The Farmhouse, Val d'Isere

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4.2 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
The Farmhouse is in a lovely central village location. Hosts Joe & Fred keen and managed to produce some good food despite small galley kitchen and malfunctioning oven. Living and dining space rather tight for 12-plus. Master bedroom 5 very spacious. + more
Belinda Hallam
4 out of 5
Everything you'd expect from a chalet and it's hosts and more. Fabulously located clean chalet near to town and slopes. Our hosts Fred and Joe couldn't do enough for us and were always ready to help. Beautiful freshly prepared food and the option of a cheese board every night. Would highly recommend. + more
Mel Waters
4 out of 5
Joe, Katie and Fred looked after us so well this week. We all felt very spoilt waking up to breakfast, coming home to afternoon tea laid out and then a sumptuous dinner. We are taking home great memories and extra kilos! The Farmhouse itself is a gorgeous old house that fit our group of 2 families perfectly. Va... + more
Rebecca Fitzpatrick
4 out of 5
I'm really pleased to be able to give you some honest feedback on our recent stay at the Farmhouse. Firstly, the Ski host needs more skill in navigating his way around the mountain, identifying lift names, understanding bus transfers, communicating effectively etc. He's a lovely chap, but his social skills aren... + more
Jodie W
4 out of 5
We have just finished a week in Val d'Isere in the Farmhouse. What a great week it was. We had a great time and the snow conditions were ok but what really made the week was the excellent experience from VIP. Our chalet hosts were spot on and totally professional. Both Fred & Joe, our chalet hosts were very pas... + more
David Hamilton-Palmer
5 out of 5
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Package - what's included - what's included & available - what's included plus available extras - what's included & what extras are available

Accommodation
Catered Chalet
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is The Farmhouse

Our most charismatic chalet in the resort is situated in the old part of the village just metres away from the iconic church and few minutes’ walk from the slopes. A perfect location to be based for your stay in Val d'Isere.

Overview - chalet description - The Farmhouse description

This chalet, a spectacular farmhouse conversion, is bursting with character and boasts a fabulous location in the very heart of Val d’Isere’s cobbled old town. Sleeping 10 guests this is a great choice for larger groups.
When our architect transformed this 200 year old farmhouse a few years ago, he did a great job to retain the original stone and timber features and develop a quirky yet comfortable chalet within. The accommodation sits over three floors, with a rustic farmhouse kitchen and 5 en suite bedrooms. Of course, we kept the open fire and installed flat screen TV,  WiFi and iPod connectivity so you can relax after a day on the mountain.
If you're looking for a chalet with charm and character then the Farmhouse is the perfect choice. Your dedicated chalet hosts will provide daily breakfast, home made afternoon tea, and a 3 course evening meal on 6 nights and you will enjoy champagne and canapes on the first and last evening.

Facilities - The Farmhouse features

Luxury Ski Chalet Features: • Open fire • Television with UK Freeview • Music system with iPod connectivity • WiFi in all rooms • DVD player • iPad • Hairdryers in each room • Ski cupboard with boot warmers • Small balcony • New for 17/18 - Swimming pool

Ski Chalet Services: • VIP chalet catering • Welcome champagne & canapes • Wake up drinks • Daily cleaning (6 days) • Complimentary toiletries • Use of chalet iPad • Resort film & board games library • Massage & beauty treatments (local charge)


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

The Farmhouse (Sleeps 10)

Room 1: (First floor) - Twin bedroom with en suite bath, hand basin and WC.

Room 2: (First floor) - Twin bedroom with en suite shower, hand basin and WC.

Room 3: (Second floor) - Twin bedroom with en suite shower, hand basin and WC.

Room 4: (Second floor) - Twin bedroom with en suite bath, hand basin and WC.

Master Suite 5: (Third floor) - Twin bedroom with dressing room, en suite bath, hand basin and WC. Space for a cot.


Meals - food and drink in The Farmhouse

Our Executive Chef is passionate about food and hugely sensitive to the appetite of a hungry skier whilst considering a balanced diet. The new and refined menus are heavy enough to reward mountain exertion yet light and simple enough to leave you grinning not groaning.

All our holidays include;

  • Continental breakfast with a cooked option on 6 mornings
  • Afternoon tea will be left in the chalet for you to help yourself to freshly made cake or biscuits, bread & jams, selection of teas, coffee and hot chocolate
  • Canapés on the first and last evening
  • 3 course evening meal (6 nights) followed by cheese board and coffee
  • A choice of red and white wine is served throughout dinner
We update The Farmhouse's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - chalet dates & departure airports - The Farmhouse dates & departure airports

Price per person with: Prices shown are per person based on: Prices shown are per person based on: The prices shown here are per person and based on the following criteria:
Wed 06 Dec 201706/12/17
£779
Wed 13 Dec 201713/12/17
£1069
Wed 20 Dec 201720/12/17
Sold Out 
Wed 27 Dec 201727/12/17
£2949
Wed 03 Jan 201803/01/18
available Manchester
Sun 07 Jan 201807/01/18
£1329
Sun 14 Jan 201814/01/18
£1399
Sun 21 Jan 201821/01/18
£1479
Sun 28 Jan 201828/01/18
£1539
Sun 04 Feb 201804/02/18
£1549
Sun 11 Feb 201811/02/18
£2999
Sun 18 Feb 201818/02/18
£1709
Sun 25 Feb 201825/02/18
£1499
Sun 04 Mar 201804/03/18
£1489
Sun 11 Mar 201811/03/18
£1499
Sun 18 Mar 201818/03/18
£1409
Sun 25 Mar 201825/03/18
£1889
Sun 01 Apr 201801/04/18
£2249
Sun 08 Apr 201808/04/18
Sold Out 
Sun 15 Apr 201815/04/18
£1099
Sun 22 Apr 201822/04/18
£999
This package holiday to The Farmhouse in Val d'Isere, France departs Wednesday 6th December 2017, for a 7 night stay on a "catered chalet" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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Resort - about Val d'Isere - about holidays in Val d'Isere - about ski holidays in Val d'Isere - about ski holidays in Val d'Isere France

½ of Espace Killy Fantastic après Traditional chocolate box village Skiable glacier

Ski never-ending pistes and powder, ogle at colossal peaks and cosy Savoie architecture, then end the day with some of the most wild and wonderful après ski. Val d'Isere is considered by many to be the best ski resort on earth, and we’re inclined to agree.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Groups Non skiers Catered Chalets

Val d'Isere webcam

Snow Report: Top 145cm, Bottom 35cm

Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week

Snow History: April average depth 139.5cm

Val d'Isere trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)145km, 1h45
Geneva (GVA)180km, 2h40
Grenoble (GNB)210km 2h50
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1934

Val d'Isere lift pass price last reported as €225 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking The Farmhouse.
Night skiing: Yes, every Thursday
Val d'Isere has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing October - May.

Town altitude: 1,850m
Top of slopes: 3,300m
Bottom of piste: 1,550m
Vertical drop: 1,900m
Total length of trails:150km
Longest piste:10km (Tignes)
In France's Rhone Alp region, Val d'Isere makes up half of Espace Killy which is widely thought of as one of the most brilliant and beautiful ski areas in the world. In keeping with the attractiveness of its surroundings, the resort itself is a compilation of alpine hamlets made up of cosy wood and stone chalets. With the original village dating back to the 13th century and eye-catching church steeple at its centre, the whole place is truly oozing alpine charm. And while dreamily trad in appearance, Val's numero...
In Val d'Isere you'll be skiing in the tracks of some of the world's greatest skiers. Olympic medallists Marielle and Christine Goitschel learned to ski there, not to mention triple gold winner Jean-Claude Killy, after whom the wider ski area is named. As an indication of its premier status, the resort has hosted championships including the 1992 Olympics the World Alpine Ski Championships in 2009, along with the World Cup every December. If some of the best skiers in history have learned here, beginners can...
Famed for its après ski, you're unlikely to have a dull evening in Val. The resort has 4 nightclubs including the legendary Dicks T Bar (open from 4pm - 5am). Living up to its name, you'll experience ‘sweet madness' at Le Folie Douce, which boasts some of the best après ski in Europe. “Bananas” is another favourite, well known for its fantastic cocktails and convenient slope-side location. In Val d'Isere's 92 restaurants, you'll find dishes to suit all tastes from traditional Savoyarde indulgence to Marga...

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"Christmas in old village"

Belinda Hallam
4/ out of 5
The Farmhouse is in a lovely central village location. Hosts Joe & Fred keen and managed to produce some good food despite small galley kitchen and malfunctioning oven. Living and dining space rather tight for 12-plus. Master bedroom 5 very spacious.

"Would highly recommend."

Mel Waters
4/ out of 5
Everything you'd expect from a chalet and it's hosts and more. Fabulously located clean chalet near to town and slopes. Our hosts Fred and Joe couldn't do enough for us and were always ready to help. Beautiful freshly prepared food and the option of a cheese board every night. Would highly recommend.

"So spoilt!"

Rebecca Fitzpatrick
4/ out of 5
Joe, Katie and Fred looked after us so well this week. We all felt very spoilt waking up to breakfast, coming home to afternoon tea laid out and then a sumptuous dinner. We are taking home great memories and extra kilos! The Farmhouse itself is a gorgeous old house that fit our group of 2 families perfectly. Val d'isere is beautiful and a huge, wonderful mountain to explore. Loved every minute of our time here.

"Enjoyable and memorable…"

Jodie W
4/ out of 5
I'm really pleased to be able to give you some honest feedback on our recent stay at the Farmhouse. Firstly, the Ski host needs more skill in navigating his way around the mountain, identifying lift names, understanding bus transfers, communicating effectively etc. He's a lovely chap, but his social skills aren't in line with other staff. Vicky (chalet host) was AMAZING and really went out of her way to assist us all over and above her daily responsibilities. The chalet was fabulous and overall, the price point for value was excellent. I felt that the quality of the food on offer was brilliant. More variety in desert would be beneficial as there were 2/3 nights with fruit based offers that could've been substituted for something entirely different, ie chocolate mousse. I loved the feel overall and thought the tea/cake after ski offer was a nice touch! Overall, we loved our holiday and would sincerely like to thank everyone that assisted in making our time so enjoyable and memorable. We are already planning our next adventure.

"Excellent Week in the Farmhouse"

David Hamilton-Palmer
5/ out of 5
We have just finished a week in Val d'Isere in the Farmhouse. What a great week it was. We had a great time and the snow conditions were ok but what really made the week was the excellent experience from VIP. Our chalet hosts were spot on and totally professional. Both Fred & Joe, our chalet hosts were very passionate & nothing was too much trouble for them during this enjoyable week. The food was first class with some excellent dishes & cakes in the afternoon Thanks so much lads & keep up the good work & have a great season.
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