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Chalet Grouse - Luxury. Near St Luc, Zinal, Grimentz, Verbier and Zermatt,

Chalet Grouse - remote and tranquil.  Ideal for summer holidays - relive Heidi
1 of 29Chalet Grouse - remote and tranquil. Ideal for summer holidays - relive Heidi
Overview
Chalet -
5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Ayer, Canton of Valais, Swiss Alps
Grouse is a luxury chalet in the unspoilt Swiss farming village of Ayer in the Val d'Anniviers. Think Heidie and Narnia. Ten minutes drive from the ski resorts of St Luc, Grimentz or Zinal. Ideal for a summer or winter holiday.

Comfort is important to the owner and this is reflected in numerous personal touches.

The lower floor has 3 en-suite bedrooms : two twin rooms and one double. French windows in one of the twin rooms and the double open onto the hillside (downhill, west facing). There is copious cupboard space in each bedroom. A washing machine, drying machine, drying rack, iron and ironing board are available. A sofa bed can be used to sleep up to 12 if required. A baby's cot can be provided on request.

The middle floor has a large open plan sitting area, dining area and kitchen with south and west facing balconie...
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Listing #HL88434
About the Owner
John M
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The chalet was very clean and well prepared, and we enjoyed our stay very much. Great location in the very enjoyable Val d'Annivier. Nice surroundings for walks / hikes in the summer months.

Thank rjgutteling
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Third visit to Chalet Grouse and it just gets better and better !!! We filled the rooms to the maximum, two families equalling ten people and had the best Xmas/new year week ever !!! The Chalet is simply beautiful, it has everything you could possibly...More

Thank jo b
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Fantastic Chalet with stunning views and great access to the three ski areas. Had everything we wanted and more. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Will S
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The chalet itself is excellently appointed with three bedrooms en suite, fabulously comfortable sofas to sink into and a good selection of books, games and wide-screen TV with DVDs. Sofa bed enables 12 to stay.

Accommodates 10. Access to the top floor is at road level and will therefore be suitable for those who might find steps difficult.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets on request only
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 King
    1 Queen
    3 Fulls
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
£300
£2,000
£5,000
9 Sep 2018 -
15 Dec 2018
Autumn 2018
5 nights
£190
£1,200
£2,800
16 Dec 2018 -
25 Dec 2018
Christmas 2018/19
7 nights
£275
£1,900
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27 Dec 2018 -
5 Jan 2019
New Year 2019
7 nights
£275
£1,900
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: £273 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment may be in £s, Euros or CHF.

Changeover flexible normally on Sundays, arrive after 1600 hrs and depart by 1000 hrs please.

Payment of min £250 secures the booking and is retained as a deposit against damage. This sum (less the cost of damages) is returned after your holiday. The owner reserves the right to retain the deposit for holidays cancelled.

The full weekly cost is payable eight weeks before the start of the holiday. Failure to make this payment jeopardises both the booking and the deposit (at the discretion of the owner).

Cost is inclusive of local taxes, linen, electricity, water, WiFi, TV/DVD, underfloor,heating, hot water, cleaning after your stay and parking for 2 cars.

Bookings made within 8 weeks of the start date of the holiday are to be paid in full, plus a min £250 deposit.

Guests with limited mobility should discuss their requirement before confirming the booking.

Chalet Grouse can be let with Chalet Cuckoo, please ask for the price with your enqu...
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About the neighbourhood
VAL D’ANNNIVIERS: HOLIDAY IN PARADISE IN SUMMER OR WINTER.

The 'Val d’Anniviers' is an unspoilt valley that leads into the heart of the Alps that form the border between Switzerland and Italy. The valley has numerous farming villages, the most idyllic of which is Ayer, and is surrounded by the 'Imperial Crown' - five mountains over 4000m, including the Matterhorn; this is Heidi country, as suitable for a summer holiday as winter.



SUMMER
Walking, cycling/mountain biking, paragliding, mini golf, bungee jumping (www.bungy.ch), cayoning, mountaineering, tennis, visits to a copper mine, stargazing at the observatory and an aerial adventure park are some of the activities available. A free pass (Anniviers Libertee) is available in summer to enable you to use public tr...
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Geneva: 175.0 km
Railway: Sierre: 21.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 850.0 km
To get to Ayer in Valais:
• Either fly to Geneva, Milan Malpensa or Basel with Easyjet. Then hire a car (snow tyres or chains essential in winter, consider roof box) or take a train to Sierre from Geneva Airport, Gallarate (near Milan Malpensa) or Basel Airport. From Sierre take a bus (CarPostal) or taxi (Taxi Anniviers) to Ayer.

• Or drive from the UK (8-10 hours from the channel ports).

• Or take the train (London St Pancras – Paris-Sierre, 10 hours, Eurostar and TGV) to Sierre and bus (C. arPostal) or taxi (Taxi Anniviers to Ayer.

Directions to Chalet Grouse, Cuckoo and Karma Zoura from Ayer will be sent to you when full payment has been received.

Remember: European Health Insurance Card (available from the Post Office), travel insurance, ski insurance and check passports are in...
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Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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