|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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 linen, satellite TV, games, books, CD's, DVD's and even sledges to keep all ages entertained. 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 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 double and a twin bedroom. The ground floor has a garage with ski & boot racks,a twin bedroom & bathroom.
Equipment Hire and Things to Do: Sporting equipment may be hired from various sports shops in Château d'Oex
The Tourist Board is very helpful regarding events in the village and the surrounding areas occurring during your stay. They will be happy to assist in any bookings.
In summer one can Swim, play Pool, Bowling, horse ride, go on walks, visit museums, sporting events and music recitals, take train rides and cycle. Choose to visit the Balloon Museum and the local Museum of traditions, Cheese cellars, have an overnight stay on a cheese making farm in the mountains - a real 'Heidi' experience. All are local or travel further afield to the Gruyere7 Cheese Museum or the Cailler Chocolate museum. If you prefer shopping then Bulle is a larger centre and of course Gstaad.
In winter there are all the winter sports to experience or have a spa day in one of the bigger hotels.
There is a book of excursions visitors have enjoyed. We appreciate any contributions to this book.
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 in English, French and German you are welcome to read. Feel free to swap books. There are also some videos to entertain. 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.
We would greatly appreciate any comments we can add to this web site for others to read.
Typical Swiss 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. Valley famous for picturesque Bernese Oberland Railway. Interlaken 2 hours, Bern 1 hour away. Les Diablerets glacier (open all year). Music recitals & sports events in Gstaad (13kms) Larger shops in Bulle. Gruyeres (famous for cheese) and Cailler chocolate factory 25 min by car. 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 school, 'ski gardens' for children, sledge runs & skating. Top ski lift pass includes skiing from Château d'Oex to Zweizimmen & train access. The international hot air balloon festival is in January
Other Activities: Rafting, Ballooning, Mini-Golf, Ten Pin Bowling, ice skating, horse riding
Golf: There is only mini golf in Chateau d'Oex.
There are many golf courses in Switzerland and the nearest would be in the Fribourg, Montreux or Lausanne areas.
Ski: Ski hire can be obtained in person locally in Château d'Oex or via the Internet,
Ski set members can use Planete Sport in Château d'Oex.
There are many ski runs available down mountains from Chateau d'Oex across to Zweisimmen via Rougemont, Gstaad and Sannenmoser. 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 or on foot. The Glacier 3000 is open from November to April. The mountain runs are divided into 6 areas and the Top Card system allows you to enjoy skiing where you wish and often covers travel by train to and from these ski areas from the station just 2 minutes walk from the Chalet.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Dec 20 2014 - Mar 13 2015
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||SFr500|
Additional costs are;
Final clean of the Chalet - 200chf
Laundry of linen per person 30 chf
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.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (CHF) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.