Chalet Pecchio - beautifully furnished, catered chalet with great service

Chalet in Sainte Foy with Log fire, Wi-Fi, Airport Transfers available, Satellite / Cable TV, DVD, Parking Available

Chalet 2375

Catered, Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms

Facilities: Log fire, Wi-Fi, Airport Transfers available, Satellite / Cable TV, DVD, Parking Available, Dishwasher, Balcony / Terrace, Skidoo - ATV rides

Suitable for: Family / Child friendly

Location type: Mountains, Village, Ski resort

Chalet Pecchio is situated in the tiny unspoilt hamlet of Le Miroir away from the surrounding big resort hustle and bustle, Chalet Pecchio is extremely stylish inside and out. Built in the traditional classic Savoie style, the reclaimed wood, Italian terracotta, intricate carvings and antiques give the impression of age and tradition although Chalet Pecchio is a newly built chalet to the highest specification. The owners specialise in interior design and have incorporated furnishings that mix old and new with flair and appeal. The chalet is wonderfully bright and spacious. From the private garden or standing on the wraparound balcony, are the most fantastic views across the Tarentaise Valley which change from season to season.

The Accommodation
Chalet Pecchio sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms. There is an additional mezzanine bedroom which can accommodate 2 more guests if the group is self drive.
Built on 3 floors it comprises:

Ground Floor:
The master double bedroom has an en suite bathroom and a balcony.
The second bedroom may be used as a double or twin and has an en suite bathroom.
The third bedroom may be used as a double or twin and has an en suite shower room.
A further double bedroom has a private shower room.

First Floor:
The huge open plan living room, surrounded by balconies, contains two separate seating areas, with a centrally located log fire. Beautifully furnished it has a large flat screen television with full stereo system.
A large dining area is adjacent to the seating areas and is serviced by an open plan kitchen area.

Second Floor:
On the mezzanine floor upstairs is an additional separate bedroom (double or twin) with private shower room. There is also a large lounge area, with huge sofas, and a second large plasma screen.

The Facilities
Chalet Pecchio has a spacious private driveway, a double garage with boot heaters and storage for holiday equipment as well as Satellite TV, dvd machines, wi-fi and i-pod docks throughout the chalet.

Quality service, well delivered, with attention to detail

We believe in quality service for all our guests to ensure a comfortable stay at Chalet Pecchio, where the detail is taken care of so you can relax and enjoy your holiday.

For those on a catered holiday, Margaret, our non-resident Hostess, will look after you and prepare delicious four course dinners for you on 6 nights of the week using fresh local ingredients, including free range and organic produce where possible. Dinners will be accompanied by high-quality, carefully chosen house wines. On her night off, she will recommend good local restaurants. She will prepare a cooked breakfast and have a fresh homemade cake waiting for you after a hard day’s skiing.

Chalet Pecchio is surrounded by a variety of resorts and we offer one return transfer daily to the chosen destination each day. Nick, our Operations manager, will be able to help you with any extra activities you may like to do such as snow shoeing, dog sledding, skidoo rides, etc, as well as organise additional transport around the area. We can recommend and book local ski guides for our more experienced guests.

At the end of the day, or indeed at any time, why not let us book you a relaxing massage.

Our staff are on hand to advise and help with equipment hire, ski passes, and any information you may need about the surrounding resorts and area.

General information

Property type Chalet
Catered Catered
Holiday theme Walking holiday, Cycling holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays

Accommodation information

Bedrooms

4 bedrooms, sleeps maximum of 8 people

Bathrooms

5 bathrooms

Dining room

Seats 8

Living room

Seats 8

On-site facilities

Entertainment Satellite / Cable TV, DVD, Television, CD Player
Communications & IT Internet access, Wi-Fi
Heating Log fire
Household Dishwasher, Hob, Fridge, Microwave, Toaster, Kettle, Towels/linen provided, Coffee Machine, Oven
Parking Parking Available
Other facilities Airport Transfers available, Balcony / Terrace, Garden, Panoramic views, Skidoo - ATV rides

Car is not necessary

About Sainte Foy

With our superb location, we are within very easy reach of the classic resorts and we will be very happy to help and advise you on how to get the best from your winter holiday.

Sainte Foy
Just 10 minutes drive from the chalet, Ste Foy has been described as "the best kept secret in the Alps". Quiet and unspoilt with beautifully groomed and sunny tree lined pistes and typical rustic Savoyard restaurants on and off the mountain, it is a wonderful resort for families (children under 7 ski free) but also has fantastic off-piste potential with some of the routes coming back to the door of the chalet.

Val d'Isere/Tignes (Espace Killy)
The linked area of Val d'Isere and Tignes, with over 300km of snowsure piste skiing, is just 20 minutes drive from the chalet and can be accessed via Tignes Les Brevieres or Val d'Isere itself. It needs no introduction and has something to suit everyone. Cruisy blues, challenging off-piste, world class snow parks. Plenty of posing and people watching too in the many restaurants and bars and excellent shops and nightlife.

Les Arcs/La Plagne (Paradiski)
We are just 3km from the ski lift at Villaroger which links into the Paradiski system offering hundreds of miles of trails and downhill pistes to explore and terrains to suit all abilities.

La Rosiere/La Thuile
La Rosiere is a great choice on a sunny day. Sharing the San Bernardo ski area with La Thuile La Rosiere offers 2 massive sun bowls to ski, one in France, the other in Italy. Very popular with our guests who want to pop over into Italy for a pizza or pasta lunch and the lifts are just 10 minutes from the chalet.

Activities near Sainte Foy

Road Biking and Mountain Biking / Mountain Walks and Hiking Trips.............

If you have not experienced an alpine summer holiday before you will be very pleasantly surprised. The wonderful ambient temperatures, lush vegetation, beautiful wild flowers, spectacular scenery and clear air make it perfect for a summer getaway. Here in the Tarentaise Valley we have it all and there are so many activities to choose from depending how energetic you want to be. You can simply relax in Chalet Pecchio's private garden and soak up the stunning view or summer sporting activities on our doorstep include numerous and spectacular mountain walks and hikes, mountain biking, road biking, via ferrata, canyoning, swimming, adventure parks (ideal for children), horseback riding, summer skiing, golf and tennis.

Although situated in a very traditional French alpine village, Chalet Pecchio is only a 10 minute drive from the Col du Petit St Bernard and the border with Italy. So if you feel like following in the footsteps of the Tour de France, you can cycle from here up to the Col and over into Italy for a pasta lunch, ice cream or cappuccino. Alpine summers are also the time when there are lots of local concerts, fêtes and wine fairs.

If you are travelling the Route des Grandes Alpes, we are an ideal stopover as we are directly on the route.

Cycling Holidays:
For the keen road cyclist we are ideally placed to soak up the atmosphere of one of the world's most renowned road cyclists' areas and to follow some of the classic Tour de France stages. We can help you with route planning and provide you with a healthy and substantial breakfast to set you on your way and packed lunch if requested.

Alternatively book in for a great mountain biking holiday. The Tarentaise Valley is renowned for mountain biking with scores of marked routes. During the peak months of July and August the lift systems operate in Tignes, Les Arcs and La Rosiere, increasing the possibilities even more. Ste Foy operates a shuttle bus service to drop off and collect mountain bikers.

If you do not want to bring your own bike, we can easily point you in the direction of rental shops in Bourg St Maurice or La Rosiere.

We can be more flexible during the summer months and offer whole chalet bookings or by the room. We usually provide B&B with the option of evening meals if booked in advance. We can also provide packed lunches if required.
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Mountain Walks and Hiking Holidays:
The walking in the Tarentaise, Maurienne and Beaufortain Valleys is superb and the opportunities are almost limitless and can start from right outside our door. We have alpine meadows, which in late June and July are carpeted with a spectacular display of mountain flowers, lakes, forests, glaciers and beautiful clear air between the Vanoise National Park, Mont Blanc Massif and the neighbouring Gran Paradiso in Italy.

A variety of walks and treks are possible amongst this outstanding alpine scenery. They vary from moderate to challenging in nature, and use a network of trails totalling more than 600km in length. There are a host of protected species including the largest population of alpine ibex in France, plus chamois, marmottes, birds of prey and over 100 species of birds in general.

Between the high mountains and the forests and valleys below lie the "alpages"; the traditional summer pastures. Herds of cattle, sheep and goats graze peacefully with bells tinkling.

It would take a lifetime to walk all the permutations of the tracks around this valley. The rugged and varied nature of the terrain here means that we can walk through pine forests, alpine meadows and high mountainous areas. The white peaks and glaciers provide an incredible contrast to the lush greens in the valley below and wild flowers give amazing splashes of colour.

Also explore the beautiful Massif du Beaufortain, situated only about 20km south-west of the imposing bulk of Mont Blanc. It retains an authentic charm where traditional Savoyard wooden chalets blend into the hillsides. The alpine pastures are grazed by herds of cows and goats producing the renowned local cheeses. Stunning views of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Western Europe, and the surrounding mountains are almost guaranteed.

We are extremely flexible with the arrangements for our walking holidays and can offer guided walks or we can provide detailed walking routes for self-guided holidays. We can suggest overnight trips between refuges if you want more of a challenge. Why not walk one day in France and the next in Italy? We can offer half board or bed and breakfast accommodation and daily packed lunches if required.

Local sports activities

On-site: Walking

Within 15 minutes: Mountain biking, Horse riding, Climbing, Fishing, Cycling, Skiing, Tennis

Within 45 minutes: Golf

Local leisure activities

Within 15 minutes: Food shop, Restaurant, Shopping

Great for Walking holiday, Cycling holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays

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