Designed by Paul Bowyer and located in a scenic landscape in Switzerland, Chalet Zermatt Peak showcases a design that will surely captivate you. The 6 star exclusive chalet is perched 5,315 feet above sea level and comes with exceptional panoramic views over the village of Zermat and to the iconic Matterhorn. Here are further details provided by the staff of the chalet: “The appeal of Zermatt lies in the array of exhilarating sport and mountain activities on offer, coupled with the quality of amenities available in the village.In addition to its perfect location and awe-inspiring views, Chalet Zermatt Peak has been impeccably designed and built with outstanding attention to detail The chalet offers five bedrooms all with en-suite showers, bathrooms and dressing areas, luxury open-plan living and dining areas and a fabulous wellness, boasting a stunning indoor / outdoor jacuzzi, gym, sauna and steam room. There is also an external cooking and dining area, ski room and walk-in wine cellar.” Enjoy the photos!
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