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Apartment in a typical Swiss Chalet with Water Fall & Mountain views

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

One Bedroom Apartment With Mountains & Water Falls Views

The apartment is a ground floor apartment, very nice, simple, well decorated with modern rustic furniture and comfortable. It has one bedroom with a large double bed and lovely mountain views, one toilet with a large shower, a open plan kitchen - living area with stunning views from the valley, mountains and water falls, the living area has a comfortable double size sofa bed. The apartment is located in a quiet area of Lauterbrunnen up the hill at a waking distance from the train station, grocery shop, bank, post office, etc... This apartment is a perfect place to relax.


Owner
Helena Francis
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Swiss German
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 November, 2017

About Helena Francis

We a small family living in the area for more 10 years now. We LOVE the valley, is a gorgeous place to visit and perfect for everyone. We have other apartment renting in the area and we manage a few more for other owners. We have long experience with tourist and we always try to help our guests enjoying the area as much as possible.

Helena Francis purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Helena Francis chose Lauterbrunnen

We recently got this house and we very happy here. The chalet is a ECO friendly made property called by the locals the 'Chalet Terra'. This apartment is what we called 'The retreat' because is located in a very quiet area away from the centre of the village, although is still at walking distance from everything. From the bedroom and living area we can see the main road from the village, the mountains and the water falls that surrounds us. We recently renovated the apartment and is now ready to welcome guests.

What makes this apartment unique

The best benefit of our apartment is by far the fact of it quietness and peaceful location.

Location

Nearest Airport
146 Kilometres
Zurich
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Horner pub
Nearest Golf
16.1 Kilometres
Neuhaus Golf Interlaken
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Lauterbrunnen train station
Nearest Motorway
10.2 Kilometres
Wilderswil
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Center of Lauterbrunnen - several restaurants
Nearest Ski
2.2 Kilometres
Wengen
Car: recommended

Lauterbrunnen is a magic valley, is a all year around place for holidays for everyone, from all different ages!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Lauterbrunnen in Interlaken District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has a underfloor heating system. Large shower room. One sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Area bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double size sofa-bed
  • Lovely bedroom with mountains views, large double bed, very comfortable mattress, electric heating along the wall. Chest of draws with closet on the hall. This room has enough space for a baby cot (not a fold up bed). Living area has a double size sofa-bed, with comfortable firm mattress. The living area has enough space for a fold up bed for young children. It also has a portable electric heating and a fire place heating system.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Apartment in a typical Swiss Chalet with Water Fall & Mountain views
average rating of 5.0 based on 46 reviews
5

Amazing Home, Amazing Location & an Amazing Host

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 days and it was a perfect home away from home. We reached late at night and were welcomed with delicious wine and cookies. Since we were reaching late during a cold night, Helena was thoughtful to turn the heater on before we got there. The house was spotless clean and was equipped with every small necessity. The room has a spectacular view of the Lauterbrunnen valley. The house is conveniently located about 7 mins walk from the Lauterbrunnen station.

Helena was very helpful right from the start and answered all our queries even before we booked the stay. Once there, she gave us tips on what would be the best places for us to see, transport and food.

Initially in a dilemma whether to stay in Wengen/ Murren or Lauterbrunnen, we realised that staying in Lauterbrunnen was the best decision(kind of the center to everything).

This was the most luxurious stay in the most heavenly place. Can't wait to visit it again. Would highly recommend the apartment to anyone visiting Berner Oberland area.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Addingham, Ilkley
5

Superb Swiss Chalet

  • 5 of 5

After many years of holidays in the Lauterbrunnen Valley we have finally found the perfect accommodation. This traditional Swiss chalet really felt like a home from home. It is warm and cosy with its own log burner and an ample supply of logs. Outside it has it's own parking space and lovely seating area with extensive views of snow covered mountains. There is direct access onto footpaths into Lauterbrunnen and up to Wengen.

Helena is just lovely, nothing is too much trouble and the personal touches in the chalet constantly surprised and delighted us. She clearly takes immense pride in wanting your stay to be as perfect as possible. She even went to the trouble of lighting the log burner 15mins before our arrival, what a nice surprise!

We cannot praise highly enough the Lauterbrunnen Valley , the chalet or Helena and cannot wait to return in 2018.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Helena and Family were very welcoming and helpful. The apartment is top notch, with stunning views right from the front door. Very clean and nicely furnished (my wife even went to ikea after this trip to pick up some things she liked in the apartment!). We would strongly recommend to anyone wishing to explore this area of Switzerland. Get a Jungfrau pass to maximize usage of trains and lifts up the mountains (some of these were not 100% covered in the general swiss travel pass).

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent, would highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough great things about this wonderful chalet. Three of us stayed for a week and everything was perfect. A great starting point to many of the great hikes in the area and close enough to town to run to the shops. The bedroom was extremely comfortable and the queen size pull-out was not a regular pull-out, it was very comfortable. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need. The location is picturesque and very, very quiet. Helena and her family are so welcoming and absolutely wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Wonderful 'Retreat'

  • 5 of 5

Returning to Lauterbrunnen to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary I jokingly said that we had fallen in love with Switzerland. Being just the two of us this year, we chose to stay at The Retreat instead of the Francis apartment on the other side of the town. The views were equally impressive and we were still able to survey scenery which was spectacular but also somehow serene. Inside, the accommodation was comfortable, well-appointed and fastidiously clean. Helena and the family extended a very warm welcome to us but ensured that we had our privacy too.

As before, we invested in a Bernese Oberland regional pass which made travel by train, cable car, gondola and boats on the lakes particularly easy and gave us quick access to the mountains where the majesty of the landscape was fully revealed. All that on our doorstep, but yet we also felt that in Lauterbrunnen we were visiting a 'real' community.

This is a place that weaves a spell on you, so ... until the next time!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kuching, Sarawak
5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Our children loved this place! The chalet is very clean and was spacious enough for our family of 4 (including 2 young kids). Both the bed and sofabed were comfortable while the kitchen was well equipped and had basic cooking ingredients plus coffee and tea. We cooked dinner every night during our stay there. Helena promptly responded to all our emails prior to our arrival and was quick to help when we had a bit of an emergency there. You couldn't ask for a better host.

This chalet is on a little hill that took our 7 year old about 15-20 minutes (including a couple of rest stops for her) to walk up from the train station. The chalet was really quiet at night and away from the crowds on the main street which made our stay there even more authentic.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lauterbrunnen, Bernese Oberland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CHF
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£262
for 3 nights
£612
 
 
Winter start
1 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£350
for 4 nights
£612
 
 
Christmas & New year
17 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£688
for 7 nights
£688
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£350
for 4 nights
£612
 
 
High Winter Season
1 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 
 
Late Winter
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£372
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Spring
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£372
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Summer Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£475
for 5 nights
£665
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£372
for 4 nights
£650
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £152.99

Change - Over day is any day of the week for us, not just on Saturday's!
We accept payments via Pay Pal, Bank transfer or TransferWise.
Short stay's considered.

Rates based on 2 people (linen for bed in bedroom included, sofa-bed NOT included ).
Sofa-bed available on request, charged at 100.CHF per week, or part of.
Fold up bed for young child available on request, charged at 50.CHF per child, per week.
Baby cot and Baby high chair available on request, charged at 30.CHF per child, per week, or part of.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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