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Luxury 2 Bedroom Apartment In Lovely Mountain Village Of Samoëns

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Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment in Samoens, Haute Savoie, Rhone-Alpes, France - Ideal For Skiers And Non-skiers Alike It Is Only 75 Metres From The Free Resort Shuttle Bus Stop.

The apartment is contained within the recently constructed “Les Ecrins Etoiles” luxury development which comprises a total of 60 apartments contained within 3 detached chalet-style buildings planned over basement, ground and four upper floors. The apartment is on the first floor (lift access) and benefits from a south facing balcony with views to the mountains. The development was built by renowned alpine builder MGM Constructeur and is situated within a prime location just 75m from the historic main square and its shops, cafes, bakeries and restaurants offering every convenience for the holiday maker. The apartment offers flexible accommodation for couples or families and can accommodate up to 6 people. Please note that a supplement will apply for more than 4 people.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Judith Thompson
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

4 of us had a fantastic time skiing with lots of après skiing in the fab village and in your lovely flat. The perfect place to celebrate my birthday with the girls. I am already looking at flights for next year but only if your place is available! Anna Robinson, Leeds



We wanted somewhere that was perfect for a couple for a romantic break along with a bit of excitement and we got what we were looking for with your apartment. Absolutely perfect! Fantastic skiing. We couldn't have asked for more. Martina and John Young, Windsor



Just had the best family holiday in your flat in Samoens over New Year. The place was perfect for the children, the New Year festivities were great in the market square. Nothing we can criticise at all. Daisy and James Buxton, Clerkenwell



What a place. I had wanted to visit the Alps in summer and hadn't realised what I'd been missing all these years. The mountain biking was amazing, as was relaxing around the lake. Lucy Shepherd, Potters Bar
Mar 2013
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Guestbook comments from the manager

4 of us had a fantastic time skiing with lots of après skiing in the fab village and in your lovely flat. The perfect place to celebrate my birthday with the girls. I am already looking at flights for next year but only if your place is available! Anna Robinson, Leeds



We wanted somewhere that was perfect for a couple for a romantic break along with a bit of excitement and we got what we were looking for with your apartment. Absolutely perfect! Fantastic skiing. We couldn't have asked for more. Martina and John Young, Windsor



Just had the best family holiday in your flat in Samoens over New Year. The place was perfect for the children, the New Year festivities were great in the market square. Nothing we can criticise at all. Daisy and James Buxton, Clerkenwell



What a place. I had wanted to visit the Alps in summer and hadn't realised what I'd been missing all these years. The mountain biking was amazing, as was relaxing around the lake. Lucy Shepherd, Potters Bar
Mar 2013
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10 Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

4

New year ski trip

  • 4 of 5

Just back from another great week in Samoens, it's such a lovely village & the put on a great show for New Years. The apartment was ideal for two adults & two older children (another arm chair ) and it would be perfect, location great, found a short cut to the bus stop and the snow eventually came. When ski links are closed to Flaine a bus link would prevent the crowd doing the same 2/3 runs.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely Christmas in Samoens

  • 4 of 5

We spent a lovely Christmas in this apartment in Samoens. It was very well equipped, toasty warm and very comfortable, although the settee was a bit of a squash for 4 of us. Having said that it didn't detract from our having a lovely stay. It felt very homely, unlike some other apartments we have stayed in.

The apartment is central so only a minutes walk to all the shops and restaurants. We would thoroughly recommend a stay there especially at Christmas, which felt magical with all the free entertainment on in the village.

Many thanks for making the booking process so easy Judith.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this great review - We're delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas stay in Samoëns and would love to welcome you back. Happy New Year.
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5

Beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a week with my husband and 14 and 21 year old offspring. They slept well in the bunk beds and the double bed is very comfy. We took fans as we are always too hot at night and these did help. We ate out twice. The town has plenty of good places to eat and lovely patisseries for a cake with coffee. We made good use of the balcony to eat and barbecued twice. The apartment is well equipped with everything you need. The journey from Calais was 9 hours not 7 as suggested and we only stopped for toilet and fuel breaks. It was worth it for the spectacular walks and bike rides. We enjoyed exploring the local area on bikes and it feels very safe as the roads are quiet. The tracks by the river are very pretty and we cycled to Morillon one day to the lake which was lovely and only took about 20 mins by the river. Enjoyed swimming there and also the "go ape" style high wires there. We went up on the cable car where the views were spectacular and lots of well signed walks. Would have liked to stay longer and explore the wider area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review - and especially for your descriptions of the many activities you enjoyed. We hope to see you again at some time in the future to explore further. Many thanks on behalf of Jono and Becky.
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Comfortable and Convenient

  • 4 of 5

Samoens is the loveliest of towns with great character. The apartment was very comfortable, especially the beds after a hard day's skiing! There was good storage space and it was well kitted out. The living area was a little bit squeezed for 4 adults, but we were able to make use of the balcony as it was quite warm. Everything necessary is within walking distance so it made for a very convenient location and good value too. Would happily recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review and we hope to welcome you back to Samoens soon.
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5

Excellent !

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful week in beautiful Sameons . This was our second time staying in Sameons village but our first stay in the apartment . The location was brilliant a quick stroll to the village centre , close to fabulous restaurants and lovely shops . The apartment is very well appointed with everything you need for a very comfortable stay . We would certainly recommend and hope to stay again . Love it !!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: On behalf of Rebecca and Jono, the owners of this apartment, many thanks for this great review. we are delighted that you enjoyed the apartment which we are always trying to improve. We hope to see you back again soon, Judith
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Not To be Missed

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a brilliant two week break at the apartment and the village of Samoens. The apartment lived up to all expectations and more. The use of the underground secure car park was a real bonus.

The village of Samoens is very pretty and we were pleasantly pleased with all the activities that the village has to offer.

Many thanks to Judith who despite not meeting her, she was a brilliant help throughout the booking of the apartment (the directions were spot on).

I would not hesitate in recommending the apartment to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review - we're delighted that you enjoyed your holiday at Samoens. Would love to welcome you back one day.
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Although Samoëns is far from the sea there are mountain lakes where you can enjoy the 'beach experience'. Some of them are lifeguarded.

Travel:

Nearest Airport: Geneva / Geneve - 57 kms

Nearest Train: Cluses - 19 kms

Nearest Port: Calais - 869 kms

Although car hire is not necessary for a skiing holiday at Samoëns (there are good transfers from the airport - we will give you all the links necessary), if you wish to visit further afield then a car is essential.

In the summer a car is essential to discover the wonderful experiences that the area around Samoëns has to offer.

Distances:

Annecy - 71 kms

Geneva - 57 kms

Further Details:

Samoens is well known for skiing but it is also the perfect destination for those interested in alpine summer holidays for the whole family, as well as catering for dedicated sports enthusiasts. The weather is good with average temperatures between May and September of 20 to 30C. There is a whole host of activities and the scenery is quite simply breath-taking. You can enjoy everything from swimming in the lifeguarded mountain lakes and pools, to hiking, rafting, rock climbing, parapenting, mountain biking, and road biking. The evenings cool down nicely so sleeping in the apartment is never a problem! There are two Indiana Adventure parks close by and a number of golf courses.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Ski season
7 Jan 2017 - 4 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
£587
for 5 nights
£801
 
 
Peak ski season
5 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
6 night minimum stay
£845
for 6 nights
£977
 
 
Half Term
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,188
for 7 nights
£1,188
 
 
Peak Ski Season
25 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£889
for 7 nights
£889
 
 
Ski season
4 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£612
for 5 nights
£836
 
 
Spring
8 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£358
for 5 nights
£480
 
 
Early summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£421
for 5 nights
£568
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£647
for 7 nights
£647
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£427
for 5 nights
£576
 
 
Autumn/Early Winter
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£383
for 5 nights
£515
 
 
Christmas New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£999
for 7 nights
£999
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£405
for 7 nights
£405
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £53
Refundable Damage Deposit £220

Booking Notes:
Weekly rates throughout the year include all water, electricity and electric heating. Long lets during low season are available by negotiation. Weekend lets are according to availability. A returnable damage deposit of 250€ is payable with the balance 8 weeks before the holiday begins. Payment is accepted in Euros (please contact us if you prefer to pay in sterling). We regret we are unable to accept animals. Linen including towels is provided and cleaning at the end of the stay is 60€.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible allowing guests to take advantage of low cost mid-week air fares. Arrival times should be after 16H00 and departure before 10H00.

Notes on prices:
Prices are fully inclusive of electricity, electric heating, water. Please note cleaning has a charge of 60€ to be left in cash at the end of the holiday. The advertised prices are for 4 people: there will be a supplement for groups of 5 or 6. Although advertised prices are in Euros we can accept sterling payments should you prefer this.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • There is a family bathroom with bath and shower over and wash hand basin. The bathroom has good storage. There is a separate wc. The washer dryer is in the bathroom.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed, fitted wardrobes, a small chest of drawers and 2 bedside tables. Bedroom 2 has full size bunk beds and a small wardrobe. A further double inflatable mattress is available for use in the living area.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: This apartment offers flexible accommodation for couples, families, friends (2 bedrooms). Although advertised for 4 people the apartment could accommodate 6 (a supplement will be charged for parties of 5 or 6 - please contact us for details) The provision of a private, internal parking space plus lift access ensures that access to the apartment is trouble free for those with young children, the elderly or those with reduced mobility. For those who wish to ski there is a private ski locker. The apartment is excellent for families with young children as it is situated on the first floor (lift access) and in a secure residential complex with no thoroughfare. A cot and high chair are provided for those with babies. A good creche is within walking distance. Outside: The property benefits from a lovely south facing balcony furnished with table, 4 chairs, 2 sun loungers and a patio heater with views over the communal garden to the mountains. There is an electric barbecue. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are included in the rental price and the apartment is cleaned at the end of each stay (60€ to be left in cash at the end of the stay for cleaning) Other: Leading off the lounge is a beautifully furnished south facing balcony with views across the grounds towards the mountains. There is a table, 4 chairs, 2 sun loungers, bbq and gas patio heater. The building is set in peaceful communal grounds.

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