Apartment in the French Alps - Serre Chevalier ski resort and on the edge of the Ecrins National Park.We also have the apartment next door for rent as well. please search property ref. 5028344Suitable all year round - not just for winter sports!Situated adjacent to the gondola lift, taking you directly up to 2360m and into the heart of 103 pistes totalling over 250km's of runs ... and at the end of the day you can ski all the way down to within 100m of the apartment. Other winter activities include ice skating, ice carting, tobogganing, Located on the edge of the town, the apartment offers attractive views of Briancon and the surrounding mountains from every room and the balcony. It's conveniently located, and is within easy reach of all local amenities, shops, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, etc. Briancon is a typical French town and is not a ski resort that closes in the summer months.The modern apartment sleeps up to 6 people (2 spaciously - 4 comfortably - 6 very cosy!) and has the following features: Lounge with 2 double sofa beds, dining table and chairs, 1 double bedroom, Shower room, Kitchen. Balcony with seating for 6 with views over Briançon and surrounding mountains.Television, DVD player, CD & radio system, iPod dock, hairdryer, etc Shuttle bus stop is just across the road, and can take you to the other villages in the Serre Chevalier valley if you wish to explore the area further. This bus is free is you hold a valid lift pass. Equipment hire, ski school and crèche (when available) are all within 200m of the apartment.In the summer there is still plenty to do with the Ecrins National Park in the back garden. Climbing, walking, canoeing, white water rafting, parapente, mountain biking, horse riding, swimming (lakes as well a the local pool), Via Ferrata, etc, etc
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Grenoble 160 km, Nearest railway: Briancon 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
During winter there is the Serre Chevalier ski resort with over 250KM of piste. There are also lots of local cross country ski routes as well as lots of winter walking, shoe shoeing, ice climbing, etc, etc. The region is renowned for its year round sporting acivities and when the snow is gone there is still plenty to do in the sunshine.
Alpine walking, mountaineering, climbing, via ferrata, mountain biking, white water rafting, canoeing, parapente, etc, etc.
Briancon is a town steeped in french history and holds many festivals annualy. Briancon is built beneath Vauban which is an old walled town and world heritage site.
Briancon is often used as a staging point for the Tour de France and is situated between the notourious Col d'Izoard and Col bde Gallibier.
When all the fun is over there are plenty of charming bars and restaurants to while away the hours, many within walking distance of the apartment.
Email me if you need any more information.