Chalet Im Wieselti - Upper Apt
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The chalet is a family holiday home where guests can enjoy a personal atmosphere. Firewood is provided for cosy fires and well maintained roads allow easy access to the ski slopes in Arosa, the village shop in Langwies, or the sledging runs in nearby St. Peter. If guests prefer they can use the local train. The station is 10 minutes walk and has regular connections to Arosa and Chur. The ticket to Arosa is included in your ski pass!
The local shop, restaurant, hairdresser and tourist office are all within 10 minutes walking distance from the Chalet. Assistance is always nearby in the form of René, our friendly caretaker, who is available at (nearly) all times to help with any questions our guests might have relating to either the Chalet or the local area. In the interests of all our guests, pets are not permitted and we ask that guests do not smoke inside the Chalet.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Zuerich Kloten Airport 150 km, Nearest railway: Langwies 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The upper apartment is south facing with a spacious balcony looking out over the Schanfigg mountain range. It sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (2 twin beds and 1 double), has a bathroom (with bath / shower), a new kitchen leading into a spacious dining area and comfortable sitting room with a fire place. The panorama window in the sitting room offers staggering views over the valley.
The apartment has a TV (English Channels), DVD, CD/MP3 player /radio. The kitchen is of a high standard and is fully equipped and includes a microwave, dishwasher, large fridge / freezer. Fresh bed linen, towels and goose down duvets are provided to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
The sitting room is bright and spacious. During the day the large panorama windows offer a superb view of the mountains and in the evening a roaring fire is sure to guarantee a cosy atmosphere.
Bedroom 1 with with double bed and built-in natural wood wardrobe, has a east facing window and catches the morning sun.
Bedroom 2 has two single end-to-end beds and built-in wardrobes. The window looks out onto the steep alpine meadow and the path leading up to the entrance of the upper apartment.
|Further details outdoors|
The Chalet has a large dining area, with direct access to the balcony.The apartment has its own garage space. Firewood is outside the front door and a 1920 style "bakerlight" telephone with counter is available (guests are asked to account for their usage with the caretaker before departure). WiFi internet is available too for those who want to stay in touch.
Our friendly caretaker Rene will be on hand throughout your stay should you have any questions or require any assistance.
The Swiss Alps region
Arosa is a settlement of the Walser, founded in the Middle Ages. Nowadays Arosa is a very touristic place, in winter and summer. The rest of the Valley is much quieter and less touristic. Beside tourisme agriculture still plays an important part here. Birds are everywhere but the slope on the eastern side between Langwies and Arosa seems to be the best area. There are a lot of hiking trails. You can start in Langwies and walk up to Medergen, from where you continue to Tschuggen, pass through the forest to Gruenseeli, Iselwald and then down to Arosa. Buy a map of the area (1:25'000) not to get lost.
At the little artifical lake beneath Arosa Waders can be seen sometimes. At the railway station several species of Ducks can be found. They all descend from introduced birds.If you spend two or three days in the area you should find at least some of the harder to find species.
For skiers and snowboarders, Arosa offers 60 km of prepared pistes and 40 km of off-piste areas and there are 13 modern ski lifts or cable cars to take visitors up to as much as 2,653 metres above sea level. There are also attractive routes for snow-shoe trekkers and toboggan riders, a fun park on the Tschuggen for freestyle snow boarders and, nearby, a world class half pipe. For non-skiers there are 60 km of winter walking trails, some of which lead to the winter sports areas. Other popular activities include curling, tandem paragliding and ballooning.
Arosa, some 1,800 metres above sea level and located at the end of the Schanfigg Valley, is not only a winter resort but its imposing mountain landscape makes it a perfect hiking region. There are more than 200 walking, hiking and mountain trails and amongst the most popular are the two hour round trip to the Langwieser Aussicht viewpoint, the 2.2 km Planet Pathway and the Isel natural history footpath, which leads to the Altein Waterfall. Further attractions include the water show and boat trips on the on the Obersee, swimming in the Untersee and much more.
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18 Oct 2012
"Excellent place to stay"
The property was very nice, and was well stocked with everything you need, especially the kitchen. We thought it had the best views of any property around. You have lots of privacy. Having a garage fo… More
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