Chalet Wegmacher

The History of Chalet Wegmacher

Until the 1970s the profession of „Wegmacher“ (German term for workers building roads) was common in many municipalities in the Austrian Alps. Wegmachers were responsible for building and maintaining gravel roads for agricultural use or foresty. Two-wheeled carts, a shovel and a brush were the most common tools of Wegmachers.

One of the first Wegmachers in Kirchberg in Tirol was Johann Schiessl. He built a house on the plot of Chalet Wegmacher in timber construction in 1936. His home soon became widely known under the name “Wegmacherhäusl” in the hamlet Spertendorf.

The “Wegmacherhäusl” was replaced by the Chalet Wegmacher in 2015 by the Leiter family. When building the chalet family Leiter aimed to reuse many materials and objects of Johann Schiessl’s Wegmacherhäusl. Guests at Chalet Wegmacher will find the original oven that was used to heat the whole house and to prepare all meals. Likewise, the old wooden floors were reused for the interior design.

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The Perfect Place To Relax With Your Family & Friends

Chalet Wegmacher ( is a holiday home you have always been dreaming of.

You can rent the exclusive chalet, which with about 230 square meters can accommodate up to 8 people and stretches over three floors, weekly. Each of the 4 bedrooms has its own bathroom with shower / toilet and direct access to the terrace or balcony. The light-filled living area upstairs with exposed beams in old wood design and large panoramic sliding doors you can enjoy the views of the surrounding Kitzbühel Alps.

To top off a perfect holiday day, a private spa equipped with sauna, spa shower and quiet room with direct access to the sun terraces is at your service. Afterwards the fireplace provides warmth and the matured timber fully equipped kitchen invites you for extensive cooking.


  • Private spa with sauna, rainforest shower and relaxation room with direct access to terraces and garden
  • Masterbedroom with wardrobe, a small office and a large bathroom with impressive bathtub
  • Fireplace
  • Parking for up to 6 cars
  • Several terraces and large balcony with fantastic view
  • Private storage facility for ski equipment and shoe warmer
  • Quiet but easily accessible location on sunny side of the valley