Oberlaueri Chalet@ Säntis Schwägalp Toggenburg


Entire rental unit hosted by Ralf

5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 4 beds, 1 bathroom
Entire home
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Great location
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The Chnorz chalet is located on a 1070 meter elevation upon Ennetbühl village on top of the holiday residence Oberlaui with view to several mountains as Säntis, Stockberg, Speer and Churfirsten.

The guest appartment has 2 living rooms, 2 bedrooms, kitchen, balcony, garden, bathroom, indoor fireplace and a cigar lounge.

5km further up is Säntis, Schwägalp pass, the ski resorts of Wildhaus, Alt St Johann, Unterwasser, Chäserrugg are within a 10km distance.

The space
The Chnorz Chalet is located at the top of the Ennetbühl-Oberlaui holiday chalet area at Alp Gwelber in Toggenburg. Below are 30 more chalets. Chnorz is one of the highest located chalets at Säntis mountain, the fourth highest in Ennetbühl at 1070 meters. A small steep but paved road leads up to the chalet 1.6km above Ennetbühl Village.

-Guest Apartment Upstairs
The guest apartment at the upper private guest floor has with its 2 bedrooms space for a maximum of 5 guests.

* living room with indoor fireplace
* TV room (Stübli)
* Bedroom 1 with double bed and TV
* Bedroom 2 with 3 single beds
* Balcony,
* Guest garden with fireplace
* Guest Kitchen
* Bathroom
* Entrance lounge (D'Wösch)

-Downstairs Area
The lower floor got 2 bedrooms for 4 guests, the lobby and the fireplace area outside.

The outdoor area got infrared heaters letting guests sit easily cozy outside for hours by minus temperaturs.

*Bedroom 3: Double Bed
*Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
*Lobby with Piano
*Fireplace area with infrared heater
*Outdoor kitchen
*Outdoor bar

-Sheets and towels
Extracharge CHF10 each set for sheets & towels for single night bookings lower than CHF150 the night. For higher priced single night and multi night bookings its included.

Extracharge CHF10 each bin. A bin firewood is enough for an entire day. Guests also can collect firewood in the forest next to the chalet or bring it themselves.

No cleaning fee except for such leaving the guest apartment extraordinary dirty behind.

The chalet has 180 degree panorama view to Stockberg, Schwägalp, Säntis, Churfirsten (Leistchamm, Amden) and Speer.

Free for guests. 2 networks all around the site. 36-40MBit downstream, 10MBit upstream.

2 Flatscreen TVs in the guest apartment with Swisscom IP HD-TV are available with about 500 TV channels and Radio stations each. About 300 recorded Blockbuster movies, series and docs.

Snowshoeing starts at the front door where it goes up to the Hinterfallenchopf at 1600 meters.

You can fish on the river Luteren down in the valley with a day patent, available in the parish hall Nesslau.

-Inhouse Sauna
The inhouse outdoor sauna for 5 people is nearly finished. Coming soon.

The 5km away Säntis Hotel has a very nice sauna wellness area which is open for everyone during weekdays.

The Toggenburg down 50 minutes by car is Bad Ragaz Tamina Therme with a Switzerland-wide known bathing and wellness area.

A 30 minutes drive away in Schmerikon on Lake Zurich, another newly built huge sauna.

A 35 minutes in Abtwil-St. Gallen is a bathing and sauna paradise called Säntispark.

45 minutes in Pfäffikon SZ the Alpamare with all imaginable monster slides, saunas, river and wave pools.

-Cross Country Skate Skiing
A cross country slope is down in the valley in the next village Rietbad, visible from the Chalet.

A 30km slope starts in Alt St. Johann at the base station to the ski resort Sellamatt.

Most beautiful cross country skiing is at Alp Sellamatt

02km. 05 Min. Rietbad
13km. 13 Min. Alt St. Johann
13km. 13 Min. Sellamatt

The cozy ski area Wolzenalp is around the corner 5km away in Krummenau. 15km away are the large ski areas of Alt St. Johann & Unterwasser called Chäserrugg and Wildhaus Gamsalp.

05km. 06 Min. Krummenau. Wolzenalp
13km. 13 Min. Alt St. Johann
15km. 16 Min. Unterwasser
18km. 19 Min. Wildhaus

-To stroll
A well-known walk in winter is the Laternliweg on the Schwägalp, Gamplüt mountain station and Hag Besenbeizli in Kuhstall above Wildhaus on the Altmann-Säntis page. Wolzenalp with various Besenbeizli visible from the chalet.

For hiker, summer the sound path, Ofenloch gorge and SAC Zwinglipasshütte, a 2.5h hike from Gamplüt mountain station Wildhaus or Säntis, also known is Chäserrugg with the restaurant of Herzog and De Meuron Architects. In front of the chalet it goes up to 1600 meters to Hinterfallenchopf.

To Schwägalp there are 4km, a dream landscape from where the cable car to Säntis drives and you can hike in all directions to Seealpsee, Zwinglipass, Stockberg, Ofenloch, etc ..

The large ski areas Chaserrugg Wildhaus are 15 minutes away. A cross-country ski trail can be seen from the chalet down in the valley at the next village Rietbad, 2km away. Another cross-country course is in Alt St. Johann with a length of 30km as much as I know.

The meeting point in Ennetbühl with excellent Swiss cuisine is Restaurant Krone, one of the best restaurants in Toggi. On Sundays from May to October, the Läubli Besenbeizli where all meet on an alp above the chalet, a 30-minute hike.

Sony PS4 with about 10 installed games like GTA and 2 controllers.

In addition to fondue pan, raclette oven, fondue chinoise is also an electric table grill and Teppaniaki table grill available.

It also has a cabinet full of games and of course a chess board and a jasper carpet in Chnorz.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable/satellite
EV charger
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Ennetbühl, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

The Chnorz Chalet lies on top of Ennetbühl in the mountain area of Säntis about 65 car minutes away from Zürich, 75 from the Airport of Zürich-Kloten.

Hosted by Ralf

  1. Joined in October 2014
  • 69 Reviews
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During your stay

I am anytime on StandBy if my guests need something. When being home at my apartment downstairs in the house, my guests can join me for BBQ or any talks 24/7.

Ralf is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Check out: 12:00 pm
Self check-in with building staff
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets

Health & safety

Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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