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La Portette

Beautiful, spacious living room
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Beautiful, spacious living room
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5.0 of 5 stars
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26 reviews
Beautiful, spacious living room
La Portette
Home made tarts to delight.
It's snowing outside......
... but it's cosy inside.
Romantic four poster bed in this huge suite in the oldest part of the house
Romantic four-poster bed
There are 4 big sofas in the large living room; sink into them and relax
Roche de Mio, one of the high points of La Plagne.
Snuggle up around the log fire in the living room with a glass of wine
View from the balcony: Mont Blanc at sunset
Wisteria outside the family suite in spring
Powderfield above Montchavin
Bright and friendly twin room. All our bedrooms have stocked bookshelves
Fairy-tale wooden beds
Curtained savoyard wooden beds - kids love them
Double bedroom with wooden four poster bed and traditional wooden walls
Double bedroom with amazing views of Mont Blanc
Small double bedroom with beamed ceiling in the old part of the house
Montorlin from above, walking home via the footpath through the trees
The living room has 2 grouped seating areas: this one faces the TV, DVD player and gamestation
The dining room is down 5 steps from the living area, with huge windows looking out at amazing views
Part of the large living room. with sofas grouped around the log fire
The balcony in summer is a great place to chill
Armchairs in the family suite
Mont Blanc
North Face of the Bellecote
Sunset over the Alps
Les Arcs
Traditional Christmas
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Overview
Chalet -
6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Montchavin, Savoie, Rhone-Alpes
Up the winding mountain road to the church square and the top of the village of Montorlin, and a beautiful old farmhouse owned and run by Liza and Andy as a catered ski chalet.

Alastair Sawday's Guides have featured this lovely place in The Guardian as one of 10 chalets to treat yourself to this winter.

The stunning top floor features an open plan living and dining area, with amazing views up and down the Tarentaise valley across to the distant peaks of Mont Blanc. Balconies open off 2 sides of the house from picture windows. The airy living room has huge, squashy sofas, a log fire and an extensive library. Wifi, playstation, DVDs and CDs provide the modern entertainment.

Mountains, inc. is owner run, and dedicated to good service. Guests will be fed yummy breakfasts and afternoon teas daily, with excellent three course meals and...
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About the Owner, Mountains inc L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL140387 by: Holiday Lettings
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Steve C
Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 for a stay in January 2016
1
person found this review helpful

I don’t normally do reviews, but for this chalet I had to make an exception. What better way to start your day than breakfast with a view of the mountains and the sun just hitting the top of Mont Blanc. Tremendous. Nothing too much trouble. Transfers, ski passes, anything you want help with, Liza’s an expert. Excellent food, relaxing environment,...

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Missplums
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Wasn't going to write a review as wanted to keep this place a secret but that wouldn't be fair. If like me you research everything, check everything a million times, worry that you booking the right accomadation, flights, transfers, ski hire, lessons, lift passes and then research it all again. Well this is the place for you. Lisa will help...

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Jerry P
Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We were collected and welcomed by Dan and Bess - from the start and throughout the week, we were made to feel at home in a refreshingly relaxed atmosphere. Dan and Bess delivered an exceptional service, making the very hard work they put into our week at all times look effortless. The accommodation was very homely and we were also...

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    Ask
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
Additional amenities & feature info
The house has 6 bedrooms on the ground and first floors: three double rooms, two twins, and one family suite with two interconnecting bedrooms. The main room of the suite has a romantic four poster bed; the children's room next door has full length bunk beds. On the first floor one of the twin rooms has the traditional built in wooden curtained beds, which children (and adults!) adore.<BR>Every room has a hairdryer, big fluffy towels and super-efficient radiators; and a jar of smarties by the bed.<BR><BR>
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 1 night
$79
€70
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Sep 3, 2016 -
Oct 30, 2016
Autumn B&B
1 night
$45
€40
$315
€280
Dec 16, 2016 -
Dec 22, 2016
Chrismas
6 nights
$105
€93
$731
€650
Dec 23, 2016 -
Dec 29, 2016
Christmas
7 nights --
$804
€715
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices are in euros, per week, per person. WINTER prices (Dec-April) include catering, accommodation, in resort shuttle service, linen, towels, assistance with lessons, ski hire, lift passes. Prices given are for adults. There is a 15% discount for 16s and under, and a 10% discount for 65s and over. Infants (>24 months): £50.
SUMMER prices (May - Sept) prices quoted for are for 1 person B&B.
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Chambery: 62.1 mi
Railway: Bourg Saint Maurice: 8.1 mi
Ferry: Calais: 602.7 mi
Fly, drive or take the train almost to the front door.<BR><BR>Flights: our nearest airports are Chambery (100kms); Geneva (140kms); Lyon (200kms) and Grenoble (180kms). We can arrange the airport transfers too: ask us for a quote.<BR><BR>Drive: it takes about 10 hours from Calais, mostly on major (toll) roads. There is plentiful free parking around the chalet.<BR><BR>Train: take the Eurostar from London St Pancreas direct to Bourg Saint Maurice, where we will meet you with our minibus. The service runs on Fridays and Saturdays, either overnight or during the day. Visit the Eurostar website.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 49.7 mi.
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