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Modern ski apartment with stunning views close to Chatel centre and ski lifts

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Châtel - Residence Les Pins 3

2 bedrooms,modern kitchen,coin montange,bathroom,separate WC,garage,ski locker

Residence Les Pins 3 can sleep up to 6 and is excellently located between Chatel centre (600m) and the ski area of Linga (700m). Ski buses pass behind the building and along the road down the hill in front of the apartment. You can ski back to the apartment when snow levels permit! The new building is built to the highest standards and has been 3 star classified by the tourist board. The apartment has a modern galley kitchen fully equipped with a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, cooker and hob. There are two bedrooms; one double room and one twin room, both have beautiful views of the mountains. The bathroom has a bath/shower fitted and a separate WC. In the living/dining area there is a dining table that seats up to 6 and a large comfortable sofa which converts into a sofa bed for two. This room leads out through patio doors onto a private garden terrace that has stunning panoramic views of the mountains and valley. The whole apartment has underfloor heating which keeps it at a lovely constant warm temperature throughout the winter. There is a private garage located at the back of the building and a ski locker at the main entrance. Wi-fi is also available. NEW to Winter 2014 is the lift between Super Chatel and Linga opening up the local slopes and whole region even more.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Liz Garfield
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 November, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Modern ski apartment with stunning views close to Chatel centre and ski lifts
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
5

Great property and location

  • 5 of 5

Great property, 5 min walk to town and 2 min walk to the bus stop. Highly recommend and will be booking again!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
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5

Great accommodation in perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with some friends in early March and will definitely be keen to return.

The apartment is brilliantly located only a short 10 min walk to Linga which opens up to the rest of the massive Portes du Soleil ski area. Regular shuttle buses also run from close to the apartment to the other nearby lifts, including Super Chatel and Pre la Joux.

The cracking little alpine village of Chatel is a 5/10 minute walk in the other direction which is well stocked with a number of great restaurants, cafes and bars as well as the usual choice of supermarkets and ATMs. The apartment had everything we needed (including WiFi), was very comfortable and had great views of the valley below. It also opens up straight onto the nursery slopes from the living room which would be perfect for little ones or for sitting outside during the summer.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
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Awesome location, amazing trip

  • 5 of 5

We hired this apartment for our annual ski trip and it suited us down to the ground. Lots of space inside, good facilities, amazing views and in a really good location. The apartment is close enough to walk to both town and the main ski-lifts at Linga or if you wanted to get the bus it is really close to the stops for buses going in either direction.

Chatel village has plenty of choices for eating and drinking and the range of skiing was excellent. We will definitely be going back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
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5

Great views from a lovely apartment.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my 5 year old twins and found the flat to be very clean, comfortable and well equipped. The views up and down the valley are beautiful and the location very convenient for local skiing. The kids had daily lessons at Pre La Joux which was 5-10 mins drive away. All as advertised. The only thing missing, from the kids point of view in particular, was UK television, but luckily we'd brought some DVDs with us. Liz was very helpful and informative and the place well managed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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Excellent Ski Chalet in Chatel

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent chalet in a great location. It is a 1 min walk away from the bus stop to get to the ski lifts, or only a 10 min walk to the lifts themselves. Located half way between the lifts at the foot of Super Chatel or Linga it gives you the option at starting off at a different points. The chalet is comfortable with a great lounge area and having wifi is really useful. If you have young kids there is also a nursery slope just opposite. Chatel also has some great bars and restaurants. I can't recommend this place enough. I will definitely use it again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
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The apartment is really delightful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous four day break in Chatel and were impressed with the standard of the interior and fittings in the apartment.The views are exceptional. The free bus which stops close by was a brilliant way to get to the village or ski lifts and took only a few minutes. We can recommend both the restaurants we used La Pierrier and La Fiacre. There is also a a selections of bars and cafés in the village. We are looking forward to our next visit either in the summer or next winter.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Barpub
750 Metres
L'Avalanche
Nearest Ferry
821 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Golf
32 Kilometres
Golf course in Vouvry
Nearest Train
29 Kilometres
Aigle
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
E62 (road to Geneva airport)
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Many restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Ski
700 Metres
Linga with access to Portes Du Soleil
Car: recommended

Châtel is a charming Alpine village in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski and mountain biking area. It lies on the border of France and Switzerland and is full of rustic charm. The lively village has a mix of traditional style chalets and hotels and is truly picturesque.

From Châtel you can be in France in the morning and in Switzerland in the afternoon! With the Dents du Midi and Mont Blanc in your sights. You can enjoy incredible skiing and mountain biking in the area of the Portes du Soleil, the largest cross-border ski area in the world. Chatel has a lively village centre with a wealth of activities for everyone to enjoy. This has been enhanced by the opening of the Aquatic Centre in 2014, which offers recreational swimming and saunas in an state of the art building with open air facilities in the summer.

Traditional Savoyard style restaurants line the main street in the village and there is a plentiful supply of bars for those interested in some après ski entertainment or welcome places for summer refreshment after a hard days biking. There are even a couple of nightclubs in town that will see you through to the small hours! Banks and supermarkets are also available in town.

Located between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, Châtel is just 20 minutes from the Swiss motorways, 1 1/4 hours from Geneva International Airport and 45 minutes from Thonon-les-Bains railway station in France and 35 minutes from Aigle railway station in Switzerland. In the winter 2014/15 season there is a new bus shuttle operating every Saturday between Aigle railway station and Chatel village. Taxi connections are available for all year round.

Mountain Biking

The apartment is well situated between 2 Teleski lifts and has a lockable garage for bike and car storage

There is a multitude of exciting mountain biking opportunities throughout the Portes- du –Soliel with 23 lifts giving access to some of the most exciting mountain bike areas in the world, across the whole of the area, with basic and difficult routes all well signed. There is also a Bike Park constructed for the sole use of mountain bikers at nearby Pré-la-Joux accessible using the ski lifts. This park has circuits to suit all levels.

For information on great reductions using the Châtel multipass see http://info.chatel.com/carte-multi-activites.html. Information regarding bike hire, lift passes, routs etc can all be obtained from www.chatel.com.

Events for this summer include:

Le tour du Chablais Léman-Portes du Soliel 9 et 10mai.

Le Châtel Bike Festival du 15 au 19 juillet.

Walking

Ideal location for Alpine walking for those of all ages and experience. Teleski can take the hard work out of getting to the tops where well signed network of circular circular walks give breath taking views. For those who do not feel able to walk at high level there are a number of footpaths along the valley floor which give rewarding days walking.

Skiing

Comprising 12 linked resorts on either side of the border and 650km of pisted runs and snowparks the Portes du Soleil is the largest linked ski domain in Europe. From Châtel you can directly access and ski between the resorts of Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets, Morgins, Champéry and more. If you're someone who enjoys a full day of skiing it is possible to start your day in Chatel and do a full circle of the area without doing the same run twice. Winter 2014/5 season also sees the opening of the new lift connecting Super Chatel with Linga making the local slopes and region even more accessible.

The ski area enjoys exceptionally good snowfall from mid-November to the end of April, with an average of 7m83 of powder every year.

The Portes du Soleil ski area is open from 20th December 2014 to 27th April 2015.

The Portes du Soleil in numbers:

· 296 slopes: 28 black, 106 red, 127 blue, 35 green

· 194 mountain lifts

· 11 snowparks

· 90 slopeside restaurants

As well as the plentiful skiing on your doorstop you can also enjoy some outdoor skating at Lac Vonnes, dog-sledding, snow-shoe excursions or the bob-luge at Pre la Joux. If that all sounds a little too energetic then you could head down the valley and relax your aching muscles at the hot springs at Lavey les Bains. The area is surrounded by beautiful and inspiring mountain vistas, from the local ranges of the Dents du Midi and Dents Blanches, down to Lake Geneva. Further to the south the majestic summit of Mont Blanc dominates the horizon.

There is also a new Eurostar service operating from London St Pancras to Geneva -this connects with a train from Geneva airport to Aigle and the bew shuttle bus from Aigle to Chatel.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Châtel, Portes du Soleil area

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
3 Sep 2016 - 9 Dec 2016
3 Sep 2016 - 9 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£177
for 3 nights
From
£42
£261
 
 
10 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
10 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£303
for 3 nights
From
£84
£555
 
 
Xmas and New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,144
for 7 nights
£1,144
 
 
7 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£387
for 4 nights
From
£84
£471
 
 
21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£555
for 4 nights
From
£126
£639
 
 
28 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
28 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£639
for 7 nights
£639
 
 
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£858
for 7 nights
£858
 
 
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,144
for 7 nights
£1,144
 
 
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,059
for 7 nights
£1,059
 
 
25 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
25 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£858
for 7 nights
£858
 
 
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£681
for 7 nights
£681
 
 
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£387
for 4 nights
From
£84
£471
 
 
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£807
for 7 nights
£807
 
 
22 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
22 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£286
for 4 nights
From
£59
£429
 
 
6 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
6 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£219
for 4 nights
From
£42
£261
 
 
17 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£286
for 4 nights
From
£59
£387
 
 
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£67
£261
 
 
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£177
for 3 nights
From
£42
£261
 
 
9 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
9 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£387
for 4 nights
From
£84
£555
 
 
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£555
for 7 nights
£555
 
 
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,144
for 7 nights
£1,144
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £50
Refundable Damage Deposit £168

Short stays will be considered, please enquire for rates and availability. Owner is not present on location.

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 54 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Bathroom with bath/shower, sink and heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double bedroom - 1 Double Bed , The double bedroom had a double bed with chest of drawers
    Twin bedroom - There are twin beds, bedside tables and chest of drawers
    Living Area / Double Sofa Bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofa bed in living area suitable for adults/children
  • There are two bedrooms in the apartment, plus a double sofa bed in the living area. The apartment will comfortably sleep 6 adults. There is also a coin montagne room (no window so cannot be classed as a bedroom) but this can be suitable for an inflatable bed or cot if required. Please enquire at the time of booking.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
200 euro security deposit taken 2 weeks before the arrival date Linen and towels can be hired at a cost of 14 euros per person

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