Chalet Le Coeur de Lion
Chalet | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Chalet Le Couer de Lion is the perfect balance between home from home comforts and an authentic Alpine holiday experience. Our chalet was once the home of a local craftsman and he's filled the chalet with ancient woodwork and traditional decoration.
At the same time the chalet has all the modern conveniences you need on a holiday with large spacious accommodation, comfy bedrooms, a whirlpool bath, UK Freeview TV channels and a Nintendo Wii for children too.
Chalet Le Coeur de Lion is available on a self catered basis during the winter and the summer months. Visit the summer page on our website for more information on summer activities in Morzine and the surrounding area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Nice 400 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||30 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 75 km, Nearest railway: Cluses 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Chalet Le Coeur de Lion is unlike many of the modern, purpose built holiday homes in the area - it was constructed over 100 years ago and was one of first buildings in Montriond. The chalet is accessed through its own entrance way off a private garden area in Montriond, a beautiful little village on the outskirts of Morzine.
The chalet is location just a 50 metre walk from the nearest ski shuttle bus stop.
Our chalet has a large open plan family lounge, dining room and kitchen area on the first floor as well as a WC and laundry facilities. In total the chalet stretches over 200 m2. There is a large sunny terrace overlooking the stunning Morzine valley towards Nyon in one direction and Mont Chery in the other. The terrace also has dining furniture and a BBQ for those sunny winter afternoons. The large living room has a log burning fire to keep you warm as you watch the snow fall outside. On the second floor is a large double en-suite bedroom with a whirlpool bath and separate shower. There is another large double or twin bedroom and then a separate twin bedroom. A family bathroom built from a traditional Mazot is also on the second floor and includes a shower. Between the three bedrooms the chalet sleeps 6 people but there is also a sleeping area in an annex off the second floor lobby area and two sofa beds in the lounge.
The chalet includes cosy central heating throughout and in the kitchen there is a washing machine, tumble dryer and a dishwasher. There is a television in the lounge with UK Freeview satellite channels as well as a DVD player with a collection of family movies. There is also a Wii computer console with a selection of popular games too.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking is available just next to the chalet in an undercover car port.
Alternatively there is an underground car park just opposite. Access to the chalet is through a private garden and there is a private ski and boot storage area.
Our self catered holidays commence on a Saturday and usually last for 7 nights. If you'd like to enquire about a short break holiday in Chalet Le Coeur de Lion please do get in touch. We also offer self catered summer holidays too.
The Rhone/French Alps region
The Rhone Alps run across the boarder of France and Switzerland and stretch between the flat fields alongside Lake Geneva up to some of the highest mountains in Europe. Mont Blanc can be viewed from several peaks. The Portes du Soleil is the largest connected ski area in Europe, with 650km of piste and off-piste runs, 288 ski slopes, 3 freestyle parks and 209 ski lifts.
The enormous Portes du Soleil also covers 12 ski resorts across France and Switzerland with Morzine at the very heart of the ski network. The Portes du Soleil lift pass offers the best value for money in terms of its price and the area it covers when compared to all the other large ski areas in Europe.
Morzine and Montriond are great holiday locations during both the winter and summer months. The winter season starts in mid-December and the area usually benefits from an excellent snow record each winter. The resort is very family friendly and there are often lots of activities and events for children organised by the local tourist office.
Morzine also has a growing apres ski seen with live bands and DJ's on the terraces of the many bars, restaurants and cafes in the late afternoon and early evening. During the summer months Morzine hosts many festivals including the Tour de France and the Harley Davidson festival.
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10 Jan 2014
"What can you say?"
We enjoyed a fabulous week in this chalet which is everything that the pictures show. We were seven of us and the space available was fantastic. Whilst there are two good restaurants and a well stocke… More
17 Aug 2013
"The best holiday in a beautiful chalet in a lovely setting with fantastic weather."
The chalet is huge with beautiful views and easy access to everything outdoor types love to do. Open stairs not good for kiddies under 5 but all ours ok. Rooms and beds wonderful . Located right next … More
5 Jan 2013
"Zeer sfeervol chalet met geweldig uitzicht"
Met ons gezin genoten we van een fantastische skivacantie in Coeur de Lion, een uitermate sfeervol chalet gelegen in Montriond. Dat ligt op 75 min van Geneve tegen Morzine aan in het reusachtige skigebied Portes du Soleil. We werden gastvrij ontvangen door Amie en Michael, die het Chalet runnen en alles geregeld hadden incl. skipassen etc. Het skimateriaal was te huur op 2 min. loopafstand, en zo dichtbij was ook de bakker en de skibus, ideaal.dus. Toen we het chalet binnenkwamen konden we onze ogen niet geloven, zo ruim en fraai ingericht was de living met houtkachel, met boven 3 ruime skaapkamers, de naster met jacuzzi, lekker ontspannend na een dag skieen. Dit chalet voelde zo goed dat we direct voor volgende Kerst en ook in de zomer 2 weken hebben geboekt.
1 Sep 2012
"A very unique and wonderful chalet in a spectacular location!"
We spent a great week based in Chalet le Coeur de Lion in July/August. The chalet is a 15ish minute walk from the town of Morzine and has amazing views, especially from its sunny terrace. The chalet i… More
21 Jun 2012
"Fabulous, spacious Chalet in the Alps"
Completely unique chalet situated in the huge Portes du Soleil. Bus stop less than 30 second walk (even for you skiers!) Short walk into town with great bars and restaurants. The chalet far exceeded… More
6 Jun 2012
"Amazing View from an amzing chalet!"
We stayed at the Chalet de Coeur de Lion in February as a group of 8 friends. After a quick transfer from Geneva (with Ski Lifts) we arrived to a warm welcome from Amie and Michael our hosts for the w… More
Thanks so much for your lovely review of your holiday in Morzine and your stay in our chalet. It was really great to meet you all and we look forward to welcoming you back to Chalet Le Coeur de Lion next winter.
3 Jun 2012
"Awesome Chalet in the Mountains!"
This Chalet is Awesome! We travelled as a large group of friends and were blown away with Chalet Le Coeur de Lion. It far exceeded our expectations and was great value for money. The property has a gr… More
Thanks Dan for such a glowing review! We feel that the location of the chalet is one of it's huge advantages and it's great to hear that it met your group's requirements. We hope to see you again next winter!
1 Jun 2012
"Fabulous Family Fun!"
What a lovely chalet! It was a great place for a family holiday - but would equally be amazing with a group of friends. Lots or separate areas ideal for reading, cooking, eating, relaxing or gatheri… More
Hi Libby! You've been very true to your word and we're really looking forward to welcoming you back to Chalet Le Coeur de Lion again this summer. I'll order the sunshine now so you can make the most of the sun terrace!
1 Jun 2012
"Traditional, relaxing + very comfortable stay"
Chalet Le Coeur de Lion is the most beautiful chalet I have ever stayed in...and I have stayed in plenty. The chalet has been restored to its former glory, bell, pots and pans hang from the roof, the bedrooms are quiet, comfortable and very clean. The chalet boasts so much character it is charming. The views are great from the balcony. This chalet is not for someone that wants lots of bars and clubs on their doorstep. It is suited to family or a group of friends that do not mind a bus trip or a cab to Morrzine to go out. My family went to the next door local bar most nights which was perfect for some beers in the evening... but the chalet is so comfortable you don't really want to leave it! We took the self catering option that worked perfectly for us. The hosts who live below are really helpful and welcoming. My family will def be back.
30 May 2012
I went on a ski holiday with a large group of friends and had a fantastic time! We walked in and loved the Chalet instantly. Its very large and spacious, fantastic views and full of character! The ph… More
Hi Amy - thank you so much for your lovely review. You and your group were our first guests in Chalet Le Couer de Lion last winter and it was fantastic to see your reactions when you all arrived! Thank you for the very amusing Burns Night entertainment and games, it was great to get to know the group. Fingers crossed we'll see some of you again this winter, I think Chris and Georgie are interested in coming to stay again. Thanks once again, have a lovely summer! Amie & Michael
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