A beautiful, owner-managed, luxury ski chalet, unique to Sixt Fer à Cheval and a hidden gem of the Grand Massif - only 75 minutes from Geneva.

Peace, beauty, comfort - the perfect mountain holiday year-round.

Maison la Cerisaie is spectacularly located in one of France’s best ski areas and most beautiful villages. There are ski pistes and a huge range of hiking and mountain-biking trails on its doorstep, including the trans-Alpine GR5 trail to the Mediterranean.

Watch the 90-second video showing the beauty and variety of our valley in Summer and Winter….

La Cerisaie - A beautiful chalet for skiing or hiking

"A truly wonderful ski chalet that offers everything you could possibly want. After staying at many ski chalets around the world, this is by far the best I've stayed in. The attention to detail was incomparable to other chalets I've stayed at."

  • Sunshine and powder
  • A luxury chalet perfectly located for Winter skiing and Summer hiking
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Peace, beauty, comfort - the perfect mountain holiday year-round.

Maison la Cerisaie is spectacularly located in one of France’s best ski areas and most beautiful villages. There are ski pistes and a huge range of hiking and mountain-biking trails on its doorstep, including the trans-Alpine GR5 trail to the Mediterranean.

Watch the 90-second video showing the beauty and variety of our valley in Summer and Winter….

La Cerisaie - A beautiful chalet for skiing or hiking

"A truly wonderful ski chalet that offers everything you could possibly want. After staying at many ski chalets around the world, this is by far the best I've stayed in. The attention to detail was incomparable to other chalets I've stayed at."

Maison la Cerisaie

La Cerisaie Chalet in WInter
Ski touring above Salvagny Ski touring
  • Short ski or walk to the local pistes or 15 minutes to Le Grand Massif ski area
  • 4 en-suite bedrooms - up to 12 beds
  • Well sign-posted paths up to high alpine terrain and stunning views on the doorstep
  • 75 minutes from Geneva Airport
  • 265 km of ski pistes for all levels
  • Hiking and biking from the door
  • Large hot tub with stunning views
  • Spacious but cosy games/TV room, lounge with wood stove and large dining room next to the semi-professional kitchen
La Cerisaie TV/lounge and piano salon A large TV and games room with dual satellite TV, a selection of games and a professional piano/key board.
A large jacuzzi on the terrace which has a spectacular multi-coloured light display built in! A large American Jacuzzi which can fit six comfortably with direct access from the bedrooms

La Cerisaie has been open, year-round, since 2013 hosting families and groups of friends as well as Yoga, photographic/yoga and leadership retreats that make use of our unique studio in the garden (available for hire by special request). The Chalet was acquired in 2022 by the Ettinger family and having been refurbished is now available for hire once again (minimum 5 nights)

This exceptional chalet dates from 1830 and has a unique charm and ambiance which you will appreciate. Come home to a roaring wood burning stove and enjoy the space of the games/TV room as well as the lounge which includes a professional piano/keyboard. You can enjoy cooking up a storm in our semi-professional kitchen with gas hobs, dual oven and plenty of work space! Or treat yourself to a local chef who often works in our kitchen (we will introduce you). On our deck you will find a large dining table and benches as well as a large American Jacuzzi complete with light shows, oscillating jets and the rest.

In the Winter, you can ski to the local ski lifts which are ideal for early stage skiers or 15 minutes away by car or ski bus you will find your self at the Samoens ski gondola which will whisk you up to the Grand Massif ski area which includes Les Carroz and Flaine. And if you are a good skier you can ski on the famous 14km ski run down from Flaine to Salvagny and ski straight to our front door!

In the Summer, there are unlimited walks to be done including the famous GR5 which is on our doorstep. From our front door you can walk into the mountains and a variety of refuges await you for overnight stays or simply a good lunch.

The dining room and a large table which can seat 12 Dining in style with room for 12 around this magnificent table

La Cerisaie in the Summer

Maison La Cerisaie Sixt Fer à Cheval in summer The chalet from the South

The charm of a 19th Century farmhouse!

An authentic Alpine farmhouse, Maison la Cerisaie was built in 1830 and recently renovated to the highest modern standards. Its 200m2 of interior space comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests in 4 bedrooms, each with its own luxury bathroom.

The living areas are spacious, with plenty of sofas and armchairs. The separate dining area seats up to 12 people. On the garden terrace the large hot tub has fabulous views of the surrounding mountains.