Skiers of all levels will find their special place when you base your holiday at Chalet Alex
- St Jean de Sixt - La Clusaz
- Slopes 4 km, Village 1.7 km
- Car recommended
- 5 star classification
- Jacuzzi, games room
- Terrace, great views
Full Property Details
- Rate: €1,790 to €4,520 per week
- Location: St Jean de Sixt - La Clusaz
- Type: Chalet
- Altitude in metres: 950 m
- Outlook: South
- Sleeps: 8
- Official classification: 5
- Animals not welcome
- Main rooms: 6
- Number of bedrooms: 4
- Number of double beds: 3
- Number of single beds: 2
- Bath/shower rooms: 4
- Bath(s): 1
- Shower(s): 3
- Toilet(s) in bathroom(s): 1
- Separate toilet(s): 3
- Floor area: 180 m2
- Open-plan kitchen
- Number of floors: 3
- Dining seating for: 8
- Garage spaces available: 1
- Parking spaces available: 3
- Town centre: 1.7 km
- Ski slopes: 4 km
- Nearest ski bus stop: 1.7 km
- Hot tub
- Ski store
- Boot warming rack
- Garden / Surrounding Land
- Oven: Fan-assisted
- Hob: Induction
- Dining seating for: 8
- Place settings for: 8
- Children’s crockery / tableware
- Baby's high chair
- Bottle warmer
- Coffee Machine: Filter, Pods (Dolce Gusto)
- Raclette set
- Fondue set
- Baby step
- Baby changing table / mat
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Baby's cot
- Baby intercom
- Night light
Garden / Surrounding Land
- Flat garden
- Outdoor dining table for: 8
- Outdoor dining seating for: 8
- BBQ: Charcoal
- Garden chairs/sun loungers: 4
- Garden / Surrounding Land: 500 m2
- Terrace: 75 m2
- Outdoor hot tub
- Capacity: 4
- Temperature: 38 ºC
- Table tennis
- Table football
- Board games
- Pétanque area
- French TV
- PlayStation console + games
- Total TV screens: 2
- DVD player + films
- High-end sound system
- Wood burning stove
- Vacuum cleaner
- Boot warming rack
- Internet access
- Free WiFi internet
- Locked cupboard for cleaning products
Local places of interest / Within easy reach
- Open view
- Lake: 22 km
- Nearest supermarket: 1.7 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
- Available catered (by prior arrangement)
- Car recommended
- Animals not welcome
- Non-smoking rental
Please note: The resorts of La Clusaz and Grand Bornand are both less than a 10-minute drive away. You will need a car to access shops/restaurants etc.
Please note: there are two high chairs and two cots provided for families travelling with babies.
Please note: for your enjoyment there is a Play Station at the property, please bring your own games. There is also a DVD player and a selection of 30 DVDs at the property.
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About Chalet Alex ...
The lovely 5 star Chalet Alex is ideally located close to the resorts of La Clusaz and Grand Bornand, which are both less than a 10-minute drive away.
At the end of a private road but just 1.7km from the village of St Jean de Sixt, Chalet Alex offers a quiet place to relax just minutes from restaurants, bars and shops. It's perfect for families, with a newly-landscaped flat garden which borders the forest, a large terrace with an inflatable hot tub, a petanque court for summer evenings, and three seating areas, where you can gather to watch TV, play computer games or just catch up over a glass of wine or two.
Designed for those who want to make the most of the fabulous outdoor life in the Alps, there is plenty of space to store skis, bikes and outdoor clothes ready for your next mountain adventure (shoe and glove dryer available).
The property ...
You and seven of your friends and family will find plenty of space to enjoy the mountain life at this newly-renovated 5 star chalet.
From the parking area, you'll go straight into a handy area where you can take off and store your outdoor clothes. There's also a door from here to the garage, where you can safely store your skis, snowboards or bikes. There's a seating area down here with a flat screen 3D television and a PlayStation 4, perfect for kids of all ages. Table tennis and table football are available too and stored in the garage. There's also the laundry room and a toilet on this floor.
Upstairs, the main living area centres on an unusual woodburner, which heats up the stones it is made from and radiates heat throughout the chalet - perfect to come home to after a day on the slopes. There's plenty of room for everyone on the cosy sofas to curl up and watch a film on the ultra high-res flat screen television.
Beyond this is the dining area and open plan kitchen, which was handmade by a local craftsman. It's a really sociable area, perfect for sharing a Savoyarde fondue or perhaps a raclette. Doors lead out on to the balcony and terrace, which has stunning views on La Tournette in one direction and to Pointe Percée in another.
The master bedroom suite is on this floor too - a large double with plenty of storage and a shower room with twin sinks. There are three more double bedrooms on the top floor, all of which are en suite and have dressing rooms. The two bedrooms at the front of the chalet also have balconies - a great place to have breakfast while enjoying the views.
There's a third seating area on this floor too - a mezzanine overlooking the main living area downstairs, so whatever you choose to do in the evening, you can always find your own space.
About the area ...
There's plenty of great skiing to choose from, what ever your level, in La Clusaz just under 5km away and Le Grand Bornand which is 3.5km away.
The ski bus stops in St Jean de Sixt and links both resorts with the Manigod area, giving you 220km of pistes of varying levels to explore, as well as extensive off-piste action. Nordic skiers will discover plenty of trails from St Jean de Sixt and there's even a sledging run next to the rope lifts opposite the chalet.
Non-skiers are well catered for, and being mid way between La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand, guests have plenty of activities to choose from in each resort. In La Clusaz, there are heated indoor and outdoor pools open all year round, or try snowshoeing, sledging, dog-sledding and sleigh rides and the exciting ski-joering - skiing while being towed by a horse!
Both towns also have ice rinks and cinemas. After all that excitement why not enjoy some pampering at one of the two spas in La Clusaz - you've earned it!
In the summer, there's so much to see and do in the Aravis when the snow melts, leaving Chalet Alex surrounded by quiet lush green pastures.
If you're feeling adventurous, St Jean de Sixt is one of the only places in the world where you can try Bun-J ride, a cross between ski jumping and bungy jumping! It's open through the summer and winter seasons, but out of peak season, hours are less regular - call ahead to make sure it is open.
The village is also home to an outdoor paintball experience in the forest near Le Danay. Other more traditional pastimes are available too - marked footpaths crisscross the mountains, many starting right from your front door, or you can explore by mountain bike - take the lift to the top of the mountain then come back down at your own pace. You can wash your bike down back at the chalet afterwards and store it inside the locked garage.
There are a number of mountain farms within a walk of the chalet, where you can see the local Reblochon cheese being made - you'll come away with a delicious treat for the walk back. You can cool off at the swimming pool complexes in Le Grand Bornand, La Clusaz and Thônes, but if you're looking for something a little more challenging, there's a climbing school, via ferrata routes, tree-top adventure parks, canyoning, white-water rafting, horse-riding, karting and paragliding all nearby.
The medieval town of Annecy is 30 minutes away by car - it's a must for a day out, whatever the season. It offers glamorous shops, restaurants, galleries and museums, and Lake Annecy, said to be the cleanest lake in Europe, is a great place for waters sports, swimming, cycling or just relaxing on a grassy beach. Don't forget to book dinner at a lakeside restaurant for the perfect end to a day you won't forget.
For a relaxing day, why not enjoy the peace and quiet of the terrace and garden at Chalet Alex!
Now you know why Chalet Alex is the perfect place for your summer holiday, why not check our calendar to see when it is free? We will be happy to hold your date for 24 hours while you finalise plans with the rest of your party. But don't hang around - the calendar is filling up quickly!
“An excellent stay”
— Gilles R.
“Our stay was way too short!”
— Jordane P.
“Nothing is missing”
— Philippe K.
- Check-in: after 16h00
- Check-out: before 10h00
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For bookings cancelled at least 6 months before the start of the stay, the 20% 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 27 months.
St Jean de Sixt - La Clusaz
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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 slopes4 km
- Nearest ski bus stop1.7 km
- Town centre1.7 km
- Nearest supermarket1.7 km
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The OVO Network Review
“Everything you need for a great holiday is here”
Chalet Alex, in St Jean de Sixt, sleeps eight people in four bedrooms, all with their own bathrooms and dressing areas.
As you would expect from a five-star chalet, everything you need for a great holiday is here. There's a stylish handmade kitchen with a huge fridge freezer, and there's plenty of space to ensure that everyone has their privacy.
Although open plan, the kitchen, dining area and living area are well defined, and at the end of an active days, the cosy sofas are the perfect place to relax - the amazing fireplace keeps the room warm for hours, as the fire heats up the surrounding stones.
The separate TV area is great for teenagers, or if you are a multi-family group, it means you don't always have to share each other's company.
The chalet is on the outskirts of the village, but on a sunny day, the walk to the shops and restaurants in the centre is beautiful!
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From the owner
Forget everything - you are on holiday
When you enter Chalet Alex, you forget everything - you are on holiday.
There's a sense of calm, a magnificent view, and a beautiful garden.
The village is a walk away, and you're very close to Le Grand Bornand and La Clusaz, and the comfort is just what you would expect from a five-star property.
We wish you a wonderful stay !
Nadine et Yves.
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“An excellent stay”
This rental was clean, well equipped and spacious. Big thanks for these fantastic holidays.
— Gilles R. Aug 2020
“Our stay was way too short!”
It was so ohard to say leave! This chalet is great, it looks like the photos on the site, and is very well equipped. Bénédicte the manager was kind and right on time.
— Jordane P. Jul 2020
“Nothing is missing”
Very nice chalet in every way, and very well equipped. The ensuite bathroom for every bedroom is very appreciable, the large living room very "cosy", the garage for bikes and car very practical... And over all: peace and tranquility allowed us to really relax.
— Philippe K. Jul 2020
“Not a bad place to be!”
Nice location, well equipped and clean chalet.
— Josiane F. Jun 2020
“A perfect chalet and holiday”
Everything was perfect. We felt immediately at home, and the chalet is very well equipped. The owners do everything they can to ensure that their guests are happy.
— Delphine P. Jul 2019
“A nice and comfy chalet”
Quiet and secluded location. Ideal to relax.
— Nina D. Feb 2019
“A really great holiday in this superb chalet”
A really lovely holiday at Chalet Alex. Thank you for the welcome and the great level of comfort in the chalet. See you soon!
— Alexandre V. Jan 2019
“A very successful holiday”
A superb family holiday thanks to this luxurious chalet, which is very well equipped and tastefully decorated. Lovely clean spaces for relaxation and games. A big well done for this superb chalet and its facilities.
— Agnes M. Dec 2018
“A little hint of Baudelaire”
A beautiful chalet, very comfortable, and in a magnificent area for a summer holiday. The description on the OVO Network website is very accurate. The welcome was warm. Everything is perfect - to quote Baudelaire: "There, there’s only order, beauty: abundant, calm, voluptuous."
— Jacques V. Jul 2018
“A nice and well equipped chalet”
Beautiful chalet, very well furnished and equipped.
The kitchen is very well equipped too, with every utensil required.
— Karen J. Mar 2018
“A very comfortable chalet, ideally located”
Thanks for a great stay at your chalet. It had all the equipment we needed, great quality and very clean. The area is quiet and close to the town, the ski stations and the slopes. We found the chalet very spacious, and loved the comfort in the bathrooms and the kitchen. It was a real bonus being so close to La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand. We really loved it.
— Oger C. Mar 2018
“An incredible holiday”
We had an excellent holiday in a spacious chalet which was very well managed, very comfortable and had everything we needed. We loved the peaceful location and the chalet decor. An incredible holiday!
— Valerie G. Feb 2018
Thank you very much for this wonderful holiday!
We really loved the chalet and felt like home.
We especially enjoyed the evenings with the nice fireplace, the amazing James Bond collection, and the well equipped kitchen.
We would like to come back!
— Fadi M. Dec 2017
“A lovely chalet”
The chalet is very well equipped and the location is really lovely. There was no shortage of snow, which arrived just at the right time. We had a really good week.
— Celine M. Dec 2017
Thank you for a most enjoyable holiday.
Perfect in every way!
— Steven M. Aug 2017
Chalet Alex is an amazing chalet with great facilities. The location of the chalet is a very good one, because it's near beautiful places and nice walks. And we have to mention the outstanding views from the deckchairs.
Some of the favorite with Chalet Alex:
- At night gazing at the stars comfortably
- Sitting in the hot tub with the bubbles on
- Eating outside on an extremly nice table.
And so on! We enjoyed our stay very much. And hopefully we would stay again!
— David W. Jul 2017
“What an incredible place!”
It was a real pleasure to spend a week skiij-ng in such a chalet. Everything was perfect.
— Claude M. Feb 2017
“Superb chalet, charming owners”
By far the best place we've ever rented. Very efficient manager.
— Rania S. Feb 2017
“Ideal for our family reunion”
Very beautiful chalet with everything we needed! Thank you for your friendly welcome.
— Emilie B. Jan 2017
“Very quiet and very sunny”
We had a really lovely holiday, the chalet is really well equipped, quiet and very sunny. We were very warmly welcomed and everything was done to make sure we were happy. We will certainly come back, with the snow!
— Guy F. Dec 2016
“We had a really lovely week at Chalet Alex”
We really loved the cleanliness, the top of the range equipment, the welcome from Stephane and the owners, the wonderful light ...We felt really at ease in this cosy chalet, and the amount of space meant we didn't get under each other's feet. We were enchanted by this pretty area. It's a shame there was no snow, but we had no problem keeping ourselves entertained. We are looking forward to coming back.
— Céline O. Dec 2016
We have holidayed in chalets in this area for ten years and this is the best chalet we have stayed in. Excellent location, excellent facilities and equipment.
— Lesley R. Aug 2016
“A perfect chalet...”
Ideal to allow the whole family to relax in a great natural environment without getting in the way of each other. We had 6 sunny days out of 7 and enjoyed walking, cycling, "accrobranche" adventure, reading, playing table tennis, video games, watching films... a great week! Thank you for the quality and cleanliness of all the equipment: wonderful!
— Bernard R. Jul 2016
“Snow and sun!”
Great stay at Chalet Alex. The hot tub is really a plus, amongst lots of other things.
— Benoît C. Mar 2016
“Everyone was thrilled with our lovely holiday. ”
Everything had been thought of to make sure we had a great time. We had a slight problem with the wifi at the beginning of the holiday, but that was quickly resolved by the owners. Note: Getting to the chalet is a little complicated in bad weather, but for us, there is nothing to say but thank you.
— Antoine J. Mar 2016
Great stay at chalet Alex!
— Antoine J. Mar 2016
“A top week with all the comfort needed!”
We had a great week in this magnificent chalet. We'll be happy to come back.
— Olivier L. Feb 2016
“Excellent week in this beautiful chalet”
Great memories for both families and their kids. We recommend a session in the hot tub after a day on the piste, ideal to ache sore limbs.
— Frédéric P. Feb 2016
“We had a great week. ”
The weather wasn't great (snow all week), but we made the most of the chalet: reading, films, games, table tennis, PlayStation, table football, the children's corner etc. La Clusaz, five minutes away, is a magnificent station. We will be back!
— Mike R. Feb 2016
A very luxurious chalet with very good equipment. We had a very nice week, with sun and snow. We'll be back!
— Caroline D. Jan 2016
“Big thanks for a fantastic stay in your luxurious chalet”
With lots of sun and enough snow to experience great ski holiday in Grand Bornand resort.
— Henk D. Jan 2016
“Beautiful, modern and comfortable chalet”
We stayed in Chalet Alex for a long week-end, and absolutely loved it! We were two families with small children and had a great time. The chalet is tucked away in a beautiful small valley, surrounded by a forest and a creek nearby. It has recently been fully renovated and it has the perfect mix of a modernity, sleek design yet cozy chalet atmosphere. All the rooms are very comfortable and spacious (each with their own bathroom - a big plus!). The kitchen is all new, with all the modern appliances you would want, and connects to the living room in an open plan design. On top, the chalet sits literally 2 minutes away from some ski slopes which are ideal for families, and not more than 7-10 minutes from the lovely town of La Clusaz, which gives access to restaurants, lots of skiing, and all the ski resort amenities you’d expect (shops, classes, etc.). In conclusion, beautiful, modern and very comfortable chalet, close to everything you need. Definitely will come back again!
— Andres F. Mar 2015
“We had an amazing time at your home”
Many thanks for your hospitality and warmness! The chalet is superbly designed, with plenty of space yet very cosy and comfortable.
It is nicely located between the pine trees, with the small ski resort around the corner which is perfect for learning. Also very close to La Clusaz, with all the restaurant, shops and serious ski slopes.
Our kids really had a blast, in fact, sometimes they still ask us to go back, and they are only 3 years old!
If you liked us as guests:-) we really hope to come back next winter!
Miguel, Marta, Mateo & Martina
— Marta G. Mar 2015
“You’ll forget all your worries”
When you come to this chalet you forget everything – you are on holiday. It’s so quiet, the view is magnificent, there are small slopes opposite the chalet, the village is just a walk away and the comfort level certainly deserves four stars. What more could you want?
— Raphaëlle T. Mar 2015
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