Modern family Chalet, hot tub, walk into Chatel

Entire chalet hosted by Robyn

  1. 10 guests
  2. 5 bedrooms
  3. 10 beds
  4. 3.5 baths
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Newly built and completed in 2020, Chalet Alpaga is a beautiful family chalet, boasting south-west views both up and down the valley, surrounded on 3 sides by fields and just 10 minutes walk to the centre of the pretty mountain village of Chatel. It is perfectly set up for a large family, with space for everyone. The chalet has 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a large well-equipped kitchen, dining area and lounge. There is also a family room on the lower level which leads out to the hot tub.

The space
On arriving at the chalet, you can park 1 car in the garage, and there is space for 3 more cars outside. There are 2 doors at the front, one leads to the tiled boot room, with storage for boots and ski-wear, and any skis or snowboards can be put in the integral garage. Through the front door (the middle floor of the chalet), you are met with a lovely bright and large area. On your right there is a large cupboard for all the family's coats, shoes etc. On your left are the doors to the boot room (where the washing machine and tumble dryer are) and to a WC. On this level there is underfloor heating.
You then enter the large well equipped kitchen with Smeg oven and microwave, hob, fridge-freezer, wine fridge, coffee machine (nespresso), dishwasher, toaster, pierrade machine, cafetiere, plenty of cutlery, crockery and glasswhere for everyone, along with plastic sets for the children. The kitchen also contains other standard kitchen essentials. Next to the kitchen is a dining table with space for 10, along with a high chair for infants. This space also boasts an attractive log burner, Bose speaker with Bluetooth connection and the lounge area with very large windows and beautiful views both up and down the valley. There are sliding doors which lead out to the south-west facing balcony, which is equipped with a BBQ (in the summer) and furniture to eat outside on those sunny days, along with a couple of sun loungers.
Upstairs in the chalet there is a large master bedroom, with a south west facing balcony. The bed is made up of 2x 90x200cm singles, so can be a queen or 2 singles upon your request. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with double sinks, a bath/shower and toilet. There is also a walk-in wardrobe here. On this floor there are another two bedrooms - 1 double (150x200cm), and a twin. Both rooms have cupboard hanging and shelf space. These rooms have a shared shower room and WC. The bedrooms on this level have air conditioning units which are also heaters.
The lower ground floor benefits from underfloor heating. This level consists of the cave (where the logs for the burner are stored), a twin bedroom (beds are (80x200cm) and a double room which is made of 2 singles (90x 200cm). Both rooms can be either a double or singles at your request, and a cot is available on request. They share a large shower room. There is a spacious family room with sofas, 50" TV, Freesat (for UK TV), Orange box (for French TV), DVDs and children’s toys and games, and a desk for working (excellent WiFi throughout the chalet). The external door leads out to the hot tub (6 persons) and garden where you can relax and enjoy the views and mountain air.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Mountain view
Valley view
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
Washing machine
Air conditioning

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Where you’ll be

Châtel, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Chatel is a beautiful mountain village, nestled in the Alps Swiss border and is part of the famous Portes du Soleil ski area, one of the largest connected areas for snowsports in the world. It is both a summer and a winter venue. There are many restaurants to choose from here for every budget, along with cafes, locally made goods, bakeries, bars, a post office, equipment hire shops and much more.

In the winter, apart from skiing and snowbording, there is a multitude of snowshoeing routes, husky sled rides, paragliding, fondue eating, or enjoying the views with a warm hot chocolate.

In the summer, the Portes du Soleil is a huge mountain biking destination. There are many events held here. Chatel also has a big farming community so there are wonderful events such as the Belle Vache (beautiful cow contest) in August, and further down the road, the Mont Blanc Rally. There are hundreds of kms of hiking trails and mounatin lakes to be discovered here too.

Hosted by Robyn

  1. Joined in December 2016
  • 13 Reviews
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I'm an enthusiastic hiker and back-country skiier, who loves cooking and travelling.


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House rules

Check-in: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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