3*** Breathtaking location in beautiful La Clusaz and conveniently close to Geneva + Annecy. The apartment is also listed on HomeAway, Abritel etc ref no.1405106 and is managed by "Locatherac" the Agency we use in La Clusaz. tel 0033 450 63 34 34.
The Apartment suits self catering winter skiing (piste, off piste, ski touring and cross country). Also an ideal base for a alpine summer holiday. Stunning panoramic views. This well equipped south facing apartment includes a working fireplace, balcony with BBQ, garage and ski locker. Wifi throughout.
The Apartment faces south to the Col de Balme (2616m). It is set in a perfect location for enjoying the ski pistes cross country ski-ing, mountain biking, or simply walking - whatever the season!
La Clusaz is a very friendly family orientated resort, with a character unique and lingering. It is a place that is hard to leave, and to which you will want to return time and time again.
The apartment suits families, but their dogs are not allowed!
Situated in a chalet of only 7 independent apartments at 1350m. The accommodation is set over two floors as a maisonette of approx 62 m2 of which 34m2 is on the lower floor and approx 28m2 above within a sloping timbered roof:
At first floor; a large master bedroom includes a double bed + settee. Gallery with two single beds.
At Ground floor; open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with large dining table, and settee by fireplace, second double bedroom. Bathroom per floor (shower at first floor, bath at ground floor). Two w.c.'s in total.
The Kitchen is well equipped with microwave oven and grill, electric hob, fridge, dishwasher, pressure cooker and fondue/raclette set! Private washing machine and dryer in basement.
The lounge opens onto the sunny balcony which is the width of the property and is a very practical size.
The closest ski lifts/cable cars and pistes are at La Balme (12 min walk, or 2 mins by car) which has a large free car park and fully links into the entire ski station.
The Apartment is approx 200m from a free ski bus stop.
By car (or bus) the apartment is approx 6/7 mins drive from the village centre, and the ESF ski school/ shops/restaurants etc.
Lac des Confins and 4 restaurants are approx 10 mins walk away.
Lake Annecy is only a 30 mins drive for beach swimming and water sports!
Resort Information - winter and summer:
In brief the La Clusaz ski zone covers 5 inter-connected mountain massifs with 86 pistes, and together with nearby Grand Bornand, provides over 220 km of ski pistes.
The official ski season runs from approx Dec 20 to the end of April.
Pistes and ski lifts etc are being regularly upgraded, and snow cannons have recently been added to the lower slopes at both Ski Stations.
Across these two ski stations the runs are classified as follows:
40 green - easy
45 blue - intermediate
36 red - hard
10 black - very hard
Very close to the Apartment (approx 15 minutes walking) is the Plateau des Confins with over 50 km of Ski de Fond pistes/trails and a ski school. The coupe du monde is often held there.
There are new cable cars from the Village centre installed in 2014 and 2017. This is all a big bonus for ski enthusiasts! These cable cars are easily reached from our apartment: The Bossonnet lift is on our side as one enters the Village.
Altitude ranges from 1100 (at village) to 2600 m.
La Clusaz is continually experiencing quality investment including new ski lifts and snow cannons, a 5 star hotel, and a Serge Blanco Deep Nature Wellness Spa, recently opened which welcomes guests.
If you are not a piste skier, of note the location is ideal for enjoying cross country skiing in the winter at the adjacent Plateau des Confins, which has 52 kms of trails. A 7 km trail goes to Grand- Bornand.
Walking in the summer is literally on the doorstep, with endless possibilities of glorious panoramas without involving a car.
In high summer the ski lifts operate, allowing walkers, sightseers, and mountain bikers to make the most of the possibilities.
Entertainment is on hand in the summer with many mountain biking trails. Activities for children are plentiful. There are even 2 zip wires across the Lac des Confins to raise the adrenalin.
Fishing permits are available for the lake which is stocked with Trout.
A number of excellent Restaurants are approx 10 minutes walk away, near to the Lac des Confins, and many more can be found in the Village!
The Tourist board in La Clusaz operates a busy programme of entertainments in both the winter and summer seasons, with the emphasis on families. Brochures are available.
There is an excellent market every Monday in the Village.
There is a great swimming pool as well as a cinema in the village centre.
Transport: We recommend you travel by car, but we can offer a pick up and return to Geneva Airport through 'Aravis Transfers', to save you hiring a car. For more information please enquire with your booking request.