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Luxury Apartment In 5* Development In The Grand Masiff Ski Area

Bedrooms 2
Space 570 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

53 Square Metres Including 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms And A South Facing Balcony

Master bedroom with en suite bathroom, second bedroom with separate bathroom and wc, sofa bed in living room, fully fitted kitchen incorporating hob, oven, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, hob, dishwasher, kettle, coffee maker and pancake maker. Washing and drying facilities are located in a communal area below reception. Reception is open 24/7.

The living room is tastefully decorated, featuring a sofa and armchairs opening out onto a sunny private balcony with breathtaking views across the valley. There is a dining table with 8 chairs and free wifi access. There is a TV with channels from across Europe, including BBC1/2, ITV and C4/5.

Bread can be ordered from reception and grocery delivery is available with online ordering.

More Details

Chris Mason
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2018

About Chris Mason


We are very aware of recent news stories of fraudulent activity on certain holiday home websites. We do not take any bookings or deposits without first making our guests aware of our land line telephone numbers and our UK residential address. We are also very happy to provide you with copies of documents confirming our personal details. We never ask for payment to be made directly to our bank accounts, everything passes through the HomeAway website, affording you additional security. We understand your concerns and will do everything we can to minimise these, just ask us for any additional documents you feel are necessary before going ahead and booking.

We live in West London, where Chris works as an accountant and Kitty runs her own children's nursery. We have two sons, now both in their mid 20's. We are both passionate about skiing and walking and want others to share our enjoyment of our wonderful apartment.

Chris Mason purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Chris Mason chose Flaine

Having skied in many French resorts, as well as elsewhere in Europe and in Canada, we wanted to buy somewhere that was easily accessible by car and by plane and which provided first rate skiing covering an extensive area. The apartment can be reached in just 6 hours from Central London, or about 11 hours if driving. Geneva airport is very well served by most UK airports as well as by many airports in the rest of Europe.

The apartment is at an altitude of 1650 metres and the ski area extends above 2300 metres, providing near guaranteed skiing throughout the season.

The development is managed by Pierres & Vacances, the very large French leisure and property group, and was originally built by Intrawest, a Canadian company. Completed in 2009, the development reflects the high standards typical of North American resorts and has 5* Residence de Tourisme status.

What makes this apartment unique

Ski in ski out was essential and Flaine Montsoleil offers this and lots more. The heated outdoor swimming pool may not be very eco-friendly but there is nothing to beat lying in the pool or relaxing in the jacuzzi after a day's skiing. If you have not had enough exercise during the day you can visit the fitness centre, located just above the jacuzzi and steam room.

If driving there, whether from the airport or elsewhere, you can park your car about 30 metres from the apartment door, all on the same level. The private ski locker is located just two floors up with direct access to the piste.

Reception is open 24/7 and is available to order fresh bread for the morning, pre-order your ski passes and to deal with any questions you may have. A new restaurant and bar facility opened in December 2013, providing the opportunity to share your day's experiences with other guests.

There are activities available most evenings for all ages, including crepe making, snow shoe walking and entertainers.

July and August offers many different activities. The beautiful scenery has to be seen to be believed and the walking can be as leisurely or as challenging as you choose to make it. The main lift in Flaine opens for the summer season, the views from the top of the cable car across to Mont Blanc are truly stunning. Alternatively, drive for 15 minutes down to Carroz and many more lifts are open with mountain biking and paragliding available.

The apartment is available to let from Saturday to Saturday or from Sunday to Sunday if available and by arrangement with the owners. Leaving on a Sunday provides the opportunity to ski on Saturday, the quietest day of the week, and to leave the resort when the roads are less congested.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Flaine in Arâches-la-Frasse

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 570 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En suite bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , With en suite bathroom
    Second bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Luxury Apartment In 5* Development In The Grand Masiff Ski Area
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Lovely apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week staying here. Apartment had everything we needed. We were able to ski in and out which was great. Not too long a walk down to restaurants and shops etc. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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5 star ski self catering apartments

  • 5 of 5

Second stay in apartments , fantastic views over the Flaine bowl , we'll equipped apartments, nice and cosy .

Ski in & out , with great pool and facilities.

Very handy shop , improved massively since last visit 3 years ago .

Also used ski shop again , excellent service , handy you can now get your ski pass there as well !

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment, highly recommended

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped, great view, swimming pool and spa a real bonus, reception staff really helpful, excellent walks together with good range of summer activities in Flaine for the children.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent apartment, truly ski in ski out and a great place to stay in Flaine.

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment and very accommodating owner

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great week in Flaine

  • 5 of 5

My family and i (two teenage girls plus wife) stayed in Chris's apartment for a week in early March this year.

The apartment is lovely.Two good size double bedrooms plus two bathrooms , nice comfortable lounge area all tastefully decorated throughout. Also a great view from the front balcony across to the mountains.The position for us was just about perfect.Just out side the village area of Flaine (10-15mins walk).If you're feeling lazy in the evening you can jump in the free taxi that runs from the apartment and just call when you want to be picked up again.

The apartment complex also offers a nice heated outdoor pool and restaurant.

There's also a Spar in the apartments next door which was very handy.

Ski in / ski out couldn't have been easier.You exit the boot room to find a very gentle slope that takes you down to a chair lift that then links you into the main ski/lift area.

Skiing back was just as easy.

The Flaine area holds the snow well so even though the weather was very mild and sunny most of the runs remained well groomed and open.

There's also lots of lovely tree-lined runs when you drop over into Les Carroz and Morillon.

All in all a great weeks skiing.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Family Ski Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The apartment lived up to high expectations. It was well equipped and ideally situated for us with Ski In/Out. (This would not be suitable for complete beginner but the bus down to the resort centre was easy to catch from opposite the entrance.) The owners were helpful in answering our queries. The children enjoyed using the outdoor swimming pool. The Spar Supermarket in the adjoining Helios was well stocked and an easy stop off as you skied home. It was very useful having undercover parking which was easily accessed from the apartment.

Although we arranged our own ski hire there is Ski Hire in Helios and also Ski-Set offered a shuttle bus service to the shop.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Next to reception
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
24 Kilometres
A40 Autoroute Blanche
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Next to reception
Nearest Ski
Grand Massif
Car: not necessary

Ski in ski out location with direct access to the 265km of the Grand Massif ski area. Just an 8 hour drive from Calais, the apartment is very accessible. The first floor apartment is south facing, offering wonderful views across the valley. Many of the slopes are north facing, providing excellent skiing for beginners and experienced skiers alike. The off piste opportunities are extensive and local guides are available to show you the best terrain.

Facilities include a large outdoor heated swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna fitness centre and games room.

The pistes are accessed directly from the ski locker room on the third floor.

From December 2013 there is a bar and restaurant in the development. The bar is open from late afternoon where you can share your stories from the day's activities and sit down and enjoy a meal without having to leave the building.

There is a free shuttle bus available during the day and a free taxi service for guests between 18.00 hours and midnight. Shops and restaurants are available locally.

Free underground parking is located just 30 metres from the apartment. Guests are asked to ensure that the kitchen is left clean and that all crockery and utensils are cleaned and put back in the cupboards. All other end of stay cleaning, the bed linen, towels and bath robes are included in the winter season's rentals. For the summer season an additional charge of £100 will be added to cover end of stay cleaning, bed linen etc.

The summer season has a music festival, great walking, horse riding, tennis, golf, paragliding and rock climbing and is a perfect resort for families looking for an action packed holiday.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Security deposit of £250 required
Up to 50% payable at time of booking
Balance payable 4 weeks prior to commencement of booking
£110.00 cleaning charge payable in respect of summer bookings
When a booking is requested the owner will ask you to sign a rental contract

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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