Beautiful luxury chalet for 15 people in 6 spacious bedrooms all ensuit
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About Estelle Morris
Estelle and her husband Mark and their 3 children, Sébastien, Phoebe and Oscar, moved in Saint Jean d'Aulps in July 2011 and enjoy welcoming guest in their newly renovated chalet.
Estelle Morris purchased this Chalet in 2010
Why Estelle Morris chose Saint-Jean-d'Aulps
The property had been left unused for 5 years before Estelle and Mark bought it. It was previously used as the village school at the beginning of the previous century, then as a children holiday center until it was decommissioned in 2006. Mark and Estelle spent the last 5 years painstakingly renovating it to a very high standard, trying to keep and mostly to uncover as much of the original features as possible.
What makes this Chalet unique
The chalet has an amazing position, at 1050m altitude, surrounded by mountains, forests and amazing views. The chalet also boasts plenty of outside space with a large terrace and garden and wood fired hot tub to make the most of the amazing surroundings. Mark and Estelle made sure that all rooms were spacious, much bigger than what you normally get in a ski chalet. The chalet also benefits from the addition of a large games room.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Fantastic Luxury Chalet close to the slopes
Really a fantastic week staying in this beautiful chalet. The chalet has been recently renovated to a very high quality. The main floor has a large kitchen leading to dining area and then living space with lots of space for sitting, a table football and a great log fire. The bedrooms are all very spacious and all have en-suite. Downstairs there is a great game room with another table football. pool. projector screen. Outside is a fantastic wood fired hot tub which gave hours of pleasure. The chalet has all the mod-cons including Wifi, TV incl. english free view, PS4, even Sonos sound system. Our hosts were brilliant - living next door they were always on hand if anything needed. There was even delivery from the bakery each morning with the bread and pastries. Skiing in Roc d'Enfer is around a 10 minute drive ,rest of portes du soleil is also close. The main town of Saint Jean d'Aulpes is small but nice. It has a couple of good pubs/bars (including english carols on Christmas eve and a regular pub quiz etc). Takes about 35mins to walk from the chalet or less than 5 minutes in the car.
All in all, cant recommend this chalet enough.
Thank you so much for your kind words. We really enjoyed welcoming you here and are really glad to hear that you had a good time in chalet l'Ecuela. We hope to see welcome you here again soon. Estelle and Mark
The property was a very clean, maintained well and finished to a high spec
We arrived to a very warm welcome from Mark, Estelle and their family. The house was a fantastic space for our two large families, well equipped and well set up. We thoroughly enjoyed exploring the beautiful region, and then relaxing back at L'ecula with its spacious rooms, plentiful bathrooms and lovely views. Thanks for a great holiday 😄
Thank you very much for your kind words. Our youngest son is missing you already. we hope to be able to welcome you here next year. Thanks again. Estelle, Mark and family.
Lovely Chalet in a lovely location
We were a party of 12 adults and had a fabulous two week ski holiday in this spacious and very well equipped Chalet. We are very familiar with the area and have stayed in many self catered chalets and this one is certainly one of the best. We will look forward to returning to it in the future.
Thank you very much for your very kind words. We were delighted to be able to welcome you in Chalet l'Ecuela and hope to see you again next year. Thanks. Estelle and Mark
Superbe chalet bien équipé
Nous avons passé un très bon séjour (3 familles) au chalet. Superbement restauré, il est vraiment bien équipé et très agréable ; feu ouvert, beau babyfoot pour les enfants, jaccuzzi extérieur sympa, larges espaces pour le matériel de ski, vestes et chaussures. Les propriétaires sont très sympathiques. Le chalet est situé sur le haut de Saint-Jean d'Aulps mais pas besoin de démarrer trop tôt, un service de boulangerie livre tous les matins. Nous vous recommandons chaleureusement cet endroit et pensons y retourner.
Merci beaucoup pour votre très gentille revue. Nous avons été ravis de pouvoir vous accueillir au chalet et espérons vous y revoir très bientôt. Merci encore. Mark et Estelle
Lovely clean spacious chalet
We were 2 families who were all welcomed warmly by Estelle and Mark , who were very helpful from the minute we arrived, all our children had a room each and there was plenty of space , well equipped kitchen with large table and 14 chairs which was brilliant, always plenty of hot water for showers after a days skiing. Estelle cooked for us and the meal was excellent . Also the fire was very welcomed each evening, when we arrived back at the chalet and the hot tub went down well also . We would definitely recommend this property to friends.
Dear Amanda, Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and very much hope to be able to welcome you here again some day. Thanks again. Estelle and Mark
This chalet looks beautifully warm and inviting
We spoke to the owners a few times before our arrival and they were always friendly and helpful. The chalet is beautiful and had everything we needed for our weeks stay. The bedrooms were comfy and the kitchen was well enough equipped that cooking for 9 was no problem at all. The whole chalet was roomy, warm and tastefully converted. Mark and Estelle were available if we had any queries and there was always a roaring fire awaiting our return from the slopes and the hot tub would be up to temperature and extremely inviting. I have no complaints and would definitely recommend this chalet and would re-book if we were to return to Morzine.
Dear Andy, thank you very much for your kind review. It was our pleasure to welcome you in chalet l'Ecuela and our pleasure to oblige with lighting up the fire before your return from the pistes. We hope to be able to welcome you here again. Thanks again. Estelle and Mark
The chalet is within less than 10mins from the ski/MTB lifts of La Grande Terche, 15 mins from those of Morzine, less than 20mins from Ardent (which links directly to Avoriaz) and 20mins from Les Gets, all of which are part of the Portes du Soleil ski/MTB area.
The chalet is right in the heart of the Chablais walking and hiking area, with several walks directly accessible on foot from the chalet's front door.
Several beaches are close by, on lac Montriond (15mins), Seytroux (10mins), Les Gets (20mins) or Lake Geneva (30 to 40mins) as well as an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and spa in Morzine and indoor activity pool in Avoriaz
Other sporting activities include: paragliding, rock climbing, canoeing, canyoning, rafting, paint-balling, tree climbing, sailing, ice skating, tennis etc...
Day trips can also include the Gorges du pont du Diable (15mins), the ruins of the Abbaye d'Aulps (5mins), the beautiful medieval village of Yvoire (40mins), the spa town of Evian (40mins), the beautiful medieval town and lake of Annecy (1.5h), Chamonix and the Mont Blanc (1.5h), the jazz festival and town of Montreux (1h) and the city of Geneva (1h)