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3 large bed Apt, 3 mins to lift - Vaujany/ Alpe D'Huez- Wifi free of charge

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Vaujany - Vaujany Ski/Summer apartment

1st floor, Luxury, modern, large appartment, south/west balcony, secure garage

A fully equipped, home from home apartment. Every element has been considered throughout to ensure your comfort and hassle free upon your arrival . Just 3 minutes from the lift. The Appartment is an amazing, large three bed, sleeping 6 people comfortably, with over 65 Sqr meters, clean and well furnished apartment.

What stands out compared to the normal appartments offered elsewhere:

-Free Wifi in the apartment, included free of charge.

-Fully Equipped Kitchen - every pot and pan provided

-Full Size mugs, enjoy a large tea or coffee in the morning !

-Washing up liquid, hand towels included

-Bathmat

-Fully blackout shutters in all bedrooms

- Plenty of hangers

-True Kingsize Bed for that extra comfort

-Complete Entertainment to choose for all the Family

- DVD Collection provided free of charge

- Board Games included

- Sat TV

- Music - iPhone/iPod docking speaker

- CD Player and CD Collection

- New Xbox 360

- A meet and greet services on arrival

- Egyptian cotton bed lining for home comforts

Beautiful views from the large corner balcony with table chairs and sun loungers for those hot sunny afternoons.

Vaujany is a rare and special place: a small and still largely unspoilt farming village that is linked into a big, modern lift system – courtesy of neighbouring Alpe d’Huez.

If you like your skiing action-packed but your evenings quiet, it fits the bill perfectly.

Vaujany suits all standards of skier and rider and is particularly good for families with small children.

The transfer can be as quick as 50 minutes from Grenoble airport, situated north-west of the city, is the ideal jumping-off point for exploring resorts both large and small in the Dauphiné region.

Lyon airport is a little further but still only 1 hour 20 minutes to the apartment.

A spacious ski and summer self-catering apartment in Vaujany, a traditional pretty French village with huge character and fantastic facilities. Only 100 m to the lift. Shops, restaurants, ski school are also within a short walk. Three large sized bedrooms which can accommodate up to 6 people. With a large secured garage (great for bicycles) below the apartment and another ski boot room. Our ski and summer apartment has been furnished for our own use, so it is of a very high standard and has all the comfort you would expect from home. Premium spot at the front 1st floor, south west facing with a full 180 degree balcony, outstanding views of the La Fare waterfall and right down into the valley. Meet & Greet by a great local English (French speaking) family. DVD, CD Library, SAT TV English, German,French TV.

Skiing Holiday: With the main lift taking 7 min to reach the top and being just 150 m from it, the ski apartment is an ideal location. There are over 220 km of managed pistes which link 8 villages. The highest peak is 3330 m and with 700 snow cannons there is snow sure skiing. The high capacity cable car which holds 160 people is only 150 m from ski apartment. It is fast and vast so it makes queuing rare. Vaujany offers excellent ski school facilities, especially for children and there is also an award winning crèche which again is just 100 years away (don't forget your red book). Other winter sport activities include; cross country skiing, ice skating, ice climbing, tobogganing and heli-skiing.

Summer holiday: Vaujany in the summer is an ideal if you are looking for a beautiful, peaceful base to explore the Oisan Mountains. Vaujany has an excellent variety of marked walking trails and refugees to stay. It is also famous for mountain biking and has some fun and challenging trails. The lift system is open during July and August. If you enjoy road biking that Vaujany is the place to be (it is situated about 15mins drive from Bourg d'Oisans) - you could even try the infamous Marmotte climb. There are lots of exciting summer sports to try including; white water rafting, climbing, fishing, paragliding, tennis, outdoor swimming, golf, summer tobogganing are just a few. With an abundance of out door swimming pools, lakes, tree climbing parks its ideal for children of all ages.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Garry Larner
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Pip,



I just wanted to thank you very much for recommending Garry's apartment to us. We had a fabulous week - the accommodation was really excellent - the beds were comfortable and the extra space made such a difference.



The way Easter falls next year might make it difficult for us to return to Vaujany next year but when we do return, we will definitely look at booking Garry's apartment again
Mar 2015
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

3 large bed Apt, 3 mins to lift - Vaujany/ Alpe D'Huez- Wifi free of charge
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 10 reviews
4

Lovely apartment, lovely location.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week in Vaujany. There were 5 of us in our group and the apartment was just right. We were met by Hannah who showed us how everything worked and tried to be as helpful as possible even though it was her first day! The views towards the mountains are amazing and the facilities in the apartment are practical and unfussy. We had everything we needed and it was clean and cosy. All the beds were comfy and the storage was good. The lock up downstairs was great for ski storage although there was minimal snow whilst we were there. The lift access to all the amenities was great. Garry's recommendations as to where to eat and ski hire served us very well, in fact everyone we met was delightful and very helpful with our limited French. The only reason we can't give this review 5 stars is that the wifi and tv were erratic. We could only get Sky News and Pick channels on the tv and the wifi kept dropping out. The best reception was in the bathroom! Although this was frustrating for my teenage sons, it gave us the opportunity to talk more and play the assortment of games that were supplied. We would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment and will hopefully book again soon. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the booking and pleased you enjoyed the stay. My apologies on the Wifi, we have a new modem now from Orange which has resolved the issue. We do hope you come again.
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5

Definitely recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Our 3rd stay here. The apartment is perfectly located, stunning views of the waterfall, nice quiet part if the village but only a few minutes from all bars/ shops etc.

We have had 3 summer stays, fantastic cycling and walking, need to try the skiing next!

Apartment is really well equipped, everything you could need, a home from home. Very clean and well cared for, would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really pleased you enjoyed our apartment and do hope you book again. All the best
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5

An excellent apartment in a stunning location.

  • 5 of 5

Our 2nd stay in this apartment. The accommodation is exactly as described, very clean & tidy for our arrival & it has everything you need. Met by local very informative representative.

Vaujany is ideal for a summer break particularly if you like an active holiday.Climbing, walking, cycling, via-ferratta & the leisure centre in the village has skating, swimming, bowling. The Ecrins national park is close by for great walking completely free from any ski lifts.Plenty of good eating places in the village along with a couple of small supermarkets.

i would recommend the area & this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for review, we are so please you had a fab time.
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5

Definitely will book to go back,

  • 5 of 5

Really well positioned, lovely spacious apartment, nice to spend time in and everything you would need

Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time, thank you for the booking.
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5

Perfect family apartment with all facilities

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we were met by the very helpful and informative Pip who handed us the keys and explained the whole setup.

The apartment is immaculately clean with 3 bedrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a washing machine which was very useful. There is a lovely corner balcony where you have the sun all day.

Just a short walk to the Gondola for main slopes and cable car to nursery slopes.

A stroll to the leisure centre which has swimming pool, ice skating rink, bowling alley etc etc.

Highly recommended and have already booked for next season

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great accommodation in Vaujany

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 2 weeks in August 2013.

The apartment is ideal for an active summer holiday in the Alps. Very well equipped, immaculately clean & tidy for our arrival. ideally situated in a beautiful alpine village. Good location for the village & lifts to get into the mountains easily. ideal for hill walking, climbing, road or mountain biking. Indoor swimming pool in Vaujany & outdoor pools in Allemont & Bourg D'Oisans very close by.

Met by a local representative who made us very welcome & passed on lots of useful information.

Would definately reccommend this apartment & area for anyone looking for an active holiday in the French Alps.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay at our apartment. We certainly are finding more and more Brits are turning to the alpes for action based family summer holidays. The Oisans area is a prime location for mountain walking, canoeing, climbing, white water rafting and of course the cycling.
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Grenoble St Geoirs
Nearest Train
65 Kilometres
Grenoble St Geoirs
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Marseille
Car: not necessary

50 min transfer from Grenoble airport, Vaujany is a small traditional French village in the beautiful Osian Mountains. It is one of the five villages which make up the Les Grandes Rousses ski domain better know as the Alpe D'Huez ski area. It is a family friendly resort and has been awarded with the 'famille plus' resort award. There are a number of excellent restaurants and good bars within walking distance to our ski, summer apartment. New for 2012, check out vaujany.com, a brand new complex with a four lane bowling alley, restaurants, crèche and Olympic size indoor ice skating rink. There is an excellent public swimming pool (with slide, gym sauna), ice skating rink and some superb tennis courts (summer only). There are a number of excellent ski schools in the winter and fantastic cycling, walking and mountain biking trails in the summer. It is a great base to reach to explore the Oisans Mountains enjoy the infamous Tour de France cycle climbs. The area is surrounded by the Ecrin national park. Allemond 10 min has a great outdoor swimming pool, huge lake for all water sports. Bourg D'Oisans is about a 15 min.

Other Activities: White water rafting

Ski: The story of Vaujany is the stuff of fairy tales. In the 1980s, a hydro-electric scheme was developed lower down the valley and the village was awarded a huge amount of compensation. The villagers decided to purchase a state-of-the art 160-person cable car and built a link with one of France's biggest ski areas, Alpe d'Huez. It was the making of a perfect ski resort. Visitors can now enjoy the laid back pace of life in Vaujany, while taking advantage of a huge skiing domain of almost 225 km, served by some 85 lifts. A separate gondola provides alternative access via Vaujany's own ski area, Montfrais.

In addition to the vast array of winter sports on offer Vaujany can also a fun and relaxing holiday. For example you can enjoy a truly wonderful ‘apres-ski’ in the superb Leisure Centre with its 25 m swimming pool, gym and sauna.

There are some great shops, restaurants and bars in Vaujany which can be access via the unique ‘covered’ escalator which the village now boast a Olympic ice skating rink and bowling alley

Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
ski
31 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
ski
7 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
ski
14 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
ski
21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
ski
28 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
ski
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
ski
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
 
ski
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
ski
25 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
ski
4 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
ski
11 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
ski
18 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
ski
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
ski
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
ski
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £50

Bookings are shown in GBP but can be paid in Euro as well.

The booking includes all costs plus all bed linen is provided (pillow cases, duvet cover and sheets).

A towel package can be hired to save you bringing them, at £5.00 per bundle, inc large, small and flannel.

Change over is a Saturday in the winter but we can be flexible in the summer. Please call to discuss extra nights, different.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vaujany in Isere

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom is brand new, like the apartment and therefore is in immaculate condition. It benefits from having a full size bath to help relax at the end of a day skiing. There is also a shower if you prefer and a vanity unity, wash basin. Plus a washing machine should you require a quick clean of clothes.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , KingSize !
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , two single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • New for 2012, New larger beds. The master room now has a super kingsize bed to ensure a very comfortable sleep after a long day ski-ing. 3 large very comfortable bedrooms all with their own bedside cabinets and wardrobes making it an extremely nice stay for 6 people. All the bedrooms are carpeted and have under floor heating and wall heaters. All beds have Egyptian cotton bed sheets. Baby care available, cot, chair, etc.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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