Chalet | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 15
A lovely ski chalet for a large family or group of friends. A self-catered chalet in the centre of Peisey Nancroix , with restaurants, bars and village shops on your doorstep. Ideally located for the Eurostar Ski train service with Landry station 12min by car/taxi or Bourg St Maurice 15min.
The chalet can be rented as a whole, or as 2 separate appartments, sleeping 8/9 and 4/6 guests respectively. It is currently configured with 5 bedrooms all with ensuite shower or bathrooms. It has oak floors throughout and tiled floors in the bathrooms and kitchen/s.
The loft (top) floor of the old farmhouse has been converted to true open plan living, with integrated kitchen, dining area (2 dining tables sitting 16), and living area all in very spacious and comfortable surroundings. There is a coin-op table football table and big screen TV (UK via Freesat) and bluray player for entertainment. There are 3 large leather sofas.
On the first floor, the family bedroom (280 sq ft) will sleep 4, with 1 double bed, 2 bunk beds in alcove, a sofa and TV with Freesat (UK). A further triple bedroom (200sq ft) and twin bedroom (180 sq ft) on the 1st floor have ensuite shower rooms.
Ground Floor (with independent access - rents separately for 4-6 guests):
The ground floor has independent as well as shared access. Laid out as 1 tripe bedroom (with double and single bed) , and ensuite bathroom, and 1 twin bedroom, with ensuite shower room. The ground floor also has its own separate kitchen & living / dining area with big screen TV (freesat) which can be useful for larger parties and split groups. There is an extra single bed (collapsible J-bed) for use on ground floor.
The basement floor offers convenient ski and boot storage facilities.
The nearest ski lift (walking) is the far side of the village (0.6km) which goes straight up to the Vanoise Express lift at Peisey Vallandry, or the ski shuttle bus stop is about 50yards away, and takes a minute to the lift. The central village location is excellent for evenings with nice choice of restaurants and bars along the main street.
For the Spring/Summer season:
There is a great back garden deck and patio area, with plenty of room for summer BBQs and chilling out. Extensive bike storage in the mazot (stone shed) all under padlock. There is also a garden hose for washing down muddy bikes after a busy day on the mountain.
Peisey village makes a wonderful base for exploring the mountains being sited at the entrance to the Vanoise national park. A lively summer festival is staged every August. There are very popular mountain bike trails, cycle touring and hiking routes( inc GR5) with maps available on request. Lots of other outdoor activities are offered in the area including climbing, horse riding, white water rafting, treetop walking, fishing, outdoor swimming, golf and tennis.
Lots of fresh air and great scenery is assured whatever time of year you choose to visit.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chambery 100 km, Nearest railway: Bourg Saint Maurice 14 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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (11), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 12|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors||
The Family room sleeps 4 (1 double bed, and 2 bunk beds in alcove), 2 bedrooms have 2 single beds which will push together. there is a triple bedroom, and and the 5th bedroom has 1 double bed and 1 collapsible J-bed. The sleeping maximum capacity of 15 people. There is 1 collapsible cot provided in family room underneath the bunk beds.
Freesat (UK) TV (50") in lounge area, with blu-ray DVD player.
Commercial coin-op Garlando table football table provided on loft floor (set to free use).
Freesat TV (42") & Playstation II in ground floor living room,
Freesat TV in family room, and sofa, and small patio accessible through french doors at rear.
|Further details outdoors||
Patio area at rear (of family room) and private back garden deck for outdoor BBQs and chilling out. Lots of secure bike storage and washing facilties for mountain bikers in our mazot. We have a lot of regular MTB business in summer time, especially when summer lift network is open (July-August) as Peisey is perfectly sited. See www.lesarcsbikings.co.uk. Free parking is available in the village car park about 50 yards away. Unloading possible outside the chalet.
Rental deposit of £750 required upon reservation for whole chalet (£500 for top 2flr appt, £250 for grnd flr appt). Remaining balance payable 1month in advance of arrival date.
The Rhone/French Alps region
Vanoise National Park:
The Vanoise National Park was created 6th July 1963. Location: Department of Savoie, between the Tarentaise Valley (River Isere) and the Maurienne Valley (River Arc). It covers 28 communes. Central zone of the National Park: 52,839 hectares.
This is a high altitude park ranging from 1000 to 3000 metres, this includes glaciers, ski slopes, lakes, forests and mainly high-level grasslands and meadows and is home to a very active livestock grazing industry connected mainly with the Beaufort cheese. It is bordered by five nature reserves, for 14 km it shares a boundary with Italy’s Gran Paradisio National Park.
Lake Annecy is a beautiful place to visit in the summer (for lakeside beaches).
Peisey Nancroix is the historic farming village which has been built around to form the heart of the Peisey - Vallandry / Les Arcs ski resort. As popular in summer as in winter, with the entrance to the Vanoise national park on your doorstep. The village has a few restaurants and bars, and typically french: Boulangerie, boucherie, tabac, and fromage, sherpa (alpine mini supermarket), and ski rental.
The Ski bus stop is located at the village car park, 50 yards from the chalet, and is 1min to the lobster pot lift. The leisurely walk back through the village is approx 600 metres to the chalet. The lobster pot lift goes up to the Les Arcs end of the Vanoise Express, the largest cable car system in the world, connecting La Plagne and Les Arcs resorts to form the Paradiski ski region. It makes accessible the most extensive skiing available anywhere in the world, with 425km of pistes, in a mixture of open and wooded runs. The resort is very snowboarding friendly, and has excellent ski school facilities for all ages, including "snow gardens" for youngest.
Winter activities are focussed on Paradiski ski area, with the most extensive skiing in Europe. Weekly lift passes for Paradiski offer an optional day in the Val D'Isere ski network. Skiing, snowboarding and cross country skiing occupy most people, but sled dog racing, ice climbing, sledging, snowshoe hiking and more leisurely spas are also available locally.
Spring/Summer activities include mountain biking, cycle touring, hiking, fishing, white water rafting, canyonning, paragliding, tennis, and golf amongst others. The annual festival in Peisey village is held in the middle of August.