Chalet 1597, Lech

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Accommodation
Catered Chalet
Without Flights
No Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Overview - chalet description - Chalet 1597 description

Originally built in 1597, this unique and enchanting property has been lovingly refurbished throughout and its owners have thoughtfully retained many of the original features. Sumptuous fabrics and furniture have been combined with antique pieces to create a very chic but charming Alpine home.

Located in the Stubenbach area of Lech you can ski-into the chalet from the Rüfikoft ski area on a marked off piste route. The chalet is set out over three floors, sleeping a total of 12 guests in five spacious en-suite bedrooms. The master suites boasts its own large drawing / study room and en-suite bathroom with free-standing roll-top bath. The chalets terrace enjoys sun all day long and is perfectly situated to take in the breath-taking views.

Apéritifs can be enjoyed in the dramatic ambience of the chalet’s traditional stone cave and wine cellar before dinner is served in the impressive dining room which seats up to 14 people. After dinner, retire to the cosy living area or perhaps take in a movie in the cinema room. The chalet also boasts a spa area with a bio sauna and a relaxation area where you can enjoy a massage while watching the sunset over the stunning mountain scape of Lech.

You enter the luxury chalet on the ground floor either into the winter wet room or directly into the living room. The winter wet room is furnished with boot heaters and has a separate guest toilet. A fireplace is located in the dining room which is catered from the separate, well-equipped kitchen. The cosy living room features a Tyrolean Stube (Traditional heating oven). The stylish cinema room, which is perfect for entertaining the children, is accessed from the living room.

Also located on the ground floor is the spa area with bio sauna glass relaxation area. A large double/twin bedroom, with dressing area and en-suite bathroom, is also located on this floor.

Stairs lead from the dining room to the upper hallway which features a card playing area and reading nook. Four bedrooms are located on this floor: the first master bedroom (emperor bed) with separate sitting area an en suite bath and shower room, a second master bedroom (emperor bed) with en suite shower room and a double bedroom with en- suite shower room. The fourth bedroom is a charming en-suite children’s room with four single beds.

Stairs lead down from the dining room to the traditional stone wine cave and tasting room. The laundry room and garage, with parking for one vehicle, are also located on the lower floor (vehicle height restrictions apply)

Two additional exterior parking spaces are available as well as the one interior space.

This chalet is sold on a catered or self-catered basis.

*A MINIMUM TWO WEEK BOOKING IS REQUIRED OVER THE NEW YEAR PERIOD*


Facilities - Chalet 1597 features

Interior

  • Sleeps 12
  • 450 square metres
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 10 Individual Beds
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Additional WCs
  • 14 Dining Table Seats
  • 10 Living Area Seats

Appliances

  • TV/DVD
  • Hi-Fi/CD player/MP3 player
  • Satellite

Wellness and relaxation

  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • South facing balconies
  • Entertainment
  • Dedicated cinema room
  • Bar
  • Wine cave

Additional

  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Private laundry facilities
  • Private ski locker
  • Cot/high chair available

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Ground floor

  • Wine cave and tasting room
  • Laundry area
  • Staff toilet
  • Garage with parking for 1 vehicle

Entrance floor

  • Dining room (seating for 14)
  • Living room (seating for 8)
  • Kitchen
  • Spa area (Bio Sauna and relaxation area)
  • Twin/double bedroom with dressing room (en-suite bathroom)
  • Boot & ski room
  • Guest toilet

First floor

  • Master suite with emporer bed and separate drawing room (en-suite bathroom)
  • 2nd Master suite with emporer bed (en-suite shower room)
  • Children’s bedroom with four single beds (en-suite shower room, sleeps 4)
  • Twin bedroom (en-suite shower room)
  • Upper hallway/library area

Meals - food and drink in Chalet 1597

STANDARD SERVICES

  • Exclusive use of the chalet;
  • Professional chef and hosting staff;
  • Concierge service prior to arrival and for the duration of the stay;
  • Complimentary ski instructor for the first two days of your stay;
  • Daily housekeeping service;
  • Daily cooked and continental breakfast;
  • Daily afternoon tea*;
  • Pre-dinner canapés served with champagne on six evenings;
  • Four course dinner on six evenings (staff have one evening off) ;
  • Early children’s supper on six evenings;
  • The finest selection of complimentary house wines with dinner, beers and soft drinks;
  • Complimentary drinks tray (3 bottles of house spirits);
  • Evening turn down service on six evenings;
  • Mid-week towel change;
  • Robes, slippers and toiletries;
  • Hairdryers in every bathroom ;
  • Complimentary newspapers (delivered after 1pm);
  • In-chalet ski and boot fitting service;
  • Lift pass delivery service .
  • In resort from 8am until 1am 4 x 4 driving service (provided in a VW Caravelle or similar);

*Afternoon tea is not cleared away on the staff day off. **This service is based on a week-long stay and services may be tailored to your exact requirements during the booking process. Exact services included with each booking will be listed on the Booking Confirmation.


Please Note

ADDITIONAL SERVICES (EXTRA CHARGES APPLY)

  • Private transfers to and from resort;
  • Lift passes;
  • Ski equipment hire;
  • Childcare;
  • In-chalet massage and hairdressing;
  • Private ski guides, heli-skiing and ski lessons;
  • Non-skiing activities;
  • Pre-arrival shopping service;
  • Helicopter transfer;
  • Party planning;
  • Corporate event planning;
  • Please enquire about any other specific service requests.
We update Chalet 1597's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - chalet dates & departure airports - Chalet 1597 dates & departure airports

Price per person with: Prices shown are per person based on: Prices shown are per person based on: The prices shown here are per person and based on the following criteria:
Sun 03 Dec 201703/12/17
available 7 nights
Sun 10 Dec 201710/12/17
available 10 nights
Wed 20 Dec 201720/12/17
available 7 nights
Wed 27 Dec 201727/12/17
available 7 nights
Wed 03 Jan 201803/01/18
available 7 nights
Wed 10 Jan 201810/01/18
£1573
Sun 14 Jan 201814/01/18
available 7 nights
Sun 21 Jan 201821/01/18
available 7 nights
Sun 28 Jan 201828/01/18
available 7 nights
Sun 25 Feb 201825/02/18
available 7 nights
Sun 04 Mar 201804/03/18
available 7 nights
Sun 11 Mar 201811/03/18
available 7 nights
Sun 25 Mar 201825/03/18
Sold Out 
Sun 01 Apr 201801/04/18
Sold Out 
Sun 08 Apr 201808/04/18
available 7 nights
Sun 15 Apr 201815/04/18
available 7 nights
Sun 22 Apr 201822/04/18
available 7 nights
This accommodation only holiday to Chalet 1597 in Lech, Austria departs Wednesday 10th January 2018, for a 4 night stay on a "catered chalet" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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Resort - about Lech - about holidays in Lech - about ski holidays in Lech - about ski holidays in Lech Austria

Some of the best snow in Austria Traditional charm, modern conveniences

One of the classics, Lech is somewhere you should definitely ski at least once – and we won’t be surprised if, like us, you want to come back. Acclaimed for its village charm and world-class ski area, this is a favourite of the rich, royal and pro’ where you’ll experience the Austrian Alps at their snowiest and most glamorous.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Luxury High Altitudes Powder snow

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Snow Report: Top 100cm, Bottom 10cm

Snow Forecast: 4cm expected this week

Snow History: November average depth 21.17cm

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Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Innsbruck116km, 1h30
Zurich195km 2h
Region:Arlberg, Austria
First opened:1906

Lech lift pass price last reported as €235,00. Ask for a quote when booking Chalet 1597.
Night skiing: No
Lech has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December- April.

Town altitude: 1,450m
Top of slopes: 2,450m
Bottom of piste: 1,450m
Vertical drop: 1360m
Total length of trails:280km
Longest piste:5 km
Known as one of the classic ski resorts, Lech is part of the ‘Best of the Alps’ group. Also crowned 2004’s Prettiest Village in Europe, it oozes traditional alpine charm with the bonus of a world-class ski area and some of the best snow in the Alps. The resort’s superior status in the skiing world has made it a favourite of the rich and Royal for decades – Princess Di used to ski here and sharing a chairlift with Tom Cruise or Vladimir Putin is a real possibility... The uber-posh town has an exclusive feel,...
This is famously the setting of the hilarious skiing scene in ‘Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason’, although you won’t have any Bridget-like disasters on the piste if you take advantage of the excellent instruction and beginner slopes on offer. You’ll find some lovely nursery slopes behind the village church (you can’t miss it) and up around Oberlech to practice on until you feel confident enough to take the Schlegelkpof and explore some brilliant gentle terrain for skiers and snowboarders. With oodles of...
Jägertee (rum, black tea and spices) is the local’s drink of choice, making it a must-try when you’re back from the slopes. Most of the nightlife here reflects Lech’s status as a first class resort, with venues emitting high-end and exclusive feel. While it doesn’t have the same legendary reputation as the après in neighbouring St Anton, you can still find a brilliant variety of venues offering a mix of the traditional and contemporary – chop and change between traditional tea dances and late night clubbi...

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