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Fantastic Ski Chalet Village Centre 900m from Ski Lift



Updated: 05-Sep-2016
Fresh Modern Chalet with Fantastic Panaromic Views, Easy Ski Access

This large 5 bedroom fully renovated Swiss ski chalet is ideally located in central Villars. Set in a quiet yet very convenient location affording amazing panoramic views. Only a short walk to ski lifts and shops making Chalet Criquet a fabulous holiday rental with all the comforts of home plus a few extra luxuries.

Sleeps 8 maximum. 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. Large open kitchen, dining area, with large bright lounge area and open fireplace. Sunny outdoor patio and balcony with furniture. Parking in chalet drive. Central heating, laundry room with facilities, TV with European satellite, WiFi and Sonos.

Ideal for both winter and summer rental. With 225km of ski runs, ski schools, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing and a snow garden for children to learn to ski. There are 300km of hiking paths and 120km of mountain bike trails. Also a high altitude 18 hole Golf course at 1600m. Close proximity to various family based activities in the area.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Manager

Speaks English, French, Italian

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Geneva at 110 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Villars-sur-Ollon at 800 Metres Nearest Golf : Bretaye/Villars at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Villars-sur-Ollon at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Aigle at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Villars at 800 Metres Nearest Ski : Villars-sur-Ollon at 1 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Villars/Gryon mountain ski area is a popular lively all year round resort. Over looking the Rhone Valley with stunning views of Mt Blanc and the French Alpes.

220km of ski runs including the Diablerets Glacier 3000. The mix of intermediate runs and great off piste will keep the whole family entertained. There is a well maintained snow park and a sledging run with tow rope.

Children under 9 ski for free!

Apres ski bars and night life. Fabulous restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping.

FREE fun family entertainment at the outdoor ice skating, indoor swimming pool, bowling lane, tennis courts, mini golf and mini-railway with the Free Access Card in summer.

Large range of summer outdoor sports activities- mountain biking, hiking, golf, tennis, swimming.

WIthin 45 mins of Montreux, Verbier, Lake Geneva, Gstaad, tree-top adventure park, water slide park, zoo, castle, chocolate factory.

English babysitting and child care services.

Other Activities: hiking, snow shoeing, sledging

Golf: You will be simply enchanted by the magnificence of the Villars Golf Club, which was founded in 1922 and is situated on a south facing plateau at an altitude of 1660 m, facing the Alps and the Mont Blanc.

Members and visitors can gather in the welcoming comfort of the fabulous Club House, where you will find all the facilities: reception, office, pro-shop, equipment for hire, changing rooms, and restaurant.

The 18 hole, par 70, 5288m Golf Course, is accessible to all those with a Golf Course Authorisation (AP) or Green Card.

They also offer the use of a sheltered driving range, an approach green and a putting green.

The Golf course is open 7 days a week from mid-May until the end of October.

Ski: Over more than 120 km of trails, family skiing in Villars-Gryon is a real joy!

A very varied ski area, offering something for everyone from runs for children, moving carpet, carrousel and rope tow, to runs for skilled skiers, not to mention the magnificent snowpark on the Chaux-Ronde run.

Villars-Gryon is an ideal destination for spending unforgettable winter holidays with your family.

The ski schools of Villars and Gryon offer group lessons and private lessons, with fully qualified instructors, for learning or perfecting ski and snowboard skills.

Enjoy a great time with your family!

Ski altitude 1200m - 3000m

Easy skiing - 30%

Intermediate skiing - 60%

Advanced skiing - 10%

Ski lift prices between 40-60 Swiss Francs per adult per day.

Children under 9 ski for FREE!!


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
autumn 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
christmas 2016/17
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter ski 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
winter ski half terms 2017
4 Feb 2017 - 11 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £827
Stay tax CHF5 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 9 years.

The rental price is self catering in Swiss Francs CHF for the whole chalet or apartment. 30% of total rental is payable on booking being accepted. The balance rental plus 1000CHF damage deposit is due 8 weeks prior to arrival date.

Payment is made by CREDIT CARD or BANK TRANSFER.

7 night minimum stay February, Christmas and New Year Holidays. No check in or out on the 25th or 31st Dec or 1st Jan

Prices include:
Electricity and Heating
Bed linen and bath towels
Hand & tea towels
Cleaning materials for the use of guests during the stay.
Cleaning and preparation of the accommodation prior to arrival & on departure.

Prices exclude:
Extra cleaning- outside of above mentioned
Swiss tourist tax - visitors pay at the Tourist office for a 'Freedom Pass' (June to October inclusive) OR 'Visitors C

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 05-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • chalet


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, en suite to bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, shared by bedroom 2 and 3
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, en suite bedroom 4
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, for bedroom 5
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, WC only
  • All bathrooms have heated towels rails.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, single beds pushed together to make a double
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, en suite
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, with en suite


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden


  • Self-catering

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