Apartment "Gretl" 2 bedroom apartment full of Austrian Charm. over 300 years old and originally the old Watermill in Viehhofen. The interior has been sympathetically renovated making this a cosy and traditional style apartment with modern conveniences. Comprising of: entrance into open plan kitchen/dining area, large living room with feature fireplace with LCD flame effect fire and flat screen cable/Apple TV, free wifi, double sofa bed, easy chairs and coffee table, desk and small hanging area for clothes. 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. Family Shower/WC room, Heated ski/boot room & Sauna in the basement. One private parking space, gardens and free wifi.
A short walk to 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 & new Gondola system.
Viehhofen is ideally located in the heart of the "Ski Circus" offering over 300 km of skiing, taking in Saalbach/Hinterglemm/Fieberbrunn/Leogang and soon to be linked to the Zell-am-see ski area in 2018 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 and further afield in Salzburg
Plenty of winter & summer activities besides skiing such as: Sleigh rides, snow walking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing. In Summer there are fabulous walks from the door, mountain bike trails, hiking, rock climbing, rafting, outdoor swimming pools, the lake at Zell-am-see offers, watersports such as: Sailing, Water-skiing, Swimming. Locally every Summer there is a Motorbike Fest, Classic car rally, Festivals, 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. Salzburg for excellent sightseeing and shoping is only 1.hr 30 mins away.