The story of a French Alpine chalet renovation project from start to
'Chic Happens' charts the realities of an Alpine chalet renovation project from start to finish.
Chalet de Soie is a charming old farmhouse situated in the picturesque ski resort of Morzine in the French Alps. The original owner used the top floor as a silk painting studio, and it has been used and loved for innumerable family holidays over the years. It is now in need of some major renovation work so it can to be enjoyed for family holidays for many years to come.
The chalet will be completely renovated, from replacing the ancient plumbing and electric systems, stripping away the interior cladding as well as re-configuring the layout, replacing the kitchen and all bathrooms and adding in a brand new bedroom. The finished property will have five bedrooms and five bathrooms, and it will be luxurious, chic, modern and charming, and will be available to rent out for family holidays from the start of next ski season.