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Flachau 5 miles; Schladming 15 miles; Salzburg 45 miles.
Altenmarkt is a picturesque, traditional Austrian village nestled in a valley in the heart of the Austrian Alps. The village has a good range of local amenities such as shops, banks, supermarkets, traditional and modern restaurants and medical facilities. The area is perfect for activity holidays in summer and winter. Miles of marked walking and cycling paths (cycle hire in the village) can be accessed from the village and riding and swimming are available nearby. Ski lifts operate in summer to give walkers access to the mountain paths. Altenmarkt and its sister village of Zauchensee are winter sport centres, with skiing (alpine and x-country), tobogganing, skating and curling facilities. It is at the heart of the Ski Alliance Amade, which covers 276 ski lifts and close to 900km of pistes for all abilities in 5 ski areas from Schladming in the north to Gastein in the south. The local ski area linking Altenmarkt to Radstadt, is just outside the village and is reached by a free ski bus which also takes skiers up to Zauchensee, a main access point to the Sportwelt Amade ski area. Further afield, Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and location of ‘The Sound of Music’, the Salzkammergut Lake District and Hohetauern Grossglockner and Konigsee National Parks are all within an hour’s drive. Close to the motorway, Altenmarkt is easily reached by road from Salzburg (45 miles) or Munich (100miles) airports. Good local transport links also give easy access to Salzburg and the surrounding towns and villages.
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The apartment (78 m2) is situated on the 1st floor (lift available) of a traditional chalet building in the heart of the picturesque village of Altenmarkt in the Austrian Alps. Located on a quiet side street, Altenmarkterhof is only a few minutes walk to the village centre with views of the surrounding mountains on all sides. The apartment has been completely renovated and refurbished to a high standard to offer superb holiday accommodation. There is a ski room in the cellar and the (ski) bus stop is at the bottom of the road. A great base for enjoying the Austrian Alps all year round!
Two bedrooms: 1 x spacious double (Austrian twin) with large en-suite (bath with shower over, basin and separate WC), 1 x twin with balcony. Second shower room with shower, basin and WC (accessed from living room). Spacious modern open plan living room with fully fitted kitchen area, and comfortable dining and sitting areas, opening onto a 2nd balcony with mountain views. (Note: The 2 bed/2 bath configuration is very unusual in Austria, making it ideal for 2 couples or families).
Central heating. Electric oven with halogen hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV (in living room and each bedroom), DVD, video, CD/radio, WiFi. All fuel, power and tourist tax inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking at side of chalet. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops, bars, cafes and restaurants 3 mins walk. Flexible start dates and short breaks available on request. Weekly Rentals 2013: Apr 13th - May 18th £279, May 18th - June 29th £329, June 29th - Aug 31st £385, Aug 31st - Sep 28th £329, Sep 28th - Dec 14th £279, Dec 14th - Jan 4th 2014 £547. Weekly Rentals 2014: Jan 4th - Feb 1st £534, Feb 1st - Mar 1st £584, Mar 1st - Apr 12th £534, Apr 12th - May 17th £334, May 17th - Jun 28th £384, Jun 28th - Aug 30th £434, Aug 30th - Sep 27th £384, Sept 27th - Dec 20th £334, Dec 20th - Jan 3rd 2015 £584
Please note: Low cost flights from the UK to Salzburg are available with Ryanair and Easyjet and Jet2
Previous visitors' comments about Altenmarkterhof:
A beautiful town with very friendly locals. Lots of summer activities for families - bike hire, volleyball, crazy golf and the amazing Therme Amade Leisure Centre with indoor and outdoor pools that is only 10 minutes walk from the apartment. We had a fantastic week with some wonderful walks - breathtaking scenery.
Mrs Ross, Loanhead, July 2012