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Apartment With Balcony, Only 2 Mins Walk To Lifts, Free Wifi



Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Apartment in Vaujany, Alpe d'Huez, French Alps - Vaujany Is A Beautiful, Moutain Village Linked To Alpe D'huez By Cable Car, Perfect For Families

Our apartment is located in a small traditional styled chalet building a few minutes from the ski lift. It's spacious and light and will sleep 5 very comfortably (7 if you use the sofa bed). It's only one of 4 apartments in the building which has a huge south facing balcony with stunning views down the valley and of Le Fare waterfall. It is equipped as our second home so it's full of dvd's, games, books, deckchairs for sunbathing on the balcony plus the obligatory wifi. It's not your typical bland ski rental apartment. It's an excellent base for winter and summer holidays. We provide a garage for bike storage in the summer and a big ski locker for storage of ski equiment. It's only a few minutes walk to the lifts, leisure centre, shops and restaurants but it's in a quiet private street location (no passing traffic except for access).

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner


We are a family of 5 who just fell in love with Vaujany. We were lucky enough to be able to buy a lovely apartment for our family holidays about 3 years ago. It's like our second home and it's equipped with everything a family needs for a comfortable holiday. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We stayed in a lovely 2-bedroom apartment for the last two weeks of August. The apartment itself is very well furnished and furnished to quite a high standard. It was spotless when we arrived and very well maintained. There is a great balcony area with impressive views. The apartment is located in the lower end of the village, so a very quiet setting. The village also has several 'animations' for all the family and we also used the kids club for our young daughter and were very pleased with it.

The apartment also comes with a garage which is very handy. The local leisure centre is just a few minutes walk where there is a pool for adults and kids, sauna, hammam, jacuzzi and gym area.The village also has a bus service, so you don't need to use your car to go to the bigger towns nearby.There are plenty of walks in summer time in the vicinity and plenty to keep all the family amused. We would definitely recommend. The Cadet Family
Sep 2008
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1 holidaymaker review


Fabulous escape

  • 4 of 5

Lovely quiet and clean apartment with mountain views, friendly and helpful welcome.

Very close to fast and efficient lifts with no queues. Good equipment from nearby Atou sports (reserved online).

Plenty of skiing - both beginner and expert catered for.

And the weather was glorious..

Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought in Vaujany because it has the charm of a beautiful mountain village but you can easily access the fantastic ski area of Alpe D'Huez. It's also great in the summer - you can be lazy and sunbath on the south facing balcony, enjoying the views or you can be really active and enjoy the biking and walking trails. There really is something for everyone!

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary


It's about a 3 hour drive to Marseille


Approximately 65km from Grenoble (about 1 hour and 15 mins driving time). It is about 2 hours and 30 mins from Geneva, Lyon and Chambery Airports. Car hire is not essential as it is possible to get a bus or taxi transfer from Grenoble Airport. There are free bus transfers on a Saturday and Sunday.


Within walking distance to all amenities. Nearest large town is Bourg D'Oisans which is approximately 15 mins drive away.

Further Details:

Vaujany is an ideal base for both Winter and Summer holidays. It is a traditional French village in the heart of the Oisan Mountains. In the winter you can enjoy the fantastic Grand Rousses ski area, which includes Alpe d'Huez, plus other activities such as ice skating, ice climbing and tobogganing. In the Summer, Vaujany offers a huge variety of marked trails for walkers and mountain bikers. The lift system is open throughout July and August and it takes bikes. Other summer sports include; tennis, white-water rafting, fishing, paragliding, horse-riding and golf. If you enjoy road cycling then Vaujany is a great base - it is only 15 minutes from Bourg D'Oisans - you could try the infamous Marmotte climb!


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
28 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
7 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require £100 deposit and then the full balance 8 weeks prior to departure. We have an English couple who will meet and greet you. They will ask for a £200 refundable damage deposit (cheque or cash) which is returned on your departure. We ask that the apartment is "left as found" please. Cleaning can be provided at 75 euros - this is optional

Changeover Day:
Preferred change over day is Saturday although this is flexible during low season. We can also offer long weekends for cyclists or walkers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The apartment is great because it's right by the ski lift - not having to walk too far with kids was very important for us!! It's also at the front of the apartment block so it has fantastic views and is extremely light and airy. In the summer you can open up the sliding balcony doors and take advantage of the huge L shaped balcony.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...


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

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 50 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath and shower attachment. Separate wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has two single beds which can be put together or pulled apart. It has a large wardrobe and access on to the balcony. Bedroom 2 has bunk beds which are suitable for adult use and a third guest bed (with legs) which can be stored away.


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


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Ideally suited for families. Outside: Large South and East facing balcony with patio furniture and deckchairs for the summer. Breathtaking views of the waterfall and valley. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen is included in the price of the stay but please bring your own towels. Other: There is a good sized ski locker room and a lockable garage for bike storage.

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