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Chalet Eagle's Nest, Val d'Isère

Chalet Eagle's Nest

Val d’Isère, France

Chalet Eagle's Nest is an award winning, ultimate chalet for a luxury ski vacation with wonderful views, indoor swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, sauna and steam room. Staffed with private chef and hosts, service is personal and five star. Sleeps 12+1

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At a Glance

  • Freestanding chalet of 620m²* - the benchmark against which all other luxury chalets are judged

  • Sleeps 12+1

  • Indoor swimming pool with jet stream, steam room and sauna

  • Breathtaking views over Val d'Isère and large south facing balconies

  • Outdoor hot tub

  • Sonos integrated music system

  • Flagship service with private chef

  • In-resort driver service

  • Scott Dunn nanny or our exclusive Explorers kids club

Family, Parties & events, Ski, Spa & health

Insider's View

This is a great place to celebrate a big event - a milestone birthday or a wedding anniversary.

Oliver Evans

Insider's View

The ski down from the end of the road is actually very easy and quicker than taking a car - and even a relative novice can say they have skied on the Face!

Oliver Evans

Insider's View

Enjoy an après ski drink in your own bar area overlooking Val d’Isère

Georgina Carlisle

Insider's View

Enjoy the many ornaments in the chalet, from a statue replica of Lady of the Lake, to a fourteenth century chest. For those interested in artifacts this Chalet is a dream

Charlotte Carter

Insider's View

Enjoy breath-taking views over Val d’Isere from the dining table

Charlotte Carter

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Description

Eagle’s Nest is an icon of Alpine luxury. Eagle's Nest revolutionised the chalet skiing vacation when it offered the first indoor swimming pool in a private chalet in 2002. Others have attempted to imitate Eagle's Nest but constant improvements mean that it continues to set the standard by which other chalets are measured.

As you arrive you are greeted by the bronze eagle, nearly 3 meters high and sculpted by Livio Benedetti who created the “Dame du Lac”, you pass on the way to Val d’Isère. The chalet’s position, atop a rock with incredible views over Val d’Isère, and in the private estate, simply cannot be rivalled. The famous La Face piste is at the end of the road, meaning that you can get on the slopes quickly. Inside, beneath the surface of a beautiful, traditional alpine chalet is a super high tech property boasting a steam room, sauna, jetstream indoor pool, Sonos integrated music system, flat screen TVs in the bedrooms and an outdoor hot tub.

Chalet Eagle's Nest is spread over four floors. The top floor is completely dedicated to guests, with a large spacious living room, comfy sofas and armchairs - with plenty of space for everyone to spread out. Doors lead out onto the balcony where you can sit and gaze at the mesmerising views from your clifftop position. A separate mezzanine with flat screen and games consoles provides another space to relax and the newly created bar area means that cocktail hour at Eagle's Nest is something special. Dining at Eagle's Nest is unforgettable as fine wines, breathtaking views and a crackling log fire complement exquisite courses, beautifully prepared by your private chef.

On the first floor is a small double room and the master suite which has outstanding views on two sides, a dressing room and wonderful bathroom decorated with Italian tiles. Descend another level and there are four double bedrooms all of which qualify as suites, as well as a single bedroom. All are beautifully furnished and en suite.

On the lower ground floor, the fabulous wellness area has wonderful views and integrated music. You can swim against the jetstream in the swimming pool and the sauna and steam room are perfect for soothing aching legs after skiing. However, enjoying a glass of champagne whilst luxuriating in the outdoor hot tub on the deck overlooking the resort is an experience in itself. We can also book treatments at the chalet for the ultimate pampering, we use the best therapists, physios and masseurs in Val d'Isere.

Perhaps the best thing about Eagle’s Nest though is the authenticity. You need not be an expert in Savoyard antiques (although it helps) to see that the chalet is tastefully and beautifully decorated throughout. The chalet is constructed from antique timbers and every piece of furniture and every painting has been carefully selected for its alpine heritage, true to the roots of the quiet farming village of Val d’Isère.

Service is as important as the property and our Flagship service makes everything easy. Our aim is to ensure that everything happens seamlessly. Champagne is always on ice, cocktails are mixed, skis and lift passes arrive without you noticing and your Scott Dunn driver is waiting for you as you finish your last run. Our speciality is making your stay memorable and special.

Eagle’s Nest is the last word in beautiful alpine luxury.

Accommodation

Chalet Eagle's Nest features two double bedrooms, four twin/double bedrooms and a single bedroom. All bedrooms have en-suite bath or shower rooms with antique wood finish and Italian tiles. Bathroom products are provided as well as fluffy towels and bathrobes. Bedrooms are well equipped audio visually - see individual rooms for details. Five of the seven rooms can accommodate cots or extra beds.

Room 1 - Double

A beautiful master suite with huge arched windows and superb views on 2 sides. Large bathroom with Italian tiles, heated floor, separate rainforest shower and bath and two basins. Walk in wardrobe and balcony. Flat screen TV with a DVD and satellite TV. Sonos and AMX integrated music system.

Room 2 - Twin/Double

Good size room with en suite shower. Flat screen, DVD and satellite TV. Sonos and AMX integrated music system. Small space for a cot.

Room 3 - Double

A spacious double room with windows on two sides. Flat screen, DVD and satellite TV, Sonos and AMX music system. Large en suite bathroom with a shower head.

Room 4 - Twin/Double

Good size room with large en suite bathroom. Large flat screen, Playstation 3, satellite TV and DVD player, Sonos and AMX integrated music.

Can be made up as double. Suitable for a cot.

Room 5 - Twin/Double

Large bedroom with en suite bathroom and a pair of armchairs. Flat screen, DVD, satellite TV, Sonos & AMX integrated music system. Can be made up as double. Suitable for a cot or extra bed.

Room 6 - Twin/Double

A small room, but with a good view over the village. Small bathroom with shower and shower attachment. Flat screen, DVD and satellite TV. Sonos and AMX music systems.

Can be made up as a double

Room 7 - Single

A single room with en suite shower. Flat screen and DVD player.

Childcare

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 Val d’Isère our chalet guests have the choice of a private nanny or our exclusive Explorers kids club .

We look after children from as young as four months, making sure the entire family has a relaxed, fun and memorable vacation. Our team 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.

Explorers kids club

Run by qualified nannies, our purpose built kids club in Val d’Isere is available exclusively to Scott Dunn guests and is open seven days a week. Each day promises an imaginative and entertaining program of both indoor and outdoor activities, so parents can spend the day on the slopes knowing your children are in expert hands. Snacks and lunches are freshly made each day and we also operate a driver service that can take your children to and from ski school.

Private nanny

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

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).

Facilities

The mezzanine has a 55 inch 3D Smart TV, Apple TV and Blu-ray DVD player. All bedrooms (except bedroom seven) have flat screen televisions with UK channels. Music can be played throughout the chalet by the Sonos integral system. An X Box 360 can be provided on request.

The lower floor of the chalet has a Wellness center with 7x5m indoor swimming pool with jet stream, sauna and steam room. In addition to the indoor Wellness, there is an outdoor hot tub - the perfect place to enjoy a glass of champagne while enjoying the views over the village. The boot room area has racks, glove lockers and ski boot warmers.

Swimming pool

7m x 5m swimming pool with jet stream (1.25m deep)

Sauna

Classic Scandinavian sauna with space for 4 people.

Steam room

Turkish style hammam for soothing tired legs

Hot tub

Outdoor hot tub on the balcony with wonderful views over Val.

Boot room

Large boot room with racks and boot warmers.

Sky

Full Sky package.

Sonos

Integrated music system, lets you play from a bank of music, your Ipod or hundreds of worldwide radio stations.

Lift

Covers all floors except mezzanine.

Wireless ADSL

Chalet Eagle's Nest has free broadband wifi

Activities

Val d’Isère is a mecca for downhill skiing for good reason. It has enough to keep skiers of all standards challenged and entertained for a lifetime, let alone a week. The off piste potential is limitless and the snow record enviable.

Val d'Isère has plenty to offer less enthusiastic skiers too. The Centre Aquasportif has fantastic facilities including 2 swimming pools, climbing wall, multi activity sports hall, fitness suite, gym, squash courts and a Wellness area with sauna, steam bath, spa, cold baths and hydro-massage.

Designated walking trails are a great way of appreciating the scenery and there is an ice rink, husky riding, parapenting, skidooing, cross country skiing and much more.

There is a wealth of quality restaurants in the village and on the mountain (many of which are accessible to non skiers). The shops and galleries offer some great shopping (both the window and the real varieties).

Services

Eagle's Nest is complemented by our Flagship service. Our team pride themselves on their ability to ensure that every aspect of the service is seamless and to anticipate your every need. Your private chef will serve mouthwatering dishes from a menu tailored to your tastes. Your hosts will manage every aspect of your vacation, from restaurant bookings to ensuring a smart 4x4 vehicle is ready to take you skiing and keeping your glass topped up with a carefully chosen wine or perfectly mixed gin & tonic.

A la carte breakfast is served daily, gourmet dinners are offered on six nights and wine, Champagne and spirits are included. Our driver service is on hand with a fleet of 4x4s to whisk you around the resort.

Above all though, our Flagship service is personal and we will endeavour to make your stay your perfect vacation.

Chalet Service Manager

The CSM is the concierge for your vacation. They will liaise with you to ensure that you enjoy the vacation you want and that the service is tailored to your needs. They will go out of their way to arrange the best ski guides and instructors, restaurant tables, a place on the guest list or your favorite wine.

Chalet Chef

Your chef will be qualified, experienced and have a passion for great food. He/she will design a menu to suit your tastes and dietary requirements and will deliver beautifully presented, balanced and varied dishes prepared with the best ingredients. Chefs are given specific training to ensure children's food is imaginative, healthy and well received.

Chalet Host

Our friendly chalet hosts are hospitality professionals, carefully selected for their service skills and charm and are trained to exacting standards. From bringing you tea in bed in the morning, to entertaining your children and serving you canapés and Champagne, their role is to ensure your chalet is delightful and welcoming home from home.

Driver Service

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.

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.

Beauty treatments and Massage

Qualified physiotherapists, beauty therapists and masseurs can come to the chalet to provide treatments.

Ski lessons & guiding

Years of experience enable us to identify the best instructors 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 an adult, child, beginner seeking confidence, an intermediate wanting to improve or an advanced skier looking to go off piste or heliskiing. NB book early in school vacations.

Additional Notes

Chalet measurements

*NB: m² of chalet is an estimate and excludes terraces, garages, store rooms and cellars, but may include areas with low headroom.

Location & Directions

Val d’Isère, France

Eagle's Nest is in the private enclave of Les Carats overlooking the village and with secure access. It is 300 meters from La Face piste and a 10 minute walk from the village center. Geneva 170km, Chambery 135km, Lyon 234km.

When to go

Val d’Isère boasts one of the longest ski seasons in the world because, unlike other resorts above 1800m, 80% of the skiing happens above 2000 meters. As a result, early and late season offer reliable great conditions. Being high, it is cold though and we think March and April are the best times to visit Val.

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