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Cozy duplex appartement with swimming pool in walking distance to the slopes

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The duplex appartement is a cozy setting. When you walk in you have the open kitchen and living room. The stairs brings you to the second floor with 2 bedrooms one with 1 double bed and the other bedroom with 2 single beds. On the second floor there is a bathroom and separate toilet. And a trunk bed of 2 people to sleep. There is also a mezzanine where two children would love to sleep . In the

building there is a communal pool just for the quest of the appartement in the building and there is a table tennis table. The sloops are on walking distance and in winter there is also a little ice ring to practice you ice skating. St Jean du Aulps Station/La Grand Terche is a small little village with a supermarkt (only open in winter), some ski shops and a view restaurants. It is a family friendly ski resort and Montriond, Morzine & les Gets are also easy to go and so you have access to the big Porte du soleil.

In Summer it is more quiet and perfect for all the other activities in the mountains.

More Details

Owner
Roosmarijn de Boer
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Roosmarijn de Boer

We're a family of 5. My husband & i and 3 children, 2 girls 15 & 13 & boy from 10 years old. We have 2 dogs & 2 rabbits. We love the mountains and we love skiing and hiking. We live in the Netherlands.

Roosmarijn de Boer purchased this apartment in 2016

Why Roosmarijn de Boer chose Saint-Jean-d'Aulps

We love this apartment because it is so close by the piste. Thereby it is in a small village so everybody can do what they want , go where they want without to get lost. But also of the swimming pool & the pingpong table in the building and the ice skating ring and the supermarkt close by in the village. But it is also nice to go to different ski-area's within 15- 20 minutes drive you can go to Montriond and ski into Porte du into Swiss...Parking is easy there. The same for a day of skiing in les Gets or Morzine .

In Summer we enjoy the small stream close by the apartment but also to explore and have beautiful hikes in and around St Jean D'aulps. To go and enjoy the climbpark in Morzine or Les Gets or the lakes like Lake Montriond or in Les Gets with a child climbing wibit in the ofcourse all the oppertunity's for MBT....Too much do to tell it all...

What makes this apartment unique

We love the the 2/3 levels in the apartment. That give it a specious feeling and it has a beautiful view on the hills.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint-Jean-d'Aulps in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • a bath, a shower in the bath. separated toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - bunkbed in the corridor of the second floor of the app.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , on the mezzanine
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
For the first night you can order the most important things you want to have ...like milk or wine or anything to eat. So by the time you come into the apartment there will be something to eat or drink You can also order dinners if you are interested or a(shared) taxi from and to Geneva you even can order dinners for a minimum of 4 nights....(of course all for some extra fee...if you're interested check the website from Trust & Dusthttp://trustanddust.com/welcome-packs/

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Cozy duplex appartement with swimming pool in walking distance to the slopes
average rating of 4.142857 based on 7 reviews
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Summer stay in St. Jean d'Aulps

  • 4 of 5

We had a very pleasant 2 week family summer holiday in this apartment in St. Jean d'Aulps. The apartment itself was cosy, clean and very well-equipped. The kids loved the availability of all the games and enjoyed sleeping in the mezzanine, it felt to them like they had their own 'apartment' up there. I myself was very happy with the kitchen and availability of pots and pans and crockery. The balcony is a bit smallish, but great for a family breakfast or afternoon tea. We enjoyed the view over the mountain from there and the birds flying on and off were very entertaining to watch. The swimming pool was a big hit with the kids.

We have never skied ourselves and have never visited a ski area in summer before, so we were not sure what to expect from a summer holiday in the alps. Our expectations have been highly exceeded. There are so many things to do in the area during summer! The ski lifts make the area very accessible and nice for walking, I can highly recommend the walk to/from Pointe de Nyon. We went for a canyoning trip in Cascade de Nyon (booked via Bureau de Guides in Morzine), this was a thrilling adventure!

In Morzine plenty of activities are organised for families during the summer holidays. For both young and older children.

Still plenty of things to be discovered...we will be back (in summer!).

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family apartment for a low hassle family ski trip

  • 5 of 5

We really loved the apartment, it felt like you were borrowing a friends house, there were games for kids and adults, lots of comfy seating, plenty of beds and bedding, loads of equipment and crockery in the kitchen. The apartment is warm and clean, it has a great view down the valley and is very suited to families. The pool was a big bonus. For us the proximity to the ESF for the kids and the bubble up to the learners plateau worked out fantastically. I would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, It was great you stayed in our appartement. Thanks for all your enthusiastic stories after the holiday as well.!! Hope we're able to welcome you again for an other trip to the mountains. Regards Roos
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Great apartment walking distance to lifts at St Jean

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Saint Jean, the weather and snow were great - more like Spring Skiing! ❄️☀️

The apartment was set over 3 levels and felt very spacious. Can sleep 8 but think that it would be challenging to share 1 bathroom with that many people.

The beds we comfy and all bedding and towels brand new. Apartment is nicely furnished and has everything you need for a family holiday. Easy walk to small supermarket, few restaurants and the ski lifts in Saint Jean. We drove to other resorts in Portes du Soleil each day to access bigger ski areas, but a choice of different resorts only a short drive away.

Owner Roos was very helpful whenever we had any issues. We recommend this property and hope to come back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear, Thanks for you comment. It was lovely to have you in the apartment and I'm glad you enjoyed the apartment...and also all the different areas of Porte du soleil!. Hope to welcome you again. Regards Roos
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Our short break ski trip to the Porte de Soleil

  • 4 of 5

The apartment in La Grande Terche near the village of St Jean D'Aulps is close (1.5 hours) from Geneva airport and so is a great location if you want to ski in the Porte de Soleil as it is a short drive (less than 20 minutes) to Ardent and Nyon. Unfortunately due to the lack of snow before our trip, the ski area at La Grande Terche was not fully open but when it is it makes for an excellent morning or afternoon of skiing.

The apartment itself is spacious and nicely decorated and could easily accommodate 8 people although there were only 4 of us. It was very nice not to have to bring our own towels and sheets!

We did manage to turn the heaters on - it was my mistake that I turned the switch in the fuse box off!

A couple of small points - the apartment would benefit from a small dishwasher and the markings on the oven were faded which made it a little difficult to work out what each setting was.

Due to the lack of snow before our trip, we spent Thursday afternoon, Friday and Saturday mainly in Avoriaz but due to the heavy snow on Friday and Saturday we skied in Morzine and Les Gets on Sunday in excellent conditions. There is a big supermarket on the outskirts of Montriond on the way back from skiing and there is a good bar for apres ski in St Jean D'Aulps on the way back to La Grande Terche. In La Grande Terche itself, there are two ski shops, a mini market, a couple of bars and restaurants and so you can choose whether to eat in or out - we did both. If more choice for an evening out is required then Morzine is not far away.

Overall, we had a very enjoyable stay in your apartment and hope to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bernard, Thanks you very much for your nice comments and for your nice description of the area as well. I'm glad you discovered the whole porte du soleil although you were only for a few days around..Well done! At least a lot of skiing. And great the snow came in the end. The stoof we marked it again and we will take the dishwasher suggestion as well. Thanks again and hope to welcome you back maybe next year. Regards Roos
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Vacances Cosy

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons aimé l'appartement tout cosy tout mignon tout fonctionnel, le linge fourni, le ménage de fin, tout est fait pour profiter à max des activités.

Le matin piscine, après la rando piscine, pendant la pluie piscine, etc

Un ptit match de pingpong pourquoi pas .....

Allez bonnes vacances

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Happy you had a great holiday together in St Jean D'aulps and enjoyed the apartment and the extra's as well like the pool and the table tennis table. Hope to see welcome you and your family and friends with dog in the apartment again. Regards Roos
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On se croirait dans un chalet!

  • 4 of 5

Superbe duplex, décorait avec goût. Prix accessible.

Ce n'est pas trop loin des pistes mais c'est en pente donc lès enfants en bas âge avec les skis sur le dos s'en plaignent.

Bref je reviendrais avec plaisir.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour Fahd, Merci pour votre gentil response. J'espère que vous êtes les bienvenus à nouveau. Regards Roos
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Location

In winter the village of St Jean Station/ La Grande Terche is busy, the ski shops are open, a small supermarkt is open, 2 or more restaurants are open and of course the lift is open whole week....And if you want to explore Porte Du Soleil for skiing or snowboarding you only have to drive 15-20 minutes to Montriond /Les Ardents (easy to park) or to Morzine or Les Gets...and you can ski all round in Porte du Soleil.

In Summer you have to go to St Jean village for the supermarkt or to the carrefour (it is about 10 min drive). In La Grand Terche/ST Jean Station there;re two restaurants open on certain days and there's also a take away that is open almost everyday of the week... The lift is only running 1 day a week.

So in Summer it is more quiet and it is nice to enjoy a stream close to the apartment or the hikes nearby St Jean d'Aulps or enjoy the mountain biking, the climbparks or the rockclimbing or the lakes ....really a lot to do....

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.24
Pet Fee £44.53
Refundable Damage Deposit £222.64

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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