About this listing
Newly and very tastefully furnished vacation studio right at the Lake Ossiach. Not big but neat and cosy, just right for a romantic couple. The comfortable living room easily turns into a bedroom simply by lowering the hidden murphy double bed. The modern kitchen has new appliancies, a ceran stove, dishwasher and microwave. Have breakfast in the morning sun on your balcony and enjoy the breathtaking views across the lake and it’s surrounding mountains. And if you really need space for 4, the sofa sleeps an additional couple of people or kids.
Description of the area
The apartment house is located in a parklike area right on the lakeshore and offers all kinds of amenities you can imagine. Water sports like swimming, sailing, boating, windsurfing and many others. There are showers, toilets and changing cabins, all right at the beach. The huge recreational area (lawn) invites you to hang around in the sun, if you don’t decide for sporty activities. Tennis, volleyball, table tennis, soccer, playground for kids, boat storage, barbecue areas and much more, all within the ressort. Access the walking or mountainbike trails passing by the house, take the challenge to go/ride either up the mountains, or take the easy trail that goes all around the lake (flat, approx. 30km). Or take a romantic cruise on the lake (some of them theme cruises, music, dancing, or all-you-can-eat buffet), with the ship station just around the corner.
Wheelchair-friendly access to everything. Free car parking, washers and dryers available. In the lobby, there is even a little shop that opens during season, where you can buy groceries or personal items without the need of leaving the house.
Located on the opposite side of the lake, only minutes away, there is the „Gerlitzen“, the center of mountains sports of the area. Accessable by a cable car that runs summer and winter, plus chairlifts to go even further. Walking, hiking, mountain biking, even a cart race track for kids.
Because of its perfect thermal conditions, the Gerlitzen has become the most popular base for the impressing para gliding adventures with dramatic views. In the air for half an hour or more, you’ll be flying between the surrounding mountain peaks and across the lake before landing in the valley, with a difference in altitude of 1.400m. There are para gliding schools, and for beginners, also tandem flights are available.
In winter, the Gerlitzen is one of the best skiing ressorts in the area, downhill and cross country, offering a total of 15 ski lifts, ski schools, a choice of nice restaurants and snugly ski huts to enjoy Gluehwein and Jagatee.
Villach, with its mediterranian touch a meeting point of three cultures (Carinthian, Italian and Slowenian) which offers any kind of entertainment and shopping experiences, is only minutes away. A bus station is near the house.
Drive for less than 30 minutes, and you’ll find yourself in Italy or in Slovenia. The nearest international airport Klagenfurt is only 40 km ( 30 miles) away, with easy transfer to your vacation home.
My secret tip: Surprise your partner with a very special day and invite him/her to a capuccino on san marco square in Venice! I am not kidding: take the early bus from Villach to Venice, comfortably, relaxed and inexpensivly, get off the bus directly at the Piazzale Roma, enjoy a romantic day in Venice and take the bus back home the same night!
Genießen Sie einfach Ihren Urlaub!
Gastgeber war im Vorfeld bereits sehr bemüht und hat pro-aktiv Kontakt aufgenommen. Sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend. Studio ist sehr klein, aber das wussten wir. Es ist alles da, was man braucht. Mit Wetter hatten wir Pech, doch die Lage an sich ist sehr schön, mit dem eigenen Badeplatz direkt am Ossiacher See. Was uns nicht so gut gefallen hat, ist das Haus Landskron an sich, hat etwas "Altersheimcharakter".
This place is a little gem and definitely recommend. Quiet with direct access and view to the lake. Apartment is perfect for a couple and has everything you need. Fritz met us upon arrival and showed us around facility.
There is a balcony for sitting, couch, tv, etc. Bed is a pull down that saves space when not in use. Kitchen has all the utensils and glasses you need plus a microwave. There is grocery store not far from place, take left out of apartment and it's couple km away on your left.
You can swim direct from dock or sunbath. There are r
afting trips in area to book as well. Directly opposite side of lake is a gondola to go up the mountain. Lots of recreation in area with paths on sides of roads for walking, cycling, running.
Bus station is 10 min away so you can do day trip to Venice. You leave around 7 and back in Villach around 10 ish.
Couple nice restaurants we tried in area include Stoffl wirt which is up side of mountain 15 min away, views can not be beat, Urbani Wirt had great local fare. And don't miss a stop into Benediktiner Mart in Klagenfurt. Also check out Villa Lido (Italian) which is water front on Lake Worthersee.
hi daren, many thanks for your great feedback, good to hear that you had fun and explored the area. I appreciate very much your detailed feedback, and I am sure your personal impressions and recommendations will be helpful for the next guests to come. best regards, fritz
Fritz war ein sehr freundlicher und zuvorkommender Gastgeber und das Studio ein Traum! Super Lage und sehr gemütlich. Es war sehr sauber und wir hatten wunderbare Tage! Wir haben fest vor, wieder zu kommen!
Wir hatten ein paar wunderbare Tage in dem sehr geschmackvoll und praktisch eingerichteten Apartment. Fritz war sehr hilfreich und äußerst reizend. Ebenso Karin, die extra auf uns gewartet hat, um uns alles zu zeigen. Im Apartment findet man alles was man braucht und man fühlt sich richtig wohl. Sowohl das Apartment als auch die Anlage sind sehr gepflegt. Alles in Allem eine empfehlenswerte Location.
We had a great time! The apartment is perfect for a couple. Good location in front of the lake.
Fritz was very kind, helpful and friendly.
The apartment is very nice: small but furnished in a very functional way. It is clean and it has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The residence is situated in a beautiful location overlooking the Ossiach lake. It has a beautiful park on the lake and has convenient parking. The owner Fritz was very clear and very helpful: he is a very nice person!
many thanks for the lovely feedback, which I only got to read after I have posted my feedback for you. os mine is honest too :-)
regarding the broken window, I will try to get this fixed through my own insurance policy, or maybe airbnb has anything provided. if not I will let you know and ask you to report it to your insurance company, but I trust we can resolve this on my side.
and yes, please come back in summer!
if so, please let me know at your earliest convenience, last summer (the first one after I have bought it in fall 2013) it was fully booked from mid june until end of september.
looking forward to hearing from you again, with best regards,
Fritz ist ein wunderbarer Gastgeber, alles war sehr ordentlich und der Aufenthalt war sehr angenehm :).
Die Umgebung ist fantastisch, genau wie das Studio.
Gerne wieder :)
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About the Host, Fritz
ich bin Fritz, 58 Jahre alt, und pendle mit Lebensgefährtin Karin zwischen Villach, Graz und Florida hin und her. Habe meinen Betrieb zum Teil verkauft, aber trotzdem viel zu tun. Wir fühlen uns in Kärnten sehr wohl, aber reisen auch sehr gerne.