Old farmhouse completely renovated for an exotic holiday - Haut Jura
House | Septmoncel | France
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Our "cottage house", a former Jura farmhouse completely renovated, is located in Septmoncel, near Lamoura (station of 4 villages) and in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Haut Jura. You will appreciate the bio-diversity of this unspoiled nature, cl"... Read MoreWi-Fi Children Welcome
Property Type : House Sleeps : 12
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2
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Our "cottage house", a former Jura farmhouse completely renovated, is located in Septmoncel, near Lamoura (station of 4 villages) and in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Haut Jura. You will appreciate the bio-diversity of this unspoiled nature, clean air, the ski area, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and many other activities. You can meet up as a family, as a couple, or alone in this warm and comfortable space to relax, in a quiet place far from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The "Chalet House" is an old farmhouse from 1873 that has been completely renovated by an interior designer in a mixture both very mountain (timber frame as in the cottages, woodwork) and modern thanks to large open spaces and the very original metal staircase.
The wood stove allows you to spend pleasant evenings by the fire and can heat the whole house although the pellet boiler is very efficient and ecological. It is a practical house, very pleasant and warm where it is good to live.
The kitchen open to the living room and the living room is fully equipped with a semi-professional stove (3 ovens and 5 gas burners), dishwasher, large sink, microwave, necessary for baking, large cast iron casseroles, appliances raclette and fondue, filter coffee maker and Nespresso coffee machine (remember to bring your capsules!), kettle, etc. There is also a large laundry room with a new washing machine, a wine cellar, a second fridge for drinks in the summer and a freezer.
New: Jura wine storage and sale service on site.
The spaces are well designed, both spacious (350 m2) not to walk on a group, and cozy to feel good couple or family.
Moreover the house is very well equipped to accommodate families with babies and young children (crib, sheets for small beds, changing table, baby bath, deckchair, booster seat, toys and games, safety barriers, park and cot on request).
The rooms reserve surprises (mezzanine corners very original) and you will sleep like babies in this unspoilt nature far from the sounds of the city. The house is indeed located in the heart of a Combe surrounded by fir trees.
Note that sheets are provided and included in the price. Also available are all staple foods, such as the small basic cupboard (sugar, salt, coffee, chocolate, flour, vinegar, oil, etc.) as well as sponge, dish towels, paper towels, toilet paper, garbage bag etc ...
If need a refueling, there is a grocery store Proxi 3mn in the village of Septmoncel and delivers home! And also another Proxi grocery and a butcher's shop 10mn Lamoura. The 2 grocery stores make bread. Then there is a dairy in Lajoux 5 minutes, which offers various meats to go with their delicious raclette or other county, morbier, blue Gex and also a bread roll.
The house is situated on a large park of 4500m2 with nothing around except the large spaces of the Combe Richet and the neighbors' farm. In the morning when we wake up, we often have the chance to see deer on the edge of the forest because we are in a nature reserve. In summer the "cuckoo" reminds us of this song of our childhood and the wild flowers are innumerable because we are in a regional natural park. And in winter, the view of the snow-covered Combe is spectacular ...
Also, in all seasons, the night clear sky, amateurs or astronomy enthusiasts will feast because no light disturbs the observation of the stars and the sky.
In winter, you can toboggan next to the house in "La Combe Richet" (toboggans loaned willingly) and go snowshoeing. For skiers, the cross-country trails are 5 minutes by car (Lajoux) and downhill ski slopes 10 minutes (Lamoura, Station 4 villages) or 20 minutes (Mijoux-Lelex). And you can even go ice skating on the frozen lake of "La Combe du Lac" in Lamoura when it is well frozen (be careful because not monitored).
In summer, hiking trails pass by the house. For swimming, Lake Combe du Lac in Lamoura is a delight especially when surrounded by flowers very fragrant like the queen of the meadows in July in particular.
The whole house is accessible to travelers except the attic, 2 rooms, some shelves or cupboards, and the garden shed where I store my personal belongings.
I will not be on the premises during your stay but reachable at any time in case of need.
Access to the "Chalet House" is through a municipal road unpaved and necessarily requires in winter equipment adapted (4x4 or snow tires and chains).
The house is 1 hour 15 minutes from Geneva airport and 30 minutes from Saint Claude train station.
Weekly rental only during school holidays.
Arrival between 16 and 19h on Saturday or Sunday during school holidays. Departure the following Saturday or Sunday before 10am.
The district, presentation:
The house is far from the main road quiet and both close to all amenities:
- Supermarket Proximarché "at Vero" and bakery at 3 minutes in the village of Septmoncel
- Bakery also in the village of Septmoncel
- Traditional cheese factory 5 minutes to the village of Lajoux, which is bread and also offers various meats to go with their delicious raclette or other county, morbier, Gex blue and local specialties and gift ideas.
- Butcher's shop and supermarket Proximarché in the village of Lamoura 5 minutes by car.
- And of course several typical restaurants that are in the small guide of the good addresses that I leave in the house.
- For supermarkets, you have to go either to Les Rousses or Saint-Claude (20 minutes by car for both destinations).
As for sports and recreational activities, in winter, you can toboggan next to the house in "La Combe Richet" (toboggans loaned willingly) and snowshoeing to the Vie Neuve just at the above the house which offers a splendid view of the Monts Jura.
For skiers, the cross-country trails are 5 minutes by car (from the village of Lajoux or Serra) and downhill ski runs to Serra 10 minutes by car (just after the village of Lamoura). The Serra is part of the Station of 4 villages including the station of Rousses 20 minutes. To find a few more tracks in numbers and difficulties and to have the view of Mont Blanc, there is also the Mijoux-Lelex station or the Col de la Faucille (20 minutes).
It is also possible to go ice skating on the frozen lake of "La Combe du Lac" in Lamoura when it is well frozen (be careful because unguarded) and there is still not too much snow on the ice .
Jura is also known as "Little Canada". If this winter, you want to experience a Grand Nord version, contact Sophie Tissot, creator of "Trails Nordiques", passionate and exciting, for magical outings in the Haut Jura in sled dogs.
In summer, hiking trails pass by the house. For swimming, Lake Combe du Lac in Lamoura is a delight especially when surrounded by flowers very fragrant like the queen of the meadows in July especially.
Moreover, in the summer, Sophie's sled dogs offer cani-rando and kart (small cart pulled by the sled dog team).
Services & Amenities
Telephone Heating Linens Provided Washing Machine Parking Internet Towels Provided Wireless Internet Wood Stove Iron & Board Hair Dryer Shampoo Basic Soaps Toilet Paper Living Room Baby Gate
Dishwasher Refrigerator Stove Oven Microwave Grill Coffee Maker Toaster Pantry Items Dishes & Utensils Kitchen Kettle
Medical Deadbolt Lock On Entryway First Aid Kit Emergency Exit Route Smoke Detectors Fire Police Fire Extinguisher Carbon Monoxide Detector Outdoor Lighting
Pets Not Allowed Children Welcome Wheelchair Inaccessible Non Smoking Only
Television Dvd Player Books Games Games For Kids Music Library Toys Video Library
Lawn / Garden Deck / Patio Outdoor Furniture Ski & Snowboard