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Residence Les Pins 6 Apartment

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Description from owner

Description

Les Pins is a truly spacious and comfortable apartment. Three double bedrooms - two of which can convert to twins - and a huge living room with two balconies offering panoramic views across the village. Excellent views and outside seating in summer. Underfloor heating keeps the whole apartment warm in winter. It also has its own garage, cellar and ski store. Everything you need from ski equipment to mountain bikes and local delicacies is within walking distance.Châtel lies at 1200m on the border with Switzerland. Les Pins is midway between the town centre with its Gondola to Super Châtel and Linga/Pre La Joux with chair lift links to Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets and Les Crosets. In winter with a Portes du Soleil pass you can ski at 2000m on different slopes every day. In summer you can walk in alpine meadows, scale peaks, raft in white water, swim, play tennis and laze by the lake. For families with small children Chatel's own ski nursery and adventure park is just a snowball's

Les Pins is a truly spacious and comfortable apartment. Three double bedrooms - two of which can convert to twins - and a huge living room with two balconies offering panoramic views across the village. Excellent views and outside seating in summer. Underfloor heating keeps the whole apartment warm in winter. It also has its own garage, cellar and ski store. Everything you need from ski equipment to mountain bikes and local delicacies is within walking distance.Châtel lies at 1200m on the border with Switzerland. Les Pins is midway between the town centre with its Gondola to Super Châtel and Linga/Pre La Joux with chair lift links to Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets and Les Crosets. In winter with a Portes du Soleil pass you can ski at 2000m on different slopes every day. In summer you can walk in alpine meadows, scale peaks, raft in white water, swim, play tennis and laze by the lake. For families with small children Chatel's own ski nursery and adventure park is just a snowball's or stone's throw from Les Pins.

Further details

Everything you need is provided:

Welcome pack

All linen and towels

Our english/french speaking representative can assist with local services - ski hire, passes, transport - and is on call throughout your stay.

Further details indoors

Les Pins is a new building finished to a very high standard including:Beautiful pine floors and panellingHigh quality fitted kitchen and apppliancesEn-suite shower, separate bathroom - superb underfloor heating throughoutExcellent TV, DVD, entertainment and communicationsPicture windows and electrically powered shuttersWasher / Drier

Further details outdoors

The balconies offer a great space to sit outside and take in the beautiful view of Chatel and the surrounding mountains. They also overlook the ski nursery in the valley.Free buses stop opposite the apartment to take you to all the main ski areas and walking areas.The apartment has its own secure garage and parking space, a ski locker and a cellar in the basement.

Location description from owner

The Rhône-Alpes region

The Portes du Soleil is Europe's largest linked ski area comprising fourteen resorts straddling the French and Swiss Border. Quaint swiss villages like Champery and Les Crosets are linked with major french resorts such as Avoriaz, Morzine and Les Gets. Chatel lies at the centre of this network at the head of the Val d'Abondance and retains a traditional style supporting local farming as well as tourism. In winter there is excellent alpine and cross country skiing, in summer access to beautiful walks, lakes and some of the world's most challenging mountain biking. The lakeside spas of Evian and Thonon Les Bains are close by and the cities of Geneva, Montreux, Lausanne and Annecy in easy reach.

Chatel

Châtel lies at 1200m on the border with Switzerland. Les Pins is midway between the town centre with its Gondola to Super Châtel and Linga/Pre La Joux with links to Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets and Les Crosets. With a Portes du Soleil pass you can ski at 2000m on different slopes every day. Ski schools and nursery slopes are on offer at both locations and there is a ski nursery for small children next to the apartment.Châtel caters for many local French people as well as visitors from the UK and Holland. There is a wide selection of restaurants and bars - traditional Savoyard and contemporary international. Everything you need from ski equipment to local delicacies is within walking distance. Travelling to the major ski areas or walking centres is easy by free public bus. The Abondance Valley offers picturesque villages and challenging outdoor pursuits including climbing, walking, white water rafting, kayaking and high ropes. There are many traditional savoyard businesses offering local cheese, sausage, wine and preserves. The town has its own tennis courts and swimming pool, two cinemas and a bowling alley. Close by are several lovely spas including Lavey les Bains in the swiss town of Monthey.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 4 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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About the owner

Andrew W
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
17 Jul 2016
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French


This Apartment has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 12 Oct 2007. Located in Abondance, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £450 to £1100.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 17 Jul 2016.

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“Excellent accommodation, would recommend a holiday in this Apt”

Reviewed 10 Jan 2014

We stayed in this Apt over New Year 2013/14. from the moment we arrived the accommodation far exceeded our expectations. The accommodation was clean and had all the comforts of home. The Apt was in walking distance of the village and had excellent bus links. The agent for the property was prompt in dealing with our queries and advising on ski passes. The whole package from booking till check out was very professional. We would thoroughly recommend this property for the price and quality and hope to return in the future, Kim,John, Ian,Debbie, Nikki and Nigel six very happy holiday makers.

Thank you so much for the nice comments, I do everything I can to provide a simple, good service, and its great when it works, really pleased you had such a good stay in Chatel

“Excellent accommodation in a wonderful setting”

Reviewed 21 May 2013

We stayed in this apartment for 2 weeks last summer and loved it so much that we are going back again this year for our holiday! It was perfect for us as a family of five. Clean, well equipped and comfortable,gorgeous views and walking distance to the lovely village of Chatel. We spent many happy hours riding on different chair lifts, walking along trails, and relaxing down by Lake Geneva . All in all the perfect accommodation in the perfect resort!

Thank you for staying in our apartment, really glad you liked it ans look forward to seeing you again

“Fantastic Apartment with stunning views”

Reviewed 18 Mar 2013

We stayed here for a week with 2 small children and grandparents. We found the apartment very spacious and warm. Was very near to free bus stops to Ling/Pre la Joux but we did have a friend who lives in Chatel with a car as the bus was sometimes full! Had views across Chatel and the valley and a great balcony to enjoy them from. Had fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher and washer. The only downside was the WIFI didn't work as we had non skiiers. Great place will be booking again Thanks

Thank you for your review. I'm really glad you had a good stay in Chatel and found the apartment so comfortable. I am very sorry that the Wi Fi wasn't working. I thought we had fixed the problem by repairing the phone line and resetting the hub, evidently not. I will reboot the whole thing myself next week. Please be assured the fibre optic cables are usually very fast and reliable. Look forward to seeing you again next year.

“Fantastic place for an active and beautiful summer holiday”

Reviewed 19 Feb 2012

This is a lovely property in a beautiful Alpine town, in a breathtaking valley. The apartment is great place to stay, being really well appointed, having gorgeous open views, and with a superb balcony that affords those breathtaking views and a loevly place to relax or eat. The town of Chatel is very unspoilt, with great facilities for everything you would need in a stay here - shops selling local produce, inc. food and drink, pottery, fashion and trekking clothing, and much more. Then there are plenty of restaurants and bars ot choose from, to suit all tastes, and many events organised to keep everyone entertained. The walking straight from the place is all anyone could want, and this can easily be added to or varied by taking local ski lifts in the summer, thus extending your range greatly. The mountain biking in the area was fantastic too, as we used trails and roads, and also more demanding downhill runs. Then for those interested in the wildlife the alpine meadows, woodlands and mountain tops are still awash with an incredible variety of flowers in summer. I should think you could spend many holidays here and still be finding new and beautiful things to see and do, and revisiting others because they were just so special.

Really pleased you had such a great stay in Chatel and liked our apartment, there is indeed masses to do in summer or winter and you seem to have made the most of it!

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