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STUNNING, SOUTH-FACING, ALL-SEASON 4-BED CHALET IN SAMOËNS NEAR ALL AMENITIES

Andy Darkin

Speaks English
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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STUNNING, SOUTH-FACING, ALL-SEASON 4-BED CHALET IN SAMOËNS NEAR ALL AMENITIES

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday chalet in Samoens - Chalet Chantapolet 2

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms. Beautiful Sunny Part-chalet Set Over 3 Floors

Recently built (2009) sunny chalet, with magnificent south-facing views across the giffre valley to the surrounding mountains, peacefully yet conveniently situated at the end of a private cul-de-sac. It is a 15 minute stroll from the historic village centre of samoëns and the resort amenities which are plentiful both in winter and summer. The grand massif express ski lift is a few minutes’ drive, and in school holidays there is a ski bus stop at the end of the road. At other times nearest ski bus stop is approx. 700m. Skis and boots can be left in rental heated lockers at the lift or in our chalet ski room with boot dryer

Living accommodation (2nd floor)

Double height open plan living, dining and kitchen area, with good-sized kitchen and large windows with panoramic views of the valley and mountains. Doors open front and rear onto balconies. Dining table seats 8 comfortably. Beautiful feature fireplace with logs provided. High chair provided.

Kitchen (2nd floor)

Well-equipped with electric oven and ceramic hob, dishwasher, 2 fridges.

Additional study/reading area (top floor)

With desk and easy chairs

Bedrooms: all freshly laundered bed linen and towels provided

Bedroom 1 with double bed (top floor)

Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds*(top floor)

Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds*(1st floor)

Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds*(1st floor)

* can be pushed together

Full-sized cot with mattress (no bedding)

Bathrooms

Bathroom with jacuzzi bath and mood lighting (first floor)

Shower room with body jet shower (top floor)

Private basement garage/utility area (ground level)

Drive-in garage for one car

Separate ski room (with ski racks and boot dryer), snow shoes and sledges to use

Laundry/games room with table football, quality exercise bike, washing machine, tumble dryer and iron.

Entertainment

Tv with integrated dvd player (selection of dvds)

Wi-fi

Bose ipod/phone docking station

A selection of games and books

Outside

Large private sunny balcony with dining table and chairs. Smaller balcony to rear

30m2 private terrace with loungers and parasol

Additional communal parking spaces available

Meal service is available locally

Recommended ski instructors and airport transfers

Normally friday changeovers – means cheaper flights, less busy airport and roads, quieter saturday skiing, miss sunday rush in ski shops and on slopes! However we may be able to accept other changeover days

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only

Andy Darkin

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2013
Speaks English
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
Low cost, tailor-made insurance exclusively for holiday rentals from Europ Assistance. Get a quote

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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Geneva
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Cluses
Nearest Ski
0.75 Miles
Grand Massif Express
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Les Gets
Car: recommended

Samoëns is a beautiful old village and has been awarded a ‘Coq d’Or’ for being one of the prettiest villages in France, and is the only ski resort classified by the Caisse des Monuments Historiques. An hour by car from Geneva, this ancient village, famed for its stonemasons, is part of the fantastic Grand Massif ski domain and is connected to high-altitude, snowsure Flaine. The ski area incorporates five resorts – Flaine, Samoëns, Morillon, Sixt and Les Carroz. It offers 265km of well linked piste; 80 per cent of the slopes are north facing, so hold the snow well. The longest run is the 14km Les Cascades (blue) from Grandes Platières (2,480m) to Sixt via the lovely Lac de Gers refuge. For the beginner and intermediate the skiing is ideal, and there's more than enough to satisfy the expert, including the Gers bowl, with an 800m-drop of untracked skiing and a plethora of off-piste and back country terrain. Great guides are available through Zig Zag our recommended local ski school. The Portes de Soleil ski area is 20 minutes drive away (Les Gets) and Chamonix only 45 minutes

It is an all-season destination where real people live and work – a living village all year around surrounded by stunning scenery, including national parks. Samoëns is not the normal ski resort - a ghost town out of season. However, if you are looking for a party destination then this is not it.

The village is a great place as a base for visiting this fascinating area of France with Chamonix, Annecy, Evian, Megeve and the picturesque villages on the banks of Lake Geneva all within easy driving distance

Out of the ski season the valley is full of outdoor activities, walking, hiking, swimming, rafting, climbing, parascending, all types of cycling. You can access the mountains via main lifts that stay open during the summer. There are an abundance of well-marked hiking/biking trails and shorter walks including miles of level easy walking or cycling along the routes in the valley bottom along the banks of the beautiful Giffre river. Mountain and down-hill biking is particularly popular in the area which is considerably less busy than the nearby Les Gets/Morzine. If you don’t fancy the village swimming pool then Lac Bleu, where you can swim and sunbathe on the life-guarded beach, is only a few minutes’ drive or 40 minute wooded level walk.

The centre of Samoëns is traffic free, and has a beautiful square dominated by an ancient lime tree. For the self-caterer, the main street is a delight, full of gourmet shops offering mountain ham, local cheese, wine and mouth-watering pâtisseries. Every Wednesday there is a wonderful market selling local produce. There are over 20 restaurants in Samoëns and there are more restaurants in the surrounding villages. These include bistros, gourmet, traditional French Savoyard as well as take-aways and pizzerias.

Samoëns has a beautiful church, health spas, banks and cash points, doctors, numerous sports hire shops, a chemist, bars, shops, a cinema, an ice skating rink, creche, swimming pools in the summer and of course supermarkets. The Tourist Office puts on various entertainments in the village square ranging from kids' events and live music concerts to antique and crafts fairs throughout the year. And then there's the famous botanical garden, the only one of its kind in the Alps, created in 1906 and with more than 5,000 plants.

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Rental rates for this holiday chalet in Samoens, Flaine - Grand Massif

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Low season
18 Apr 2014 - 10 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Summer
11 Jul 2014 - 28 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2014 - 27 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,600
for 7 nights
£2,600
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,900
for 7 nights
£2,900
 
 
Low winter
4 Jan 2015 - 29 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
 
Mid winter
30 Jan 2015 - 5 Feb 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 
 
Peak winter
13 Feb 2015 - 19 Feb 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,900
for 7 nights
£2,900
 
 
Peak winter
20 Feb 2015 - 5 Mar 2015
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
for 7 nights
£2,100
 
 
Mid winter
6 Mar 2015 - 16 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £300
£500 deposit to secure booking.
Remainder due 6 weeks before arrival, along with the damage deposit of £300 (which will be returned if there is no damage to the property)
Payment by bank transfer or cheque
Notes Usual changeover day is a Friday. Apart from February 16th and 23rd which are Sunday changeovers
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Samoens in Flaine - Grand Massif

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Oven ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Games
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Books
  • Table Football
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace ...
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • recreation centre
  • library
  • botanical garden
  • pond
  • waterfalls
  • cinemas
  • autumn foliage
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • fitness centre
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
  • Babysitter
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • ski
  • mountaineering
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • freshwater fishing
  • caving
  • whitewater rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • paragliding
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • fly fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • tennis
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