Relax and make yourselves at home in this stunning mountain lodge near great skiing and hiking
Full Property Details
- Rate: €2,390 to €8,290 per week
- Location: La Clusaz
- Type: Chalet
- Altitude in metres: 1276 m
- Outlook: South
- Sleeps: 10
- Official classification: 4
- Animals welcome
- Main rooms: 7
- Number of bedrooms: 5
- Number of double beds: 4
- Number of single beds: 2
- Bath/shower rooms: 5
- Bath(s): 1
- Shower(s): 4
- Toilet(s) in bathroom(s): 5
- Separate toilet(s): 1
- Floor area: 240 m2
- Open-plan kitchen
- Number of floors: 3
- Dining seating for: 10
- Garage spaces available: 1
- Parking spaces available: 3
- Town centre: 2.6 km
- Ski slopes: 2.5 km
- Nearest public bus stop: 200 m
- Nearest ski bus stop: 200 m
- Ski school: 2.5 km
- No disabled access
- Hot tub
- Ski store
- Boot warming rack
- Oven: Electric
- Hob: Induction
- Dining seating for: 10
- Place settings for: 12
- Baby's high chair
- Coffee Machine
- Raclette set
- Fondue set
Bathrooms / Laundry
- Baby bath
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Baby's cot
- Baby/children’s bed linen
Garden / Surrounding Land
- Terrace: 75 m2
- Outdoor hot tub
- Capacity: 4
- Temperature: 37 ºC
- Board games
- French TV
- Home cinema
- Total TV screens: 1 (exc home cinema)
- French Television (paid & international)
- English satellite
- DVD player + films
- High-end sound system
- Vacuum cleaner
- Boot warming rack
- Internet access
- Free WiFi internet
Local places of interest / Within easy reach
- Open view
- Lake: 27 km
- Train station: 33 km
- Nearest public bus stop: 200 m
- Nearest supermarket: 2.9 km
- Night club
- Heritage sites
- Horse riding
- Road biking
- Ice skating
- Adventure park
- Mountain biking
- Water sports
Inclusions & Restrictions
- Linen provided
- Bath mats provided
- Bath towels provided
- Hand towels provided
- Tea towels provided
- Elec, heat, water provided
- Firewood provided
- Car recommended
- Animals welcome
- Non-smoking rental
IMPORTANT: pets are accepted with a supplement of 150 euros per pet per stay. This supplement must be paid a few days before arrival at the property. Thank you for your understanding.
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About Lodge Arpitan ...
This elegant chalet for 10 people is below a quiet residential road between the popular ski fields of La Balme and the charming village of La Clusaz, which has a great choice of bars, restaurants, shops and a weekly market. You can drive into the village in 10 minutes, or if you'd prefer, take the ski bus, which stops just 200m from your door.
Built on the edge of the mountain, the garden drops away steeply in front of the chalet, leaving you with a fabulous uninterrupted view of the Aravis mountains, perhaps best enjoyed from sunken wooden hot tub on the south-facing terrace. On a clear night, It's the perfect place to spend an evening watching for shooting stars, or perhaps a stunning Alpine sunset.
The chalet's neutral palette of creams, white, beige and greys reflects the mountain setting and makes the most of the light, and some well-chosen accessories and lighting create a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. It's a great place to relax at the end of a busy day exploring the mountains.
The property ...
Lodge Arpitan sleeps 10 people in five comfortable en suite bedrooms, set over three floors. Built into the side of the mountain, you'll enter on the ground floor and there are two floors below that.
The sheltered porch and front door lead into a hall with large cupboards big enough for all your outdoor gear. There are two double bedrooms on this floor - one with an en suite bathroom and access to the balcony, and another with an en suite shower room.
One floor down is the beautiful living area with picture windows which onto the south-facing terrace - enjoy that wonderful view while you drink your coffee! Three comfy sofas with plenty of cushions and throws are arranged around the fireplace and television, for convivial nights with friends and family. The dining table, with enough room for 10 people to eat together, has impressive views over the terrace, and the open plan kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you need to cook for a crowd. There's a separate laundry room with a washing machine, dryer and sink, and a separate toilet.
The remaining three bedrooms are on the lower floor - two double bedrooms and a children's bedroom with twin beds. All have en suite shower rooms and are arranged along the front of the chalet to benefit from the view. The two double bedrooms open on to a large. south-facing terrace with stunning views. This newly-created terrace features a barrel-style hot tub built entirely from wood by local craftsmen. Designed to blend perfectly with the feel of the chalet, it's the ideal place to relax and unwind.
There is also a small home cinema on this floor, which is popular with guests of all ages..
There is a garage for one vehicle on the ground floor, and a ski store with a heated boot rack, so you'll be ready to hit the slopes every morning.
About the area ...
There's superb skiing at La Balme, which is just 2.5km from Lodge Arpitan, with more choice at La Clusaz, where there is weekly floodlit skiing.
The ski bus stops just 200m from the chalet, so you'll be on the slopes in no time. A single Aravis ski pass links La Clusaz to Le Grand Bornand and La Croix Fry, giving you more than 200km of pistes to explore, as well as free access to the ski bus.
There's great terrain for cross-country skiers at the nearby Confins and Beauregard plateaux, and non-skiers will have no time to be bored, with an ice-skating rink and cinema in La Clusaz, as well as sledging, snow-shoe walking, dog-sledding and sleigh rides.
If you're looking for the ultimate in relaxation, let your cares float away in the year-round heated outdoor pool at La Clusaz, while the snow falls gently around you.
In the summer, the mountains become a fabulous playground for walkers, hikers and cyclists. The terrace outside the main living area is a great place to soak up the sun or enjoy a barbecue.
Walking or biking in the mountains is a pleasure - make it easy on yourself by taking the ski lift to the top and come down at your own pace. You can pick up a map of hiking and biking trails at the tourist office in La Clusaz.
Adrenalin junkies can try paragliding, canyoning, climbing, mountain-biking or white-water rafting. Adventurous families will love via ferrata, with children as young as eight able to explore the mountains on iron walkways, secured to a harness.
The beautiful lakeside town of Annecy is just 30 minutes away by car, and is a great choice for a day out. The lake is said to be the cleanest in Europe and in the summer it's a lovely place for watersports, cycling, swimming or you could just hire a boat and explore the lakeside beaches. There are also several golf courses around the lake, and some exceptional restaurants.
If you are already picturing yourself enjoying a fabulous holiday at Lodge Arpitan with family and friends, check our availability calendar to see when you can make that dream come true. We can hold your dates for 24 hours so that you can make arrangements with the rest of your group.
But don't leave it too long - this beautiful chalet is sure to become a firm favourite with our guests.
- Check-in: after 16h00
- Check-out: before 10h00
Full list of features, inclusions, activities, nearby points of interest and special conditions:
For bookings cancelled at least 6 months before the start of the stay, the deposit will be refunded. For a cancellation after this, any amounts already paid will be forfeited.
COVID-19 Cancellation Protection included
In the event of COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property includes cancellation protection - get a credit note for 100% of the amount paid, valid for 18 months.
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Why La Clusaz?
Less than an hour from Geneva, La Clusaz offers Alpine action all year round.
A traditional farming village, it not only offers great skiing and superb summer activities, but also a real community feel, whenever you visit.
Great restaurants, bars and nightlife combine with local markets, festivals and traditions to give you the best of all worlds.
- Ski slopes2.5 km
- Ski school2.5 km
- Nearest ski bus stop200 m
- Town centre2.6 km
- Nearest supermarket2.9 km
- Nearest public bus stop200 m
From the owner
We promise you a range of emotions that will explode like fireworks!
This chalet in the heights of La Clusaz, a small resort in Haute Savoie, offers a spectacular view over the Aravis mountains and the mountain pastures.
The village of La Clusaz has a rural spirit and a very authentic feel. In addition, we are very close to Annecy, Geneva and Chamonix.
We've been very fond of La Clusaz for more than 25 years, and after a very intense professional life, we decided to buy this second home at the end of 2019.
We have found serenity and calm at the heart of this magnificent resort, and now we would like to share with you those moments of happiness. We promise you a range of emotions that will explode like fireworks!
Inside the chalet, you'll be struck by its warm and cosy atmosphere.
The bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, offer spectacular mountain views. The spacious and friendly kitchen, as well as the living room, invite you to share good times with family or friends.
The terrace is unrivalled for sunsets and sunrises, and the best place to enjoy them is the south-facing hot tub.
We invite you to come and discover this exceptional place; we already know you'll like it.
Who is the owner?
OVO Network is the official booking partner for Lodge Arpitan.
Your booking and payment will be made directly with the managing agency SnowLodge, who will contact you after booking.
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- Completed bookings:
We had an excellent stay at the ARPITAN LODGE where we particularly appreciated the location, the calm, the quality of the bedding and the equipment.
— Jean W. Jul 2022
We had a great stay at the ARPITAN LODGE.
The photos are very faithful to reality, the chalet is very clean.
— Humayun Jessica E. May 2022
We appreciated the welcome and the quality of the chalet's equipment.
Well done for the organization!
— Philippe D. Mar 2022
We had a good stay in a beautiful chalet.
The management team is top!
— Chrystel B. Feb 2022
We loved our stay at the ARPITAN Lodge. It was our second stay with SNOW LODGE and we appreciate the quality of the chalets and its professional, available and very courteous team. We highly recommend and look forward to our next stay!
— Pascal Bazin B. Jan 2022
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