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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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A number of other chalets had also been broken into.
Demand for the chalets has been growing since that start of the siege that was imposed on the Gaza Strip in 2007, and has increased particularly sharply in the past few years as a result of the total pollution of more than 60 percent of the waters along the coast and the partial pollution of the rest, extending to about 40 kilometers offshore.
An entire floor of the chalet is given over to an in-house wellness centre, which includes a swimming pool, sauna and gym.
The pair spent PS25,000 sprucing up their chalet with a new bathroom, kitchen and carpets.
Katherine said: "The chalet had to be a similar size to the previous one bedroom chalet, but it was the size of the plot that really attracted us and the sense of isolation from the other chalets dotted along the cliff.
Rachelle Hughes, 39, claims she arrived with three of her children to find a trashed chalet full of grubby dishes, sopping wet beach towels and half-eaten bolognese.
But, Christie said, the cold welcome was the least of the family-of-four's worries when they opened the door to their "filthy" chalet.
Built in 1913, the rustic hotel, Sperry Chalet, lost its main building to the Sprague Fire, which was sparked in a lightning storm on Aug.
What's it like: It could be 40AC outside, but you'd never know once inside Kempinski Hotel MOE's Aspen Chalet lobby, where the air feels almost icy, crisp and refreshing as you enter, and the light white and blue interiors add to the welcoming experience.
On July 23, 2003, we had reservations for 12 at the Granite Park Chalet for one night.
In addition, the specialist ski tour operator is offering a PS200 saving per couple on all chalet and Chalet Hotel New Year bookings made by May 31 and buy one get one half price lift passes in Tignes and Val D'Isere on New Year breaks departing on December 30, 2016.
one of the region's leading businesswomen has donated a luxury chalet to a disability charity.