Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
From the outside this property appears to be a traditional Valaisian Chalat but on the inside The Old House has a contemporary style that has been introduced to maximise light, space & comfort. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen / dining room with wood burning stove, loft style sitting room with audio visual gadgets, comfortable English furniture, south facing French windows & balcony. Fully refurbished to in 2007 the apartment has been finished to a very high standard. Nestled between the two five star hotels in Zermatt’s centre the Hinterdorfstr. is a charming quiet cobbled street & the oldest part of the village. Many of the buildings date back to the 1700’s. Hinterdorf is now a listed & protected area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Zurich 3 hrs & Geneva 3 hr 40 mins by train|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Best use has been made of the available space despite strict building regulations on this beautiful listed property, so the bathrooms are functional but small with showers in both & the internal staircase is very steep. There is another outside staircase that runs up the side of the building.
Wecome pack: Fresh fruit, local wine & map of the area
Guests are welcomed on arrival by mulit-lingual representative offering help, advice and information about the resort and to accompany them to the apartment.
Shopping service available for pre-arrival or during the guests stay.
Daily housekeeping also available.
The Swiss Alps region
Bordered by Italy, Austria, Germany, France and the principality of Liechtenstein, Switzerland lies in the midst of the Alps and these magnificent mountains occupy three-fifths of the country. There are 4 official languages spoken in Switzerland and in the canton of `Valais` both German & French are spoken. With it's superb transportation system, Switzerland is an ideal place from which to explore in any direction. Whether travelling on foot or by rail, bus, car or boat you will be surrounded by spectacular views. You will find the highest mountains in Europe here in the Alps, among which the impressive Matterhorn and the Dufourspitze, 4,634 m (15,203 ft) are the highest point in the country. A trip not to missed is the Glacier express which links Zermatt and St. Moritz by rail which passes through 91 tunnels and crosses nearly 300 bridges.
The car free resort of Zermatt is situated at the foot of the Matterhorn in Switzerland and offers access to a ski area of over 400km, connected to Cervinia in Italy. The village is situated at 1560m and with the highest cable car at 3888m it ensures excellent skiing in the winter & great glacier skiing in the summer. A climbers and hikers paradise with 38 peaks over four-thousand metres and breathtaking views Zermatt has something to suit everyone.
Alpine skiing and snowboarding , Heli skiing, Winter hiking, Cross-country skiing, Snowshoe walking, Sledging, Ice skating. ice climbing, Ski touring , Swimming (indoor swimming pools), Wellness centres, Paragliding Passengerflights, Helicopter sightseeing tours. Summer only: Mule Trekking around Zermatt, Forest Fun Park, Mountain biking,Tennis & 15 mins by train to the Golf course. A visit to the new Matterhorn Alpine museum is a must.