Chalet Chamoissiere is a ground-floor chalet apartment in a convenient location opposite the ski slopes.
It is just 200m to the pistes across a footbridge, and 5 minutes walk to the shop and restaurants of the spa village of Monetier-les-Bains. A heated pool, sauna and steam room are available for relaxation at the end of the day, or for lounging by in the summer months.
The apartment is well-equipped for self-caterers with full oven, large fridge and dishwasher.
It is in an ideal location for easy access to the slopes, but still close to the village. In summer admire the breathtaking views from the terrace with rafting, kayaking and mountain biking all close by. Chairlifts are open in July and August for walkers, climbers and mountain bikers.
We are happy to accept one or two dogs in the accommodation at an extra charge of 35€, subject to accepting our additional terms and conditions.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Turin/Grenoble 120 km, Nearest railway: Briancon 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Sauna, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
The front entrance lobby opens onto a small hallway, with coat hooks, and storage cupboard.
A double bedroom and shower room which also houses the washing machine, are accessed off the hallway.
The open-plan lounge area, with flat screen TV, DVD and ipod docking station opens onto the sunny terrace.
Comfortable sofa beds sleep up to three people and there is a dining table with 4 chairs.
The kitchenette is well-equipped with a dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, full-size electric oven, and 4-ring ceramic hob. There is a good selection of pans and casseroles for cooking, and plenty of plates and cutlery.
It is ideal for families or couples, and will sleep 4 in comfort.
The apartment has underfloor heating, using the water from the local thermal springs. The resort is committed to the use of greener energy, and uses a high percentage power from a renewable source.
There is plenty of cupboard and drawer space, and a hair dryer and shaver socket in the bathroom.
|Further details outdoors|
The swimming pool is open air, but is heated by the local hot springs. There is also a sauna and hammam (a Turkish style steam room) and a relaxation area with loungers. Each apartment has its own private changing cubicle. A decked area is used for sunbathing around the pool in the summer.
The terrace and garden have beautiful views of the ski slopes in winter, and fabulous mountain views in summer.
**we cannot be held responsible for the failure of the pool and other facilities to open due to mechanical or technical failures, or adverse weather. In such circumstances the opening times and details of problems will be posted on the blackboard at the bottom of the stairs in the pool area).
Swimming pool opening times may vary depending on the season, but should be posted on the notice board in the lobby. Closure for maintenance is outside of our control. Please ask if you require use of the pool outside of the main holiday seasons for details of opening times. **
Pool will close between End of September and mid-December.
We provide many extras, including a bottle of wine on arrival, and our kitchen is stocked with most of the basic items you will need e.g. sugar, cooking oil, salt, pepper, herbs and spices.
Videophone entry system and security alarm
Complimentary wireless internet access.
Towels and bed linen are included in the price, but please bring your own towels for the pool and spa area.
In Summer, the chairlifts open from the end of June until the end of August.
A designated parking space is available for your use.
In the Haute-Alpes area, on the edge of Provence and famous for its association with Napoleon who marched through the area on his way to Paris after his escape from Elba. It is also noted for its sunny climate, boasting 300 days of sunshine a year.
Ideal for walking and hiking in the Spring and early Summer. Kayaking and rafting is nearby on the Guisane, one of the most famous rivers in the Alps for enthusiasts. Monetier-les-Bains now has one of the best thermal spa complexes in the whole of Europe.
The Parc Nationale des Ecrins is on the doorstep with glaciers, 4000m peaks and alpine pastures. You may spot golden eagles, chamois, bouquetin, marmottes and wild red deer.
Serre Chevalier is one of the largest ski areas in France, with 250km of pistes to suit all levels of skier. Stretched along a high valley, from 1200m to 1500m above sea level, the pistes are strung out along the length of the valley, with wide open and sunny bowls at the top, and skiing through the larch forest below.
For the more adventurous, there is some great off-piste skiing and boarding, snowparks for the freestylers, and nursery slopes for the beginners. There is something to suit all levels of skier
For the non-skier, it is an ideal place to spend a holiday with your skiing family, as you can while away your time in the local thermal springs, the pool and sauna, or catch the ski bus down to the walled town of Briancon, a world heritage site, built by the architect Vauban in the 17th century.
The village of Monetier-les-Bains has a traditional feel, with local food stores selling produce from the local stores.Restaurants range from creperies, pizzerias and alpine specialities, to more gourmet experiences of the Hotel Alliey, and Auberge de Choucas. Thermal waters run through gullies in the main street, and you can relax in the thermal waters at the new spa complex, with Roman baths, saunas, and steam showers.
On the edge of two national parks, Queyras and Ecrins, wildlife is abundant in summer, and alpine flowers cover the slopes. Cycle along the valley to the hamlets of Le Lauzet or Le Casset and sample local cheeses and ham, or visit the alpine Botanic gardens at the top of the Col du Lauteret, with sections devoted to all the major mountain ranges of the world, and a memorial to Scott of the Antarctic who trained for his famous trip to the Antarctic there.