At LvF Alps we offer you a share in our home; a beautifully renovated, traditional Haute-Savoie Farmhouse, only 60 minutes from Geneva. We offer a range of excellent accommodation for individuals, couples, groups small and large based in and around our Alpine Farmhouse…
We are a Ski Chalet in Samoens, the Grand Massif that offers boutique accommodation, a fabulous catered experience and endless attention to detail.
We are located in the beautiful hamlet of Vallon d’en Haut, 5 mins from Samoens village. Away only 5 mins by private ski transfer or local ski shuttle to the Grand Massif Express telecabine.
From the moment that you arrive at LVF ALPS, Samoens our sole objective is to make your stay a most memorable culinary and social Alpine experience.
La vieille Ferme, Alpine farmhouse, was originally built in 1806, renovated slowly from its purchase in 1999 until its completion in 2006.
For a portion of the year the Alpine Farmhouse is our home where we blend family use with the unique and special services that we offer.
Our bespoke catering company thrives not only at La vieille Ferme but also all around the valley, offering our services to commercial chalets, weddings, events, private events and much more.
Whatever the season and whatever the weather, 365 days a year, staying at La vieille Ferme is always a special treat.
We can offer Sole Use of the whole property, shared use with other guests, beautiful ensuite rooms for couples & families.
This website offers you the chance to explore a little of what we do at LvF Alps, it should answer most of your questions about what we do, how we do it and how you can be part of it!
La vieille Ferme, a special and unique French Farmhouse offering so much and more… La vieille Ferme was originally built in 1806, renovated slowly from its purchase in 1999 until its completion in 2006. For a portion of the year the Farmhouse is our home where we blend family use with the unique and special services that we offer.
room One – super king or twin bed, sleeps 2
room Two – super king or twin bed, sleeps 2
la cave – super king or twin bed, sleeps 2
le rapunzel – queen size bed, sleeps 1
loft suite – super king bed, 3 single beds, sleep 5
room One – super king or twin bed, sleeps 2
room Two – double bed, sleeps 2
room Three – queen size bed, sleeps 1
super king or twin bed, sleeps 2
LVF ALPS CATERING OPTIONS:
during the winter season – fully catered or self-catered
during summer months – self-catered or flexi-catered
Welcome to The Farmhouse at La vieille Ferme, the beautifully and lovingly renovated French Alpine Farmhouse. Come and share in our mountain experience. Stunning accommodation in a beautiful build.
Our spacious & luxurious Loft Suite can be found on the 2nd floor of LvF. It offers a Superking bed with additional twin beds set privately in a linked area.
While staying in the Loft Suite you can enjoy your own private living room with sofa & arm chairs and a large flat screen tv, perfect for sitting back and enjoying one of your favourite movies after a day in the mountain. The Loft Suite has an ensuite bathroom with a large walk in shower & roll top bath, stocked with the loveliest of towels & soaps.
The large picture windows open from the comfortable lounge on to the balcony with stunning views across the Giffre valley to the mountains. The Loft Suite also offers a log burner, reading area, flat screen TV, tea & coffee facilities. Altogether a beautiful option.
ROOM 1 & ROOM 2
Both rooms are spacious, well equipped twin or super king size ensuite bedroom with balcony views to the Alps.
Rooms are on the 1st floor & is accessed through the vaulted entrance hall, past the glorious Haute-Savoie fireplace, up a grand oak staircase & along the minstrel gallery. Rooms are flexible, offering a super king bed or twin beds, shower, south facing balconies.
A well-appointed, twin or super king size ensuite bedroom. This delightful room is on the ground floor & is accessed through the vaulted entrance hall, past the glorious Haute-Savoie fireplace & sweeping oak staircase.
The room is flexible, offering a super king size or twin beds, a fully equipped ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, satellite TV.
La Cave is ideal for those who prefer a ground floor bedroom.
A single, ensuite, queen size bedroom with separate toilet situated on the 2nd floor at the top of La vieille Ferme.
This cosy, unique room offers a little more privacy than others with a special internal window overlooking the lounge & open fireplace.
Perfect for sole occupancy for either adult or older child.
This independent yet linked 3 bedroomed apartment occupies 2 floors of the larger Farmhouse, has triple bifold doors which open onto a large balcony which looks northwards across pastureland towards the wooded foothills of the Alps 50m away. (It is quite common to see deer, a large range of wild birds, and even the occasional wild boar if you are an early riser!)
The first floor is 55 m2 & includes a large living & dining area, a modern, fully equipped kitchen & a shower/laundry/drying room.
With Satellite TV, books, games & access to the Wifi network. The décor & furnishings are of a very high standard.
The oak staircase leads you up to the 3 bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 has a super king bed or twin beds with an ensuite shower-room.
Bedroom 2 is a double room offering in addition a fully sprung pull-out sofa bed thus making this room ideal for a family with 1 or 2 small children. There is also an ensuite bathroom with views of the Alps.
Bedroom 3 is a recently refurbished bedroom with high ceilings offering a perfect choice for our guests wanting single occupancy. A large single bed, Egyptian cotton bed linen, plenty of privacy, mountain / garden views with a dedicated separate bathroom.
We can also offer a modern, fully sprung Queen size sofa in the spacious lounge with a nearby toilet & shower room.
This 40 m2 suite is detached from the main farmhouse, situated on the 1st floor and offers a secluded, very comfortable setting for a couple with space for an additional person/child.
Fully equipped with a king size bed & option of an additional single bed, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with both bath & shower, satellite TV; this setting is ideal for a little privacy. Comfy settees & log burner help make you feel at home. Two large picture windows allow fantastic views across the valley to the Alps.
It is rare to find such an opportunity: detached accommodation for 2/3.
Le Grenier can be booked Fully catered as part of a bigger group, or, on occasions, Self catered. Additional catering options may be available.
FULLY CATERED STAY AT LVF ALPS IN THE WINTER SEASON:
At LVF ALPS we apply professional skills to wholesome home cooking revealing in every dish our passion for food! Lukasz, our professional chef and endurance athlete himself, understands importance and has the knowledge of nutritious food, that allows him to prepare you a meal that replenish lost calories on the slopes and allow for quick recovery for next day. All made with fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients.
At LVF ALPS day begins with a cup freshly brewed Sagafredo coffee and home bake croissant. At our breakfast table you will find Lukasz’s delicious home made granola, home made yoghurt & freshly baked Chefs Lukasz sourdough. Our breakfast will set you up nicely for the day of adventure ahead. Our daily afternoon tea with homemade cakes will be waiting for you on your return to the chalet.
In the evening we will meet you by our traditional Haute-Savoie fire place for pre-dinner drinks, followed by a three-course wholesome meal. You can find sample menus in our food section on this website. With dinner we offer complementary Cote de Rhone – La vieille Ferme by Perrin et Fis wines. We also have extensive wine cellar and if you prefer an alternative and can, for an additional charge, offer you something more to your taste. Just ask our home somelleir Mitch and he will be more than happy to suggest the right bottle of wine for you.
As parents and grand parents, we at LVF ALPS understand and pride ourselves for creating family friendly environment. For our younger guests we can prepare a two course children’s menu, always fresh and home made. We are happy to offer a separate sitting for children from 6pm, or if you prefer your children to eat with you this can also be easily accommodated.
For those who stay with us for week long holidays, one day usually Thursday (we will inform you if there any changes) is “Night Off”. On this day breakfast and afternoon tea is served as normal. In the evening, you are free to sample the delights of one of the great local restaurants in Samoëns. We are happy to help you with recommendations and with making reservations.
An increasingly popular option is Sole Occupancy of LvF for a fixed price per week for a maximum of 10 people (with an option of up to 4 more ). The Sole Occupancy option offers a Fully Catered stay & allows guests to use the full range of accommodation, facilities and space available at LvF.
If you choose the Sole Occupancy option then it is possible to do a very special Fine Dining or even a 5 course Degustation meal on any / possibly all nights of your stay. We have an extensive wine cellar from which Sole Occupancy guests can upgrade the wines consumed with their evening meal.
The Fine Dining / Degustation menu options as well as upgrading wines are at an additional cost. Our usual 3 course evening meals are of a high standard, served with good quality Cote de Rhone wine included in your price however something very special is always appealing. Lastly there is also an option of a Sole Occupancy short stay for a minimum of 5 nights at a daily rate.