Sleeping up to 11 guests over the 5 bedrooms, Chalet Sotciastel is ideal for a large family group, or group of friends looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of a busy ski resort and enjoy the peaceful tranquillity of the mountains.
The historic, converted farmhouse of Chalet Sotciastel has been lovingly resorted with a specific focus on maintaining the original magical charm of this extraordinary building. Dating back to 1296 Chalet Sotciastel, perched on a small plateau above St Leonard, is steeped with history.
Upon entering the chalet, you are greeted with the huge hallway and the immediate sense of the history of the building. Heading down the hallway, you will discover the large, open living space on the left. It is the ideal place to gather around the large dining table to enjoy sumptuous mountain dishes, or cuddle up in the cosy adjoining TV room on the sofa. A traditional log burner will create a warmth and welcoming feel to the space to allow you to completely relax. A separate small table and banquette seating area is found in the large windows on the landing, an ideal hot chocolate spot whilst watching the snow fall outdoors.
Heading downstairs from the main area, you will find the wellness area, complete with its sauna and authentic old stonework and historic wooden beams. A wonderful place to relax after a long day in the mountains. Alternately, immerse yourself in the bubbles of the outdoor hot tub. Why not request a spa treatment during your stay for a special treat evening after a long day on the mountain?
Outside, the property is surrounded by beautiful meadows and sits under the protection of the surrounding evergreen forest, making the chalet feel cosy and sheltered, even on the coldest winter evening. Whilst, protected by the trees, the elevated position still allows far-reaching views towards the Marmolada glacier and Gardenaccia Massif. On an active farm, there are always a lot of fun things to do, and kids will revel in the open space for snowman building or a friendly snowball fight.
Upstairs, you will find the five bedrooms. All wonderfully appointed and furnished in Loden and linen fabrics, which are typical of the style and period of the original building, the harmony of new and old has been seamlessly stitched together in these special rooms. Three double bedrooms, complete with en-suite facilities, are found on the second floor, along with a single bedroom that shares a 'Jack and Jill' en-suite with one of the doubles. Two of these rooms also boast balconies offing their own, unique, extensive views of the surrounding snow capped peaks. A further two bedrooms, including the spectacular master bedroom, can be discovered on the third floor.
This chalet really is one to be seen to be believed. A truly unique experience in the heart of the Italian mountains.
Prices are based on exclusive use of the chalet for up to 10 guests and will include daily breakfast, afternoon tea, daily housekeeping and a driver shuttle service to and from the pistes. An 11th guest can be added at a supplement of €130 per day.
Additional services and evening meals can be arranged on request, please enquire.