Le Nanchar is over 100 years old and is situated at the end of a farm track in an elevated position alongside the piste at 1350m altitude. It has panoramic views around the valley from its large south facing balcony and is ski in / ski out from the door and very close to all the amenities. Oozing character with its old wood and beams, the chalet was dismantled and brought down from the mountain many years ago, to the prime location that it occupies today. The piste alongside the chalet links the village of Notre Dame de Bellecombe and the ski slopes of Val D’Arly with the large ski domain of the Espace Diamant. Espace Diamant has over 157 alpine pistes, 80 ski lifts and 120km of Nordic tracks.
In a quiet valley of outstanding natural beauty between Mont Blanc and Lake Annecy in the French Alps. Le Planay is a hamlet at the foot of the main skiing area of Notre Dame de Bellecombe which is 3 km down the valley. During the ski season a wide variety of winter sports are available on the doorstep including cross country skiing and snowshoeing, and downhill skiing for all levels and abilities. During the summer months the alpine villages come alive with local fetes and there are lots of activities in the vicinity from walking and climbing to hot air ballooning and biking. The Tour de France often passes in front of the chalet.
The chalet has three bedrooms and sleeps 8 to 9 people comfortably. On the upper floor there is one double bedroom with ensuite wet room/wc, one twin plus sofa bed also with ensuite access to the wet room, and a twin plus double room divided by a partition wall. There is a further shower room/wc on the main floor. The chalet is spacious (total area 100m2) and has a triple aspect lounge and dining area with a large open fireplace. There is also a seating area on the landing with a panoramic south facing window. The kitchen is well equipped including dishwasher. Wi-fi throughout.
Additional sleeping accommodation for up to four people is available in the owner’s apartment below comprising two small bunk rooms and a double bedroom with kitchenette, lounge, shower room and WC shared with the owners when they are there. Prices per person on request.
In winter a large and sheltered south facing balcony overlooks the ski domain of the Espace Diamant and in summer looks out to farmland, pastures and pine forests. There’s a lawn and patio area with BBQ and campfire within its own 2000m2 of land.
The owners have lived in the area for almost 30 years and are on hand to answer any questions you may have. For winter bookings they will be on hand to help direct you through the farmyard and up the track to the chalet - 4x4 plus winter tyres are a necessity in winter or alternatively, vehicles can be parked 5 mins walk away and the owners can transport luggage up to the chalet.
Logs for the fire, bed linen and utilities included. No pets and no smoking. Flexibility on change-over day and short stays. Discounts for under-occupancy.