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Chalet Cuckoo. Near St Luc, Zinal, Grimentz, Verbier and Zermatt,

Chalet -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Ayer, Canton of Valais, Swiss Alps
Cuckoo is a luxury chalet in the unspoilt Swiss farming village of Ayer in the Val d'Anniviers. Think Heidie and Narnia. Ten minutes drive from the ski resorts of St Luc, Grimentz or Zinal. Ideal for a summer or winter holiday.

Downstairs there is a spacious living room with kitchen and views from the large windows of the tumbling adjacent stream.

The bedroom is ingeniously incorporated into the old wooden raccard with spectacular views of the mountains; there is a king sized double bed and a folding 6 foot (1.78 meter) bed.

The sejour has a high quality double sofa bed. The whole chalet has been completed to a high standard with the emphasis on cozy and comfortable. There is underfloor heating and a shower room with a good supply of hot water.

Ameneties include washing machine, dishwasher, wood burning stove, cable TV an...
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Listing #HL130185
About the Owner
John M
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We had a truly wonderful stay in Chalet Cuckoo. Our host, John, makes everything easy and straightforward. He Is helpful and responsive in accordance with his guests needs. The surrounding area is beautiful; the stream, path that takes you to a well appointed bench with...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Melanie M
BackPacker608826, VR Owner at Chalet Cuckoo. Near St Luc, Zinal, Grimentz, Verbier and Zermatt,, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for the kind review. My aim is to help you have a memorable holiday. When you return please remind me you have been before, I like guest who return.

Reviewed 18 September 2018

We were at cuckoo Chalet in July and it was unforgettable. The location is incredible and we hope to return soon. Wonderful house with everything you need. The owner, John, is very friendly and helped us in everything.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Martalliteras
BackPacker608826, VR Owner at Chalet Cuckoo. Near St Luc, Zinal, Grimentz, Verbier and Zermatt,, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

So glad you had such a memourable holiday. I look forward to your getting in touch. The Chalet is available throughout the year (when not already let!). Try a winter holiday! John

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This chalet was the perfect choice for our walking holiday in the Swiss Alps. The location is amazing, next to a mountain stream, high on the hillside with incredible views across the valley. The Val d'Anniviers is breathtakingly beautiful, with numerous excellent, well-marked walking trails....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank loulou89
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets on request only
    1 Shower
    1 King
    1 Twin
    1 Sofa
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  • Damage Deposit: R 2 229 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment may be made in Euros, CHF or £s A deposit of £150 will secure the let; payment of the balance will be due two months before the holiday A deposit may be requested in addition to the rent at the owner's discretion .

Changeover day normally on a Sunday
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About the neighbourhood

The 'Val d’Anniviers' is an unspoilt valley that leads into the heart of the Alps that form the border between Switzerland and Italy. The valley has numerous farming villages, the most idyllic of which is Ayer, and is surrounded by the 'Imperial Crown' - five mountains over 4000m, including the Matterhorn; this is Heidi country, as suitable for a summer holiday as winter.

Walking, cycling/mountain biking, paragliding, mini golf, bungee jumping (www.bungy.ch), cayoning, mountaineering, tennis, visits to a copper mine, stargazing at the observatory and an aerial adventure park are some of the activities available. Anywhere in the valley you will find a wide range of refuges and restaurants, which make...
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How to get there
Airport: Geneva: 175.0 km
Railway: Sierre: 21.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 850.0 km
To get to Ayer in Valais:
• Either fly to Geneva, Milan Malpensa or Basel with Easyjet. Then hire a car (snow tyres or chains essential in winter, consider roof box) or take a train to Sierre from Geneva Airport, Gallarate (near Milan Malpensa) or Basel Airport. From Sierre take a bus (CarPostal) or taxi (Taxi Anniviers) to Ayer.

• Or drive from the UK (8-10 hours from the channel ports).

• Or take the train (London St Pancras – Paris-Sierre, 10 hours, Eurostar and TGV) to Sierre and bus (C. arPostal) or taxi (Taxi Anniviers) to Ayer.

Directions to Chalet Grouse, Cuckoo and Karma Zoura from Ayer will be sent to you when full payment has been received.

Remember: European Health Insurance Card (available from the Post Office), travel insurance, ski insurance and check passports are in...
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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