Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This modern and well equipped top floor apartment is located on a quiet street in Oulx town centre, and is blessed with wonderful views of the surrounding Italian mountains. Ideally situated 5 minute walk to Oulx railway station, ski buses, restaurants, shops and 10 minute drive to the busy tourist ski resort of Sauze d'Oulx.
Oulx is a friendly traditional small town with lots of Italian character and charm close to the French border. Oulx is not a purpose built ski resort crowded with tourist but a genuine working Italian village. Offering an excellent range of restaurants, Pizzerias and coffee bars, and all much more reasonably priced than those in the purpose built ski resorts close by.
The perfect balance for an enjoyable stay in a real character Italian village but with easy car or ski bus access to the massive surrounding Italian and French ski areas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Turin 85 km, Nearest railway: Oulx 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment consists of one large bedroom with a small connecting annex containing a single bed. The spacious lounge also has a very comfortable and substantial double sofa bed. There is a well equipped kitchen area and a balcony with wonderful views of the Oulx valley off the living area. The apartment is decorated and maintained to a high standard. All the amenities of modern living are provided, including washing machine, wifi, tv/dvd, ipod dockers, bed linen and a well equipped Kitchen.
|Further details outdoors|
There is plenty of road parking just outside the apartment building on the residential street.
The North West Italy region
The old small town of Oulx is situated in the Heart of the Milky Way ski region very close to the French / Italian border. It is possible to literally ski across the border, and have breakfast in Italy and lunch in France. The vast Milky Way ski region combines over 400km of ski pistes from the major ski Italian resorts of Sestriere, Sauze d'Oulx, Cesana, Sansicario, Claviere, Bardonecchia and French Montgenevre. So why limit your ski holiday to one ski resort when there is a vast ski region to explore on one ski pass and all very close to the town of Oulx.
Oulx to Sauze D'Oulx - 9km, 9mins
Oulx to Cesana - 10km, 11mins
Oulx to Bardonecchia - 15km, 12 mins
Oulx to Sansicario - 13 km, 18 mins
Oulx to Claviere - 16 km, 18 mins
Oulx to Montgenevre - 19 km, 21 mins
Oulx to Sestriere - 21 km, 25 mins
The town of Oulx is situated a couple of Kilometres below the purpose built lively ski resort of Sauze d'Oulx, which is one of the bigger resorts in the Milky Way ski region. There are lots of big open pistes in this area. The ski resorts of Cesana, Sansicario, Bardonecchia are all within an easy 10 minute drive from Oulx also.
Oulx provides an attractive old town centre, and traditional friendly Italian values and culture. Ideal for those who want easy access to the extensive ski region while avoiding the hustle and bustle of the crowded tourist ski centres.
The skiing in the Milky Way (via Lattea) region is extensive and will appeal to all grades of skier. The lift pass is valid for some 400kms of piste in Sauze, Sportinia, Claviere, Sestiere, Borgata, Sansicaro and Montgenevre. A regular ski bus departs regularly from Oulx Station and town centre to the surrounding ski areas.
In the summer the region is wonderful for walking and cycling holidays.