Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

The property A luxurious 3-bed chalet in Chamonix, the French Alps.

The property A luxurious 3-bed chalet in Chamonix, the French Alps.
The space 3 bedrooms split over two levels, 2 bathrooms, a spacious kitchen-diner, living room, study and childrens den.

Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

house exterior with wooden house and snow

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The owners fell in love with the open-plan living area, high ceilings and stunning views of the alpine forest from this house, seeing it as the perfect canvas for them to stamp their personality on without too much outlay.

Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

living area with white wall and stair case

(Image credit: Future PLC/Jeremy Wilson)

The wood-burning stove is a great focal point in the living room that exudes warmth, and creates the hub of the home. Sheepskin rugs and comfy pillows increase the cosy factor.

The sofa is from Chaplins (opens in new tab). Find a similar coffee table at The Conran Shop (opens in new tab).

Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

attic room with white wall and sofa

(Image credit: Future PLC/Jeremy Wilson)

By adding colourful mirrors and cushions, the owners have created a fun and playful space for the children.

The mirrors and sofa are from IKEA (opens in new tab).

Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

dining area with white wall and dining table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Jeremy Wilson)

Gathering around the kitchen table in the evenings is an important part of family life for the owners, who moved from London to The Alps to live a stress-free life. By whitewashing the walls, the property feels light and airy. It’s also a great background for their photos and collected treasures.

The dining table is from Peter Kadic (opens in new tab), the console table is from Habitat (opens in new tab).

Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

bedroom with white wall and curtain

(Image credit: Future PLC/Jeremy Wilson)

The master bedroom is awash with soft fabrics and fake-fur throws, creating a room filled with serenity and a tranquil thinking space.

Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

bathroom with wooden wall and washbisn and bathtub

(Image credit: Future PLC/Jeremy Wilson)

The bathroom is a cosy retreat from the wintery weather outside, the warmth accentuated by the traditional chalet-style wood panelling and chunky towels.

Take a tour around a romantic Alpine chalet

attic bedroom with white wall and butterfly stickers

(Image credit: Future PLC/Jeremy Wilson)

This girl's bedroom is a riot of colour compared to the rest of the house. The spotty blinds, fairy lights and wall transfers make it the perfect girly haven.

Looking for more modern decorating inspiration? Check out our House Tours section for everything from a converted church to an uber modernist house in South Africa.

Heather Young
Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and also edits its sister title Style At Home. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.