This luxurious ski-in, ski-out chalet is situated in Courchevel 1850, France. The thoroughly modern designer chalet is comprised of 5,920 square feet (550 square meters) of living space, extending over four floors to provide its guests with the ultimate in luxury. Sleek design pieces and contemporary artwork give the interiors a bright, contemporary feel, flooded with light from the large windows. The top level of the majestic chalet houses the living room with the dining area, the sitting area arranged around the fireplace, home cinema, billiard area, a terrace with stunning views, professional kitchen and a guest cloakroom.
The main entrance houses the master bedroom retreat with a beautiful gas fireplace and en-suite bathroom, as do the other two bedrooms. A level below the main entrance there are two additional bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a games room for kids, cinema room, ski room with ski boot dryer, glove dryer, sky clothes dryer, shower, water closet and the garage. There is also a fabulous wellness area, which features an indoor pool with bar, Hammam, shower and massage table, gym and laundry room. Outdoors, a huge balcony is a great place to enjoy views over the glistening snowfields that surround the chalet and to breathe in the pure mountain air.
The ultimate in luxury, this catered chalet can host up to 10 people with prices from $156,660/week, from here.
Feast your eyes on this luxury ski chalet packed with fabulous spa facilities, high tech gadgets and sumptuous furnishings. Chalet Spa Blanche is a delightful timber chalet that blends in well with the alpine scenery, nestling in the smart Swiss resort of Verbier. This residence combines a bright, high tech contemporary interior with a traditional wooden chalet design. Everything about it is hyper-luxurious, from the Bose sound system and home cinema room to the mirrors that turn into TV screens at the touch of a button. With four bedrooms, the chalet can accommodate up to nine people.
In the living room, located on the top floor, the central fireplace adds to the room’s very modern feel thanks to its mantelpiece decorated with mirrors. It has a hearth that is level with the floor. The living room, with a superbly equipped open-plan kitchen, opens onto a large covered terrace furnished with magnificent sofas and a table that can seat up to 10 people. Zen artwork and sculptures enhance the magnificent design of the chalet. The chalet has the exclusive use of the spa, with treatment room, sauna, steam room, plunge pool, hammam and a fully-equipped gym area, offers a large bay window overlooking the terrace with a large jacuzzi with “swim against the current”.
Rates start from $33,011 per week, from here.
All four beautifully furnished bedrooms have en-suite bathroom facilities and two of the bedrooms can connect.
The chalet is equipped with a lovely cinema and games room with a dart board and European billiards table. The fabulous wine cellar adds a superb finishing touch.
Out on the enormous covered balcony, you can round off the evening on comfy chairs with a warming Cognac, looking out over the twinkling lights of Verbier. You might even be tempted to slip into the huge swim spa on the decking below.
Chalet Norte is an exceptional luxury ski chalet in Verbier, Swiss Alps, Switzerland. Though commanding uninterrupted, breathtaking views over the whole resort, the chalet is incredibly private and a real retreat. Norte is the epitome of elegance and opulence, carrying a regal feel and style up its spiraling staircase from the entrance, all the way up to the beautiful living room. Perfectly placed halfway up the property is the vast wellness area, housing an inviting pool. Not many chalets provide a pool with a view, but floor to ceiling windows at Chalet Norte allow one to feel perched on the mountains edge.
Found throughout the property are numerous works of art, which decorate this incredible chalet to the highest degree. Its luxurious decor and furnishings come courtesy of one of London’s leading interior designers, and floor to ceiling windows provide a constant reminder of the beauty of your surroundings. The chalet staff complete the experience with exceptional service matched only by a 5 star hotel and a traditional twist, not commonly found elsewhere.
Chalet Norte has yet more to offer with a beautiful private cinema, perfect for those winter nights and a wine cave which houses top quality wines to suit all tastes, complete with a peephole window to the depths of the pool. Quite simply, the chalet has everything. Completion was only in 2011, so this truly is a new chalet but with a commanding presence one would expect from a chalet which has seen many a guest come and go.
The Belmont Estate is perched on the mountain side, allowing for unobstructed jaw-dropping views across the valley’s ski runs in Whistler, British Columbia. This private chalet is incredibly spacious boasting over 8,072 square feet (750 square meters) of living space with a contemporary feel. Nestled on seven acres of land, the stunning chalet features five bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, and the guest house has two bedrooms with a loft. Belmont’s most unique attribute is that it has a helipad right outside the door. Forget ‘ski in, ski out’, welcome to ‘Heliski in, Heliski out’!
Stonebridge is one of Whistler’s most exclusive neighborhoods, so it is no wonder this incredible property is located within it. With some fabulous facilities, including a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, a steam room, outdoor firepits, a billiards room, a media room, cinema, private gym, its own garden and not least its own heli-pad, the Belmont estate is a truly exceptional chalet destination for those looking to travel a little further afield.
This sensational ski chalet sleeps 10 + 6: 5 bedrooms & a guest house, with prices ranging from $CAD70,000 to $CAD120,000 per week, from here.
Sheltering amidst the snow-laded pines, Chalet Gentianes is one of the most sought-after luxury ski chalets in Courchevel 1850, France. This is a ski in and out chic mountain retreat with only a five minute walk away from the buzz of Courchevel. Don’t ski past the turning for your private pathway through the trees as you head down the Bellecote piste, or you’ll have to do the run again.
The chalet has been built in a sympathetic alpine style with wood interiors, beautiful aged oak beams and a huge open fireplace and elegant decor. From the deep sofas, squashy sheepskin stools, large dining table with the finest glassware and china, everything in this property has a feeling of understated class. At the basement level, you will find a private swimming pool, Jacuzzi and steam room, a self-contained gym and a massage room.
As you head upstairs and prepare to discover the private cinema and games room, the sumptuous en-suite bedrooms and spectacular top floor living area. Look out for those special little touches such as fresh flowers and luxury toiletries in the bathrooms as you go, the chalet even has a lift.
Now all of this would be impressive enough, but there’s more. Staying at Chalet Gentianes is like being wrapped in a blanket of love. A team of people attends to your every need, from the highly qualified chef to the chauffeur and minibus at your disposal. Not forgetting the dedicated private ski instructor and the near-constant attention of housekeepers. There’s even a concierge service to fulfill your every whim.
Prices start from 2,095 per person for 7 nights with fully catered services, from here.
Chalet Edelweiss is a newly-built temple of mountain luxury nestled amongst pine trees in Courchevel 1850, France. Extending over seven floors and offering a massive 32,292 square feet (3,000 square meters) of living space with eight bedrooms and eight bathroom, it successfully blends the line between a catered chalet and boutique hotel. The ski chalet is built around a stunning spiral staircase and has separate accommodation and access for the numerous dedicated staff.
This luxury chalet offers an entire floor of spa facilities with a pool, gym, therapy room and steam room, a private nightclub in the basement, complete with DJ booth, bar and dance floor. Other luxurious details include a private cinema room, two professional chefs and two butlers, and the ability to ski in and out, a private ski instructor and basement parking which is accessed by a car lift. The slopes are so close, all you have to do is just push open the door of the huge ski room, inhale the pine-scented mountain air, step into your skis and head off down the Bellecote piste.
Just like an exclusive, private hotel, the chalet has a large team to look after guests and provide an all-round pampering experience for everyone. The staff area has its own separate entrance and the privacy of guests is important. From the moment you wake up, everything is taken care of. Delicious breakfasts, bookings made for lunch in the mountains, a chauffeur-driven ride into town, private ski lessons and a massage at the end of the day, this fabulous vacation retreat has it all!
This fabulous ski chalet successfully sleeps 16 people, with a rate of $198,435 per week, from here.
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Nestled into the mountainside, with spectacular views of the resort and surrounding scenery, Chalet Trois Couronnes is a private Alpine Estate in Verbier, Swiss Alps, Switzerland. This masterpiece finished in 2012 has been lovingly created by a team of highly skilled craftsmen, architects, art connoisseurs and interior designers from across Europe. As you turn the key in the ornate wrought iron lock of this luxury ski chalet, you immediately sense that you are entering a truly special and unique property. Stepping into the vast reception and banqueting hall with vaulted ceiling, complete with exquisite antique furniture, superb art gallery and glass wine cellar, confirms this, and yet, you have barely touched the surface.
Venturing deeper into the three buildings of this exceptional chalet, you can’t help but be blown away by the array of stunning authentic features. The chalet is adorned with antique pieces, fine art, gothic fireplaces, forged iron chandeliers and natural stone fountains and washbasins, old wood paneling and floors and ceilings from the 18th and 19th century. The impeccable attention to detail and quality and the adoption of local historical construction techniques translate into an authentic mountain experience.
The entire ground floor of the chalet’s middle building houses a fantastic spa area with pool, hammam, sauna, relaxation area, and terrace with incredible views and an outdoor hot tub. A 19th century, glass encased lift takes you to a lavish master bedroom, with open fireplace, luxury en suite bathroom and private balcony. Seven other luxury en suite bedrooms, each with unique features and plush furnishings are spread across the three wings, in addition to a massive living area, cinema room, wine cellar and Carnotzet and has underground parking for 8 vehicles. The chalet utilizes solar and geothermal heating and is the largest `Minergie` eco-friendly chalet in Verbier.
To stay at this decadent retreat, nightly rates start at $9,704, from here.
This luxury ski chalet in Courchevel 1850 high up in the French Alps, France is the perfect retreat for those who appreciate art and design. The theme of Art Chalet is creative extravagance, and the place is heaving with beautiful works of art and limited edition designer furnishings.
Everything about Art Chalet is spectacular, from the waterfall swimming pool surrounded by four flat screen TVs, to the grand piano in the music area. With seven floors, this luxurious chalet offers total indulgence at your disposal, including a private nightclub with state-of-the-art DJ equipment, sleek glass elevators, a team of staff including a private chef, spa, cinema room and even a casino-style room complete with roulette wheel and card tables.
Climb aboard your private, chauffeured Mercedes 4×4 to be transported to your mansion at the side of the Bellecote piste, among the trees above Courchevel. Let the attentive team of live-in chalet staff pamper you with Champagne and canapés as you take in your magnificent surroundings. Relax in sublime comfort as your private chef prepares an aromatic meal and the manager makes all your arrangements.
Art Chalet may look fairly traditional (in a supersized way) but the metal sculpture by the door offers a clue to the flamboyance within. Sculptures, paintings, lithographies and drawings by artists such as Picasso and Warhol are liberally scattered throughout Art Chalet. Even the light fittings are art installations, and the Japanese toilets are a stylish touch. Secretly, you will be glad of a bad weather day when you can stay home and play in your fabulous mountain mansion.
To stay at this spectacular getaway that sleeps 16, rates start at $211,398, from here.
Nestled amongst the trees of the Chamonix Valley, French Alps this glorious modern chalet complex, spotted on Knight Frank, is comprised of three luxury chalets providing a perfect mix of living and entertaining space in the heart of the famous and exuberant Chamonix Valley ski area.
Located in a private hamlet in the Chamonix Valley, these extraordinary alpine ski chalets complement each other perfectly; providing 12 suites set amongst the three chalets together with spa areas, heated swimming pools and cinema rooms.
The largest of the chalets sits at the head of the hamlet and provides the perfect spot from where to explore the famous Chamonix Valley ski area, busy in both the summer and the winter.
Five bedroom suites are balanced by a cinema room and spa area whilst an outdoor heated swimming pool, sitting in a landscaped garden gives the most amazing private swimming experience under clear alpine skies.
Accompanying the master ski chalet are two additional ski chalets, one providing five additional bedroom suites together with a plunge pool and second cinema room. A smaller, and beautifully intimate, third ski chalet sits between the other two finishing this remarkable trio of alpine ski chalets.
The Heinz Julen Loft is a spectacular Manhattan style loft in Zermatt, Switzerland. The wooden chalet was built in the Swiss Alps, combining floor to ceiling glass windows, steel, textured concrete and wood in a unique style of architecture by designer Heinz Julen. The 3,229 square foot (300 square meters) loft was Heinz’s private home where he hosted many rock-star parties and is now available as a luxury catered vacation rental sleeping up to six people. Close to the Omnia Hotel lifts and the heart of Zermatt village, this is the perfect ski retreat.
The main loft living area has a suspended and illuminated table which can be raised and lowered from coffee table, to dining table, to ceiling height; the latter creating a large party space. In one corner you can play on a baby grand Steinway piano, while in another you can sink into a large sofa and gaze simultaneously at the stunning view over the village and at the crackling fireplace set into the glass wall.
From this level a metal staircase leads up to the mezzanine, with a chill-out area, free standing Jacuzzi bath, cozy dining alcove, a kitchen and cantilevered bar area. As you walk on this floor you will notice that the floating feeling it creates is due to it being made entirely of opaque glass with subtle inset lighting.
Overlooking the main loft area, there are two double en-suite bedrooms, one above the other. The third, master bedroom is very private with its own landing, featuring a free-standing bath with wood-slatted massage cover, an island bed on a rotating floor, his and her bedroom sinks, a separate shower room and water closet, a walk-in wardrobe, a sofa, and a TV set into the glass window.
This fabulous loft retreat in the Swiss Alps can be all yours, with rates from $483 – 1,360 per person, per night, from here.