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Beautiful Central Downtown Crans Apartment-Steps from Ski or Golf

Bedrooms 2
Space 110 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Separate Den/TV Room, 1 Large Bathroom, (Sleeps 4-6)

****The Apartment just recently underwent a major renovation project. I look forward to welcoming you to new, refreshed, updated surroundings, amenities and environment during your upcoming stay at LA RESIDENCE in beautiful Crans-Montana!****

CRANS-MONTANA - One of 'The 45 Places to Go in 2012' according to The New York Times

You will feel at home away from home in this beautiful, large and classy two-bedroom, one full bath apartment with a separate den/TV room and formal living room/dining room with a wood fireplace situated 5 minutes by foot from the main gondola to the ski slopes and 3 minutes from a world class championship golf course. The apartment is in the heart of downtown Crans, across from a grocery store, the Caviar House, down the street from Louis Vuiton and Hermes, the movie theater and some of the best shopping, bars, restaurants, grocery stores in all Switzerland. Alpine views can be enjoyed from every window. Spacious balconies are found outside every room where sitting and dining 'al fresco' is possible during the warmer months.

This well-appointed apartment can comfortably sleep up to 6 adults but is perfect for 4 and even better for a romantic getaway for 2! There is a queen-size bed in each bedroom and a queen-size sofa bed in the separate den/TV room. It has a formal living room with a wood fireplace and dining room as well as a breakfast nook for two in the kitchen.


Crans-Montana is one of Switzerland’s big, world-famous ski resorts, occupying the sunniest plateau in the Alps, facing south over the Rhône valley with a spectacular panorama over some of the most beautiful peaks in the Alps, such as the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc. Crans-Montana offers a particularly wide range of activities all year round. Along with Verbier and St Moritz, it’s also one of the glitziest, with what the local tourist office here likes to call 'the finest shopping in the Alps'. The resort actually comprises three villages, Crans-sur-Sierre, Montana and, out on a limb, Aminona; the agglomeration sprawls for more than 2km between Crans, to the west, and Montana, to the east. Skiing takes second place to the round of wining and dining embarked upon by fashionable aficionados of Crans-Montana’s affluent social life – although the resort does have the advantage of access to year-round skiing on the Plaine Morte glacier, way up above 3000m. The entire ski area here includes a total of 30 lifts and over 140 km of trails. Particularly popular are the broad carving trails and the valley descent down the Piste Nationale which, at 12 km, is the longest in the region. Skiing aside, the place is best known for hosting the European Masters golf tournament every September. Second only to the British Open for prestige and top names, Crans’s scenic course – “by far the most spectacular tournament site in the world” according to Greg Norman – was redesigned in 1999 by Seve Ballesteros, and now boasts fiendishly complex upturned-saucer greens, which led one frustrated player to describe playing a round as “having eighteen teeth pulled one by one”.

Crans-Montana is about two+ hours away from either Geneva or Milan International Airports and can easily be accessed by train and then by bus or taxi from the nearest train station at Sierre. The bus from Sierre stops steps away from the apartment.

Please email me for additional information, pictures, availability, and travel tips to Crans-Montana!

Keywords: Center of town yet quiet and peaceful, Close to alpine wilderness and miles of hiking, Walk to Ski and Golf, One quick elevator ride down to amazing shopping and dining, Large and classy, Mountain views, Fireplace, Trendy, LGBT friendly!

More Details

Philippe Rey
Member since: 2010
Speaks english, french, spanish, italian
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
10 January, 2018

About Philippe Rey

I was born and raised in Crans-Montana. I came to the USA in 1984 to attend university and later obtained my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. I currently am the Executive Director of Adolescent Counseling Services, a non-profit Organization providing counseling services to youth who could not otherwise afford it on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula.

I inherited the apartment from my parents. I proudly consider this place my home in Switzerland. I visit Crans with my spouse many times a year. To this, our home away from home, we welcome caring individuals and friends who will appreciate the comfort and convenience of this special place and the beauty of its surrounding nature.

What makes this apartment unique

This is our home in Switzerland and we want you, our guests to feel welcome here as if it was your own place in the Alps. It is beautifully and tastefully furnished while being relaxing and comfortable. It will particularly suit individuals who are searching for beauty and peace while enjoying the best that a world class mountain resort has to offer. The apartment is located in a building where many families and individuals (some of whom are my childhood neighbors and friends) live year-round. This creates an environment and experience of living amongst locals.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Extra bright and large bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Den - 1 sofa bed/futon , Comfortable sofa bed in private room
  • The two bedrooms have queen-size beds. The separate den/TV room has a queen-size convertible sofa bed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
MP3 compatible stereo system in living room, Iron and ironing board, Hairdryer, Separate storage room for your sports equipment


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Beautiful Central Downtown Crans Apartment-Steps from Ski or Golf
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Nice apartment in the center of Crans

  • 5 of 5

Nice apartment in the center of Crans. Not a new apartment in terms of the building itself but with all the comfort. What pleased me is that you can feel the typical atmosphere of this family place, with golf cups on the wall, books with children annotations, the fireplace, noble decorations and pieces of furniture, etc. A direct access to the pub downstairs is a plus. Our family liked the place and we relaxed directly. 10 min walk from the ski lifts.

On the improvement side, the old window frames don't protect very well from the noise (nightly snowplow jobs).

Regards, B.

  • Review Submitted: 15/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Benoit, Thank you so much for your review and kind words! I am so glad you and your family enjoyed the apartment and the personal touches that make it feel more intimate and cozy. The noises from the snowplows are both a blessing and a curse. A blessing because they signify an amazing day ahead on the slopes and a curse because of the sound. The bedrooms' windows have insulated glass and that helps decrease the noise a bit. The front windows in living room and TV room do not because it is much quieter on the south facing side of the apartment. I will look at replacing the older windows in the near future especially as snow removing equipment becomes bigger and thus louder. I look forward to welcoming you and your family back to LA RESIDENCE next time your travel plans call for a return to Crans-Montana. With gratitude, Philippe
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Crans golf - great place

  • 5 of 5

We went for a 4 day trip for the European Golf. The apartment is brilliantly situated, right at the heart of Crans near to the course and public transport. The apartment itself was perfect for 4 people and was very tidy, classy and had plenty of room. We had a great time and Crans was a great lively place during the golf week. Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 28/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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good size and location

  • 3 of 5

worked ideally because of its central location. The only slight criticism found the main bed slightly uncomfortabe,

  • Review Submitted: 08/03/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ibiza, Spain

A great apartment in a great location in the centre of Crans

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my wife plus another couple at the end of the ski season to celebrate a friends 50th birthday, and even though we had high expectations, we were not disappointed. The apartment was decorated in a mix of traditional and modern, and was very inviting. The bedrooms were spacious, and felt very plush, and there was plenty of wardrobe space. The lounge/dining area was large enough for the 4 of us not to feel cramped, and even though we didn't use it, with the fireplace lit it would make it feel very cosy on a cold winter's night. The location of the apartment is perfect for skiers, walkers or just sightseers since it is right in the centre of town, with a bank, supermarket, restaurants and bars all within 100m walk, and the main ski-lift only 5 mins walk away. I wouldn't hesitate to chose this apartment to stay in again next time we are in Crans-Montana.

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ski home away from home !

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Philippe's family apartment. Everything was spotless and the location is super convenient to skiing, restaurants, and shops. We didn't do any cooking, but appreciated the coffee capsules and the spaciousness of not being cooped up in a single hotel room. If we return to Crans we will definitely rent Philippe's place again.

  • Review Submitted: 31/01/2014
  • Date of Stay: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nyon, Switzerland

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The apartment completely met all our needs as a family of five. It was exactly as advertised. There was plenty of room for all of us, the apartment was immaculate, fully furnished with all the amenities (WIFI, dishwasher, washer, cable TV, fireplace, etc) needed to make our stay comfortable, and the location was superb. We were able to walk to the ski lifts and the grocery store is across the street! Philippe was extremely helpful in ensuring that our check-in/out process was super smooth. Not only would I recommend this property to others, I will look to return myself.

  • Review Submitted: 19/02/2013
  • Date of Stay: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Kilometres
Geneva - Zurich - Milan
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
18 and 9 holes
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Sierre or Sion
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Sierre or Sion
Nearest Ski
1 Kilometres
Main Cable Car ski runs
Car: not necessary

Snowshoeing, paragliding, mini golf, horseback riding, mountain biking, and gambling at a world-class Casino. Visit the medieval city of Sion (30 minutes by bus) and its magical castles. Taste great wines while walking along terraced vineyards below Crans-Montana. Happyland, the largest amusement park in Switzerland is 20 minutes away by bus/car. Near Happyland, the largest underground lake in Europe can be explored by the whole family!


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit AU$462.39

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.