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Sunny, spacious apartment in quiet central location with garage & WiFi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Well equipped base for SKIERS and WALKERS with balconies & mountain views

Comfortable 60 sq metre apartment, enjoying a peaceful location on the slope below piste 'B' running to the Pleney lift . Six minutes walk from the village centre with its fast lifts giving direct access to Les Gets, Avoriaz and the entire Portes du Soleil area and its many winter and summer activities. The free 'navette' bus stops right outside the door. This spacious well-equipped "home from home" apartment benefits from views and balconies in all rooms and direct access to communal lawns.

The living area is bright and sunny with picture windows onto the balcony and slopes behind, plenty of comfortable seating, an extendable dining-table and a "bar" to the kitchen, so the cook is not excluded from the fun whilst having a separate space to create in.

The two bedrooms have balconies and large double beds which can easily be separated into twin beds. There are wardrobes, chests of draws and shelving creating plenty of storage areas in both rooms. There is a large sofa-bed and chest of drawers in the living room for additional visitors.

The bathroom has a basin with cabinet space, bath, shower, large heated towel rail and plentiful hot water. The loo is separate.

There is allocated secure garage parking on the ground floor, a secure ski locker with shelves for boots and helmets (though you may prefer to use one of the ski "depots" in the village), TV, Digibox (for free to view channels), DVD, Wi-Fi, MP3 speakers, wash/dryer and washing-up machines.

Conveniently sited for shopping and the many lively and traditional 'apres ski' activities in the village, this is ideal all year accommodation to relax in after an active day SKIING, SNOW BOARDING, WALKING, or whatever takes your fancy from the many winter and summer mountain sports available. SUMMER MULTI-PASSES available.

WINTER SKIING, SNOW BOARDING AND NORDIC SKIING:

Morzine offers direct access by fast lifts to the pistes of Les Gets/ Morzine and to the entire Portes du Soleil area. The new lift linking Linga and Chatel means the whole area is now easily accessible. All standards are provided for from green pistes to the infamous black "Swiss Wall".

For those with a car who want to explore a bit further you can get to Praz-de-Lys in less than 30 minutes. Chamonix, Megeve, Flaine and Les Houches (our favourite) are about an hour away. You can even be on the slopes of Verbier by 9.30 if you don't mind an early start! All the resorts have parking by their lifts so access to the slopes is no problem.

SUMMER ALPINE WALKING and MULTIPASS:

Morzine has access to beautiful walking areas directly from the village and from a number of nearby centres. Morzine Tourist Office can provide details of routes and accompanied walks. Guide books to walks in the Haute-Savoie are provided in the apartment - but please leave for other guests to enjoy.

The Portes du Soleil "Multi-Pass" gives you access to leisure activities - swimming pool, tennis courts etc PLUS chair lifts for just 2 Euro a day. See Morzine's Tourist Information site for full details.

More Details

Owner
Helen Gent
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2017

About Helen Gent

We are Helen and Gerard Gent from Farnham in Surrey. We have two sons in their mid-twenties now living in London.

We fell in love with Morzine and our apartment in the summer of 2006. It was our first visit to Morzine and we were based there whilst Gerard and our younger son climbed Mont Blanc. The region's vibrancy and facilities in the summer combined with its well deserved reputation as a great skiing area ticked all the boxes for us. We use the apartment for several weeks both in the summer and winter, as do our sons, extended family and friends.

The apartment is very much a second home for us and we have furnished and equipped it to be a welcoming, comfortable base to return to after a day out on the hills, be that winter or summer. It is bright and sunny, has limitless hot water and balconies with direct access on to the communal grounds for relaxing in the sun and enjoying the views. The undercover parking lot is a great bonus, particularly in the winter. When looking for an apartment a peaceful setting was important to us, but so too was proximity to the lifts and village, so the apartment is situated in a quiet spot just a few minutes easy walk away from the centre.

Helen Gent purchased this apartment in 2006

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely apartment. With two strapping teenagers the accommodation was perfect - we were extremely comfortable and it was an excellent base for exploring both sides of The Portes Du Soleil."
Mar 2015
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Amenities

Morzine Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • There is a standard size bath, an efficient shower, vanitary unit with good storage, an electric wall heater and a large heated towel rail. The lavatory is separate.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Can be split into twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be joined into one large double bed
  • Both bedrooms have 160 x 200cm double beds which can be converted into two single beds. The bedrooms have ample fitted wardrobes and chests of drawers and both have balconies. There is a double sofa-bed and an extra chest of drawers in the living room. A selection of single and double duvets, pillows and fleece blankets are provided. There is a travel cot and a high chair.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The bright kitchen is well-equipped with a four ring induction hob, extractor fan, combined microwave/grill/convection oven, washer/dryer, washing-up machine, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, pressure cooker, slow cooker, fridge/freezer, ample pots/pans, crockery, cutlery, glasses, utensils etc. The living-room, with its sofas, rug and leather ottoman comfortably sits six and enjoys views and direct access to communal lawns from its balcony. There's a TV, Digibox for free-to-view channels, DVD, MP3 speakers, Wi-Fi access, a selection of novels, guides for walkers, DVDs and board games for all ages. The WC is separate to the bathroom . The hallway has ample space for ski jackets, outdoor shoes etc. (Please note our request that boots are not worn inside). The ski locker is conveniently sited by the stairway to the apartment. There's an allocated parking space in the apartment block's secure garage. AIRPORT TRANSFERS, LINEN HIRE and CLEANING SERVICES are available on request,

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Sunny, spacious apartment in quiet central location with garage & WiFi
average rating of 4.9 based on 17 reviews
5

Good location, comfy and great extras

  • 5 of 5

The whole stay was lovely. Morzine Immobilier who handle the keys etc are great friendly and helpful. The apartment is spacious and clean and although its not been thoroughly renovated for a while is painted and decorated in a bright and lively manner. Loads of welcome extras such as DVDs, games, good quality cookwear, glasses etc which shows that place is well loved! Everything worked as it should. Balconies have direct access to the snowy exterior which the kids loved. Its close enough to Pleney lifts so that the kids were happy to walk. Shame the snow was lacking for Feb but you cant have it all. Thanks Mrs Gent!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always welcome constructive comments from our guests and I'm pleased to report that we have begun the process of completely renovating the bathroom and loo.
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5

Fantastic Summer holiday

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a 2 week holiday with my husband and 14 year old daughter. The photos do not do this apartment justice. There are 2 terraces and a balcony (as the property sits in the side of the mountain) - the main terrace has an incredible view over Morzine. The Lounge is very comfortable with 2 sofas which look out of a huge picture window at the amazing view. The kitchen was well equipped with the use of a dishwasher and washing machine. There are 2 roomy bedrooms with plenty of storage. There is 'under building' parking which kept the car secure.

The location is perfect. Its a short, few minutes, walk into the main town, the 2 main cable cars, the 'summer' sledge and the swimming pool complex.

The area is fantastic. We visited Lake Montriond which is stunning, did various long walks (including a walk and chair lift over to Switzerland), enjoyed the sledging and swimming complex. We visited lake Geneva to go kayaking and swimming and even drove to the chocolate factory in Switzerland (on the one rainy day we had). We spent our last day in Geneva.

As we were staying in Morzine we were able to get a 'multi pass' for 2 euros each per day (think this only applies in the summer though and is arranged via the agency). The multi pass then gave us access to all of the chair lifts and cable cars in the area, swimming pool complex and a discounted rate for sledging. The buses were free which meant we could walk round to other villages and get the bus back. The holiday therefore felt really good value for money.

Although we had a really busy holiday I came back feeling relaxed as the people working and visiting Morzine were really friendly and happy to chat with us. We visited Chamonix and although the scenary and the glacier is worth seeing, the place didn't have the same atmosphere as Morzine.

As you can tell I would really recommend the apartment and Morzine and I know that I will be back again in the future as we didn't get to fit in everything we wanted to do in the 2 weeks we were there.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic family holiday in Morzine with this beautiful apartment as our base. We were very grateful for the underground parking, keeping our car safe and protected from the elements. We arrived to a superbly clean, well heated apartment, again greatly needed after an 11 hour drive! The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed. Our two boys loved the place and were instantly at home on the large, comfy sofas. They also loved the fact that the balcony opens out onto a shared garden area for snowball fights. The location was very central, just a 10 minute walk to the intersport ski hire shop and Pleney bubble lift. You could even ski down to the apartment if you wanted to. Just brilliant, would highly recommend and looking forward to staying again.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic value for money.

  • 5 of 5

We booked the apartment for six people, unfortunately, due to illness two didn't make it. The four of us who did were very impressed with the apartment. We have used many apartments in Morzine over the last 11 years. This was easily the best value for money. Although a bit of a walk from the centre, the benefit is that it is quiet. When the snow was good, we could ski right back to the door as it is just off the main piste back to Morzine. The apartment is fully equipped and very clean. The only recommendation to the owners was to supply a slow cooker. Would be great to come back to a chilli, curry or whatever after a days skiing. It has a great view of the surrounding mountains, great to wake up to. With two bedrooms it was more than enough for six people. Undercover parking is useful if it snows heavily, although we didn't get it this year. Would recommend this to anyone visiting Morzine either for a winter or summer break. We will definitely book it again.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic apartment in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time we had booked an apartment for skiing so were a little nervous. However we did not need to be as the service we received was excellent. Any questions we had were answered quickly and the instructions that went with the apartment were perfect. The apartment itself is better than the pictures imply, great kitchen and well equipped, the washing machine with three children was invaluable and the microwave combi oven was good enough to cook a small roast! The beds were very comfortable as were the sofas, good to be able to watch the Rugby on the Freeview satellite and the hot water lasted forever!

The apartment is in a fantastic location - you really can ski to the balcony and it is only a 10minute walk into the centre of town. If you don't want to walk there is the free bus, and the stop for that is right outside the apartment block, perfect if you have young children.

Overall I could not recommend this apartment highly enough, if I could give it 6 stars I would and I will return!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted to hear that our visitors enjoyed their stay in our apartment. For us it is a"home from home" and we hope our visitors do too!
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5

Fantastic home from home

  • 5 of 5

One of the most comfortable appartments we have stayed in. It's warm with bags of hot water. The wifi was a success with our children and my husband. The settees were comfy at the end of a long day unlike some places we have stayed and will definitely be returning! Close to the town centre but easy to drive to Les Gets and surrounding areas. A great, relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
0.5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The traditional Savoyarde village of Morzine offers winter and summer sports and activities appealing to everyone.

Sited in the Portes du Soleil (one of the largest ski and snow boarding areas in Europe,) with snow parks and pistes to suit all levels and numerous restaurants and bars, it's an ideal ski / snow boarding resort for families and groups of all ages.

'Apres ski' can be as lively or quiet as you like. There are traditional restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas and ice skating in the village square or at the Palais du Sports - home of the local 'Pingouins' ice hockey team.

Summer in Morzine means walking, golf, paragliding, canyonning, rock climbing, Mont Blanc ascents, tennis, horse riding, cycling and swimming. Just some of the many activities available - to enjoy either independently or organised with local guides.

Geneva, Lac Leman (with its lakeside towns of Evian and Montreaux), Samoens and the ancient city of Annecy, are all within day-trip driving distance

Other Activities: ice skating, rock climbing, canyonning, white water rafting, canoeing,golfing

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Rates & Availability

Morzine Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2107
Mar 18 2017 - Mar 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$918
 
 
Winter 2017
Mar 25 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$864
 
 
Winter 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$756
 
 
Winter 2107
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$594
 
 
Spring/Summer 2017
Apr 15 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$486
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$535
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
$486
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$648
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,243
 
 
New Year 2017
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,351
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 12 2018
7 night minimum stay
$918
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 13 2018 - Jan 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
$972
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 20 2018 - Jan 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,026
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 27 2018 - Feb 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,080
 
 
Winter 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Feb 9 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,080
 
 
Winter 2018
Feb 10 2018 - Feb 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,621
 
 
Winter 2018
Feb 17 2018 - Feb 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,621
 
 
Winter 2018
Feb 24 2018 - Mar 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,621
 
 
Winter 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 9 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,621
 
 
Winter 2018
Mar 10 2018 - Mar 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
$972
 
 
Winter 2018
Mar 17 2018 - Mar 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
$972
 
 
Winter 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Mar 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$972
 
 
Easter 2018
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,189
 
 
Easter 2018
Apr 7 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$702
 
 
Easter 2018
Apr 14 2018 - Apr 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
$540
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 21 2018 - Jun 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$486
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$486
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

For everyone's peace of mind and security we have direct contact by email and/or phone with all of our visitors. Once we have agreed a reservation we refer you to our agent in Morzine, Elodie, who will then contact you to complete the formalities and take payments (by credit card or bank transfer). She is also available to our visitors if they have any problems or queries during their stay, and can help arrange optional extras - airport transfers, linen hire, cleaning etc.

A 25% deposit is requested on booking to confirm the reservation. The final balance is due 4 weeks before the rental begins.
The local government's tourist tax (1 Euro per person per night) will be collected by our local agent on payment of the balance.
A 600 Euro refundable security deposit is required. This can be made by providing credit card details if preferred.

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