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Le Cerf

Chalet -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Gerardmer, Vosges, Grand Est
Nestling in the Vosges Mountains and at 850m high Le Cerf is a bright, comfortable and well-equipped chalet and ideal for family activity holidays or for friends looking for a relaxing and peaceful environment.

The region offers countless possibilities:
Within minutes of the house are downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snow-shoeing, mountain biking, hiking, sailing, windsurfing, swimming, canoeing, parascending and horse-riding or simply enjoying a stroll in the relaxing countryside. Equally there are kms of mountain, forest and lake walks. Walking maps and laminated sheets (English and French) are available for our guests' use. They are graded according to length and difficulty.

Within only half an hour's drive, you can be wine-tasting or exploring the gorgeous villages of Alsace – a true delight all year roun...
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Listing #HL188961
About the Owner
Dawn K
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
Interaction with guests
Paul and I live next door to our gite and will meet you on arrival and show you around the chalet. In winter time the wood burner stove will be lit to ensure a warm welcome. If you are new to the area there is a drawer full of tourist information to help you plan your visit. There is a book of walks and cycle plasticized so you can take your choice for the day with you. We are also very happy to help you plan your trips efficiently; suggest restaurants, best places to park in Colmar/Strasbourg etc. Or will leave you in peace and quiet if you prefer.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We spent 2 weeks here with our 8 and 10 year old daughters. There is so much to do in the area and it deserves to be better known. Some of our favourites were Longemer lake (kids loved swimming and hiring paddle boats), cycling on...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank turvey h
Management response:Responded 26 October 2017

Thank you for the excellent review of your holiday in the Vosges and the activities available to young and old alike! It was great having you as our neighbours for the 2 weeks and Murphy especially loved all the fuss and attention! We hope to...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our lovely hosts Dawn and Paul had the fire going for us on our arrival. Such a wonderful surprise as it was quite a cool evening (for us Aussies) at that altitude. Everything about the property was as described in the listing and more. Dawn...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Haphol2015
Management response:Responded 13 October 2017

Thank you Carol for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed having you as neighbours for those few days and chatting to you. We are delighted you loved Le Cerf and the Alsace/Lorraine region. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We spent a very enjoyable 4 days at Le Cerf. Paul and Dawn are very welcoming and engage as much or as little as you would like them to with local advice, support or whatever you may need. Very professional and friendly hosts. The property...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Sarah B
Management response:Responded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your review and delighted you enjoyed your stay at Le Cerf. Hope to see you all this way again.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Bright and airy
Cosy and warm
Tastefully furnished
Fondue set, raclette set
Children's games
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Well behaved dogs (no going on beds or sofas) are very welcome. There are walks direct from the chalet into the forest as well as plenty of mountain and lake walks. The garden...
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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  • Electricity september to july: £0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All prices are + electricity except for high season in July and August . The electric meter is read prior to entry and as you leave the property. A damage deposit cheque or cash of €200 is required on arrival. Wood is supplied for the wood burner within rental cost. The weekly rental rate is for the house regardless of the number of people, maximum 6 people + baby. Baby equipment supplied on request and free of charge. 30% is required to confirm the booking. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at no extra charge i.e they are not allowed on the beds or sofas and chairs. Dogs must not be left alone in the chalet.
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About the neighbourhood
The area has unspoilt views, great lakes and beaches with cafes, sailing and various types of boating. Local attractions include go -karting , adventure climbing , rafting, summer luges and Alpine and Cross country skiing. A sweet factory at Fraize, fascinating local museum at Xonrupt containing examples of native fauna. Gerardmer has many shops and boasts a lovely lake surrounded by many amenities including an ice rink, ten pin bowling alley, tennis courts and casino. There are numerous concerts and musical events during the year. Major events are the famous bi-annual daffodil festival (Fetes de Jonquilles) in April, the annual film festival in January and the international triathlon in September. The Tour de France passes through the area on a regular basis and many cyclists use th... more
Getting around
A car is essential but there are 2 airports Strasbourg and Basel where you can hire cars. Also the TGV stops at St. Die des Vosges (40 minutes away), Nancy , Strasbourg (both 1.5 hours).
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg: 102.0 km
Railway: St. Die: 28.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 630.0 km
Le Cerf is an easy 6.5hour car drive from Calais about 380 miles depending on route taken. EasyJet and Swiss Air operate to and from Basel/Mulhouse (1.5 hour away) and Ryan Air into Baden Baden Airport (2 hours away). Major car rental companies operate from these airports. The nearest TGV station is 30 minutes away and Paris is 2.5 hours by TGV.

En route by car you can stop off at the Reims, champagne capital of the world. It also has a magnificent cathedral. You also pass Verdun and other WW1 important battle sites.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.4 km.
Nearby cities
Alsace Gites (889)
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