Chalet | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 16
Penthouse Caribou is a luxury self catered Chalet with beds for up to 16. This spacious private chalet has 5 large bedrooms each with its own bathroom, a multitude of living areas, stunning 360 degree panoramic views and a fabulous central location.5 mins walk to local ski slopes or ski bus. Open fire, cinema area, pool table and ample room to party.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Excenevex 45 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 70 km, Nearest railway: Aigle 34 km|
|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, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (12), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 20|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Bedrooms are all extremely spacious which is rare for Alpine accommodation. 1. Super King double with large balcony. Huge piste view en suite shower and bath where you can luxuriate with a glass of champagne and watch the last skiers of the day descend Cret Beni. 2. King size double plus single, private seating area and balcony. En suite with extra large bath and shower over. 3. Twin room with en suite bath with shower over. 4. Family room with one double and two sets of bunk beds and private luxury shower/wet room. 5. Family room with twin beds, one set of bunk beds plus a day bed. Private bathroom.
Large open plan kitchen with range cooker, fondue and raclette, slow cooker and coffee machine.
Breakfast area and dining area seating 16 - 20 people.
Coffee lounge area with balcony overlooking piste
Extra large lounge area around log fire.
Intimate TV area with seating for 10 French/English TV.
Sound system with iPod connection
Enormous mezzanine with Pool table/games/cinema and seating area with Balcony and piste views
Large heated ski/boot room.
|Further details outdoors|
Lift to private entrance area leading to Penthouse on 3rd and 4th floors
Boot room on ground floor
Single garage area with washing machine and tumble drier
Huge private car park
Towels and bed linen are available to hire on request.
Extra charge for end of stay cleaning
The Rhone/French Alps region
The Abondance Valley offers varied skiing with links into Switzerland and access to infamous ski runs such as The Wall. The Portes du Soleil has an excellent snow record. The village of Chapelle D'Abondance has the advantage of retaining its very traditional rustic charm. Within easy walking distance of the Penthouse there is a micro brewery, several excellent restaurants, a boulangerie and patisserie as well as a small pizza take away.
Car essential during summer months
There are several local events all year round. Look up the Chapelle D'Abondance or Chatel local websites for up to date details.
As well as downhill skiing there are cross country trails, snow shoeing, dog sled and sleigh rides. Torch light descents, skidoo rides and local spa and beauty facilities.
In the summer months mountain biking, hill walking and climbing are the most popular pursuits. Other activities include white water rafting, cannyoning and the Fantasticable.
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5 Mar 2014
This apartment is stunning, spacious and spotless. It contains everything you could possibly need plus extras like the pool table! Couldn't imagine a better place to spend time with friends. Coul… More
23 Feb 2014
"Excellent short break!!"
This was my third visit to Penthouse Caribou, fabulous place to stay. Excellent views of Cret Beni from the balcony, great way to relax after a hard days skiing!! The apartment has all you need to make your stay enjoyable and relaxing. Easy walking distance to bakery for fresh croissants in the morning and great choice of restaurants!!! Thanks for a great short break!!
20 Feb 2014
Penthouse Caribou is an excellent venue for a group of friends on a skiing holiday. A short walk to the nearest slopes at Cret Beni. The apartment is large, comfortable and homely. The position is idyllic looking up at the mountains. We look forward to returning!
19 Feb 2014
"Perfect Palatial Alpine Retreat"
We had a wonderful stay at Penthouse Caribou. This extensive top floor of the chalet is beautifully appointed, spacious, and ideal for a group or family holiday. Penthouse Caribou offers stunning view… More
19 Feb 2014
"Excellent chalet and brilliant location"
The chalet fitted the 19 of us comfortably with space for everyone and their luggage easily, it was beautifully decorated and fitted with all of the entertainment systems anyone could wish for! Just … More
18 Feb 2014
"A great chalet experience"
Penthouse Caribou met all expectations, and surpassed many as well! Beautifully alpine, cleverly practical and spacious to boot, I especially enjoyed the log fires and cosy living areas after a long d… More
18 Feb 2014
"Wonderfully luxurious stay in a glamorous and cosy chalet! Very happy indeed"
We travelled as a large group of friends (so a full house) and the chalet still felt spacious and roomy. Celebrated JanuaryFest in style- the chalet is absolutely perfect for a gathering given all the space available and the entertainment systems available (TV/DVD/music).
Had a fabulous time on the local pistes, made good use of the links to the rest of the Portes du Soleil and frequented the truly excellent local patisseries!
I'd recommend the place any day of the week!
17 Feb 2014
"Great and spacious accommodation in a very good location with beautiful scenery."
Penthouse Caribou is situated in a lovely village with a decent number of very nice restaurants and bars within easy walking distance.
The Penthouse itself was not what I was expecting but in a good way - it is much larger than I expected with the centrepiece being a huge fireplace. It is an excellent place for families, mixed age groups or friends as there are lots of different areas including TV room, pool and TV area, large dining table and a sitting area with comfy sofas. All the bedrooms are of a good size with excellent bathroom facilities.
The property is immaculately maintained and very well presented. The views onto the ski slopes are really lovely.
I liked it all and was very sad to leave.
15 Feb 2014
"What an amazing Place to stay !"
Penthouse Caribou is wonderfully situated with easy access to the slopes and fabulous views of the mountains. The chalet is amazingly spacious, comfortable and homely with hosts who make your stay ver… More
14 Feb 2014
"Great Location, Nice Friendly Resort, Highly Recommended"
We arrived to a warm welcome. The accommodation was excellent with several communal areas which would suit either families or friends. I would highly recommend, being close to the village and a few minutes from Ski Lift and several good restaurants and a small supermarket close by.
We would definitely visit the Penthouse Caribou again
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