Sleeps: 10 - Bedrooms: 3 - Bathrooms: 2
For a truly special holiday experience, this stunning and authentic chalet offers a luxurious accommodation with magnificent, unspoilt, panoramic mountain views.Set peacefully within its own grounds toward the end of a private road enjoying a fabulous elevated sunny position amongst the peaks of the Aravis Mountains.This beautifully furnished chalet is 800 meters away from Mont Rond ski chairlift with ski links to Les Saisies,Crest voland, Flumet and Praz sur Arly.There are plenty of summer activities in the area including, golf,water sports and mountain biking.This superb and spacious chalet boasts a cosy log fire in an open plan living and dining area with a hand -crafted,fully equipped modern kitchen.For your entertainment there is a television, DVD player with a selection of DVDs and CD player.The village centre is a mere five minutes drive with a choice of restaurants and bars.Unique location of the chalet allows you to be away from it all but still within easy reach of everything
Notre-Dame de Bellecombe is from one of the most picturesqcue french alpine resorts, situated in Savoie, boardering Haute -Savoie, 15 minutes from Megeve and 40 minutes from Chamonix.Chalet Varni is nestled on the side of the Mont Rond at 1350 metres altitude, close to Mont Blanc, Beaufortain and Aravis mountain range in the French Alps. It is a comfortable 9 hour drive from the Channel. If you prefer to fly, Geneva is just over an hour away and Lyon, Chambery and Grenoble airports are an hour and a half away. All airports are served by one of the low cost airlines as well as the national carriers. Eurostar runs direct train services from Waterloo or Ashford to Albertville during the winter and the station at Albertville is just 35 minutes away from the chalet.
Nearest international airport: Geneva at 90 kilometres
Nearest beach: 48 kilometres
Nearest ferry port: Calais at 900 kilometres
Nearest railway station: Albertville at 25 kilometres
Nearest motorway junction: Sallanches A 40 at 25 kilometres
Notes to the rental rates
Please note that a £300 deposit is required to secure your booking. 10 weeks prior to your holiday you will be required to pay the remainder of rent plus a further £350 security deposit of which £50 WILL BE DEDUCTED FOR END OF STAY CLEANING and the balance of £300 will be refunded on your return providing there are no breakages or damages to the property and contents. (End of stay cleaning means general cleaning and EXCLUDES dish washing) Hire of bed linen and towels can be arranged at a cost of £8.50 per per person
Accommodation and Facilities for the chalet
Property Type: chalet (detached)
Floor Area: 120 m² (1 sq m aprox. = 10 sq ft)
Accommodation Type: self-catering
Location Type: mountain, resort
Theme: away from it all, family
General: central heating
Kitchen: 4 ring stove, clothes dryer, dish washer, freezer, fridge, grill, hob, microwave, oven, washing machine
Living Room: fireplace, sofabed, living area seating for 10 people
Dining: dining area, seating for 10 people
Bathrooms: 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, 2 WCs
Bathroom - Bath with Shower
Bathroom - Toilet
Bathroom - Toilet
Bathroom - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms: 3 bedrooms, sleeps a maximum of 10 people
Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Beds, Plus bunk beds
Bedroom notes: 2 X doubles, 1 room with 4 beds.Sofa bed in lounge
Entertainment: audio tape player, cd, DVD, radio, stereo system, tv
Outside: balcony, car, garage, parking, 6 garden chairs, 4 beach chairs
Suitability: children welcome, long term renters welcome, non smoking only, pets not allowed, suitable for elderly or infirm, wheelchair accessible
Local Activities: cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, mountaineering, paragliding, roller blading, ski, swimming, tennis, walking, ice skating,orienteering,mini-golf,Tennis,Archery,Tobogganing
Notes: If you wish to hire bed linen and towels locally please let us know when booking the chalet so we can arrange this from the local estate agent on your behalf. Hire of bed linen and towel is charged 12 euros per person. Chalet will be ready for you by 3.00 pm on the day of arrival and need to be vacated by 10.00am on the day of your departure. There is a charge of £50 for end of stay cleaning which will be deducted from the security deposit of £350.
Further details for the Chalet Varni
Notre-dame de Bellecombe has maintained its traditional charm and character over the years. This beautiful, friendly village has all the amenities for your convenience. It is a perfect place for skiing, summer activities or a family retreat. The choices of ski slopes in the vicinity are suited to all levels of skiers, with easy access from the ample parking areas. Enjoy nature at its best at your door step. choose from fishing, canyoning, mountain biking, hiking and much more. In contrast, Talloires on Lake Annecy is half an hour away offering supervised swimming on the lake, beach, windsurfing, diving, rowing, boat hire etc. International resort of Megeve is fifteen minutes away, offering even more choice of activities, bars, restaurants and some exquisite antique shops. After an exhilarating day, you would undoubtedly lose yourselves in the tranquillity of our Chalet, a truly ideal family home offering the best of both worlds
summer activities Needless to say there are many mountain walk routes to choose from. A local mountain leader offers hikes, orienteering and map-reading. Cannoning and climbing can be enjoyed by all in safety, thanks to qualified instructors and a choice of numerous routes. Independantly you can set off on any one of 27 mountain biking trails or take benefit of guided tours offered by a local company. Fishing can be enjoyed by the whole family in the lakes and rivers, passes for which can be purchased from the tourist office. Chidrens playground offers tennis courts, rollerblading, mini-golf and even a smaller mountain bike trail. There are also sports/leisure centres in the nearby villages which typically offer swimming, gym, sqush but also archery and horseriding.
As would expect from a small village, they pride themselves on community spirit. To promote and enhance this they have many organized events throughout the year, information is available from the tourist office. These can range from open air concerts to beach volley tournaments. If you are worried about keeping your children occupied, there is a variety of supervised activities they can enrol for both indoors and outdoors. Local village hall offers entertainment and activities for those rainy days. In the evening the library offers entertainment such as puppet shows, circus and cinema. However if it's a totally 'children- free' time you want, then there are even nannies and baby-sitters on hand to free you for a couple of hours or all day!
Notre-dam de Bellecombe has 150 k.m. downhill pistes and is at the centre of Val d' Arly ski area with easy access to Crest Voland, Les Saisies, Hauteluce,flumet and Praz sur Arly,there are plenty of slopes to suit all ability of skiers.There are also opportunities for night skiing. Ski passes can be purchased in advance and get a discount of 15%. For the non skier, Mont- Rond chairlift will take you right into the heart of this marvellous landscape to savour views over Mont Blanc Massif, Beaufortain and Aravis ranges. Try a gentle guided, themed outing with snowshoes or a faster snow mobile ride. The more energetic can attempt the 9k.m. Cross country ski loop. Children can experience the thrills of tobogganing, for free and safely at 'Les Biolles'. There are other weekly activities available including snowman competitions and football on snow. What better way to appreciate the beauty of peaks than from the sky? Hand-gliding and tandem paragliding are also on offer for the adventurous.
1) Beautiful isolation, fantastic walks & views. The kids 16, 13, and 8, had a blast. Rockliff family, Newcastle Upon Tyne.(August) 2) This place is so Shanti (peaceful), Amazing views, beautiful location. The chalet is great, everything you could need, especially the open fire. Will definitely recommend it to friends & hopefully be back next year. Mr & Mrs Askew, Sheffield. (September) 3) Very nice week in the lovely chalet, It is really pleasant, nicely furnished, very well located & perfectly organised. Perfect holiday. Barriere family Trets, France(February) 4) Lovely Chalet great views & location, nice & close to ski lifts. Loads of snow kids had a great time on the toboggan runs.
End of stay cleaning charge is £50
Change Over Day is Saturday
Hire of bed linen & towels can be arranged at a charge of £8 per person
Pets are not allowed at this property
baby cot and high chair can be provided on request
car is recomended as grocery store is 5 minutes drive from chalet
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