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La Portette

It's snowing outside......
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It's snowing outside......
... but it's cosy inside. Romantic four poster bed in this huge suite in the oldest part of the house
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5.0 of 5 stars
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25 reviews
It's snowing outside......
... but it's cosy inside.
Romantic four poster bed in this huge suite in the oldest part of the house
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
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
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Overview
Rental Home /
6 Bedrooms, 4 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
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL140387 by: Holiday Lettings
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David J
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We found the same warm welcome, brilliant location, great service and wonderful food as the last 7 or so times we have been. Can't wait to be back! more

Management response:

Thank you; your comments are heartwarming. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! more

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JoFielder
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We stayed at La Portette for Christmas week with my 3 children (4-11years) and teenage niece, plus another family with similar age children. The chalet is absolutely beautiful and a really magical place to be at christmas. Liza (chalet owner) has made the chalet feel like home from home, our chalet hosts were fabulous with amazing food. The all-round service... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review; we're really pleased you enjoyed it! I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. more

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Emma D
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We stayed for Christmas 2014 week in this beautifully appointed chalet in Montorlin, just a 2 min drive or 10 min walk from Montchavin. In the winter this is a fully catered chalet and you will get the opportunity to experience some fantastic food from Liza and Co. The chalet hosts were incredibly helpful in sorting out all our requirements...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We enjoyed our Christmas too with a houseful of such nice guests; a really fun start to this winter season! I hope we get to welcome you back again soon. more

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(3)
  • 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
  • Wheelchair Access:
    No
  • Elder Access:
    No
  • Pets Allowed:
    Ask
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Suitable for Children:
    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.
Every room has a hairdryer, big fluffy towels and super-efficient radiators; and a jar of smarties by the bed.
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 1 night
$101
£70
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Feb 6, 2016 -
Feb 12, 2016
SPECIAL OFFER
7 nights -- --
$557
£385
Feb 13, 2016 -
Feb 19, 2016
February
7 nights -- --
$911
£630
Feb 20, 2016 -
Feb 26, 2016
February
7 nights -- --
$796
£550
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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 UK Pounds, per week, per person. WINTER prices (Dec-April) include catering, accommodation, in resort shuttle service, linen, towels, assistance with lessons, ski hire, lift passes. Airport transfers can be arranged separately. 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.

Flights: our nearest airports are Chambery (100kms); Geneva (140kms); Lyon (200kms) and Grenoble (180kms). We can provide the airport transfers too: ask us for a quote.

Drive: it takes about 10 hours from Calais, mostly on major (toll) roads. There is plentiful free parking around the chalet.

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. www.eurostar.co.uk
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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