Chalet | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15
Haute Nendaz is at the centre of the Four Valleys ski area , one of only seven ski areas worldwide to hold 5 stars of excellence with 412km of pistes and the chalet offers ski- in access. The slopes are north facing which makes for as reliable snow as possible. The area benefits from 300 days sunshine per year and there are a multitude of activities throughout the year with walking , mountain biking , paragliding , horse riding , swimming , tennis etc . Sion is 20 minutes and Geneva only 80 minutes away.
The chalet is stunning with breathtaking panoramic views .It is a 310 m2, 6 bed 6 bath chalet built out of natural materials and stone to combine a rustic feel with a very high modern specification . The double height living room provides a real ‘wow ‘ factor and the layout caters for families and large groups with a double living room and spacious kitchen / dining room and a further second separate living room, ideal for noisy children ! There are 2 plasma TVs and DVD players. wifi internet , stereo etc and toys and games for children and adults.
Dramatic in the day time but cosy at night, the living area is dominated by a huge fireplace constructed out of stone helicoptered down from the mountain – perfect for settling down after a hard days skiing or hiking in front of a log fire with a glass of wine. Alternatively , jump into the hot tub for an outside perspective.
The raised dining area also enjoys the views . It consists of a solid oak dining table for 12 and a bespoke kitchen hand built out of reclaimed old wood which looks down onto the living area and through the double height windows to the valley below.
Catering services can be arranged and renters have the option of self catering ; 'standard ' ; and 'full service' (more details available on request).
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sion 20 km, Nearest railway: Sion 20 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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 6 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
The chalet was designed using reclaimed local stone and old wood to give the feel of a traditional chalet but combines the best of modern architecture using double height living rooms to make the best of the location with stunning 220 degree views across the Rhone valley to the mountains opposite.
The kitchen is hand built from reclaimed old timbers and the dining table made of oak , whilst the huge stone fireplace was helicoptered down from the mountain.
These effects are set off with high quality lighting , plasma TV recessed into the dry stone walls , blu ray DVD , wifi internet ; Kitchen with 2 freezers , plate warmer , dishwasher , 2 ovens etc ; heated floors throughout and power showers & heated towel rails in the bathrooms ; hot tub for 8 outside etc
There is a second living room with en suite bathroom and bedroom and beds constructed out of timber in a traditional chalet style which serves either as a master suite for a couple or for families as a playroom with TV for the children and novel sleeping area !
|Further details outdoors|
The chalet stands in a large area of private land and has a large balcony with wonderful views that can be enjoyed from the 8 person hot tub.
The rental price is for self catering but includes internet , heating etc . There is a further charge of £400 for linen and cleaning on changeover.
There are 2 levels of catering services additionally available as a package which can cover breakfast , daily clean and evening meals and start from £20 per person per day (further details available on enquiry).
The chalet is easy to ski in to ( a 7 year old on third ski holiday was fine with it) ; and one either walks 600 metres to the slopes in the morning or drives 5 minutes to the telecabin station at Haute Nendaz where the parking is easy and only around 5 euro per day.
The Swiss Alps region
The Swiss Alps offer fantastic holidays and plenty to do in summer as well as winter.
Apart from world class skiing , the Valais region has a Mediterranean climate in summer and benefits from 300 days sunshine per year. Lake Geneva is 45 minutes away ; for a cultural tour Martigny offers the Pierre Giadda Foundation with its Roman Museum; at the other extreme for the children there is Happyland , Switzerlands largest theme park 30 minutes away ; Waterworld is fun for all and there is a superb golf course at Crans Montana 30 minutes from the chalet .
Haute Nendaz is a year round resort with plenty to see and do in summer as well as winter.
It is at the centre of the Four Valleys ski area , one of only seven ski areas worldwide to hold 5 stars of excellence. There are 412km of pistes and 92 lifts giving access to snow parks for children; steady pisted skiing amongst trees with stops at gorgeous characterful mountain restaurants through to extensive off piste - there is something for everyone .
The 4 Valleys traditionally benefit from good snow due to their height and Nendaz further benefits from reliable snow because it is north facing .The first cable up from Nendaz rises to Tracouet at 2200m which houses a superb children's snow park area. There is a large restaurant at Tracouet and adult skiing is available directly from here across the whole resort which has a huge range of slopes and restaurants for everyone. Heading to the highest point of the ski area, one climbs to Mont Fort at 3300m ( 4th picture) from which it is possible to ski off into the back bowl for conditions as challenging off piste as the most hardened skier could wish for.
The region benefits from 300 days sunshine every year and as well as the activities in The Valais region , Haute Nendaz offers a multitude of activities from 250 km of mapped hiking trails and 98 km along the bisses water tributaries to the Rhine below , 200 km of mountain bike trails ; canyoning ; paragliding; kickboarding ; swimming , tennis , spas, through a packed schedule of activities as helpfully set out on the www.nendaz.ch website. Nendaz is large enough to offer a full choice of restaurants apres ski , shops and sports , but small enough to retain a family friendly resort charm.