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Chalet Mathilda, Val d'Isère

Chalet Mathilda

Val d’Isère, France - Sleeps 10 + 2

Chalet Mathilda epitomizes the modern luxury ski chalet. Combining Savoyard authenticity with contemporary luxury, Mathilda features an indoor swimming pool and hammam and is located on the private estate of Les Fermes de Val d'Isère. Sleeps 10 + 2.

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At a Glance

  • Available as a shared chalet option

  • Stunning freestanding chalet of 280m²*

  • Sleeps 10 + 2

  • Indoor swimming pool and steam room

  • Private and peaceful location, with views down the Isère and a short walk to the village center

  • Scott Dunn in-resort driver service

  • Scott Dunn nanny or our exclusive Explorers kids club

Family, Parties & events, Ski,

Insider's View

Eating out in Val is variable but Le Lodge is ever reliable and good value - the lamb shank is the best I have tasted

Oliver Evans

Insider's View

Mathilda’s wow factor comes from her supersized open plan living room and dining room. Perfect for large families or groups of friends. Sitting out on the sun terrace in the morning’s is a real treat.

Dominic Atterton

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The TV room in Chalet Mathilda has a raised area – the perfect stage for the children to organize a talent show

Alice Peal

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The TV room downstairs is ideal for kids to hideaway and watch films.

Georgina Carlisle

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Enjoy the stunning views of the Solaise mountain from the terrace off Mathilda’s living room.

Georgina Carlisle

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Don’t forget to make a splash in the pool!

Charlotte Carter

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Chalet Mathilda

Description

When chalet Mathilda was completed in 2005, a new standard of luxury ski vacations was set. Service akin to that of a five star hotel and wellness facilities including an indoor swimming pool and steam room were combined in a brand new, spacious and chic private chalet.

Mathilda commands a place among the very best chalets in Val d'Isère and the Alps by virtue of size, facilities, quality of finish and the style that stands the test of time, combining traditional Alpine style with the clean and crisp influences of today. Chalet Mathilda features not only an indoor swimming pool with jet stream but also a hammam.

On the ground floor is the fabulous wellness area with indoor swimming pool with jet stream and hammam (steam room). The sixth bedroom with en-suite bathroom and walk in dressing room is located on this floor.

On the first floor are four bedrooms all with private bathrooms decorated with fine Italian tiles and crisp white porcelain. The bedrooms and living room feature a wealth of beams and panels of old reclaimed wood, which makes them truly unique.

On the second floor, an authentic stone fireplace complements the spacious open plan living room and dining room and a large sun terrace adds to this already impressive area. The panoramic windows make the most of the dazzling alpine scenery. On the top floor is the fifth en-suite bathroom which is delight. Full of character and romance, it sits alone beneath the eaves and feels like staying in an original alpine chalet.

Service in Mathilda is personal yet professional and our team will go out of their way to ensure you have the perfect skiing vacation. The food will be tailored to your personal tastes by your private chef and will be well matched to our delicious house wines.

Located only a short walk or very short drive from the center of Val d'Isère, yet in a private and peaceful estate, Chalet Mathilda offers the very best in chalet skiing vacations and will suit both adult groups and families perfectly. All of our chalets are non-smoking inside.

Accommodation

Chalet Mathilda has six bedrooms all featuring traditional wooden beams and Moroccan style ceilings. Four of the six bedrooms are on the first floor, making it ideal for families as parents and children can have neighboring rooms. All bedrooms have TVs with UK channels, and the spacious master suite benefits from both bath and separate shower. The lovely fifth room on the third floor under the eaves is also worthy of the "master" title. Each room has an en-suite bath or shower room decorated with a mixture of wood and modern slate tiles. All bedrooms have electronic safes.

Room 1 Twin/Double

A lovely room that can fit a cot and extra bed. It has an en-suite with bath and separate shower. One of four rooms located on the first floor. TV with UK channels.

Room 2 Twin/Double

Located on the first floor alongside rooms 1, 3 and 4, there is space for a cot and extra bed. Equipped with an en-suite bathroom with bath and overhead shower. TV with UK channels.

Room 3 Twin/Double

The smallest room in this beautiful chalet. Located on the first floor, next to rooms 1, 2 and 4, there is an en-suite bath with shower attachment. TV with UK channels.

Room 4 Twin/Double

Located on the first floor next to rooms 1, 2 and 3. This bedroom is large enough to accommodate a cot and extra bed. Equipped with an en-suite bath with shower attachment. TV with UK channels.

Room 5 Twin/Double

Room 5 is the only room located on the mezzanine - on the very top level, above the lounge/dining area. There is space for a cot and extra bed. Equipped with en-suite shower. TV with UK channels.

Room 6 Twin/Double

This is the only room located on the ground floor - near the swimming pool and Hammam.  Equipped with en-suite bathroom, separate loo and walk-in dressing room.

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

On entering chalet Mathilda, you are greeted by the view of the fabulous Wellness area with the indoor swimming pool with jet stream and steam room. Also on the ground floor is the ski/boot area with boot warmers.

In the living area, Mathilda is equipped with flat screen, satellite TV, DVD player and sound system. There is also a selection of games.

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool (4.4m x 6.0m) with jet stream. Pool room benefits from integrated sound system.

Balcony

The large South facing balcony outside living area is an ideal place to soak up the sun.

Steam room

Steam room ideal for soothing aching limbs after a long day of skiing. Seats 4.

TV/Playroom

Flat screen TV with UK channels.

Lounge

Large flat screen TV with UK channels, Blu-ray DVD player, Apple TV and bluetooth soundbar.

Ski/Boot room

Boot room with boot warmers and space for ski and snowboard equipment and personal belongings.

Wireless ADSL

Broadband wi-fi.

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 Center 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

Chalet Mathilda comes with a choice of our renowned Scott Dunn service: Essential, Flexi or Full. Whether you are looking for a more independent type of chalet vacation, you want the full works or somewhere in between you can be assured it will be the same outstanding, personal service from Scott Dunn. A shared driver service is available for all our chalet guests with a fleet of smart vehicles to whisk you to and from the slopes and a concierge is provided for each chalet to ensure a smooth and enjoyable vacation.

Essential Service

Includes daily continental breakfast, a welcome drinks hamper, afternoon tea, our pre-arrival shopping service and a chalet manager.

Flexi Service

As per the Essential service but with the addition of up to three pre-booked gourmet evening meals (including kids supper) with pre-dinner drinks and canapés from a Scott Dunn chef.

Full Service

A full breakfast and afternoon tea is served with pre-dinner drinks and canapés followed by gourmet dinners with paired wine on six nights. Complimentary bar.

Chalet Manager

Your chalet manager will be there to meet and greet you and offer a welcoming atmosphere. Whether it is serving you breakfast, making restaurant bookings or arranging lift passes your manager will be on hand to ensure you have a delightful and comfortable stay.

Chef

For those on the Flexi or Full chalet service your experienced chef will design a delicious menu tailored to your dietary requirements and preferences. Our dining service includes breakfast, afternoon tea, canapés and four-course dinners on six days per week. The menus for children's suppers are varied, imaginative and healthy.

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.

Beauty treatments and Massage

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

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.

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.

Additional Notes

Chalet measurement

*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 - Sleeps 10 + 2

In the peaceful, private "Fermes de Val" area, Mathilda is a 10 minute walk from the center of Val d'Isère and a 8-10 minute walk to the Bellevarde Express lift. 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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