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Character Property In Historic Village near Lake Annecy

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Dec-2016
House in Giez, Lake Annecy, French Alps - Panoramic Views Of The Mountains

Sleeps 8-10. Maison Giez is a traditional French house, full of character and charm. The house is situated in the historical village of Giez, at the south end of Lake Annecy. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs (2 double rooms and a room with 2 sets of bunk beds) and a large bathroom. Downstairs there is a large kitchen/dining room with log burner, a living room, utility room and toilet. There is a large, private and enclosed garden and patio area with a stone built barbecue and table and chairs for outside dining. There is a garage with parking for 2 cars. The house is a few minutes walk from the impressive golf course at Giez and a few minutes ride to the cycle path. A cot and high chair are available. There are 2 adult bikes (1 with child seat) and 3 bikes for children. Children can make use of the toys and games. Free wifi and satellite freeview TV is available.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Bonnar is a teacher and I am a part time nurse. We have three children aged 15,13 and 11

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just to say we had a fabulous week and the house was great, loads of space and bags of character. The location is perfect with so many great walks and cycling routes on the doorstep. It was a tonic for the soul to wake up every morning and look out at the views of the mountains all around. I am pretty sure we will be back sometime! Ryall family (June 09).



Dear Julie,Thanks for letting us rent your house. We'll be BACK. We absolutely loved it, the kids too,the garden and goats were a hit. Your neighbour was lovely and everything was really!! And I am definitely in love with the house! You'll hear from us again. Best wishes, Jose. June 2011.



The house was absolutely beautiful, comfortable, well equipped and in such a lovely spot. The only negative was that we were only there for a week. I could have quite happily stayed for a month! Rowland family - Aug 13
Sep 2008
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5 Reviews

5
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely property, beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our 2 children and in laws. The house was very clean, well equipped including plenty of toys/games and situated in a lovely quiet area. We spent days at the lake only a short drive away and evenings sitting out. The owner was helpful and prompt in responding to queries and our security deposit was also returned extremely quickly on our return. Would definitely revisit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Malahide, Ireland
5

Lovely character property and well located

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week here with my wife and two children aged 15 and 11. We wanted a change from beach holidays and this place proved to be perfect. The property itself has loads of character and is very spacious. The kitchen area is fantastic and it is very well equipped. It was wonderful to wake up and see the mountains each morning.

The location is also brilliant. Lake Annecy is a short distance away and very easy to reach by the nearby cycle path. There is loads to do in the area - we spent a couple of days walking in the mountains and even managed to have a day in Geneva - about a 90 minute drive. We also spent some time in La Sambuy ski resort which is only 20 minutes away by car. The children loved the luge and we took the telesiege up the mountain where the views are breathtaking and there are some lovely walks. We would definitely recommend this property and a holiday in this part of France.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Bristol, United Kingdom
5

Perfect location and fantastic accommodation

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely well-equipped family home in a perfect location for walking, cycling and sightseeing. We instantly felt at home, and our children aged 8 and 10 appreciated the toys and DVDs. The property is well sited for the beaches and restaurants on Lake Annecy. There were so many fantastic walks around the area that we simply ran out of time. We would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Northern Ireland
5

Alpine winter

  • 5 of 5

We love this house and area so much that we have returned for a second winter season. The house is perfect for our requirements - comfortable ,roomy and extremely well equipped ( even a travel cot for our first grandchild last year) .

Various friends and family visit us and it's so lovely sitting around large kitchen table with the stove lit.

Numerous ski resorts are less than an hours drive away ( the closest is under half an hour ) and it is a perfect location for hill walking , also convenient to the "Voie Verte" a walking and cycle path between Annecy and Albertville .

We spent summers in Annecy when our family were growing up so can confidently recommend the property at any time of the year as it is only minutes from beautiful lake Annecy and of course the city itself.

There is also a magnificent golf course in the historical village of Giez within walking distance with wonderful views of which one never gets tired.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week in June with our 2-year old daughter and had a wonderful time. Unlike most places we have stayed in before, the property actually looks even better in reality than in the photos.

Giez is so peaceful and we enjoyed ambling down the lane to visit the cows and watching the kites soar ahead. The house and garden are perfect for young children and very safe. We didn't venture out in the evening, but Annecy is an easy drive / cycle ride away. The scenery is truly stunning.

Have recommended Maison Giez to all our friends and hopefully we will be back again ourselves one day.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Location

From the Owner

We were on holiday at lake Annecy for the 2nd year when we viewed and bought our holiday home. We love the area and have enjoyed many holidays with friends, summer and winter.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Lake Annecy is 5 minutes drive from the property.

Travel:

The following airports are nearby - Geneva (Approx 50 mins). Grenoble (approx 1 hour 40 mins). Chambery (Approx 1 hour). Lyon (1 hour 40 mins).

Distances:

Giez village 200m, Faverges town 2km, Annecy 20km.

Further Details:

Intermarche 2km, Carrefour 2km, restaurant 1km, Lake Annecy 4km. Paragliding landing site at Doussard 4km.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter
1 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
christmas/new year
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
winter
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Half term
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
spring
25 Feb 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
spring
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
summer
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£343
for 3 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
25% deposit, full payment 8 weeks prior to rental. £200 damages deposit to be paid with final payment. This will be returned within 2 weeks of your departure following satisfactory inspection of the property.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday, but there is flexibility outside July and August.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Our house is full of character and has a very homely feel about it. It is in a great location with easy access to both Lake Annecy and the mountains.

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • There is a large, newly fitted bathroom, with toilet, bath, 2 sinks and an enclosed shower. Separate toilet downstairs.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 + sofa bed Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with 2 sets of bunk beds.

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: There is a large garden and patio area, with a stone built barbecue and table and chairs for outside dining. 2 sunloungers. Utility Room: There is a washing machine and a sink in the utility room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are not included. Bed linen can be hired at a charge of £10 per person. If you don't wish to clean the house on departure then cleaning can be arranged at a cost of £60

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