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Ferme du Rys, Chatel

Quick Facts

Sleeps: 8 - 13

Bedrooms: 5

Catered or Self-Catered

Low season from €9,950/week

High season to €29,950/week


Cinema room

Games room

Outdoor hot tub



Recently renovated, Ferme du Rys is an 18th century farmhouse that has retains its history and natural beauty but is packed with luxuries and modern design. There are few properties in Chatel that can match this chalet for charm, character and alpine style.

Accommodating up to 8 adults and 5 children in five luxurious en-suite bedrooms, Ferme du Rys is the perfect mountain retreat for your friends and family. The spacious open plan living area is brimming with original features, most notably the original wooden beams, section of glass floor, log store, central board formed concrete plinth with 2-sided wood burner and stunning mountain views through the three huge sliding glass doors which take you onto a panoramic balcony.

On chilly afternoons after a morning spent on the slopes, there’s plenty to entertain everyone at Ferme du Rys from soaking in the outdoor hot tub, the spa area with sauna to the cinema room with a 65 inch OLED TV, surround sound, streaming channels and PlayStation 4. If you still have some energy after a day on the slopes, the games room with a pool table and table tennis is the place to be for apres-ski entertainment.

To ensure you sleep long and soundly, each bedroom is designed with comfort in mind, with puffy duvets and luxury bath products, because it’s as often the little things that make a big difference.

Here at Ferme du Rys, you might just have found your own little piece of heaven.


Outdoor hot tub


Wood-burning fireplace

Cinema room with surround sound


Ski and boot room

Playstation 4

TV snug

Games room

Table tennis & pool table

What’s Included

Please call us on +44 (0)203 432 7784 for rates and the latest availability.

Catered rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Champagne reception on arrival
Daily breakfast
Daily afternoon tea
Pre-dinner drinks and canapés
4-course evening meal (4 nights)
2-course ‘comfort food’ evening meal (1 night)
Self-service Raclette evening (1 night)
Children’s early dinner if required
Paired wine with dinner
Sparkling Crement de Limoux served throughout the week
Open bar including selection of premium gin, vodka and local ‘eau de vie’
Daily housekeeping
Molton Brown bathroom products
Ski equipment delivered to the chalet
In-resort driver service to and from the slopes
In-resort concierge service

Catered price from €17,950 to €29,950 per week

Self-catered rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Arrival meet and greet
Champagne reception & welcome gift
Linen and towels
Molton Brown bathroom products
End of stay cleaning
In-resort concierge service

Self-catered price from €9,950 to €14,950 per week


Ferme du Rys is located above the traditional alpine village of La Chapelle d’Abondance, approximately 10 minutes drive to Chatel.

The nearest ski lift is only a few hundred meters from the chalet, and it is very easy to drive to the lifts in Chatel, Pre La Joux.

The nearest airpot is Geneva which is approx. 1hr 40mins away.


Ferme du Rys sleeps up to 8 adults + 5 children in five bedrooms.

Bedroom 1
Double/twin bedroom on second floor with en-suite bathroom.

Bedroom 2
Kids’ dorm room on second floor with 2 x bunks and further single bed (sleeps 5 children) with en-suite shower room.

Bedroom 3
Double/twin bedroom on second floor with en-suite bathroom.

Bedroom 4
Double/twin bedroom on first floor with en-suite shower room.

Bedroom 5
Double/twin bedroom on ground floor with en-suite shower room.


This luxury ski chalet is the place for foodies! In fact, the spacious open plan dining area is sure to become your favourite spot at Ferme du Rys.

Each morning, a filling and delicious breakfast is served to set you up for the day and when you return in the afternoon, tea is ready for you. Just when you start to feel peckish again, pre-dinner canapés arrive to whet your appetite for your evening meal.

Dinner is a big deal here and your private chef will whip up gourmet feasts, using mainly classic French techniques with locally sourced ingredients. On four evenings, a stunning four course dinner will be served and one night you’ll enjoy a two course comfort food style meal all topped off carefully selected wines.

To make life more relaxed for families, the chef can prepare dedicated kids’ teas so that there’s less pressure on everyone and both children and adults can relax and enjoy every meal.

You’ll have one evening to sample the local restaurants on staff’s day off and your chalet host will be more than happy to make recommendations and bookings.

Alternatively, Ferme du Rys can be taken on a self-catered basis if you prefer, giving you the flexibility to set your own schedule on your luxury ski holiday.


Firefly pre-arrival concierge service

Chalet staff include:
Chef (on catered basis)
Chalet host (on catered basis)
Daily housekeeping (on catered basis)
In-resort driver service (on catered basis)
In-resort concierge service

Additional staff such as nannies and massage therapists can be arranged on request.


Ferme du Rys is a fantastic chalet for families with children and little people are made most welcome here.

After a busy day on the slopes, they can kick back and chill out in front of a movie in the cinema room with surround sound and PlayStation 4. There is also a games room with a pool table and table tennis to bring out their competitive streak.

Come bed time, they’ll love the dorm room with two bunk beds and a further single bed to sleep five children. Additionally, the double bedrooms can be configured as twin rooms, giving you maximum flexibility no matter how many children you have in your party.

Cot and highchairs for younger guests can be provided and childcare can be arranged on request.

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