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Rockman Moriya & Ira

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, Hebrew

350 Year Old Authentic Chalet In The Swiss Alps

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Switzerland Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Enjoy A Different Kind Of Holiday In An Authentic Isolated Swiss Chalet

Surrounded with a forest and in front of the lake our 350 year old Heidi chalet in the Swiss Alps is offering a unique experience of authentic vacation close to nature and to many interesting attractions that the tourist area is offering. From the 3000 meter high glacier where you can ski even in august to the famous Cailler chocolate factory just next to the impressive castle and medieval village of Gruyère.

We are offering a fully equipped authentic kitchen including special machine to enjoy a Raclette or a Fondue.

Amazing view, rooms for children with games, an ancient wood craft working table with special tools, a fire-stove and the experience of cutting some wood for it, but yet also wifi, DVDs and music.

The house is few minutes from the lake and the river and you can enjoy many treks all over the mountains. 2 parking spaces are waiting for you outside the door together with complete private road and no neighbours. In the village you can get anything you need.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Rockman Moriya & Ira (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, Hebrew

About Rockman Moriya & Ira

living in the Swiss alps with our young family married to Ira and love traveling the world with all our children

Rockman Moriya & Ira purchased this chalet in 2004

Why Rockman Moriya & Ira chose Switzerland

It's an amazing isolated house in the middle of nature. A unique experience for everyone !

What makes this chalet unique

Isolated, on top of the mountain with amazing views over the Alps.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The location was spectacular and we had a great time exploring the local area. We were lucky and had superb weather and it was magnificent seeing a full moon rise between the Alps on the other side of the valley. I loved the house and so did my family. We absolutely loved the low doorways and cosy feeling. We tended to BBQ most nights.

We found the the pool you told us about in Chateau d'Oex, it was a great find and there were also some nice trails in and around that area near the pool.

Thanks so much again

Kind regards

Jul 2015
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350 Year Old Authentic Chalet In The Swiss Alps
average rating of 4.882353 based on 52 reviews

My Second Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay at the chalet; unfortunately it was just for three days due to other bookings but still enjoyed it none the less. I was met by Didi who showed me the new apartment which is looking great and was due for completion in a couple of weeks so as I'm writing this review it should now be complete.

The chalet is located on the side of a mountain overlooking one of the most beautiful settings one could wish for, it’s simply breathtaking. I am hoping to return yet again in late September of this year circumstances permitting which I think says it all.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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super séjour !

  • 5 of 5

Notre séjour au chalet de Heidi s'est vraiment bien passé. Le chalet correspond aux photos, c'est un beau chalet ancien mais très bien équipé donc parfait pour en profiter au maximum. Nous avons été accueillis par Didi, la maman d'Ira (Ira était à l'étranger mais joignable pendant tout notre séjour), qui nous a expliqué le fonctionnement du chalet et nous a laissé une bouteille de vin et un délicieux fromage en cadeau de bienvenue, une délicate attention très appréciée par ma famille. Un bel endroit et de très bons hôtes !

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Top, top, top!!

  • 5 of 5

Liebe Moriya. Das Chalet Heidi ist wirklich einzigartig! Wir haben unseren viertätigen Aufenthalt in Rossinière trotz schlechtem Wetter in vollen Zügen genossen. Zu danken sei dem liebevoll eingerichteten Chalet Heidi und dessen naturnaher Umgebung. Wir freuen uns schon jetzt auf ein baldiges Wiederkommen. Mit herzlichem Dank aus Solothurn. Tanja & Stefanie

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Wonderful chalet in a beautiful pieceful location

  • 5 of 5

It was our second stay at the chalet, and everything went well. Both times were in spring, and so it was great to enjoy the surroundings, blooming flowers, amazing views over the mountains, and only a short walk/ride to all the amenities, shops and restaurants when needed.

Highly recommended, and we will be back again, hopefully.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks Oksana, Was great having you in the Heidi Chalet again after 2 years.... Come again soon. Ira & Moriya
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Solitary and well-maintained hut close to a popular winter resort.

  • 5 of 5

"Chalet Heidi" is a solitary and well-maintained hut located 20 minutes walk above the village Rossiniere. It offers closeness to nature and a pleasant isolation from the nearby civilization replete with tourists, while still providing a good accessibility by car/public transport to the nearby interesting places like Gruyere, Chateau-d'Oex and Col des Mosses. The hut was remarkably well-equipped -- it contained all sorts of kitchen equipment, games, hi-fi, bath, fireplace, and stocks of food at our disposal. Ira was kind enough to bring us his guitar, too, so that we could have a warmer atmosphere in the evenings.

The hut is centuries old and the rooms have correspondingly low ceiling, which was sometimes rather iritating. Also, being 14 adults, we filled all the bedrooms to the limits. However, none of these worried us much. On one hand, the presence of two "living rooms" on the basement floor offered a lot of comfort for all our indoor activities, and secondly, we spend most of the day enjoying outdoor Alpine activities anyway. Splitted into smaller groups, we tried all: snow-shoe hiking, skiing, skialp, cross-country skiing, visiting the museum in Gruyere, witnessing the balloon festival in Chateau d'Oex and even bowling. The venerable age of the hut, its good condition, the separation from the village as well as almost half a meter of fresh snow gave the place an almost miraculous spark.

Ira and his wife Moriya were both very friendly and the communcation was smooth. Picking up the place was fast and without problems, and returning it at the end of our stay even more so. We will highly recommend this place to our friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks Tomas and friends, It was a pleasure to guest you in our Love Nest ! All the best Regards Moriya & Ira
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Alpine hideaway

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a unique position and has fabulous views. It is very quiet and peaceful. During our stay over Christmas and New Year we were blessed by largely sunny weather. The house itself has everything needed and the stove in the 'snug' saw frequent use. It is a good example of a 'rustic' Swiss chalet. The house is 100% wood and therefore warms up fast. The family was on hand to welcome us on arrival (many thanks for the wine, cheese and cake!) and after that gave us the privacy that we greatly valued. We would like to return in a future summer season!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Hotel de Ville, Rossiniere
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Jardins de la Tour, Rossiniere
Nearest Ski
6 Kilometres
Chateau d'Oex
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Rossiniere Lake Beach
Car: recommended

Rossiniere is a beautiful small village in the lovely Swiss Alps. There you can really feel and enjoy the special atmosphere of the mountains with only wooden Chalets including the world's biggest traditional Chalet of the famous painter Balthus. Sitting next to the lake and the Sarine River, only 20 minutes away from famous Gstaad and 50 minutes to lake Geneva and Montreux. The Heidi Chalet is located up on the hill, above the village, free from any neighbours.


Rates & Availability

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Jul 2 2016 - Aug 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $44 per night, per additional guest

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Switzerland Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Bathroom built in old stable with wooden floor and walls, including a big bath tub.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , atic for kids
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • More sleeping options in Stable and Barn if required in summertime. 1 Bedroom with low ceiling.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Smoking allowed, but not in the house since it's 100 percent wooden made.

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