Chalet Abbaye originally a 19th century farm house barn, now converted to a high standard giving perfect combination of atmospheric rustic beams and modern luxury.
Views of Chalet & Abbey
Chalet Abbaye was originally built in the 19th century as a farm house barn. It has been lovingly restored during the summer and winter of 2003 and is now a perfect combination of atmospheric rustic beams and modern luxury.
It is situated in St Jean d’Aulps in the « Portes du Soleil », a unique ski area of 12 linked resorts along the boarders of France & Switzerland, they can all be accessed with the same ski pass. With 650km of pistes climbing from 1000 to 2460m and 215 lifts you can spend the week wherever takes your fancy in the largest skiing area in the world.
Our closest resort is Morzine which is just a 10 minute drive away. It is a beautiful family resort, an old market town where the architecture has kept its traditional charm. There is a vast amount for all ages, traditional festivals, the cuisine, culture, music, dancing, sporting events and shows.
St Jean d’Aulps is on the Grande Route des Alpes, it is 30 minutes south of Lake Geneva, making it perfect for holidays all year round.It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and mountains, St Jean d’Aulps even has its own ski station, La Grande Terche. ESF provide ski or boarding lessons for adults & children at « La Grande Terche » and there is a creche on the way up to the telecabine. The lift is also open in Summer for biking and climbing. The other side of the valley remains completely untouched and Chalet Abbaye is the perfect starting point for stunning walks at all levels.
The other 8 nearby villages also offer many attractions and activities for both summer and winter in the form of fetes and local events, natural and religious sites, museums, expositions, guided visits, sports, bars and restaurants.
St Jean d’Aulps is a fairly small French village of 1070 inhabitants with a friendly community spirit. It has its own school, church and Marie so continues to function out of season unlike most resorts.
Chalet Abbaye is just a ten minute walk from the centre of the village where there is a tourist information centre to help with all your requests and involve you in the local programme of events. As well as restaurants, bars and all the facilities at the ski station, the village boasts two very good restaurants, bars, take-aways, a café and several shops
|Bedrooms||Ground Floor – one double bedroom.
First Floor – 2 twin/doubles, 2 single/children’s twins
|Wash Rooms||Lower ground floor – large family bathroom with bath/shower, 2 sinks and WC
First floor – 2 shower rooms each with shower, sink and WC Lower ground floor – WC with hand basin.
|Living Rooms||Large glass fronted open plan living and dining room with wood burning stove and views of the mountains, French doors open out onto south-east facing terrace. Dining table seats 12 comfortably. Furniture includes a sofa bed.|
|Kitchen||Open plan modern kitchen with bar, electric oven, hob, fridge, dishwasher. Extra drinks fridge and washing machine on lower ground floor.|
|General||The chalet is fully insulated, double glazed, and has gas central heating supplemented with a log fire.|
|Leisure||TV, DVD/CD player, Video, DVDs, CDs, board games, book provided.
Childrens toys, videos, chairs and sledges available if required.
|Outside||Off road parking for 3 cars is available in the property’s garden. The large undercover entrance hall leads to a ski and boot room. South-east facing terrace on ground floor level with views of the mountains, BBQ, parasol & garden furniture provided|
|Excluded||NO PETS OR ANIMALS PLEASE – children welcome!|
|Winter Sports||Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, night skiing, night tobogganing, indoor & outdoor ice-skating, snow parks, super pipe, snow mobiles, paragliding, ballooning, helicopter flights, local excursions|
|Summer Sports||Walking, climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, quad biking, parascending, ballooning, bungy jumping, zip wire, helicopter flights, tennis, golf, horse riding, summer luge, adventure parks, canoeing, white water rafting, swimming, waterskiing, wakeboarding, boating, local excursions|
|Special Notes||Although Chalet Abbaye is rented as self catering we are happy to provide a few 3 course meals during your weeks stay. We can also help with hiring skis, organising lessons, advising childcare and helping with transfers to and from Geneva airport. We aim to be as flexible as possible so that your holiday can be tailored specifically to your needs.|