Chalet Les Serandes
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Ski Chalet | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Chalet Les Serandes, with stunning views over the Rhone valley and mountains, is located in a quiet cul de sac, 800 metres from the resort centre, ski lifts and shops, and only 300m from the ski bus stop. Its peaceful and picturesque location provides a truly relaxing venue for both summer and winter holidays, and it is only a short journey by car or on foot into the centre of Nendaz with all the facilities it has to offer. The ski lifts of Siviez are a short drive or bus ride away and the chalet is an ideal starting point for walking, cycling, skiing and sight-seeing holidays.
The chalet comprises 3 levels:
Ground floor - 3 bedrooms (a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a bunk room) plus a bathroom, along with a garage
First floor - an open plan living/dining area opening onto a north-facing terrace with breathtaking views, plus a fully equipped kitchen and a shower room
Top floor - a mezzanine bedroom , containing both a double bed and single bed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vevey 60 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||800 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sion 20 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, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The chalet is comfortably furnished throughout and features an open fireplace in the lounge, cable-TV, internet access, radio, CD, MP3 and DVD players. There is a DVD, CD and book library, including a good range of tourist guides, books and information about the locality. The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, dishwasher, microwave, kettle etc plus a full range of cooking equipment. A washing machine is provided for guests' use. The garage contains a freezer, storage racks for skis, snowboards and boots as well as secure parking for one car. Young children are well catered for with a cot, high chair and stair gate available.
|Further details outdoors|
The terrace and west facing lawned garden provide private spaces to sit and enjoy the views or have a barbecue. Terrace furniture, deckchairs and outdoor games are provided for guests to use.
Extra parking space available for guests' sole use outside the chalet in addition to the garage.
Please note: The access to the chalet is down a steep, narrow road. Snow chains are frequently necessary in winter, even when the main road is clear.
* Detailed chalet and local information dossier provided in the chalet.
* French and English speaking representative available in the resort to help with any queries.
* Linen and towels provided on arrival if required
* Chalet catering service (full or for specific meals) can be arranged if booked in advance, as can a breakfast delivery service and/or welcome food pack (see www.nendazchaletservices.com for more details)
* Discounts have been negotiated with local ski rental and bike hire shop (www.onthemountain.ch)
* For information on the Nendaz area, check out the tourist office website: www.nendaz.ch
* Free access to the local sports centre
* Details of the 4 valleys ski area, the pistes, lifts and ski pass prices can be found on: www.telenendaz.ch
* Check out the local weather forecast for Nendaz (1997) on www.meteosuisse.ch
The Swiss Alps region
The Valais area of Switzerland is justifiably famous for the majestic mountain peaks that dominate the views in all directions and the Rhone Valley that cuts through its centre. The area contains many summer and winter resorts that are famous the world over - Zermatt (nestling beneath the Matterhorn), Saas-Fee, Crans-Montana and Verbier to name but a few. The extensive four valleys ski area starts with the Verbier region in the west and runs to Thyon and Les Collons in the east, ecompassing both Nendaz, Siviez and Veysonnaz along the way. Providing over 400 kms of piste and skiing/boarding for every level of ability, it is a winter sports dream destination.
With over 300 days' sunshine a year, the french-speaking Lower Valais area is famous for its orchards, market gardens and vineyards, as well as numerous picturesque villages and towns. With Lake Geneva in the west and Martigny to Brig (the gateway to Italy) and the world heritage site of the Alestch glacier in the east, the Valais area has something for everyone, all year round.
Nendaz, at 1300 - 1450 metres high (with peaks rising to 3300m behind it) is a cosy winter sports resort based in a traditional mountain village, on a plateau, in a convenient position with beautiful views, Nendaz shares the same ski area as Verbier - but without the Verbier prices! There are currently 83 lifts and 90 pistes with about 410km of piste. Nendaz has its own ski area which links into the Four Valleys or you can head up to Siviez at the crossroads of the ski domain and explore it from there. It takes just 20 minutes to ski from Verbier back to Siviez at the end of the day. The skiing runs from mid December to late April most years. There are a number of ski schools teaching both skiing and snowboarding, and all have English speaking instructors on hand. Snow shoe excursions, cross country skiing and toboganning are also popular here. There are creche facilites for children during the ski season.
Besides all the winter sports activities you would expect in one of Switzerland's premier ski domains (the Four Valleys), Nendaz is a mountain-bikers' and walkers' paradise, with many kilometres of marked trails from virtually outside the door of the chalet. The area is famous for its bisse walks, rambles alongside the little irrigation channels that wind their way round the mountains, as well as a range of other mountain tracks. The bike routes cover all levels of difficulty and are well signposted in Nendaz and the surrounding area. The area also offers thermal baths and a spa in nearby Ovronnaz, horse riding, golf in Sion (or further afield in Verbier or Crans Montana, both championship courses), boat trips on Lake Geneva (40 minutes away) and sightseeing in Sion (the old medieval town is worth seeing and there's a great Friday market), Martigny (Roman ruins and museums) and further afield. Nendaz is also internationally famous for its annual Alphorn festival, held in late July/early August each year.
There is a full dossier of places to visit and things to do in the chalet along with guidebooks and maps.
There are a range of facilities In the resort: supermarkets, butchers, boutiques, post office, banks, restaurants, bars, disco, sports/itness centre, sauna, massage, plus children's playground, chemists and doctors. In summer there's a delightful open-air pool with views across the Rhone valley and tennis courts. In winter, there's an artificial ice rink for skating and ice hockey. Nearby Siviez has squash courts.
Nendaz has been given a child friendly award by the tourist board for summer and winter activities eg a Robin Hood excursion in the summer months and ski kindergarten in the winter.
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21 Feb 2014
"Accommodated 2 families just fine"
We were 2 families with a total of 5 (young) children and 4 adults that just had a great skiing holiday in Les Serandes. It worked our perfect to share the chalet with our good friends in the three se… More
Thanks for your review and I'm delighted you all had a good time. I look forward to welcoming you back to the chalet at some point.
6 Feb 2014
"A fantastic holiday!"
We enjoyed some spectacular views of the New Year's Eve fireworks from the view of the chalet balcony. The chalet itself was spacious and comfortable, and had all the facilities one could want. A… More
Thank you for your review. I'm delighted you and your group had a great holiday in the chalet and, especially, that you enjoyed New Year's Eve and the skiing. I look forward to welcoming you back on another occasion.
8 Jun 2013
" it had been a great stay. Sunny sky, surrounded by mountains and chilling out the garden overlooking the valley,just perfect. Reminded me of home back in Nepal. We explored the nearby mountains… More
Thanks for your review and we're delighted you and your family enjoyed yourselves in Nendaz. We look forward to welcoming you back to the chalet.
14 Mar 2013
Beautiful situated chalet, only need a car to do shopping etc. Bus connection with ski lifts is very well organised. Chalet itself is simple, but everything you need is there. No unpleasant surprises … More
Thanks for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you had plenty of snow. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
15 Dec 2012
"Delightful, home-style accomodation with stunning views and close proximity to the elegant, genteel village of Nandez"
Our whole family stayed in Chalet Les Serandes for 6 days in late July. The accomodation was very comfortable and the amazing views of the valley, created the perfect backdrop to relax and unwind aft… More
Thanks for your kind words. I'm delighted you and your family enjoyed your stay in the chalet and we look forward to welcoming you back at some point.
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