Austrian Delight

Schwertberg, Europe, Austria

Sleeps 18      Bedrooms 9      Baths 9      Price per week starting at $21,136     
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  • Description

    This amazing and beautiful villa is actually a baroque castle built in the 12th Century. The castle is situated on a magnificent estate in the Austrian countryside. The castle is surrounded by a extensive grounds with a lovely pond inhabited by all varieties of waterbirds, ducks and fish. Thoroughbred horses graze in fields of the historical park cooled by the shade of the enormous century old trees. A romantic picnic is a perfect mid-day retreat. The castle is located only 45 kms from Vienna, the capital of Austria. Nearby is the Danube valley, "Wachau", with it's famous vineyards, monesteries, castles and old villages. The area is known as one of the most beautiful parts of the country and is perfect for day trips and sightseeing tours. The castle has nine bedrooms that sleep 18 people and 7 bathrooms. The rooms are spacious and decorated elegantly in the English country style.

    On the first floor you enter the castle through a large hall into the vestibule where you will find a small salon. There is a sauna on this main floor as well as a great hall with an open fireplace.

    The 2nd floor offers a large salon, a library with an open fireplace, a dining room with Chinese style décor, a spacious kitchen and a hall for social functions. All the guest bedrooms are on the 3rd floor. An excellent chef and two housemaids, who have maintained the castle for over ten years, provide service to their guests and are extremely helpful and dependable. Eight hours of maid service per day is included in the rental of the castle. The chef is hired at 20 euros per hour and additional maid service is provided at 10 euros per hour.

    There is a luxurious outdoor pool and a tennis court (sand surface) set in a historical rock garden for your outdoor relaxation and exercise. Other outdoor activities include biking on bike paths, walks throughout the peaceful estate and horseback riding. Also, downhill and cross-country skiing are a major winter activity and are found at only 30, 45 or 60 minute drives from the castle.

    The surrounding area offers both cultural and leisure time as you visit Wachau in the Danube Valley, Schallaburg, Stift Melk, Stift Gottweig, Stift Herzogenburg. This area is considered one of the most beautiful parts of the country and provides wonderful sightseeing tours. Ski resorts such as Lilienfeld, Otscher, Turnitz, Annaberg, Josefsberg and Mariazell are all between 30 and 60 minutes away. There is also cross-country skiing in the beautiful Faden Valley only 60 minutes away. Then of course, you will want to visit Vienna, the capital of Austria and only 45 kms from this Austrian Delight.

    Upon entering this magnificent castle on the lst floor through the entry hall you will be invited into the vestible and find a great hall with an open fireplace, a small salon and a sauna. On the 2nd floor you will be impressed with the large salon, a cozy yet comfortable library with an inviting open fireplace, a dining room in fine Chinese décor, a spacious kitchen with all the amenities and a hall for social functions.

    All nine guest bedrooms are found on the 3rd floor. There are four double bedrooms with ensuite baths, and 5 double bedrooms that share three bathrooms. The elegant English country style décor is found throughout the many spacious rooms in the castle. There is a luxurious outdoor pool, a tennis court, and paths to stroll and bike. All provided for your enjoyment during your stay at the estate. The excellent location of this mansion offers you the choice to ski at several resorts, sightseeing in nearby towns and villages, and even a golf course in Goldeff only 25 minutes away by car.


    Rooms

    Rooms

    Living, Library, Dining, Family Room, Kitchen, Terrace, Study,

    Bedrooms

    Bedroom 1 - Double bed with bathroom ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - Double bed with bathroom ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - Double bed with bathroom ensuite
    Bedroom 4 - Double bed with bathroom ensuite
    Bedroom 5 - Double bed
    Bedroom 6 - Double bed
    Bedroom 7 - Double bed
    Bedroom 8 - Double bed
    Bedroom 9 - Double bed

    King size bed: 180 cm, Queen size bed: 160 cm, Double bed: 140 cm, Twin bed: 80-100 cm

    Bathrooms

    Full bathroom with tub (with wall mounted shower) - 4
    Full bathroom with shower - 5


    Prices

    Price for Austrian Delight

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    Extra Charges

    1 - Chef: 20 euros per hour
    2 - Additional Maid Service: 10 euros per hour
    3 - Heating: 80 Euro per day

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    Prices are per week and listed in US Dollars. 3 Night Minimum Stay - arrival and departure any day of the week.

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    Details

    Amenities

    Type - house/villa
    Constructed - 12 century
    Smoking - No
    Pets - No
    Children - Yes
    Crib available - Yes
    Jacuzzi - No
    Pool - Yes 22 x 14m
    Linens - Yes
    Air conditioning - No
    Heating - Yes
    Fireplace - Yes
    Alarm system - No
    Deck - No
    Garden - Yes
    View - Yes
    Garage - No

    Appliances

    Stove - Yes
    Oven - Yes
    Barbecue - Yes
    Refrigerator - Yes
    Microwave - Yes
    Dishwasher - Yes
    Washer - Yes
    Dryer - Yes
    Phone - Yes
    Television - Yes
    Satellite - No
    Cable - Yes
    Video - Yes DVD
    Stereo - Yes
    Wi-fi internet - No

    Staff

    Caretaker - No
    Cook - Yes
    Cook fee - 20 euros/hr.
    Gardener - No
    Maid - Yes
    Maid fee - 10 euros/hr.

    Location

    Area - rural
    Car recommended - Yes
    City - Vienna 45 km
    Attractions - 45 km
    Airport - Vienna 45 km
    Train - Vienna


    Reviews

    AC, Rockville, NY

    The property was quite nice and the staff was excellent!


    Map

    LocationSchwertberg

    The marker indicates the general area of the property.


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