LA CLUSAZ - LA FERME DU GRAND ESSERT - GRAND BORNAND
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2 splendid apartments in chalet, 15 people max. in 18th century listed farm, heated POOL, SAUNA, JACUZZI, aravis skiing domain, just a few km away from pistes and resorts. Near activities, sports and shops. HUGE FLAT GARDEN, stunning views, quiet location. CATERING POSSIBLE.
Totally ref...urbished for summer 2013, the 2 apartments offer traditional Savoyard style with a luxurious finish. Sleeping a total of 15 people in four en suite bedrooms each (all with televisions), they are both set over two floors. The living room, with its dining area and kitchen is set under the eaves on the top floor, offering stunning mountain views from the balcony. As befits an ancient farmhouse, the decor is very natural, with plenty of wood and quality soft furnishings. The shared sauna is on the first floor, and the jacuzzi out of doors on the ground floor, and in the winter, a fire is lit in the conservatory every evening - it's a great place to relax over a drink. In the summer, the heated pool is available for shared use in the large sunny garden - sunbeds, barbecue, chairs and tables are provided. The pool is not fenced in, but has an electrically powered safety cover for when the pool isn't being used.Read more
SPLENDID CHALET - POOL, SAUNA, JACUZZI Le Grand-Bornand, Rhone-Alpes, France
Additional Location Information
Ferme Le Grand Essert is located in the mountain village of Entremont at the foot of the plateau de Glieres, and in the heart of the beautiful Aravis Mountains. At the bottom of the mountain range is Lake Annecy.
5 km from re ski resort Le Grand Bornand
8km from the Ski resort La Clusaz
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Away from it all, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
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Left on 01/19/2012 for a stay in December 2011 | The Jones Family
Our family of six (children ages 13, 11, 8 & 4) just returned from a truly wonderful stay at this charming, lovingly restored farmhouse. We all loved the character of the place with its exposed stone, wooden beams, quirky staircases and loft space. The food was another highlight--Carole is a talented cook who makes everything from scratch, from smoking her own salmon to slaving over the labour intensive duck confit served with champagne and homemade fruit sorbets on New Year's Eve. Carole visited with us as she served each course, sharing french family traditions and stories with us that made the whole experience very warm and personal--not to mention delicious! The kids were made to feel right at home: welcomed to join in the daily trip to the neighbouring farm to get fresh milk and cheese, given free rein to run around outdoors and play, and invited to watch movies, colour and play games in their own living room. Perhaps what helped us enjoy our holiday most of all was their flexibility: they watched our four year old on days we wanted to ski harder with the older kids, they provided ski tuition for our older ones on an ad-hoc basis, they delivered a continental breakfast at any time you liked each morning, they served dinner earlier for whichever children wanted it on a daily basis and drove us to and from the slopes whenever we asked (within traffic and the other group's constraints of course). They were relaxed hosts and nothing was ever too much trouble. Not only did they welcome some friends of ours to dinner several nights, they kindly drove them back to La Clusaz afterwards! The beds were comfy, the towels thick, the rooms spacious, and the views stunning. Just be aware that the journey is slightly longer to the slopes (you have the benefit of two resorts to choose from) than we expected--more like 15 minutes than 5 as the website says--not a problem, but just take that into account if you have ski school schedules to keep.
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