Bedrooms 4, Sleeps 10
|Chalet la Joue du Loup||Self Catering||Flexible||4||10||2||Sofabed for 2 persons|
Summer - Activities include - Open Air Swimming Pool, Mountain Biking (16 circuits - 250 km of trails around the area) and downhill (50 km of pistes: 2 greens, 1 blue, 2 reds & 1 black), Walking (240km of marked routes), Woodland Adventure Park - "Go Ape", Horse Riding, Paintball, Archery, Climbing, Canyoning, Via-Ferrata, Fishing, Paragliding, Mini-Golf, Tennis, In Line Skating. Also white water rafting nearby.
Four bedroom wooden detached chalet built in a traditional style within a residence with communal heated covered swimming pool and sauna. Sleeps 10-12 persons (e.g. 8 adults, 4 children, 1 baby).
Downstairs - Large living area with sofa bed for 2 persons, armchairs, tv, dvd player, dining table for 12, wood burning stove. Kitchen area with fridge, electric ceramic hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee-maker.
Two Bedrooms with twin beds, bathroom with shower over bath, washbasin, separate wc.
Upstairs - 2 Bedrooms, 2 double beds, 2 additional single beds.
Shower Room with shower, washbasin and wc.
Large terrace offering fantastic panoramic views of the valley and mountain ranges.
Location - La Joue du Loup in French Hautes-Alpes - 1500m altitude.
About an 8-10 hour drive from Calais, Le Havre, Caen.
A 2 hour drive from Grenoble airport - flights from UK in season with Ryanair, Easyjet where car rental is available. Flights to Marseille with Easyjet or Ryanair where there is a weekly bus transfer service (Saturdays) during the ski season to/from la Joue du Loup.
La Joue du Loup is a village of traditionally built chalets and apartments. Good selection of shops and restaurants - 2 supermarkets, ski and clothing shops, bakers, gift shops, gourmet food shops, night-club, all-weather football pitch.
Fully equipped kitchen area with electric ceramic hob, electric oven, large fridge, dishwasher.
Dining table for 12.
Living area with sofa, tub chairs, wood burning stove, tv (French channels) and dvd player.
Two upstairs each with double bed and additional single bed.
Two downstairs each with 2 x single beds.
One travelcot and high chair available
One sofabed suitable for 2 persons.
Downstairs - bathroom with tub and shower over, separate wc.
Upstairs - shower and wc.
Very cosy property - electric convector heaters throughout and wood burning stove.
Tv (French channels) and dvd player
Located in a residence with other chalets - shared central chalet with unlimited wi-fi (free) heated swimming pool (free), sauna (supplement) and washing machines (supplements)
Unallocated free parking bays within residence
Rental possible of raclette machines.
Wood sold for stoves.
Along with my wife and twin daughters we are true francophiles who regularly visit our properties for some R&R but usually end up tending to the gardens - everything grows fast there!
|Year property purchased||2006|
|Why this location?||Fantastic spot for winter and summer activities
Winter - Short walk to ski lifts - fast chair/telecabin to Superdévoluy ski range - 100 km of pistes Black 5, Red 15, Blue 23, Green 16.
Massive off piste opportunities.
Altitude 1500 - 2500m.
Excellent facilities with 3 mountain restaurants.
35km of nordic trails.
Snowpark for snowboarders.(AirBags, Ramps, Rails).
Children well catered for with Ski Club for youngsters and ski school from 5 years upwards.
Summer - Activities include - Open Air Swimming Pool, Mountain Biking, Walking, Woodland Adventure Park - "Go Ape", Horse Riding, Paintball, Archery, Climbing, Canyoning, Via-Ferrata, Fishing, Paragliding, Mini-Golf, Tennis, In Line Skating. Also white water rafting nearby.
|Unique benefits of property||Detached chalet sleeps up to 10-12 in a residence with heated indoor swimming pool a short walk to ski lifts, shops, restaurants - a full programme of winter and summer activities.
La Joue du Loup sits at the top of the Dévoluy Valley and has developed into a pretty alpine village with limited traffic. Excellent facilities and ski-lift system linking into the Dévoluy ski domain. It has one of the best snow and sunshine records throughout Europe and offers doorstep skiing for all levels.
La Joue du Loup offers relaxed, informal skiing, the perfect resort for families or groups of friends of all abilities, with emphasis on value for money, beautiful surroundings and nights out that won't break the bank!
Enjoy local cuisine