1 Les Girolles
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Perfect for those who like to get up the mountain ahead of the queues and have an idyllic ski home at the end of the day, the apartment is light and airy, situated at the entrance to Les Gets only two minutes walk from the Perriere Express Chairlift. It has a beautiful view of the mountains from the windows and balcony, a ski hire shop opposite and a supermarket about 400 metres away. The heart of the charming savoyarde village with its many shops, restaurants and ice rink is 10-15 minutes by foot. Alternatively the free ski bus stops about 50 metres from the apartment regularly, or you can get there by lift and piste.
Fantastic in Summer too; Boasting stunning views Les Gets in spring and summer is perfect for mountain bikers, walkers and with a plethora of activities for children, adolescents and young adults ideal for a family holiday. The apartment is light and airy and has a large terrace for alfresco eating and/or sunbathing.
The owner knows the owner of the next door apartment and it may be possible to rent this apartment also if you have a larger party.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||There are some beautiful lakes nearby|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 50 km, Nearest railway: Cluses 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, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The property has :
A double bedroom with double bed, wardrobe, an en suite shower and separate en suite loo,
A spacious mezzanine family bedroom with a bunk bed, twin beds and wardrobe.
A large bathroom with a bath that has a shower attachment and curtain, off the mezzanine room and a separate loo.
An equipped kitchen area with sink, fridge, oven, microwave, gas hob, kettle, toaste, freezer in adjacent coatt room...
A dining and seating area with seating for six at the table, a sofa bed, coffee table and chairs, opening onto onto a large terrace with a view of the piste.
A coat and boot room just by the entrance to the apartment.
A downstairs locker for skis on the ground floor just inside the entrance hall.
A large garage with internal door into the entrance hall.
|Further details outdoors|
The property has the benefit of a large garage and a ground level secure cave for ski storage.
The owner knows the owner of the property next door and it may be possible for you to rent this apartment too if you have a larger party
The large family bedroom in this property is a mezzanine and may not therefore be suitable if you have young children.
It is possible to hear the passing traffic in the apartment and on the balcony.
The Rhone/French Alps region
Les Gets has 110km of marked runs itself and is linked to the whole Portes du soleil area (including Morzine and Avoriaz). The full area is 650 km of marked runs, 48 local lifts and 209 lifts in total.
It has the range to satisfy and exhilarate the experienced skier and to nurture the beginners and intermediates. (The indian run with its indian village of teepees is a firm favourite with the children!)
Les Gets has a great "snow park" on Mont Chery; lots of fun for boarders or for skiers wanting to jump.
The village has traditional Savoyard charm with an open air ice rink in the centre in winter, and of course shops and restaurants.
In the summer Les Gets is extremely popular with mountain bikers and walkers. There are also a plethora of acitivities for children and teenagers of all ages which makes it ideal for family holidays. It has stunning views in summer and winter and the town which is charming goes to a lot of effort to entertain tourists with such things as free open air concerts, fetes and firework displays
Ski passes can be purchased through the following website: www.sagets.fr
Ski lessons can be booked through the following:
www.esf-lesgets.com tel.: 0033450758003
www.skisurf360.com tel.: 0033450798031
www.skiplus-lesgets.com tel.: 0033450758601
or if you want an English one (particularly useful for children lacking in confidence) www.britishskischool.com
or firstname.lastname@example.org tel.: 0033450798542
There is a nursery and provision for small children. It is French but they take English children. Look on the esf website above.
There are also (more expensive) nanny services that come to your accommodation with toys: www.jackfrosts.net or www.cheekymonkeysmorzine.com
There are regular fabulous free activities such as a torch light descent and fireworks organised by the town hall or esf throughout the season. Pick up an "animations" leaflet from the Mairie (townhall) on your arrival so as not to miss out.
Lake, cycling, watersports,golf, fishing, horse riding...summer only!
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2 May 2012
"Wonderful view of the piste and easy walk to express chairlift"
I've been twice and thoroughly enjoyed my stay in this apartment. Comfortable, with ample space for kit and great value too. The kitchen has been refurbished since my visit and the layout has bee… More
12 Mar 2012
"A Great Place To Stay"
We have visited Les Gets many times but this was our first stay in this apartment. Great place to stay with a super location, close enough to the slopes and lifts to be, literally,only a few minutes walk away and so nice to see where we are staying as we ski back down at the end of the day. Starting off and finishing at the Perrieres lift has always been our favourite. No queues at all! Inside the apartment was immaculate, comfortable, well cared for and everything working. Ski storage, cave and garage were all really useful and to be in the living room with that view every day was stunning. A terrific value -for- money place to stay and - yes - we've already booked again for next year! Many thanks Lucy.
6 Feb 2012
"Great place to stay in Les Gets"
We've been to this apartment for the last two years and will certainly be back again next year! We noticed a big difference this year as the owners have recently invested in the upgrade of the kitchen area to bring it up to date. Although it is not in the centre of the village it's only a stone's throw away from the 6-man express chairlift at Perrieres. In addition, it is close to a stop for the free bus service that gets you to centre of the village in a few minutes. There is plenty of storage space in the cave for muddy boots, jackets, etc and there is access to the garage for skis (or even your car if you choose to drive to your skiing destination!). The main double room boasts en-suite shower and toilet and the mezzanine, although less private, has its own seperate toilet and bathroom. The apartment is also always very warm and toasty and a very pleasant place to unwind with a glass or two of wine after a good day on the slopes!
24 Jan 2012
"Great location,and appartment, real value for money"
The discription of the property is very honest. comfortable and convenient for skiers and summer use.Warm with plentiful hotwater for winter, light and airy with balcony for summer, I have stayed here several times and have never been disappointed. we have been six encluding children, and found the room ample with masses of room for clobber. A car is great but not essential,the garage is useful. We have stayed here in the summer as well. Lots for children to do.The new kitchen and layout look great.
A great appartment and location for the money.
9 Jan 2012
"Great location, warm and comfy, and great value for money!"
The accomodation was really good, all that we needed for 3 small children. The Cave was great for ski stuff and there was enough space upstairs for the kids to play without getting in our way when preparing meals downstairs. The views of the Les Melezes red run were fantastic and watching the locals toboggan down it at the end of the day was a constant source of entertainment for the whole family! We had a 10 day stay and would have happily stayed longer if we had the time. Lucy is a top owner, what she says is what you get, we would not hesitate to re-book again.
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