Chalet Betula, a charming alpine retreat.
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Chalet / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 5
An Idyllically peaceful setting for the perfect Swiss alpine holiday, Chalet Betula is located in Schwarzenmatt, a hamlet situated in the heart of the Berner Oberland enjoying magnificent panoramic mountain views that are quite stunning in both winter and summer.
Inside the chalet there is a spacious living room/dining room with a sofa-bed and space for a fold out bed if required. There is a well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, a double bedroom, and a shower room with a spacious shower and ample supply of hot water. The bedroom has a double bed and hanging cupboard and drawers, and there is a large terrace outside where smoking is permitted, accessed by French doors from the living room. Table tennis and exercise bike available on request.
In winter there is a cosy open fire to come home to and enjoy together with WIFI access, TV, DVD and CD player.
There is a local shop which caters for most essentials including on site baked bread and 10 kilometers away in Zweisimmen, there are plenty of shops and sports facilities including mountain lifts, so perfect for winter skiers and summer hikers alike!
Camp bed / cot can can be provided if requested
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bern, Basel, Geneva and Zurich, Nearest railway: Boltigen|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Please contact the owner|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available|
About this location
The Canton of Bern region
Gstaad Mountain Rides in the Berner Oberland is one of the largest alpine sport areas in Switzerland, with over 220 kilometers of groomed pistes for skiers and snowboarders including glacier ski-ing at Les Diableretes. Saanenland is an area of both culture and tradition, and host to international events such as the Menuhin Music Festival, and the Gstaad open tennis tournament in summer.
The surrounding area offers a diverse range of sports including white water rafting, adventure park, tennis, hot air ballooning and mountain top go karting in summer, and sleigh rides, snow walking, ice skating and curling in winter.
Both Bern and Interlaken are about 45 minutes away by car, and also from the railway station in Boltigen which offers an excellent service.
Schwarzenmatt is a charming alpine community 20 minutes from Gstaad, at an elevation of close to 1000m. The location of the village is perfect for both winter and summer breaks - hiking is on the doorstep, and ski-ing, snowboarding and sledging are just 10 minutes away with a car.
There is a village shop, hotel and a restaurant within a 10 minute walk and the train station is a 20 minute walk. Zweisimmen is 10K away and offers a full range of shopping and restaurants.
There are swimming pools in Zweisimmen, at lenk and on the magnificent lake of Thun at Spiez where the boats sail daiiy for much of the year.
The Jaunpass takes you to the fortress town of Gruyere where the cheese is produced, in less than an hour.
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27 Oct 2014
"Beautiful, Wonderful, Relaxing... Simply Superlative!"
Stunning views across an alpine valley, a sun-trap terrace where you can enjoy the October sunshine, and a friendly host who stocks your fridge with cheese, chocolate,and other local delicacies. There… More
15 Sep 2014
"Beautiful chalet in idyllic location."
The entire chalet is beautiful, well equipped and spotlessly clean. It benefited from free wifi and UK satellite TV. The owners were very friendly and helpful and provided a welcome pack of local food… More
Thank you so much for your kind review.
We hope you will come again and share our mountain home! We love it here too!
9 Jan 2014
"Best white Christmas ever!"
For someone who doesn't like cold weather, the week spent at the Chalet Betula transformed my view of winter and snow in a very positive and affectionate way.Extremely charming chalet with breath… More
Thank you for your appreciated review and your comments are noted. Hope to see you again as you are the perfect guests! We enjoyed meeting you.
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