Villa in the Rhone Alps for holiday let

Conjux (23km from Aix-les-Bains), Savoie, Rhone Alps Reference: HS004975 Advertiser since: 22 September 2016
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About this property

A Charming Property on the Edge of the Lake. This villa is in a village setting.

A charming 2 storey house recently fully renovated. the property is situated directly on the the shores of the Lac du Bourget, the largest Natural lake in France. It is located within the Village of Conjux with its fishmonger, restaurants, harbour and tennis courts.

The house consists of a large open plan living and dining area, a kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. All the rooms have uninterrupted views onto the lake and the surrounding mountains.

Externally, there is a large garden with a sunterrace, a private pontoon and a boat launch ramp with direct access to the lake for swimming, sailing, fishing and other water sport activities. There are a number of villages in close proximity in particular the canal side medieval village of Chanaz which can be reached by roads or by the canal de Savière where you will find a number of restaurants, cafes, artisans shops and sport activities.

The spa town of Aix-Les-Bains, famous for its thermal baths and casino is a 20 minutes drive from the house on the pretty lakeside road with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.

Within easy reach, there are vineyards and Michelin starred restaurants and the stunning historical Abbey de Hautecombe which is the resting place for the princes of Savoie.

The beautiful town of Annecy, known as the Venice of the Alps, is 40 minutes away by car.
Situated in an heart of a simply stunning and tranquil natural area, you will be able to relax or be active or a little bit of both.

Type

Villa

Kitchen and dining

Fully-fitted kitchen open plan kitchen and breakfast bar with an electric induction hob and oven. An American style fridge-freezer. Dishwasher, and coffee-maker. Full crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils. A washing machine with iron, ironing board, hoover and cleaning product are located in a storage space under the stairs.

Living rooms

Large open plan living and dining room with a large oak table seating 9, 4/5 person sofas, a coffee table a leather armchair and a glass cabinet . A fireplace with a multi fuel wood burning stove. There is a tv,dvd player and Nitendo Wii game console and a Bose bluetooth speaker. Large windows provide ample daylight with uninterrupted view over the lake. A porch with table an chairs provide shelter.

Bedrooms

Four sunny bedrooms with direct views to the lake. Bedroom 1 is en suite with a double bed and a wardrobe. Bedrooms 2 has a double bed and a wardrobe. Bedroom 3 has two superimposed beds and a wardrobe. Bedroom 4 is en suite with 3 single beds and a chest of drawers. An Inflatable mattress and a baby cot are available.

Bathrooms

Bedroom 1 is en suite with a shower, washbasin and wc. Bedroom 3 is en suite with a shower and washbasin. There is a family bathroom with a bath, washbasin and a wc. There is also a separate wc with washbasin.

Heating

Electric radiators throughout. A large multi fuel woodburner in the living and dining room. The thick stone walls keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Entertainment

A large garden provides direct access to the lake via a pontoon and boat launch ramp for swimming, sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing,fishing and other watersports. An inflatable Zodiac with an electric engine and a canoe can be provided. A sheltered table tennis area. Free wi-fi. There is tv, dvd and a Nitendo Wii game console and a selection of boardgames, dvds and Wii games.

Garden and outside

A large garden with direct access to the lake via a pontoon and boat launch ramp. A Large sun bathing and dining terrace overlooking the lake with sunloungers, an external dining table seating 12 and a large umbrella (it gets very hot). There is aslo an adjacent barbecue cooking area. The garden and pontoon are fenced to comply with French safety regulations. Under the terrace there is a covered area with a table tennis and outside games. A section of the garden is available for playing badminton and petanque.

Parking and garages

Easy accessed private parking terrace for up to 3 cars with direct access to the house via a stepped path.

Visitor suitability

The house is accessed from the parking area via a stepped path and therefor not suitable for wheelchair users. Direct access to the lake is via the stepped garden.

Information about any additional facilities

The area is surrounded by mountains and vineyards. Local products like wine, beer, cheese, mountain ham, saucisson walnut and hazelnut oil are available from local producer and fish can be purchased from the local fishmonger. The nearby canal at the end of the lake provides boat and canoe trips to the medieval village of Chanaz and onto the Rhone River.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

* Vet details: Michele esperonnier, tel.00 33 6 01 74 14 30 73310 Chevignay Serrières-en-Chautagne France

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Channaz
Distance: 5 km

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 15 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Lavaret, Pike, trout,
Name of nearest fishing location: Lac du Bourget
Distance: 0.1 km

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf d'Aix les Bains
Distance: 25 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Centre Equestre des Bauges
Distance: 40 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 15 km

Organic produce/dining

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Vignoble de Savoie, Chautagne and Jongieux

Skiing

Name of nearest resort: La Clusaz
Distance: 74 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: 3 Chatillion

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Chateau de Lucey
Distance: 7.5 km

About the Owner, Mrs Sharon Lees

Having fallen in love with the area, we have been regular visitors of the lake and its surroundings with our family and friends for the last 15 years. Having been fortunate enough to acquire this unique property on the edge of the lake, we are now in a position to let our property so that others can experience the exceptional beauty and multiple activities of the lake du Bourget and its surrounding areas.

Year property purchased 2015
Why this location? Situated on the shores of the Lac du Bourget, the largest natural lake in France, set within a simply stunning area of nature. The quaint village of Conjux is in close proximity of a number of villages, in particular the canal side medieval village of Chanaz which can be reached by road or the canal de Savière where you will find a number of restaurants, artisan shops and sporting activities. <br/>The Spa town of Aix les Bains is twenty minutes drive from Conjux along the pretty lake side road with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains is famous for its thermal baths and casino. The area is surrounded by vineyards and Michelin Stared restaurants and the stunning Abbaye de Hautecombe which is the resting place of the Dukes of Savoie. The beautiful town of Annecy is forty minutes by car. This is a tranquil location in a beautiful natural environment where you can choose to relax, be active or a little of both.
Unique benefits of property This charming 2 storey house is situated on the shore of the Lac du Bourget.In the Village of Conjux there is fishmonger, two restaurants, a harbour, a beach and tennis courts. The house consist of a large open plan living/dining area, a kitchen, four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Externally, there is a large garden facing the lake with a sun terrace with a private pontoon and direct access to the lake for swimming, sailing, fishing and other water sports as well as a covered table tennis area.

The Owner Recommends

Local area and activities

Places:
-The medieval canal village of Chanaz with its cafés, restaurants and artisans shops. We recommend the old Oil mill producing Walnut and Hazelnut oil and the local beer producer as well as the pottery museum.
-The vineyards of Chautagne and Jonjieux, we recommend wine tasting at the Chateau de Lucey and the Chateau de la Mar, as well as the local wine producer: Chevalier Bernard.
-A visit to the famous Abbey de Hautecombe, a former Cistercian and later a Benedictine monastery and a burial place for the princes of Savoie.
-A boat or Canoe trip from the House onto the Canal de Savière at the end of the lake to the local town of Chanaz.
-Sailing, Boating, water skiing, windsurfing, swimming and fishing directly from the house's private boat launch and pontoon.
-A boat trip across the lake to the the beach and harbour of Chatillion with its two restaurants serving local specialities.
-sailing charters and fishing trips with local instructors
-A dinner at the Michelin Stars restaurant "Les Morainieres " with its dramatic setting within the vineyards of Jonjieux.
-A mountain Walk at the Col du Mont du Chat with its dramatic views over the Lac du Bourget and the Alps.
-A visit to the the Spa town of Aix-Les-Bains with its thermal baths and Casino, as well as a visit of the town of Annecy known as the "Venice of the Alps".
-A visit to the the national nature reserve of the "marais de Lavours" to observe its local wild flora and fauna.
-Numerous cross country, trekking and mountain biking in the National park and nature reserve of the Plateau des Bauges.
-Cycling along the lake and the Rhone River via the "Via Rhona" cycling route or for the more experienced cyclist the famous tour de France Col du Colombier.
-A day trip with the kids to the Adventure park of Seyssel.
-Visit local markets, fairs and festivals.
-Cross country and Alpine skiing in the surrounding skiing resorts.