Icogne Chalet Rental Photos and Description
Garden, meadow, pine. Living room with fitted kitchen & extra oven with window
The chalet is situated above the village of Milena Icogne, at one of its best vantage points. It offers to the southwest a wonderful vista of the mountains of the Valais - up in the French Alps - about approaches to the Mont Blanc massif's and is located on a 500 acre lot. This is north west side bounded by old pine trees, such as lying on the edge. Through a hill one is sealed from the environment almost: street noise bothers hardly; Instead, we hear the chirping of birds and the hum of bees and other insects; Butterflies feast on the flowers of Buddleia; bloom in the garden of sunflowers, roses, lilies, among others to land performs a wooden bridge over a brook leading glacier water. The walk to the south slope invites for a stroll. Front of the chalet is a flat meadow (umbrella, garden chairs, loungers and barbecue are available). The house is surrounded by nature, help provide a contrast to the urban gear a life of seclusion.
The ground floor consists of a living room with integrated kitchen and a toilet. In addition to an electric floor heating the living room can also have a "Swedish stove" are heated by wood (with window). Upstairs are three bedrooms and a bathroom with shower and toilet. About two bedrooms there is access to a balcony me fabulous views; here's makes good breakfast in the morning or in the evening chatting to each other with a glass of red wine.
For a stay in Chalet each season has its own charms:
The dreamland for summer mountain and golf Culture: It is a mountain that is both ideal for hiking in the unspoiled landscape like to live in the sports culture of hot air balloons, hang gliding, mountain biking and alpine sports. The plateau for the 18-hole Severiano Ballesteros course or for the 9-hole Jack Nicklaus-box offers at 1500 m above the Rhone Valley a great view of the chain of mountain peaks from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn and Simplon. Completely new, there is now the sensationally beautiful hike of 80 km the old Valais irrigation channels from Martigny to Visp with suspension bridges, very well secured rocky trails and leisurely sections. Everywhere it is possible, at the same height to walk along the waters and to meet the Alpine world of flowers, cows, sheep and height also chamois, marmots, eagles and ibex. From the chalet Milena from you can also leave the car at home and start walking, and indeed to all heights - approximately to the bustle floor (3000m) - and downs - for example through the vineyards to Sion (Bisse de Claveau); if you want to move at approximately the same height, you can enjoy a circular walk from the chalet at (approx. 1 hour).
The ski Crans-Montana (160 km of slopes): From 1500 to 3000 m Crans-Montana offers a unique in the world ski landscape with a view of all the Valais Alps and the Mont-Blanc massif. The slopes of Crans-Montana are snow-sure. At over 160 km of pistes find all their requirements Suffice: for toddlers, there are tales lifts, youth adventurous descents, for Leisurely the wonderfully flat slopes. And for sporty and challenging on skis to find the slopes of World Cup and the great outdoors. Both the snowboarders as the classic departing find excellent groomed tracks. And the 30 tracks of the area guarantee that long waiting times. The area is the sunniest place in Switzerland and thanks to the altitude still very good snow. Ski Schools and Facilities for the equipment in the immediate vicinity. The cable cars are from the chalet in the 8 - 15 minutes. The ski season starts before Christmas and lasts until Easter - on the glacier skiing is also possible in the summer. Another possibility for on skis offers the Skidomaine Anzère, by car about 40 minutes away (see link on homepage).
It is important not to neglect the autumn, walking almost ideal, and particularly suitable for people from the climate, who want to avoid the tourist crowds and prefer to seek solitude. In October and November the Welsh larch forests light in various warm colors between yellow and red. Sometimes fog comes on and performs in a sometimes mysterious adventurous mood. After an already somewhat cooling hike you then looking forward to the warm fire in the fireplace and on the ruby-colored iridescent Valais wine. While you sit inside comfortably at supper (for example, raclette or fondue), dip the end of November there maybe already on the first snowflakes.
Winter sports are possible up to the end of February; but usually you can even at Easter skiing or cross-country skiing when up to 3000 m with the cable boots (above even summer skiing is possible). In March, diving under the snow on the first spring flowers such as snowdrops, daffodils and crocuses. In April, it drives out tulips and daffodils. Down in the Rhone Valley has long been around the spring; if you like, can now in certain places on the sweet and very rare adonis delight (an indication to that the suggestion is in the chalet). During the months of May and June the meadows bloom in the brightest of colors, among which are repeatedly emphasize various blue and purple tones. In Loetschental is a very down-to Corpus Christi procession with traditional customs are recommended (video clip in the chalet).
- Events Allowed
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible