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Charming Converted School -Portes du Soleil - Ski and Mountain Base 5/6

Bedrooms 6
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5/6 Bedrooms - Sleeping 10 -12 in Portes du Soleil

A stunning former school, now converted to provide spacious and well appointed accommodation for 10 -12 people. The house provides a fantastic year round mountain getaway - with easy access to the Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, La Chapelle d'Abondance and Chatel. The ground floor is open plan with kitchen, dining and sitting area and wood burning stove. A large utility room contains washing machine and dryer and space to store skis/boots etc. There are four bedrooms - two double and two twin - and large family bathroom on the first floor. The second floor has been recently converted with an open plan seating area and a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and additional bathroom. There are an additional two single beds in this den area.There is a secluded garden, with decked terrace offering fantastic mountain views. In the ski season we can arrange ski passes, ski rental and instruction if you need it . We can also arrange welcome packs of food supplies for your arrival.

Jane Chesters
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 4, 2018


Abondance House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 child bed , Bunk Beds - sleeping 2
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are 5 bedrooms - three double and two twin , with an aditional two single beds on the second floor. There is also a travel cot available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • tennis


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Charming Converted School -Portes du Soleil - Ski and Mountain Base 5/6
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
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Beautiful home -spacious and cosy

  • 5 of 5

Great holiday in charming home -close to all you need but totally peaceful and quiet too

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming House

  • 4 of 5

We spent a pleasant stay in this small village, a very nice and comfortable house. A stay at renew family, thanks for this Nice house. Bernard

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
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Lovely house, would recommend

  • 5 of 5

A gorgeous house with a lot of atmosphere, very toasty warm, very comfortable, perfect for our mixed aged skiing group of 8, plenty of privacy yet also the lovely living room/kitchen/dining room downstairs to be all together;; excellent wifi connection; easy and quick drive to ski slopes and a good choice as we had beginners to expert skiers (we skied from Pré La Joux in Chatel); easy shopping in village; we had a really lovely holiday.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased that you enjoyed yourself - and glad we were able to help recommending ski lessons etc. Hope to have you back again!
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Gorgeous large house sleeps 12

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house in Abondance, sleeps 12, well decorated throughout with spacious bedrooms and large bathrooms. A great kitchen/ dining room area with a large wood burner. This house has a really nice feel , homely, clean and full of character. There are lovely big windows throughout with fantastic views of the snowy hills surrounding. There is a garden to the rear which was under snow when we were there. La Chapelle & Chatel are a few Kilometres away, there is a chairlift in Abondance and a beginners magic carpet & sledging slope. Abondance has some good restaurants - all in all a great place to go skiing or enjoy the alps in the summer.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback - glad you had such a lovely holiday with us
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Cafe de la Place
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The house is located in a small hamlet just outside the picturesque village of Abondance, famous for its skiing, its 16th century abbey and its cheese! It provides easy access to the Portes du Soleil - the largest skiable area in Europe. In summer ,walking, mountain biking and fishing are amongst the activities on offer.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $249.27
Refundable damage deposit $415.46

There is a security deposit of £250 . rates include linen .An additional cleaning fee of £75 is deducted from the deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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