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Entrance to La Tocade Jan 2013

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

New to the rental market for winter 2012/2013, and minutes from the pistes of Linga, Chatel Apartment la Tocade is located on the top floor of a beautifully renovated farmhouse originally constructed in 1870. The apartment has been renovated to the highest standard throughout and is beautifully furnished with bespoke, handcrafted interiors, combining traditional alpine materials with modern design and comfort.

La Tocade is ideally located, situated opposite the main pistes and lifts at Linga. It is also a short walk to the Piou-Piou nursery, ski hire as well as local amenities.

The apartment has a spacious open-plan layout (approx 75m2) and will comfortably accommodate 7-8 people. There are two bedrooms, one double, one triple (containing double and single beds) as well as a separate coin montagne with bunk beds. In addition, either bedroom will comfortably accommodate an additional child's bed or travel cot.

The apartment has its own secure private ski locker complete with boot warmer on the ground floor.

The apartment also boasts a generous covered private balcony with views overlooking the pistes at Linga on one side and the beautiful Chatel valley on the other.

Apartment facilities include fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, free wi-fi, Wii console, DVD player (plus selection of DVDs), IPod docking station, hair dryer. There is private parking for 2 vehicles.

Complimentary linen, towels and luxury toiletries are included for all guests.

Ski hire, lift passes and ski lessons can be arranged for guests in advance of arrival.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Geneva 90 km, Nearest railway: Thonon les Bains 45 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 DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details

Larger bookings: Looking to ski in a group or two families (of up to 12-14 people)? If so the neighbouring apartment to La Tocade is also available to rent throughout the ski season. The layout is similar to La Tocade, except it doesn't have a coin montagne. The two apartments share a communal main entrance, so ideal if you want to be next door to friends or family but still have your own space and privacy.

The Rhone/French Alps region

The Portes du Soleil is Europe's largest linked ski area comprising fourteen resorts straddling the French and Swiss Border. Quaint swiss villages like Champery and Les Crosets are linked with major french resorts such as Avoriaz, Morzine and Les Gets.

Chatel lies at the centre of this network at the head of the Val d'Abondance and retains a traditional style supporting local farming as well as tourism.

In winter there is excellent alpine and cross country skiing, in summer access to beautiful walks, lakes and some of the world's most challenging mountain biking.

The lakeside spas of Evian and Thonon Les Bains are close by and the cities of Geneva, Montreux, Lausanne and Annecy in easy reach.


With a massive 650km’s of pistes (not to mention the numerous km’s of off-piste!), the Portes du Soleil area offers superb skiing and snowboarding for all ages and levels.

From spacious and wide slopes for beginners, cruising runs for intermediates, and challenging black runs and off-piste skiing for the more advanced skiers, the huge Portes du Soleil ski area and stunning scenery is shouting out to be explored.

Chatel itself offers a mix of open and wooded slopes suitable for all abilities.

Nestled between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, the area around Chatel creates its own micro climate thus giving the area an amazing snow record – don’t be fooled by a higher resort having better snow, this is not always the case!

With easy access to Avoriaz, Morzine and the Swiss side of the Portes du Soleil ski area, Chatel is an extremely convenient location. Perhaps ski France one day and then Switzerland the next, the choice is yours!

Located opposite the pistes and lift at Linga, La Tocade is perfectly located, saving you the hassle of ski buses and meaning you can beat the crowds to be first on the pistes to make fresh tracks on those all important blue sky powder days. Equally convenient for those with young children, the Piou Piou nursery, children's ski school, nursery slopes, ski hire locations and local amenities are all only a few minutes' walk away.

Other winter activities that can be enjoyed in the area are cross country skiing, snow-shoeing, ice skating, ice fishing and much more!

In the summer, the ski lifts open in mid-June to mid-Sept and provide an opening to over 800km’s of walking trails and paths and more extreme activities like mountain biking at the, now famous, Chatel Bike Park and the Fantasticable zip wire! Alternatively, you may wish to follow more leisurely pursuits and simply relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Chatel also offers a swimming pool, tennis courts, a pitch and putt golf course, a summer luge and a whole range of other activities including horse riding and paragliding.

Nearby La Chapelle d’Abondance is perfectly located to climb Les Cornettes de Bises or Mont de Grange, the national park, where you will discover mountain lakes, beautiful alpine flora and local wildlife.

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28 Aug 2014


"Unas vacaciones espectaculares"

Las montañas , los paisajes , eran espectaculares y para acabar de redondear nuestras vacaciones una casa preciosa , a la cual no le faltaba un detalle . Bien decorada y equipada.Totalmente recomenda… More

24 Jul 2014


"Great place to stay winter or summer"

Chatel is a very picturesque alpine village and the apartment is situated in the outlying but close district of Villapeyron. The delightful views from the apartment are of the valley with the mountain… More

13 Mar 2014


"Comfortable and cozy chalet apartment"

We were greeted at La Tocade after been guided to the door on my phone. Very quick and friendly check in. We were told and felt we could treat the apartment as our home for the week.Very well decorate… More

9 Sep 2013


"This appartment helped make this mountain holiday one our best yet."

We stayed in this property for two weeks while in the alps for a mountain bike/outdoor orientated holiday and found the apartment to be exactly what was needed after a day on the lifts. The apartment … More

25 Jul 2013


"All the convenience of home"

If you are thinking of a rental in Chatel for your family and don't want to take the kitchen sink with you from home then you can't go wrong with this lovely cozy attic conversion.The rental… More

20 Mar 2013


"Fantastic appartment"

Great clean, well equipped apartment, Fantastic value for money. Ski locker room and all the home from home luxuries you could wish for. We will rent this again and would reccomend it. Would rent a ca… More

26 Feb 2013


"Lovely apartment!"

This is an extremely comfortable, beautifully furnished & very well equipped apartment which was a pleasure to return to after skiing. There was plenty of room for our party of four, and it had pretty… More

9 Feb 2013


"Apartment had everything you need and more ..."

La tocade provided us with the perfect accomodation for a week snowboarding in chatel.The apartment was very comfortable with everthing you could possibly need during a weeks holiday. after a day on… More

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Calendar last updated:08 Jul 2014

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