Chalet La Ferme de Florent, catered chalet, real ski in ski out

Chalet in Le Grand Bornand with Ski-in / Ski-out, Sauna, Log fire, Wi-Fi, Childcare available, Airport Transfers available

Chalet 2219

Self catering, Sleeps 14 - 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms

Facilities: Ski-in / Ski-out, Sauna, Log fire, Wi-Fi, Childcare available, Airport Transfers available, Heated Boot Room, Satellite / Cable TV, DVD, Parking Available

Suitable for: Family / Child friendly, Short breaks, Long Term Let

Location type: Resort, Mountains, Countryside, Village, Ski resort

La Ferme de Florent is a beautifully restored 18th century farmhouse. When restoring it we retained as many of the original features as possible, such as the huge beams and fire place in the lounge, whilst adding rooms, bathrooms and heating. We also have a sauna, games room with pool table, TV room with wii etc and wifi. We love the result and hope you will too. The chalet is ocated righ ton the piste making this a real ski-in ski-out chalet. In 2016 we have re-furbished the Chalet ready for our move from self catered to catered and we think the new furniture and fittings look great.

The Farmhouse is on piste so it is ideal for skiers and boarders, there are also lots of beautiful walks, charming restaurants and cross country ski slopes nearby for non skiers. In summer the Col de La Colombier is a famous cycle route, we often see La Tour de France go by. The Aravis are also popular for paraponting, mountain biking and walking. There is a great skating rink, large outdoor pool complex, crazy golf, tree walk/ climbing routes and many more activities in Grand Bornand, just down the road. Chinaillon itself is a lovely village with plenty of shops, bars restaurants and spa's to keep anyone happy, summer and winter.

The chalet is on 3 floors. The middle floor has 6 bedrooms, designed to provide maximum comfort, with an en suite bath or shower room, and a flat screen television in every room. The top floor of the chalet has the TV room, sauna and kitchen, the rest is left open plan (44ft x 30ft) with a dining area and several comfortable seating areas with lots of comfy sofas and a huge, central open fire. This means that you get the beauty of a traditional farm house and plenty of warmth and comfort after a day of fresh air and exercise. There are several large balconies for those sunny days and plenty of outdoor furniture, barbeque etc to enable you to enjoy the sun.

Chinaillon is where you access the Grand Bornand ski area and has is 90km of skiing ranging from cruising greens to one of the steepest blacks in Europe. Most of the pistes are very wide and there is plenty of off piste. Included in the Aravis ski pass are La Clusaz ski area with 120km of piste within easy reach should you want more variety.

The ground floor of the chalet houses the ski/ board and boot room as well as a games room with pool table and dart board. Photo's of plans for each floor are attached..

Our manager, Mike Goggs will be there to welcome you answer any questions and help ensure you have a lovely stay.

Ski Chalet Features:
- On Piste real ski-in ski-out chalet
- Sauna for winter 2016
- 5 mins stroll to bars, shops and restaurants
- Stunning slopes and real French village (no concrete!)
- All rooms en suite with UK TV
- Huge lounge with open fire and loads of squishy sofas
- 1 hr from Geneva airport
- Large kitchen with double hob, American fridge freezer and microwave
- Flexibility re: meals and timings to suit you (Menu options on website)
- Games room with pool table & darts
- TV room with Wii, X box, DVD player and WiFI

General information

Property type Chalet
Catered Self catering
Holiday theme Walking holiday, Sight-seeing, Cycling holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays

Accommodation information

Bedrooms

6 bedrooms, sleeps maximum of 14 people

Bedroom 1: 2 single beds and 1 large double bed

Bedroom 1 can be made up as a single or a large double room. Like all our rooms it has an en suite shower room and flat screen TV. This bedroom also has a large balcony with mountain views.

Bedroom 2: 3 single beds and 1 large double bed

This room can be made up as a triple room or a large double with the spare bed made up as a sofa. Like all our rooms it has an en suite shower room and flat screen TV. This bedroom also has a large balcony with mountain views.

Bedroom 3: 3 single beds

This room can be made up as a triple room or a large double with the spare bed made up as a sofa. Like all our rooms it has an en suite shower room and flat screen TV. This room is ideal for children

Bathrooms

6 bathrooms

Bathroom 1: toilet and shower

Bathroom 2: toilet and shower

Bathroom 3: toilet and bath with shower

Dining room

Seats 15+

Living room

Seats 15+

On-site facilities

Entertainment Satellite / Cable TV, DVD, Television, CD Player, Radio, Game Console
Communications & IT Internet access, Wi-Fi
Leisure Sauna, Pool / Snooker, Games room
Heating Log fire, Central heating
Household Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Cot Available, Hob, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Toaster, Kettle, Highchair, Iron, Hairdryer, Tumble dryer, Towels/linen provided, Heated Boot Room, Coffee Machine, Oven

There was no space for bedrooms 4,5 and 6 so I have described them below:

Bedroom 4
2 single beds or 1 large double. Access to balcony overlooking the village and mountains beyond. Like all our rooms it has an en suite shower room and flat screen TV.

Bedroom 5 and 6These rooms are linked with a King size bed in the main room leading to a bunk room. Leading off this is a bathroom with shower and toilet.

Parking Parking Available
Other facilities Ski-in / Ski-out, Childcare available, Airport Transfers available, Balcony / Terrace, Garden, BBQ, Panoramic views, Cross Country Skiing, Skidoo - ATV rides

Nearest airport Geneva Cointrin at 70.0 km

Nearest railway Annecy at 37.0 km

Nearest restaurant The Igloo at 0.2 km

Nearest bar The Green Monkey at 0.2 km

Car is not necessary

About Le Grand Bornand

The Grand Bornand ski area is set in the stunning Aravis mountains. If you stay in Grand Bornand itself you will have to get a bubble lift up to Chinaillon for the skiing. If you stay in Chinaillon itself you have easy access to 90km of skiing ranging from cruising greens to one of the steepest blacks in Europe. Most of the pistes are lovely and wide and the resort is ideal for families due to the variety of slopes and ease of access. There is also plenty of challenging off piste which we will be happy to show you, snow permitting! Included in the Aravis ski pass is La Clusaz with 120km of piste, this is within easy reach should you want more variety.

All the slopes are groomed every night, apart from the blacks which become very challenging after a good dump of snow. This means that there area always some lovely wide groomed slopes for intermediates and those who want to avoid bumps. For those of you who have skied North America, the resort resembles that rather than the tight narrow runs to be found in many Austrian resorts. There is also an extensive snow park with jumps from green to black, rails, half pipe and 2 skier cross tracks, it is rated as one of the top 10 parks in France.

There is a significant amount of cross country skiing (ski de fond) in Le Grand Bornand. Grand Bornand produced several olympians and is justly proud of there achievements, one silver and a bronze medal in the last olympics. There are 2 areas that you can do this locally, one the vallee Bouchet of 20+km and one in chinaillon of 12+km. It is also possible to ski over the Lac de Confins in La Clusaz. The vallee Bouchet also has facilities to do Biathlon.

There is nordic and skating possible in most areas and the piste (is the correct for cross country!) are always well prepared. There are several other places close by, the plataeu de Glieres(30mins), La Clusaz(20mins) and Manigod(25mins) which looks beautiful when I skied past it recently. So there is plenty of choice of location and types of activity, there are also, for the more adventurous half and full marathon races in most of these locations during the year.

In the summer CHinaillon regularly sees the Tour de France heading through it as we are on the road leading up to the Col de Colombier This makes the area popular with cyclists, walkers and climbers. For those wanting something less manic there is a beautiful 9 hole golf course, a large outdoor swimming pool complex, GO Ape style tree climbing routes, tennis courts, painting and pottery courses in the main town of Grand BOrnand. There is also the beautiful medieval city of Annecy only 40 minutes away and many stunning villages and market towns to visit for markets. walks or a relax in the sun and some people watching.

Activities near Le Grand Bornand

See above. Our manager, Mike Goggs, will happily help arrange any activities during your stay, please just ask when booking or on arrival.

Local sports activities

Within 15 minutes: Mountain biking, Swimming, Climbing, Fishing, Cycling, Skiing, Golf, Walking, Tennis

Within 45 minutes: Beach, Boat hire, Wind surfing, Horse riding, Sports centre, Water Skiing

Local leisure activities

Within 15 minutes: Food shop, Cinema, Restaurant, Museum, Shopping, Historic site

Within 45 minutes: Theme park

Great for Walking holiday, Sight-seeing, Cycling holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays

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Please call to discuss anything, we are happy to take bookings for 2017 summer and 2018 winter now. We can also be flexible, especially for late bookings when we have availability. Contact 0044 7753 514550

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