Naves holiday chalet rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, balcony/terrace and walking

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  • Chalet
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

The farmhouse offers 230m2 of luxury comfort and ample space for 8 people. Built to high standards whilst keeping the charm of an authentic and rustic Savoyard home. You will be

The views are amazing no matter which season you come and stay, you can walk, climb, bike and hike, this is truly a piece of paradise, a perfect home away from home.

In winter there is 43klms of cross country and Nordic skiing, Naves is the highest of all Savoie Nordique areas, offering numerous circuits. There is a place to rent the skis/ raquettes/luge 2 klms away. If it's alpine sports you want the 3 valleys is a 45 minute drive, or Val Morel 35mins, its a matter of going down the mountain and up the other side. Tennis and swimming are 13kms,

Attached to the chalet is Nikki's pride and joy, her bespoke cookery school. Classes are suited to people of all cooking abilities, the only thing we ask you to bring along is your passion for learning about French local food, the region, an empty stomach and a smile.

Chalet Savoie Faire is family friendly and dog friendly. Your time with us can be whatever you want it to be; full of alpine activities, relaxing and enjoying the stunning surrounding countryside or enjoying time in the bespoke cookery school attached to the chalet, or a mix of all of these!

Your hosts, Nikki & Hugh, will ensure that you get the most from the local area, they have a vast knowledge of the area, the culture and the cuisine. If it's the real Savoie you want to see then this is the place to stay.

To see what our guests have to say about us please view our Trip Advisor reviews.

Further details

A cleaning charge of 200€ will be added on top of the rental if on a self catering basis.

If you would like transfers to and from airports these can also be arranged with prior warning.

Private walking guides are living in the village, reservations are required for full day of half day walks.

There is a climbing wall 5 minutes from the house, bring your own equipment and enjoy the peaceful climb under a canopy of shading trees.

Further details indoors

From the entrance you have the double Princess suite with en suite, then opposite there is the Tarine twin room. The kitchen is central and equipped to a very high standard, from here you have a the red bathroom & a large pantry/ wash room. Up a few steps is the beautiful lounge area with open fire, this leads you either into the old stable which is the dining room or onto the private sun terrace. Upstairs there is the large bathroom (24m2) with a luxury bathtub and walk in wet shower area, there is the four posted double bedroom, next to this is the cosy bunk room.All bedrooms have flat screen TV's and DVD players, there is also a home cinema in the lounge with surround sound and free sky view. Play station 2 with games, many DVDs to watch and many books to read in front of the open fire.There are bathrobes for each adult, slippers and toiletries and all the bed linen is of the highest quality.Breakfast is served daily and we include a mid week towel change. There is the possibility of evening meals (30€ per person with wine, children 18€ )and picnic hampers at 20€ pp with prior arrangement. Cooking lessons can also be an option with advanced warning, from 90-150€ including lunch or dinner with wine.The property has triple glazed windows throughout, underfloor heating and ceramic wall heating, plenty of hot water and lambswool bed toppers- your comfort is our priority. Please note that we live above the property (separate) so we are on hand to help you with each part of your holiday if required.

Further details outdoors

Pool and tennis are 13kms / rock climbing wall if you have your own material is 200meters, nearest shops are 13km although provisions can be brought to you if required.There are numerous walking itineraries starting from the village and maps are within the property for you to use. The trails are well maintained during the summer months and become cross country ski / raquette trails in winter with snowfall. It is the highest cross country area in Savoie, offering amazing tracks through the forest.

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds
  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Bunk Bed
  • 4 Single Beds
  • 2 Cots available
  • 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suite

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

Nikki and Hugh live upstairs in their own private property with separate entrance. They will be there to assist you throughout your stay.
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

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No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 02:00 Check out: 10:00
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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).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

No events or parties unless agreed with the owner before arrival.

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Manager restrictions

Minimum stay: 3 night

About the owner

Nicole S.
Calendar updated:
02 Nov 2022

Years listed:
14

Languages spoken: English, French
This Chalet has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Jun 2010. Located in La Lechere, it has 16 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £4053 to £4458.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 02 Nov 2022.
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Reviews

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Amy F

Hidden gem smack-dab in the middle of the French Alps
Jun 2018

Can't say enough about this special place! We held our wedding here in June 2018 and it was a beautiful experience for everyone involved. The food, the hospitality, the decor, the extreme comfort… More 

Reviewed 8 Jul 2018

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JGEB734
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Summer bliss in the French Alps
Jul 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful 8 night stay at Chalet Savoire Faire for our 2017 summer holiday. The welcome and hospitality from Hugh and Nicki were beyond expectations. Beautiful chalet , delicious food and… More 

Reviewed 19 Oct 2017

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Owner's reply:
Thank you, for your great feedback, we didn’t want you to leave Chalet Savoie Faire. What a wonderful week getting to know you all, we hope to see you again in the future, Kind regards Nikki

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

wakeman008
Talloires, France

Amazing place to stay for a great relaxing girls weekend! Best hosts ever!
Dec 2016

Nikki and Hugh are the most wonderful hosts I have ever seen! They did a wonderful job renovating the place that used to be an "old barn type farm!" We received an incredible personalized we… More 

Reviewed 5 Dec 2016

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lucybruce2015
London, United Kingdom

A true magical, hidden gem.
Dec 2015

We had the most incredible 5 days staying at Chalet Savoie Faire. The chalet was beautiful, the food delicious, the surroundings stunning, and every day was filled with one brilliant activity or anot… More 

Reviewed 3 Jan 2016

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Owner's reply:
We enjoyed having you here at the house as much as you enjoyed the rest of what was on offer. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon Health, happiness and adventures in the Alps Nikki and Hugh

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Liz W
Maisons-Laffitte, France

Relaxed, classy mountain hideaway with hosts who really know how to look after you.
Aug 2015

We booked the entire downstairs chalet for a week in August with 4 teenagers. The accommodation is just as you would hope...beautifully decorated with comfortable beds, luxury linens and a fantastic m… More 

Reviewed 21 Aug 2015

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Owner's reply:
Thanks for your lovely feedback, it was lovely getting to know you all and better knowing you had a magical time at the property, See you again Kind regards Nikki and Hugh

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Nicole (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

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What if I have questions before I book?

Send Nicole (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Nicole (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Nicole the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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You can also request a quote from Nicole (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Nicole (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Nicole (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Nicole (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Nicole (the owner) a message.

If Nicole (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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