Chalet | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
If spectacular scenery and a private residential location are key to your selecting Chalet Campanella for your holiday then look no further.
With 2/3 private parking spaces, a large garage and centrally located in Haute Nendaz, whether in winter or summer, Chalet Campanella is your own private holiday home high above and overlooking the beautiful Rhone Valley.
Accommodation is on two floors and it is generously equipped with everything you could need for a relaxing stay. While most clients will wish to cater for themselves, for those looking for the ultimate in luxury, the chalet is also available on a daily cleaning and fully catered basis.
For internet access guests would require to purchase a 'dongo' from the Post Office, located opposite Tourist Information. The cost is around 45chf
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 160 km, Nearest railway: Sion 15 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, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Entering from the rear (upper) garden off a private road, the entrance hall and cloakroom lead into a large open plan sitting/dining room and fully fitted kitchen, with windows and balconies on three sides offering stunning views over Sion, Veysonnaz, Crans Montana and the Rhone Valley.
For those that must be outdoors at all times, at one end of the balcony there is also a large sheltered external sitting area with a table that will take 8/10 people comfortably.
There is a separate WC with wash-hand basin upstairs off the entrance hallway.
The top floor is largely comprised of an open plan sitting/dining room and kitchen. A large extended corner sofa, Satellite TV, I-POD docking station, DVD and CD make up the seating area, with a wood burning stove adding extra cosiness.
French windows open onto a very large front facing balcony.
The dining area seats six, with the table extending to accommodate more if required. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes fridge, dishwasher, Italian espresso coffee making machine, electric hob and microwave oven amongst other items.
The marble staircase leads down to the lower floor.
Downstairs is comprised of 3 good size bedrooms, bathroom, washing machine and linen cupboard.
Bedroom 1 has a comfortable queen sized bed (can be two singles if required) with fully shuttered french windows opening onto the front facing garden.
Bedroom 2 is a large twin, with front facing windows on to the garden.
Bedroom 3 is a further good sized room with a double bed.
The bathroom has a WC, sink and bath with powerful shower.
All bedrooms have large built-in wardrobes for storage.
Access to the large garage and parking places is from either upstairs or downstairs entrances/exits. Downstairs has its own access to the front facing garden.
The garage has a 'wet' area for skis and boots.
A centrally located upstairs storage heater system warms the chalet on cold winter nights. Separate electric heating is also fitted throughout the accommodation.
|Further details outdoors|
The resort of Haute-Nendaz is directly above the old village of Basse-Nendaz, which is itself above Sion in the valley. The resort is situated on a sunny plateau/terrace at between 1300m and 1500m, it has panoramic views of the Bernese and Vaud Alps. In winter it forms part of the 4-Vallées, one of the most extensive ski areas in Europe and by far the largest in Switzerland.
On the back of the Nendaz (Tracouet) mountain are a large number of superb 1000 year old larch trees on the Prarion slopes (locals claim that some even date to BC). Considering the height and weather extremes they have faced, these trees are quite extraordinary and walking past them in summer or skiing in winter adds a sense of dimension to the experience.
Location applies equally well in the mountains if not more so. Nendaz came out as a winner for us for the following reasons:
- Easy access from Geneva Airport with its many regular and cheap flights
- Public transport access without car (very rare in the French / Swiss Alps)
- Close enough to enable long weekends
- Central to other attractions and days out (i.e. Milan, Geneva, Bern, Zermatt, Chamonix,
Lausanne, Montreux, Wengen, Davos, etc ........)
- Significant local Nendaz population of over 5,000 - this compares with only 2,200 in Verbier.
- an all year resort where you can always get a croissant, good nosh and beer even out of season!
- Great views, in fact they are truly stunning!
- Not too high for it to be barren and freezing but high enough to ensure snow cover in winter
- Great skiing on and off piste (in this case the largest area in Switzerland)
- Culturally Swiss
- Language Swiss-French rather than Swiss-German (Latin approach to life)
- Ideal for local wine tasting and visits to spas (spa in Ovronnaz is particularly spectacular)
- Great walks, cycling, swimming, golfing and sports facilities in summer
- Guaranteed hot and sunny weather during summer months
- Outdoor swimming pool with spectacular views
- Close to Swiss, Italian and French (Annecy) Lakes
English-speaking representative on hand to answer any questions when picking up keys.
As X-mas falls on a Saturday this year, Chalet Campanella is available from 18th (Saturday) till 26th (Sunday) December, both dates inclusive. This is an extra day for free ie eight (8) days for the normal cost of seven (7)
The Swiss Alps region
A wonderful region which will pull you back again and again.
Very family friendly, local amenities in Nendaz and nearby includes access to miles and miles of marked walks (bisses) and mountain bike trails rated according to length and difficulty and always leading to terrific mountain restaurants, football, tennis, outdoor heated swimming pool with spectacular views, golf courses, horse riding, fishing, climbing, the spa at Ovronnaz at over 5,000ft is wonderful, summer outdoor markets, great shops and supermarkets, not to mention the historical castle and battlements overlooking the wonderful busy town of Sion , the Roman amphitheatre in Martigny is worth a visit and many, many more places to visit such as Chamonix, Montreaux, the Matterhorn, the Eiger, etc .......
All of the above and we haven't even mentioned the Mont Fort and 4 Valley skiiing area, which is Switzerland's largest and one of only a few select areas worldwide that is allocated 5 stars for excellence.
Useful websites for further details on all of the above follow below:
Main Haute-Nendaz tourist board:
All about the Valais region:
Haute-Nendaz and Siviez kiddies nurseries:
Verbier/Nendaz 4-vallees ski area:
All about the local wine!:
All about Sion and the Valais region:
Where to play golf in the Valais:
All about the Bisse walks:
Swiss tourist board, source of everything there is to know about Switzerland!:
Places to visit in Switzerland:
Local bike trails direct from the chalet:
Haute-Nendaz ski lift company:
Switzerland is train mad and makes it as attractive as possible to get people out of their cars and on to trains. Therefore there are great deals and offers to be had. Check out the Swiss Railways SBB web site but in brief you can get half price or unlimited travel during 3 days out of 30 etc. definitely worth thinking about if you plan on doing a trip to Zermatt or to the lake etc.
Friendly people, spectacular scenery, regular festivals throughout summer and winter, waterslide parks within 40 minutes drive, vineyards, apricot trees, Italy and France at either end of the valley, the Eiger, Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, longest glacier, largest underground lake in Europe, spas at 5,000ft, trains to Milan, Geneva, etc ...., great road system.
Sion is the sunniest city in Switzerland with guaranteed historical sunshine of 300 days each year, minimum.
Please enquire for more specific details of local places to visit, activities, attractions and details of festivals in the area.
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8 Apr 2013
"Picturesque Alpine chalet, cosy, comfortable and perfect for a family skiing holiday."
Nendaz is a lovely Swiss family ski resort near Verbier, good value and Neige Adventure is a great ski school. The chalet is conveniently located 5mins drive from the slopes or a short bus ride. Chale… More
20 Mar 2013
"first class accomodation with every convenience,great location"
this was my 2nd stay in this Chalet and will certainly return again.great location for access to both Nendaz and Sivier either by car or Ski Bus.accomodation has everything you need in equipment,it wa… More
10 Mar 2013
Stayed here with my partner in July 2012 and could not fault anything about the chalet. The arrangements for picking up the keys was simple with clear instructions and on arrival the chalet was bright… More
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