Do self catering in style! A fabulous open plan living/dining/kitchen/pool table area on the top floor with 4 en-suite bedrooms on the floor below.
Occupying the top two floors of the chalet with two privately-owned apartments underneath, this stunning luxury self-catering duplex apartment is situated on a quiet road on the edge of Morzine. Just 25 minutes walk from the centre of the village, and only 200 metres from the ski bus stop, it is ideally situated for both small groups and families. Access to restaurants, night life and the ski slopes surrounding Morzine is easy, and the chalet benefits from a peaceful location.
Ideally sleeping 8 people self catering, with all bedrooms en-suite and with balconies, this lovely chalet was completed in 2008 to a very high specification.
Guests can enjoy breathtaking mountain views from one of the many balconies, or relax in front of the wood fire in the centre of the open plan living area. The interior combines modern luxuries with traditional Savoyard charm, providing a stylish and comfortable ambiance - perfect for socializing after a busy day in the mountains
The apartment details:
The four bedrooms are on the entrance level of the apartment. Each bedroom has en-suite facilities, a wardrobe, a chest of drawers, bedside tables, and double doors opening onto a balcony. One bedroom has a king size double bed, the other three bedrooms have twin beds. One of the twin rooms has a bath with shower attachment, the other three have walk-in showers. Two of the twin rooms have space for a fold-up single bed (ideal for children/teenagers) thus increasing the total number of occupants to ten. The other twin room has space for a baby cot.
These extra beds, baby cots, high chairs and stair gate can be ordered free of charge when booking.
All bedding and towels are included in the rental price.
There are stairs up to the stunning top floor, which incorporates the kitchen, dining and living areas plus the desk and the pool table. There is also another toilet on this floor.
There are two balconies accessible from the living and dining areas.
The secure ski boot room (for our apartment only) is situated close to the front door of the chalet and has plenty of space to store ski boots, skis, snow boards and helmets, thus avoiding having them all in the apartment. This area is ideal for storing bikes in the summer.
There are two parking spaces (one covered)
There is a large garden area and a wooden deck with table and chairs
The resort in winter:
Morzine is a well-established mountain resort which is ideal for families. Fabulous in winter for skiiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and walking with its traditional atmosphere, wooded slopes and massive ski areas - 650 km of pistes in the Portes du Soleil and a further 120km in the Morzine/Les Gets areas.
Ideal skiing for all ages and all standards from beginners to experts with a good choice of ski schools for beginners and those wanting to brush up on their technique.
95 km of varied cross-country trails
Great selection of off-piste skiing
11 snowparks and 4 boardercross at strategic points around the ski areas. All parks feature boxes, tables, wall rides, big air jumps, raised bends, air bags and rails that riders of all levels will be more than happy with! There are five dedicated zones in Avoriaz, one at Nyon and Les Gets
Excellent choice of mountain restaurants
Lots of scenic walks
Large indoor ice rink with regular professional ice hockey matches
Outdoor ice rink in the centre of the town
Indoor swimming pool complex
The resort in summer:
Morzine changes in the summer to a flower-bedecked haven for cyclists, mountain bikers, golfers and walkers.
There is a park by the river with a horse riding centre, a keep-fit track and a childrens' play area
Fabulous downhill cycle tracks with the ski lifts adapted to carry bikes and riders
Brilliant roads with testing hills for cyclists - the Tour De France regularly uses the Morzine area
Ski lifts are available for walkers
Outdoor olympic size swimming pool plus paddling pool and sunbathing area
Indoor swimming pool complex
Tennis, basketball, table tennis, mini-soccer courts
Lac Montriond with canoes, kayaks, paddle boards to hire, swimming, separate childrens' swimming area, horse rides
Fabulous walking area
Childrens' adventure parks
35 minutes from Lac Leman/Lake Geneva at Thonon, with great water parks nearby
40 minutes from Evian on Lac Leman
Access by boat from Thonon to all the resorts around the lake - Lausanne, Montreux, Vevey etc.
Morzine is situated 50 miles/80 kms from Geneva airport. Car hire is available at the airport or transfer buses can be booked.
Driving from the UK is easy and straightforward; we regularly drive and it usually takes nine hours including meal/fuel stops from Morzine to Calais - 540 miles/850 kms - a long way but on quiet roads compared to the heavy traffic of the UK. We will be happy to supply more information about routes etc - just ask!
About the owners:
We purchased our apartment in Chalet Lucie in December 2010. My wife and I love skiing and snowshoeing in the winter and walking and cycling in the summer; after many years of visiting ski resorts throughout Europe we decided we would like to have our own place where we could stay and our family could visit. We wanted somewhere in a quiet area, big enough for our family, close to the town and the lifts with a bus service so we don't have to drive every day. We wanted easy access to the motorways to enable us to drive from England and close proximity to an international airport. We wanted a resort that offered great skiing but was also attractive in the summer - we think we have the ideal place!
We stay at the apartment several times throughout the year and love being there - it is our second home.
My wife and I often stay there on our own and don't feel it is too big for us, yet when our family visit we don't feel cramped as the living area is so big and the bedrooms all have their own bathrooms.
We hope you will like it as much as we do!
Please note this is a non-smoking chalet. There are two parking spaces available for our apartment. This apartment may not be suitable for someone who is infirm as there are six steps to the apartment and a flight of steps between the two floors. There are further steps down to the garden area. There is a designated lockable boot/ski/snowboard room adjacent to the main front door to enable the apartment to remain clear of such items. Please note pets are not allowed. The lockable boot room is ideal as a cycle store in the summer months. There is a large garden with a decking area and a table and chairs.
Please note winter bookings and July and August bookings are usually Saturday - Saturday only - please check with the owner Peter Trend.
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