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Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre

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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
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Wi-Fi
Garage
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
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Reviewed 1 May 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 Ann M
LizG23127, VR Owner at Modern apartment with stunning views close to lifts and Chatel centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 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
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Reviewed 20 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 27 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 20 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 20 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

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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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...
How to get there
Chatel is 1 hour and 15 minutes from Geneva airport when driving by car through Switzerland. If travelling from the UK, there is a Eurostar service from London St Pancras to Geneva. From here you can take a train to Aigle and there is a shuttle bus operating from Aigle direct to Chatel on a Saturday. These all connect with each other making Chatel easily accessible. The apartment is located on the Rue du Linga and is on the ski bus route to Linga, Pre la Joux, Super Chatel and Petit Chatel lifts. There is a private garage with the property that is large enough to park a 4 x 4 vehicle, and there is a parking space in front.
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