Luxury chalet Sestriere for rent in 17th century Piedmontese farmhouse lovingly restored by acclaimed interior designer. This luxury chalet Sestriere was featured in Architectural Digest (AD) – the crème de la crème of international interior magazines.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – the Position
The chalet Sestriere is situated in the heart of an old hamlet at an altitude of 1600m, convenient to all the facilities of Sestriere (2035m), Italy. The 2006 Winter Olympics were held in the area, which led to substantial investment in the infrastructure for winter sports. The Olympic cross-country skiing course is just 2 minutes walk from the chalet Sestriere, and there is also a cross-country track that goes all the way through the beautiful Val Troncea National Park, the entrance to which is 200m from the chalet Sestriere.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – the Chalet
The luxury chalet Sestriere is fully furnished to luxurious standard. Bedrooms have custom made egyptian cotton bed sheets and bathrooms have underfloor heating, top of the range fittings and salon standard hair dryers.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – the Living Area
This luxury chalet Sestriere has extremely spacious communal living space with wood-burning open fire. International film/music library, WiFi & iPod docking stations throughout.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – the SPA & Wellness area
After a skiing day, you can relax on the mountain-view panoramic roof-terrace of the chalet Sestriere with 8-person wooden hot tub.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – Accomodation
In the luxury chalet Sestriere there are sleeps 12 adults and 6 kids in 5 master ensuites, a media room with a double bed and a kids’ dorm which sleeps 6. Media room with wood-burning open fire (convertible to double bedroom).
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – Included Services
This luxury chalet Sestriere has a drying room with underfloor heating for storage of all ski gear and adjacent laundry room.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – Location & Landscape
The luxury chalet Sestriere is within 3 minutes stroll of:
cable car to 400 km of downhill Olympic Ski slope, known as ‘The Milky Way’ (with a downhill return to the chalet Sestriere door)
heli-ski launch pad
chair lift to local best-kept secret: 50 km of beautiful and very sparsely populated downhill slopes, above the village, which provide the opportunity to ski tree lined pistes (or among the trees, if you fancy some off-piste skiing).
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – Sestriere Ski Slopes
These Ski slopes are superb immediately following a fresh snowfall. For more varied skiing take the cable car (100m from the luxury chalet Sestriere) to the heart of the 400km of Ski slopes that cover Cesana, Claviere, Sansicario, Sauze d’Oulx and Sestriere (plus Montgenevre on the French side of the border); collectively known as The Milky Way, or the Via Lattea. Here the slopes, which accomodate all levels of skiing, rise as high as 3280 meters include two Olympic downhill Ski runs, 42 black Ski runs, 118 red Ski runs, 54 blue Ski runs and 7 green Ski runs. From your chalet Sestriere you can ski for days and never do the same run twice!
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – Non-Ski Activities
For non-skiers, there is a lovely piste-side chalet Sestriere close to the cable car’s upper station (2420 meters) which serves coffee, food, wine etc… and has a terrace which is a real sun trap. It is great for meeting up with the skiers for lunch.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – Restaurants
The village nearby the chalet Sestriere and local area have a number of great restaurants offering the full range of Italian cuisine and well-stocked wine lists including the local celebrities, Barolo and Barbaresco, among others.
Luxury Chalet Sestriere for rent – Summer
In summer, the valley in which this luxury chalet Sestriere is situated is a haven for outdoor activities: hiking and mountain biking in the National Park (including extreme uphill/downhill), horse riding, tennis and golf at a challenging course (first tee 2 minutes away from the chalet Sestriere), angling in the rivers and lakes nearby and the opporunity to enjoy the area’s excellent food and wine.