The cottage is located submontane of the mountain "Schneeberg", in a village named Schneebergdörfl, close to the town Puchberg. Puchberg is a spa town with a climate that has curative properties. It is located in a defogged location, about 80km to the south of Vienna.
This cottage is a perfect initial point for alpine walking-tours, moderate hikes or just walks in the vicinity. About 50m from here is a tavern - for the physical well-being. A swimming bath, a riding stable and a spa hotel offering wellness programs are at the town. Take the rack railway and visit Austria´s highest located railway station at an altitude of 1.800m. The cross-country ski run bypasses the cottage. The skiing region Puchberg with 3 ski lifts and 7,5 km slopes are reachable in just 1 km.
Originally the block house was built in South Tyrol in 1803, there they removed it and rebuilt it in Schneebergdörfl and modernized it later. Several characterisics/features remain maintained, such as insulation with sheep´s wool, small windows and low ceilings. All those features were important to serve energy in years past. Ground floor: a snuggery with lounge, a sofa (extendable if needed), a flat screen (42 inch) with cable TV and an Apple-Box (online video store, for a fee), and Wi-Fi (a computer is available). Kitchen with ceramic glass cooktop, oven, dishwasher, fridge and an espresso machine. Upper floor: there is a double bed and a single bed. Bathroom with bath tub and toilet, with exit to the balcony. Heating via wood stove or via infrared heating. In front of the house is a small terrace and a garden with a set of seats and a barbecue. Carport for 1 car. 2 bicycles, 2 pairs of snow shoes and a sledge are available.
Electricity depending on the electric meter EUR 0,35/kWh, local tourism tax currently EUR 2,20/person/night, final cleaning EUR 45,-, deposit EUR 150,-. Firewood: October - April EUR 5,-/night, May - September EUR 7,-/week. Bed linen can be rented for EUR 7,-/set and towels for EUR 3,-/set, if needed.