A character chalet, a stone's throw from the medieval square in Samoens, in the French Alps. L’Ancienne Fromagerie is a unique and beautifully renovated property that forms part of the old nineteenth century cheese dairy.
Featured in the Where to Ski and Snowboard 2013 Guide, quoted as ‘cosy well restored traditional'. See 5* Trip Adviser reviews.
The house has original exposed beams throughout; it has been tastefully and thoughtfully refurbished and furnished with contemporary and traditional touches. It comprises of three bedrooms and two bathrooms sleeping 9 people comfortably.
It is light and spacious throughout; with a generous 83m2 of accommodation cleverly laid out over 3 floors, perfect for two families sharing as each floor has its own bathroom. It comprises three bedrooms and two bathrooms sleeping 9 people comfortably.
Ideally situated, just a few minutes flat walk takes you to the village centre where you can find the boulangerie, supermarket and a wide selection of specialist shops, bars and restaurants. In winter the free ski bus is a 5-6 minutes walk away, which takes you directly to the Grand Massif Express lift in just a few minutes.
The open plan living area has a large table with ample seating, with a double sofa bed for additional flexibility and wonderful views of the village and mountains. It is equipped with flat screen TV and DVD player and a selection of board games, books, maps and DVD's to entertain the whole family. A large wood burning burner provides a focal point in the living area and there is also heating throughout the house.
The well equipped kitchen area has plenty of work space and all new appliances including a 4 ring ceramic hob, integrated dishwasher, built in fan oven, fridge, microwave, toaster and wide range of cooking utensils and crockery; complete for producing gourmet cuisine! There is a freezer available in the utility room.
Stairs lead off the living area to the lower and upper floors. The lower floor has one large bedroom, with double bed, bunk beds, direct access to an outside area with steps up to the ground level via a glazed door. The room also has its own hand basin. The bathroom on this level has a shower, hand basin and WC, equipped with hairdryer and heated towel rail.
Upstairs are a further two bedrooms, one with a double bed, and the other with twin beds and a further pull out bed. Both rooms have velux windows, providing ample natural light and wonderful views. There is also a second bathroom equipped with bath and integrated shower, hand basin and WC.
There is also a laundry/ drying room, with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board, storage space and freezer on the lower level.
There is a high chair, travel cot and safety gate available for your use.
The accommodation has off road parking for two /three cars. The south facing terrace /garden to the side of the property provides ample space for outside dining and relaxation to soak up the alpine atmosphere of the village. Enjoy Al fresco dining - table, chairs, parasol, relaxers and BBQ provided.
There is secure storage for equipment such as bikes, pushchairs, ski’s. There are tennis rackets, table tennis bats and sledges which you are welcome to use.
The chalet is for your sole use.
Interaction with guests
Bethan, our in resort manager will drop in and introduce herself and be available during your stay, for any questions.
Other things to note
The price of the chalet includes:
- Beds made prior to arrival
- End of stay cleaning
- Towels provided - hand towel, bath towel and tea towels
- Welcome basket including tea, coffee & milk
- Molton Brown toiletries in each bathroom
- Starter pack of washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder, toilet rolls, cleaning products
- Logs for the wood burner
- Utility bills all included
- Discount on ski & equipment hire
- Discount on transfers from Geneva airport, directly to the chalet
- Taxe de sejour (tourist tax)
- Advice for activities, ski school, restaurants, catering
- Option of having flexible catering and freshly cooked homemade food delivered to the chalet
We look forward to welcoming you to Samoëns. We love the area and the Fromagerie we hope you will too.
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