Spectacular Family House for Summer Fun or Ski Holidays in France, French-Alps
Why Annette chose Menthon-Saint-Bernard
Great all year round child friendly holiday property! Lake and water sports in the summer, mountain and skiing in the winter. Close to Annecy town, hospital, train station, and airports.
What makes this House unique
Calm and peaceful setting with magnificant views on all sides.
Check-in: 5:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Only with prior written consent by owner.
Verifacation of ID is required upon booking. Scanned goverment issued ID or Passport must be provided by email prior to check-in.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
An amazing holiday with the family to celebrate our golden wedding anniversarg
A very large and well fitted out property with all the facilities you need for a family holiday.
Wonderful place for an extended family holiday
To celebrate my husband's milestone birthday, we stayed at this wonderful house for 10 days. Our family of five (two parents and three young children) was joined by six relatives (5 adults and 1 kid). Our stay was really wonderful and the house was well equipped to keep everyone comfortable. Christine, the house manager, welcomed us to the house and she responded quickly to any issues we had. Overall, our stay was fantastic and would love to return.
The garden and the terrace were beautiful (the photos don't do justice!) and we spent a lot of time outside. The kids loved the pool and the trampoline as well as playing different games outside. We had dinner out on the terrace almost every night. We also enjoyed sitting outside on the patio by the kitchen every morning for coffee and breakfast.
The house is a short walk from the town center which has everything we needed (grocery store, butcher shops, cheese shop, bakery, wine shop, cafes, pharmacy, etc.). I walked down to the town center every morning for fresh baguettes and croissants. Although it is completely doable, the walk to the lake was longer than I had hoped. The walk down to the lake is downhill so my young kids and mother in law who is in her 80s managed. However, the walk back to the house is uphill. So we had to pick them up by car to go back to the house.
Two aspects of the house that became a bit of nuisance were the crazy amount of flies and a stray cat that kept coming into the house. Of course, one would expect to see bugs and flies, being out in the country. However, the amount of flies in the kitchen was ridiculous and we couldn't leave anything out on the counter. We found out later that the farm animals next door were the cause of the flies (it was cute though that goats would come in the morning to hang).
In addition to the flies, we had an unexpected guest: a gray cat that kept coming into the house. We didn't mind it as long as it hung out outside. However, it would come inside at night and wake us up (in our bedroom upstairs or by jumping onto our bed while we're sleeping). The cat seemed to be very familiar with the house and might live there. I wish I knew about the cat beforehand because one of us is allergic.
Thank you so much for the great review, I’m so happy you and your family enjoyed the property. You were a great group and lovely to host. With regards to the friendly kitty, it’s very strange because he does not belong to us. I’ll check with the neighbors. I’m also not sure about the farm animals you are referring to, there are none close by, or at least there should not be. I’ll check into this with Christine. Thank you so much for staying with us and hope to see you again.
Perfect family reunion
Great property, large and fully equipped. Lovely gardens and pool, lots of space to hang out. 15 of us fit well there - 3 familes and grandparents
Our stay in Menton St. Bernard fron 6. july to the 14. /2019
We was in total 19 person, 12 adult and 7 children form 2 til 5 years. The house was realy big and no problem even under the morning or during the stay. It was a lot to to do and there was also a lot things to play with during the stay. In every evening we had a table tennis match. We use the pool every day, which was very popular among all of us. We also used the barbeque every evening. The barbeque could be a bit bigger for 19 persons, but overall it as a perfect stay. Thanks to Marlene for renting out your house, and we was able to discover this nice part of France. We can recommend this house. It was fantasic. Frank Søgaard-Oslo Norway.
wonderful holiday in a marvelous house
we had a marvelous vacation in a brilliant house for a family, superbly equipped with every thing you can imagine. large garden a child's paradise especially the trampoline. thanks to christine for a warm welcome.
Fabulous week in Menthon St Bernard
Lovely house equipped with everything one could need. Situated in the tranquillity of the village but very easy to join the hustle and bustle of the shops and restaurants and the lake.
Beautiful; garden and pool with amazing views of the mountains and glimpses of the lake through the trees.
Superb terrace and barbecue which because of the perfect weather we used every day.
Certainly hope to return.
The quaint village of Menthon St Bernard with its imposing castle is set in a beautiful location. Ideal for summer vacations with its proximity to lake Annecy, offering a large range of activities, both water and mountain based such as sailling, waterskiing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, via ferrata, paragliding, rock climbing, hiking, and of course golf, horse riding, tennis. It is also an ideal base during the winter for winter sports, with a range of ski stations within an hours drive. La Clusaz, and grand bornaud are 30 minutes drive.
Local amenities - Shops, Restaurants in the village
Beaches, port - 5 to 10 minutes
Annecy - shopping, hospital, train station etc - 15 minutes