Chalet | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Luxury 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom chalet, with sauna, hot tub and log fire. Chalet Ambregales sleeps 8 people in space and comfort. Situated in an idyllic south facing position, a 12-15 minute walk from the historic village centre of Samoens.
It offers the ideal location to get away from it all, yet is conveniently located with the resort amenities just minutes away. There is a ski bus stop just 8 minutes walk away (you can hire heated ski and book lockers at the top of Samoens 1600). Alternatively the Grand Massif Express ski lift is a 2 minute drive with free parking and the option to leave your skis on the piste.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Morillon 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 60 km, Nearest railway: Cluses 20 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, Sauna, 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||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The entrance level offers an impressive open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with log fire, wonderful views and light flooding in. The living area has deep and comfy leather sofas, satellite television, DVD player, iPod dock and WiFi internet. The kitchen is well equipped with a large fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave and ceramic hob. The dining table extends to comfortably seat 8/10 for larger groups.
The first bedroom, which leads off the entrance hallway, has zip and link beds making two singles or king size beds, with en-suite shower room. There is ample clothes storage and a door onto the terrace.
On the first floor is a study area with desk and selection of books. Leading off this area is the master king size double bedroom with a modern en-suite multi jet shower room with toilet and south facing balcony. There is also plenty of hanging and storage space. On the other side of the hallway is a spacious twin bedroom. Next door, the fourth bedroom with full size bunk beds. The bunk room is a big hit with children, with its own snug room (restricted head height) in the eaves. Great for making dens and also providing flexible sleeping for a further 2 children on fold out beds. Finally on this level is a luxury family bathroom, equipped with a Jacuzzi bath, toilet, sink and integrated shower.
On the lower level is a wonderful sauna to relax and loosen those muscles after a day in the mountains. There is also a washing machine, tumble dryer and plenty of drying/storage space. The private, secure garage with electric door, can accommodate one big car or two small cars and there is an internal door leading into the chalet. There is also a further private parking space at the front of the chalet.
|Further details outdoors|
French doors lead off the living area onto the south facing terrace, with superb hot tub with built in music system! Further terrace areas sweep around the chalet, offering sunny areas for sunbathing, dining and barbeques.
We require a 25% deposit and payment 8 weeks before arrival with a credit/debit card.
The Rhone/French Alps region
Samoens is part of the Grand Massif, one of the largest ski areas in Europe. It is made up of Flaine, Morillon, Les Carroz, Sixt and Samoens. It offers extensive skiing and snowboarding, with an excellent snow record which is one of the best in the Alps. 2003 saw the opening of a super fast gondola from Samoens, taking you from the village straight up to Samoens 1600 ski resort in just 8 minutes. This delivers you straight into the heart of Samoens own extensive ski area, which joins you with over 260km of piste plus 80 lifts.
The ski area is varied and offers runs for all abilities. The resort offers breathtaking views and even non skiers can take the grand massif lift from Samoens to 1600m and watch family and friends on the pistes. Beginners are well catered for on the groomed nursery slopes at 1600m. Intermediates have a whole host of runs to chose from that can take you far afield to neighbouring resorts and beautiful tree lined runs. There are numerous reds and black runs locally and of course over in Flaine, where experts are well catered for.
The piste - Consists of 14 black runs, 51 red runs, 53 blue runs,15 green runs and 116 snow canons makes the region ideal for all levels of ability. A recent 11m Euro investment saw the introduction of facilities such as free parking at the main lift and a new children's ski area at Samoens 1600.
This spectacular and beautiful area is protected and hence hasn’t been spoilt by tourism. Samoens has been awarded a ‘Coq d’Or’ for being one of the prettiest villages in France and is the only ski resort classified by the Caisse des Monuments Historiques. The villages are full of character and charm with quaint streets, yet still provides the centre for almost every outdoor activity imaginable.
Based in the beautiful valley of the Giffre river, the area provides spectacular scenery including mountain lakes, national parks and botanical gardens plus amazing wildlife and just minutes up the road at Sixt Fer a Cheval are over a dozen enormous waterfalls. It has a great deal to offer for families and individuals of all ages seeking adventure or alternatively just sheer relaxation.
There are numerous excellent restaurants, including bistros, gourmet, traditional French Savoyard and Pizzerias. A range of cafes and bars and numerous shops cater for all your needs, many of which are located around the historic square. There are typical French markets, beautiful churches, chocolatiers, health and beauty parlours, cash points, doctors, chemists, a cinema, an ice skating rink, crèche, swimming pools in summer, bakeries, supermarkets and everything else you would expect from well equipped mountain resorts. The Tourist Office puts on various entertainments in the village square ranging from kids' events to antique fairs throughout the year.
We are delighted to offer an exhilarating summer multi activity holiday between June and September. Please visit our website for more details and to request an itinerary. The Grand Massif Express lift is now open in summer as well as winter; this is fantastic news for walkers, bikers, paragliders and sports enthusiasts alike.
Winter facts….The Grand Massif is the 4th largest ski area in France and has one of the lowest lift to beds ratios…so much smaller queues than other well know resorts. Samoens now has a high speed lift from 1600m up to 2500m…this means less queuing, less time on the lifts and more skiing!
We are also offering some fantastic alternative activities in the winter, so if you are a non skier there are plenty of other exciting things to take part in, why not try our snow shoeing trip for example...a fantastic experience after which you can enjoy a delicious Savoyard meal in a Yurt on the side of the mountain!
There has never been a better time to holiday in the Samoens area, with an abundance of activities to choose from, breathtaking scenery to enjoy, a delightful village to explore and friendly locals to meet. Alps Accommodation are recommended in Good Ski Guide, Where to Ski and Snowboard and Lusso Luxury Lifestyle Magazine.
Getting there…Geneva is our nearest airport. We are able to provide discounted car hire and airport transfers - please contact us for more information.
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