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Wonderful and bright charming, renovated, and with a lot of charm

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Dreamy chalet "unique in the world and close to everything." Nice view

This high mountain chalet from the 18th century offers a modern renovation that has respected the building original style. It has a sought-after decoration, a mountain spirit, all the comforts, and authenticity. The chalet has been constantly published (magazines, decoration sites, and television programs). It has a south-facing location: bright from sunrise to sunset. There are 2 terraces with a wonderful view over the plains and the mountains. It is very quiet, in the middle of nature, 10 min away from the Diablerets station. There is a good transport connection to the Villars station. The chalet is 30 min away from Gstaad and Montreux. We offer a flexible rental for using 2 or 3 bedrooms (different rate). The minimum stay is 1 week. The chalet with a permanent moderate temperature is heated by Minérgie standard, using geothermal energy and a heating pump. There is a double-oriented fireplace between the living room and dining room, creating a magic atmosphere. In all seasons, sporty and non-sporty people can enjoy all the facilities located nearby. The region offers a large variety of activities. There are interesting places for children and adults. The owners will share with their clients all the good plans and addresses.

Catherine Holinger
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Catherine Holinger

We are a couple that loves the mountain, the architecture, and the decoration.

Catherine Holinger purchased this chalet in 2010

Why Catherine Holinger chose Ormont-Dessus

We fell in love with the property. The renovation of this small farmhouse from the 18th century was a challenge. We did not want to change its wonderful aspect. We created larger spaces and employed local artisans. Families, friends, and clients will feel like home. During winter, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, skiing trips, and snowshoes. In the summer, you will enjoy the mountain biking trips and many musical and tourist activities for children and adults.

What makes this chalet unique

The chalet has been published many times (TV, magazines, and decoration sites). The renovation has been carried out by architects respecting the original style of the chalet. It offers a wonderful view, a unique calm, and a "unique location in the world." It is very close to the station and there is a parking space in the chalet


Ormont-Dessus Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Ski Locker
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Flexibility: rent 2 or 3 bedrooms for a different rate. Each bedroom has a large 160 x 200-cm bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Parasol
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(26 traveler reviews)

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Wonderful and bright charming, renovated, and with a lot of charm
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Absolutely Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was fantastic! The chalet is even nicer than the pictures. There are so many neat details in the decoration to be enjoyed. The amenities are all very high end and modern, while at the same time there are really interesting antiques providing loads of character. The owner was extremely helpful and easy to reach for any needs during our stay. We definitely hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very nice testimony. Nice that your whole family had a great time: grand-parents, parents and babies! We are loockinfg forward for your next stay..
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Magnifique chalet

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine de rêve dans ce magnifique chalet. La literie est de très bonne qualité, les sanitaires impeccables. La cuisine est fonctionnelle et nous avons regretté l'absence d'un réchaud et caquelon à fondue , même si les bonnes adresses pour manger une fondue ne manquent pas au village ...

Son emplacement est idéal pour de belles balades et le village des Diablerets est très agréable.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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tipp toppe Ferienunterkunft in wunderschöner Umgebung

  • 4 of 5

Chalet war toll mit allem drum und dran, heimelig.

Aussenplätze sind super morgens und abends, voll sonnenbeschienen.

Die Strasse ist morgens leider recht befahren:-(

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Très belles vacances d'été au calme

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons particulièrement apprécié notre séjour dans le chalet de Catherine, qui correspond tout à fait à la description qui en est faite (ah, tout de même attention pour les grands comme moi, ces vieux chalets n'étaient pas élevés, à part dans le salon, pensez à baisser la tête :-)). Le chalet est décoré avec goût et est très agréable à vivre, se trouve à l'écart sur une petite route, ce que l'on recherchait, mais pas très éloigné des Diablerets (moins de 10' en voiture, et pour les courageux, 80m de dénivelée jusqu'à l'arrêt du train). Pour ne rien gâcher, Catherine reste toujours très disponible pour vous aider en cas de soucis, échanges faciles et agréables. Nous avons bien apprécié les Diablerets, petite station de montagne où il n'y a pas la foule mais où on peut prévoir de multiples activités. Et pour les randonnées, il y a l'embarras du choix même si trouver un vallon totalement déserté et sauvage est difficile : nous sommes en Suisse, et les suisses sont trop attachés à leurs montagnes pour que vous ne rencontriez personne durant une rando :-) !

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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zenitude totale dans un lieu enchanteur.

  • 5 of 5

Un magnifique chalet suisse comme dans les livres. Situation très ensoleillée avec une vue grandiose.

Confortable, pratique et très belle déco.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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One of a kind

  • 5 of 5

We have spent a perfect week in this cozy, charm full, beautifully decorated chalet with a real spirit. We enjoyed the music available, the open fire, the practical kitchen, the views, the two terraces (sun in the morning on the first one and sun in the afternoon on the other one) and the beautiful surroundings "of the road". The village Les Diablerets has his authentic charm (not too touristic) and plenty possibilities for a perfect ski holiday (Glacier 3000/Les Diablerets/ Vers l’Eglise).

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
125 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
The Diablerets centre
Nearest Golf
28 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Le Rosex
Nearest Motorway
28 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
4 Kilometres
The Diablerets
Nearest Beach
32 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Quitter, A9 motorway, E27, Aigle exit. Go through Aigle direction the Diablerets. 1 km ahead, you will find Rosex. Turn right and continue on the Voëttes route. The chalet is approximately 1 km ahead (see map). Surrounding restaurants: - L'Ours Restaurant located in Vers l'Eglise - Les Viaux Restaurant in the Diablerets - La Grange Restaurant in the




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $738.37
Nettoyage $246.12
Si plus de 4 personnes $ 30.77 per person per night
Stay tax $3.45 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Linge de maison supplémentaire sur demande CHF 25.- par personne

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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