* South facing
* Quiet village location
* Wood burning stove
* Traditional beamed ceilings
* Flexible change-over days
Built into the mountain side, on three levels. the chalet provides four bedrooms, two toilets, two showers and a large open plan living, dining and kitchen area, ideal for two families or up to eight adults.
The main living space is open plan, with a wood fired stove, comfortable seating and a well equipped kitchen/dining area, giving a great ambiance for sociable dining and relaxing.
Our chalet is available for self catering rental all year round. Converted from a 150 year old cow shed and hay loft, it is an ideal base for climbing, walking or skiing holidays. A car is essential for most save the fittest walkers. Skiing is available in a choice of resorts from Les Arcs, 15 minutes by car, St Foye or La Rosiere 30 mins or Val d'Isere 40 mins.
Savoie is one of the most beautiful regions of France, with spectacular mountain scenery and lakes. Chalet Ecosse is ideally situated in a small rural village which can provide a base base for a wide range of holiday activities, including:
Flora and fauna.
The region is also famous for its wonderful food. Mountain specialties of local cheese and cured meats are blended with fresh produce from the fertile lower valley to create a hearty rustic cuisine.
Chalet Ecosse is so named as the owners are a Scottish family who have been using it as a holiday base for twenty years now. The chalet is a large, traditional stone built barn converted into comfortable accommodation for families or groups looking for a mountain base full of character and charm. The village of Les Echines Dessous is quiet and peaceful and still supports small farmers living a traditional way of life.
Plenty of beautiful walks start at the front door, from gentle strolls around the village, to longer treks through alpine meadows leading to the historic Fort de La Platte and onwards to view Mont Blanc or further afield into the Vanoise National Park.