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Residence Le Grand Combin – Home 35896 Apartment

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Residence Le Grand Combin – Home 35896

  • Apartment
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay

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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 306 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

Champex Lac enjoys a unique setting, situated on a col between the foothills of the mountains around the Trient glacier, part of the Mont Blanc area and the totally isolated Catogne. This beautiful family resort provides majestic tranquillity.

Residence 'Le Grand Combin', situated on the edge of the pretty lac de Champex was originally a Victorian hotel and in 2007 was totally renovated to provide 8 apartments. The internal floor area is 123sqm with 18sqm of balcony, providing stunning views over Les Grand Combins, Mont Blanc Massif, Lac de Champex and Les Dents du Midi. The south and east facing aspect of the property provides natural light from dawn to dusk making the open living space a bright and warm area. There is parking immediately both outside and inside the building, with lift access direct to the apartment.

The apartment is decorated and furnished to a very high standard, with solid wooden floors throughout save for tiles in the bathrooms and kitchen.

Champex Lac enjoys a unique setting, situated on a col between the foothills of the mountains around the Trient glacier, part of the Mont Blanc area and the totally isolated Catogne. This beautiful family resort provides majestic tranquillity.

Residence 'Le Grand Combin', situated on the edge of the pretty lac de Champex was originally a Victorian hotel and in 2007 was totally renovated to provide 8 apartments. The internal floor area is 123sqm with 18sqm of balcony, providing stunning views over Les Grand Combins, Mont Blanc Massif, Lac de Champex and Les Dents du Midi. The south and east facing aspect of the property provides natural light from dawn to dusk making the open living space a bright and warm area. There is parking immediately both outside and inside the building, with lift access direct to the apartment.

The apartment is decorated and furnished to a very high standard, with solid wooden floors throughout save for tiles in the bathrooms and kitchen. Except for the French farm oak dining table, all the wooden furniture is of a contemporary style made of Brazilian waxed pine. The apartment has a home from home feel, with an emphasis on leisure and comfort in a contemporary context. Dimmer lights and a wood burning fire add ambiance and warmth to the living room. Outdoor summer furniture is provided for outdoor dining and enjoyment of the exceptional views.

The apartment has been designated a four star residence by the Federation Suisse du Tourisme. A copy of the certificate is available upon request.

Further details indoors

The building is accessed at ground level to the front, through a code entry communal door and to the rear at street level through the garage either via a separate door or an electronically controlled entrance. The apartment is either accessed via stairs or directly by lift.

Further details outdoors

The living area has access to 2 balconies - one east and the other south facing from where the sun can be enjoyed all day. The master bedroom has access to the east balcony and the house bathroom and the bunk room has access to separate south facing balconies. The east balcony has views of Les Grand Combins and the south balcony of the Lac de Champex, Mont Blanc Massif and Les Dent du Midi.

The outdoor village recreation area is situated within a 5 min walk from the apartment. It is open from mid June to mid September and for a small entry fee, a 30m heated outdoor pool, tennis court, beach volley court and picnic area can be enjoyed. It is a fantastic facility, especially for families wishing to relax in a tranquil sun trap, with breath taking views of Les Grand Combins mountains.

Location description from owner

The Swiss Alps region

Diversity in every aspect of life is what makes Switzerland such an interesting place to visit. Its four official languages reflect its diversity of culture, as does its wide range of traditional customs.

Switzerland has an excellent tourist infrastructure, catering for a range of interests. In addition to its stunning geography and its alpine sports, Switzerland boasts a thriving arts scene, with its architects in particular achieving world-wide acclaim. Art, theatre, film and music play a big part in Swiss life and there are many exhibitions and festivals of international repute to enjoy. Wellness holidays are a big attraction as an alternative or supplement to the traditional alpine sports.

The canton of Valais, which is situated in the south west of Switzerland, is a fascinating land of contrasts blessed with an exceptionally mild climate, where the number of sunny days per year is well above the national average. This enchanting "holiday kingdom" is situated at the heart of the Alps, stretching from the gleaming waters of the Rhône at its centre to the legendary mountain peaks that never fail to entice skier, mountaineers and charm nature lovers. The beauty of the region is enhanced by the subtle interaction of ice and sun, of North and South.

Valais is steeped in history and culture and is home to the Montreux Jazz festival. The world renown Gianadda Foundation is situated Martigny, which also houses many art galleries and museums. Some of the best skiing in the world is found in the west Valais region, accommodating skiers of all levels. For relaxation and serenity at any time of the year, there are a number of wellness facilities throughout the canton, with the nearest to Champex-Lac situated at Saillon, some 25 mins by car. For those seeking an active non winter holiday, a variety of sports can be enjoyed, including golf, mountain biking, rafting, canyoning, sailing, paragliding, Walkers can enjoy the long hiking season from March to November and the more extreme athletes can participate in the Mont Blanc Marathon, a 3 day run through the mountains which goes through Champex-Lac.

Champex

Champex enjoys a stunning location which gives the sense of unspoilt wilderness yet benefits from its proximity to the Rhone Valley, France and Italy.

Its offers many possibilities for a fantastic all year round holiday, from peace and tranquillity to action packed mountain sports. Champex never fails to captivate its visitors who leave touched by its charm & refreshed by its tranquillity.

Skiing in the winter and walking in the summer are the traditional past times, but there is so much more to enjoy. The scenery is breathtaking and there is much to explore and enjoy - there is something for everyone.

There is plenty of wonderful sightseeing within an hours drive, including historic castles, botanical gardens, internationally reputed

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Bunk Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Lift access
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Getting around

A car is a must although there is a frequent local bus to Orsieres train station.

Interaction with guest

A local manager will meet and greet you at their office, which is close by and will show you the apartment, provide you with information and advice during your stay.

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Miguel A.
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated::
01 May 2017
Years listed:
9
Based in:
Jersey
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, Portuguese, German


This Apartment has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Aug 2007. Located in Canton of Valais, it has 8 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £704 to £1329.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 01 May 2017.

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“Modern, comfortable, and well equipped apartment opposite the lake”

Reviewed 16 Nov 2013

We are a retired couple and spent 2 relaxing weeks at the end of the summer at this well equipped, modern, and spacious apartment. The apartment was clean and comfortable with a lakeview. It had good quality furnishings and appliances all well maintained, and there was excellent indoor parking with a private elevator to the apartment. We took long walks around the lake practically every day, and we also went on day trips both by car and by train from Orsiers where we parked the car for the day. The owner was very accommodating and the agent, Fanny, met us upon our arrival and took us to the apartment and was very helpful throughout our stay. Everything was perfect.

Owner's reply: Hi there - thank you so much for the great review - I really appreciate it. Regards, Miguel

“wonderful apartment overlooking a stunning mountain lake”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2011

A beautiful, spacious, well maintained apartment with stunning views from the balconies. The alpine village and the surrounding areas of Champex-Lac are a walkers paradise. Champex is well positioned for the Western Rhone valley, Chamonix and St Bernard Pass, also within a 20 minute drive of Martigny which is a very pleasant town with plentiful amenities.

Owner's reply: Hi there - thank you so much for the great review - I really appreciate it. Regards, Miguel

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