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Luxury Valais Chalet with Spectacular Glacier and Mountain Views

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Last updated: 11/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: 30 % off few remaining weeks 2015 Details

Wiler chalet description

Chalet die Gletscher [“the glaciers”] is a three floor 6-8 bed luxury Swiss ski chalet with spectacular views from all rooms over the mountains and glaciers of the Lötschental Valley – off the Rhone valley - A perfect retreat for Summer or Winter.
The ski-in walk- out self-catering chalet is located in the 2000 metre high mountain village of LAUCHERNALP, three minutes from the first ski lift, shops, bars, and restaurants of the Lauchernalp Ski Field which, because of its height from 2000 metres to 3111 metres has one of the best winter snow covers in the Valais region – and is ideal for all classes of skiers particularly intermediate and advanced skiers. Built in 2008, Chalet die Gletscher is luxuriously finished and appointed - a blend of traditional chalet design lines and 21st century glazing - fitted with almost every detail - and is surrounded by glacial mountains which are still snow capped during summer and snowed over in winter.

Spectacular Glacier and Mountain views: VILLAGE:
Lauchernalp sits immediately above the town of Wiler; located 3 km from the southern end of the Lötschberg rail tunnel [which also carries car trains] and an hourly post bus from the Goppenstein train station complete an easy air/airport train link from Basel and Bern. Geneva an is a 2 hour drive, or slightly longer by train via Brig, and Zurich is a 3 hour drive.

Chalet die Gletscher is situated opposite the Bietschhorn glacier which sits in the centre of the sitting room and bedroom windows - and the kitchen and dining areas of the salon overlook of the spectacular Langgletscher

The chalet is an excellent base for visiting the UNESCO listed Aletsch glacier from the neighbouring Rhone valley – for which you should allocate an entire day’s visit.

Ideal for summer walking, reading, writing, mountain climbing or just plain relaxing in the sun - the chalet has direct car access in summer via a sealed road from Wiler which is located at the valley base.

Lötschental Tourismus - Accreditation: Our chalet is listed with the Swiss local government tourist authority – Lötschental Tourismus [English, German, French, Italian spoken]- who are also commercial booking agents for the chalet – and whose office is situated in Wiler in the valley just below Lauchernalp village within a 5 minute gondola ride from the chalet.

Lötschental Tourismus make a detailed physical inspection of the chalet and its furniture and fittings before entering into a marketing contract with the chalet owner – and can confirm the identity and bank account details of the chalet owner.

Local Villages: The nearby villages of Ferden, Kippel, Wiler and Blatten with charming narrow streets and ancient medieval twisted wooden houses surround the cable car that links the 2000 meter high Lauchernalp village with the villages in the valley below.

The Lötschental valley is among the most beautiful in the Valais region and is located off the Rhone valley in the Berneser Alps in the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn region. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT RENT THE CHALET IN THE MONTHS OF MAY OR NOVEMBER EACH YEAR. THANK YOU.

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 204 m²
  • Elevator : Cable Car Winter - No motor vehicles Summer drive to chalet

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            next to shower room on Ground [Garden] Floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            next to shower room on Ground [Garden] Floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            ensuite bathroomon Top Floor...moreless

          • BEDS: Master bedroom 1 on Top floor with en-suite , dressing room and sofa [day-bed], with access to upper balcony. Bedroom 2 on Ground floor: Double bed next to large walk in shower room with access to Garden Terrace and with Flatscreen TV with Bluewin Plus. Bedroom 3 on ground floor : Twin beds next to large walk in shower room with access to Garden Terrace. Office/Study on top floor: Day-bed next to master bedroom with Flatscreen TV with Bluewin Plus & DVD - access to upper balcony. Living room/Salon with very large sofa on middle floor - large wrap around balcony....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Ensuite - Located off the Top Floor Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Located on the Ground Floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Located off the Living area [Salon] on Middle Floor...moreless

          • BATHROOMS: En-suite bathroom to master bedroom has luxury bath, shower over, wc, wash basin. Shower room close to bedrooms 2 and 3 has walk in shower, wc, wash basin. Cloakroom on living floor has toilet and laundry with washer and dryer 3 toilets - one on each floor...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Three storey building Ground, Miiddle, and third Floors All South-Facing with morning and afternoon sun Chalet situated 3 minutes walk from ski lift - or ski down to bombardier pick-up just below chalet Towels and linen included, and chalet is cleaned before and after arrival and during stay as often as you like. No chalet Food arrangements– meat, vegetables, deli food, beer, wine all groceries can be bought in village shops - 4 village restaurants open all day in season Adjoining the kitchen is a ski room for inside skis, boots, poles, and other ski gear storage – and a cloakroom with toilet and laundry with separate washer and dryer. All rooms have air locked doors and windows and under floor central heating. The salon [living room] also has a wood fireplace. Summer Barbecuing can be done from the middle floor balcony or the large ground floor terrace. A small alpine garden with lawn surrounds the chalet – accessible from the middle floor or ground floor terrace....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Some books from us [owners] and also guests...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Swisscom TV with Swiss, Greman, French, Italian and English Channels...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Swisscom TV with Swiss, Greman, French, Italian and English Channels...moreless

              • Toys:

                Some - Chess by owners - cards also...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Luxury
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer:

                Yes...moreless

              • Elevator:

                Cable Car Winter - No motor vehicles Summer drive to chalet...moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Under floor heating on each 3 levels...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Yes included, we MUST know the guest numbers...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Living Room/Salon has spectacular views and contains a large L-shaped sofa, a recliner chair, coffee tables and floor lamps - Floor to Ceiling glass on 3 sides facing mountains...moreless

              • Local Maps

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                All facilities...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                1 Large balcony on 3 sides with amazing views of the Loetschental including Beitschhorn - 1 small balcony from master bedroom - also amazing views...moreless

              • Barbecue
              • Deck / Patio:

                Gardens from lower floor...moreless

              • Golf:

                In Wiler there is Mini-Golf in summer. In Gampel-Steg at the base of the valley there is a full golf course...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                A terrace garden...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Electric - portable...moreless

              • Patio
              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Ski in - a short walk to Ski Lifts and Cable Car. There is ski hire and a ski school at the complex. 55 km of intermediate/advanced ski runs from 3111 metres...moreless

              • Terrace
              • Wood Deck

              Property Descriptor

                  • Detached
                   

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                  Special offer: 30 % off few remaining weeks 2015

                  We have discounted the few weeks left in the 2015 winter ski season by 30 % A discount of around CHF 500 Please email for details

                  Offer for: Dec 6, 2014 - Apr 14, 2016 View calendar

                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  EARLY DECEMBER
                  Dec 6 - Dec 19, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  SFr1,450
                  DECEMBER
                  Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  SFr2,495
                  JANUARY
                  Jan 3 - Jan 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  SFr1,750
                  FEB (FULLY BOOKED)
                  Jan 31 - Feb 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  SFr2,895
                  LATE WINTER
                  Feb 28 - Apr 17, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  SFr1,995
                  START SUMMER
                  Apr 18 - Sep 25, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  SFr1,495
                  LATE SUMMER
                  Sep 26 - Oct 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  SFr995

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee SFr25
                  • Cleaning SFr195
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Payment conditions:

                  RENTAL PERIOD - WEEKLY, SATURDAY TO SATURDAY. PRICES ARE BASED ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON ARRIVAL TO SATURDAY MORNING DEPARTURE BASIS

                  25% deposit is payable within 1 week of making reservation [OR BY NEGOTIATION]

                  75% balance is payable 2 months before booking date

                  100% payment if reservation is made in less than two months of arrival

                  Great Discounts if paid in full within 7 days


                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Last updated: 11/27/2014
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                  Location

                  200 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Berne - Basel - Geneva - Zurich + Sion + Milan
                  20 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Leuk
                  4 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Goppenstein [Lötschberg Tunnel]
                  30 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  A9 Rhone Valley autobahn Sierre East [30 km]

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  SKIING: 33 Kilometres of trails from 3111metres to 2000 metres [Lauchernalp] and down to Wiler at 1375 metres.

                  At Lauchernalp, due to the altitude, the snow cover is excellent from beginning to end of the season. Skiing is from the summit [3111metres] to Lauchernalp village [2000 metres], and at points inbetween, with over 33 kilometres of trails, suitable for all classes of skiers – particularly intermediate and experienced skiers. There is also a huge area of off-piste terrain available [but get local advice first]. The ski lift infrastructure is excellent – and waiting times for lifts are minimal on most days and times. A weather proof gondola completes the rise to the summit over a small glacier and this run has particularly good skiing. During mid-winter it's possible ski from the summit all the way to the village of Wiler at the bottom of the valley [the cable car base]. See lauchernalp.ch for an interactive map of the ski area and webcams year round.

                  Other Activities: Lots of reading and relaxing

                  Golf: There is mini golf in Wiler during summer

                  Ski: SKIING:

                  At Lauchernalp, due to the altitude, the snow cover is excellent from beginning to end of the season. Skiing is from the summit [3111metres] to Lauchernalp village [2000 metres], with over 33 kilometres of trails, suitable for all classes of skiers – particularly intermediate and experienced skiers. There is also a huge area of off-piste terrain available [but get local advice first]. The ski lift infrastructure is excellent – and waiting times for lifts are minimal on most days and times. A weather proof gondola completes the rise to the summit over a small glacier and this run has partiularly good skiing. During mid-winter it's possible ski from the summit all the way to the village of Wiler at the bottom of the valley [the cable car base]. See lauchernalp.ch for an interactive map of the ski area and webcams year round.

                   

                  Owner info

                  The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
                  Privacy, great skiing / hiking - excellent modern infrastructure in the village - good food for lunch [rare in most ski resorts]. Amazing World Heritage views - so much more - very welcoming local people. Organized like a large resort without crowds and fancy shops etc.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, German French Italian spoken at Local Tourismus

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  Photos

                  • Sitting area - Living room salon

                    Sitting area - Living room salon

                  • Master bedroom with bathroom & dressing room.

                    Master bedroom with bathroom & dressing room.

                  • Chalet Kitchen

                    Chalet Kitchen

                  • Summer view of glacier from the main balcony

                    Summer view of glacier from the main balcony

                  • Summer on the Lawn

                    Summer on the Lawn

                  • Great summer walks on ancient mountain pathways

                    Great summer walks on ancient mountain pathways

                  • Summer & Autumn Walks around the Valley

                    Summer & Autumn Walks around the Valley

                  • Chalet from Below

                    Chalet from Below

                  • Path to Wiler - a great walk

                    Path to Wiler - a great walk

                  • Schwarzsee and Briethorn - World Heritage

                    Schwarzsee and Briethorn - World Heritage

                  • Ancient town of Kippel in the valley

                    Ancient town of Kippel in the valley

                  • National Ski Run - Lauchernalp

                    National Ski Run - Lauchernalp

                  • Architect designed self catering chalet

                    Architect designed self catering chalet

                  • Downstairs main bedroom with doors to the Garden

                    Downstairs main bedroom with doors to the Garden

                  • Chalet Dining

                    Chalet Dining

                  • Great Summer Walks around the Valley

                    Great Summer Walks around the Valley

                  • Resturant Bärgsunna off lower ski area

                    Resturant Bärgsunna off lower ski area

                  • Skiing from the summit [3111 metres]

                    Skiing from the summit [3111 metres]

                  • Chalet Christmas

                    Chalet Christmas

                  • Summer Car Park at the Chalet

                    Summer Car Park at the Chalet

                  • Schwarzsee - Glacier lake along the valley

                    Schwarzsee - Glacier lake along the valley

                  • Wiler - Base of Cable Car to Lauchernalp

                    Wiler - Base of Cable Car to Lauchernalp

                  • Lower Ski Slopes - Lauchernalp

                    Lower Ski Slopes - Lauchernalp

                  • Best Snowman ever - by DePinto Family

                    Best Snowman ever - by DePinto Family

                  SFr995 - SFr2,895 per week (CHF)
                  9

                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 11/27/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2008
                  Speaks: english, German French Italian spoken at Local Tourismus
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                  • Calendar last updated: 11/27/2014
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