€372,320 Col d'Ornon
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Property DescriptionLarge Gîte de Monatgne built over two levels situated at the foot of the piste. The gîte has forty beds, five rooms of four, two rooms of two, and two bedrooms of eight, most with en-suite shower and WC. The upper level has a Lounge bar, restaurant and well-equipped professional kitchen with storage. 5 of the bedrooms are located on this level. There is also a staff apartment with 3 bedrooms a bathroom and a toilet. There is a large south facing terrace to the front of the building with panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. There is large parking area in front of the building. NB The license IV for the bar is the property of the commune and is not for sale with the gîte. There is an arrangement with the owner to use the license. The lower level boasts the larger dormitory style rooms with the remaining beds with the ski room, games room, shower room and toilets and stotage facilities. The building is a registered Gite de France 2, proving its quality. It can also on request be used for groups of young people through its accreditation with the youth agencies. In winter For skiers there are a selection of gentle slopes or the option of venturing onto the more challenging black pistes. There are also beginners areas with baby and green slopes. Other winter activities which can be accessed locally include ; ice climbing on the Massif du Taillefer. In summer the mountain really begins to reveals its charms as it sits on the edge of the Ecrins National Park. An abundance of plants and animals can be seen including Vultures, Black Grouse many species of plants and mushrooms including Orchids, Morelle mushrooms and the famous Genepy Flower. You can rent horses with a guide from Equestrian Tourism from the Col d'Ornon. Lovers of walking and mountain biking can follow the GR 50, to explore the mountain lakes e.g. Lake Vallon and Forked Lake, or the surrounding peaks of the Great Renaud, Taillefer or Pic of Armet. Magnificent mountain villages Ornon and Raymond Villard can also be visited. Veteran cyclists in pursuit of the high Alpine passes can acces the legendary passes such as Alpe d'Huez, Col du Galibier and Col du Lautaret. Getting there by car: From Grenoble, take the rocade sud towards South Station Oisans, follow signs for Briançon exit 8. Drive 40km and about 3km before Bourg d'Oisans turn right towards Col d'Ornon. And drive about 6km to the resort on the left. Follow signs towards the Schuss for 2km before arriving.
Alpe d'Huez Grand Rousses Ski Area
Situated only 1 hr 20 from its nearest airport, Grenoble St Geoirs, Alpe D'Huez has been appropriately named Isle de Soleil... The Island in the Sun.
This purpose built resort is home to 250 kms of piste and plays host to the Tour de France cycle race as well as the famous Mega Avalanche downhill mountain bike race. Being perched at 1800 m altitude its snow record is impeccable as its pistes rise up to a formidable 3300m on the summit of Pic Blanc.
It is certainly a very practical winter resort as its' centrally located leisure facilities and its cross town lifts make everywhere easily accessible.
Col d'Ornon Ski Resort
DPE : This property does not have a fixed heating system