Chateau d'Oex Apartment Rental Photos and Description
4 bedrooms sleeps up to 8, recently decorated
Recently refurbished historical residence in true Swiss style just 400m from the town centre in a quiet, sunny, elevated position, in a quiet cul-de-sac, south facing, with views over the town, The property has a balcony where one can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the alpine scenery in both summer and winter. Chateaux doex provides year round fun with numerous activities for all. The town has a large co op supermarket with a good range to select from, plus a couple of lovely local bakeries. There are several good restaurants in the town, La Gare which offers steaks on a stone, La Poste, another restaurant serving good local foods and The Bear which also has a great menu.
2 hour train ride from Geneva and 2.5 hour train ride from Basel.
A Superb ski region with 250 km pistes, 66 lifts/cable ways and nurseries. Nearest piste with cable car 10 mins walk, ski school 400m. Glacier 3000 40 minute drive usually open for skiing Nov to June. Other slopes within 15 minutes driving distance.
The 32nd International Balloon Festival will take place in Chateau-d'Oex from the 23rd to the 31st January 2010. With its exceptional microclimate the alpine capital will welcome around 80 balloons from over 20 countries.
Brief overview of Chateau-d'Oex: In both summer and winter Chateau-d'Oex presents a diverse range of holiday experiences and sporting activities. The wonderful mountain scenery and old decorated chalets are typical in this area of Switzerland.Situated at around 1000 metres in altitude, a charming picturesque village situated in-between the resort of Gstaad in the Bernese Oberland and the small town of Gruyères in Fribourg. The holiday region of Pays-d'Enhaut in the region of Vaud is linked to the Lake Geneva region by the Col des Mosses and by the Montreux – Bernese Oberland Railway.
Hot Air Balooning Festival: Thanks to its favourable micro-climate, Château-d'Oex has developed into a hot-air ballooning metropolis and in January the hot air ballooning festival is held where balloonists from around the world convene to participate in week-long competitions. Passenger flights are available throughout the year.
Summer Activities: A beautiful pre-Alpine walking area lies south of Château-d'Oex: La Pierreuse, the largest nature conservation area in western Switzerland contains rock areas, forests, abundant flora and flat moors. For both leading bikers and amateurs, the Pays-d'Enhaut offers a large network of marked mountain biking trails along the tracks of the 1997 world championships. You can indulge in white-water sports on the fast-flowing river Saane: canyoning, hydrospeed, canoeing /kayaking and river rafting. One of Switzerland’s most beautiful river rafting routes lies between the wild Vanel and Gérignoz gorges.
Details for 4 bedroom 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm