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Chalet Betula, a charming alpine retreat.

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Zweisimmen, Canton of Bern
An Idyllically peaceful setting for the perfect Swiss alpine holiday, Chalet Betula is located in Schwarzenmatt, a hamlet situated in the heart of the Berner Oberland enjoying magnificent panoramic mountain views that are quite stunning in both winter and summer.

Inside the chalet there is a spacious living room/dining room with a sofa-bed and space for a fold out bed if required. There is a well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, a double bedroom, and a shower room with a spacious shower and ample supply of hot water. The bedroom has a double bed and hanging cupboard and drawers, and there is a large terrace outside where smoking is permitted, accessed by French doors from the living room. Table tennis and exercise bike available on request.
In winter there is a cosy open fire to come home to and enjoy together with WIFI access, TV, DVD...
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Listing #HL582883
About the Owner
Joy C
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Before arriving Joy (owner) sent me an informative email about how to reach the chalet, and was responsive to all of my queries. The chalet is clean, bright, well-equipped, comfortable, homely, and full of plenty information booklets about things to see and do. The fridge...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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joy c, VR Owner at Chalet Betula, a charming alpine retreat., responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Wow. Thanks for that great review. So pleased you had a lovely time, even though you didn’t really stay very long! Our best wishes to you both.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

We spent wonderful week in the chalet. Joy and Malcolm are a great host who provided initial supplies in the fridge. They have excellent tips for enjoying around. View from the veranda is picturesque with the beautiful garden. Enjoyed our meals outside in the Sun...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Bhushan B
joy c, VR Owner at Chalet Betula, a charming alpine retreat., responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Many thanks for your review. Much appreciated. Hope your move went well. Kind regards and good wishes.

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Reviewed 3 July 2018


Date of stay: June 2018
joy c, VR Owner at Chalet Betula, a charming alpine retreat., responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    1 Twin
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About the neighbourhood
Schwarzenmatt is a charming alpine community 20 minutes from Gstaad, at an elevation of close to 1000m. The location of the village is perfect for both winter and summer breaks - hiking is on the doorstep, and ski-ing, snowboarding and sledging are just 10 minutes away with a car.

There is a village shop, hotel and a restaurant within a 10 minute walk and the train station is a 20 minute walk. Zweisimmen is 10K away and offers a full range of shopping and restaurants.

There are swimming pools in Zweisimmen, at lenk and on the magnificent lake of Thun at Spiez where the boats sail daiiy for much of the year.
The Jaunpass takes you to the fortress town of Gruyere where the cheese is produced, in less than an hour.
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If travelling by car, to get up to the chalet you will need either winter tyres or snow chains if there has been significant fresh snow.
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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