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chalet

1. a type of wooden house of Swiss origin, typically low, with wide projecting eaves
2. a similar house used esp as a ski lodge, garden house, etc.

Chalet

A timber house in the style of those traditionally built in the Swiss Alps, distinguished by exposed and decorative use of structural members, balconies, and stairs; the upper floors usually project beyond the story below.

chalet

1. A timber house especially found in the Alps, distinguished by the exposed and decorative use of structural members, balconies, and stairs. Upper floors usually project beyond the stories below.
2. Any building of similar design. See Swiss cottage architecture.
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After complaining about the state of the chalet, she claims her family were also handed a voucher to enjoy a free meal in the restaurant.
When my husband had returned to the chalet, he had found our neighbours fighting out on the grass in front of the chalets.
The Chalet consisted of a two-storey hotel building and a kitchen/dining room building.
Half the party stayed at the chalet, while the other half hiked up Ahern Pass for a wider view.
And the result of that is 117 brand new chalets at the Minehead resort with either two, three or four bedrooms.
The West Lakes Village at Minehead is a series of chalets built around lakes and landscaped gardens - a modern twist on the holiday homes originally created by Sir Billy Butlin in the 1930s.
Councillor Chris Abbott, cabinet member for culture, leisure and tourism at Redcar and Cleveland Council, said: "If you were to put your name down on the waiting list for a chalet today, you would be waiting 10 years before you had a chance to take up a lease on one.
A FIRE which destroyed a Northumberland chalet and saw neighbouring properties evacuated is being treated as arson.
When Edinburgh interior designer Gilly Corkery was given the task of transforming a chalet into a stunning rustic family home she couldn't wait to start.
The chalet is ski-in ski-out, very spacious and superbly furnished and finished.
Chalet Stratus and Chalet Cirrus are newly-built, designer properties with fantastic views of the Rendl Mountain.
Sportsman Chalet, a ski, snowboard and sports equipment retailer, has announced it will close its doors after more than four decades of operation in Bellingham.