Beautiful Lakeside Apartment
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This luxury apartment has been recently furnished to a very high quality. The direct views over the lake from the living room and balconies are truly magificent! A wonderful place to spend your holiday and ideally located for skiing in winter or for summer in the stunning mountains.
This light and extremely comfortable apartment provides a home from home feel. The apartment is well equipped, with for example, flat screen cable TV, DVD player, dishwasher, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. A washing machine and dryer are available to use within the building and free of charge to my guest.
The Living Room has 2 balconies with outdoor dining furniture. There is a real open fire for that extra cosy feel and comfy corner sofa to relax on. The dining area seats 6 around a solid pine table. The kitchen with granite work tops and all modern appliances is again extremley well equipped but if you don't fancy eating in there are several restaurants within walking distance!
The master bedroom has a comfortable solid pine double bed, modern white en suite bathroom and private balcony. The second bedroom is a twin room and situated next to the pristine shower room. Fresh linen and fluffy towels are provided.
For those looking for outdoor fun there is a ski rack for your use in the garage for keeping skis, snowboards and muddy boots.
Secure garage parking (the door operated by remote control) and additional external parking for visitors.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 150 km, Nearest railway: Martigny 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is furnished to a very high standard and as a real second home.
Guests should find all they need for a truly wonderful stay.
Wi Fi available on request. Please ask in advance and this service can be provided in apartment through the key-holder (nominal fee only 20 francs per weeks for connection - system similar to hotel internet systems).
|Further details outdoors|
The balconies have spectacular views over the lake and mountains. The main balcony is furnished with table and chairs it makes a wonderful spot for outdoor dinner. The master bedroom also has a private balcony with small bistro table and two chairs an excellent secluded area to relax and read.
The village of Champex offers all year round activities.
In the winter skiing can be found conveniently on the doorstep within the village and only walking distance., by Verbier and the extensive Four Valleys ski area is close by (20 - 25 mins drive to Le Chable cable car).
In Summer magnificent hikes in the surrounding mountains. Champex is situated on the Tour du Mont-Blanc a challenging circular trail passing through the countries: France, Italy and Switzerland and setting for the Ultra Trail endurance race.
For those Summer visitors wishing to relax the village offers a communal swimming pool, tennis court spa and fitness centre. Boats are also available to hire on the lake.The region is also know for its natural spas , Lavey les Bains is well situated between Montreaux and Martigny. It is only a 20 minute drive to the historic town of Martigny that contains the ruins of a roman amphitheatre, the world famous Pierre Gianadda Art Foundation, as well as street cafes and restaurants.
There is really so much to see and to do and so much delicious Swiss cheese and Swiss chocolate to eat!
Changeover is usually Saturday.
Tourist tax, cleaning and laundry is payable in addition to the local key holding agency at end of stay.
Payment is accepted in Swiss Francs.
About this location
The Valais region
Champex-Lac is a hidden gem of a place nestled in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Valais. Valais is a canton of extremes and contrast from the snowy mountain peaks to the dry summer heat of flat bottomed Rhone Valley.
Of course this is a region of out door activities but aside from skiing and walking there are so many other reasons to visit. For those with a young family a trip to the Saint Bernards Dog Museum in Martigny is a must. Martigny is also a cultural centre with several museums, an art gallery, sculpture park and Roman Ampitheatre.
For wine drinkers Valais is a pure delight as Vineyards flank the sides of the Rhone Valley and the local wines of Fendant and Dole are a real treat. There is even a Michelin Star restaurant in Orsiere which is well worth a visit (those in the know visit the inexpensive family friendly brasserie next door).
Skiing can be found on the doorstep within the village whilst nearby Verbier and the Four Valleys offer extensive pistes.
In the summer there is boating on the lake. The village communal tennis court and swimming pool are also within walking distance (subject to local opening hours).
Valais is also a region of natural mineral Spas perfect for a days relaxation and pampering.
The village has several restaurants, a couple of bakeries and few local shops. For your food shopping there is a also a small and well stocked supermarket. With several large supermarkets in Martigny.
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20 Nov 2013
"Fantastic lakeside mountain apartment"
This is the secound time we have stayed at this bright and well appionted apartment with our young family.
with views over the lake the appartment is an ideal place to relax after a long day exploring the local area or skiing the very convienient slopes!
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will most definitely return in the near future...
Thank you - we are delighted you enjoyed your second stay in Champex-Lac and look forward to welcoming you back in the future!
20 Nov 2013
"Champex Lac, a gem in the Alps"
My wife and I spent a memorable week in this wonderful location. The apartment was well equiped with every appliance, tastefully furnished in Alpine style and comfortable in the extreme. The balcony overlooked the lake and even in late September we were able to dine on the balcony. Champex has lots of nice restaurants including one in the building next door. Local walks in stunning scenery proved refeshing. Our Autumn holiday was great; we plan to return to Champex and use this apartment for a winter ski and snowshoeing break
Thank you for your review and hope to see you again next season!
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