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Well equipped homely two bedroomed apartment

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms 1 bath room. Separate toilet Sleeps up to 6.

Ideal location close to lifts and slopes. Convenient for shops bars and restaurants. Situated on the first floor with a lift. Two bedroom apartment with balcony - sleeps up to 6. Well equipped, Flat screen tv, free view channels, French tv channels, hi/fi, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer. Separate bathroom and toilet. Bed linen included in price, winter only. No towels provided but can be hired as an extra please ask for details. Wi-Fi available £15 or 20 Euros as an extra. We prefer to run Sat to Sat but do sometimes take other changeover dates. Additional cost of £5.00 per night per person for the 6th person (to cover linen costs)

Cleaning is your responsibility and the if the apartment is not left in a good condition (as you would expect to find it) your cleaning deposit will be withheld. A general housepack is available and can be forwarded to you before you book for your perusal if you are seriously interested in booking. Please email us and it can be sent to you.

Wi-fi now available - chargeable at £15per week/per booking. Please advise us if you require the option of wi-fi.

The apartment is available all year round. Tignes has a Glacier and there is summer skiing/golf/horseriding/walking and other mountain activities. For Our summer rates please contact us and please note linen is not normally available in the Summer.

More Details

Tina and Andy Gunningham
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2018

About Tina and Andy Gunningham

Andy and I have owned this apartment for over 20 years.

With our two children we have been coming to Tignes for our holidays during the Winter and Summer for as long as I can remember.

We manage our bookings from our home in Bristol.

Tina and Andy Gunningham purchased this apartment in 1992

Why Tina and Andy Gunningham chose Le Lavachet

We have just installed wi-fi new 2016 and this is available as an extra cost - £15 or 20 Euros. Please advise if required.

Taxe de sejour is included in the price.

As we said we stay ourselves several times a year so it is maintained to a good standard.

What makes this apartment unique

Tignes is a high altitude resort with a great coverage of ski runs, including a Glacier which is open in the Summer as well as in the Winter. The Espace Killy area covers you not only to ski in Tignes but the Val D'isere area too.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Le Lavachet in Tignes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet
    Bathroom - Bath with Shower , The bath has a shower attachment
  • Bath has a shower attachment and shower curtain
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 3 Single Bed , 1 single plus a set of bunks
  • 1 twin, 1 triple room with 1 single bed and a set of bunk beds. Double pull out sofa bed in the lounge area - supplement of £5 per night/person for the sixth person to cover linen costs. The sixth person to sleep in the lounge on the sofa pull out bed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Would prefer smokers to use the balcony. Ski boots to be taken off at the main entrance to the building and not worn up the stairs or in the apartment please. There is a very good supermarket and Bakery close by and many good bars with good apre ski happy hours and very good restaurants.


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Well equipped homely two bedroomed apartment
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Great apartment, immaculate, well equipped, great location and really helpful owners. Perfect.

  • 5 of 5

You know that sense of trepidation whenever you open the door of a property you've booked online ? Avoid it. Book this apartment. From initial contact to post holiday, comms were fantastic. The place itself is immaculate, really well appointed, great location. Short walks to lifts, bars, shops, hire kit, parking, restaurants. Really cannot fault it, would recommend and sure to stay again when next in Tignes.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nick Well - Thank you very much for such a great review. We use the apartment ourselves regularly and every trip try to attend to any DIY that needs attending to and replace old or damaged items to keep the standard high but absolutely over the moon that we surpassed your expectations. We appreciate all your comments and hopefully welcome you and your friends back to our second home whenever you want to visit Tignes again.
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Lovely apartment and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a great family holiday in the apartment. It had everything we needed and the UK freeview was a real positive for the kids in the evening! Lavachet had all we needed too and the apartment was a stone’s throw from the slopes where you can ski down to the lifts. We hope to be back to stay again soon. Many thanks for a lovely holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jessica So pleased you enjoyed your family stay in our apartment. We now have English freeview and French television which should satisfy all our guests. We look forward to welcoming you again another time in Tignes. Most of our clientel are now regulars so if you are looking for school holidays always book early. Many thanks for taking the time to submit a review as I'm sure it will re-assure prospective guests. Tina and Andy
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place to stay, very convenient for the lifts, the shops (wonderful bakery!), nice restaurants and bars. 5 stars!

Ideal for family ski holiday.

Many thanks,

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for the five star rating and taking the time to write a review. Yes we are conveniently situated and over the years have had many families return year on year. So pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Very well equipped and well presented accomodation

  • 4 of 5

The property was ideal for our stay and facilities were great. shopping so close by and lifts within minutes of the door, block was quiet and the balconies provided great views. Would have liked to have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rod Delighted to hear you would have liked to have stayed longer and that you enjoyed the views from our apartment. Thank you for leaving a review for us and future guests.
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Lovely very clean well appointed apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is lovely, well appointed, very clean, near shops, ski hire and lifts it was excellent we will definitely book again next year

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review - it is much appreciated. Be extremely happy to welcome you back any time and so pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Great appartment, highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed at this apartment in the first week of February 2013 for our ski holiday in Tignes.

The apartment was very cosy and we all felt very at home in it. We were four in total, and had plenty of room for all of us, both in the bedrooms and lounge area.

We truly felt like we were at home, as the apartment comes with all the necessities that you would have back home.

The location was ideal as it was literally a 2 minute walk to the bakery in the morning for fresh croissants and same distance to the ski lifts and to the free shuttle bus that goes to Le Lac and other parts of Tignes.

I sincerely highly recommend this apartment, as do the other 3 people who came with me. Great for families or a group of friends.


  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2013
  • Date of Stay: February 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
240 Kilometres
Chambery, Lyon or Geneva
Nearest Ferry
625 Miles
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Bourg St Maurice
Car: not necessary

The apartment is in the Lavachet area of Tignes, France. Close to the Chaudannes & Paquis Chair Lifts.Practically ski in and out Five minutes walk from the Centre of Tignes with a free bus service. Public underground car parking nearby - fee paying. To avoid disappointment please always pre-book especially at peak times. We can send you a link to do this. Please note parking is drop off only outside the apartment block.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee £0 - 20 per person per night

There is a damage deposit of £150 required
There is a cleaning deposit of £50 required
Please contact me direct for bank details

Both these deposits are of course refundable on your return provided the apartment is left undamaged and in the same clean condition as when it was handed over to you both payable 8 weeks before your holiday
Should you want Wi-Fi available during your stay there is an additional charge of £15 per week. Please advise us if you require this to be added to your invoice.

Prices range from £550 in the summer to - £1,300 peak times in the Winter per week per apartment (Glacier Appt). Last minute bookings we can sometime discount so please contact us direct.

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.