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Awarded 'Excellent Luxury Chalet' featured in Flybe Magazine - With Availability

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Space 3,552 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Brand New Large 6 Bedroom Luxury Chalet with Sauna, Spa & designer furnishings

Beautiful Secluded Chalet overlooking Samoens - Grand Massif

Described as 'one of the most prestigious chalets in the area', we are honoured and so pleased to have been awarded a certificate of Excellence! The selective connoisseurs at Luxury and Boutique Hotels travel company considered the Secret Chalet as Excellent for the 2013/14 season.

The Secret Chalet is a newly built luxury ski chalet finished to a highest standard offering fantastic views, open feeling, and an air of tranquility.

Located above Samoens, on the south side of the mountain in the private village of Verchaix, The Secret Chalet enjoys breathtaking views across the Giffre valley to the mountains of the Grand Massif and on to the Mont Blanc. Our position means we're a snow sure resort.

The Chalet has been built to maximise space and light, and the interior marries traditional alpine touches with more contemporary designer (Eames, BoConcept) furnishings, stylishly blending comfort and charm with all the facilities you expect of modern living in a fresh and relaxing atmosphere.

The Chalet (Sleeps 14 people) consists of 6 bedrooms, with further opportunity to sleep 2 more in the living room on the Lower Ground Floor which has a comfortable sofa bed. There is also a lounge, TV Room, Kitchen, Sauna, Laundry room and heated Swimming Spa.

Each room enjoys fluffy towels, dressing gowns, hair-dryers and radio alarm clocks. There is a large boot room/drying room for all your skiing equipment as well as a Sauna and laundry room. You have the choice of several sun terraces equipped with loungers and a Swimming spa.

As well as the large lounge, there is also a comfortable snug, which is equipped with all TV facilities including, DVDs, videos, and Play Station, table football, poker table and chip set, boards games and an extensive library is at your full disposal. The Secret Chalet is a newly built luxury ski chalet finished to a highest standard offering fantastic views and an air of tranquility.

More Details

Owner
Secret Chalet
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Secret Chalet

My wife and I simply love Mountain life. This is our holiday home.

Secret Chalet purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Secret Chalet chose Verchaix

Fell in love with the area the first time I visited. It is a beautiful alpine village which just happens to be located on some of Europe's best skiing. I built the chalet in 2012 from the ground up. I could have chosen anywhere within the French Alps and choose this spot after the search for what seemed like decades of research!

What makes this chalet unique

When you are at the Secret Chalet, you are in one of the most magnificent places in the world. You will have some of the most stunning views directly from the front door not to mention the terraces or hot tub.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for a wonderful stay in your amazing chalet, in an great location with wonderful views of Mont Blanc, short ride to Chamonoix etc excellent base, look forward to another visit didn't want to leave, Ian & Elaine.....
Mar 2013
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Amenities

Verchaix Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet (terraced)
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3552 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , HIs and Hers sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bedroom 3 En Suite - toilet , shower
    Bedroom 5 En Suite - toilet , shower
    Bedroom 6 En Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guests WC - toilet
    Sauna WC - toilet
  • All the bathrooms boast top of the range fittings. Guests are provided with lovely soft towels and complimentary designer bathroom products are available to use in all bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master suite - 1 king , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Twin or Double - En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , En-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 7 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Secret Chalet bedrooms are large and spacious, with most boasting en-suite bathrooms and awe inspiring views over the Giffre valley and across to the mountains of the Grand Massif. The Master bedroom and Bedrooms 4,have access to the private balcony should you wish relax and take in the views. This room has a sofa bed suitable for another person. Large En-Suite with his and hers sinks, separate shower, and bath. Bedroom 2 has no bathroom and a carved set of Bunk beds, suitable for adults as well as kids. Bedroom 3 has a double bed and En-suite. Bedroom 4 has twin beds, that can be configured as a Super-Kingsize, or twins. There's a small chair which folds out suitable for a child (up to 11) to sleep on. Bedroom 5 has twin beds that can be configured as a Super-Kingsize, or twin with En suite. Bedroom 6 double bed En-suite Rooms are extremely comfortable and no expense has been spared in providing all hotel comforts,king size beds,high thread count cotton sheets
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Secret Chalet has a private external heated Hot Tub set with in the garden. It is great fun in both summer and winter. We have a Snug, with 42 inch TV, with surround sound system. ipod docking station, and a library of movies, a vintage arcade machine and games for all the family. The chalet also has a heated boot room and laundry room, as well as a Sauna. Outside on its terraces and balconies there are tables and a BBQ and sun terrace. We have a bar area, with a piano. The nearest public swimming area is a lake with its own beach and tennis courts and is just at bottom of the hill.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Je vous recommande vivement le Secret Chalet.

Son charme est inégalé et sa situation idéale.

Les amateurs de calme et de repos, comme les sportifs, skieurs ou marcheurs seront servis.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AMAZING!!

  • 5 of 5

It was magical, roast chestnuts by a log fire with the most beautiful views, just like something of a Christmas card. The chalet it's self was spotless, large and roomy yet very cozy with everything you could possible need, entertainment wise there is something for all ages or in the lovely fully equipped kitchen. The owner has put a lot of thought into providing the perfect relaxing holiday. Yes I would recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Very spacious and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent time staying in the Secret Chalet. It is very spacious and beautifully finished with a lot of really nice additional features. All the bedrooms are large and comfortable. The kids really enjoyed the separate tv room and table football. The dining table is huge so there wasn't the usual cramped eating conditions. The hot tub is on a raised platform, so those going later in the season when the days are longer would have amazing views over the valley from it. The ski area is great for all ability levels and we were glad of the north facing slopes of the Samoens as the snow conditions throughout the alpes were very poor during the week we were there. An all round excellent chalet to which i'm sure we'll be returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our wonderful chalet, Hope you got a chance to enjoy the Sauna too! Welcome back any time.
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Allaround - a wonderfull chalet!

  • 5 of 5

The chalet is wonderfull. We spent 2 weeks in the chalet, 3 families (6 adults, 8 children). The rooms were equipped with everything one needs, clean and well maitained. The chalet has alot of space. The chalet is situated on a mountain with a great view to the vally and the mountains.

Also, the owner was very helpfull and took care of our every need while we were there.

We strongly recommend the chalet to all...

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
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Best accomodation by far

  • 5 of 5

Our experience of staying at the Secret Chalet was fantastic from start to finish. When we arrived the chalet was spotlessly clean and it had everything we would need for both kids and adults. The skiing in the region was brilliant and despite going out for 6 full days there were still some slopes that we had only encountered once or twice. We had such a good time, were heading back there next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
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Amazing Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

The Secret Chalet is an amazing place to stay. The process of booking in and checking out was made so easy. Aaron the owner could not be more helpful from start to finish. I would highly recommend this property and i will definitely be going back.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
56 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Samoens
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Cluses
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
A40 - Cluses
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Verchaix
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
Morillion
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Lake
Car: recommended

Secret Chalet is only one hour away from Geneva airport which is serviced by numerous airlines (including budget) all year round.

Our stunning property is in a conservation area, and as such it hasn’t been ruined by excess tourism. Furthermore, Samoens has been awarded a ‘Coq d’Or’ for being one of the prettiest villages in France and is the only ski resort classified by the Caisse des Monuments Historiques.

As well being a stones throw away from 2 prominent ski lifts, Morrillion and Samoens on the Grand Massif, Secret Chalet is also only 2 km away from a stunning natural lake with a life-guarded beach, with it's own restaurant and bar. Other activities include volley-ball, tennis, horse riding, river rafting, walks. Go Ape style tree climbing adventure park. Throughout the summer there are countless daily activities provided for everybody to enjoy mostly free of charge. You'll find shows, concerts, cultural events all part of the summer fun.

For those that like the adventure holiday, there's mountain walks and bike trails as well as mountain climbing at Via Ferrata in St Jean D'Aulps, as well as the stunning Cirque du Fer a Cheval, end of the valley.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $118.36
Refundable damage deposit $355.07
Cleaning $355.07

Catering can arranged please inquire.
If you would like other dates please ask, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

*Off Season and Standard Rates do not include cleaning of the chalet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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