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Chalet Savoie Faire

Stunning Chalet Savoie Faire in winter.
15 reviews
Stunning Chalet Savoie Faire in winter.
Treat yourself to a cookery class in this superbly equipped kitchen
Master bedroom
Cooking up a storm in the attached cookery school
The view from the kitchen through to the open plan dining room
Luxury bathrooms to relax in
The magnificent, bespoke kitchen where Nikki holds her cookery classes
Relax in the alpine sunshine on the private and peaceful terrace, outdoor apero a must in the summer
The lounge area, adjacent to the cookery school kitchen, with magnificent floor to ceiling windows
Creme Brulee, one of many wonderful desserts on offer
Every corner of the chalet has a special feature
The cosy Cow Room
the bar is ready for your parties and special occasions
Hugh's handcrafted B&B sign!
The chandelier lit dining room in the B&B
Mouth watering food always available at Chalet Savoie Faire
A very relaxed atmosphere
Every room has it's own special atmosphere
Nikki has an eye for detail and the decor is highly unique and boutique!
Occitane bath products, hairdryers, robes and slippers are all supplied
The upstairs dining hand crafted dining table
The chalet is always cosy and warm
The entrance hall
Twilight in the dining room
Dogs are very welcome at Chalet Savoie Faire!
The beautifully proportioned Princess Suite
The wonderfully comfortable lounge in the B&B
Beautiful colours and tasteful decor throughout
A stunning room behind every door!
A perfect spring day in Naves
The Beaufort Bunks - a favourite for both children and adults
The typical Savoyard kitchen in the B&B, fully equipped with everything you need for your stay
Alpine cabin in spring
Create classic French dishes in Nikki's cookery classes
Spring in the Alps!
Polenta and rolled chicken
Our local Church
Desserts for you
Food for you
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Chalet -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
La Lechere, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
The farmhouse offers 230m2 of luxury comfort and ample space for 8 people. Built to high standards whilst keeping the charm of an authentic and rustic Savoyard home. You will be
The views are amazing no matter which season you come and stay, you can walk, climb, bike and hike, this is truly a piece of paradise, a perfect home away from home.
In winter there is 43klms of cross country and Nordic skiing, Naves is the highest of all Savoie Nordique areas, offering numerous circuits. There is a place to rent the skis/ raquettes/luge 2 klms away. If it's alpine sports you want the 3 valleys is a 45 minute drive, or Val Morel 35mins, its a matter of going down the mountain and up the other side. Tennis and swimming are 13kms,

Attached to the chalet is Nikki's pride and joy, her bespoke cookery school. Classes are suited to peopl...
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About the Owner, Nicole S
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 136 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL133986
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Excellent - based on 15 reviews
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful 8 night stay at Chalet Savoire Faire for our 2017 summer holiday. The welcome and hospitality from Hugh and Nicki were beyond expectations. Beautiful chalet , delicious food and very relaxed . They are a lovely and talented couple who really look after you . Our daughter loved being there, had fun learning some cooking skills,...

Management response:

Thank you, for your great feedback, we didn’t want you to leave Chalet Savoie Faire. What a wonderful week getting to know you all, we hope to see you again in the future, Kind regards Nikki


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Annecy L
1 review
Reviewed 5 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Nikki and Hugh are the most wonderful hosts I have ever seen! They did a wonderful job renovating the place that used to be an "old barn type farm!" We received an incredible personalized welcome! The Chalet is cosy and so comfortable! Went there with no expectations and came back completely fulfill with a lot of laughs, and fun, and...

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015
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We had the most incredible 5 days staying at Chalet Savoie Faire. The chalet was beautiful, the food delicious, the surroundings stunning, and every day was filled with one brilliant activity or another - trekking, thermal spa, cooking course and lots of walking, all finished off each day by the most delicious 3 course meal. In fact my husband said...

Management response:

We enjoyed having you here at the house as much as you enjoyed the rest of what was on offer. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon Health, happiness and adventures in the Alps Nikki and Hugh


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
From the entrance you have the double Princess suite with en suite, then opposite there is the Tarine twin room. The kitchen is central and equipped to a very high standard, from here you have a the red bathroom & a large pantry/ wash room. Up a few steps is the beautiful lounge area with open fire, this leads you either into the old stable which is the dining room or onto the private sun terrace. Upstairs there is the large bathroom (24m2) with a luxury bathtub and walk in wet shower area, there is the four posted double bedroom, next to this is the cosy bunk room.All bedrooms have flat screen TV's and DVD players, there is also a home cinema in the lounge with surround sound and free sky view. Play station 2 with games, many DVDs to watch and many books to read in front of the op... more
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Bunk
    1 Super King
    2 Cribs
    1 Full
    4 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
These prices are based on 8 people or 2 people sharing and include- property rental/ linen/ towel change/ electricity/ wood/ breakfast every morning - .
Prices do not include any travel costs/ insurance/ lift passes/ dinner can be arranged at 40€ per person for 3 courses with wine.
30% of the rental fee is due upon booking, the final balance due 4 weeks prior to stay unless otherwise agreed with the owner.
The property is 450€ on or 3200€ per week. Payments can be made by bank transfer or cheque in euros or sterling cash only.
Check in after 2pm and check out is at 10am
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About the neighbourhood
Fontaine boasts that is 1 klm from the highest cross country ski area in Savoie, beautifully groomed runs to take your breath away. The local tourist office is available to rent you skis, raquettes, boots and a sledge to enjoy the area at its best. Over Febuary school holidays there is plenty going on to entertain all ages. We are on the doorstep to Val Morel and 3 Valleys ski areas, all just a 30 minute drive away.
In summer Fontaine has an annual Bread festival- July, the Mayor kneads and cooks the bread in the old ovens that once provided the 3 adjoining villages (Molencon, Grande Naves and Ronchat), each village use to take it in turn to keep the fire lit which was used for cooking bread and pastries.

There is also the Bio Veg Market 'Courtis du la Haut'-September- held...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Geneva: 80.0 km
Railway: Moutiers: 19.0 km
Easyjet fly into Geneva and Lyon on a daily basis
P&O Ferries into Calais

Take the motor way to Albertville, follow directions towards Moutiers then take the exit 37 on your right- direction Val Morel, continue 2kms and then take the exit road to the right and 2klms on you will see a sign for Petit Coeur, follow the road around to the left and then another sign in front of a ford garage for Petit Coeur will take you left up the mountain. Fontaine is a 10 km drive, the first village is Molencon, we are the next village, after you pass the Church on your right, take the second left (rubbish bins on the corner) look for the big windows and you have arrived.
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.
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