Grand studio in the Alps
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The studio is ideal for 4 adults, or a family of 4 looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, whether it be a summer holiday, or a winter ski trip. The Studio is lovely and warm due to the underfloor heating, and the dining area and kitchen are perfectly equipped with everything you should need for your holiday, with plenty of working areas it is ideal for a self catering holiday. Small supermarket 2 minutes walk, larger supermarket 5 minutes drive away.
There are two pubs and a fantastic traditional french restaurant on the doorstep, serving food such as fondue and raclette, along side the extensive pizza menu, in fabulous rustic surroundings with log fires in the winter should you wish to venture out.
The separate bedroom has 2 bunk beds, a wardrobe and drawers. In the lounge the sofa easily folds out to form a comfortable double bed.
The apartment block boasts an indoor heated swimming pool on the lower floor, available exclusively for residents (access key provided)
Although La Grande Terche is predominately a ski resort, and the studio is 2 minutes walk from the ski station, this is also an ideal location for the summer months to explore the attractive activities that are available in the area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||AMTHION 20 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: GENEVA 61 km, Nearest railway: THONON LES BAINS 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
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
TV with satellite box (english) selection of videos, cd's and dvd's
selection of board games/books
Beautiful mountain views
Lift access to studio as well as stairs.
bathroom includes shower/bath and hand basin. Separate toilet.
|Further details outdoors|
Sorry, no pets
Strictly no smoking except on balcony.
The Rhone/French Alps region
During the winter, the village offers 34 km of downhill ski slopes around the wonderful Roc d'Enfer with beautiful views of Lake Geneva, "The Dents du Midi" and the Mont-Blanc range.
Saint Jean d'Aulps village and resort, offers skiers the magnificent ski area named 'La Grande Terche' which has splendid scenery and panoramic views. The beautiful village is a convivial resort where you can also practice snowshoe trekking, paragliding and sledging. Saint Jean d'Aulps also benefits with a free ski bus link towards the other ski resorts of the Portes du Soleil. The Portes du Soleil region consists of 650km of pistes spread over two countries (France and Switzerland) accessed by 12 stations including Morzine, Les Gets and Avoriaz.
In the summer you will have the opportunity to go caving, climbing, quad biking, white water rafting, lake swimming, hot air ballooning, paintballing, paragliding as well as do via ferrata (climbing mountains with handrails, steps and footbridges).
There are 650 km of mountain bike trails across the Portes du Soleil, there are 14 stations connected in July-August by 24 ski lifts accessible to mountain bikers.
The area features 10 descent tracks, boarder cross, trial circuits, NEW for 2012, Pump Track (a field of bumps and bank turns)….. the mountain bikers paradise!
During summer there are over 200 km of sign-posted footpaths through the stunning surrounding countryside, which, if desired will take you all the way to the mountain tops. These paths explore the Vallee d'Aulps and offer you the ability to discover the different villages, lakes, mountains tops and rich alpine fauna and flora.
In both the winter and the summer, Le Grande Terche and St Jean d'Aulps offers a nice liveliness, and the events program is available each week at the Tourist Office.
The Morzine / La Grande Terche area
The apartment is situated 2 minutes walk from the gondola ‘La Grande Terche’. The immediate area has two ski hire shops, supermarket, tabac, post office, laundrette, pharmacy, ski school, 2 pubs and 2 restaurants.
Avalanche is a friendly British run pub serving good selection of beer, tapas and bar food. Auberge de la Terche offers superb traditional rustic french food.
St Jean d’Aulps. A couple of minutes down the road, has some lovely French restaurants plus a Spanish restaurant, a pub and patisserie.
The Discovery Centre - An old monastic farm which was witness to 700 years of monastic life is now a museum which explains in an enjoyable way the everyday life of the monks and their functions in the community as well as the surprising story behind the abbey and the secret healing properties of medicinal plants used by the monks. The abbey still has its superb 13th century façade.
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