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Gorska Hiša Podkoren: Kranjska Gora Chalet

 
 
INTRODUCTION

Detached chalet with two spacious apartments in an enviable position in one of Slovenia's prettiest alpine villages just 2 km from Kranjska Gora, Slovenia’s best known mountain resort, and 3 minutes walk to ski lifts on the Podkoren side of the Kranjska Gora ski area. This excellent Kranjska Gora Chalet features two one bedroom apartments with balconies overlooking the world Cup ski slopes plus two additional bedrooms which can be taken depending on group size. Gorska Hiša also offers a garden and a sauna to ease the aches and pains after a hard day in the mountains. Podkoren village itself is a lovely place to soak up the alpine atmosphere especially during World Cup ski weekend when Gorska Hiša offers front row seats for the action, but also in Summer months when there are wealth of outstanding outdoor activities on offer.

 

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LOCATION

Podkoren is one of Slovenia's prettiest mountain villages with lovely alpine architecture set around an attractive square with excellent restauant just 2km from Kranjska Gora, Slovenia's best known mountain resort. Gorska Hiša is a couple of minutes walk to the centre and 3 minutes walk to the Podkoren side of the Kranjska Gora ski pistes.

The apartments are in a spacious chalet just out of the centre of the village with lovely views of the World Cup Ski Pistes and Julian Alps. Not many Kranjska Gora chalets offer the opportunity for guests to watch the annual World Cup races from the comfort of their own balcony!

 

On the border with Austria & Italy, Kranjska Gora is the most famous mountain resort in Slovenia. The skiing is the main draw for many people – Kranjska Gora is a superb resort for families and beginner – intermediate level skiers, with pistes easily accessible from Podkoren or the Kranjska Gora side and a range of other winter sports in proximity - cross country skiing, sled dog tours, ice climbing, ski mountaineering & ice skating. With stunning mountain scenery, great access to the Triglav National Park and a host of summer outdoor pursuits it remains very popular all year round. Lake Jasna, a short walk out of the centre of Kranjska Gora offers a stunning place to swim and sunbathe in beautiful mountain scenery. There is a wide range of other ski areas in Slovenia / Italy / Austria within day trip distance from the property. Please click here for a map / guide to these resorts.

 

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Walking is one of the main summer attractions with a huge range of beautiful trails to suit all abilities. Running through Podkoren is also a wonderful cycling trail on an old railway track runs 30km from the bottom of the Upper Sava Valley into Italy. Just a few minutes drive or a short walk on the Italian side of the border from Rateče are the stunning Belopeski Lakes (or Laghi di Fusine in Italian). A wonderful place for a walk and to admire the views up to mighty Mangart mountain which lies half in Italy and half in Slovenia.

There is also a huge range of mountain biking in the region including a World Cup mountain bike park on the Kranjska Gora ski slopes. There is also a Summer Sledging piste on the ski slopes which is very popular with kids.

 

The town of Kranjska Gora itself is a pretty alpine affair, very family friendly, with lots of lively restaurants, bars and a couple of swimming pools / spas. Around Kranjska Gora are a number of extremely pretty villages (including Podkoren, Rateče, Mojstrana, Dovje) in idyllic mountain surroundings. There is a regular daily bus service between Podkoren and Kranjska Gora, great for getting to the ski slopes.

 

" Did you know that Kranjska Gora was one of Time Out Magazine's ulitmate ski holidays in 2009?"

 

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"Virtualtourist.com users vote Kranjska Gora as #5 global ski resort for groups comprised of skiers and non skiers. "

 

LOCATION INFO
Distance to the nearest…
Convenience store 2km in Kranjska Gora
Restaurant Within walking distance
Bar Within walking distance
Distance to the nearest airport(s)

50km to Ljubljana Airport

50km to Klagenfurt Airport (Austria)

Other useful local transport connections

There is a good bus service from Podkoren to Kranjska Gora, 10 - 15 times / day, from 5am to 10pm in both directions; great for getting to the ski slopes. Also good connections from Kranjska Gora to a variety of destinations in Slovenia.

The nearest train stations are Jesenice (30km), Villach in Austria (30km), Tarvisio in Italy (20km)

 

LAYOUT - FACILITIES - FLOOR PLANS

Gorska Hiša is a detached chalet with two x one bedroom apartments, with two extra bedrooms on the ground floor which are rented to give additional space as required depending on group size. This means the house works for groups of up to 10 people. The ground floor features a sauna with shower shared between the two apartments. In addition to this there are two spacious bedrooms each with 2 twin beds (which can be pushed together if required). There is also the access door to the terrace and garden. On the first floor, Apartment 1 has one double bedroom, a lovely spacious open plan living room, dining area and kitchen, bathroom and an additional WC. There is also access onto a sunny balcony with table and chairs and lovely mountain views including the Podkoren World Cup Ski pistes. On the second floor Apartment 2 has a good sized open plan living & dining area with kitchen, bathroom and an additional WC, access onto a sunny balcony with great views of Julian Alps and world cup ski pistes and a very spacious bedroom with double bed. The sofa in the living room coverts into a small double bed usually recommended for kids.

 

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION
Official star rating

***

Trip Advisor star rating
****
HomeAway star rating

*****

Capacity

Apartment 1: Up to 6

Apartment 2: Up to 6

 

There are two additional twin bedrooms, each with two single beds, on the ground floor which can be taken according to group size.

Bedrooms

Apartment 1:

Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (with double bed sleeping 2)

Apartment 2:

Bedroom 1: Double bedroom (with double bed sleeping 2)

 

On the ground floor are two additional twin bedrooms each with two single beds (beds can be pushed together to make doubles)

Sofa Beds

Apartment 2: sofa in lounge converts in small double bed (140cm).

A fold-up cot is available for young children (NB must be requested and agreed on booking)..

Bathrooms

Each apartment has one bathroom with bidet, sink, shaver point and shower. There is an additional toilet, with sink in each apartment. Bathrooms are simple and functional rather than luxurious.

Kitchen Appliances

Apartment 1 - Electric oven, gas hob. Fridge with freezer compartment, double sink. Kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery, kitchen utensils.

Apartment 2 - Electric oven, gas hob. Fridge with freezer compartment. Double sink, kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery, kitchen utensils.

Living Room

Apartment 1 - Large L-shaped sofa in spacious living room with TV and DVD and views to mountains

Apartment 2 - Living area with TV and DVD small sofa(bed) for 2 and 3 armchairs in open plan living - dining area with mountain views
Dining Area

Apartment 1 - Seating for 6

Apartment 2 - Seating for 6

Garden / outside space

Apartment 1 has lovely balcony with table and chairs and great views of Julian Alps and world cup pistes at Podkoren

Apartment 2 has lovely balcony with chairs and great views of Julian Alps and world cup pistes at Podkoren

There is an outside patio area with a table and 6 reclining chairs, parasol and portable BBQ.

Provided by owner
Bed linen, towels, tea towels
Entertainment and telecoms

Both apartments have TV and DVD player. One of the extra bedrooms also has a TV. Wireless internet is available in both apartments; also cable TV with a number of English channels as well as foreign.

Ap1 has a book and DVD collection. Ap2 has a DVD collection.

Parking
Private parking space for 3 cars at the front of the house adjacent to the large patio area. This parking is for users of both apartments so guests may have to move their car to allow other apartment guests out. Guests should advise in the event of having more than 1 car / group.
Pets
Considered - please enquire
Smoking
No smoking property.
Accessible for disabled
Wheelchair access is problematic due to stairs down to front entrance and up to apartments.
Other
There is a shared Sauna with shower on the Ground floor

 

Gorska Hisa, Kranjska Gora - Apartment 1

Gorska Hisa, Kranjska Gora - Apartment 2

Gorska Hiša - Apartment 1

Gorska Hiša - Apartment 2

Gorska Hisa, Kranjska Gora - Ground Floor

Gorska Hiša - Ground floor extra bedrooms

 

PRICES

Prices for Gorska Hiša, Podkoren, Kranjska Gora Chalet, are from 65 EUR / night - 145 EUR / night dependent on the season.

 

Gorska Hisa Apartment 1

  • Prices based on Ap 1 without basement rooms. If you have >2 people for Ap1 please select the extra rooms option when placing your booking.

 

Gorska Hisa Apartment 2

  • Prices based on Ap 2 without basement rooms. If you have >4 people for Ap2 please select the extra rooms option when placing your booking.

 

Base prices:

  • Low season 65EUR/night (20/08/16-23/12, 07/01/17-03/02/17, 25/02/17-20/03/17, 27/03/17-07/07/17, 19/08/17, 23/12/17)
  • Mid season 75EUR/night (09/07/16-19/08/16, 08/07/17-18/08/17)
  • High season 95EUR/night (24/12/16-06/01/17, 04/02/17-24/02/17, 21/03/17-26/03/17, 24/12/17-05/01/18)

 

Discounts:

  • Last minute discount: /
  • Multiple week discount: /
  • Low Occupancy discount: /

 

Supplements:

  • Tourist tax: 1.27 EUR/adults/night, 0.63 EUR children 7-18/night
  • Baby beds / other options: Baby bed can be provided upon request (7EUR/night)
  • 2 extra rooms available for 20-25EUR/room/night depending on the season. Obligatory for >2 guests in Ap1 or >4 guests in Ap2
  • Deposit / payment schedule is stated in booking information under property calendar below.

 

Security deposit:

  • A refundable security deposit of 200EUR is payable for this property.

 

PHOTO GALLERY

The house

The house

The mountains above Kranjska Gora

The mountains above Kranjska Gora

living

Dining, living room Apartment 1

living spaceDining, living room, kitchen Apartment 1

kitchen2

Kitchen - Apartment 1

view

View from the balcony - Apartment 1

bedroom

Bedroom - Apartment 1

bathroom

Bathroom - Apartment 1

kitchn1

Kitchen - Apartment 2

living

Living Room - Apartment 2

dining

Dining area - Apartment 2

View from balcony

View from balcony - Apartment 2

bedroom

Bedroom - Apartment 2

Sauna

Sauna

extra bedroom

1st Extra Bedroom on the Ground Floor

Extra Bedroom

2nd Extra Bedroom on the Ground Floor

Ample onsite parking

Ample onsite parking

Zelenci Lake

Zelenci Lake

View of the Ski pistes

View of the Ski piste

View down to Belopeški Lakes (Italy)

Beautiful Belopeški Lakes on Italian side

 

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Please select Gorska Hisa Apartment 1 or Gorska Hisa Apartment 2 from the drop down below to check availability / make a booking. If you would like to rent both apartments please contact us.

 

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