Chalet Riviere, Serre Chevalier, External
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Chalet Riviere, Serre Chevalier, Double Bed
Chalet Riviere, Serre Chevalier, Single Bed
Chalet Riviere, Serre Chevalier, Lounge
Chalet Riviere, Serre Chevalier, Aerial View
Chalet Riviere, Serre Chevalier, Mezzanine

Chalet Riviere

Serre-Chevalier, France
  • Catered Chalet
  • Sleeps 11
    • Lift : 400m
    , nights

    Chalet Riviere is a beautiful, light, south-facing chalet on the banks of the Guisane river in the Jardin Alpin area of Villeneuve, La Salle les Alpes.  It is only 400 metres' walk, over a footbridge and past the lake, to the Pontillas ski lift and 200 metres to the cross country skiing area. It has private parking.

    It is 160m2 and has 5 ensuite bedrooms, some with balconies, a ski room, a large fitted kitchen and spacious dining and sitting area with large south-facing balcony, as well as a mezzanine tv/reading space and underfloor heating.

    Built in half-levels with the living spaces at the top to take advantage of the stunning views south to the Rochebrune and Briancon, opposite towards the ski and cross country pistes and north to the Col du Lautaret.

    Chalet Layout

    Ground floor: garage and ski room.  Up half level to:

    • Bedroom 1 : 2 single beds, shower room with WC and access to garden and terrace
    • Bedroom 2 : 2 single beds, shower room with WC and access to garden and terrace

    First floor: Entrance cloakroom and separate WC.

    • Bedroom 3 : Double and a single bed with shower and wc room

    Up half level to:

    • Bedroom 4 : Double bathroom with WC. Doors leading to balcony with mountain views.
    • Bedroom 5 : 2 single beds with shower room and WC. Doors leading to balcony with mountain views.
    • Second Floor:  Kitchen and small lounge with small balcony giving access to garden by staircase.

    Up half level two:

    • Large, light eating area with solid oak table and seating area with 3 sofas, picture windows and south facing balcony.

    And up a glass staircase half level to:

    • Mezzanine TV/ reading area, beautiful parquet floor and floor cushion seating and views north over the Col du Granon.

    Please Note

    Prices shown are per person based on full occupancy of the property. Usually, this property is only bookable on a full occupancy basis.

    Every morning this operator displays the evening's meal on our Menu du Jour board for your perusal. They understand not everyone's tastes are the same, so you have a chance to let chalet staff know before you leave for the day if you would like an alternative option.

    Catering for those with special dietary requirements such as vegetarians & vegans, guests with food allergies & intolerances is not a problem! They'll make sure that your meals are as delicious as another's.

    Breakfast Made for a King

    There is nothing like waking up to the aromas of freshly brewed coffee, the scent of bacon & a warm French baguette!

    As we all know "breakfast is the most important meal of the day"

    They have an extensive cooked breakfast menu that changes from day to day.

    Example Breakfast

    Eggs Benedict

    Perfectly poached eggs perched on top of a slice of cooked ham or wilted spinach with an English muffin base, drizzled in a light & creamy homemade hollandaise sauce

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    Breakfast Burrito

    Creamy scrambled egg topped with sauteed chorizo, caramelised onions and peppers sprinkled with cheese, all bundled into a soft tortilla wrap.

    NB staff day off breakfast consists of cereals and juice

    Breakfast Options

    • Fresh french bread, toast, butter and preserves including jams, marmalade, peanut butter, marmite & Nutella
    • Freshly brewed coffee & tea - We also offer a selection of herbal teas & decaffeinated options
    • Yoghurts & fresh fruit
    • A variety of selected cereals from Coco Pops to Muesli
    • Fresh orange juice
    • Cooked Breakfast Option
    • Porridge *on request* served as it is or with cinnamon, apples, raisins & brown sugar

    Afternoon Delights

    Afternoon Tea is laid out for guests from 4pm - to tide you over till Dinner!

    • Fresh baguettes with butter & condiments
    • Freshly baked cake, cookies or scones
    • Hot brewed coffee & tea - herbal teas & decaffeinated options available
    • A selection of cordials
    • Fresh fruit bowl

    Dinner

    The evening meal consists of three delicious; well-balanced courses, served with unlimited wine.

    They will then offer you a variety of delicious French cheeses served with accompaniments & a warming glass of Port

    Sample Menu

    Starter

    Wild mushroom risotto with a saffron, lemon & sage huile and a parmesan crisp (V)

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    Main Courses

    Roasted pork in cider, thyme & garlic topped with slow roasted pork belly. Served with fondant potatoes, minted peas, an apricot, pear & herb confit & a cider jus.

    Mushroom Wellington - a tender medley of sautéed mushrooms in our own unique light madeira sauce baked in a golden pastry parcel (V)

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    Dessert

    A homemade vanilla bean pannacotta served with blueberries & a lavender syrup. Topped with homemade honeycomb.

    Wine selection

    In 2014 this operator was lucky enough to get to know a fantastic friend... who had a friend *and so on* that introduced us to a contact in the Bordeaux vineyards. They are super pleased to say they now stock three fantastic red wines and a perfect all-rounder dry white wine from individuals in the Bordeaux and Bergerac areas. Great quality direct from the vineyard.

    Special Requirements

    If you have any dietary needs please tell us when you book. Chalet staff are more than happy to cater to your requirements as they enjoy a culinary challenge.

    Quite often your dish will be the envy of everyone at the dinner table

    Kids Meals

    Enjoy your bath in peace or read your book for an hour, whilst chalet staff wear the kids out with an early dinner and games! wheeeee!!! Then you will be ready to get sozzled and eat your din dins in peace!

    Example Children's Menu

    Main Courses

    Oven baked chicken breast with a creamy mash, steamed beans & carrots with a side of homemade onion gravy

    Homemade breaded fish fingers served with fresh oven baked potato chips & garden peas

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    Desserts

    Homemade apple crumble topped with creamy custard

    Sticky toffee pudding with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

    They aim to provide your children with a nutritious delicious meal everyday so they are bouncing with energy for the slopes. They will keep it simple and steer clear of anything too rich or spicy. Please let us know if your little one has any strong dislikes.

    Economy Ski Pack

    Perfect for entry level skiers looking for the best price. Refurbished equipment from the Sensation and Evolution categories.

    • Ski types: Skis downgraded from Sensation and Evolution ranges
    • Maximum age: 3 years
    • Package includes: Skis, boots and poles
    Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus

    Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus

    £68

    Economy Skis Only

    £51

    Evolution Ski Pack

    Entry level skis/snowboards perfect for those discovering the thrills of skiing on green and blue slopes. Manageable and reliable skis even on hard snow, that help you make progress whilst having fun.

    • Ski types: Slopes, Female, Snow blades
    • Snowboard types: Multipurpose
    • Boots: Good quality shoes for very good comfort
    • Maximum equipment age: 2 years
    • Package includes: Skis/snowboard, boots and poles
    Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus

    Atomic Nomad [S] Tune Plus

    Dynastar Active Easy

    Dynastar Active Easy

    Rossignol Sprayer

    Rossignol Sprayer

    Burton Ltr

    Burton Ltr

    £88

    Evolution Skis Only

    £66

    Performance Ski Pack

    For all skiers at home on all types of slopes and snow. Comfortable, higher-performance skis/snowboards that guarantee stability and grip even at full speed.

    • Ski types: Slips, All mounting, Female
    • Snowboard types: All mountain, Freestyle
    • Boots: Good quality shoes for a good support
    • Maximum equipment age: 2 years
    • Package includes: Skis/snowboards, boots and poles
    Salomon X-Drive 75 Sti

    Salomon X-Drive 75 Sti

    Head Absolut Joy S

    Head Absolut Joy S

    Rossignol Smash 7

    Rossignol Smash 7

    Burton Progression

    Burton Progression

    £108

    Performance Skis Only

    £81

    Excellence Ski Pack

    For the most demanding and experienced skiers. The highest quality skis for every terrain, both on-slope and off.

    • Ski types: Racing World Cup, Piste, All mountain, Free ride, Female
    • Boots: Hi quality and technical shoes for very good support
    • Maximum equipment age: 1 year
    • Package includes: Skis, boots and poles
    Salomon X–Drive 8.3

    Salomon X–Drive 8.3

    Rossignol Experience 84 CA

    Rossignol Experience 84 CA

    Atomic Cloud Eleven Arc

    Atomic Cloud Eleven Arc

    £125

    Excellence Skis Only

    £94

    Adult Helmet Hire

    £22

    Child Helmet Hire

    £17

    Espoir Ski Pack Inc Helmet (Under 12)

    £34

    Mini Kids Ski Pack Inc Helmet (3 - 5)

    Perfect for kids under 6, to safely carve their first turns. Helmets are highly recommended for children.

    • Ski types: Junior
    • Package includes: Skis, boots and poles
    Rossignol Roostie

    Rossignol Roostie

    Rossignol Princess

    Rossignol Princess

    £34

    Prices & Availability

    PP - Price per person based on full occupancy

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