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Purchasing a chalet in the UK is a great way to invest in something that you and your family will enjoy as well as potentially provide long-term returns. Chalets in the UK are particularly popular in seaside towns, however at Intasure we can help you protect your chalet in nearly any town, village or city.
Here at Intasure our aim is to help our customers find holiday home insurance policies suited to their needs – that’s why we also offer cover for chalets abroad which you can find more information on here. If you have any questions you can also call our customer services team who will be happy to help!
By filling out our online form we will be able to investigate the amount it will cost to protect your UK-based chalet. Our form is quick and easy to use which means you won’t have to spend hours looking for a quote.
For these great benefits and more fill out our online quote form today!
As with most forms of home insurance, here at Intasure you are able to determine the level of cover you require for your UK chalet. When filling out our online quote form please let us know the level of protection required for both building and contents cover and we will be able to provide you with a quote.
Don’t forget you can also Request a Call Back online if you prefer arranging your quotes over the phone – just another benefit of choosing Intasure!
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This provides you with a summary of the cover. For precise details of cover, including the conditions and exclusions that apply, the policy document itself should be referred to.
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A chalet, also called Swiss chalet, is a type of building or house, native to the Alpine region, made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof with wide, well-supported, eaves, set at right angles to the front of the house.
The term chalet stems from Arpitan speaking part of Switzerland and Savoy and originally referred to the hut of a herder. It derives from the medieval Latin calittum, which might come from an Indo-European root cala that means shelter.
Many chalets in the European Alps were originally used as seasonal farms for dairy cattle which would be brought up from the lowland pastures during the summer months. The herders would live in the chalet and make butter and cheese in order to preserve the milk produced. These products would then be taken, with the cattle, back to the low valleys before the onset of the alpine winter. The chalets would remain locked and unused during the winter months. Around many chalets there are small windowless huts called mazots which were used to lock away valuable items for this period.