Chalet Le Ressacha*****
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Chalet | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Chalet Le Ressacha is a luxury, 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom chalet in Morillon centre, sleeping 10 people. The Chalet is one of the few properties in Morillon to be officially awarded 5 stars by the tourist office. Located in an idyllic setting and enviable location, 50m from the Morillon telecabine and just 2 minutes walk from all of the resort amenities.
The chalet benefits from a large flat private garden with 8 seater hot tub, offering the perfect spot for holidays in winter and summer. The lake and adventure park are just 10 minutes walk away and if that is not enough, the village of Samoens is 5 minutes drive away.
The property has been tastefully and thoughtfully renovated and offers 140m2 of luxurious accommodation. Equipped to the highest standard with brand new quality fixtures and furnishings, it successfully combines contemporary style with traditional alpine charm.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Morillon 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|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, 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||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The first floor offers a light and spacious open plan living area with an impressive log fire creating a cosy focal point. The kitchen comes superbly equipped with granite work surfaces, Bosch appliances including microwave, fan oven, induction hob and extras such as a coffee maker. There is a large dining area with a wooden table, comfortable for 10 people. The living area has ample seating for large groups to relax by the fire and unwind after a fun filled day, with a home entertainment system including Denon stereo, iPod dock and LCD TV. There is also free unlimited WiFi in the chalet. Access to the south facing balcony is provided on this level, overlooking the gardens and providing views of the mountains beyond.
Off the living area is a spacious double bedroom, which is also a snug area with plasma TV, Playstation 3, DVDS and games, ideal for the kids to have their own space, or for adults alike! There is a bathroom next door with sink, wc and corner shower. From the lounge, access is gained to the upper floor with a king-size double bedroom en-suite with shower, sink and WC, and a twin bedroom en-suite with bath, sink and WC. All the bedrooms have ample storage and alpine views.
The lower level provides a further 2 spacious bedrooms with a shared bathroom. One is a twin and the other is a king-size double with ample storage and garden views.
Chalet Le Ressacha benefits from a utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer, a heated boot and coat cupboard and garage. There is further off street parking also provided. The chalet setting is ideal for holidays throughout the year with a large sunny garden and terracing and a sunken 8-seater hot tub available for year round use. With its location at the end of a quiet lane, it provides the perfect setting for your alpine holiday. The garden is also equipped with a BBQ, table and chairs, boules set, Frisbee, skipping rope and badminton set.
|Further details outdoors|
Large lawned garden with hot tub and terraced area.
The Grand Massif region
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 area is full of character and charm with stonemasonary and farming at the heart, yet still provides the centre for almost every outdoor activity imaginable.
Based in the stunning valley of the Giffre river, the area provides spectacular scenery including mountain lakes, national parks and botanical gardens plus amazing wildlife. 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.
Samoens is in the heart of the Grand Massif, one of the largest ski areas in Europe. 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. The super fast gondola from Samoens village takes you up to Samoens 1600m ski resort in just 8 minutes. This delivers you directly into Samoens own extensive ski area, which joins with over 265km of piste, 140 individual pistes plus 80 lifts Click here for a piste map
The ski area is varied and offers runs for all abilities. The area holds the lowest ratio of accommodation capacity to number of ski lifts, which explains the small amount of queues encountered here. The resort has breathtaking views and 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 extensive groomed nursery slopes at 1600m, this plateau is one of the largest beginners areas in Europe! Intermediates have a whole host of runs to chose from locally in Samoens, or that take you far a field to neighbouring resorts and beautiful tree lined runs including Europes longest Blue run, the cascades. There are numerous reds and black runs locally in Samoens and Les Carroz and of course over in Flaine, where experts are catered for even further.
The piste - Consists of 14 black runs, 51 red runs, 54 blue runs, 15 green runs and 229 snow canons. A recent 11m Euro investment saw the introduction of a massive free car park at the main Samoens Grand Massif Express lift and a new children's ski area at Samoens 1600. Flaine is currently undergoing major investment with new lifts and runs for 08/09 and 09/10. In a weeks skiing holiday, you'd be really hard pushed to cover all the runs in this huge area.
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, creche, 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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6 Sep 2011
"Outstanding Chalet and Service"
The chalet itself was immaculately presented with predominantly a modern rustic pine created interior and situated just a very short walk to the ski lift which was perfect for three very young childre… More
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