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La Portette

Beautiful, spacious living room
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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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Chalet -
6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Montchavin, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
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Listing #HL140387 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

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We take our business very much to heart; and it is heartwarming to get such lovely reviews! Thank you.


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Sandra B
Reykjavik, Iceland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

We stayed a family of five at La Portette for the Christmas week and we loved it. Right from the start Liza, the owner, was very friendly and helpful. She got the ski passes for us and recommended a ski rental that delivered the skis to the chalet. No waiting in lines. Very comfortable. Liza or Jamie and Kirsten, the chalet hosts, dropped us of for skiing and picked us up whenever we wanted by...

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Christmas in the chalet with our friendly guests was magical for the hosts too! Thank you.


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

You would be a fool to look else where for accommodation. We stayed in the chalet over the Christmas period for a week, the lifts in the area had only opened the day before we arrived. I cannot fault our stay at La Portette! The accommodation was homely and very warm. There was the opportunity to have baths as well as showers, with hot water available at all hours, just what you want after a...

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What a great start to the season with our new chalet hosts Jamie and Kirsten. Thank you to our lovely guests.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • 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
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
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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Dec 16, 2016 -
Dec 22, 2016
6 nights
Dec 23, 2016 -
Dec 29, 2016
7 nights --
Dec 30, 2016 -
Jan 6, 2017
New Year
7 nights --
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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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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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