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Modern and Luxurious 4 Bed Chalet close to Chatel and ski lift

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom self catered chalet with superb mountain views

Chalet Karibu is a luxury 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom chalet built in 2006. Sleeps 8 guests comfortably with an additional double sofa bed. Split over 3 floors with garage and ski room on the ground floor including heated boot warmers and washer/dryer.

The middle floor comprises open plan living space with a fabulous log burner and dining table which seats 10 people. There is a south facing balcony off the living area offering fabulous views of the Mont du Grange National Park directly opposite the chalet.

The sleeping accommodation is on the top floor comprising 2 X doubles (1 ensuite), 2 X twins and a separate bathroom and shower room. South facing balconies off the 2 double bedrooms.

There is plenty of outside parking in front of the chalet and a large split level decked area around the rear which is accessed out of the front door.

More Details

Nicola Spencer
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 January, 2017

About Nicola Spencer

Since our first visit to Chatel in 2001 we both fell in love with the area and therefore bought the chalet from new in 2006. We love the valley and wider Portes du Soleil area in both winter and summer, so much so we got married here in 2008 !! Subsequently we have had two children who now enjoy Alps life as much as us!

We regard the chalet as our second home and hope you will love it as much as we do.

Nicola Spencer purchased this chalet in 2006


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in La Chapelle-d'Abondance in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Cloakroom with wc and basin on middle level.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Baby travel cot available. Double sofa bed in separate room on middle level available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Great house

  • 5 of 5

The house is divided into two. The part that is for rent is the right side of the house - the whole home containing two floors and a garage.

Everything in the house works fine and was perfect for us. We where two families (4 adults and 4 kids).

It isn't a ski-in/out house, so you have to be prepared to drive 8-10 min. Large supermarket is located within 5 min. drive.

The communication with owner was perfect. Very trustful.

If we should give the owner some improvement recommendations it would be;

1) setup a wifi extension to have it working on 2nd floor

2) the settees are worn

But - we had a lovely stay and I will only give all my recommendation to any who plans to rent this house.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Chalet Karibu. We are aware that some of the leather on the sofas is starting to wear and we will be replacing them this Summer. We have only recently got wifi and never used it in the bedrooms yet so we will look into extending this. Many thanks, Nicola
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Lovely well equipped chalet

  • 5 of 5

We were absolutely delighted with this chalet. It was very well equipped and extremely comfortable. Lovely and warm too. The open plan kitchen/dining/living room is light and spacious and the wood burning stove at the end of a day on the slopes was good reason to stay at home. The Intermarche supermarket is very close and well stocked. We love to cook so really enjoyed planning a meal at home with some good wine followed by one of the board games provided by the owners of the house. We rented cars from Geneva airport and found the journey to the house to be quick and easy, as well as picturesque. We had slight concerns about driving when it snowed but to our amazement the local snow plough came all the way up the drive. The roads are well maintained throughout the region. Our favourite area for skiing was about 10 minutes drive away with plenty of car parking at the bottom of the lifts. Had some very good meals up the mountain at lunch time using the recommendations of the owner. All in all a great holiday which we hope to repeat next year. Thank you Nicola.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring / Summer
23 Apr 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Aug 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

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