Ski & Cycling Chalet to let in Haute Savoie - HH005742

12km from Onnion, Haute Savoie, Rhone Alps Reference: HH005742 Advertiser since: 2 October 2017
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Chalet Les Clarines Self Catering Saturday 4 8 2 1 double sofabed, 2 single fold

About this property

Ski Chalet, Onnion, Les Brasses, France (74490). This chalet is in a village setting.

Located just 40 minutes from Geneva airport (42km), Onnion provides excellent access to more than 50km of local downhill ski runs and another 50km of Nordic ski tracks (in the summer, the tracks double as mountain bike routes) for those who prefer a more energetic winter holiday. The larger ski resorts of Praz de Lys - Web Cam (8km) Morzine (35km), Avoriaz, Flaine (27km) and Chamonix (61km) are all within easy driving distance, along with many smaller resorts.

In the summer months, Onnion and the Haute Savoie area, is an adventure sports paradise. Visitors can participate in activities ranging from road cycling and mountain biking to paragliding, motor cycling or take advantage of the village leisure facilities that include an outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts. Cycling Tour De France climbs nearby are Plaines Joux (0.5 km), Col du Ramaz, (8km), Col du Aravis (18km), Col de la Columbiere (43km), Joux Plane (29km). Take your pick !

Onnion is also a fantastic base for exploring the surrounding fabulous Haute Savoie area, with Lake Geneva (Lac Leman), Evian and Annecy just a short drive, cycle or motor cycle ride away.

Onnion is just a few kilometres drive up the mountain from St Jeoire, which is a small town with all of the shops, hotels, bars, supermarkets, banks, petrol stations, Post Office, Tourist Information, bus services, and everything else that you might need.

Further up the mountain there are the cross country and alpine ski areas of Plaine Joux and Les Brasses. In the summer these are very popular with mountain bikers, walkers and road cyclists. Cyclists are given space and respect in the Alps - a refreshing experience !

The larger towns of Annemasse, Cluses and Chamonix, can be easily reached by car or motor cycle. Annemasse and Geneva have all of the shopping that anyone can manage! The lake at Geneva is popular. Cluses is also popular, with plenty of hotels, bars, restaurants, hypermarkets and sports facilities.

The chalet features 4 double bedrooms over 2 floors, with an additional double sofa bed available in the spacious living room. In the large dining room, the dining table seats 8 comfortably and can accommodate 10+ if required. The south facing balconies offer spectacular views of the local Les Brasses ski area and of Mont Blanc. There is plenty of space for ski and boot storage in the garage which keeps all of the kit dry. Cycles and motorcycles can also be safely stored in the garage (although the area is very safe).

The chalet has a tv and dvd player, internet access, fridge-feezer, oven and hob, woodburner fire, washing machine, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room with wc and a separate wc. The chalet is 'No Smoking' throughout (for the pleasure of all guests !) but feel free to smoke outside.

Mountain Biking and Cycling

In the summer, the trails are used by mountain bikers, walkers and runners, who all enjoy some of the most picturesque areas of the Haute Savoie region. For the serious road cyclist, there are marked routes which take you on some of the best climbs in the Tour De France - Joux Plane (Samoens - Joux Plane - Morzine) being one of the toughest (http://perso.orange.fr/l.maison/jouxplane/english.htm). Tour De France climbs nearby are Plaine Joux (0.5 km), Col du Ramaz (8km), Col du Aravis (18km), Col de la Columbiere (43km), and Joux Plane (29km). The local 'Plaines Joux' (6 km climb and 9-12%) is a good warm up for the more challenging climbs and Samoens out and return is a stunning ride along the valley.

Climbing, parapenting and gliding

The more adventurous visitors can indulge in climbing on the the "Rocher Blanc" (on the left as you arrive at Plaines Joux) which will give you some challenging ascents. If that doesn't get enough adrenaline flowing, then how about paragliding or even gliding at Habere Poche This way you can view the region from the air !

Paragliding

The chalet is located only 15 minutes drive from the famous Mieussy take-off. You can also fly from the mountain behind the chalet. Most of the other flying sites are no more than 45 minutes drive away. These include Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Samoens, Flaine and Le Grand Bornand etc.The furthest is Chamonix that is reached by motorway in 1 hour.

Type

Chalet

Kitchen and dining

The Kitchen area is separate with fridge/feezer, oven and hob, dishwasher, coffee-machine, toaster, kettle and all of the cutlery and crockery that you will need.

The dining area includes a large table to easily seat 8. The table can be extended to 10+.

Living rooms

The living area is spacious with a tv and an enclosed log fire for all of the ski chalet atmosphere.

Bedrooms

Ground floor double bedroom:
There is a good sized double bedroom with built in wardrobes either side.

First floor double bedrooms 2 & 3:
There are 2 full size double bedrooms on the first floor, each with similarly spectacular views of Mt Blanc.

Bedroom 4:
The 4th bedroom has a double bed.

Bathrooms

The downstairs bathroom has a bath, sink and bidet with an over-bath shower.
There is a separate toilet with handbaisin.

The upstairs shower room has an enclosed shower, toilet and sink.

Heating

Heating is oïl fired central heating and a log burning fire in the living room.

Entertainment

There is a flat screen tv (TNT), dvd and cd player.

Garden and outside

The large garden has plenty of parking for up to 4 cars.

Parking and garages

Parking for several cars outside and motorcycles or cycles can be stored in the garage.

Visitor suitability

Not suitable for disabled as the property is on a steep slope and has 3 open stairs.

Information about any additional facilities

There is a local municipal swimming pool in the village which is open during summer. There are also tennis courts.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

Activities

Cycling

Skiing

Name of nearest resort: Les Brasses, LOTS OF SNOW
Distance: 1.1 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Les Brasses

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Doctor Tony Head

Proprieter

Year property purchased 2010
Why this location? Onnion is a beautiful French village which provides access to Les Brasses local ski area, Les Brasses (1km): 50km of local downhill ski runs and another 50km of Nordic ski tracks (Summer: the tracks double as mountain bike routes).

The larger ski resorts of Morzine (35km), Avoriaz, Flaine (27km) and Chamonix (61km) are all within easy driving distance, along with many smaller resorts e.g. Praz-de-Lys (8km).
In summer the Les Brasses area, is an adventure sports paradise, road cycling, mountain biking, paragliding.

Tour De France climbs nearby are Col du Ramaz (8km), Col du Aravis (18km), Le Grand Bornand - Col de la Columbiere (43km), and Samoens - Joux Plane (29km).

Onnion is also a fantastic base for exploring the surrounding fabulous Haute Savoie area, with Lake Geneva, Thonon, Evian and Annecy just a short drive or cycle ride away.
Unique benefits of property The chalet is situated in the centre of Onnion in its own private and spacious gardens.
Ski Chalet 'Les Clarines' Onnion 74490 - 4 Bedroom Chalet, sleeping 8 (+2).

The chalet features 4 double bedrooms over two floors, with an additional double sofa bed available in the spacious living room. In the large dining room, the dining table seats 8 comfortably and can accomodate 10-12 if required. The south facing balconies offer spectaular views of the local Les Brasses ski area and of Mont Blanc. There is plenty of space for ski and boot storage in the boiler room which keeps all of the kit dry. Cycles can be safely stored in the garage.

The chalet has a tv and dvd player, internet access, fridge/feezer, oven and hob, wood burner fire, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room with wc and a separate wc. The chalet is 'No Smoking' throughout.

The Owner Recommends

Mountain Biking and Cycling

In the summer, the trails are used by mountain bikers, walkers and runners, who all enjoy some of the most picturesque areas of the Haute Savoie region. If you prefer cycling down mountains rather than up them, every Thursday afternoon you can take your bike on the ski lift at Onnion or Habere Poche, and enjoy the thrill of coming down without the effort of pedalling up! For the serious road cyclist, there are many marked routes which, if you wish, can take you on some of the best climbs in the Tour De France - Joux Plane (Samoens - Joux Plane - Morzine) being one of the toughest (http://perso.orange.fr/l.maison/jouxplane/english.htm). Tour De France climbs nearby are La Clusaz - Col du Aravis (18km), Le Grand Bornand - Col de la Columbiere (43km), and Samoens - Joux Plane (29km). The local 'Plaines Joux' is a good warm up for the more challenging climbs and Samoens out and return is a stunning ride.

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