|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Affectionately nicknamed â€œLe Chateauâ€ by locals, the Domaine Des Glieres overlooks Lake Annecy and parts of the Alps from the top of Le Col de la Forclaz. Just 15km from center of Annecy, the Chalet offers an impressive fifteen hectares of private land and trails, with panoramic views of Lake Annecy, the surrounding mountain peaks and forests that carpet the landscape.
Old World elegance meets modern convenience at Domaine Des Glieres, which offers guests fourteen bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a pool, pool-house with kitchen, jacuzzi and sauna. Whether you're looking for spending lazy days by the pool or a base for exploring the area (or trying out some adrenaline boosting outdoor pursuits!) Domaine Des Glieres is the perfect choice in accommodation for those looking for a memorable and wholly satisfying holiday.The beauty of Domaine Des Glieres is that it has something to offer all year round.
During the summer the Alps return to their traditional farming roots with a twist of adventure. Tee off on a range of local golf courses, explore the mountains by bike, enjoy a dayâ€™s sailing on the lake or simply enjoy hundreds of kilometers of mountain trails on foot. For those in search of adrenaline, try your hand at canyoning, take to the skies by paragliding or wake boarding on the lake. The choices are endless, and the choice is all yours.
During the winter, the small ski slope of Montmin is literally outside your door, but for those wishing to adventure further afield, larger resorts are just a short drive away. Annecy and its surrounding towns are vibrant and cosmopolitan, hosting a vast range of celebrated events all year round from the Tour de France to the Animated Film Festival in June to Augustâ€™s Fete du Lac.
And for the bargain hunter there are antiques to be found! From local dealers, to the Annecy Antique Market (held the last Saturday of each month), to the yearly Antiques Salon, there are endless treasures to be found.
Haute Savoy also offers a delicious variety of gastronomic choices. Whether you decide to visit one of its three star Michelin restaurants or prefer to enjoy some local Savoyard cuisine, you won't be disappointed. There are six great restaurants in walking distance to the house, which is also ideal for private functions such as weddings and family celebrations. Conveniently located only a short drive from the airports in Annecy (20mins), Geneva (40mins), Lyon and Grenoble (90mins), there is also a direct TGV service from Paris. Nearest local shops and towns are a 15 minute drive away in various directions.
If you're looking for a weekend sporting break with friends or a corporate team building, this can easily be organised in the form of a bespoke package.Built in the 1920â€²s, the house still retains many of its original features, furniture and charm. â€¨The ambiance is sophisticated yet comfortable - it's like living in a very elegant family home.â€¨ The exterior grandeur yields to intimacy and comfort on the homeâ€™s interior (the blazing central fireplace is especially welcoming, particularly in winter).
The 14 bedrooms have been designed with impeccable taste. The ground floor offers a study, lounge, breakfast and dining rooms. You'll find a delightful childrenâ€™s play room in the attic (perfect for keeping the little ones quiet) and the main house is complemented by the Pool House with wood burning oven and bbq, heated infinity pool, hot tub, sauna and wet room.
The house comfortably accomodates fifteen guests in one master en suite bedroom, three double en suite bedrooms, one twin en suite bedroom, two twin bedrooms, three double bedrooms, four single bedrooms, two communal bathrooms and a communal bathroom at the pool house.FacilitiesPrivate poolWi-Fi/Internet accessJacuzzi/Hot tubWi-FiIdeal for celebrations / Party houseStag/hen parties allowedHeated PoolSauna/SteamBicycles providedGames roomIndoor gamesOutdoor gamesDVDWorking fireplaceHeatingCaretaker/owner lives on siteExtrasOn site conciergeMaid service available (at extra cost)Chef/Cook available (at extra cost)Butler available (at extra cost)Babysitting service available (at extra cost)