg 35 minutes by car. Venice is 3.5 hours by car. Munich airport is 1.45hrs by car.
In addition to the benefits of basing yourself in Lofer for your skiing holiday the Summer activities are numerous. As the roaring Saalach streams through the centre of Lofer canoeing, white water rafting and many other water related activities are available.
The villages landscaped outdoor pool with its large sports pool, fun slide, non swimmers pool and the icy "stone mountain bath" is just 3 minutes walk from the house. The longest cave complex in Europe is minutes from the house as are the wonderful mountain pastures.
Lofer has 13 restaurants and 3 good sized supermarkets all within a few minutes walk from the house.
The house is strictly non smoking. Any breach of this rule will result in the loss of your damage deposit.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Stay tax||£2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 15 years.|
Security/booking deposit of £350 per week.This acts as your deposit for the booking and security against damage/breakages/excessive cleaning. The security deposit will be returned in full or after deducting the cost of repair/replacements/excessive cleaning. Balance payable 16 weeks before arrival. No refund after 20 weeks notice and full rental should still be paid.
Heating in the summer, if required, will be charged at £30 per day (min 2 days). Additional tourist tax £1.50 per adult per day
Saturday is the preferred changeover day but other days might be possible. Please ensure you recycle your waste before leaving the house or a charge to do so on your behalf will be taken from your damage deposit (see notes on accommodation section).
Notes on prices:
Option to pay in Euros. There is a local tourist tax of £1.50 per person per day for anyone over 15 years. The tax will be added to the house rentalfee and paid on your behalf. As part of the tourist registration we will need your parties passport details prior to arrival. To enable the house to be cleaned for upcoming guests arrival time is after 4pm and departure before 10am. Minimum of 20 weeks cancellation notice or deposit will be lost! Summer heating, if required, £30 per day (min 2 days).