Pelvoux Apartment Rental Photos and Description
2 large bedrooms, garden and furnished balcony, south oriented, mountain view
The apartment is located in the locality of Poët-en-Pelvoux in a country house from the 16th century, typical with its archways highlighted by two vines and its large balconies (1st floor with balcony, direct access). You are in the Pays des Ecrins, in the Hautes-Alpes, in the heart of a nature reserve, towards Ailefroide, less than one kilometre from Pelvoux and less than one kilometre from shops and Vallouise's heritage. The apartment is south oriented in a semi-detached house with view of the ski resort of Puy Saint Vincent and the Valley of Vallouise. (Other rentals might be available in the area)
Trough the orchard, you will have access to a large path along the torrent (cross-country skiing trail during winter, mountain biking in summer) which will quickly reach either Vallouise avoiding all traffic (all shops, tennis court, numerous sports activities), or Pelvous (pool, fields). Ideal location for numerous leisure activities; from the house start many hikes, even if you can also relax in the garden...
Finally, nature lovers will be blessed by infinite wonders well preserved of our valleys.
During summer, you will discover the original charm of each of them:
- Vallouise-Pelvoux for family walks,
- Ailefroide (second French site for high mountain)
- The Vallon du Fournel (access from the Argentière) well known for its silver mines and the nature reserve of blue thistles: the queen of the Alps.
- The Valley of Freissinières (the hamlet of Dormillouse, perched in the protected heart of the park, is one of the crowning jewels of this valley's cultural heritage), and its high-altitude lakes.
- Fort Queyras, which is on Unesco World Heritage list, as well as its valley.
- Briançon (Valley of Serre Chevalier) which is on Unesco World Heritage list,
- La Clarée (Nevache) paradise for fishermen with many lakes
Information and advices pack for tours provided upon request.
Whether you like hiking, mountaineering, skiing, paragliding, free flight (aerodrome of St-Crepin), botany, fishing, hunting, dreaming, water sports, etc. or is you are just contemplative, our valley will allow you to satisfy all your desires, while enjoying the Mediterranean climate.
Horseback riding, summer sledge, mountain biking paths, canoeing, canyoning— rafting, via ferrata, climbing school, 'ice' school, tree-climbing adventures, and all these activities will be within 15 min by car from the house.
Rich military heritage (Briançon, Montdauphin), sundials, chapels, silver mines, hot springs, petrifying springs, Festival du rire (comedy festival), Jazz Festival, classical music festival (Musique en Ecrins), etc. are one of the cultural attractions within a distance of 25 km.
Close to Spain (35 km), Serre-Ponçon Lake (50 km).
After these many attractions, you can relax in the hot springs of Monetier, towards the Pass of the Lautaret or closer, at the Lake of the Roche-de-Dame (paddle boats), or at the lake of Eyglier. And 1 km from the house is a public swimming pool for a refreshing moment after many efforts.
Brasserie Alphand in Vallouise.
Cinemas in Puy-St-Vincent, the Argentière, Briançon.
Parties, conferences and many events are held at the house of the National Park of the Ecrins in Vallouise.
Finally, to end your day, you will have to choose from many restaurants in Vallouise, Pelvoux, Ailefroide, Puy-st-Vincent, or simply stay at home and make a BBQ, a fondue or a nice raclette. (Appliances available)
On a practical note,
You will find all convenience shops in Vallouise (1km), at the Pelvous resort (1 km) and supermarkets are in L'Argentiere la Bessee (11km).
Bin storage area/chalet (50 m). Selective waste sorting (wrappers, glass, regular).
Details for The Chalet du Poët 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Half Bathrooms
- wheelchair inaccessible
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- pets considered
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome