About our House
Built in 1823, Haus Bergheim is a traditional ‘Forester’ house which has
been recently renovated retaining its original rustic character combined
with modern features to provide spacious, comfortable accommodation in quiet
relaxed surroundings 50 metres from Lake Hallstatt.
heated apartment (75m2) accommodates up to 6 adults in two double bedrooms and a
double sofa bed in the lounge.
The ‘Open Plan’ Lounge/Kitchen/Dining
area has a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge, fan
oven & hob. There is a traditional ‘Eckbank’ dining area, large sofa,
armchair and log burning fire. The property has wireless internet access,
satellite TV (HD), DVD player, CD/Radio/iPod docking station.
room is a special feature with ‘rain effect ‘walk in shower, WC, washbasin,
heated towel rail and washing machine. There is also a second, separate WC with hand
The main entrance hall/cloakroom is heated and provides
storage for coats/shoes and boots.
Guests have exclusive use of the rear garden with dramatic mountain views, terrace and 'al fresco' dining area (BBQ provided)
Ski/Cycle storage is in the ‘wood
shed’ opposite the house.
Free car parking space is available.
apartment is offered on a self-catering basis but additional services are available on request
(see services page).
Haus Bergheim is located in Steeg, a Hamlet in the Bad Goisern valley
within the Dachstein West mountain range, 500m above sea level, beside Lake
Hallstatt (Hallstatt itself is a world heritage site), part of the
Salzkammergut area. Bad Ischl is 14 km and we are within an hour of
It is a rural and very traditional region, the 'Austrian Lake
District', beautiful whatever the season or weather. In the winter it is a
winter sports haven and in the summer offers everything if you like the
outdoors; particularly renowned for walking, cycling and mountain biking,
but also popular for kayaking, climbing and fly fishing.
There are a
number of ski areas around, the nearest and biggest being the Dachstein
www.dachstein.at .The Krippenstein,
offers free riding/off piste. Both these are easily accessible by free ski
bus (100 metres from Haus Bergheim). There is plenty of opportunity for
other winter activities e.g. ski touring, langlauf, snow shoeing,
tobogganing, sleigh rides, etc.
There are a host of walking/cycling
opportunities and plenty of sightseeing attractions. www.salzkammergut.at
is the local tourism web-site.
The village shops are a 10 minute
walk where you will find the local Baker, Butcher and a small supermarket.
There are also three local bars/restaurants, ‘Steegwirt’, ‘Hotel Post’ and ‘Fleischauerei’
offering fresh local produce, local beer, schnapps and of course delicious
The town of Bad Goisern is a 10 minute drive away and has
many facilities including a weekly farmers market, bars/restaurants/coffee
shops, ski/sports shops, cycle hire, supermarkets (4), museum, swimming pool
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