These loveable luxury ski chalets are not cheap but they’re certainly gorgeous. Of course, these chalets must be on veritable ski resorts. These piste palaces offer all the lavishness of a five-star hotel but with the intimacy of a private home.
Here are choices of the top six ultimate ski chalets:
Opened in 2012, the chalet in Revelstoke, British Colombia features private helipad for easy access to the best slopes of the Canadian Rockies. The Revelstoke Mountain Resort is just few minutes drive away if got tired of helicopter rides. The cozy chalet is timber-framed and built in European style chalet. It has 8 spacious bedrooms. Booking the Bighorn will cost you $44,200 per week, including meals.
Chalet Les Brames
For about $31,400 per week, inclusive of canapes and dinners, you can book Chalet Les Brames. The luxurious six-bedroom chalet is located within the world’s largest ski resort in Meribel, France. The ski retreat is located in the gated Brames community at the edge of the town but worry not, one of the chalet’s staff of five is a chauffeur. The chauffeur will drive guests in just two minutes to the town’s ski lift.
Originally a farmhouse built in 1867, Chalet Lottie was built using the centuries old wooden beams and paneling of the original farm house. The three-story chalet in Gstaas, Switzerland overlooks the rolling meadows of the Saanenland which turns into gentle ski slopes during winter. The chalet have seven bedrooms and have a staff which includes a professional chef and a chauffeur. The chalet is priced at $51,200 per week.
This $88,000 per week, all inclusive chalet is part of Verbier’s properties of their British business invasion. The 9-bedroom chalet features a karaoke machine, disco ball, indoor swimming pool, and 15 staff. The Lodge is just 800 feet from Verbier’s main lift station for outdoor activities. The chalet became famous as Sir Richard Branson’s favorite crash pad.
Hood Park Manor
Located in Telluride, Colorado, Hood Park Manor embodies the American West. The 9-bedroom manor has a cathedral ceiling and wide windows that frame Mt. Wilson and Palmyra mountain ranges. It has an open floor plan for large parties. The retreat is in the Mountain Village development so guests can ski directly to the nearby Telluride Ski Resort. The beautiful chalet is priced at $27,650.
This recently completed (2014/2015) chalet in Austria’s St. Christoph village. The Tyrolean chalet is the village first newly built chalet for 50 years. The sprawling estate features four apartments that have two to five bedrooms. Cable car just outside the St. Christophbahn can grant access to three ski resorts within the Arlberg range. The Skyfall can be booked for $13,300 per week.