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Stunning alpine chalet in Orcières. Exceptional view

People15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The Forest Estaris (alt 1950 m), on the heights of the station.

Ideal for family holidays or friends in a very exceptional nature and sunny, winter or summer. Large south facing terrace overlooking the marmots. Access skis from the top station. Many starting walking trails. Hiking, mountain biking. Ideal for 11, max 15 p.

Notice to love: the cottage was selected in 2013 for the filming of the issuance of M6 'Farmer Wants a Wife'


Owner
Philippe Dutheil
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Orcières Merlette in Champoléon

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • mountain
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Internet
  • Mezzanine
  • Sunbed
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Salle de bains 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • 5 Double beds, 5 single beds.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 2 deck chairs
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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Stunning alpine chalet in Orcières. Exceptional view
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews
5

Breathtaking views, exceptional nature.

  • 5 of 5

My overall impression of the property was awe! The cabin is absolutely beautiful from the outside and once you are there the view is phenomenal. Surrounded by mountains with snow covered caps and infinite amounts of snow all around; thus the skiing area is near by. Gorgeous little village just below with bars and attractions for those who opt out of skiing. Plenty of activities for every age as long as you make the time for it.

As soon as you walk in the cabin you see the wood furniture and rock walls reflecting the nature of the area. Spacious kitchen full of appliances to cook comfortably. On the same floor is a big dinning/living room with a big wooden table and benches including a fireplace and a closed wood burner. The second floor has the bedrooms and two bathrooms. Everything was impeccably clean and in accordance with our high standards. The photos on the website were accurate as well as the amenities listed.

We loved it so much we even went a second time during the fall, and the area that was previously covered in snow was then naked and full of trails for those that like hiking. The views from those walks are indescribable, the colors and running streams of water were perfect for picnics and little brakes from walking. It was a really amazing experience in every way. The welcoming and attentiveness of the owner made us feel at home as we stayed for more then just a couple of days. I can't wait for us to go back again and definitely recommend it to family and friends!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, poor chalet

  • 2 of 5

The location is indeed brilliant, great views and directly by the hiking path. The chalet is not great and overall I felt overpriced. It is very dark, dirty and lacks investment and refurbishments. It is not well maintained and it is not very well suited for children under three. For instance the wooden patio needs urgent care as splinters are abundant. We found rubbish in various places in the house and it was rather dusty. We constantly reminded our children not to touch anything for fear they would terminally break already half broken equipment. With just one toilet it would also add substantial discomfort of its own kind were you to visit with a group of 15. I would say no more than six adults or 8 in total.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Quel dépit de voir des locataires si malhonnêtes et négatifs sur tout, non constructifs ! Cette location a été douloureuse depuis le premier échange y compris un règlement tardif jusqu'à la fin du séjour. De nombreuses familles viennent au chalet avec des enfants, y passent de très belles vacances et y reviennent car ravis. Le chalet est plutôt très bien équipé pour des vacances familiales ou entre amis, bien sûr il y a toujours des choses à améliorer dans ce type de bâtisse et c'est ce que nous faisons constamment, très à l'écoute de nos locataires. Ce style de location ne peut pas convenir à des locataires de ce type qui souhaitent un confort démesuré par rapport à leur possibilités financières, sans lire un descriptif pourtant détaillé sur le site et dont personne ne s'en est plaint jusqu'à ce jour. Plutôt que d'être négatifs de A à Z, ce type de locataires devraient d'abord réfléchir à quel style de vacances ils souhaitent, choisir la destination et l'habitation en fonction. Peut être des vacances en appartement neuf en plein centre ville d'une métropole leur conviendraient mieux...
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5

tout pour être heureux

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons tous passé un excellent séjour dans ce chalet très bien équipé. La neige et le soleil était au rendez vous. Etant aussi amoureux de randonnées, nous réservons aussi pour l'été prochain.

Je recommande cette location

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

De la neige et du soleil !!!

  • 5 of 5

Une superbe semaine de ski entre amis !!!

Nous avons passés 2 jours sous la neige puis nous avons eu le plaisir de skier sous un magnifique soleil !

Le chalet a accueilli sans problème notre tribu de 13 personnes. Les enfants ont pu profiter de la quantité de neige pour réaliser de superbes bonshommes de neige.

Quel plaisir de se retrouver au coin du feu après une journée passée à profiter des pistes de ski !!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

exceptionnel

  • 5 of 5

Séjour très agréable entre amis. Nous étions 13.

Le chalet se trouve à l'écart de la station, c'est formidable.

Tout le monde est monté toute la semaine à pied , de 4 ans à 40 ans sans problème.

A refaire.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Un sublime Week end

  • 5 of 5

Un super week-end en famille pour fêter l'anniversaire de notre maman. Tout à été réussi.

Nous étions 13 dont 5 enfants.

Le chalet est très bien équipé et très agréable.

Literies impécables, très joli salon avec grands canapés et une superbe table en bois ou nous avons pu tous manger ensemble.

Boire le champagne sur la grande terrasse avec une vue comme ça ne peut donner qu'envie d'y revenir. Nous avons été très bien accueillis.

Le dimanche nous avons fait une belle rando vers le lac des Estaris ou nous avons pique niqué. En y allant nous avons découvert un lieu magique à 500 mètres du chalet. Les enfants se sont même baignés dans un ruisseau avec des vasques et tobogans naturels.

Nous projettons d'y revenir pour les vacances d'été fin Juillet.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
GAP
Nearest Ski
0.01 Kilometres
Orcières Merlette

NEAR

Shops: 6 Km 0

Downtown: 0. 5 Km

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Orcières Merlette, Hautes-Alpes

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Ete 5
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£268
for 1 night
From
£268
£625
 
 
Hiver 1
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,543
for 7 nights
£2,543
 
 
Hiver 2
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£892
for 2 nights
From
£446
£1,784
 
 
Hiver3
10 Feb 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,543
for 7 nights
£2,543
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Tarifs à étudier en fonction du nombre de locataires, durée et périodes.
Locations hors saisons possible
Acompte de 30 % à la réservation
Caution de 1000 € par chèque non encaissé à l'arrivée

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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