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A Lovely 2 Bed Family Apartment (Sleeps 4/6) - WiFi - benefits from 2 toilets

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 409 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Jardin des Neiges, Rue des Billettes. Samoens. Haute Savoie. France - Peaceful Location But Very Close To The Town Centre

A lovely first floor 2 bedroom French Alps apartment, located just 100m from the historic town centre of Samoens. The apartment is situated in the Jardin Des Neiges building which is a stone's throw away from the town centre yet secluded enough to benefit from peace and tranquility. The apartment has Wifi and sleeps 4-6 people. Being family owned the apartment has been carefully equipped to suit families with small children and also older children. The apartment has been furnished to a high specification including a flat screen TV, DVD with films for all ages, ipod docking station, books and games for all ages too.


Owner
Debbie Miller
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, some French spoken by one of the owners
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017

About Debbie Miller

Hi. We are two families that have been friends now for 12 years having met at ante-natal classes. We decided some time ago that we wanted a holiday home and made several trips out to the Alps before finding our ideal property. We all love the mountains and enjoy the outdoor life. We first visited Samoens on a very wet and miserable day. We loved it, so knew on a perfect sunny day it would be glorious. It's our second home and we hope you love it as much as we do.

Debbie Miller purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Debbie Miller chose Flaine - Grand Massif

We were thinking of buying in Les Gets, but our cousin, who lives in Les Gets said he wished he had bought in Samoens. So we decided to take a look. On the day we visited, it was raining and quite cold, but we knew if we liked Samoens then, we would love it when the sun shone. And we do! We both have small children and wanted our apartment to be very child friendly to make holidaying as easy as possible for the parents. We love the fact the Samoens is a 'proper town' and not just a ski resort. It is open all year and our children love visiting the weekly market.

What makes this apartment unique

Our Apartment is so close to the town, that even on the worst snowy night, you can walk to a restaurant without getting too cold. It is within walking distance to the Grand Massif Express Gondola, even in ski boots, or for the easier option, there is always the ski bus. The balcony is perfect on a lovely evening to sit out with a Gin and Tonic and watch the sunset behind the mountain. We have included lots of games, books, plastic plates, beakers and cutlery with small children in mind. For the bigger ones, the PlayStation, satellite TV and DVD go down very well. For us, it is home from home and so far, all our guests say the same.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Many thanks for letting us use your apartment. The location is very convenient and useful for ski bus and walks around village. jan13



The location of the apartment is so convenient, 2 minutes walk to the bus stop and village. Skiing excellent, locals are very friendly and you can get all you need in 1 centre. Definately will go back Jan 13



We had a brilliant time, snow was superb and the apartment was very comfortable. We would have no hesitation in returning or recommending this property. The skiing is suitable for all levels of skier with plenty of off-piste and the pistes are lovely wide motorways. There are some lovely and reasonably priced restaurants. Feb 12



We loved this flat- it was a real home from home. But it had the advantage of a view of the Ski lift -not something we enjoy here in Herefordshire!! It was quiet and peaceful, but only a few minutes walk from the beautiful Market square and plentiful shops and bars. With a ski bus stop only a minute away,

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Apr 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Samoëns in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 409 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • The apartment has 1 bathroom with wc, and an additional separate wc. The bathroom has a large corner shower cubicle with a power shower for those aching bones.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , french doors with lovely views to the mountain
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , adult sized bunk beds in small bedroom with small wardrobe
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) A kingsize comfortable sofabed in the lounge. It is most comfortable with 4 people
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Numerous DVDs, CDs, books, games and Playstation 2 games are provided for your entertainment. Outside: A larger than average south facing balcony with magnificent mountain views with outdoor furniture. Utility Room: Ski locker provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The price is inclusive of the provision of quality linen and towels with beds made up prior to arrival. All utility bills, ski hire discounts available for booking with us. Final clean, however, the apartment must be left clean and tidy. Other: Numerous coat hooks and additional storage space can be found in the entrance hall along with a safety deposit box. There is a small private garage, ideal for mountain bikes and other equipment, a secure ski locker and outside parking space.

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A Lovely 2 Bed Family Apartment (Sleeps 4/6) - WiFi - benefits from 2 toilets
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A fabulous apartment in stunning Samoens

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The apartment is acurately described as in the online listing and I found it to be spotlessly clean, well maintained and very well equipped with everything we could possibly have needed for our stay, e.g washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, oven, stove, crockery, glassware, flatscreen TV/DVD player, DVD'S, ipod dock/speakers and patio table and chairs. Beds were comfortable and the towels and bedding was nice. The shower was reliable and powerful and quite spacious. Two toilets was a bonus. The apartment is in a smart modern apartment block and the location is excellent. Only a minutes walk to the town square and less than ten minutes walk to the ski lift. The view from the apartment balcony, living room and master bedroom is lovely of trees and gardens with the mountains beyond. I would not hesitate in recommending this very reasonably priced and good value property and indeed I have already booked my next trip.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
geneva
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
within 2 minute walk
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
gold driving range in Samoens
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
cluses
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
cluses
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
within 2 minute walk
Nearest Ski
500 Metres
Grand Massif
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
morillon on the lake
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

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.

Great mountain bike area - ski lifts open in peak summer to get up high onto the mountains

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, parascending, lakes and adventure parks for the children including outdoor swimming pool complex.

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

Coast/Beach:

There is a man made beach on the lake at Morillon which is 6km away and well worth the visit.

Distances:

Within the town of Samoens

Further Details:

A 100m walk to the town centre finds you with various bars, restaurants and shops, including banks with cashpoints. The town is unspoilt and a traditional Savoyard market town. There are a couple of small supermarkets, fruit and vegetable shop, butcher, bakers and even a chocolate shop. There is a weekly market sells a vast variety of local food and crafts.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Samoëns, Haute-Savoie

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
peak summer
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£530
for 7 nights
£530
 
 
low autumn
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
low season
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
new year
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
 
low season
6 Jan 2018 - 19 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£545
for 7 nights
£545
 
 
mid season
20 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£645
for 7 nights
£645
 
 
half term
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£930
for 7 nights
£930
 
 
peak season
24 Feb 2018 - 16 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
mid season
17 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
low season
14 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £250

Changeover day is normally Saturday during peak season, however other days will be considered subject to availability.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week and can accommodate payment in UK Pounds or Euros. Short breaks also considered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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