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High Standard, Ski In / Ski Out Apartment With Swimming Pool, Sauna And Gym

Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Nov-2016
Apartment in Oz Station, Alpe d'Huez, French Alps - Ideal Location On The Slopes, Sunny South Westerly Aspect, Close To Lifts, Shops And Amenities

This 5th floor south westerly facing apartment enjoys breathtaking views of the mountains and is next to the piste and lifts. It has free access to the heated indoor pool, sauna and gym and free use for 1 car in the multistorey car park. There is an English speaking reception desk who will deliver breakfast bakery to your door. The apartment is a very short stroll to the shops, restaurants, bars, ski school and Tourist Office and is a very easy ski back to at the end of the day. Oz is a small picturesque village which does not allow cars. It is ideal for families, being very safe for children to play. A magic carpet and tobogganning slope are next to the apartment. Oz (1350m) is 1 of 5 resorts in the Grandes Rousses region with 245km slopes, 121 pistes, 84 lifts and 770 snow canons. Lifts in Oz give direct access to the sking in Alpe d'huez where there are slopes to challenge all level of skier (the sarenne is the longest black run in Europe). There is also a half pipe for boarders.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I work part time for a national charity in Buckinghamshire where I live with my husband and 2 children. We bought this apartment from new so that we could enjoy active holidays winter and summer as the children grew up. Now "young adults" they have had many excellent holidays in the mountains with us and with their friends - they never fail to delight in demonstrating their skills and speed on the slopes! They have both learnt to ski and snowboard in Oz to a high standard. We have particularly enjoyed the friendly atmosphere of the village and the local people are extremely helpful. We always receive glowing reviews about this "best kept secret" in the alps!

Perhaps the biggest surprise is the range of activities available in the summer for all age groups and in particular for teenagers. We have "endured" canyoning, via ferrata, white water rafting and mountain biking in the pursuit of family activities and have had great fun. Tennis, walking, canoeing and cycling are easily accessible and also great fun for all the family. As we like to avoid busy locations in school holidays, Oz has been a fantastic find for us and I would recommend it to anyone!

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Lovely new, well-appointed apartment in purpose built village. Good amenities. Excellent access to ski lifts. Friendly and helpful caretakers, shop assistants etc. Lovely views over the slopes." Lorna 1/01.



"Liz, Just a note to say that we had a fantastic stay at your apartment! The last day was a bit manic considering we had all day at the resort so we didn’t get the chance to write in your visitors book which we’d have liked, but everything about the trip (when we finally got there!) was great. The chalet was gorgeous and far too big for just the 2 of us, the bar and restaurants were lovely, the area itself was stunning with more than enough runs for us, and Carole was so friendly and very helpful. We also touched very lucky with the weather, non stop snow Wednesday and Thursday, bright sunshine Friday and as you’ll know lots more snow Saturday!!"

Richard 10/02



Liz ,Nous avons passé une agréable semaine à Oz et avons beaucoup apprécié votre appartement. Daniel 5/ 03
Mar 2007
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7 Reviews

5
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fabulous location; nicely appointed apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Oz. Too late in the season for fantastic snow; but enough to have a great time. The apartment is spacious; well appointed and in a great location with views over the Poutrans lift. The village is small and everything needed for a family ski holiday is close at hand. Liz was very helpful in preparing us for our stay - thank you

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you had a fabulous holiday. Liz
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  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I enjoyed a fantastic week skiing in this apartment in Oz En Oisan. The apartment was clean, well equipped and the location outstanding as you can ski in and ski out from the slopes. I would highly recommend this apartment and will definitely want to return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you all enjoyed your holiday and the magic of Oz! Liz
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5

Great base for introducing children to skiing

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well equipped apartment in really nice, family friendly resort. We also had a good experience of the local ESF, particularly Club Piou Piou, which got our five year old properly skiing down green runs by the end of the week.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a good holiday and discovered this wonderful family friendly resort. Liz
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5

Excellent!!

  • 5 of 5

This Property is the best that we have ever stayed it. Superb location with beautiful views and excellent facilities. This property caters for your every need. Would definitely recommend and will go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Marvellous

  • 5 of 5

6 years we are going in this appartment

This one is marvellous, big ,clean, in front of skiing.

we love it

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

home in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay in this apartment; it is a comfortable, well equipped base for a family holiday, easy to pop home for lunch, great for family suppers and evenings in. We like the setting and views from the balcony, as well as proximity to the main lift and village amenities. We like the ski locker being on the right floor to ski in and out from the building, and the friendly reception people in the neighbouring building. We've found Liz, the owner, very helpful and easy to communicate with, and we'd certainly have no hesitation in recommending her apartment, the village and indeed the whole scenic and well-organised resort.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Our apartment has a unique position at the edge of the village overlooking the pistes. We have an uninterrupted view over the mountains and can watch skiers return after their day out as they ski back into the chalet. Having spent many years carrying skis and poles to the lifts in other resorts, having bought this apartment where it is possible to ski directly to the lift in the morning and straight back in the afternoon to the ski locker; carrying skies whilst on holiday is now a thing of the past! Comfort is also important to us and the apartment is always warm with plenty of hot water. This is a holiday home from home for us so we have ensured that there is plenty of storage in the apartment, there is a full complement of kitchen utensils and comfortable chairs both in the apartment and on the balcony. The apartment is managed locally by an excellent team of people who are able to help and advise clients allowing you to fully enjoy your time in Oz.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Grenoble at 55 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : A number of good restaurants at 50 Metres Nearest Ski : Oz-en-Oisans at 50 Metres Car: not necessary

The apartment provides easy access to the slopes of both Alpe d'huez and Vaujany - you can be on the slopes quicker from Oz with its central location than from these other resorts!. There is a good range of very accessible slopes for both beginners and the more advanced skier. In particular it is an excellent resort for Children with its Magic Carpet and no car policy. and there is a glacier which ensures skiing at all times of the year.

In the summer there is also a wealth of activities to entertain all age groups who are looking for an active holiday. This includes summer skiing, ice skating, walking ,cycling, swimming, tree top climbs, via ferrata and a host of fun water based activities such as canyoning, hot dogging, canoeing and white water rafting. Many large cycle races are based in this area and Oz is an ideal location to observe them. An excellent range of sports activities are available at local leisure centres which can easily be booked and a small crazy golf course entertains all ages in the village. Two tennis courts are free to use in the village with more indoor courts available in Alpe d'huez.

Travel:

Oz is easily accessible by road and air.

By road the distances are: Grenoble 55km, Marseille 345km, Lyon 155km, Paris, 620km, Geneva 205km.

Distances from local airports: Grenoble Saint-Geoirs 95km, Lyon Saint-Exupéry 145km

The drive from Calais is around 10 hours.

Distances:

The apartment is 50m to the village and all its amenities and 20km to the nearest town of Bourg d'Oisans.

Further Details:

Half board and dinner only options also available.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
10 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
£700
 
 
Winter
17 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 5 nights
From
£200
 
 
Winter
27 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 6 nights
£2,800
 
 
Winter
3 Jan 2017 - 6 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£452
for 4 nights
From
£113
£700
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£643
for 5 nights
£900
 
 
Winter
28 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Winter
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Winter
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,800
for 7 nights
£2,800
 
 
Winter
18 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 7 nights
£2,000
 
 
Winter
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£714
for 5 nights
£1,000
 
 
Winter
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Winter
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£714
for 5 nights
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit/caution of £350/500€ is required at the time of booking. This will be refunded after the stay in full or part subject to any damage incurred to the apartment (see full terms and conditions on request). The full payment for the holiday is required 8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are Saturday unless agreed otherwise

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Includes all taxes, linen and cleaning. Half board and full board rates on request.

No Booking Fees or hidden costs.

Security deposit is refundable
Payment of holiday amount due 8 weeks prior to departure

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Location, location, location and the views from the apartment are spectacular! The apartment has free access to the swimming pool, sauna and small gym located in the adjacent chalet. It is also possible to book a table in the excellent restaurant, la Ferme d'Oz next door for the entire evening if you do not want to cook and would like the service offered by hotels. The food is first class, they cater for children and the set menus are reasonably priced. Without having set sittings it is possible to amble down at your own convenience. The owner is Belgian and speaks perfect English! Even better is the bakery delivery service which brings fresh bread/croissants to your door in the morning for breakfast. Give your order to reception in advance and enjoy a traditional French breakfast! We also have an arrangement with the local private ski hire shop who offers a discount to our clients, speaks perfect English and offers an excellent friendly service. Ski school (ESF) is also next door so for young families, parents can maximise their time on the slopes whilst the children are in lessons. In fact, Oz actively encourages families by offering low priced family ski passes. With no cars allowed in the village, Oz is an excellent location to bring a family!

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 62 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 with full size bath/shower over, WC. Bathroom 2 with full size bath/shower over. Separate WC.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed, Bunk Beds with full size trundle
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 2 Cot, 2 travel cots available to use in the apartment
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 9 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds and balcony. Bedroom 3 with bunk beds and a pull out trundle. 2 full size single beds from the sofa in the lounge.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment has underfloor heating, a ski locker, free parking for 1 car (additional places charged at 23€/week). Ideal for children - good tobogganing around chalet and on the pistes in the evening within view of the balcony. The resort has a day nursery from 6 months and a "ski garden" from 2 years. The ski school, 50m from the apartment, has excellent English speaking instructors. Children can play in total safety in this car free village. Restaurants cater for children and several offer takeaway pizzas. Outside: Direct access to the ski slopes/lifts. Private indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and gym for use of guests. Good family restaurant opposite. Other restaurants, shops and bars are an easy walk. Lifts run in the summer offering good walking and mountain biking opportunities. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, towels and cleaning are included. Cleaning and fresh linen is offered weekly. A manned reception area will be able to help with any problems and offer advice in English. Other: The apartment enjoys views from balconies at the front and rear of the apartment. There is also a private ski locker next to the door leading to the piste.

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