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4 star, chalet style apart, 2 bed, sleeps 6, self catering in Val Claret, Tignes

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 462 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Superb Location - all amenities within 200m of apartment

This spacious chalet style apartment (43m²) is situated on the 8th floor with stunning panoramic views of the mountain and lake. Accommodation is made up of a double bedroom, bunk room, bathroom with shower & toilet, kitchen, large living room with a south facing balcony and a ski locker.

This centrally heated apartment is very comfortable and can easily cater for up to 6 persons. There is a mezzanine double bed in the main bedroom, a bunk bed in the second bedroom and a double sofa bed in the living room.

The apartment is new to the rental market and comes fully furnished to a very high standard with all equipment as new. The kitchen is fully equipped with electric hob, dishwasher, fridge, toaster, kettle, coffee maker with plenty of cutlery, crockery and glasses. Other features include a 26' flat screen TV, satellite TV channels, hair dryer, iron, ironing board. Clean bed linen and towels are included in the price.

The Resort: The Savoie Region of France is a mecca for skiers of all abilities from across Europe. Being the highest resort in Europe the one thing that Tignes is guaranteed is good snow. The season starts earlier and finishes later than most other resorts. According to 'The good Ski & Snowboarding Guide 2005' Tignes is one of only two ski areas in France listed as 'Snow-sure resorts'. Tignes skiing is a combination of the pistes of Tignes and Val D'Isere which combine to make up the L’Espace Killy. There are 300km of pistes: 20 green runs, 60 blues, 35 reds and 16 blacks, plus 44 km of cross country skiing, 2 terrain parks, 2 glaciers and 90 ski lifts including 2 high speed underground trains (funicular railways).

It offers the largest area of on piste skiing in Europe as well as some of the most extensive off piste skiing making Tignes one of Europe's premier resorts. The majority of runs are wide and therefore suitable for all levels of skiers or boarder with 5 free lifts for beginners.

How to get there: Tignes can be accessed easily throughout the year via various forms of transport. The alps are primarily served by five airports; Lyon, Grenoble, Geneva Chambéry and Turin all of which have regular flights from the UK and Ireland. Carriers to these destinations include, Easyjet, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Flybe, bmibaby, Thompson Fly and British Airways.

Bourg St-Maurice train station is the nearest station to Tignes. This is served at all times of the year by French mainline services. Eurostar also runs a service known as the 'Snow Train' at weekends throughout the winter season that is direct from London.

Road access to the Tarentaise region is remarkably good thanks to the 1992 Albertville Olympic games, especially from Chambéry and Lyon. Transfers from these Airports can be made entirely on motorways as far as Moûtiers (36 miles from Tignes) and then on roads that have been widened to accommodate the hundreds of buses that use them throughout the year.

Travel Tip: We suggest that given the transfer time from the airport to the resort you book an early flight when arriving and a late flight when departing. For convenience we recommend that you hire a car.

More Details

Owner
Lisa Cogan and David Curley
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Val Claret in Tignes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 462 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Double bed
    Bunk Room - 2 Single Bed , Bunk beds
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis Court
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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4 star, chalet style apart, 2 bed, sleeps 6, self catering in Val Claret, Tignes
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment in Val Claret, so spacious and nicely done out. Close to the ski lifts, shops, bakery and restaurants. Really great stay, thanks :)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: E, many thanks for booking our apartment and appreciate the feedback. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the near future. Kind regards Lisa & Dave
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5

Overall experience

  • 5 of 5

Very pleasant apartment neat and clean thank u for a great holiday

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Apartment was lovely, clean & spacious.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we did have difficulty with the locks on the door been a bit sticky but once inside we found the apartment to be very nice. The only other difficulty we had was the balcony door was a bit sticky which was a bit precarious at the top of the steps which didn't have a rail or guard.

Location is great, the apartment is spacious, clean and attractively decorated.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Spacious and good living area

  • 5 of 5

A group of 5 of us stayed here for a weeks skiing in March 2017.

The owners sent us lots of useful information through to us prior to the trip including how to access the property, directions to get there, good restaurants to go to etc. which turned out to be one of the most well organised experiences I’ve had booking through this site. A great thing about this property was that there is a key safe on the door so no waiting round for someone to give you the keys. It also meant that we could leave the keys there so if some of our party went home early they could get in and there was no messing around with who has the key.

As you walk in there is a big and spacious shower room first on your right with a good shower and towels supplied.

The bedrooms were next along in the flat, one either side of the corridor. There was one with a mezzanine and double bed on top and quite a comfy double sofa bed underneath. On the other side of the corridor next to the shower room was the single bunk room. The beds are ok but they are sprung underneath the mattress and personally I would recommend these for small adults or children as there’s a wooden support bar underneath which you could feel through the mattress. Despite the small size of the room it was spacious enough and had lots of storage next to and underneath the beds.

The living area was great. Really spacious with a high sloped ceiling and a big sofa which you could easily fit 6 on. There was a small balcony with views up the Espace Killy side of the resort. The kitchen was one of the best equipped I’ve been to for holiday rentals. It has a proper oven, and hob, slim line dishwasher (with more than the usual 2 dishwasher tablets that you usually get), lots of pans and crockery. The drop leaf table and folding chairs meant that you could just pack it all down easily to give you more living space.

One thing to note is that there’s no wifi. The owners make this clear in the description and we could get 3G there but the connection wasn’t great. There are quite a few free wifi spots around Val Claret though.

The apartment is very near to all the shops and restaurants and its only a short walk to the Tufs lift that gets you access to some excellent skiing.

All in all it was a great apartment that really suited our needs and I would recommend it if you’re wanting to book somewhere with plenty of space and to self cater.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Good value for money

  • 5 of 5

Our second year here and thoughly enjoyed it again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for returning! Delighted you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to welcoming you again something in the near future. Regards Dave & Lisa
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Great little appartment

  • 5 of 5

Booked predominantly for a mountain biking holiday but got plenty done besides thanks to the owner, David, obtaining Tignes Sports cards which allow free access to canoes, kayaks, archery, shooting, swimming pool and gym.

Summer lifts are also still free at Tignes as are the buses.

Apartment ideally placed with very local parking.

The apartment is in good order and is ideal for 4 to spread out a bit or 6 to be cosy.

Great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: M, many thanks for the positive feedback and we look forward to having you back to the apartment in the near future. Kind regards Lisa & David
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Location

Nearest Airport
175 Kilometres
Chambery, Lyon or Geneva
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Village Centre
Nearest Golf
400 Metres
Tignes 18 Hole Course (Highest in Europe!)
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Bourg Saint Maurice
Nearest Motorway
100 Kilometres
Albertville A43
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Village Centre
Nearest Ski
250 Metres
Tufs Ski Lift
Car: not necessary

Tignes shares the world famous L'Espace Killy ski area with its neighbour Val D'Isere but does not charge the same prices making it very attractive to families or those on a budget. The ski resort Tignes comprises 5 Villages; Val Claret (the highest), Tignes le Lac, Le Lavachet, Tignes Les Boisses and Tignes-les-Brévières. Val Claret is a modern resort with varied and plentiful amenities. These include a professional childcare, cinema, supermarket, ski shops, ski hire, ski/snowboarding schools, medical centre, pharmacy, spa, ample car parking, ATM's, great apre ski, nightclubs, and a wonderful mix of restaurants to cater for all tastes and ages. Once you reach the resort travelling within it is very easy as there is a very efficient system of buses known as the “Navette”. This frequent service runs free of charge from Tignes Les Boisse, down by the dam to Tignes Le Lac every 30 mins and from Le Lac via Le Lavachet to Val Claret (hourly).

Ski: We have a deal for our guests for ski hire equipment which gives all our guests up to 30% off ski hire when you book the apartment.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Val Claret, Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy

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
 
Summer Season
6 May 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£325
for 7 nights
£325
 
 
Winter Season
11 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Winter Season
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
New Year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
Winter Season
6 Jan 2018 - 26 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Winter Season
27 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Mid Term
10 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
Winter Season
17 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £140

During the ski season we rent the apartment from Saturday to Saturday. During Summer we are flexible on arrival & departure times.
The price quoted includes towels, bed linen, cleaning, electricity, and all local taxes i.e. there are no extra charges

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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