La Grange au Merle, Chatel

Quick Facts

Sleeps: 10 - 12

Bedrooms: 6


Rates from €16,900 (low season) to €27,950(high season) /week


Kids' outdoor playhouse

Outdoor hot tub


TV snug/playroom


This traditional Savoyarde farmhouse has been tastefully renovated with a warm and cosy feel and offers all the modern facilities one would expect from a luxury ski chalet. Professionally staffed, your private chef will prepare meals using the finest ingredients while the chalet manager ensures your every whim is catered for on your luxury ski holiday here.

The heart of the chalet is the double height open plan living space which opens onto a south facing balcony overlooking the mountains and stunning Mont de Grange. The log burning fire, cocktail bar and dedicated TV snug/playroom are arranged with everyone’s comfort in mind, allowing both adults and children to find space to relax. Outdoors you will find a bubbling hot tub or why not relax in the sauna?

Six tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms accommodate up to 14 guests (including a family suite of a double room and joining bunk room). Many of the bedrooms have direct access to the south facing balcony or garden terrace where there are enclosed gardens.

La Grange au Merle caters for both friends and families seeking a holiday which provides plenty of action and indulgent quality time. For the adults, the carnotzet can be found in the cave under the chalet with an enticing selection of wines waiting to be savoured. Perfect for an evening after a thrilling day in the beautiful Portes du Soleil ski domain. And, there is plenty to keep children entertained, from the outdoor playhouse, toys and games/arts and crafts supplies, early suppers can also be arranged at their very own children’s table.

During summer months you can enjoy the great outdoors and spectacular scenery from La Grange au Merle (on a self-catered basis), there is plenty to do including hiking, cycling and water-sports in Châtel at this time of year.


Outdoor hot tub


Wood-burning fireplace


Apple TV

Sonos sound system

South-facing balcony

Carnotzet (Wine store and relaxation area)

Barbecue and outdoor dining area

Garden terrace

Garage parking for two cars and additional parking spaces

Separate TV snug/playroom

Children's outdoor playhouse

Selection of kids' games and toys

What’s Included

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

Rates include:
Firefly pre-arrival concierge service
Daily breakfast (continental on staff day off)
Daily afternoon tea
Pre-dinner canapés (6 nights)
4-course dinner (6 nights)
Paired wine with dinner
Soft drinks, craft beers and spirits
Daily housekeeping
Bathroom products
Bathrobes and slippers
Dedicated in-resort driver service
In-resort concierge service

Rates are based on occupancy of up to 10 guests (additional guests carries a supplement charge).


La Grange au Merle is located just a 2 minute drive or 10 minute walk from the centre of Châtel, which forms part of the Portes du Soleil ski area. As well an extensive ski area, Châtel has a great selection of bars, restaurants and shops to choose from.

Châtel is approximately 1hr 40mins drive from Geneva airport.


La Grange au Merle sleeps up to 10 adults + 2 children in six bedrooms.

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

Bedrooms 2 & 3 (family suite):
Double bedroom on ground floor with adjoining bunk room (for 2 children) and en-suite bathroom.

Bedrooms 4 & 5:
Double/twin bedrooms on ground floor with en-suite shower rooms.

Bedroom 6 – Le Grenier
Double bedroom on mezzanine floor with en-suite bathroom.

It is possible to accommodate up to 2 additional children either on the day bed in the bunk room or on fold away beds which could be used in two of the bedrooms for an additional cost.


The bespoke dining table seats twelve guests and is at the heart of this luxury ski chalet for relaxing evenings with great food, wine and company.

To set up you up for a day on the slopes breakfast includes a range of cereals, breads and fruit along with cooked breakfast option. On your return you will be served afternoon tea with homemade baked cakes.

Evenings at this luxury ski chalet start with pre-dinner canapés followed by a four course meal on six evenings, created using fresh quality ingredients, paired with house wines. The chalet also has it’s own cocktail bar and downstairs you will find a Carnotzet, where a private wine tasting can be arranged. Craft beers and spirits are also available.

For children, early dinners are provided or menus tailored to accommodate younger palates.

On chef’s night off a table can be booked in one of Châtel’s many restaurants and for those with children, babysitting can be arranged on your luxury ski holiday.


Firefly pre-arrival concierge service

Chalet staff include:
Chalet Manager
Chalet host
Daily housekeeping
In-resort driver service
In-resort concierge service

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


This chalet lends itself beautifully to children with ample gardens for playing in the snow and an alpine play house ‘Crystal de Neige’ which they’ll adore. A separate TV snug with a selection of DVDs, games, toys and craft supplies should keep them occupied indoors.

The family suite with an adjoining bunk room is perfect for little ones who wish to be close to parents. For babies and toddlers, buggies, high chairs, cots and baby monitors can be provided on request.

Your chef will be on hand to tailor menus to their young tastebuds and can serve supper at an earlier time and the chalet’s chauffeur can ferry them to and from ski school to ensure everything is as effortless as possible.

Professional nannies can be arranged, offering fun and adventurous childcare options.

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