This apartment has 2 floors, a large balcony with great panoramic views of the Aravis Mountains and the village below, a lounge with real log fire, a dining area for 8, a fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms, a heated cupboard for storing boots and ski wear, a ski locker and free WiFi.
The apartment is in a traditional alpine style chalet building and is only 1000 metres from the cable car and 1200 metres from the picturesque traditional French Alpine village of Le Grand Bornand. The apartment was awarded 3 stars by the French Tourist Authority in 2015.
The ski bus stops immediately outside the apartment and takes only minutes to get to the cable car. Alternatively, there is plenty of parking in the village if you want to use your own vehicle.
It is located only 1 hour from Geneva airport. During the winter Le Grand Bornand is a great centre for downhill skiing and snow boarding with 90 KM of downhill pistes and over 40 runs. For cross country skiers there is an additional 60 KM of ski runs. There is also the option to travel 6km by car or ski bus to ski at La Clusaz which offers a further 128 KM of downhill pistes and 72 runs. There is also an ice skating rink close to the Le Grand Bornand Village centre.
In the summer Le Grand Bornand is great for mountain walks, cycling and paragliding and also padding and swimming in the outdoor village pools, village stream or nearby lakes. There is even a golf course on the mountain.
The living area is spacious and comfortable, with seating for up to 8 people and is equipped with satellite TV with access to all major UK and French channels and with DVD player. There is a dining area with a table for six that extends so that 8 people can dine comfortably.
The kitchen is fully equipped with hob, oven, microwave, 2 fridges, freezer compartment and dishwasher.
As well as a ski locker located in the basement, there is also a heated cupboard located in the apartment for storing your boots and ski wear.
The balcony is equipped with a table and seating for 6 and is a great area to sit and relax and admire the views after a hard day on the slopes, Deck chairs are also available for those that want to soak up the sun during the day.
The bedrooms comprise of:
1st bedroom: double room on ground floor
2nd bedroom: twin bedded room on ground floor
3rd bedroom: double room on 1st floor
4th bedroom: twin bedded room located on a 1st floor mezzanine
On the ground floor there is a bathroom which has a bath with shower and separate WC and on the 1st floor there is a shower room with WC.
There is also free private parking
Guests need to provide their own bed linen and towels and must also clean the apartment at the end of their stay - ( a cleaning service may be available at an additional cost during some weeks- please enquire)
In the summer, the apartment is a great base for mountain hiking, archery, trampolineing, biking, paragliding, climbing and water sports on Lake Annecy. There are also 2 communal pools in the village and sunbathing areas by the stream that runs through the village.