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Superb 3 Bedroom Apt. At The foot of Les Memises, Lake Geneva & Swiss Alps views

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Oct-2016
Apartment in Thollon Les Memises, Haute Savoie, Rhone-Alps, France - THE Prime Location of Thollon Les Memises Village, All facilities within a minutes stroll

Brand new luxury apartment completed in 2012. Chez Ali enjoys the prime location of the area with stunning views from all sides. In the winter access to the piste is a 50m walk to the telecabin with ski-back to the car park at the end of the day. In the summer you are situated at the foot of the mountain range and within easy distance of all the village restaurants and facilities. Evian (lake side Leman/Geneva) is 12 km down the mountain and easy driving access to mountain ranges from Verbier on the Swiss side to Morzine on the French side within an hour. Milan is a 2 hour drive, Thollon Les Memises is very much Central Western Europe.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello and thank you for taking the time to look at our property. I'm Ketts own property in France and Portugal. I have two children aged 16 and 13 and chose the properties to suit our own wishes and requirements.

In Portugal Luz offers everything a family needs for a great holiday and of course a dedicated swimming pool. Golf courses close by.

In France we struck lucky finding Thollon Les Memises as it is an authentic French village in the alps. Excellent for both Winter and Summer holidays. Evian water originates in Thollon, it has its own ski-resort with access to some of the finest ski-resorts in France and Switzerland in an hour’s drive.

We have tried to make the properties a home from home but with a local feel. We enhance them each year in order to retain high standards.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

New rental: We stay there ourselves and love the apartment and the convenience and beauty of the location.
Jan 2012
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4 Reviews

4.8
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Winter wonderland

  • 5 of 5

Dear Clive,

I unsuccessfully tried yesterday to use the previous email contact but didn't have any luck. I wanted to let you know that we had two units available in Thollon over Xmas and my son and his family of three boys were to stay in the other unit. However we arrived rather late and we having difficulties obtaining keys to the other apartment and my son and family moved into your apartment, so we had three children staying there as well, and I don't know if there is an extra charge. If so please let me know and I am happy to fix you up for it.

As for your unit it was far more suited for a family that the other. Although there wasn't a lot of snow there was still enough for the children to have a little ski, and the unit was ideal and fully equipped for family use. It was immaculately maintained, and the location and view were probably the best in Thollon. I would happily recommend the unit to family and friends, and would hope to rent it again ourselves sometime in the future. Thollon itself is such a fantasy location with wonderful views over the lake, has a lovely village atmosphere and so close to Evian, Lusanne and Geneva. The customer service and helpful advice from the owner was also very much appreciated.

Regards,

Lyn Slipper

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I thought there was a massive amount of laundry used for the original number of guests. It sounds as if you had no choice but to accommodate the boys, everyone would have done the same. The laundry bill will be higher but you respected my home so I'll deal with that. I have access to other apartments in Thollon including no.5 (2 bed)opposite no.8 so if you book far enough in advance you could stay close together in the future . It was a shame about the lack of snow but as you say access to other resorts is simple and a pleasant drive away, in fact we too went to the Glazier 3000 too ourselves. Thollon is just as beautiful in the summer too!
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Close to ski lifts and slopes

  • 4 of 5

Apartment was clean, provided everything you could need for a cosy week in the mountains and the views were to die for! Owner could not do enough to accommodate our requests.

Perfect for a small family or couple looking to enjoy a relaxed holiday in the alps. Thollon is a small but friendly village with more than enough restaurants to keep your interest. Try John Jaques for good food and friendly atmosphere

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to provide valuable feedback. We will strive to improve the experience year on year.
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5

The perfect place in Thollon

  • 5 of 5

For our ski break this apartment was the perfect place. Very easy to get to from Geneva airport.

Once in the resort you soon realise that there isn't a better located apartment. Everything is located so close. The ski hire shop and lift are no more than a few paces away. At the end of the day We could ski right up to the chalet door.

The supermarket, restaurants and bars are also very close. There is a good choice of restaurants and the bars are very civilised.

The chalet was spotless with spacious accommodation for our party. 3 bedrooms AND 3 bathrooms so no queues when getting ready. The kitchen and sitting room had everything we needed.

Lovely terrace too!

The views when up the mountain were superb. You'd be hard pushed to find a more impressive panoramic of Lake Geneva.

I've recommended it to family and friends and will definitely be looking to stay there again for future ski breaks.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bill, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your holiday in Thollon. We are pleased you enjoyed the time there and very much appreciate the feedback. All the best Clive K
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5

Les Gentianes, Thollon, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

New apartment in a great location with private parking on the door step. Ideal for a summer or winter stay only a few steps from the new gondola taking you straight up the mountain. 3 reasonably sized bedrooms, all with shower/bath facilities and a spacious open plan kitchen/lounge/diner with balcony and views across the roofs to lake Geneva below. Stayed during the summer when the gondola was running, fantastic views from the top of the mountain and a good café for a snack, well worth a few euros to make the trip. The apartment is ideally located for all the local bars and restaurants in the village and the small well stocked supermarket. A great base for summer walks or winter skiing, booking was easy and the owner extremely helpful - highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking te time to write a review about your stay at Chez Ali, Les Gentianes, Thollon. It is much appreciated and I am pleased you were happy with everything.
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Location

From the Owner

When we bought Chez Ali we already knew Thollon as we have had property here since 2005 (FR9826). Thollon has its own ski-resort and is very family friendly. Our children are welcome throughout the village and are able to practice their French with the locals. The apartment was part of a hotel re-development by a British company and we liked the high quality and space not often found by French built apartments that we had seen. On arriving in Thollon (2004) in the Summer it was very clear this was a lovely area. We have since spent many weeks in summer and winter. It is a friendly authentic French alpine village and within easy access of, well, the rest of Europe!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Geneva at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Several at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : Lake Geneva (Lac Leman) at 12 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Evian at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Evian Les Bains at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 Switzerland at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Several at 100 Metres Nearest Ski : Main lift at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Lake Geneva (Lac Leman) at 12 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Skiing, mountain pursuits and all the activity available for tourists around Lake Geneva are easily accessible. This includes trips on the Swiss railways and endless other activities for all ages.

Coast/Beach:

On the door step on the mountain but also within easy driving distance of inland lakes for swimming and at Evian the 'beach front' with pool swimming or access to lake Leman/Geneva itself. Great value - Water skiing also available.

Travel:

Geneva Airport is about 60km and an hour away on a good day average 1 hour 15mins. In an hours drive one can find themselves deep into the Swiss or French Alps and even through the Mont Blanc tunnel to Italy.

Distances:

Evian-Les-Banis is 12 km down the mountain, Verbier and Morzine an pleasant hour drive away. Milan 2 hours. Thollon-Les-Memises is very central.

Further Details:

There are ample restaurants all very good. There is a supermarket, laundrette and bars within a 2 minute stroll. There is playground for the kids or in the winter sledging takes place behind Les Resident Gentianes near the foot of the piste.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter Season
12 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£1,050
£3,500
 
 
GelBoySpecial
23 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£590
£1,800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Please leave the apartment as you would wish to find it is the secret here.

Changeover Day:
Arrival Access is 14:00
Departure by 10:00

Notes on prices:
If you prefer to pay in Euro please ask

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

From the Owner

Chez Ali is an ideal base for out and about Summer holidays and ideal for beginner and family skiing. My family can be considered advanced skiers now and we still enjoy Thollon but have the option to drive to many larger resorts in no time at all from Verbier in Swizerland to Porte du Soleil in France. All is aspects of skiing are cheaper in Thollon than the major resorts and yet by law the ski-school standards for example are identical but with much better views. Then there is the Evian water connection, not many people can say they bath in Evian water! As a bonus the Telecabin is on the doorstep (50m) and across the road from restaurants and shops, yet it is very pieceful with views across Lake Geneva/Leman to Switzerland and of course our own Memises piece of French-alps.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 90 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Apart from the 2 en-suites there is an extra Shower/toilet room near to Chambre Bleu.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Double Queen size bed with en-suite - "Chambre Rouge" Bedroom 2 - Double size bed with en-suite - "Chambre Vert" Bedroom 3 - Single size bed with pullout for double - "Chambre Bleu"

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: This is a newly refurbished structure with all the individual apartments designed and built from scratch. All fittings are of a high standard. There is a very long balcony along the entire apartment as well as a large terrace area. Outside: There is a large Terrace and long balconies that run the full length of the apartment. Utility Room: All linen/towels provided - Self-service laundry facilities available within a minutes walk Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen provided - Changed weekly

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