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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Les Libellules is spectacularly located on the shore of Lake Annecy in the heart of Haute-Savoie in the lovely French village of Duingt. From the balcony you enjoy outstanding uninterrupted views of Lake Annecy, Duingt Chateau and the surrounding mountains.
A spacious, modern, fully equipped fourth floor apartment with lift, sleeping 5 people in comfort. It is electrically heated throughout and comprises a large living/dining room with east-facing balcony, open plan fitted kitchen, two bedrooms with a further west-facing balcony, bathroom and cloakroom. Wi-fi. Own parking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Les Libellules|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Annecy 11 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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Bicycles available|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
A spacious, fully-equipped, fourth floor apartment with lift, sleeping 5 people comfortably. Comprising a large living room with balcony, open-plan fitted kitchen, two bedrooms with a further west-facing balcony, bathroom and cloakroom.
The apartment boasts a large living/dining room with exceptional views over Lake Annecy. The large glass doors from here open onto an east-facing balcony which is equipped with a bistro style table and chairs- perfect for al fresco dining. From the balcony, which stretches the length of the apartment, you can enjoy panoramic views of glittering lake Annecy, Duingt Chateau and mountains framed by Dent du Cruet (1833 m) and La Tournette (2351m).
Indoors, the living area is furnished with a three-seater sofa bed and two easy chairs. For entertainment there is a TV, iPod Dock, DVD player and a selection of DVDs for all ages. Backgammon, chess, dominos and other games are also available. Wireless internet access.
Leading off from the living room is the open plan kitchen. It is equipped with a fridge/freezer, full size oven, ceramic hob, microwave oven, dishwasher, toaster and coffee machine. There is an ample supply of glasses, crockery, cutlery, pans and all other kitchen essentials.
The dining area is equipped with a round glass-top table 5 dining chairs.
Both bedrooms are well equipped with plenty of storage space in the form of both wardrobes and drawers. Both bedrooms have access to a further west-facing balcony with lovely views of mountains, the popular cycle route and lake.
The bathroom is equipped with a bath with shower attachment, a separate shower, a toilet, a bidet, a wash-hand basin and a washing machine.
The cloakroom is fitted with the apartment’s second toilet and a wash-hand basin.
The apartment is electrically heated throughout.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a shared lakeside lawn area for sunbathing with direct access to the lake.
Allocated private well-lit parking.
The Rhône-Alpes region
The Rhone-Alpes is the home of France's most famous lakes, Lake Geneva and Lake Annecy. The area boasts many national and regional parks as well as nature reserves. The variety of landscapes and the pure mountain air attract different types of visitors. The area offers skiing throughout the winter while in summer is a popular destination for swimmers and hikers with well marked trails. Those with a fondness for extreme sports such as paragliding, white water rafting and mountain biking are well catered for and will be more than satisfied.
Lake Annecy is synonymous with breathtaking scenery, the blue of the lake surrounded by mountains whose colours change with the seasons and the light. Hiking, cycling, roller skating, paragliding and golf can be enjoyed all year round.
The lake is nestled in the foothills of the Jura mountains, at an altitude of 447m. It is considered the cleanest lake in Europe and, with a surface area of 27km² , The lake is always popular in the summer months when the water temperature is perfect for swimming at 20-24 degrees.
Les Libellules is located on the western shore of Lake Annecy in Duingt village, an unspoilt area with an enormous range of activities waiting to be enjoyed.
Within walking distance of the apartment there is natural rock climbing, pedalo hire, boat hire, the water bus stop to Annecy and several ports around the lake. The long (25 mile) cycle, rollerblading, skating and hiking trail passes just meters from the apartment and the three adults bikes are supplied for you to borrow. To enjoy the swimming, fishing, water skiing and other activities that the lake offers, you only have to take the lift down from the apartment.
White water rafting, mountain biking, para-gliding, hand-gliding, golf, swimming pool, adventure course with treetop walkways, glacier skiing, horse riding and summer sledging to name but a few.
Thanks to the quality of its ecosystem, many types of fish live in the lake:
char, lake trout, whitefish, powan, perch, carp, roach, chub and more.
For more information please visit www.pechehautesavoie.com .
Les Libellues is ideally located for those who like skiing but don’t want to stay in a ski resort.
For downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snow boarding, ice skating, tobogganing and other winter activities the apartment is a short drive to:
- Semnoz family ski resort (25 km)
- La Clusaz the home of freestyle skiing (35 km)
- Le Grand Bornand ski resort (35 km)
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29 Sep 2014
"Lovely apartment in a great location"
The apartment is bright and airy and well equipped, with stunning views over the lake and easy access to the water, which is amazingly warm. Relax on the balcony and watch the para-gliders loiter over the ridges and peaks opposite. Excellent starting point for spectacular walks, water sports, cycling, countryside (don't miss the Semnoz plateau and Angon waterfall) and Annecy itself. Not to mention the said para-gliding. Good accessibility with nearby secure car-park. Shopping good, though we found the range of nearby eateries a bit limited. Common areas in the building a little dowdy, but this is completely outweighed by the advantages. Warning: if you're driving from the French sector of Geneva airport make sure you know where you're going.
19 Aug 2014
"Lovely apartment, with an outstanding view."
The apartment is lovely and is made even better by the amazing balcony and view which looks over Lake Annecy. We had a fantastic holiday and the location is brilliant especially with it's closeness to the cycle track which goes around the lake. We could not have asked for more in a holiday apartment.
28 Jul 2014
"A lovely aparment fully up to all expectations"
The apartment was lovely. We could happily live there all the time. The location directly overlooking the lake made it the ideal place not only to return to after a day out, but to spend some days relaxing on the balcony watching the world go by.
We fully intend to return to Les Libellules.
11 Jul 2014
"Very nice apartment and lake, surrounds have limitations"
The apartment itself is excellent - modern, spacious, clean, well equipped kitchen, fantastic views directly over the lake, large DVD and games collection, good modern lift and secure off street car p… More
11 Jul 2014
"Mesmerised by the scenery"
Location, location, location - clear blue lake and magical mountains. This spacious and fully fitted apartment has uninterrupted panoramic views from the balcony. Enjoy the swimming, boating, water skiing, or paragliding. Or simply sit back, relax and be mesmerised by the scenery.
The owners were prompt, informative and friendly, providing peace of mind to first-time renters in this location. In addition, the housekeeper made us feel welcome and provided additional local information.
This is a clean, smart, and functional apartment. It is close to all amenities and is very much part of the jewel in the crown - Lake Annecy.
23 Jun 2014
"Absolutely superb apartment and location !"
This is a lovely apartment right on the shores of Lake Annecy in the small, quaint French village of Duingt. The fourth floor apartment has wonderful views, is very well equipped and also comes with three adult bicycles. There is a 25 mile cycle track just behind the apartment which makes cycling a pleasure ! There are good lakeside restaurants within walking distance and a boating stage just along the road from where you can travel by boat to the town of Annecy or any other village around the lake. All in all this is a perfect holiday location and we would thoroughly recommend it. It possibly isn't for families with very young children.
23 Jun 2014
"Outstanding lakefront apartment"
We stayed in this apartment for two weeks in May/June 2014. The apartment was easy to book and the owners completely reliable and professional. We were met in front of the apartment, by the person w… More
19 Sep 2013
"Could Stay Forever..."
Stayed here for a week in July, as a base for the Tour de France and some drives through the Alps.The flat is perfect - beginning with the view and proximity to the lake - going on through the spaciou… More
26 Aug 2013
"Excellent lake side apartment with direct private lake access and views"
Very comfortable apartment with secure parking and private direct access to lake. Facing East , with wonderfull lake views the front balcony gets sunshine from 0900 to ~1200 noon Alternatively until ~ 1700 in private bathing area before setting behind the mountains.
On the 4th floor the lake side balcony can get a little cool on windy afternoons, in the shade (option to sit behind sliding patio doors )
Both bedrooms were very comfortable but do as reported by others back onto main lakeside road which can be noisy at night if widow open ( double glazed doors provide good soundproofing ) Our view this is a small negative versus outstanding location.
Access to lake is best from pontoon with step ladder or just jump ! Alternative concrete steps are extremely slippery so afraid will be difficult for elderly wanting a swim ! ( apartment with lift is fine)
We were lucky to have a week of wonderful sunshine and lake was a nice temperature ~25C . This apartment is in a private residence with relatively few available to rent and during our holiday had respectful quiet neighbours .
All arrangements / facilities were very practical from first booking /payment/ check in to departure and we aim to return !
27 Jul 2013
"Nice apartment shame about the noise from the road."
The apartment inside is bright, open plan and modern with fantastic views of Annecy Lake. It is very clean with a dishwasher and washing machine ( they supply a cleaning pack ). There was no welcome pack, so if like us you cannot get to the shops straight away it means there is no drink on arrival ( I did mention this to the owners so hopefully this will change). The neighbours do not like any noise. There was a noisy apartment in the block having some fun on holiday who came in very late on our first night, the next day there was a note pinned on the wall outside our apartment door asking us to be quiet even though it was not us making any noise, we were in bed by 9.45pm. You can swim in the lake which the boys enjoyed. If your not a great swimmer like me the lake is difficult to get into so take some beach shoes. There are no sunbeds so take something to lie on. No outdoor towels supplied. If you walk 5 mins up to the bend (towards Annecy) there is a nice area to swim. Walk into the village and there is a lovely bar right on the lake and walk/cycle on the cycle track the other way for about a mile there are a couple of other restaurants. The cycle track is right outside and it took about 20mins to get to Annecy. We cycled around the whole lake, do not try and do this with young children as half of it is on the road. I mountain bike and cycle regularly on country roads in the UK and found it very difficult with the amount of fast traffic you have to negate. The only problem with Annecy lake and this apartment is the traffic, it is so noisy and very very busy. We had to shut the bedroom windows as the traffic goes on late into the night and starts very early in the morning. Luckily the view is was so wonderful it made up for the noisy road.
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