Single Property sleeps 8
L'Ancienne Ecole du Molliet
Le Molliet,Contact Name: Will, Gill and Graham Giles
Sixt Fer a Cheval,
Sixt Fer a Cheval,
Phone: 00 33 450 897073
Open - All Year.
L'Ancienne Ecole du Molliet is a pretty former, stone built, village primary school built in 1859, situated near the head of the Giffre valley in the peaceful hamlet of Le Molliet, 2 kms from the village of Sixt Fer a Cheval and a 10 minute drive from the village of Samoens. Recently renovated, this house has four bedrooms accommodating a maximum of eight people.
A great venue for an exciting hen party weekend! The Griffre Valley lies in the heart of the Grand Massif about an hour's drive from Geneva. Sixt Fer a Cheval is a 2 minute drive from the house, in a rural, agricultural setting, and has been classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. The village offers wonderful architecture and is surrounded by stunning scenery. Everyday needs, such the patisserie and a small supermarket can be found here, along with some good places to eat out.
The beautiful medieval village of Samoens is just a 10 minute drive from the house. Here you can wander through the town with itís medieval squares, gardens and many buildings of interest. Samoens is the only summer and winter sports resort to hold the title of 'town of artistic, architectural and historic interest' by the Guides in the heritage Department. One of the largest markets in the Haute-Savioe is held here every Wednesday (7am to 1pm), where you will be able to buy local fresh produce and gifts to bring home! Samoens offers many shops, restaurants and a supermarket.
The list of activities in the area, both for summer and winter, is huge. In winter activities include cross country skiing, off piste skiing, downhill slopes, paragliding, helicopter flights, skidoos and ice climbing to mention but a few.
During the summer months cycle touring and mountain biking, fishing, paragliding, mountaineering, white water rafting, potholing, swimming and walking are just a few activities that can be enjoyed. Along with great places to eat out and spa facilities available locally.
The bedrooms, on the first floor, consist of one double room with king size bed, and two further twin bedrooms. There are 2 hair dryers, CD and radio in the double room. Both twin bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms. The family bathroom with small bath and overhead shower completes the first floor.
The open plan ground floor has a large, well equipped kitchen, including iron and ironing board, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric oven, microwave and gas hob. Radio with iPod dock.
The dining room table seats eight and the sitting room has three comfortable sofas, and a wood burning stove (caution with small children). There is a selection of games and books. The house is centrally heated and double glazed. The TV/DVD, in the sitting room, has Freeview, so English channels can be viewed. WIFI available.
A door leads from the sitting room out onto the balcony at the front of the house. This is a lovely place to sit out during the summer months and enjoy the breathtaking scenery, with the constant soothing sound of running water along the valley. The balcony overlooks the small garden and the river, with garden furniture for use during the summer months.
Stairs from the ground floor lead down to the basement of the house, and the fourth bedroom, with en-suite bathroom. The bedroom has a double bed and looks out over the garden; the bathroom has a bath with shower attachment. Leading off from the bedroom is a utility room with washing machine and dryer. There is also a drying room for all outdoor equipment that can be reached from an outside door in the garden, so that all ski equipment and outdoor clothing can be placed here before entering the house.
An open, undercover garage for two cars is next to the house. You will need your own transport.
Logs, heating and electricity are all included. Bed linen, towels and tea towels are not routinely provided. However, linen packs are available at an extra charge of 15 euros per person per week, payable on arrival. These would include of tea towels, hand and bath towels, sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases.
A welcome pack is provided on your arrival. Optional extras, offered by our management team, Will, Graham and Gill, include a delivered daily French breakfast and fabulous pre booked three course evening meals, brought to the house. Accompanied days out on the mountain can also be arranged.
"I would like to say a big thankyou for such a fab holiday, it has been one of the best chalets we have stayed in." Feb 2011
" This is the second time we have been, it feels like home from home. The kitchen has everything you will ever need. Will was fantastic and went that extra mile to make sure we had an even better holiday this year. The beds are extremely comfortable and clean. We would recommend this chalet to anyone and once again are sad to leave." Feb 2012
"A beautiful house in stunning surroundings - everything you could wish for and more! We will be back, thank you!" July 2012
"The chalet itself is just lovely and perfect for big groups and you could not ask for a better location" July 2012
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