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Luxury catered ski chalet In Ste Foy Station.

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-May-2017
  • Sleeps 16
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Luxury boutique catered chalet in Sainte-Foy - 100 Metres from the piste in an exclusive area just on the fringes of the old Savoyard village.

Luxury family-owned boutique catered ski chalet, nestled just above the first lift on the edge of the charming old village of Bonconseil, yards from the piste.

Designed and built by local artisans, Marigold captures the Savoyard spirit with the use of local stone, wood and Lauze throughout the building. It combines spectacular views over five floors, with stunning spacious traditional and modern interiors.

Its an exceptionally well appointed spacious chalet, all bedrooms en-suite with stunning views across the valley to Mount Pourri/Les Arcs, with majestic views of La Rossiere and the Italian Alps.

Food is our passion and we carefully select Chefs with a proven desire to exceed our clients expectations. Together, our professional chef and chalet host will prepare exceptional four course evening dinners 6 days a week, continental breakfast with an alternating hot option every morning before your days skiing. Upon your return in the afternoon, they will prepare delicious cakes and afternoon tea. Aperitifs and canapes are served before a four course dinner and our choice of quality wines selected from our wine cave.

Breakfast.

To get the day off to a great start, our chef and chalet host will prepare a fantastic breakfast with something for everyone. Freshly baked bread, croissants, pain au chocolate, cereals, yogurts, preserves and fruits. Each morning they will also cook a hot option if you prefer.

-Eggs Benedict served with French ham and hollandaise sauce.

-French Toast with Cinnamon Icing Sugar and seasonal hot fruit compote.

-Smoked Salmon with Scrambled Eggs (chive, crème fraiche & Dijon mustard sauce).

-Baked field mushrooms with spinach and poached eggs on toast.

-Poached Egg on a Thyme Herb Rosti.

Afternoon Tea.

After a day out on the slopes, our chef will have prepared fresh cakes, tea, hot chocolate and the odd glass of vin chaud. Relax in the sitting room around the log fire, try out the sauna or even the hot tub on the terrace as you watch the sun go down over Mount Pourri.

-Blueberry muffins served with a warm blueberry compote.

-Scones with whipped cream and strawberries.

-Carrot and cinnamon cake with a frosted topping.

-Dark chocolate, pistachio and almond trail biscuits .

Childrens early dinner.

If required, our chef and chalet host can serve the children's dinner earlier. Tell us what you want and we'll try our best to accommodate it. We've kept the menu simple, healthy and nutritious, but also something that should be appealing.

-Lasagna with garlic bread and fresh salad.

-Homemade chicken goujons with mayo, sweetcorn coblet and sweet potato wedges.

-Bangers n'mash with a delicious gravy and peas.

-Homemade fish fingers with french fries and homemade tomato ketchup.

-Bacon macaroni and cheese with garlic bread & salad.

Dinner.

Dinner, served six evenings a week, is where you can enjoy fantastic foods and wines, in a relaxing atmosphere and recharge your batteries for the next days skiing.

Canapes and aperitifs are served before dinner, followed by a starter, main course, local cheese board and sumptuous deserts and coffee afterwards.

Starters.

-Duck and pork terrine with pistachios and cranberries served with a rocket salad.

-Fresh pea and mint soup with pesto oil and Prosciutto crisp.

-Seared Scallops and Chorizo served with Apple and Celeriac puree garnished with crisp watercress and a rocket oil.

-French Wild Boar Sauccisson, Pear, Soft Goats Cheese, Caramalised Walnuts and Fresh Crisp Leaves served with a white balsamic glaze.

Mains.

-Pan fried cod on bed of wilted spinach and fresh steamed new potatoes.

-Slow Roast Pork Belly and boudin noir served with a creamy mash, roasted seasonal veg and a creamy Dijon and apple sauce with an apple crisp.

-Spiced Duck Breast with a port, cranberry and orange Jus served with dauphinoise potato, wilted spinach and honey roasted carrots.

Deserts.

-Homemade Tiramisus.

-Passion fruit and lemon cheesecake with toasted almonds.

-Tarte Tartan with creme Anglais.

-Spiced poached pears with cinnamon infused Chantilly cream.

-Chocolate Fondant with homemade ice cream.

Cheeseboard.

-A varied selection of local Savoie and other regional cheeses.

More Details

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About the Owner

Valerie Dunn
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

About Valerie Dunn

The owners Alan and Valerie, have been skiing in the Tarentaise for 40 years and decided to relocate to Sainte Foy and as Alan ran a development company and Valerie is a Chartered Surveyor, decided to build Marigold ourselves in 1999. Since building Marigold, we started a French Development/Building company and work extensively in the area. Having been here since the infancy of the resort, we have vast local knowledge and contacts.

Valerie Dunn purchased this chalet in 1999

Why Valerie Dunn chose Val d'Isere - Tignes - Sainte Foy

Chalet Marigold is a superior chalet set in the perfect location, 100 metres from the piste and a short walk or ski down into the charming station of Sainte Foy. Being located on the outskirts of the original old village Bonconseil, Marigold benefits from the lack of modern development and is relatively peaceful considering its proximity to the centre of the resort.

The property is set on a hillside overlooking the Tarentaise valley with magnificent views of Mont Pourri. This 16 bed chalet was built by a master builder with every attention to detail.

What makes this chalet unique

Conveniently located 100 metres from the piste, this exceptional spacious boutique catered chalet has had every attention to detail.....

Guestbook comments from the owner

We would like to thank you for a fantastic week in Sainte Foy. Our stay in the chalet was tremendous. The food was exceptional- high quality restaurant standard for every sitting. We've stayed in many catered chalets before but this was by far the best. It exceeded all our expectations. Lauren and Harrison were so flexible with timings which suited our young family. They seemed so perceptive to all our needs which made our stay so relaxed and enjoyable. Our boys, Tom and George, thought they were wonderful- they were so patient and engaging with all of the children in our group; thank you. Our accommodation was lovey, clean, warm and incredibly relaxed. Nothing was too much trouble for lauren and Harry; from making reservations for lunches, to sorting ski hire, to buying children's particular dietary preferences. We couldn't have wanted more from our stay. We are so pleased to have such amazing hosts. We would absolutely return to Sainte Foy. We would recommend you to any of our friends.

Thanks again

Emily and Richard
Mar 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We would like to thank you for a fantastic week in Sainte Foy. Our stay in the chalet was tremendous. The food was exceptional- high quality restaurant standard for every sitting. We've stayed in many catered chalets before but this was by far the best. It exceeded all our expectations. Lauren and Harrison were so flexible with timings which suited our young family. They seemed so perceptive to all our needs which made our stay so relaxed and enjoyable. Our boys, Tom and George, thought they were wonderful- they were so patient and engaging with all of the children in our group; thank you. Our accommodation was lovey, clean, warm and incredibly relaxed. Nothing was too much trouble for lauren and Harry; from making reservations for lunches, to sorting ski hire, to buying children's particular dietary preferences. We couldn't have wanted more from our stay. We are so pleased to have such amazing hosts. We would absolutely return to Sainte Foy. We would recommend you to any of our friends.

Thanks again

Emily and Richard
Mar 2016
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14 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

5

Beautiful Chalet, in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Chalet Marigold Feb 2017 – 7 adults with 5 children aged 9-13. The Chalet was spacious, clean and beautiful. Very comfortable and after a hard day on the slopes the hot tub was a luxury. Right from our initial contact with Liam, we had brilliant customer service, and he responded to emails quickly and efficiently.

The food was amazing – Breakfast was whatever you wanted, cooked or cereals / toast. Homemade cake each afternoon… Evening meals were amazing. Better than we’d all had at top local restaurants in the UK. Jake was an amazing chef and Phillippa was warm and friendly and made us all feel spoilt. Thanks to them both for looking after us!

Sainte Foy is quite quiet in Feb, so the ski-ing was perfect for our young families to learn and gain confidence and the bars and shops are a 5 mins walk away.

Can’t wait to go back!

Jo

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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5

Great family resort, great chalet, great food.

  • 5 of 5

The chalet was perfect for our group made up of four families; 8 adults and 8 children. The location was perfect with easy access to the nearest piste (70m) and a short walk down the hill to the nearest restaurant, bar, supermarket and ski hire shops.

Our chalet hosts, Jake and Philippa, were just brilliant. Nothing was too much trouble for Philippa who wore a constant smile. Jake's cooking was amazing ......the best we have had in any catered chalet and befitting of any top class restaurant. Liam's customer service was excellent and we would all really recommend this chalet to family and friends.

The resort is perfect for families with young children who are learning to ski as all of the runs lead back to St Foy. The only disadvantage is that two of the four chair lifts are slow and ideally would benefit from an upgrade! However, three of us took a day trip away from our families to Les Arcs and covered enough terrain that day to keep us ski happy. Les Arcs is very accessible from St Foy - enter via Villaroger which is only a 15 minute drive from the chalet (though you do probably need your own car to get there).

All in all .........brilliant! Thank you Liam, Jake and Philippa.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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5

Lovely chalet in a lovely resort!

  • 5 of 5

The team here were exceptional and I had a super holiday. I was unwell for a few days and they even brought my food to my room! Very kind.

Highly recommend and thank you so much! X

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
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Lovely spacious chalet

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 6 children and 6 adults had a brilliant week staying in Chalet Marigold. The chalet was perfect for three families, with lots of space and bedrooms to choose from. The use of the sauna and hot tub at the end of the day provided welcome relief to aching legs! Jake and Philippa were excellent hosts providing the children with their dinner at 5.30pm before preparing an outstanding three course meal for the adults at 7.30pm. Jake is a talented chef who prepared delicious food every night and presented it beautifully. The cheese and port left by the fire every night were an added bonus! We all had a fabulous time and are looking forward to a return visit!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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5

Second visit, great time!

  • 5 of 5

We had stayed in Chalet Marigold last year and quickly rebooked for 2017. We were a large party of 8 adults and lots of children. We were really well looked after by the hosts Jake and Phillipa. The food was exceptional and our every whim was catered for. Great location for the village and the slopes. Sizeable chalet so everyone has their own space. We will return!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Brilliant ski holiday

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in Chalet Marigold before and were delighted to return for half-term this year. Prior to our trip the owners were incredibly helpful - sorting a ski guide, helping us arrange ski hire, and sending menus through. The chalet itself is ideally positioned in this family-perfect resort, and it is large enough to accommodate more than one family comfortably. We were 3 families (5 adults and 8 teenagers) and everyone felt at ease. Jake, our chef for the week, deserves special praise: I'm still thinking about his bacon ice cream, and I doubt my four teens would eat beet carpacccio or pork belly if I cooked it, yet all was devoured when presented at Marigold. All in all, a perfect ski holiday. Thank you, Marigold!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Location

From the Owner

Chalet Marigold is a superior chalet set in the perfect location, 100 metres from the piste and a short walk or ski down into the charming station of Sainte Foy. Being located on the outskirts of the original old village Bonconseil, Marigold benefits from the lack of modern development and is relatively peaceful considering its proximity to the centre of the resort. The property is set on a hillside overlooking the Tarentaise valley with magnificent views of Mont Pourri. This 16 bed chalet was built by a master builder with every attention to detail.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Chambery at 85 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : La Coeur at 500 Metres Nearest Train : Bourg St Maurice (TGV) at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Albertville at 50 Kilometres

Travel:

Nearest airports: Chambéry and Grenoble - 90 mins.

Lyon - 2.5 hrs.

Geneva 2.5 hrs.

Trains: Eurostar to Bourg St. Maurice (20 mins from Sainte Foy).

Channel ports: approx 9-12 hrs.

Once in resort a car is not essential.

Distances:

Bourg St Maurice 20 mins.

Villaroger (Les Arcs) 10 mins.

Val D'Isere 20 mins.

Tignes 20 mins.

La Rossiere 25 mins.

Further Details:

There are a couple of small supermarkets in Sainte Foy Station, the larger supermarkets are based in Bourg St Maurice (20 mins).

There is a cashpoint in the resort of Sainte Foy.

The nearest petrol station is in Bourg Saint Maurice (20mins).

The nearest pharmacy is in Seez (15 mins).

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
NY
30 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£18,000
for 7 nights
£18,000
 
 
Feb Half Tr
10 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£19,000
 
 
easter
24 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£16,000
 
 
EASTER
31 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£16,000
for 7 nights
£16,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£10,000
for 7 nights
£10,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking is based on a single group/sole occupancy with a minimum of 10 guests. Maximum occupancy is 16, changeover day Saturday/Sunday according to current bookings.
For bookings made less than 10 weeks before the start of the holiday, total accommodation cost is required on booking.
Otherwise a 25% deposit is required on initial booking, the balanced required 10 weeks before your arrival.
Payment to be by bank transfer or Sterling cheque.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day can be flexible, depending on current bookings. Dates are shown as Sunday to Sunday as this is often much less crowded, but please do contact us if you would prefer a different changeover.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Conveniently located 100 metres from the piste, this exceptional spacious boutique catered chalet has had every attention to detail.....

Property Type

  • chalet

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

General

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

Kitchen

  • Kitchen ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • resort

Attractions

  • forests
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • sledding

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski

Floor Area

  • 450 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 5 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 6 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms have either a shower or a bath, toilet, basin and heated towel rail. Electric underfloor heating throughout.

Bedrooms

  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Bedroom 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 16 (8 Bedrooms) - 450 m/2 over 5 floors. Notes on bedrooms: Two large en-suite family rooms on the 5th floor with double beds and each with its own mezzanine and bunkbeds Four double/twin en-suite bedrooms on the 3rd floor (with the sauna also on this level). Finally, two double/twin en-suite bedrooms on the 2nd floor. All bedrooms have an LED 32 inch TV/UK Freeview/DVD player. Electric underfloor heating throughout.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Included in Price
  • Booking Possible
  • Included in Price
  • Catering available

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Outside: Large Hot Tub, deck area and balconies of approx 90 m/2. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Rooms are cleaned daily. Other: Central Chubb Fire Alarm Kone Lift to all floors, Flat screen LED TVs/Freeview UK boxes in all bedrooms, Large sunbathing terrace, Hot Tub, sauna Sauna, WI-FI throughout chalet, Access to business office upon request, Off road parking.

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