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3 1/2 Room non-smoking apartment with free WIFI and Matterhorn view

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Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment in Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland - 5 Minute Walk To The Klein Matterhorn Departure Station Giving Access To All Ski Areas And Italy

This quiet residential property, rated 4* by the Zermatt Tourist Office, is located less than 5 minutes walk from the Klein Matterhorn departure station which gives access to the entire Zermatt ski area and Cervinia, Italy. Going towards the village, you will reach the church and the Bahnhofstrasse in 5 minutes, as well as many excellent restaurants, après ski spots, a bakery, grocery, wine shop, ski schools and rentals, and the Alpine Centre.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Ann
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About Ann

I have been going to Zermatt for over 20 years and have definitely fallen under its spell. The mighty Matterhorn towering above the little village can leave no one indifferent. I bought my first property in in Zermatt in 1994 and this is where I live now in winter. In summer I alternate between Zermatt and Geneva where i have lived for many years. My hometown was Wimbledon and I still manage to get back there on the special occasion that takes place at the end of June/beginning of July.

Ann purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Ann chose Zermatt-Matterhorn

I acquired the Gornerwald property in 2003 when the estate agent told me of a proposal to build a lift from Furi to Riffelberg. This effectively was the missing link to connect up the whole area in both directions from the departure station of the Matterhorn Express, which is just 100 meters from the apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

In less than 5 minutes in ski boots you can be on your way to Italy, or the Gornergrat area or all the way over to Sunnegga...just depends where the best snow is!

8 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect apartment in the most beautiful ski resort in the world

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well equipped apartment in a great location for quick access to Klein Matterhorn lifts (5 min walk) and an easy 10-15 min walk into town. Ann, our hostess, was very accommodating, thanks for the coffee, wine and beautiful welcome tulips. Stunning views of the Matterhorn, what better way to end a day of fab skiing, than a beer and a view sitting on the sunny balcony. We'll be back, thank you

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review, glad Gornerwald ticked all the boxes for you and look forward to seeing you again soon.
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5

Clean, spacious, well equipped flat with great views and easy ski access

  • 5 of 5

We went as a family of 4 adults, 2 of which did not ski (I broke my foot 3 weeks before the holiday!). The flat suited us perfectly, the location for skiing is perfect and yet within very easy walking distance from the village. It is quiet, and has stunning views. It does not get much sun in the winter but it does get the end of day sun and if you're out skiing all day it really doesn't matter. I highly recommend this property and hope to be able to go there again myself.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and so glad you liked the apartment and have recommended it to others.
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5

wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Ann's apartment for a ski vacation. It was everything we expected and had the added bonus of Ann's advice and recommendations on tickets, groceries, restaurants and even a hotel suggestion for an extended night stay. The apartment was comfortably equipped for the 4 of us, 2 adults and 2 grown sons, to eat and relax together at night. Beds without footboards were great for the tall among us. I would suggest bringing your favorite pillow if you don't like firm.

We opted to eat in for most of our meals as the restaurants in Zermatt are fairly expensive. Grocery stores were convenient at the end of the day to pick up what we wanted. Wi-Fi was a lifesaver for computer and streaming at night. Location is fantastic with easy walk to Matterhorn lift in ski boots (which I don't usually do). Snow amounts were a disappointment and limited skiing but you can't predict that when planning. Easy walk to restaurants, clubs and stores, which we did several times for dinner, nightlife and shopping. Be sure to check out the Matterhorn Museum while your there.

Ann was so easy to work with and promptly responded to my many questions before and during our trip. I would highly recommend this stay in Zermatt. It looks to be a beautiful spot in the summer too.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review which is helpful and informative for future guests. I really appreciate you taking the time to submit it and hope to see you back one day.
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5

Nice quiеt appartment, Convenient location

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well-equipped apartment. Two bedrooms well-separated, so guests do not interfere at night. Stove, oven and dishwasher in the kitchen. Lots of stuff you might need, like spices, sugar, coffee, etc were left in the kitchen, so you don't need to worry at least initially. Washing machine in the bathroom. Magnificent view from the windows. Very close to the main gondola. You can walk there in regular boots, and leave then either in lockers, or just put on the shelf.

The host, Ann, is amazing. Her advises helped us a lot with logistics, etc. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am really glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, I really appreciate all the very flattering comments you have made. Look forward to seeing you again soon
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5

Excellent all round

  • 5 of 5

Just as per the description the appt was well positioned and easy to get to, I much preferred this end of town to the sunnega area! Very easy to get up to the lifts at furi or catch the ski bus. The appt was very roomy, well maintained and the block was quiet. The description of layout and facilities was accurate. Wifi worked well (vip with teens on board) The little washing machine was a useful addition. Zermatt is an expensive town to eat out but we did go to 'Sparky's' and the woodfired pizza place just by the lifts, the rest of the time we self catered, shopping in the coop by the train station. We had not the best ski conditions but still managed to clock up a lot of miles getting to Italy on a few of the days, we used summit ski instructors for one of the group and were very happy with them. Would I go back to the same appt? Yes! Summer or winter you could have a great holiday here and Ann's appt would make a great base. She always responded quickly to any queries during the booking process and the whole trip went very smoothly. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really pleased you enjoyed your holiday and the apartment. Thank you for the very nice review and look forward to seeing you again in summer or winter. ann
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5

Fantastic apartment & advice

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is fantastic - importantly it is located less than 5 minutes walk (in ski gear and with kids!) from the main cable car up to the glacier ski areas. It's also well equipped and even has views of the Matterhorn (which we still found awe-inspiring even at the end of the holiday).

Even more important for us was the advice that Ann provided before we came (and before we had even booked). This was our first skiing adventure with our two children (aged 6 and 8) and was to be combined with a trip to Zurich to see friends. Ann was very generous in providing heaps of great advice on how we could make the holiday work - from booking ski-school to advice on travelling to Zermatt by car as we did and what to do if the weather turned. It really was appreciated and played a big part in us enjoying a holiday that is up there with the best we have ever had.

It was lovely to meet Ann on the slopes one lunchtime for a drink to thank her for all the advice and we really hope to be returning to Zermatt soon

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and I am very happy that this holiday was such a success for all your family. It was a pleasure to be able to help you planning your trip: arriving in Zermatt can be challenging when you are not familiar with all the options. I enjoyed meeting you and look forward to your next visit!
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Location

From the Owner

I acquired the Gornerwald property in 2003 when the estate agent told me of a proposal to build a lift from Furi to Riffelberg. This effectively was the missing link to connect up the whole area in both directions from the departure station of the Matterhorn Express, which is just 100 meters from the apartment.

Activity and Interests

Travel:

Zermatt is a car-free village. It can be accessed easily by train in about 3 1/2 hours from Zurich and Geneva airports where the train station is at the airport (can also be reached from Sion, Basel and Milan). If you are driving you must leave your car at Tasch and then proceed by shuttle train or taxi to Zermatt. Trolleys are available at the parking in Tasch which you can take on the train. On arrival in Zermatt, the easiest way to the apartment with baggage is by taxi.

Further Details:

During the summer months Zermatt offers lots of walking and hiking trails, mountain biking, climbing, fishing, an accrobranche Forest Fun Park, tennis, volleyball, and for younger children a Wolli play park with lake and a barbecue area. The Zermatt Tourist Office can provide more information.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
last minute march
18 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,206
for 7 nights
From
£172
 
 
easter
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 7 nights
From
£215
 
 
spring
15 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£517
for 4 nights
From
£129
£904
 
 
Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£603
for 4 nights
From
£151
£904
 
 
autumn
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£517
for 4 nights
From
£129
 
 
christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 7 nights
From
£215
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,014
for 7 nights
From
£431
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To confirm the availability of the apartment please phone the owner or send an email. A deposit of 40% of the rental is required at the time you make the reservation and the balance is due a month before arrival. Payments can be made in Swiss francs or Euro. A contract setting out all the details will be sent to confirm the reservation.

Changeover Day:
In the high season, changeover day is Saturday. Arrival is 16.00 and departure is 12.00.

Notes on prices:
Prices include bed, bath and kitchen linen, and final cleaning. Tourist taxes are chf2.50 per person per day. Free WIFI.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

In less than 5 minutes in ski boots you can be on your way to Italy, or the Gornergrat area or all the way over to Sunnegga...just depends where the best snow is!

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom with bath/shower, WC, wash basin and small clothes washer. One shower room with wash basin and WC

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with twin beds

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside: There is a wonderful view from the balcony of the Matterhorn on one side and the village on the other side. The balcony has a dining table and chairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are provided and included in the rental. The beds are made up prior to arrival.

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