Delightful chalet situated in Les Masses sur Heremence – ideally suited for winter sports and summer recreation in the clean Swiss mountain airLes Masses is a small quiet village situated at the eastern end of the Four Valleys Ski network and just below the ski resort of Thyon and Les Collons. Ideal for families.
|Chalet in Summer and in Winter|
|Dining/Kitchen Area||Lounge Area|
This modern, traditionally constructed 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom chalet with 80sq metres of living area in Les Masses, is the perfect location for summer or winter holidays. A delightfully peaceful location in the Swiss canton of Valais, bordering on France and Italy, the chalet offers outstanding views of the Alps (including Dente Blanche and the Matterhorn) and into the valley below. The surrounding area is dotted with villages that are like a trip back in time, with many of the old timber properties dating back over four hundred years.
Les Masses is located in the 4 Valleys ski region, one of the best skiing regions in Europe, with over 400km of runs of all difficulty grades. In summer the well marked network of walking and hiking routes allow one to enjoy the local wildlife, fauna and the delightful scenery of the Swiss mountain countryside. The cultural city of Montreux on Lake Geneva is less than one hour car drive from Les Masses.
Nearest airports; Sion (regional), Geneva (international)
The chalet was constructed in 1996 by a local builder and is built and furnished to the highest standard. The chalet has three bedrooms and can sleep a maximum of eight people. The two main bedrooms have double beds, in the third there is a pair of bunk beds and a sofa bed in the lounge provides sleeping accommodation for a further two people if required. The property includes a traditional log burning feature fire place, Italian tiling downstairs with berber carpeting upstairs, double glazing, completely equipped kitchen constructed of solid mountain pine, built in corner dining area, built in wardrobes in two bedrooms, oil fired central heating and hot water boiler. The two bathrooms are fully tiled and include shower, toilet, wash basin.
The private south facing terrace with stunning alpine views affords long hours of sunshine – ideal for relaxing or recovering from the day’s activities. There is a private parking area directly adjacent to the property.
|Bedrooms||2 double with built in wardrobes, 1 with bunk beds and free-standing wardrobe|
|Wash Rooms||2 bathrooms each with shower, toilet and washbasin|
|Living Rooms||Open plan Living / Dining Room with sofa bed, 2 easy chairs, built in corner dining table .|
|Kitchen||Built in oven, integral electric hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and utensils|
|Leisure||Satellite TV, radio, games|
|Outside||Private garden, large solid oak table with benches on southern terrace looking over mountains, BBQ|
|Winter||Downhill and cross country skiing, in the 4 Valleys ski region – ski lifts in Les Masses, Les Collons and Thyon afford easy access to the runs with minimum of queuing – good discounts available on family ski passes. Ski equipment rental, ski schools, ski kindergarten. A floodlit slope provides after-dark skiing for enthusiasts|
|Summer||Climbing, walking, swimming, cycling, tennis, paragliding, golf in Rhone Valley.
Valais enjoys amongst the highest total number of sunshine hours in Europe
|Special Notes||Saturday to Saturday bookings.
A refundable security / damage deposit of GBP150 is payable upon reservation Electricity, heating and cleaning costs are included in rent.
T towels and bed linen included. Face and bath towels not included.
The chalet is managed locally by an agency who can answer questions about the region or assist with any problems that you may experience.