From Winter 2019 Saturday Changeover.
Other days by arrangement.
Sorry no pets for allergy reasons.
Final Cleaning Included. Beds made for arrival. Meet & Greet Service. Welcome Hamper.
Chalet Bouton D’Or I4 located in Samoens a monument historique traditional alpine village. The alpine chalet is located in quiet, peaceful location within a residence of Chalets and Apartments, 10 minute walk from the centre of the village and Grand Massif Ski Lift. There is stunning scenery all around the south facing chalet which overlooks meadows and mountains, with stunning alpine views and acres of beautiful countryside surrounding the residence and chalet . The lovely sunny terrace is south facing with lovely views and opens onto gardens and meadows – ideal for children to play outside.
The property benefits from one private covered parking space directly outside the chalet, plus further ample communal parking. An integral ski locker with plenty of hanging space for ski jackets, space for skis and shelving for boots and a separate coat cupboard is also provided.
The chalet apartment offers a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom property sleeping 8 people occasional 10 in 110m2 of accommodation arranged over 3 levels in a quiet location overlooking meadows and mountains. Part of a terrace of 6 chalets, in the popular Les Fermes de Samoens residence. Located just 10 minutes’ walk from Samoens center.
Bedroom 1 First Floor – 1 x double bed – sleeps 2
Bedroom 2 First Floor – 2 x single bed –sleeps 2
Bedroom 3 Second Floor – 1 x double bed & 1 single bed - sleeps 2/3 (additional charge for the single bed) plus a cot
Bedroom 4 Second Floor – 1 x double bed – sleeps 2
Occasional use - Sofa bed in lounge area sleeps 2
Bathroom 1 – bath, integral shower, vanity unit with basin, separate WC
Bathroom 2 – shower cubicle, vanity unit with basin and WC
There is a free and regular ski bus that stops just outside the residence taking you to the Grand Massif Telecabine. The telecabine is a 10-12 minute (1km) beautiful flat walk along the side of the River Giffre or there is a large car park available adjacent to the ski lifts,.
All the facilities of the residence are available in the summer and winter seasons. This includes a sauna, steam room/sauna, small indoor heated swimming pool, outdoor heated swimming pool (July and August - summer only) plus a communal lounge with fireplace and pool table – perfect for relaxing after a day’s skiing or hiking.
Please note the pools are closed for maintenance on a Saturday. Both pools are closed in low season - April, May and June and from September to Christmas.
Indoor pool, steam room, sauna and communal lounge are open during reception hours only.
Swimming towels NOT provided.
The reception area and the pools are closed from middle September until December.
We generally operate a Saturday changeover, however we can be flexible on arrival days and for last minute bookings, flexible arrival day and length of stay may be available.
Wi if is via a 4G box and is FREE - the service can be temperamental and can have limited speed. You are in the mountains and weather can effect the service.
As you enter the property there is a coat and shoe cupboard in the hallway with an additional ski cupboard with shelving for boots, hanging space for ski clothes space for skis, helmets etc. On the right hand side is a shower room with WC with vanity sink and mirror.
Through the hallway enter the open plan living area, furnished in traditional alpine style.
The kitchen area has a combination microwave oven 31 litre, hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer, kettle, food mixer toaster and coffee machine. There are plenty of cooking utensils, pots, pans and equipment. Raclette and fondue set are provided. There is a large slow cooker and large electric cooking plate/plancha.
There is a large dining table which can seat up to 10 people. Wine rack for storing wine.
The lounge area includes a comfy sofa bed with two armchairs with coffee table, dresser and side lamps looking out through large French windows over the patio and meadows. There is a LCD TV, Blu-ray/DVD player and range of DVDs and board games available. WiFi is available -the box is in the single bedrooms. Plenty of sockets for electrical equipment.
A south facing sunny terrace is equipped with table, 11 chairs, umbrella and 4 deck chairs , a perfect place to relax in the sun after a day’s activities.
The property is professionally managed locally by KPS who will meet and greet you on your arrival and are contactable during your stay if you have any problems. We can provide a welcome pack on arrival.
A breakfast pack and breakfast can be provided as additional cost. As can dinner. Mid stay cleaning is available for an additional fee.
Stairs lead from the lounge to two further floors, each containing 2 bedrooms.
The first floor comprises a south facing twin room, with mirror, dressing table shelf, plenty of hanging hooks and wardrobe with balcony overlooking the meadows and the waterfall.
The double bedroom with views over the Criou mountain has a mirror and dressing table shelves, with decorative hooks and a large wardrobe with shelving.
In between the 2 bedrooms is the family bathroom, with vanity basin, mirror and vanity cupboard, full size bath, overhead shower and a separate WC.
Stairs lead up from the hall to the very spacious second floor bedrooms.
The third bedroom is a generous triple bedroom with a double bed and single bed (additional charge for linen & cleaning for the single bed) space for children to play with velux rooflight. A large wardrobe, mirror and dressing table shelves, decorative hanging hooks provides generous storage space. Arm chair and foot stool.
The fourth bedroom is a large double bedroom with triangular window with views from this room over the meadows, mountain and to the waterfall , with large built in wardrobe with hanging space, large drawer unit with mirror and dressing table stool and decorative hanging hooks and an arm chair.
There is a cot, 2 stair gates, high chair and changing mat available for babies. NO baby linen is provided please bring your own.
We provide a selection of DVD's, books & board games for your enjoyment..
In the summer there are table tennis bats, wooden bats and ball, plastic tennis racquets and boules. Cool bag, ice packs and plastic drinking cups and plates.
Les Fermes de Samoëns residence is situated in a quiet, peaceful location with a 5-minute walk from the village of Samoëns making it an ideal choice for year-round, alpine holidays.
The Grand Massif Express lift is a 10 minute walk along the River Giffre and also operates throughout July and August, giving access to even more hiking, biking and mountain restaurants.
The residence is within close proximity to the river and nearby forest, as well as the open fields of Les Vallons but with the convenience of village directly on your doorstep.
An easy, flat 5-minute walk leads you straight to the village centre with its many shops, bars, restaurants, beautiful gardens, and medieval square, which features a beautiful church, ancient buildings and the village put on an extensive animation program during the tourist season.
During the winter months the free, ski bus stops right outside the residence, guaranteeing quick and easy access to the main Grand Massif Express lift and the Grand Massif Ski Area.
There is ice skating at the 600m2 ice skating complex a 10-minute walk from the apartment.
Depending on snow conditions there is also some excellent cross country skiing terrain situated within an easy 5-minute walk.
Summer activities which are easily accessed form the apartment include – walking through the valley and the adjacent forests, hiking to refuges within the mountains, outings with donkeys, hiking trails, downhill mountain biking, mini train ride, horse and cart trips, electric mountain bikes, mountaineering, climbing, paragliding, quad biking, potholing, via corda, via ferrata, airboat, canoraft, canyoning, hydrospeed, mini raft, rafting and water skiing.
The Bois Aux Dames lakes and leisure facilities which include a large open air pool complex with 60m slide, paddling pool, a training pool 25m open in the summer, with fishing lake, tennis courts, parapenting arrival point, archery, golf practice area, laser games, disc golf, paintball, adventure parc climbing through the trees, children’s play area, is a 10 to 15-minute walk along the River Giffre.
There are multi activity weeks available for children in the summer from 5 years to include pot holing, via ferreta, hike, canyoning, mountain biking, hiking with donkeys.
The village of Samoens offers plenty of activities for those looking for a more relaxing holiday including cinema, boules, guided tours, museum tour, farm visits, sculpture, La Jaysinia botanic gardens, spas, massage, nordic and afghan walking, yoga along with numerous bars, cafes, restaurants and shops, the traditional Alpine market visits on a Wednesday morning, all easily accessible form the apartment.
Winter activities include – skiing, snow boarding, tele mark skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating, cross country skiing if conditions are suitable, dog sledging, Wednesday market, animation programme, walking, cinema, guided tours, museum tour, farm visits, sculpture, La Jaysinia botanic gardens, spas, massage, yoga.
4 ring hob
Panasonic Combination microwave oven
Electric coffee machine
Selection of saucepans/frying pans/cooking utensils/cutting boards/serving bowls, trays, crockery and glasses, mugs,etc
Blu-ray/DVD player and DVDs
Selection of books
Selection of board games
Brushes, dustpan and brushes
Mop and bucket
Clothes Drying rack
2 Stair gates