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Chalet Ecrins A23 - Samoens

Luxury spacious apartment in a quiet corner of the very heart of Samoens  (Français)

At a glance

Sleeps:

8/10

Bedrooms:

4

Village centre. Quiet location.

No car required.  Ski bus 50m and 150m.

Wi-Fi. Playstation 4. Music system.

Large balconies.

Ecrins Etoiles A23, Samoens

Chalet Ecrins A23 is a luxury 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartment arranged over two floors and encompassing an impressive 101m2 of living space. This classically alpine styled apartment which sleeps 8-10 in space and comfort is ideally located. Set slightly back from the road in private grounds, Chalet Ecrins A23 offers peace and tranquility in an extremely convenient location.

It is a mere 50m walk to Samoëns’ historic village centre with its shops, restaurants and bars, cafés and bakeries. The Grand Massif Express lift which is open during the winter and the peak summer season is only a 10 minute walk way. If you chose to use one of our partner rental shops, ski equipment storage is available at the top or bottom of the ski lift. Alternatively, in the winter months there is a ski bus stop located 150m from the apartment building. From here free and regular buses take approximately two minutes to reach the Grand Massif Express. During the peak winter weeks, there is also a mini train which stops just 50m away, next to the main square.  There is ample private parking at the apartment complex for those guests who wish to drive. As well as a small above ground car park in front of the building, there are two allocated parking spaces in the secure underground garage. Guests can also make use of a private and secure ski locker which is fitted with a boot warmer. Situated on the basement level, both the garage and ski locker are serviced by a lift.

Chalet Ecrins A23 is located on the third floor, accessible via a lift for your convenience. Due to its elevated position, you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and scenery from each of the rooms or either of the two south-facing balconies. The accommodation is furnished to an excellent standard using locally sourced modern and traditional furnishings.

This property is privately owned and has been carefully selected to be in Alps Accommodation’s premier portfolio. It has a Sunday changeover day, however in low season and for last minute bookings, flexible arrival day and length of stay may be available. Contact us for more information.

Description

Description

Chalet Ecrins A23 accommodates 8-10 guests in an impressive 101m2 of stylish and comfortable surrounds. Cleverly arranged over two floors this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartment is oozing with alpine charm. On the entrance level is the spacious open plan living, kitchen and dining area. This light and airy living space, which is furnished with traditional Savoyard couches as well as beanbags, is fully equipped with all the mod-cons, including TV, DVD player, music system, Playstation 4 and Wi-Fi internet throughout. A selection of DVDs and games are also provided for your entertainment.

The large kitchen is superbly equipped with dishwasher, microwave, large fridge/freezer, full size oven, coffee machine and all the cooking and serving utensils you could possibly need. High and low level cupboards provide plenty of storage space, and the chef of the household is assured ample preparation space at either the long kitchen workbench or the additional island. The dining area benefits from a large solid wood dining table with comfortable seating for 10. A south facing balcony is accessed from the living/dining area via French doors and offers a great place to relax after a day on the mountains. There is a second south-facing balcony upstairs, with private access from the Master Bedroom.

The master bedroom, triple/quad bedroom and one of the twin bedrooms are located on the second floor of Chalet Ecrins A23 where you can enjoy spacious loft-style living. For your convenience there is a shared bathroom on the landing as well as an ensuite shower room in the twin. The fourth bedroom is located on the entrance level and benefits from a large bathroom that is also fitted with a washing machine. Additional facilities include a hairdryer and iron and ironing board.

Perfect for family holidays or for a group of friends, Chalet Ecrins A23 is equipped with everything you need to ensure a fantastic and memorable holiday in Samoëns.

Pets are not accepted in this property.  Please contact us for advice on pet friendly accommodation. 

Bedrooms

Bedrooms

Bedroom 1

Sleeps 2, 2 x singles bed

Bedroom 2

Sleeps 2, 1 x double bed (140cm wide)

Bedroom 3

Sleeps 4, 1 x bunk bed, 1 x single bed, 1 x pull out single bed

Bedroom 4

Sleeps 2, ensuite (shower), 2 x single bed

Just off the main living area is a large twin bedroom providing ample storage space either under the beds or in the built-in wardrobe. The bathroom with bath and integrated shower is just next door. This bright, luminous space is fitted with a heated towel-rail, and a large vanity unit that also houses the washing machine. A separate WC is situated just down the hall.

Upstairs you can enjoy loft style living, with a further 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The first bedroom, the master bedroom, is a spacious double room with its own south facing balcony. Here you can enjoy a quiet moment before bed or a morning coffee before the rest of the household wakes up, whilst taking in views of the surrounding gardens and mountains in the distance. Ample room to unpack is provided for in this room with under bed storage space and built-in wardrobe. The bathroom with WC and bath with integrated shower is situated opposite in the hall. Once again, heated towel-rails are provided for your comfort as well as a large vanity unit with ample space to unpack all of your toiletries.   

Just across the hall from the master bedroom is a triple/quad bedroom, a luminous space with a high ceiling and clean, white walls. The room is fitted with full size bunk beds, a separate single bed and an extra pull out bed for flexible sleeping arrangements. There is also a built-in wardrobe where you can unpack your belongings.

In the hallway adjacent is the 4th bedroom, a twin room with an ensuite shower room. Light cascades through the large velux window in the ceiling of this room, which also has a built-in wardrobe and under bed storage space for all of your belongings. The ensuite shower room has a small vanity unit with basin and a heated towel-rail for your comfort.

There is also an extra single pull out bed that can go in either the double or twin upstairs if required, for more flexible sleeping arrangements. For groups of 11 there will be an extra charge of 100 Euros.

Exterior

Exterior

Chalet Ecrins A23 is situated in ‘Les Avoudrues’, the A Block of the Ecrins Etoilés development. The building is set slightly back from the road in private grounds. Guests can access these peaceful and extensive communal grounds which surround the building.

The apartment itself has two south facing balconies, one off the dining area and the other off the Master Bedroom. Due to the elevated position of both balconies guests can enjoy lovely views of the gardens and village surrounds, as well as the mountains in the distance.

There is a small above ground car park by the building’s entrance which is free for the use of those guests with a car. There are also 2 private parking spaces in the secure underground garage on the basement level. The ski locker which is fitted with a boot warmer is also located in the basement. Both the garage and ski locker are serviced by a lift.

Contents

Contents
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • Drying rack
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Playstation 4 with 3 controls
  • Selection of PS4 games
  • Wi-Fi
  • Casserole dish
  • Selection of baking tins
  • Cafetiere
  • Electric hand mixer
  • Escargot dish
  • Selection of saucepans and frying pans
  • Selection of Le Creuset dishes
  • Microwave
  • Flan, Pie and Soufflé dishes/bowls
  • Roasting trays
  • Pressure cooker
  • Kitchen scales
  • Tea pot
  • Toaster
  • CD/radio player
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Selection of DVD’s

Location

Location

Ecrins A23 is ideally located. Set slightly back from the road, which leads into the historic centre of Samoëns, the apartment provides a peaceful, yet central location for year-round holidays.

Chalet Ecrins A23 is only 50m from Samoëns’ village centre, with its many shops, bars, restaurants, the beautiful botanical gardens, and picturesque medieval town square. Here, you can admire the stunning church that features original 13th and 15th century stonework, or wander around the bustling Wednesday morning market.

In the winter, it will take only 10 minutes to walk from the apartment to the main Grand Massif Express lift, which allows access to our impressive skiing domain. Alternatively, jump on the free and regular ski bus that leaves from the stop just 150m away. Or for a novel experience, catch the Septi-train to the lift which stop 50m away and leaves from just off the main square. Another favourite winter activity is ice-skating and Samoëns’ newly built 600m2 ice skating complex is little more than a 5-minute walk from the apartment.

In the summer, a number of great alpine walking and mountain bike trails can be accessed within minutes of the apartment. And road cyclists can attempt the famous Col de Joux Plane climb, which starts just through the square, on the other side of the village. The Grand Massif Express lift also operates throughout July and August, allowing guests easy access to the higher mountain trails and downhill mountain biking terrain.

GPS Coordinates for this chalet: 46.082486 N 6.729109 E

We also have a number of other two and three bedroom apartments in the Ecrins Etoilés development. These may be of interest to larger groups wishing to book multiple accommodations in the one convenient location. Be sure to take a look at:  A18, B11, C9, and 15C.

Reviews

We had an amazing holiday in the idyllic village of Samoens. The apartment was very conveniently located, well furnished and very comfortable. We would definitely like to return.

Sutton family, Ecrins A23, April 2016

Compared to any other French accommodation we have stayed in, this was by far the best and most spacious. The service, the place, the appliances were excellent.

Gemes family, Chalet Ecrins A23, January 2015

Great apartment which perfectly suited us. Would definitely use Alps Accommodation again.

Noble, Ecrins A23, March 2012

After many years travelling to the USA for annual ski holiday, this was our first ski holiday experience in France. Absolutely loved the whole experience. The Samoens village and facilities was way beyond expectation. Alps Accommodation service was excellent.

Lancini, Ecrins A23, January 2012

We have just returned from a week in Samoens where we stayed with you in the fantastic Chalet Ecrins A23 and we all had a great time. The chalet was lovely, the village was really great too and the whole set up seemed to work so well. In particular Gil was a credit to your business, nothing seemed to be too much trouble. We enjoyed it so much that we are toying with the idea of returning to one of your chalets in March.

MacMahon party, February 2011

Premier Services - What's included?

This property is booked directly with the owner and their pricing includes:

¤ Towels and linen provided ¤ 5 - 20% off ski passes delivered on arrival
¤ Beds made for your arrival ¤ 20% discount on ski hire, 10% on lessons
¤ End of stay cleaning included ¤ Welcome basket of food and drink
¤ Meet and greet service ¤ Sample selection of toiletries (often Eco)
¤ In-resort assistance ¤ Utility bills and Tourist Tax included
¤ Payment by card or bank transfer ¤ Provision of cleaning products
¤ Firewood included in properties with fires ¤ Washing up liquid, and a starter pack of bin liners and dishwasher tablets