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La Portette

  • It's snowing outside......
    It's snowing outside......
    It's snowing outside......
    ... but it's cosy inside.
    Romantic four poster bed in this huge suite in the oldest part of the house
    There are 4 big sofas in the large living room; sink into them and relax
    Roche de Mio, one of the high points of La Plagne.
    Property description
    Montchavin
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
    Up the winding mountain road to the church square and the top of the village of Montorlin, and a beautiful old farmhouse owned by Liza and Andy.

    Alastair Sawday's Guides have featured this lovely place in The Guardian as one of 10 chalets to treat yourself to this winter.
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/gallery/2012/nov/01/ski-chalets-alpine-france-hotels#/?picture=398674666&index=7

    The stunning top floor features an open plan living and dining area, with amazing views up and down the Tarentaise valley across to the distant peaks of Mont Blanc. Balconies open off 2 sides of the house from picture windows. The airy living room has huge, squashy sofas, a log fire and an extensive library. Wifi, playstation, DVDs and CDs provide the modern entertainment.

    Mountains, inc. is owner...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(3)
    • Dining Seats (14)
    • Double Beds:(4)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (3)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (14)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Staffed Property
    • Stereo System
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      Ask
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The house has 6 bedrooms on the ground and first floors: three double rooms, two twins, and one family suite with two interconnecting bedrooms. The main room of the suite has a romantic four poster bed; the children's room next door has full length bunk beds. On the first floor one of the twin rooms has the traditional built in wooden curtained beds, which children (and adults!) adore.
    Every room has a hairdryer, big fluffy towels and super-efficient radiators; and a jar of smarties by the bed.
    Listing #HL140387 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Summer & Autumn 1 Jul 2014 30 Oct 2014 1 night
    £35
    £35
    £245
    Chrismas 20 Dec 2014 27 Dec 2014 7 nights -- --
    £550
    New Year 27 Dec 2014 3 Jan 2015 7 nights -- --
    £630
    January 3 Jan 2015 10 Jan 2015 7 nights -- --
    £480
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    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Prices are in UK Pounds, per week, per person. WINTER prices (Dec-April) include catering, accommodation, in resort shuttle service, linen, towels, assistance with lessons, ski hire, lift passes. Airport transfers can be arranged separately. Prices given are for adults. There is a 15% discount for 16s and under, and a 10% discount for 65s and over. Infants (>24 months): £50.
    SUMMER prices (May - Sept) prices quoted for are for 1 person B&B.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Chambery: 100.0 km
    Railway: Bourg Saint Maurice: 13.0 km
    Ferry: Calais: 970.0 km
    Fly, drive or take the train almost to the front door.

    Flights: our nearest airports are Chambery (100kms); Geneva (140kms); Lyon (200kms) and Grenoble (180kms). We can provide the airport transfers too: ask us for a quote.

    Drive: it takes about 10 hours from Calais, mostly on major (toll) roads. There is plentiful free parking around the chalet.

    Train: take the Eurostar from London St Pancreas direct to Bourg Saint Maurice, where we will meet you with our minibus. The service runs on Fridays and Saturdays, either overnight or during the day. www.eurostar.co.uk
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 80.0 km.
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krummeh
Vaasa, Finland
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Chose to stay at La Portette for a night while going north through Routes Grandes Alpes and this was a fantastic place to relax and rewind after days riding. Directions were easy and welcoming was most friendly. Parking wasn't a hassle either, plenty of room in the village to park to the motorbike close by. The room was large, clean... more

Joe C
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Its never easy being the organiser of a group of demanding, eccentric, loud-mouthed thirty-somethings. You worry about everything: will it snow (can't control it), will the journey be boring (just drink wine in the bar carriage), will people get on (of course they will). Mainly you worry about the accommodation, but if you stay with Andy and Liza, you don't... more

Management response:

So happy you all enjoyed yourselves! Yes, 'Heartbreaker' is in there somewhere - you'll have to find it on your next visit, soon, we hope. Liza and Andy more

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SnowAlex
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013

We stayed here as an extended family group, there were 11 of us including an 8month old baby and 3 non-skiers. Despite having such a mixed group with mixed requirements for the week Liza, Andy, Jamie & Kelsey went out of their way to accommodate us and made us feel very at home indeed despite having to cope with a... more

Management response:

We take our business very much to heart; and it is heartwarming to get such lovely reviews! Thank you. more

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Listed since : Oct 2010
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
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