Chamonix Mt Blanc boasts 600+kms of ski runs and 200 lifts suitable for all levels. Peaks vary in altitude across the valley, the highest being at an impressive 3300M. Whether it be a family get-away or an action packed week away amongst friends, this chalet will cater to your needs. Weekend prices now available!
A 5min car/bus ride to local amenities and a mere 20 mins into the centre of chamonix, you will have the advantage of being on the unspoilt and peaceful outskirts of town.
This superbly located chalet has breath-taking northern views onto a Glacier and southern views down the valley towards Mt Blanc. World renowned ski resorts are all accessible between 10 mins walk or 25 mins car/bus ride from the chalet.
From the doorstep there are scenic footpaths down into the centre of Chamonix and if you would like to venture further, the local train station is a mere 20 min walk from which you can catch the 'Mt Blanc express' which will take you into the Chamonix centre, or into nearby Martigny, Switzerland. What is more, within an hour, through the Mt Blanc tunnel you can be in Courmayeur, Italy.
Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Geneva aiport 75 km, Nearest railway: Chamonix Mt Blanc railway station 11 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property
Features and Facilities
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors
Yamaha Hi-Fi system
Extra heated flooring as well as standard central heating
Upstairs WC and washbasin
Microwave and separate oven/grill
Further details outdoors
Secure indoor paking in separate garage
Excellent access in and out of residential estate
Sheltered well-lit entrance way available through garage giving direct access to chalet
Spacious secure garage ideal for leaving skis and snowboards, available with own private key
Mountain view balcony complete with deck chairs
The Rhone/French Alps region
Mont Blanc and Lake Annecy are located in Haute-Savoie. To the North, Haute-Savoie borders on Switzerland, with Geneva as the closest major town, and Lake Geneva. The town of Évian-les-Bains is the most famous town on the French shore of Lake Geneva, well-known around the world for its mineral water Evian.
To the east, Haute-Savoie borders Italy and to the west the department of Ain. Some of the world's most well-known ski resorts are located here. Chamonix is a city where ski and Mountaineering are at the heart of the economic activity, thanks to the Mont-Blanc (Europe's highest mountain, 4808 meters).
Chamonix has been welcoming travellers and adventurers for over two and a half centuries and can be truly described as an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. The mountain scenery surpasses one's wildest expectations and the Mont-Blanc, jewel in the crown, thrones silently over the Chamonix valley.
Activities or contemplation
The lifts and cog railways transport visitors into the very heart of the Mont-Blanc Massif, the realm of high mountains where one may contemplate and admire exceptional panoramas.
Chamonix offers an extraordinary choice of sports activities, be it for tentative beginners or keen enthusiasts, there's something for every visitor : 350 km of marked hiking trails, 40 km mountain bike tracks, rock climbing, mountaineering, rafting, canyoning, paragliding, an 18 hole golf course and lots more...
Children will also be delighted by all the valley has to offer: a superb adventure park with tree acrobatics, summer toboggan and dardevil rides, rock climbing, pony trekking etc
The sports centre with its swimming pools and water toboggan will delight all ages and on a wet day there's always the indoor climbing wall, fitness centre and spa, an olympic sized ice-rink and a cinema complex.
Culture and heritage
Chamonix is a vibrant alpine town with a wonderful architectural heritage that bears witness to a wealth of history. The Priory, alpine farms, baroque churches, art deco buildings and palaces from the "Golden Era". The cosmopolitan atmosphere in this small town is both captivating and enchanting.
There is an excellent alpine museum and exhibition centre in the centre of Chamonix and for those who wish to delve a little deeper into the history of the valley, a heritage guide will be delighted to share her knowledge with you during a weekly visit of the town.
By taking advantage of the free public transport, one may also discover the outlying villages and hamlets, each with their individual identity and charm.
On the town
For those in search of a little retail therapy, they will be delighted by Chamonix's pedestrian centre with its wide selection of attractive boutiques. If you enjoy watching the world go by, what better place than one of Chamonix's sunny street cafés !
The valley also offers a vast gastronomic choice, from rustic mountain restaurants serving Savoyard specialities, to the chic of the Michelin starred Albert Premier, from international dishes to nouvelle cuisine, each visitor will find something to suit their palette!
We're looking forward to your visit...