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Town House In The Heart Of Bourg D'Oisans - 2 Double Bedrooms & Veranda Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Storey Holiday Home Full Of Rustic Charm For Simple Stay with stunning views

Our holiday house has a cosy home from home feel as it is a much loved family holiday house which we are pleased to share. Please SUBMIT ENQUIRY before booking as we prefer payment by Bank Transfer (Euros or UK bank)or P Pal.

The house sleeps 4 in 2 double bed bedrooms (open attic can provide additional sleep space in summer). Over 4 storeys with kitchen/lounge on ground , then up to double bedroom (shower ensuite), up again to another double (ensuite shower) and the toilet room, then up to top for open summer room with veranda with views of Alpe D'huez. This a great place to relax after walking or cycling with ipod, guitars, hammock, books and games. Wifi is available in house on MIFI ( Summer) and also available in most bars in the village. At present we do not have a separate secure area for bikes (people have locked in vans/or brought inside at night).

The house, now privately owned by our family, was staff accommodation for the Hotel Florentin. Although you're close to bars and shops, down the alley way is great retreat with excellent views form the attic.

Outside, there is some outdoor space for table in alleyway… feel free to pick from our small herb garden. The accommodation is at rear of Hotel Florentin (now closed) with shared space for table by house.

Although in the centre of the village, it is a quiet position for a relaxing holiday. If needed there are electric fires in each room and plenty hot water. There are 2 mountain bikes, guitars, ipod player available for your use with care.

Due to the 3 storeys and narrow stairs, the house is NOT suitable for anyone who has difficulty with stairs and toddlers. Please note, is a 'cosy' sized house , simple and characterful for a home from home stay. The kitchen/lounge area are in one room, both bedrooms have a double bed (the 1st floor bedroom is smaller than the 2nd floor bedroom), plus a large attic room with veranda for relaxing.

More Details

Owner
Janette & Graham
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Janette & Graham

Our house has been in the family for some years ... originally bought as a base for skiing by brother Stephen and friends. Once all the family discovered the delights of the area in summer we all visit at times with our children and friends as often as work allows. None of us are cyclists despite it being so popular but we do enjoy picnicking, exploring the waterfalls, playing music and some gentle bike rides.

Janette & Graham purchased this house in 1985

Why Janette & Graham chose Le Bourg-d'Oisans

The house really works for all the family... it is close to the local bars, shops and restaurants and yet you're surrounded by the most stunning scenery. Within an hour you have ancient cities, museums, shopping, swimming lakes, rivers with beaches & waterfalls. We all love nature, wine, art, culture and shopping ... it's all here!

What makes this house unique

We recently converted the attic to create what we call our Moroccan Room ... an open room, place to chill out in ... with 2 guitars, ipods, hammock, books and a veranda for views up to Alpe D'Huez. Guests are welcome to use the 2 mountain bikes for gentle cycling (not for mountain biking) . Although it does not have a garden we do have space for table/chairs by the house in the alley.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Le Bourg-d'Oisans in Isere

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , sink and shower enclosure in bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure , sink and shower enclosure - full size double in small room
  • en suite - shower & sink in each room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • There are 2 bedrooms each with a double bed - the house sleeps 4 comfortably. Sometimes people use the attic room as an additional sleeping space for 1 extra person/teenager. Please note this additional space is NOT a bedroom and has an OPEN window area on the veranda.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Veranda ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
2 Guitars available (one small amp) INternet MIFI available for 2017 Summer 2 small ipod players English library 2 bikes (use with care not for mountain biking - any damage to be paid for/fixed) Open attic room with veranda/balcony Washing machine in attic space Sleeps 4 in 2 double rooms (extra sofa bed in an open summer attic room)

Reviews

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Town House In The Heart Of Bourg D'Oisans - 2 Double Bedrooms & Veranda Views
average rating of 4.78125 based on 32 reviews
5

Adorable house in heart of Bourg d'Oisans

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in at the town house was lovely. The house is small, but well appointed. Lots of charm and character, and everything you could possibly need - a real home away from home. The location was fantastic, just a stone's throw away from plenty of bakeries, restaurants, and cafes (as well as perfect location for cycling in the area). The kitchen was well equipped so that you can cook meals with ease. Plenty of hot water for showers, and a must-needed washing machine! The veranda on the top floor was very cool indeed (shame we had some cold weather that we couldn't fully use this floor). It was unusually cold for our September stay, but the house has electric blankets, and electric heaters that make everything so cosy. Janette was a wonderful host, and responded to our every need extremely promptly. Would highly recommend this town house for your stay in Bourg. Thanks Janette!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review and you would be most welcome to come back any summer time to fully enjoy the open attic room/veranda ... you can't beat an electric blanket on cold nights !
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Cute centrally placed house in Bourg D'Oisans!

  • 4 of 5

Ease of communication with Janette and excellent instructions for getting to the house. Centrally located property with a beautiful outlook in the roof. The kitchen was well equipped and plenty of larder items to help with cooking.

Bed was so comfy and electric blankets in place which for the time of year we went made it really comfortable.

The outside of the house is so nicely done too.

lovely place.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A nice house for a perfect holidays

  • 5 of 5

We were there from 01/10/2017 to 20/10/2017 and this has been one of our best holidays. The house is very confortable and quiet, it has everything you need to have a perfect staying. Surroundings are very beautiful and, if you like ciclism, the situation is perfect to clim all the "cols" in this area (Alpe d'Huez, Galibier, Glandon, Croix de Fer, Lautaret, etc......We'll come back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It sounds as if you have made the most of the mild Oct weather and experienced some amazing walks and cycling ... Im so glad you felt at home i our house and you would be most welcome anytime.
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5

A home in the heart of Bourg

  • 5 of 5

Janette's house is full of charm, character and thoughtful touches. This is a home, not a soulless rental. The position is great , you're a hop skip and jump from buying your morning croissant or pottering out of an evening for a dance at the Cafe de Paris.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent charming French cottage in the heart of the villagd

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is excellent, two well sized double bedrooms, a nice kitchen/living area and roof terrace room with lovely views over the mountains. Great, central location in Bourg d'Oisans. Just watch the steep, narrow staircases!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely and slightly quirky townhouse in an ideal base for cycling the cols

  • 4 of 5

This was a great little find and ideal location for a cycling holiday to experience alpe d'huez and other amazing climbs which are all rideable from the house. The house is right in the centre of the town for bars, shops and restaurants but it's still quiet enough to relax. There's a cosy living room with kitchen and 2 double bedrooms. The attic has an amazing viewing platform to look across the alps with a post ride beer. Would defo visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you did all your cycling from our house and enjoyed the veranda for post cycling beers !
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Location

Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Grenoble St. Geoirs
Car: recommended

Out and About

Bourg d’Oisans is your gateway to the mountains offering: sport, relaxation, culture and exploration of unspoilt nature. The town has an outdoor pool (summer) with corkscrew slide and toddlers pool, many shops, parks, wide choice of bars and restaurants and a vibrant Saturday Market. There are numerous events throughout the Summer months. You will find all sorts of information at our local Tourist Office in the village.

The stunning Ecrins National Park has over 680km of way-marked trails ranging from simple strolls to adventurous hikes. 200km of streams and rivers (some with small beaches) , many mountain lakes offer refreshing possibilities, from canooing, white water rafting or swimming. Whether you wish to relax, cycle, walk or enjoy mountain sports, Bourg d’Oisans is the ideal base for a holiday. The house is 3 mins from the village pond, children's play park and picnic area.

There is also plenty to do in the region. Its an hour drive or bus to city of Grenoble with galleries, sites and fab shopping! There is a beautiful drive over the boarder to Italy via the medieval walled town of Briancon. The cable cars are open during the summer season for walkers and mountain bikers up to Pic Blanc 3300m where the views are breath taking. There are stunning mountain lac including Lac Lacffrey where you can swim and sail.

There is a good bus service from Bourg to Alpe d'Huez all year round

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Le Bourg-d'Oisans, Isere

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer 2018 (not key races)
12 May 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£332
for 4 nights
£582
 
 
Marmotte 2018
28 Jun 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£661
 
 
Autumn 2018
2 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£125
for 3 nights
£291
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£147
for 3 nights
£344
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £88.16
Pet Fee £0

Included in Rental : electricity
NOT included : 10 Euro local charge per person for sheets/towels (leave on table)
PLEASE NOTE THE HOUSE IS AVAILABLE ON A SELF CLEAN BASIS. If following inspection additional tidy/cleaning is required, this will be deducted from security deposit. Booking deposit of £100 on booking plus a Security Deposit of £100 which will be returned if house left clean & tidy.
This rate is NOT AVAILABLE FOR KEY RACE DATES WHICH MAY NOT BE ANNOUNCED YET - IF YOUR DATES OVERLAP WITH RACE DATES AT A HIGHER RATE YOU WILL BE OFFERED TO REBOOK AT HIGHER RATE OR HAVE 100% CANCELLATION RETURN OF ANY MONIES PAID (e.g. Tour de France, Triathalon, Marmotte)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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