Designer chalet with hot tub and steam room is the perfect place to make holiday memories
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- Rate: €1,190 to €4,190 per week
- Location: Manigod - La Clusaz
- Type: Semi-detached chalet
- Altitude in metres: 1200 m
- Outlook: South
- Sleeps: 8
- Official classification: 5
- Animals not welcome
- Main rooms: 6
- Number of bedrooms: 4
- Number of double beds: 4 (4 of the doubles can be 8 singles)
- Bath/shower rooms: 4
- Bath(s): 1 (1 spa bath(s))
- Shower(s): 4
- Toilet(s) in bathroom(s): 3
- Separate toilet(s): 1
- Floor area: 140 m2
- Independent kitchen
- Number of floors: 3
- Dining seating for: 8
- Garage spaces available: 1
- Parking spaces available: 3
- Distance to the town centre: 3 km
- Distance to the ski slopes: 4 km
- Distance to the bus stop: 1 km
- Hot tub
- Ski store
- Boot warming rack
- Oven: Electric
- Hob: Induction
- Dining seating for: 8
- Place settings for: 12
- Baby's high chair
- Coffee machine: Filter, Cafetiere / French Press, Pods (Nespresso)
- Raclette set
- Fondue set
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Baby's cot
- Outdoor dining table for: 16
- BBQ: Gas
- Outdoor dining seating for: 16
- Garden chairs/sun loungers: 4
- Garden surface area: 150 m2
- Terrace: 36 m2
- Outdoor hot tub
- Capacity: 4
- Temperature: 36 ºC
- Table tennis
- Table football
- Board games
- French TV
- Total TV screens: 1
- French satellite
- English satellite
- DVD player
- Wood burning stove
- Vacuum cleaner
- Boot warming rack
- Internet access
- Free WiFi internet
Local places of interest / Within easy reach
- Open view
- Lakeside: 24 km
- Supermarket: 10 km
- Night club
- Heritage sites
- Horse riding
- Road biking
- Ice skating
- Mountain biking
- Water sports
Inclusions & Restrictions
- Linen provided
- Bath mats provided
- Bath towels provided
- Hand towels provided
- Tea towels provided
- Elec, heat, water provided
- Firewood provided
- Available catered (by prior arrangement)
- Car recommended
- Non-smoking rental
Winter Sports Infos
We'll be happy to welcome you in our sports shop Veyrat Sports located at Manigod-Croix Fry where we will keep a parking space for you on request, right at the bottom of the ski slopes. All year round we'll be available to advise you on ski and mountain sports equipment.
Please note this chalet is a semi detached property, particular attention was paid to high quality sound proofing during construction.
The access to the separate hammams for each apartment is via the garage.
The maximum capacity of the chalet is 8 people + 1 baby sleeping in a travel cot. This number cannot be exceeded for safety and insurance reasons.
The table football, ping pong table and deck chairs are not available in winter.
The table football and ping pong table are located in the garage and for the use of both properties.
IMPORTANT: if you decide to book Le Nova together with Le Peille located in the same chalet, please be aware that neither of the property's dining table can accomodate more than the capacity of each rental.
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About Pralor Le Nova...
This stylish newly-built 5 star semi-detached chalet is on an old farm, L'Alpage du Pralor, between the beautiful village of Manigod and the ski station of La Croix Fry.
This stunning south-facing chalet is the last property in a lane off the main Manigod road, so you won't be disturbed by passing traffic. In fact, it's so well sound-proofed, you are unlikely to be disturbed by any noise at all.
You'll need your car, as it's a 1km walk to to the ski bus stop in the winter, 4km to La Croix Fry and 3km to the shops and restaurants of Manigod. However, the advantage of this quiet location is the stunning view across the Manigod valley to the mountains beyond.
In the summer, the farm is surrounded by lush green pastures, which are flat around the property - a great place for children to play. Local craftsmen were brought in for the construction, using traditional methods and stone from the old farm where possible, to ensure the building sits comfortably in its surroundings.
Larger groups of up to 16 wishing to stay in this area might wish to consider booking Le Nova with Chalet Le Peille, which sleeps 8.
The property ...
No detail has been left to chance in the design and furnishing of this fabulous property. Sleeping 8 people in 4 en suite double bedrooms (one of which is on the ground floor), Le Nova comfortably accommodates 4 couples, two families or a large group.
Each stylish bedroom has two single beds which can be joined to make doubles on request, and sumptuous French bed linen, in line with the owner’s determination to support local businesses.
There is plenty of storage in each bedroom, as well as a flat screen television with French and English channels, and wifi is available throughout the property. Most bedrooms also have a desk and chair. The bathrooms are stylish and modern, and come complete with soft towels and bathrobes.
In the open plan living area, the well-equipped oak kitchen, which has windows on two sides to make the most of the fabulous views and the light, was built by a local carpenter, and makes cooking for a crowd a pleasure. The top-quality furniture and soft furnishings were chosen with the help of an interior designer, and combine rustic mountain style in neutral colours with modern comfort.
When it’s cold outside, snuggle up on the cosy L-shaped sofa in front of the woodburning stove, but in warmer weather you’ll want to be relaxing on the sunny balconies, or enjoying a barbecue on the east facing terrace. Skiers will appreciate the ski racks and boot warmers and will love relaxing in the private hammam and jacuzzi after an exhilarating day on the pistes.
About the area ...
When you stay at Le Nova, your peaceful surroundings could make you feel like you're miles from anywhere. In fact, the pistes of La Croix Fry are just a few minutes' drive away and parking is free.
The whole of the Annecy ski resorts, including La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand, are easily accessible, giving you more than 200km of skiing. Floodlights on some of the pistes mean you can even ski until 1am in La Clusaz on certain dates, and the weekly torchlit descent is an experience you'll never forget. Plus there are dedicated pistes for trying out paret racing, a home grown Manigod sport!
Cross-country skiers will find plenty of trails to choose from, and non-skiers are not forgotten, with a heated indoor/outdoor swimming pool, ice skating rink and cinema, as well as sledging, snow-shoe walking, dog-sledding and horse-drawn sleigh rides. For the ultimate in winter fun, try paragliding on skis or ski joering - skiing while towed by a horse!
We'll be happy to welcome you to our sports shop, Veyrat Sports, in Manigod-Croix Fry where we will keep a parking space for you on request, right at the bottom of the ski slopes. All year round we'll be available to advise you on ski and mountain sports equipment.
In the summer, there’s no better place to relax than the two terraces of Le Nova (each of them equipped with a table and chairs for 8). But with so much to discover, you’ll regret it if you don’t make the most of it!
There’s no shortage of walks, from mountain trails to hiking on the Gliéres or walks to the Beauregard plateau begin at the front door. There is a table tennis table set up behind the chalet.
Adrenalin junkies can try paragliding, canyoning, climbing, mountain-biking, karting or white-water rafting - just some of the activities on offer within a few miles of Manigod. Via ferrata is a great family day out, with children as young as eight able to explore the mountains on iron walkways, secured to a harness.
If your idea of a holiday is a little less energetic, try the free open-air swimming pools at the Col de Merdassier, sample the other open air pools at Le Grand Bornand or in La Clusaz, or pack up a picnic and enjoy a gentle nature walk.
If you like the idea of a holiday at Pralor Le Nova, check your dates against our calendar, which is updated automatically. We can hold the property for you for 24 hours if you like, so that you can make your plans. But don't miss your chance - this is a very popular chalet with OVO Network guests.
Manigod - La Clusaz
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The OVO Network Review
“Virtually every window is like the frame of a picture postcard!”
The beautifully renovated Alpage du Pralor is an old farmhouse which has been split into two very smart semi detached rental properties each for 8 people, Le Nova and Le Peille. The renovation took into account that sound proofing needed to be effective, balconies have wooden barriers to give privacy, terraces are on opposite sides of the property for the same reason.
Each property has 4 ensuite bedroom and is spread over three floors. Each is a perfect base for those who value nature, space and simply stunning panoramic view. Virtually every window is like the frame of a picture postcard! With very good quality workmanship and craftsmanship throughout the build itself, natural fabrics and colours, a hammam and an outdoor jacuzzi thrown into the mix too, each property is ideal for one or two families a group of friends, or couples. Or if you are a larger group who prefer some privacy why not rent both properties with friends and family?
The chalet stands alone at the top of a meadow with the forest behind, above a farm where you can purchase very fresh milk, cheese and butter. You will need a car to access the ski slopes and the local shops, there are some beautiful walks from the front door.
Le Nova has a terrace to the east of the property which has one of the best views over the Aravis mountains, check out the exterior photos on the site! The balconies face south. There is one bathroom with jacuzzi bath at the property (unlike Le Peille which has shower rooms only). The two hammams are accessed via the garage, bath robes are provided. If you don't want to share a garage, or parking spaces this is not the property for you.
The owners also own Veyrat Sports, one of the ski hire shops at La Croix Fry, so guests have expert advice on which skis to rent or buy on hand!
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From the Owner
The chalet is south-facing and so guests can enjoy the sunshine all day long, summer and winter.
"The chalet has been built on land which has been owned by the Veyrat-Durebex family for several generations. The original farm was built in 1846 and was on the verge of falling down, so we took it apart before it fell down, conserving all the original materials we could for use in the new build. We had originally planned to build a family home on this site, but with our commitments with running our sports hire shop at La Croix Fry, Patrice taking care of the snow clearing at the Col, plus the changing needs of our two children as they grew up, we realised this was not a practical solution, so we decided to build a property which could be let to holiday-makers. We decided to honour the heritage of the site in the names we have chosen for the property. The chalet is called L'Alpage du Pralor - "Pralor" is local patois for "Pré à l'ours" which means "field of the bear". The names of the two rental properties, Le Nova and Le Peille, reflect the traditional division of the farm houses in this region. The side of the farm nearest to the sunrise - Le Nova - was where the animals were housed, and the other part of the house - Le Peille - was where the family lived. Work began in 2013. We decided to build a "chalet mitoyen"- a pair of semi-detached chalets each sleeping 8, with independent access, independent terraces, plenty of parking and some of the most spectacular panoramic views in the Manigod valley. Even locals cannot help but be impressed by the incredible views. The chalet is halfway between the ski fields and the village. It is a 4km drive to the Col de la Croix Fry, and Manigod village is 3km away, so a car is necessary, but we feel that the location is idyllic, and the short drive necessary to reach the piste or the village is more than justified by the splendid isolation of the setting on the edge of the forest leading up to the plateau at Beauregard. The road is kept clear of snow by the commune of Manigod and by Franck the farmer, who lives in the farm just below the chalet. You may also meet his brother Nicolas, as he's the one taking care of the goats! He will surely supply you with fresh farm produce: hard and soft goat's cheese such as chevre and chevrotin, Tomme, reblochon, fresh butter and milk. Throughout the year, the walking trails of Le Petit Novard, Colomban and Beauregard can be reached from the front door, whether you are walking, jogging or on snow shoes, and because the chalet is surrounded on three sides by mountain pasture, away from busy roads, it is an amazing playground and provides fantastic sledging for children of all ages. The chalet is south-facing and so guests can enjoy the sunshine all day long, summer and winter. If you stay at the alpage you get the best of both worlds!
We'll be happy to welcome you in our sports shop Veyrat Sports located at Manigod-Croix Fry where we will keep a parking space for you on request, right at the bottom of the ski slopes. All year round we'll be available to advise you on ski and mountain sports equipment. Patrice and Anita Veyrat
The valley setting is fantastic, the en-suite bedrooms are perfect and the table tennis/football an extra treat.
The immediate surroundings are very peaceful. This was our 4th visit to the area because we love the walking, lake Annecy and the cycling.
Amanda C. - 20/07/2019
“A holiday which lived up to its promises”
A very good level of equipment in this top-of-the-range chalet (comfortable bed linen, steam room, hot tub). The location is excellent (quiet, unbelievable view), the property is beautiful and well maintained, the interior is well laid out. And to top it all, the pistes are nearby.
Annick T. - 16/03/2019
“An excellent week-end at Chalet Le Nova”
Everything was perfect. This is a wonderful chalet with great facilities and quality equipment. It's the perfect place to relax and enjoy mountain activities. Thank you to the owners for their kindness. We'll be back for sure!
Corinne B. - 18/05/2018
“A magnificent week”
We had a magnificent week at the Alpage du Pralor. We felt really at home at Le Nova. The surroundings and the quality of the accommodation are exceptional. We really loved Manigod and the skiing at La Clusaz. Our one request is to come back again next year!
Alain & Caroline C. - 10/02/2018
We loved everything about this rental. The beauty of the landscapes is breathtaking.
Thierry D. - 23/12/2017
A dream holiday in a breathtaking location. Owners were very attentive and welcoming, and the snow was just divine (access cleared from snow).
Françoise N. - 09/12/2017
“Very satisfied !”
Organization uncomplicated and reliable. Chalet perfectly equipped. Indoor and outdoor installations very clean. Photos correspond to reality. View fantastic. Overall very satisfied.
Perfect furnishings, quiet location.
And we appreciated good hiking, and to be close to Lake Annecy.
If you want a little funny hint: The Germans like to drink the coffee from large cups.
Stefan A. - 02/09/2017
“We will be back next year”
We had a great week at Pralor Le Nova. The chalet is magnificent, comfortable and very well located. The view is extraordinary, all the equipment is top quality, the welcome is warm and the advice from Anita and Patrice was very helpful.
Isabelle Y. - 08/04/2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Such amazing views, a very comfortable & well presented chalet. The Croix Fry pistes were excellent for our family & very close by. Veyrat ski shop (the owners' shop) was excellent & it was a pleasure to meet Anita - she & her staff were very friendly & helpful.
Anna L. - 18/03/2017
“Our third stay at Le Nova!”
Great kitchen, very beautiful bedrooms with ensuite bathroom, amazing view, sauna and hot tub. In the area, don't miss the farm nearby and La Clusaz to ski.
Anne Sophie H. - 11/03/2017
“Superb, and perfectly equippped”
We had a marvellous holiday in this very beautiful and comfortable chalet. The view is wonderful and you get the sun from the morning, which puts you in a good mood for the whole day. The chalet is superb and perfectly equipped. As for the jacuzzi, which looks on to the snow-topped mountains, it's fabulous!
Nathalie A. - 18/02/2017
“Peace and quiet”
A second stay which was just as good as last year. The owners are charming and helpful. Close to walks, village and resorts.
David D. - 29/10/2016
The Alpage du Pralor is nestled in a secluded but not isolated part of Manigod, on the edge of the forest, which makes it even more special. Once again we had a wonderful week in the magnificent and well preserved village of Manigod, and we hope we will continue to enjoy it for a long time yet.
David B. - 22/10/2016
“We had a great week !”
The chalet is remarkable, and the view is exceptional. Everything was well thought-out, and we had everything we needed. We hope to spend our next holiday in Haute Savoie at the Pralor, if it is available. Highly recommended. Thanks again to Anita for her welcome and kindness.
Ysaline L. - 27/08/2016
“We had two magnificent weeks”
We felt right at home with these superb facillities and comfort. There was nothing else we needed. The views from the terraces are superb. To sum up, we were enchanted by our holiday and leave fully rested and smiling.
Susanne T. - 06/08/2016
“The best place ever !”
Thank you for everything! We are looking forward to come back next year. It really felt like home.
Peter S. - 26/03/2016
“Welcoming and luxurious. ”
Thank you for the magical times we spent at the chalet. My family and my friends never expected the fabulous view from the living room and balcony. The resort of La Croix Fry and its surroundings, the magnificent Beauregard plateau and La Clusaz are all very close and offer plenty of things to do. Walkers and skiers will love it. The chalet is welcoming and luxurious and very well equipped. The welcome we received from the owners reflected their love for this beautiful place.
Monique N. - 22/01/2016
“Wonderful holiday home”
We've just spent a wonderful week at chalet Le Pralor (we rented the Nova and Peille), with my children and my grand children(18 people) - amongst them 2 babies... It was fantastic to get together in such a beautiful chalet, especially as the sun stayed with us all week !!
What a wonderful family home, everybody loved it ! Everything was done to make our stay as enjoyable as possible for children and adults alike. We really think of coming back.
Bernard P. - 26/12/2015
“A great discovery”
We spent Christmas 2015 at Chalet Le Nova: great comfort, quiet location, breathtaking views. No snow but lots of sun. The terrace was really nice for family diners. We'd like to do it again.
Lionel S. - 19/12/2015
Very comfortable chalet with complete and modern equipment. This place is spotless. The view is breathtaking over the Aravis range. We woke up every morning to the sound of nature, and in the evening the area is extremely quiet and peaceful. We hope to come back next year...
David D. - 31/10/2015
“An unforgettable week”
Dear Anita, thank you very much for this unforgettable week we spent in your chalet! The views are amazing here. Everything was great!!! Thanks again from all of us !!!
Irina T. - 28/09/2015
“Thank you !”
We had a great time in this chalet with our family. Lovely quiet nights. We hope to come again with more friends and family members.
Alasmi F. - 24/08/2015
A really lovely holiday in an exceptional setting and location. The chalet was perfect and we were completely satisfied. I recommend it, and hope to return. Congratulations to the owners for the quality of the property - no expense has been spared at this luxurious property.
Bénédicte L. - 01/08/2015
“Congratulations on this magnificent chalet”
We tried to find faults but after a hard week, we are still looking! See you soon.
VILLAR F. - 07/03/2015
“A week in a magnificent chalet”
We spent a lovely week in this spacious chalet. We really felt at home. It was lovely to be able to eat our breakfast in front of this fantastic view.
COSSARD F. - 01/03/2015
“A lovely holiday we won’t forget!”
After a day’s skiing, it was a real treat to return to this spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated chalet. In the morning when we opened the blinds, we were able to admire the majestic scenery, of which we never tired.
MITATY-MASSON F. - 28/02/2015
“A very beautiful chalet in a superb setting”
A beautiful design and very practical. We enjoyed all this and lots of sunshine!
GALOPIN F. - 21/02/2015
Splendid chalet with breathtking views. We'll be back.
Christian L. - 07/02/2015
“A fabulous chalet”
A very pleasant stay and lovely holiday. Well done!
OLIVEIRA F. - 07/02/2015
“A little corner of paradise”
At the end of an eagerly-awaited fortnight that was everything we had dreamed of, we leave this little corner of paradise with some regret and a plan to return sooner or later.
Eric P. - 06/09/2014
A very beautiful chalet, a magnificent valley and what’s more, plenty of sun!
Famille G. - 16/08/2014
“A view that takes your breath away”
A magnificent well-designed chalet equipped with everything we needed... A really lovely holiday!
Famille J. - 02/08/2014
“Well done for the whole property.”
Top of the range features, and a pleasant chalet, even though we didn’t always have sun! We particularly liked the location and the surroundings, the valleys and the mountain passes ...and of course the chalet! We will have to come back!
Patrice B. - 26/07/2014
“Thanks a lot and congratulations for your chalet!”
We just want to say "Well done!" and "Thank you so much" to the whole team: we discovered a real gem of a property nestled in the gorgeous area of the Aravis Range. We hope it stays as untouched as it is for a long time so that many other families can enjoy its beauty. Splendid location in altitude and away from the resort centre, the unique light, the fresh air, the landscapes... we literally fell under the spell of this place! We recommend you to try the Reblochon cheese at Simon's farm, next door: delicious experience, very interesting visit for the kids. Skiers will love the small and preserved Croix Fry resort that offers pistes for all levels.
Hélène D. - 15/02/2014
Chat a pleasure to spend a weel in such beautiful environment, and in such a luxurious chalet! Our family appreciated the untouched Aravis landscapes, the great skiing domain, and also coming back at the end of the day to our comfy home where everything has been thought for the guests well-being. The owners were very kind and welcoming, and they provided us with great advice for the best place to ski, visit and go out. I'm sure we'll be back soon!
Ouvrier S. - 18/01/2014
“Fantastic accommodation and high standard service”
We spent an amazing week at chalet Nova: its location is breathtaking, facing an incredible view point over the mountains and valley. It's furnished with a lot of taste and high quality features and furniture. The whole atmosphere is comfy, cosy and stylish. And the icing on the cake has to be the steam room: a real pleasure after a day in the snow! We were a bit apprehensive regarding the semi-detached aspect of it, but despite having people next door we truly felt alone in the chalet. We recommend this place to any mountain lover.
Lesprit C. - 04/01/2014
Set in one of the most beautiful Alpine valleys, the village of Manigod is a mountain secret that is a delight to discover. With its own ski area linking into the famed La Clusaz ski resort, Manigod offers fabulous skiing in winter and world class cycling in the summer.
Beautiful chalets are dotted around the mountains, restaurants range from local auberges to Michelin starred, and you can buy locally made pottery and cheeses fresh from the farm.