4 bedroom house for sale
Austria - Hermagor, Hermagor, Carinthia
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- Sunny position
- Mountain views
- Lake views
- Flexible accommodation
- Close to the Presseggersee
- Near the Nassfeld Ski Arena
- Skibus stop almost by the door
- Holiday apartment over the garage
The house stands in a prominent position beside the B111, the main road through the Gailtal with the section in which this house stands being speed limited to 70kph. There is actually a speed camera at the end of the garden which ensures that the traffic slows down!
The layout is:
Steps from the car parking area to the ground floor entrance, large entrance hall and stairs to first floor. The stairs are fitted with a chair lift. A passageway leads to the former shop area which is now used as a dining and living rooms with large picture windows facing directly south to the mountains across the valley. There is another room with a large window to the front of the property, formerly the office but now a storerage area, To the rear half of the property there is another large room currently used as a bedroom, kitchen, a small storage room (pantry) and a w.c.
Stairs to the first floor where there is a large landing area with seating and exit to the balcony. There are three good sized double bedrooms each with en-suite shower and toilet, a further large bedroom, bathroom with bath and separate w.c.
From the ground floor stairs lead down to the cellar which is under the entire footprint of the house. The cellar is divided into rooms which were formerly used as the workshop and parts store. There is a separate exit which leads directly to the car parking area,
On the opposite side of the car park is a large double garage with holiday apartment on the first floor. This is reached through its own door into the entrance hall where there is a shower room. Stairs lead to the first floor where there is a kitchen/diner, living room and a bedroom, both of which have balcony access.
Heating is by electricity with night storage heaters. In the house there is a chimney connection point on each floor for woodburning stoves or wood pellet heaters.
The living area totals about 300m˛ and the plot size is 1092m˛.
The garage offers parking for two cars whilst there is an asphalted parking area with space for a further eight cars
The house stands in the village of Förolach which is about a 5 minute drive out of the main toof Hermagor and about the same from the Presseggersee. The Nassfeld Ski Arena can be reached in about 12-15 minutes.
An extensive set of photographs and floorplans is available on request.
Hermagor, our home town, is the county town and administrative centre for the central Gailtal and the 30 villages surrounding it. It is a small town but has plenty of supermarkets, shops and restaurants. The famous Semmelrock Konditerei, reputedly one of the best in Austria and where everyone meets for coffee and cakes or a light lunch, lies in the central square, the Gasserplatz. Most Saturday mornings there is a Farmers' Market offering local produce including Gailtaler Speck (bacon), cheeses and honey, the produce for which the area is deservedly famous.
The Presseggersee lies to the east of the town and the fabulous Nassfeld Ski Arena is only a few minutes away by car. The area offers endless opportunities for both summer and winter activities with many kilometers of dedicated trails for walking, cycling, horse riding and golf at the Gailtal Golf Club. Visit the golf club website: www.gailtalgolf.eu for full information about the facilities on offer.
The area has good road and rail links. The railway runs the full length of the Gailtal valley and offers regular services to Villach from where there are trains to the rest of Europe.
Klagenfurt airport is about a 45 minute drive away with flights to Vienna, Berlin, Hamburg and Köln and it is only about a 1 hour and 15 minute drive to Ljubljana airport in Slovenia with flights from Luton (Wizz) and Stansted (easyJet). Salzburg Airport is about a 2 hour drive.
Beautifully located amid mountains, forests and meadows, the crystal-clear Pressegger See boasts super clean water fit for drinking and, thanks to the many sunshine hours here, it is one of Austria's warmest swimming lakes.
Sports: swimming, wind surfing, sailing, fishing, Nordic walking around the lake.
Facilities: bathing beach with large play area, boat rental, wind surfing school, sports and leisure center, fun park, camping sites, hotels
Further Information: www.carinthia.at
Nassfeld Ski Arena
The Nassfeld Ski Arena is the ski-resort in the district of Hermagor. It is located at the Nassfeld Pass and offers 110 km of pistes, extensive off-piste opportunities and 30 ski lifts. The Ski Arena caters for all levels of ability from a dedicated and extensive teaching area to black runs for the expert skier.
The Millenium-Express cable car lift, the longest cable car system in the Alps, takes you to the top (1.919 metres) in less than 15 minutes. The ski resort ranges in elevation from 1300 metres to 2000 metres above sea level. There is also a fantastic 'Snowboard Park' with the ultimate half pipe. The Nassfeld has over 220 snow machines for creating artificial snow and ensuring good skiing conditions.
During 2014, work commenced building more lifts to link the Austrian side of the Nassfeld to the Italian side from Pontebba. The work will include the expansion of the skiing area.
In Summer it is a spectacular destination for mountain hiking and cycling and offers more than 1000 km of hiking ways. It also has one of the longest Sommer Rodelbahns (summer toboggan run) in Austria.
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Please note that measurements quoted are approximate and for guidance only.
- Klagenfurt (International), 47.7 miles
- Salzburg (International), 82.8 miles
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