- 2 BR
- Sleeps 7
- from € /nt
This idyllic alpine lake region is the perfect setting for this vacation home rental in Austria. Featuring the modern Alpine aesthetics that draw from the rustic mountain chalets of the past, we love the expansive spaces, warm wood and the sharp contemporary take on country living.
Situated along the picturesque shores of Lake Weissensee in Carinthia, this vacation home rental in Austria is part of a former sawmill that was transformed into a chic contemporary compound. Simple, pristine and modern, the structure is positioned to take advantage of the gorgeous lake and mountain views. Completed in 2012 by Austrian architect Peter Jungmann, the property was designed as an all season recreational retreat that shares the space with three other apartments within the complex. A striking “Badehütte Weissensee” (bath-house) was added along the shoreline as a companion structure to the property and is the recipient of the 2007 Carinthian Timber Construction Prize and the 2008 Building Prize of the Province of Carinthia.
Composed almost entirely of wood inside and out, much of the timber is locally sourced, some from the weathered wooden docks along the shore. Featuring soaring open interior spaces with bright natural light supplemented with large skylights, the house is immaculately and sparingly laid out with a mixture of rustic-contemporary style and warm elegance. The sleek linear lines and dominant use of wood are contrasted with metal elements such as the fireplace facades and purlins and each level offers multiple views over the picturesque landscape.
With a fully equipped state of the art kitchen, two bedrooms and two additional sleeping areas, the apartment sleeps up to seven and comes equipped with a sauna.
Projecting out over the Mühlbach stream from the living room, the deck is the place to dine in warm months immersed in this idyllic alpine setting. Or, head down to the bath house to enjoy the property’s private shoreline and lakeside beach which is one of the largest in the area with a playground, sun loungers and lovely shade trees included in the price.
WLAN-Hotspot, Satellite/LCD flat screen TV. Housekeeping and state of the art kitchen and amenities. Housekeeping and laundry facilities.
The Weissensee lake region in the Gailtal Alps of Carinthia is the largest natural ice surface in Europe. Frozen solid from mid-December to early March, it’s a massive wonderland for winter sports. In warmer climes, you can go boating on the shores of nearby Mühlbach brook or enjoy the many mountain trails and woods right on your doorstep.
Lake Weissensee, Carinthia, Austria. Nearest Airport: Klagenfurt KLU (111 km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Austria is beautiful throughout the year with lovely mild summers and guaranteed snow from November through to April. For the best of the warm weather, plan to go between April and October
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|Bed Type||2 double-beds, 2 sofa-beds|
|Kitchen||Fully equiped kitchen|
|Bathrooms||2 bathrooms one guest WC|
|Accommodate||7 Total occupancy|
|Rates||Rates start from €160 with 4 night minimum stay in low season and 7 night minimum stay in high season. See rates table. The Boat House can be rented separately for guests only.|
|View||Lake and mountains.|
Check in: 15:00 Check out 10.00
Cancellation policy: No charge up to 3 months prior to arrival.
Payment Policy: 40% in advance when booking, the rest one month before arrival.
Prices include tax, mobility tax per guest, per night and the city tax per guest per night.
Photos #6 and #7 belong to the bathing house which can also be rented while staying at this apartment. There you are directly at the shore, enjoying a wonderful view. You'll find a sauna, a kitchenette, a sofa and a table for 6. The bathing house is five minutes’ walk away and there is also a car park for those preferring to drive. Our bathing house won two architectural prizes in 2007.
|10 September to 01 October||240|
|17 December to 23 December||190|
|23 December to 30 December||240|
|30 December 2016 to 7 January||280|
|7 January to 21 January||160|
|21 January to 04 February||190|
|04 February to 25 February||240|
|25 February to 04 March||190|
|04 March to 13 May||170|
|13 May to 27 May||170|
|27 May to 10 June||190|
|10 June to 01 July||240|
|01 July to 9 September||360|
|9 September to 30 September||290|
|30 September to 04 November||180|
Prices are in Euros.
Final cleaning 140 €
Prices per two persons per day
Each additional adult 27 €
Children 7-15: 15 €