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Snowgums - magnificent renovated chalet for 10 + 3 kids

winter at Snowgums, skiing 2 minutes away
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Chalet -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Briancon, Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Snowgums is situated in a quiet village on the edge of Briancon. Wonderful group or family accomodation in beautiful old farmhouse, right in the heart of Serre Chevalier! 300 days of sunshine a year! 2 minutes from Chantemerle cablecar and the pistes. 10 minutes to thermal spa baths with sauna, hamam, flotation tank, indoor/outdoor pools etc. Easy access to all mountain sports, skiing, boarding, cycling, mountain biking, hiking, rafting, canoeing and lots more! In a village on the edge of Briancon, UNESCO world heritage listed fortified old town, with all amenities, just 5 minutes away. Apartments are very spacious, and there's an excellent ski room and a great games cupboard for all ages. All linen provided, including feather pillows and duvets. Free local bus takes you direct to Chantemerle cable car and the pistes. Self-catering ac... Read more
Listing #HL6790195
About the Owner
pippa c
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
Interaction with guests
We are on hand to welcome you and get you started for exploring this wonderful region. All through your stay we can help you with finding what you need to make your stay truly memorable. If you need something that you can't find in your accommodation, just ask! We're happy to help and will likely be able to lend you anything you need that is not already there. Our guests find our guidance on what to do around here invaluable for making the most of a fantastic trip.
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

I stayed in Pippa's comfortable studio apartment with a friend as part of a group on a walking - singing tour in Provence Hautes Alpes at the end of summer in perfect sunny weather. The Snowgums studio had every practical convenience for our comfort and...More

Thank Deanne D
Vacation549571, VR Owner at Snowgums - magnificent renovated chalet for 10 + 3 kids, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

It was so lovely having you and your group with us at Snowgums Deanne. We will be delighted to welcome you back in the future, perhaps for a white Christmas one year?! Best wishes, Pippa

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Stayed at snowgums for the second time, this time in winter (April) and this time we booked the whole chalet for the two families in our party. Worked really well for the two families, having both private space for each, and the large social/ eating...More

Thank Andy H
Management response:Responded 8 May 2018

Great having you all with us Andy and we look forward to welcoming you back to Snowgums another time, summer or winter. Best wishes, Pippa

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

* of us stayed comfortably in this wonderfully rustic farmhouse. Pippa was always available and willing to help with any queries. There was a great welcome basket of cheese and other delicacies and the meal she arrange to be delivered from a local chef were...More

Thank Dan M
Management response:Responded 27 July 2017

We really look forward to welcoming you back again, either for cycling trips, or family skiing trips or part of exploring France. So much to do and see here! Cheers

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We ask you to kindly NOT wear shoes or boots inside the house. Adult slippers are provided; please bring kids' slippers or thick socks for wearing indoors. The house is absolutely...
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Sofas
    1 Full
    1 Bunk
    5 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Quiet village 5 minutes from the centre of town. Field for sledging or dogwalking in front of the house. Easy access to slopes and town by free bus. There is a lifetime of exploring and things to do, all within an hour of here: hiking, picnics, swimming, kayaking, rafting, relaxing in the garden, dog walks, climbing, thermal spa, via ferrata, visiting Italy, fine food, markets, walking with llamas, horse riding, skiing, snowboarding, X-country skiing, paragliding, hot air ballooning, road cycling, mountain biking, enjoying summer medieval festivals, picnics, donkey rides, farm visits, tennis, Go Ape!, fishing, visiting the medieval old town, husky sled rides, and much, much more! And we are on hand for all the tips and pointers you need!
Getting around
A car really isn't necessary if you're here to ski as there are free ski buses taking you the 2km to the slopes, all day, every day. Out of ski season there are a few buses that take you further afield, and there are regular buses into town all day, but a car or bikes will mean you can really explore the area and see all it has to offer.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Turin: 115.0 km
Railway: Briancon: 3.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 1,025.0 km
Detailed directions are sent to clients after booking, as well as tips for the best way of getting here by plane or train.
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: 2.0 km.
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