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Stunning Views, Stylish Chalet Apartment, Summer and Winter Retreat

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Last updated: 09/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Lauterbrunnen apartment description

A modern stylish apartment with spectacular unobstructed views of the Alps. The large sunny terrace has a unique position at the very edge of the village in one of the world’s most dramatic valleys. Beyond are alpine meadows and hiking trails over streams, rising to high alpine pastures. In summer the BBQ and patio furniture are perfect for relaxation. French windows look out from a large lounge and dining area, comfortably furnished in oak and leather, with cosy underfloor heating. A luxury kitchen includes granite surfaces, dishwasher and microwave. Bathroom and bedrooms are to an equally high standard. Other features include level access, free WiFi internet, cable TV/DVD, washing machine/drier, private garage and ski room. A cross country ski trail skirts close by, with a skating rink 200m back towards the village (tennis courts in summer). The skibus (100m) puts the international ski areas of Wengen and Murren within easy reach by cable car or the Eiger Northface cog-railway.

Winter Holidays for non-skiers: Whilst famous for it's skiing, the Lauterbrunnen Valley is equally ideal for other winter activities, including just absorbing the fantastic scenery. Access to mountain restaurants couldn't be easier due to the network of mountain cog-railways and cable cars. For the more energetic extensive trails are maintained for snow-shoe trekking and there are over 50 kms of toboggan runs. There is also a local heli-skiing pad, paragliding, ice skating, ice climbing and ice go-karting. In addition Lauterbrunnen is the starting point for one of the world's most dramatic train rides by rack and pinion railway, through the snow fields of Kleine Scheidegg and the Eiger northface to emerge at Europe's highest railway station at Jungfraujoch, providing direct access onto Europes longest glacier, the Aletschglacier. For more down to earth activities local trains run into the heart of great shopping at Grindelwald and Interlaken and a little further afield to Thun and Bern, Switzerland's capital city. ************************************************************************************************************************************ Lauterbrunnen in Spring and Summer: Many of Lauterbrunnen's winter attractions are equally attractive in Spring and Summer, not least the mountain restaurants and the ride up past the Eiger to Jungfraujoch and the Aletschglacier (see Winter Holidays above). However the melting snow also reveals swathes of magnificent alpine flowers and a vast range of hiking trails. Wild ibex, marmots and chamois can be found in the more remote uplands, whilst golden eagles, wall creeper, nutcracker and red kites are amongst the rarer birds frequently seen. Cycle routes vary from gentle routes along the valley bottom to tough tracks over mountain passes. For more sedate pastimes traditional Swiss culture is regularly on show, from yodelling to folk dancing, alpine horns and Swiss bands. Local hero William Tell is also celebrated throughout the summer at the open air theatre in Interlaken. In addition a number of beaches and lidos can be found dotted around the huge adjoining lakes, as well an open-air pool back in the village.************************************************************************************************************** Wheelchair Access: The apartment is suitable for people who may be less physically able or for those with young children, with level access throughout and a large flat terrace. Wheelchair users will find that doors are wide and the hallways , bathroom and corridors are roomy. Although there is a small step at the entrance to the building(5cms), the approach is level and there are suitable footpaths throughout the valley, including back to the village. The cable cars, trains and buses are generally equally user friendly.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 91 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double


          • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single

            (single bed and two full size bunk beds)...moreless

          • **The view from both bedrooms is dominated by the 1000ft Staubach falls, which in winter turns into a massive cascade of icicles. **Each room has separately controlled under floor heating. ** Quality beds, including a double sofa bed in the lounge. **The master bedroom is fully furnished with a light oak suite.** The second bedroom sleeps up to three with a single bed and two full size bunk beds, a large wardrobe and drawers. **A cot can be provided on request (small fee payable locally). **In addition the option of the sofa bed in the lounge, with privacy screens, offers considerable flexibility for sleeping arrangements....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Twin wash-basins...moreless

          • The bathroom is pristine with bright full tiling. A powerful shower is situated over the bath and the mirrored cupboards include a shaver socket and hairdryer. Towels and bath mats are provided....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • As befits its location the apartment is finished to a very high standard, including furniture and equipment. There is a sense of space and comfort which will make summer activities relaxing and winter skiing exhilarating. The private garage can be valuable in winter if you plan to use your car. The free internet will keep you in touch if you want to bring a laptop and the cable TV has worldwide channels. The kitchen has everything needed for self catering; large fridge with freezer compartment, oven, ceramic hob, microwave, coffee maker and an excellent dishwasher!...moreless


              • Books For Adults
              • Television
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Video Library
              • Satellite / Cable


              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Village
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Rafting

              Arrival Day

                  • Saturday

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Linens Provided
                      • Internet
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Parking
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Heating
                      • Garage
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Towels Provided


                      • Stove
                      • Toaster
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Grill
                      • Microwave
                      • Kitchen
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Coffee Maker


                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Terrace
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Barbecue


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                      from 15 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Rental rates quoted in: £
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Mar 1 - Mar 28, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Mar 29 - May 23, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Early Summer
                      May 24 - Jul 11, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Jul 12 - Aug 29, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Late Summer
                      Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Sep 27 - Dec 19, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      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 in £GB. **Payment in £GB, Euros or Swiss Francs. **Other currencies accepted. **Exchange rates based on HomeAway currency converter at time of payment (see 'Select Currency' above). **Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheque or credit card/PayPal.
                      **Part weeks for periods greater than 1 week and flexibility on changeover days is possible (please contact to discuss). **Prices include local tourist taxes, heating, hot water, lighting, bed linen and towels, final cleaning (ie no extras to pay!).
                      **A £200 deposit is required to secure the booking which will be returned within 2 weeks of departure, subject to the apartment being left in a good condition. **The deposit is non-refundable in the event of cancellation **Full payment is due 8 weeks prior to arrival. **Maximum occupancy 5.

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                      Last updated: 09/02/2014
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                      150 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Basel or Zurich
                      830 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Calais or Zeebrugge
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      9 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      12 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      ski bus to cable car at 100m

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      The village provides a range of shops and restaurants, a ten minute stroll away along the river. A well stocked local store offers most things 7 days a week, including fresh bread. Other local facilities include nearby tennis courts and cycle hire. Outdoor swimming pool, paragliding, rock climbing, white water rafting and mountain biking are all local, with excellent golf at Interlaken. Visits to historic towns and lakes like Bern, Thun and Lucerne are all convenient, as are many famous mountain passes. But the main reason for coming to the Lauterbrunnen Valley is the scenery, 72 waterfalls, spectacular mountain railways, diverse wildlife, glacial valleys, the Eiger, the Jungfrau and UNESCO World Natural Heritage designation. The area is however very accessible by Eurorail, motorway and train to 3 international airports; Geneva, Basel and Zurich. (For more on the immediate area google Eurocamp Lauterbrunnen Camping-Jungfrau)

                      Other Activities: white water rafting, base jumping, birdwatching, flora and fauna

                      Ski: The skiing is rivalled only by the scenery, probably the most spectacular in Europe. Lauterbrunnen is also the only place in the Jungfrau ski region with equally easy access to both Wengen and Murren, both car free villages sitting on the cliff tops on opposite sides of the valley. Murren, the birthplace of downhill skiing, has an international reputation as an elegant, true alpine village. It can be reached by either of two efficient cable cars rising up from the Lauterbrunnen Valley floor. Wengen is even more famous, being the home of the Lauberhorn, the longest downhill World Cup race, run annually in January. The whole area has great skiing for all levels, with 230km of pistes, rising to nearly 3000m, and 50km of sledging. It also offers the added excitement of skiing below the North face of the Eiger and from the revolving restaurant at the top of the Schilthorn, made famous as the location for the James Bond film 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'.


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                      • View from the apartment

                        View from the apartment

                      • Terrace with BBQ and garden furniture

                        Terrace with BBQ and garden furniture

                      • The Staubbach Falls and apartment at night

                        The Staubbach Falls and apartment at night

                      • Master bedroom looking out onto Staubbach Falls

                        Master bedroom looking out onto Staubbach Falls

                      • Bathroom


                      • On the cliff tops 5000 feet above the apartment

                        On the cliff tops 5000 feet above the apartment

                      • Across the meadows to the apartment

                        Across the meadows to the apartment

                      • South facing lounge and dining area

                        South facing lounge and dining area

                      • Star gazing from the terrace in winter

                        Star gazing from the terrace in winter

                      • Black granite and stainless steel modern kitchen

                        Black granite and stainless steel modern kitchen

                      • The Lauterbrunnen Valley from the apartment

                        The Lauterbrunnen Valley from the apartment

                      £890 - £1,190 per week (GBP)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

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