This beautiful apartment has been lovingly renovated to an extremely high standard and is in a fantastic location only minutes from the Place Central and 5 minutes walk to the Medran lift station.
The hand made clay floor tiles in the hallway and the kitchen have underfloor heating. The kitchen is fully fitted and all appliances are top of the range.
The kitchen leads naturally onto a dining area that comfortably seats six and then through to the lounge area with its large welcoming sofas. The apartment also has a working open fireplace that is made from local stone. The living area has access to an L-shaped balcony with excellent views and includes a dining table with six chairs as well as two reclining chairs.
The apartment includes WiFi access, Sky TV which receives UK terrestrial channels, a flat-screen TV, a DVD player and a great multi-room Bose audio system. There is also a ski locker with boot warmers where you can store all your equipment without it cluttering up your listing space.
Guests have access to a sauna in the basement which you can book on first come first served basis.
This apartment sleeps up to six in three bedrooms. There are two double rooms with en-suite bathroom and one twin/double room with en-suite shower room.
This property is let on a self-catering basis, however, this doesn’t mean you need to cook for yourself! There are a number of private chefs you can book who can prepare your meals for the full week or the odd night. Alternatively, you could opt for a food delivery service.
Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
Families & Kids
You’ll need to book your own childcare, when staying here. There is a great choice of childcare options in Verbier from full-time nanny services to the odd night of babysitting. In addition, during the winter season, many of the ski-schools operate creche services. Booking in advance is always recommended and strongly advised for the school holiday periods.
Also see: Childcare in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
You’ll need to book your own transfers, when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.
Also see: Transfers to Verbier, Switzerland
You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here. Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options.
Also see: Cycle Hire in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options.
Also see: Ski Hire in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
Instructors & Lessons
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.
Also see: Ski School in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
Guides & Tours
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Verbier whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.
Also see: Guides & Tours in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
The closest free ski shuttle bus stop is 300m from the apartment at Brunet. This services takes you both to Savoleyres and the centre of town.
There is one covered parking space available with this property.
Situated in the south-western part of Switzerland in the canton of the Valais, Verbier is bordered by France to the west and Italy to the south. Verbier draws its alpine charm from its traditional chalet-style buildings harmoniously nestling in the hillside and its natural setting. Its south-westerly orientation means that it maximises sun exposure so there are many sun terraces for you to kick back and relax on.
The Place Centrale is where everything big tends to happen in Verbier. Chalet style buildings surround you in all directions, with the mountains as the perfect backdrop behind. Hotels, ski shops, banks, bars and retail shops are all within a 100-metre radius.
Verbier has an extensive range of restaurants all over town from Route De Verbier station all the way up to Rue De Medran. You can choose from traditional Swiss restaurants like La Caveau, La Channe, Le Currie, Relais Des Neige, and La Chamois. For restaurants serving a more of a varied menu, head to Chez Martin, La Pergola, Borsalino or Fer a Cheval. For a fine dining experience try Nomad Sushi Lounge, Cordee Des Alps, La Grange and The W Hotel. A little bit further away from the centre you’ll find Le Rouge, Chalet Adrien, Le Hameau restaurant, Le Sonalon, Carrefour and for great pizzas try Al Capone.
Also see: Restaurants in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
Centre Culturel du Hameau in Verbier has a small alpine Museum, gift shop and small church all located in a small private square at the bottom of Les Esserts Ski Slope. A bit further up at the top of Les Esserts you have Carrefour, which in winter is as high as the road goes, you have a panoramic view of the surrounding mountain ranges, Rogneux, Combin and Mont-Blanc.
Also see: Book My Sightseeing
Things to Do Nearby
The main activity in Verbier in winter is of course skiing and snowboarding, but you can do snowshoe walks, sledging or take a ride in a husky sledge. Off the mountain the 'centre sportif' provides swimming, squash, snow and ice karting, ice hockey and ice-skating. There is also a gym which provides private classes for every member such as Pilates, Yoga, Spin, Boxercise and more.
Also see: Things To Do in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
Verbier has a local golf club that is situated at Le Hameau which is only open in the summer. It has an 18-hole golf course and is located above the main town of Verbier only a 5-minute drive away. The golf course is situated on the winter piste called 'Les Esserts'. There is also a 18 hole short pitch and put course at 'Les Moulins' which is a 5 minute walk from Place Centrale, just behind Cordee Des Alps hotel.
Also see: Golf Courses in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
Verbier has two lift stations, Medran (the main one) and Savoleyeres. Medran connects you to Verbier's main pistes and also down to Le Chable. Verbier is part of the 4 Vallees ski area, which includes the resorts of Nendez, Veysonnaz and Thyon. There’s a whopping total of 92 ski lifts and 412 km of pistes to ski and snowboard. Medran and Savoleyeres lift station are both easily connected via the free bus service.
Also see: Ski Areas in Verbier, Switzerland
Verbier is known for some of the best partying in the Alps and it certainly does not disappoint with a wide range of options to choose from. From the Medran lift station down to Place Centrale you have between 10-15 bars open in winter from 3pm - 1-2am. For a late night option you have the new South NightClub (underneath The Farinet) The Etoile Rouge, Twin Peaks and Farm Club all within the surrounding areas of Place Centrale and no longer than 5 mins walking distance in each direction.
Also see: Bars in Verbier - Centre, Switzerland
Location: Verbier - Centre
Catering Basis: Self-catered
Property Style: Apartment
Run By: Agent/Operator
Vibe / Atmosphere: Chic | Traditional & Modern mix
Sleeps: Sleeps 6
Bedrooms: 3 bedroom
Bookings For: Lift Passes
Access: Children welcome
Room: Balcony | Open fire
Car-parking: Parking on property
Entertainment: DVD Player | Music system | Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet
Kitchen/Laundry: Cooker / Oven | Dishwasher | Fridge-freezer | Microwave
Spa & Fitness: Sauna
View: Mountain view
Open Seasons: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter
Prices & Availability
Address: 13 Rue du Ransou | Verbier - Centre | CH1936