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Villars Holiday Rental 'Chalet Duc' close to Villars



Updated: 05-Sep-2016
Traditional Charming Swiss Chalet, with Great Views, within 200m of Ski Lift

This large 5 bedroom traditional chalet has a layout ideal of two families or larger groups. Set in a very quiet yet very convenient location with an authentic and homely quality. Only a short walk to ski lifts and shops making Chalet Duc a fabulous holiday rental with all the comforts of home.

Sleeps 12 Comfortably. 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en suites). Large kitchen with dining area, cozy lounge area with open fireplace. Sunny outdoor patio and furniture. Parking in chalet drive. Central heating, laundry room with facilities, TV with european satellite, pre-paid internet.

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.

The Village: The village of Barboleuse is situated between Villars and Gryon. This is a traditional, un-spoilt area of Swizerland located on a sunny shelf in the Alpes Vaudoise which enjoys a full southerly aspect with plenty of sun all day long and superb views of the Dents du Midi range and Mont Blanc.

You won't find concrete high rises, bleak 'purpose built' resort accommodation or the catered chalet package holiday crowd. What you will find are authentic chalets ecclectically arranged on the hillsides, friendly affordable restaurants and a warm, mountain style welcome. If you are looking for a lively night out then there are a couple of trendy bars and clubs in the village.

Skiing: The ski areas are reached either by one of the two cable cars (Barboulouse or Roc d'Orsay) or via a rack and pinion mountain train up to the Col de Bretaye, both afford spectacular views in both Winter and Summer.

There are a number of ski / snowboard schools which have a high standard of instruction and smaller classes than you might otherwise expect. Ecole de Ski Villars is the official ski and snowboard school since 1974. The Villars Swiss Ski and Snowboard School has more than 100 certified ski and snowboard instructors. The Riderschool Villars teaches snowboarding exclusively. For children and beginners there is a nursery lift in the village.

Other Activities: Skiing

Villars Gryon, excluding the Les Diablerets Glacier, has 100 km of marked ski runs. At an altitude of 1200m - 2120m there is a perfect blend of runs to suit all tastes. Including the Les Diablerets Glacier there is 220 km of marked ski runs up to 3000m.


There are 25 km of cleared paths for walking and snowshoeing. Non-skiers can enjoy a beautiful walk in the sunshine around the lake of Bretaye at 1800 metres.


The Villars 18 hole golf course boasts breathtaking views over the Dents du Midi mountain range. In the winter this course forms part of the ski piste.

Kids Adventure

There is an adventure park at Aigle (Parc Aventure) and and for adults and children the aqua parc at Le Bouveret is open all year round and is just a 25 minute drive.


Trails covering over 120km of challenging forest area.

There is also an artificial ice rink, indoor swimming pool, indoor tennis, squash, fitness centre and bowling alley.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 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 : Barboleuse at 850 Metres Nearest Golf : Villars/Bretaye at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Barboleuse at 850 Metres Nearest Motorway : Bex at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Barboleuse at 850 Metres Nearest Ski : Barboleuse at 650 Metres Car: not necessary

Barboleuse, part of the dynamic 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
1 Sep 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas 2016/17
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 5 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter half terms 2017
6 Feb 2017 - 12 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 £826
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.

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

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.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 05-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • chalet


  • Family


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, private use of bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, private use of bedroom 2
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, private use of bedroom 3
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, shared by bedrooms 4 and 5
  • All bathrooms have heated towel rails.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 4 - 4 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 4 Single Bed
  • Bedrooms 1-3 all have private en suites bathrooms. Bedroom 4-5 share a family bathroom.


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

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