A renovated traditional Savoyard farmhouse, at the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area

Sleeps: 12
Bedrooms: 6
Weekly price guide: £8600-£19350
Pool: No
Type: Chalet
Property Ref: CHA2941

General Description

This is a newly renovated traditional Savoyard farmhouse located in the picturesque resort of Châtel, at the heart of the vast Portes du Soleil ski area. The chalet's professional team offer catering, concierge and in-resort chauffeur to ensure you have a relaxing and memorable holiday.

The original character of this property has been maintained with wood interiors, exposed beams and a roaring fireplace. The addition of modern facilities including an outdoor hot tub and sauna create a mountain retreat from which to enjoy the landscape, sumptuous food and hospitality.

The heart of the chalet is the full width, south facing living space, from which to enjoy the stunning scenery. This area comprises a cocktail bar, lounge with warming fire and seated dining for 12 guests. A movie lounge and kids playroom are available along with a library and office in the mezzanine.
Six tastefully decorated bedrooms accommodate friends and families.

The ground floor comprises a master en-suite bedroom and two further double/twin en-suite bedrooms. Each has direct access to the south facing balcony or garden terrace. A further generous double bedroom with separate adjoining bunkroom share a large dedicated bathroom. The sixth bedroom is in the mezzanine with en-suite.

For relaxation after a day on the slopes enjoy the outdoor hot tub and sauna or visit the chalet's own wine cave for evening wine tasting. The chalet has safe enclosed gardens with children's alpine playhouse, covered double garage and additional parking for three cars and laundry facilities.

Accommodation Facilities

Chalet Interior:
The chalet is divided over four floors with six bedrooms and five bathrooms. There is accommodation for 12 adults and 3 additional children.

Ground Floor:
- Double or Twin bedroom with balcony access and en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, double sinks and WC
- Family suite consisting of a double bedroom and neighbouring bunkbed room with a shared family bathroom
- Double or Twin bedroom with access to the garden terrace and en-suite bathroom
- Double or Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom

First Floor:
- Open living space with dining table for 12 guests, comfortable seating area with log fire and cocktail bar
- TV snug and playroom with plasma screen TV, DVD player, DVD library and art and craft supplies
- Fully equipped open plan kitchen with breakfast table
- Bathroom

Second Floor:
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Library with a selection of books, magazines and iPad dock and printer

Lower Ground Floor:
- Wine cellar and tasting room
- Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer

Exterior Grounds:
- Outdoor hot tub with breath-taking views of the surrounding mountains
- Large gardens, perfect for building snowmen!
- Alpine play house
- Barbecue and outdoor dining area
- Picnic area

Additional Notes:
Arrival time: 16.00.
Linen and towels included.
Pets not allowed.
End of stay cleaning included.
Minimum stay 1 week.
Heating costs included.
Internet access.

Local Area / Activities

Portes du Soleil, or Gateway to the Sun, is a real treat for skiers and snowboarders alike. Located on the Franco-Swiss border, the area encompasses twelve resorts and is considered as the World's largest ski area. With over 650km of pistes and 197 lifts, it is impossible to get bored or be unchallenged in this resort.

You can relish in the idea of skiing from one country to the next and then ski back, all in one day! The ski area has a respectable reputation for very good snowfall, with the season beginning in early December and running through until the end of April.

Allow yourselves to really explore the whole area with one lift pass which allows you to traverse and discover the twelve resorts. With so many pistes to explore, this is unquestionably the ideal ski destination for all abilities, ages and desires, lending itself as the perfect holiday destination for all.

Local Amenities:
Nearest Airport: Geneva (70km)
Nearest Supermarket: Chatel (1km)
Nearest Bar/Pub: Chatel (1km)
Nearest Restaurant: Chatel (1km)
Nearest Train Station: Thonon-Les-Bains (33km)
Nearest Shop: Chatel (1km)
Nearest Town/City: Chatel (1km)

Kids Activities Close-by:
Walk to Village
Walk to Restaurant
Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
Tourist Towns & Villages

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

Low Season: £8600
High Season: £19350

Key Features

  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • English satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • BBQ
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Skiing nearby


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