Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
SKI IN / SKI OUT property, which is built and furnished to a high standard and has a 4* MGM Development rating, in a carefully chosen position, nestled in a small village in the beautiful Grand Massif and only two minutes walk to the ski lifts.
A new fully equipped kitchen (with dishwasher). Bath / shower room. separate toilet, lounge/diner - TV/ DVD / CD & DVD library, large balcony, private parking, and secure ski locker. Boot Drier.
• Sleeps up to 6 in 2 bedrooms plus large sofa bed in lounge, 2 twin bedrooms
• Iron and board, hairdryer provided.
• Ski lifts under 2 minutes walk from the apartment ! Open in summer for hiking / mountain biking.
• Approximate size of apartment: 45 sqm, plus balcony 10 sqm
'Meet and Greet' Service. Bed linen and towels included and end of stay clean.
Geneva only 70 minutes drive away
This chalet apartment was built in 2003 in an award winning MGM development located in Morillon 1100 (Les Esserts).
Ideal Ski and Summer location
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 60 km, 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
A ground floor apartment,( 'Le Refuge de L'Alpage' building) with a rustic alpine feeling obtained by matching pine and oak furniture, complimented by soft furnishings . Good size lounge/diner/kitchen. Comfortable beds. It is ideal for self catering with the local supermarket 50m away and restaurants and bars within 150m.
Discounts available for 2 weeks or more and repeat bookings.
Clients to provide own linen/towels in Summer months.
The Rhone/French Alps region
MASSIF - 145KMS OF PISTES
This picturesque, mainly tree lined area, includes the village of Morillon Les Esserts, Les Carroz, Samoen, Sixt and Verchaud, with numerous green, blue, red and several blacks for the more experienced.
Includes the longest blue run in France known as Le Cascade (14kms) into Sixt.
There are many piste side restaurants offering local fare throughout.
GRAND MASSIF - 265 KMS OF PISTES
This additionally includes the resort of Flaine. In total there are:
Marked, patrolled and mechanically groomed pistes: 17 green, 60 blue, 53 red, 14 black
Marked, patrolled but not mechanically groomed: 10 black
Capacity: 73 500 persons per hour.
Artificial snow: 236 snow canons
Piste preparation: 37 machines
Other Winter activities:
SUMMER SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES
The vast and changing landscape of the French Alpes provides the most magnificent panoramic views, clean fresh air, stunning mountains and crystal clear lakes. All the traditional holiday activities are on offer from high adrenalin rushes to gentle strolls.
Morillon 1100 ( Les Esserts) is the higher village of the two, situated 4km away on the plateau of The Esserts.
The Apartment is located between 50 and 200 metres from the chair lifts, shops, and all amenities you could possibly need.
Lac Bleu Recreational Park
The recreational park of the "Lac Bleu" is located 500 metres from the low village of Morillon and there is something for every age group. Situated beside the River Giffre, its clear waters are reserved for swimming and fishing. Facilities include tennis, horse riding, children's play area, picnic areas and a bar/ restaurant. Free parking and toilets.
The lifts allow you to take your bikes with you and enjoy some of the best mountain bike paths in Europe in and arround the Grand Massif , to accommodate all levels. You can take your bike with you for you can rent a mountain bike from Morillon or Samoens. There are excursion trails on the valley floor as well as more difficult ones using the cable car systems to access them. You can also start many of the rides directly from the Morillon apartment.
All the year round 1/2 h and 1 hour flights
3 training courses to improve or begin hot-air balloon flights
Contact: Jo – Tourist Office:
+33 450 90 00 04
The valley of Haut-Giffre, offers numerous sites of climbing where beginners and experts will have the pleasure to climb
A listing of more than 80 sites is available at the local shops..
Cairn : 04 50 90 02 74 : half-day initiation,adult, Kids (6 to 12 years old)
Aereau loisi 04 50 34 4 2 72 : half-day initiation,adult, Kids (6 to 12 years old)
Training for experts and juniors,: +33 (0)4 50 34 43 12.
Golf des Gets. Tel: 00 33 4 50 75 87 63
18 holes, length 5264m, par 70. Open : 15/6-20/10
Green fees (daily) from 29€ to 38€, weekend passes available
Mountain golf course with a superb panoramic view
Golf de Flaine – Les Carroz. Tel : 00 33 4 50 90 80 74
18 holes, length 4063m, par 63 Open 1/7-31/8, weekends only 15/6-30/6 & 1/9-30/9
Green fees (daily) 18 holes 30€, 9 holes 19€
A spectacular mountain course at an altitude of 1900m. Fantastic views over the Alpes.
Golf d’Avoriaz, Morzine. Tel: 00 33 4 50 74 17 08
9 holes, length 2923m, par 36. Open: 29/6-15/9
Green fees (daily) 21€
Mountain golf links at the entrance to the resort of Avoriaz. Superb panoramic view.
Hiking, Mountaineering, Parapenting
Water Sports (Rafting, Canoeing)
These are concentrated around the Lac Bleu ad towards Samoen, where there is a swimming pool and tree walkways and other alternative facilities.
Morillon is a French ski and summer family resort.
It is one of the most accessible ski resorts in the French Alps, located in the Northern Alps in the Haute Savoie region between Geneva, Chamonix Mont Blanc and les Portes du Soleil ski area, Morillon is within the Grand Massif ski area, one of the greatest ski domains in France, which includes the interlinked resorts of Samoen, Sixt, Les Carroz and Flaine, which have a total of 265 kms of groomed runs culminating at 2565m with views of Mont Blanc and the Aiguille Du Midi. It enjoys 1000 acres of traced slopes and 75 ski lifts and the longest blue run in France (14km). Importantly queuing at lifts is minimal, even at peak times, with perhaps the exception at the top of the DMC lift in Flaine.
Morillon in winter has a range of entertainments, such as torchlight processions, giant 'tartifleettes', the carnival, clowns and concerts. On the slopes there are many super mountain restaurants for all tastes. Parapending and balloon flights are available with the Grand Massif ski area. There are snow parks in Flaine. Ski School 200m.
Only 15 mins drive to the medieval village of Sameon (one of the prettiest alpine villages)
In summer, you will enjoy the surroundings mountains with spectacular waterfalls, glaciers and exceptional fauna and flora.
Morillon offers a convenient lake with several associated activities. You also have charming pastures accessible by chairlift and tracks ideal for mountain walking and biking.