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Luxury catered chalet for Winter and/or Self Catered Summer holidays

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday chalet in Vaujany - Chalet Rostaing

6 Bedrooms, 4 en-suite plus 1 bathroom and 2 separate WC. Sleeps up to 17

This lovely chalet has been meticulously restored from its former pastoral dilapidation. It oozes character and charm with an abundance of wood and grey mountain stone. Set off the quiet road leading through La Villette, Chalet Rostaing makes a good option for larger groups.

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Chalet Rostaing has a spacious dining room with the original vaulted ceiling, stone walls and a roaring log-fire. There is a separate lounge with another open fire. Rostaing benefits from 6 bedrooms all with individual features and a total of 5 bathrooms (4 -en-suite).

The main entrance to Rostaing is from the quiet road which serves only the hamlet itself. There is also an entrance into the dining room near to the heated ski/boot room. If you just want to sit and relax during the day there is a terrace and a garden to soak up some Alpine sunshine.

You have your own parking area alongside and a store-room suitable for bicycles and other equipment.

Guests can ski back to the hamlet or ride the gondola.

Cycling in the Alps: Vaujany benefits from a state of the art escalator which connects the top with the bottom of the village. Up the top there is the Galerie Marchande with various shops/ bars and restaurants and then there is another similar development around the main lift station at the bottom...shops, bars, restaurants, etc. The escalator connects the two and allows the people at the top of the village to ride easily down to the lift station and back again. The 160 place Cable Car systems takes you from the village at 1100 metres to 2700 metres …The next stop up is 3300 metres at the Pic Blanc looking out on to the Mont Blanc, the Grand Paradis, the Meije and the Ecrin National Park.

Childcare - There is a spacious day nursery and a children's activity club in Vaujany and we can provide babysitting on request.

Vaujany provides all the ingredients of which special holidays are made - for all ages!

~ SUMMER ~: Catch the small train to travel around the village and hamlets (free). You will find a Local Wildlife area, Memory centre, cinema, Hydrelec museum, 2 discos, tennis, mountaineering, parapenting, shops, internet cafe.

Cycling/Mountain biking - we are only 15 minutes from Bourg d'Oisans the cycling capital of the area. Near to the famous climb to Alpe d'Huez and nearby cols such as Galibier, Lautaret and Croix de Fer. Local mountain-bike routes including the descent from Pic Blanc (3,300m) to Allemont (750m) using the cable-car for the ascent!

Mountaineering - Excellent local peaks including the Rissiou (2,622m), the Etendard (3,464m) and Belledonne (2,926m). Just further afield (1 hour) the Parc des Ecrins offers some famous mountains such as the Meije (3,982m) and the Ecrin (4,102m) and the climbing centres of La Grave and La Berarde are well worth a visit. There is a cosy mountain hut locally at 2,300m and a whole series of strategically placed huts in the Parc des Ecrins.

Hiking/Walking - You can wander through the surrounding meadows and woodland, take a walk to Enversin for lunch, hop on the cable car to visit the lakes or scramble up mountain paths for views of distant valleys. A waterfall or stream is never far and wild flowers are all around.

Tennis - Situated amongst the meadows just above La Villette and surrounded by breathtaking scenery there is a superb tennis club with six hard courts, playground, restaurant/bar and sun-terrace.

Why not do what the French do, linger over a lengthy lunch at one of the excellent restaurants in the village or take a cable car up the mountain and enjoy lunch with a view.

For a memorable day out, there are scenic plane rides from Alpe d'Huez, soar over the mountain ridges and swoop through the deep valleys.

Vaujany provides all the ingredients of which special holidays are made - for all ages!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Nigel Purkhardt
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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About Nigel Purkhardt

Family man with a gorgeous wife and five lovely children!

Nigel Purkhardt purchased this chalet in 1993

Why Nigel Purkhardt chose Alpe d'Huez area

Staying at Chalet Rostaing is a real treat. We love it for a skiing holiday in the winter, so close to the main lift-station, but the summer is also amazing with so much to do including the new via-ferrata by the waterfall; absolutely stunning.

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What makes this chalet unique

The cuisine is an experience in itself and then Vaujany is a hidden gem of a place with a village atmosphere and world class skiing and superb facilities. They have just finished building an International Ice Hockey stadium and bowling facility!

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was my first experience with both Ski Peak and in Vaujany, and it certainly won't be the last! The perfect accommodation for a great resort; all rooms were spacious, clean and well maintained, with access to the slopes made hassle-free with a minibus shuttle.

The food was of unbelievable quality, despite the volume of guests (25) and was matched by the wine! The hostesses were also very friendly and accommodating.

All considered, a resoundingly amazing experience that I can't wait to repeat!
Jan 2015
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2 holidaymaker reviews

Luxury catered chalet for Winter and/or Self Catered Summer holidays
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Very cosy and light chalet

  • 5 of 5

It is a perfect chalet for family and friends with lovely wood burning stove. we sat there in the evening playing games or chatting before our delicious aperitif and excellent dinner. Our chef and chalet girl were extremely helpful and talented, we couldn't have been happier. We will definitely go back to enjoy the views, the food, the ski, the hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in our Chalet and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future! The fireside is one of our favourite places too :-) All the very best, Nigel & Jamie Purkhardt
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Great chalet, service and food with Ski Peak

  • 5 of 5

We all had a wonderful time with Ski Peak - the accommodation was lovely ( in particular the dining room was beautiful and conducive to long, happy family dinners) , the staff were friendly and very helpful and the food was excellent. I would recommend this chalet and Ski Peak to all.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very helpful and kind review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope you enjoy your summer and hope to see you back in Vaujany in the not too distant future! All the very best, Ski Pea
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
800 Kilometres
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
La Remise
Nearest Ski
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The Chalet is situated 1km from the rural traditional village of Vaujany where you will find the main lift station and swimming pool/sports complex - L'Espace Loisirs is a facilities complex that allows you to stay in shape and to recuperate vital tonus. Facilities include - main pool, paddle pool, water slide, sauna, spa, jacuzzi, hammam, gym and health centre.

Vaujany can be reached via our own shuttle bus or you can ski to the halfway station and catch the gondola to the cable car station in Vaujany.

Vaujany faces the splendid 'Massif des Grandes Rousses' mountains and encaptures the charm and the seduction of an authentic Alpine high altitude village. Blending tradition and modernity, Vaujany proposes visitors - top class skiing, swimming, skating, cycling and trekking facilities amongst an unspoilt environment in beautiful mountain landscapes.

In the evening there are shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy when the village comes alive with torch descents, shows and events.

Other Activities: Rafting, parapenting

Ski: The Vaujany Ski Domain shares world class skiing and is an integral part of an enormous domain covering 8 village communal territories : Alpe d'Huez, Auris, Clavans, Le Freney d'Oisans, La Garde, Oz en Oisans and Villard Reculas. Vaujany offers over 7410 Acres of mountainous snow playground in an attempt to satisfy the desires and ambitions of all kinds of skiers, piste and off-piste, cross-country, competitions, snowboard, snow shoe walking ... everybody. The Slopes - Located in one of the most extensive skiing areas in Europe with a network of runs to suit all abilities, a world class lift system, 700 snow canons, a friendly and professional ski school and some of the best childcare services in the Alps - Vaujany, Alpe d'Huez has much to recommend it. Green Runs 38 Blue Runs 32 Red Runs 34 Black Runs 17 Drag Lifts 45 Chair Lifts 24 Gondolas 10 Cable Car 6 200 km of marked runs 23 marked itineraries 3 downhill runs Excellent skiing for all standards.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Vaujany, Alpe d'Huez area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer (self catered) whole 2
5 Sep 2016 - 27 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter (catered pp) 17
7 Jan 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £98 per night, per additional guest
Summer (whole 1)
6 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer (whole 2)
4 Jun 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer (whole 3)
18 Sep 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £178

Chalet Rostaing is offered on a half-board basis in the winter by Ski Peak. The price quoted for the WINTER season is on a PER PERSON basis, weekly. This includes the accommodation, breakfast, dinner (5+ courses and tailored to your preference), afternoon tea, daily cleaning, fine wines, shuttle buses etc. The chalet staff have one night off per week in the Winter.

Chalet Rostaing is offered on a self-catered basis in the SUMMER and the price quoted is the rental amount, weekly, PER CHALET!

Please see our terms and conditions on our home website

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Vaujany in Isere

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 190 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , shared bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , shared bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , En-suite bathroom with separate shower
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , With en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , en-suite bathroom and balcony
    Bedroom 3 with optional single - 1 Large Double Bed , With en-suite bathroom and balcony
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Beautiful garden with wonderful views, green lawn, outdoor table-tennis table with BBQ and picnic tables.

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