Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

LES ALPAGES - Ski and snowboarding apartment in Les Carroz d'Araches, Grand Massif.

FREE WIFI - So you can stay in touch with friends and family.

SATELITE TV - English Chanels, keep up with your favourite shows.

Blue Ray DVD - We have a great movie collection for the young and 'not' so young!

FREE SKI BUS - Bus Stop only 50 m from our door, runs every 10 mins.

Fabulous MGM apartment ideally situated in a quiet and peaceful location enjoying wonderful uninterrupted views of the Grand Massif mountains, forests, village, local ski slopes, and nearby tennis courts, spa and outdoor swimming pool. Les Carroz village centre with its cafes, restaurants and shops is only a short 10 minute walk. During the ski season the free ski bus stops within 50 meters of our apartment offering easy access to the main high speed telecabine connecting directly into the Grand Massif. Perfect for skiing and snowboarding holidays and summer mountain biking, hiking and paragliding in France.

Les Carroz has a huge range of outdoor activities, both winter ski and snowboarding and summer mountain biking, VTT, hiking and paragliding, beautiful mountain scenery, invigorating air, entertainment, relaxation and friendliness: Les Carroz has the golden rules of a successful resort for either skiing in the French Alps or walking holidays, combined with the charm and authenticity of what was once, and still remains, a traditional Haute-Savoyard French alpine village means that Les Carroz d'Araches is ideally equipped to offer you a wonderful holiday.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Annecy 75 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Geneva 55 km, Nearest railway: Cluses 10 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 Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated), Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The rental apartment 55 m2 provides the following:

Kitchen - is well fitted and equipped with a dishwasher, fridge and full sized oven and separate hob. The solid pine table seats 5 comfortably.

Living area - a well furnished and attractive living area with a large balcony. There is a three seater sofa which converts to a double bed with mattress, matching two seater sofa, pine display and storage cabinet, pine coffee table, a 82cm HD flat screen TV connected to satellite for UK TV programs, French terrestial TV, high speed wi-fi and Blue ray DVD with extensive film library.

Bedroom 1 - has a pine double bed with large pull out drawers underneath, fitted to the side of the bed are two pine wardrobes with five overhead pine cupboards giving lots of storage.

Bedroom 2 - has adult sized pine bunk beds with pull out drawers, plus two pine chests of drawers and an armchair.

Bathroom - has a bath with shower and a large vanity cupboard.

Separate WC

Ski locker immediately outside apartment

Further details outdoors

The Les Carroz d'Araches village sporting amenities are within 200 m of the apartment, including 2 outdoor heated swimming pools and an indoor pool, sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish hamman, archery, tennis courts, horse riding, indoor sports hall for basketball, football, table tennis, badminton etc. In the nearby woods is an adventure park and easy access to the GR walks covering the Grand Massif. The balcony looks out onto beautiful mountain scenery and is provided with chairs and a table for casual breakfasts and relaxation. Car parking is directly adjacent to the apartment and there is plenty of outside space to park up mountain bikes.

Further details

Tennis courts, archery and adventure park are only open during the summer. In winter, the the nearby spa and swimming pool remain open and of course there is the skiing and snowboarding from beginner to advanced offering 134 pistes over the five interlinked villages of the Grand Massif, covering 265 km with the highest point being 2500 m; cross country and telemark skiing; snow shoeing, snow mobiling, ice-skating and dog-sledding. Near to the apartment is the indoor pool, jacuzzi and spa and turkish hamman, open in winter and summer.

In summer, you can go mountain climbing, play tennis, white-water rafting, mountain-biking, VTT, fishing, horse and pony riding at the nearby village riding school, archery, canyoning, paragliding, hot-air ballooning, hydrospeed, hiking, rambling, mini golf, and there is a full 18 hole golf course at nearby Flaine or Chamonix,

For walkers you can discover 200 km of marked paths all over the Grand Massif area, from gentle walks through alpine meadows and forests to invigorating climbs. The long distance footpaths including the GR 96 and GR 5 can be walked in the region. The GR 96 can be accessed a short distance from the apartment.

The Grand Massif region

Les Carroz d'Araches is a traditional French Alps village, one of the 5 linked resorts that make up the Grand Massif (Flaine, Samoens, Morillon and Sixt fer Cheval being the other 4) there is an abundance of high quality skiing right on your doorstep with 265 km of pistes on offer making this area the 3rd largest resort in France.

Apart from being one of the most snow sure regions in the French Alps (best snow in 2012-2013 since 2002) with an excellent snow record and skiing and snowboarding to suit all levels, Les Carroz d'Araches also benefits from its prime location, just 45 minutes from Geneva and 30 minutes from Chamonix. The beautiful town of Annecy with its wonderful lake and beaches is only 40 minutes away, which is a great place to visit.

Les Carroz-d'Araches

Les Carroz d'Araches is a charming traditional French Alps village. It is a spacious, sunny family resort where life still revolves around the village square with its pavement cafes and interesting little shops, with a village market every Tuesday. Thre are a good range of restaurants from creperies to traditional Savoyard cooking.

It has the lived in feel of a real French village which remains open all year round offering fantastic winter skiing and a working traditional alpine village with an array of mountain activities in beautiful countryside for the summer.

A blog on our website provides further details on skiing and walking in the Grand Massif region.