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4-star, spacious, sunny flat with stunning views in the heart of Tignes le Lac

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 667 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

New in 2015/2016: Sunday to Sunday rentals to avoid the Saturday traffic jams

This flat is right in the heart of the resort which means that the two principal ski lifts and several pistes are less than 100m from the building and the shops (supermarket, pharmacy, bakery etc.), ski rentals, ski schools, restaurants, bars, the pool complex, squash courts, climbing walls (or tennis, archery, water-sports etc. in the summer) are in a radius of 250m from the front door.

We completely renovated the flat in the second half of 2013 and because we care about the environment we made sure the wooden furniture we bought was made from sustainable forests and ethically manufactured, the tiles in the kitchen are bespoke, made by a small French company and so on. The flat was classified as 4-star in March 2016.

Everything in the kitchen is new from domestic appliances to cutlery and glasses. There is even a Nespresso machine, so don't forget to bring your coffee capsules! This is where you'll also find the flat's humidifier to counter the disagreeable side effects of the very dry high altitude air.

Unlike many ski apartments where occupants barely have room to breathe, in this one we've opted for fewer occupants but plenty of space.

We designed the built-in bunk beds in the bedroom. Each is 90x200cm, privatised with a curtain and has a light and shelf as well as a huge drawer. The sofa, table and stools in the bedroom means whoever occupies it enjoys a certain independence from the rest of the flat.

The sofa in the sitting-room turns into a very comfortable 140x200 futon bed at night and the drawer underneath is just right for storing the bedding during the day. The curtain on the sitting-room door ensures full privacy if wanted.

We designed the big, open cupboard in the hallway specifically with skiing in mind so that finding helmets, scarves, gloves, hats, goggles, jackets doesn't turn into a scrum!

Our partner Mountain Attitude, at the foot of the building, gives a 30% discount on ski hire to our guests.


More Details

Christina Mackenzie
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Christina Mackenzie

Christophe, a lighting manager at the Paris Opera and the French Finn (Olympic-class dinghy) champion in his age category, has been coming to Tignes for 50 years; Christina, a journalist who loves rowing and skiing has been coming since she met Christophe; we have three young adult daughters and a teenage son who've been coming here since they were born!

Christina Mackenzie purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Christina Mackenzie chose Tignes Le Lac

This property, with views from both sides of the building in the heart of Tignes and at the foot of ski lifts and runs, has been in the family for half a century. Following complete renovation in 2013 when we inherited it, our flat was classified as 4-star in March 2016. This is our second home and we never tire of the spectacular views of the lake (frozen over in winter) and the mountains from the living-room and balcony; when we renovated the flat we chose to leave the rooms big and spacious rather than dividing them up into rabbit warrens as so many owners have sadly chosen to do with their mountain properties. This means there is plenty of space for everyone even when the flat is fully occupied by six adults. And the flat is light and really sunny as it's in one of the best exposed buildings of the resort.

What makes this apartment unique

The totally unobstructed view, the spaciousness, the sun, the well-equipped kitchen, the proximity of the ski-lifts, the position right in the heart of the resort.


Tignes Le Lac Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 667 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Elevator
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Ski Locker
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower
  • The washing machine and a Brabantia pull-out drying line are in the bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • 2x2 bunkbeds each measuring 200x190cm were custom-built for this 15 sq.m room. Each bed has a reading light, a shelf and a curtain to privatise the space. There are four very large drawers under the beds so that each occupant has plenty of room to store their things. A sofa, a vintage Danish table and four stools turn this room into a veritable second living-room. The two other people when six are occupying the flat have a double bed in the sitting-room. A simple pull turns the sofa into a futon bed 140cm wide. Bed linen is stored in the drawer under the sofa during the day.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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4-star, spacious, sunny flat with stunning views in the heart of Tignes le Lac
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Graet place!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place with great view. Clean and totaly eqiupped flat. Will come again.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We look forwards to welcoming you back whenever you want.
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Appartement très agréable, propre et bien placé

  • 5 of 5

Appartement très agréable, propre et bien placé

Nous y avons passé une semaine entre amis. Il est suffisamment spacieux pour 6 personnes, bien aménagé, avec tout le nécessaire pour passer un agréable séjour. Proche de toutes commodités et aux pieds des pistes. Décoration moderne, on s'y sent vraiment bien. On le recommande et si nous retournons à Tignes, c'est dans cet appartement que nous aimerions loger.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ce sera avec plaisir que nous vous accueillerons de nouveau.
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Agréable séjour

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé une très agréable semaine à Tignes, la vue depuis cette appartement est magnifique !

Toutefois, nous étions 4 adultes et 2 enfants, le canapé lit du salon est peu confortable, c est dommage après une bonne journée de ski....!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Le canapé lit est un futon équipé d'un matelas pour futon qui est plus ferme qu'un matelas dit "normal". Il convient parfaitement aux personnes qui aiment bien les matelas fermes mais ceux qui ont plus l'habitude des matelas très souples pourraient effectivement le trouver un peu dur.
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Très bel appartement

  • 5 of 5

L'appartement est très bien situé, la cuisine parfaitement équipée, et ;a vue est en effet superbe ! Nous y reviendrons avec plaisir.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Très bien

  • 5 of 5

Notre séjour s'est très bien passé. L'appartement est très bien et notamment très bien équipé en cuisine (très agréable et plutôt rare).

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
175 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
92 Kilometres
A430 Ste-Hélène-sur-IsèreTignes
Nearest Ski
Car: not necessary

A car is completely unecessary in winter in Tignes. There is a regular bus service up to the resort from the train station at Bourg St Maurice and also from Geneva airport.

A free shuttle 24/7 serves the different areas of Tignes (Tignes 1800, Lavachet, Val Claret and Lac).

In summer a car is recommended as the bus services from Bourg Saint Maurice are less frequent but the resort shuttle service continues, albeit less often than in winter.

If you need a taxi I can recommend Yann Taxi Cab 06 34 14 06 89.

N.B. The ski shop on the ground-floor 'Mountain Attitude' offers a 30% discount on ski rentals to our clients.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $3.05 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

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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