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Chalet & Apartment Falconnieres - Samoens

A stylish and elegant chalet in Samoens offering stunning views of the Haute Giffre valley  (Français)

At a glance

Sleeps:

12/14

Bedrooms:

5

Luxury chalet. Log fire. 2 living areas/kitchens

Village centre 7-8 mins walk. Ski bus 200m.

Wi-Fi. Satellite TV

Terrace. 2 x balconies. Amazing views.

Chalet Falconnieres Samoens The vast open plan living and dining area with log fire

New to the market! Chalet Falconnieres is a stunning 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom luxurious chalet in a wonderful elevated location in Samoens, boasting inspirational views over the Haute Giffre Valley.  Thoughtfully and newly renovated by it’s talented owners, this generously sized 258m2 chalet combines elegant and contemporary design with a light and spacious, yet homely feel.

Guests will find quality at every turn, from beautiful designer sofas, to large comfortable beds, stone tiles and stylish décor.  A quiet night in front of the impressive cosy log fire is a must during the winter months, or during the summer enjoy the selection of south facing terraces and balconies.  The chalet offers 2 spacious living/dining areas and 2 separate kitchens allowing space and independence for larger groups or families to holiday at all times of the year. 

The chalet capitalises on it’s sunny position in Samoens as light floods in through huge windows and doors which provide stunning panoramic views from the pistes of the Grand Massif, to lofty snow capped peaks, to the dramatic cliffs of the Criou mountain. A short walk of around 7-8 minutes will take you to the historic centre of Samoens with it’s numerous local amenities, while a ski bus can be found 200m away providing a speedy service to the Grand Massif Express gondola.

Set in its own private grounds, the chalet offers several outdoor areas to take in the views, including two covered terraces and two large balconies. A private off street parking area is available behind the chalet, while a boot room and separate utility room provide great storage for equipment and outdoor clothing.

This property is privately owned and has been carefully selected to be in Alps Accommodation’s premier portfolio. It has a Saturday 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

As you enter Chalet Falconnieres, you are immediately led to the wonderfully spacious main open plan living and dining area. Light floods the room through huge windows which capture the jaw dropping alpine views, looking out over Samoens village and the Grand Massif ski area. In the living area you will find three stylish, deep comfortable navy blue sofas surrounding a beautiful large stone feature wall with a warming log fire. A separate armchair provides additional seating, while unique touches such as mirrored lamps and decadent soft furnishings add a touch of elegance. The owners daughter, an interior designer who managed the renovation, has ensured great attention to detail has been incorporated into every area, combining both contemporary and fresh furnishings in each room.  Entertainment is provided by a large TV while a Bluetooth speaker system and free Wi-Fi are available.

In the dining area, a grey slate effect table with luxurious fabric chairs can seat up to 10 people in absolute comfort, beneath the pendant light.  A mirrored wall reflects gorgeous mountain scenery seen through patio doors which lead to the balcony opposite equipped with outdoor seating.

A bright and spacious fully equipped kitchen provides everything you could possibly need with highlights including an American style fridge freezer with water dispenser, full size electric fan oven, electric hob, microwave, and dishwasher. A kitchen island with stools double up as a breakfast bar offering a quiet corner for a morning coffee, as well as excellent work surface and storage space.

Moving down to the lower level of the chalet, you will find the apartment level joined internally, which has a second open plan space, hosting a kitchen, living and dining area. Again capitalising on the properties wonderfully sunny aspect, large windows on two sides offer more spectacular views. The living area features a sofa, which can also be converted into a double bed, two armchairs and a large TV provides entertainment. The second kitchen comes fully equipped including a large fridge freezer, fan oven, electric hob and dishwasher. Located opposite is a stylish dining table which can seat up to 6 people.

On the entrance level, guests will find a utility room offering great storage for outdoor clothing and footwear, as well as a washing machine and separate dryer. A boot room on the lower level provides further storage as well as a washing machine.

Bedrooms

bedrooms

Apartment Falconnieres

Bedroom 1

Sleeps 2, ensuite (shower, WC), 1 x double bed (140cm wide)

Bedroom 2

Sleeps 2, 2 x single beds (can be pushed together to create 180cm super king)

Living Area

Sleeps 2, 1 x sofa bed

Chalet Falconnieres

Bedroom 3

Sleeps 2, 2 x single beds (can be pushed together to create 180cm super king)

Bedroom 4

Sleeps 2, 1 x queen bed (150cm wide) & a small child size sofa bed.

Bedroom 5

Sleeps 4, ensuite (bath/shower, WC), 1 x queen bed (150cm wide) & 2 x single beds

Chalet Falconnieres provides 5 fabulous, luxurious bedrooms each offering a light and wonderfully spacious feel and inspirational views. In each room, space has not been compromised and they have been thoughtfully styled by interior designers, complete with luxurious linen and soft furnishings, deep high quality mattresses, beautiful rugs and attractive brightly coloured contemporary décor.  

Bedroom 1 can be found on the lower level of the chalet and features a double bed which looks out through patio doors over a private covered terrace to stunning mountain views. A separate dressing room with floor to ceiling wardrobe leads into the ensuite bathroom where you will find an extra large walk in shower, vanity unit with built in sink, towel radiator and WC.

Bedroom 2 is also located on the lower level and features twin beds which can be pushed together to create a super king bed. A patio door leads out to covered terrace while an east facing window gives you a glimpse of the stunning cliffs of the mighty Criou mountain.

Located adjacent to bedroom 2 is a family bathroom featuring a shower, vanity unit with sink, towel radiator and WC.

Moving to the upper level, bedroom 3 is a delightful twin bedroom featuring more fabulous views of the Criou mountain from an east facing window. A comfortable armchair provides a quiet corner to enjoy a good book, while a floor to ceiling wardrobe provides excellent storage space. The twin beds in this room can be pushed together to create a huge super king size bed.

Bedroom 4 is a vast 27m2 room featuring a queen size bed, while a sofa adds a touch of luxury to the room and can also convert into a small bed to sleep an additional young child. Patio doors on two sides lead onto the rooms private balcony and make the most of the rooms elevated position, offering staggering panoramic views over Samoens village and the Criou mountain. A double floor to ceiling wardrobe provides excellent storage space.

Bedrooms 3 and 4 share a family bathroom featuring a shower, vanity unit with sink, towel radiator, and WC.

Bedroom 5, spanning a huge 30m2, boasts a luxurious king size bed flanked by two suspended terracotta bed side lamps. The room boasts a snug area where you will find two further single cosy built in cabin style beds making this room ideal for families, looking for a little independence. The ensuite bathroom offers a large bath and integrated shower, his and her sinks, a towel radiator and WC. A separate dressing area is available, while a wardrobe and chest of drawers provide great storage.

A sofa bed can be found in the lower level living area which can sleep an additional two people.

Exterior

exterior

Chalet Falconnieres is located in its own private grounds which surrounds all four sides of the chalet.  With 3 furnished terraces provided, it’s the ideal place to kick back and enjoy the fresh mountain air. To the front, enjoy day long sunshine and wonderful views from the large south facing terrace which feels as though it's hovering over Samoens village! Stairs down lead to a grassed garden, large enough to kick a football or throw a frisbee. On the easterly side of the chalet, a covered terraced area enjoys morning sunshine, and also provides some much needed shade on those hot summer afternoons. On the middle level, a balcony wraps around three sides of the chalet, linking two enclosed and covered terrace areas, both of which offer comfortable seating. The upper level features a second balcony with private access from bedroom 4, a real treat for guests staying in this room who will enjoy the stunning panoramic views.

A large private parking area is available to the rear of the chalet for several cars, which includes a lockable garage large enough for one car or to store bikes securely.  There is also a boot room and separate utility room providing further storage space for outdoor equipment and clothing.

Contents

contents
  • 2 x Sony Smart TV 49"
  • Satellite receiver
  • Bluetooth speaker system
  • Log fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Electric induction hob
  • Electric fan oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • American style fridge/freezer
  • Kettle
  • Chopping board set
  • Selection of kitchen knives
  • Selection of utensils
  • Scissors
  • Grater
  • Place mats
  • Selection of sauce pans
  • Selection of baking dishes
  • Selection of frying pans
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Bottle opener
  • Can opener
  • 2 x washing machines
  • 1 x dryer
  • Mop & bucket
  • Hoover
  • Broom
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Cot
  • High Chair

Location

location

Chalet Falconnieres boasts a simply stunning elevated position overlooking Samoens village and basks in day long sunshine. Enjoy unspoilt panoramic views from the pistes of the Grand Massif ski area, to Samoens village and the dramatic mountains above Sixt at the head of the valley. Despite this, the chalet remains just 7-8 minutes’ walk from the village centre where you will find an excellent range of restaurants, bars, local shops, bakeries and weekly market.

In winter, the closest ski bus stop is just 200m from the chalet and offers a regular service to the Grand Massif Express gondola which links into the excellent Grand Massif network. Alternatively, guests can drive to the same gondola where large free car parks are available. Free equipment storage is available via our partner rental shops either located at the base or top of the gondola, a popular choice for families.

In summer, the chalet is equally well located with hiking trails leading in all directions from close to the chalet. Whether you are looking for a gentle walk along the banks of the river Giffre, or a full day adventure to a mountain peak, there is something for everyone. The chalet is located on the very road which ultimately leads to the Col de Joux Plane, a famous climb of the Tour de France and a must for any keen road cyclist. For mountain bikers there are world class forest tracks close to the chalet, including those made famous by the Enduro World Series, while an excellent and every expanding lift served trail network is easily accessible. A short walk will take you to Samoens where there is a huge range of summer activities including botanical gardens, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, pony rides and the beautiful lakes.

GPS Coordinates for this property: 46.085440, 6.731768

Reviews

We were a group of 9 staying at this property and it is absolutely fantastic. The decor and quality of the furnishings is excellent.

Gumma party, Chalet and Apartment Falconnieres, August 2018

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