What higher vantage level to absorb the awe-inspiring Bernese Alps than from a real Swiss chalet? Or two.
These side-by-side chalets in the village of Schönried overlook the Saanen Valley in southwestern Switzerland.
Designed for multi-family visits or household reunions, the bigger chalet, known as Marjolaine, and the smaller Marietta share a standard driveway, a number of out of doors parking areas and a two-car storage. Between them, they whole 4,844 sq. ft of dwelling area.
Consistent with the structure of neighboring houses, the hillside chalets have extensive projecting roofs, balconies and wood facades with ornamental carving. Different traits of the fashion embrace deep eaves, uncovered bracketed beams and enormous home windows.
Contained in the fully renovated Marjolaine chalet, some 3,230 sq. ft of character-filled interiors are adorned with conventional work on the woodwork.
The bottom stage incorporates a lounge, a kitchen outfitted with fashionable home equipment, two bedrooms with en-suite bogs and a number of other storage areas. A sheltered terrace has an out of doors hearth close to a seating space.
The subsequent ground additionally has a lounge, this one with a comfortable nook hearth and scenic views from its giant window. A wooden ceiling with thick beams, in addition to ornamental woodwork on the partitions, brings a heat ambiance to the room.
A eating room sits close to a second kitchen. There’s additionally a main bed room with an en-suite lavatory and one other bed room with a toilet. A big terrace lined with flower containers creates a spot from which to absorb the panorama.
A last en-suite bed room, with wooden partitions and ceiling, occupies the highest ground. An elevator serves all ranges.
The smaller Marietta chalet features a lounge, a eating room, a kitchen, three bedrooms and two bogs inside 1,615 sq. ft. The three-story residence has an exterior staircase main as much as a nook deck.
There are a number of ski resorts within the area, together with the one in Schönried itself with almost 250 kilometers, or 155 miles, of runs. A multi-pass permits skiers and snowboarders to strive the slopes at a number of areas. Cross-country snowboarding, ice skating, tobogganing and climbing are additionally fashionable native pastimes.
Close by Gstaad, about 3.5 kilometers or 2 miles away, is a resort jet-set resort vacation spot recognized for winter sports activities and its summer time classical music pageant.
A wide range of eateries serve Swiss, Italian, Indian and Japanese fare in addition to fondue, bar meals and pizza.
The closest airport is in Berne, about 48 kilometers or 30 miles to the north.
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