Chalet Illimani / St. Anton
Chalet Illimani, recently completed in 2009, is a stunning family retreat which combines traditional Tyrolian craftsmanship with elegance and a relaxing atmosphere. This exclusive chalet has everything you could desire in a modern family chalet, while still retaining the look and feel of a charming Tyrolian home.
The chalet is located at the edge of a forest in a quiet sunny spot facing the Hohe Riffler glacier and overlooking the picturesque village of Pettneu am Arlberg. Our dedicated driver service will take you to the St. Anton lift stations which is a short 6-8 minute drive. The village also has its own small ski area, ideal for children and beginners, which is a short walk from the chalet. Set over 4 floors and approximately 400 sq. metres of living space, the chalet comfortably sleeps 8 adults and 4 children, and has a further staff bedroom for a nanny.
The spacious and elegant entrance hall with hand-made terra cotta tiles leads through double wood doors to the drawing room where a grand open fireplace is the focal point. It is furnished with aged leather chairs, antique Austrian hand painted furniture, Moroccan light fittings and a library. The open plan kitchen and dining area is designed as a traditional Austrian Stube comfortably seating 12-14. It has its own wood stove with a resting place on top which keeps you warm and cosy after a cold day skiing. Also on this floor is a guest toilet and TV room/study. On the first floor are two double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and high exposed old wood beam ceilings, a feature throughout the chalet. The first of the doubles has its own fire place and a walk in wardrobe and both have access to the large balcony. There is a further double bedroom on this floor and the children's room with 4 singles (2 bunk beds). The kids room has ample space and plenty of toys to keep the children happy. These two bedrooms share a large family bathroom across the hall with stunning Italian mosaic tiling.
The top floor is dedicated to the impressive master bedroom, with an ensuite bathroom and separate toilet. With its own private balcony, this is the perfect place to enjoy the stunning views across the Arlberg valley and its snow capped peaks. Situated on the lower ground floor is the chalet spa, with everything you need to ease aches and pains after a demanding day on the slopes. There is a sauna comfortably seating 6-8, a cold water bucket shower and a relaxation area with large flat screen TV and drinks and fruits. Also located on the floor is the games room with table tennis. A separate external entrance down to this floor leads to the heated ski room, with boot warming racks and storage for coats, hats and gloves.
The garage has space for one car and there are two further parking spaces outside.
1 double bedroom en-suite bathroom
1 double bedroom en-suite bathroom
1 double bedroom en-suite bathroom
1 double bedroom shared bathroom
1 double bunk room (sleeping 4) shared bathroom
Additional staff room available
Total of 4 bathrooms and 1 w.c.
Open plan living, kitchen and dining area
South facing terraces and balconies
Sleeps 8 adults and 4 children
400 square metres
South facing balconies/ terrace
Hi-Fi / CD Player / MP3
Health and beauty
Sauna/ lounge area
1 indoor parking space
2 outdoor parking spaces
Booking price includes:
Breakfast & dinner on 6 days
The 5 courses include a cheese board and canapes
Complimentary house wines are supplied with dinner, additional bottles of house wine can be purchased
A complimentary drinks tray is supplied including 2 to 3 bottles of spirits (additional bottles can be supplied)
Complimentary mixers are supplied on request, 1 case of beer is also supplied on a complimentary basis (additional beer can be purchased)
International newspapers are not available in the village until after 1pm
Lunch can be arranged at an additional charge if booked more than 1 week in advance
Afternoon tea will be set out you on a self service basis, no staff will be present to serve during tea
Continental breakfast with a cooked option is provided 6 mornings a week, on the staff day off a continental breakfast is set out on a self service basis
Driver service operated from 8am till 10.30am then from 3pm till 8.30pm.
The ski instructors can only operate on-piste and marked itinery runs, it may be possible to upgrade to an off piste guide far an additional charge
the chalet is catered and self-catered available
All prices are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of the booking.
For such a well-known ski resort, the village itself is surprisingly small and compact. Its pedestrianised main street offers a wide choice of cafés, bars and good quality traditional and international restaurants as well as street offers a wide choice of cafés, bars and good quality traditional and international restaurants as well as The venue for the ski world championships in 2001, St. Anton am Arlberg is the ski capital of Austria and one of Europe's best ski resorts.
There are plenty of good dining options in St. Anton, and a walk through the village at night reveals a buzzing choice of bars and clubs.
With around 70 restaurants to choose from. The resort is a long, sprawling mixture of traditional and modern buildings crammed into a narrow valley. It used to sandwiched between a busy road and the mainline railway - but the railway was moved before the start of the 2000/01 World Championship season, and this area is landscaped into a park and ice rink. St Anton is full of character, its traffic-free main street lined by traditional-style buildings. It is an attractively bustling place, day and night
Reliable snowfall and challenging skiing make St. Anton and the Arlberg a holy grail for advanced skiers but there is plenty of fun to be had by less experienced skiers and boarders too. St Anton is also renowned for great party atmosphere on and off the slopes, with several famous après ski bars strategically placed on the lower runs back to the village and a huge range of après-ski to choose from down in town. The Arlberg ski area and ski pass also include the ski resorts Lech and Zurs.
The skiing and snowboarding terrain at St Anton consists of wide open treeless powder bowls, steep cliff drops and tight chutes, massive moguls, boundless linking groomed trails and gentle beginner areas. All the terrain is supported by a fast and efficient lift system.
St Anton offers top quality skiing and boarding at high altitude with some of the best off-piste runs in Austria that are best tackled with a local guide. Steep and deep or mogulled runs off the top of the resort are what attracts the St Anton enthusiasts.
An award-winning new high speed lift recently replaced the Galzig Cable Car from the resort centre making access into the main area much quicker and there are some superb runs for keen intermediates.
Whilst there are some beginner slopes directly above the resort, the area is best suited to strong intermediates and experts who will relish the challenge of St Anton’s steeper slopes whether covered in powder or bumps (fresh snow tracks out quickly). With the resorts of Lech, Zürs, Stuben and St Christoph all covered on the Ski Arlberg lift pass, there is no shortage of challenging skiing and snowboarding in this vast area.
Snowboarders will also love the terrain as well as the half-pipe and freestyle park.
Vertical Drop: 1507 m
Acres of ski: 105
Easy 49 km (42 %)
Intermediate 54 km (47 %)
Difficult 13 km (11 %)
Terrain Parks: 1
chair lifts 13
surface lifts 24
Gondolas / Cable Cars: 5
Chalet Illimani, Pettneu, St. Anton, Alberg, Austria
Nasserein Telecabine - 6 minutes drive
Central St Anton - 8 minutes drive
Distances to airports:
Innsbruck (INN) 100km
Zurich (ZHR) 200km