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Spacious Apartment In Alpine Village close to Ski-lifts, Shops, and Restaurants

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,205 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Elegant duplex apartment, 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, mountain views, in beautiful village, with ski lifts, ski-school, shops and restaurants close to Chatel

Les Sorbiers was built in 2007. It is in the village, beside the valley road from Abondance to Chatel and the Pas de Morgins. The apartment is peaceful, with a hillside meadow behind it and views of the mountains from its balconies. It is furnished in a modern way, with comfort, entertainment and practicality in mind. The village is Part of the Portes du Soleil ski domain (650 kms of pistes), with a bubble lift (1500 metres from the apartment) that takes you up to pistes that connect to Torgon, Chatel, Avoriaz, Morzine and Les Gets if you have the energy. The village also has its own ski domain with a chair-lift that is 10 minutes walk or two minutes by car/navette from the apartment. During the summer there are great opportunities for hiking, mountain-biking, cycling, tennis, riding, white water rafting, and other activities. A thermal health Spa in Val d’Illiez is open all year. Golf and sailing are available in Evian. Chatel's spacious indoor swimming complex and spa is only ten minutes drive away.


Owner
Paul Neville Stidolph
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Paul Neville Stidolph

We, Paul and Adrienne, first visited Chatel in summer 2006 with our two teenage sons who loved mountain-biking and identified it as having the best mountain-biking in Europe. We loved the valley and coupled with our own long-standing enthusiasm for skiing we decided to look for an apartment. Our sons are now adult but the apartment remains the centre of activity holidays for all of us, in summer and winter, and we are delighted to welcome guests who share our love of the mountains.

Paul Neville Stidolph purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Paul Neville Stidolph chose Portes du Soleil area

We were taken with the beauty of the location, and the superb skiing, hiking and mountain-biking facilities. We were enchanted with the traditional village atmosphere of La Chapelle d'Abondance, which offers many restaurants of high standard and ski shops and all essential shopping within the village. We like being five minutes drive from Chatel so that we can enjoy all the amenities of the town but think La Chapelle is more charming and picturesque, even though it has grown since we first came. It has its own ski lifts, one of which links with the Portes du Soleil domain and one of which is all its own. We appreciate the straightforward drive to Geneva airport, our closeness to the Swiss border, and having Lake Geneva only forty minutes away. There is a Swiss feel to the region.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is well located with the best bread in the locality sold at the delicatessen (Le Fournil) about 80 metres up the road, next to a mini-supermarket (Proxi) and opposite a traditional bar (Mini-Bar) which is a local meeting-point. It is a similar distance from an excellent pizza restaurant (Les Routards du Monde) with its own unique character, and easy walking distance to the village centre. The bus (free with ski pass) stops almost outside the apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Winter guests

"Having a great time here the skiing has been fantastic!"

"A lovely apartment with extremely comfortable beds. It has gorgeous views from the balcony, and we love the whole atmosphere of the village."

Summer guests

"Outstanding scenery and memorable walks - we will be returning."
Mar 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Le Mini-bar
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Thonon [for Lausanne]
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Thonon, France; Aigle, Switzerland
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Les Routards du Monde
Nearest Ski
1 Kilometres
In the village
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Thonon, shore of Lake Geneva
Car: recommended

Distance to Lake Geneva & Evian is 40 mins by car

Travel:

Nearest airport, well served by BA, Swiss and Easyjet, is Geneva which is 65 kms away. Good car hire and minibus transfer services are available and the drive is approx 1 hour and 45 mins.

Distances:

Morgins, in Switzerland, is about 10 kms. Evian and Thonon on Lake Geneva are 40mins drive and offer good sailing and swimming, and ferries which travel round the lake, or across it to Lausanne. There is also a casino in Evian plus excellent restaurants bars and shopping. Chamonix is 1.5 hours drive in summer.

Further Details:

La Chapelle D'Abondance is a wonderful alpine village specialising in Haute Savoie cuisine such as Cheese Fondue, tartiflette and other local dishes. It has good specialist sports and ski shops, and specialist food outlets such as a cheese producer, and small brewery in the Feu Rouge pub, plus a delicatessen. There is a mini supermarket about 50 metres from the apartment, and a hypermarket about five minutes' drive from the apartment. A doctor's surgery is within 100 metres of the apartment.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in La Chapelle-d'Abondance in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1205 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Lift ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath (no shower) , The room also has a wash-basin & mirror; heated towel rail.
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , The room has a wash-basin with mirror; hot-water tank.
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure , Wash-basin & mirror;heated towel rail;Washing machine/ dryer
  • Lower floor 1 bathroom with basin, and adjacent separate toilet. Also, on the lower floor is a shower room with basin and toilet. Upper floor has a shower room with basin, washing machine and tumble dryer, and adjacent separate toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , The beds are designed to be 1 double or 2 single as needed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , The beds are designed to be 1 double or 2 single as needed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , The beds are designed to be 1 double or 2 single as needed.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , A well-sized room with twin single beds, and velux window.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All the bedrooms have large fitted cupboards, bedside tables and lamps. Lower floor: two bedrooms; 1 bedroom with access to main balcony. Upper floor : two bedrooms; 1 bedroom with balcony, 1 bedroom with velux window.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There is a good-sized heated entrance hall within the apartment, with ample cupboard space for boots, jackets and coats. Skis are stored in the special, designated ski locker at the entrance to the apartment block. The locker room is heated. Outside: There is ample parking with easy access to the staircase entrance. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are available for a one-off fee of €130.00 regardless of number of guests. The property is cleaned every week, and a charge of €50.00 is added for this per week of rental. Other: Mezzanine entertainment area with sofa, scatter cushions, large-screen satellite TV, DVD player, and wi-fi.

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Spacious Apartment In Alpine Village close to Ski-lifts, Shops, and Restaurants
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très agréable

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Nous avons passé deux excellentes semaines de vacances avec 3 enfants dans cet appartement chaleureux, très confortable et très bien situé dans le bourg. Les contacts avec le propriétaire ont toujours été très agréables et courtois.Une adresse que nous conservons sans faute.

Famille Delastre (août 2017)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in La Chapelle-d'Abondance, 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
 
Advent
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£800
 
 
Christmas week
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
Mid-winter
2 Jan 2018 - 1 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£700
 
 
Half-term
2 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£960
for 5 nights
From
£192
£1,260
 
 
Late winter
3 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£720
for 4 nights
From
£180
£880
 
 
Easter
10 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
£1,260
 
 
Early Spring
6 Apr 2018 - 22 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To secure a booking we ask for a 25% Deposit and the balance paid 6 weeks before the start of the holiday. A £250 security deposit is required which is repaid to you if no damage has been incurred to the apartment. Payment is required by BACS, details to be provided upon booking. Please note that animals are not allowed anywhere in the building and smoking is not permitted in the apartment.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the typical changeover day, but other days may be possible on request . You can have access to the apartment from 3 pm (to be confirmed at the time of booking) and we request you leave the apartment by 10 am on the day of departure unless we agree alternative arrangements in advance.

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