This rustic chalet is located in Orelle an authentic quiet little village which links into Val Thorens and the 3 vallées ski arena to provide some of the best skiing and snowboarding in France, with hundreds of kilometres of pistes and off piste! The Orelle gondola lift takes you up to 2300m, then take another lift up to the top of Orelle at 3250m where you will experience some great views & superb skiing. Alternatively, take a different chair lift straight to the skiing in Val Thorens. It is possible to ski all day in Orelle/Val Thorens & the rest of the 3 Valleys without taking the same ski lift twice! A real winter paradise. Accredited 3*** French Tourist Board 2012.Chalet with full wifi access.
In the other seasons, is a great base to explore the Maurienne valley. Summer activities include: marked graded walks from the chalet, cycling routes for all levels, climbing and the Via Ferrata nearby in Modane. The Tour de France passes over one of the Grand Cols near by - Col du Galibier, Col D'Iseran and others offering superb mountain scenery and excursion possibilities.
The chalet is very spacious and recently renovated. It has a good sized fully equipped kitchen , a separate dining room with seating for up to 12 people, two lounges, 4 bedrooms (1 is a mezzanine),a small balcony overlooking the alps,and a small shared courtyard.
The house is ideal for families, couples and groups of friends who are looking for an individual property away from the crowds yet within easy reach of some the best skiing,cycling, walking and Via Ferrata in Europe.
There is a swimming pool, spa and sauna complex in the village.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 shower rooms|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Chambery (1 hour), Nearest railway: St Michel de Maurienne 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|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, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (6), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
The chalet has a small private balcony, a small shared courtyard and there is a play park & basket ball court 80m away.Full wifi access in chaletLots of free parking next to the church near the chalet. Ski gondola lift 1km. Bus during main holiday periods, all parking in the village is free.
Chaletski3v is in Savoie a department in the Rhone Alps area of France. It is slap bang in the middle of the French Alps and the scenery is stunning.
The climate is quite special because in the summer you have loads of sunshine yet a nice breeze and in the winter it is cold but the skiing is high and the sun always shines! more or less guaranteed skiing in the winter and lots to do in the warmer months with good road and train connections to visit other areas and further into Italy.
The whole area is geared up to summer and winter activities for all levels and keeness. There are also daily markets in and around Orelle, La Redoutte de Marie Theresse a hidden fortress with walks across the canyon and 'Acrobranche'.
Lots of parcs and National Parcs, mountain walks, cheese and wine making, rafting, cycling and mountain lakes. Italy is 13 kilometers away via the Frejus Tunnel. Why not visit Turin, the Fiat factory, the market and historical buildings in the old town. The charming village of Bardonnechia in Italy and Suse are less than 30 minutes away.