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STUNNING 350 YEAR OLD MOUNTAIN CHALET WITH THE BEST VIEW IN THE ALPS

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Hannah Sherlock

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
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STUNNING 350 YEAR OLD MOUNTAIN CHALET WITH THE BEST VIEW IN THE ALPS

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday chalet in Sainte Foy Tarentaise - Chalet Sherlock

2 bedroom house with terrace in hamlet near Sainte Foy Tarentaise

Chalet Sherlock has plenty of space with a large ground floor open plan living / dining / kitchen area with comfy chairs, a lovely wood burning stove and satellite TV / DVD with UK freeview channels. The kitchen has been recently refitted with hand made timber units and is fully equipped with microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and expresso maker. Upstairs are two bedrooms, both with luxury en suite facilities. Bedroom one is huge, sleeps four and has a large ensuite bathroom with a big, deep family corner bath and shower. The second bedroom sleeps two and has an ensuite shower room. Both bathrooms have heated towel rails. Beds are orthopaedic with Egyptian cotton linen. There is a baby cot and two extra fold up kids beds if required. All windows have outstanding views of the Alps and the Mont Pourri glacier. Bedroom one has a balcony with steps leading down to the beautiful sunny stone terrace next to a garden with children's playhouse, BBQ, picnic table and deck chairs.

Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Hannah Sherlock

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Speaks English
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday chalet rental in Sainte Foy Tarentaise, France

Stunning 350 year old mountain chalet with the best view in the alps
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
business
Stunning 350 year old mountain chalet with the best view in the alps
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p468775
+44 (0)7778 742704
Sainte Foy Tarentaise Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy
5

A Fantastic Stay at Chalet Sherlock!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
What a fantastic stay at Chalet Sherlock! The best views of the Alps i've seen in a long time. Lovely house, great terrace and brilliant skiing.

Looking forward to revisitng in 2014.
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
Stunning 350 year old mountain chalet with the best view in the alps
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p468775
+44 (0)7778 742704
Sainte Foy Tarentaise Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy
5

My new favourite ski holiday

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
Chalet Sherlock was the best place I have stayed on a skiing holiday. It's perched on the mountainside in the tiniest of Hamlets among traditional homes and agricultural conversions. It's A very picturesque spot with uninterrupted views across the valley from the lounge and the master bedroom. If you are going to have a lazy day off the slopes these are the details that matter. I went with my father, who is a lazy skier. The living dining room is a cozy rustic affair that centres where it should, on the wood burner. The burner is a joy to behold and by far the most rewarding way to keep the place heated, we didn't need the electric heaters, the burner on low would stay lit all day while we were out then crackle back to life on our return. We cooked most nights in the very well equipped kitchen dining to the sounds of the stereo and crackling logs, then finished the evenings with a glass in hand staring at the flames. As there were only two of us we felt like kings strolling about the place, each with our own double bedroom and ensuite bathroom. Plenty more room for a bigger group. ideal for two couples. the downstairs loo means you could have someone sleeping in the lounge if you wanted. Such a lovely place we didn't want to leave the warmth and homeliness of the chalet. However we did get out there for the slopes which are great, uncrowded and uncomplicated. Shhh don't tell anyone. And we dined out at the top recommendation chez merie, which was a charming, delicious experience. The French owner chatted to us at length and told us how much she loves English customers, because like the slopes, we're uncomplicated. A first and nice to hear. If you have a car, like to be comfortable in beautiful surroundings and enjoy a ski holiday on your terms you won't beat this for the price.
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Stunning 350 year old mountain chalet with the best view in the alps
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p468775
+44 (0)7778 742704
Sainte Foy Tarentaise Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy
5

Another Perfect Stay in St Foy

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
This was our 2nd stay @ Chalet Sherlock & we will definitely be back !
Such a homely and comfortable place, great location and fantastic views in all directions.
The kitchen is brilliantly kitted out and sitting around the fire in the evenings is bliss. It was immaculately clean and impeccably maintained as always - can't wait to get back !
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
Stunning 350 year old mountain chalet with the best view in the alps
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p468775
+44 (0)7778 742704
Sainte Foy Tarentaise Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy
Brighton
5

Lovely chalet, lovely resort.Recommended!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2010
Chalet Sherlock is beautifully located just a short hop from St Foy centre with breathtaking views. We found the chalet in excellent condition with everything we needed to make our stay both enjoyable and comfortable.

The bathrooms are exceptional and the kitchen is well equipped making it easy to cater for all. If you're lucky enough to have the spare time then the terrace is a lovely place to spend a lazy few hours basking in the sun which shines on Chalet Sherlock late into the afternoon. As a family with young kids we found we were equally happy on the terrace as the slopes. So much so we've been back to Chalet Sherlock twice and are planning on a third trip in 2013.

For the adventurous, and the conditions are favourable, you can even ski down to the chalet from Sainte Foy... we did it. Twice!

Sainte Foy is a fantastic resort that won't disappoint on all levels. The locals, a mixture of friendly natives and UK ex-pats, makes for excellent entertainment in the evenings. The resort caters equally well for beginners and experts alike with plenty of safe off-piste skiing and wide gentle pistes, tree-runs and fire roads to complement the well-groomed pistes.
Helpful votes: 5/6
business
Stunning 350 year old mountain chalet with the best view in the alps
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p468775
+44 (0)7778 742704
Sainte Foy Tarentaise Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy
5

The best week in the Alps ever.........

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
We had the most incredible week at Chalet Sherlock (Feb 12). The weather was beautiful, the Skiing was great and staying at Chalet Sherlock was the icing on the cake.

Ages in our party ranged from 16 months to 63 years, skiers and non skiers, and each and every one of us just had the best time. The owners were so accommodating with our baby and dog (our dog even found love in the snow with Toby dog next door!) it made life so easy for us. It’s like home for home for comfort, a fantastic location for skiing and so many more super amenities and as for the view – second to none. This most definitely won’t be our last visit to the Chalet, next winter is a must.

Thank you again; you have a gorgeous house in the Alps.

The E-J Family, Buckinghamshire.
Owner's Response: thanks Guys, really glad you had such a great time, look forward to seeing you at Chalety Sherlock very soon!
Helpful votes: 4/4

Location

Car: recommended

Sainte Foy is in the hearty of the Tarentaise Valley, and Vanoise National Park. For skiing, Sainte Foy has been voted number 1 in the world by the Sunday Times, describing it as 'an uncrowded gem'. Within 5 minutes are the mega resorts of Les Arcs and La Plagne, with Tignes and the Espace Killy just 8 minutes by car. The charming town of Bourg St Maurice with its weekly market is 15 minutes away. There is a swimming lake 20 mins away as well as full leisure facilities in Tignes and Bourg St Maurice. The Italian border is very close by and can be crossed in the summer via the Petit St Bernard pass - this is a stunning drive into the Aosta valley and the Italian side of Mont Blanc. Chamonix is located just the other side of the tunnel. Day trips to Annecy are a must with its charming town (known as The French Venice) and the amazing lake with swimming beaches, sailing, fishing, etc. Also nearby in the summer are some fabulous golf courses (Les Arcs, La Rosiere, Tignes).

Other Activities: white water raftng

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday chalet in Sainte Foy Tarentaise, Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy

Notes

  • 50% deposit payable on booking ; balance four weeks before arrival.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Sainte Foy Tarentaise in Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy

Property Type:
  • chalet (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Heating
  • Parking On Street
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hob
  • Ice Maker
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom one is a beautiful family bathroom with heated towel rail and huge corner bath. Bathroom two is a shower room. Both are en-suite.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , or can be 4 singles or 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , or 2 singles
  • The bedroom layouts are very flexible with option of 2 doubles in main room or 4 singles or 1 double and 2 singles - this very large room has a lovely en suite family bathroom with luxury corner bath and shower. The second bedroom can be a double or two singles and has a lovely en suite shower room. Both rooms have amazing uninterrupted views of Mont Pouri glaciers. There is also a baby cot and two fold up kids beds if required.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Books for Kids
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • recreation centre
  • winery tours
  • forests
  • playground
  • waterfalls
  • autumn foliage
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sledding
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • whitewater rafting
  • mountain climbing
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • fishing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountaineering
  • freshwater fishing
  • diving
  • ski
  • hunting small game
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • caving
  • cycling