La Ferme Scandinave
Chalet | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This old Savoyard farmhouse, built in 1836, is at an altitude of 800 m on the sunny southern side of the slope, less than 2 km from the village of Samoëns and its ski lifts and leisure areas. The house has an exceptional view across the valley. Its setting at the end of a private road and in agricultural land ensures peace and calm.
Outside the house has not changed much since it was built, but the inside has been totally renovated in 1979 and 2006. The house has a total surface of 220 m2 on two levels It is comfortably furnished in scandinavian style and decorated with antique furniture.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 60 km, Nearest railway: Cluses 18 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, 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, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The double beds have separate mattresses. The folding cot is in one bedroom. All bedrooms are on the first floor, except the sofa bed, which is in the living room.
All beds are equipped with individual duvets.
|Further details outdoors|
The house is located on a vast agricultural land of two acres. The main floor opens on the outside terraces on different places.
Outdoor parking space for three cars
Outdoor furniture and deck chairs.
Locker for skis and boots.
The person in charge of the keys and of the inventory, is British. He lives near the house and will be the contact person during the stay
The Rhone/French Alps region
Samoëns is located in the Northern French Alps. One hour from Chamonix, one hour and a half from Italy by the Mont Blanc tunnel. One hour from to Annecy, very attractive summer resort . Close also to Geneva and its beautiful lake.
The Samoëns ski resort is part of the Grand Massif with a total of 265 km of slopes, including Flaine, Samoëns, Morillon, Les Carroz and Sixt Fer a Cheval.
In summer, Samoëns offers various activities : para-penting, mountain biking, water rafting, hiking, fishing. etc..Up to seven tennis courts and a public outdoor swimming pool and water park
The only winter and summer resort to be listed by the Monumets Historiques.
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27 Feb 2014
"A home in the snow!"
What a delight it was to stay at "La Ferme Scandinave"!
A personal welcome from the owner greeted us into this wonderful old farm,so elegantly renovated.The house is spacious but very warm and cozy and it makes you feel like being in your own home! The wood burner,of course,is a lovely feature.The house was generally well provided in every aspect.
Everything was very well organised and clean.The views are magnificent.
Only 5 mn car drive from the nearest ski lift made it easy for us and the resort is quite big and pleasant to discover.The village of Samoens being pretty is another bonus!
We would definitly recommend this address to anyone who wants a week of relaxing skying or just spending time with friends and family.
3 Mar 2013
"Très agréable chalet à vivre !!!"
Nous avons passé à 10 personnes (4 adultes & 6 enfants) une très belle semaine de vacances dans ce chalet très accueillant, très confortable et très bien décoré (c'est encore mieux en vra… More
23 Jul 2012
"Beautifully restored Savoyard farmhouse in elevated position above Samoens"
La Ferme Scandinave is a tradtional Savoyard farmhouse, which has been sensitively restored by its French/Scaninavian owners. It is cosy, comfortable, well equipped, and has an electic and stylish decor, which means it is a relaxing place in which to spend time, even if the weather closes in, which it can do in the Alps. Its setting on the sunny slopes of the hills overlooking Samoens is gorgeous.
Samoens itself is a lively town, with a local community which lives here all year round, as against many ski resorts which can be quite dead in the summer. There are so many activities for adults and children of all ages to do, and they are all in the fresh Alpine air. We tried paragliding, canyoning, white water rafting and mountain biking, but if this sounds too energetic, there are walks in the mountains and along the river to suit all fitness levels.The walk from the Joux Plane car park to the Bourgeoise was a particular favourite of ours, with a magnificent view of Mont Blanc at the end.
In the evening you can of course go to one of many restaurants in the town,but we preferred to use the well equipped kitchen, and eat on the patio with the amazing views of the valleys and the mountains all around us.
12 Aug 2011
"Beautiful Old Traditional Farmhouse Offers Perfect Family Ski Holiday"
My husband and two children love staying at La Ferme Scandinave and have been returning for the last three years. La Ferme Scandinave is a beautiful and stylishly renovated traditionnal savoyard farmhouse located up on the sunny coteau sud. It offers stunning views of the village and surrounding valley and Grand Massif mountain range. It is a short drive down to the village and slopes. The decor is warm and well suited to family life. Kitchen is fully equipped and so practical. we have cooked many memorable meals there experimenting with all the local delicacies. It also has a piano. We love la Ferme Scandinave and hope to be returning for many more years.
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