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Les Préséloignés, Your Dream Comes True: a Refined Apartment with Character

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Last updated: 05/11/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:0.5
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

In the heart of the Vanoise Park with great hikes: ideal for families

Note: weeks from December 17, 2016 until January 8, 2017 are full. You will be stayin in Les Préséloignés, a village with hidden treasures and a land of contrasts southwest of the Ferme de Pralognan. Combining refined authenticity and high quality comfort, this apartment with mountain atmosphere is appreciated for its warm decoration that is similar to the one in the traditional Savoyard chalets. Les Préséloignés has views of the mountains and the Doron River.

In summer: in the heart of the Vanoise Park close to the hiking paths.
In winter: at the foot of the ski kindergarten and the sledge slope and 150 m away from the ski school and the ski lifts.

You will stay a few steps away from the Olympic skating rink, the swimming pool, and the bowling alley. Here, you live on foot or on skis; the car is left in the garage. I offer 1 of our 3 apartments on the first floor: it has 50 m² of living space with a 12-m² balcony and an underground garage, without of course forgetting its ski storage room.

Here is the resume:
A fully fitted open plan kitchen features a large fan-assisted and pyrolysis oven, a dishwasher, a ceramic hob, a microwave, a washing machine, a big refrigerator with a 3-drawer freezer, raclette and fondue appliances, and food processors). We are done with small ovens and small refrigerators: Les Préséloignés now has household appliances worthy of the name.

Master bedroom: a private bathroom, a 140 x 190-cm bed, a cupboard, and a safe.
Bedroom 2: 140 x 190-cm mezzanine bed, a 140 x 190-cm bed, and a cupboard.

The bedrooms have windows with shutters and views of the mountain. Bathroom 2 is a bonus for our guests. There is a separate toilet. The Savoy-themed living room made out of roughcast and panelling with a flat-screen television, a DVD player, a library for both children and adults, a Hi-Fi system with iPod docking station, a phone and free, unlimited Wi-Fi.

Our top comfort: there is a safe for your documents and tablets, a big refrigerator with a 3-drawer freezer (installed at the end of May), a large fan-assisted pyrolysis oven, a 107-cm flat-screen television, a Nespresso coffee machine, a Nespresso special T-machine, a new-generation heater, and baby equipment.

Our asset: our balcony does not open onto the parking area to the northeast. It is sunny and southwest-oriented, and offers views of the garden, the Doron, and the mountain. There is no bed in the living room. Each bedroom is walled for more privacy. They all have a surface area that is adapted to and suitable for an excellent comfort. The apartment is located in a small chalet with very beautiful views of the mountains, in a quiet setting while being very close to the centre. Our balconies are flowered in summer. You will feel at home. Well-being and comfort are guaranteed. There is a wide choice of activities for all ages in both winter and summer. Gastronomic restaurants will make you discover their specialties.

Attractive rates: no nasty surprises. The underground garage is free, and so is the Wi-Fi. There is a very professional reception available upon arrival and during your entire stay. Our photos and movies reflect the real southwest-orientation of the apartment, its surface area, its quality, and its comfort. We recommend reading the comments of our guests and appreciating their loyalty.

Practical fittings: our new generation of heating system releases a constant and homogeneous heat from the floor to the ceiling for good comfort. The temperature of your apartment is controlled. Heaters in the living room and bedroom are controlled by a programmable thermostat while windows are equipped with opening detectors that power off heaters. In winter, there is no sensation of chilliness when heaters stop heating. It is an ideal holiday places for nature lovers in a dream village with your friends or family. A must-see! Here, people come and keep coming back.
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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/11/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 50 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 3-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 2: 2 double


  • 3 double beds and 1 baby cot: Master bedroom with private bathroom, a 140 x 190-cm bed surrounded by a double varnished wooden wardrobe, a cupboard, and a window with views of the centre of the resort. Bedroom 2: a 140 x 190-cm mezzanine bed, a 140 x 190-cm bed, a big cupboard, and a window with views of the centre of the resort, the first mountains and La Plagne resort. All beds are equipped with a duvet and a duvet cover. Our pillows and mattresses have protectors that are changed after each rental. We ask our guests to arrive with their own bed and house linen or to rent them on site (only during the season). Please, read the conditions in the rental contract....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: shower


  • Bathroom 2: shower


  • Toilet 1: toilet


  • This apartment provides 2 bathrooms: a private bathroom for the master bedroom and a bathroom for the second bedroom. They consist of a closed shower and a pine vanity unit with a mirror. A heated towel rail, a hair dryer, and scales are at your disposal. Bathrooms are fully tiled....moreless

Other Amenities

  • In the living room: a 107-cm flat-screen television with rotary mount, a DVD player (be sure to bring your films), a Hi-Fi system with an iPod docking station, and some CDs are at your disposal. There are many games for quiet nights and a big library for both adults and children. On the balcony: chairs, a bench, a parasol, and relaxation (in summer). You can store your mountain bikes on our parking space in the underground garage, behind the car. This garage is locked. Equipment for the well-being of your baby (please contact us to know the list) is available. Novelty: a new generation heating system that releases constant and homogeneous heat for a good comfort. Free unlimited Wi-Fi and Internet. Stunning decoration on the balcony for the New Year and Christmas celebrations....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    With iPod docking station...moreless

  • Television:

    A 107-cm flat-screen plasma television...moreless


  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Bowling Center
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Walking
  • Water Sports

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    This apartment is equipped with new-generation heaters...moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Inside the locked garage: space for 6 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Ski Locker
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:



  • American Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    A Nespresso Magimix, a Nespresso Special T, and a traditional coffee machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All food processors, just like home...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully fitted...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    53 l fan-assisted pyrolysis oven...moreless

  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Very sunny, southwest-facing and with a view of the mountain...moreless

  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden

Building Type

  • Chalet

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 79 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 15 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

eté 1
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

ete 2
Jul 8 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay

ete 3
Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 2 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay

HIVER 2018-1
Jan 6 - Feb 2, 2018
7 night min stay

HIVER 2018-2
Feb 3 - Feb 9, 2018
7 night min stay

HIVER 2018-3
Feb 10 - Mar 9, 2018
7 night min stay

HIVER 2018-4
Mar 10 - Mar 16, 2018
7 night min stay

HIVER 2018-5
Mar 17 - Apr 13, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Stay Tax *

* This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.


Avant de réserver, nous vous conseillons de prendre connaissance des conditions générales de location auprès de nous.

La taxe de séjour n'est pas comprise dans le montant de la location

une caution vous sera demandée à votre arrivée.

Les frais de ménage de 70 € seront réglés sur place à votre arrivée

LES TARIFS INCLUS : l'eau, l'électricité, la wifi en illimité et le garage en sous-sol

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
In the village centre
19 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
0.15 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
On site

Ski: the Domaine de Pralognan offers downhill and cross-country skiing. If you are looking for a big ski area, no problem: within 15 minutes you can reach the connection point with La Plagne or Les 3 Vallées in Courchevel, Meribel, or La Tania. As a small family village resort, Pralognan-la-Vanoise offers a ski area for all levels. In a majestic setting, you can ski and spot chamois and mountain sheep. The ski area of Pralognan extends from 2350 m to 1400 m of altitude. Thanks to the proximity of glaciers, its snow cover is of high quality. In addition, artificial snow is ensured with over 70 snow cannons from 2350 m of height until the ski resort. For experienced skiers: lanes and powder snow on the Combe des Pariettes slope. Within a few minutes by car, you reach the linking point to La Plagne.

You can also have sessions of Nordic walking cadenced by phases of warm-up, tonic walking and stretching. Discover 8 winter paths that are regularly maintained and marked. They will lead you to La Corniche, La Croix, etcetera, and give you the opportunity of admiring the nature and the valley’s hamlets.

Snowshoeing: thanks to the cable car of Mont Bochor and the ski lifts of Edelweiss and Génépi, you can reach the mountain bar-restaurants and discover the Col de la Vanoise with a guide. Discover the village during a torch-light hike; the guide invites you to discover the hamlets of Pralognan and to enjoy the different village feasts.

In summer, you can: enjoy village festivities (the Mountain Photography Festival, the Belgian Day, the Fête du Barioz, the Saint John Feast, the Fête des Guides, etc.). Discover the exceptional heritage of our hamlets, taste our specialties (gentiane, cheese, etc.), have candle-light dinner in a former sheepfold, discover the production of cheese, the mountain pasture and our herds, and simply discover the soul of our village with its “old people”.

Summer activities: practical guide. During your walks, you can discover waterfalls, mountain streams, lakes, summits and glaciers, mountain shelters, theme paths, viewpoint indicators, and cable cars. You can go climbing, horse riding, visiting the Ecureuil adventure park, tree-climbing, zip lining, paragliding, mountain biking, fishing, playing tennis, or having fun on trampolines.

The Pralokid: kids club and inflatable structures.

Seeking thrills: Via Ferrata of Cascade de la Fraîche.

Also available: guided visits, glacier hikes and photography tours. A pool, skating an ice rink, curling, bowling, a cinema, rafting, and canyoning are located just a few km away. In any case, we are always available for helping you having a wonderful holiday.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I am a fan of nature, hiking in the Vanoise Park, photos, travelling, and decoration. We fell in love with Pralognan 18 years ago. We purchased our apartment “Les Préséloignés” on the first floor of the “Ferme de Pralognan” in 2002, then we fell for “Les Merles de Roche” on the second floor that we purchased in 2005 and we ventured into “Le Lys Martagnon” on the ground floor in 2011. As owners of several apartments, we are passionate about managing holiday rentals in several departments. We are constantly listening to our guests and we do our best for the well-being of our guests. I am part of the co-ownership council of our co-property for more than 10 years and I was chosen president of the co-ownership council in January 2011. So I perfectly know this chalet and its functioning. It is appreciated and photographed by our guests.

Why the Owner Chose Pralognan-la-Vanoise, France:
We love this resort for its authentic charm, its family-oriented atmosphere, and for all the available activities. You never get bored in Pralognan. For us, renting properties is a well considered choice and also an exchange with our guests, with whom with maintain good relations. This exchange relies on trust. We want you to be delighted as soon as you open the door, to discover that the comfort is real, and to come back to our apartments. Each in-between season, we do our best to improve our apartments. We do not mind changing or replacing some elements of decoration. As owners, we are at your disposal to make you have unforgettable holidays. Your children’s drawings in our guest book, your emails, your comments on our sites, and your photos encourage us every day. They give our future guests the opportunity to better know our apartments.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our rental “Les Préséloignés” is very appreciated by our guests thanks to its proximity to the Alpine skiing and cross-country skiing slopes, the ski lifts, and the ski schools. The ski kindergarten is located in front of the chalet. The centre of the resort and the first shops are 50 m away from the chalet. In winter, you come back skiing to the accommodation. In summer, you are staying in the heart of the Vanoise Park. Many activities for adults and children are waiting for you in both summer and winter, without forgetting the kids clubs. A car is not necessary, because here, you leave on foot or on skis; you can come return home with your skis on. There are many events for you to take part in our village throughout the seasons. Pralognan is a lovely authentic village that took part in the Olympics of Albertville in 1992. This apartment was labelled “coup de coeur ambiance montagne 3 clés vacances” since 2007 and is located on the first floor of the Ferme de Pralognan. We purchased it in 2002. Plans have been fully reviewed and rearranged by us before construction. Our entire decoration was found on a bric-a-brac market or purchased from Savoyard people. The tools are authentic. The balcony is facing the southwest. It is very sunny and offers views of the mountain and the Doron. It has a table for outdoor breakfasts and sun loungers for relaxation. From your living room, you enjoy stunning views of the small Mont Blanc. Your well-being is our priority and we do our best for your babies and children. It is true that our apartments are always sold out season after season, year after year. We thank our French, Belgian, Dutch, and American guests without forgetting our overseas island guests for their loyalty (it started more 7 years ago for some of our guests). In Pralognan, you come and keep coming back. “Pralognan, c’est beau, c’est chaud, c’est Pralo”.

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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/11/2017

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  • Library: books for adults and children

    Library: books for adults and children

  • Large fan-assisted pyrolisis oven

    Large fan-assisted pyrolisis oven

  • Master bedroom with a private bathroom

    Master bedroom with a private bathroom

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Southwest facing balcony towards the Doron and the mountains

    Southwest facing balcony towards the Doron and the mountains

  • Views of Pointe de Villeneuve from the living room

    Views of Pointe de Villeneuve from the living room

  • Our decoration: a Lapland squirrel

    Our decoration: a Lapland squirrel

  • Big refrigerator and a 3-drawer freezer

    Big refrigerator and a 3-drawer freezer

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bedroom 2: first double 140 x 190-cm bed

    Bedroom 2: first double 140 x 190-cm bed

  • Breakfast in the sun with views of Napremont

    Breakfast in the sun with views of Napremont

  • Our Southwest-facing apartments: view of the Doron and the mountains

    Our Southwest-facing apartments: view of the Doron and the mountains

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