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Chalet Chimère, Leysin Switzerland

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A superb vacation home, with breathtaking views, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, near Geneva and Montreux

Spring, Summer and Autumn 2014 rental rates published!


Situated just outside Leysin village, at an altitude of 4,500′, Chalet Chimère (formerly Chalet Damami)Chalet front view is south-facing, overlooking the towering mountains of the Alpes Vaudoises with stunning views towards Les Diablerets Glacier, Villars, Les Dents du Midi, Mt Blanc and the Rhône Valley (often submerged under a sea of cloud) far below.View from behind the chalet, facing south towards Les Diablerets GlacierRecently modernised to a high-standard, this traditional Swiss chalet offers exceptionally comfortable modern accommodation in a classic Alpine setting on the peaceful outskirts of historic Leysin. A friendly French speaking village, Leysin offers numerous attractions for all ages, with a dozen excellent restaurants, several sports centres, two supermarkets and varied shopping.

Mid-level Balcony ViewDesigned for 8-10 guests, the chalet is available for rental either as a complete family home, or 3 fully-equipped self-contained apartments. Chalet Chimère has an attractive garden, a small stream, two garages and off-road parking.

Leysin enjoys excellent road and rail connections and is approximately 1hr 30mins (125kms) east from Geneva, 30mins from Montreux and 45mins from Lausanne. During the summer and winter seasons an hourly shuttle bus runs throughout the village, stopping outside the chalet. There are several pleasant walks into the village, taking 15-20 mins; an efficient taxi company is based in Leysin with minibuses available; bicycles are available at the chalet.

Leysin is convenient for excellent day trips to nearby well-known towns and villages, including Gstaad, Les Mosses, Rougemont, Villars, Château d’Oex, Saanen, Glacier 3000, Les Diablerets, Lausanne, Montreux and Vevey. There are also numerous attractions including the superb spa at Lavey Les Bains, the Fondation Pierre Gianadda Museum, with gardens and Roman ruins, near Martigny, and of course, fabulous Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). All are less than 40 mins by car, post bus or train.

You may email the chalet’s manager directly using this contact form.

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