LUXURIATE IN A MAGNIFICENT PIECE OF HISTORY
Schloss Lölling is the imperial hunting lodge that belonged to Franz Ferdinand (1863 – 1914), Archduke of Austria-Este, Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, heir to the Habsburg’s Austrian-Hungarian throne and the wealthiest man in Austria. His assassination in Sarajevo was the cause of World War I.
With its 19,000 square meters of land, this historic property offers absolute relaxation away from everyday life. The natural beauty of the landscape and the 6000 ha. forests around the property invites to endless walks or horse rides.
Considering the fresh air and the right altitude, Lölling’s climate can be compared to that of Davos and it is rejuvenating.
Exquisite Artwork and Furnishings
The Archduke Franz Ferdinand obtained the property in 1886 and he remained the owner until his death. Franz Ferdinand was a passionate hunter and the precision and speed with which he shot was legendary. Lölling and surroundings was at that time considered to be the best hunting ground in Europe. The Archduke spent part of his honeymoon at Schloss Lölling in August 1900. His children remained owners of the property until the 1960’s and they spent their 3 months summer holidays here.
Contact us today to arrange a visit and get yourself impressed by this unique residence and historical property!
Lölling is part of the municipality of Hüttenberg and lies in the heart of Carinthia, the southernmost Austrian stateor Land. Situated within the Eastern Alps (Saualpe) it is noted for its mountains, forests and lakes.
Close to Schloss Lölling there are two restaurants, a small supermarket and a small school.
In just 10 km from Lölling you find a supermarket, school and a medical center. Within 30 minutes you reach the flower city Saint Veit with its old town and many shops and restaurants. Every Saturday there is a food market with products from Austria, Italy and Slovenia.
From Lölling it takes 40 minutes to Klagenfurt, the capital of Carinthia with an international airport and the warmest lake of Austria, the famous Wörthersee. The Capital of Slovenia Ljubljana and Northern Italy are just a 2 hours drive, Venice 4 hours.
At 8 km from the property is the charming ski-area Klipitztoerl.
Carinthia has 8 excellent golf courses, such as the Carinthia Golf Club Dellach, one of Austria’s three oldest golf clubs. It is situated on the southern shores of the Wörthersee, nestling in an extremely imposing landscape.
In the summer it is an ideal place for hiking. With its abundance of game (wild boar, deer, mouflon, hare, partridge and pheasants), the imperial hunting lodge Schloss Lölling offers unique opportunities for hunting in autumn. It is possible to lease hunting grounds.
An annex of 600 m² possible to change into a horse barn or it can be
The perfect place for your thoroughbred vintage cars
There is also an apartment for staff (5 rooms) that needs renovation.