Imperial Apartment with Terrace and Garden, 1040 Vienna, Wohllebengasse, Apartment 1
This imperial and extremely luxurious three bedroom apartment is located in the heart of the embassy district in the beletage of a stately home.
Step into the wooden paneled entrance area and catch a first glimpse into the rooms.
In the living room with mirrored walls, you will experience a ballroom-like feeling and yet you can relax under the crystal chandelier on two modern couches. For elegant dinners, the dining room has a large dining table and Poltrona seating furniture. The life-size cult horse of Moooi watches over you and your guests. You can also find cozy places to stay in the rooms, even away from the company.
Three beautiful bedrooms can accommodate six people. Do you prefer the fireplace-bedroom, the old-green bedroom with imperial and finely carved, detailed painted wardrobes and tiled stove or rather the bedroom facing into the garden? No matter which, with the handmade box spring beds with two different mattress hardnesses, excellent sleep is guaranteed in a special atmosphere.
The unique marble bathroom with brass fittings invites you to prepare for the day. Bathing under a gilded wall mosaic, showering in the shower in the wall, a large mirror behind the double washbasin, a dressing table that leaves no wish unfulfilled. Enjoy this unique imperial bath culture with modern standards.
Breakfast is served in the morning sun on the terrace. Then look for a shady spot in the garden and take a look into one of the many books about Vienna, art and culture.
No matter where you are in the apartment, you will be able to feel the history and feel like at home of Sissi. It is said that in this apartment the mistress of Count Rothschild lived. Everywhere you will find the original stucco ceilings, wall paneling, parquet floors, old Viennese tiles, windows and doors with particularly beautiful casings, glazing and fittings. Unique crystal chandeliers and room-high velvet curtains complete this extraordinarily majestic feeling. Excitingly combined to this, individual pieces of modern furniture, hand-picked, contemporary painting and photographic art were combined.
Also for the needs of modern life is cared. The apartment has a free high speed internet via Wi-Fi and an iPhone docking station. LED-TVs with cable TV in the living room, in the dining room as well as in the bedrooms are available.
Fresh towels, bath towels, bath mat and linen are provided. You will find cleaning equipment in the apartment.
The apartment is a non-smoking apartment. Smoking is permitted on the terrace and in the garden.
The house has got an intercom system and an easily accessible garbage room.
At the end of the alley is the Belvederepark, which is ideal for walking and jogging as well as for visiting the various exhibitions in the upper and lower Belvedere building and the 21er Haus. The Stadtpark is just a few minutes’ walk away. The long shopping street Kärntnerstraße as well as Karlsplatz with the Karlskirche are within walking distance too. The apartment is close to all the sights of the 1st district such as St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Hofburg, the Spanish Horse Riding School, the Heroes’ Square and many, many more. Some of the best restaurants in Vienna and many small local restaurants and shopping are nearby. Music lovers can enjoy numerous concerts in the ORF-Funkhaus or the Musikverein, both of which are not far from the apartment. On your walks through the neighborhood you will see beautiful house facades, many of them built by famous architects. Immerse yourself into the scenery from the novel “Good Living Street – The Fortunes of My Viennese Family” by Tim Bonyhady.
To and from the airport the journey takes only 20 minutes by taxi or 40 minutes by public transport. A tram stop is a few minutes’ walk away. There is also a subway and bus station in the immediate close by. Vienna’s most famous private school, the Theresianum, is just an eight-minute walk away.
If you want to enjoy a very special Viennese feeling from long ago times combined with today’s comfort during your stay in Vienna, this gem is sure to meet your taste.
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