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LUXURY CHALET WITH THE BEST SKIING IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN ANDES

William Pinsent

Advertiser since 2006
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Speaks English, thai
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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William Pinsent

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LUXURY CHALET WITH THE BEST SKIING IN THE SOUTH AMERICAN ANDES

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday apartment in Farellones - Casa Farellones

4 Bedroom apartments in chalet chalet, with private hot tub

Luxurious rental home / apartment and ski lodge. Full home comforts in a relaxed and spacious ski chalet set in the high Andes, just one hour drive from Santiago, Chile. Enjoy the best skiing in South America, in the most appealing accommodation. Comprises two Four bedroom apartments - which can be rented individually or in combination (to create 8 bedrooms). Each apartment has large living room with large dining area and open plan kitchen; Large balcony facing South and West; 8 person open air heated Sundance Spa Jacuzzi on Balcony; Central heating with individual room thermostat controls; Log burning fireplace; All double glazed storm windows; garage space for 1 car - plus on street parking; maids room (adjacent to the garage).

Casa Farellones, Ski Chalet, Chile : Luxurious rental home apartment and ski lodge.

Full home comforts in a relaxed and spacious ski chalet set in the high Andes, just one hour drive from Santiago, Chile. Enjoy the best skiing in South America, in the most appealing accommodation.

Located on a ridge at the southern edge of the village of Farellones, with panoramic views on three sides, Casa Farellones is five minutes walk from the ski lifts at Farellones (you can ski back) and five minutes drive from the ski base at La Parva or El Colorado (you can ski all the way back from here too). Valle Nevado (the third linked valley / resort in the area) is a 15 minute drive but can be accessed easily on skis from either El Colorado or La Parva ski areas.

Skiing and boarding are the main winter activities. There is ample lift serviced terrain in the 3 resorts, but if you feel the need to venture further, Helli ski services are available from La Parva and Valle Nevado

Casa Farellones, The Chalet: Casa Farellones is a four storey private chalet with total built area of approximately 690 square meters set in the village of Farellones, commanding panoramic and unobstructed views to the West and South. The owners, normally resident in Thailand, use the upper two floors primarily during the ski season. The middle floor and lower floors which can be closed off from the main house as a self contained apartments are available for rent at most times of the year.

The Lower Apartment can optionally be combined (by direct internal staircase) with the 4 Bedroom ( sleeps 8) Middle Apartment on the floor above. If you have a group of over 10 pax, please ask about this option.

Staff: Casa Farellones prides itself on our friendly and attentive staff (a Thai couple who have lived in the village for many years) who ensure your stay with us is a comfortable and enjoyable one.

Staff and Services: Maid service is provided daily. The maid provides full housekeeping services.

Services included in rental price

Daily maid service ( cleaning and making up beds)

Bed linen and bath towels provided

Electricity, water and local phone calls included in weekly rent

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Middle Unit, 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 4 Bathrooms

The Middle level Apartment has four bedrooms each with attached bathroom (2 with bath tubs, 2 with showers); Large living room with dining area and open plan kitchen; Large balcony facing South and West; 8 person open air heated Sundance Spa Jacuzzi on Balcony; Central heating with individual room thermostat controls; Log burning fireplace; All double glazed storm windows; garage / parking area for 1 car - plus on street parking; maids room (adjacent to the garage). Total internal floor area 156sq m, and large balcony with heated hot tub. Suggested maximum occupancy 8 persons. If your group is too large for the Middle Apartment, but not big enough to take on both apartments, please ask us about our new anexe bunk room that sleeps an extra 3 to 4 pax ( in one bunk bed and one queen bed)
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
William Pinsent (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
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Speaks English, thai

About William Pinsent

My wife (Thai) and I (British) are semi retired and now divide our time between homes in Phuket, Thailand (our previous home/business base) and now, chasing the snow, in Big Sky Montana and Farellones, Chile.

William Pinsent purchased this apartment in 2002

Why William Pinsent chose Farellones

After several year of searching Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Chile for the best Southern hemisphere resort to build a vacation / retirement home (based upon quality of skiing, reliability of snow, access to shopping and services etc) we eventually decided upon Farellones at the end of the the 2001 ski season. Since Farellones filled all of our requirements, save for availability of attractive property to purchase, we bough land, hired and architect and did this the hard (but rewarding) way.

What makes this apartment unique

The huge open spaces, the uncrowded ski area. Total peace and relaxation. All home comforts brought to a relatively simple and underdeveloped area. The Snow. The Sun. Sitting in the hot tub watching the Condors circling on the thermals as the sun sets over Santiago.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hands down this is the best place to stay if you're going to be skiing/snowboarding in the Tres Valles area. I stayed here with a few friends. William was terrific about sharing information and explaining to us all that we needed to know about the area. This chalet has everything you need and more, we were even able to have groceries delivered to us. Also the housekeeper is such a sweetheart, she took great care of us and even prepared homecooked Chilean food. If you are not sure where to stay, look no further - because this is the place. It has a great kitchen, heated towel racks in the bathrooms, bathrooms in each room. Every bedroom has views of the beautiful mountains. I also forgot to mention that the views from the hot tub are probably some of the best in all of Chile, being able to see down to the city of Santiago at night from the deck (where the hot tub is located) is amazing. When I stayed at this chalet, I felt like I was living like "The Rich & Famous" - it just had everything that we needed and desired in a ski-chalet. It's also only a 5 minute drive to Parva - and from there you can get to Valle Nevado with an Interconnect lift ticket. I think this Chalet is the best kept secret in Chile.
Aug 2006
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Middle Unit
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Farellones Chile
Washington, DC
5

The only place to stay when skiing the Andes

  • 5 out of 5
My wife and I stayed here with our three children for a week in August 2011 and our experience could not have been better! The photos accurately reflect the pristine and impeccably furnished space. Everything in the unit is high quality and brand-new. And most importantly there is lots of space. The owner could not have been more helpful and accommodating. And, of course, the skiing at is incredible!
The ski lifts at Farellones are five minutes walk away – those at La Parva and El Colorado a five minute drive ( but this is not necessary as all the resorts interconnect)
Don't forget to ask William to point out the direct ski trail to access Farellones - once learnt we never used the car again.
We would definitely rent this space again.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Andrew. Thanks for sharing your experience about Casa Farellones. I am most glad to point out the back trail to the ski slopes to any of our guests.
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Middle Unit
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p64439
+1 -406 579-9387
Farellones Chile
5

Ferias em farellones

  • 5 out of 5
Adoramos nossas ferias de inverno na propriedade do Sr. William! Ficamos muito bem acomodados, e as fotos retratam exatamente com e na realidade. Tivemos todo suporte necessario do Sr. William para podermos programar nossas ferias, com otimas dicas e sempre muito atencioso. Otima localizacao para quem deseja praticar esqui com acesso muito facil aos elevadores!
Pretendemos voltar com certeza e ficar novamente hospedado nesta casa que e maravilhosa!!
  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ana, I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay and much look forward to your return to Casa Farellones
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Santiago (SCL)
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
El Montanes
Nearest Motorway
38 Kilometres
Las Condes, Santiago
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
El Montanes
Nearest Ski
10 Metres
Farellones, (grand bahaja)
Car: recommended

Located on a ridge at the southern edge of the village of Farellones ( one hours drive east of Santiago), with panoramic views on three sides, the chalet is five minutes walk from the ski lifts at Farellones (you can ski back) and five minutes drive from the ski base at La Parva or El Colorado (you can ski all the way back from here too). Valle Nevado (the third linked valley / resort in the area) is a 15 minute drive but can be accessed easily on skis from either El Colorado or La Parva ski areas. Skiing and boarding are the main winter activities. There is ample lift serviced terrain in the 3 resorts, but if you feel the need to venture further, Helli ski services are available from La Parva and Valle Nevado. In summer mountain walking climbing or horse riding are available. We'll be happy to provide further details and make the necessary arrangements.

Other Activities: snow skiing and boarding

Ski: Located on a ridge at the southern edge of the village of Farellones, with panoramic views on three sides, Casa Farellones is five minutes walk from the ski lifts at Farellones (you can ski back) and five minutes drive from the ski base at La Parva or El Colorado (you can ski all the way back from here too). Valle Nevado (the third linked valley / resort in the area) is a 15 minute drive but can be accessed easily on skis from either El Colorado or La Parva ski areas.

Skiing and boarding are the main winter activities. There is ample lift serviced terrain in the 3 resorts, but if you feel the need to venture further, Helli ski services are available from La Parva and Valle Nevado. In summer mountain walking climbing or horse riding are available.

Unlike the ski base villages at La Parva and El Colorado, which empty out in the summer months, Farellones has many year round residents and the generally green and tree filled gardens make it a pleasure to visit in the summer.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Farellones, Chile

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
ski season
1 Sep 2014 - 15 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
for 7 nights
$4,500
 
 
summer season
1 Dec 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,500
for 5 nights
From
$500
$3,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$3,925
for 5 nights
From
$785
$5,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Officially Check In time is 16.00. Check Out time is 10.00. This is required in order to give us sufficient
time to clean and prepare the unit for the next guests arrival.In practice (though this varies with the
details of the previous and next bookings) we will try to extend these times - or at least try to set
aside some space - without charge - for a few extra hours.
Rate Information:
50% of the rent is required to complete the booking (balance due 60 days in advance). A credit card is
required for a security/damage deposit. Cancel 2 month before arrival - 50% is refunded if the
unit is re-rented.

Owner accepts payments by: Bank Deposit, Visa, Amex, MasterCard, PayPal.

Weekly rates are based on max occupancy of 8 persons. Extra beds cost $350 p.p p.w.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Farellones, Chile

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • chalet
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 156 m²
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1 is an en suite and has toilet, shower and one basin; Bathroom 2 is an en suite and has toilet, shower and one basin; Bathroom 3 is an en suite and has toilet, bathtub and one basin; Bathroom 4 is an en suite and has toilet, bathtub and one basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • bed 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    bed 3 - 2 Single Bed
    bed 4 - 2 Single Bed
    bed 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master Bedroom: 1 large bed (sleeps 2).beautiful room with unobstructed south and west overlooking the ski field and the valley. Large work desk. Walk in closet. En suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom Two : 1 large Double bed (sleeps 1 or 2 at a pinch), with fantastic view south over the ski field. Large built in wardrobe, desk, side tables and chair. En suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom Three : 1 king or 2 singles bed (sleeps 2) large room with french windows facing west (great sunsets) opening on to the balcony. Large built in wardrobe, desk, side tables and chair. En suite bathroom with bath. Bedroom Four : 1 king or 2 singles bed (sleeps 2). mid sized room with north facing windows / views. Large built in wardrobe, side tables and chair. En suite bathroom with bath tub. ) Extra beds ; If required we can optionally set up 2 extra beds at cost US$ 350 per week each.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • tennis
Notes:
An 8 person hot tub, located in a recessed area on the large terrace. There is 1 wood burning fireplace that is faced with stone/rock. There are wood logs supplied. The kitchen has a large fridge (has freezer), range top, oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, eating bar, matching dishes, matching glasses, matching cutlery, blender, dishes, glasses & cutlery, pots and pans, bake-ware and kettle.

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