Vauban 12-18 people

Situated on the walls of the old town of Briancon, this renovated eighteenth century townhouse provides great accommodation for groups. The Ville Vauban is not only picturesque with its narrow cobbled streets and historic buildings but is packed with bars and restaurants, so the evenings entertainment is only a Living room Vaubancouple of minutes walk away. The view from the house is of the Prorel ski-pistes and gondola (10 minutes walk away), and up the Guisane valley towards the Col du Lauteret and Galibier. The gondola gives you fast access to the Serre Chevalier Valley ski area with queues which are normally much less than those you can expect at Chantemerle.

There are seven bedrooms, five have a double and a single bed, one has two singles and one has three singles, there are six showers, four of which are en-suite and 5 toilets. The kitchen is well equipped to cook for this number of people and has a five Vauban stairsburner gas cooker. There is also a fridge freezer, microwave and dishwasher. The washing machine is in one of the shower rooms. A gas barbeque is situated on a covered terrace which opens off the dining room. The top of the house is taken up by an open plan split level sitting area with wood burning stove. The back entrance gives ample space for kit (as well as a kitchenette) and boats and bikes can be stored in the cellar.

The cellar area have recently been renovated as a space for relaxation. It has a sauna, space to stretch out after a day out in the mountains and a comfortable lounge area with a TV.