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Spacious, luxurious residence with a breathtaking panoramic view - Big Family Villa

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms6
Half Baths2
Space 500 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Big Family Villa

Big family villa is unique for large families. More than 5000 sqft of generous und luxurious living on 3 levels with 2 terraces offering a breath taking alpine scenery. Big Family Home is a home away from home for 16 adults, 4 minors (up to 12) plus babies. Exquisitely designed and fully equipped kitchens there are 8 dbr, each with shower and WC plus two cosy “children caves equipped with matrasses and toys. Fast internet is free just like garage and exclusive use of indoor pool, sauna and fitness area.


About the property

Big Sky Austria

Big-Sky-Austria is a very special place with an atmosphere for people who want to relax in green nature and who want to do that in luxury and style. Right in the heart of Europe but out of the world. There are 4 residences: Starcastle (2 dbr), Spruces Child (3 dbr), Golden Deer (4dbr) and Family Villa (8dbr, Golden Deer integrated) equipped with huge designer kitchens holding everything from pizza slicer to micro wave oven. Dining and living are one spacious panoramic room with terraces facing the Swiss mountains and the valley down below. Indoorpool, Sauna & Gym can be booked exclusively at certain times. Our residences are ideal for families - animals are welcome - and our place is perfect for groups who want a luxurious hideout from where they can discover the heart of Europe. If you like what you see here, please contact us, even if the calendar indicates otherwise. We're flexibel and you’ll always get an individual offer according to your needs.

How to get here: There are three main airports within 125 miles: Munich, Stuttgart, Zurich. If you fly into Frankfurt, you can fly on (45 minutes) to the small airport of Friedrichshafen, which is not even a one hours drive from here. If you fly into Vienna, you can take a plane to Altenrhein (1 hour) and you'll be half an hour from here. From all these airports we'll pick you up. If you have your own car, you'll receive a detailled description upon booking.

Full service offer: We are not a hotel, but we can act like one. The apartment is mainly intended for individuals who want to have their own luxurious place with full privacy. In addition to the apartment we can offer: Breakfast service: you'll just order the night before and it'll be served in the morning; Lunch & Diner: We work together with the two best dining places in this country, which are about three miles away from our place. If you wish, we can organize your transportation there and back. Cars and transportation: We'll organize rental cars with or without drivers for you. As a special gimmick for touring the Alps the owner offers his 911 4WD Porsche sportscar. Further travelling: We can organize individual trips to almost any place in Europe, offering the same quality and style that you enjoy at our place. Just let us know, either by E-Mail beforehand or once you're here.

For horse lovers, we can offer riding on our own horses in the most beautiful riding place & stable in this country. With your booking 1 hour of western riding with an experienced coach, for you or your children is free.

Special packages and tours : Ask for our honeymoon or anniversary package. We also offer local tours with a guide or we plan individual tours for you. Well known European Attractions that you can do in one day from here: Crazy King Ludwigs Castles of Neuschwanstein (1 hours drive); Via Mala canyon walk (1 hours drive); Juf, Europes highest village, altitude of 8000 ft, with people still living there (1 hours drive); Shopping in Zurich, Munich, Como or Milan (1 - 3 hours drive); Opera & Music festival on Lake of Constance (half hours drive); where kings and queens ski, the Arlberg (Lech, Zuers, St. Anton) (1hours drive); Europes most impressive car factories (Mercedes, Porsche, BMW, Audi) (2 hours drive); breathtaking cable car rides and ancient castles, monasteries and cities

More Details

Owner
Dr. Günther Frick
Member since: 2007
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
80%
Calendar last updated:
5 July, 2017

About Dr. Günther Frick

We are Heike and Guenther and live with our children, Sophia and Simon at the most beautiful place in the world: Dafins. High above the Rhine Valley we run a communication and journalism office. Our passion is our vacation paradise Big Sky Austria for guests from around the world who share the same high expectations about relaxing holidays in a luxurious environment. In the coming years we will build three additional luxury residences to meet the increasing demand from around the world. So we offer the opportunity to participate in this attractive concept. Just ask us.

Dr. Günther Frick purchased this villa in 1985

Why Dr. Günther Frick chose Lake Constance-Rhine Alps

The origins of the main house dates back to the 50s of the last century. Gradually the former landlady built-up the farmhouse to the inn 'Happy panoramic view' with 25 small guest-rooms. 1985 Günther acquired the old house and operated initially a jazz and blues cafe. In 2002 together we started new plans for the traditional building. After a new terrace-building was not wanted by the community, we started in 2005 to expand the first apartment. With much love and patience the following two years we rebuilt out of the old barn todays' 'Star Castle'. Two years later, the ground floor was rebuilt with all the luxury into 'Spruces child'. The owner of this feudal apartments were among the first guests and fell spontaneously in love with this beautiful place. Quickly it became clear that for a dream holiday we needed a swimming pool and sauna and for larger groups of guests we needed more space. So we built another building next door. Here are now the spa and fitness area and the two very spacious residences 'Rubys Retreat' and 'Golden Deer'. And today all four residences inspire people. First it is the luxury and the fact that everything is here, from pizza slicer to W-LAN Then the suitability for children and pets. And in addition to that the convenient location right in the heart of Europe. Within only 3 hours you can travel to Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, France and Italy. Lake Constance is close and the mountains around the house are ideal for hiking, skiing, sledding and mountain biking. There is everything here except Hullygully. Mostt fascinating is the spectacular panoramic view of the Rhine Valley and Swiss mountains.

What makes this villa unique

Each residence in 'Big Sky Austria' tells a different story. We have carefully ensured that every residence has its own concept and that all the rooms are created differently. Even each piece of furniture has his own story and all details have been carefully matched. In Rosenresli (in Golden Deer), for example, hangs the wedding painting of Heike's grandmother. In the Old Rock room (Spruces child) the old stone wall has been worked out so that the old house is still tangible. In Star Castle the entire living room was designed so that the jacuzzi could be integrated and Heikes dream kitchen could be fit in. There are countless stories to tell. All residences are fully equipped, not only for cooking but even for decorating your tables. If you need a specific cooking equipment, just ask us. If it is not there already, we will provide it till you arrive.

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Zürich CH, Altenrhein CH, Friedrichshafen D
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Rankweil
Nearest Ferry
32 Kilometres
Lake Constance
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Rankweil
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Rankweil
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Klaus
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Sulz
Nearest Ski
12 Kilometres
Laterns
Nearest Beach
32 Kilometres
Bodensee
Car: necessary

Dafins is centrally located, right in the heart of Europe, within one day you can see four different European countries. The small village is very original, untouched by mass tourism. You'll find a small, sunny paradise, above the fog in winter, and you will get to know the friendly locals. If you feel like shopping or having cultural activities, within 1 hour you are in St. Gallen, Lindau (Lake of Constance), Bregenz, Feldkirch, Liechtenstein and Zurich, two hours to Munich, Stuttgart and Innsbruck and 3 hours Salzburg, Lake Como, Milano, Frankfurt, Strassbourg. You can't be more central. This place is ideal to serve as your base where you can start your trips from, since everything is real close. The owner is well traveled, speaks fluent English and he'll be happy to assist you with all your needs, he'll even rent you his 911 4WD-Porsche or organize a Mercedes limousine with a driver. Ask for the special honeymoon package.

Other Activities: Motorbike

Golf: Four 18 hole golf courses within one hour.

Ski: Europes finest skiing resorts within one hour.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Die angegebenen Preise sind Endpreise inklusive Strom, Wasser, Heizung, Reinigung, Willkommensgetränke, Küchengrundausstattung, Internet und aller Steuern und Abgaben. Wir offerieren immer individuell.


Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for Big Family Villa in Gemeinde Zwischenwasser, Austria

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , luxurious raindance shower
    bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , luxurious raindance shower
    bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , luxurious raindance shower
    bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , luxurious raindance shower
    - toilet , shower enclosure
    - shower enclosure
    - toilet , shower enclosure
    - shower enclosure
    - toilet
    - toilet
  • Elegant italian stone tiles or slate on the floors and lots of mirrors. All showers are 'walk-in' and equipped with 'raindance'-shower heads. Hair dryers, towels, house coats, cleenex, soap & bath lotions, everything is there.
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Beathoven - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Mike Angel - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Alpine Poodle - 1 extra lg. double bed
    - 1 extra lg. double bed
    - 1 extra lg. double bed
    - 1 extra lg. double bed
    - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Happy Peak - 1 extra lg. double bed
    - 2 child bed
    - 2 child bed
  • In all four main bedrooms and also in the childrens cave you'll find some lovely details, each one is completely different from the other. Oak flooring, warm colors, electrical slidings will make you feel at home and make you sleep like a log. Each bedroom has an adjoining bathroom with a separate WC. There's also a flatscreen with satellite TV on the wall in each bedroom and in addition to that also W-Lan for direct internet access.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • car optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Upon your arrival, you will find the most important basics (included in price): Prosecco, white wine, red wine, coffee, tea, sugar, spices, vinegar, oil, toilet paper, shower gel, as well as all the textiles needed, like in a hotel. You can also use the owners collection of DVDs and for honey mooners there is a very special selection of romance movies and CDs. Broadband Internet is included as well as PC with colour printer. Our basic philosophy is that you should feel and be happy. So if you feel there is something else you need, please do not hesitate to ask us, we're happy to provide.

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Outstanding Luxury holiday Base

  • 5 of 5

Well, where do I begin we spent an unforgettable week in Dafins twice!?! This Villa is absolutely fantastic and we all had an amazing holiday! The Villa offer top standards of luxury, spacious, clean and in immaculate order and has everything you could want or need. The views from the Villa are absolutely stunning and in regards to the location up to the mountain it is perfect, and the breathtaking View is out of this world, the Villa has an underground spa with indoor pool (with waves and cool/warm water) and Jacuzzi which is awesome. The actual Villa is in a very peaceful and quiet area but the main center is literally a 5 minute drive away so everything is very accessible. Lots of restaurants, shops - really great fun! Car is a must as Dafins is in the middle of most attractive cities e.g. Munich, Zurich, and Milan. Most journeys to the Villa won't take more than 2-4 hours' drive from those major cities. Now the one person who truly is fantastic is Dr. Frick and his lovely family - I can honestly say he is one of the friendliest, helpful and hospitable person we have ever met. He will organize whatever you want there, even the BD fireworks. Dr. Frick gave us lots of information in regards to nearby attractions; he even took as on a private tour to discover the area and was brilliant in every way! Would recommend this Villa to anyone and definitely will be visiting again and again as it becomes major stop for us on each visit to Austria. Great thing about this Villa is that you will never need to leave. And careful for sure you'll get addicted to it :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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