Heustodlsuite am Taxhof

From the outside it looks as if three classic haystacks have grown together. Inside, however, guests find a continuous space that flows down the slope. A new building – painted black on the outside – has been inserted into the wooden shell of the old barn. This 60 square metre one-room house is divided into three levels that can be experienced in different ways. Each level is designed for a different use ( living, eating, sleeping) and has its own orientation and individual view through a large window opening. The different shape of the inside of the roof supports this effect.

In addition to the levels, it is mainly the material wood that determines the impression of the room. From floor to ceiling, all surfaces is the Heustodlsuite are made of wood, interrupted only where functional aspects make it necessary.  A special feature is the bathtub: It´s situated between the double bed and panoramic window, inviting you to take a relaxing bath and to enjoy the view of the Hohe Tauern.

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What to do

Walks and trekking tours through the surrounding forests and meadows, Tauern Spa World, extensive sporting activities of the Europa-Sport region of Zell am See - Kaprun (in summer: golfing, hiking, mountain biking, bathing on the shores of Lake Zell, in winter: tobogganing, cross-country skiing , various ski resorts), trips to Salzburg and various other destinations in the area.

Why we like this house

A refined composition of old and new, rustic and elegant.

This house is great for

Couples and small families


Region/Town AT – Austria, Salzburg (state), Zell am See - Kaprun
Name Heustodlsuite
Scenery on the site of a historic mountain farm in the Hohe Tauern
Number of guests 2 to 3 people
Completed 2011
Design meck architekten, Andreas Meck und Axel Frühauf, Munich
Published ntv: Ratgeber Bauen & Wohnen 9/2018, Bayerisches Fernsehen 9/2017, schoener-wohnen.de 6/2017, schoener-wohnen.de: "Urlaub mit Stil: Hotels und Ferienhäuser in den Bergen" 8/2016
Special Features The Heustodlsuite is one of several lodgings of the Taxhof, a traditional farm. At the Taxhof's restaurant, guests are offered breakfast, and on selected days a dinner menu is served. Various animals on the farm: Cows, sheep, goats, donkeys ...
Architecture Modern, Old & new
Accomodation Hotel, House
Criteria 1-2 (house/apartment), 1-4 (house/apartment), Hiking, Loft, Mountains, Pet-friendly, Restaurant, Sauna, Skiing, Own agriculture
Same PartnersBaumhaussuite, AUFBERG 1110, AUFBERG 1113
Same ArchitectsAUFBERG 1110, AUFBERG 1113

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  1. Liebes Urlaubsarchitektur-Team, liebe Familie Unterberger vom Taxhof,
    was für eine Alpen-Perle Ihr Hotel ist. Wir haben 9 Tage in der Hoistodl-Suite verbracht. Vom Empfang bis zur Abreise, ein einziges Verwöhnprogramm. Die Archtiektur klug, behaglich und sehr komfortabel, die Aussicht am Hof atemberaubend, alle Innen-und Außenbereiche äußerst gepflegt und dabei so natürlich angelegt, die Kulinarik gesund und köstlichst, die Kommunikation liebevoll und sehr aufmerksam. Wir vergeben 5 Sterne und hoffen auf eine Rückkehr an diesen wunderschönen Platz. Herzlichen Dank für Ihre großartige Gastfreundschaft auf allen Ebenen. Superb!
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