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LARGE 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH FANTASTIC VIEWS CENTRALLY LOCATED

Alexander Clifford

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks English
People6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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LARGE 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH FANTASTIC VIEWS CENTRALLY LOCATED

People6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Chatel - Le Soli A6

Self catered 1 bedroom apartment sleeps 6, walk to main lift and resort centre

Le Soli A6 is a large 1 bedroom apartment (47sqm) located 400m from the Chatel resort centre. Located on the 2nd floor it has a large south-west facing balcony with spectacular views over the Linga slopes and the Abondance Valley. It comprises of a lounge, with sofa bed and other seating, a full sized kitchen/diner with table and seating for 6, large double bedroom, bath/shower room and separate WC.

In the lounge area there is a satellite TV with DVD/CD player and board games for your entertainment. One entire wall of the lounge is glazed with a large sliding door onto the balcony making the most of the fantastic views. The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, electric hob, fridge, microwave and coffee maker. All utensils, crockery and cutlery are provided.The spacious bedroom has a double bed and full sized bunk beds. There is a ski locker located within the building and off street parking for your convenience.

How to find us:: By Plane: Geneva Airport is only 75km away By Train: there are stations at Thonon-les-Bains in France (SNCF), and Aigle or Monthey in Switzerland (CFF). By Car: there are two routes into Châtel, either via Thonon-les-Bains in France, or via Monthey in Switzerland. Driving from Calais you can usually get to Châtel in around 9 hours. Our suggested route is motorway from Calais to Besançon, Pontarlier, towards Lausanne, Montreux, Monthey, Morgins, and Châtel.

Winter:: Chatel (1235m/4025ft) is one of the most attractive resorts in the Haute-Savoire region of the French Alps. It is part of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest ski regions in Europe, covering 12 resorts including Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets in France and Champéry, Torgon and Morgins in Switzerland. In all it has over 650km of ski slopes with 208 lifts all accessible using a single, inclusive ski-pass.

Chatel has an excellent snow record and Le Soli is ideally placed for getting to the ski slopes. The Super Chatel gondola is a short walk away and free buses depart from the market square for the chair lifts in Linga and Pre-la-Joux.

All levels of skiers and snowboarders are well catered for with mile after mile of well groomed runs for intermediates and easy access to a number of high altitude slopes for beginners. For experts, the amount of easily accessible off piste is just phenomenal. There are also a number of good, steep black runs including the infamous 'Swiss Wall'.

Summer:: In the summer season you have access to hundreds of kilometers of mountain biking tracks and mountain footpaths of varying difficulty. There are also man-made mountain biking trails to suit all levels throughout the region with dedicated bike parks at Pre-la-joux and Super Chatel. The lifts are open during July and August making your mountain ascents much easier.

There are 8 tennis courts and a large open air pool within a 10 minute walk of the apartment. Facilities for other activities such as rock climbing, via ferrata, white water rafting, pony trekking and canyoning are also close by.

The pretty towns of Evian and Thonon-les-Bains are both within a 40 minute drive. Here you can catch a ferry to travel across lake Geneva or participate in other beach side activities such as watersking and sailing. These towns also have spa and wellness centers. On the Swiss side, Montreux (home of the world renowned Jazz Festival during the first two weeks of July) is a 40 minute drive away.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Alexander Clifford (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nous avons passe de tres bonnes vacances a Chatel, l'apartment etait magnifique. Il y a une tres belle vue du balcon
Apr 2011
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Reviews

4.7
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

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Large 1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views centrally located
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 8 reviews
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Large 1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views centrally located
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430491
Chatel Portes du Soleil area
London
4

Close to all you need

  • 4 out of 5
My friend and I stayed in the apartment for a week in July 2009 and had an extremely comfortable stay. We loved the amazing view of the mountains from the main family room as well as watching the sunset from the well sized veranda after long days of walking and exploring.

The apartment is a great size for a small group of friends/family of 6 with all you need provided inside and outside! The apartment is clean and really well stocked with those household things you don't want to have to squeeze into your luggage. It also has a good selection of guide books and brochures on things to do, dvd's and all modern kitchen facilities. Outside, you have excellent access to walks, ski runs, Tourist Information Centre, local shops, restaurants, cable cars and basically all you need. The town provided entertainment for children and near by is great mountain biking routes and walking tracks/ski runs for all ages and abilities. I would highly recommend basing yourself in this perfectly located apartment in Chatel and exploring all that the town and area has to offer (Montraux Jazz Festival was fantastic)!
  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Large 1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views centrally located
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430491
Chatel Portes du Soleil area
UK
5

Ski Haven

  • 5 out of 5
Light, open, clean, well equipped appartment with fabulous views across the valley. Very comfortable, warm with all the facilities you need for a low stress skiing holiday. The balcony was perfect for a beer and sunset view after a hard days skiing. Local ski hire and tourist offices were very helpful. Access to a vast range of ski fields to accomodate all abilities. Lovely traditional town with good eateries and bars within a 5 minute walk of the front door.
Owners friendly and approachable and only too willing to give further tips about the area.
Highly recommended!
  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2009
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Large 1 bedroom apartment with fantastic views centrally located
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p430491
Chatel Portes du Soleil area
New Zealand
5

An excellent hoilday spot.

  • 5 out of 5
Had a great hoilday in this beautiful spot. Apartment clean and tidy with everything you need. Comfortable beds. Only a few minutes walk to all the town facilities and restaurants. Great views from the balcony. Owners good to deal with and very helpful. Multipass great in the summer so able to access the summer chairlifts very cheaply. Did loads of great walks. Highly recommend this apartment.
  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Ferry
895 Kilometres
Calais/ Euro Tunnel
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Aigle/Monthey/Thonon-les-Bains
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Monthey
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Chatel (1235m/4025ft) is one of the most attractive resorts in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps. It is a traditional ‘Savoyarde’ farming village nestled on the border with France and Switzerland between Geneva and Mont Blanc.

The apartment is only a 5 minute walk to the main lift and 3 minutes to the market square where a free bus service to further skiing areas departs.

Chatel boasts shops with an abundance of regional and local produce. In the bustling village centre there are 2 grocery stores, fine wine/local produce, banks, garages, sportswear/ski hire and gift shops etc. These and at least 20 restaurants/pubs serving a wide variety of food within easy walking distance of the apartment. There is also a farmers market every Wednesday just 50m from the apartment.

The village also provides various other activities including tenpin bowling, ice skating, cinema, discotheques and a fitness center. 'Les Marmottons', the local nursery is just 50m from the apartment.

Other Activities: whitewater rafting, via ferrata, rock climbing

Ski: The Portes du Soleil area boasts 650 km pistes with 267 lifts. 10 Snow parks, 2 half pipes and 4 boarder cross courses.

Chatel has 5 Ski schools, and 26 specialist shops to rent or purchase equipment. The snow record in Chatel is very good but there are also 120 snow making points to ensure great snow cover. There are also a number of waymarked cross country skiing trails and snow shoe walks in the surrounding area.

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Rates & Availability

From €60 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Chatel, Portes du Soleil area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
20/12/2014
20 Dec 2014 - 26 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
€680
for 7 nights
€680
 
 
27/12/2014
27 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
€870
for 7 nights
€870
 
 
03/01/2015 - 17/01/2015
3 Jan 2015 - 16 Jan 2015
4 night minimum stay
€240
for 4 nights
€420
 
 
17/01/2015 - 31/01/2015
17 Jan 2015 - 30 Jan 2015
4 night minimum stay
€274
for 4 nights
€480
 
 
31/01/2015
31 Jan 2015 - 6 Feb 2015
7 night minimum stay
€540
for 7 nights
€540
 
 
07/02/2015
7 Feb 2015 - 13 Feb 2015
7 night minimum stay
€680
for 7 nights
€680
 
 
14/02/2015 - 28/02/2015
14 Feb 2015 - 27 Feb 2015
7 night minimum stay
€950
for 7 nights
€950
 
 
28/02/2015 - 07/03/2015
28 Feb 2015 - 6 Mar 2015
7 night minimum stay
€870
for 7 nights
€870
 
 
07/03/2015
7 Mar 2015 - 13 Mar 2015
7 night minimum stay
€540
for 7 nights
€540
 
 
14/03/2015 - 28/03/2015
14 Mar 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
7 night minimum stay
€480
for 7 nights
€480
 
 
28/03/2015
28 Mar 2015 - 3 Apr 2015
4 night minimum stay
€240
for 4 nights
€420
 
 
04/04/2015
4 Apr 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
€480
for 7 nights
€480
 
 
11/04/2015 - 25/04/2015
11 Apr 2015 - 25 Apr 2015
4 night minimum stay
€240
for 4 nights
€420
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes SUMMER 2014 - We have subscribed to 'Multipass' which allows our guests access to a wide range of activities and chair lifts over the summer period for only 2 euro per day each. For more information please visit www.chatel.com

Our prices do not include bed linen, towels and cleaning however these can be arranged through our local estate agent if required.
A deposit of 25% secures a booking.
Contracts for rental are with our local agent in Chatel and payment is to be made direct to them. Our agent will contact you once a reservation has been confirmed.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chatel in Portes du Soleil area

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 47 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has a shower over the bath and cupboard for your toiletries.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 90cm wide bunk beds
  • The bedroom is spacious with plenty of room for the double bed and bunks. It has a large opening window with shutters on the outside.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Sheets, duvet covers, pillow cases, bath and tea towels are not provided but may be hired from the local agent if required.
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