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Chalet Marmotte

from £43 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 13 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

from £43 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

South facing exterior with ski area in background

Chalet / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 19

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Chalet / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 19

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Chalet Marmotte is a beautiful alpine chalet in a fabulous position in the village built with chunky walls and rustic beams from a local 17th century farm. It feels cosy and welcoming when you walk in, with its honey coloured wood and warm décor plus the delicious smell of home cooked food and baking coming from the kitchen.

The rooms are spacious, most with en-suite showers while others have balconies with fantastic views overlooking open snow covered meadows, the beautiful old church and across in the distance to the twinkling lights of Courchevel. There is a large living and dining room where there is plenty of space for guests to socialize in smaller groups, or together, chatting, drinking, playing games, listening to music and watching TV. It is more home-from-home than chalet style hotel and the excellent food that we serve is delicious and plentiful and reflects our personal enthusiasm for food and cooking. You can't beat the smell of freshly baked cakes and a crackling log fire to welcome you in from the cold. We can guarantee you won't want to leave at the end of the week!

After all the food and exercise, you can relax aching muscles in the sauna or hot tub, and for the more energetic, you can go for a swim in the fabulous swimming pool and have a game of table tennis or pool in the games room next door - also a good place to send any over excitable kids!

In the morning the cable car and pistes are just a 5 minute walk and at the end of the day's skiing you can leave your equipment in our ski store in Centre Sports right at the foot of the lift. You can then wander back to the chalet in your normal shoes, browse through the village shops or pop into a bar at your leisure. As everything in the village is just a short walk, no cars are needed in resort.

Size Sleeps up to 19, 9 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Chambery 100 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (13), Cots (2), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 20
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

GROUND FLOOR

Bedroom 1: master double with en-suite shower & basin.

Bedrooms 2: twin with separate en-suite shower, basin & WC.

Bedrooms 3: twin with en-suite shower & basin.

Separate WC.

Living Room: 2 large savoyard corner sofas, a third sofa, wood burner, coffee table; satellite tv, dvd, Nintendo Wii, I-pod dock, stereo; under floor heating; steps up to 1st floor; front door opens onto covered terrace with bbq, picnic table and great views; half height wall separates dining room.

Dining Room: dining table with 20 chairs; serving hatch from kitchen.

Separate Kitchen: for our chefs!

Garden: large, sloping garden, ideal for tobogganing, leading into meadow, bounded by woods and stream; bbq & large picnic table. Childrens play area: with swings and slide.

Hot Tub: built into terrace ('Machu Pichu' style!) in front of chalet with delightful views

Private Parking.

FIRST FLOOR

Bedroom 4: double.

Bedroom 5: twin with french door onto balcony.

Bedroom 6: double with en-suite shower and basin. French door onto balcony with internal stairs up to

Mezzanine Bedroom 7: 3 singles (sloping ceiling).

Bedroom 8: twin with en-suite shower, basin. Separate WC. Internal stairs up to

Mezzanine Bedroom 9: 2 singles (sloping ceiling)

Separate WC.

Shower Room: shower, twin basin & WC.

PRIVATE INDOOR SWIMMING POOL

Swimming Pool: lovely 12m pool with mood lighting, jacuzzi jets, stone and weathered timber interior, glazed end with amazing views across the valley to Courchevel. Luxurious indoor Jacuzzi next to swimming pool. Changing Area with modern showers. Separate WC.

GROUND FLOOR ANNEXE

Games Room: pool table, table tennis table, darts, stereo. Sauna Suite: sauna, shower. Separate WC. Laundry Room: washing machine and tumble dryer.

Note: Annexe and Swimming Pool facilities shared with sister Chalet Sapiniere and Apartments Flocon & Glacon..

Prices are per person per week and include 7 nights chalet accommodation and use of all facilities; full breakfast, afternoon tea & homemade cakes and four course evening meal with wine & cheese board; bed linen, towels and final chalet clean; heating, hot water & electricity; local tourist tax; firewood. Staff have one day off. Note: if you would like to hire the chalet to yourselves but under fill it, empty bed supplements may apply

About this location

The Rhône-Alpes region

The Paradiski ski area covers 18 resorts with 425km of endless, finely groomed pistes catering for all abilities in one of the biggest interlinked ski areas in Europe. There are 132 blue pistes which means that even novice skiers and boarders can travel vast distances around the whole area. That said, Champagny and La Plagne have the majority of the blue runs as well as a huge variety of skiing in general so for many people there is no real need to go across to Les Arcs. However, for good skiers who wish to venture even further afield Les Arcs is not too far away and worth at least one day trip from Champagny.

Resort Facts: 425km pistes

18 interlinked villages & resorts

12 Greens

132 Blues

66 Reds

29 Blacks

3 Snow Parks - 1 in Champagny, 1 in La Plagne & 1 in Les Arcs

350 snow canons

Longest slope 15kms

Classic Runs - North face of Bellecôte Glacier in La Plagne & Aiguille Rouge in Les Arcs

3 Glaciers - Bellecôte, Chiaupe, Varet

2 peaks at over 3000m Aiguille Rouge, Bellecôte

A short drive out of the village going further into the mountains brings you up to the small hamlet of Champagny L'Haut at the gateway to the Vanoise National Park. It is usually quite a bit colder here but very snowy and beautiful. There is a professionally run ice climbing tower, the only one of its kind in Europe, organised snow shoe walks and numerous ski de fond trails, it is also a fantastic place to take your kids sledging.

Champagny-en-Vanoise

Champagny is an authentic mountain village with a character that still reflects its early farming origins. A beautiful picturesque resort with lively après ski, where traditional Savoie life and modern tourism mesh seamlessly together. Champagny is a refreshingly non-commercialized part of the huge interlinked ski area that includes Champagny, La Plagne & Les Arcs - over 420km of pistes aptly known as Paradiski.

Champagny is an excellent ski area in its own right as well as being part of the huge ski area now known as Paradiski. It has a modern cable car that whisks skiers to over 2000m in just 8 minutes. Here, there are two nursery slopes and a restaurant so you can watch your kids in ski school whilst you grab a coffee or a bite to eat.

Champagny is very conveniently located to take advantage of the huge interlinked Paradiski area, just 2 lifts or approximately 20 minutes from the heart of La Plagne. The lift companies have assured the link to La Plagne is always possible right through the season by positioning snow canons on the crucial linking runs, Les Borseliers and Le Bozelet.

There is a modern 6 man chair lift that takes you to three brilliant blue runs in the middle of the resort; La Rossa, Le Sérac and Les Crépines. These are perfect for beginners to progress onto as they are long and wide, so you get a nice long ski before you have to get on the lift again. Alongside these runs there is a board park and plenty of easy off piste, as well as the steeper more difficult 'Dentiste' off piste run which is great in fresh powder.

In the village square, there are a variety of Cafes, Pizzerias and Crêperies where you can enjoy the sunshine on the centre terrace by the mountain stream, especially warm later in the season.'La Timbale' iswhere you'll find DJ's, live bands every Wednesday and plenty of dancing going on well into the night. It also has a sunny terrace for après ski beers, a pool table and table football.

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Review 1-10 of 13

28 Jan 2015

4/5

"Chaleureux"

Nous avons séjourné à 17 adultes dans ce magnifique chalet et avons passé un moment merveilleux.Le chalet est très cosy, le salon avec sa cheminée très chaleureux et la piscine, jacuzzi, sauna … More

23 Nov 2014

5/5

"Excellent"

Beautiful chalet with great facilities just a short leg warm up walk to the lifts.If your looking for party town skiing then Champagney is probably not for you, but there are some good bars and rest… More

Champagny is not a Meribel or a Val D'Isere in terms of 'in your face partying', but equally it is not a quiet backwater and does have several lively bars - La Timbale has live music and dj's every weekend and there's even a nightclub! We do have lively staff to help keep you entertained. Thanks for the review.

13 Nov 2014

5/5

"Great again"

2nd visit to this fabulous chalet, decent food, lovely location, hot tub with a view of all views across the mountains to Courchevel, with the added bonus that you can leave your ski equipment near th… More

12 Nov 2014

5/5

"Awesome views and great skiing"

We enjoyed our stay at Chalet Marmotte! Natalie and Alan were great, food spot on and the views and facilities at the chalet were awesome, short but steep walk to gondola, you can ski all the way dow… More

12 Nov 2014

5/5

"Perfect location, service and facilities"

We - a group of 5 adults and 7 children (10-15 years old) - spent a fantastic week at Chalet Marmotte. My friend had recommended Barrelli Ski and Chalet, and we were not disappointed :-). The location… More

2 Mar 2014

5/5

"Great Location - Fantastic Leisure facilities"

The village was perfect and very picturesque with the location of the chalet excellent in relation to the bars, restaurants and GondolaBedrooms were comfortable and the pool was fantastic for the kids… More

28 Feb 2014

4/5

"Nice Chalet and great staff in a pleasant village."

I took a group of 18 people to the Chalet Marmott and the adjoining apartment Flocon as a catered holiday. The Staff were fantastic and chef coped with the various special dietary needs incredibly we… More

We did everything we could to sort out the hot water but unfortunately one of the three hot water cylinders feeding the chalet broke down and needed replacing and this didn't happen until the end of this group's stay, for which we were very sorry and gave them several bottles of champagne to apologise. This meant there was hot water but not as much. Normally there is plenty with three tanks on continuously. The toilet issue has now been largely fixed as we have fitted two new en-suite shower and bathrooms downstairs, each with en-suite wc. Next year there will be another upstairs too. Thanks

24 Jul 2013

5/5

"Excellent staff, excellent facilities, great stay"

We stayed for a weekend at the end of the season with a large group of friends with small children. We used both the Marmotte and Sapinere chalets. Both are excellent for large groups with decent size… More

13 May 2013

5/5

"Top class accommodation for an excellent skiing holiday"

This is a comfortable and extremely well-equipped ski chalet. The accommodation is excellent for a large group - the lounge is comfortable and with enough seats for everyone and the bedrooms are very … More

13 May 2013

5/5

"Very nice for families and friends"

We – a group of 12, family and friends – visited Chalet Marmotte Feb 2013. Huge success. Very friendly staff, always ready to help. Chalet had a good size - We didn't sleep to close, like you… More

Review 1-10 of 13

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    Calendar last updated:03 Apr 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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    • French

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