This chalet is in a quiet location yet conveniently just 200 metres from Les Carroz centre with its many shops, bars, restaurants and popular nightclub. The main ski lift is only 500 metres away but there is a regular free bus service passing close to the chalet. The nursery slopes are an easily walkable 350 metres away and enable skiing also to the main 8 seater new Telecabine. The chalet has magnificent mountain and piste views plus open woodland trails to the rear.
Les Carroz, with itís charming village centre, is a very well kept French secret being a 65 year established ski-resort with direct access to 265 km of well-maintained and prepared pistes, including Flaine, but less than an hour from Geneva Airport. Les Carroz provides regular and varied forms of entertainment for children and adults alike including some superb firework displays usually clearly visible from this chaletís balconies.
This chalet is very spacious and comfortable being able to accommodate up to 22 guests. The 60 square metre lounge and dining area has a large log-burning fireplace with leather chesterfield, sofa and armchairs. There are extensive south-facing balconies and terraces.
Bedroom 1 has a king-size double bed and bunk beds and benefits from a private shower room/WC. French-windows open onto the balcony- again with superb mountain and piste views. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have a double bed and bunk beds and share a family bathroom. These 3 bedrooms are on the first floor with lounge/dining area.
On the ground floor, bedroom 4 has a large electronically adjustable double bed that can be converted to 2 singles and bunk beds with an en suite shower/WC.
Suite 5 has a double bed and 2 single beds. It also has a connecting door to a separate sleeping room which sleeps 1-2 people. This suite has french windows which open onto a covered patio/terrace and benefits from an en suite shower room/WC.
The chalet is equipped with a 5 person heated spa-bath and large sauna. There is satellite TV, a DVD player and video with an extensive video collection. There is a CD/tape/radio hi-fi and a selection of books, magazines and board-games are available. The spa bath and sauna are not ormally available on self catered breaks during the summer period.
If guests request, they can be accompanied around the Grand Massif/ Flaine skiing region, which has 265km of fully and directly connected pistes. Day trips can be arranged to nearby resorts such as Les Gets, Morzine, Avoriaz, Chatel, Chamonix, and La Clusaz - all about 30-45 minutes away by car. La Vallee Blanche (Mont Blanc) and other off-piste excursions can also be arranged with a qualified guide subject to weather conditions.
Geneva and the delightful old town of Annecy and their respective lakes are only 45 minutes away by car, and Chamonix is only 35 minutes. The Mediaeval walled town of Yvoire, also on Lake Geneva, is close by. A visit to the Gianadda Foundation Art Exhibition at Martigny in Switzerland, just the other side of Chamonix is highly recommended.
There is an indoor swimming-pool at nearby Flaine accessible by ski-bus. Hot-air balloon-trips, skidoo, husky-rides, parapenting and snow shoe/raquette excursions are all available in Les Carroz.
* Superb collection of childrens videos
* Wide selection of games, toys and board games
* Baby cot available and child minding can be arranged.
* Early tea adapted to suit children's tastes, likes and dislikes, if parents wish.