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La Bonne Vie

La Bonne Vie
19 reviews
La Bonne Vie
Mountain view from the front bedrooms
Valley view from the front bedrooms
Spacious lounge area
Lounge area with wood burning stove to keep you warm in the winter leading out onto the balcony
Kitchen leading into dining area that comfortably seats 8 people
Fully equipped modern kitchen with induction hob, grill, oven, microwave & fridge/freezer
Your holiday starts here. Entrance hall with adjacent shower room leading to kitchen
Front double bedroom enjoying fabulous mountain and valley views
Front twin bedroom enjoying fabulous mountain and valley views
Rear bedroom with lovely views overlooking the garden, fields and forest
View from rear bedroom
Spacious modern bathroom
Enjoy relaxing on the terrace and enjoy the sun from early afternoon until sunset
View of the Hameau and village from Compote
Ponies grazing next door on a sunny winter's day
Nearby Lake Annecy
Nearby mountain walk
Away from the crowds at the pretty tree lined resort of Margeriaz
Annecy old town known as the Venice of the Alps
Quench your thirst at Ecole
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Chalet -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Le Chatelard, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
La Bonne Vie - 'The Good Life' describes perfectly the experience of your holiday at our chalet in the heart of the Massif des Bauges Regional Park. Les Bauges is an area of unspoilt and natural beauty, perfect for walking, cycling and skiing, with up to 5 local ski resorts offering low cost skiing to families, beginners and intermediate skiers. It is the perfect place for anyone looking for a holiday away from the crowds, traditional villages, outstanding scenery, markets, crafts, relaxation and active adventure pursuits for all the family. We are situated only an hour's drive from Geneva airport.

Summer time offers a wonderful choice of activities including mountain walks to suit all levels, cycle heaven – both mountain and road, horse riding, canyoning, swimming, hiking, climbing, via ferrata, fishing, horse riding, la...
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About the Owner, Ian M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL178943
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South Petherton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We had a fabulous stay as a family at La Bonne Vie. The property itself was spotless, had everything we needed, loads of space and a superb view. The golden eagles seen overheard were a delight too. There's lots to do in the area-a paradise for walking and cycling especially but with three young children we split our time between...

Management response:

Hi Melanie, We are really pleased you had a great time and found things to do with your young children. We hope to see you again, Kind regards, Ian & Katie


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Stroud, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We had a superb holiday in the French Alps (family of 5). The chalet was exceptional and our hosts extremely attentive and helpful. The chalet was equipped with everything you would need for an enjoyable holiday, even plenty of games and dvd's for rainy days. The information left by Ian and Katie was excellent, suggesting places to visit and details...

Graham G
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

A lovely chalet with magnificant views and handy for the high Alps. Le Chatelard is a lovely village and we really enjoyed our stay.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
On the ground level is a double length garage and mezzanine with washing machine, tumble dryer and plenty of storage space for sports equipment, boots, bikes and skis (racks provided). Free Wifi via ADSL (12MB). Fresh linen and bedding are provided. Hand & tea towels provided. Bath towels available for a small additional charge. Cleaning at the end of your stay is included. No smoking or pets please.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 King
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 4 nights
GBP 116
GBP 699
24 Feb 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
4 nights
GBP 116
GBP 699
GBP 2,500
30 Jun 2018 -
13 Jul 2018
4 nights
GBP 133
GBP 799
GBP 2,800
14 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights --
GBP 899
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $450 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds on a self-catering basis.
Bed linen and cleaning included. Bath towels provided at £2.50 each.
Free WiFi via ADSL (12mB) Satellite TV with all the free UK channels.
Discounts available for 2 week bookings in low season.
No smoking or pets in the chalet. Thank you.
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About the neighbourhood
Le Chatelard is perched on the side of a valley and is easily accessible by road but still remains unspoilt and retains a certain charm with its old store fronts and little alleys leading up towards the church. It is a quiet, friendly village with a good size Carrefour supermarket, bakery, bar and hotel/restaurant, tourist information, bank and post office and a local food market every Friday morning. It is at the heart of Les Bauges mountains, an area of outstanding natural beauty, heritage and tradition and it makes a great base to explore a wide range of outdoor activities or to simply relax.

We would like to share with you this little explored part of France, an area we think is a hidden gem!

Winter Ski
Aillons-Margeriaz is only 20 minutes drive from La Bonne Vie and opens the week...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Geneva: 72.0 km
Railway: Annecy / Chambery: 35.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 870.0 km
We have found that Easyjet to Geneva and hiring a car from the Swiss side is the most economical way of getting here. Our chalet is only 1 hour from Geneva airport. Depending on the time of year and the number of people, going by ferry and driving from Calais can work out cheaper. It takes around 9 hours allowing for comfort breaks. Flying to Grenoble or Lyon are also options worth considering.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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