Chalet Piccolo Sogno
Cervinia / Zermatt / Aosta Valley, Italy
The extensive ski resort of Cervinia/Valtournenche is situated in Italy’s scenic Aosta Valley. Possibly one of the best kept secrets in the Alps with snow surety.
With extensions over the border into Zermatt, Switzerland, and known as the ‘Queen of the Snow’, this vast snowy area begins at 1,524m in Valtournenche, embraces Breuil-Cervinia at 2050m and rises up to Plateau Rosa at 3,488m, the 4,000-metre peak of Piccolo Cervino (Klein Matterhorn) and climbs to the 4,478m peak of the Matterhorn.
As this region is so high, we are generally blessed with longer seasons that most resorts in the Alps and they generally run from the end of November though to the end of April.
Piccolo Sogno is a gorgeous & homely chalet with breathtaking views. The chalet is very well equipped and so relaxing that you will not feel the need to go out to eat after a hard day's skiing. It features open-plan living with a modern kitchen and fireplace and large French doors onto a balcony with fantastic views.
The chalet can ideally accommodate 4 couples (8) adults or 3 couples and up to 4 children. The sleeping accommodation comprises of 4 double bedrooms and three bathrooms described as follows:
The loft - a double bedroom with an en-suit bathroom; a double room which has a double bunk bed, ideal for children, or a couple and two further double bedrooms.
There are 2 more bathrooms, one of which has a large shower/steam room.
There is a fully equipped laundry and a separate playroom for the children which can also be used for accommodating a nanny/child minder.
The chalet also benefits from a steam room.
The chalet is equipped with 2 televisions and 2 DVD players, a video machine and a hi-fi system; it also has an IPod Bose docking system.
There is a separate outdoor room for skis and storage.
Bakery and deli's as well as restaurants are on your doorstep as are the ski slopes.
Cervinia's biggest asset is altitude. At 2050m, with slopes rising to 3883m, it is one of Europe's most snow-sure resorts, set against a superb glacial backdrop. It's a place where long snow runs right down to village level are virtually guaranteed from the beginning of December until early May.
Summer skiing continues on the glacier throughout the year. Seven lifts serve 21km of prepared piste through out summer with an enormous out-of-season vertical drop of 1000m in the right conditions.
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Single Family Home with 4 levels
4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1550 square feet
King, Queen, Queen, and 2x Twin
8 guests maximum
Turin Airport or Milan Malpensa or Geneva
1.35 hrs by car from Turin, 1.55 hrs from Milan and 3hrs from Geneva
Stunning views of The Italian Alps
Activities of Interest
- Snow Skiing
- Great skiing for all levels in a spectacular setting both in the winter and in the summer on the Plateau Rosa glacier.
- For hiking lovers, Cervinia has some fantastic trails in spectacular settings for all abilities.
- Mountain-biking is very popular in the area with excellent rides. Every summer the Maxiavalanche competition is held here starting at 3500mt of altitude on the Plateau Rosa glaciers. Racers zoom all the way down to the village of Cervinia.
- Play golf at 2000m in Cervinia
- Trout fishing, catch and it gets cooked for you while looking at The Matterhorn
Places of Interest
- The apres-ski is not too shabby for a smallish resort. La Bricole has a popular happy-hour in the late afternoon, Lino's Bar is everyone's favourite when the lifts close and the cocktails in the Hotel Edelweiss are ingenious.
- The summers are fantastic in the high alps
Little piece of paradise
We loved our stay. Philip was very helpful with everything and we had a great week skiing. The house it little and perfect, just the perfect space. Great for families: you have everything you need even with small kids! I wished I could stay longer”
Lovely & Cozy Italian Chalet
Chalet Piccolo Sogno is well named - the chalet is like a sweet little dream. A compact chalet very well situated in Valtournenche - one of the ski resorts of the Cervinia-Zermatt Ski region.It is about a 5 minute drive to the very convenient access gondola (with plenty of free parking available). The chalet has a lovely setting overlooking part of the valley with warm, afternoon sun on the terrace. It is extremely well appointed - and has everything to make your stay very comfortable. The rooms were very comfortable, showers and baths were excellent, and the heating including wood burning fireplace, was very generous. We loved our stay and the convenience of the chalet to access the ski resort and local restaurants. We were using the chalet with 2 adults and two children although the accommodation has beds for 8. In our experience though, the living room and dining area would feel quite cramped if used by more than 6 people. The host was very responsive to our questions and queries. All in all - a lovely place to enjoy some great skiing!”
. Piccolo Sogno Italian Alp Chalet - a 10+
, Valtournenche is in the shadows of the Matterhorn, chalet is quiet, cozy, charming, with great valley views, perfect home base to explore Cervinia valley and. local villages, dozens of well maintained hiking trails, great Italian country cuisine. Piccolo Sogno was clean and well maintained, and although small, ideal for one or two couples. Highlight was hiking the local trails, and taking the cable cars to the base of the Matterhorn. We visited in July for two weeks and enjoyed the cool respite from the summer heat. Philip was a great host, and communicator!”
Great chalet. Wonderful house
We had an awesome stay at Piccolo Sogno. My two boys, my wife and I stayed for a week and thoroughly enjoyed everything. The house is located down a staircase from the parking, which results in complet sound insulation and we didn’t hear one vehicle. The views were absolutely spectacular. Waking up in the morning to see the sun bathed mountain peaks was inspirational. And the drive to the ski lifts was short and Parking was plentiful. We never parked more than 20 meters from the lift. The skiing was incredible. Such a huge area. We really enjoyed Valtournenche and Cervinia. Twice we skied over to Zermatt. The second time, we parked at Cervinia and skies on to Zermatt from there so we had more time to ski and less tome needed to ski commute. I definitely recommend this Chalet if you have the chance to stay. ”
A charming and comfortable chalet in a peaceful spot
We had a lovely time at Piccolo Sogno. The chalet was cosy and warm, well-equipped, and so quiet and peaceful. We particularly loved relaxing in front of the large wood-burning stove in the evening after a long day's skiing. Philip, the owner, provided us with detailed recommendations for the area and was very helpful. ”
A LITTLE PARADISE
CLEAN, QUIET, WELL EQUIPPED, NICE VIEWS, AMAZING DETAILS MAKE THE PICOLO SOGNO A REAL PARADISE. NOT ONLY PHILPS IS FANTASTIC AND HAS GREAT IDEAS AND TIPS TO SHARE FOR A MEMORABLE HOLIDAY. THANK YOU PHILIP ALINA ”
- 40"+ TV
- DVD Player
- Espresso Machine
- Outdoor Grill
- Pets (with Approval)
- Washer & Dryer
- Wireless Internet