Apartment "Gretl" is luxury 2 bedroom apartment, situated in a pretty Chalet which used to be the original Watermill of Viehhofen and is over 300 yrs old. The interior has been sympathetically renovated but keeping that old Austrian style about it, with all modern conveniences. Comprising of: entrance into kitchen/dining area, shower room, large living room with feature fireplace with LCD flame effect fire and flat screen TV, double sofa bed, easy chairs and coffee table, desk and hanging rail in the corner. Glazed door leading onto the large South facing balcony with lovely views of this well-kept village and surrounding countryside & mountains. Master bedroom with large double bed, wardrobe, drawers, glazed door onto balcony. Bedroom 2 is compact with 2 single beds, hanging space and draw pack. Heated ski/boot room & Sauna. One private parking space, gardens and free wifi.
A short walk into the village centre where you will find all local amenities such as restaurants/bars, supermarket, ski hire shops, nursery slope, ski school meeting place, Tourist office, Bank/ATM & ski bus stop.
Viehhofen is ideally located in the heart of the "Ski Circus" offering over 275 km of skiing, taking in Saalbach/Hinterglemm/Fieberbrunn/Leogang and soon to be linked to the Zell-am-see ski area in 2016/2017 ski season. This will put Viehhofen right in the centre of the largest ski area in Austria. Viehhofen currently has its own Nursery Slope and blue run 68 which returns you directly into the village after a days skiing. There is an excellent Ski School with English speaking instructors. The village, although small, has all amenities within a short walking distance. Good quality restaurants and bars, supermarket, Tourist Office and Bank/ATM. Several ski bus stops to the main Schonlietenbahn lift 4km away. Good bus service for shopping in Zell-am-see, Saalbach & Hinterglemm.
Plenty of winter & summer activities besides skiing such as: lovely walks, bike hire, mountain biking and competitions, Motorbike Fest, Classic car rally, outdoor pools, swimming/sailing at Zell-am-see, climbing, rafting, tennis, golf, all close by. The new Formula 1/Red Bull Spielberg Circuit is 1 hr 30 mins away.