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Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre

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The living area with views from the terrace/doors along the valley and Chatel town centre
Living area and sofa bed
View from the terrace of the valley and Chatel centre in summer
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Residence Apartment Les Pins 3 is excellently located between Chatel centre (600m) and the ski/mountain biking area of Linga (700m). It has stunning views of the mountains and valley from the garden terrace which can be accessed from the living/dining room. There is a modern kitchen, 2 bedrooms, coin montagne 3rd room (ideal for storage and hanging/drying clothes), bathroom, separate WC, garage and ski locker. Wi-Fi is available. Excellent for mountain biking or skiing holiday accommodation. A garage with parking space in front is included for car and cycle storage. Châtel is a charming Alpine village in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski and mountain biking area. It lies on the border of France and Switzerland and is full of rustic charm. The lively village has a mix of traditional st...Residence Apartment Les Pins 3 is excellently located between Chatel centre (600m) and the ski/mountain biking area of Linga (700m). It has stunning views of the mountains and valley from the garden terrace which can be accessed from the living/dining room. There is a modern kitchen, 2 bedrooms, coin montagne 3rd room (ideal for storage and hanging/drying clothes), bathroom, separate WC, garage and ski locker. Wi-Fi is available. Excellent for mountain biking or skiing holiday accommodation. A garage with parking space in front is included for car and cycle storage. Châtel is a charming Alpine village in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski and mountain biking area. It lies on the border of France and Switzerland and is full of rustic charm. The lively village has a mix of traditional style chalets and hotels and is truly picturesque. From Châtel you can be in France in the morning and in Switzerland in the afternoon! With the Dents du Midi and Mont Blanc in your sights. You can enjoy incredible skiing and mountain biking in the area of the Portes du Soleil, the largest cross-border ski area in the world. Chatel has a lively village centre with a wealth of activities for everyone to enjoy. Traditional Savoyard style restaurants line the main street in the village and there is a plentiful supply of bars for those interested in some après ski entertainment or welcome places for summer refreshment after a hard days biking. There are even a couple of nightclubs in town that will see you through to the small hours! Banks and supermarkets are also available in town. Located between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, Châtel is just 20 minutes from the Swiss motorways, 1 1/4 hours from Geneva International Airport and 45 minutes from Thonon-les-Bains railway station in France and 35 minutes from Aigle railway station in Switzerland. There is a bus shuttle operating every Saturday between Aigle railway station and Chatel village. Taxi connections are available for all year round. Mountain Biking There is a multitude of exciting mountain biking opportunities throughout the Portes- du –Soliel with 23 lifts giving access to some of the most exciting mountain bike areas in the world, across the whole of the area, with basic and difficult routes all well signed. There is also a Bike Park constructed for the sole use of mountain bikers at nearby Pré-la-Joux accessible using the ski lifts. This park has circuits to suit all levels. Events for this sumer include: Walking Chatel provides wonderful Alpine walking for peopleof all ages and experience, with teleski access to well signed circular walks with stunning views . Skiing Comprising 12 linked resorts on either side of the border and 650km of pisted runs and snowparks the Portes du Soleil is the largest linked ski domain in Europe. From Châtel you can directly access and ski between the resorts of Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets, Morgins, Champéry and more. If you're someone who enjoys a full day of skiing it is possible to start your day in Chatel and do a full circle of the area without doing the same run twice. There is also the new lift connecting Super Chatel with Linga making the local slopes and region even more accessible. The ski area enjoys exceptionally good snowfall from mid-November to the end of April, with an average of 7m83 of powder every year. The Portes du Soleil ski area is open from to . The Portes du Soleil in numbers: · 296 slopes: 28 black, 106 red, 127 blue, 35 green · 194 mountain lifts · 11 snowparks · 90 slopeside restaurants As well as the plentiful skiing on your doorstop you can also enjoy some outdoor skating at Lac Vonnes, dog-sledding, snow-shoe excursions or the bob-luge at Pre la Joux. If that all sounds a little too energetic then you could head down the valley and relax your aching muscles at the hot springs at Lavey les Bains. The area is surrounded by beautiful and inspiring mountain vistas, from the local ranges of the Dents du Midi and Dents Blanches, down to Lake Geneva. Further to the south the majestic summit of Mont Blanc dominates the horizon. There is also a Eurostar service operating from London St Pancras to Geneva -this connects with a train from Geneva airport to Aigle and the shuttle bus from Aigle to Chatel. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Liz G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Brilliant location - transportation to ski lifts on the doorstep, accomplished skiers can even ski in, ski out once you discover the route!!! The apartment is spacious, warm and cosy with everything you need after a day on the mountains. The views from this apartment...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank 2Italianfoodlovers
LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I needed a relaxing break and this fitted the bill perfectly! Lovely warm and comfortable apartment with amazing views. Very well equipped with everything I needed. The free local bus is so convenient for the slopes and the village of Chatel. Good choice of cafes...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank maureenwride
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Stayed in February 2018. The apartment has everything we needed and very convenient for the ski buses to Linga and beyond. 10 minutes walk to the village too. Views from the lounge are wonderful, especially when the snow was falling. Would highly recommend.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Harry H
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Just returned from the lovely apartment. We were very happy indeed. From the time of booking everything went smoothly. The owner quickly answered any questions before the trip and on arrival we were greeted with the key owner and we were shown around the apartment....More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank chardwick76
LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you to our apartment again in the near future!

Reviewed 5 January 2018

We stayed in Dec 2017 /Jan 2018 for New Years week. The apartment is very clean and has wonderful views on the valley and mountains. It is located very close to the bus stop, which is handy for skiers, especially if you carry with you...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Olga B
LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and take on board all feedback. As it transpires there has since been a fault with the thermostat which has now been fixed so the apartment is lovely and warm with...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The apartment was light, spacious and warm. It was modern and well equipped. It was situated within easy walking distance of the village centre.

Date of stay: September 2017
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LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed staying in the apartment and it suited your requirements! We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 12 March 2017

This apartment is ideally placed, just outside the village. It was very comfortable being clean tidy and warm. Being just outside the village it was very quiet but close enough to walk home in the evening after we stopped for a little apres ski.. If...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Rolorufus
LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted the apartment was ideal for you and hope to welcome you again!

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Fantastic apartment, beautifully decorated, very homey with everything we needed. Close to the slopes with off road parking. Just perfect for any skier/snowboarder want to expire the extensive ski region. Just Perfect !

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Marian G
LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you had such a good time and the apartment had everything you needed! We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Lovely well equipped modern apartment with a sunny balcony and great views. Thoroughly recommend as a base for the slopes of Chatel.

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank markren2017
LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our apartment and hope to welcome you again in the future

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

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Date of stay: March 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
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Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
In France in the morning, in Switzerland in the afternoon! With the Dents du Midi and Mont Blanc in your sights you are in Châtel, from where you can enjoy the incredible skiing of the Portes du Soleil, the largest cross-border ski area in the world. Châtel is a charming Alpine village in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area. It lies on the border of France and Switzerland and is full of rustic charm. The lively village is full of traditional style chalets and hotels and is truly picturesque. Chatel has a lively village centre with a wealth of activities for everyone to enjoy. Traditional Savoyard style restaurants line the main street in the village and there is a plentiful supply of bars for those interested in some après ski entertainment. There are even a couple of nightclubs i...
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