Chalet Praline, Courchevel 1850
Courchevel 1850, France
Chalet Praline is a comfortable ski-in ski-out chalet apartment, perfectly situated for the enthusiastic skiing family; opposite the Pralong six man chair lift in Courchevel 1850. Staffed Scott Dunn chalet/host delivering superb service. Sleeps 4+2.
At a Glance
Piste-side location with ski in/ski out convenience
Cozy chalet apartment of 93m²*
South facing terrace with mountain views
Scott Dunn Chef/Host
In-resort driver service
A delightful apartment - perfect for a family with a "no-hassle factor". Watch the children ski on Pralong from your terrace...Katherine Gotla
The ultimate convenient ski in/ski out location - it doesn't get much better than thisKatherine Gotla
Meet our specialists
Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Chalet Praline
Chalet Praline is a great little apartment chalet, perfectly situated opposite the Pralong chair lift near the Altiport in 1850. Wonderfully located for immediate access to the slopes, there is no more convenient chalet for ski in/ski out ease. Praline is located next to Chalet Pralong, so would work well for two families wanting to be near each other, but also wanting the privacy of their own chalet.
Most rooms in the chalet face the piste, so there are fantastic views from this light, airy and quiet residence. The lovely dining room, kitchen and sitting room are all open-plan and the kitchen is spacious enough not to impose on the other two areas. The dining room and sitting room have large French sliding windows out to the terrace, so light is d.
The master bedroom has large French sliding windows that look out onto the terrace and an en-suite bathroom with double sink, bath and separate small shower. Access to the master bedroom is via the bathroom, through an open archway (no door). The further two bedrooms have an en-suite shower/basin and the WC is off the corridor.
Although the bedrooms are small, the communal area is light and spacious. This chalet apartment accommodates 4 people comfortably, although it does have 3 bedrooms, so can accommodate up to 5 as the very small twin is suitable for one adult or two children.
All of our chalets are non-smoking.
Chalet Praline has a master double bedroom with en-suite bath and shower room with WC. Access to the master bedroom is via the bathroom, through an open archway (no door).There are two more small bedrooms each with showers and washbasins (room 3 is very small so is suitable as a single). There is a separate WC off the landing.
|Room 1 - Double||
Master double bedroom with bath, shower and WC.
|Room 2 - Double||
Small double room with shower cubicle and wash basin.
|Room 3 - Single||
Small twin room suitable to use as a single with shower cubicle and wash basin
Scott Dunn pioneered skiing vacations with childcare, allowing parents the freedom to ski whilst their children are expertly looked after by a qualified private nanny. Our handpicked childcare team are qualified professionals, whose enthusiasm and nurturing abilities are in abundance, so much so that both parents and children often ask to take them home. In our Courchevel chalets, our private nannies look after children from as young as four months, making sure the entire family has a relaxed, fun and memorable vacation. They organize age appropriate activities and can take the older ones to and from ski school, allowing you to spend all day on the slopes. A nutritious lunch is served each day, as well as healthy snacks, with any dietary requirements taken into account and your child’s routine will be strictly adhered to. We can also provide a wide range of equipment for babies and toddlers on request, including nappies and wipes, usually free of charge. And if you’d like to go out in the evening, we can provide babysitting.
All our Scott Dunn nannies are fully qualified (CACHE trained or similar) and are carefully selected for their natural ability with children and their nurturing and fun approach. We provide rigorous pre-season training which includes a paediatric first aid course, water safety and spending time with our chefs learning how to prepare nutritious snacks and lunches. Available for five days a week, they ensure your children enjoy a range of activities, whilst adhering to their home routines. They can also take children to, and collect from ski school each day.
Babysitting can be arranged in the evenings and is chargeable by the hour (€20 for the first hour, then €10 per hour until midnight, and €20 per hour thereafter).
Praline has an open plan living area with French windows giving access to the South facing terrace. In the sitting room there is a smart TV with UK channels, DVD player, Apple TV, bluetooth soundbar and WiFi.
The open plan lounge and dining room has a smart TV with UK channels, Blu-ray DVD player, Apple TV and bluetooth soundbar.
South facing terrace with mountain views.
|GoPro HD camera||
All our chalets come with a GoPro HD camera. Film your exploits on the pistes and watch the results on screen in the chalet at the end of the day. Attached to a chest harness, these devices are really easy to use, and are a fun way to see where you've skied that day, or how your children are now skiing better than you! We can also provide you with a memory stick (at a small charge) for you to edit your own film after your vacation.
Courchevel has a reputation as a place for rock stars and royalty but make no mistake, it is one of the world’s premier ski resorts with good reason. The skiing has breadth and depth that is unequalled. The extent of the Three Valleys combined with perfectly groomed runs, vertiginous off-piste couloirs, gentle runs at village level and much admired tree skiing mean Courchevel has lots for skiers of all standards.
If skiing is just a sideshow for you, the boutiques and art galleries will keep you occupied until it is lunchtime at one of Courchevel’s many fine restaurants. Most renowned eateries including Cap Horn, Chalet de Pierres, Bel Air and Soucoupe are accessible by road or by gondola.
Apart from skiing, the village has plenty to offer. We recommend a flight from the famous altiport or a cookery course with Michel Rochedy, the Michelin starred chef at Le Chabichou. The toboggan run to 1550 is another favorite. There is a farmers’ market on Wednesdays and the Forum is home to an Olympic ice rink, bowling alley, climbing wall and small gym. Paragliding, horse drawn carriage rides, forest walks, show-shoeing, cross-country skiing, ice karting and hot-air balloon rides are also possible.
Courchevel hosts special events including the International Pyrotechnic Festival, the most impressive fireworks display you will ever see, and ski-jumping competitions at the Olympic ski jump in Le Praz.
Our revered chalet service is the foundation of Scott Dunn upon which our reputation as the benchmark for top quality chalet vacations has been built. Your chef and host will greet you on arrival, provide delicious, carefully prepared meals to your and your children’s tastes, keep your glasses topped up and will do everything to ensure that your stay is thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing.
Our combined chef/hosts are carefully chosen for their ability to provide exactly the kind of service a family will need in our smaller properties. They combine the ability and experience to prepare delicious dishes tailored to your tastes with the ability to provide seamless unintrusive service in your home from home.
Your Chalet Manager will be an experienced hospitality professional who will take responsibility for ensuring that your skiing vacation meets and exceeds your expectations. They will arrange transfers, lift passes, ski guiding and tuition, advise you on where to ski, where to have lunch and where not to and address any problems that come up.
Our trained drivers offer a prompt and pleasant service delivering you to and from the slopes each day to start your skiing in style. On your chef's night off the driver can collect you from your restaurant until 11.00pm. Our 4x4 vehicles are the most comfortable and safest means of transport available.
|Private nanny service||
Scott Dunn private nannies are available on request in Courchevel. All our nannies are fully qualified with a mature but fun approach to childcare.
|Beauty treatments & massage||
Qualified physiotherapists and beauty therapists, can come to the chalet to provide treatments.
|Ski lessons & guiding||
Years of experience have enabled us to identify the best ski schools and guides who combine local knowledge, technical expertise and excellent communication to enable you to make the most of your skiing vacation, whether you are a beginner seeking confidence, an intermediate wanting to improve or an advanced skier looking to go off piste or heliskiing. NB book early in school vacation weeks.
|In chalet ski fitting service||
On arrival, our recommended supplier will come to the chalet or look after you at their shop. They are specialists in ski equipment and will provide high quality skis and boots together with the best possible service and advice to guarantee you the most comfortable and most appropriate equipment to enable you to get the most from your skiing.
*NB: m² of chalet is an estimate and excludes terraces, garages, store rooms and cellars, but may include areas with low headroom.
Location & Directions
Courchevel 1850, France
Superbly located at the foot of the Pralong piste and express chairlift, at the upper end of the Courchevel 1850 village. Resort center only 5 minutes away by SD shuttle service.
Geneva 226km, Chambery 103km, Lyon 181km, Grenoble 125km.
When to go
Courchevel offers a great balance of high and medium altitude and predominantly north-facing slopes to offer excellent skiing throughout the winter. In December, huge capacity for artificial snowmaking and the connection to the Val Thorens valley make good skiing probable. Courchevel really comes into its own from January to March, typically seeing regular snowfalls. When it gets really cold, runs to the lower villages are bearable and come spring time, north-facing pitches hold up well.