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Two bedroomed ground floor Apartment with patio in Samoens sleeps up to 6

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Beautiful, well equiped 2 bedroom ground floor apartment with large patio and outstanding mountain views and a tranquil location

Beautiful 2 bedroomed ground floor apartment with one double bedroom and one twin with two bunk beds and a third pull out bed stored underneath (see the pictures), each with fitted wardrobes, and a sofa bed suitable for one adult or 2 children in the living area. Fully equipped kitchen with Wi-Fi, TV, blueray player and docking station in the living area. There is a good selection of films, music, books and magazines to suit all ages and tastes as well as a well stocked toy and games box. There is a washing machine in the bathroom which has a full size bath with shower and a separate toilet. Large patio with outside seating and table accessed from the living area with an electric BBQ, table and seating for 6 and a couple of sun loungers. There is outside parking and a secure underground garage with storage for skis and bikes. The town centre with shops,restaurants and bars is 5-10 minutes walk away, with a supermarket 200m from the rear entrance to the apartment block and a take away pizza restaurant 50m away. The first stop on the blue ski bus route is 100m from the property, so there's always space, even at peak times. The Grand Massif express lift is a 500m picturesque walk away along the river bank but this is best accessed via the free ski bus or by driving to the large free car park at the base of the lift. The whole Grand Massif is accessible from this lift with over 250km of skiing to suit all abilities as well as some of the best off piste skiing in Europe. The nursery slopes in Samoens and Morrillon in particular are ideal for first timers with good intermediate skiing close by. Chamonix, Megeve, Les Gets and Morzine are all no more than an hours drive away. Samoens is not a typical ski resort. It is an historic French village with a whole host of outdoor activities as soon as the ski season finishes. Mountain and road biking, canoeing and white water rafting in the Gifre, hiking and paragliding are just a few of the activities available virtually all the year round.

bridget towns
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2017

About bridget towns

We live in England with our daughters and have travelled extensively throughout the alps both summer and winter. We enjoy "adventure" type holidays and wanted to have a bolt hole which we could easily access all year round. mainly for skiing in winter and mountain biking and more recently paragliding in the summer.

bridget towns purchased this apartment in 2013

Why bridget towns chose Samoëns

Having decided to buy a property in the alps, we spent several months making weekend trips to Italy, Austria and France. We had decided to buy in Morzine when we drove through Samoens on a misty Sunday morning and what we saw completely changed our minds. Samoens is not a typical ski resort, it is a historic French village with a medieval and alpine atmosphere - no high rise or concrete! It has excellent shops, restaurants and bars and everything is within walking distance from everywhere else.

All outdoor activities are catered for, summer and winter, yet there is never a feeling that it is too busy or crowded, even at peak season. Further afield and within 1 hours drive are most of Frances other well known ski resorts.

What makes this apartment unique

The location is ideal, being only 5 minutes from bars and restaurants, yet is in a quiet, wooded location with fabulous views south over the mountains. There are extensive riverside trails extending from Morillon, through Samoens to Sixt which pass around the apartment making it ideal for walking and mountain biking. The first pick up on the ski bus is at the end of the road, so it's always empty.

All other summer and winter activities are easily accessed on foot and the local supermarket caters for all of our needs and is 200m from the rear entrance to the apartment block. There is a large supermarket on the outskirts of the village with an excellent butcher, several bakeries and a greengrocer in the village


Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres


Geneva is the nearest airport approximately 70km away. It takes about an hour with a hire car from the airport. Car hire is not essential due to the location of the apartment and availability of ski bus. Transfer from Geneva via taxi or minibus can be booked online

The drive from the channel tunnel takes 8 to 10 hours depending on traffic and conditions.


Samoens is only an hours drive from Geneva in one direction and the Mont Blanc tunnel in the other giving access to skiing in Courmayeur, La Thuile and Monte Rossa

Further Details:

Samoens has numerous restaurants which are all within easy walking distance and are open all the year round. There are several bars for après ski where the atmosphere is not as hectic as in some larger resorts. It is more family orientated.

During the summer, Samoens is a centre for numerous adventure type activities including road and mountain biking, white water rafting, paragliding and rock climbing. All equipment can be hired locally.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Samoëns in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • small dogs only No ski boots beyond the hall
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Toilet and bathroom are separate. Washing machine in bathroo
  • Bathroom with full size bath and overhead shower. Heated towel rail and over bath clothes drying rack. Razor charging point. Washing machine in the bathroom with separate WC Complimentary soap,tissues,shampoo,conditioner,shower gel and hand wash.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 Full size bunk beds with third pull out bed. - 2 Single Bed , Full size bunk beds with third pull out bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinets and a view south over the mountains. Bedroom 2 with 2 full sized bunk beds with a third pull out bed for occasional use, fitted wardrobe, bedside cabinets and a view over the surrounding woodland. There is a sofa bed in the living area suitable for one adult or two children
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes on accommodation: Strictly no smoking. No ski boots outside of the hall Outside parking with underground garage as well Sledges in garage for use whilst staying in the apartment. Outside: Large sheltered patio leading to communal gardens. Table with 6 chairs,cushion pads for chairs stored inside along with sun umbrella . Two reclining sun loungers. Sun awning. Electric BBQ. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Inclusive of quality white towels, bedding and & tea towels. Beds made up on arrival. Property to be left clean and tidy with all cutlery and crockery washed. Dishwasher left empty, beds stripped, linen & towels left in bath. full clean by maid service. Other: Helmet, coats and boot storage in the hall. Underground garage for ski and bike storage


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Two bedroomed ground floor Apartment with patio in Samoens sleeps up to 6
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Great apartment in a lovely village

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment everything you need great location 5 minute walk to village centre , really peaceful great area for both mountain biking and road cycling which my husband and 16 year old son enjoyed the rafting is a must if your brave enough! Lovely walks if you go up the mountain on the chairlift from Morillon the views are amazing on a clear day, if the snow was guaranteed over new year I would definitely be booking again for then.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Valerie, Thank you for taking time to leave a review, we are so pleased you all had a good time and the apartment was in good order for you. Hope to welcome you back in the future . Kind regards Bridget
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Clean and home from home

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was clean, homely, had everything we needed and in a great location a short walk from the centre of the village.

Would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sam, Thank you for your review, so pleased you had a good time and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Nothing but good things to say

  • 5 of 5

Very nice apartment, accommodated four of us easily, clean and comfortable.

1 min walk to ski bus, and 5 minute walk to centre of Samoens.

Really can't go wrong, and certainly considering skiing Samoens (and booking this apartment) next year.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feed back,glad to hear everything was in good for you. Looking forward to welcoming you back
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Amazing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the apartment in Le Sylvania over the Christmas holidays and had a fantastic time. It is beautifully furnished, and felt very Christmassy with the red and alpine decor. The owner had put up twinkly lights and some lovely Christmas touches, including stockings on the bunk beds for my two children. The apartment was spotlessly clean, extremely well equipped and very comfortable for our 2 week holiday. We have stayed in many ski apartments over the years and this is by far one of the most well equipped... I was so happy when I saw a slow cooker - perfect for when you've been out all day!! We cooked a Christmas dinner, and the kitchen was big enough even for the trimmings!

It is located in the perfect position if you are looking for a winter holiday, doing a few additional things to skiing. As we were there for an extended period we were able to really explore the forest trails which are situated just behind the apartment, and our dog was in heaven. Most evenings we would walk the dog into town (just 5 minutes) along the river and enjoy all the festivities in Samoens, which is beautiful especially when lit up with Christmas lights. The ice rink is lots of fun, and there was even a free ice dance show in town!

This year the snow wasn't showing itself to any of the alps, but the Grand Massif did the best they could with what they had. We love the ski area and have returned here most years as the area is extensive and varied. This was our first time staying in Samoens and I would definitely recommend if you have non skiers, dogs, or just want some variety. There is loads to do and it's a really nice town. The apartment is an easy walk along the river to the telecabine or a 2 min drive to the big car park (which we did having 2 young children).

The wifi was fast, the hot water was hot (and didn't run out - unlike some places we have stayed) and the building was quiet, so if you want a relaxing holiday in the alps - book it!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you had a great stay,and you found the apartment clean and comfortable.I am very grateful for any fed back good or bad so we can keep the apartment in top condition to meet everyones needs. Samoens has so much to offer for families,skiers and non skiers all year round and not forgetting dogs!
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Excellent throughout

  • 5 of 5

Location is excellent: short walk to the village, quiet surrounding, lovely view.

The garden was a big plus as we have 2 small children.

Apartment was very well equipped, from toaster to hairdrier, even found hotwater bottles for the winter!

Beds were comfortable and everything was in working order, the children loved the big chest full of indoor/outdoor games.

Owner is so very on the ball and helpful.

Absolute winner all around.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great holiday and found everything you needed and delighted to hear the children enjoyed the garden and toy box. Its great to get feed back good or bad as it helps us to know what people want out of the apartment.
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Great holiday in Samoens

  • 5 of 5

Great ground floor apartment , spent 10 days here for mountain bike riding week , and watched le tour go through samones , all so walked a few mountain tops , enjoyed every second , easy walk in to town or lift .

Everything you need is in the apartment for a great holiday winter or summer ,

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Samoëns, Haute-Savoie

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 2
3 Sep 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New year
24 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
7 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Apr 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 1
15 Apr 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Sunday as the flights are usually cheaper and avoids the congestion that normally occurs on Saturday. Check in after 4pm and check out before 10am

Notes on prices:
Available May and June by contacting the owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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