It’s that time of the year again when gathering around a fireplace seems like one of the best things you could do. The simple idea of a wood-burning fireplace is enough to make you feel the warmth and picture the cozy ambiance that surrounds it. Now imagine yourself relaxing in front of a fireplace while looking outside and admiring magic views of the mountains. All of these chalets promise an unforgettable experience. Check them out and let us know which one is your favorite.
A chalet is incomplete without a wood-burning fireplace and everyone knows it. The Gstaad Chalet in Gsteig, Switzerland doesn’t disappoint us. It has this super cozy gathering space with comfortable sofas facing each other, a wooden coffee table between them and, of course, a fireplace.
Ceiling-mounted fireplaces are great for large lounge areas like this one because they can be surrounded with comfortable chairs and sofas on all sides. This is an image that shows the interior of Chalet Cragganmore from Chamonix, France. It’s not just the fireplace that makes this space look so warm and cozy but also the lighting in the room.
Chalet Grace has three floors of super cozy and welcoming suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in the amazing views and with decors somewhere between rustic and modern. This is its lounge space, a room furnished with a set of sofas that frame the fireplace. there are candles and lamps on the mantel and throughout the room and a firewood storage nook in the corner.
Getting to gather around a fireplace with a bunch of other friendly people is definitely something to look forward to when booking a room in a chalet but it doesn’t compare with having our own fireplace in the bedroom. The Trois Couronnes chalet gives you the opportunity to experience that. This is one of the rooms you can stay in.
Bentleys House is a 5-star boutique hotel situated in Lech-Zurs, one of the most prestigious Austrian ski resorts and welcomes its guests in one of the three chalets, each one decorated with elegant furniture and accessories that blend contemporary and traditional, including fireplaces, charming area rugs and a bunch of little things that make each space feel like home.
Modern fireplaces can be cozy too. We can demonstrate that with this image that captures the charming ambiance in one of the Luxuslodge chalets from Austria. There are three chalets in total, all of them featuring modern interiors with cozy bedroom suites and inviting social areas like this one. The guests can also enjoy the spa and sauna although we’d much rather just stay here and listen to the cracking wood as it burns.
I have to say it would be pretty hard to get me out of this chalet when it’s no nice and cozy inside. This is the interior of the Pearl ski chalet in France which seems to offer its guests the perfect oasis. There are bedroom suites, a space, a heated indoor pool, a large home cinema, a ski room and more. In addition, the views of the slopes and the mountains are breathtaking.
Let’s take a trip into the Swiss Alps. There are plenty of specific destinations to choose from, one of which is The Lodge, a high-end chalet that offers a wide range of outdoor activities as well as charming indoor spaces like this fireplace gathering area. It’s the little things that make it feel welcoming, things like the items on the shelves or the decorations sitting on the tables.
There’s a lot to love about the Chesetta chalet located in Switzerland. One of the reasons is this living space which has a cool fireplace in one of the corners. There’s a point where this starts being just a fireplace and also becomes a shelf and also an eye-catching design element. There’s another living room just as elegant and dramatic.
The fireplace is just one of the elements that make Les Fermes de Marie look so cozy. It’s actually the fact that while in here you’re pretty much surrounded by wood and stone from all sides which makes this retreat feel like an authentic mountain chalet. You can choose to stay in one of the nine chalets, all decorated with beautiful antiques, cozy fabrics and open fireplaces.
If you choose to stay at the Alpaga hotel located close to Megeve, in France, you can opt for a spacious suite that has a private terrace with views of Mont Blanc and a modern and cozy interior decorated in earthy colors. The fireplace completes the space in the most beautiful way. Separate chalets with similar features can be rented by large groups.
How about a trip to the French Alps? You can stay at Chalet Sommet, a luxurious property that can accommodate up to 14 guests in its 6 suites. Groups can gather in the living area and sit around the stone fireplace or curl up with a good book on the sofa or the rocking chair. There’s plenty to do indoors but even more waiting for you outside.
There’s a chalet for everyone, whether you like rustic, traditional or modern decors. Chalet la Praise from Megeve, France is a beautiful attraction, offering its guests a range of charming suites with mesmerizing views and an overall ambiance that beings out the best in its traditional interior design. There’s a social space framed by an L-shaped sofa and a fireplace, with accent lighting and exposed ceiling beams.
No. 14 is the largest and most exclusive chalet in the Verbier resort, in the Swiss Alps. Unlike most of what we showed you so far, this chalet has a refreshingly modern interior. Of course, the fireplace is there, harmonizing the living area and serving as a focal point for the entire floor plan.
If you like the sleek, contemporary side of interior design, check out Chalet Anzère from Hérens, Switzerland. It frames the majestic landscape and lets it enter through the full-height windows and has this exquisite open floor plan designed very much like a modern residence. There’s a ceiling-mounted fireplace at its core which can be enjoyed from all spaces.