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Superb Luxury Chalet, comfortable, spacious and ideally situated - 5 star rated

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WCs1
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury Ski Chalet for 10 people, ski in, less than a minute from the funicular

Chalet Candamo is a luxurious new 5-bedroom chalet conversion in the centre of Mürren, a traffic-free village; refurbished in 2010 to offer spacious and luxurious accommodation for 10 people, stylishly decorated and furnished, and intelligently designed for practical convenience and comfort. The top floor of the chalet is given over to a splendid living space open to the eaves in the dining/living area where two sets of French windows open on to a balcony facing one of the most famous views in the Swiss Alps: the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau Mountains. The heavy oak dining table seats 10 with elbow room and 3 comfortable sofas are grouped around the glassed in wood-burning fire.

Guests will notice many personal and homely touches in the chalet and those with an interest in skiing history will notice many decorative details recalling pre-War Mürren's historic role as one of the cradles of competitive Alpine skiing: old skis on the wall, old photographs, rooms named after old ski runs.

Chalet Layout:

The ground floor has the main entrance door which leads into a front hall with coat hooks and shoe racks. There are two large bedrooms, one bath/shower room, laundry room, and a boot room with an outside door opening almost onto the piste.

The first floor comprises two super king size rooms with balcony, one double bedroom, one bath/shower room, one shower room/WC and one WC.

The top floor, the main living area, is open to the eaves, a south facing mainly glass aspect with a large balcony. It also has a shower room/WC, a semi open plan kitchen and a television room with a sofa bed which could double as a cooks bedroom if needed.

More Details

Owner
Edwina Palmer
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Edwina Palmer

I have a busy family life with two nearly grown up children. I am a keen skier, horse rider and I generally lead a very active life. My husband fell in love with Murren when he was a boy, as did I when we married in 1984. Chalet 'Candamo', my maiden name, is our second home which we enjoy both in Winter and Summer.

Edwina Palmer purchased this chalet in 2010

Why Edwina Palmer chose Mürren

Candamo is perfectly located in the middle of the village, therefore no walking in ski boots with heavy skis and the supermarket is just 50 yards down the hill. The chalet is ideally located both for winter use and capitalises from the amazing views and beautiful walks during the summer.

What makes this chalet unique

It has a lovely garden, which is rare for Murren, with comfortable garden table

The open plan kitchen, sitting room, and dining area situated at the top of the property maximises the views and benefits from the glorious fireplace and French windows onto a protected balcony with views across to the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Mürren in Interlaken-Oberhasli District

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 13:30
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No outdoor shoes to be worn inside at any time.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms have tiled floors and walls with fantastic water pressure. The sanitary wear is all white and new, the baths are long enough to enjoy even if you are tall.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have new high quality Duvan beds, Hungarian goose duvets and pillows, including beautifully laundered bed linen. Bedside tables and lamps, a full length mirror and a dressing table. The large double wardrobes have hanging space and shelves including a large space for suitcases.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Superb Luxury Chalet, comfortable, spacious and ideally situated - 5 star rated
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5

Simply the Best

  • 5 of 5

Luxurious accommodation, plenty of space for everyone. Amazing conditions, no one else on the mountain, piste to yourself; endless untouched off piste. Unbelievable conditions.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that lovely review. I am so happy you had such an amazing time. It is a very special place.
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5

Wonderful chalet

  • 5 of 5

The chalet was beautiful. Fully as advertised. Clean. Nice. Central. Well appointed. Great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful. Calm. Safe. Murren and this home are fantastic.

The house is amazing. Everything you need, simple and well furnished. Gorgeous views.

Not to mention, the location in the city is fantastic. You are in the center of everything.

We stayed in the summer and it was central to everything we wanted.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brilliant, lovely and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in your beautiful home, thank you. Your staff were great, very helpful and the organisation was seemless. Chalet Candamo is the most comfortable and relaxing rental we have ever stayed in, it really is a home from home. The attention to detail and the whole layout of the chalet is great. We loved all the skiing history and the names on the bedroom doors, with the most amazing stories associated with the names, all based in Murren.

Murren, is an exquisit village, completely unspoilt . A great combination. We would all love to revisit this jewel.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect, highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Had a glorious week in this beautiful village situated on a mountain ledge in Switzerland. What an amazing place Murren is. The chalet is beautiful, it is definitely the best place you could possibly stay in Murren, the chalet is first class throughout. The contact with the owner, Edwina ,was great, she was friendly and efficient, nothing too much trouble, as were her staff in Murren.

Will definitely coming back to this lovely home.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Position - unbeatable, comfort - superb,

  • 5 of 5

A lovely holiday in a beautiful home. The chalet is amazingly luxurious; spacious sitting room with very comfortable seating, well stocked kitchen with a great view of the piste and a piste board so you can read what's open without even getting dressed. Very comfortable beds, lovely linen and unbeatable pillows! A really good find, will definitely come again. The position is unbeatable, right on the piste and only a few steps to the nearest lift. In the centre of the village, with a lovely garden and goat shed, amazing uninterrupted views in all directions. Very clean and well maintained. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

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Old City of Berne
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Trummelbach Falls
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Restaurant The Cambrian
Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Bern International
Nearest Ferry
900 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Murren BLM
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Wilderswil
Nearest Ski
0.01 Kilometres
Allmendhubel funicular
Car: not necessary

Chalet Candamo is a luxurious new 5-bedroom chalet conversion in the center of Mürren, a traffic-free village at the heart of the Bernese Oberland offering spectacular views, reliable snow and uncrowded pistes for all age groups and abilities.

Perfectly placed for getting to and from the slopes, beside the village nursery slope and 10 meters from the nearest lift, the chalet is the ideal base for unforgettable ski holidays. It works equally well for an active summer holiday spent exploring the mountains on foot, making excursions and relaxing in surroundings of incomparable beauty. Although primarily designed as a family holiday home, Chalet Candamo is available for rent winter and summer on a self catering basis.

Chalet Candamo's location could not be better, plumb in the center of Mürren with the nursery slope and Allmendhubel funicular on one side; supermarket, bank and ski hire shop on the other.

There are five well-proportioned double bedrooms, plus a TV/computer room which can serve as the cook's bedroom if required; two bathrooms, two shower rooms, and separate WC.

Guests will notice many personal and homely touches in the chalet and those with an interest in skiing history will notice many decorative detail recalling pre-War Mürren's historic role as one of the cradles of competitive Alpine skiing: old skis on the wall, old photographs, rooms named after old ski runs etc.

The chalet has two 32' LCD TV's with satellite reception, WiFi, a Zeppelin ipod docking music system, a laundry/drying room and a boot room with drying rack and boot heater.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Mürren, Bernese Oberland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
9 Apr 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£2,629
for 4 nights
£4,600
 
 
Winter
8 Dec 2018 - 7 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£5,520
for 7 nights
£5,520
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£6,200
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
8 night minimum stay
£6,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,586
for 3 nights
£3,700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £900

Keys will not be available before 4pm on the date of arrival and guest are asked to vacate by 10am on date of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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