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Modern Traditional Apartment With Pool, sleeps 6 in Samoens Centre

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Showers, Large Sunny Balcony with Beautiful Mountain Views

A stunning 2 bedroom new luxury apartment built in the traditional Savoyard village of Samoens, Grand Massif. The perfect base for summer or winter holiday. Only minutes walk form the village centre with a great selection of shops, bars and restaurants, and the Grand Massif telecabine.

Sleeping 4-6 comfortably in modern yet traditional style with breath taking mountain views from the large balcony and access to a private swimming pool, it is perfect for relaxing after a busy day walking, cycling or skiing.

The apartment comprises 1 double room with king size bed and en-suite shower, 1 double/ twin room, 1 generous double sofa bed in lounge area, and 1 large family shower room. Baby cot and high chair provided. Fully equipped modern kitchen, free wi-fi, TV, Xbox & selection of games and DVD player & DVDs, large balcony with large folding table, 4 folding wooden chairs & 2 loungers, BBQ, ski locker and underground parking.

The apartment is located only 5 minute walk from the village lake and an outdoor pool with flume. Both are contained within a public park area with walking paths, golf driving range, putting green, tennis courts, pony rides, children's play area and bungee trampolines. There is also a parapente (seated parachuting) base, 'Indiana Park' forest high climb centre and access to the beautiful river walks which can lead you to gorgeous 'blue lac' with beach and further high wire adventure centre at neighbouring town of Morillon.

Only 50 mins drive from Geneva airport, Samoens is one of the few remaining traditional Alpine villages that still caters for those wanting a wide range of activities, natural beauty or peaceful mountain retreat.

More Details

Owner
Carolynn Robertson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

About Carolynn Robertson

We are the Robertson family and live in Scotland. We are a family of 5 with two teenage boys and a younger girl.

Carolynn Robertson purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Carolynn Robertson chose Flaine - Grand Massif

After visiting Samoens ourselves for a summer holiday, we fell in love with the area and decided to purchase a property here. We have now returned to Samoens several times for both winter and summer holidays and thoroughly enjoy staying at Apartment Ecossais. We would like to share our apartment with you so that you too can enjoy all Samoens and the surrounding area has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in this lovely and comfortable apartment. The description and photos were accurate but the en suite shower area does not have a toilet which was unexpected as we just took it for granted that it would....although this was not at all a problem. Even though the apartment is just a 5 minute walk from the centre of Samoens it is nice and quiet and there is a great south facing balcony with stunning views. Perfect for having breakfast in the morning in the glorious sunshine,,,,yes even in February!! The pool was an added bonus and really nice so we used it most days.

Samoens itself is a delightful and pretty traditional French alpine style village and we were very taken with it. There is a good selection of bars and restaurants and we particularly liked "Aux Becs A Fleu". The Wednesday market was excellent.......we stuffed ourselves with local goodies, especially the cheese!

The main event was the skiing and the Grand Massif certainly didn't disappoint; it was just fabulous! Loads of brilliant runs for all abilities. The food at lunchtime on the mountains was generally good with the exception of "La Combe" up in Morillon which was just awful so steer clear.

We would definitely recommend this property and would have no hesitation in returning ourselves
Feb 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Samoëns in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 58 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-suite - Shower Enclosure
    Family shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Family shower room - tiled floor and walls with shower enclosure, washing machine, toilet and heated towel rail. En-suite - tiled floor and walls with shower enclosure and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - King size bed with built in wardrobe, en-suite shower and sink. Bedroom 2 - Twin beds with built in wardrobe.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Saturday to Saturday rental preferred. Contact owner if different days required.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Modern Traditional Apartment With Pool, sleeps 6 in Samoens Centre
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 21 reviews
5

Fabulous sunny week in beautiful Samoen

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was extremely comfortable and well equipped, for us a family of five with three teenagers. We thoroughly enjoyed the lovely swimming pool and the proximity to the centre of town and ice rink was really handy.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Village and superb appartment.

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Samoens for a number of years and have never been disappointed. This year was no different.

Jon and Viv Cranton

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

I found everything perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Le Coeur Tartan

  • 5 of 5

We've just come back from a week in Samoens staying in Le Coeur Tartan.

The apartment is spacious (for a ski apartment) but if you have people on the sofa beds it's always going to shrink the living room space with their belongings. The balcony is a good size too and has a large table with space left over and a BBQ.

The kitchen equipment was comprehensive (we cooked every other day) and worked well once you've read the instructions. We really appreciated having a washing machine in the bathroom, so we didn't build up masses of washing to take home and I got to wash my cycling kit properly.

The position of the block between the municipal swimming pools/ lakes/ leisure complex and the center of town is great. 5-10 mins. walk to the outdoor pool and 5 mins. in to town for a meal - perfect.

WiFi in the apartment, not block WiFi, was just like being at home. Pity the IPlayer doesn't work abroad. We used the DVD player but not the computer game (might have been an X-box, but I'm not sure)

The pool in the complex is lovely and just as importantly (for some) the deck outside it gets sun for most of the day to relax in. The balcony loses the sun by about 1.30-2pm, but gets it as soon as it rises over the mountain (about 8ish in mid August)

So, to summaries; it's modern, it's clean, it's spacious, it's well quipped, it's in the right place and........we would most definitely go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely words and we would be delighted to welcome you back to Le Coeur Tartan for another stay in the future.
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5

Lovely well equipped chalet, stunning views, 25m from indoor swimming pool. Walk to lakes, town+ all

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic chalet apartment with stunning mountain views. Access to superb indoor private swimming pool 25m away! Walking distance from beautiful mountain market town with lots of picturesque shops, cafes, and lovely restaurants, aswell as lakes and an array of activities...rafting, mountain biking, fishing, horse riding, water golf, parascending, hiking, tennis, outside pool etc. Information of free activities and events also available at the local tourist office. Loved the rafting. Chamonix an hour's drive where we went up Mount Blanc and into the glacier (le Mer de glacé). Well worth getting up before dawn to get there early to beat queuing for hours to see the amazing landscape. Everything anyone could want in a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you have a great holiday in and around Samoens. It is fantastic to hear other people enjoying all the things that made us fall in love with the area.
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5

Lovely property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable and well-equipped property with ample parking. Good sized balcony with excellent views up the valley and early sun up to lunch time. Having 2 showers was a bonus. The kitchen is well equipped. Great to have use of an on-site shared indoor pool. Excellently located for walking into Samoen centre, only 5 minute walk, where there are several gift shops, restaurants and bars etc. Excellent base for exploring more widely, with Chamonix, Annecy and Geneva all only an hour away. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay. We are very pleased that the apartment and Samoens provided what you desired for you summer holiday.
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Geneva Cointrin Airport
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Cluses
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Scionzier
Nearest Ski
0.75 Kilometres
Grand Massif
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Lake beach at Morillon
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Samoëns, Haute-Savoie

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Late Ski
11 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Easter Ski
1 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Spring/Summer
22 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
High Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Autumn/Winter Low
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
New Year 2017/18
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Tourim Tax included in rental.
Deposit for damages £250 (refunded 14 days after end of stay)
Price includes bed linen, towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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