Friday 10 April updated on 04-10-2020 at 8:06
Friday 10 April updated on 04-10-2020 at 8:06
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Times are changing: standards of comfort and requirements are evolving: holidaymakers are more and more demanding; they are well informed, they make comparisons and give their opinions…
REFERENCE Les Arcs works with property owners in their wish to improve the comfort of their properties to meet the prerequisite expectations and current requirements of holidaymakers.
1 single point of contact : The inspection of the apartment, its classification, the schedule of works and improvements to a carried out + The provision of a list of suppliers and renovation professionals and interior decorators + Advice and various proposals for refurbishments in keeping with the Spirit of les Arcs + Regular information on the progress of work if required.
FOCUS ON ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS:
Electrical installations must ensure the safety of those using them. An old installation, designed in accordance with the rules and needs of its time, often presents risks of electrocution or fire. By definition, a safe installation complies with 6 minimum requirements. "Further details" (In French). A survey of a private electrical installation becomes mandatory when that installation is 15 years old.
Les structures des lits superposés d’origine ont été totalement relookées grâce à une remise à neuf (ponçage, peinture) et la literie remplacée (matelas, couettes, oreillers..).
Les couchages sont regroupés dans un esprit « refuge de montagne » apprécié des clients qui aiment se retrouver, partager de bons moments en rupture avec leur quotidien.
La création d’un îlot central accueillant des plaques de cuisson ainsi qu’un grand four a toujours un coté très convivial. Ici, il est en plus doté de rangements et prolongé par la table et les chaises. On aime la tendance multifonction qui permet d’optimiser l’espace et donner une grande perspective.
Exemplary renovation blending warmth and modernity of materials: wood, lacquer, slate. In keeping with the original lay-out with 2 banquette-beds and a convertible table. Opening the dividing wall of the kitchen area to extend the corridor, chairs with integral storage of modern design and the little glazed opening which allows natural light to penetrate the sleeping area behind it are ingenious ideas to bear in mind.
The overall harmony, the design benefits and the feeling of well-being earned this apartment the SIGNATURE LES ARCS 2014 award.
The sitting area is based on the relaxation area in the original design: two banquette-beds arranged in an L-shape around a coffee table, so guests can sit by the window to relax or read close to natural light.
The cushions have been redesigned on the original model for comfortable sitting.
The choice of invigorating colours reflects the original colour palette while bringing a touch of current modernity.
Renovated to a contemporary design incorporating opulent and comfortable furnishings and high-tech equipment (3D screen, Mp3 dock, radiator thermostats, dimmer for the lighting etc.) to make this space into a proper sitting room for unwinding and relaxing. The strong connection with the outdoors, the understated, refined and simple decor, and the use of quality materials (Bolon floor covering for example) justify the « coup de cœur » award from the SIGNATURE LES ARCS 2014 jury.
« Design chic » renovation for this welcoming space. A large sofa and club armchair facing the glass doors are an open invitation to lounge at home.
A well-judged blend of restored original items, cosy furnishings, modern accessories and classic materials.
This area is totally given over to the sitting room.
Uncluttered alinement of cupboards grouped against a single wall. The depth of the cupboards along this smooth wall is defined by the size of the service shaft. The lines of sight and movement are clear from the front door to the balcony doors. A feeling of space reinforced by the uncluttered floor (the cupboards do not reach the floor).
Reusing the frames of original bunks. Restoring (rubbing down, painting) and replacing bedding (mattresses, duvets, pillows, etc.). Beds arranged in a « mountain refuge » style appreciated by guests who like to meet up and share good times that are different from their daily lives.
Covering roughcast walls with horizontal strips of wood for a cosy mountain ambiance. Getting back to the resort’s roots by personalising designer branded duvets with the les Arcs logo and by using wall lights with pivoting shutters « by C. Perriand » (re-issue 1962 Nemo)
Complete creation of a sleeping area in the entrance hall of a studio:
> Bunk beds + made-to-measure pull-out bed
> Addition of a sliding door
> Building closed cupboards (with ventilation) to store skiing equipment.
Courtesy of these arrangements, guests can settle down without feeling as though they are sleeping in a hallway, a ski shop or having to join in with life in the rest of the studio
Transformation of an original sleeping area with 2 bunk beds into a cosy and welcoming space with 1 double bed with large drawers underneath for the suitcases. A TV screen installed on the opposite wall makes this space very suitable for shutting oneself away and relaxing in comfort.
The kitchen area has been completely reorganised and the bar that separates it from the sitting room has been renewed. It houses the sink and dishwasher and has been fitted with high-level cupboards, leaving a serving hatch to the dining area and sitting room. Just opposite, this arrangement leaves space for a bigger fridge (with freezer compartment), an all-in-one cooker and a microwave.
Complete renovation of the kitchen unit retaining the identical functionality: cooking rings, sink + dishwasher, fridge, waste bin under the work surface. The bar has been replaced with a fixed table and chairs which not only frees space in the sitting room but also provides more surface space in the kitchen area.
Complete renovation of a kitchen unit with a work surface comprising hob and sink under which a dishwasher and washing machine have been installed. The fridge, oven and (separate) microwave have been installed along the opposite wall. The bar has been altered to become a bar/high table with storage + high chairs around it. This arrangement also creates a separate sitting room.
Complete renovation and reorganisation. The sink, dishwasher and a large enclosed space for waste bins (recycling) have replaced the original kitchen unit. The bar has been replaced with a table and high chairs. The cooking area with work surface, cupboards and a large fridge have been fully integrated along the wall at right-angles.