Swiss Alps: old huts to chic chalets
There should have been a collection of high-design chalets around here somewhere, all floor-to-ceiling glass and exposed concrete, according to the website images.At the back of the first hut, we spied a couple in a wooden hot-tub, wine on a table beside them.Then our own little hut, the Mayen à Madeleine, where a peek inside revealed modern interiors – like the pictures I’d seen.From the outside, his seven mayens look as they have for 200 to 300 years – pretty larch huts, raised on stilts, weathered by snow and wind.Its 260-strong list includes more remote hikers’ huts, ski chalets and farms.
Explore our luxury chalets to discover bliss in the Swiss Alps
The Swiss Alps is a much vaunted region, and with very good reason.For lovers of skiing, the Swiss Alps are home to some of the most glamorous and iconic Alpine ski resorts.The sporty resorts of Verbier and Zermatt, with their quaint, alluring and peaceful villages are two of the best Swiss Alps holiday destinations.At Le Collectionist, we have a number of excellent luxury holiday homes in the beautiful setting that is the Swiss Alps.ZermattMake Zermatt home at Chalet McKinleyZermatt is one of the prime luxury holiday destinations in the Swiss Alps, and Chalet McKinley embodies this.
Running brand On creates On Mountain Hut in Swiss Alps
The On Mountain Hut, which sleeps two, was created by the footwear brand to showcase the valley where co-founders, Olivier Bernhard, Caspar Coppetti and David Allemann, conceived of On."On was born in the Swiss Alps."The On Mountain Hut was built as a tribute to the remarkable landscape and to share the source of our inspiration with the world.The two-storey mountain cabin has been clad in reflective corrugated material so that it has a minimal visual impact on its alpine location."We meticulously selected materials that were 100 per cent sustainable, that would keep with the alpine setting and make the mountain hut zero-waste," explained Brunner.
10 Mountain Huts Hikes in Swiss Alps
As such, doing hikes in Swiss Alps is an experience all nature enthusiasts should try at least once in their lives.Depending on the language area you visit, you can find these mountain huts called as Rifugio, Refuge, Capanna, Cabane or Hütte (Switzerland has four national languages).You might be interested to read this: Weekend in Norway: Trolltunga Hike GuideThese mountain huts were initially made for expert hikers as a turning point or for overnight accommodation.The Gafadura Hut (Gafadurahuette)The Gafadura hut, exterior view.The Krönten Hut (Kröntenhütte SAC)Kröntenhütte SAC, exterior view, 08/2016 © davidschwizer.chThis mountain house is perfect for people who enjoy mountain lakes and climbing to the gardens nearby.
First Homes in the Swiss Alps
Cervin Park, TäschOnly a few minutes' drive from the telecabine, and within easy walking distance of the centre of the village, Chalet Sassiere has 3 bedrooms and a private spa/wellness area.With commanding views and an impressive double-height living space this chalet makes for an imposing mountain base.With 3 bedrooms and superb views, this property is immersed by nature, combining robust, concrete elements with meadowed surroundings.Priced at 1,190,000 CHF.A 3 bedroom apartment on the ground floor, Apartment 2 is designated for a Swiss First Home purchase only.Situated on the first floor, with two bedrooms and a 30.9 sqm balcony, the final apartment - B5 - is priced at 625,000 CHF.
Fabulous ski chalet offers an idyllic getaway in the Swiss Alps
London-based studio Louise Jones Interiors is responsible for the design of this fabulous snow-topped ski chalet in the mountains of beautiful Courchevel, Switzerland.During the warmer months, the extra balcony space is perfect for enjoying the welcoming views and entertaining guests.Tell Us: What do you think of the overall design of this Swiss chalet?Note: Need more Switzerland ski chalet inspiration?We have showcased several beautiful homes here on 1 Kindesign, take a look: Magnificent Chalet Trois Couronnes in Switzerland, Luxurious Chalet Zermatt Peak in the Swiss Alps and Modern-rustic chalet perched in the Swiss Alps.
An Unconventional Chalet Rises in the Swiss Alps
An Unconventional Chalet Rises in the Swiss Alps Built in the shape of a Rubik’s Cube, this wooden cottage is anything but traditional.In Switzerland, the term “raccard” designates the traditional granaries that can be found in the Alps and surrounding areas.Designed by Chevallier Architectes, the Caraccard chalet (a portmanteau of “character” and “raccard”), as it came to be known, lives up to its name.Located on an alpine plateau in France’s Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, the wooden structure rises from a pre-existing concrete base.Floor-to-ceiling windows bathe the interior in natural sunlight, and provide 360-degree views of the surrounding Alps.
7 incredible Swiss mountain cabins to visit this weekend
If you’ve never visited one, this weekend is the perfect time (weather permitting) as 70 of SAC’s cabins throw open their doors for an open weekend.These questions and more will be answered in a series of films, talks and guided tours by SAC members and hut-keepers during the weekend.This weekend you can join a guide who will tell you about the cabin’s history and inner workings as you hike up to the hut.This weekend there will be talks on the history of the cabin and its technical capabilities, plus a special lunch on the Sunday.Like many of the cabins, its history dates back to the early 20th century.
Definition and origin [ edit ]The term chalet comes from the Arpitan-speaking part of Switzerland and the French Savoy region, and originally referred to the hut of a herder.Over the years, the term 'chalet' changed to be applied generally to holiday homes, whether built in a strictly Alpine style or not.In the United States, Alpine ski chalets are gaining popularity in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region during winter months.Owners of these ski chalets often hire property management companies to manage and rent their property. See also [ edit ]References [ edit ]Bibliography [ edit ]
Historic cabin in the Wildkirchli cave in the Appenzell region of
Historic cabin in the Wildkirchli cave in the Appenzell region of Switzerland is a photograph by Miroslav Liska which was uploaded on August 15th, 2019.
Luxurious chalet in the Swiss Alps offers ski resort winter escape
Chalet Aconcagua is a luxurious chalet that is available as a vacation rental, located in the heart of Zermatt, Swiss Alps, Switzerland.Nestled in a brand new development called the ‘7 Heavens’, the villa showcases sweeping views of the Matterhorn.The chalet offers two kitchens, one for personal use and the other as a professional kitchen for use by professionally trained chefs at your disposal.What WE Love: This luxurious chalet offers every amenity you could possibly wish for in a highly desirable location.RELATED: Ultra-fabulous Chalet One Oak in village of ComblouxRELATED: Luxurious Chalet Edelweiss in Courchevel 1850
House Envy: Stunning Swiss Alps Chalet Will Cause It
By The EditorsDon’t be fooled by the calendar: it may be spring, but this renovated Swiss chalet has us one foot by the fire and the other doggedly struggling its way into a ski boot.Amsterdam-based architecture firm SeARCH updated the existing structure of this traditional chalet in the Swiss Alps town of Anzère, which unfortunately for us tourists is a private residence.The goal of the renovation was to declutter the facade and interior layout while retaining the classic chalet style of the building (gabled roof, solid wood structure, stone foundation).The result is a covetable three-level stunner of terraced concrete, wood and glass with an elevator-accessible garage built into the mountainside.All images by Ossip via Wallpaper*
Cottage in the Swiss Alps Switzerland Jigsaw Puzzle by Matthias
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Inside Richard Branson's Exclusive Ski Lodge At Verbier In The
A ski resort loved by royals and socialites, Verbier is known as one of the most exclusive winter destinations in the world.In fact, the newly-engaged Princess Eugenie is said to have met her fiancé there.Well, yeah, if you're staying at Virgin billionaire Richard Branson's private lodge.Snow bunnies looking for a truly luxurious après-ski experience can rent out his five-story haven at the tune of about $100,000 per week during peak season.Once you take a look inside, you'll know why it's worth it.
The Swiss Chalet - Design for the Arts & Crafts House
This example, now at the Swiss Open-Air Museum Ballenberg, is used as a bread bakery.Photo: Swiss Open-Air Museum BallenbergThe footprint is typically compact, probably to minimize the amount of excavation required when building on steep terrain.In disagreement with Ruskin, William Dana, in The Swiss Chalet Book (1913), wrote of the broad appeal and suitability of the chalet.Photo: Swiss Open-Air Museum BallenbergThe chalet was likely introduced to America by tastemaker A.J.By this same metric, chalets like those found at the Swiss Open-Air Museum Ballenberg would not qualify as architecture.
Avoid the Crowd and Rent an Authentic Swiss Chalet
Avoid the Crowd and Rent an Authentic Swiss ChaletSwiss mountains carry with them a feeling of freedom.Montagne AlternativeFirst, the name of the accommodation, Montagne Alternative, is already promising.Indeed, with three beautifully restored barns and hotel rooms, we are spoiled for choice.On the other hand, the hotel rooms are ideal for a romantic getaway.Montagne Alternative offers a range of catering services going from Picnic baskets to a private chef tasting.
The Best Luxury Summer Retreats in the Alps
We offer centrally located chalets and at the other end of the spectrum, the most exclusive private luxury chalets.Here are our top picks of the best luxury summer retreats in the Alps.Arguably one of the most private luxury chalets in the Alps is the San Lorenzo Lodge, just outside of Brunico in the Dolomites, Italy.The sunken hot tub and large deck are perfect for both entertaining and relaxation, where better to spend your luxury summer holiday in the Alps?As far as private luxury summer chalets go these are our top picks in great summer alpine resorts all around the Alps.
Best winter holiday chalets in Canada, Norway and Switzerland
Mountain culture is a contemporary gear fetishist's dream - whether you're skiing, hiking, or launching yourself downhill in any number of dramatic ways.Yet as you trudge back to your accommodation, a glaring anachronism becomes clear: traditional design dominates in domiciles.Read more: Hit the slopes in luxury with our ultimate guide to the best skiing gearStill, there are notable exceptions.The following four projects offer a fresh take on the age-old mountain cabin, re-interpreting traditional forms to create audacious alpine modernism for the truly adventurous.Shown below is the interior of a V House.
Hidden Gems in the Swiss Alps
Escape from it all and enjoy breathtaking scenery, quiet ski slopes, and luxury chalets in Switzerland without compromising on quality and choice.With the option to book separately or combined, these luxury chalets in Crans Montana are arguably some of the most impressive chalets in Switzerland.Also part of the immense 4 Valleys ski region, La Tzoumaz offers the idyllic base for a secluded ski chalet holiday in Switzerland.By way of secluded luxury chalets in Switzerland, Chalet V ticks all the boxes.Our Ski Specialists will be delighted to help you make plans for your next luxury chalet holiday in Switzerland.