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Chalet | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Just above the village, this cosy top floor 3 bedroom duplex is ideal for those wanting to get away from the center of town yet have easy and fast access to the village heart, telecabine and mountain train station.
The property benefits from a large south facing balcony offering amazing views over the Alps, the Mont-Blanc and the valley below. This is a true cosy alpine chalet style retreat.
The entrance hallway has a guest WC, a 3rd double bedroom with an adjacent full bathroom, the fully equipped and modern kitchen has everything you may need for a self-catered holiday and is close to the dining area. On this floor is the lounge and dining area (which comfortably seats 8-10) with an open log fireplace and access to the furnished and shaded balcony area.
There are TVs & DVD players and WiFi (free) has also been fitted.
The staircase leads up to a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, there is a bathroom with shower and WC as well on this upper level.
THE CHALET HAS A STRICT NO SMOKING AND NO OUTDOOR SHOES POLICY.
There is ample private car parking on the grounds, for 2-3 cars.
The garden is fitted with swings for younger children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 120 km, Nearest railway: Aigle (12 km) and Villars (2km) 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Log fire, large living/dining room with breath-taking views over the alps. Satelite TV. Free Wireless Internet access, phone avalailable on request at extra cost. Regular cleaning service available on request at extra cost.
Large shaded balcony, lighted in the evening, set up with table and chairs.
2 of the 3 bedrooms are fitted with TV/DVD players, as well as having main flat screen Sat. TV in living room.
|Further details outdoors|
The chalet is situated at the end of a private lane, set in 1'600 sq.m. of land, next to meadows and forest. Fantastic south facing view over the swiss Alps (Dents du Midi, Dents de Morcle, Grand Muveran, and over to the Mont-Blanc massif). Very quiet and secluded area, but not lonely, there are other chalets along the private lane and chalet is located just 3/4 mns from shops and ski departure in the resort of Villars.
15/20 mn drive down to the Rhone Valley where ample shopping centres in Monthey, Aigle, Montreux etc...
Garden is shared with owner of the chalet some week-ends.
About this location
The Vaud region
Nestled in the alps, Villars, in Switzerland, is an exclusive but discreet, family orientated dual season mountain resort, perched upon a sunny south facing plateau above the Rhone valley, facing the Mont-Blanc peaks, at 1'300 m altitude (4'265 ft), close to Montreux. It is approximately 75 minutes from Geneva by motorway and a regular train service connects Geneva airport to Bex and Aigle nearby. Villars is a secluded and relaxing swiss mountain retreat which remains within easy reach of the rest of the world.
Villars is also very popular with families (one of 15 resorts to be awarded the "Families Welcome" award) and young people,
In winter, Villars’ 75 ski-lifts connect 220 km of slopes and a chairlift connection to the neighbouring resort of “Les Diablerets” enables year-round skiing on the glacier at 3’000m. Sledging, ice-skating, Nordic skiing and snowshoe walking provide skiers and non-skiers with endless possibilities. Two respected ski schools provide expert tuition and children under 9 years benefit from free ski passes. For those who like to ski in a different resort everyday, Verbier is 40 mns away, Chamonix 1hr15, Les Portes du Soleil (Champery, Avoriaz & Morzine) 40 mns and Gstaad 1hr . Crans Montan, Saas Fee and Zermatt are further afield but all skiable on a day’s excursion.
In summer, Villars’ 300 km of pedestrian paths are an invitation to go for a walk, a hike or mountain-biking through the pine woods and wild flower meadows to lakes and small alpine villages. You can do many different sports such as golf, tennis, swimming, rock-climbing, horse riding, mountain biking or paragliding.
Quality local wines available as well as guided visits and wine tasting in the local "caves".
Villars boasts an 18 hole mountain golf course as well as an array of mouth-watering local restaurants.
Aigle, at the bottom of the mountain road offers another 18 hole golf course.
Readily available in Villars : badminton, bowling, horseback riding, fitness centre, two 18 hole golfs, miniature train rides, mini-golf, climbing wall, swimming pools, paragliding, all season ice-skating, squash, tennis, mountain-biking, hiking, long walk trails, mountain train, restaurants and bars, shopping.
In the area : wine-tasting, thermal baths and spas, Aigle 18 hole golf course, Chateau de Chillon, Bex salt mines, Aquaparc (water fun park), Swiss Vapeur Parc (miniature train ride/park), Parc Aventure, l'Etivaz cheese making area, Gstaad village, Gruyère village & castle, swiss chocolate factory and tasting, and so much more.....
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21 Jul 2014
I rented this chalet for my family of six to use when visiting during my wedding. 4 adults 2 children. It was just what we need, quite and out the way enough to feel truly in the mountains but within … More
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