Description of the holiday rental
Chesa Stiefel is a typical, many centuries old Engadine house. The house is renovated and comfortably furnished. It is situated in the small village of Crasta with a beautiful view on meadows, woods and the Engadine mountains.
The small village Crasta, 1950 meters over sea, is situated in the middle of the Fex Valley. A roman chapel, the hotel Sonne, Pensiun Crasta, a farm and some houses belong to Crasta.
There is a rich footpath net in the valley and in the whole upper Engadin. The Fext Valley is an ideal starting point for high mountain tours. Also in winter, you find a lot of footpaths. A cross country track guides you to the end of the valley and to the nice Fex glacier. If you prefer skiing, enjoy your day on the sloaps of Futschellas- Corvatsch starting in Sils-Maria.
Sils has a lot of traditional hotels and has a rich cultural offer. In the "Biblioteca Engiadinaisa" (library in Sils-Baselgia) you have a nice view on the lake of Sils. The tourist information office organizes sport activities and informs you about all wellness possibilities. Going out in St. Moritz: a night bus is at your disposal. All activities can be found in the internet.
Decades ago, the fauna and flora of Fextal were put under nature conservation, because of his geological characteristic. So the valley kept much of its character. Only valley inhabitants have a car right.
You reach the house in the center of the valley on good ways in half an hour by foot from Sils Maria or with the horse carriage Tel. 081/ 826 56 73. Guests of the house arriving or leaving are driven to the house by bus of Chesa Pool or Pensiun Crasta. There is the possibility to go down at 9.40 und come up on 16.40 with the bus of Pensiun Crasta. It's necessary to announce the transportwishes.
Coop brings food in a very good quality directly to the house.
Orders to do the day before till 15 o'clock. Delivery from monday to friday.
Since Sils built a car park in the middle of the village, the beauties of the place can be enjoyed again. The car park is mandatory and costs Fr. 80. - per week.
Sils is about 20 minutes from St.Moritz with the Engadine Bus, if you arrive by train.
Mobility cars can be rented.
The house is rentable only one year before, exceptional for Christmas and New Year. The departure and arrival days are normally on Saturdays. It's very calm in November and May (low season). Many offers and activities aren't available at this time of year.
The house has three floors. From the entrance hall going up the steps, you'll see a wardrobe, the living room with cheminée and a small library, the old room with the curved ceiling, the well furnished kitchen and a bathroom.
In the upper floor, there is an other living room with television, four bedrooms and a otherbathroom. Beds for children, a cot or additional beds are available.
There are several tables and internet connection. The house and the environment are attractive also for children and invite to various activities.
- Cable TV / Sat. TV
- Washing machine