Vue des Montagnes (A21)
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 10
This fantastic new apartment sleeps 9(+1) and features a very large open plan living/dining room with kitchen area, 3 bedrooms, 1 double, 1 twin/double, 1 with bunk beds, & 2 deluxe bathrooms, covering in total 82 m2 . In the lounge there is a large sofa bed, and upstairs there is also another room which can be used as a further sleeping area, with a single bed and an extra mattress. There are 2 large balconies both with beautiful views of Mont Blanc and the Tarantaise Valley below.
The apartment has its own ski locker and underground parking space. The development also boasts a Spa which includes an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. All of which are included in the price. A perfect way to relax after a days skiing!
A short 150m walk takes you to the village square where there is a variety of shops and restaurants; we can recommend the delightful bakery and tempting delicatessen. There is a lovely little pizza takeaway, which also sells crepes in the squrae in the evenings. Most evenings, there are entertainments in the square for all ages. The lifts, and ski hire shops are also all to hand from the centre of the village, where guests currently enjoy a 20% discount at the ski hire shop Intersport.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chambery. Transfer time aprox 1hr 104 km, Nearest railway: Landry 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, Sauna, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is equipped to a high standard and comprises of a fully fitted kitchen area, with a fridge/freezer, and a top of the range oven, with a rotisserie setting, a hob and a microwave/ grill. The open plan living/dining room is furnished with 2 sofas one in stylish leather and a leather armchair. There is a rustic long wooden dining table with benches. The living room is equipped with a TV, a DVD player, an IPod docking station for you to play all your favourite tunes, and an xbox. We have left a selection of books, DVDs and games for guests to enjoy.
The bedrooms, have wardrobes and storage units. There is also an extra room, with a single bed and an extra mattress with plenty of room for a travel cot. (Strictly speaking; the ceiling height prevents us from calling it a fourth bedroom, however, our children are always keen to sleep in here. Lots of Fun - but mind Your head!)
There are 2 bathrooms with bath, shower attachment and basins, and 2 separate WC's.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a communal reception area where keys can be collected from at the beginning of your stay and left on departure. Here you can get english newspapers and relax by the open fire, or play pool with friends.
The shared indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room is only 20 metres form our door!
Our inclusive premium service includes -
All linen, towels, and beds made prior to arrival, and end of stay cleaning.
Smoking is not permitted in the apartment.
Full Terms & Conditions of Booking are available on application.
A deposit equal to 25% of the total holiday cost must be paid at the time of the booking. Balance of payment is due 8 weeks prior to departure. If the booking is made less than 8 weeks prior to departure, the total cost of the holiday is payable immediately. Failure to pay / delay in payment will result in the automatic cancellation of your holiday. Cancellation fees will be levied accordingly. A booking is not confirmed until a confirmation invoice is sent to you.
A breakage / damage deposit of £200 is payable as a cheque 2 weeks before your holiday, this is not cashed unless needed and will be refunded to you once an inventory check has been carried out (refunded by post within 14 days of your return). Electronic transfer or Cheque are accepted as forms of payment.
The Rhone/French Alps region
In 2004, the major ski areas of Les Arcs and La Plagne were linked by the Vanoise Express, a modern cable car on 2 floors carrying 400 people, creating a new combined area called 'Paradiski', linking the whole network in just 4 minutes, which is now one of the largest ski areas in the world.
There is an extensive range of skiing and snowboarding for all abilities, and this area links some of the finest sure-snow resorts in Europe.
Les Coches is right at the heart of the huge Paradiski area (Les Arcs and La Plagne) with 425 km of alpine slopes, 175 ski lifts and skiing up to 3250m on the glacier. The vanoise express, over to Les Arc, leaves from Les coches and ski runs are kept open until the end of the season in mid april. Snowboarders will enjoy the snow-park at Arc 1800, the floodlit half-pipe at Arc 2000, as well as the snow-park at La Plagne. In addition, Val d'Isere/Tignes is 50 min away, the 3 Valleys are 45 min and St Foy (more off piste) is within 30 mins.
The ski area is open from mid December to mid April. .
Ski school operates within the village, evolution 2 and the french ski school, ESF, are both recommended and there is a children's club which caters for babies (6months) - up to teenagers.
Apres ski activities include restaurants, ice rink and games room, all in the village. There are plenty of entertainments in the village square for all ages often with food tasting competitions, free fondues, puppet shows and chocolate egg hunts. there is also a cinema in Montchavin (3km)
Just 3km down the road lies Montchavin, a traditional alpine village, offering a mixture of restaurants and apartments, set amidst local houses and hay barns. It is easy to reach Montchavin, either on skis, in the telecabine (summer and winter) or via the ski bus. Montchavin makes a lovely stop for lunch in the middle of a day's skiing. Down in the valley, the nearest town is Bourg St Maurice, 17km away, offering a greater selection of shops and supermarkets.
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31 Jan 2014
"Fantastic apartment and ski holiday!"
We stayed here mid January with my family and my sisters family with 4 children between us aged between 1 and 8. The apartment was fantastic, great facilities and so much room which I wasn't expe… More
19 Jan 2014
"Well priced, Fantastic apartment in a great location."
We've just spent a week snowboarding at Les Coches. This location is superb for access to both La Plagne & Les Arc ski areas. The pool was greatly needed after a day on the slopes and was general… More
7 Jan 2014
"Amazing alpine summer holiday!"
We had a wonderful summer holiday at Les Coches, the scenery was stunning and there were great walks, swimming and rides on chair lifts. Mark and Kate gave us loads of great suggestions of things to do in the area, many of which we tried out, including the little local circus, swimming in the lake in the valley and the Vanoise express. The shops and chair lifts were only a short walk away. The apartment was perfect for our family of 6, with plenty of space, and the kids loved the playstation in the mornings and evenings! It was quite quiet at Vue des Montagnes in the summer season and the place felt a little empty but at least it meant we could make as much noise as we wanted! We'd definitely recommend.
16 Jan 2012
"Excellent Apartment in Ski Paradise!"
We have had a great week at Vue des Montagnes. Apart from the perfect weather conditions (blue skies all week) and the magnificient snow everybody in our group was so impressed with this great apartment. The view is absolutely fantastic and it took my breath away every morning.
At night we lit the candles, had drinks and snacks at the huge dining table and since we love cooking, we were so happy with the very well-fitted kitchen.
We were also really impressed with the short walking distance to the lifts which give acces to the whole Paradiski area.
Thanks again and hopefully we will be able to return next year!
3 Jan 2012
"Fantastic trip - Something for everyone."
To start with Mark and Kate who own the property were incredibly helpful via email in answering questions promptly and accurately. We arrived by train quite early and left quite late outside of the times we had access to the property. The reception area had all sorts of things to keep us amused including a pool table and a roaring fire. (there were also showers available)
The Property itself was incredibly clean and well presented. To be honest the pictures didn't do it justice. Since we arrived so early we took to the beginner slopes (the lift is free but a fair trek, maybe 20 minute walk in boots) . We had 4 days of perfect sunshine and 2 really big dumps of snow. Our group was very mixed in terms of skiing ability. Luckily there are a number of ski pass options. I opted for the paradiski discovery pass which is the second most expensive pass, it gives you 6 full days skiing and as part of that 1 day can be in Les Arc. Others in our group went for the 6 day Les Coches village pass - considerably cheaper and perfect for beginners. Les Coches is quaint and definitely geared towards families. The best part of the holiday was our daily visit to the spar. After a long day skiing there is nothing like taking to a steam room or Jacuzzi for half an hour. (There was a small extra cost for this - about 40 euros for the weak) The pool was clean, close and free.
Overall I have no hesitation in recommending this property to anyone. This is perfect for 8 people.
So glad you all had a good time, what a shame you had to pay extra for the spa facility, you shouldn't have had to at all as we are owners, and that is all included in the price you pay to us. The reception at Chalet des Wengen can get confused about this. Kate
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