Designer Nicky Dobree paired richly textured fabrics and soft yet masculine patterns with warm wood detailing to create a sumptuous year-round retreat in Switzerland for a British family with young children.
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The chalet is located in the Swiss mountain town of Saas Fee, which is near the Italian border.
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The entrance to the home features a smooth stone staircase with a hand stitched leather railing and glass balustrade. Contrasting the sleek elements of the staircase is a rough stone wall, which continues throughout the home.
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The family living room is clad in old timber and is an inviting space to gather after a day of outdoor activities. It features a soft palette of wool and velvet fabrics, a signature look of Dobree. The space flows into the dining room and kitchen beyond.
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Mounted at the top of the staircase is an Ibex head, which gives a nod to the rustic outdoor surroundings.
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The wood ceiling and floors in the kitchen are contrasted by white cabinetry and colorful plaid upholstery.
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The master bedroom has a richly layered, comfortable look with a tartan headboard and fur throw from Dobree’s ND Collection.
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The master bedroom, and all the bedrooms in the home, includes a dressing table area.
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The guest bedroom has a hint of glamour with a white fur throw from Dobree’s ND Collection and bedside tables made from vintage crocodile trunks.
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Another guest bedroom includes twin beds with neutral gray wool and timber headboards and tartan curtains.
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A third guest bedroom accommodates extra guests with a double bed and a single bunk on top. The room features Dobree’s signature bunk bed curtains.
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The children’s bunk bed room is decorated with thick red winter blankets, perfect for cold winter nights.
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In the television room on the lower level, a cowhide rug and fur cushions are contrasted with herringbone wool sofa upholstery and tartan curtains, which were hand made in England.
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The outside terrace includes an outdoor fireplace and thick sheepskins so it can be enjoyed day and night.