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Individual Swiss chalet in picturesque Gstaad / Gruyere region.

People9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
chalet
People
9
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday chalet in Château-d'Oex - La Pastourelle

Ideal for summer or winter holidays roomy enough for families or friends sharing

This 3* rated chalet is a cosy home from home, ideal for mountain holidays all year round in the valley going up from Gruyere to Gstaad. The chalet is perfect for relaxing or as a base for summer or winter activities in the village and surrounding areas. It is only a short walk into the French speaking village of Château d'Oex and boarders the German speaking Gstaad Region (10 mins). All areas are easily accessed by car, foot or the renowned panoramic Berniese Oberland railway close by. We leave the chalet well equipped and comfortable for our guests including WiFi, satellite TV, games, books, CD's, DVD's and even sledges to keep all ages entertained. So there are no surprises, our prices are all inclusive of heating laundry, final clean and tourist tax. The first floor consists of the main living area with a balcony offering an uninterrupted view of the valley and mountains.The lounge and dining room/kitchen area create convivial open plan living. A twin (beds are 1x2mtrs) bedroom opens onto the balcony,and there is a study/single bedroom with piano. There is also a shower/toilet on this floor. Upstairs is a bedroom with a double bed and a bedroom with twin beds. The ground floor has a bedroom twin beds & bathroom with bath/shower. There is a heated garage with ski & boot racks. Bedding and Towels are supplied. there is a small garden area and a long table and benches for any outdoor living.

The Tourist Board is very helpful regarding events in the village and the surrounding areas. They will be happy to assist you with any information during your stay.

We hope you enjoy your stay in our Chalet. We have left it as we would hope to find it, with most things you may need.

There is a selection of books you are welcome to read in English, French and German. Feel free to books swap. There are also some videos to entertain you. If you wish to hire videos/DVD's you can do so from Media d'en Haut in the village. There are several board games and cards available for your enjoyment. Also a Radio/CD player if you wish to listen to music or use your own system via WiFi.

We would greatly appreciate feedback on you stay so we can add to this web site.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Mr Caril Capt
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
9 November, 2016
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Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Individual Swiss chalet in picturesque Gstaad / Gruyere region.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

Great family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Due to family connections, we have been to Switzerland many times over the years. This area has to be one of the most beautiful regions and I can honestly say that this chalet really does feel like home from home. With that, the central location and stunning views this chalet offers, this is not the first time we have stayed here and the pictures honestly do not do it enough justice.

We go on 3-generation family holidays and last August (2013), we had a brilliant time. The weather was amazing and we even got to join in with the local celebrations for children’s week and Swiss National Day on 1st August. With the walks, the activities, all the different mountains to go up and so much more to do, it really catered for everyone. A lot of people speak English which was a real bonus as my French definitely wouldn’t pass any exams which was also a bonus when visiting the equally beautiful Swiss-German part of Switzerland only a few minutes up the road. Gstaad is definitely a place to visit, if only to see how the other half live.

This May (2014), the weather wasn’t as great, but even that didn’t dampen the holiday and my daughter still wants to go back again next year. With friends out in Switzerland, due to the size of the chalet it gave us a wonderful base for the day and we were able to host dinner for 8 adults and 4 children with ease.

Although there is a fantastic train service, by hiring a car we were able to tragevel to places that we might not have found or been able to get to. It also made it easier to get to places like Bern and Interlaken, both only about 1.5hrs away and make lovely days out. Initially, the only downside we saw to the chalet was the train line directly in front, but they don’t run through the night and we soon got used to them going passed. The kids loved running onto the balcony so they could wave to the passengers and count how many waved back, definitely a highlight to their holiday.

All in all a fantastic location and chalet that caters for everything you need while being on holiday and really feels like home for cosy evenings after long exciting fun filled days.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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5

Lovely! Cosy, well-equipped, great location

  • 5 of 5

We were completely charmed by the setting - lovely views from the chalet, walks to the elegant, yet unpretentious town of Chateau d'Oex, and the array of choice of ski stations close by!

Any mood can be accommodated here! The three floors give ample space for independence.

We had tonic days and great skiing at extensive, top stations like, Saanan and Eggli at Gstaad, followed by hot spa baths under the stars, and other days we sledded at Chateau d'Oex and enjoyed a lazy, long lunch of Nicky's homemade fondue on the terrasse in the sun, a ten minute walk from the chalet. Perfect!! Overall, I would highly recommend a stay here-the chalet, the landscape and the people all conspire towards a both relaxing and stimulating experience.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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The chalet was PERFECT for my family and I.

  • 4 of 5

The chalet itself was perfect for us! It was big enough for the hole family and the children's friends. It is warm, cosy, typically Suisse, clean and well furnished we had everything we needed.

The only downside was not having wifi, but to be honest it became a blessing because the children spent more time with us, we all played games (which were provided) told each other stories and had a movie night all together. It was so different to see the children enjoying themselves with us instead of always being on a screen.

When we needed wifi we all went for a coffee in town and used the wifi there. Early Beck Bakery was our favorite spot for our internet fix, there is also a bar/restaurant at a 5min walk from the chalet (right next to the train station) which had internet. We did also use the tourist office to print out our flight details.

The children loved being so close to town and the train station, it gave the some freedom to get away from us adults. They often walked to town to go play bowling and arcade games.

The chalet was in an amazing location for skiers. One of the ski station around the chalet is in Chateau D'oex itself, it also had an amazing sledge run which all the children would not stop talking about (the run lasts about an hour and a half!). Every day we skied in a different ski station that was close to the chalet.

Over all we had the best ski holiday in this chalet, lots of fun memories were made and we will definitely be coming back!! I would recommend this chalet in a heart beat!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
McCarthy
Nearest Ferry
820 Kilometres
Calais / Boulogne
Nearest Train
50 Metres
Les Granges
Nearest Motorway
26 Kilometres
Bulle
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
McCarthy's
Nearest Ski
2 Kilometres
La Braye
Car: not necessary

The chalet is situated in a typical Swiss mountain valley. Local village has restaurants, bars, cafes, supermarket, shops selling local produce. In summer, tennis courts, ten pin bowling, mini golf, cinema, museums, art gallery, outdoor swimming pool, horse riding, white water rafting & kayaking, rambling trails, mountain bike trails, rock climbing, farm visits & cheese making, hot air ballooning, ten pin bowling. Valley is famous for the picturesque Bernese Oberland Railway. Interlaken 2 hours, Bern 1 hour away. Les Diablerets glacier (open all year). Music recitals & sports events in Gstaad (15 mins by car) Larger shops in Bulle. Gruyeres (famous for cheese) and Cailler chocolate factory (25 min by car). You can also take the train from the station just 2 minutes walk from the Chalet.

In snow season, the Gstaad valley is uncrowded and unspoilt. 250 km of slopes for skiing, ski walking, snowboarding & winter hiking. Château d'Oex area has a network of ski lifts ski schools, 'ski gardens' for children, sledge runs & ice skating. There is the famous International Hot Air Balloon festival late January.

Golf: There is only mini golf in Chateau d'Oex

Skiing: Ski hire can be obtained in person locally in Château d'Oex or via the Internet. SkiSet members can use Planete Sport in Château d'Oex. There are many ski runs available on the mountains from Chateau d'Oex as far as Zweizimmen. With over 62 ski lifts, the Gstaad Mountain Rides allows you to enjoy over 250 kilometres of incredible ski runs whether on skis, snowboards, toboggans, ski walking. The Diablerets Glacier 3000 is open from November to April. The Gstaad Mountain Rides are divided into 3 sectors, passes available in resort or online; www.shop.gstaad.ch

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Château-d'Oex, Alps of Vaud

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CHF
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low season
17 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£561
for 3 nights
From
£187
£1,306
 
 
High Season
17 Dec 2016 - 4 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,028
for 7 nights
£2,028
 
 
Low Season
5 Mar 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£561
for 3 nights
From
£187
£1,306
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£869
for 3 nights
From
£290
£2,028
 
 
Low Season
26 Aug 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£561
for 3 nights
From
£187
£1,306
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £389

These are all inclusive rates based on 9 people including laundry , final clean and all tourist tax.

Rental rates are listed in Swiss Francs.
Any breakages or damages will be deducted from the deposit.

Final payments expected 2 month prior to arrival.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in the Château-d'Oex in the Vaud / Lake Geneva

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , On main floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , On ground floor
  • The bathrooms have been renovated.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , Single / piano study
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , large singles
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Singles
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Singles
  • Baby cot/crib with bedding, change mat and high chair available on request. Duvets are of man made fibres. Pillows vary between man made fibres and feather fillings.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There are most things you need in the chalet. The kitchen has a dish washer and there is an extra fridge/freezer available for use on the ground floor. For outside entertaining there is a long table with 2 benches & cushions seats 8. WiFi is available for all you internet needs. The satellite channels include Swiss channels in French, German & Italian as well as several English channels. The local tourist board will book any activities you require. Chateau d'Oex has a lovely outdoor swimming pool.

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