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Traditional Swiss Ski Chalet

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Last updated: 02/15/2014

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Nendaz chalet description

Our traditional family chalet is situated in a fabulous ski and spa resort. Sitting on a sunny shelf high above the Rhone valley, Ovronnaz is a Swiss mountain village of lovely wooden chalets, where the traditional occupations continue alongside the modern ski and thermal spa facilities. Set above the road and reached by steps, the chalet has wonderful, uninterrupted mountain views across the valley. The chalet interior is a real family home. Main floor: log-burning fire in the gorgeous double height lounge area, a fully fitted and equipped kitchen, a spacious dining area, double bedroom and bathroom; upstairs: 2 further bedrooms, 2nd bathroom, and mezzanine sitting room area with large window; downstairs: large entrance hall with ample space for outdoor coats and shoes, 4th bedroom with single beds, utility room with washing machine and dryer. The chalet has a lovely south and east facing balcony with outdoor furniture and is surrounded by its own large garden.


Thermalp - Thermal spa centre: Truly unique - In winter with your lift pass you can choose to include entry to the thermal spa and pools. At the end of an energetic day on the slopes, lie back and relax in one of the three naturally heated pools, indoor and out, enjoying the stunning views of the snow clad mountains. A memorable experience. Kids will love the outdoor pools with their Jacuzzis whirlpools and water jets, all heated to about 34C. The centre also offers a fitness centre, sauna and a great range of health and beauty treatments. Unlike some spa resorts, Ovronnaz attracts a young and family clientele and no, the water's not smelly! The thermal centre is open all year round which means the village always has a warm and hospitable atmosphere whatever the time of year.

Summer: In summer the hiking opportunities are fantastic, whether you prefer a walk through green and flowered alpine meadows to a restaurant for lunch or a longer trek in the dramatic scenery of the high mountains, there are over 150 km of marked footpaths. Mountain bikers will love the 50km of trails through the stunning scenery. Paragliders will find themselves in an ideal area to fly with views of the mountains and Rhone valley. Access to the high mountains is easy with the chair lift open in summer from June to October. Just below the village, don't forget to have a relaxing moment tasting the delicious local wines from the picturesque vineyards (another well-kept secret). Further afield, children will love the thrill of the 'flying fox' rides of the real mountain adventure playgrounds in nearby resorts. For those who prefer not to visit in the height of summer, the fiery colours of the trees in autumn are unforgettable and the weather can be just as glorious.

Skiing and Snow sports: Ovronnaz has 2 ski schools in the village centre offering ski and snowboard lessons. There are also 2 ski hire shops located with the ski schools. In the village centre, overlooked by cafes for the non-skiers, is a beginners' slope with its own tow. The next step is the chair lift and the higher slopes. The main mountain restaurant is just at the top of the main chair lift and easily accessible for skiers and non-skiers. For those who prefer more tranquil pursuits through beautiful forest scenery, cross-country skiers are well catered for with trails accessible from our chalet as are winter rambling trails. There are also snow shoe trails from the main chair lift.

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 168 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • On the top floor the chalet has a double bedroom and a twin bedroom; on the main floor, another double bedroom; and on the ground floor, a bedroom with full size twin beds....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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          • Both bathrooms are spacious and comfortable.

          Other Amenities

              • Bed linen and towels are included in the cost of the rental. Our local agent can provide extra requirements such as cots and high chairs. The swimming pools are both indoor and outdoor and are located in the Thermal Centre in the centre of the village. Our tranquil chalet is set back from the road and is reached by steps, which may make it unsuitable for the elderly or infirm. Comments received from some of our visitors: Everything was just perfect and we enjoyed our stay 100%. The chalet was perfect and it really exceeded our expectations. We spent a very lovely and cosy Xmas. I can warmly recommend it. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • Radio
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Spa

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Leisure Activities

                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village
                  • Mountain

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 8 people

                          General

                          • Living Room
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Parking
                          • Garage
                          • Towels Provided

                          Kitchen

                          • Grill
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Balcony

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Rental rates quoted in:
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              High Season
                              Mar 1 - Mar 7, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              €1,200
                              Ski Season
                              Mar 8 - Apr 18, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              €1,000
                              Spring Holidays
                              Apr 19 - Jul 4, 2014
                              5 night min stay
                              €180
                              €900
                              Summer Season
                              Jul 5 - Aug 29, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              €1,200
                              Autumn Break
                              Aug 30 - Dec 19, 2014
                              5 night min stay
                              €180
                              €900

                              Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (€) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.


                              Additional information about rental rates:

                              Prices are inclusive of bed linen and towels.
                              A refundable security deposit of 400 Euros is payable. A deposit of 30% is payable to confirm the booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before holiday.
                              Discounts may be available for longer rentals.

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                              Location

                              140 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Geneva
                              30 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              Sion or Martigny
                              15 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Riddes/Leytron
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              3 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ski
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Restaurant

                              Car: Recommended

                              Ovronnaz is surrounded by internationally known ski resorts such as Verbier and Crans Montana, but has, until now, been largely known only to the Swiss. The attractive ski slopes can be reached by a free shuttle bus or by car. The chalet has a garage at road level. The road to Ovronnaz winds up through the vineyards of the main wine growing area in Switzerland before reaching the alpine meadows in sight of the stunning mountains above. The chalet is in an excellent position, close to alpine meadows for walking in Summer. It is also within walking distance of the village centre and thermal baths, although there is a local bus too. In the Rhone valley below you are not far from the castles, museums and other attractions of Sion and Martigny.

                              Other Activities: Thermal spa centre with Sauna, fitness centre, wellness and beauty therapies. Wine-growing area with vineyard visits.

                              Ski: Renowned for its unique microclimate, sparkling, sunny days with an abundance of snow the resort of Ovronnaz has ski uplift rising from 1350 metres to 2500 metres. The runs are 30% beginner, 50% intermediate and 20% expert. The three cross country 'loops' total 25km and there are 20 km of marked footpaths and a 12 km snowshoe trail. All for a fraction of the cost of some better known ski resorts and you can include entry to the thermal baths in your lift pass!

                               

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                              Speaks: french, german, english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Chalet in spring

                                Chalet in spring

                              • View from the balcony.

                                View from the balcony.

                              • View over gardens in winter.

                                View over gardens in winter.

                              • Sitting area with fire

                                Sitting area with fire

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Double bedroom

                                Double bedroom

                              • Twin room on ground floor

                                Twin room on ground floor

                              • 1st August in Ovronnaz

                                1st August in Ovronnaz

                              • Chalet in Winter

                                Chalet in Winter

                              • Garden in winter

                                Garden in winter

                              • Mezzanine seating area

                                Mezzanine seating area

                              • Fireplace.

                                Fireplace.

                              • Dining area

                                Dining area

                              • Twin room on 2nd floor

                                Twin room on 2nd floor

                              • Double bedroom on 1st floor.

                                Double bedroom on 1st floor.

                              • View from the balcony

                                View from the balcony

                              €180 per night (EUR)
                              6

                              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

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                              Speaks: french, german, english
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