About This Listing
At just over an hours drive from Salzburg, Landhaus Osborne is perfect for exploring the Salzkammergut. The UNESCO World Heritage town of Hallstatt and the ski and hiking areas of Krippenstein and Dachstein West are both just a short distance away.
Large double bed with ensuite bathroom and direct access to the south facing balcony with breathtaking mountain views.
Leave your everyday life behind and spend a relaxing holiday in one of our comfortable holiday apartments here in Obertraun - a beautiful village on Lake Hallstatt surrounded by mountains.
Our beautiful Apartment 1, with its south facing balcony has the following features:
- Double bedroom with south facing balcony offering impressive mountain views
- Ensuite bathroom with WC, large shower, heated towel rail, shampoo/shower gel dispenser, hairdryer, etc
- Kitchen-/living room featuring sink, fridge, microwave, oven hob etc
- Large double guest bed in kitchen-/living room
- Cosy dining corner
- LED HD Flatscreen TV, Digital Satellite TV, DVD Player and Radio (able to read MP3's on USB sticks)
- FREE Wireless Internet Access
- Bed Linen, luxury bath robes and towels are provided
All our Apartments have been awarded 3 Edelweiss as a mark of Quality: "Apartments with 3 Edelweiss are characterised by quality comfortable furnishings. Generally more comfort and quality are offered in these apartments. Amongst others are hairdryers, sewing equipment, games and books to hand. Sunbathing areas and terraces invite you out into the open" Landesverband der Privatvermieter OÖ
In winter enjoy the skiing on the Krippenstein Freeride Arena and Dachstein West.
The scenic footpaths and cycle routes are in close vicinity - as is the Koppenwinkel lake in the nearby Nature Reserve which is a short walk away. About 2km from our house is the Lake Hallstatt with its bathing beach, boat hire etc.
.......whether it be Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter - there is something for everyone at Landhaus Osborne. From skiing, snowboarding, hiking, cycling, horse riding, kajaking, and lots more...or just relaxing.
Our prices are based on a self-catering basis. However, should you wish, we can provide a daily 'hearty' breakfast, which you can enjoy in our garden, or have it brought to your apartment. Just ask after booking.
For your convenience, we also offer a self service wine rack, fresh bread delivery, shopping and various transfer services.
All our apartments are totally self-contained with private kitchen and bathroom facilities. Guests are free to share our sunny terrace and cosy grill corner with its chimney BBQ.
Interaction with Guests
We love to interact with our guests and tell them all about what our area has to offer. We also love to learn about the lives of our guests. However, we appreciate that other guests would prefer less interaction and we totally respect this.
Guests will love the pure nature of our surroundings - whatever the season or weather.
The whole area is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
In summer we recommend that guests visit Hallstatt - not just the village itself, but also the Salt Mines and the highly interesting museum where you will learn the 7,000 year history of the town.
Here in Obertraun, we have the Dachstein caves and Hiking World and recommend guests visit the Giant Ice Cave and the 5-fingers.
In winter Landhaus Osborne is the perfect base for exploring this area of outstanding natural beauty characterised by the Dachstein mountain range. The region provides a real adventure for downhill and cross country skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.
In total, our local ski areas offer well over 200 kms of perfectly groomed snow-sure pistes which are suitable for all abilities - from young learners right up to expert freeriders. Resorts such as Krippenstein Freeride Arena, Dachstein West, Loser, Tauplitz and many more are either in our village or a short drive away.
For those who prefer to take things more easy there is snow shoe hiking, horse-drawn sleigh rides etc. Obertraun has plenty to offer.
For guests traveling by car, we have free parking in our car port and courtyard.
If arriving by public transport, please refer to the ÖBB website where you can plan you bus/rail travel.
Just treat our apartments like you would your own and respect other guests.
We kindly remind our guests that they are booking a self-catering apartment and not a hotel room. Therefore, you are kindly asked to leave it as clean as possible. Whilst we do not expect you to clean the apartment thoroughly we expect that you at least bring all rubbish out to the bins in front of the building and wash and dry all used kitchen utensils and cutlery. Please also do not put any wet kitchen utensils into the cupboards or leave wet towels on the floor or furniture.
If you wish us to do this cleaning for you, then we are happy to do so and will simply add a €30 cleaning fee to you final bill.
It is not allowed to do any laundry in our apartments. However we provide a laundry service so just ask and we will provide you with a laundry bag. The price for this service is only €10 per load for both washing and drying.
Pets are not allowed.
Smoking in the apartments is strictly forbidden. However, please feel free to smoke on the balconies or outside and use the ashtrays provided.
The cosy living room/diner with extra double bed, extendable table, LED Flatscreen Satellite TV with DVD
Trevor and Judith were very welcoming, gracious hosts and offered lots of information about restaurants and sights in the area. The apartment was super cute and included everything we needed for our stay. The town itself was perfect for visiting Hallstatt and the surrounding lake areas. Make sure you stop by the lake in Obertraun, too. It's a beautiful spot, and there's a park and a playground area.
everything was as described and the host was very inviting. everything to the "t". no problems, will stay again, hopefully for skiing. the bikes were very useful, which were free to use.
Trevor and Judith are very nice couple and very helpful. They made us welcome on the first day we arrived. The apartment was exactly like it was shown in the pictures. It was clean and all facilities were perfect. We love the surrounding of the apartment and a very true Austrian countryside. However, the apartment was a bit far from the train station and we have to take a taxi for every trip to Hallstatt to and fro. It did stretch our budget a bit. But overall, it was superb trip.
Two family-related couples stayed in this charming first floor apartment over a glorious autumn weekend. We were met and warmly welcomed by the gregarious hosts who live on the ground floor. They were very approachable and helpful regarding tourist attractions, local transport and restaurants.
The rooms were spotlessly clean, as was the new bathroom. Hand wash, shampoo and conditioner and body wash were all suppled, very nicely presented and much appreciated. Both beds were extremely comfortable.
I found the wifi unreliable but it is nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains so msybe I was expecting too much.
The apartment was decorated with an amazing collection of extras that gave it a very homely touch. Yes, it was cosy for four adults but this wasn't a problem for us.
I would recommend Obertraun over staying in Hallstatt as it is far removed from the bustle and noise of the tourist meca yet right across the water from it and a maximum 10 minute drive away. Plus the cable car up to the mountains, icecaves and lookouts is based in Obertraun. A truly beautiful and restful spot.
This apartment is the perfect location if you have a car. It is certainly do-able using trains, ferries, taxis, walking, or borrowing the host's supplied bikes, but the distances involved and timetables may infringe on valuable holiday time. However, I will not hesitate in recommending this apartment to everyone.
Hi Julia...thanks for the review. We are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. It is a pity you did not let us know about the WiFi as we could of checked it for you. We actually have a high-speed 16mbps link and each apartment has their own repeater. It is possible that the repeater in your apartment had crashed and needed restarting.
We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and would love to welcome you back some time :-)
Trevor and Judith really go above and beyond as hosts. The apartments are absolutely wonderful and I can't imagine how they could be any nicer. We highly recommend staying with Trevor and Judith whether you are going to be spending time in Hallstat or in Obertraun or hiking Dachstein. All of these locations are easy to get from one to another.
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About the Host, Landhaus Osborne
My wife and I are from England and Germany. We both had good careers in IT, but decided there was more to life, so moved to Austria where we can ski winter, hike, bike and swim in Spring, Summer and Autumn. We have never looked back and enjoy welcoming people from around the world to our home.
Great fine food and service. Here you can enjoy traditional Austrian dishes, but with a difference. Also lots of pasta and fish dishes. Good choice for vegatarians too.Obertraun Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
Our favourite ski resort - EVER! World renowned Freeride ski area and Austrias longest ski run at over 11km and 1500m altitude difference. Or simply enjoy a snowshoe hike to the 5-fingers.Winkl Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
Take the cable car to visit the giant Ice cave or the Mammoth cave. Continue to the summit where you can enjoy views of the glacier and lake Hallstatt. Plaenty of hiking oppotuities for all.Winkl Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
Good traditional Austrian food with large portions. Eat where the locals eat. Closed Wednesdays.Obertraun Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
Local supermarket now named Nah Frisch. Open Mon-Fri 07:30 - 12:00, 15:00 - 18:00 (Sat 07:30 - 12:30)Obertraun Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
The water-bearing Koppenbrüller Cave is located in the valley and can be accessed via a short walk from Landhaus Osborne, along a secure trail by the charming Koppentraun river.Obertraun OÖ 4831
Not only a Pizzeria, they also serve Austrian dishes and fish. Close to lake area. Also have a skittles alley. Closed Mondays.Obertraun Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
There is a large open area for sun loungers etc, toilet facilities, changing cubicles, a beach volleyball court, childrens play area, barbecue area, water slides and refreshments. Free Admission!Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
Great place to enjoy a drink and/or snack. Located directly on Lake Hallstatt with views over to Hallstatt. Whether you visit during a day of water fun by the lake, or for a sundowner in the evening.Obertraun Obertraun Upper Austria 4831
The 5fingers viewing platform offers an adrenaline rush at the highest level. This is probably the most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps and reaches out like a hand over the 400 m drop.Winkl Upper Austria 4831
World famous UNESCO World Heritage town of Hallstatt is known for its production of salt, dating back to prehistoric times, and gave its name to the Hallstatt culture. Full of history and character.Hallstatt OÖ 4830
Take the panorama funicular railway up the mountain to discover the mysterious attraction of this mystical area. At over 7,000 years old, is the oldest salt mine in the world!Salzbergstraße Lahn Upper Austria 4830
Great family orientated ski resort with a beautiful mountain panorama and 142 km of perfectly prepared white pistes. Runs for all ages and abilities with good ski schools.Gosau Gosau Upper Austria 4824
Enjoy a walk around the Gosau lakes, with the magnificent backdrop of the Dachstein glacier and the mighty peaks of the Gosaukamm. Take the cable car up to the Zwielselalm.OÖ 4825
Hike to the 6 lakes surrounded by species-rich, high-karst alpine flora and easy to hike to. In spring and autumn, the alpine flowers put on a magnificent show.Tauplitzalm Stmk. 8982