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Lovely 2-Bed Apartment Easy Access To 3 Valleys Skiing And Mountain Views

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Brides les Bains, Nr. Meribel, Savoie, Rhone-Alpes, France - In Beautiful Spa Town Ideal For Spa Cure & Summer Activities Like Hiking, Rafting & Mountain Biking

This large apartment of 56 sq metres sleeps 8, with a sofa bed in large lounge & has a large balcony overlooking mountain & brook. There is a dishwasher, 4-halogens hob, fridge, kettle, percolator & all you need for self catering with flat screen TV & secure underground car parking. There is a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym and games room. The apartment has been recently refurbished. Wi Fi access is available in the apartment with code and there is a communal lounge plus a laundry room. The Three Valleys benefits from an advanced lift system and minimal queues even in the height of winter season. In Summer there are thermal baths + activities such as rafting, mountain biking & hiking. Brides-Les-Bains is a charming alpine town with a Spa, Casino, cinema, bars and restaurants plus a market in the summer. It is located at the edge of the Vanoise National Park, at an altitude of 600m & has all the appeal of an alpine report but it is also a living community which has maintained its original character.


Owner
Ray and Pat Ruocco
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2017

About Ray and Pat Ruocco

We are an older couple who love skiing and have instilled the same love of skiing into our two grown up children who still regularly come on holidays with us to our apartment. They have brought their friends with them over the years and we have had many wonderful holidays together in this resort. We live in England but also have family connections in Italy.

Ray and Pat Ruocco purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Ray and Pat Ruocco chose The Three Valleys

We purchased the apartment in 2007 because of its position and quick access to extensive skiing and have been holidaying in Brides les Bains every year since. We still not managed to cover all the ski runs.

We liked the apartment because it was spacious, well furnished, comfortable and we could accommodate friends as well as our two children.

What makes this apartment unique

We have enjoyed the convenience of travel to the apartment by all modes of travel -car, plane and train. We often hire a car if we travel by air as it is very convenient

to use for transfers, shopping or getting to other ski areas.

In the summer, particularly, we use it for sight seeing and visiting local beauty spots such as Lake Annecy. The train journey by Eurostar or TGV is also particularly enjoyable

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Brides-les-Bains in Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, sink and heated towel rail. Bathroom 2 has his and her basins and vanity unit, bath and shower head with heated towel rail. Separate wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size double bed, wardrobe, mountain view. Bedroom 2 has twin bunk beds, side table and wardrobe. Cabin area in vestibule contains 2 additional bunk beds, wardrobe and cupboard space. Lounge has sofa bed with twin singles.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Large apartment on fourth floor with access by lift and easy access to secure underground car park. It is also in a quiet location overlooking trees and a stream with a view of the mountains. The apartment is well heated with plenty of hot water and a choice of bath or shower. There is a heated indoor pool jacuzzi sauna and a comfortably furnished reception area. Clients have the choice of bringing their own bed linen and towels or hiring them at an additional cost. If prebooked, they will be in the apartment on arrival. Baguettes, croissants and pastries are available every morning for purchase. Outside: There is an outside garden and the apartment has its own large balcony and dining furniture overlooking brook and mountains. The apartment is favourably situated on the peaceful side of the block with the advantage of not overlooking the car park or entrance. There is also a shared indoor heated swimming pool . Utility Room: Hoover, clothes dryer etc in apartment. Washing machine, dryers, ironing board available in main lobby. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are available for hire on request. There is an end of stay cleaning charge of £60 and cleaning can be arranged during stay for an additional charge if required. Other: Vestibule area contains 2 bunk beds with own wardrobe area. Large balcony with mountain views contains outside table and chairs for eight

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Lovely 2-Bed Apartment Easy Access To 3 Valleys Skiing And Mountain Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Beautiful apartment, spacious and very clean

  • 5 of 5

I recommend this apartment if you want value for money and don't mind the gondola ride to Meribel. We enjoyed all that the The Three Valleys has to offer in the way of skiing and atmosphere without the excessive prices. We ate out in Brides les Bains several evenings which we could never afford in Meribel. There are also some good bars and live music in the village.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super Appartement

  • 5 of 5

Pour ma cure , j'ai passé un séjour formidable dans l'appartement des Ruocco . Il est très, très bien entretenu , d'une propreté impeccable et bien situé . Important leur garage dans la résidence. Les propriétaires ont toujours répondu à mes très nombreuses questions .J'ai beaucoup apprécié l'accueil de la représentante .

J' ai déjà réservé pour ma prochaine cure .

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Special interest holidays:

In the summer season Brides les Bains is very popular with those having a special interest in health, slimming and fitness and is often booked for slimming cures. Special dietetic menus are available in the restaurants, if desired.

Travel:

Brides is a flat easy one hour drive from Chambery Airport (83 km), Grenoble (112 km), Lyon (169 km) or Geneva (168 km), which all have airports. All these towns (along with Moutiers (7 km) and Bourg Saint Maurice) also have major railway stations. Indeed, if you are travelling by train, the best way is direct by Snowtrain from St Pancreas or change in Paris to TGV. The self drive option will take between 7 to 10 hours from Calais. Taxis and buses are available from Moutiers or from airports.

Distances:

Brides les Bain is a popular spa town situated in Savoie region of Rhone Alpes. The capital of Chambery (53 km), with its atmospheric old quarter and fascinating history, the authentic and picturesque village of Notre Dame de Bellecombe or Lake Annecy and its beautiful town is about 1 hour 15 mins away. Bozel offers lake fishing and is about 15 minutes away. Regional National Parc Massif des Bauges is 43 km away

Further Details:

The Grand Spa des Alpes, offers you an area spanning 2100 m² devoted to treatments and relaxation. There are treatment rooms, solarium, beach and outdoor jacuzzis winter and summer and almost 40 different treatments.

If you prefer you can try activities like snowshoeing, paragliding, dog sledding, ice-karting and ice skating. In the summer Brides les Bains offers stunning scenery with all the amenities of a well established resort. There are activities such as rock climbing, horse riding, golfing, white water rafting, mountain biking and hiking with a number of marked walking trails around the area. In Brides Les Bains there are restaurants, bars, a casino, cinema,tourist office and two nightclubs. The requisite post office, doctors chemists can all be found and there is a market every Wednesday in the summer. Supermarkets are nearby 'Super U' 10 minutes drive and Carrefour and many others in Moutiers.

Additional winter sports activities such as tobogganning, cross-country skiing and heli-skiing are available. World famous events such as the Boarderweek are held in December in Meribel and attract snow boarders from all over with competitions and concerts. The apres ski is centred round a number of bars, one or two nightclubs and the various restaurants in Brides les Bains with more to offer in Meribel, about a 25 minute drive away or Courcheval.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Brides-les-Bains, Savoie

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£415
for 7 nights
£415
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Stay tax £0.35 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Booking Notes:
Prices are in Sterling but we also accept Euros. A security deposit of £150 is requested which will be returned within 14 days of departure.

Shorter stays of 3 days and more may be available.

Ski hire discount for our guests at Intersport next to Residence Cybele has been arranged.

Changeover Day:
Preferred day is Saturday but will also consider Sunday

Notes on prices:
An early booking discount of 5% is available for the winter skiing season if booked before 15 June 2016. Please enquire with owner. Additional tourist tax (taxe de sejour) is payable per guest per night for those aged 13 plus of 0.35 Euros. The above prices exclude French VAT which will be added at 10%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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