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Authentic Savoyard Chalet in Peaceful Location with Great Views

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Chalet in Morzine, Haute Savoie, Rhone-Alpes, France - 10-15 Min Walk to Morzine Centre, 3 Min Walk to the Piste

An authentic Savoyard fully equipped large (160 sq m) charming chalet. 5 large bedrooms (4 doubles/twins and 1 bunk room for up to 6). 900m from centre of Morzine and 150m from the 'green' return piste that runs down to Morzine from Les Fys. Large outside parking area for up to 6 cars and a double car garage. Large basement incorporating large boot drier rack, ski, bikes storage area and separate utility room. Fireplace, terrace, balcony. 40" Satellite TV, DVD player, Broadband WiFi, Bose iPod player. Quiet area with stunning views from both sides of chalet. Cot and high chair available free of charge.


Owner
Eileen Watts
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2017

About Eileen Watts

We live in England with our three children aged 3 to 9. We have fallen in love with Morzine and holiday there as often as we can.

Eileen Watts purchased this chalet in 2009

Why Eileen Watts chose Portes du Soleil

Morzine is a great holiday destination. It's an authentic Savoyard town with great restaurants and interesting shops with loads of things to do. The skiing in the Portes du Soleil region is simply vast and summer is a great fun family holiday. Also being only an hour from Geneva is a real bonus.

What makes this chalet unique

We love being only a 10 minute walk from the centre of Morzine with all the restaurants, bars and shops. However the chalet is in a lovely quiet area with stunning views. We also enjoy the space the chalet provides for a large number of people. The garden in summer is great for BBQs and the children to play in.

Amenities

Morzine Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
  • The bathrooms have all been recently completely refurbished. Bathroom 1 with shower, wc and basin. Bathroom 2 with wc and basin. Bathroom 3 with separate shower, bath, wc and basin. Bathroom 4 with shower, wc and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 6 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Bedroom 2 with king size bed and 1 single bed. Bedroom 3 with twin single beds Bedroom 4 with king size bed, a single bed and cot. Bedroom 5 with four 6'6" bunk beds and two single beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Outside: There is a lovely large enclosed garden with charcoal BBQ, wooden table and benches. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, large drying line, freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning, bed sheets and duvets, towels and wood for the fire are all included in the price (see fee page). Cleaning undertaken once per week or on changeover days. Other: Large garage/utility area with heated boot rack for 20 pairs of boots and ski/bike storage. There is also a powerful hose in the garage for cleaning bikes in the summer.

Reviews

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Authentic Savoyard Chalet in Peaceful Location with Great Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Fantastic. Homely and big for 14 people.

  • 5 of 5

Superb location and snow. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent syay

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here a few times now; we took 14 family and friends and the chalet was perfect for that number. Morzine is a lovely resort.

We have no issues or concerns with this chalet

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in Morzine

  • 5 of 5

We booked the chalet for our annual MTB trip to Morzine. The chalet is fully equipped, spacious and only a 15 minute walk from the centre of town.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

An ideal stay in Morzine, a comfortable and cosy chalet close to the ski lifts and town center

  • 5 of 5

We were 12 (3 families with 6 adults and 6 children) spending 1 week in Chalet Alpimaja in February 2017. Everyone was very much at ease and happy living in this cosy, authentic and comfortable chalet, despite a cold and snowy weather. The living room around the huge fire place and the large well-equipped kitchen were especially appreciated. Unfortunately, we had little opportunity to enjoy the terrasse and garden due to tough weather, but the chalet lies on the slope of a nice tree-covered valley that is pretty much scenic and charming.

We will undoubtedly try to come back in this chalet whenever we return to Morzine in winter or summer in the future.

Nous avons passé 1 semaine d'hiver dans ce chalet (février 2017), à 3 familles (6 adultes, 6 enfants de 8 à 14 ans). Nous avons été séduit par l'espace intérieur, l'authenticité des boiseries, la cheminée généreuse bien utile pour réchauffer les coeurs et les corps après une journée de ski dans la neige poudreuse, la grande cuisine très bien équipée, les chambres vastes et confortables. Bref, que du bonheur, à 250 m des pistes de ski et 500 m du télécabine du Pléney. Les navettes - gratuites - sont à 200 m. Pour les sites de ski de fond, il vaut mieux la voiture... Nous essaierons de revenir, un prochain hiver ou un prochain été...

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Très beau chalet convivial

  • 4 of 5

très bien

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Les Gets
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Thonon
Nearest Restaurant
900 Metres
L'Etale
Nearest Ski
900 Metres
Pleney Lift
Car: not necessary

Travel:

Geneva airport is the closest airport - 70km (1 hr 10 min). Thonon train station is the closest, at 30km away. It takes about 8 hrs to drive from Calais, allowing for a couple of short stops.

Distances:

Chalet Alppimaja is 900m from the centre of Morzine and the main ski lifts. It takes 10-15 mins to walk with children.

Avoriaz 11km. Les Gets 6km. Lake Montriond 5km. Thonon 30km. Evian 40km. Yvoire 50km. Geneva 70km. Annecy approx 1.5 hrs drive.

Further Details:

There are many restaurants and bars a short walk away in Morzine centre. The excellent Champion supermarket (open 7.30am - 8.30pm every day all winter long) is extremely useful as is the colourful weekly market (held on Weds mornings). The main French banks are all situated in a 50m radius of the Tourist Office in the town centre.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $59.05 per person per night
Damage Deposit $1,180.92

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit of 25% payable on booking. Remaining amount due 60 days before start of rental period (or 100% on booking if within 60 days) after which no cancellation refunds are available. Payment can be made on line at Owners Direct or via cheque in euros or sterling (exchange rate taken from Owners Direct website on day of payment plus a £25 admin fee per cheque) or by bank transfer to our French account. An additional 1000 euros damage and cleanliness deposit is also payable and will be refunded 14 days after a satisfactory inspection of the property on departure.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday. Arrival time 3pm onwards. Departure time 10am. Flexible bookings (eg long weekends) considered if we have availability.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in euros. Bed linen, duvets, towels, wood for the fire and a clean on departure are included in the rental price. Short stays can be booked at our discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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