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Cosy chalet, la Chapelle d'Abondance, Portes du soleil, France, sleeps 12,

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Welcoming 4-bedroom chalet with 2 bathrooms

Situated in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area and a few minutes walk from the centre of La Chapelle d’Abondance, « Le Grenier »

has an ideal location: whilst being calm and in close proximity to the ski slopes and all conveniences, it offers stunning views on the Dents

du Midi.

The village of La Chapelle d’Abondance (Haute Savoie), 5 min fromChâtel, 40 min from Lake Léman and Thonon-les-Bains and at an

elevation of 1000m(3280 ft) is perfectly suited for a family holiday.

In the summer, on foot or on a mountain bike, explore 750km ofmarked paths between Switzerland and France.

Discover the pleasures of rafting, canoeing or other whitewater sports as well as fishing, rock-climbing, paragliding or simply swimming in

the picturesque open-air pool in Châtel.

The proximity to Lake Léman and Switzerland enhances the diversity of possible activities. The Abondance Valley is a region rich in art

and history; guided tours of the various sites are available.

During the winter, take part in downhill or crosscountry skiing and engage on beautiful hikes on snowshoes. Explore 650km of ski slopes

connecting France and Switzerland.

Ski schools are well organized and offer classes for all levels; there is a large selection of rental shops for hiring skis.

The ski slopes (Braitaz area, Torgon-Valais link to Super-Châtel and Linga) and crosscountry skiing routes are approximately 400m away from the


Fully equipped for 12 people.

Ground floor:

- 1 south facing living room area (24 m2) equipped for 12 people

- A Fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven, microwave, stovetop/hob (induction stoves),


Complete set of kitchenware including a pressure-cooker, a raclette machine, a fondue pot and an electric coffeemaker.

Lounge area with a sofa, a flat-screen television (18 channels including French TNT) and a Hi-fi stereo (CD, cassette-tapes, radio,


- 1 bathroom (2 basins, 1 shower cubicle, hair dryer)/1 separate toilet

- 1 bedroom : Les Edelweiss (12 m2) with 1 double bed

1rst Floor:

- 2 bedroom : “Sous la Corne” and “LeMont chauffé” (12 m2 each) with 1 double bed

- 1 bedroom: Sous les cornettes” (20 m2) for 6 people (1 double bed each, 4 beds side by side 1 person)

- 1 bathroom (2 basins, 1 bath) /1 separate toilet

1 extra canvas cot is present if needed

Heated Basement

Storing area for skis, boots, vests, skisuits, etc… (Accessed directly from the chalet via a steep staircase)

Outside area

Spacious terrace for use in the summer, barbecue.

Chalet is surrounded by a large non-enclosed area, Car park.

More Details

Nicole Cruz
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2018

About Nicole Cruz

The chalets and the barns: as the fire dangers were high in the farm, the family built an attic, a separate wooden building that was isolated from moisture and rodents. It was used to preserve the most precious goods: seeds, Sunday clothes, provisions, some papers and family jewels.

Terraced along the slopes, there were small barns fully made of wooden and without openings to stock the collected hay waiting for next winter.

Nicole Cruz purchased this chalet in 1989

Why Nicole Cruz chose La Chapelle-d'Abondance

This rental has been a family house for generations. It has been fully renovated to meet your comfort expectations. From Christmas 2016, the attic will get bigger. It will have 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets and a large separate kitchen opening onto the living space.

What makes this chalet unique

Shaped by nature and men, the Vallée d’Abondance is a glacier valley in mid-mountain areas rhythmed by the “adret” (south-facing slope) and “ubac” (north-facing slope) that are called “adroit” and “envers” here.


La Chapelle-d'Abondance Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Ski Locker
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • - toilet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - shower
    Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
  • 3 separate bedrooms for privacy of couples 1 large bedroom sleeping 4 people not looking for privacy
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Cosy chalet, la Chapelle d'Abondance, Portes du soleil, France, sleeps 12,
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews

CHALET chaleureux et bien placé

  • 4 of 5

La Chapelle d'Abondance est un village typique près de Chatel, très bien situé ainsi que le chalet. De nombreuses balades pédestres possibles. Un chalet chaleureux, bien équipé, propriétaire charmante et à l'écoute.

Le soleil a été de la partie, c'était parfait.

Attention aux escaliers malgré tout : démarrer du bon pied !!

Merci à Nicole

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau, les chaises longues seront en place !
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chalet très agrébale

  • 4 of 5

nous avons passé une agréble séjour dans le chalet!!

chalet bien équipé, propre, chambres spacieuses , vue superbe

seuls les escaliers ne sont pas très pratique mais sinon tout était parfait

nous recommandons le chalet pour de superbes vacances à la montagne!!


  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Chalet sympa , bien équipé et propre

  • 4 of 5

Malgré une météo DÉFAVORABLE, nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans ce beau chalet.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je vous remercie pour votre appréciation, malheureusement, je n'ai aucune action sur la météo ! Ceci ne justifie pas les 4 étoiles sur 5
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Notre avis sur le sérieux de cette offre

  • 5 of 5

très belle prestation concernant le chalet et beaucoup de sérieux quant à la communication entre la propriétaire et nous-même. Beaucoup de soins apportés pour que nous soyons pleinement satisfait. Merci

A recommander sans hésitation

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Très bon et agréable séjour !!

  • 5 of 5

chalet très bien aménagé ,propre et fonctionnel

nous étions 9 et nous avions la place nécessaire : pour les parents et les enfants

très belle situation : face aux montagnes, et proche de la station de Châtel et de Chapelle-d'Abondance

en résumé : nous avons passé de très belles vacances !

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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C est agréable au chalet confort et magnifique vue

  • 5 of 5

Aimable chez le voisin il nous donne un conseil

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Le Fer Rouge
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Lausanne – Martigny
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Esprit Montagne
Nearest Ski
400 Metres
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Thonon-les-Bains and Evian-les-Bains
Car: necessary

From Thonon-les-Bains, follow the D902 road then the D22 until La Chapelle-d'Abondance

La Chapelle d’Abondance (Haute-Savoie) welcomes you 1000 m in altitude, 5 minutes from Châtel and 40 minutes from Lake Geneva and Thonon-les-Bains. The village is ideal for families.

In summer, on foot or by mountain bike, travel marked paths between Switzerland and France. Discover the pleasures of eau de vie, fishing, rafting and other fluvial activities, climbing, paragliding and swimming in the picturesque outdoor pool of Châtel.

The proximity of Lake Geneva and Switzerland increases the diversity of activities

The Vallée d'Abondance is a region of art and history that shelters different sites

In winter, you can enjoy Alpine skiing and Nordic skiing as well beautiful landscapes while snowshoeing. Travel 650 km ski slopes linked between France and Switzerland.

Ski schools are well organised for all levels. We recommend you to rent skis at Cruz-Sports

The Alpine skiing slopes (resort of Braitaz, Torgon-Valais connection then Super Châtel) and cross-country skiing slopes are around 400 m from the chalet.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $377.05
Pet Fee $0

Location du samedi au samedi

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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