Let us welcome you to our authentic luxury stone and timber Savoyard mountain farmhouse dating from 1877 which has been lovingly renovated with particular consideration. It both retains its period charm and wealth of character features, whilst offering all the modern amenities and comforts guests now expect. The Chalet has over 320 m2 of comfortable living space for guests to enjoy. All rooms are large, full height and decorated with an attractive modern meets old feel. The Chalet can comfortably sleep up to 16+ guests in 5 well-appointed and flexible suites ranging from a large double with ensuite sleeping 2, to the stunning loft apartment with mezzanine sleeping 4/6. All bedrooms have views of the chalet grounds and tree covered mountains of the Grand Massif.
Chalet Ascensus is just 50 minutes from Geneva airport and is situated in a small and charming hamlet just a few minutes by chalet minibus to the telecabin and centre of Les Carroz. Nestling in a peaceful setting down a quiet lane and next to Le Nant, a mountain meltwater stream..
Chalet Ascensus spacious accommodation comprises:-
Upper Ground Floor : a large welcoming entrance area, once the stalls for the cows!, leading to a cloakroom with door through into the laundry room. Off the entrance is the corridor leading to the sauna/hammam with an adjoining shower room and separate wc. From the entrance area enter into the recently refurbished large modern fitted kitchen with an inbuilt farmhouse kitchen armoire dating from 1870s along one wall. Off the kitchen is the stunningly large lounge and dining area of some 45m2 with log fire and bar. The lounge has oak flooring, original wood beams and restored wooden cupboards. A comfy kiddies/reading/tv room leads off from the lounge. From the lounge dining area are large patio doors which lead out onto the large south facing deck with access to the hot tub.
From the entrance area, a light filled wooden staircase with full height windows leads to :-
First Floor : comprising spacious client accommodation in stylishly decorated and furnished, neutral coloured bedrooms – 5 Suites; 3 with stylish fitted bathrooms and 2 sharing a private bathroom and wc.
Suite 1 – One large double bedroom with separate stairs leading up to a mezzanine with further sleeping area. A modern fully tiled bathroom with shower, basin and wc. Views over the garden and woods. Sleeps 4/6
Suites 2 and 3 – Two large double bedrooms sharing a modern fully tiled bathroom with shower, basin and wc. Views over the south facing garden. Sleeps 4
Suite 4 – One large ensuite double bedroom with fully tiled bathroom with shower, basin and wc. Views facing north and east of the tree covered mountains. Sleeps 2
Suite 5 – A huge 2 bedroom self contained full height loft apartment (90m2) comprising a large comfy lounge area with oak flooring, exposed wood beams and small kitchenette. Double patio doors lead out onto the east facing balcony running the full width of the farmhouse with amazing views of the pine covered mountains within sight of the pods of the telecabin. A large period bathroom with shower, a vast period rolled top slipper bath and period handbasin. A separate wc. Sleeps 4/6
A spacious and light lounge and dining area with a fabulous log fire for warmth and ambiance. Large comfy sofas and armchairs and a huge solid oak dining table that is able to sit a whole party! One of the period wooden fitted cupboards houses the chalet honesty bar and drinks fridge, can you find it? The lounge offers access to the wooden deck to admire the peaceful setting and views of the surrounding mountains.
From this room is the separate kiddies/games room with TV as well as DVDs for those snowy days when some of you might want to stay by the fire to enjoy a good movie!
Much of the character of the old farmhouse has been retained by preserving a great deal of the original features such as wood beams, exposed stonework and original old wooden cupboards. In contrast to this, there are modern bathrooms, double glazed windows and gas central heating throughout together with flexible, spacious and comfortable accommodation. No doubt you will be able to relax in this charming ambiance after a day filled with activities!
Chalet Ascensus is located down a quiet lane next to a stream and sits in its own grounds of 1800m2, mostly laid to lawn and with mature shrubs and bushes together with an impressive old Tilleul or lime tree. Running the length of the farmhouse is a large south facing 70m2 wooden deck overlooking the garden, the stream and with views of the tree covered slopes and pods of the telecabin. Sit down, listen to the stream and the birds, and relax!
A covered 3 car carport for guests.
All bedrooms have flexible sleeping arrangement with 80cm single or large 160cm double Bultex comfortable beds fitted with luxury white cotton bedding, mattress toppers, hypoallergenic duvets and two English pillows. White fluffy bathrobes and slippers are provided for adults together with a welcome pack in each bedroom!
We also have both an indoor sauna/hammam (4 people) and outdoor hot tub (6 people) for guests to enjoy after an energetic days skiing.
Obviously, we have both UK TV and French TV channels on several tvs, MP3 music dock and WI-FI throughout the farmhouse!
Baby cots, bedding and high chairs are available – please let us know at time of booking.
Babysitting can also be arranged however please give plenty of notice.