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Samoens Apartment French Alps – Home 25258 Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Samoens Apartment French Alps – Home 25258

  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

A lovely first floor 2 bedroom French Alps apartment, located just 100m from the historic town centre. The apartment is situated in the Jardin Des Neiges building which is a stones throw away from the town centre yet secluded enough to benefit from peace and tranquility. The recently updated apartment sleeps 4-6 people. One is a double bedroom with french doors and great views and the second is an adult sized bunk bedroom. The apartment has 1 bathroom and 2 wc's. The bathroom has a large corner shower cubicle with a power shower for those aching bones.

The living area is bright and open plan with double doors opening out onto a large, south facing balcony with stunning mountain views. There is a large corner sofabed and dining area. The fitted kitchen is fully equipped and offers ample workspace, dishwasher, washing machine, combination oven/microwave and ceramic hob. The apartment has a flatscreen TV, Playstation 2 with games, DVD player with DVDs and CDs. Books and games

A lovely first floor 2 bedroom French Alps apartment, located just 100m from the historic town centre. The apartment is situated in the Jardin Des Neiges building which is a stones throw away from the town centre yet secluded enough to benefit from peace and tranquility. The recently updated apartment sleeps 4-6 people. One is a double bedroom with french doors and great views and the second is an adult sized bunk bedroom. The apartment has 1 bathroom and 2 wc's. The bathroom has a large corner shower cubicle with a power shower for those aching bones.

The living area is bright and open plan with double doors opening out onto a large, south facing balcony with stunning mountain views. There is a large corner sofabed and dining area. The fitted kitchen is fully equipped and offers ample workspace, dishwasher, washing machine, combination oven/microwave and ceramic hob. The apartment has a flatscreen TV, Playstation 2 with games, DVD player with DVDs and CDs. Books and games for all ages. The apartment has been designed to cater for families and offers the use of a highchair, travel cot and baby bath if required.

A guest book is provided which gives you information on the best places to visit, drink, dine, get ski hire etc.

There is a small private garage plus an additional parking space and also storage for skis. The garage provides great storage space for skis, bikes climbing gear etc.

Location description from owner

The Grand Massif region

The beautiful village of Samoens is located in the Giffre valley about an hours drive from Geneva. Unlike many ski resorts, the village has a life of its own outside the ski season. Restaurants, bars and shops remain open and there is plenty to see and do in Samoens and the local area. The village comprises shops of all trades, banks, a medical centre and bars. Samoens is quite unspoilt and has been declared an Historical Monument. Its chapels and expert stonecutting traditions make it a place of great interest and also worthy of note is the Great Linden Tree which stands in the centre of the town, and which was planted in 1438. It is a traditional Savoyard market town, consisting of a mixture of wooden and stone built houses, reflecting the history and craftsmanship of the region. There is a weekly market in the village, which offers you the chance to sample local produce and the cheese factory in the village is open to the public.

This spectacular and beautiful area is protected and hence hasn’t been spoilt by tourism. Samoens has been awarded a ‘Coq d’Or’ for being one of the prettiest villages in France and is the only ski resort classified by the Caisse des Monuments Historiques. The villages are full of character and charm with quaint streets, yet still provides the centre for almost every outdoor activity imaginable.

Based in the beautiful valley of the Giffre river, the area provides spectacular scenery including mountain lakes, national parks and botanical gardens plus amazing wildlife and just minutes up the road at Sixt Fer a Cheval are over a dozen enormous waterfalls. It has a great deal to offer for families and individuals of all ages seeking adventure or alternatively just sheer relaxation.


Samoens

There are numerous excellent restaurants, including bistros, gourmet, traditional French Savoyard and Pizzerias. A range of cafes and bars and numerous shops cater for all your needs, many of which are located around the historic square. There are typical French markets, beautiful churches, health and beauty parlours, cash points, doctors, chemists, a cinema, an ice skating rink, creche, swimming pools in summer, bakeries, supermarkets and everything else you would expect from well equipped mountain resorts. The Tourist Office puts on various entertainments in the village >Skiing:The ski bus stop is 100m and takes 2 minutes to the Grand Massif Express telecabine which then takes you up to 1600m. Slopes and lifts being updated all the time. Excellent ski schools and crèche facilities are available in the resort.

The Grand Massif is the third biggest ski area in the Alps and includes the ski areas of Flaine, Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz and Sixt reaching up to 2500m. Many of the major slopes are north facing and so retain their snow for longer than many resorts.

Climbing:-

There is excellent climbing nearby, including the Haut Giffre (Les Dents Blanches and Les Avoudrues) and spectacular limestone cliffs at Sixt Fer a Cheval. The Gorges des Tines also has several excellent sports climbing sectors: the Tines sector, with routes ranging from 5a to 8a, the Fonts sector, with routes from 5c to 8b, and the Dard area.

For those who are looking to try something a little different, there is also the Mont Via Ferrata perched high on the dramatic Mont crags, and - last but not least - the classic alpine routes in the nearby Mont Blanc Massif.

Also there is ice climbing, cross country skiing, dog sledding, ice skating, caving, snowshoeing, sledging, paragliding etc. In high season a children’s train runs around the resort.

In the summer, the resort has lots to offer; mountain biking, walking, white water rafting, paracending, lakes and adventure parks for the children including outdoor swimming pool complex.

It is an ideal base to watch the Tour de France.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Bunk Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Shower room, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

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

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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 owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Debbie M
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated::
20 Mar 2017
Years listed:
10
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 04 Apr 2007. Located in Grand Massif, it has 16 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £460 to £550.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 20 Mar 2017.

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“Perfect Samoens base for mountain biking trip”

Reviewed 21 Jul 2016

I stayed here with a friend for a 1 week mountain trip and the apartment provided a perfect base. Communication with the owners pre, during and post visit was excellent, they answered any questions very promptly. The apartment is very comfortable with all mod cons and an excellent shower, which was appreciated and the garage was perfect for storing our bikes and doing any tinkering we needed to do. The position of the apartment couldn't be better, a 2 min walk to the town centre and shops, restaurants and bars and a 4 min ride to the Telecabine Express. You can see the Telecabine from the balcony so if the weathers not so great you can see if it's running before venturing out! If I revisit Samoens in the future I would definitely stay here again.

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