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Alpine Chalet Spacious suites FREE WIFI near Alpe d'Huez - Self Catering Apartments

Bedrooms 1
Space 355 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking



Self Catering Apartments

Our apartments are available for self catering during the summer, May to October.The bedrooms have single beds but these can be put together to form a double bed. The kitchen sitting room is spacious and has lots of storage space. Some have additional ovens and dishwashers. All have a hob, fridge freezer, toaster, kettle, coffee maker.

A sofa can convert to two comfortable single beds or a double.

Some apartments have 2 bedrooms.

The price includes up to 4 people self catering.

Bed linen, towels and tea towels are included in the price.

A baby pack including a cot, high chair and steriliser, and babyphone is 10€ per day. You will also have access to all the shared facilities in the Château.

The only extra charge is 0.55c/person under 14/day local tax. There will be a 100€ cash deposit payable on arrival. This will be returned on departure as long as the apartment is properly cleaned and there are no major breakages

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About the property

Le Château d'Oz

Large self contained apartment-suites in Le Chateau d'Oz.

All rooms have private bathroom and small kitchen.

In the winter fully catered half board holidays are available for between 1 - 24 persons. Come on your own and make new friends or in a group. PRICE SHOWN IS PER PERSON HALF BOARD based on 2 Sharing.

In the summer we offer either bed and breakfast, breakfast and evening meal ( especially catering for cyclists where required). PRICE SHOWN IS PER PERSON BED and BREAKFAST only based on 2 Sharing.

Self catering is also available for a minimum 7 night stay

Outside there is a large, 2000 sq m garden with furniture and an eating/sitting area around a big barbecue. There is also a full size boules/petanque court. The communal traditionally styled lounge has a library of books and magazines as well as a large flat screen HDTV. There is a Blue Ray player and satellite TV. Free broadband WiFi is available. A games room has table football/babyfoot and table tennis. Fully catered holidays are offered all year round. More information and pictures on Le Chateau d'Oz facebook page.

For monthly special offers see our website for details.

Skiing and Cycling in the Oisans: Oz is fully integrated into the huge Alpe d'Huez ski area with around 250km of pistes. This is one of the highest ski resorts in Europe with a snow-sure and sunny aspect. There are runs for all abilities and access from Oz to all kinds of slopes is both quick and convenient via two high speed gondolas. Queuing is rare even at peak times.

Our region is famous for having some of the best road cycling routes in Europe. Legendary mountain cols such as the Galibier, Glandon, Croix de Fer and Lautaret are on the doorstep while the Telegraphe and La Madeleine are a step further. We have locked storage for bikes and can arrange rental bikes. These range from the relatively modest to full Carbon frames, etc. Bring your own pedals and they will be fitted. Mountain biking is also well catered for here with many marked trails. In the summer season the ski lifts are open and have been specially designed to carry bikes as well as people up the mountain.

Family activities in the SUMMER: We are often asked what is there for children to do by parents concerned that they will be stuck in the middle of rural France with nothing for the children to do.

Its not like that here, there are so many things to do for adults and children of all ages.

Oz has a Kamikaze park which features zip lining in the trees. On Lac Verney, just below Le Chateau, there are dinghies, windsurfers pedaloes and canoes. On local rivers there is rafting, tubing, canyoning and kayaking. Activities like Archery and Tennis are well organized along with a children's creche. Mini golf for budding masters or players up for a challenge. There is proper golf for grown-ups too. There are three outdoor pools, a paddling one for small children, medium for most kids and an adult one with a diving board. Local lakes have beaches with swimming and water sports.There is a children's farm with donkeys, ponies, pigs and rabbits etc. In 2013 a full size ice skating rink has been opened in Vaujany a short drive from Oz.

Holiday activities: For Alpinists there is summer climbing on some spectacular peaks. You can warm up with some bouldering or on some of the permanent climbing walls including Allemonts spectacular needle. Alternatively there are more routes than you climb in a season.

There are Via Ferrata for those want a taste of climbing without the need for experience or training.

Down in the valleys there are walks and bike trails in the woods with minimal gradients, great for getting up to speed or for small children. There are great drives through the mountains and along the lakes to traditional market towns. Borg d'Oisans, just down the road, has a lively market on Saturdays.

There is also an local farm that makes tasty goats cheese. The cheese comes in various forms, from the fresh milk-white to the hairy blue 'sec' that looks pretty scary, but actually tastes quite mild and delicious.

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Property Manager
Andy Christodolo or Gillian Lawrence
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2017

About Andy Christodolo or Gillian Lawrence

Andy and Gill have worked in hospitality all over the world for many years. We are experienced at making sure everything goes just right when you visit us.

Andy Christodolo or Gillian Lawrence purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Andy Christodolo or Gillian Lawrence chose Isere

Oz en Oisans village is in the perfect place to enjoy both the summer and winter seasons. Its really convenient for the lifts which in the winter take you directly to Alpe d'Huez and its fabulous skiing, and in July and August open up to take both mountain bikers and walkers up the mountains. Its close to the Tour de France routes, the famous 21 bends and the great cols of the Alps. Its quiet location means we love to hear the birds and the river running close by.

What makes this apartment unique

Le Château d'Oz is in a beautiful traditional mountain village and was built over 400 years ago. It used to be used as a farmhouse but we have made some improvements to it and its now a very comfortable country house. As its the biggest house in the village, it has always been called 'Le Château'. We are just down the road from the Ski lifts and Alpe d'Huez so you are close enough to be convenient yet far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed in late July for the Alpe d'Huez triathlon. A perfect location for this race and cycling in the area. Andy and Gill are gracious hosts and extremely helpful. A hearty breakfast buffet. Our suite was spacious and had its own patio. We would definitely come back. Don't miss this first class accommodation!
Jul 2015
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The price is for up to 4 persons sharing a self catering apartment- suite,
There is a 100€ / apartment security deposit payable on arrival.
Guests must leave the apartment clean on departure or they may choose to pay an additional 100€/apartment cleaning charge.


Accommodation and facilities for Self Catering Apartmentsin Oz in Isere

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 355 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All apartment- suites have a private bathroom. Some have a bath with a shower and others have only a shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , single beds covert to Queen,sofa to 2 single or a double
  • All beds are full size and can be converted to a large double (Queen) on request.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
You will have access to all the shared facilities at the Château - garden, barbecue area, sitting room with its library and HDTV and games room. There is a secured garage for bike storage and washdown facilities. Cycles are not allowed in the rooms - a 100€ deposit will be taken. A washing machine is also available for a small charge. An iron and ironing board is available on request. A Baby pack consisting of a cot, a high chair and a steriliser is available for 10€/day. A baby monitor is also available. The baby pack is free if you are taking the half board option. Breakfast is available to self catering guests for 9€ per day and a 3 course evening meal for 25€ per day. Meals to be booked by 10am for the evening meal or the night before for breakfast. Half board is available all year, see Le Chateau main page for prices. Please note that a dishwasher and an oven is not available in all apartment-suites. Well behaved pets are welcome subject to conditions. Please ask for details.


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Self Catering Apartments
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Perfect Place to Relax

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a relaxing holiday & that is what we got. It didn't matter to Gill if we arrived for breakfast at 7.30 or 9.30. We spent our days walking or relaxing without having to keep an eye on the time. Andy is extremely knowledgeable about the area & Gill is an amazing cook who is happy to alter her menus to accommodate fussy eaters such as myself. We are already looking forward to our next stay at Chateau D'Oz.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Helen. With our amazing views and extensive walking there is plenty for you to see and do when you come again! Bring the motor bike next year.
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A wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent, nothing more to say really. Don't go anwhere else if you want to avoid disappointment.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent for skiing base

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay for skiing holiday. Andy and Gill are very hospitable and looked after us really well. The rooms are not rooms but suites and very spacious. Easy access to the slopes and Andy excellent guide. Gill's food is fab.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic family New Year Break

  • 5 of 5

Le Chateau d'Oz was an ideal getaway for our New Year skiing break. Enough piste and off-piste to keep our teenager happy and fabulous hospitality and gastronomy to make us want to come back again in the summer. Lovely village, great views from spacious rooms and easy to get to. We went as a family but we could imagine this being a great place with friends too.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cycling in the Alps

  • 5 of 5

I booked a room/apartment for myself but it could easily take four or five. Very confortable and the kitchen was a godsend once I had returned from cycling. The breakfast was normal continental but the evening dinners were out of this world!

If you want to go cycling near Alpe D'Huez, you are so close and there are other mountains and the Marmotte route nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Autumn Break at Chateau d'Oz

  • 5 of 5

A one week visit in September to the French Alps, a wonderful week of weather and accommodation at Chateau d'Oz. Very clean and comfortable apartments, with great service and helpful tips on travelling/sight seeing in the immediate area from Andy and Gill. Whilst staying took advantage on a few nights to eat in, food excellent and accompanied by local wines. Overall highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
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French alps
Chez Pépé Nicolas, restaurant dans les 3 Vallées
Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Grenoble, St Geoirs or Lyon, St Exupéry
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Auberge La Cure
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Grenoble International
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A480, junction 8
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Auberge La Cure
Nearest Ski
7 Kilometres
Oz en Oisans, Alpe d'Huez
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Le Château d'Oz is in the beautiful and spectacular Oisans region of the French Alps near Alpe d'Huez and Grenoble.

Set in the traditional village of Oz en Oisans it is a haven of peace and tranquility with access to some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

This area is good to visit all year round. In the winter we are part of the huge Grand Rousses/Alpe d'Huez ski area.

During the summer road cycling dominates the sporting activities and there are many other things to do.

Les Ecrins National Park is on the doorstep with its high mountain plateaus and dramatic 3000m peaks, a paradise for walkers and climbers.

Despite the fact that this is one of the best places for an active sports holiday Le Château is an excellent place to snooze in the shadow of the trees in our garden, hearing nothing but the local stream, the breeze in the leaves and the birds. Videos of Le Chateau can be seen on youtube.

Other Activities: Donkey trekking, canyoning, childrens farm, kite surfing

Golf: The Golf International de Grenoble has a spectacular 18 holes ringed by mountains which is open all year and less than an hour away. There are also several interesting 9 holes right up in the mountains which are only open during the summer.

Ski: Oz en Oisans is part of the larger Grand Rousses area which is best known by its largest village, Alpe d'Huez. Le Château d'Oz is connected by a regular free ski bus that leaves from near the bottom of the driveway or you can drive in about 7 min to the lifts. We also offer a private shuttle service in the winter. Parking is easy and close to the lifts. Queues are rare, even in peak season. Access to one of the largest ski resorts in the world is fast and convenient. Excellent ski school for all ages. Shops have equipment for all standards and all snow sports. Lots of snow making so a reliable run back down to the bottom.

FREE Transfers can be arranged from Grenoble airport in the winter, December to April, for up to 8 persons on a first come first served basis

We can arrange transfers from Lyon airport.