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Klimt painting of The Foresters HouseThe house in Winter
The Forester's House , a retreat
The Forester's House , a retreat
16 guests
7 bedrooms
16 beds
3 baths
16 guests
7 bedrooms
16 beds
3 baths
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The house was immortalised by Gustav Klimt, one of Austria's most famous artists, in 2 paintings completed while he summered at the house in 1914-16, and is featured in the "Klimt on Lake Attersee" trail.

This is a family home which was lived in for a year by the current owners and is still used by them for regular holidays and winter skiing trips. Books, CDs, DVDs, maps, brochures, toys and games, and other personal effects are all available for you to borrow during your stay.

Host not present but the house will be fully prepared on arrival. Basic groceries could be supplied on request


Summer activities on the lake and in the surrounding mountain area are plentiful: swimming, sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, fishing, waterskiing, hiking, mountain climbing, riding, tennis, cycling and more.

The lake district is well worth exploring as it is an exceptionally beautiful area and has many lovely towns and village including the World Heritage site of Hallstatt.

Salzburg is 40mins by car, parking is available at the Forrester's House. There is a local taxi service available if required

A very comfortable family house providing accommodation for up to 16 including 4 double bedrooms, 2 living rooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 WC and a huge attic room full of toys and games.

There are 2 kitchens and the heating is really good! Set in the heart of the Salzkammergut approx. 40 mins from Salzburg Airport.

Amenities
Internet
Free parking on premises
Family/kid friendly
Kitchen
Always communicate through Airbnb
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
House Rules
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Security deposit is $160

The Forester's house is an old building with tons of lovely features but does need to be treated with care. No pets & no smoking in the house please.

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Nicolas User Profile
July 2017
Really lovely old house with loads of character and space! A short walk to the lake and very close to many nice walks in the surrounding forests. Great!

Jan User Profile
July 2017
Lovely place and a very good place for big groups. We stayed with five families and a lot of kids. The kids room is great to keep the kids entertained, the lake is close by. All in all I would recommend this place. Also the communication with David was easy and very friendly.

Domenica User Profile
July 2017
A wonderful and inspiring house near the lake and even closer to the refreshing Weißenbach. We found a lot of space and still a very cosy atmosphere. David is a great host and was fast and flexible to our needs. We had been a group of friends with kids and above all made a garden birthday there. Everything went fine and the location was the ideal place. We definitely recomend this house and will come back.

Maria User Profile
July 2017
Everything was simply great. The house, David's communication beforehand, the service of the lady who took care of everything we needed (Mrs. Z***). Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Mario User Profile
May 2017
I really recomend this place.

Petteri User Profile
December 2016
We spent a wonderful Christmas at this beautiful old building. David was a very helpful and friendly host, everything went smoothly.

Anna User Profile
September 2016
This was our second stay there and again everything was great. I am sure we will come back in the future. The house is wonderful, spacious and charming.

Bath, United KingdomJoined in October 2014
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